Let me steal this moment from you now :: Under the Covers Wednesday

Running Up That Hill (live) :: Placebo “You don’t want to hurt me, But see how deep the bullet lies. Unaware that I’m tearing you asunder. There is thunder in our hearts, baby.” Running Up That Hill :: Kate Bush Continue reading Let me steal this moment from you now :: Under the Covers Wednesday

Tell my wife I love her very much :: VOTD

Space Oddity :: David Bowie from the album, David Bowie (A.K.A. Space Oddity) Space Oddity is a song written and performed by David Bowie and released as a music single in 1969. It is about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut; its title alludes to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. The lyrics have also been seen to lampoon the failed British space programme. The song appears on the album David Bowie (also known as Space Oddity). The song was awarded the 1969 Ivor Novello Award, together with Peter Sarstedt’s Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?. Space Oddity became so well known that Bowie’s second album, originally released as David … Continue reading Tell my wife I love her very much :: VOTD

Now all I need is just to hear a song I know :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Ramones I Remember You” :: Art by Brigette Brigade  “Are you going to live your life, standing in the back looking around? Are you going to waste your time? Got to make a move or you’ll miss out.” Some days I miss the jangly, garbled up mess of my youth. The era of dancing nights away on a weekly basis, of record store jobs and thrift store finds, and kisses shared with newly met strangers that had that delicious possibility of “being something”. I miss the dresses and over-the-knee boots, the smell of hair dye nearly permanently … Continue reading Now all I need is just to hear a song I know :: SOTD

Quintessential Album Tuesday :: August & Everything After :: Counting Crows

August & Everything After :: Counting Crows Quintessential Album Tuesday A Little History: August and Everything After is the debut studio album by American rock band Counting Crows, released September 14, 1993 on Geffen Records. The album cover depicts handwritten lyrics to a song called August and Everything After, but the band decided against featuring the song on the album of the same name; it was not until over a decade later that it was played as part of one of their live concerts. On September 18, 2007, a two-disc deluxe edition of the album was issued. The first disc contains the original album, remastered by Adam Ayan and Stephen … Continue reading Quintessential Album Tuesday :: August & Everything After :: Counting Crows

New Music Round-Up :: Week of 10/14

Big Wheel and Others :: Cass McCombs Three-Sentence Review: This is a grower of an album in a different way that I usually deem that label on albums, this is a grower because I think you need to take in a song or two at a time, play them over and again, taking in the story in the songs, before going on to the next few. There is something seventies about the feel of this album, the singer-songwriter seventies that I remember hearing so much of growing up, like the music that came out of Laurel Canyon, in California, during … Continue reading New Music Round-Up :: Week of 10/14