Nothing lasts forever :: Songs of my youth

It Doesn’t Matter :: Depeche Mode from the album, Some Great Reward “It doesn’t matter, if this all shatters,  nothing lasts forever. But, I’m praying,  that we’re staying, together.” A Little History: It Doesn’t Matter was not a big hit for Depeche Mode, it did not play endlessly on KROQ (the local alternative radio of choice in 1984-1985, that played tons of Depeche Mode), it did not have a music video on heavy MTV rotation, and I am pretty sure it never played at any of the High School dances I went to (though, I do think they played it … Continue reading Nothing lasts forever :: Songs of my youth

Just an invitation would have been just fine :: VOTD

Stand Up :: Stevie Nicks From the album, The Wild Heart directed by  Jeffrey Hornaday Stand Back is a song by Stevie Nicks from her 1983 album The Wild Heart. It was released as the first single for the album on May 19, 1983, and went to # 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and # 2 on the U.S. Top Rock Tracks chart in August of that year. The song still receives substantial airplay to this day. The song has been a staple in Nicks’ live shows since its pre-album debut at the US Festival in May 1983, and it has also been included in Fleetwood Mac tour set lists since … Continue reading Just an invitation would have been just fine :: VOTD

I guess it’s got something to do with luck :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: Art by Sandi Calistro “I’ve given you a decision to make, things to lose, things to take. Just as she’s about ready to cut it up, she says, wait a minute honey I’m gonna add it up.” Big blue eyes, shocking red hair, and dresses sewn together from hand-me-downs and thrift shop boxed finds, she grabbed attention wherever she went. Jane was quiet though, thin arms and pale skin, with a painted on feeling of something breakable, fragile, handle with care. Jane was tougher than all that she seemed though. The ivory delicate exterior was her … Continue reading I guess it’s got something to do with luck :: SOTD