Yes I did, I shot her :: Under the Covers :: Cover of the Week

Hey Joe :: Charlotte Gainsbourg “Hey Joe, where you goin’ with that gun in your hand?” Hey Joe is an American popular song from the 1960’s that has become a rock standard and as such has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists since it was first written. Charlotte’s take does not gender-swap lyrically, which is always an intriguing choice to me. Her vocals and style of this song make it feel sensual, dark, and dangerous, almost alluring, if murder and infidelity can be described as such. Diverse credits and claims have led to confusion as to the song’s true authorship and genesis. The … Continue reading Yes I did, I shot her :: Under the Covers :: Cover of the Week

Maybe I was mean, but I really don’t think so :: VOTD

The Emperor’s New Clothes :: Sinead O’Connor from the album, I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got The Emperor’s New Clothes was the second song released as a single from I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got, Sinead O’Connor’s second album. It was released in March 1990 on Chrysalis Records. The single found more moderate success than the album’s first single, the hit Nothing Compares 2 U, although it did top the Modern Rock Tracks chart in the US. Sinead  O’Connor was 20 years old when she released her first single (Troy) and had a son with her drummer, John Reynolds. Blessed with tremendous talent … Continue reading Maybe I was mean, but I really don’t think so :: VOTD

I went so far too love you :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Christine #14 Hollywood CA 2006 :: Photography by Lisa Sarfati “My little alibi, time couldn’t change us, but we tried.” She is an afterthought, the smoky residue of too many cigarettes on a sleepless night in a hotel room now empty, the aftertaste of whiskey, vanilla, tobacco, and something unmistakably her. All that’s left is the shadows of her, the marks on the bed sheets her body made, a wrinkle in time, a time in your life that you never plan to return to. But you still think of her in the middle of the night, waking … Continue reading I went so far too love you :: SOTD