Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day – 9/13/17


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Happy Wednesday everyone! One of my favorite days of the week has an especially special sounding Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day. Today’s mix is filled with new songs and classic songs. All of them filled with emotion and feeling and a sense of sonic comfort and ease that feels just about right for this middle-of-the-week time. I recommend you turn all 5 of theses songs UP and hope you enjoy all of them.

Song 1 is my favorite track off of Laura Marling’s recent album, Semper Femina. “Nothing, Not Really” has so much emotional complexity to it and so much story. Hem’s cover of The Rolling Stones’ hit, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” is up next. Oh, my stars how I love cover songs! My absolute favorite song by The Velvet Underground, “Oh! Sweet Nuthin'” is song 3, and is the song I woke up with in my head this morning. A favorite song of mine since I was a little girl comes in next – Elton John’s “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be a Long, Long Time)”. The Kinks “Sunny Afternoon” wraps up this wonderful Wednesday Top 5 Music Obsessions list, a song that just feels like right now today.

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Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day – 9/13/17

1. “Nothing, Not Really” by Laura Marling

“The only thing I learnt in a year,
where I didn’t smile once,
not really.
Nothing matters more than love,
no, nothing, not nothing no,
no nearly.”

Top 5 Music Obsessions Laura Marling Song 1

2. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” by Hem

“You can’t always get what you want.
But, if you try sometimes,
you might find,
you get what you need.”

Top 5 Music Obsessions Hem Song 2

3. “Oh! Sweet Nuthin'” by The Velvet Underground

“And, this is what he said,
oh, sweet nuthin’,
she ain’t got nothing at all.”

Top 5 Music Obsessions The Velvet Underground Song 3

4. “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be a Long, Long Time” by Elton John

“Mars ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids,
in fact,
it’s cold as hell.
And there’s no one there to raise them,
if you did.

Top 5 Music Obsessions Elton John Song 4

5. “Sunny Afternoon” by The Kinks

“My girlfriend’s run off with my car,
and gone back to her ma and pa,
telling tails of drunkenness and cruelty.
Now I’m sitting here,
sipping at my ice cold beer,
lazing on a sunny afternoon.”

Top 5 Music Obsessions The Kinks Song 5

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I hope you enjoy Today’s Top 5 Music Obsessions featuring Laura Marling, Hem, Elton John, The Velvet Underground, and The Kinks.

Be sure to Tune in tomorrow for the next round of Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day.

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