“Time Is the Killer” by Rain Phoenix and Michael Stipe

Today’s Song of the Day is “Time Is the Killer” by Rain Phoenix and Michael Stipe, a track that feels very fitting for the start of a New Year/New Decade.

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“hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it” – Lana Del Rey

Today’s Song of the Day is Lana Del Rey’s last track from Norman Fucking Rockwell – “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it”

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“Even In The Tremor” by Lady Lamb

Today’s Song of the Day – Lady Lamb’s “Even In The Tremor” – comes from my oldest daughter. I actually lifted it off of a recent playlist she made. A little familial music thievery on my part. I’m pretty sure she won’t mind.

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Crimson and Clover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Sometimes what you need most is a cover song. Though I have to admit, back in 1981 I had no idea that Joan Jett’s “Crimson and Clover” was someone else’s song first. For me, it was her song that would also become my song, as favorite songs often do. I’d listen to “Crimson and Clover” while lying on my bedroom floor next to my stereo. The song would finish and I’d lift the needle up, return it to the start of the song, and listen to it again (“over and over”).

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(Nice Dream) by Radiohead

Anyways, I digress. “(Nice Dreams)”, the parenthetical sixth track on The Bends. Are there any other songs that you can think of that are completely in parenthesis? No other one comes to mind. Let’s press play and have a listen to it.

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“Mariners Apartment Complex” by Lana Del Rey

Today’s Song of the Day continues September’s theme of Women In Music, with Lana Del Rey’s “Mariners Apartment Complex”.

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“The Dog Days are Over” by Florence and the Machine

Let’s start September with “Dog Days are Over” by Florence and the Machine, today’s Song of the Day and the start of September’s Women in Music (All Eras) theme.

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“Robert DeNiro’s Waiting” by Bananarama

Today’s Song of the Day is “Robert De Niro’s Waiting” by Bananarama, another Women in Music from the ’80s installment for August.

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