“Laura” by Bat For Lashes is 2019’s first Song of the Day at Lyriquediscorde. Track 5 off of the 2012 album The Haunted Man, the song is one of my “musical namesakes”.
Last day of 2018. The eve of a new year, of new starts, of saying goodbye to what’s come before, and of new year resolutions. I’ve taken quite a few years off from the resolution disappointment carousal, but this year I’m choosing to hop back on. I’m choosing the giraffe. He doesn’t go up and…
Today’s Song of the Day is the early version of “Miss Misery”, from the 2007 album, New Moon. My favorite version.
Today’s Song of the Day is “On the Radio” by Regina Spektor, one of my favorite tracks off her 2006 album, Begin to Hope.
Today’s Song of the Day is “Spark” by Tori Amos, the opening track from 1998’s album, From the Choir Girl Hotel.
Today’s Song of the Day is one of my favorites by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – “The Ship Song”.
Today’s Song of the Day is “Starlite Diner” by Ryan Adams, from his 2005 album, 29. This is my all-time favorite Ryan Adams song.
Today’s Song of the Day is Bettie Serveert’s “Ray Ray Rain”, from their 1995 album, Lamprey.
Today’s Song of the Day is “If You Need Me” by Wilson Pickett, one of “our” songs that have been “ours” since the start of “us”.
Today’s Song of the Day is “Rise Up With Fists!!” by Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins, from the 2006 album, Rabbit Fur Coat.