I say goodbye :: VOTD

Barely Breathing :: Duncan Sheik from the album, Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing was the first single from the Gold-plus debut album of American singer-songwriter Duncan Sheik. Originally intended as a “throwaway” track written to complete the album, the song became Sheik’s breakout hit, entering the top 20 of the U.S. Billboard charts, peaking at # 16, and holding steady for 55 weeks. Barely Breathing also hit # 19 on the Hot Adult Contemporary chart. At the time, it was the fourth longest-running single in the Hot 100. The song ranked # 88 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of the 90s, and # 8 on their 40 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the … Continue reading I say goodbye :: VOTD

Glitter on the wet streets :: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Heads Will Roll :: Yeah Yeah Yeahs Directed by Richard Ayoade Heads Will Roll is the second single released by American band Yeah Yeah Yeahs from their third album, It’s Blitz!. The CD and 7″ commercial singles were released in the UK on June 29, 2009. The song was remixed by Kanye West’s former touring DJ A-Trak, and this remix was featured in the movie Project X in 2012. The video (see above) features the band playing in an underground venue when a dancing werewolf appears on stage. A light flashes halfway through the music video and the werewolf transforms. … Continue reading Glitter on the wet streets :: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Words fall through me :: VOTD

Falling Slowly (live) :: Glen Hansard and Eddie Vedder Falling Slowly is a song written and originally performed by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, as well as by Hansard’s band, The Frames. It appeared in their 2006 film Once, from which it won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 80th Academy Awards. This won the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Before it was nominated, there was some question as to whether the song was eligible for the award, as it had already appeared on 2 albums, and the rules state that the song must be written … Continue reading Words fall through me :: VOTD

I am carrying my voice :: VOTD

Me (live) :: Paula Cole “And it’s me who is my enemy, me who beats me up, me who makes the monsters, me who strips my confidence.” Me is a song written, produced and performed by Paula Cole. It was released as the third and final single from her double platinum album This Fire. Unlike Cole’s previous two singles, Me under-performed commercially. The song failed to enter the Billboard Hot 100, but it did peak at # 17 on the U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40. The music video for the single did receive a decent amount of rotation US music … Continue reading I am carrying my voice :: VOTD