Today's Top 5 Music Obsessions feature songs from Mary Lou Lord, Jill Sobule, Perfume Genius and Sharon Van Etten, Radical Face, and Concrete Blonde.
Everything changes with or without us - A Monday Playlist
Check Out Today's Top 5 Music Obsessions featuring The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarf, Radical Face, Lady Gaga, Sharon Van Etten, and The Milk Carton Kids.
Check out Today's Song of the Day - "Welcome Home, Son" by Radical Face
Welcome to the Top Tunes for a Wednesday on Today's installment of My Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day. The sun was slow to come out this morning, making the Mix of Music that came to mind a bit more on the Melancholic and Mellow side, or perhaps it is that middle-of-the-week need for a breeze of easy breathing, a blissful exhale of what has transpired, thus far, in the week, so that we can take on what comes next. Either way, Wednesday is a Favorite day, and here are 5 of my Favorite Songs to Press Play to Today.
My 5 Music Obsessions of the Day You can stream the music obsessions each week here on Spotify or here on Google Music 1. Bluebeard :: Cocteau Twins "Are you the right man for me? Are you safe? Are you my friend?". 2. Stay :: Belly "But I love him dear, and I love him dear, …
"I sank into the sea,
wrapped in piano string.
Few words could open me,
but you knew them all."
Friday Five :: Songs about home
Home is something that I've spent my life searching for, but rarely found. Not that I haven't lived in many places, the home I grew up in, my Grandparents' home, my first apartment, subsequent apartments to follow, a house in Salt Lake City, a house in Michigan, a shared tiny space in Chicago, to the house I live in now, and a few in-between, but most have not felt like home to me. My restless, gypsy spirit lights fires in my insides that urges me to keep moving, to keep searching, to keep changing, and most days I follow it. The only problem is, the constant search keeps me in an state of limbo that I can never feel settled within. If I am always in that self-created "purgatory", ever waiting for a goal to be accomplished, or a destination reached, only to create a new one, then how can I ever find the feeling of home I seek?
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"Peel the scars from off my back, I don't need them anymore. You can throw them out or keep them in your mason jars, I've come home." Sometimes a lyric hits me hard and heavy, taking me unexpectedly and pulling me back into myself, and into the recesses of my memory banks. I have been …