Head Over Heels, and Other Love Stories

October 4th’s Playlist – Head Over Heels, and Other Love Stories – inspired by Kelly Haigh’s painting.

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She Catches Your Eye In the Strings of Her Web

Today’s 13 Song October Playlist – She Catches Your Eye In the Strings of Her Web – is here. Listen on Spotify and YouTube.

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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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Top 5 Music Obsessions featuring Vivian Girls

Let’s listen to October 2nd’s Top 5 Music Obsessions with songs by Vivian Girls, Dum Dum Girls, Cocteau Twins, Brittany Howard, and Haley Bonar

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These are the ghosts

Happy October 2nd. This piece is a redo/revision of a memory of mine, fictionalized to be about two sisters with big imaginations, and a love of horror (and castles made of blankets and 1970’s TV trays). It is also inspired by the song “These Are The Ghosts”, by The Bees, and this hauntingly gorgeous piece entitled “Storybook” by another of my favorite artists, Kelly Vivanco.

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Dancing Under the Candy-Colored Moon

October 2nd’s Playlist – Dancing Under the Candy-Colored Moon – 13 songs available to listen at Spotify and YouTube.

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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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Wild As An Autumn Wind

13 Songs for the first day of October – Wild As An Autumn Wind – A Playlist

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Top 5 Music Obsessions featuring Bat For Lashes

October 1st’s Top 5 Music Obsessions features songs by Bat For Lashes, Alexa Melo, Lissie, Saint Cava, and Ambar Lucid.

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And love, love, love is only heaven away

Happy October 1st and happy October themed writing. This one is part of a project I’m contemplating – a collection of Flash Fiction stories about women and girls. This one is inspired by both The Psychedelic Furs song “The Ghost In You”, and the stunning piece entitled “Atropa Belladonna” by one of my favorite artists, Sarah Joncas.

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