Lorde is giving me serious Kate Bush feels

When Lorde released Green Light, I lost my shit. Every bit of that song spoke to me directly. I love the movements within the song. I love how she sings it. When I found out what the song was about, I felt that she was speaking directly to me. I bought the single off of…Read more Lorde is giving me serious Kate Bush feels

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Human Behavior (Bjork cover by Wildbirds & Peacedrums)

If you ever get close to a human and human behaviour be ready, be ready to get confused -- Human Behavior by Bjork Right now, it's like all the dark energies and disappointments and savagery of this whole year has collected as it pushes closer to the year's end. I wonder what it is going to be…Read more Human Behavior (Bjork cover by Wildbirds & Peacedrums)

“It’s Tom Waits. I’m sure of it.”

I was watching the first season of Peaky Blinders over the weekend with my Dad and at the end of the fifth episode, a powerful scene was punctuated by a very familiar song that I could actually sing along to and my Dad wasn't aware of it (or didn't remember it) and he asked me,…Read more “It’s Tom Waits. I’m sure of it.”

longevity

One of my favourite musical artists is back with a new album. I first came across Tanita Tikaram in 1998 when a friend back in college who shared the same musical tastes as I did gave me her cassette of Tanita Tikaram's The Cappuccino Songs. We always shared music with each other and she knew my…Read more longevity

my CD collection

Being home again in Bacolod means I have access to my CD collection -- probably the only thing I've ever collected and it ranges from the first CD I've ever bought (the Reality Bites soundtrack back in the early 90s) all the way to 2006 or 2007 when I was still buying CDs but slowly…Read more my CD collection

relentless love

I was buying some songs in iTunes when I saw on the "related artist" portion that Kate Miller-Heidke has a new album and single. I love these quirky pop singer/songwriters. She uses her classical training to reach some rather high notes but she has a way of telling stories that are fun, off-the-wall, but so…Read more relentless love