Two very different songs of the same title from two of my favorite voices. Sea of love – Cat Power Come with me my love To the sea The sea of love I want to tell you How much I love you Do you remember When we met? That’s the day I knew you were my pet I want to tell you How much I … Continue reading Cat Power & The National – Battle of the voices
Being beautiful and talented, against all logic, causes suffering. A troubled and highly sensitive soul, abuser of all substances and erratic live performer, Chan Marshall, the singer who goes by the name of Cat Power, has also famously said “My favorite things in the world are cookin’, kids and animals and falling in love, but you don’t get to do that all the time.” Continue reading "Cat Power wants to be a good woman"
Imminent death cannot curb their taste for life. Continue reading "The vampiric end of “Only lovers left alive”. Yasmine Hamdan – Hal"
Ain't this like the present / to be showing up like this?
My body is a cage that keeps me From dancing with the one I love But my mind holds the key In the infinite list of great songs by this Canadian-based band, I have picked this one mainly for its lyrics but also for its haunting sound. I love most of their songs and I would recommend these three albums with no hesitation – Neon … Continue reading Arcade Fire – My body is a cage
..and Lorde is one cool teenager I have to admit that listening to Lorde makes me feel like a teen but that is not necessarily a bad thing. It is rare that someone her age can be so original, unafraid, and confident in her talent. I think that with age, she will become unreachable. This is to hoping that she doesn’t lose herself. I love … Continue reading Lorde – Summer is the teenage season
Your proxy to love of addiction “She captures the paradox of attempting to seek liberation through ultimately enslaving obsession. She loves her men as a junkie needs a fix, as supplicant needs a miracle. And although she looks to them for salvation, she’s met with sickness because she romanticizes destructive forces that fortunately cannot last — love like lightning, sex like tornadoes, pillow talk like … Continue reading Lana Lovin’