Oh, Amos Lee. You were there for me all those years ago when I moved out on my own and spent Valentine’s Day alone (I was actually with my best friend, and perfectly happy, but that’s hardly a compelling opener).
A combination of factors has propelled me back into the arms of my favorite home-town band, Cowboy Mouth. Continue reading
I had no idea that this was The Killers, or that the name of this song was not “I’ve Got Soul (but I’m Not a Soldier)” (because I have been singing that part over and over since seeing this performed on The Voice the other night).
* Oh, and the best comment on YouTube? “I’ve got ham, but I’m not a hamster.”
This song feels like it fell asleep in the 80s and just woke up. In a good way. Also, the exploding fruit in the video really, really grosses me out:
This isn’t so much an earworm as a song that both fascinates and repels me. One of the contestants performed it on The Voice last night, and I was intrigued enough to seek out the original. It’s … weird.
Hey, you guys! Have you heard of this really cool band?
Yeah, I know. Here I am again, one of the last people on the planet to ‘discover’ music. I love, love, love this song. This is one that I listen to over and over, using my poetry explication skills from freshman year English to parse the meaning.
If there’s no one beside you when your soul embarks,
I will follow you into the dark.