Written by | April 28, 2015 16:02 | No Comments

Sure, songs remind you of times and places but does it remind you of some girls. For me I tend to let the girl dictate to me the song and I don’t mean our song, she might not even know it is our song, but somethings a song and a girl will come together…. Here is five such times.

Read More

Written by | August 1, 2014 0:08 | No Comments

IIt’s a weird realization, feeling like I’ve grown out of who I’ve considered my favorite musician for years. I’ll still listen to him, I don’t skip Bright Eyes when it comes up on shuffle, but his newer work doesn’t appeal to me and some of his older stuff is unlistenable. Conor’s grown up, and I have too, and we’ve gone our separate ways.

Read More

Written by | February 13, 2014 0:10 | No Comments

It’s so positive, and his classic, iconic wavery voice is incredibly prominent and I love it. “There are hundreds of ways to get through the day, there are hundreds of ways, so just find one.” He’s releasing a solo record on May 20th, and it’s going to follow this more country-tinged direction.

Read More

Written by | January 27, 2014 0:05 | No Comments

On the phone a coupla days ago I asked Marie what she was listening to and in response she sent me her most played list off her Ipod. “When I want to play music where I know I’m gonna love every song, I play this”, she explained. “These are the songs I never get tired of.”

Read More

Written by | December 13, 2013 0:02 | No Comments

Not much of a week for new material, indeed nothing actually made it and that’s a first outside of a Christmas or New Year’s week. And what there is tends to be there because of a concert I’ve seen or am seeing, except for two hit singles!

Read More

Written by | December 3, 2013 0:10 | 2 responses

What Bright Eyes understands absolute these timeless songs is that they bring with them their own memories and 12 years after they are recorded, they bring with them the memories of memories; like the memories of childhood and lost loves.

Read More

Written by | November 15, 2013 0:04 | No Comments

The victims of, and the remains of the victims of, 9-11-01 did not lend themselves to what amounts to a form of anthropomorphism: essentially, changing their character to make them what Springsteen needed them to be in order to fit into his true blue collar tableau

Read More