This song makes me feel like I’m stoned in the the park on the first warm day after a shitty, cold winter . “Just bees and things and flowers…”
“I love you for who you are, not the one you feel you need to be.”
“A cigarette butt when you you throw it in the water goes pfft…”
“She said If you’re with me I’ll never go away. That’s when I stopped and took another look at my baby! She said If you’re with me, I’ll never go away.”
The latest Arthur Russell release Love Is Overtaking Me makes me want to live my life to the fullest. For real.
“I got to get away from this day-to-day running around, everybody knows this is nowhere.”
In which Sandie Shaw boasts and brags more than Jay-Z. “Who’s the most popular personality? I can’t help but thinking it’s nobody else but me!”
Everybody loves Sam Cooke.
“Everybody has been burned before, everybody knows the pain. Anyone in this place can tell you to your face why you shouldn’t try to love someone.”
From the album in which the Memphis legend sings with some women.
Hypnotic, dubbed-out track from their 1982 Factory Records release. The whole album is killer and depressing.
I like this version better than the original by The Kinks, it’s a bit more vicious.
Canadian songbird covering Fred Neil song made popular by Harry Nilsson.