Idea for a New Playlist
I’ve been listening to a lot of Jefferey Lewis lately. One song in particular and it made me think of an idea for a new Spotify playlist. Songs that mention or allude to other songs. I was waiting until I had five but we will just start with these first four. If you know of…
Video Games (Lana Del Rey Cover) – Trixie Mattel
I am not a Lana Del Rey fan but this song melts my heart. There is something magical about this cover. It makes my brain tingle and makes me feel good. I think Trixie did a great job putting this one together.
Finer Feelings – Spoon
There are certain songs or albums that take us back to periods in our life. I got this Spoon album while living in Chicago at a music store much like Rob’s in “High Fidelity.” I could organize my catalog autobiographically too. I fell in love with Spoon from the “Stranger Than Fiction” soundtrack.
Falling Away with You (Muse Cover) – Lena Hall
I swear there is a Lena Hall song for my every mood. Really feeling this one this week. Lena kills it on this song.
Pretty Ballerina – The Left Banke
This song is my latest obsession musically. Spotfiy does this thing now where it continues to play music when you have listened to everything on your playlist. This song and “Walk Away Renee” keeps coming up for me. Interestingly enough, “Walk Away Renee” is name checked in the Belle & Sebastian song “Piazza, New York…
Give ‘Em Hell, Kid – My Chemical Romance
I miss someone.
Electricity Is In My Soul – Steam Powered Giraffe
This is the song that I have on repeat. I’m not going to explain why here. It brings me peace and calm right now. Something that I could use.
Propinquity (I’ve Just Begun to Care) – Michael Nesmith
I was surprised to learn from a YouTube comment that Michael Nesmith passed away in December 2021. One of my first concerts was the Monkees. Michael has always been my favorite. All the songs that I like are either penned by Nesmith or sung by him. It is only now that I’ve started listening to…
Wraith Pinned to the Mist and Other Games – of Montreal
This video is so disturbing for such a joyful song. I think that is also its appeal. This is also the song that is so infamous for its use in an Outback Steakhouse commercial. Prompting Kevin Barnes to pen on essay on selling out which you can’t read anymore I like it because it mentions…
Don’t Forget Me (Nilsson Cover) – Sean Nelson
I think a lot of people can identify with this tune. As a storyteller, I want a legacy from my authorship. I’m now focused on several writing projects including my mathematics blog. You can read all about them at my portfolio website. I’m trying to make a lot of changes in my life for the…