Everything_Now (continued) / Everything Now

One of our boys introduced me to Arcade Fire when, on a visit here, he bought their first full-length album, ‘Funeral,’ not long after it was released, and played it at our home. (They named the album in recognition of the fact several band members had deaths in their families around the time it wasContinue reading “Everything_Now (continued) / Everything Now”

January 26, 2020 – When You’re Gone

Today’s selection was featured on our wedding CD mix, and the liner notes for the song say, “1998 and 1999 were really tough years as we moved into a new relationship and home together, through financial hardship and which led us to seek out work wherever it could be found. At one point, that meantContinue reading “January 26, 2020 – When You’re Gone”

January 21, 2020 – Stay by Me

For me, sometimes the measure of a really great song is if I feel that it belongs in a film when the ending credits roll (for more on that idea, see my January 12, 2020 post on ’Sultans of Swing’). You know; it’s that moment you realize the movie is ending, but you want itContinue reading “January 21, 2020 – Stay by Me”