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 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”

January 11, 2020 – Seventeen

I first heard the song ‘Seventeen’ by Sharon Van Etten on KEXP Seattle, one of my go-to sources for music. The song is also the subject of an episode of the podcast, Song Exploder, where artists break down the recording of their songs. (I provide a link below… bookmark it; I highly recommend listening toContinue reading “January 11, 2020 – Seventeen”