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Music Monday #25 – “On leur a fait croire” by Alex Nevsky

I had written about how much I’ve loved Alex Nevksy’s latest album. Because of the language barrier, I obviously don’t get the nuances of the lyrics, so sometimes I listen without noticing. But just last week, this one stuck out to me. Hard.

“We’ve made them believe in love.” I know this song is dark, but sounds happy. And I like that.

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Music Monday #24 – “Completely Not Me” by Jenny Lewis

Yes, I watch Girls. And, yes, I learn about music from it. Don’t judge me.

Especially because this is great.

Music Monday #23 – “C’mon C’mon” by Slam Donahue

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Today, I’m all about my favorite song from the EP, Hemlock Tea, of NY band Slam Donahue.

What are you listening to?

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Music Monday #22 – “Freedom 90” by George Michael

There’s nothing like a day off from work to make you relish your freedom!

What are you listening to today?

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Music Monday #21 – “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette

I sang this song at karaoke on Saturday night, and was reminded what an incredible, amazing, cathartic song it is to sing along to at the top of your lungs.

Happy Monday, everyone.

What’s on your playlist today?

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Music Monday #20 – “It’s Not Serious” by Hospitality

Brooklyn band Hospitality is new to me, having just read about them in Entertainment Weekly. This is the single from their new album, Trouble

I’m not sure what I think yet. I think I like it. What do you guys think?

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Music Monday #19 – “Punching in a Dream” by Naked and Famous

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The Naked and Famous may have a new album out, but it’s still Passive Me, Aggressive You that so often comes up on my mp3 player. This one in particular gets stuck in my head all the time.

It’s a good anthem for a Monday.

What are you listening to?

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Music Monday #18 – “I Follow Rivers” by Lykke Li

I just saw Blue Is the Warmest Color yesterday, and this song stuck in my head from Adèle’s birthday party, so it’s what’s on my mind today.

What are you listening to today?

And have you seen the movie? I have some thoughts after the cut for spoilers.

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Music Monday #17 – “Hounds of Love” by The Futureheads

Just the other day I was explaining to someone why I sometimes like the Glee version of songs better than the original. I’m a sucker for harmonies, and the way Glee arranges them really get to me.

Same with today’s song. I know it’s nearly sacrilege to say that you don’t love something that Kate Bush has done, and maybe it’s because I heard this version of the song before hers (yes, I have big gaps in my musical education), but to me this version is not just a cover, it’s a reimagining. It breathes so much life into the song. It makes it unforgettable. (Really, I dare you to get it out of your head.)

So, without further ado, The Futureheads covering “Hounds of Love.”

They’re one of my favorite bands, and one of the most fun bands to see (and travel to see) in concert. It’s been way, way, WAY too long since they were out here, though!

Do you ever like covers better than the originals? What are you listening to today?

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Music Monday #16 – More Than A Feeling by Boston

Saturday night saw me in a bar populated with NYU students (and I’m far from a college student, let me tell you). When a familiar song, that I hadn’t heard in ages, came on: “More Than A Feeling” by Boston. And amusingly, one that so many of the younguns there wouldn’t even know.

But it seems fitting since I’ll be heading up to Boston on Thursday evening. So let’s take back the 80s!

I dare you not to tap your hands and feet along. 😉

What’s on your playlist today?

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