Today I went to a concert and it seriously felt like "Lessons in Concert Etiquette (Standing Room Edition)." Naturally, I figured it would be best to outline it all:
Tall People: I'll open with the disclaim that I realize it's not easy being tall and I understand the "first come, first serve" value of a standing-room type concert, but as a short person I do think tall people should have some sense of consideration for people behind them. This particular person I talk about here had a shorter Read more [...]
Yesterday was one of those days where things were happening left and right, back-to-back. Which not only led me to forget my medication, but ultimately just tuckered me out by the end of the day. So naturally, I had a time out and took some time to play with my guitar.
I ended up doing a YouTube video of a song that felt like a reflection of the day. My song "Hmm" - which has a humming part to it (hence the title). I wrote it on a bad day a long time ago while also thinking about the economy Read more [...]
I love when songs come from random inspirations - one-off lines that friends say. Zinfandel was one of those songs ("pour me another glass of that wine" - trevor) and I suppose Believe is going to get added to that list ("...as if love has logic" - jesse).
In truth, I wrote most of Believe several weeks ago around Jesse's birthday actually. He and I were having a random conversation about love and logic to which he mentioned the line "as if love has logic" which got me to thinking because Read more [...]
For those who follow my music side (and overall randomness), I just submitted an audition to be on GLEE! I would appreciate any support or just check out the video for kicks! In addition to my 1-minute monologue, I am singing "Lean on Me" while playing the ukulele. Here's the link: http://bit.ly/94OQQr
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Song #18 Journey - Don't Stop Believin'
Why I Picked It: I just came from a wedding where this was playing. Best dance floor karaoke...ever.
Why I Like It: It's Journey's Don't Stop Believin'...who doesn't like this song?
But I guess that isn't the point of these A Song A Day posts. I suppose what I love most about this song - aside from its singability and the pop rock head boppin' qualities - is that it's a story. It's got great detail -
A singer in a smokey room
A smell Read more [...]