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A Song A Day: The Story

Song #3: Brandi Carlile's The Story Why I Picked It: Today I bought Brandi Carlile's new album Give Up The Ghost, but I was reminded by how much I love her song The Story (from the album The Story).  And since the last two songs have been a bit forlorn in the love songs department, I thought this would be a nice pick me up as well. Why I Like It:  As a writer, I feel like everything is a story.  As a person who has studied both literature and technology, I am also often asked how Read more [...]

A Song A Day: I Am the Cosmos

Song #2 Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson's I Am the Cosmos Why I Picked It: I was on my lunch break and listening to my ipod when this song came up at random. I'm a great fan of Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson's duo effort "Break Up", about the demise of a relationship, but this song wasn't the first song to catch my attention nor is it my favorite.  This is perhaps because musically it begins a little odd/off with its slightly off-beat percussive.  Then even when the vocals start, the Read more [...]

A Song A Day: 99 Times

I've often wondered if I could do one of those - write a post every day.  To be sure, I do *write* every day, but I don't think I've ever made a conscious effort to write something every day on a blog.  But since I listen to music every day and I have 5207 songs on my ipod Edna (named after Edna St. Vincent Millay), how about I write about a song every day?  What I choose depends on my mood. So Song #1 Kate Voegele's 99 times. Why I Picked It: I was listening to it when I decided to start Read more [...]