Fever Ray – When I Grow Up. From the 2009 self-titled album. Fever Ray is the solo project of The Knife’s Karin Dreijer Andersson. Listen to the lyrics, they get weirder and weirder, especially that bit about plants…
Friday, 23 July 2010
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Everybody knows the awesome song Teardrop by Massive Attack. Today I was listening to a couple of covers of it. Ofcourse there’s the cover by Jose Gonzalez:
and then I discovered this one which I love (maybe just as much as the original!..)
I would put this version of the song to a dramatic funeral scene and from about 1:37 in to the song is when the scene would change to show all the flashbacks/ great moments and memories of that persons life… Any thoughts?
Tuesday, 20 July 2010
Monday, 19 July 2010
I’d almost forgotten about the songs from Eurovision this year when i stumbled across Ukraine’s song again. I wanted this one to win because it was the only song in the competition that actually meant something.
“Yes the message is so real. Don’t turn all the earth to stone. Because because because, this is your home.”
And I like her voice too! So here it is:
ALyosha – Sweet People
She is very dedicated to the environment and has her website here: http://www.alyoshamission.com
Check out this song too
Sunday, 18 July 2010
Saturday, 17 July 2010
I haven’t heard so much of Jimmy Eat World since their awesome album Bleed American/Jimmy Eat World, however I’ve been listening to their album Chase This Light from 2007 and it is sweeeet. Here’s some tracks from that.
Gotta Be Somebody’s Blues
Electable (Give It Up)
Apart from this album and their Bleed American/Jimmy Eat World, I’m not as keen on their other albums. But I’m really excited for their new album Invented which is set to be released in September this year.
Friday, 16 July 2010
Shapeshifter – Twin Galaxies. From their latest 2009 album The System Is A Vampire. I’m currently in love with this song and the vocals of Paora ‘PDigsss’ Apera! Amazing video clip too. Overall: Awesome.
Thursday, 15 July 2010
Familjen – Det Snurrar I Min Skalle. From the 2007 album Det Snurrar I Min Skalle. Trippy video clip! It’s always spinning in my head too.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Massive Attack – Paradise Circus. From their 2010 album Heligoland. My favourite track on their latest album for sure. The more I listen to Heligoland the more I like it. The video clip for this song was done using images from the 2006 film The Fall directed by Tarsem Singh. Seeing as the movie is so visually amazing I’ve included the trailer for that too.
Tuesday, 13 July 2010
Monday, 12 July 2010
Sunday, 11 July 2010
Saturday, 10 July 2010
Phantogram – Mouthful of Diamonds. From their 2010 debut album Eyelid Movies.
Friday, 9 July 2010
I just recently came across this indie folk band. They formed in London in 2007 and remind me a bit of Fleet Foxes. I love the crescendos and there’s not one song on their 2009 album Sigh No More that I don’t like! Awesome stuff, have a listen.
Little Lion Man
I Gave You All
Thistle & Weeds
Awake My Soul
Monday, 5 July 2010
Friday, 2 July 2010
Sia – My Love. From The 2010 Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Although I haven’t actually seen any of the movies yet, this is my favourite song from the Eclipse soundtrack. Seeing as the soundtracks are so good I’ll have to get round to watching the movies sometime…