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The Beacon Sound Choir – Fortunate Ones

We are the fortunate ones who get to be whole again.

 

I’ve just finished watching Devs (with Nick Offerman – you should watch it), and this haunting song has infused my being with calm and weirdness. That discordant chord is everything. Everything.

 

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Karine Polwart – Women of the World

It’s International Women’s Day, and Ivor Cutler’s song is always what I think of on this day.

 

Women of the world, take over

Cause if you don’t, the world will come to an end

And we haven’t got long. 

 

 

 

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Courtney Barnett – Need a Little Time

Love the line – “to the hand it’s beautiful”

 

“Shave your head to see how it feels
Emotionally it’s not that different
But to the hand it’s beautiful
Yeah, to the hand it’s beautiful”

 

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Siouxsie and the Banshees – Slowdive

This is still a fantastic song, and yes, it’s filthy.

 

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The Real Thing – Can You Feel The Force?

Guess what I saw in the cinema yesterday…

 

(yes, I can feel it)

 

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The Notorious B.I.G. – Hypnotize

Biggie Biggie Biggie…

 

I’ve got that filthy funk groove in my head.

 

 

 

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Louis Armstrong – ‘Zat You, Santa Claus?

My new favourite Christmas song.

 

 

 

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Lord Kitchener – Christmas Greetings

I love some Calypso Christmas.

 

Merry Christmas, Cheers to all of us!

 

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The Animals – We Gotta Get Out of This Place

I think you can guess why I’m posting this one today…

 

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Joni Mitchell – River

My favourite not-quite Christmas song. Joni was just on the radio and I realised I’d not heard this song this year yet.

 

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