A mix of slow-ish songs for late summer evenings.
[The Style Council, The High Llamas, David Sylvian, Dusty Springfield, You Am I…]
The age of hybrid music forms persistently signals that it is time to stop stuffing music into folders and start enjoying listening unconditionally. In that sense, it would be unrealistic to expect from one rock and roll thunder-exponent to deliver another “Born to Run”, now that he has reached the point in his life when he no longer has to prove himself…
The biggest concern I had writing this article was should it be placed in Play or Rewind category. Although majority of these six songs are heard by now in other releases, atmosphere that they are revealing sorted together on “Clareville Grove Demos” shed more light on Bowie’s work to me.
Summer eventually came, as we were all concerned for it during the rainy half of June, and even though I was hopping that the new Broken Bells album will be out by now to get me in the summer mood, ultimately I am rewarded with “Gold Past Life” from Fruit Bats…
I can’t tell the difference between ‘alone’ and ‘being lonely’, but I guess the second one is killing me tonight.
[Lord Huron, Thea Gilmore, John Moreland, Patrick Watson, BC Camplight…]