Love lyrics

Valentine’s Day, and a chance to celebrate the things we love – like music. These are some of the most beautiful love related lyrics in my favourite songs. The Maccabbees – Toothpaste Kisses I’ll win your heart with a woop-a-woo / Pulling shapes just for your eyes / So with toothpaste kisses and lines /I’ll be yours andContinue reading “Love lyrics”

Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down

Of course it’s beautiful. Sharon Van Etten‘s sounds always are. I Don’t Want To Let You Down features vulnerable quivering vocals and regular disciplined rhythms, which blend together in a formation that always threatens to disintegrate were its strong veneer to be lifted, revealing the fragility beneath. About three minutes in we get a guitarContinue reading “Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down”

Some of the best tracks of 2014

Only some of them mind, because trying to shoehorn such a deliriously rich of year of music into one succint list is, frankly, impossible. Future islands – Seasons (Waiting For You) Thanks to Sam Herring’s bad dad dancing on the Letterman show this rousing, triumphant and exuberant tune made its way onto my playlist – and stayedContinue reading “Some of the best tracks of 2014”