Category Archives: Music

Now, or

What am I most proud of? When I hear applause in my ears, when I come off stage. Eric Burdon retrospective, to the times of his collaboration with Brian Auger (1991-1994): Moving to caricature, and then Lawyers are everywhere They … Continue reading

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Don Stevenson: So much later

Don Stevenson at 74, having relocated to Toronto. Speaking about how he writes so much more when older. As he then was, some 50 years ago, on drums:

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Grabbish

…via this ad for Wealthsimple. Didn’t appreciate that it was initially a Super Bowl ad: She said WAKE UP TV Eye

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Weather Pearle

Dreams I never met Hearing this line from a Pearle Vision ad about glasses. Child wanting to have his deceased grandfather’s glasses adjusted, so that he could wear them. Ad song being “Weather”, by Novo Amor: Burn the bed and … Continue reading

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Now and Then and

One day baby We’ll be old Think of all the stories That we could have told Live: Another take: Asaf Avidan. Now reduced to a car ad background: But rich men can’t imagine poor. More than this. Less than something … Continue reading

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Replaced

Shorter time Easier fade Four Tops capturing a universal Through these walls so thin I hear my neighbors when They say “She don’t love him, she don’t love him” They say My heart’s in danger Live: I can’t believe I’ve … Continue reading

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Shakespears Sister: Moonchild

There’s a moonchild for everyone You’re not the only one Seems to bite from Shakespears Sister’s Hormonally Yours (1992): Written by Siobhan Fahey, Marcella Detroit (aka Marcy Levy) and the late Steve Ferrara. Don’t you feel sorry for yourself The … Continue reading

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