“Take some time to live before you die”
“They say the worst is done, but I think it’s only just begun.”
“The whole point of all this is to make something that somebody else can use to take a closer look at themselves or their situation.”
“I like driving aimlessly, and I like getting lost, but I don’t like small talk. That’s not the kind of lost I’m looking for.”
“Nobody knows where we are”
“Life is a cosmic play, a continuous beautiful game, a beautiful hide-and-seek–not leading anywhere. Nowhere is the goal.”
“Nothing good ever lasts”
It’s not what he sings but the way he sings it.
If only everybody agreed with me.
A musical gift from visiting aliens who have contemplated infinity, stared into the stars and wallowed in the endless void of space.
A cruel, unpleasant, arrogant, merciless and hateful personality is learned, normally in childhood.
It was 60 years ago today
“You get a feeling when you’re writing a song. Something happens”
Honesty, self-effacing humour, sadness and regret.
“We’re not going full out for happy joy. But it feels more hopeful to me.”
Oh, and Joe Henry
What more could be said about one of the most remarkable achievements in human history?
This is easy to listen to but it’s not easy listening
An overwhelming dichotomous feeling of comfortable silence overlaid with busy, subtle flourishes
One of the first and one of the best psychedelic albums
What impact would it have on a six-year-old, to be crowned Miss Rattlesnake Rodeo Beauty Queen?
A 36-minute aural fairy tale, full of wonder and enchantment
Expectations, cancellations and chips.
“No regrets now. No tears goodbye. Don’t want you back. We’d only cry again. Say goodbye again”
Over 130,000 people in the UK have multiple sclerosis
How I spent 40 years as a teacher despite officially being a failure at speaking
A beautiful sounding album disguising a darker side to humanity.
Gregg Allman displays a control of nuance and demonstrates his ability to get inside a lyric.
Watch out for debilitating darkness
In 1972, the only music to like was progressive music
He’s strange, but please don’t ever change.
“The whole point of this record is to show strength and vulnerability, how necessary vulnerability is in relationship.” A stunning album by @amandashires #takeitlikeaman
a psychedelic, intense, kaleidescopic mix of rock, folk and faery music
Personal growth shouldn’t be restricted to childhood.
“You look at the world, and it just feels like everything is just falling apart. But somehow, we manage to find a reason to keep going”
Jeff Tweedy investigates the mirrored problems of country music and the country he loves.
All that’s left to do is to “drive on past the near flaming demise”
A 10-song suite of perfectly crafted music
“His music is about an esoteric journey more than anything—the journey inward which begins with nature and experience”
“I had forgotten about these songs, put them out of my mind and went on living my life.”
The best album that I have ever heard that is sung in the Cornish language.
Give us thy album in a round cover as we give thee 37/9d
Sadness and joy, loss and love, inertia and momentum.
A list of Paul McCartney albums
“It’s OSS – Optimistic Song Syndrome”