It’s not often that I see a popular or famous female and go wow. Like genuinely impressed. I’ve decided that Adele gets that from me? Is it because she has a friggin fandamntastic voice? Yes. Is it because she’s on the chubby side? Hell yes. Is it the red hair and big lips? Yep. But during interviews, she makes no excuses. She is who she is. She drinks wine like a fish and curses like a sailor. Me likey.
Day 8. A song you know all the words to. I’, assuming they mean one that you wouldn’t expect. Well, unless you’ve known me for a long time, you don’t know that I have a weakness for rap. Dirty, filthy and raunchy rap or hip hop.
Day Seven. A song that reminds you of an event. Well, dammit, I wish that I had read ahead. I would’ve posted the last one as this one. Oh well. We used to throw huge pirate parties in Orlando at this apartment that we called Apartment H. (figure that one out! Ha) Everyone would dress up in the best and worst pirate gear, dance, drink and eat. It was awesome. Well, at some point in the night, this song would tumble across the iPod and we would lock arms in a huge, wonky circle and sing this song. Not even sing. Scream, stomp and act out is more like it.
Day Six. A song that reminds you of somewhere. Josh and I were at Harvest of Hope the year before last. Freelance Whales were one of the first bands that we had seen in the morning. It was a little overcast and this was the second song they played. The sun came out very bright right as the song started to break wide open. It was an awesome moment. I think of the big ass field, my rain boots, and Josh and I drinking sweet tea out of cans and eating Clif bars. It’s a damn great memory. I couldn’t find a video of the actual performance, so I’m posting the one that turned me on to Freelance Whales.
I know that I posted two videos today, but I’m super behind. So there.
Day Five. A song that reminds you of someone. This song brings a smile across my face every single time I hear it. It’s now a song I share with my two closest friends, but it always reminds me of Josh. I can remember the first time listening to it. It was on the first cd he made me. (Indie Snobs Encyclopaedia) It was the cd that opened my eyes to a whole branch of music I had only heard bits and pieces of. I have now become completely consumed in the world and wish I was born just a decade earlier. So, to my only follower, thank you Josh.
Day Four. A song that makes you sad. I grew up with old country and hair metal, so when a song actually brought my mom to tears I was a little surprised. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve tired of this song. I still don’t want live the damn thing out. So, yeah, every once in a while, I’ll get misty eyed.
Day Three. A song that makes me happy. I didn’t realize when I was younger just how many people knew the Replacements. My dad and I use to bounce around like fools to this album and my mother knew all the words to only this one. Now, best friend Josh and myself sing a long to it in the car. When I was younger, I thought music was just ours. So, with that explanation that made very little sense, I leave you with a song that makes me immensely happy.