Soon after I was given a burned CD-R copy of 2007’s A Lesson in Romantics, and I mean with all sincerity that the way I felt about music had changed completely after I listened to this record.
Is Ryan Adams at his songwriting peak when he is sad?
We are all going to experience pain and die, we do not even know why we are here, we did not ask for this life.
They come together and realize that maybe in another place or time they’d work out, but for the present moment, that is not where they’re meant to be and it’s sadly okay.
I hope someone can listen to this album too and feel more prepared for whatever may come the next time around.
All of these songs feel like they belong in a modern day interpretation of an early 50’s Hollywood movie (like “Hail Caesar,” the underwhelming Coen brothers movie).
In the up-and-coming neighborhood of Fountain Square in Indianapolis, a new record store called Square Cat Vinyl recently opened. Or, I guess I should probably say a new record store/coffee shop/bar/concert venue recently opened. It’s modern, cool, and one of the things that neighborhood was missing. Then again I might be biased, since my boyfriend’s…
This is by far his most mature album-–but “Awaken, My Love” isn’t just an album, it’s an experience in its own right.
Once just a guy making mixes on his laptop, Flume is now a chart-topping artist, and this EP definitely verifies that his popularity is well-deserved.
It might be amusing to blast “A Willie Nice Christmas” when Uncle Craig starts in on his thoughts about PC culture.