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What?!

I can’t believe I’ve never posted this video.  Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai.  Enjoy!

 
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Posted by on December 3, 2011 in Music

 

Ukrainian Music Day

That’s what today is.  Пятница, Океан Єльзи, Скрябін, oh how I love you!

 
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Posted by on September 12, 2011 in International, Music

 

Random Music

So, it’s always interesting when new music just falls into your lap.  I was living in Kyiv in 2003 and one day, while walking on the street, I heard some music playing.  I walked over to the table and asked the guy who it was.  He responded, “Natasha St-Pier.”  I’d never heard of her but I asked him to skip through a couple of tracks for me, which he was happy to do.  I walked away with two albums.  Of the albums purchased I only liked about 9 songs but that’s not too bad for an artist I’d never heard.  Oh, and did I mention that she sings in French?  So, 9 songs off of two albums in a language that I don’t understand.  No too shabby.  Oh, and come to find out she’s a Canuck. 

Here’s one of my favs.  Grandi c’est dire je t’aime

 
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Posted by on July 10, 2011 in Music

 

I Love This Stuff

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2010 in Holiday, Music, Random, Religion

 

Belated Thanks

My wife showed me this and I had to steal it and post it:

Happy Mother’s Day to all of my favorite mothers!

 
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Posted by on May 13, 2010 in Education, Family, Holiday, Music

 

I Don’t Like Their Music Either

But I don’t think the Jonas Brothers need to be threatened.  Apparently President Obama thinks that accusing Joe, Kevin and Nick of being pedophiles then stating that he’ll send Predator Drones after them is funny.

 
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Posted by on May 4, 2010 in Eyes+Sharp Stick, Language, Music

 

Angry vs. Sad Music

I went through a phase (read depression) several years ago and the only thing that kept me sane, for the most part, was angry music.  Groups like Stabbing Westward, The Union Underground, Tool, Godsmack, Disturbed, Guns ‘N Roses, The Offspring, Metallica, and some more that I can’t recall right now, really got me through some of my darkest days.

Today, the groups have changed a little: Nickelback, Staind, Disturbed, Metallica, Evanescence, The Offspring, and some others.  Yet recently, I’ve noticed something interesting.  I’ve been listening to a lot of Staind and mixed in with the angry screams of songs like Mudshovel, Price to Play, The Way I Am, Please, How About You and For You, are softer, sad songs like Tangled Up In You, Could It Be, It’s Been a While, Epiphany and Zoe Jane.

The mixture of gotta-get-it-out-anger/frustration and gentle-yet-still-sad music seems to lift me out of my funk more quickly than straight angry music.

What about you?

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2010 in Life, Music

 

One Thing

One thing that President Obama and I agree on.  Candidly, Kanye West is a Jack Ass.

 
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Posted by on September 15, 2009 in Celebutards, Music, People

 

Thinking About Grandpa

I’m not sure why but for the last couple of days I’ve been thinking about my grandfather. Probably because I’ve had Danny Boy running through my head. That’s the song that he wanted sung at his funeral but Grandma just couldn’t do it.

Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen, and down the mountainside.
The summer’s gone, and all the roses falling.
‘Tis you, ’tis you must go and I must bide.

But come ye back when summer’s in the meadow
Or when the valley’s hushed and white with snow,
And I’ll be here in sunshine or in shadow.
Oh Danny Boy, Oh Danny Boy, I love you so.

But if ye come and all the flow’rs are dying
And I am dead, as dead I well may be,
Ye’ll come and find the place where I am lying
And kneel and say an Ave there for me.

And I shall hear, though soft your tread above me,
And then my grave will warmer, sweeter be,
For you will bend and tell me that you love me,
And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me.

Miss you Grandpa.

 
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Posted by on September 19, 2008 in Family, Music

 

Believe

The latest song from Staind.  Enjoy!

 
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Posted by on September 15, 2008 in Music, Really Excited

 

One of the Great American Anthems

 
 

One More

Another great song by 3 Doors Down!

 
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Posted by on June 24, 2008 in Music

 

Freedom Never Cries

Check this out…

Hat tip to What Kind of World Do You Want.com

 
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Posted by on May 21, 2008 in Music, Politics, Really Excited

 

Epiphany

A sad song to make you feel better when your sad, oddly enough…

 
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Posted by on May 19, 2008 in Music

 

The Vincent Black Shadow

A Canadian band with a cool sound and a weird video. This is Metro. I first heard the song back in 2006 but had never seen the video. Let me know what you think.

 
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Posted by on May 14, 2008 in Music, Random

 
 
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