Posts Tagged "music video"

Alanis Morissette: Ablaze

In addition to the song, I found myself pulling up this video more than once over the last few days. I was just mesmerized by Morissette’s interactions with her daughter. As someone who is a terrible multi-tasker, as someone who is not a parent… I was just in awe of her.

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The Dead Twelve Milkmen Monkeys

As I was watching this video and feeling like I was kneeling on the carpet in my parents’ living room, something struck me as kind of odd. I was looking at the background, at where the band was recording this video.

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Anthony D’Amato: When I See You Again

D’Amato’s song is a breath of fresh air, and a lovely positive note in a time that seems dominated by dark clouds. It will be some time, I think, before I feel great again. But hearing this song makes me feel just a little bit better.

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Hamilton: You’ll Be Back

The video quality is poor, but this was the best version I could find of the song (from the filmed 2015 version). It’s my first time hearing Hamilton, and this song in particular just… really got stuck in my head.

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Tracy Chapman: Fast Car

I remember not really caring much for Chapman when I heard this song. It was ok, but I remember it having a lot of airplay (or video play perhaps). Listening to it now, as an older man, it’s a very different song to me. The lyrics are the same, but I hear them now in a way I don’t think I did or could have, when I was younger.

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North Central Counterpoints: Jenny Rebecca

I’ve forgotten how fantastic it is, to lend ones voice to a choir – to become a part of some larger energy greater than any single, individual part. It’s rare for me to sing much anymore, but this was a lovely reminder of what can happen when we all gather together.

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Looping Happiness

The horns still do get me, every time. And it’s difficult to not just have an extra spring in my step, whenever I listen to this song. It would be interesting to come up with a list, but as far as this one goes: this is a song that always seems to make me feel happier, every time I listen to it.

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Remembering the Guitar Solos of Vito Bratta, from White Lion

But here’s the weird thing for me. Normally, I’ll fixate on a song and just listen to it over and over again. But lately? For the last few weeks? I’ve fixated on guitarist Vito Bratta’s guitar solos from these songs.

It’s not that I listen to only the solos. I’ve still been looping the songs. But the solos are what echo in my ears, at random hours, even when I don’t have my headphones in. I’ll be doing the dishes, and suddenly one of his solos just starts playing in my head.

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