I’ve been tending towards instrumentals for these Sunday morning selections, but I heard this song this past week and I thought it was perfect. Zola Jesus is an American synth-pop artist. I love the chorus lyrics: “If it doesn’t make you wiser, Doesn’t make you stronger, Doesn’t make you live a little bit, What are you doing?”
When my daughter Hanna was born in 1999, this became her song. It was as if Van Morrison had been inspired by her years before she was even born. We’re visiting our baby at college this weekend and this song has been quietly playing in the back of my mind.
Quick! What’s your favorite indie band from Providence RI?…. How about Deer Tick.
And no , this is not a cover of OutKast’s “Hey Ya”
Some country/roots rock/Americana to get the weekend started! Perfect song for a Friday. From his new album, Somewhere in Between.
Anither great band from Athens , Georgia. The horns are my favorite part of this song.
Not throwing back too far this week. There have been a lot of opinions about Courtney Love over the years. What’s not in dispute (imho) is that Hole’s 1998 album Celebrity Skin is a great one. This is one of my favorites off of it.
There are a lot of versions of this song out there. This one is one of the best.