Day 10: a song that makes you sad. Dusty Springfield — Anyone Who Had a Heart On a nice summer morning many years ago, I was cycling to work. By the time I arrived, I was depressed as hell. The reason? I had been listening to a Dusty Springfield compilation. I love Dusty to bits,… Read more »
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Day 9: A song that makes you happy. BLØF — Beter Of course, there are loads of songs that make me happy. This song by BLØF — one of my favorite Dutch bands, although I lost them a bit after their In het midden van alles record — was a hit with me pretty much… Read more »
Day 8: A song about drugs or alcohol. Anouk — Lovin’ Whiskey There’s tons of songs about drugs an/or alcohol, written from any angle. This one, a Rory Block cover, popped into my mind immediately.
Day 7: a song to drive to. Keane — Somewhere Only We Know It is a well-known fact that I don’t have a drivers license. Not by some idealistic principle, but I never had the all-consuming need to obtain one. Under different stars, if I hadn’t moved to Amersfoort when I did and I’d been… Read more »
Day 6: A song that makes you want to dance. Scissor Sisters — I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ When I was sixteen or so, my mother insisted that ballroom dancing was a mandatory part of my upbringing. So I had lessons. I wasn’t very good at it, I didn’t really enjoy it, and despite having… Read more »