Remember 7 and 7 Is? In 1966 it was a hit for the Los Angeles band Love. Dramatic as the song is, with a driving rhythm and ending in a thunderclap, it is unrepresentative of their work, at that time or in the future. The band dominated the local scene, but Arthur Lee, the idiosyncratic […]
Music has power. It can alter your mood in ways that are sometimes beyond control. Whether that means switching from happy to sad, angry to calm or nonchalant to nostalgic – there is no doubt that music affects you. While you probably know the impact music has on your moods and emotions, there are many […]
Source: VIDEO PREMIERE : Julia Kent – Invitation To The Voyage
Si tu te demandes où est Charlie, à jamais dans nos esprits par Jean-Baptiste Bullet Translated by Evelyne Chibleur J’ai pas peur te toi extrémiste I am not frightened by you extremist, Qui vient descendre nos journalistes When you come and kill our jurnalists […]
Emma Ayres raised this on her morning ABC show. It’s a good question, but why do we call some music sad when we actually feel it is beautiful? The same effect can be found in art, how many of the most beautiful paintings are sad? Are we loading “sad” with too much meaning? Sad we […]
Already a wonderful song, this a cappella version adds a bit of extra magic to the Leaving on a Mayday album track.
I was dozing through Classic Breakfast on ABC FM the other week when an extraordinary version of Purcell’s Dido’s Lament seeped into my brain. It was the “love it or leave it” segment of the program, mostly I can leave them, but this I love. Solo voice and double bass? Try it:
Wallander fans may have heard her song “Quiet night” playing over the closing credits of one of the later series. At first I thought it incongruous, but when I listened to the words I realised it was entirely appropriate. Anna Ternheim is Swedish, but spent many years in the US. She sings in English with what […]