I’m off to Geneva today, so I thought a tune out of Switzerland was apropos. Dawn Raiding by Rose Smith from the album of the same name, 2002.
To celebrate Maison et Objet’s opening day tomorrow, I thought I’d share a new French favorite. I have our taxi driver in Paris to thank for introducing me to this lyrical piece last week, which I’ve had in constant rotation ever since! Ta Douleur by Camile from the album Le Fil, 2005.
Today, I’m craving something comfortingly familiar – with enough energy to get me going, but not so much that it makes me crazy. Perfect solution: Porcelain by Moby from the album Play, 1999.
Thought this dance track was apropos for ushering in the new year. Lots has been written about what the lyrics really mean, but I think it’s essentially a message of optimism for the future. And I like that.
“The age of miracles, the age of sound
Well, there’s a golden age
Comin’ round, comin’ round, comin’ round”
Golden Age by TV on the Radio from the album Dear Science, 2008.
‘Tis the season, as they say, and I for one can already use a break from the typical Christmas fare they’re piping into every shop, restaurant, salon and elevator I’ve stepped into over the past couple weeks. This one is definitely an outsider, with its simple guitar, French refrains and religious embrace. What Child Is This by Downhere from the album How Many Kings, 2010.