Something less serious this afternoon.
Perhaps it is the approach of yet one more arctic storm, but I feel nostalgic and thoughtful.
Spent most of the afternoon listening to The Replacements, which was pleasurable. The lyrics always hit home with me. The clever songwriting is nice as well. I really need to complete my collection of Replacement records.
Found myself craving something a bit slower paced and that is where I find myself now-slow and warm.
The Origin were an outstanding band. Just two records but a fantastic two. Another band introduced to me by Joel during 1990. I wore out two tapes of this music and whenever my mood was slightly down, this music helped. Sheryl and I saw them in concert in 1992. It was our first show together, which might be part of why I still love this band.
Four songs to listen and love.
November Days-My favorite song. Lots of bad 90’s poetry written because of the moods this song inspires in me.
Growing Old-Plinkity piano makes me happy.
Set Sails Free-A song about dark times, filled with hope.
Jumping to Fall-First track from the second record. A little more complex sound, which makes me wonder what could have come next. Oh well. Love what you have.
And because I can never stop posting songs…one more