I recently wrote a piece for Aquarium Drunkard on the “starkly bleak” but beautiful song “Island Lady” by Pearls Before Swine.
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“Rocket Man”, gnomes and kids on Mars
As I wrote about in a recent post, the music of 1972 seems to be appearing with regularity in my life lately. I was at my local health food store last week and Elton John’s “Rocket Man” (from his 1972 Honkey Chateau album) was playing on the in-store sound system. As I walked through the…
“She was feeling 1972 / Grooving to a Carole King tune…” Back in 2003, Josh Rouse did a whole album aiming to evoke the spirit of 1972. And why not? It was an interesting year, musically speaking. I recently noticed that I’ve purchased a lot of music produced in 1972 in the last few months….