Also, like any good social media gal, I'm properly lifting it from them and going to see if I can stick with sharing some things from my itunes.
Now, onto a proper post:
I saw these folks when I was at Bonnaroo a little over a month ago and I vaguely (and when I use that term, I truly do mean vaguely as that place, that festival, is a virtual sensory overload on every single one of the senses....seriously) remember seeing them and thinking they were amazing. Actually to quote my facebook page for that date, I believe I said they were 'sick'. (Don't ask. I had to look up HAM in the urban dictionary yesterday. Such is life.) When I got home from the long road from Tennessee, I looked these folks up and found this gem:
You might recognize it from the PS. I Love You soundtrack or you might not. But the lyrics in this just kill me. I'm a sucker for a good lyric, for something that touches that thing inside of me. And if you stick around this blog you may find out that sometimes there is a very little 13 year old girl living inside of me and also at the same time a very old woman. *shrugs* Again, such is life.
Mostly, I think, it's when he sings over and over 'please don't worry now, it will turn around', I kinda believe him. No, I take that back: I do believe him. And as a basic born and bred worrier, this is soothing as hell, trust me. It's a salve on my soul.
Plus, just listen.
Giving new musics a try is a good thing and even though it might not be your personal cup of tea at least you gave something new a try today. And that, my friends, isn't a bad thing neither.
Needtobreathe is currently on tour world-wide (and I'll throw up the link to their page when it's not having database errors) and are fun to follow on twitter .