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Day 431: Life for rent, Dido

I think this song from Dido is interesting lyrically. It captures well the modern angst of trying to form a permanent relationship with someone while simultaneously wanting to hold onto your independence. An impossible balancing act for some.

Day 365: All you want, Dido

Countdown to the year anniversary of Covid Island Discs T -2 Well we’re just two days away from completing a year of Covid Island Discs. The second song of Covid Island Discs I cited was Dido “Sand in my shoes.... View Article

Day 357: Thank you, Dido

I think it is time for another Dido song. This one has Dido’s signature laid back percussion feel to it. The perfect song to unwind to after a hard day at work. The video to this song is also pretty... View Article

Day 162: White Flag, Dido

So I thought this song was not about her but her brother who messed up a relationship. However I then found a live version of this song on Youtube where Dido seems to intimate that writing the song caused a... View Article

Day 79: Hunter by Dido

I loved this woman’s voice. This was her first hit that made me notice Dido. I have already posted another hit of hers many moons ago (day 2 in fact). Unfortunately, her voice live is not as good as the... View Article

Day 2: Sand in my shoes by Dido

It will quickly dawn on people as I share my list over the next few weeks that I am still mostly stuck in the 20th century in terms of my music. So just to demonstrate that I have just about... View Article