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Day 437: Everybody’s changing, Keane

Yesterday I cited a Travis song. Not sure why but Travis and Keane always remind me of each other so I thought it was therefore time for another Keane song. This is also the second time Keane has appeared in... View Article

Day 409: Yahweh, U2

As a Christian of some 50 years I can relate to this song. Sadly life is not easy for anyone and sometimes it is so hard to make sense of the odd reality in which we all find ourselves.

Day 164: She has no time, Keane

I thought this song was about a broken relationship but Thomas Chaplin actually introduces it by saying the song was written by his band mate about him because he was so bad at getting girls. However the original Youtube video... View Article

Day 156: Because of you, Kelly Clarkson

This album came out when I was working for AstraZeneca in the naughties. This song is particularly good and also sad. I guess it captures the dynamics of abusive relationships and also the deep scars that are left in adults... View Article

Day 64: 5:15 am, Mark Knopfler

Another lovely song from another great wordsmith. A great little story that unfolds in this song. The bandit manCame north to fill his bootsCame up from cockneylandE-type jags and flashy suitsThe bandit manCame up the great north roadUp to geordielandTo... View Article

Day 62: You’re Beautiful, James Blunt

OK this is an unfortunate album because it was so overplayed in the UK that everyone came to despise James Blunt after hearing the hits on this album over and over and over and over again. However, this little song... View Article