Musical Monday … Summertime Sadness

For this week’s Musical Monday, I’ve chosen a fab remix of Summertime Sadness by Lana Del Bleurgh aka Lana Del Rey.

I know her sound is a bit dark and slow and moody, but I really like it.  And, there’s no denying she has an amazing voice.   Anyway, this mix doesn’t make me sad at all like the title suggests … it me get all excited about the upcoming summer and all that it will bring like lazy days spent lounging at the beach and the pool.

Like this *rolls eyes* …

Enjoy …

Musical Monday … Never Let Me Go

Ever hear a song that just instantly gave you goosebumps and chills and made the hairs on the back of your neck stand up all at once?  Doesn’t happen very often these days, does it, but this one did it for me when I heard it on Radio 1 the other day.

It’s called Never Let Me Go by the beautifully talented Florence + The Machine and is now being constantly played on my iTunes playlist.  I’m not entirely sure what it’s about … surrendering to life, love, lust, religion or what … no matter … I think it’s amazing.

Have a listen and let me know what you think …

Though the pressure’s hard to take
It’s the only way I can escape
It seems a heavy choice to make
And now I am under all

And it’s breaking over me
A thousand miles down to the sea bed
Found the place to rest my head
Never let me go
Never let me go

And the arms of the ocean are carrying me
And all this devotion was rushing out of me
In the crushes of heaven for a sinner like me
But the arms of the ocean delivered me

And it’s over
And I’m going under
But I’m not giving up
I’m just giving in

Musical Monday … Dance Again

I wanna dance

And love

And dance

Again

When I heard this new song called Dance Again by J-Lo, it made me go all wahooooooooooo. And, want to dance. And, love. And dance … again.

Love, love, love it.

Anyway, you lovely lot … Pump it up and enjoy … especially you. Yeah, you!

We are young …

For this week’s Musical Monday, I’ve picked this awesome song originally introduced to me by my wee sister and her husband, who incidentally turned the big 4-0 yesterday.

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It’s called We Are Young by a band called Fun … how’s that for an original name, huh? Wait till the song gets to the chorus … it kinda makes you wanna wave your hands in the air, all concert style … maybe with a lighter in hand.

Anyway, I feel like things are finally coming together for me and the boys, but on the same hand, I’ve been distracted and a bit all over the place. So much so my pals wanna slap me upside the head. Anyway, my distractions include thoughts of running my first 5K, corn holing, chicken wings, hot tubs and maybe contemplating closing down my blog.

I know.

I don’t want to, so we’ll see.

Until I decide what the feck I’m doing with it, I guess I shall sing loudly and proudly about how young I am. At least, for tonight … and wish oor Big Eck a very happy birthday.

Musical Monday … Starships

For this week’s Musical Monday, I’m playing Nicki Minaj’s latest called Starships … I went out on Saturday night with my sister-in-law, drank a little too much, danced my ass off, saw a super mullet and found out what the universal symbol for a vagina was.

Go me.

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Anyway, pump it up and enjoy …

I’m on the floor, floor
I love to dance
So give me more, more, ’til I can’t stand
Get on the floor, floor
Like it’s your last chance
If you want more, more
Then here I am

Five songs I’m listening to this week …

For this week’s Musical Monday post, I’ve decided to list the five top songs that I’ve been listening to over the past week or so.  The fact that I can’t really go very fast in the Land Rover makes me cross on my commute to work, but it would be so much worse if I didn’t have some good tunes like these to pump up.

Please be warned that this list is well random … erm, like me … and shows that I have quite a varied, if not eclectic *cough, cough* taste in music.

Anyway, in no particular order I give you …

1. Hurry, Hurry by Jessie Baylin … I love this song.  It’s got a lovely upbeat melody to it, yet the words tell a sad tale of missing someone.

2.  Part of Me by Katy Perry …  hmmm, no comment needed here as to why I’m kinda listening to this one right now.

3.  Wild Ones by Flo Rida featuring Sia … what can I say, but that everyone should have a bit of Flo Rida in their lives.

4. Take Care by Drake featuring Rihanna … I think the steel drums sound lovely on this one.

5. Ass Back Home by Gym Class Heroes … besides the fact that I love the Skype chat sounds they’ve thrown in this song, I find it’s great for driving.

Not tagging anyone, but if you fancy playing along, just let me know.  Happy Monday to ya.