Sunday, November 25, 2007

Music for a rainy Sunday

It's song day today. Or it should be. Feel free to disagree.

"Love is a burning thing." Or so the song starts. But is this song really about love, or spicy Mexican food? (Or a venereal disease?) Still, the only guy cooler than Johnny Cash is Johnny Cash from 1963.

Gorillaz is difficult to describe. It's a real band. Except not. Made up of animated characters, this band is "real" in the way the Alan Parson's Project (made up of studio musicians) was real or a boy band (made of genetic clones) is. Believe it or not they even play live shows. While J.C. may have used fire to obscure a song about his medical problems, this song is pretty clear. "Sunshine in a bag". Hmmm.

For some reason, after a ring of fire and sunshine in a bag, a colourful band of light in the sky seems like it must be next. I actually remember when Blondie (Debbie Harry) played this song (1981) on The Muppet Show.


quilly said...

Empty space. The players are missing. What's with that? Btw -- the sun is shining, the birds are singing and it is a glorious 77F here. What rain?

quilly said...

I had to refresh a couple of times, but here they are. I remember DH from high school -- Heart of Glass.

I Dive At Night said...

Quilly, thanks for coming out, no one ever visits on a weekend. :-) I had some problems with the videos too. Actually changed them a few times to get better uploads. I hope they worked for you!

DH set an important milestone in my youth. She defines what it is to be the blond femme fatale.

Minka said...

Nic eselection, Morgan. If we ever paint the town red together, I am sure we'll jump up at teh same songs. I haven't heard the last song, nor seen the blond femme fatale before, but she sure has a nice voice.

Who would be the dark-haired femme fatale, you think?
My money is on Angelina Jolie!

I Dive At Night said...

You haven't heard Kermit's Rainbow song? Okay, when you come over to watch Titanic we'll rent the Muppet Movie too.