titles of songs

12. The worst song?

Posted on 18/01/2017

http://the worst song I realised only when posting my previous blog that I had committed a blogging sin by missing yesterday altogether.  I had a cold, but luckily have now revived enough to do two... read more >

10. Unbeatable lines (2)

Posted on 18/01/2017

Thinking of unbeatable lines (as in my previous post) there's another pretty hot one in Lucinda Williams' 'One night stand'. Talking about the man whose bed she is about to leave, after anight of... read more >

8. Aristo titles in music

Posted on 18/01/2017

Though there are lots of Kings and Princes in the names of musicians/bands, I like the 'Sir Douglas Quintet best. They were a band from Texas whose distinctive sound came from the Vox Contintal organ... read more >

4. Meansingless titles

Posted on 18/01/2017

'The Artemis Ward' by Endless Boogie is a wonderful atmospheric monologue about a mad signal man and a train suicide. It has an excellent beat, and it has throwaway lines like a reference to George... read more >

1. Song lyrics without words

Posted on 18/01/2017

Song lyric ideas are wonderfully elusive. They can also be wonderfully allusive. I love the song 'Will soon be a woman' by Ibrahim Maalouf. There are no lyrics, but the song title is so powerful that... read more >