looks like Laura Nyro, sings like the 60’s Marianne Faithfull fronting a particularly sorrowful Mazzy Star, fingerpicks with a hypnotic power of Leonard Cohen, and is surely the most exquisite thing happening Stateside right now.
Her fifth album «Marissa Nadler» was released in June 2011 on Box of Cedar.
I was one year old in 1982. So, maybe the Sesame Street soundtrack?
I rarely go to the beach. I have very pale skin and burn easily. But I do go to the «ocean» frequently and feel no need for a soundtrack since the sound of waves is truly quite beautiful.
I usually don't like to go to clubs because I work in them for a living. But if I were in them, the song would be depending on who was playing. I don't own an iPod so...
It’s hard to distinguish between a date and a real important date until you are actually on it and you can see if sparks are flying or not. But, maybe something energetic like Black Sabbath.
I watch the movies instead because a lot of airlines now run new films and I fly a lot. So movies seem to keep my attention better than songs. The last airplane ride was «Running with Scissors», «The Departed», and «The Crying Game».
I will listen to the rain falling and the sounds of the ghosts of the people murdered there.
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A mixtape that the man I fell in love with made for me. It had a lot of different stuff on it... I remember some Lucinda Williams, and Tom Waits. Just really sweet stuff. It could have been any songs though, because i was REALLY into him and it doesn't matter so much. It's just the thought of someone making something for you.
The sound of teardrops hitting the pavement. I don't think I would want any song played at my funeral. Maybe Clara Rockmore's theramin recordings.
On tape it was: Madonna. The first CD was: The Fugees.
Written by Hy Zaret and Alex North.