Iron & Wine – Walking Far From Home
In My Decade Wrapped (and I’m aware there was detractors, but it’s hard not to agree with Om Malik’s post Spotify Wrapped: Data Story Done Right) my musical artist of the last decade was Iron & Wine.
This year instead of choosing an album of the year, I’m choosing my band of the year. And that band is The Building. Read more
For December I’ve been choosing songs that aren’t ostensibly Christmas songs but feel to me like they are. But no such thing going on with this week’s choice.
One of the most loveliest and heartfelt pieces of music I’ve heard this week: Peter Gabriel covering The Magnetic Fields’ ‘The Book of Love’.
The use of glockenspiel and those handclaps on the chorus of ‘Keep the Change’ had me coming back initially, and since returning I’ve not moved.
Been listening to a lot of Elton John recently. I would love to go see him on his last tour, but until that lottery win comes through I’ll just have to make do with live videos on YouTube.
I’m putting forward ‘Rocket Man’ as another alternative accompaniment to space exploration.