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Week in Music: Jessie Buckley’s “Glasgow”, The Animals “Bring it On Home to Me”, Pink Floyd

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What I loved this week: a Stumptown song, a ballad about missing Glasgow, and of course, Pink Floyd.

This week’s episode of Stumptown (great show by the way: far better than it has any business being from the premise and trailers), ended on a song that immediately caught my attention, which turned out to be this GORGEOUS, instantly gripping 60’s ballad from The Animals:

“If you ever change your mind
About leavin’, leavin’ me behind
Oh, oh, bring it to me
Bring your sweet lovin’
Bring it on home to me, oh yeah”

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Play On: Kathryn Joseph – The Weary (The Quay Sessions)

And salt will find the faithless soul
and endless waters welcome cold
and safe and sound
and safe and sound
worn and weary of your home

Music to Wake You: Kina Grannis – Write It In the Sky- Ken Loi Remix

Spectacular.

Ella Eyre -‘Love Me Like You’ at Abbey Road

If you fall, I fall with you/If you hurt, I feel it too, even if my heart turns black and blue

Rainie Yang – Xi Guan

I just really like her voice. (Rainie Yang is a very popular Taiwanese pop star and actress).

If wishes do really come true, can love be forever?

Back when I was having a love affair with Asian dramas, I thought this song was the most wistful I’d ever heard. (I was a teenager, y’all). But I still have a fondness for it. The melody is evocative of loss somehow.

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