How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

This Is Only the Beginning Listen to the ethereal echo, her goddess’ call. A song so beautiful it’s as if it was created from the heavens above. Listen as the strings tremble and the trumpets sound. Watch as a soul divided dances in rhythm and breathes in rhyme. Watch as we leave one life behind…

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness “Cecilia and the Satellite”

“For all the things my eyes have seen, the best by far is you.” I had planned an entirely different kind of music post for today, filled with cushy pop songs you’ve probably heard before. I was, literally, in the midst of writing that post when I saw Cecilia quietly tiptoeing around this morning. She…

KT Tunstall “Feel It All”

“My heart is on a wire, sitting pretty like a bird.” There’s an immediate understanding between a soul and a song, an unexplained thought or feeling which passes between them, recognizing the significance the songwriter has buried amidst the combination of notes and lyrics. She has given you her heart, her truth. She has walked…

Sara Bareilles “Brave”

Let the Words Fall Out It’s no secret; we’ve been anxiously and impatiently anticipating the return of our favorite smiley songstress, Sara Bareilles, for some time now. Frequently and frantically hoping for another breathtaking album to snuggle with at night; wishing desperately that our musical sweet tooth be satisfied before any inkling of gray hair…

Florence + The Machine “Over the Love”

Green Light In My Eyes When the announcement was made, that my beloved Florence + The Machine had fashioned a brand-new tune for Baz Luhrmann’s much-anticipated film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, the appropriate response had been to run around my home in a sporadic like fashion, screaming at the top of my lungs. When…

Music News (10/11/12)

As some of you may have already heard, this past month we received some very surprising news from Jack’s Mannequin and their frontman, Andrew McMahon. After seven years, the band has decided to go their separate ways. At this point in time, I’m still living in denial, telling myself that it has all been a…

Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up”

“Cause even the stars they burn, some even fall to the earth.” It’s always such a great day when we get new music from our favorite artists. That first glimpse of an upcoming album brings with it a splendid level of excitement, a feeling of anticipation we welcome eagerly. It is even stronger when we…

Florence + The Machine “Shake It Out”

“And it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back, so shake him off.” Hi, everybody! You know, I just couldn’t help myself. I just had post this. This week we got some more super-exciting Florence + The Machine news. The groups previously untitled second album has now been titled, Ceremonials, and a new…

Music News: Florence and The Machine “What The Water Gave Me”

“Oh, my love. Don’t forget me.” Hey, music lovers! Did you miss me? Yeah, I know you did (*wink*). Guess what? I’ve got some super-awesome music news for you today. This past week Florence and The Machine announced that their highly anticipated second album – The title is unknown as of yet – will be…

Music News: Jack’s Mannequin “People And Things”

“We break with speed, That girl can read my racing thoughts.” Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Piano Man, Andrew McMahon and his super awesome posse of musicians, aka Jack’s Mannequin announced yesterday that their long-awaited third studio album, People And Things will be officially released on October 4th, 2011. While this enough to make…