Wednesday, November 2, 2011


Thought I'd post a playlist of songs I've been into lately. Rach - if you read this, don't download any of them until after you get my package!

As of 11/2

Iron & Wine - Flightless Bird, American Mouth
Birdy - Skinny Love (yes, this is a Bon Iver song...people get so upset that anyone covers Bon Iver. I can see why, as this is the only girl I've ever heard do any of his songs justice.)
James Vincent McMorrow - Higher Love
The Middle East - Blood
Foster the People - Helena Beat
The Head and the Heart - Down in the Valley
Bon Iver - I Can't Make You Love Me
Noah and the Whale - 5 years Time
Rihanna - We Found Love
Matt & Kim - Good for Great
Billy Bragg & Wilco - At My Window Sad and Lonely
Bon Iver - Holocene
Ray LaMontagne - Jolene

Kind of reflects my mood when I'm actually listening to music these days - mellow stuff for while I'm at work getting things done. Oh, except for the Rihanna song. That's just for dancing in my chair when I'm alone in my office.

This has to be one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard. For some reason, the soft saxophone (or clarinet, can't tell - any instrument inclined people out there?) during the buildup of the chorus stirs up really deep emotions inside. I still get chills when I listen to it. And the music video is just as beautiful:

Wonderful song - can't wait to see these guys live someday:

Another great tune - it picks up about halfway through:

If anyone actually reads this anymore, I'd love to hear what you've been listening to lately.


lindsey said...

I don't know if you use spotify, but I have an autumn playlist - I just added some of the bands that you mentioned above, but also includes other similar music.

Hope you're doing well!

Olivia said...

I can't wait to listen to these songs! Thank you!!!

Emmers said...

Kris - You are always the best source of music :D Since our VP like to blast his very eclectic music selection in the office next to me, I need some good tunes to drown it out (one of his play lists has the YMCA on it... seriously...)

OH and for our vesper, Sean C. wrote the song - and I am going to pull it off a video I took of him practicing it and send it to you, because it was amazing and I was sad that you missed it! See you in February? Kisses to Sydney and Hugs to Hil

Rachel Dolgin said...

I just rediscovered your blog address and saw this and got really excited! When is my package coming?!

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