Life: The first chapter

Suspended, I wait in the warmth. There were two before me, but I don’t know about them yet. I’m oblivious to all that chaos, that exhilarating danger that comes with being. I’m brand new, yet I already possess a world of hope and promise. A stark contrast from the devastating arrivals that came first, mine…

Wednesday soundtrack: Behind blue eyes

When my fist clenches, crack it open Before I use it and lose my cool When I smile, please tell me some bad news Before I laugh and act like a fool If I swallow anything evil Put your finger down my throat If I shiver, please give me a blanket Keep me warm, let…

Wednesday soundtrack: Guilty

‘It takes a whole lot of medicine baby, for me to pretend that I’m somebody else…’ I feel this song in my gut. Especially in a week when I’m really angry with myself. It totally summarises how desperately I want to escape being me. I love Christine Collister’s voice and the passion she conveys.

Wednesday soundtrack: Please let me get what I want

This is an awesome track. The Smiths wrote it, but I hate Morrissey’s voice. He sounds like he’s got something stuck in the back of his throat. It’s been covered by so many bands, it’s a bit like a Bob Dylan song in that regard. Outstanding lyrics, but lots of people don’t really like listening…

Wednesday soundtrack

This is one of my favourite tracks at the moment. The poignant lyrics and soulful, stripped back vocals are heartbreaking every time. If I were able to cry, this song would definitely do it for me.