Korean Bodega - Fun Lovin' Criminals “Korean Bodega” that’s about the store around my corner, Bodega is kind of a slang word for store and Korean is a guy who owns a store, so it’s a Korean Bodaga. He’s a nice guy. I owed him 2 dollars and he said write a song about it and I’ll let you off, so I did. So I’m clear. Taken from koolmag.com - interview with Huey Morgan of Fun … [Read more...] about Korean Bodega – Fun Lovin’ Criminals
Loaded by Primal Scream How could I not include a track has been called: "unquestionably the finest indie dance record ever... something akin to "Sympathy for the Devil" for the E generation" by Muzik magazine. Released in February 1990, Loaded by Primal Scream is a hybrid of hip-hop and dance features an audio of Peter Fonda taken from the movie The Wild Angels. In addition to Peter's … [Read more...] about Loaded by Primal Scream
78 Saab have recently called it quits but this gorgeous tune remains thank goodness, to remind of us of how wonderful so many less well known artists are. This song comes from the album picture a hum can't hear a sound released in 2000. This Aussie band were formed in Canberra in the early '90's and moved to Sydney where they enjoyed some success in the independent music scene. Kevin … [Read more...] about Sunshine – 78 Saab
Kodachrome from Paul Simon's 1973 album, There Goes Rhymin' Simon: This is a song from a time of simplicity, at least that's how it seems to me. A time when we believed in "nice bright colours" and "greens of summer". And "all the girls I knew when I was single" referenced a misspent youth in the nicest possible way. It's a bit different to the not so "Blurred Lines" of today And for all … [Read more...] about Kodachrome – Paul Simon
Ian Brown is the lead singer of English band The Stone Roses. In 2001 he released his third solo album Music of the Spheres, with F.E.A.R as the first single. Almost every line in this song is made up of acronyms of the word "fear". He was inspired to write the song after reading The autobiography of Malcolm X which talked of etymology (The study of the origin of words and the way in which … [Read more...] about F.E.A.R.
My musical experiences with Led Zeppelin have been quite limited until fairly recently. I always thought they were a bit heavy for me. Perhaps my music tastes have matured because as I have recently been reminded, many of their tracks are truly works of art. In fact there is little doubt that they are one of the greatest, most influential rock bands of all time. Apparently their relationship … [Read more...] about The Rain Song