I already wrote about fall, but I love fall so much I'll probably write about it again. And again. And then again after that.
I love fall so much that every year I throw a "Fall Festivities" party. It's kind of like a New Year's party, except it's for fall. My friends and I do fun things like bobbing for rum-soaked apples, adult-themed pumpkin carving contests, and roasting marshmallows as we sit around a bonfire and b.s. in my backyard. During this party I of course put on one of my special playlist mixes. Here are some fallish tunes I played at yesterday's festivities.
This is a super-catchy song about best friends, wild best friends, who are so wild that they seem like they were raised by wolves. This is such a funny topic to me, because when we were younger, a few of my gal pals and I liked to roam the woods near my house and pretend we were all part of a wolfpack. No lie. I know, I know… we were really cool. But we had such a fun time doing it last week that I think we're going to do it again next.
The opening lyrics to this song are really poetic: "And after all these spinning clocks have come to rest and done their best to throw us we’re still hanging on with both our hands." However, listening to "Rest" doesn't make me feel restful at all. It makes me feel exuberant, like I'm riding a runaway horse that's trying to race a train. (Download here.)
Did somebody say "runaway horse"? Because this video features one. Though unlike the previous song, Snowden's singer Jordan Jeffares proclaims "I could be a poet but we don't have time." Don't believe him. He also claims "it's not that simple." But it really is. This song is amazing. End of story. See? Simple.
Quite an interesting track. It's experimental, but at the same time rhythmic. A textured foundation of sound underpins multiple layers of intense percussion. "Weapons For War" has a way of moving you forward, which is exactly what the changing of seasons does too. (Download here.)
Ready for yet another explosively beautiful song? No? Then leave my blog right now. For everyone else, here's a download.