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The music is wonderful.  The framing, though, of the porch and the house is oddly picturesque.  It’s a nice blend of things, particularly since it’s a great U2 song in general.

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Crashing Again (or Staircase Serenade)

Maybe someone should start a blog recording every time someone records U2 performing “Every Breaking Wave.”  It’s a great song that captures something vital about the human experience that showcases the musical and vocal talents of the band well.  And … Continue reading

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Dolly and Tammy Beyond Beauty School

This past weekend I spent some time on retreat at Laity Lodge outside of Leakey, TX.  On the final night of the retreat, the artist-in-residence for the weekend, Claire Holley, played a concert in the Cody Center.  Before the concert, … Continue reading

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“It Seems I Never Stop Losing You”

Leave it to good-old radio to surprise me with a new song from Death Cab for Cutie.  The new album, Thank You for Today, drops mid-August.  As is often the case, the melancholy emotion gets held at bay with a … Continue reading

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Ah, Those Little Things (that give you away)

Perhaps the one song from U2’s Songs of Experience that has really stuck with me over the last few months has been one of the album’s slower songs, “The Little Things That Give You Away.”  A few weeks ago I … Continue reading

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Once More, Rural Juror

Earlier this week I won a new TV (at the year-end luncheon).  It was a nice surprise.  So before I set it up this evening, I had one last episode of 30 Rock to finish on my old, two lines … Continue reading

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Every Breaking Wave Again

I’ve been holding onto this one for a while, if only because I keep planning on doing a “best of Songs of Innocence and Experience” list.  This is one of my favorites, for sure. You kind of get the sense … Continue reading

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