One of the greatest living songwriters, Josh Ritter is also one of my favourite artists. Somehow, foolishly, I’ve failed to include any of his lyrics in my amazingly popular ‘Lyrics I Love’ section. Well, that all changes today. Below are lyrics from “Harrisburg”, a track from his sophomore record Golden Age of Radio. And heyContinue reading “Josh Ritter: Harrisburg”
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Bob Dylan-Talkin’ New York
I’ve been going back through Bob Dylan’s records recently and “Talkin’ New York” is a track that has stood out. One of only two original tracks on Dylan’s debut Bob Dylan, the song is an early indicator of his lyrical prowess. Check out “Talkin’ New York” below:
The National-Mistaken for Strangers
With so many wonderful songs to choose from by The National, it wasn’t easy picking 5 lines to feature. However, after listening to the podcast Coffee & Flowers, the decision came a little easier.
Joy Division-Love Will Tear Us Apart
Ian Curtis was a genius.
Sam Stone by John Prine
Who doesn’t love The Smashing Pumpkins?
Why I love IDLES.
Spoken word finish to “Earthworm” by LIFE.