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Song-A-Day: January 26

Another Album Anniversary for today’s Song-A-Day as four years ago today Beach House’s Teen Dream was unveiled, capturing the band’s dream pop style better than any of their other albums had with the possible exception of their most recent release Bloom. Our Song-A-Day for today is the beautifully relaxing “10 Mile Stereo”.

The heart is a stone and this is a stone that we throw
Put your hand on this stone, it’s the stone of a home you know
They say we will go far, but they don’t know how far we’ll go
With our legs on the edge and our feet on the horizon

They say we can throw far but they don’t know how far we throw
With our legs on the edge, and our feet on the horizon
The heart is a stone, and this is a stone that we throw
They say we will go far, but they don’t know how far we’ll go

It can’t be gone, we’re still right here
It took so long, can’t say we heard it all
Limbs parallel, we stood so long we fell
Tear a moment from the days that carry us on forever

This push and pull is the force of a wave of time
In the heat of the night, we would cry, you are not mine
They said we would go far, but they don’t know how far we’d go
’cause this heart is a stone, and this is a stone that we throw

It can’t be gone, we’re still right here
It took so long, can’t say we saw it all
Limbs parallel, we stood so long we fell
Tear a moment from the days that carry us on forever

It can’t be gone, we’re still right here
It took so long, can’t say we felt it all
Limbs parallel, we stood so long we fell
Love’s like a pantheon, it carries on forever

Song-A-Day: January 23

It’s finally time to celebrate an album’s birthday! Today Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?, viewed by many as the premiere Of Montreal Album, turns seven years old. Kevin Barnes is one of the more fascinating artists you can find and this album seemed to catch him at both his highs and lows perfectly. Our Song-A-Day is the penultimate track on the album: “She’s A Rejector”.

My, my, you busted me like a Robocop
Strike me with your riding crop
I’m forever going celibate tomorrow
But tonight, like success, knows no shame

Oh no, she’s a rejecter
I must protect myself

There’s the girl that left me bitter
Want to pay some other girl
To just walk up to her and hit her
But I can’t, I can’t, I can’t

My, my, this demon heart of the master’s hand
Crush me, why, I don’t understand
And I know you’re not her
Because the girl of my dreams is probably God
Still, I want you