Miracle by Harvard of the South

I finally had the chance to really listen to Harvard of the South today.  Blue October has been my all time favorite band for years and with so many of the same members, Harvard of the South is AMAZING!

I am in LOVE with this song.  It touched my heart today, as it describes exactly what my hubby and I are going through now with so many life challenges.  We follow, holding out for a miracle.  We don’t just love each other tonight, our love is forever.  We have followed each other into the eye of many hurricanes.  We’re still holding out for a miracle.  We have faith that it’s coming soon.

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Miguel Rivera’s Solo Acoustic Guitar Cover of “Beat It”

This week’s Music Monday feature is simply AMAZING!!!  

Words simply cannot do justice to this level of talent, but if you listen, you will understand.  

This musical genius successfully managed to play every part of and incorporate the sound of every instrument from Michael Jackson’s “Beat It”, including VOCALS, with only an acoustic guitar.

Going Through Changes

The first verse of this song hits SO close to home for me right now.  The reasons behind the nervous breakdown described are different but the intensity of the surrounding emotions sound much the same.  In both cases, an innate will to survive is present.  Eminem’s daughter is his grounding force and my husband and parents are my lifelines.  No matter how unbearable life becomes, as the fear continues to mount, the pain never ceases, your doctors abandon you, and your friends betray you, it is essential to realize that without you, others will be hurt and the very people that you love the most will experience immense pain.


I’m going through changes

I’m going through changes

Lately I really, feel like I’m rolling for Delph like Philly,

I feel like I’m losing control of myself, I sincerely,

I apologize if all that I sound like, is I’m complaining,

But life keeps on complicating, an’ I’m debating,

On leaving this world, this evening, even my girls,

Can see I’m grievin’, I try and hide it,

But I can’t, why do I act like I’m all high and mighty,

When inside, I’m dying, I am finally realizing I need help.

I can’t do it by myself, too weak, 2 weeks I’ve been having ups and downs,

Going through peaks and valleys, dilly dallying,

Around with the idea, of ending the shit right here.

I’m hatin’ my reflection, I walk around the house tryin’ to fight mirrors

A Whiter Shade of Pale : Cover by Black Label Society

Since it’s WAY past my bedtime, thanks to chronic illness and pain (with a special shout out to my dysfunctional pancreas and Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction) I might as well share some good music. 🎸🎶🎤

I 💜💖💜 this version of A Whiter Shade of Pale.

Zakk Wylde / Black Label Society definitely do this classic song justice. I think Procul Harum would approve. 😊

Music Monday : Run by Leona Lewis

I haven’t heard this song in a while.  When it first came out, I listened to it on repeat, A LOT.

I can be very obsessive with music, which is likely obvious through my love for and frequent posting of songs and videos by Blue October.  Even though they will always be my all-time favorite band, I do like other artists and have a passion for all music.

Heck, I even married a musician.  He hasn’t played much since we got together, almost 12 years ago, but he’s starting to rekindle that fire in himself as well.  I would love to see him start playing on a regular basis again.  I think it would be therapeutic and might even help his chronic pain (if the weight of his guitar doesn’t cause problems).

One of the things I like about this weekly feature is that it forces me to dig deep into my memory (and iPod) to look for songs to post.  Along the way I am rediscovering a lot of old music that I love but lost touch with along the way.

❤ Wishing everyone a pain free day ❤