Turn A Gundam is probably my favourite Gundam, and a big part of it has to do with the second ending theme, a beautiful and emotive composition by Kanno Yoko performed by Okui Aki.
Days of night slip through my mind
In a silent motionless sky Paralyzed and motionless All things falter Somewhere back I lost myself So far deep inside of you Everything’s become too much So deep, so weak Where did I go?
Images of falling light
Move across the hollow sky I see movement after all Calling, falling Remember you’re not the only one To feel this way, ’cause I’m one Who has also had enough So long, dear John I’m gonna go
Unironically one of my favourite rock songs of 2004.
A phenomenal cover of New Order’s Blue Monday with 1930s instruments.
un-colourised version was recently uploaded by the man behind the Orkestra Obsolete Angus McIntyre to his YouTube channel.
God DAMN that bassist is amazing.
A music icon from my childhood meets another from early adulthood.
Everlong is probably one of my favourite songs. Rick covers it mostly straight. Great stuff, does it justice.
I did not understand the song when I first heard it, more than 20 years ago. As part of the majority race in my country, I arguably still don’t but I can at least try to see and recognise inequality and injustice.
This is the first installment of his “Quarantine Project” that was promised with his
GoFundMe campaign to help deal with the cancellation of his tour due to COVID-19.
A soothing track, a welcome relief from the daily stresses imposed by the current situation.