Category Archives: Music

80’s Rock Ballads: Love of a Lifetime by Firehouse

I was a teen of the 80’s and I think there’s nothing sweeter than an 80’s rock ballad.  So many incredible ballads and it was all about the melodies.  The music video was deliciously cheesy but back then it was … Continue reading

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Michael Buble Christmas Songs

Feeling fatigued and lacking inspiration. Was wondering how to fill this hole in the blog, when I saw this on YouTube. I know it’s a bit early, but who doesn’t love Christmas songs? They are always filled with so much … Continue reading

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My Grief, Resentment & Desire for Happiness

Update 10/10/11: I know this was a hard one to respond to, but I really appreciate the notes you’ve left and just the good energy you always send my way. Some days I’m down and some days I’m up and … Continue reading

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Home by Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros (& Little Alexa on Ellen)

This blog is about Singapore, but I do often feel compelled to talk about things that move me, that come from outside this tiny island. Lately I have been moved by the song Home by Edward Sharp and the Magnetic … Continue reading

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Grief & Healing: Fix You by Coldplay

A song that spoke to me when I was pining for my dad, was ‘Fix You’.  It was no surprise to learn that Chris Martin wrote the song for his wife after she was shattered by her father’s death. It … Continue reading

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What do Taylor Swift and Bob Dylan have in Common?

The sad fact about life is that when you get to a certain age, you would have had the misfortune to encounter at least one really mean people.  If not, then you’re really lucky.   As I was trawling the … Continue reading

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When All a Scene Needs is an Elton John Song

The song Rocket Man fit the season finale of Californication so well, it was mind blowing. That plus terrific wordless acting from the achingly beautiful British actress, Natascha McElhone (she reminds me of Meryl Streep).  The fact that there are … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert: Gwyneth Paltrow, Darren Criss, And Other Magical Glee Performances on Glee

Been doing some heavy posts, so I decided to surf for music to lift my spirits.  Works every time. YouTube has snippets and music videos of future episodes that you’ve probably not caught yet, if you’re in Asia, so skip … Continue reading

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James Taylor

Of all the solo male singers, James Taylor has a voice I could listen to a million times over. It was a time when it was all about the music. Singers did not have to dance or perform or use … Continue reading

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