Steve Hassett plays lead acoustic guitar and sings harmonies while Zoë Randell plays rhythm guitar and sings lead. Interestingly, his voice often goes in higher registers than hers.
I really like the solo that he plays that adds a bit of uptempo feel to this otherwise quiet song.
Check it out here.
[READ: March 23, 2015] “At First Blush”
This issue of Harper’s featured five essays (well, four essays and one short story) about “Growing Up: five coming of age stories.” Since I knew a few of these authors already, it seemed like a good time to devote an entire week to growing up. There are two introductions, one by Christine Smallwood (who talks about Bob Seger) and one by Joshua Cohen who talks about the coming of age narrative.
Here’s yet another piece by Karl Ove (like the recent essay in the New York Times Magazine) translated by Ingvild Burkey
It’s hard for me to imagine that Karl Ove (who has written literally thousands of pages about his life) could have anything more to say–any incident that he hasn’t gone over with a microscope. And yet, here he is with a new incident.
As with most things from Karl Ove, it explains a minute detail which proves to be a big event. He was 12 and in school and told to spit out his gum. As he walked up to the wastebasket the attention made him blush. The first time he can recall the burning shame making him more self-conscious which then kept repeating itself. And then some one said “Karl Ove’s face is all red!” (more…)