The West Virginia Optimist


the first day of my life
August 14, 2008, 10:48 pm
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After a nice long chat withh the other half, this song comes to mind… usually after moments of ear to ear grins about the various ups and downs of the day.  I dont intend to make this a youtube blog, but yea this is yet another song that grabs me.

Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life

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Cover Story : By Your Side Edition
August 12, 2008, 12:05 am
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Quite possibly one of the best love songs ever written, Sade’s By Your Side has always shaken me to the core. I’m fairly certain I’ve listened to their album,  Lover’s Rock , countless times and it only hits home more and more each time. Sade’s voice is ethereal, impeccable and utterly exquisite. Contrast that with Beachwood Spark’s cover. A more loose, meandering take on such a tighly hewed song. Although it’s difficult to listen to all the way through, it’s grown on me tremendously.

Sade – By Your Side

Beachwood Sparks – By Your Side

What do you think?