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It's Not Like Christmas

I just stumbled upon this on the I-tunes store and thought the previews sounded pretty great so I bought it. It’s from 2006 and it’s basically a compilation abum of some pretty great bands (a lot of which I have never heard of) covering some famous Christmas songs and some originals too. I love Christmas (maybe even more than I love Halloween) and while we are still a good two months away I really just had to have this! I don’t know there’s just something about Christmas that makes me feel so happy and peaceful. Anyways, here’s the tracklist and some samples:

1. Duels – “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

2. Iain Archer – “Little Drummer Boy”

3. David Ford – “Have Yourself A Bitter Little Christmas”

4. The Late Greats – “Sleigh Ride”

5. Ingo Star Cruiser – “Just Like Christmas” (feat. Gaby Fröden)

6. Amusement Parks On Fire – “The Day It Snowed” (feat. Leila Moss)

7. Duke Special and David Ford – “Of Whoredom and Falconry”

8. Emmy The Great – “Christmas In Prison” (feat. Lightspeed Champion)

9. 747s – “Blue Christmas”

10. Amazing Pilots – “White Christmas”

11. Swimming – “In Dulci Jubilo”

12. The Joseph and Mary Chain – “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

13. Minuteman – “Last Christmas”

14. Envelopes – “Pink Christmas”

15. El Perro Del Mar – “Oh! What A Christmas”

16. Electric Soft Parade – “The Friday Before Christmas”

17. Matt Harding – “Purple Snowflakes”

18. Sketches For Albinos – “Let It Snow”

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A Flock of Seagulls

I know this isn’t exactly anything new but I love this song. I used to hate 80’s music with a passion. I can’t figure out why. I remember having a conversation once with my dad. We had agreed that the 60’s were amazing. The 70’s were good too, but the 80’s and 90′ were terrible for music. I guess I must have just been unwilling to give 80’s music a real go. Luckily, over the past few years I have learned to love 80’s music. I still think the 90’s were terrible, with a few exceptions. But yeah, anyways, here’s my song of the week by A Flock of Seagulls.

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i mean come on…

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This may be old but I just stumbled upon it and thought it was pretty cool! check it out:

And in other Imogen news, it has come to my attention that she has been working diligently on a new solo album for our listening pleasure. Apparently it will be ready by the end of September 2008. That is pretty exciting news. She has also been documenting the creation of this as of yet untitled album through video blogs. She is currently on vblog number 24…check it out:

You can check out the rest of her vblogs on her Official Website.

Let’s hear it Immi!

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