Category Archive: The Playlist

Fancy Meeting You Here (1958) – Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney

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This is my album of the moment, the one I play on repeat, the one I play to start my day because I know that it will give me a feel-good boost. It’s… Continue reading

Prayers for Romey

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I am stunned and saddened and I don’t know how to process this.    

Bono’s Christmas Card

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Imagine being on this man’s Christmas list! It’s these small touches and anecdotes that, secondhand though they may be, cement my love for Bono. I’m feeling the warm holiday fuzzies!   From U2songs.com:… Continue reading

My 2018, Wrapped

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I love my personalized year-end playlist of Spotify favorites because it combines three of my favorite things: music, lists, and bespoke results. Also I love the word bespoke and will use it at… Continue reading

Switchfoot: “The hiatus is over!”

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They’re back and I’m so happy. Switchfoot just released a video, a sort of love letter to the fans, to announce that their season of home is over. As with everything Switchfoot does,… Continue reading

[Reblog] What Is the Most Nostalgic Song of All Time? | Village Voice

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  It’s all there in the songs.   This is a beautiful piece on the power and magic of songs. I have to share this so I never lose track of it. (Also… Continue reading

“No Erasin'” – Steve Perry

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Five things to be thankful for today: Steve Perry Steve Perry’s voice A new song from Steve Perry A new album from Steve Perry Being alive at the same time as Steve Perry… Continue reading

Rock is not Dead!

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These past few months I’ve been quietly mourning the death of my beloved rock music. First there was the news that Gibson filed for bankruptcy. Then I read a New York Times article… Continue reading

[VIDEO] “Cycles” – Frank Sinatra

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I’ll keep on tryin’ to sing but please, just don’t ask me how   This is not exactly a feel-good song. Sometimes there are dark times that you can’t snap out of. This… Continue reading

“The only way we can thank you is to keep coming back!” – The Script Live in Manila, 14 April 2018

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The Script had their first show here in the Philippines in 2011, seven years ago. Seven years! And they’ve kept coming back, God bless them, never failing to include us in their world… Continue reading

[VIDEO] BBC Music’s “God Only Knows”

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Oh look, another old video that I only just discovered! I’m four years late, but I’m thankful that I stumbled upon it anyway. It’s the promo for the launch of BBC Music, and… Continue reading

The Poetry of Switchfoot

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I’ve been trying to write about Switchfoot and how much I love them for a while now. At first I wanted to write about my Top 10 songs, but I couldn’t keep it… Continue reading

[VIDEO] “This Is Me” – Keala Settle

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This is my new anthem, you guys. I always say that songs (whether old or new) come to you when you need them most, and the universe must be telling me something, because… Continue reading

Finally! Bon Jovi Will Be Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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I’ve never spoken about my love for Bon Jovi because I’m a bit embarrassed about it – they’re not exactly critical darlings – with songs like ‘Always’, I totally get it. Eep. But it’s… Continue reading

My 2017, Wrapped

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According to Spotify, my top artist for the year is Mr. Big! I overplayed rediscovered their gem of a song, ‘Goin’ Where The Wind Blows’, this year. I’m not surprised about Steve Perry… Continue reading

My Top 10 Favorite Christmas Albums

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It’s time to start listening to holiday tunes! My friend likes to tell the story that one year he asked me for Christmas songs to put on his iPod and apparently I surprised… Continue reading

[VIDEO] “You’re The Best Thing About Me” – U2

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The official video is here! I don’t think I’ve ever seen Bono this happy. Just look at him!     As if being on a tour bus in New York City is the… Continue reading

U2 is The Best Thing About Me

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I am in love with this band. It’s no secret. I love them with all my heart. And hearing a new song that’s this good only makes me happier about how much I… Continue reading

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