It’s a Lenten Britpop girl-group extravaganza!
We’re experimenting with a new format for our playlists. Hope you dig and Happy New Year!
P.S. That amazing Nettles song is an Mbird exclusive. Check out their stuff here.
Growing up the son of a liturgical Episcopal priest, Christmas music was verboten in our house until after the 4th Sunday in Advent. So, it makes me nervous when Dave makes me post my Xmas mix right as December dawns… Anywho, Jing Jing A Ling! Let me know what rings your bell.
BONUS TRACK: ABBA does Romans 7…
Fair warning, The Mockingbird office has been swallowed up in a (mesquite flavored) cloud of country-funk as of late:
When you watch a movie that’s a re-make of an older movie (which was also probably adapted from a musical adaptation of a novel) – do you ever mope and wonder if anything out there is original anymore? Is there really nothing new under the sun? I like to be cynical and sleep bitterly in this camp from time to time, sure that our collective imaginations are being mercilessly wiped away by some Never Ending Story-esque of a Nothing. “This is all that’s left of Fantasia!?” But then I consider the very concept of originality and I start to chuckle…