Lyrical: Ed Sheeran

Let me first point out that, despite what my brothers sometimes say, I am not a 14-year-old girl. Demographically, I belong with those girls in Ed Sheeran's fan club about as much as he belongs in mine. That little misconception -- the one about me being a teen girl -- might be understandable, considering my… Continue reading Lyrical: Ed Sheeran

Lyrical: Taylor Swift

And you call me up again just to break me like a promise So casually cruel in the name of being honest -- All Too Well, Taylor Swift OK, clearly, Taylor Swift is not for me, right? I probably have no business listening to someone who teenage girls get. How could I, a past upper-middle-aged… Continue reading Lyrical: Taylor Swift

Lyrical: Cold, cold heart

I tried so hard my dear to show that you're my every dream. Yet you're afraid each thing I do is just some evil scheme A memory from your lonesome past keeps us so far apart Why can't I free your doubtful mind and melt your cold cold heart -- Hank Williams (1951) I am… Continue reading Lyrical: Cold, cold heart

Lyrical: John Mellencamp Seems like once upon a time ago I was where I was supposed to be My vision was true and my heart was too There was no end to what I could dream I walked like a hero into the setting sun Everyone called out my name Death to me was just a mystery… Continue reading Lyrical: John Mellencamp

Lyrical: Jack Johnson

Maybe she thinks I know something Maybe, maybe she thinks it's fine Maybe she knows something I don't I'm so, so tired, so tired of trying It seems to me that maybe, Pretty much always means no So don't tell me you might just let it go We all have our guilty little musical secrets.… Continue reading Lyrical: Jack Johnson

Lyrical: Lyle Lovett

So like the years and all the seasons pass And like the sand runs through the hourglass I just keep on running faster Chasing the happily I am ever after I just keep on running faster Chasing the happily I am ever after -- Her First Mistake Lyle Lovett is awesome. I don't know anyone outside… Continue reading Lyrical: Lyle Lovett