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  1. Absolutely Plagued of course!
  2. Recommend a book here...

    A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess Palm of the Hand Stories by Yasunari Kawabata The One Room Schoolhouse: Stories about the Boys by Jim Heynen Anything by Milan Kundera and if anyone is into poetry: Ceslaw Milosz's Anthology "A Book of Luminous Things" Anything by Louise Gluck Li-Young Lee Emily Dickinson Anna Akhmatova Anna Swir Jane Hirschfield
  3. Our Music

    Lisa Hannigan Alina Orlova Alela Diane The White Stripes Amelie Soundtrack Damien Rice Conor Oberst Marissa Nadler Music from the Andes Paganini Bob Dylan Cowboy Junkies Radiohead Gomez Jack Johnson Bob Marley Ben Harper Pearl Jam and lots and lots of Regina!
  4. music to be born to, music to die to

    oh gosh, i would say the Amelie movie soundtrack has it all. wish i could be born again to comtine d'un autre ete. on the other hand, a funeral to some marissa nadler would be quite fitting i think. or wait, maybe "white shoes" by conor oberst. i do love that song! what an awesome topic. I just can't make up my mind. i think the perfect funeral soundtrack (mine or anyone's) would/should also include dead can dance, this particular song:
  5. Wow, thanks so much, Kot! I'm hooked on Orlova now. Just bought her CD from What a soulful artist, she's so tuned in. And holy shite, I can't believe she's only 21! I speak a bit of Russian and loved everything I was able to understand, and all the Lithuanian stuff just somehow makes sense anyway even though I don't understand any of it. Just fell instantly in love with her the way I did with Regina and Lisa Hannigan, etc. Thanks again.
  6. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    I still haven't gotten mine. I just got an email from them yesterday confirming shipment on 6/22. Did those of you who have the litho/cd/dvd in hand order standard shipping or rush delivery? I'm not going to be here next week!! boohooo
  7. Songs that never get old

    Ah, I can't pick. Sorry. I'm going to go by names of some of my most favorites which sit right on my dashboard: Regina Spektor Lisa Hannigan/Damien Rice Nick Drake Alela Diane Nina Simone Bob Dylan Some Conor Oberst Marissa Nadler Jeff Buckley Dead Can Dance Sigur Ros Radiohead Feist The Beatles Pearl Jam Bob Marley Tricky (can be addictive) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  8. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    Ugghh, nothing yet! I'm waiting for it like it's the last New Year's eve!
  9. A Drive into Eastbourne

    weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, i just realized there was a video attached to it, and now i'm smiling ear to ear. love how the sky with clouds looks like it was taken right off of the cover for "far"! what an awesome coincidence!!
  10. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    awesome! i'm still waiting for mine today. i haven't even listened to sword and pen yet, just cause i have a feeling it's one of regina's best songs and since i've listened to everything else, i'm going to abstain on this one. you're in princeton, nj? i'm up in new brunswick! hopefully mine is arriving shortly! wonder what number i have on my litho.
  11. A Drive into Eastbourne

    farks, yeah, that is a spectacular view! would love to ride my bike there!
  12. A Drive into Eastbourne

    That was awesome of you to share! I could picture you on the adventure. What a special day. I'm waiting for mine to be delivered here tomorrow... Loved this part: "Far... is a revelation"! I bet it is! Thanks.
  13. Review of "Far"

    Let the dogs bark, Regina's been soaring all along. It's all there in her work, her work is timeless and speaks for itself. Like someone else already said here, all these reviews point out ultimately, is the reviewers' own superficiality and, most definitely, a job carelessly done. What I'm wondering is, who pays these idjits?
  14. Additional far Tour Dates

    BOSTON! YES!! It'll be my first too!!
  15. "Far" Regina's Next Album :D

    Yes, all the ones you mentioned, JosephCa64, and "Blue Lips" the way it was played on Jools (though I can't help loving the album version just as well), they're all brilliant pieces. I don't play any instrument, but I know a brilliant composition when I hear one. This woman blows me away. The whole album is a real jewel. Although I would have preferred "Blue Lips", "The Wallet" and "OMTWF" to have not changed so much as in the album, I'm still over the moon with the whole production. "Folding Chair" has actually become the perfect summer song! :-)