Tag Archives: alternative rock

Monday Melody: If I Had a Million Dollars (Bare Naked Ladies)

I heard this this morning and I just can’t help smiling every time I hear it.  So cute and witty, even if it’s just stoner rock. Advertisements

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Monday Melody: Everybody Hurts (REM)

I haven’t posted any new Monday Melodies in a while, but this one was suggested to me, and is not only a great song (released in 1993), I think all of us can relate to it.    REM is one … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Beautiful Day (U2)

I’m featuring this song a second time, because it has special meaning for me today and the message — that beauty and grace can still be found even when everything has been lost — is profound and so important, especially … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Shine (Collective Soul)

“Shine” is one of those ’90s songs that sounds positively dated by today’s standards, but this is not a bad thing, not at all.    The feel of the song, technically classified as post-grunge (even though it came out in … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Green Day)

I’m posting this on a Sunday because I feel like it and it’s close enough to Monday anyway. “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” was a huge 2005 comeback hit by the alternative/pop-punk band Green Day after several years of being out … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)

I was going to post a different (more recent) song for this week, but my DS, who will be 25 this year, just reminded me that this iconic song is as old as he is. It still sounds as great … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Pretty Pimpin’ (Kurt Vile)

The Monday Melodies are intended to pay homage to songs I like from the past, but I’d like to make an exception this week and include a new song. Lately I’ve been hearing some good and interesting indie rock and … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: Beautiful Day (U2)

The early 2000’s weren’t exactly the best time for popular music. Sirius, Youtube, and EDM (for the most part) were still in the future, and radio rock, though still ubiquitous, was well past its prime. The airwaves were full of … Continue reading

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Monday Melody: “Somethings Always Wrong” (Toad the Wet Sprocket)

The ’90s holds a special place in my heart and of all the decades, I like the music of that decade the best–even though technically I was a little too old for it.   ’90s music seems the most versatile … Continue reading

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“Glycerine”– new music video my son made.

Here’s my son’s latest music video–“Glycerine” by Bush (he was only three when this song was released in 1994). I love this song and this is an interesting interpretation. You can view his other music videos in this post: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/02/07/2-music-videos-my-son-made/

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