Tag Archives: the smiths

Mountains; in pink

This winter is starting out blah; the days are superposing and time runs and it gets dark so early and the blue sky is just never enough.. Some years ago, my partner in crime Sadmonkey had a big man crush on a boy named Konstantin. Konstantin had a very particular voice, which I liked, and […]

day 7; a book that reminds you of someone

The first book that comes to mind is Girlfriend in a Coma, by Douglas Coupland. It’s a sci-fi novel, which I have only read once, but already attracted me (out of all of his writings) with its wonderful, Smiths-inspired title. Up until recently I was quite wary of sci-fi; naively, I believed that science fiction […]

day 24; a song that I want to play at my funeral

Every time I think of funerals, I think of Jeff Buckley‘s song Lover You Should’ve Come Over; it’s about an accident waiting to happen, it’s about not being able to keep from fucking up. It’s about uncertainties, just like life is.I’m not sure I like the idea of having one song that will stay in […]

I felt your shape.

I once played this song by the Microphones to someone – it was back in the day where music meant something and secret messages to the people you cared for were hidden in songs, or was I the only one who used it as a means of communication? – and he said that it was […]