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Earworm of the Day: Thriftshop by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QK8mJJJvaes Warning: Strong Language This song seems to get almost constart air time in my city and as a result is my earworm of the week. I find it intriguing not just because of the catchy tune but the subject matter. Thrift shops don’t tend to be the subject of popular music very often. I…

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Earworm of the day: Thursday's Child by David Bowie

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4DzdUEiyL8My favorite CD right now is Best of Bowie. There are about 10 songs among the 20 on it that I could enter here as an earworm, but I have decided for Thursday’s Child. It’s one of those sneakily catchy songs that appear rather unspectacular when you listen to them, then grab you and don’t…

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Earworm of the Day – Dance Me to the End of Love (The Civil Wars)

It seems like the songs which get stuck in my head rank among the world’s most annoying. So, when something as hauntingly gorgeous as this rendition of Dance Me to the End of Love lodges itself in my brain, I just have to share. I’ve heard other versions of this song, but I think I’m…

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Earworm of the day: Chile lindo by Omara Portuondo

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnCGJyeSYWoI love Omara Portuondo’s CD Dos Gardenias, from which this version of Chile lindo is taken. My favorite song on it is actually Gracias a la vida, but as I was unable to find a decent-sounding version on YouTube, and Chile lindo comes a close second, here it is! I understand very little Spanish, so…

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Earworm of the day: Calling on Mary by Aimee Mann

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMYOUeknzMwOnce December comes round, I take my Christmas CDs down from the shelves and delve in. One More Drifter in the Snow by Aimee Mann is a firm favorite, and I can listen to it for hours (preferably while baking cookies, but doing some other works is just fine as well). Calling on Mary is…

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