Neil between the lines

Words Neil Young meaning lifeGuess who’s making the post today? Yeah, that’ll be me đŸ˜› I know I’ve been monopolizing this blog, but the lack of initiative from my blogmates obliges me to do so…
Today I come back to my field of preference – the Classic Rock -, with an artist that has been in this blog twice (through Pedro‘s Heart of Gold and Lourenço‘s post about grunge), Neil Young. Both my Neil favourite songs (Heart of Gold itself and Rockin’ in the Free World) are featured in those posts. But fortunately his 40 years-old career has much more to offer, so it wasn’t hard at all to find a song for this post and I even have two more of his songs ready to another post đŸ˜›

So, ladies and gentlemen, from the Harvest album (78th best ever, according to Rolling Stone, by the way), here’s the song that has been my companion along this week – Words (Between the Lines of Age). Hope you like it đŸ˜‰

If you somehow feel that a 10-minute version is a little long, you can listen to the studio version, of “only” 6:48 minutes đŸ˜›

 

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Dream Theater – Honor Thy Father

Long time no see….

Life’s been really busy these days but I felt like sharing these post with you today.

I wake up at 5 a.m. everyday to go to work so, whenever I’m tired, coffee’s been a good pal đŸ˜€

The other day I was into some Mozart stuff when a friend from work sent me this song to listen to. No more coffee was needed. The smashing drums, the hard riffs…. pure energy! Got to love it


Have a nice week everyone đŸ˜‰

New acquaintances

These past few weeks, I’ve been discovering new music. American, British, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese and Swedish bands have passed by my ears, spanning the last 4 decades of music from classical to metal, from electronic to progressive.

A band that has caught my attention is Anathema. They started in the early nineties as a doom metal band, but their sound has since evolved to a kind of melodic, ambient alternative/post/art rock that I really like!

I still have much to discover from them, but this song stands out:

It reminds me of a heavier Radiohead (the good stuff, not like this), but they have their own touch – Do not consider them a Radiohead rip-off!

Hope you liked it! Next time I’ll be here with more stuff that I’ve recently discovered in my quest for new music. That, or maybe a re-edition of one the posts I enjoyed most doing, Astounding Songs, Amazing Covers (pun intended)…

Believe in love!

ScorpionsNice title, don’t you think? Not an original idea, though. I stole it from the Scorpions‘ song that I’m going to post here today (sorry for spoiling :P).

Don’t know if I told you so before, but I am a huge Scorpions fan. Many of their songs are among my all-time favourites, I’ve seen them live twice (too bad I was young enough and a pop-listener when they recorded their Acoustica in Portugal). And although I do not know all their discography, I find myself constantly finding new amazing songs among their albums.

The last one was “Believe in Love“, a typical simple Scorpions song that I find quite powerful and soulful. Hope you like it too and that you keep believing in love, because it’s usually worth it đŸ™‚ Have a nice weekend! đŸ˜‰