That Time Of The Month (Mikela)

November 16, 2012


I’ll admit it – I’ve been a bit down lately. Everyone has their off days, but I’ve been in a funk, and not even music can shake it. But I’m sure as shit going to try.

Music has the ability to shape our moods. A depressing song during a breakup can cue tears; a poignant song during a time of mourning can do the same. So it makes complete sense that if we’re feeling blue, some of our favorite ditties will scoop us right out of those doldrums. I’ve got some old standby’s (Talking Heads, Old 97’s, The Strokes), some surprising jams (Born Ruffians, Mark Ronson), and far too many songs that are likely to depress the general population (The Replacements, The Smiths), all of which I turn to when I want to turn things around. Heck, I’ve even got two songs of the same name!

So on the off chance that you’re feeling out of sorts, here’s my musical prescription to shuffle you out from under that dark cloud. So put in those headphones and perk up, buttercup, because Eeyore’s pretty much got the sad sack angle covered.

:The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five:
:The Head And The Heart – Down In The Valley:
:The Replacements – Can’t Hardly Wait:
:Wilco – Hummingbird:
:Elton John – Bennie And The Jets:
:Born Ruffians – Hummingbird:
:Mark Ronson – Valerie (Featuring Amy Winehouse):
:Phoenix – If I Ever Feel Better:
:The Smiths – This Charming Man:
:The Strokes – Hard To Explain:
:Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Zero:
:Old 97’s – Timebomb:


  1. Dave Brubeck “Take Five”…Plus Some Wilco, The Replacements, Talking Heads, Elton John, Old 97′s & More « Rock God Cred - November 30, 2012

    [...] Click here to go to Side One Track One to check Dave Brubeck “Take Five”, Wilco “Hummingbird”, The Replacements “Can’t Hardly Wait”, Elton John “Bennie and The Jets”, Talking Heads “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)”, The Smiths “This Charming Man”, The Old 97′s “Timebomb”,  The Strokes “Hard to Explain”…plus more. Share this:TwitterStumbleUponFacebookGoogle +1Like this:LikeBe the first to like this. [...]

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