“To me…music exists to elevate us as far as possible above everyday life.” Gabriel Faure
A lot of music I hear or listen to of late seem to include invocations to connect with, call, find, reach out to me… Well, it seems musicians want to call me, you, us, them (or vise versa) on a cellphone, some payphone or even telepathically somehow, someway. Whatever the need to communicate, music is a great equalizer and brings us all together to entertain and be entertained. What would we do without Youtube and iTunes?
“Trying to explain music is like trying to dance architecture” Thelonious Monk
Nicki Minaj – Starships (Explicit)
I agree with Thelonious that music is best listened to than explained. I invite you to take a moment to set aside your reservations about any of these songs and go with the flow… You might surprise yourself and enjoy it. If not, call me a Soulful Saturday, far ranging, music lover anyway. More below!