“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!
When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups….I want to speak to their souls.” John Coltrane
Since we are wrapping up a long challenging week, I’ll keep this post short. In memory of our dear Queen of Disco, Donna Summer, I’ve included one of her songs on this weekend playlist. As always, I’m curious to hear what new tunes you discovered. Do share! Have a blessed weekend!
Stay Inspired! What are your thoughts? What music are you listening to this weekend? Do you have any favorites you’d like to share? What would you recommend some new tunes? Do share! Thank you. :-)
*Please bear with me as I continue to catch up on your blogs and commenting… Thank you all for your patience! :-)
Positive Motivation Tip: Soulful sounds help us relax and unwind when the going gets tough… Try listening to something new musically this week. Enjoy!
- Music: Soulful Saturday Continues… (eof737.wordpress.com)
- Music: Soulful Saturday Sounds… (eof737.wordpress.com)
- Donna Summer ‘Definitely Influenced’ Flo Rida, Other EDM Acts (mtv.com)
- Call Me Maybe vs Payphone!!!! (perezhilton.com)
- Music Soothes The Soul. BLOGGA! (ravishingrambles.wordpress.com)
- Jepsen tops first streaming chart (bbc.co.uk)
- [RIP] Donna Summer (loudersoft.com)