Lent started on February 14 and will run until Thursday, March 29. As we start Lent, take a look at my playlist.
Kinda perfect for Lent, although it should be in a minor key.
The assignment was to use the scripture passage, word for word, repeating words or phrases if necessary, in order to learn the scripture. They didn’t choose my version. I’m guessing it was a little to Nirvanaish for the Sunday school curriculum? Rest in Peace, Andrew Senn, who played killer drums on this track.
3. Oh God, Where Are You Now? (In Pickeral Lake? Pigeon? Marquette? Mackinaw?)
One of the more complex Sufjan Stevens songs. Not just a 4-chord drone, but several distinct segments with changing time signatures and melodies. It still has many voices and harmonies and strange instruments and is over 6 minutes long, don’t worry.
If it WERE just for the dead, would we be able to hear it?
While I completely failed to update my entire cassette collection to CD, this one went from cassette to digital download.
I Learned this for a ONCE tribute show. My second favorite track on that album.
A sleeper track from “Abulum” but a wrenching, ntender piece nonetheless.
This is my new favorite band. After hearing two songs, I downloaded 3 albums, joined the mailing list, and now follow them on Facebook and Instagram.
Shelly Domke and I played it recently at a wedding celebration for 30 couples at a Bloomington church. This song was commented on more than any others we played.
This might be the spookiest lent song I’ve ever heard. There are several versions, but this one recorded [shot] on the beach is pretty dang cool.
Most of you know of my very low tolerance for U2, but this song is perfect for Lent. Interesting trivia fact: This is the first song I sang at a talent show in college, and the first band I was in at college. Also on our setlist: Alive by Pearl Jam and Give it Away by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Living punk rock legend, Bob Mould, remains vital to our local music scene as well as the national scene. This one has some great hooks in it.
NOT SAFE FOR WORK. This was William’s last comedy special, and it’s quite pertinent today. Robin, you are missed every day.
If you love James Bond in any way, listen to Matt and Matt and their guests tear apart, dissect, and zoom in [WAAAYYY IN] on each James Bond movie in the franchise, one by one.
What are you listening to for Lent? What would you add to this list?