When the Sun Comes Out

If you’ve read my blog at all in the last 9 or so months, you know why I’ve been sharing what I have. Every week, some of my co-workers and I have been sharing some of our favorite music with one another. We’re supposed to review it, rate it, and share that with one another – but that doesn’t always happen.

Raphael Saadiq – Stone Rollin’ (2011)

I’m not sure what I was expecting, but this wasn’t it. If he and Fitz and the Tantrums toured together, I’m not sure I could miss that show. Or, I’d be sad if I did.

It starts strong, ends strong, and although it’s not filled with stuff I love, it’s mostly strong through out. It all sounds pretty simple musically, but it’s got groove. It is, for the most part, a great blend of soul and funk. Continue reading

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My Heart Knows Me Better than I Know Myself

If you’ve read my blog at all in the last 9 or so months, you know why I’ve been posting what I have. Every week, some of my co-workers and I have been sharing some of our favorite music with one another. We’re supposed to review it, rate it, and share that with one another – but that doesn’t always happen.

This week, I got an album partly as a reaction to what I shared last week:

KT Tunstall – Eye to the Telescope (2004)

This is her first album. Like The Coral’s Dreaming of You, I was first introduced to the single, Suddenly I See, via Lego Rock Band. So I was expecting this whole album to be full of songs like that track, but that’s not exactly what I got. Continue reading