Tag Archives: 90s

But I’m Alive…

 Full lyrics HERE.

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Animal Rights

  Moby’s Animal Rights album was so poorly received that he almost left the music industry.  (He didn’t, of course, and rebounded with Play and 18.) The first time I played Animal Rights I hated it, but that was mostly on me.  I expected something different.  This album has some of his best lush, electronic …

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But I’d Rather Be With You…

Full lyrics HERE. Old Jerry had a much more expressive voice than Young Jerry. (And poor Phil looks like a sixth-grader in gym class in those oversized blue shorts.)

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Fearless When I’m With You…

There’s a lot of living in that voice. Full lyrics HERE.

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Closing Time

Leonard Cohen didn’t do a lot of happy, upbeat songs, but this one comes close: Full lyrics HERE.   Thematically, it’s very similar to this one: Full lyrics HERE.

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No wonder all my brothers and my sisters need a crutch…

Try not to smile.  😀 Full lyrics HERE.

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You’re going places I’ve been to…

When Bruce Springsteen heard John Prine was recording an album, he asked if he could sing on a track.  This was the perfect song to add him to.

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Anthem

My favorite line isn’t the one you probably think it is.  It’s, “Ring the bells that still can ring.” Full lyrics HERE.

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I tried to cram her back in my mouth…

The singer refers to herself in the third person, as “Seether,” when she loses control of her temper.  Once you know that, the lyrics fall into place. I can’t really explain my current fascination with 90s alt-rock.  Those weren’t the happiest days of my life.  Nevertheless, here we are. Full lyrics HERE.

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You Say

The video was directed by Ethan Hawke, who purposely made a video that didn’t look like most. Lisa Loeb is still touring and still making music.  She also has her own line of eye-wear.  Her website is HERE. Full lyrics HERE.

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