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Blue Like Jazz

August 31, 2010 Leave a comment

You know, I really love donald millar. Which baffles me to the nines, seeing as I absolutely despise organised religion. But the man doesn’t half know how to make you believe in the light in human beings. I also believe that everyone should read Blue Like Jazz by him. Fucking fantastic book, even though it IS a little god heavy.

Tune of the Day: Make You Smile – +44

B

Categories: books, Life, religion

Keep the Change, You Filthy Animal

August 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Random quiz from the Internet that I found 🙂

1. Who was the last person of the opposite sex you laid in a bed with? Bexaaay! ❤

2. Where was the last place you went out to eat? erm… Calder?

3. What was the last alcoholic beverage you consumed? Budweiser, copiously.

4. Which do you prefer – eyes or lips? Eyes!

5. Medicine, fine arts, or law? Arts

6. Best kind of pizza? The kind I'm not eating?

7. Is your bedroom window open? Yessers

8. What is in store for your future? Well, the magic 8-ball is at the cleaners, but I'll go with; Bexy, a good job, marriage, kids, etc.

9. Who was the last band you saw live? Frank Turner!!

10. Do you take care of your friends while they are sick? Nah, I stay away like they have the black death! Lol

11. What is your favorite soda? Diet Cherry Coke

12. How many songs are on your iTunes? Thousand? Maybe 1500?

13. When was the last time you purchased something? Last night…?

14. Where is the last place you drove to? I don't drive

15. Are you experienced? Yes, I'm old.

16. Any historical figures that you envy? Never.

17. What brand of digital camera do you own? The one on my mobile? Samsung 🙂

18. When was the last time you got a good workout? Ages ago. I'm lazy as shit these days

19. If you need a new pair of jeans, what store do you go to first? Topman, or failing that, Tk Maxx

20. Where did your last kiss take place? Around a foot from where I am now.

21. What were you doing at 11:59 PM on Monday night? Lying here like I am now.

22. Are you a quitter? Nope

23. Who was the last person you had in your house? Bex

24. Can you speak another language? Gibberish, gobbledegook, and gcse French

25. How about you put your legs behind your head? How about no?

26. When was the last time you went dancing while under the influence? Months ago

27. Nickname? Bazman, baz, bazza

28. Describe what you are wearing in detail? Skinny jeans, Nike hi-tops, twloha tee, neon pink undies, grey hoodie

29. What do you think about people who party a lot? Good on em!!

30. Does talking about sex make you uncomfortable? Not ever lol

31. Are you one of those people who obsesses over Hollister? Nope

32. What was the last CD you purchased? Errr… "American Slang", by The Gaslight Anthem? Could have been "If It Was You" by Tegan & Sara though. I'm not sure

33. What are two bands or singers that you will always love? Blink 182 & The Gaslight Anthem

34. What of the seven deadly sins are you guilty of? Greed

35. Did you just have to google the seven deadly sins to see what they were? Nope, I'm good with mythology and ice cream!

36. Where is your favorite place to get coffee? Starbucks, or rhode island coffee shop (burnley)

37. Have you ever been offered a job? Yeah, once or twice

38. Have you ever stolen anything off of a road? nope…

39. When was the last time you dyed your hair? Years ago

40. Who was the last person you rode in a car with? My girrrrl!!

41. Have you kissed somebody in the last 2 weeks? Oh dear god yes 🙂

42. Miss someone? Yup

43. How is your ex doing? Pretty well, I hear 🙂

44. Is there someone you want to fight? Never. Pacifism is the way to go 🙂

Categories: Quiz

Lost In Time

August 8, 2010 Leave a comment

I gotta tell you, this song is epic! I know that the lyrics don’t seem much written down, but the delivery with the rest of the song is just amazing. Listen if you can!

“I’ll stop the day
You’ll rise again
Don’t count the news man to signal the end
‘Cos you can trust your farthest friends across the world

We’ll take the car
You’re in the room but your head’s in the stars
You can run, but you can’t hide who you are

He couldn’t stay
Thanksgiving’s gone
His growing children continue his song
He was young
Did nothing wrong

I tried to say I miss you tonight
And they claim you’ve already died
But the truth is that we’re lost in time
We’re lost in time
We’re lost in time
We’re losing time

These haunted dreams are brushed aside
We’ll meet again
Another life

I tried to say I miss you tonight
And they claim you’ve already died
But the truth is that we’re lost in time
We’re lost in time
We’re lost in time
We’re losing time
Time…”

Laters,

B

Categories: Music

The Ghost Inside…

August 2, 2010 Leave a comment

Wow, 2 posts in 2 days! I’m such an erratic blogger :s but I really have to get this out, even though most people will know about it anyways. The new Broken Bells album is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! How it took me this long to get it is beyond me, but deary me it’s brilliant!!
For those of you who don’t know, Broken Bells is the latest project from Danger Mouse (the creative genius behind Gnarls Barkley), and vocalist James Mercer (The Shins). Their latest album, self-titled and released earlier this year is just purely amazing. Words cannot describe the feeling I’m getting off this album right now. It’s basically a prolonged belly-woosh. To use the technical term…
Anyway, enough jibberjabber fools, go get it from iTunes or something. The best less-than-a-tenner you’ll ever spend 🙂

Tune of the Day: Broken Bells – The High Road

Laters,

B

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Deadweight On Velveteen

August 1, 2010 Leave a comment

Hello Internet!!
How are you all doing? Today is a good day – I finally perfected my summer playlist!! And 3 months into my summer holidays, it’s about time. I have to say, the last week has been quite influential on my life, considering I spent it with my grandparents for the most of it. And Bex, too. It’s nice at my grandparents place – the whole town seems to have a summer vibe and damn good karma 🙂
Anyway; playlist of my summer –

1. Tegan & Sara – You Went Away

2. Florence and the Machine & Dizzee Rascal – You’ve Got The Dirty Love

3. Stellastarr* – Damn This Foolish Heart

4. Alexisonfire – The Northern

5. The Gaslight Anthem – The Diamond Street Church Choir

6. Bishop Allen – Click Click Click Click

7. The Ataris – In This Diary

8. Frank Turner – Try This At Home

9. Eliza Doolittle – Pack Up

10. Bruce Springsteen – Thunder Road

12. Broken Bells – The Ghost Inside

13. The Rocket Summer – High Life Scenery

14. Professor Green – Just Be Good To Green

15. The Temper Trap – Fader

16. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – American Girl

17. Motion City Soundtrack – Pulp Fiction

18. Jimmy Eat World – If You Don’t, Don’t

19. Kate Voegele – Only Fooling Myself

20. George Pringle – Carte Postale

21. Jack’s Mannequin – American Love

22. The Beatles – 8 Days A Week

23. Death Cab For Cutie – The Sound Of Settling

24. Plan B – Welcome To Hell

25. The Honorary Title – Far More

So there it is: my summer playlist 🙂 to me, the perfect mix of old, new, popular and underground. If you read this, then I hope that you like it. If you don’t, then you’re missing out ha ha.

Tune Of The Day: Ellie Goulding – The Writer

Laters,

B

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