Sunday Sounds: Hercules & Love Affair

Hercules and Love Affair - Blind

I really like melancholic sad songs. I guess this is part of the reason I’m stuck in the 80′s musically. Every morning I do about 40 minutes on the elliptical or treadmill. Lately, I’ve been listening to music with my iPhone and the Pandora, Slacker Radio, AOL Radio and Last.fm apps. The best part of this method is the constant flow of new music. Honestly, most of what I hear disappointments me but this week a song really hit me in the heart strings. I heard something that was like a modern Erasure or Boy George but something told me it wasn’t those artists. I liked the song so much I was going to jump off the machine and grab a pen & paper but then I remember if I click the Sleep and Home buttons on the iPhone simultaneously it saves a screenshot.

As a child I knew
that the stars could only get brighter
then we could get closer
leaving this darkness
behind

Now that I’m older
the stars shed light upon my face
but when I found myself alone
I feel like I, I am blind

The song was called Blind by Hercules & Love Affair:

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This entry was written by Oliver Chesler, posted on February 8, 2009 at 9:29 am, filed under music, Uncategorized and tagged . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.