What are you listening to? The world really needs to know. Volume 8


Cold Blue Steel Sweet Fire
words and music Joni Mitchell

Cold blue steel out of money
One eye for the beat police
Sweet fire calling
"You can't deny me
Now you know what you need"
Underneath the jungle gym
Hollow-grey-fire-escape-thief
Looking for sweet fire
Shadow of Lady Release
"Come with me
I know the way" she says
"It's down, down, down the dark ladder
Do you want to contact somebody first
Leave someone a letter
You can come now
Or you can come later"
A wristwatch, a ring, a downstairs screamer
Edgy-black cracks of the sky
"Pin-cushion-prick-
Fix this poor bad dreamer!"
"Money" cold shadows reply
Pawnshops crisscrossed and padlocked
Corridors spit on prayers and pleas
Sparks fly up from sweet fire
Black soot of Lady Release
"Come with me
I know the way" she says
"It's down, down, down the dark ladder
Do you wanna…
 
Yes, she is extremely hyped. Yes, I don't like all her songs. But some I do.

Now, Here's what I think is absolutely gorgeous:
[Billie Eilish: Live version of Wish You Were Gay]

 

mjp

Your Host
Moderator
Founding member
I don't think I've ever seen two lefties in the same group.

And somehow I think I know what that sounds like without listening to it...
 
Top