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Teenagers

9 Mar

Grrr (2)

I’ve been a bit of a moody teenager this week. Why? Fuck knows. I’ve slept for essentially the whole week, i’ve eaten nothing but shitty junk food, as a result my skin is spottier than usual, i’ve barely spoken more then a couple of two-syllable words and i’ve just generally felt a bit shit. When explaining to my tutor why i hadn’t quite gotten as far along with my piece as i should i have i just wanted to stomp away and scream “YOU JUST DON’T GET ME eh heh heh heH”…. but on the plus side i’ve been enjoying some of the music i’d listen to after stomping up the stairs and flinging myself onto my bead with such fantastic apathy… here is my top 10 moody teenage tracks:

 

No.10 AFI Miss Murder

 

No.9 Thirty Seconds to Mars The Kill

Baby Sophz do you still have that Jared poster?!

 

No.8 Jeffree Star Plastic Surgery Slumber Party

I’m not sure why but we pretty much wanted to be Jeffree Star… not so moody teeanger but makes me smile when it comes up on shuffle. We had Jeffree Star themed party once… we made pink cupcakes with penises iced on them… we were awesome…

 

No.7 Mindless Self Indulgence Straight to Video

I had a huge crush on LynZ… not so sure why… but still resent my friends who met her at a gig i wasn’t invited to *sobs pathetically*

 

No.6 The Blackout I’m a riot? You’re a fucking riot.

We met these guys. They were pretty awesome. There’s a particularly sweaty photo of me with the lead singer somewhere…

 

No.5 Paramore Misery Business

Okay, so i liked my music whiney and self-involved…. whatcha gonna do about it bitch?!

 

No.4 Fall Out Boy Dance, Dance

 

No.3 Panic! at the Disco Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off

I’m not quite sure what the deal with really long, irrelevant, names for their songs was… but whatevs i like this one!

 

No.2 Wheatus Teenage Dirtbag

If you don’t like this song we can’t be friends.

 

No.1 My Chemical Romance Helena

My Chemical Romance were my favourite band. The were my first favourite band. I still listen to them. I owe them a lot… without them i don’t know if i would have gotten into music as much as i have, and well, they were the main reason i managed to acquire the school friends that i did…. most of whom i still rock out now with, so, yeah, thanks MCR. On a related note i’m married to a horse named Gerard Way, just thought ya’ll should know.

 

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Fair to say my parents didn’t come up to my room much…

Oh, and if you were interested i’ve matured back into the beautiful unicorn that i am and am much happier 🙂

Chloe out.

Tinderstick

28 Feb

I’ve been craving new music lately (hence the recent stream of blog posts!) and Tindersticks sated my ears just wonderfully. A youtube session i quite happily danced down, and now all the albums are in my amazon wishlist!! The vocals are glorious and the instrumentals are goosebump worthy. Here are a few of my favourites:

I love the video for Medicine, it’s a beautiful little insight into their world.

 

say goodbye to the city

 

The Fire of Autumn

 

Chloe out.

 

Angel Echoes

27 Feb

Following on from yesterday’s chilled out post… here lies Four Tet with more beautiful background sounds.

Another recent addition to my CD pile and oh so wonderfully listened to on repeat in the bath with copious quantities of tea…

Angel Echoes was my first and is ultimately my favourite.

 

Plastic People

 

Unspoken

 

Chloe out.

Stress Free

26 Feb

After a recommendation from a friend a few weeks ago i have rather fallen in love with The XX

The music is beautifully chilled and makes for the best relaxing background noise…. and that’s coming from a stressed out jeweller in the lead up to her degree show! so it’s as zen as it comes!!

The video for Angels is one of my favourites, like the music it exudes peace and serenity… and is more than a little gloriously trippy; like a landscape in a dream.

 

Islands

 

Crystalised…. his voice…. ugh…… *melts*…..

 

Enjoy…….

Chloe out.

Smells Like Teen Spirit

19 Feb

A wonderful cover of Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit by Amanda Palmer and a bunch of amazing people…

so much love for this!

 

Oh and have the original too… because of awesome.

 

Chloe out.

Two Doors Down

14 Feb

I wish i was in love with a girl who lived two doors down… i wish i was in love…

I’ve had this song on repeat for the past week or so, it’s wonderful, and seeing as it is that oh so sickening commercialization of love day it seems rather appropriate to post today!

I love how fantastically shit the video is, it’s brilliant. I feel like i should watch it with a kind of car crash embarrassment but i can’t help but find it really cool! and am now more than a little attracted to this band!

Seeing as it’s also my birthday today, have a bonus tune!

Happy Valentine’s Day 🙂

Chloe out.

Twist so fine…

5 Feb

An old classic but it’s still getting me out of bed and making me twist my naked arse around my bedroom in the morning…

 

Chloe out.

Hug me with your eyes.

4 Feb

 

A beautiful little song by Kimya Dawson called Tree Hugger just to make you smile on this dreary Tuesday afternoon…

And a photo of a cat dressed as a bee because it’s relevant and awesome.

Chloe out.

John Grant

18 Jan

Amanda Palmer posted a link to this video a few days ago, and i’m so glad she did because it is beautiful.

This guy’s voice; powerful, soft and soul-touching.

And the lyrics. “This pain. It is a glacier moving through you.” and “Don’t listen to anyone; get answers on your own. Even if it means that sometimes you feel quite alone. No one on this planet can tell you what to believe. People like to talk a lot, and they like to deceive.” Ughhh…

So, down the youtube hole i descend and here are my favourites…

I really love this video. It’s simple but so wonderful…… “You could be laughing 65% more of the time…

 

A new artist to add to my list of favourites. Brilliant.

Chloe out.

Snake Hips

18 Jan

The most recent CD to find it’s way off my pile and into my ears is Avicii’s True.

Beautiful.

I bought it because i loved this song (and now i also love the video too. Adorable, beautiful and bittersweet (perhaps a little cliche and tired imagery but on the whole a good music video), with twist ending that ranks it from good to very good!).

 

And from one song to another, i think i love the whole album! It’s rare to buy a record and like all the tracks. A new music love indeed.

I’m dancing along to all of the songs… but this one so much more than most! the bit, the bit with the song, ughhh and the whipcrack…. srsly try and stop me twirling my hips to this beauty.

 

Chloe out.