Category Archives: Music

10 More Things

1. The thrill of going fast on my bike 2. Salted caramel cookies 3. Friends who can make me laugh just by sending whatsapp messages 4. The smell of old books 5. Handel’s Messiah 6. The smell of laundry drying … Continue reading

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And for my next musical plug…

…You really should listen to The Oh Hellos. No, really – I’m telling you, they’re brilliant! Check out songs like this… Hello My Old Heart Like the Dawn Exeunt With lyrics like this… No, I am not afraid to die … Continue reading

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Děkuji – Karel Kryl

Karel Kryl was born in German-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1944 and spent much of his life living under communism. He became a vocal critic of the state, using his songs to decry the oppression and violence of the regime – which … Continue reading

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O Come, Immanuel

One of the things I love most about this time of year is singing carols. Here’s one of my favourites, performed by Future of Forestry. O Come All Ye Faithful

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Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

I can’t stop hitting repeat on this song… it’s like sad, heart-full-of-hurt tiptoeing.

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The One That Got Away

The Civil Wars do music really well.  

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Love At The End

Another incredible song from John Mark McMillan – you should buy the album ‘Borderland’ here or here.   “Tell the reaper Tell the repo man I’ve got nothing that belongs to him…”    

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Older, Not Wiser

Cast your minds back to high school, when everything in your immediate sphere of existence mattered more than anything else in the whole world. Ever. And no-one else understood this. (Ok, so I stereotype!) My teenage years were shaped by … Continue reading

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More Songs!

I know my last post was a) a very long time ago, and b) also a youtube clip, but I couldn’t resist sharing these songs (new to me!) with a wider audience. We sang them together at Word Alive, and … Continue reading

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A Song

God’s mercy is more than a match for my heart!

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