Let?s say we lighten things up a little bit around here? Here is some music that will make your soul sing. Please right-click and save as.
Alanis Morissette: Tapes – Can you imagine what it?s like to be an artist and to try to remain relevant (or even likeable) in today?s music scene? I know that Alanis Morissette is known for her sorrow and heartbreak and this song is kind of like that, but in a way more grown-up way.
Ani Difranco: Paramaters – I actually first heard this song on an episode of So You Think You Can Dance (don?t judge me) – and it?s so big that you?ll want to cry but then listen to it over and over again.
Busta Rhymes: Don?t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On Em) – Less you think I?m one of those emo kids who only listens to sad songs, here?s a not slow song and also, I love Busta Rhymes. For real.
Ida Maria: Keep Me Warm – Feist meets Ingrid Michaelson. I?m sure this song was on an episode of Grey?s Anatomy (side note: this season? meh. Besides Alex and Christina, I could give a horse?s ass about any of the other characters) and it?s sweet and sentimental and just kind of lovely.
Usher: Before I Met You – I?m super meh on the new Usher album, but this song? Brilliant.