Tag Archives: Coldplay

Best Songs of 2014

As a follow-up to my favorite albums post, here are my 30 favorite songs of the year, with commentary about a few: Walkabout by Augustines. No song has been played more often in my iTunes this year. I absolutely love … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2014

It’s time for my annual list of my favorite albums of 2014. I love finding new music and thanks to Spotify, iTunes Radio, Amazon Prime, and YouTube, it’s never been easier. I wasn’t blown away with very many albums this … Continue reading

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January 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve written a “regular” blog post. Thanks to our Project 3:45, this has actually been my most prolific blogging month since October 2006 — the month that my Cardinals squeaked into the playoffs only to … Continue reading

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Best Songs of 2011

Since I wrote extensively on many of these songs in my Best Albums review, I’ll keep the commentary to a minimum here. Here are my 50 favorite songs of 2011: Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes. I think this song taps into … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2011

Time for my annual music list. Unlike my book list, I limit myself to albums released only in the past 12 months. I say “best albums” but it’s more accurate to just call this my list of favorite albums. But … Continue reading

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15 Essential Albums

I was tagged recently on FB to list my 15 “essential” albums. I guess these are the albums that I’d have to have with me on a desert island or something. A desert island with a limitless supply of MP3 … Continue reading

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Albums of the Decade #4: Viva La Vida

It’s either love ’em or hate ’em when it comes to Coldplay. Sure, some of the criticisms are valid: they’re built as an arena-ready rock band, complete with vapid lyrics and monosyllabic choral moans. But you can count me squarely … Continue reading

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