Video of the Week – “The Bed Song”

I’ve profiled this song before as a “Song of the Week,” and it is still one of the best songs that I’ve heard recently. Amanda Palmer has released a “new and improved” version of the song, including the video for this song. When I received the e-mail announcing the video, I actively avoided watching it,Continue reading “Video of the Week – “The Bed Song””

Song of the Week – My Sweet Annette

This week’s song might be considered a slight departure from some of the other songs that I have profiled in the past. I don’t remember how exactly I was introduced to the Drive-by Truckers, but they ended up as an add to my music collection when I bought a “Best of…” compilation of iTunes sometimeContinue reading “Song of the Week – My Sweet Annette”

Song of the Week – Do It Anyway

Meant to put this up yesterday but forgot. As mentioned in my last post, Ben Folds Five “returned” to the world with a new album The Sound of the Life of the Mind, and the first “single” was the great “Do It Anyway” with a video produced by Chris Hardwick and starring the Fraggles, Anna Kendrick, andContinue reading “Song of the Week – Do It Anyway”

Song of the Week – Smoke

While I am still trying to figure out which of the tracks from the new Ben Folds Five album The Sound of the Life of the Mind is my favorite, I thought I would go back to the Ben Folds Five well for this week’s Song of the Week. It’s another song that may not have rankedContinue reading “Song of the Week – Smoke”