Category Archives: music

Featured Song: Misery Is a Butterfly

It’s been a while since I wrote a Featured Song post. Today, I’m going to share a song from a band I’ve discovered in recent months, Blonde Redhead. A small band with just three members (none of whom, incidentally, is … Continue reading

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Featured Cover: To Zanarkand

Today, rather than featuring an original piece, I thought I’d give a shout-out to all the wonderful talent out there on YouTube, and feature a cover of a piece by a YouTube artist – or, in this case, two artists. … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Pain

I’m going to stray into the world of alternative rock again, with another song from Jimmy Eat World. I’ve previously featured “Hear You Me” from their album Bleed American. Today’s selection is from their subsequent 2004 album, Futures. Futures is … Continue reading

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Featured Song: The Last Crusade

I introduced Epica into this series a few months ago, when I featured their song “Fa├žade of Reality”. I remarked at the time the similarity in sound between that song, and some of After Forever‘s preceding works, unsurprising due to … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Silhouette of a Dancer

I’ve featured two songs by Delain in this series so far; time for a third! This one is from their debut album Lucidity again, called “Silhouette of a Dancer”. I really like this song for its mix of symphonic and … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Christmas Canon

As it’s the holiday season, I thought I’d feature something Christmas-themed. This is “Christmas Canon” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), from their 1998 album The Christmas Attic; it’s a beautiful interpretation of baroque composer Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D, featuring … Continue reading

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Featured Song: Star-Crossed Dreamer

When I’m in the mood for something uplifting and adventurous, Edenbridge never disappoints. This is “Star-Crossed Dreamer”, from their latest album The Bonding. I really enjoy the build-up in this song, culminating in a beautiful guitar solo! Featured lyrics: Forever … Continue reading

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