Saturday, 1 May 2010

30 Days of Music is Over! feat. Imogen Dale

Imogen Dale is the lovely girlfriend, and having her first taste of the blogosphere. It is sweet, like strawberries.
Imogen Dale & Alex Spencer
The best kinds of songs are those that evoke an emotion, any emotion, in the listener. There are the happy exciting ones that make you smile and dance around, then there are the opposing songs that can make you completely relax and even cry. Konstantine by Something Corporate. This is my crying song. And also my favourite song. I always come away from a listen feeling extremely satisfied, the 9 minutes and 36 seconds are enough for me to roller-coaster around my emotions and come out of the experience with a positive outlook on life. I feel inspired.

I have memories of this song, of trying to write all the lyrics down during end of year 10 exam revision procrastination in the school hall, of putting it on a CD for my best friend to cheer her up (which, male readers, for a girl does often involve having a good cry) after a break up, doing the exact same thing for myself mere weeks later, I even went through, albeit only briefly, a phase of not being able to get to sleep without it. I especially love to listen on my iPod while sunbathing: I would thoroughly recommend this situation.

I drift apart from my song, but we always come back together and then I feel terrible guilt that I'd neglected her. For me, she's a timeless song, my love affair with Something Corporate has definitely ended but this song was always detached from the band.

Other reasons I love this song: for once, I can sing along. I love to put my little heart and soul into a singing session (on my own, as I have been told I'm not allowed to sing in public, even on karaoke) and my poor memory doesn't permit me to memorise very many songs, but that's okay, because it makes those that I do more of a treasure. Also, the music is played by a piano rather than a band, and I love the piano.

She's quite simply a lovely song, a beautiful tune with enjoyable lyrics.

Thank you for reading :o)

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