Oh baby I will read
About the buzzing of the bees
About the grass and snakes and spawning lakes and the different types of trees
And I will find a way
That leads from cruel April into May
And someday soon it will be June and you’ll decide to stay

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: The Opening Act of Spring

put me on a pedestal and I’ll only disappoint
you tell me I’m exceptional and I promise to exploit you
give me all your money and I’ll make some origami honey
I think you’re a joke but I don’t find you very funny

“Pedestrian At Best” is another slacker garage rock anthem by Courtney Barnett, first release off of her first proper album Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. I’m hooked ever since I heard it first on NPR All Songs Considered.  Great in the same way as 2013’s “Avant Gardener.”

This song really fits to this weekend’s still-winter-but-feels-like-spring vibe, too.

BTW: I have a spotify playlist where I’ll collect all (or at least most) songs I’m into this year as I go.


First time I heard of British singer Kwabs (Kwabena Sarkodee Adjepongwas when he covered, or rather recreated, James Blake’s The Wilhelm Scream towards the end of last year’s winter. In time for this year’s spring, he releases a new song called Pray for Love. He published the lyrics here. It’s a beauty.