Prince

The 7" Sign O'The Times single was the first record I brought. When I heard his music, it was a radio signal from a better world than this. I tune into it from different artists who bear his influences, directly or otherwise. He remains pivotal to me for a few reasons, and not because he … Continue reading Prince

Empty Room

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdSLG-ZKPV8 Empty room, empty room How am I gonna fill U? How am I gonna fill this empty room? Love is strong, however long We should've been 4ever How am I ever gonna fill this empty room? Found a strand of your hair By the bathroom window How am I ever gonna get U off … Continue reading Empty Room

Sometimes It Snows In April

He was the first record I ever brought. Sign O'The Times on 7" vinyl. He made it okay to be yourself, to revel in the bits of you that were odd and awkward, to embrace them. Even his lesser work was interesting and to listen to him was an aural education. When my grandfather died, … Continue reading Sometimes It Snows In April