After yesterday’s post about Eric Clapton’s "Wonderful Tonight", I thought I’d follow it up with another song also inspired by one Pattie Boyd. This time, written by her first husband, George Harrison, “Something” went on to become one of The Beatles’ most covered song with over 150 versions existing. Some of the singers who covered it include Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, James Brown, Julio Iglesias and ironically enough, Eric Clapton. [...]
Eric wrote this song as he was waiting for his then wife and model Pattie Boyd while waiting for her to get dressed and ready to attend an annual Buddy Holly, hosted by none other than Paul McCartney. It’s funny because in the entire time that Pattie took to get ready, Eric had written an entire song. This song has gone on to become a timeless classic, becoming a fixture [...]
Happy New Year! Thought I’d kick it off with a nice metal song called “All Around Me”, Flyleaf’s most successful single to date, reaching number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video looks a bit emo, but listen to the lyrics and you’ll hear quite the opposite, more like how a loved one makes you feel. Download Flyleaf’s “All Around Me” from iTunes now
Hope you guys are all enjoying your holidays! Just thought I’d post up a song that may describe your mood especially if you’re single and just finished up all the Christmas parties and you may have met that special someone and you wonder to yourself whether you’ll ever see them again. Enjoy! Download Lenny Kravitz’s “Again” from iTunes now
Released in July, 2000, The Corrs’ “Breathless” was released as a single from their third album “In Blue”. The song featured in the opening sequence of the 2005 film, The Wedding Date. Download The Corrs’ “Breathless” from iTunes now
Specially written for the 1998 film Armageddon starring Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler, daughter of Aerosmith’s Steve Tyler. The song went straight to number 1, the first time in Aerosmith’s 28 year history together and continues to be one of the best loved love songs today.
The famous Cheap Trick song “I Want You to Want Me” became an instant hit in Japan before it gained more acclaim in the US and Canada and is now considered a classic. Not only that, but the soundtrack has been used extensively in a range of movies. Download Cheap Trick’s “I Want You to Want Me” from iTunes now