Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Lend Me Your Ears

Grocery lists? Who needs 'em.

A wreath made of paperback hearts? Huh?

Tonight, I'm all about dispensing information that is truly useful in our everyday lives.

I'm all about being relevant and applicable.

Here, in no particular order, are the cds that any true music aficionado (such as myself) should have in his/her library.

My 10 favorite albums of all time:
Counting Crows - August and Everything After
Cory took me to see them in concert on our first Valentine's Day together. I've been hooked on them (and him) ever since.
Dixie Chicks - Wide Open Spaces
They had the magic, baby. It's a crying shame...
Kelly Clarkson - Break Away
The girl's got pipes and she defies convention quite well.
Willie Nelson - The Great Divide
That tinny voice. Those pigtails.
Nichole Nordeman - Brave
She is a true lyricist. I hear something new every time.
Missy Higgins - On A Clear Night
A new addition, but her edge works well with the rest of my list.
Alison Krauss - Forget About It
Cory's music crush. (And we have reason to believe that she'sa little nutty, but her voice is other-worldly.)
Freedy Johnston - This Perfect World
Quirky is as quirky does.
White Heart - Freedom
The album of my youth. I resolved to marry a bassist in a (Christian) rock band.
Out of the Grey - Self-titled
I hear this album and I'm 15 again. In a good way.

So, what do you think? I'm nothing if not well-rounded/outdated.