ReR Recommends: Songs To Get You Through Today

Sunday, fun-day? Not really. Well not from where I’m writing anyway. I leave you some exciting songs from a handful of our favorite artists (most are remixes of songs we’ve already featured and this is a GOOD thing) to get me you through. You can even download 1 or 2! “Devil in Me (Noosa Remix)”–Cinnamon Girl “End of The World Everyday (Vindata Remix)”– Wildcat! Wildcat! “Video Games (Krush Remix)”– Lana Del Rey “Sweet Nothing”– Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch “You Can Yell”–Astronauts, etc. Continue reading ReR Recommends: Songs To Get You Through Today

“Breaking Down”- Florence + The Machine

Unless you’re a new reader, you know we write about Florence + The Machine quite a lot here at Rhyme et Reason. And it looks like that won’t be changing anytime soon now that she’s released yet another brilliant single from the revelatory Ceremonials. We’re not sorry. The manic and melancholic song “Breaking Down”–like “Spectrum,” “Never Let Me Go,” “Shake It Off” and “What The Water Gave Me” before it–has gotten the video treatment. Just like Florence Welch herself, the song is at once retro and current. You should probably watch it: Check it out: Continue reading “Breaking Down”- Florence + The Machine

“Never Let Me Go”- Florence + the Machine

Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials (her 2011 release and follow up to Lungs) is an absolute revelation–a treasure of an album that is creepy and dark, triumphant and truly moving all at once. Simply put: it overwhelms me. Her latest single, “Never Let Me Go” is easily Ceremonials’ stand-out track. It is a hugely dramatic song about drowning and love sung with such a dirge-like quality that it seems more appropriate for a cathedral than an arena. Welch’s vocals coupled with those of the choir are profoundly devotional. Given the subject matter why she didn’t play this song at the … Continue reading “Never Let Me Go”- Florence + the Machine

“Never Let Me Go”- Florence + the Machine

Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials (her 2011 release and follow up to Lungs) is an absolute revelation–a treasure of an album that is creepy and dark, triumphant and truly moving all at once. Simply put: it overwhelms me.   Her latest single, “Never Let Me Go” is easily Ceremonials’ stand-out track. It is a hugely dramatic song about drowning and love sung with such a dirge-like quality that it seems more appropriate for a cathedral than an arena. Welch’s vocals coupled with those of the choir are profoundly devotional.   Given the subject matter why she didn’t play this song … Continue reading “Never Let Me Go”- Florence + the Machine

Friday Night Sounds: “Happy” to be “Leaving You Behind”

Don’t worry, you guys! We’re back to putting our own mixes together. This week we were feeling inspired. Something’s in the air–and it’s got to be love. We have some happy songs, and some sad ones but they’re all about love. This playlist features: Astro Janet Jackson Florence + The Machine Adanowsky Lana Del Rey Drake feat. Rihanna Amanda Blank feat. Lykke Li There’s a few surprises in there as well! Open this playlist in Spotify! http://rhymeetreason.com Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/rhymeetreason Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: “Happy” to be “Leaving You Behind”

Friday Night Sounds: “Happy” to be “Leaving You Behind”

Don’t worry, you guys! We’re back to putting our own mixes together. This week we were feeling inspired. Something’s in the air–and it’s got to be love. We have some happy songs, and some sad ones but they’re all about love.   This playlist features: Astro Janet Jackson Florence + The Machine Adanowsky Lana Del Rey Drake feat. Rihanna Amanda Blank feat. Lykke Li There’s a few surprises in there as well!   Open this playlist in Spotify! Continue reading Friday Night Sounds: “Happy” to be “Leaving You Behind”