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Boys & Girls – Alabama Shakes (Why Can’t We Be Best Friends Anymore?)

Song: Boys & Girls

Artist: Alabama Shakes

How? Why am I just discovering them? Their album has been out about a week over a year.

I’m completely in love!

Love their live performances, and I would looooove to see them in concert.

The band is amazing, and Brittany sings with her whole body and she’s pretty amazing to watch, as well as listen to!

Alabama Shakes
The Shakes!

Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls

Had to add some more:

Alabama Shakes: Hold On

(No, I don’t wanna wait!)

Alabama Shakes – Rise to the Sun

All I believe in is a dream
I haunt the Earth though I am fully seen
In all my years I’ve never felt more sure than now
Well, I got to get off this rock somehow

I feel so homesick
Where’s my home
Where I belong
Where I was born
I was told to go
Where the wind would blow
And it blows away – away

Well, my eyes are full of stars
But I just can’t reach ’em, oh, how high they are
I got to believe what I’m seeing , ooh  maybe it could come true
But in a modern world that can be so hard to do

Good stuff!

-MS

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Addiction-Mr. West (You Make Me Smile With My Heart)

Song: Addiction

Artist: Kanye West

Been on a bit of Kanye kick recently, forgot how much I love this song. Truth in these here lyrics (nice Etta James, “My Funny Valentine” sample too!):

“Why everything that’s supposed to bad make me feel so good?

Everything they told me not to is exactly what I would

Man, I tried to stop man, I tried the best I could

But (You make me smile)”

Kanye West
Mr. West

“What’s your addiction?”

Lion Babe – Treat Me Like Fire (Yeeeeeeees)

Song: Treat Me Like Fire

Artist: Lion Babe

In Loooooove with the sound, the vibe, the look…so chill & sexy.

Lion Babe=Jillian Hervey (Vanessa L. Williams' daughter) & Lucas Goodman
Lion Babe=Jillian Hervey (Vanessa L. Williams’ daughter) & Lucas Goodman

This is their one and only song out right now; can’t wait until they drop a whole something!

Heard mentions of an EP for Summer 2013 release?

I’m interested; hope so!

-MS

Feel Good Music: Music That Makes Me Happy, Maybe You Too!

Plinky Prompt: Name a Song That Always Put You In a Good Mood

I live for music, so this is a great Plinky prompt! There’s not “a” song, but many songs that do the trick. If you need to be stimulated into a good mood, choose your medicine (listed in no particular order):

1. Music – Eric Sermon & Marvin Gaye

2. I Would Die 4 U – Prince

3. 49 percent – Royksopp

4. Nah Let Go – Gyptian

5. Adorn – Miguel

6. Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The Machine

7. Beautiful People – Chris Brown

8. Fool For You – Cee Lo Green

9. Free – Graffiti6

10. Count Your Blessings – Nas & Damian Marley

11. Touch The Sky – Kanye West

12. Pleasure Principle – Janet Jackson

13. Million Dollar Bill – Whitney Houston

14. Rock With You – Michael Jackson

15. Just Say Yes – Snow Patrol

16. Praise You – Fatboy Slim

17. Nfana Ibaga (No Problem) – 2Face Idibia

18. Right Now (Na Na Na) – Akon

19. I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas

20. Lose Myself – Lauryn Hill

21. Precious – Esperanza Spalding

22. Do For Love – 2Pac

23. Turn & Wine – Vybz Kartel

24. Cold War – Janelle Monae

25. Powerful Stuff – Sean Hayes

26. Valio La Pena (Salsa Version) – Marc Anthony

27. Each Other – Kelly Rowland

28. We Found Love – Rihanna

29. Yamaha – The Dream

30. Girls Dem Sugar – Beenie Man ft. Mya

31. Feeling Good – Nina Simone

32. Fireflies – Owl City

33. When Love Takes Over – David Guetta Ft Kelly Rowland

34. End Of Time – Beyonce

35. When We Fall In – Sean Hayes

36. Good Love – Mary J. Blige ft. T. I.

37. Be – Common

38. Number One – R. Kelly

39. My Prerogative – Bobby Brown

40. Escapade – Janet Jackson

41. Love You Long Time – Jazmine Sullivan

42. Good Life – Kanye West

43. My Sweetie – Wale

44. Umi Says – Mos Def

45. There Goes My Baby – Usher

46. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

47. Love On Top – Beyonce

48. Sunshowers – M.I.A.

49. Still not a Player – Big Pun ft. Joe

50. Give Me Everything – Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack, & Naya

I could keep going, but I had to stop somewhere. LOL

I had fun writing this! I’m definitely in a good mood now!

 Let me know your favorites, or pick something you’ve never heard, tell me how you feel!

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-MS