Thursday, May 10, 2007

Songs For Sunny Days

Lazy mornings brimming with sunshine. Slow long drives with the windows down and wind in the hair. Picnic baskets, mats and hammocks in the shade. Good friends and cold lemonade. Strawberries and cream. Blue skies and chatting. Dappled sunlight on lush grass. Pink petals floating down. Faroff birds, singing. Strumming guitars and humming. Praising the Maker Of All. Sleeping under strawhats. Being tickled by butterflies. Vast expense of green. A deaf girl in a pretty floaty summer dress, dancing. She loves a boy who lives in the Evil Empire. They are married in the summer.

(Eschatological in sentiment, not lyrics.)

There is something in
heart-bursting-with-song sunny days that always seems to point forward to the marvellous Last Day where the City of God will be lit not by the sun nor the moon but by the glory of God himself with Christ as the lamp (Revelations 21:23). But that bright and happy day for the saved will be a terrible fiery one for the damned. Since there'll surely be time enough for rest then, back to work while God still allows the sun to rise on both the evil and the good (Matthew 5:45)!

Belle & Sebastian - Another Sunny Day
The Walls - To The Bright and Shining Sun
El Perro Del Mar - It's All Good
El Perro del Mar - God Knows (You've Got To Give To Get)
Thao Nguyen - Feet Asleep (Daytrotter session)
Wilco - Blue Sky Blue
Oh No! Oh My! - Walk In The Park
Suburban Kids With Biblical Names - Trees and Squirrels
The Billy Nayer Show - Rabbits and Bears
Cats On Fire - Praying On A Sunny Day
The Be Good Tanyas - Littlest Birds
Adem - These Are Your Friends
Apples In Stereo - Benefits of Lying (With Your Friend)
Dean & Britta - The Sun Is Still Sunny
The Butterfly Explosion - Sophia
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Face Like Summer
Cloud Cult - The Deaf Girl Song
Peter, Bjorn & John - Young Folks
Of Montreal - Du Og Meg
Lou Reed - Perfect Day

Did you honestly think Lily Allen would be let anywhere near this mix? Cheh.

PS: All mp3s up only for limited time. Must obey God-instituted authorities, therefore, copyright etc etc.

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7 Comments:

At May 11, 2007 10:10 am , Anonymous floaty summer dress said...

heeheehee all that singing must have brought the rain! seriously tho i'd take a sunny day over fiery death any time thankyew....

 
At May 11, 2007 2:39 pm , Anonymous Anonymous said...

hallo hallo are you okay?why so manja?
is it your flu medicine????
hope u are feeling better. =)

 
At May 11, 2007 11:36 pm , Anonymous closet space said...

ooh, you flu?
hope u better soon!
mebbe u need some frisbee in sun. (can u choh choh organizers).
danke!

 
At May 12, 2007 1:56 am , Blogger shadow said...

fsd: aiyah, out-of-tune is called indie mah. Throw in casiotone, castanets and glockenspiel, and all is indie cool, ok. ;-)

closet: yah lor. Must be heart pining for frisbee, ah!

anonymous: is better than last time ok, last time kenna daymares of unsolvable maths problems. :-(

flu meds makes me speaks singlish

 
At May 12, 2007 9:37 am , Anonymous Anonymous said...

@ LEAS U NO LOLKAT

 
At May 12, 2007 9:53 am , Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://lolcats2.com/
http://icanhascheezburger.com/
http://www.dropline.net/cats/

 
At May 15, 2007 7:04 pm , Blogger shadow said...

Thanks. Really cruel to send these links to someone high on flu meds with a severely-lowered threshold for humour. I IS IN UR LOLKAT ROFLMAO.

 

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