i picked my top 10, then i picked my top 2, then i picked my top 1. and it’s this one:
“I feel sorry for the strangers in my dreams, whose lives are only one night long and often wholly unremarkable.” -kidsneedtoswear.tumblr.com , email me ur address please so i can spam you… WITH A DRAWING :D
Jared and I were just emailing about how excited we are that Words We’re Wailingis coming along so well, and he generously said:
"Yo. What’s that other Frenchy pub-song-sing-a-long from like 8 years ago? La La La La La, La-la La La La La… (you know the one) You have it? I want it."
So, yes. I recorded this in 2002 for a French literature class. The lyrics are from a 19th century poem called "Chanson" by Alfred de Musset. It’s about a guy having a conversation with his heart, whom he calls feeble, and who tells him to man the fuck up because CHANGE, and its accompanying pain, is what makes life dear.
So no, WWW was not my first attempt at writing a waltzy singalong. And hopefully it won’t be my last.