Soundtrack of My 2012 in chronological order
Barcelona- Falling Out of Trees **
The Nehemiah Band- Words
The Nehemiah Band- Closer **
Matt Duncan- Beacon
Run River North- Monsters Calling Home **
Run River North- Only One
The Head and The Heart- River & Roads
Chongs- Tinglings **
Of Monsters & Men- Little Talks
Blind Pilot- Half Moon **
Bon Iver- I Can’t Make You Love Me/Nick of Time
Run River North- Beetle **
Run River North- Fight to Keep **
Stars- Dead Hearts
William Tyler- Missionary Ridge
The Maine- Waiting for My Sun to Shine
Nada Surf- Blonde on Blonde
Dry the River- New Ceremony
Future of Forestry- Slow Your Breath Down
Hillsong- Forever Reign**
Jane Kim- Run **
Anya Marina- Los Angeles
Coldplay- Till Kingdom Come
Hillsong- Love Like Fire **
Chadwick Stokes- Adelaide
Fleet Foxes- Bedouin Dress
Belle & Sebastian- Little Lou, Prophet Jack, Ugly John
James Vincent McMorrow- We Don’t Eat
The Nehemiah Band- There Lies My Scandal Exposed in the Light / Hey
The Nehemiah Band- New Mexico **
37th Place- Wanted Here
Dirty Gold- California Sunrise
The Heavy- Short Change Hero
Anya Marina- Destroy Everything
Gotye- Somebody That I Used to Know
The Civil Wars- The Violet Hour
Lauryn Hill & Bob Marley- Turn Your Lights Down Low
This Will Destroy You- Quiet
Norah Jones- Seven Years
Keith Green- O Lord, You’re Beautiful
Run River North- Foxbeard
Cold War Kids- Saint John [Chong]
Radiohead- Everything In Its Right Place **
Joe Pass- Misty
Herbie Hancock- Watermelon Man
Miles Davis- So What **
Miles Davis- Freddie Freeloader
Deadmau5- The Veldt
Pink Martini- Ninna Nanna
Pink Martini- Ohayoo Ohio
Fleetwood Mac- Dreams Don’t Stop
Lissie- Pursuit of Happiness
Zak Waters- TNT
Allo Darlin’- Tallulah
Chris Tomlin- God is Able
Ben Howard- Gracious **
Brad Mehldau- When It Rains**
The Shins- September
The Shins- For a Fool **
John Mayer- Bold As Love
U2- Where the Streets Have No Name
Bob Dylan- It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
Ella Fitzegerald- I Need Thee Every Hour
Michael Kiwanuka- Rest
Michael Kiwanuka- Lasan
Feats In Inches- Dreaming
Jane Kim- Come Thou Fount **
The Smiths- Asleep
Adele- Hiding My Heart **
Gospel- I Just Want To Praise You
Woods- Cali in a Cup
Amy Winehouse- Valerie
Planet Shakers- I Just Want You
Will Retherford- Seasons **
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory- Golden Ticket/Pure Imagination
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory- The Candy Man
Talk Talk- Ascension Day
** most played songs
Most Music Influence of 2012
CD Club #andgilbert
Random, but Golden Album of 2012
Fleetwood Mac- Rumours (Thank you, Alex Hwang.)
Brad Mehldau- When It Rains
I just need some grey clouds, chilled window panes & a ray of sunlight.
The Shins- September
1 Praise the Lord, my soul.
Lord my God, you are very great;
you are clothed with splendor and majesty.
2 The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment;
he stretches out the heavens like a tent
3 and lays the beams of his upper chambers on their waters.
He makes the clouds his chariot
and rides on the wings of the wind.
4 He makes winds his messengers,
flames of fire his servants.
5 He set the earth on its foundations;
it can never be moved.
6 You covered it with the watery depths as with a garment;
the waters stood above the mountains.
7 But at your rebuke the waters fled,
at the sound of your thunder they took to flight;
8 they flowed over the mountains,
they went down into the valleys,
to the place you assigned for them.
9 You set a boundary they cannot cross;
never again will they cover the earth.
10 He makes springs pour water into the ravines;
it flows between the mountains.
11 They give water to all the beasts of the field;
the wild donkeys quench their thirst.
12 The birds of the sky nest by the waters;
they sing among the branches.
13 He waters the mountains from his upper chambers;
the land is satisfied by the fruit of his work.
14 He makes grass grow for the cattle,
and plants for people to cultivate—
bringing forth food from the earth:
15wine that gladdens human hearts,
oil to make their faces shine,
and bread that sustains their hearts.
16 The trees of the Lord are well watered,
the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.
17 There the birds make their nests;
the stork has its home in the junipers.
18 The high mountains belong to the wild goats;
the crags are a refuge for the hyrax.
19 He made the moon to mark the seasons,
and the sun knows when to go down.
20 You bring darkness, it becomes night,
and all the beasts of the forest prowl.
21 The lions roar for their prey
and seek their food from God.
22 The sun rises, and they steal away;
they return and lie down in their dens.
23 Then people go out to their work,
to their labor until evening.
24 How many are your works, Lord!
In wisdom you made them all;
the earth is full of your creatures.
25 There is the sea, vast and spacious,
teeming with creatures beyond number—
living things both large and small.
26 There the ships go to and fro,
and Leviathan, which you formed to frolic there.
27 All creatures look to you
to give them their food at the proper time.
28 When you give it to them,
they gather it up;
when you open your hand,
they are satisfied with good things.
29 When you hide your face,
they are terrified;
when you take away their breath,
they die and return to the dust.
30 When you send your Spirit,
they are created,
and you renew the face of the ground.
31 May the glory of the Lord endure forever;
may the Lord rejoice in his works —
32 he who looks at the earth, and it trembles,
who touches the mountains, and they smoke.
33 I will sing to the Lord all my life;
I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
34 May my meditation be pleasing to him,
as I rejoice in the Lord.
35 But may sinners vanish from the earth
and the wicked be no more.
Praise the Lord, my soul.
Praise the Lord.
Meet Al. He saved up a long time to get his song book. He takes care of his physically-handicapped girlfriend of 3 years, Sharon, with whom he lives with on Temple Street. We first met in November along with Ricardo & Little Women. He is usually camera shy, but on this day, he was waiting for me to take out my camera. I had no SD card with my Canon S95, so I shot him with my 2-year old BlackBerry flip phone.
Fall in love with what I love.
[ Lisbon, Portugal - April 2010 ]
One of my greatest escapes:
Being away with no real reason but to be away; and really being away.