Hello, hello and welcome back!
Today’s post is a fun one, courtesy of the lovely Fiona, from Questions From A Teenager! If you haven’t checked out her blog already, I highly recommend you do. Not only is her blog one of my favourite’s here on WordPress, but Fiona is also one of my favourite people on the platform, part of my imaginary little girl gang on here, which made receiving an email with her top ten favourite songs at the moment all the more exciting!
Check out what Fiona’s been loving, down below, and let me know what you think in the comments below!
Between The Bars – Elliott Smith: What a beautiful song??? I can’t believe I’ve never heard this song. So nostalgic, and sad and emotional to listen to. The guitar and Elliott’s voice match perfectly.
SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK – Joji: Love, love, love. This song has been in my peripheral’s for a while but I’ve never listened to it until getting this list from Fiona. I love it. There, I said it. So much so that I made it my song for the day in my 365 playlist for 2019, which you can check out HERE. It’s so ethereal, but Joji’s voice is so strong and powerful at the same time, and it’s a beautiful blend.
Summer Games – Drake: A great song. One of my favourite Drake songs, ever, hands down, which made me super happy to see this song on her list.
Sweater Weather – The Neighbourhood: Ooohhh preteen Priya is cheering at this pick. Such a great song, The Neighbourhood is so great, all the songs are fantastic, but you’d be hard to have missed this a few years ago when it was flooding the internet. I love it, Fiona loves it, hopefully you love it.
Hey Ya! – Outkast: I mean, can you blame her? Always was and always will be, a bop. This song is just memory central, all the time. I will openly judge you if you say you don’t like this song and can resist dancing or singing along.
Dark Red – Steve Lacy: Steve Lacy, one of the most underrated artists to ever exist. If you haven’t heard his solo stuff, you’ve surely heard his guitar playing in his band The Internet, and if you’ve yet to hear either, please pause and check some of his music out before continuing – just make sure you come back.
Nothing Lasts – Bedroom: Another song I’ve never heard, and of that, I am shameful. What a song. I really love the guitar and the bass in this song, which are some of the most prominent factors, but I feel like this song makes for the perfect summer montage song. Only after going into Bedroom’s Spotify page did I realise it’s the same musician who released TEST SPOT, another beautiful song Fiona introduced me to!
Walking On A Dream – Empire Of The Sun: Sometimes I forget that this song exists and then I listen to it and have to tell myself off for every forgetting it’s there. I can never find it in myself to skip this song, and for good reason too, I don’t think anyone doesn’t have a memory or a nostalgic feeling towards this song.
Oh! You Pretty Things – David Bowie: Okay, so I feel like a fraud because David Bowie is honestly someone I never, ever listen to. I feel like I should pay homage to him and have this huge love for him like nearly every other musician, but I just don’t. Mad respect, but never got around his music or anything. That said, I understand why this song is on Fiona’s list. It’s a great song, and maybe I can get around it after listening to it a bit more. We shall see.
Garden Shed – Tyler, The Creator: Again, another artist I don’t listen to much, but when I do listen to a Tyler, The Creator song, I never end up hating it. I have indeed listened to Garden Shed, and definitely understand why it’s made the cut. The guitar in this song is beautiful and it takes you on a great journey. So sonically pleasing to listen to.
So yeah! Hopefully you all enjoyed Fiona’s top ten picks! I know I sure did, and make sure to check out her blog, which you can find HERE. She’s one of my favourites here on WordPress, like I mentioned earlier, and I’m sure you’ll find something to enjoy over there!