Currently No. 1 in the UK beating out the likes of Pharrell and Ellie Goulding, “Rather Be” is a smooth amalgamation of feeling, a recurring classical melody, and vocals. Nowadays, its hard to find an original tune in this ambiguous “electro plus vocal” realm. With “Rather Be,” Clean Bandit kills it and makes sure there’s no sound you’d rather hear.
“Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.”—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry,The Little Prince (via escepticismos)
For a friend of mine who is hurting right now. Love you.
The beauty of covers are that the cheery R&B style of Gnarls Barkley can be transformed into a heartfelt acoustic song. Daniela Andrade’s uses her wonderful voice to illuminate the sublime beauty of the lyrics. After listening to this I realized that Crazy is about the insanity of life, the people who think they are control but aren’t, and the solace we can find in accepting the world in all of its crazed glory. I love this cover so much.
“I remember when I lost my mind. There was something so pleasant about that place.”
“I’ve been sitting here thinking about all the things I wanted to apologize to you for. All the pain we caused each other, everything I put on you, everything I needed you to be or needed you to say. I’m sorry for that. I’ll always love you because we grew up together. You made me who I am. I just wanted you to know that there will be a piece of you in me always and I’m grateful for that. Whatever someone you become, wherever you are in the world, I’m sending you love.”—Her (via anditslove)
Cold-pressed coffees, cucumber slices, cutoffs — consider these the three C’s to cope with summer Saturdays in the city. Think: sweat, frizz and 95% humidity forecasts, all while you’re out running all-day errands. On days like these, you’ll want these cool-down tricks and a sweat-free,…