Songday Sunday – By The Rivers Dark

“Music has the charms to soothe the savage beast.” Welcome to Songday Sunday  I’m a big fan of almost all Leonard Cohen. The ‘poet king’ with that haunting voice and dazzling lyrics could do little wrong and I had to restrain myself to choose just one song. I ended up going with By The Rivers … Continue reading Songday Sunday – By The Rivers Dark

Songday Sunday – Bad Company

“Music has the charms to soothe the savage beast.” Welcome to Songday Sunday  Today’s song is the quintessential Jessica-Bakkers-Character-Archetype song. 'Bad Company' by Bad Company is the very soul of every major character I have written to date. I am in love with the bad boy/girl, the anti-hero, the brooding curmudgeon who gets drawn into a good/evil battle on the … Continue reading Songday Sunday – Bad Company

Songday Sunday – Hurt

“Music has the charms to soothe the savage beast.” Welcome to Songday Sunday  Today’s song is by country king, the man in black, Johnny Cash. Cash's repertoire of powerful songs is long and many have impacted upon me, but none more so than 'Hurt'. This introspective song of self-deprecating honesty was the soundtrack behind a … Continue reading Songday Sunday – Hurt