I’m considering a change on the whole friday thing here. For the longest while I was calling it Fallen Friday for the idea that I’d be finding artists that had greatness and maybe lost it. In an effort to think a bit more positively I’m changing friday to Friday Futures. More of a speculation type thing. One never knows exactly what the future brings but it has a bit more of a positive vibe to me. That is one of the things I want to change in ’09. Being more decisive and positive.
Once I’m done with today’s blathering, I need to spend some time on the phone. Few things need to be left to procrastination right now. So I’m putting forth the footsteps to stopping any type of procrastination I’ve been doing. Not that I’m really known for any procrastination – I’m not, but I feel like there have been things I’ve neglected and possibly even a few I’ve avoided.
One thing I did do yesterday is get one of my ’09 desires rolling. A game night amongst friends. The invitation went out this morning and so far the response has been positive. That’s exciting. Yes, rockstars like to play board games with friends and family too.
I’ve made my list of other things and I’ll be going down it from time to time to make sure I’m reminding myself of things I’m wanting to accomplish and/or change. Are you doing anything like that? Might be a fun way to mark the progress.
And with that I get on to the music as I need to get rolling on a few other things…
If you’re a new visitor with Single of the Day you wouldn’t know that there is a station out of Chicago area that used to run my blog posts as a feature on their daily show Stack & Di. The show switched formats a couple months back and they shifted their use of Single of the Day artists to sundays. However, I’ve been unable to keep up with it on that day so I don’t know how religious it is for them to replay the posts. Their new format on the Stack & Di show went to a more dance and remix type format.
In honor of them I’m going to present Kicksville. It was the first thing I thought of as I heard the synths kick in on the opening of the song. It’s got a flavor that I would think suits Stack & Di’s thing.
The email I got about the artist explains that they were shooting for a much more uptempo and happier vibe to the music they were creating. I’d liken it to every early sounding Sarah McLachlan. I have that first CD in my collection that someone gave to me as a gift. I hear a lot of that influence here. Not sure if that really was a direct path for Kicksville, but I hear it.
I’d say it’s something I could have on when I’m in the mood to clean up the house. Which is exactly where I’m at right now, cleaning house. Not only literally, but figuratively too.
Kicksville has gone the all digital route on this release. You’ll have to pick it up at iTunes or Amazon (or maybe one of your favorite digital stores) as it’s not on CD. Enjoy!