In this post I would like to explore the subjects of truth, mental health, suicide, music and of course parental alienation. a I have recently been listening to Chris Cornell's 2015 album Higher Truth. And for me, the stand out track from the album is the eighth track of the same name, Higher Truth. a … Continue reading The Higher Truth
"It's not time to make a change, just relax, take it easy, you're still young, that's your fault, there's so much you have to know."
In a previous life, I used to be a drummer. Just for the record I refer to a previous period of my life, not as in reincarnation. Because a life prior to parental alienation and/or depression can seem like a completely different life at times. For those unfamiliar with the term parental alienation please see … Continue reading Under Pressure
Since Chris Cornell's death on 18th May 2017 I have been considering whether to write about it or not. I decided to reflect on this decision for a while and consider what it was I actually wanted to express, discuss and disclose. As a music fan I first came across Chris Cornell as a musician … Continue reading Say Hello to Heaven
In 1998 Pearl Jam released their fifth studio album Yield. It marked a return to the band's earlier straightforward heavier approach to albums. The stand out track is the soaring epic Given to Fly, a song that carries underlying themes of existence and rebirth. A subtle, yet sublime guitar riff from Mike McCready opens the song. The … Continue reading Given to Fly
In 1992 R.E.M. released their eighth studio album Automatic for the People. Back then I was a mere 18 years of age, living and growing up in North London. During this time my friends and I would meet outside the local offy (off licence/liquor store) every Friday evening prior to 'going out on the town'. Due to there … Continue reading Everybody Hurts
I am an avid music fan. I listen to it, I read about it and I play it. I like music to surround me like a soundtrack. I find music such a powerful medium. Music comforts me, it lifts me up, in essence, like many other people it evokes powerful emotions in me. This last week has been … Continue reading Some Days Are Better Than Others