That's amazing, thanks.
― Simon H., Tuesday, 26 January 2010 16:26 (3 years ago) Permalink
dress sexy at my funeral - smog
― iago g., Tuesday, 26 January 2010 23:56 (3 years ago) Permalink
3 songs had to be chosen for my wifes funeral last week.in the end after a lot of soul searching (my wife refused to enter into any discussion re her funeral ) i chose :
entrance : 'riders of the storm' : the doors (my wifes fave band)contemplative : 'you made me so very happy' : lou rawls/david axelrod (from me to her .. )leave'em smiling exit : 'blitzkrieg pop' : the ramones (my wifes fave band #2, and her fave glass of red wine track)
unexpectedly several people came up to me after and commented on the excellent music.however, what really surprised me was when folks asked me what the music was, i answered 'the second track ?', expecting it to be the lou rawls track that would instigate interest, to which the response was 'no no, the entrance music'tough crowd.so, now all i have to do is figure out my 3 choices, cos knowing my kids they'll all be absolute shyte, and i aint having that ..
― mark e, Sunday, 13 May 2012 15:37 (1 year ago) Permalink
too dark for ilm.
― mark e, Sunday, 13 May 2012 19:28 (1 year ago) Permalink
Those are lovely choices.
― mmmm, Sunday, 13 May 2012 19:54 (1 year ago) Permalink
ta.i would have liked to have gone a little more leftfield as my wife would have loved the shock value of the sex pistols and ministry, but after a lot of umm'ing and arggh'ing, i decided to compromise.seemed to have worked.
― mark e, Sunday, 13 May 2012 20:06 (1 year ago) Permalink
your post literally brought a tear to my eye mark. great choices. so sorry for your loss.
it made me rethink my attitude to music at funerals too. whenever asked i always say i want 'agadoo' by black lace as i won't be there and it amuses me (in advance) that my friends will have to endure 4 minutes of musical hell but i think i need to have a slight maturity reappraisal.
― stirmonster, Sunday, 13 May 2012 20:29 (1 year ago) Permalink
Glad your choices went down well Mark. Thank god for music eh?
― btw didn't i braek ur heart (NickB), Sunday, 13 May 2012 20:31 (1 year ago) Permalink
thank whatever deity one believes in (or otherwise), as it became very clear that music cuts through so many layers of unspoken emotions.
― mark e, Sunday, 13 May 2012 20:37 (1 year ago) Permalink
Van der Graaf Generator, "Childlike Faith in Childhood's End":
"And though dark is the highway,and the peak's distance breaks my heart,for I never shall see it, still I play my part,believing that what waits for usis the cosmos compared to the dust of the past.In the death of mere humans life shall start!"
― my father will guide me up the stairs to bed (anagram), Tuesday, 9 April 2013 21:14 (1 month ago) Permalink
― Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Tuesday, 9 April 2013 21:27 (1 month ago) Permalink