Tag Archives: Holly Cole

“Mind if I move in closer?”

Baby It’s Cold Outside is usually at best a poppy, kind of annoying love song, and at worst a song about date rape. (Say, what’s in this drink?) But. Holly Cole and Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies manage to … Continue reading

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“He’s gone 2000 miles”

As I seem to do most years these days, around this time, I have just flown over 2000 miles. This is what happens when your parents don’t live in the same city as you. There’s a bittersweetness to this. Obviously, … Continue reading

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“Many Times, Many Ways”

Today, the webcomic XKCD posted this wonderfully appropriate diagram demonstrating that the top-rated Christmas songs are all from the childhoods of baby boomers. I think it really sums up a lot of what I’ve been talking about music-wise over the … Continue reading

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“The Things We’ll Remember”

Memory is a funny thing. They say the sense of smell is the most evocative memory retriever, but I find music has a great power to bring back certain memories as well. Whether they’re songs I listened to during the … Continue reading

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