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Electric fuzzy haze of regrets and dreams denied…

Puscifer - Momma Sed

This too shall pass.

This needs no explanation.

“You’re a stranger ‘til she whispers you can stay.”

—   Maynard James Keenan (Puscifer / Green Valley)

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Hello stranger, can you tell us where you’ve been? More importantly, however did you come to be here? Though, well stranger, you can rest here for a while, but save your energy, your journey here is far from over.

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lost a lover and earned an enemy…

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“Movie studios and record labels have been making safe art for far too long. It’s hard to even recall the last major studio film that wasn’t a rehash or sequel. Very few popular “musicians” push the envelope musically anymore, and that’s really why record sales are down. The entertainment world needs more mavericks like Keenan. It’s the people who don’t give a fuck about pandering that change the world, whether it’s Martin Scorsese and Stanley Kubrick or Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix.”

—   Rick Florino / Artist Direct

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Puscifer - Green Valley

[You need this album in your life.]

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Man Overboard / Puscifer

*someone sang your name today, and a stranger saw me crumble

25 Songs, 25 Days :: Day 25 :: A song you could listen to all day without getting tired of.

“The Cave” by Mumford & Sons

Since the first day I heard this song on FNX in Boston it locked in to some part of my brain and it has yet to let go. It’s a song I listened to over and over and over again when I was visiting family for Thanksgiving. There’s just something so simple about the song as a whole and yet something so complex about the vocal and lyrical components.

One other song that never gets old to me is every version of Puscifer’s “Momma Sed” but since I utilized songs of theirs already in this little project, I thought it best to highlight Mumford & Sons. But here anyway are three versions of “Momma Sed”:

- album: http://youtu.be/dR3ccmWmLhk
- remix: http://youtu.be/M2tu5-5Ql7E
- live: http://youtu.be/eI1WPjz0EBQ

And that concludes my version of 25 Songs, 25 Days. If anybody has paid any attention to anything I’ve shared over the last 25 days then perhaps you learned something about me. Or maybe you’re just thoroughly annoyed by all of this.

25 Songs, 25 Days :: Day 21 :: Your favorite cover song.

“Blowin’ In The Wind” by Bob Dylan (as performed by Jay Brannan)

There are certain songs that exist in the human catalog of music that resonate on an indescribable level that encapsulates a rhythm, a message and an emotion. Concurrently there are a handful of voices that exist on a harmonious echelon that transcends the idea of voice as instrument. The combination of the song Blowin’ In The Wind met with the vocal ability of Jay Brannan is something so simple yet so astoundingly beautiful; as is the case with all of the cover songs on his album, In Living Color.

There are a number of cover songs that I think deserve as much praise as the original versions of the song, not the least of which is the ukulele cover of Bedroom Intruder: http://youtu.be/gE5geu0NOUs. Here are four more cover songs that I think you should listen to and adore as much as I do.

"The Fiddle And The Drum" by Joni Mitchell
(as performed by A Perfect Circle / Maynard James Keenan)
:: http://youtu.be/_B6kheJ8zks

"Rocket Man" by Elton John
(as performed by Maynard James Keenan with Steven Drozd / Puscifer)
:: http://youtu.be/j9F7NTPI7Cw

"Friend Of The Devil" by Grateful Dead
(as performed by Counting Crows)
:: http://youtu.be/l_MzCPT_5_g

"King Of Pain" by The Police
(as performed by Alanis Morissette)
:: http://youtu.be/EzJTH67cv8E

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25 Songs, 25 Days :: Day 09 :: A song that makes you hopeful.

“The Humbling River” by Puscifer

Hopeful. Inspired. Aware. Humbled. This song sends chills down my spine. The build of the music, the vocals, the lyrics… every piece of this track is gorgeous. This song makes me recognize that music still has an intangible power, an adverse ability, it is brilliantly clear by the end of this song that a message can still be delivered and received in an art form that transcends any singular idea of who we are as a people. I’m getting too heady. This song resonates. Enjoy.

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Momma Sed by Puscifer (Remix)