30-Day Song Challenge: Days 19-24

Here is the fourth instalment of my contribution to the 30-Day Song Challenge currently running. 19 A song that makes you think about life: ‘Five Years’ “My brain hurts a lot” So, what would you do if you definitively knew the date of your own demise (and, more particularly, that it was not that far…

Song Lyric Sunday: Hiding – ‘Backstreets’

I hadn’t guessed Helen’s theme for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday, desp[ite the clues from the previous two challenges. It’s pretty clear with the wisdom of hindsight, though. It must have been hiding in plain sight. Be that as it may, when I saw that the theme was ‘hiding’, I knew that I had listened…

Song Lyric Sunday: The ’80s – ‘Dancing In The Dark’

“There’s something happening somewhere baby, I just know that there is” This week, Helen at This Thing Called Life One Word at A Time wants a song from the 80s….. My initial response was that the eighties was a bit after my time really. I tend to associate that era with New Romantics and bad…