Friday, September 08, 2006

More on Sprites

Next week, the new Sprites album (Modern Gameplay) will be released. The band was created by Jason Korzen, previously of the great indiepop/new wave band Barcelona (not to be confused with Swedish indiepop sensation I'm from Barcelona ...note to author: you should do a Barcelona flavoured post someday soon).

Anyways, Modern Gameplay turned out as a really catchy and fun album. While Sprites' previous work was a little more mellow, this one has some really energetic songs on it which might even please the punkrockers out there. Don't expect anything to complex: it's accessible pop with added keyboards and great lyrics. "George Romero" for instance is a tribute to the director of the horror classic Dawn of the Dead. If you seen the movie (which you should!), you'll love the lyrics to this song! Check out "A good friend sticks to you" if you like your music a little bit faster.

Sprites - George Romero

Sprites - A good friend sticks to you

Thursday, September 07, 2006

I started a blog...

It's starting this blog I admit that I don't have a life!

Now that that's out of the way, let me explain why -besides having too much time on my hands- I started this blog. First and foremost, I think it's a great way to communicate my latest music related discoveries to my friends. Instead of bothering them individually that they really should check out this band or that video, I will use this blog for that purpose. Their gain, of course, the possibility to escape my relentless spam! There's also a remote possibility that you will grow to like my little recommendations... We will see! As Mark Twain put it: "we will not know, unless we begin".

What better way to start with then with a song from the band Sprites that probably sums up this blog better than any other song. This is not their best song in my opinion, but those lyrics will put a smile on your face when you're familiar with blogging and internet culture! Expect more on this band in a next post.

This is a first post and I'm only just learning how this site works, so don't be surprised if my blog looks different with every visit...

Sprites - I started a blog nobody read