A Short Trip Down Musical Memory Lane

“be my magic carpet ride

fly me down to capitol city

been kickin’ up a storm

from the day that i was born

sing a song for me

one from ‘let it be’

open up your eyes

get a grip on yourself inside”

-‘be here now‘, oasis

This was one of those great songs that spoke to me when I was younger, oh-so-much younger; it was a song I could listen to when everything went down the toilet, which happened every other day it seems like. I spent my days and nights tuned into the new local alternative music station, and while there are some good and sometimes great 90’s music, most were mediocre in my opinion.

So why did I listen? Because they anchored me to the then-present and kept me going. And that was something I desperately needed, even when they were slightly darker lyrics.

Maybe especially the darker lyrics.

“me and myself killed a world today

me and myself got a world to save

broadcast dead revolution don’t pay

strapped up freaks on the lazarus plane

i can tell just by the climate

and i can tell just by the style

i was born and raised on venus

and i may be here a while

and every supersonic jerkoff who plugs into the game

is just like every subatomic genius who just invented pain

i will deny you

i will deny you, baby

i will deny you… “

-‘negasonic teenage warhead‘, monster magnet

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I eat, I sleep, I waste massive amounts of time online. Occasionally I take photos of things that catch my eye and post them. I like to Google myself and others. I think too much and move too little. I am geeky. I am weird. I am straykatstrut.

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