Every year in February I try to think of new things that I can discuss around the theme of love because let’s not be ignorant, it is that month AND it is a leap year – that’s meant to be special right?! Last year we celebrated the fact that the best things comes in twos anf looked at the word of Twoprov (not as couples but the way the comedy format is stealing and owning the stage), we have also looked at the comedy film and comedy as a whole! This year we head to the world of music.
Some of the songs I love are not necessarily my favourite songs, instead I find this is a sort of completely different topic all on it’s own. A song that I really love must do a few things to me – firstly make me smile because of the experience of listening to it whilst also making me feel a lump in my throat. All of these songs that I talk about over the next 29 days are songs I really do love and adore and I think their music construction, lyrics and song as a whole are wonderful.
At the start of this paragraph I said that these songs may not be my favourites – well that is true, whilst some may be ones that are, there are ones that are not but that does not mean I truly respect them as songs and these songs make me happy and sad at the same time I know they are in a completely different category and that is what the difference is.
Day 21 – There Is, Box Car Racer
Why This song?
I have loved this song for years and whilst I don’t listen to it that much, I really feel it is one of the best songs that Tom Delonge has created, the lyrics are beautiful, the music may sound darker then his other music but it is wonderfully created and just a pure magic of a song.
Why do you love this song?
I remember when I first heard this song I instantly adored it, I love the way that the song builds up from a really interesting drum beat into an acoustic guitar composition and it creates this wonderful love song. Out of the whole Box Car Racer album this is the best song on it and I have spent hours listening to it, so much so I cannot listen to it hardly at all anymore as I have worn it out sadly. I do love listening to this song when i am in the mood as it is an amazing song.