“Does She Love That Man” by Breathe (featuring David Glasper) (1990)

“Does She Love That Man” is not a happy song, and Breathe’s David Glasper is not a very happy man (although if you’re familiar with Breathe’s catalog, this might not be a surprise to you). In this particular instance,  his lady has left him, and it’s right before Christmas. He appears to be blind to… Read More “Does She Love That Man” by Breathe (featuring David Glasper) (1990)

“A Different Corner” by George Michael (1986)

The issue with cataloguing every five song in your iTunes library is that certain songs (actually-most songs) don’t feel like unequivocally perfect songs every day. Looking ahead at the next few songs, I’m not sure whether they are “5″s or very high “4″s. But I’m going to go with my initial ratings for each. Somewhat interestingly, each… Read More “A Different Corner” by George Michael (1986)

“Be Mine” by David Gray (2002)/”Be Mine!” by Robyn (2005)

Two songs, same title, very different sentiments. David Gray’s “Be Mine” finds the Welsh troubadour falling rapturously in love (or at least becoming seriously infatuated). The soundscape is dreamy, with twinkling keyboards that call to mind shooting stars. Gray’s soul-influenced croon is particularly impassioned, and it’s clear that he’s either high off of longing or… Read More “Be Mine” by David Gray (2002)/”Be Mine!” by Robyn (2005)