“Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” by Stevie Wonder (1974)

Although I don’t call myself a believer, there are instances in which musical expressions of faith speak to my soul. One such instance (actually, several such instances) come courtesy of Stevie Wonder. “Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” is a key track on Fulfillingness’ First Finale, Stevie’s follow up to the incredible Innervisions album.… Read More “Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away” by Stevie Wonder (1974)

“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)