The Entertainer

This week’s song, “The Entertainer,” is either very funky or very square.  Considering that my arrangement is a tribute to Scritti Politti’s Cupid & Psyche ’85 (awesome video alert), it’s probably a little bit of both.  It’s definitely weird. A few months ago, I was going through an Elvis Costello deep-listening phase.  I noticed that … Continue reading

Hard to Find a Friend

To continue my trite pattern of opening each post with a reference to the song title, it’s hard to find the influence for this week’s song, “Hard to Find a Friend“. It’s kind of either everyone or no one. I’ve been writing songs in this vein since I was about thirteen, and I don’t think … Continue reading