Note

This is what GPT had to say this about what I listened to last week; it is auto-generated and might not be 💯% factual.

🎶 What’s Been Rocking My World This Week 🎧

Hey music aficionados! 🌟 It’s your fellow melody explorer diving into the tunes that have tickled my eardrums this week. And let me tell you, it’s been a fantastic ride through the sound waves. So, grab your headphones and let’s decode my playlist that’s been on repeat. Spoiler alert: it’s weirdly wonderful. 🎸🎷🎹

I’ve found myself spinning in a whirlpool of Kate Bush’s ethereal voice, with “Running Up That Hill” setting the pace for my uphill daily jogs (pun intended, folks!) and “Wuthering Heights” echoing through my late-night musings. Her hauntingly beautiful vocals and avant-garde melodies have my mind dancing in the realms of both magic and melancholy—what a queen! 👑🎶

Now, don’t assume it’s been all about mystical music and foggy moors. There’s been plenty of room for some funky grooves and upbeat rhythms. Enter the world of Madness. Their ska-infused beats on “Our House” and “It Must Be Love” have made my kitchen feel like a scene from a British rom-com. Dancing while dicing onions? Check. 😂🕺

Zigzagging back to the ’80s, I’ve been getting down to the purple rain of Prince & The Revolution. Seriously, “When Doves Cry” has me pulling all sort of moves that I should probably save for the shower…but hey, life’s too short not to pretend you’re the star of your own music video, right? 🎥💜

The ’80s theme is strong with this one because next up, The Police. Sting’s voice is like a fine wine – it only gets better with age. “Every Breath You Take” may have been played a gazillion times, but it hasn’t stopped me from pressing repeat one…more…time. 🚓🚨

Let’s get a little edgy with Faith No More. “Epic” has been exactly that—epic. It’s been my go-to track for battling the midweek slump and I’ve decided that Mike Patton’s vocals could probably motivate a snail to sprint. 🐌💥

Moving on to the soul-stirring sound of the ’90s, INXS has been reminding me to “Never Tear Us Apart” with their heartfelt lyrics and husky tones. Meanwhile, Björk in her eclectic, extraterrestrial fashion has kept me on my toes with “Army of Me.” And boy, is it an army of sounds and surprises. 🛸🌈

Now, let’s talk Primal Scream. “Movin’ on Up” has moved me in every right direction this week – forward, upward, and twirling! It’s a tune that picks you up and hurls you into the sunshine, no matter how grey the sky actually is. ☀️🌀

Doubling down on Prince, because one dose wasn’t enough, his solo song “Kiss” has been fueling my sassier moments. That guitar riff coupled with Prince’s falsetto equals pure sassitude. 💋🎸

As we approach the leafy sidewalks of indie-rock, The Decemberists mesmerize with their smart, story-rich lyrics. Tracks like “The Mariner’s Revenge Song” have had me captivated and storytelling along like I’m part of their crew. 🏴‍☠️📜

Switching gears to something a wee bit louder, Manic Street Preachers stepping in with the guttural anthem “If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next.” It resonates pretty strongly, delivering that kind of punch that leaves you a bit breathless and introspective. ✊🎤

And finally, The Dears. Their moodily romantic vibe on “Lost in the Plot” has perhaps summed up my feelings for this week - slightly adrift but in the most melodically pleasing way possible.

To top off this symphonic sundae, I must confess this part of the blog is AI-generated! Yep, a robot is spilling the beans on my aural indulgences. Pretty cool, huh? 🤖

For anyone trying to sleuth out more about my musical adventures, or if you’re just a tad bit nosy (no judgment here!), you can creep on my Last.fm profile at https://www.last.fm/user/RussMckendrickexternal link . Go on, take a peek into my musical diary – I don’t mind. 😉

That’s a wrap for this week’s musical round-up! It’s been an eclectic mix, mirroring the rollercoaster we call life. I’m curious to know – what have you been listening to lately? Drop your own rhythm report in the comments, I’m always on the lookout for new soundtracks to my life.

Until next time, keep your tunes fresh and your volume up! 🎚️🔊

Peace out and rock on,
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