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"Home"- Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

Yes it's back! Lately things have been so traumatic that I just haven't had the energy nor guidance to do this. Those days, though, have come to a needed end.




This song has lost the charming novelty since I first heard it. A bouncy, happy tune about the euphoria of really being in love. Really being in love. And because you are that in love, being with the object of your affection is just as good as having a real, physical home.


Having a home is an absolute necessity. Trust me, after a week of finding myself on the metaphorical skids, ugh. It's not something I'd really wish upon my worst enemy (James Franco).


Moats & boats & waterfalls, alley ways & pay phone calls
I’ve been everywhere with you

That’s true

We laugh until we think we’ll die, barefoot on a summer night
Nothin’ new is sweeter than with you

And in the sticks we’re running free like it’s only you and me
Geez, you’re something to see.


Another reason this song will always stick out to me- despite the fact I couldn't stop listening to it at first, it's so catchy!- was that the newspaper staff seemed to be in love with this song when I was a member in like, 2009 and 2010. I'd be in the office and someone would start blasting it from the backroom. I'm fairly certain someone did a jig to this song once. So there's that, too.

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