“Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” by Jeff Buckley

Song of the Week Jeff Buckley released his album Grace in 1994. This exquisite album is one of love, loss and navigating everything in between. Grace didn't get traction on the charts initially because of Buckley's refusal to subject himself to the constraints of a 3 minute radio play window. This didn't stop the album's… Continue reading “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” by Jeff Buckley

“Alone” by Doja Cat

Song of the Week "Alone" by Doja Cat is an ode to self-love. A message sent to the top of the charts in a world of social media insecurity and hook-up culture. Cat’s album Planet Her reached No. 2 on the Billboard’s 200 after being released in June 2021. The impressive album includes five songs… Continue reading “Alone” by Doja Cat

“Rose In Harlem” by Teyana Taylor

Song of the Week What words come to mind when your given the imagery of a single rose growing out of a concrete jungle, hope or strength? Teyana Taylor's "Rose In Harlem" paints a gruesome picture of how a roses thorns are a necessary defense. Whether its realism or pessimism, the melody engulfs themes of… Continue reading “Rose In Harlem” by Teyana Taylor

“Where’d All the Time Go?” by Dr. Dog

Song of the Week "Where'd All the Time Go?" by Dr. Dog is a nostalgic melody that urges us to live in the moment and cherish all the wonderful things life has to offer. I chose this song for song of the week because I truly believe there's no other song that expresses it's meaning… Continue reading “Where’d All the Time Go?” by Dr. Dog

“Freakin’ Out On the Interstate” by Briston Maroney

Song of the Week "Freakin' Out On the Interstate" is an impassioned love song written by singer and guitarist Briston Maroney. The overzealous yearning in these lyrics is what prompted me to chose this song for song of the week. The fiery melody is a single released in 2018. Maroney explains with his music that… Continue reading “Freakin’ Out On the Interstate” by Briston Maroney

“Tell Me You Love Me” by Demi Lovato

Song of the Week "Tell Me You Love Me" by Demi Lovato is a telling song about codependency released in 2017. I chose this song for song of the week because I saw the music video and it had a surprising scene of them being left at the altar. The vocally highlighted song is clearly… Continue reading “Tell Me You Love Me” by Demi Lovato

“PRIDE.” by Kendrick Lamar

Song of the Week "PRIDE." by Kendrick Lamar was released on Lamar's album "DAMN." in 2017. The 34-year-old rapper writes and produces all of his discography, including "PRIDE.", with help from collaborators. The most recognizable song Lamar has released is "HUMBLE.". It's a headbanger from "DAMN." that got in total 49.8 million streams. "HUMBLE." is… Continue reading “PRIDE.” by Kendrick Lamar

“Apocalypse” by Cigarettes After Sex

Song of the Week "Apocalypse" is a sultry performance I can only describe as the singer, Greg Gonzalez, taking a walk through his lovers daydream. Cigarettes After Sex is a dream pop band known for their haunting melodies. The band is originally from Texas and released "Apocalypse" in 2017 as part of their self-titled album.… Continue reading “Apocalypse” by Cigarettes After Sex

“Heat Above” by Greta Van Fleet

Song of the Week "Heat Above" by Greta Van Fleet is a passionate song about love during a time when it feels like there is very little. The band includes singer Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist Sam Kiszka and drummer Daniel Wagner. "Heat Above" specifically was written by lead singer Josh Kiszka. Continuing, The… Continue reading “Heat Above” by Greta Van Fleet

“Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac

"Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac" by Leo Reynolds is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Song of the Week Stevie Nicks wrote this song in 1974 during a difficult period of her life. She was working as a waitress and growing tired of living in poverty while making her album. Her relationship with Lindsey Buckingham was taking a downward turn… Continue reading “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac