It’s good to be da king. And it’s good to be back in the city of blooming chestnuts, for a bit. Everyone’s talking politics and, despite the crisis, the bars in the center appear packed. One of my grandmothers has fallen in love with Susan Boyle, the other one is drawing upon her extensive experience with highly dangerous infectious diseases to opine on swine flu. I have achieved my dream of going on in a mini-dress, with huge sunglasses to match, and feeling rather vintage. I only wish that women could still wear mini-dresses without it making some sort of statement.
Because of Eurovision, you already know how this week’s Monday music is going to open up:
Fairytale – Alexander Rybak
I Remember – Deadmau5
Day’s Eye – Soft Machine
Tommy’s Holiday Camp – The Who
Dog’s Got a Bone – the Beta Band
Satellite of Love – Lou Reed
Friday I’m in Love – the Cure
Hide and Seek – Imogen Heap
Little Earthquakes – Tori Amos
Because the Night – Patti Smith
Hmm. I think this random playlist progresses nicely toward…something. Of course, if you start with Fairytale, you’re just going to end up with Because the Night.
And in honour of Eurovision, here is Urban Symphony doing Rändajad: