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Why didn't anyone tell me Sade has a new album coming out?

I'm at the borderline of my faith, I'm at the hinterland of my devotion. In the frontline of this battle of mine, But I'm still alive )

Smooth as ever. Her album comes out Feb. 8, just before Valentines Day. Hells yeah!
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Meme snagged from [livejournal.com profile] lasamy

The “Be Pete Wentz” Poetry Meme (ok, ignore the Pete Wentz bit, but as there are many folks on my flist that listen to profuse amounts of music I thought I'd throw this out there)
01. Put your music player on shuffle
02. The first lines of twenty songs = A poem; the twenty first song is the title.
03. Try and guess each song!


I see a bad moon rising (CCR - Bad Moon Rising) [livejournal.com profile] lasamy
Someone told me long ago, there's a calm before the storm (CCR - Have You Ever Seen The Rain?) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
No one knows what it's like to be the bad man (Behind Blue Eyes - The Who) [livejournal.com profile] lasamy
Still don't know what I was waiting for (Davie Bowie - Changes) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
Just a small town girl, livin' in a lonely world (Journey - Don't Stop Believin) [livejournal.com profile] dragon_faere
It's getting near dawn, when lights close their tired eyes
The song is over (The Song is Over - The Who) [livejournal.com profile] settiai
We come from the land of ice and snow (Immigrant Song - Zepp) [livejournal.com profile] lasamy
It's a God awful small affair (Bowie - Life on Mars) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
So, so you think you can tell (Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd) [livejournal.com profile] lasamy
Winter is here again oh Lord, (Wheel in the Sky - Journey) [livejournal.com profile] biichan
Only love can make it rain (Love, Reign O'er Me - The Who) [livejournal.com profile] biichan
Let's dance, put on your red shoes and dance the blues (Bowie - Let's Dance) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
In the white room with black curtains (Cream - White Room) [livejournal.com profile] settiai
Cold late night so long ago, when I was not so strong you know (Magic Man - Heart) [livejournal.com profile] biichan
Do you remember a guy that's been, in such an early song (Bowie - Ashes to Ashes) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
Hello? Is there anybody in there? (Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb) [livejournal.com profile] vivian_lake
Under blue moon I saw you, so soon you'll take me
Crickets are chirpin', the water is high, (Bob Dylan - Man in the Long Black Coat) [livejournal.com profile] lasamy
Some folks are born made to wave the flag (CCR - Fortunate Son) [livejournal.com profile] settiai
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It took me a bit longer than I thought to get back into the swing of things post-holidays. Here's an info-dump of various fannish updates and a few embarrassing confessions which I'm blaming entirely on relatives and cheap booze.

  1. I finally got around to watching The Next Doctor yesterday. It reminded me a hell of a lot of K-Pax. Which, despite the lack of floating and glowing and other such religulous shenanigans, did absolutely nothing to dissuade from Rusty's Doctor Is Jesus (Especially On Chrimbo) that's been going on the past few years.


  2. As for the actual next Doctor, I don't really have much to say. He does nothing for me wading on the shallow end of the pool. However, I hear he's a good actor and I'm in the camp that was ready for a change, so I suppose I'm on the plus side of things for now.


  3. I probably should have blamed the delayed LJ response on nursing nasty finger callouses c/o profuse amounts of Left 4 Dead, Dead Space and PS3 Bioshock over the holidays. My fingers are still sore. I forgot how cathartic zombie killing can be, if vaguely traumatizing for the dreams it inevitably inspires. I liked Dead Space especially, it was like Event Horizon the game (which is pretty much the ghost/zombie terror version of Solaris). I was also playing a little Little Big Planet which was every bit as painfully cute and painfully addictive as I'd been hearing it was.


  4. In that vein of traumatizing zombie terror, I'd recommend [REC] which I saw oh so appropriately saw on Christmas Eve. It's basically "Blair Witch Project" (minus motion sickness, or at least I didn't get sick) meets "28 Days Later". I did watch it rather late, so I might be exaggerating with the trauma, but the last 5 minutes? I was hiding behind a pillow through most of it. Here is the trailer for the curious. ) If it looks familiar, Hollywood remade it with Dexter Morgan's sister. Not surprisingly, I heard the remake wasn't as traumatizing good.


  5. By a very unfortunate circumstance (aka, cousins half my age and this is where the cheap booze comes into play), I was conned into watching the recent season of Smallville. A show I haven't watched with any consistency since it's second season and then only barely. I'm rather ashamed to say, I didn't find it half as bad as I remembered it. There are still only about two or three in the cast that can actually act and Doomsday is entirely different than he is in comics canon (as per SV, he's of course emo and HAWT, I've dubbed him Doomy McSixPack), however, it really wasn't atrocious. Its also apparently become capable of prettiness beyond the cast. I had no idea. Although I am a sucker for how those old school monster movies look. Throw in a Bride of Frankenstein homage and I'm there. ) Which probably will end up getting my nerd-cred card revoked or something.


  6. Although the SV shame might not have been quite as great had I actually caught up with a fandom I actually take part in as I've missed most of SGA this season. I've also missed Friday's series finale. *sighs*


  7. Now what's this about some great LJ exodus?


The fandom meme that half the flist has done. )

The icon meme the other half has done. )
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1. Open a music player.
2. Go to 'all music'/'library'.
3. Hit shuffle/repeat/randomise.
4. Find photos of the first 15 artists/bands that come up (no repeats and no cheating).
5. Have people guess who the artists/bands are.
6. Paste this in your journal and do it too, so I can have fun guessing as well.


picspammy music meme )
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snagged from [livejournal.com profile] zauberer_sirin (who has better taste in music, so here I embarrass myself! YAYZ)

Open up your favorite music player, baby. ;D
01. Put 'er on shuffle.
02. For each question, press the next button to get your answer.
03. YOU MUST WRITE THAT SONG NAME DOWN NO MATTER HOW SILLY IT SOUNDS.

She expressed herself in many different ways, till she lost control again... )

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