Do you miss the days of feel good music? Think of the songs from the 80s that filled the soundtracks of our lives and the soundtracks of your favorite John Hughes’ movies. To me, this new song from Eddy Yang encapsulates both of these things. Before I get into the logistics of this song, which seems to be the first release ever from Eddy Yang (I may be wrong, but it’s the only song on his website and on his Soundcloud), here is a little bit about this talented singer/songwriter.
If you take a moment to listen to some of the songs the band Grown Up Avenger Stuff has on YouTube you’ll find their sound fairly eclectic, though rooted in rock and metal. However, when their new single "A.I.M. (All In Motion)" started to play from my laptop speakers my first thought was, “This is what Rush would sound like with a powerful female vocalist.” And, yes, Ray Stern has some powerful vocals that make you listen to what she is singing. It’s also a bonus that you can actually understand what she is singing, as doing so can be difficult in some heavier rock vocals, even with the most talented of vocalists.
I was quickly sucked into this album from the first song. But, before I even listened to that first song I wanted to listen, all because of their album cover. KING ROPES “DIRT” has a rabbit mask on the cover that instantly made me think of the movie Donnie Darko. And, once I started listening, I found out the music on this album is just about as trippy as that movie was.
Country music has hopped fully on the crossover bandwagon these days, making it difficult to find some good ol' country that is reminiscent of the days of George Jone's heyday or even back as far as the sounds of Hank Williams Sr. While good, classic sounding country is hard to come by in new releases these days, Michael Van & The Movers have managed to bottle that sound with their new album, "A Little More Country.
Don't lie- we all fear change. Change comes in many forms. Change can be moving, having children, getting or losing a job, getting married, getting divorced, losing a loved one, or just picking a different menu item at your favorite restaurant.
One way to better your life and embrace less stress is to learn how to accept change. Change happens in life, but that does not have to be a bad thing! I love change, and you can too!