We’ve gotten a ton of referrals today on this old post, so reposting for easier access. I’m guessing I’m not the only struggling from all the reminders this week of what I’ve lost…
Originally Posted on January 6, 2015:
Butch Walker made me cry. His new song was inspired by the death of his father and features a guitar solo by Bob Mould, who also lost his father in recent years. I guess that makes three of us.
Walker’s new album, Afraid of Ghosts, will be released on February 3rd. The album was produced by Ryan Adams, whose influence can be heard in the sparsely arranged, melancholy melodies. I especially connect with the title track.
“I Can’t Make You Love Me” Bonnie Raitt cover by SOAK
“A Summer in Ohio (The Last Five Years)” by Anna Kendrick
“Ring Of Keys (Fun Home)” by Sydney Lucas
“My Oh My” by Punch Brothers
“Old Kimball” by Anna and Elizabeth + The Murphy Beds
“Crossing Muddy Waters” by Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan
“They Just Keep Moving The Line” by Jeremy Jordan
“Veronique (On The Twentieth Century)” by Kristin Chenoweth
“Love and Love Alone (The Visit)” by Chita Rivera
“1000 Oceans,” Tori Amos cover performed by Kyle Dean Massey during Broadway Does Tori
“Song of Wandering Aengus” by Tiny Ruins (around 7 minutes in on her 13th Floor appearance)
“All I ask Of You (Phantom of the Opera)” by Josh Groban + Sierra Boggess