Sunday, February 10, 2013

I forgot to post

about seeing Patti Smith at USC! I get emotional just thinking about it, so instead of my going on, check out this nice blog post about the event.

My favorite song of the evening (and it's a hard call -- she did "Because the Night" with just piano accompaniment and her "Pissing in a River" gave me chills) was her elegy to Amy Winehouse, "This is the Girl." It's lovely and simple and poetic.

Here's a vid of her singing it in the UK last summer.

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