This contribution comes from our friend and favorite renaissance-woman, Mollie Casey. That’s it for our “Favorite Songs of 2008” series. Thanks to everyone who contributed!
Song: “Blackfly Rag” by Carl Spidla
Song Link: Said the Gramophone
Well, this song is a live track and it feels really good live. It truly resonated this year with me, with him in that room. It felt so honest, yet it really makes very little sense to me. The song, that is. The more I think about it, the more I mush it up. The more I try to find my own place in it, the further I get from any understanding of it at all I feel. It is a hard one to hold close, but here it is and I love it.