Musical coincidences # 352

December 29, 2012

A few days ago I reviewed an EP by American band The Luxury called Why Don’t You Cry Anymore (Like You Used To)?.

Being a curious kind of fellow, and wanting to hear more from the band, I also had a listen to their 2009 album In The Wake Of Won’t Change. I’m glad I did, because one of the songs on the album had a wee coincidence in it.

The song is called “Take It Back“, and this part…

The Luxury – “Take It Back (2009) (excerpt)

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…reminded me of this…

Jill Sobule – “Mary Kay (2000) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

The Luxury – “Take It Back (2009)

Jill Sobule – “Mary Kay (2000)

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Musical coincidences # 313

October 4, 2012

This coincidence stems from a song by Australian band Splendid. Within the first 15 seconds of hearing it I was reminded of two other songs.

I’ll be the first to admit that these coincidences aren’t all that strong, but I really like the two songs I was reminded of. So on the blog they go…

Splendid – “Hello Dear” (1999) (excerpt 1)

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Jill Sobule – “Bitter (2000) (excerpt)

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Splendid – “Hello Dear” (1999) (excerpt 2)

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Starclock – “Potion” (2002) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

Splendid – “Hello Dear” (1999)

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Jill Sobule – “Bitter (2000)

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Starclock – “Potion” (2002)

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