CHECKMARK MOVE
by Sean
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MOVE ME


Hot Chip - "Let Me Be Him".

That feeling where you want to slip in one more song before bedtime.

I wonder if it's the same way with figure-skaters, painters, accountants: one more triple-axel, one more canvas, one more Excel worksheet.

Counting whitecapped bluesky mountaintops with "OH OH OH OH OH OH".

Field recordings of laughing children are like a music-making cheat-code. Up up left left whistling schoolyard cheer. Makes everything feel faded and yesterday, full of promise.

I could dance all night to wistful dance songs.

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Posted by Sean at March 15, 2013 12:02 AM
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