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Showing posts from July, 2017

Flores de Mayo

I had an awesome childhood. It was fun, memorable, and formative. There were experiences that I’d like to keep to myself which I’ll bring with me to my grave and then there were some that I’d always talk about with my friends.
Here’s one of those things that I’d always wanted to share. An experience that has always haunted me.
Do you know how kids from provinces religiously attend Flores de Mayo? Because in our street it was a social affair. My friends and I were always excited to go to our Parish Church every afternoon and mingle with kids our age. It was an event that was attended by everyone in our area. Especially by Catholic kids.
Flores de Mayo is observed during the month of May – when kids are on vacation and are stuck at home doing kid’s stuff and playing outside until they get tired. It is a 2 – 3 hours event which starts at 3pm or 4 pm in the afternoon. Every weekday kids from our area flock to our Parish church to attend Flores de Mayo.
Here are the things that happen during…

Paramore soars with 80s sounding synth-pop perfection of an album

I won’t be reviewing songs with music videos already. You can figure out by yourself how awesome and 80s sounding Hard Times and Told You So are (at this point I guess you already figured that already). Explaining it here would be redundant. But significant nonetheless. But my hands are tired from typing so I’m two songs short.
After almost 4 years, Paramore is back with their fifth studio album entitled After Laughter. Their latest offering marks a new era for the band with their 80s and synth-pop sounding album.
Hard Times
Also, a live performance of Hard Times.

Told You So

Here's their live performance of Told You So.

Rose-Colored is the darkest song off the album.

The song starts with a loud bang followed by these 80s sounding synths accompanied by catchy drum beats. After a few seconds Hayley’s cheery line comes in -
“Low-key, No pressure! Just hang with me and my weather.”
After a few lines or so you’re already engaged with the groovy and fun song, which would remind you of an old …