Category Archive: Great Songs

May 27 2013

When will you come back home?


As someone who becomes obsessed with things generally, and musical ideas in particular, I have to a large extent inhabited the Ryan Adams song "When will you come back home?" over the past couple weeks. Often, recording a song helps me kick an obsession. Once I've totally dissected a song to its component parts, re-recorded, …

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Sep 28 2009

Great Songs - No Surprises

Song name: No Surprises Composer: Radiohead (Thom Yorke, Johnny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway, Ed O'Brien) Album: OK Computer No Surprises occupies kind of a strange place in the Radiohead oeuvre, and marks the end of a kind of tender song that Yorke stopped composing in 1997 (he eventually returned to it in recent work). …

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