Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Beyond Love” by Beach House

Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Beyond Love” by Beach House

beyond love. i was on my way back from new york. the megabus was relatively empty. it was quiet enough.    july 2018. i wasn’t on talking terms with my best friend. i wasn’t on talking terms with my mom, too. so i directed my energy towards this one person. gave them my full attention.  … Continue reading “Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Beyond Love” by Beach House”

Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey

Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey

When I first listened to Mariah Carey’s “Fantasy,” I was completely unaware of its sheer importance. I was unaware of its musical relevance and its impressive commercial success. I just remember bopping my head up and down a little to the Tom Tom Club’s sampled beat and wondering why I never looked into Mariah Carey’s … Continue reading “Songs That Are Important to Me, Gene: “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey”