ricky swallow / ricky swallow

“all those albums: tom waits, the heart of saturday night; the eagles greatest hits; ac/dc’s back in black and dire straits, love over gold, are time machines for me, with individual songs containing ‘adult’ emotions and narratives that I’ve only just caught up with. my brothers and i knew from the eagles, for example, that “city girls just seem to find out early, how to open doors with just a smile” long before we had any real reference for the words city or girls.”

—ricky swallow from songs are the best people (this long century, april 2009) continue reading here.

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November 28, 2011 / Posted in art, color, table settings / Comments »