Music Monday: Songs you might want to hear – Holly Humberstone


There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear.

Now, I can’t say to someone, “You’ll like this song” (or book for that matter) because I can’t presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer to say, “You might like this” and if they don’t like it, so be it.

Maybe you will find a new favorite.


What is it about Holly Humberstone that merits inclusion to Music Monday? Is it the poppy, keyboard intro? The light drum beat kicking in? The slight lisp in her breathy voice? The guts to dance on a flatbed truck? The screw-you-take-control ending:
Ooh, and I will show myself out
Ooh, I know I adore you
I don’t need you now

Yeah. all of the above, but I adore that voice.



I hope you enjoyed my selection today.

-Leon


Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

Book Two the The View from Here trilogy is now available: The Second View

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3 thoughts on “Music Monday: Songs you might want to hear – Holly Humberstone

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