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.
You can’t force poetry. Well, you can but it’s probably not going to be very good.
UK artist Brian Eno is a musician, composer, and producer with production contributions to albums by rock legends U2, David Bowie and, Coldplay. In other media, his music is features in films, television programs and commercials.
Warning: This is not a rousing, get your heart pumping, piece of music.
Spoiler alert: You might not appreciate it at all.
Suggestion: Do something else while listening.
Extra credit: Name another Brian Eno piece.
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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