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I guess I just like liking things

Considered alternate title: "How About... No"

Considered alternate title: “How About… No”

A few weeks ago I picked up the album Lights Out by Ingrid Michaelson.  I’d heard her song Girls Chase Boys on the radio a few times and liked her voice and the style of the song. If I’m understanding the song’s message correctly, it’s saying, “Hey, people break up all the time and the world goes on – don’t make too big a deal about it” which might seem flippant to some, but to me seems like mature thinking.

I guess she’s been around for a while (and even had a song featured on Scrubs), but I wasn’t aware of her until recently. I enjoy the album quite a bit – there’s only one song I skip all the time and one that I skip some of the time. Other than that, I really like it a lot.

My favorite song on the album is called Time Machine:

It’s peppy and enjoyable and it has lyrics like this:

If I had a time machine
And if life were a movie scene
I’d rewind and I’d tell me
To run

Perhaps it’s my obsession with time travel and its life-fixing possibilities (hey, you learned the same lesson from Back to the Future, so don’t give me grief), but I really like it. I’ve listened to it on repeat a bunch and I wanted you to hear it.

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