#God Help the Girl #Emily Browning #music
"Mona Lisas & Mad Hatters" by Elton John
Last week marks about a year of my adult life in New York, and this song has never resonated with me more (especially the part in the chorus that goes “for unless they see the sky / but they can’t and that is why / they know not if it’s dark outside or light,” which has been true in the literal and metaphorical sense).
Lea Salonga is currently affiliated with a new musical called Allegiance that is trying to make it to Broadway. It’s a musical near and dear to my heart about the experience of a Japanese American family through events just prior and through World War II, focusing in particular on the Internment- essentially my family history.
I would love it if more people got interested it, because this bit of history is too important to forget, and simply because the musical is amazing- I was lucky enough to see an early production of it in San Diego which reduced me to tears. So to promote it here on tumblr, here’s one of my favorite songs from the show, recently made available in a new mini-EP you can get on iTunes and Amazon. Enjoy.
I Love How You Love Me-Neutral Milk Hotel
Neutral Milk Hotel is playing in Prospect Park this summer!! But my friends who’d actually go see them with me aren’t going to want to pay $40 admission. What do I do.