"The Dinner" by Herman Koch
"The Sound of Breaking Glass" by Deborah Crombie
"Started Early, Took My Dog" by Kate Atkinson
From the forthcoming covers/alternate versions album “Songs in the Key of Keane”
Caturday Night’s Alright For Fighting
To All the Cows I’ve Loved Before
While My Bass Gently Rocks the F*** Out
My Arms Are Sexy And I Know It
It’s Hipster to Be Square
Freakishly Tall People
I Don’t Eat Cannibals
Baby, You Can’t Drive ...
From the forthcoming album, “Hisses & Fur”
You may remember that Keane was asked in an interview about writing songs about cats.
It seems they have taken that question to heart and the result is a whole album.
A Paw to Swat You
She Has No Catnip
Broken Cat Toy
Something In Me ...
Lately I've been watching:
- Doctor Who
- Orphan Black
- What Not to Wear
- House Hunters
- House Hunters International
- Waking the Dead
- Call the Midwife
- DCI Banks
- The Bletchley Circle
- Masterpiece Theatre (Mr. Selfridge is currently playing)
- CSI (the original Las Vegas series only)
My DVR also contains Arthur, ...
Martin Gore of Depeche Mode once said something to the effect of that he writes about what he knows best, so DM songs are primarily about love, sex, and religion.
I would imagine other songwriters have a similar method / philosophy.
I've been on a Death Cab for Cutie kick lately. Alternating between "Plans," "Narrow Stairs," and "Transatlanticism."
I also just got Depeche Mode's new album, Delta Machine, so I've been listening to that.
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
I highly recommend the whole Chairlift album. It's fantastic.
Black Mirror, thanks to a friend. ;)
"One of Our Thursdays Is Missing" by Jasper Fforde
Part of the Thursday Next series.
Sustained. - I took a class in college that was focused solely on War & Peace. It was during our short Winter Term, so about 3-4 weeks. It was very interesting, but I've never felt the need to read the book again. *laugh*