Sunday, 31 July 2011

Elton John’s “Your Song”

It’s Music Monday once again! I have had a nice weekend because I ate a lot hahaha! Well, this Music Monday let me present to you my favorite Elton John’s “Your Song

Your Song” is a ballad written by Bernie Taupin and Elton John (the performer as well). This song appeared in Elton John’s self titles album in 1970. This was released in the US in October 1970 as the B-side to “Take Me to the Pilot”. Both songs received airplay, but “Your Song” was preferred by DJs and replaced the “Take Me to the Pilot” as the A-side, eventually making the top ten on both the UK and US charts. 

Your Song

It's a little bit funny this feeling inside
I'm not one of those who can easily hide
I don't have much money but boy if I did
I'd buy a big house where we both could live

If I was a sculptor, but then again, no
Or a man who makes potions in a travelling show
I know it's not much but it's the best I can do
My gift is my song and this one's for you

And you can tell everybody this is your song
It may be quite simple but now that it's done
I hope you don't mind
I hope you don't mind that I put down in words
How wonderful life is while you're in the world

I sat on the roof and kicked off the moss
Well a few of the verses well they've got me quite cross
But the sun's been quite kind while I wrote this song
It's for people like you that keep it turned on

So excuse me forgetting but these things I do
You see I've forgotten if they're green or they're blue
Anyway the thing is what I really mean
Yours are the sweetest eyes I've ever seen 

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Friday, 29 July 2011

The View From Our Building

I work in PBCom tower in Ayala Makati. Since that building is currently the highest in the Philippines, I am fascinated with that idea. I can stand up and say that I work in the highest building in the land hahaha. What I like about working in that building is the view of Manila and Pasay. I can see the LRT train that looks like centipede when running. Like last week, there was a typhoon named “Juaning”. My officemate said that the view from there is nice if there is a typhoon. Moreover, the building seems to reach the cloud and I can see the mist right in front of my eyes. I took some pictures of the outide view during the typhoon.