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Aug
09

Week Thirty: You and I

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This little ditty, originally sung by Ingrid Michaelson, was suggested by our longtime listener & fan Scott Z. way back in the early part of the year.  We liked it, and put in on our little “song idea list”.  As we’ve probably mentioned, we’ve been struggling a little bit lately, what with a major cross-country move looming less than two weeks away (gulp!!!).  But we’re committed to sticking with our song-a-week commitment, So we’ve been honing in simpler songs with a kinder, gentler demeanor.  In some cases, karaoke songs have been among the simplest; it’s a matter of finding an instrumental version of a song we like, downloading it, and singing along with it.
Anyhoo, we were trying to figure out which song to do next, whilst trying to balance the demands of recording with the madness of packing boxes and living like crazy people.  Kristin remembered this song.  It’s fun, and it’s got a
uke!!   Booyah.  The lyrical content is fitting, considering that money is not exactly in abundance, though stress certainly is.  Maybe we should just keep listening to this song whenever the urge for screaming strikes, and substitute spooning instead.
- N

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6 comments

  1. Jeanette says:

    This song is beautiful and it really suits you both! Great call Scott Z! Good luck with your move! I love you and will gladly take a house in the south of france or a sweater that you knit me. :)

    1. kristin says:

      One outta two ain’t bad.

  2. Gloria says:

    Love the ukulele! So sad to see you guys moving from Oregon. I will be looking forward to listening to more music the two of you create. Thanks for bringing so much fun into our lives. Now….where is that ukulele of mine???

    1. kristin says:

      So, have you picked it back up? Maybe you, Sandy and Norm can do a uke Skype jam!

  3. S.P. Gass says:

    Awesome; I think it’s my favorite so far. You two rock!

    1. kristin says:

      Thanks! This one might be my all time fave!

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