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#songoftheday / REVIEW: Lily & Madeleine – “Blue Blades”

I love Lily & Madeleine!  Talk about a super talented duo.  I think they’re my third favorite duo after Paola & Chiara and First Aid Kit.  “Blue bird’s body lies / And no one’s mourning,” they sing, their voices full of melancholy, the song itself quite haunting from its somber piano to its intoxicating atmospherics, which include ocean-like sounds and electro-flourishes.  Everything about this song is absolutely perfect and perfectly arresting.  So, put your day on pause for 4:23 and let them take you on a moody journey that might scare you a little but will ultimately relax you, providing temporary solace from whatever is stressing you today…

▶ Lily & Madeleine, “Blue Blades” (Official Video) – YouTube

Published on Feb 25, 2015

From “Fumes,” available now on Asthmatic Kitty Records.

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Directed/Edited by Laurel Cohen
Cinematography by Lauren Guiteras
Produced by Grace Hahn
Lighting by Colton Maddox and Terence Yoon

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Paris365

An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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