Of all the gorgeous and catchy songs by Girlyman, it’s this simple, poignant reflection that plays in my head the most:
Here are some other great Girlyman songs, if you’re into beautiful three-part harmonies:
I found out today that Doris, one of the members of the band (and lead vocalist on “Bird on the Wire”, “Speechless”, and “Tell Me There’s a Reason”, above), has Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. Sad news. They’ve had to cancel many tour dates, but they’re still on schedule for next year, including a stop at Berkeley’s Freight and Salvage on January 28th. I’m getting tickets shortly, so if you like what you hear and want to come along, let me know.