music monday: almost lover

Monday, November 29, 2010

I've decided to re-share this 'music monday' in hopes of introducing more of you to one of my favorite artists, the lovely Alison Sudol of A Fine Frenzy. She has the most angelic red hair paired perfectly with a hauntingly beautiful voice. I have been deeply in love with this song since the first time I've heard it. The lyrics bring me back to the sleepless nights of heartbreaks gone by, falling in love with all the wrong boys. This song is the nostalgia of wounds that eventually heal and leave a bittersweet scar in its place.

 + via afinefrenzy +

We walked along a crowded street
You took my hand and danced with me in the shade
And when you left you kissed my lips
You told me you would never ever forget these images, no

Well, I'd never want to see you unhappy
I thought you'd want the same for me

Goodbye, my almost lover
Goodbye, my hopeless dream
I'm trying not to think about you
Can't you just let me be?

So long, my luckless romance
My back is turned on you
Should've known you'd bring me heartache
Almost lovers always do...



Krystal said...

almost love is one of my favorite songs of all time :)

Lynn said...

thanks for the introduction, i've never heard of her before. she's darling and her music is so sweet and knee-slapping good! ♥

k. ryan said...

i cannot tell you the love affair that i have had with this song, and a fine frenzy in general. thank you for reminding me of its beauty [resulting in its constant play for the past 20 minutes] :)
hope you're having a lovely monday!

k. ryan said...

p.s. i had to share this post on my blog.
thanks again - this made my day.
p.p.s. i look forward to more music mondays - i'm sure your music taste will overlap with mine often!

Nuha Sofiyan said...

i love this song! and i'm so jealous of her hair, I've always wanted to be a red head! xoxo

Belle Inspirations said...

Love your blog! I am now your newest follower I also have a new blog so please visit sometime I hope to inspire you and many others! Again great blog!

Jude said...

That is such a lovely song, perfectly yearning and sweet at the same time.

Jamie said...

Love, love her! She made my November cheap music wish list.

ching said...

thanks for sharing. i've been itching for new music. :D

the runaway romantique said...

krystal: mine too :) thanks for the comment dear!

lynn: I'm so glad you like her! Her other songs are lovely too

k. ryan: Oh thank you so much for your cute repost! I feel so honored and I' happy that the song reminded you of your best friend :) Yes I' sure our music taste is pretty similar!!

nuha: Oh me too!! Though I doubt I could pull off her bright red

belle inspirations: Thanks for visiting and following :) You have a lovely blog as well and I just followed you back!

jude: I perfectly agree :)

jamie: oh I'm checking our list now, we have very similar taste in music!

ching: glad you like it :)

A Little Brighter said...

Thank you so much for your comment! Your blog is devine and this post makes me like it even more! Her music is so beautiful I remember googling the lyrics after I heard it as background music on the tv and haven't stopped listening since!

Ayesha x

Anne-Marie @ 10 Rooms said...

Thank you for the introduction, she is so talented. Will be finding this on Itunes later - x

Signe said...

That song is amazing and she is such a stunner!
Have a great Tuesday :)

Rizzi said...


Savoir Affaire said...

I usually never look at videos on blogs but since you demanded it, I had to watch! I admit, she's good. I also like the video. yay.

Mo Pie, Please said...

What a beautiful woman with a beautiful voice!

I'm hosting a giveaway on my blog - come check it out!

Kimia Kline said...

girl crush. big time.

Ann said...

nice song...
haven't heard of her before...

thanks for sharing her music...

mienkintoshfairie said...

The music sounds hauntingly beautiful. I feel like she is soul searching in this song. Beautiful. I feel like a big baby when i got a bit choked up. Also, I love the photos of her. I want to re-dye my hair red again.

Diana Mieczan said...

She is totally amazing and I adore that song:) Hugs and kisses, darling
Happy Monday

Liesl @ FabulousFashions4SensibleStyle said...

I have always adored her...what a lovely post!

Liesl :)

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