Songs of the day

Recycled Air

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Such Great Heights

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Sleeping In

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I’ve been listening to this album a lot over the last week. The weather in New York is disgustingly muggy and hot and that sort of temperature always makes me sleepy. When I get off work I put this album on and The Postal Service’s music really does have a hazy, soporific effect to it, doesn’t it? I walk from Hudson to Union Square every day and I am always so tired every day after I get out of work, but I listen to this music and I watch the hazy lights set against the blue-grey sky and with the headphones in my ears, all other noise is blocked out. Everything contrasts, but it feels like they’re running in-sync. It’s just the lazy music set to the lazy skies set against the excited New Yorkers and excited tourists who are combing through the city every night and I just KNOW I will live and I will die in this city. I will fail and I will succeed and it will all happen in this city.