Lyckan i en ask – Music and Lyrics

 

Lyckan i en ask

Jag förutspår en tid, då mitt VISA-kort inte bestämmer vad jag känner.

Den måste finnas till, en tid lyckan vilar på ett djup.

Jag tänker att jag vill förändra mitt eget beteende främst av alla.

Lyckan, lyckan i en ask, som kom på posten,

när du satt och grubbla över livet,

livet som är tomt, men fylls så lätt när du ser allt som glittrar.

Mina uppgifter samlas in, reklamen ska vara riktad och felfri.

Så sakta jag lindas in, i tomma drömmar som fyller upp mitt liv.

Lyckan, lyckan i en ask, som kom på posten,

när du satt och grubbla över livet,

livet som är tomt, men fylls så lätt när du ser allt som glittrar.

Lyckan, lyckan i en ask, som kom på posten,

när du satt och grubbla över livet,

livet som är tomt, men fylls så lätt när du ser allt som glittrar, allt som glittrar.

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Lyckan i en ask – New video uploaded on #youtube

Lyckan i en ask, a song in Swedish about consumption, “Joy in a box”.

Recorded when pregnant with my baby girl!

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Lyckan i en ask, en sång som handlar om att köpa sin lycka och konsumtion. Lyssna på Sadness Theory på Spotify! När jag spelade in klippet var jag gravid med min tjej!

The last gig #kulturernaskarneval

So how was my last gig at Kulturernas karneval? Don’t worry, it is definitely not my last gig.

It was wonderful. 

I performed together with my husband, which was very successful and we also had some lovely audience in the Botanical garden. We actually had quite nice weather (so far no Spring/Summer at all).

And don’t forget you can always listen to Sadness Theory on Spotify.

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(photos by Frida Berglund)

// Ett supernice gig i Botaniska trädgården under Kulturernas karneval 2015.Fint väder, trevlig publik och min man på scen.

Sadness Theory finns på Spotify så in och lyssna!

The Cure – Lullaby

This is an amazing song from a really good band, The Cure. So Goth, so poetic, so epic. The video is also cool and kind of creepy:

Lyrics

on candystripe legs spiderman comes
softly through the shadow of the evening sun
stealing past the windows of the blissfully dead
looking for the victim shivering in bed
searching out fear in the gathering gloom and
suddenly! a movement in the corner of the
room! and there is nothing i can do when i
realise with freight that the spiderman is having
me for dinner tonight

quietly he laughs and shaking his head creeps
closer now closer to the foot of the bed and
softer than shadow and quicker than flies his
arms are all around me and his tongue in my
eyes “be still be calm be quiet now my precious
boy don’t struggle like that or i will only love
you more for it’s much too late to get away or
turn on the light the spiderman is having you
for dinner tonight”

 

 

and i feel like i’m being eaten by a thousand
million shivering furry holes and i know that in
the morning i will wake up in the shivering cold
and the spiderman is always hungry…

 

Versatile blogger award

So I got nominated for one more award 🙂 from a lovely blogger called Puffing Colors! Her blog is:

… a random stuff of a faerie honey who tries to fill her life with different colors and puffing it out to the world together with a lovely bear.

So check it out and follow. Let me tell you what this award thingy is all about:

*The rules*

  • Show the award on your blog.
  • Thank the person who nominated you.
  • Share seven facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 15 blogs.
  • Link your nominees’ blogs, and let them know.

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My seven facts:

  1. I hate pineapple!
  2. I also hate the color pink.
  3. Oh, I’m really not a hateful person 🙂 I promise. But sometimes you just need to be clear about your preferences.
  4. I love to blog so I can promote sustainability like using second hand and presenting it as a good alternative to normal consumption.
  5. Music, music, music. It is a gift to have music in my life, I love to compose, sing and play instruments. Performing is something I need to do every now and then otherwise I’m nor really myself 🙂
  6. I live in Uppsala, a university city not far from Stockholm, Sweden. I really love this town and currently I am also studying here which is a very nice place to study in.
  7. I love spending time with family 🙂

The amazing blogs I am nominating:

Science of mom

Sonya Huber

Tangerine and Cinnamon

My beautiful machine

Just stimming

Peak perspective

Extra dry Martini

Sara Barnad

Bob Dylan wrote propaganda songs

Anne Michael

Qz

Summer pierre

 

//En nominering för The versatile blogger award. Jag har listat några fakta om mig själv och länkat vidare och därmed nominerad några till bloggare!

The kills- Midnight boom

A Spotify list with The Kills and Midnight Boom. The Kills are an indie band from the states.

I would love to post more Spotify lists of music I like, what do you think? I hope you all know you can find my music on Spotify also!

// The Kills och Midnight Boom. The Kills är ett indieband från USA.

Mera Spotify-listor, vad tror ni om det? Hoppas att ni redan har koll på att ni kan finna min musik på Spotify också.

 

Lana Del Rey – Summertime sadness

Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness

Just a wonderful song of a cool artist. Love her deep dark voice 🙂 and of course the sadness.

No, I don’t present you the latest artists. My main focus is being on the other side, I’m focusing on producing music. But of course I need the input and some artists are very inspiring.

Some lyrics:

Kiss me hard before you go
Summertime sadness
I just wanted you to know
That, baby, you’re the best

I got my red dress on tonight
Dancing in the dark in the pale moonlight
Done my hair up real big beauty queen style
High heels off, I’m feeling alive

Oh, my God, I feel it in the air
Telephone wires above are sizzling like a snare
Honey, I’m on fire, I feel it everywhere
Nothing scares me anymore

// Lana Del Rey- Summertime sadness.

Djup röst och melankoli, kan det bli bättre? Nej, trodde inte det 🙂

Inget nytt men mitt fokus är att producera inte konsumera. Och inspiration behövs ju där också.

 

The very inspiring blogger award

I got nominated for the very inspiring blogger award! Wiiii!

The blogger who nominated me is Jaanethough, blogging about lifestyle, beauty, musings. You can read her post about the inspiring blog award here. And don’t forget to follow Jaane who combines beauty with no animal cruelty, shouldn’t we all?

1. Thank the person who nominated you and add their link to your blog

2. List the award rules so your nominees will know what to do.

3. State 7 things about yourself.

4. Nominate other bloggers.

5. Contact your nominees and provide a link to your post.

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6. Display the award logo (button) on your blog, whether on your sidebar or about page, or special award page.

So here are the seven things about me:

  1. Music is my passion and it makes me feel good, I love to write music, perform and record. I play solo and also with a duo, Edenroad! Let me know if you check it out and what you think.
  2. I started blogging 2013 because I wanted to share my thoughts on environment, help myself and others to a sustainable living and promote second hand!
  3. I started my solo band Sadness Theory 2008 together with my then boyfriend and now husband, Magnus, the love of my life!
  4. Music has set off a lot of other interests such as programming, photo and video editing, photography and so on!
  5. I’m now studying to be a programmer-full time nerd- and it’s very rewarding.
  6. I love those little fluffy creatures such as cats and dogs, but have allergy to them 😦
  7. I already have a bachelor, in social science.

And I nominate:

Aquileana

Chantal and Shekina

Anabel beauty talk

Maison Bentley Style

Stina Markan

Kerlund photo

// Ett nytt blogg-pris (hurra!) från bloggaren JaanethoughOch givetvis har jag listat 7 fakta om mig som så bör och därefter nominerat vidare ett par andra bloggare.