I made myself go back through every one of these Tuesday Tunes posts to double-check I hadn’t already professed my love for this song, and when it turned out I hadn’t, I checked again. It didn’t seem possible, but now I remember why. All of the versions available online, including the official music video, cut off the last (and best) 2 minutes of the song. Which is a shame, because those last 2 minutes are transcendent. This song is so beautiful and just makes me want to close my eyes and live inside of it forever. It makes me think of winter in London (?) and dark subways, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have to dance to it every time it plays. When the synth kicks in I get goosebumps. The only full version I found is set to an IMAX movie of Galapagos animals, and my god if this imagery doesn’t fit flawlessly with the song. Also, tortoises are amazing, and they totally get down with Swedish synth music.
What tunes are you playing right now? I finally remembered to bring my iPod cord home from work with me so I can load it up with all the songs I’ve downloaded over the past few weeks. And, let’s be honest, so I can add more bad music to my commute.