Listen Weekly 16: Blue

Listen Weekly 16: Blue

We return to the Listen Weekly series with edition #16 – aka the Blues. Having previously explored the colour orange through music, this time we’re exploring the big BLUE…

Potentially the most influential colour in popular culture; The many shades of blue have inspired an abundance of artists, writers and musicians throughout the ages.

This weeks’ Listen Weekly is the perfect accompaniment to the summer sky’s of late. Evoking feelings of buoyancy, we have ELO, Brian Eno, Isaac Hayes and Bob Dylan changing the melancholic tones typically associated with this colour.

Come and dip your toes into the Hole & Corner sound pool..

 

The tracklist:

01. Brian Eno – ‘Deep Blue Day’

02. Hercules & Love Affair – ‘Blue Song’

03. Grizzly Bear – ‘Deep Blue Sea ’

04. Bob Dylan – ‘Tangled up in Blue’

05. Them – ‘It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue’

06. The Ozark Mountain Daredevils – ‘Jackie Blue’

07. Labi Siffre – ‘I Got The…’

08. Isaac Hayes – ‘Blue’s Crib’

09. Kenny Burrell – ‘Midnight Blue’

10. Beck – ‘Blue Moon’

11. Rodriguez – ‘Inner City Blues’

12. Paul McCartney, Richard Niles – ‘Blue Sway’

13. Electric Light Orchestra – ‘Mr. Blue Sky’

14. Arcade Fire – ‘Deep Blue’

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