1. We are a community of readers. Join us!

    Readup is a social reading platform. No ads. No distractions. No liking or upvotes. We help you pay attention to what matters: reading.

    You must read the article before you can post or reply.
    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago

      If you are into dance music with samples and such... this album delivers/is really good...

      Marea (We’ve Lost Dancing) https://youtu.be/pZ_zeodlRRY

      1. Update (4/20/2021):

        “If I can live through this - what comes next will be Marvelous”

        🌈💗

      2. Update (4/20/2021):
    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Amid the everyday noise of ‘Actual Life’, mid-way track ‘Me (Heavy)’ quietly and sombrely details the deteriorating illness of a close friend in a hospital ICU. “I want to run in there and steal you out / Unplug the wires and kiss your mouth,” Fred intones over brooding synths, laying himself bare as a vocalist. “I think I’m still working out how I feel about singing,” he tells NME. “Often I’m hesitant, and it’s been a case of people like lovely Romy from The xx or my brother encouraging me to sing on record. But with a track like ‘Me (Heavy)’, it would be weird if I wasn’t doing the vocals because it’s such a personal song.”

      Just discovered this track today. It is superb! Eager to soak in the rest of the album.

      https://youtu.be/JJ0ktJY6UOY