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It's Wednes- FRIDAY! It's FRIDAY! [/Dethklok]

1. I'm rocking out like the Gopher to "Any Way You Want It." Whoo and a hoo.
2. I come with music of my own (to share) namely, Let Down, a Radiohead cover by Off The Beat that is REALLY GOOD - like, it makes me very very happy. (Most Radiohead covers are not good.)
3. And also with No Surprises, a second Radiohead cover by Amanda Rogers. These covers work because they aren't trying to BE Radiohead. Which is why most of them suck. [/Simon Cowell-esque]
4. Toxic, a Britney Spears cover by Nickel Creek, hahaha! They make this song AWESOME.
5. Mr. S is back from Amsterdam and he brought me back clogs, but they're FUZZY HOUSE SHOES. And they're hilarious and soft and squishy. YAY.
6. I posted that Boarding School Fic I've been talking about last night at a weird time, so for those of you that were interested, it's right here.
7. I need to figure out how to make a fountain/water feature for my garden today, and buy a new camera to show you how gorgeous the colors are that are coming up. Eeee! SPRING.
8. Some fics of interest, as they are not getting the fb they should: ladycat777's Percy fic, and brandil's FNL threesome fic. I have a lot of fics tagged at my del.ic.ious page that I'll be getting to this weekend, as well, HURRAH.

FRIDAY! It's FRIDAY!!

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brandil
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:17 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the pimpage!

I saw Nickel Creek perform that live and it is fucking AWESOME. I am SO downloading that when I get home!
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:19 pm (UTC)
Did you?? That's so cool! (If it runs out, let me know and I'll hook you up.)

<3
ladycat777
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:25 pm (UTC)
Awww, thank you for the pimp! I didn't think anybody was gonna read it, honestly. And thank you for reccing me to floweringjudas that was very cool.

Also: FUZZY SLIPPERS! THAT IS SO AWESOME!! I don't know why I was usually all caps there. And nickel creek! I love Nickel Creek :)
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:28 pm (UTC)
You are more than welcome! Floweringjudas is the go-to girl for all things Percy in the Hogwarts Elite world, so I knew she'd be all over that one. (She has some amazing fics in her journal, if you're interested. Dark and achy. She's a WONDERFUL writer.)

Fuzzy slippers! They are HILARIOUS and lovely. They jut out and curl up just like wooden ones would do. Heee! Nickel Creek is fantastic, and I have to say, the a-capella cover that UPENN's Off The Beat does makes me so freaking happy. That is one of my most favorite Radiohead songs that rips me up and puts me together again, so they're version is just LOVELY!!
soundingsea
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:27 pm (UTC)
Hey, I cannot be blamed for the Journey. You're thinking of someone else. :)
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:29 pm (UTC)
Ahahahaha, WHOOPS! I didn't mean to ruin your rep, yo! I got music from you and someone else (sdwolfpup? I think so...) and got you mixed up. *fixes like whoa*

(I just didn't want to take credit for other's labors, is all.)
melbournegirl
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:28 pm (UTC)
If you hunt down Sophie Kohs cover of Creep, its worth it. I think its on a album called Like A Version 2, if memory serves. Australian and international acts doing covers. Its pretty good.
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:31 pm (UTC)
Oooh, thanks! I'm not familiar with that version, so yay! Now, keep in mind I'm REALLY fussy when it comes to covers, because if you can't re-tool it to be yours (as a musician) then leave the song alone, imo.

But I like it when women cover male vocals, and vice versa. I'll seek that out right now!
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zandra_x
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:50 pm (UTC)
Those clogs!! Who would have thought!?!
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 03:53 pm (UTC)
*clacks them together with glee*
*except they don't clack because they're fleece*

Hahaha, they're SO GREAT!! I love them.
ros_fod
Mar. 23rd, 2007 04:10 pm (UTC)
YOUR ICON.

*lays supine on cushions*
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 04:12 pm (UTC)
I WANT IT TO BE REAL. (Oooh, my dream is to have a hanging bed that is be-cushioned like that icon. I have seen it in friend's homes and have COVETED that. Can you imagine? A bed! That swings! OUTSIDE!)

<3 Happy Friday!!!
brunettepet
Mar. 23rd, 2007 04:17 pm (UTC)
Those slippers! I love those slippers!

The rains have made all my bulbines bloom like crazy things, and the mountain laurels and wysteria are going mad with gorgeousness, too. I love Spring!
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 04:30 pm (UTC)
SLIPPERS!! I love them, and now I have to take them off because it's raining here, too, and I don't want to go out in public in them ruin them. :D

The wysteria is making me SO HAPPY with its smell. I keep swearing to put a mountain laurel in my landscape, but I have to wait a bit. GAH. *wants*
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cordelianne
Mar. 23rd, 2007 05:16 pm (UTC)
Oooh, music!! Thanks for the music - I have downloaded it all! I'm really loving Let Down - it's fantastic!

Happy Friday!!! :D
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 07:06 pm (UTC)
Seriously: HOW AWESOME is "Let Down" by the a-capella group?? I absolutely love that version (and the original is one of my faves, too!)

<3 HAPPY FRIDAY!
cityphonelines
Mar. 23rd, 2007 06:17 pm (UTC)
Eeeeee!! How much am I loving the Brit cover? Lots. The strings! <333!!

Have you ever heard Train's cover of 'Hit Me Baby One More Time'? Who knew it was a good song? They did. Or a least they made it so.

*snuggles up on your icon*
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 07:07 pm (UTC)
I mean, REALLY. THat cover of Toxic is fucking AWESOME. I love it. I have NOT heard the cover you mentioned, so I'll be adding that to my search. NICE.

I had your icon for lunch!! Mmmm, sushi. <3 <3 <3
entrenous88
Mar. 23rd, 2007 07:00 pm (UTC)
Oooh, I'm going to listen to the cover of Toxic soon!

Just as soon as "Ice, Ice, Baby!" stops playing on my radio. O_o

Bookmarked the final post of your story, and the other two you rec'd!

I have no reason for this icon other than that I feel like using it. And I maybe want a funnel cake.
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 07:08 pm (UTC)
You SHOULD use that icon! Because yes, funnel cake, all hot and sweet and sticky, would make all things better! *assumes* Plus, your icon kinda makes me want to cuddle up with Andrew. :D

That version of Toxic is SO GOOD. I think you might like the Let Down cover, too. It's like... PEPPY. And really really good.

*puts my rag top down so my hair can blow*
moosesal
Mar. 23rd, 2007 09:20 pm (UTC)
Brandi called me last year from MerleFest and held the phone up while Nickel Creek played "Toxic". She knows I love both Nickel Creek and Britney. It was like the best of both worlds. :)

I have your fic opened to read when I have a chance. *smooch*
stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 09:42 pm (UTC)
HEEEEEEEE. I love that song - it's the BEST OF BOTH WORLDS.

Oooh, I can't wait for your thoughts on the fic! (It's the one I sent you back in December...) heh heh.
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stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 10:24 pm (UTC)
HEEEEEE. And I completely agree. *hides*
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stoney321
Mar. 23rd, 2007 10:41 pm (UTC)
Oh, absolutely! Having to listen to a version you can't stand of ANY SONG over and over again fits into one of my circles of hell. :D
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