Song of the Day, August 6: Let’s Take A Trip Together by Morphine

MorphineTripToday’s song is Let’s Take A Trip Together from Morphine’s magical second album, Cure For Pain. It’s an invitation to get away from it all, asking a lover to be a companion in escape. Singer Mark Sandman turns in an eerie, filtered vocal that adds a strange, claustrophobic quality to the delivery. The resulting tension heightens the need for the trip, resulting in a highlight on a very strong album.

Enjoy this great song today.

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About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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