It may be the shortest month of the year, but February can feel brutally
long for anyone who’s sick of winter. As we look forward to spring, we
want to know what you’ve been listening to to get you through the long
This year, instead of fake-committing to the usual health, fitness and money management resolutions each new year brings, why not vow to change some of the ways you listen to and love music?
This time of year brings out the best and worst in us when it comes to music, and we all have our memories of seasonal songs, including Robin Hilton’s story about a painfully unforgettable childhood performance of “O Holy Night.”
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen wonders what has age done to your favorite musicians. Have the results been mostly disappointment and disaster? Or have you discovered wisdom that youth couldn’t hope to match?
When you think of the music you loved and listened to the most in 2012, you might find they’re not the same thing. Using the “play” count in iTunes it’s easy to get a reality check and see just how many times you actually listened to “Gangnam Style.”