Hi everyone! I hope your Sunday went well! I spent part of my Sunday reading other blogs. I was inspired by Tangled Up in Music’s recent post about Amy Winehouse. Tangled Up did a great post about her and her “Back to Black” album, which was released 10 years ago this year. July 23 marked five years since Amy passed away. You can check out Tangled Up’s post here. On more than one occasion, fellow blogger, friend and blogging sister Erika Kind has also featured Amy Winehouse in her blog. Here’s one of her posts here. My blogging buddy Johnna from All Things Chronic also did a great post about Amy Winehouse’s documentary, “Amy.” You can check it out here.
Before reading these posts, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to listen to. After reading them, I spent a good portion of my afternoon listening to Amy’s music and interviews online. I even read up about her troubled and drama-filled life on various news web sites and blogs. I didn’t know too much about her music until I heard “Rehab” in 2006. To be honest I thought the song was annoying, especially when it was first released. It took years for it to finally grow on me. I’m glad I decided to listen to other songs by her this afternoon. I preferred the majority of them over “Rehab.” Today I’m taking you back to 2003 with “In My Bed.” The single was released on her first album, “Frank.” “Frank” was successful in the U.K. Her second album, “Back to Black” won five Grammy awards. Amy Winehouse was the first woman from England to win the American awards. What do you think of this song? Do you have a favorite Amy Winehouse song or two? It’s unfortunate we lost a talented singer and songwriter at such a young age. Have a goodnight/good morning, everyone. Take care and I’ll see you in the next day or two.