It took a little while longer to get back to Boston than it did to drive to New York, partially because of Labor Day traffic and partially because we stopped twice to take turns behind the wheel. Usually it only takes four CDs (yes, that is a unit of length which may be used to measure distance!) to get from here to my parents’ and vice versa, but this time it took the following five:
I think my handwriting’s legible, but my mother has never thought so. This is for those of you who agree with my mom.
- The Gza — Liquid Swords, which I really wanted to listen to because, as with Built to Spill and Perfect From Now On, I’m seeing The Gza perform this album live later this month.
- Neil Young — After the Gold Rush
- Bob Dylan — Highway 61 Revisited
- M.I.A. — Kala
- Talking Heads — More Songs About Buildings and Food