Music Monday: "Goodnight New York" (Vienna Teng)

I wasn't intending to do a Music Monday post today and then it kind of just happened. There's a lot of stuff going on over here. For one thing, my last day at the bookstore (for a while) was yesterday, and I got a lovely lovely send-off, complete with a book on Australian slang (very handy!) and sunscreen for use in the place where it is actually summer right now. Hard to believe, I know.

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Music Monday: "The Promise" (Paul Freeman)

It's Music Monday! (After an exceptionally long hiatus...) And to kick off the restart of the series on the new site, here is a song that has haunted me for more than a few years.

I first saw Paul Freeman perform at a Vienna Teng holiday concert in...2010? (It's been a while. Let's go with that.) (Vienna Teng is an exceptional musician herself, and merits more than one Music Monday of her very own. More on her in the future.) I hadn't heard of him previously, but when I heard him perform "The Promise" with Alex Wong, I was stunned.

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