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2018: Favorite Albums
These are some of my favorite albums from 2018 in no particular order.
|SYML||In My Body|
|Twenty One Pilots||Trench|
|Imogen Heap||Harry Potter and the Cursed Child|
|Chvrches||Love Is Dead|
|Florence + the Machine||High As Hope|
|Jack White||Boarding House Reach|
|A-Ha||MTV Unplugged – Summer Solstice|
|Mumford & Sons||Delta|
|Various Artists||Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Soundtrack)|
Music To Run With: Cloud Nine by Kygo
I discovered Kygo a few months back and really enjoy his music and artist collaborations. Cloud Nine is his debut album and I’ve always thought the first track, Intro, would make a great backing track for a kick-ass trail running video.
Hear me out (listen above).
- 0s: Far out view (drone footage) of a solo runner on a trail.
- 45s: Close up footage, feet, dirt, grit, sweat, stream crossings.
- 1m:24s: Other runners join as they run the last section of the trail to the summit.
- 1m:45s: They reach the summit, exhausted, arms spread wide taking in the 360 degree views.
I think that would be magic.
Aside from that, the whole album suits very well as a running accompaniment – except for the John Legend Happy Birthday track. Great song, but seems a little out of place on this album.
Music To Run With: Wasa Tusa by IAMDYNAMITE
IAMDYNAMITE are a local band from Cary, NC. I heard them for the first time on Tuesday night when they opened for Bon Jovi. Great summer feel. Perky songs and strong vocals to keep you running. This was my morning soundtrack for a quick 5K before work today. Pull it up on your favorite streaming platform, have a listen and let me know what you think!