Tag Archives: Blue

Restless Thoughts From A Revived Soul (or How Joni Saved Me Part 3)

        For me, ‘Hejira’ is the pinnacle of Joni Mitchell’s many LPs. Musically it was very different from anything else she had previously attempted whilst lyrically she unexpectedly returned to a first person narrative for the majority of the songs. It is no accident that the front cover shows Mitchell, artistic beret […]

Late Night Thoughts From A Heartbroken Soul (or How Joni Saved Me Part 2)

          After ‘Blue’, Joni Mitchell had to save both herself and me. However, what ‘Blue’ gave me was a sense that the artist had gone through what I was going through and come through the other side (she was still alive; she was still making music). Maybe I could survive this […]

Late Night Thoughts From A Heartbroken Soul (or How Joni Saved Me Part 1)

          I was twenty years old, a student at the Sorbonne, when Michele and Joni saved my life. The first major love of my life had left me and I was heartbroken, inconsolable. I wasn’t eating or sleeping – I was fading away and felt life was not worth living. A […]

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