Musical Musings A to Z: X is for eXtreme

Welcome to another installment of my journey through the musical alphabet. It’s been a fun ride, although a little bumpy at certain points in the road. Like today.

So, as you can see, I’m cheating a little this week…yes I am well aware that technically my choice today doesn’t actually start with X.

My old music classmate Dave will be having a chuckle today. He’s been asking me for a while who I was going to feature as my X artist. But I have to confess I don’t have a favourite artist starting with X – do you?

So I have resorted to a band whose name sounds like it starts with an X but actually has the X for their second letter – surely that counts?

Extreme+++Band+Photo

image source

Extreme were a late 80s/early 90s heavy rock band who burst out of nowhere with their second album in 1991. I remember many hours practicing the harmonies perfected by this group when I was in high school – truly soul inspiring.

Extreme were also pretty handy with the acoustic guitar and had a string of hits in the early 90s, two of which I have included below for your listening pleasure.

More Than Words

This song is so simple yet so beautiful. Perfect harmonies complemented by a single acoustic guitar. Just perfect.

Hole Hearted

This is a little more upbeat and funky, yet still features the same striking harmonies that makes More Than Words so powerful. I have to confess I haven’t listened to this one in many years but it brought back so many vivid memories of my high school years – I felt I was channeled back to the schoolyard!

So apart from my good friend Dave, who I know has an X artist all lined up, do you have a favourite artist starting with X?

And are you ready to come up with Y and Z for the last two weeks of my quest? See you then!

Spread the positivity!
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Facebook
Google+
Google+
http://myhometruths.com/2013/09/musical-musings-a-to-z-x-is-for-extreme/
YouTube
YouTube
Pinterest
Pinterest
LinkedIn
Instagram

You may also like...

2 Responses

  1. ann says:

    Love these and they took me back to school times too!

  2. Oooh wah! You cheated!

    Here I was thinking you’d choose a classic from XTC. If you’d’ve asked, I was going to suggest XTC’s “Senses Working Overtime” or “Generals and Majors”, probably their two most well known songs that I can think of.

    Can’t wait to see who you select for Y and Z!
    Dave @ The Sound and the Fury recently posted..Chickens…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

10 Strategies for travelling as an autism family - www.myhometruths.com

Do you want to travel as an autism family?

Sign up to grab your free family travel guide so you can get travelling right now. 

PLUS be among the first to know when our upcoming book, The Ultimate Guide to Travelling as an Autism Family, is released!

You have Successfully Subscribed!