SXSW Artist: Phosphorescent / Song For Zula

Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck is a man after my own heart. His 2009 album, Tophosphorescent Willie, is a tribute to my absolute favorite larger-than-life human, Willie Nelson. In addition to him recognizing the magic of Willie Nelson, he’s created a song that absolutely lifts me out of my boots and rockets me into the clouds. The song below.
Get a load of these heartbreaking lyrics:

Some say love is a burning thing
That it makes a fiery ring
Oh but I know love as a fading thing
Just as fickle as a feather in a stream
See, honey, I saw love. You see, it came to me
It put its face up to my face so I could see
Yeah then I saw love disfigure me
Into something I am not recognizing

–Um, holy shit. What a mouthful of _____ that is.

He’s playing SXSW this year, sure to gain some new followers and recognition.

Get down with Phosphorescent on Facebook. 

Enjoy!

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8 Responses to SXSW Artist: Phosphorescent / Song For Zula

  1. shekh rabbani says:

    Nice song. I wish that i could sing.

  2. The Rungs says:

    Beautiful song and what touching lyrics! this music has movement to it too. very happy that i just discovered your blog!

  3. I love this song! If you haven’t, check out Justin TImberlake’s video for “Suit & Tie” http://smarturl.it/JTSuitAndTie

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  6. maggie says:

    Just found and am really digging your blog. Loving this track in particular.

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