Because I haven’t posted anything for a little, i.e. long, while I felt a quick post was needed. Also because I woke up one day and realised it was September (when did that happen?) and spent the week eating my weight in cheesecake and doing all things BUT sitting at home dwelling on the fact Summer is over.
When you’re young you have the distraction and heavy dislike of school to keep you going. The only thing keeping me sane back then was a mix of back to school stationary and new uniforms (the cool kids drank Panda Pops, it was that kind of hard knock, middle class area)
Turns out though those in the music industry can’t get enough of the month.
A Selection of September Songs to Keep you Sane
Green Day – Wake me up When September Ends (complete with very 00s lyric video)
The official pop video is seven minutes long (one of the classic mini-movie types) and focuses on a young couple where the boyfriend enlists in the army and deployed to a non-descript Arabic country where things get very political and emotional.
I think it’s obvious why I opted for the lyric video…seven minutes long? Who do Green Day think they are, Michael Jackson?
Earth Wind and Fire – September
No introduction needed.
Britney Murphy – Boogie Wonderland (Happy Feet Cover)
Admittedly I thought this was a cover of Earth, Wind and Fire’s September but it’s not. Dang. Well I’ve found it so sticking it here regardless. Robin Williams sings in it so not a total loss.
Carole King – It Might as well Rain Until September
How bad is it that when I did a quick search entry on my own music library this song came top? Well somehow I’ve acquired this and find myself questioning anyone would wish bad weather on everyone else just because you can’t find a chap. A bit selfish, no?
The Bangles – September Gurls
I wish bed hair was still a thing.
JP Cooper – September Song
As inferred in my opening paragraph, I don’t see me being anyone’s September song, unless you’re going to string something together that rhymes ‘girl likes cake’ and ‘better bake’.
September – Cry for You
Maybe the reason this Swedish popstar changed her stage title back to the latter half of her real name Paula Marklund is because she realised she wasn’t getting bookings for the other 11 months.
Strictly Come Dancing Ensemble – September
Because I will never stop sharing this
Vivaldi – Four Seasons (Autumn)
Because as the name suggests it’s intended for Autumnal months including September (look, if it’s too tenuous a link write your own September song list).
(Plenty more September themed pop hits can be found on this website also 20 Songs About September)
What is it about September that gets musical artists writing? Maybe it’s because it’s the end of Summer and/or they didn’t have cheesecake and season two of The Crown to hand.
Any I’ve missed off? Let me know!