“Wherever You Will Go” (The Calling Pop Cover)

By Mike Fusco

Hey all!  Well, it’s been such a big week for me and for news in my world, and I guess people cope in different ways.  Much like comfort food, there are certain songs and albums that act as “comfort music”, and take me back to a time or place.  My acoustic cover song selection for today is a song by “The Calling” that almost everyone knows (and usually likes).  I discovered it and the album (Camino Palmero) in high school, and it was one of the first I listened to when I first got my license.  That time of life and love and discovery and loss all seem to give me answers for things that happen modern day.  This is a song about believing in something and maybe knowing when to let go, and when to hold on.

Im just troubled by a lot of stuff in the news- new war in Georgia from Russia (without love, apparently)… Bernie Macs death, a kid in my town at my middle school who died in a fight, and the brutal destruction of Jim, Chris, and our friend Alberto in Monopoly this evening (in which I won!)  We did our home run derby radio show the other day, and that resulted in a major win for yours truly as well… What do you know!   I’m trading in some accumulated good karma, and I will buy myself a lottery ticket tomorrow (and if I win, I’ll be posting from my own mac laptop, instead of Jim’s like today!)

I really love this song and I hope my quick take on it is enjoyable, and reminds you that you only have to answer to one person every night- Your heart.  So you better live each day right so you don’t have any ‘splainin to do! (Luuuucy!)

Later all!

This is one in a series of acoustic cover songs, original music, and free mp3 downloads here on the Laptop Sessions Music Video Blog.

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