Here’s a song that makes me want to hop on a plane and just go ANYWHERE in the world:
There’s something about the way Joni Mitchell articulates exactly how she felt while in a place she was traveling to, while spending time with the people she met there. She knows exactly how to paint a picture with her words and make you feel like you were there, too.
“Maybe I’ll go to Amsterdam, or maybe I’ll go to Rome,
And rent me a grand piano and put some flowers round my room,
but let’s not talk about fare thee wells now, the night is a starry dome,
And they’re playin’ that scratchy rock n’ roll beneath the matala moon…”