Category: Maureen's Music

Further On

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Is anyone heading into something BIG? Graduation? Finals Week? Cannot wait to go home?  Big Birthday?  New Job?  Looming Milestone?  Anxious for summer?  Just need a confidence boost this week and some good tunes? Here’s some inspiration for you.  I’ve got ya covered.   Download this one, put it on repeat, and then turn it... Read more »

Topher Jones & Amada Feat. Ido Vs. The World - Hello Chicago (Official Video)

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Hello Chicago!  Here is a terrific video of some favorite Chicago locales.  Hopefully you don’t get motion sickness easily! Or if you haven’t been here in a while and you are homesick for your hometown, here is a quick snapshot for you to remember why you loved it so much. Or lastly, maybe you are just... Read more »

"On Top Of The World" From Imagine Dragons

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It’s so good to have young friends.  They can tip you off to the best music.  If this doesn’t do it for you today, you might have to go get a check up.  Or take a vitamin.  Or get some sun. Pretend this is a little bit of sunshine for your ears. WARNING:  Trainspotting or... Read more »

Congratulations! You made it!

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The end of the year is not just a wrapping up of 2012 and looking back.  It is a kind of patting yourself on the back  and saying, “I made it.” …”We made it.”  Congratulations. If you are a husband or wife, you may have had to stand tall or be strong for your partner... Read more »

Melissa Etheridge ~ Glorious

Tuesday night, I made a point of watching Parenthood.  It is one of those shows that falls under the category “Shows You Should Be Watching”.  I don’t know how I haven’t been watching this! I have a lot of  ‘splaining to do and a lot of catching up. Like 3 years of catching up.  But... Read more »

Brandi Carlile - That Wasn't Me

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Are you home baking or prepping for Thanksgiving?  This is the perfect voice to have playing in the background.  I’m obsessed.  Her rich tones and gorgeous lyrics are THE perfect combination.    And then while you’re at it, listen to The Story. That and some pumpkin bread might just send you over the edge.

We've All Got "Bruises" ~Train

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This isn’t the first time I have sung the praises for the lyrics by Train, and it won’t be the last.  I think it could be the unofficial band of this website. Not only do I love the sound and tempo of Train’s music, but the storytelling is enrapturing.  It sucks you in, makes you... Read more »

Noah Guthrie "Adore"

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Noah Guthrie was brought to my attention by my son, Patrick.  Patrick continues to be my source for soulful guitar music.  Noah is an 18 year old “up and comer” who you will hear more of, I guarantee. He is another YouTube sensation who gets millions of views whenever he releases a new cover.  (A... Read more »

Christina Perri - A Thousand Years

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If you are a Twilight fan, you have until November to wait for the movie Breaking Dawn: Part 2, but if you are a Christina Perri fan no waiting needed.  She has a really smooth voice and is opening for Jason Mraz this weekend at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater in Tinley. If you like acoustic music... Read more »

Worry, Why Should I Care?

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This album has been out for a while, but I keep coming back to it because it is just so good.  This track is one of my favorites. If something is keeping you up at night and you just can’t seem to shake it… Make friends with what you are.   And say “worry, get... Read more »