Friday, March 12, 2010

Because I Miss Him

[And also he was purdy.]

I was listening to Jeff's bootleg version of Thin Lizzy's Dancing in the Moonlight on the way in this morning. It blew me away. I think his death, and the way it happened, is a major reason why I don't believe in God. If that could happen to him, with such beauty and such unearthly talent, then none of us can really be worth anything to a creator. We are about as valuable as a smashed insect on a porch.

If you are interested, google Jeff Buckley, for those of you who don't know the back story. I don't have the heart or inclination to tell it here.

21 comments:

North West London Girl said...

My own handsome husband adores him too, he's often listening to his music..he was indeed, very beautiful.

Syd said...

Sadly enough, accidents happen. I believe that the Higher Power does weep for those that are lost in such tragic ways.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

North West London Girl,
Thanks for stopping by. Please come back often. Your husband has good taste in music.

Thanks for the follow. I'll be by your site soon.

Best,

SB

L and L said...

Dear SB, I am only familiar with Tim. I feel I've missed something really important and will do my homework. Any recommendations of where to start? Love, Lis

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Hey Lis,
Welcome! Great to hear from you. I would recommend Jeff's Grace CD.

Jeff was Tim's son. I assume you knew that.

Thanks for reading me.

Love, SB.

Findon said...

I watch/listen to Jeff Buckley singing cohens hallelujah on youtibe namy many times. Its beautiful and will never be surpassed.

Kat Skratch said...

<3

I miss him too. :(

Brother Frankie said...

hey babe!!!! been a long time. but i dont think it was him.. probably the smashing pumpkins.. but then again, im old, grey, smoke, used to drink, and put way too many chemicals in my body during this life...

http://s0.ilike.com/play#Smashing+Pumpkins:Dancing+In+The+Moonlight:183061:m3699141

you are loved
brother frankie
a biker for christ

Petit fleur said...

Very purdy indeed.

Lori said...

What a strange accident...how terrible. I never have understood how such talented people can have such tragic endings. It does make you question faith at times...and you are right.. He was purdy....

Nigel said...

I miss Jeff too. 'Grace' is a wonderful album. To celebrate your post I'm going to spend today driving around my dear old city of Canberra listening to it...

L and L said...

Thanks SB, I will look for that. I've enjoyed your writing many many times and it's good to be in touch with each other. Love, Lis

Fireblossom said...

Jeff Buckley was just a beautiful man. His version of "Halleluja" is my favorite. To listen to any of his music is to be transported, indeed. And yeah, he was purdy, too.

I always really liked his father Tim as well. he reinvented himself several times. I think they were both utterly unique singers.

And...your header made me laugh out loud.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Findon,
I agree, dear one.

Love you.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

I LOVE MY BRUDDAH FRANKIE!!!!

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Nigel,
Hope you enjoyed your drive, love.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Lis,
It is, indeed, good.

Love you.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

Fireblossom,
Welcome, my dear. Thanks for reading and commenting. I hope you'll come back and join us often.

Blessings,

SB

Christina Lindsay said...

Love, love, love Jeff Buckley
Love to you too xxx

MainliningEyeliner said...

jeff reminds me sooo much of my 8th grade year...so poignant...and lonely.

Sarcastic Bastard said...

MainliningEyeliner,
Yeah, he breaks my heart everytime.