Vague Souvenir – First Day Of My Life

This is the first day of my life
I’m glad I didn’t die before I met you
But now I don’t care I could go anywhere with you
And I’d probably be happy

When the first 2 notes were played on the set of the ”Bla Bla Bla: The Live Show”, on June 3rd, I immediately knew what song it was. I couldn’t be wrong on this one. I know its every note, its every word, its every pause… In a way, this song was a gift the band was offering me, knowing how meaningful it had been for me, and how it accompanied me through every moment of my life…

This song is one I discovered through Alex as I was still going to university, before I moved in with the band and started working with them full time. Not that I disliked university or anything – I have always liked school and always had good grades… But somehow, I knew that this wasn’t what I wanted to do. I knew I was doing it only half-heartedly… and half is way too generous for the effort and heart I was investing in it at the time. And then this song came to me…

That song has always been very meaningful to me, from the very first time I listened to it. I listened to it so much it probably is impossible to even count up to that number… You know, when I like a song, I am the type to put it on repeat. I usually get bored after a few weeks, but this one, I never grew tired of it. I don’t know… There was something special to it. Read More »