Monday, February 25, 2013

A Case of You's Blue Stroke of Genius

"Oh I am a lonely painter, I live in a box of paints" writes Joni Mitchell in "A Case of You" - a song reflecting on her relationship with fellow Canadian Leonard Cohen. Portugal's "reriz" is inspired to frame this cover, by yet another Canuck, with a dozen paintings of Kirk Hughey, Sante Fe, New Mexico artist now living in Paris, France.

In a palette rich with interpretations, as well as brilliant originals, here's another favourite from Allison Crowe. The original is on Joni's album "Blue". Allison's interpretation is on "This Little Bird"

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