Music Jam Monday: Intertwined

Hello, and welcome to a new Music Jam Monday. Today I want to talk about Dodie’s EP Intertwined. For some reason I have recently fallen head-over-heels for it (or you could say I’m absolutely smitten). Here are some thoughts that I have on all the songs. Enjoy!


“Intertwined”

I adore this song, especially because of the music video. The song is very lovely, but the weird, wackiness of the video elevates it to the next level. It’s a great song. (Sidenote: the video also inspired the visuals for the visual poem I helped create “Battlegrounds.”)

Favorite lyric: “But we can stay here, and laugh away the fear.” (I need some help because I definitely thought she was saying love away the fear, but it might just be her accent? So I think it’s actually laugh? But I don’t know?)

“I Have A Hole In My Tooth (And My Dentist Is Shut)”

This is the weirdest, cutest song ever. I adore the quirkiness of it, and the oddity of the lyrics.

Favorite lyric: “Maybe this is a sign that I’m all out of luck, not that I had much of that in my life before.”

“Absolutely Smitten”

I am absolutely smitten with this song. It might be the cutest gosh darn thing I’ve ever listened to. I love this song. That’s it. I love it. It makes my heart feel so happy.

Favorite lyric: “With cupid’s arrow in her bum.”

“Life Lesson”

This might very well be the best 22 seconds I’ve ever listened to. It is absolutely beautiful and inspiring and incredible.

Favorite lyric: “Fuck it, hurt whilst you can.”

“Sick of Losing Soulmates”

I have re-fallen in love with this song. It is so profound and hauntingly beautiful. It’s just incredible.

Favorite lyric: “A dumb screenshot of youth.”

“When”

This is such a lovely song. I’m continually impressed at the depth of Dodie’s lyrics. This sounds like something out of a Disney princess movie (in a good way). I sound like a broken record, but it’s incredible.

Favorite lyric: “I’m waiting to live, and waiting to love. Oh it’ll be over, and I’ll still be asking when.”


What is your favorite song off Intertwined? Let me know down in the comments or over on Twitter!

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