Dragonwalk

imageHi boys and girls. I wrote this small ( and a little bit funny)poem while I was walking through the rainy Reykjavík this evening. During the past two weeks in New York I just realized how we should just share all the weirdness in us with the world, as much as possible.Weirdnesses are beautiful.( The next post is going to be about NY ) Hugs towards you:)P.

 

Dragonwalk

I found myself from an empty town.

At the border of the horizon.

on my left hand there was night,

the last sunrays on my right.

Straight through the old graveyard

I left a trace –

in this empty town

the most lively place.

By the lake

stood a dragon

Majestetic and cold

of stone.

“Why would someone

sculpt a dragon

in the middle of a town

where no one lives…

and no-one any **** gives?”

I wondered,thought, did feel

it must be something that someone has seen

and wanted to make the world believe

that dragons are real.

I believed.

‘Cause I have heard some say, I remember,:

 

 

“They arrive with the first mushroom rains in early September.”

 

 

Possimiste

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possi’s secret Christmas playlist

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Heihó dearest friends, how has your Christmas time been?

Mine has been quite busy. Just finished a couple of songs for Analogrunner´s EP that is coming out in the beginning of 2016. Did a remix for the first time in my life. Enjoying my own album recording process and trying to put my ideas in order, which is kinda a task.But despite that I still remind myself that it is important to take time for my loved ones and for enjoying :

Cold-cold weather. Icicles. Slippery roads. The Christmas tree that I got really cheaply from the second hand store( yes, a fake one…there are barely no trées in Iceland! So let at least those few ones stay where they belong, in the forest:). Candles, candles, as many candles as you can imagine. Gingerbread. Mulled wine. Grandma knitted socks. Christmas calendar and norhern lights. And of course  christmas songs. But not the ones we hear everyday and everywhere. Something much more fresh. And that’s what I must share with you:)

“Snowflakes Falling Down” by Simon Panrucker

Simon Panrucker´s Christmas album   really is a hidden christmas gem and my most favorite musical find this year. Blessed be the day when I accidentally stumbled upon it on FMA website. A definite MUST HAVE in your Christmas playlist this year. So must that I even picked 2 songs for this post. Anyway, this is that kind of song I would be really proud of if I had written it myself…(Unfortunately or fortunately I didn’t , but it would be super great to make a cover for it one day, who knows) Beautiful melody. Interesting harmony. Unpredictable. Shortly, a fantastic track, in my opinion one of the best Christmas songs recently written…Thanks Simon for that!

 

 

 

“Jólaköttinn” by Björk

This is a traditional icelandic Christmas song. A bit creepy, isn’t it? Well, in Iceland there are 13 santas and they are all really naughty. One of them is jólakötturinn – a big black Christmas cat who steals and eats kids who haven’t got new clothes and taken a bath before the Christmas Eve. Mnjæu😉

 “Angels We Have Heard On High” by Sufjan Stevens

O-o-o,gloria-aa-a this is what happens if you put one of my favorite Christmas songs, one of my favorite musicians and a beautiful choir arrangement together. Magic happens❤ This song is from his Christmas album “Silver and Gold” and to be honest, you can skip the “silver” from the title because the whole album is just pure gold.

 “Christmas At Sea”  by Sting

Watching Sting´s live from  Durham Cathedral has been one of my most important Christmas traditions since I saw it for the first time exactly one winter morning when we ourselves( me and my best friends) were going on a Christmas tour in different churches in Estonia. So this video always brings me back those good memories. Basically this live is in my playlist from the day the first snow falls down until it goes away again in the spring.  This song is just one of the many pearls (And has a beautiful harpist singing beautiful gaelic so beautifully that I have shivers on my skin every time I listen to it)

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“Fairytale of New York” by Katie Melua and The Pogues

I think the most important thing for a singer is to div deeply into the song he is singing and let the song take first over him and then all the others who are listening. And this is IT! And a beautiful song too, of course!

 “White Winter Hymnal” by Fleet Foxes
This song takes me to the forest without actually going to the forest. Beautiful song, catchy song and a beautiful video. One of my this year´s favourite discoveries.

 

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“Little Drummer Boy” by Josh Groban

 There are about zillion different versions of that song but  my totally favorite arrangement is this one.

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“Vive Le Vent” by MIKA

O la la, I remember how we needed to learn this song by heart every Christmas for the French lesson before we could go and enjoy our Christmas vacation. Húrraaa! Another song from the section “good arrangements”. And MIKA is cool as well:)

“Winter’s Love” by Animal Collective

.Ohh, I would like to dedicate this beautiful winter song to all beautiful #vegans in the world;)<3

“Happy Christmas, You Guys” by Simon Panrucker

So good, I don’t even need to start thinking what to say to end this playlist, Simon Panrucker has already stolen my words:) I’m gonna listen to  this song out loud  in the morning of the Christmas day while making preparations for the night, and you should too !HAPPY CHRISTMAS, YOU GUYS!

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Sending gingerbread hearts and wish you all a lot of wonderfulness into the December time, be good children…well, just a bit naughty, but mostly nice, respect the plants under the snow, don’t step on them and don’t forget to build snowman and make snow angels😉

 

 

Kiss,

Possi

Strawberry-heart

I wish I only could put into words what happens inside a little girl’s heart when the sun is kissing her cheeks for the first time over an eight-month long winter. She sits  there nearby the lake in the middle of five swans eating strawberries. Little by little her frozen heart starts melting and becomes one with the lake. Her hair will turn into branches and ears into leaves ready to catch every song that the birds sitting on her will sing.

Have a beautiful loveful day and here is a little drawing for you:)

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Uus

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Uus means “new” in Estonian and  every new is something  well forgotten from the old times . At least we have a saying like that. So let this little word be the spell for the next year and maybe it will tell something about it and maybe ,probably, likely, possibly there will be more new songs in this beautiful old the language of my heart and nature that the post  title is written in.

I draw a little goat angel for us all (because 2015 is the year of goat) to say thank you for the last year.He or she, i don’t even know myself, is  bringing  you peace, light, music and happiness. You can keep him everywhere, in your pocket, your ear, in the nose of the shoe or just in your beautiful mind – doesn’t really matter. Just that you know, he is there, taking care of you and me and us❤

 

Have a beautiful and happy new year, dear friends!

 

Your Possi (who is going to watch the New Year ‘s Eve bonfire near the sea. It is a heart warming  Icelandic tradition in the cold wind:)

This must be happiness

Having run up the street in the middle of this ice-cold starry nighted city,  hands and legs so frozen that I could barely feel them and a big scar on my knee under the woolen socks (girls who keep staring up to the sky don’t even notice the ice stones on their way) I opened the door of my little warm house and said to myself  : “This must be happiness….”


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Behind The Stars

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Hei, dear diary

I think the most beautiful things are hidden things, things that lie behind something and I just wanted to share with you some little beautiful moments and feelings that I had when creating the music video for Star Caesar, which was mostly filmed in Greenland.

So one nice winter evening we took a small-small plane to Nuuk,Greenland and flew exactly through the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen. Here is a picture:10293592_834374553258290_1381879587973611078_o

This was our little red house in Nuuk. I draw this picture during the crazy snowstorm that lasted for 3 days. We were just sitting and drawing, watching the waves and eagles that flew by.

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And those are two elves who are hanging out at our veranda in the national costume . Can you imagine that  the colourful part of the womans’ costume is made of zillions of tiny pearls!In the old times they used fish eggs for that.

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Everyone had his own  boat or motor sleigh standing next to his house.

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Our house was made of wood as most of the older houses in Nuuk. During the nights were we often  wondering what if the polar bear should suddenly appear in  the window. Normally they don’t come to the town because they are afraid of people. Still, some years ago a foreign guy was building a house there and went early in the morning out of the half-finished house to pee. Suddenly he saw from the corner of his eye a white dog standing behind him. Well, then he turned around and it was something a little bit bigger and furrier than just a dog…and he was lucky to have got rather fast legs:)

1529902_834375383258207_6772995192372069674_o (1)For some reason the eyes of the locals  always started bursting sparkles when they talked about food, especially about whale skin. Well, as we stuff  ourselves mostly with veggies, fruits and tons of cocoa we did not try it of course, but our friend who had eaten it once in a soup said that it tasted  like a chewing gum for a stupid foreigner who is not used to it:)

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And I think it is the best feeling ever to be stuck in the snowstorm, watching snowflakes, shooting a video and having your 12-tone xylophone with you, making songs of winter and warmth in your heart. And knowing that those moments are always with you and now also with you who you read this:)

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So, and this is our plane that still managed to take off with tons of antifreeze, one extra pilot and without the wheels touching the ground.And even the door did not close because the snow was just everywhere:)

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But we made it and finally, about 6 month later this little adventure turned into   a video and  now I can finally go and bake some gingerbread and make a song for you for Christmas:)

 

LOVE to you all

 

Possi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September I

If I only could find right words  to express my deep love for September in this tiny town in the middle of nowhere. When the streets are empty and just some lonely ghosts are finding their way back home through the carnival of red and yellow  leaves that are mildly dancing in the autumn wind. The last golden sun rays are jumping from window to window and making rainbow roads. On a rainbow road there is a little girl whose rubber boots are unwillingly smashing  the red berries  fallen into puddles during the rainfall. One of them still finds its way into her ebony brown hair.

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“Star Caesar (Analogrunner RMX)”

Friends!

There is so much to write about and I do not even know where to start..but what if we started from this very moment – now. And then afterwards I will tell you about my wonderful adventures. But today I am very glad to tell you that one really cool musician Analogrunner made a great remix for “Star Caesar” and put a pocketful of sunshine and loads of positive energy  into my little song.It made me really happy.Thank you so much!

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See you soon in my blog and enjoy every little moment of this summer!

 

With stars and love,

Possi