Jagodhodhaarana : The Ear Worm Series

I recently discovered an entire world of Carnatic music on Spotify. Today, Sudha Raghunathan’s voice filled my living room as I sat with my morning chai watching K crawl and yoga around, and Sophie by my side. The song I write about is a classic among Carnatic music and dance lovers, or so has been…

Nenjakulle: The Ear Worm Series

After many months, K and I were listening to this sweetest of Tamil songs on repeat as a lullaby for his morning nap. Tamil, my mother tongue is a beautiful language. I don’t have the understanding to appreciate it the way it deserves and I wish that was different, but that rant is for another…

O Jardim – The Ear Worm Series

The Eurovision Song Contest – I don’t know a lot of people here who watch it but it’s the most awaited event every May nonetheless in our household. I remember my very first one, when Germany had an anime character sing ‘Ghost‘. At this year’s European plus-Australia-and-some-of-Asia singing contest, I voted (yes, we even spend…

Symphony – The Ear Worm Series

This one is not even my kind of song. We listened to this every time we were in a cab in Bangalore 13 months ago. It doesn’t have pleasant memories. But today, as I sang this on repeat all day, I tried to figure out why it was unpleasant and searched for a way to…