Emily Haavik – “Please Don’t Go”

Mark Lindquist turned me on to this song by UMD student Emily Haavik. When I went to her MySpace to listen, I saw “1 plays” on the song counter. So Mark must have been #1. I’m #2. Check it out. I dig it.

(Note: The original MySpace embed no longer exists; the SoundCloud embed replaced it in an edit to this post.)

10 Comments

wildgoose

about 11 years ago

I did like the song.  Can't remember what it reminded me of but I'm thinking maybe Kate Bush? This song is just yearning for a review.  Kind of like the yearning in the vocal.     

I also enjoyed the novelty of logging into myspace in the first time in like 2 years.  That's about how long its been.  I had to check dates to be sure, it seems more like an eternity.  Technological time has a different feel, doesn't it?

Abby

about 11 years ago

Thanks for posting this, Paul! Emily is a friend and fellow student of mine. She also writes for Lake Voice on top of being a great singer/songwriter. Glad to see the young talent in town getting some notice.

Gerald

about 11 years ago

I wasn't into the song at first but I let it play out and I liked it. Maybe it's the fact that it's a college student from Duluth, or just Minnesota in general, but it sounds good and I approve.

Helmut Flaag

about 11 years ago

You guys are minimalists huh?  I found a Kate Bush album at Thriftymart once called 'The KIck Inside,' the cover was an inviting crotch shot, leg warmers, big hair, very sensual in an 80's way.  Then I realized David Gilmour, author of such classics as 'Fat Olde Sun,' produced it. He was probably doing a little more than 'producing' though... That was some crazy shit, it was like Alice on Helium and Meth, rides a Pegasus. The album cover wasn't anywhere close to the content, what a sleeper.

jhatcher

about 11 years ago

Yep. She's actually one of the voices behind this audio piece.

Helmut Flaag

about 11 years ago

Weird!

I just put on Ten Years After/A Space in time. I'd Love to Change the World came on, right when I was watching this Bush and Gilmore clip, it's in the same key. Plays perfect alongside.  

Liz

about 11 years ago

I like this song!

greg cougar conley

about 11 years ago

I like it! Thanks, Paul for posting this. It's good to hear what others in Duluth are doing ... especially when it's good.

Emily

about 11 years ago

Hey, cool! Thanks everybody!

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