Joni Mitchell - Blue
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Based on 4 reviews
1971 Ratings: #2 / 105
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Based on 369 ratings
1971 Ratings: #1
June 22, 1971 / Release Date
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Reprise / Label
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I'm starting to accept the fact that I think on a different plain of view. Not "intellectually" but cognitively. I've always been this way, as a kid even. Some people tell me it's a gift. Maybe so, but it's easier to play dumb really. Let the people point their fingers and say their gossip. Yeah, I can pick up the tiniest of hints. (Except when it's related to romance for whatever reason.) Still, my little corners of haven (such as this site) provide me self expression like no other. ... read more
Joni Mitchell's lyrics have this amazing and incomprehensible ability to make me feel like everything is going to be okay, even when I'm feeling sad.

If River didn't put you in your feels, then you dont have feelings
Little did I thought that feeling blue could be so playful while keeping the sensual.

I do miss some people. I do miss some places. It's different sitting on the other side of the continent thinking about what was, what could have been, and what would be. Blue is like a road trip... strangely reminding me of the one I took to California all the way from where I am now, which is where I was. A road trip isn't just about the myriad places you visit; what you see through the cracks of time is ... read more
Space Vacation
"I'm so hard to handle,
I'm selfish and I'm sad."

holy crap, this was good. The 1970s (especially the early half) was practically the golden age for singer-songwriters. We were introduced to great music from remarkable artists like James Taylor, Neil Young, Carole King, Billy Joel, and numerous others. One artist who stood out to many was none other than the legend herself, Joni Mitchell. Her music has ultimately stood the test of time and her lyricism is still relevant in today's society. Her music is genuine and has always comforted me while ... read more
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Added on: March 16, 2013