Today Is A Good Day To Write - Sharing My Pluviophile Playlist

7:55AM on A Monday, 8th of August 2016

If you happen to see a lady standing under the rain capturing the moment in still photo or video - that is probably me!

Up to you if you consider me insane. but hey don't you know this is the reason why I chose a waterproof mobile phone? So I can capture the rain anytime that I'll be caught at the moment.

Dunno why, but the rain is my cathartic to a lot of things, It makes me feel calm. Makes me think logical. Makes me break the hiatus on about anything. Motivates me to write (and I'm redundant on anything about the rain so forgive me).

Anyway, you might have noticed by now that this is not the first time I posted a rain video on my social media accounts. I think just the other night I also posted one. Though I didn’t like that one much because there was lightning and thunder. It's not calming nor cathartic. I like the rain but not the storm .

So just to make this one different, I'm going to share another idiosyncrasy of mine on being a pluviophile.  When it's raining I'm playing songs about rain... go ahead laugh!  But you might want to listen to my "Pluviophile List"

10. Rain by Creed
  9. Early Morning Rain by Peter Paul and Mary
  8. Crying In The Rain - Cover by A-Ha
  7. Rhythm Of The Rain By Cascades
  6. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
  5. Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
      (This is a 1970's song but I also like the 2006 Rod Stewart cover)
  4. Tag-ulan by After Image
  3. Ulan - (I love the original by Rivermaya but) Bamboo's version is gold
  2. Ulan by Cuesh
  1. Sa Tuwing Umuulan - Earser Heads Cover (Regine Velasquez cover when I'm feeling "emo")

I just listed ten songs but there's actually more.  What about you? Do you play songs about rain when it's raining? 

If anybody is searching among my list the song "Basang-Basa Sa Ulan" by Aegis - it's not in there but I play it when I'm trying to annoy a person who's on emo due to a heart problem .   I usually play this song when the person is least expecting it and it never fails to make everybody laugh ha ha.

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  1. Ever since I saw video clips of Rak of Aegis, I am always reminded of Aegis' song Basang Basa sa Ulan whenever I am showered with rain. Natatawa ako dahil minsan parang feel ko I-emote yung song na parang isang interpretive dance number. Hahaha! Nice to see you around here in the blogosphere Madam B!

  2. By the way, I just remember Barbara Streisand na hawig mo and the first lines of her song Enough, with Donna Summers. Yan, magandang isama sa playlist. Hehehe!

    1. "It's raining, it's pouring" - it's the song No More Tears oo nga perfect ha ha ...

      But wait, the me-looking-like-Barang - did we talk about this during our epic talk-with-lots-of-food-meet? Cause you're the _nth person who told me that. I actually being called Barbra from high school and college (truth eto) though my elder sister looks a lot like her than I do.

  3. Yay! I'm nervous seeing your comment. I suddenly thought I was talking nonsense on this post :( May mai-post lang ba LOL And please if I have some grammar lapses FORGIVE ME - I'm rusting and almost out of rhetorics and metaphores due to the long hiatus hu hu hu

    I would love to see you doing any emo act for "Basang-Basa Sa Ulan". Pag napanood ko yun pwede na akong mamatay ha ha ha!


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