Today's spellbound love goes out to Icelandic songstress Emiliana Torrini. I can't remember exactly when it was, it feels like forever ago that I discovered her. It was her cover of "If you go away" a gorgeously sad translated french song (covered by Frank Sinatra and a bunch of other artists) that gave me chills and tears and made me crazy for her. She continues to be completely spellbinding, which must have something to do with being from Iceland - which I hear is pretty magical itself.
Check her out - fall in love.
If you go away on this summer's day, Then you might as well take the sun away All the birds that flew in the summer sky When our love was new and our hearts were high And the day was young and the nights were long And the moon stood still for the night bird's song If you go away, if you go away, if you go away. But if you stay, I'll make you a day Like no day has been, or will be again We'll sail on the sun, we'll ride on the rain And talk to the trees and worship the wind But if you go, I'll understand Leave me just enough love to fill up my hand If you go away, if you go away, if you go away. If you go away, as I know you will You must tell the world to stop turning Till you return again, if you ever do, For what good is love without loving you? Can I tell you now, as you turn to go I'll be dying slowly till the next hello If you go away, if you go away, if you go away. But if you stay, I'll make you a night Like no night has been, or will be again I'll sail on your smile, I'll ride on your touch I'll talk to your eyes that I love so much But if you go, I won't cry Though the good is gone from the word goodbye If you go away, if you go away, if you go away. If you go away, as I know you must There is nothing left in this world to trust Just an empty room, full of empty space Like the empty look I see on your face I'd have been the shadow of your shadow If you might have kept me by your side If you go away, if you go away, if you go away.