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Monday, May 23, 2005
Therion, Vovin
About a week ago I saw this poster announcing a Therion concert in Bucharest. The first thing I did was to call my friend Oana, but she was unreachable, so I told her a few days later. I really don’t know much about the band or their music, all I know is I love Vovin…

VOVIN has its own little history in our long lost group. It started at the end of the 11th grade, the summer before our last year of high-school. Oana got the tape from a guy and loved it. She then passed it on to me and I loved it. It then reached ET who actually converted it into an MP3 format, so we took it to Bucharest with us…

But whenever I hear Vovin, I remember that summer, that period, my talks with Oana, my books (those that I read and those that I wrote), my music, my friends…

Everything I have left from that period is my friendship with Oana, some rare talks with her and some books I still read. I would love to go to this concert and re-live everything. I don’t care if there will be any Vovin song played, I don’t care if it won’t bring it all back! I just want to remember who I was and how good I was at certain things and maybe, just maybe, regain half of the power of my dreams, half of my own strength and faith in myself…

Even if I don’t go, I’ll just try to find Vovin – I wonder if I still have it in my computer??? – and relive those thoughts and feelings to nourish my brain with parts of a me that I connect too harder and harder these days…
posted by Alina @ 5:35 PM  
  • At 5/24/2005 11:26 AM, Blogger Owzyo! said…


  • At 5/24/2005 11:42 AM, Blogger Alina said…

    True, it has more to do with my friends than it has to do with the band...But the music is pretty good, Vovin at least.

  • At 5/24/2005 1:27 PM, Blogger Curly said…

    That's odd - just clicking on 'Next Blog' randomly and I ended up here... recognised your name from Owzys blog!

    I wonder how many blogs there are?

  • At 5/24/2005 1:37 PM, Blogger Curly said…

    It's nice listening to music from a certain time in your life - I've made an album from each summer for the last four years!

  • At 5/24/2005 1:41 PM, Blogger Alina said…

    I never did that. Most of my music is on my computer. And because I use shuffle, not a day goes by without being surprised by a song from a certain period of my life.But i guess making little playlists for certain periods would be quite fun actually!

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