Tag: 3AM Eternal

3AM Eternal: Steve Reich, It’s Gonna Rain (1965)

A haunting, disturbing, difficult, yet important work of modern minimalism and composition.

3AM Eternal: The Jennifers, “Tomorrow’s Rain” (1991)

A rare treat from a band who would record one record for a major label, find itself dropped, and would regroup themselves to become one of the most popular British bands in the 1990s. Guess who!

3AM Eternal: a-ha, “Crying In The Rain” (1990)

It’s a shame that Americans stopped listening to a-ha after “Take On Me,” because they missed out on this gorgeous cover of an Everly Brothers classic.

3AM Eternal: The Jayhawks, “Save It For A Rainy Day” (2003)

The gorgeous harmonies and pop sensibilities of The Jayhawks’ 2003 single make it a rewarding little pop nugget.

3AM Eternal: Peter Gabriel, “Red Rain” (1986)

The opening track on Peter Gabriel’s groundbreaking fifth album So was a mellow ballad that found Gabriel at the top of his game.

3AM Eternal: Rainy Day, “Rainy Day, Dream Away” (1984)

Rainy Day was a one-off studio project that involved a handful of key members of the Paisley Underground scene, including members of The Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade, The Bangles, and The Three O’Clock. Their sole album, a self-titled affair, is a rare gem that is sought after by those in the know, commanding high prices and… Read More ›

3AM Eternal: Jim Reeves, “Just Walking In The Rain” (1962)

A lovely country-pop ballad from a crooner whose star once shone quite brightly.

3AM Eternal: Coil, “Amber Rain” (2005)

One of the final masterpieces from the uniquely original Coil, released shortly after founding member John Balance’s sudden death.

3AM Eternal: Booth And The Bad Angel, “Hands in the Rain” (1996)

The pairing of alternative rocker Tim Booth with Angelo Badalamenti resulted in a fine one-off album, which closed with this lovely tune.

3AM Eternal, Guns N’ Roses, “November Rain” (1991)

This month we examine more songs about rain. First up is this classic, potent ballad that was so great, it destroyed its creators.