ecru's Soundtrack, Sanaa Al Kharaz's جابر أبونا من عمر February 19 2020, 0 Comments

Growing up in Kuwait in the 1980s and 1990s everyone used to watch the operettas that were produced for the National Day.  This specific song, performed in 1981, whenever I listen to it sparks so much joy in me.  It was sung and performed for the late Amir, Sheikh Jaber Sabah Al Ahmed.  Every February I have to play it on repeat.  


ecru's Soundtrack, The Ronettes' Sleigh Ride December 04 2019, 0 Comments

One of my all-time favorite bands is The Ronettes.  Their song Sleigh Ride is just the right song to get you into the Christmas spirit.  To continue this festive mood, you must listen to Phil Spector's album A Christmas Gift for You. 


ecru's Soundtrack, Frank Sinatra's Witchraft October 07 2019, 0 Comments

It's October, and that only means Halloween spirit all around!  The first thing we do when the month hits is get our playlists ready to get in the mood.  Here's Frank singing about Witchcraft.  


ecru's Soundtrack, Elton John's Bennie and the Jets September 09 2019, 0 Comments

After watching Rocketman this weekend, all we've been listening in the office is Elton John.  The crowd favorite will always be Bennie and the Jets, which always make me regret quitting my piano lessons.  The movie is definitely worth watching if you are an Elton John fan, it is visually stimulating and gives you all the backstories to your favorite songs.  


ecru's Soundtrack, Rupert Holmes' Escape July 15 2019, 0 Comments

After a beach holiday, it's usually hard to get back in the groove of things in the real world.  So Rupert' Holmes, "Escape" can mentally take us back to the beach.   

ecru's Soundtrack, Harry Belafonte's Matilda April 11 2019, 0 Comments

We are in a tropical mood in the office, creating jungles for our photoshoot.  The best person to have while in this mood is Harry Belafonte.  


ecru's Soundtrack, Carmen Miranda's Mama eu Quero March 14 2019, 0 Comments

March is the month for celebrating our Mothers, and the best way is with Carmen Miranda singing an ode to her Mama.  

ecru's Soundrack, Billie Holiday's Autumn in New York November 12 2018, 0 Comments

The weather just got crisper after the heavy rains and getting us in gear for winter.  The only thing missing with this weather is the beautiful Autumn foliage you see in New York...

ecru's Soundtrack, Velvet Underground + Nico's Femme Fatale August 13 2018, 0 Comments

The music of the Sixties is very inspiring to us.  One of the bands we absolutely love is the Andy Warhol managed Velvet Underground + Nico.  Here's Femme Fatale to set the mood... 

ecru's Soundtrack, Janis Joplin's Summertime July 23 2018, 0 Comments

We are in the middle of what feels like the never-ending summer.  The best song for the mood we are in is Janis singing "Summertime".  Hope you are all living it easy this summer.  

ecru's Soundtrack, The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations June 11 2018, 0 Comments

It's that time of the year when we are wishing that we are some beautiful beach, instead of sitting on our desks...  The best way to deal with our dreams of wanderlust is to listen to "Good Vibrations" by The Beach Boys.


ecru's Soundtrack, Paul Simon's Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes April 16 2018, 0 Comments

Recently we've been listening to a lot of Paul Simon's Graceland album.  A favorite song from the record is "Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes", we absolutely love the beat and background vocals in the office.  

ecru's Soundtrack, Screamin' Jay Hawkins' I Put a Spell on You October 11 2017, 0 Comments

It's all about spooky things in the office this Halloween season.  There's nothing to set the mood like Screamin' Jay Hawkins' "I Put a Spell on you".  


ecru's Soundtrack, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics' Reggae Merengue July 19 2017, 0 Comments

As the hot summer continues, we are busy dreaming of beautiful turquoise seas on our desks.  The best consolation is to listen to some reggae beats like Tommy McCook & The Supersonics' "Reggae Merengue" and dream about laying on a gorgeous beach sipping Piña Coladas.  

ecru's Soundtrack, Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate's Sina Mory June 05 2017, 0 Comments

As we laze away in the long summer days, we've been listening to the beautiful instrumental music of Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate.  "Sina Mory" is specifically on repeat in the office, but the full album Ali & Toumani is definitely worth a listen. 

ecru's Soundtrack, The Marcels' Blue Moon April 10 2017, 0 Comments

La Lune is only a month away and we are so excited setting up for it.  As it's named after the moon, we can't help but listen to different versions of "Blue Moon".  Our favorite at the office is the doo-wop version from The Marcels. 

ecru's Soundtrack, Burt Bacharach and Mack David's The Five Blobs March 20 2017, 0 Comments

We are always in a retro mood at the ecru office.  So it's natural to be listening to the soundtrack of "The Blob".  Enjoy the groovy tunes of this song.  


ecru's Soundtrack, Isley Borthers' Twist and Shout August 03 2016, 0 Comments

"Twist Me, Dip Me, Dye Me" has put us in the mood to twist and shout.  The best way to do that is to the Isley Brothers' "Twist and Shout".  



ecru's Soundtrack, Pink Floyd's Any Color You Like May 18 2016, 0 Comments

Our latest collection "Twist Me, Dip Me, Dye Me" has definitely put me in a psychedelic mood. Naturally the soundtrack to this mood would be Pink Floyd, and specifically "Any Color You Like.


ecru's Soundtrack, Marvin Gaye's I Heard It Through The Grapevine March 08 2016, 0 Comments

Good music and good weather go hand in hand.  When entertaining outdoors my music playlist is rich in soul music from the 1960's and 1970's, and there always has to be some Marvin Gaye. Happy springtime everyone!



ecru's Soundtrack, Buddy Holly's Words of Love February 15 2016, 0 Comments

As we are winding down from Valentine's Day, our music is still stuck in a lovey dovy mood.  So here's one of our favorites from Buddy Holly.  

ecru's Soundtrack, Louis Armstrong's When The Saints Go Marching In January 19 2016, 0 Comments

Since I'm still on that New Orleans kick, I've been listening to their local Louis Armstrong.  And there's nothing better than his "When the Saints Go Marching In" for an upbeat start to the New Year. 


ecru's Sountrack, Miles Davis and John Coltrane's Kind of Blue November 17 2015, 0 Comments

We are in a mysterious mood these days, with "Curiosities" around the corner. There's nothing to set us in that mood than beautiful jazz by Miles and John.  

ecru's Soundtrack, Duke Ellington's Caravan September 16 2015, 0 Comments

We are getting very curious here at ecru.  Getting inspired by different mysterious things to create our upcoming collection.  And because we are in such a curious mood, we've been listening to Duke's "Caravan".

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