Saturday, 24 May 2008

for rachellle - a list

was going to list some of my gods of music...but that got ridiculously long... and so i present to you a playlist of songs that make me happy [in no particular order...it has a kind of form tho]
...maybe happy is the wrong word...

because - the beatles
[need a separate beatles list: happiness is a warm gun, and i love her, northern song, twist and shout, yesterday, mr moonlight, one after 909, fixing a hole, when im sixty four, something...]

trio no 2 opus 67 - shostakovich
vois sur ton chemin - les choristes
girl from ipanema - astrud gilberto+stan getz
bewitched, bothered and bewildered - history boys
night and day - john barrowman+kevin kline
perhaps perhaps perhaps - lila downs
wake me up before you go-go – wham
the wind - cat stevens
summer girls – LFO
karma chameleon - culture club
island in the sun – weezer
road trippin' – rhcp
bakery - arctic monkeys
playdoh - the aquabats
my doorbell - the white stripes
hello – sugarbomb
mmmbop - hanson
alcoholic - starsailor
your song - elton john
that thing you do - the wonders
suzy - fools garden
daisy - ben lee
layla - eric Clapton
kate - ben folds five
paradise city - guns n roses
i think we're alone now - tiffany
afternoon delight - starland vocal band
greek song - rufus wainwright
perfect day - collective soul
i think i love you - david cassidy
drops of jupiter – train
smooth - santana+rob thomas
eskimo - damien rice
ma cherie amour - stevie wonder
fever dog - stillwater
chasing cars - snow patrol
at the bottom of everything - bright eyes
kiss off - violent femmes
you're so vain - carly simon
there goes my baby - the drifters
more than words - extreme
rebellion - arcade fire
hoppipolla - sigur ros
my december - linkin park
the pretender - foo fighters
she hates me - puddle of mudd
oedipus - regina spektor
chinese children - banhart
easy girl - coconut records
why georgia - john mayer
if you rescue me - science of sleep
at the zoo - simon and garfunkel
strange orchestras - t rex
let go - frou frou
all star - smash mouth
my generation - the who
the importance of being idle – oasis
should I stay or should I go - the clash
personal jesus - marilyn manson
wishlist - pearl jam
your arms around me - jens lekman
pour some sugar on me - def leppard
lucky lips - cliff Richard
sugar sugar - the archies
she's lost control - joy division
bent - matchbox 20
perfect - simple plan
everytime we say goodbye - ella fitzgerald
I miss you - blink 182
photograph - ringo starr
casimir pulaski day - sufjan stevens
a lifetime - better than ezra
hazard - richard marx
vincent - don mclean

ok i know the last ten songs are depressing...the last being the most depressing. may lead to tears if looped.
spent far too long composing and editing and ordering this list...and tomorrow i will probably look at it and wonder what i was thinking leaving out whatever. i blame nick hornby for exacerbating my list making condition...at least i didnt even attempt shortening this into a top 5!

4 comments:

rachelle des esseintes said...

half of the songs on that list are depressing. :p

Ranulph Chanticleer said...

Sandwich, orange juice, chocolate.

rachellle said...

Craaamps. From the seventh circle of hell.

Divya said...

life nostalgia pudding...