Corny makes me uncomfortable, but I love you.

Because we all know that cliches are too good to be true, tell them how you actually feel.

01. Kimya Dawson - "My Rollercoaster" (Remember That I Love You)
02. Animal Collective - "The Softest Voice" (Sung Tongs)
03. Heiruspecs - "Heartsprings" (A Tiger Dancing)
04. Band of Horses - "No One's Gonna Love You" (Cease to Begin)
05. Ben Kweller - "Sundress" (Ben Kweller)
06. Dispatch - "Walk With You" (Silent Steeples)
07. Eisley - "Just Like We Do" (Room Noises)
08. Of Montreal - "Tim I Wish You Were Born A Girl" (Cherry Peel)
09. Tegan & Sara - "Living Room" (If It Was You)
10. Tenacious D - "Dude, I Totally Miss You" (Pick of Destiny)
11. Why? - "These Few Presidents" (Alopecia)

Compiled by: Elzee

Love songs that are sweet but not saccharine -- the best sort!

01. The Blow - "Parentheses" (Paper Television)
02. Born Ruffians - "Little Garçon" (Red Yellow & Blue)
03. Islands - "Jogging Gorgeous Summer" (Return to the Sea)
04. Scout Niblett - "Do You Wanna Be Buried With My People" (This Fool Can Die Now)
05. Beirut - "Postcards from Italy" (Gulag Orkestar)
06. Sunset Rubdown - "Us Ones In Between" (Shut Up I Am Dreaming)
07. Stars - "Heart" (Heart)
08. The Postal Service - "Brand New Colony" (Give Up)
09. Sufjan Stevens - "For the Widows In Paradise, For the Fatherless In Ypsilanti" (Michigan)
10. Mirah - "Sweepstakes Prize" (You Think It's Like This But Really It's Like This)
11. The Decemberists - "Red Right Ankle" (Her Majesty the Decemberists)
12. The Velvet Underground & Nico - "I'll Be Your Mirror" (Andy Warhol)
13. Her Space Holiday - "Sleepy Tigers" (Sleepy Tigers EP)
14. Neutral Milk Hotel - "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea" (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea)
15. Wolf Parade - "I'll Believe In Anything" (Apologies to the Queen Mary)
16. Final Fantasy - "Adventure.exe" (Has A Good Home)

Songs for when an extreme right wing regime is democratically deposed

01. The Clash - "Clampdown" (London Calling)

02. Green Day - "Holiday" (American Idiot)

03. Bob Dylan - "The Times, They Are A Changin'" (The Times They Are A-Changin')

04. Stars - "Take Me To The Riot" (In Our Bedroom After The War)

05. T-Rex - "Children of the Revolution" (Children of the Revolution)

06. U2 - "Pride (In The Name of Love)" (The Unforgettable Fire)

07. Adam & The Ants - "Kings of The Wild Frontier" (Kings of the Wild Frontier)

08. The Who - "Won't Get Fooled Again" (Who's Next)

Soundtrack to Working in a Cadaver Lab and Thinking That Dead Stuff is Neat!

01. Alice Cooper - "I Love The Dead" (Billion Dollar Babies)

02. The Birthday Party - "Release The Bats" (Junkyard)

03. Siouxsie & The Banshees - "Night Shift" (Juju)

04. Bauhaus - "Bela Lugosi's Dead" (Crackle)

05. Nomeansno - "Body Bag" (The People's Choice)

06. Misfits - "Spinal Remains" (Static Age)

07. Iggy Pop - "Sister Midnight" (The Idiot)

08. Pixies - "Dead" (Dolittle)

09. The Cramps - "Sunglasses After Dark" (Songs The Lord Taught Us)

At you Sir, I shake my tiny fist!

01. Artic Monkeys – "Riot Van" (Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not)
02. Blonde Rehead – "Equus" (Misery Is A Butterfly)
03. Brandston – "Friend or Faux" (Hello, Control)
04. Dirty Pretty Things – "The Enemy" (2006 Waterloo To Anywhere)
05. Dr Manhattan – "Gunpowder: A Ballet" (Dr Manhattan)
06. Explosions In the Sky – "Catastrophe And the Cure" (All Of A Sudden I Miss Everyone)
07. The Go! Team – "Grip Like a Vice" (Proof of Youth)
08. Hard-Fi – "I Shall Overcome" (Once Upon A Time In the West)
09. Hot Hot Heat – "No, Not Now" (Make up the Breakdown)
10. Los Campesinos! – "Don't Tell Me To Do The Math(s)" (Hold On Now, Youngster…)
11. She Wants Revenge – "Tear You Apart" (She Wants Revenge)
12. Tracy And the Plastics – "Ain't Never Gonna Die" (Muscler's Guide to Videonics)

Great songs by mediocre artists

I'm sure that a lot of people reading this will say, "_____ isn't mediocre they're great!" So, I just stuck to my own guns on what I think makes an artist mediocre. Also, Joe Strummer is great -- it's hard to deny the importance of The Clash -- but The Mescaleros on the other hand weren't so hot.

01. Supertramp - "Crime of the Century" (Crime of the Century)
02. Blue October - "Congratulations" (Foiled)
03. Coldplay - "Don't Panic" (Parachutes)
04. The Glands - "When I Laugh" (The Glands)
05. Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros - "Minstrel Boy" (Global A Go-Go)
06. John Butler Trio - "Thou Shalt Not Steal" (Grand National)
07. O.A.R. - "Toy Store" (The Wanderer)
08. The Wallflowers - "Three Marlenas" (Bringing Down the Horse)
09. Son Volt - "Tear-Stained Eye" (Trace)
10. Rusted Root - "Send Me on My Way" (When I Woke)
11. RJD2 - "Ghostwriter" (Deadringer)

I wish I was taller

01. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
02. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
03. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
04. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
05. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
06. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
07. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
08. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
09. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
10. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
11. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)
12. Skee-Lo - "I Wish" (I Wish)

Compiled by: Corder

My boyfriend is 5'3," so i definitely understand where you are coming from. He told me he had a hard time when he was single for a while -- he blamed it on his height and wanted to give up and go back into the army... blah blah blah. If it is the girl thing bothering you, then just know that there are always short girls who don't want to date tall guys. Hope you like the mix. None of these songs are meant to be offensive; some are just to help you laugh about the situation.... after all, it's not a big deal.

01. Travis- "As You Are" (The Man Who)
02. Jack Johnson- "Posters" (In Between Dreams)
03. Pickelet- "Size Matters" (Pickelet)
04. The Postal Service- "Such Great Heights" (Give Up)
05. Incubus- "Make Yourself" (Make Yourself)
06. Sister Hazel- "Change Your Mind" (Fortress)
07. Ben Kweller- "In Other Words" (Sha Sha)
08. Bob Paluzzi- "Taller Than Trees" (Taller Than Trees)
09. Skee-lo- "I Wish" (I Wish)
10. Eddie Vedder- "Rise" (Into The Wild Soundtrack)
11. The Wailin' Jennys- "Ten Mile Stilts" (40 Days)

I’m sick of seeing mixtapes comprised of nothing but milquetoast indie pop. Belle & Sebastian make m

Note from funkyratchet: Don't take out your anger on babies. There's always yourself. RIP Lux Interior.

01. The King Khan & BBQ Show – "Treat Me Like a Dog" (What's For Dinner?)
02. The Cramps – "Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?" (New Rose Story, Vol. 2)
03. MC5 – "Thunder Express" (The Big Bang: The Best of MC5)
04. Thee Milkshakes – Brand New Cadillac" (19th Nervous Shakedown)
05. John Fogerty – " I Can't Take It No More" (Revival)
06. The Blakes – "Two Times" (s/t)
07. Hank III – "No Values" (Rise Above: 24 Black Flag Songs to benefit the West Memphis 3)
08. Iggy & the Stooges – "Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell" (Raw Power)
09. The Fleshtones – "I Was A Teenage Zombie" (The Fleshtones Present: Time Bomb)
10. R.E.M. – "Red Head Walking" (Accelerate [bonus track])
11. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – "Son of Sam" (Jukebox Explosion)
12. The Sonics – "Wake Me, Shake Me" (Fire & Ice II: The 'Lost' Tapes)
13. The Black Lips – "Bad Kids" (Good Bad Not Evil)
14. The Lyres – "She Pays the Rent" (On Fyre)
15. The Rivingtons – "Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow" (The Liberty Years)
16. The Gentlemen Callers – "One Too Many Two Times" (With Time Comes a Change)

Compiled by: daveob

01. Black Flag - "I've Had It" (The First Four Years)

02. Mastodon - "Blood And Thunder" (Leviathan)

03. Discharge - "Ain't No Feeble Bastard" (Why?)

04. Motorhead - "Overkill" (Overkill)

05. Converge - "Eagles Become Vultures" (You Fail Me)

06. Electric Wizard - "We Hate You" (Dopethrone)

07. Negative Approach - "Ready To Fight" (Total Recall)

08. High On Fire - "Fury Whip" (Death Is This Communion)

09. Eyehategod - "Peace Thru War (Thru War And Peace)" (Dopesick)

10. Poison Idea - "Feel The Darkness" (Feel The Darkness)

11. Pig Destroyer - "Verminess" (Terrifyer)

I want to go home.

Trust me, I want to go home too

01. AFI - "The Leaving Song" (Sing the Sorrow)

02.The New Amsterdams - "Turn Out The Light" (Story Like a Scar)

03. The Black Keys - "So He Won't Break" (Attack and Release)

04. Band of Horses -"St. Augustine" (Everything All of the Time)

05. The Annuals - "Always Do" (Such Fun)

06. Iron & Wine - "Flightless Bird, American Mouth" (The Shepherd's Dog)

07. The Berg Sans Nipple - "Along the Quai" (Along the Quai)

08. The Postal Service - "This Place is a Prison" (Give Up)

09. Azure Ray - "Displaced" (Azure Ray)

10. Tilly and the Wall -"Tall Tall Grass" (o)

11. Fiona Apple - "Sullen Girl" (Tidal)

12. Bright Eyes - "Motion Sickness" (Noise Floor: Rarities 1998-2005)

13. Cory chisel and The Wandering Sons - "Home in the Woods" (Cabin Ghosts - EP)

14. William Elliott Whitmore - "Black Iowa Dirt" (Hallways of Always)

The Banjo Makes My Heart Rejoice

01. Le Loup - "To the Stars! To The Night!" (The Throne Of The Third Heaven Of The Nations' Millennium General Assembly)
02. Mother Banjo - "Come Life" (Swing Low)
03. Sufjan Stevens - "The Transfiguration" (Seven Swans)
04. The Banjo Consorsium - "Grinkler" (A Turning One)
05. Le Loup - "Le Loup "Fear Not" (The Throne Of The Third Heaven Of The Nations' Millennium General Assembly)
06. Iron and Wine - "Promising Light" (The Creek Drank the Cradle)
07. Mumford and Sons - "The Banjolin Song" (Love Your Ground Ep)
08. Sufjan Stevens - "For the Widows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti" (Michigan)
09. Band of horses - "Monsters" (Everything All The Time)
10. Dodos - "Walking" (Visitor)
11. Broken Social Scene - "Anthem for a Seventeen Year Old Girl" (You Forgot it in People)

Songs with literary references to play in the independent book store where I work

01. David Bowie - "1984" (Diamond Dogs)

=> 1984, George Orwell
02. Radiohead - "Banana Co." (Street Spirit (Fade Out) Single)

=> A Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
03. Kate Bush - "Wuthering Heights" (The Kick Inside)

=> Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
04. The Cure - "Charlotte Sometimes" (Staring At The Sea: The Singles)

=> Charlotte Sometimes, Penelope Farmer
05. Regina Spektor - "Oedipus" (Songs)

=> Oedipus Rex, Sophocles
06. The Ramones - "Pet Sematary" (Brain Drain)

=> Pet Sematary, Stephen King
07. T.Rex - "Ride A White Swan" (20th Century Boy: The Ultimate Collection)

=> The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolken
08. The Decemberists - "Song for Myla Goldberg" (Her Majesty)

=> Bee Season, Myla Goldberg
09. Elefant - "Lolita" (The Black Magic Show)

=> Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
10. The Smiths - "William, It Was Really Nothing" (Hatful Of Hollow)

=> Billy Liar, Keith Waterhouse
11. Television Personalities - "A Picture of Dorian Gray" (And Don't The Kids Just Love It)

=> The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
12. The Zombies - "A Rose For Emily" (Odyssey And Oracle)

=> A Rose For Emily, William Faulkner
13. Gatsby's American Dream - "Fable" (Volcano)

=> Lord Of The Flies, William Golding

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