how come every song is about cheating, breaking up and wanting what you cant have? there’s never any songs for those of us in happy loving relationships.

Tiny Mix Tapes doesn’t appreciate Progressive Rock. Prove me wrong!

01. Supertramp - “Even in the Quietest Moments” (Even in the Quietest Moments)
02. Soft Machine - “As Long as He Lies Perfectly Still” (Volume Two)
03. Mashmakhan - “Gladwin” (Mashmakhan)
04. King Crimson - “I Talk to the Wind” (In the Court of the Crimson King)
05. The Nice - “Bonnie K” (The Thoughts of Emerlist Davjack)
06. Captain Beefheart - “Autumn’s Child” (Safe as Milk)
07. Caravan - “Hello Hello” (If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You)
08. Pink Floyd - “Careful With That Axe, Eugene” (Ummagumma)
09. Gentle Giant - “Mister Class and Quality?” (Three Friends)
10. Henry Cow - “Nine Funerals of the Citizen King” (Leg End)

I’m 34 tomorrow but mentally I am 12.

01. Martina McBride - “This One’s for the Girls” (Martina)
02. Dar Williams - “Teen for God” (My Better Self)
03. Melissa Ferrick - “Welcome to My Life” (Valentine Heartache)
04. Ani Di Franco - “My IQ” (Puddle Dive)
05. Jason Michael Carrol - “Growing Up is Getting Old” (Growing Up is Getting Old)
06. Emily Jane White - “Time On Your Side” (Dark Undercoat)
07. Drew Blackard - “Just a Day in Your Life” (Just a Day in Your Life)
08. Vixy and Tony - “Thirteen” (Thirteen)
09. Escape Key - “The Girl That’s Never Been” (Shadowbeast)
10. Joanna Newsom - “Sprout and the Bean” (The Milk-Eyed Mender)
11. Kelly Flint - “Story In Your Eyes” (Drive All Night)
12. Joan Baez - “Forever Young” (From Every Stage (Live))

Bad songs from otherwise great albums that everybody puts up with

01. The Beatles - “Maxwell’s Silver Hammer” (Abbey Road)
02. Wilco - “Kamera” (Yankee Hotel Foxtrot)
03. Television - “Guiding Light” (Marquee Moon)
04. Talking Heads - “Listening Wind” (Remain in Light)
05. Pink Floyd - “Have A Cigar” (Wish You Were Here)
06. Neil Young - “Round and Round” (It Won’t Be Long)
07. My Bloody Valentine - “I Only Said” (Loveless)
08. Pavement - “Stop Breathing” (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain)
10. Joy Division - “Candidate” (Unknown Pleasures)

I Think You Might Be an Alien. But I still like you.

01. Jason Lytle - “Yours Truly, The Commuter” (Yours Truly, The Commuter)
02. Radiohead - “Subterranean Homesick Alien” (OK Computer)
03. Music Tapes - “Aliens” (1st Imaginary Symphony for Nomad)
04. Velvet Underground - “Some Kinda Love” (Velvet Underground)
05. Cass Mccombs - “So Damn Pure” (Dropping the Writ)
06. Pedro The Lion - “The Longer I Lay Here” (It’s Hard To Find A Friend)
07. Cap’n Jazz - “Ooh I Do Love You” - (Anthology)

Songs For My Hipster Friend Who Doesn’t Know She’s a Hipster

01. Animal Collective - ” ” (Entire Discography)
02. Grizzly Bear - ” ” (Entire Discography)
03. Arbitrary Band From The 1980’s - ” ” (Ironic Guilty Pleasure)
04. Your Friend’s Shitty Williamsburg Synth-Pop Side Project - “i promise; it is! better live.” (Bullshit)

songs to make the most fearful person lion-hearted.

Guaranteed to warm your heart and make you feel like a badass at the same time.

01. Panda Bear - “Slow Motion” (Tomboy)
02. Slightly Stoopid - “Blood of My Blood” (Chronichitis)
03. Wax Tailor - “Que Sera” (Tales of the Forgotten Melodies)
04. Bill Withers - “Use Me” (American Beauty Soundtrack)
05. TV on the Radio - “Say You Do” (OK Calculator)
06. Kings of Leon - “Closer” (Only By the Night)
07. MGMT - “Electric Feel” (Oracular Spectacular)
08. Architeq - “Birds of Prey (Fulgeance Emotronical Mix)” (Birds of Prey Versions)
09. Smashing Pumpkins - “Love” (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness: Dawn to Dusk)
10. Ratatat - “Grape Juice City” (LP4)
11. Kaki King - “Montreal” (Dreaming of Revenge)
12. Pretty Lights - “The Time Has Come” (Filling Up the City Skies)
13. The Beta Band - “Squares” (Six Feet Under Soundtrack Volume I)
14. Interpol - “Evil” (Antics)
15. Say Anything - “Alive With the Glory of Love” (Say Anything is a Real Boy)
16. Gogol Bordello - “Wonderlust King” (Super Taranta!)
17. Violent Femmes - “Kiss Off” (Add It Up)

I’m sleeping with my roommate, still not his girlfriend

01. Alex Bach - “Worthless” (Miles to Go)
02. Rilo Kiley - “Portions for Foxes” (More Adventurous)
03. Heather Nova - “Blood of Me” (Siren)
04. Jewel - “Near You Always” (Pieces of You)
05. Annie Lennox “Waiting in Vain” (Medusa)
06. Tori Amos - “Leather” (Little Earthquakes)
07. Aimee Allen - “I’m Not Your Girlfriend” (Revolution)
08. The Buzzcocks - “Ever Fallen In Love” (Singles Going Steady)
09. Amy MacDonald - “A Wish For Something More” (This Is The Life)
10. The Cardigans - “My Favourite Game” (Gran Turismo)

get me through March.

Some jams to help you sulk a little bit… and then get ready for the springtime.

01. The Microphones - “I Want Wind to Blow” (The Glow pt. 2)
02. Deerhunter - “Agoraphobia” (Microcastle)
03. Galaxie 500 - “Snowstorm” (On Fire)
04. Lou Reed - “Caroline Says II” (Berlin)
05. The Smiths - “Stretch Out and Wait” (Louder than Bombs)
06. Belle and Sebastian - “Fox in the Snow” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)
07. Bon Iver - “Skinny Love” (For Emma, Forever Ago)
08. Iron and Wine - “Faded From the Winter” (The Creek Drank the Cradle)
09. Kurt Vile - “Blackberry Song” (Childish Prodigy)
10. Animal Collective - “Winter’s Love” (Sung Tongs)
11. Beirut - “Scenic World (EP Version)” (Lon Gisland EP)
12. Wolf Parade - “Shine a Light” (Apologies to the Queen Mary)
13. The Jesus and Mary Chain - “April Skies” (Darklands)

Holy shit, how many sad white-people breakup mixes can you guys publish?

01. Sharon Van Etten - “Much More Than That” (Because I Was In Love)

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