I am sick and tired of you, Björk! I need someone new!

Nothing against Bjork, but I'm all for music with an actual tune

01. The Tokens - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
02. Van Halen - "Jamie's Cryin'" (Van Halen)
03. Morrissey - "First Of The Gang To Die" (You Are The Quarry)
04. RHCP - "Animal Bar" (Stadium Arcadium)
05. The Kingston Trio - "Charlie on the M.T.A." (Capitol Collector's Series: The Kingston Trio)
06. The Mamas and the Papas - "I Saw Her Again" (20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection: The Best of the Mamas and the Papas)
07. Barenaked Ladies - "Aluminum" (Everything to Everyone)
08. The Beastie Boys - "Flowin' Prose" (Hello Nasty)
09. Fatboy Slim feat. Lateef - "The Journey" (Palookaville)
10. Del Amitri - "Roll To Me" (Roll to Me)
11. The Decemberists - "O Valencia!" (The Crane Wife)
12. Wolfmother - "White Unicorn" (Wolfmother)
13. Enter the Haggis - "One Last Drink" (Soapbox Heroes)
14. John Brown's Body - "Ambrosia" (Among Them)
15. Beck - "E-Pro" (Guero)

I am sick and tired of you, Björk! I need someone new!

Nothing against Bjork, but I'm all for music with an actual tune

01. The Tokens - "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
02. Van Halen - "Jamie's Cryin'" (Van Halen)
03. Morrissey - "First Of The Gang To Die" (You Are The Quarry)
04. RHCP - "Animal Bar" (Stadium Arcadium)
05. The Kingston Trio - "Charlie on the M.T.A." (Capitol Collector's Series: The Kingston Trio)
06. The Mamas and the Papas - "I Saw Her Again" (20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection: The Best of the Mamas and the Papas)
07. Barenaked Ladies - "Aluminum" (Everything to Everyone)
08. The Beastie Boys - "Flowin' Prose" (Hello Nasty)
09. Fatboy Slim feat. Lateef - "The Journey" (Palookaville)
10. Del Amitri - "Roll To Me" (Roll to Me)
11. The Decemberists - "O Valencia!" (The Crane Wife)
12. Wolfmother - "White Unicorn" (Wolfmother)
13. Enter the Haggis - "One Last Drink" (Soapbox Heroes)
14. John Brown's Body - "Ambrosia" (Among Them)
15. Beck - "E-Pro" (Guero)

I’m bipolar. A mix to reflect my brain’s chemical imbalance.

01. Boredoms - "Which Dooyoo Like?" (Pop Tatari)
02. The Field - "Over The Ice" (From Here We Go Sublime)
03. Björk - "Assassin" (The Eye)
04. Sally Shapiro - "He Keeps Me Alive (Skatebard Remix)" (Remix Romance Vol. 1)
05. Justice – "Tthhee Ppaarrttyy" (Cross)
06. Feist – "So Sorry" (The Reminder)
07. OOIOO – "Umo" (Taiga)
08. Sleepthief – "Eurydice" (The Dawnseeker)
09. Menomena – "Wet and Rusting" (Friend and Foe)
10. Arvo Pärt – "Spiegel im Spiegel III" (Alina)

Indie Songs To Listen To In The Car With The Top Down

01. The Most Serene Republic - "Jazz Ordinaire" (Phages EP)
02. The Strokes - "The Modern Age" (Is This It)
03. Broken Social Scene - "Ibi Dreams of Pavement (A Better Day)" (Broken Social Scene)
04. Modest Mouse - "Gravity Rides Everything" (The Moon & Antarctic)

05. The Cure - "Boys Don't Cry" (Disintegration)

06. Violent Femmes - "Blister In The Sun" (Violent Femmes)

07. Grizzly Bear - "Easier" (Yellow House)

Songs that will turn the most cold-hearted critic into a romantic.

01. The Battle Royale - "Scream Scream" (Wake Up, Thunderbabe)
02. Bright Eyes - "Pull My Hair" (Letting Off the Happiness)
03. Muse - "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You"
04. The Poison Control Center - "Glory Us" (A Collage of Impressions)
05. The Good Life - "Keely Aimee" (Help Wanted Nights)
06. Lightspeed Champion - "Galaxy of the Lost" (Falling Off the Lavender Bridge)
07. Ben Kweller - "Thirteen" (Ben Kweller)
08. Old 97s - "Question" (Satellite Rides)
09. Wilco - "Hate it Here" (Sky Blue Sky)
10. William Elliot Whitmore - "When Push Comes to Love"

I’m completely tactless, and I haven’t shown you that side of me yet, but I want you to know about i

01. Adam Green - "No Legs" (Friends of Mine)
02. Crass - "Banned From the Roxy" (Feeding of the 5000)
03. Pre - "Dude Fuk" (Epic Fits)
04 . Kathleen Edwards- "Sure as Shit" (Asking for Flowers)
05. The Locust- "Spitting In the Face of Fools as a Source of Nutrition" (Flight of the Wounded Locust)
06. Lightning Bolt - "Captain Caveman" (Hypermagic Mountain)
07. The Faint - "Erection" (Wet from Birth)
08. The Groove Armada - "The Things That We Could Share" (Soundboy Rock)
09. EMC - "Don't Give Up On Us" (The Show)
10. My Morning Jacket - "Off the Record" (Z)

I want my life to be in colors again. Right now it’s black and white. Actually, it’s grey.

01. Deodato - "Rhapsody in Blue" (Deodato 2)
02. Counting Crows - "Big Yellow Taxi" (Films About Ghosts: The Best Of Counting Crows)
03. Taking Back Sunday - "My Blue Heaven" (Louder Now)
04. Billy Talent - "Red Flag" (Billy Talent II)
05. Alkaline Trio - "Blue Carolina" (Good Mourning)
06. Coldplay - "Yellow" (Yellow)
07. Ben Folds - "Golden Slumbers" (I Am Sam: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture)
08. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "The Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth" (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)
09. Fiona Apple - "Red Red Red" (Extraordinary Machine)
10. Goldfinger - "99 Red Balloons" (The Best Of Goldfinger)
11. Gorillaz - "O Green World" (Demon Days)
12. Icehouse - "Electric Blue" (Man of Colours)
13. The National - "Green Gloves" (Boxer)
14. R.E.M. - "Orange Crush" (In Time: The Best Of R.E.M. 1988-2003)
15. The Photo Atlas - "Red Orange Yellow" (No, Not Me, Never)
16. Relient K - "In Love With The 80's (Pink Tux to the Prom)" (Two Lefts Don't Make A Right... But Three Do)
17. Say Anything - "Yellow Cat (Slash) Red Cat" (...Is A Real Boy)
18. The White Stripes - "Blue Orchid" (Get Behind Me Satan)

Complied by: MJP

Come on, it's summertime! You need a mixtape to cheer yourself up! Here, I'll lend you mine.

01. The Chills - "Kaleidoscope World" (Kaleidoscope World)
02. Pavement - "Range Life" (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain)
03. The Lodger - "The Good Old Days" (Life is Sweet)
04. The Junction - "Components of Four" (s/t)
05. Sloan - "500 Up" (Smeared)
06. Plastic Bertrand - "Ça Plane Pour Moi" (Ça Plane Pour Moi)
07. Bella - "Give It a Night" (No One Will Know)
08. The dB's - "Black and White" (Stands for Decibels)
09. Dinosaur Jr - "Feel the Pain" (Without a Sound)
10. No Age - "Everybody's Down" (Weirdo Rippers)
11. The Jolts - "Can't Figure It Out" (Jinx)
12. Cut Copy - "Bright Neon Payphone" (Bright Like Neon Love)
13. Julie Ocean - "#1 Song" (Julie Ocean)
14. The Decemberists - "Sixteen Military Wives" (Picaresque)
15. Service Group - "Summer Sunn" (Principals of Electronic Circuitry)

Songs That Belong Inside a Fortune Cookie II

There's always that one line that just makes the song worth it. Also, would you mind not watching me for a while? Thanks

01. Brett Dennen - "Ain't No Reason" (So Much More)
02. Damien Rice - "Older Chests" (O)
03. Bright Eyes - "Bowl of Oranges" (Lifted, Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground)
04. Cloud Cult - "The Deaf Girl's Song" (The Meaning of 8)
05. The National - "Start A War" (Boxer)
06. The Beatles - "Let It Be" (Let It Be)
07. The Thrills - "You Can't Fool Old Friends With Limousines" (Let's Bottle Bohemia)
08. The Magic Numbers - "Take A Chance" (Those The Brokes)
09. Jamie Lidell - "Little Bit of Feel Good" (Jim)
10. The Hold Steady - "Stuck Between Stations" (Boys and Girls in America)
11. Interpol - "Untitled" (Turn On The Bright Lights)
12. Modest Mouse - "The World At Large" (Good News For People Who Love Bad News)
13. Rilo Kiley - "More Adventurous" (More Adventurous)
14. Beirut - "Postcards from Italy" (Gulag Orkestar)
15. Eels - "P.S. You Rock My World" (Electro-Shock Blues)

BONUS TRACK. Boy Least Likely To - "God Takes Care of the Little Things" (The Best Party Ever)

Songs to make my dad shut up about how Iggy Pop was the last great hard rocker.

I love Iggy, but he's not that br00tal. Hard rock seems like a misnomer. Here are some songs to distract him.

01. The Beastie Boys - "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)" (Liscened to Ill)

02. Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Nevermind)

03. The Pixies - "Bone Machine" (Surfer Rosa)

04. The Manic Street Preachers - "Faster" (the Holy Bible)

05. The Blood Brothers - "Laser Life" (Young Machetes)

06. Les Savy Fav - "The Year Before 2000" (Lets Stay Friends)

07. Refused - "New Noise" (The Shape of Punk to Come)

Songs to listen to when you are horny as hell.

01. Muscles - "Sweaty" (Guns Babes Lemonade)
02. MSTRKRFT - "Easy Love" (The Looks)
03. Spank Rock - "Backyard Betty" (YoYoYoYoYo)
04. Yo Majesty - "Monkey" (Yo)
05. Princess Superstar - "Coochie Coo" (My Machine)
06. Peaches - "Sex" (Teaches of Peaches)
07. Yelle - "Mon Meilleur Ami" (Pop-Up)
08. Amanda Blank and XXXchange - "Get it Now" (Get it Now)
09. Bangers & Cash - "PU$$Y" (Spank Rock and Benny Blanco Are... Bangers & Cash)
10. Does It Offend You, Yeah? - "Let's Make Out" (You Have No Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into)
11. Scratch Massive - "Girls On Top" (Time)
12. Death From Above 1979 - "Sexy Results" (You're a Woman, I'm a Machine)
13. Jeff Buckley - "Your Flesh Is So Nice" (Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk)

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