sleighbells ring, and I’m listening to you gripe about how you hate snow.

note from lala: A litlle late, but it can be used next year. Not all Christmas song, but fitting. Oh, and the South Park song is a joke (just in case)

01. XTC - "Thanks For Christmas" (Fuzzy Warbles vol.2)

02. Eels - "Everything's Gonna Be Cool This Christmas" (B-Sides & Rarities 1996-2003)

03. Gayla Peevey - "I Want A Hippopotomus For Christmas" (Frosty's Christmas Favorites)

04. The Waitresses - "Christmas Wrapping" (I Could Rule The World If I Could Only Get The Parts)

05. The Raveonettes - "The Christmas Song" (Music From The OC Mix 3)

06. Suicide Machines - "Permanent Holiday" (The Suicide Machines)

07. Jet - "Backdoor Santa" (Rare Tracks)

08. South Park - "Merry Fucking Christmas" (Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classic)

09. Rare Earth - "I Just Want To Celebrate" (The Best Of Rare Earth)

10. Eels - "Christmas Is Going To The Dogs" (Dr. Seuss - How The Grinch Stole Christmas)

11. Tony Bennett - "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" (?)

12. Nada Surf - "Blankest Year" (The Weight Is A Gift)

13. Eurythimcs - "Winter Wonderland" (A Very Special Christmas)

14. Eartha Kitt - "Santa Baby" (Santa Baby)

A soundtrack for a life lived sleepwalking.

01. The Secret Stars - "Wait" (Wait / Riot Kill 7'')
02. Black Tambourine - "Drown" (Complete Recordings)
03. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - "Bobby Malone Moves Home" (Bobby Malone Moves Home)
04. Comet Gain - "Record Prayer" (Broken Record Prayers)
05. Pavement - "Passat Dream" (Brighten the Corners)
06. Nouvelle Vague - "Friday Night, Saturday Morning" (Nouvelle Vague I)
07. Interpol - "NYC" (Turn on the Bright Lights)
08. Beat Happening - "Sea Hunt" (Music to Climb the Apple Tree By)
09. Goldenboy - "Twenty Months in a Hailstorm" (Blue Swan Orchestra)
10. The Halo Benders - "Virginia Reel Around the Fountain" (The Rebel's Not In)
11. Peter Bjorn and John - "Up Against the Wall" (Writer's Block)
12. Moi Caprice - "Be Kind to My Mistakes" (You Can't Say No Forever)

Compiled by: aaaaaarrgg

01. Racoo-oo-oon - "Uh-oh"
02. The Microphones - "The Moon" (Song Islands)
03. Elliott Smith - "Bottle Up And Explode!" (XO)
04. Jeffrey Lewis - "The Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane" (The Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane and Other Favorites)
05. Need New Body - "Popfest" (UFO)
06. Jackson 5 - "Hum Along & Dance"
07. Psychedelic Horseshit - "What's In Store" (Magic Flowers Droned)
08. Bird Names - "We Want to be Old" (On Opaque Things)
09. The Robot Ate Me - "Goodnight: I Almost Died!" (They Ate Themselves)
10. Daniel Johnston - "I've Got So Many Problems" (Early tape)
11. Edith Piaf - "L'hymne a L'amour"

Compiled by: jks

01. Modest Mouse - "Sleepwalkin'" (Building Nothing Out Of Something)

02. Eels - "I'm Going To Stop Pretending That I Didn't Break Your Heart" (Blinking Lights and Other Revelations)

03. TV On The Radio - "Dreams" (Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes)

04. The Microphones - "The Pull" (It Was Hot We Stayed In The Water)

05. Low - "Below & Above" (Long Division)

06. Elliott Smith - "Pitseleh" (XO)

07. Ugly Casanova - "Things I Don't Remember" (Sharpen Your Teeth)

08. The Smiths - "Asleep" (Louder Than Bombs)

09. Sigur Ros - "Svefn-g-englar" (Agaetis Byrjun)

10. Grandaddy - "The Warming Sun" (Sumday)

tinymixtapes don’t appreciate rap? prove me wrong.

note from meganlikewhoa: I love rap, but only if it's really, really, really good.

01. Notorious B.I.G. - "Juicy" (Ready To Die)
02. NWA, Ice Cube, & Eazy E - "Fuck the Police" (Straight Outta Compton)
03. Dr. Dre - "Lyrical Gangbang" (The Chronic)
04. Atmosphere - "One of a Kind" (God Loves Ugly)
05. Nas - "Shoot Em Up" (Nastradamus)
06. Gym Class Heroes - "Taxi Driver" (The Papercut Chronicles)
07. Aesop Rock - "Coffee" (None Shall Pass)
08. Jay Z - "Fallin'" (American Gangster)
09. Buck 65 - "Keep Your Hand off my Girl" (Buck 65)
10. Del The Funky Homosapien - "If You Must" (Both Sides of the Brain)

Compiled by: itwasmarch17

note from itwasmarch17: Hyphy Hitz is a compilation of Bay Area hip-hop artists... I'm not sure if they have their own albums with these songs on them, but I know the compilation is available at The last track (Untitled Track 07) might not be able to be found... If you can, though, it's amazing. This mix isn't very child friendly, by the way.

01. Blackalicious - "World of Vibrations" (The Craft)
02. Dem HoodStarz - "Getz Ya Grown Man On (The Remix)" (Hyphy Hitz)
03. Pharoahe Monch - "Simon Says" (Internal Affairs)
04. Ak'sent - "Zingy" (International)
05. Grandmaster Flash - "The Message" (The Message)
06. Ice Cube - "Down for Whatever" (Lethal Injection)
07. Missy Elliott - "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)" (Supa Dupa Fly)
08. Busdriver - "Casting Agents and Cowgirls" (Roadkillovercoat)
09. N.W.A. - "A Bitch Iz a Bitch" (Straight Outta Compton)
10. Shake Da Mayor - "Stunner Shades" (Hyphy Hitz)
11. Z - "Yadadamean" (Hyphy Hitz)
12. Danger Doom - "Mince Meat" (The Mouse and the Mask)
13. Julez Santana - "Murda Murda" (What The Game's Been Missing)
14. T.O.P.R. - "Last Night" (Burning the Candle at Both Ends)
15. Old Dirty Bastard - "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" (Return to the 36 Chambers)
16. Scarface - "No Tears" (The Diary)
17. Talib Kweli - "Put It In the Air" (Quality)
18. Dr. Dre - "The Next Episode" (2001)
19. A Tribe Called Quest - "Electric Relaxation" (Anthology)
20. Nump - "I Got Grapes" (Hyphy Hitz)
21. D.B.'z - "Stewy" (Hyphy Hitz)
22. Dose One & Buck 65 - "Untitled Track 07 (North American Men Like Titties and Car Parts)" (North American Adonis EP)

Songs for Christmas Lights, But Not Necessarily Christmas Music

Comment: I went for the song that aren't at all about Christmas, but sound like they should be. Except for the last song, obviously; but that one, to me, is the ultimate (happy) Christmas song

01. The Beatles - "Piggies" (The White Album)
02. The Free Design - "I Love You" (Kites Are Fun: The Best Of The Free Design)
03. XTC - "It's Snowing Angels" (demo) (Fuzzy Warbles vol. 2)
04. Islands - "Rough Gem" (Return To The Sea)
05. Britt Daniel & Brian Reitzell - "Flours" (OST: Stranger Than Fiction)
06. The Pernice Brothers - "Saddest Quo" (Discover A Lovelier You)
07. Sixpence None The Richer - "Kiss Me" (Sixpence None The Richer)
08. Evan Dando - "Stop My Head" (Baby I'm Bored)
09. Bell & Sebastian - "To Be Myself Completely" (The Life Pursuit)
10. Keane - "Can't Stop Now" (Hopes And Fears)
11. Imogen Heap - Can't Take It In" (OST: The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe)
12. Sam Cooke - "Sentimental Reasons" (The Best of Sam Cooke)
13. Maurice Chevalier - "Thank Heaven For Little Girls" (?)
14. The Chiffons - "One Fine Day" (One Fine Day)
15. XTC - "Thanks For Christmas" (Music to Stuff Any Stocking: Rhino Christmas Sampler 1996 - one of the many albums where you can find this song)

You Wear Your Incoherence Like a Red Dress.

01. Captain Beefheart - "81 Poop Hatch" (Ice Cream for Crow)
02. Melt Banana - "Lock the Head" (Bambi's Dilemma)
03. Squarepusher - "Shin Triad" (Music Is Rotted One Note)
04. Boredoms - "Nuts Room" (Super Roots)
05. Naked City - "Speedfreaks" (Torture Garden)
06. Ruins - "Economic Mond Possa" (Hyderomastgroningem)
07. Mike Patton - "Red Mouth Black Orgasm" (Adult Themes for Voice)
08. Tom Waits - "Kommienezuspadt" (Alice)

Songs for those picture-perfect moments that never get photographed

01. The 6ths - "As You Turn to Go" (Pieces of April OMS)
02. Frida Hyvonen - "I Drive My Friend" (Until Death Comes)
03. Bishop Allen - "Click Click Click Click Click" (July EP)
04. Sambassadeur - "Can You See Me" (Between the Lines EP)
05. Jens Lekman - "Jag tyckte hon sa Lönnlöv" (USA Tour EP)
06. Nico - "I'll Keep It With Mine" (Chelsea Girl)
07. The Lucksmiths - "Camera Shy" (Naturaliste)
08. Francoise Hardy - "La Maison Ou J'ai Grandi" (Les Chansons D'amour)
09. The Halo Benders - "Love Travels Faster" (The Rebels Not In)
10. Tullycraft - "Polaroids From Mars" (Disenchanted Hearts Unite)
11. Oh No! Oh My! - "The Backseat" (Oh No! Oh My!)
12. Walker Kong - "Transparencies" (Transparent Life)
13. Beat Happening - "Tiger Trap" (You Turn Me On)

Let’s fall madly in love and move out to a cabin in the woods with your dogs and have crazy hermit s

01. Alison Kraus - "You Will Be My Ain True Love" (Cold Mountain OST)
02. Billy Bragg & Wilco - "Hesitating Beauty" (Mermaid Avenue)
03. Bob Dylan - "I Want You" (Blonde on Blonde)
04. Broken Social Scene - "Lover's Spit" (Bee Hives)
05. Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - "Easy Loving" (Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man)
06. Feist - "Mushaboom" (Let it Die)
07. Mirah - "Pollen" (You Think It's Like This, But...)
08. Mount Eerie - "(2 Mountains)" (No Flashlight)
09. Peter Bjorn & John - "Start to Melt" (Writer's Block)
10. Smog - "In the Pines" (A River Ain't Too Much to Love)
11. Vetiver - "Amour Four" (Folk Off! A Compilation)
12. Wilco - "One By One" (Kicking Television: Live in Chicago)
13. Zombies - "Time of the Seasons" (Odyssey & Oracle)

You’re leaving forever in a week and a half and i will miss your stupid ass.

note from Doug: I went through this about 3 months ago. She went to France, I went to college. Trust me, I know what's up. Some of these songs got picked not because of their lyrical relevance, but rather for their sonic relevance. There's something about soft hand-plucked guitars that just screams "I MISS YOU SO FUCKING MUCH YOU JACKASS!" Just remember, it'll all get better. And if you want my "How to stay positive post-breakup," just ask.

01. The Moldy Peaches - "Goodbye Song" (The Moldy Peaches)

02. Feist - "Gatekeeper" (Let It Die)

03. The Weakerthans - "One Great City" (Reconstruction Site)

04. Ben Folds Five - "Smoke" (Whatever & Ever Amen)

05. Iron & Wine - "Sunset Soon Forgotten" (Our Endless Numbered Days)

06. Sufjan Steven - "Casmir Pulaski Day" (Illinois)

07. Broken Social Scene - "I'm Still Your Fag" (You Forgot It In People)

08. Explosions In The Sky - "Your Hand In Mine" (The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place)

09. Bob Dylan - "Like A Rolling Stone" (Highway 51 Revisited)

10. Elliott Smith - "Say Yes" (Either/Or)

11. Feist - "So Sorry" (The Reminder)

My cute new boy likes to dance. Al Green and Otis Redding-esque songs that will make him want to dan

01. John Hiatt - "Have a Little Faith in Me" (Bring the Family)

02. Jeff Buckley - "I Want Someone Badly" (Unknown)

03. Eric Clapton - "Wonderful Tonight" (The Cream of Clapton)

04. Brad Paisley - "We Danced" (Who Needs Pictures)

05. Tom Petty - Square One (Elizabethtown OST)

06. Alan Jackson - "A Woman's Love" (Like Red on a Rose)

07. Jack Johnson - "Better Together" (In Between Dreams)

08. Van Morrison - "Into the Mystic" (Moondance)

09. Santana feat. Dave Matthews - "Love of my Life" (Supernatural)

10. Bruce Springsteen - "Secret Garden" (Right Here Waiting for You)

11. Amos Lee - "Southern Girl" (Supply and Demand)

12. Frank Sinatra - "Put Your Dreams Away" (Classic Sinatra)

13. Norah Jones - "The Long Day is Over" (Come Away with Me)

I Miss My Dog and Nothing Seems Okay Since He Died.

Part 1: For the dog-shaped hole in your life (and heart)

01. Joanna Newsom - "Sadie" (The Milk-Eyed Mender)

02. The Mountain Goats - "Half Dead" (Get Lonely)

03. Band of Horses - "Is There A Ghost" (Cease to Begin)

04. The Beatles - "Carry That Weight" (Abbey Road)

Part 2: The hole stays, but you'll start noticing it less

05. Bishop Allen - "Ghosts Are Good Company" (Charm School)

06. Andrew Bird - "Don't Be Scared" (Weather Systems)

07. The Mountain Goats - "Cotton" (We Shall All Be Healed)

Bonus: dogs are great
08. Cat Stevens - "I Love My Dog" (Remember)

[09. Okkervil River - "Dead Dog Song" (Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See) -ed.]

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