Sometimes I wonder if maybe I love him so much that it won’t matter whether he loves me back.

01. The Shivers - "Beauty" (Charades)
02. Damien Rice - "9 Crimes" (9)
03. Jeff Buckley - "Hallelujah" (Grace)
04. Nada Surf - "Your Legs Grow" (The Weight is a Gift)
05. Sufjan Stevens - "For The Windows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti" (Greetings From Michigan: The Great Lakes State)
06. Ane Brun - "Rubber & Soul (Feat. Teitur)" (Duets)
07. Ben Folds Five - "Evaporated" (Whatever and Ever Amen)
08. Ben Harper - "Morning Yearning" (Both Sides of the Gun)
09. Bob Dylan - "Girl From North Country" (The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Modern Romance" (Fever to Tell)
11. Bright Eyes - "A Song to Pass the Time" (Fevers & Mirrors)
12. Damien Rice - "Cannonball" (O)
13. Ryan Adams - "Sweet Lil Gal (23rd/1st)" (Heartbreaker)
14. David Gray - "Say Hello Wave Goodbye" (White Ladder)
15. Coldplay - "See You Soon (Live)" (Coldplay Live 2003)
16. Regina Spektor - "Samson" (Songs)

Bonus Track (just in case you need The Boss in your life:

17. Bruce Springsteen - "Bobby Jean" (Born In The U.S.A.)

Sometimes I wonder if maybe I love him so much that it won’t matter whether he loves me back.

01. The Shivers - "Beauty" (Charades)
02. Damien Rice - "9 Crimes" (9)
03. Jeff Buckley - "Hallelujah" (Grace)
04. Nada Surf - "Your Legs Grow" (The Weight is a Gift)
05. Sufjan Stevens - "For The Windows in Paradise, For the Fatherless in Ypsilanti" (Greetings From Michigan: The Great Lakes State)
06. Ane Brun - "Rubber & Soul (Feat. Teitur)" (Duets)
07. Ben Folds Five - "Evaporated" (Whatever and Ever Amen)
08. Ben Harper - "Morning Yearning" (Both Sides of the Gun)
09. Bob Dylan - "Girl From North Country" (The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Modern Romance" (Fever to Tell)
11. Bright Eyes - "A Song to Pass the Time" (Fevers & Mirrors)
12. Damien Rice - "Cannonball" (O)
13. Ryan Adams - "Sweet Lil Gal (23rd/1st)" (Heartbreaker)
14. David Gray - "Say Hello Wave Goodbye" (White Ladder)
15. Coldplay - "See You Soon (Live)" (Coldplay Live 2003)
16. Regina Spektor - "Samson" (Songs)

Bonus Track (just in case you need The Boss in your life:

17. Bruce Springsteen - "Bobby Jean" (Born In The U.S.A.)

IT’S FINALLY SPRING. and i’m still in love with you.

Love and spring are both warm and fuzzy, luckily, so are these songs.

01. The Beatles - "Good Day Sunshine" (Revolver)
02. The Shins - "Australia" (Wincing The Night Away)
03. My Bloody Valentine - "Strawberry Wine" (Ecstasy And Wine)
04. The Zombies - "Time Of The Season"(Greatest Hits)
05. Swan Lake - "Are You Swimming In Her Pools?" (Beast Moans)
06. Belle & Sebastian - "Another Sunny Day" (The Life Pursuit)
07. Van Morrison - "Astral Weeks" (Astral Weeks)
08. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "Sunshine And Clouds (And Everything Proud)" (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)
09. Sonic Youth - "Do You Believe In Rapture?" (Rather Ripped)
10. The Kooks - "She Moves In Her Own Way" (Inside In Inside Out)
11. The Beach Boys - "Wouldn't It Be Nice?" (The Best Of The Beach Boys)
12. Led Zeppelin - "Ramble On" (Remasters)
13. The Apples In Stereo - "Energy" (New Magnetic Wonder)
14. Ben Folds - "Inbetween Days (The Cure Cover)" (Supersunnyspeedgraphic)
15. Sufjan Stevens - "Come On! Feel The Illinoise!" (Illinois)

Compiled by: Anna

01. Wilco - "I'm Always in Love" (Summerteeth)
02. Coconut Records - "West Coast" (Nighttiming)
03. The Lucksmiths - "Friendless Summer" (Where Were We?)
04. The Apples in Stereo - "She's Just Like Me - Taking Time" (Fun
Trick Noisemaker)
05. Belle and Sebastian - "I'm a Cuckoo" (Dear Catastrophe Waitress)
06. The Elected - "Would You Come With Me" (The Elected)
07. Stars - "What I'm Trying to Say" (Stars)
08. Of Montreal - "Requim for o.m.m. 2" (The Sunlandic Twins)
09. Beulah - "Calm Go the Wild Seas" (When Your Heartstrings Break)
10. Sondre Lerche - "I Know I Know" (Don't be shallow EP)
11. Mirah - "Engine Heart" (You Think It's Like This But It's Really
Like This)
12. matt pond PA - "The Summer is Coming" (The nature of Maps)

Songs For A Serial Killer’s Birthday Party

I imagine this would be a very interesting party... Keep your eyes open for sketchy-looking clowns, men clad in hockey masks, and household appliances made out of skin... as they would serve as possible red flags.

01. Diana Ross - "I'm Coming Out" (Diana)

02. Camera Obscura - "Let's Get Out Of This Country" (Let's Get Out Of This Country)"

03. Architecture In Helsinki - "In Case We Die (Part 1-4)" (In Case We Die)

04. The Smiths - "Unhappy Birthday" (Strangeways, Here We Come)

05. CAKE - "I Will Survive" (Fashion Nugget)

06. Sufjan Stevens - "John Wayne Gacy Jr." (Illinois)

07. Johnny Cash - "Folsom Prison Blues" (At Folsom Prison)

08. The Boy Least Likely To - "I Sleep With A Gun Under My Pillow" (The Best Party Ever)

09. The Decemberists - "Shankill Butchers" (The Crane Wife)

10. The Unicorns - "I Don't Wanna Die" (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?)

11. The Hold Steady - "Killer Parties" (Almost Killed Me)

12. No Doubt - "Sunday Morning" (Tragic Kingdom)

13. Of Montreal - "The Party's Crashing Us" (The Sunlandic Twins)

14. Zombies - "Time Of The Season (Alternate Mix)" (Odessey & Oracle)

15. Neko Case - "Things That Scare Me" (Blacklisted)

16. Cat Power - "He War" (The Greatest)

17. Beulah - "Me And Jesus Don't Talk Anymore" (Yoko Demo)

18. The Snow Fairies - "Spleens" (Voila!)

19. Los Campesinos! - "You! Me! Dancing!" (Hold On Now Youngster...)

i need a new getting ready for work playlist because the new killers disc is getting a bit tiresome

I figured if you were tired of sam's town you might as well just listen to born to run, and some other bands that sound a lot like Springsteen

01.Bruce Springsteen- "Thunder Road" (Born To Run)
02. Bruce Springsteen - "Tenth Avenue Freeze Hour" (Born to run)
03. Bruce Springsteen - "Night" (Born To Run)
04. Bruce Springsteen - "Backstreets" (Born To Run)
05.Bruce Springsteen- "Born To Run" (Born To Run)
06. Bruce Springsteen - "She's The One" (Born To Run)
07. Bruce Springsteen - "Meeting Across The River" (Born To Run)
08. Bruce Springsteen - "Jungleland" (Born To Run)

09. Badly Drawn Boy - "Born in the UK" (Born in the UK)
10. Hold Steady - "First Night" (Boys & Girls in America)
11. Marah- "Freedom Park" (20,000 Streets Under the Sky)

12. Johnny Cash - "I'm On Fire" (Badlands: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska)

Compiled by: thethunderboltkid

01. The National - "Secret Meeting" (Alligator)
02. Miles Davis & Sonny Rollins - "Oleo" (Dig)
03. Pink Martini - "Donde Estás, Yolanda?" (Sympathique)
04. Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs - "Stay" (Stay)
05. CSS - "Music Is My Hot, Hot Sex" (Cansei de Ser Sexy)
06. The Go! Team - "Bottle Rocket" (Thunder, Lightening, Strike!)
07. James Brown - "Lowdown Popcorn" (Sex Machine)
08. Stereolab - "Emperor Tomato Ketchup" (Emperor Tomato Ketchup)
09. Scissor Sisters - "She's My Man" (Ta-Dah)

a new take on a classic please: a calm yet groovin car drivin mix. along the lines of little eyes fr

I don't think I could have picked a better three to start with - hope I've done them justice! The first mix has a (generally) more upbeat feel and the second mix is more downbeat and for some reason makes me think of driving at nighttime.
NB: the EP version of "No Cars Go" is slightly different to the Neon Bible version - it probably doesn't matter but I prefer the EP one for this mix.

CD1: We're compassless and nowhere-bound

01. Stars - "Ageless Beauty" (Ageless Beauty)
02. Klaxons - "Golden Skans" (Myths Of the Near Future)
03. Nightmare Of You - "I Want To Be Buried In Your Backyard" (Nightmare Of You)
04. Bloc Party - "This Modern Love" (Silent Alarm)
05. Death Cab For Cutie - "We Looked Like Giants" (Transatlanticism)
06. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - "Young Shields" (Young Shields - EP)
07. Efterklang - "Step Aside" (Tripper)
08. Deerhunter - "Hazel St" (Cryptograms)
09. Caribou - "Barnowl" (The Milk of Human Kindness)


CD2: Our heads were reeling with a glut of possibilities

01. The Books - "Smells Like Content" (Lost and Safe)
02. My Bloody Valentine - "Sometimes" (Loveless)
03. Arcade Fire - "No Cars Go" (Arcade Fire EP)
04. Broken Social Scene - "I'm Still Your Fag" (You Forgot It In People)
05. Patrick Wolf - "A Boy Like Me" (Lycanthropy)
06. Mice Parade - "And Still It Sits in Front of You (Obrigado Saudade)
07. Islands - "Swans (Life After Death)" (Return To The Sea)
08. Palaxy Tracks - "The Sediment" (Cedarland)
09. Calexico & Notwist - "Careless" (You Can't Always Listen to Hausmusik - But...)

A soundtrack to burning down an all-girls’ catholic school and all the bitches in it.

A very agressive soundtrack with much hardcore, screamo and (good) metal which will give you the energy to kill those bitches!

01. Dillinger Escape Plan - "Destro's Secret" (Calculating Infinity)
02. Atari Teenage Riot - "Sick To Death" (Live in Philadelphia)
03. Ramones - "I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You" (Loco Live)
04. La Quiete - "Metempsicosi Del Fine Ultimo: Nevrastenica Oscillazione Fra Poli Estremi" (La Fine Non È La Fine)
05. Therapy? - "Straight Life" (Infernal Love)
06. Therapy? - "Stories" (Infernal Love)
07. Circle Takes The Square - "A Disclaimer to The Self" (Circle Takes The Square)
08. Blood Brothers - "Trash Flavored Trash" (Crimes)
09. Mastodon - "Circle Cysquatch" (Blood Mountain)
10. Nirvana - "Tourette's" (From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah)
11. Officer Jones and His Patrol Car Problems - "Gunrunner" (Memorial)
12. Soulfly - "Fuel the Hate" (Dark Ages)
13. 65daysofstatic - "Climbing On Roofs (The Desperate Edit)" (One Time For All Time)
14. The Setup - "Sure Death" (The Pretense Of Normality)
15. Combatwoundedveteran - "Six! Two! Two! Mayhem" (This Is Not An All Erect, All-Red Neon Body)

if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands

My goal was to have songs that were filled with that type of primal joy that inevitably leads to involuntary hand-clapping.

01. The Danielson Famile- "We Don't Say Shut Up" (Fetch The Compass Kids)
02. Kester & the Kitchenettes- "Ya Ya Ya" (Yay 4 Cuteness)
03. Architecture in Helsinki- "It's 5!" (In Case We Die)
04. Animal Collective- "Baby Day" (live acoustic at Othermusic)
05. Deerhoof- "Flower" (Apple O')
06. Beat Happening- "Down At The Sea" (Beat Happening)
07. I'm From Barcelona- "We're From Barcelona" (Let Me Introduce My Friends)
08. The Unicorns- "I Was Born A Unicorn" (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?)
09. Of Montreal- "Jennifer Louise" (Aldhils Arboretum)
10. Daniel Johnston- "Happy Time" (Fun)

after you left i had nothing to come home to anymore

I dug pretty far back into the music chest, but this mix feels the way the request does, and the way I do. There's a nice progression.

01. The Mountain Goats - "Korean Bird Paintings" (New Asian Cinema)

02. Rose Melberg - "Four Walls" (Cast Away The Clouds)

03. Swan Lake - "The Freedom" (Beast Moans)

04. The Field Mice - "Emma's House" (Emma's House EP)

05. Rocketship - "I'm Lost Without You" (A Certain Smile, A Certain Sadness)

06. Wolf Parade - "Same Ghost Every Night" (Apologies To The Queen Mary)

07. Pedro The Lion - "Of Minor Prophets and Their Prostitute Wives" (It's Hard To Find A Friend)

08. The Dismemberment Plan - "The City" (Emergency & I)

09. Bob Dylan - "One Too Many Mornings" (The Times They Are A Changin')

10. The Rentals - "Please Let That Be You" (Return Of The Rentals)

11. Leonard Cohen - "Is This What You Wanted" (New Skin For The Old Ceremony)

12. The Unicorns - "Evacuatin' Somethin' Warm" (Unicorns Are People Too)

13. Wilco - "Summer Teeth" (Summerteeth)

14. Mirah - "After You Left" (Advisory Committee)

15. The Mountain Goats - "Woke Up New" (Get Lonely)

Compiled by: brobinson88

01. Stars - "Elevator Love Letter" (Heart)
02. Arcade Fire - "My Body is a Cage" (Neon Bible)
03. Band Marino - "Everytime I Make a Girl Cry I know I've Done My Job" (The Sea & the Beast)
04. The Clientele - "Emptily Through Holloway" (Lost Weekend EP)
05. Esthero - "Melancholy Melody" (Wikked Lil' Grrrls)
06. Funki Porcini - "Back Home" (Fast Asleep)
07. Lamb - "Please" (Between Darkness and Wonder)
08. Massive Attack - "Dissolved Girl" (Mezzanine)
09. My Morning Jacket - "Picture of You" (Z)
10. Nick Drake - "Place to Be" (Pink Moon)
11. The Smashing Pumpkins - "1979" (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness)
12. Talking Heads - "Psycho Killer" (Stop Making Sense)
13. The Velvet Underground - "There She Goes" (Velvet Underground & Nico)

I need a bank robbin’ mix.

-Songs to listen to on the way to the bank-

01. The O'Jays - "For The Love Of Money" (Foolish
Soundtrack)

02. George Baker - "Little Green Bag" (Little Green
Bag)

03. Latryx - "Lady Don't Tek No" (Latryx The Album)

-Get your rob on!-

04. Dick Dale - "Misirlou" (Pulp Fiction Soundtrack)

05. Rage Against The Machine - "Calm Like a Bomb"
(Battle Of Los Angeles)

06. Death From Above 1979 - "You're Lovely(But You've
Got Problems)" (Romance Bloody Romance)

07. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Date With The Night" (Fever To
Tell)

08. AC/DC - "If You Want Blood (You've Got It)"
(Highway To Hell)

-You've got the dough, get the fuck out! Run! Run!-

09. Iggy Pop - "Lust For Life" (Trainspotting
Soundtrack)

10. Transplants - "Diamonds and Guns" (Diamonds and
Guns)

-Driving away, with the loot.-

11. War - "Low Rider" (Why Can't We Be Friends)

12. Steppenwolf - "Born To Be Wild" (Born To Be Wild)

13. Leftover Crack - "Ya Can't Go Home" (Fuck World
Trade)

14. The Coup - "Laugh/Love/Fuck" (Punk-O-Rama 10)

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