Songs For Awkward Silences Between Friends

01. Dashboard Confessional - "Again I Unnoticed" (The Places You Have
Come To Fear The Most)

02. Emily Harris & The Soft Skeleton - "Our Hell" (Knives Don't Have Our Back)

03. Brad Mehldau - "Paranoid Android" (Largo)

04. Meg Baird "Dear Companion" (Dear Companion)

05. Okkervill River - "Song Of Our So-Called Friends (Black Sheep Boy)

06. The Whitest Boy Alive - "Done With You" (Dreams)

07. Evan Dando - "The Same Thing You Thought Hard About Is The Same
Part I Can Live Without" (Baby, I'm Bored)

08. The Black Cherries - "Hey! (Who Sailed Our Relationship?)" (The Black Cherries)

09. The Pixies - "Something Against You" (Surfer Rosa/ Come on Pilgrim)

10. The Raconteurs - "Together" (Broken Boy Soldiers)

11. Contriva - "I Can Wait" (Separate Chambers)

12. The Subways - "I Want To Hear What You Have Got To Say" (Young For

13. Bonnie "Prince" Billy - "I Send My Love To You" (Greatest Palace Music)

Will I ever find another you?

01. The Secret Stars - "Some Sinatra" (Geneologies)
02. Black Tambourine - "Drown" (Complete Recordings)
03. Kings of Convenience - "Toxic Girl" (Kings of Convenience)
04. Beat Happening - "Angel Gone" (Music to Climb the Apple Tree By)
05. Saturday Looks Good to Me - "Can't Ever Sleep" (Sound on Sound)
06. The Luckmiths - "Guess How Much I Love You" (A Good Kind of Nervous)
07. Darren Hanlon - "Fallen Aeroplanes" (Falling Aeroplanes)
08. Walker Kong - "The Perfect Line" (Transparent Life)
09. The Modern Lovers - "Girl Friend" (The Modern Lovers)
10. Tilly and the Wall - "Let It Rain" (Wild Like Children)
11. Tullycraft - "Glitter and Twang" (Beat Surf Fun)
12. The Wedding Present - "Mars Sparkles Down on Me" (Take Fountain)
13. Weezer - "The World Has Turned and Left Me Here" (Weezer)
14. Bishop Allen - "The Same Fire" (June EP)
15. Goldenboy - "Kittens of Lust" (Blue Swan Orchestra)

I fall in love with every girl on this tape because they all play cute music with even cuter lyrics.

01. Mirah - "Lucky Little Shark" (Advisory Committee)
02. Fat Tulips - "To Put It Bluntly" (Where's Clare Grogan Now? )
03. The Softies - "It's Love" (It's Love)
04. Freeloan Investments - "Kick His Balls Out" (Ever Been to Mexico)
05. Talulah Gosh - "Beatnik Boy" (Backwash)
06. Headlights - "TV" (Kill Them With Kindness)
07. The Smittens - "Twee Valley High" (Gentlefication Now!)
08. Rose Melberg - "Irene" (Cast Away the Clouds)
09. Acid House Kings - "Keep Your Love" (Do What You Wanna Do)
10. Arrah and the Ferns - "Emo Phillips" (Evan is a Vegan)
11. The Blow - "True Affection" (Paper Television)
12. Eux Autres - "Other Girls" (Hell is Eux Autres)
13. Black Tambourine - "Black Car" (Complete Recordings)
14. El Perro del Mar - "God Knows (You Gotta Give to Get)" (El Perro del Mar)
15. Heavenly - "I'm Not Scared of You" (Le Jardin de Heavenly)
16. The Brunettes - "Holding Hands, Feeling Ducks" (Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks)

Compiled by: taguetherestless

01. Emily Jane Powers- "What You've Already Become" (Artifacts)
02. Even In Blackouts- "In a Letter" (Foreshadows on the Wall)
03. Go Sailor- "Last Year" (Go Sailor)
04. Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins- "It Wasn't Me" (Rabbit Fur Coat)
05. Kimya Dawson- "You Love Me" (Hidden Vagenda)
06. Lemuria- "Keep Quiet" (Your Living Room Is All Over Me)
07. Madeline- "The Piece That Fits" (Kissing and Dancing)
08. Molly-Jean- "Kisses and Fists" (Valley of the Doll's House)
09. The Unlovables- "Let's Not Fight" (Heartsickle)
10. Antsy Pants- "Tree Hugger" (Antsy Pants)
11. This Is My Fist- "Wine and Cheese" (Acoustic EP that's floating around on the internet)

You are so fun you should be a ride at Disneyland.

01. Of Montreal - "Your Magic is Working" (Satanic Panic in the Attic)
02. The Go! Team - "Keys to the City" (Proof of Youth)
03. Let's go Sailing - "Sideways" (The Chaos in Order)
04. Jamie Cullum - "I Get a Kick Out of You" (Twentysomething)
05. Noah and the Whale - "Five Years Time" (Unknown)
06. Klaxons - "Golden Skans" (Myths of the Near Future)
07. The Flaming Lips - "The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power)" (At War With the Mystics)
08. Rocco Deluca & the Burden - "Colorful" (I Trust You to Kill Me)
09. Architecture in Helsinki -"The Owls Go" (Fingers Crossed)
10. Nada Surf - "Do It Again" (This Weight is a Gift)
11. Stars - "Soft Revolution" (Set Yourself on Fire)
12. Tapes n' Tapes - "Insistor" (The Loon)
13. Let's go Sailing - "Sideways" (The Chaos in Order)
14. Interpol - "Take You On a Cruise" (Antics)
15. Eels - "Fresh Feeling" (Souljacker)

Rap songs that will fill this skinny white boy with swagger as he gets ready to go out.

note from chezbroie: Well, these always worked for me swagger-wise - and they still do. I went through my 12" Collection for some of these so a couple of these tracks might be hard to find today. But that will surely add to the
swagger. Most of these are pretty dangerous street stuff. Exactly the right choice for us white boys.

01. Biggie Smalls - "Party and Bullshit (Ratatat Remix)" (Ratatat Remixes Mixtape Volume 2)

02. Tef - "F. U." (Comin at 'cha/ F.U. 12")

03. Smoothe Da Hustler - "Broken Language" (Hustlin' 12")

04. Big L. feat. Kool G. Rap "Fall Back" (The Big Picture)

05. Lace Da Booms - "And One (What's up with a Deal Remix)" (12")

06. The Beatnuts - "No Escapin' This" (No escapin' this)

07. Ant Banks - "Packin' a Gun" (Menace II Society OST)

08. Compton's Most Wanted - "Another Victim" (Music to Drive-by)

09. Royce the 5'9 - "I'm the King" (Build And Destroy: The Lost Sessions Part 1)

10. Slim Thug, T.I.P. & Bun B. - "Three Kings (Ratatat Remix)" (Ratatat Remixes Mixtape Volume 2)

11. Kool G. Rap & DJ Polo - "Letters" (Killer Kuts)

12. Scarface - "Mr. Scarface: Part III The Final Chapter" (The World is Yours)

Beautiful noise

Note from Mr P: "It was one of those days when it's a minute away from snowing and there's this electricity in the air, you can almost hear it. And this bag was, like, dancing with me. Like a little kid begging me to play with it. For fifteen minutes. And that's the day I knew there was this entire life behind things, and... this incredibly benevolent force, that wanted me to know there was no reason to be afraid, ever. Video's a poor excuse, I know. But it helps me remember... and I need to remember... Sometimes there's so much beauty in the world I feel like I can't take it, like my heart's going to cave in." - Ricky Fitts, idiot from American Beauty
01. Alvin Curran - "Toto Angelica" (Lost Marbles)
02. Flying Luttenbachers - "The Void Pt. 1" (The Void)
03. Kevin Drumm - "3.03" (Guitar)
04. Boredoms - "Super You" (Super Ae)
05. James Chance - "Bedroom Athelete" (Buy)
06. nmperign - Track 6 (nmperign)
07. Hecker - "bsf°tyk 5" (Sun Pandemonium)
08. Nurse with Wound - "In Swollen Silence" (Soundpooling)
09. Jim O'Rourke - Track 2 (Jim:Computer:Hotel)
10. Crainium - "The Roles We Play..." (A New Music for A New Kitchen)
11. Nautical Almanac - "Clump Clump" (Cover the Earth)
12. Anthony Pateras - Track 9 (Mutant Theater)
13. Sunny Murray - "Black Art" (Sunny's Time Now)
14. Otomo Yoshihide - "Eureka" (Dreams)

Songs that are about love, yet don’t mention love even once.

01. Broken Social Scene - "Pitter Patter Goes My Heart" (You Forgot It In People)
02. The Postal Service - "Be Still My Heart" (We Will Become Silhouettes)
03. The Weepies - "Take It From Me" (Say I Am You)
04. The Velvet Underground - "Pale Blue Eyes" (The Velvet Underground)
05. Braid - "I'm Glowing and You're The Reason" (Movie Music, Vol. 2)
06. St. Thomas - "Take a Dance With Me" (I'm Coming Home)
07. Sufjan Stevens - "The Dress Looks Nice On You" (Seven Swans)
08. Mark Kozelek - "Up to My Neck In You" (What's Next to the Moon)
09. Two Lone Swordsmen - "It's Not the Worst (Lali Puna Remix" (Further Reminders)
10. M. Ward - "Eyes on the Prize" (Post-War)
11. Sparklehorse - "Hundreds of Sparrows" (Good Morning Spider)
12. Explosions in the Sky - "Your Hand In Mine" (The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place)
13. Copeland - "You Have My Attention" (In Motion)
14. The Robot Ate Me - "Apricot Tea" (On Vacation, disc 2)
15. Iron & Wine - "Naked as We Came" (Our Endless Numbered Days)
16. Jens Lekman - "Someone to Spend My Life With" (Oh You're So Silent Jens)
17. Acid House Kings - "Tonight Is Forever" (Sing Along With the Acid House Kings)
18. Eels - "P.S. You Rock My World" (Electro-Shock Blues)

Songs with Made-Up Words

01. Tracy + The Plastics - "(We Met The) Queerion" (Muscler's Guide to Videonics)
02. Antony and the Johnsons - "Bird Gehrl" (I Am A Bird Now)
03. Architecture in Helsinki - "Nevereverdid" (In Case We Die)
04. David Israel - "Vortexas" (These are the Clothes We'll Wear When We're Old)
05. Drakkar Sauna - "Decoy Schmecoy" (Jabraham Lincoln)
06. DJ Crabhat - "EthiHipster" (Anthology 1976-2005)
07. Final Fantasy - "The Pooka Sings" (He Poos Clouds)
08. The Hidden Cameras - "Awoo" (Awoo)
09. Louie and Clark - "Zoophisticated" (Unknown Album)
10. The Unicorns - "Jellybones" (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone)
11. Typical Cats - "Qweloquiallisms" (Typical Cats)
12. Sufjan Stevens - "Godzuki" (A Sun Came!)
13. Enon - "Starcastic" (Hocus Pocus)
14. Burl Ives - "Hullabaloo-Belay" (Poor Wayfaring Stranger)
15. Julie Doiron - "Wintermitts" (Heart and Crime)
16. Ten In The Swear Jar - "Helsabot" (Accordion Solo)
17. Man Man - "Engrish Bwudd" (Six Demon Bag)

Songs To Watch Snow Fall To

01. Teenage Fanclub - "If I Never See You Again" (Howdy!)
02. Frida Hyvonen - "Djuna!" (Until Death Comes)
03. Pavement - "Spit on a Stranger" (Terror Twilight)
04. The Love Letter Band - "New Lover" (This World Be My Church)
05. Math & Physics Club - "Darling, Please Come Home" (Math & Physics Club)
06. Yves Montand - "Rue Saint Vincent" (Souvenirs)
07. Jens Lekman - "The Cold Swedish Winter" (When I Said I Wanted To Be Your Dog)
08. The Halo Benders - "Snowfall" (God Don't Make Junk)
09. Sambassadeur - "Sense of Sound" (Sambassadeur)
10. The Lucksmiths - "Stayway Stars" (Naturaliste)
11. Au Revoir Simone - "Sad Song" (The Bird of Music)
12. Nico - "The Fairest of the Seasons" (Chelsea Girl)
13. Badly Drawn Boy - "Donna and Blitzen" (About a Boy OMS)
14. Voxtrot - "This Place Has Got No Soul, Kid" (Demo)
15. Goldenboy - "Twenty Months in a Hailstorm" (Blue Swan Orchestra)

We’re in love. I know it. You know it. Now tell me before I have to tell you.

note from Grace: It's best to keep these things short

01. Cat Stevens - "Moonshadow" (Teaser and the Firecat)

02. Fleetwood Mac - "Blue Letter" (Fleetwood Mac)

03. Velvet Underground - "I'm Set Free" (The Velvet Underground)

04. Sun City Girls - "The Shining Path" (Torch Of The Mystics)

05. Guided By Voices - "Awful Bliss" (Bee Thousand)

06. Pete Townshend - "Let My Love Open The Door" (Empty Glass)

07. Paul Simon - "The Boy In The Bubble" (Graceland)

08. Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers - "Back In Your Life" (Beserkley Years)

09. Black Lips - "Gentle Violence" - (Let It Bloom)

10. Bob Dylan - "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You" (Nashville Skyline)

11. Beat Happening - "Sea Hunt" (Music To Climb The Apple Tree By)

12. John Lennon - "Oh Yoko!" (Imagine)

13. Joan Baez - "Silver Dagger" (Joan Baez)

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