Songs from a father-to-be to give to the mother-to-be, to be played for our baby-to-be when he/she a

01. Badly Drawn Boy - "I Love N.Y.E." (About A Boy OST)
02. Nick Drake - "Cello Song" (Five Leaves Left)
03. REM - "Endgame" (Out of Time)
04. Ben Folds Five - "Birds" (Army Single)
05. John Lennon - "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)" (Legend)
06. Emitt Rhodes - "Lullaby" (Emitt Rhodes)
07. Cat Stevens - "Father and Son" (Tea for the Tillerman)
08. The Beatles - "Mother Nature's Son" (The White Album)
09. They Might Be Giants - "Lazyhead and Sleepybones" (NO!)
10. Brad Mehldau - "I Do" (Largo)

Songs that feel like summer, not that have summer in the title.

01. Beck - "Burro" (Unreleased)
02. Nick Drake - "Hazy Jane II" (Bryter Lyter)
03. Modest Mouse - "Gravity Rides Everything" (The Moon and Antarctica)
04. Built to Spill - "Carry the Zero" (Keep It Like a Secret)
05. Doves - "Here It Comes" (Lost Souls)
06. Grandaddy - "El Caminos in the West" (Sumday)
07. The Raveonettes - "Red Tan" (Pretty in Black)
08. Pavement - "Range Life" (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain)
09. Pearl Jam - "Parachutes" (Pearl Jam)
10. Elliott Smith - "Twilight" (From a Basement on a Hill)
11. Blur - "Battle" (13)
12. TV on the Radio - "Dreams" (Desperate Youths, Blood Thirsty Babes)
13. Interpol - "Hands Away" (Turn on the Bright Lights)
14. Jeff Buckley - "Lilac Wine" (Grace)

I need songs to tell my musically geeked-out alt-country man we’ve got a bun in the oven, but I don’

Note from lucyfilms: Not all of these songs are obvious. There are a lot on here that kind of talk about living up to a higher responsibility, which of course "a bun in the oven" is. So I don't know if that's good or bad, but it is what it is. Also, there are some songs on here that just sort of have nice images of kids and yeah, all that stuff. Congrats on the bun. Hope it likes alt-country like it's musically geeked out daddy

01. Wanda Jackson - "Rock Your Baby" (Queen of Rockabilly)
02. Vic Chesnutt - "Gravity of the Situation" (Is the Actor Happy?)
03. Tim Hardin - "Baby Close It's Eyes" (Hang on to a Dream: The Verve Recordings)
04. Silver Jews - "I'm Gonna Love the Hell Out of You" (Tennessee [EP])
05. Rufus Wainwright - "Beautiful Child" (Want One)
06. Ryan Adams - "She Wants to Play Hearts" (Demolition)
07. The National - "Son" (The National)
08. Bread - "Daughter" (Baby I'm-a Want You)
09. Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn - "You're The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly" (Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn 20 Greatest Hits)
10. Emmylou Harris - "My Baby Needs a Shepherd" (Red Dirt Girl)
11. Gram Parsons - "Kiss the Children" (G.P./Grievous Angel)
12. Gillian Welch - "I Had a Good Mother and Father" (Soul Journey)

Songs for sleeping in a hammock.

Note from Sajib: I 'road-tested' this mix during the stillness of a white heat
noon. Seemed to work. I guess this means that it could work at night as well. Oh, and sorry for including some over-exposed tracks.

01. Noos - "softer, dream, safe" (Tracks For Horses)
02. Broken Social Scene - "Anthems for a Seventeen Year-Old Girl" (You Forgot It In People)
03. Chris Holmes - "China" (Unknown)
04. TigerBaby - "Sweetheart" (Lost In You)
05. Erlend ؘye - "Ghost Train" (Unrest)
06. Pizzicato Five - "Baby Love Child" (Made In USA)
07. Macha - "Calming Passengers" (Forget Tomorrow)
08. Julie Cruise - "Falling" (Floating Into The Night)
09. Maximilian Hecker - "Infinite Love Song" (Infinite Love Songs (lp))
10. Air - "Cherry Blossom Girl" (Walkie Talkie)
11. The Delays - "Zero Zero One" (Hey Girl)
12. Moonbabies - "Forever Changes Everything Now" (The Orange Billboard)
13. Metric - "On the Sly" (Grow Up and Blow Away)
14. Pink Floyd - "Take It Back" (The Division Bells)

Songs for the imaginary life I want to spend on a porch, in the woods, near a lake, off a dirt road,

01. Aimee Mann - "Invisible Ink" (Lost in Space)
02. Nickel Creek - "Eveline" (Why Should the Fire Die?)
03. Anna Nalick - "Catalyst" (Wreck of the Day)
04. The Thrills - "Not For All The Love In The World" (Let's Bottle Bohemia)
05. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "By the Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth" (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)
06. Jeff Buckley - "Hallelujah" (Grace)
07. KT Tunstall - "Universe & U" (Eye to the Telescope)
08. Beulah - "Don't Forget to Breathe" (Yoko)
09. Devendra Banhart - "The Body Breaks" (Rejoicing in the Hands)
10. Damien Rice - "Amie" (O)
11. Sufjan Stevens - "Casimir Pulaski Day" (Come On! Feel the Illinoise!)
12. Fruit Bats - "Magic Hour" (Mouthfuls)
13. The Ditty Bops - "Pale Yellow" (The Ditty Bops)

Soundtrack to a ,Yet to Be Made, Tarantino Movie.

01. The Surfaris - "Wipe Out" (The Surfaris Play Wipe Out)
02. The Ventures - "Walk, Don't Run" (Walk, Don't Run)
03. Spoon - "Lines In the Suit" (Girls Can Tell)
04. Lake of Dracula - "Biographers of the Flaming Druglords" (Lake Of Dracula)
05. Love As Laughter - "Stay Out of Jail" (Destination 2000)
06. The Walkmen - "Tenleytown" (A Hundred Miles Off)
07. ZZ Top - "Sharp Dressed Man" (Greatest Hits)
08. John Lee Hooker - "The Motor City Is Burning" (Blues Legend)
09. The Reverend Horton Heat - "Bales of Cocaine" (Holy Roller)
10. Frantic Flinstones - "Jack The Ripper" (Nightmare on Nervous)
11. DOA - "Marijuana Motherfucker" (The Black Spot)
12. Catch-22 - "9mm and a Three-Piece Suit" (Keasbey Nights)
13. The Rolling Stones - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (Out of Our Heads)
14. Joe Clay - "Duck Tail" (That'll Flat Git It! Vol. 1)
15. Link Wray - "Rumble" (Rumble! The Best of Link Wray)
16. The Immortal Lee County Killers - "Killer .45" (The Essential Fucked-Up Blues)

I want the human race to die.

Note from Sketch: I tried to give this a pretty good variety of music as I know from my ownhating of mankind, it can come in many different flavors. Hopefully it's not too heavy for you.

Part A: Music to commit mass genocide to

01. Electric Wizard - "Dopethrone" (Dopethrone)
02. Slayer - "Angel of Death" (Reign in Blood)
03. Naplam Death - "Contemptuous" (Utopia Banished)

Part B: Music to sulk in your hate to

04. Black Sabbath - "Under the Sun everyday comes and goes" (Vol. 4)
05. Joy Division - "Walked in Line" (Still)
06. Dead Meadow - "Good Moanin' " (Shivering King and Others)

Part C: Music for when you realize how fucked we are as a race

07. Funkadelic - "Maggot Brain" (Maggot Brain)
08. Meat Puppets - "Teenager(s)" (Meat Puppets II)
09. Led Zepplin - "No Quater" (Houses of the Holy)

Bonus track: (For when you just want forget the world)
10. Meat Puppets - "The Whistling Song" (Meat Puppets II)

Hey, you’re beautiful and fucked up a bit, but at least fucked up in the same ways I am, so maybe I

Note from Wobbie: Beautiful yet slightly fucked up songs

01. Xiu Xiu - "Sad Pony Guerilla Girl" (A Promise)
02. Antony and the Johnsons - "You Are My Sister" (I Am A Bird Now)
03. The Winks - "Snakes" (Slippers & Parasol)
04. Howe Gelb - "Creeper" (Hisser)
05. Eels - "Elizabeth On The Bathroom Floor" (Electro-Shock Blues)
06. Joan Of Arc - "Me And America (Or) The United Colors Of The Gap" (The Gap)
07. Fugazi - "Argument" (The Argument)
08. Gogol Bordello - "Illumination" (Gypsy Punks)
09. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - "Gimme Some Salt" (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah)
10. Elliott Smith - "A Passing Feeling" (From A Basement On A Hill)
11. Bjork - "Where Is The Line" (Medula)
12. Ee - "One Horse Town ('Translation Music 3' Compilation)

Compiled by: BarbqueButt

note from BarbqueButt: those messed up girls are indeed hot, my friend. but i'd reccomend that you be SUPER careful

01. The Vandals - "Fucked Up Girl" (Hitler Bad, Vandals Good)
02. Iron Maiden - "22 Acacia Avenue" (The Number Of The Beast)
03. Andrew WK - "She Is Beautiful" (I Get Wet)
04. Poison - "Fallen Angel" (Poison's Greatest Hits)
05. Alkaline Trio - "Blue Carolina" (Good Mourning)
06. Beach Boys - "Kokomo" (Still Cruisin)
07. The Offspring - "She's Got Issues" (Americana)
08. Sugarcult - "Daddy's Little Defect" (Start Static)
09: Steel Dragon - "Stand Up And Shout" (Rock Star Soundtrack)

songs for painting circles, squares and triangles

01. Final Fantasy - "Peach, Plum, Pear" (Young Canadian Mothers)
02. The Blow - "She Buried Herself in the Air" (Bonus Album)
03. The Microphones - "I Felt Your Shape" (The Glow, Pt. 2)
04. The Decemberists - "Bridges and Balloons" (Picaresqueities)
05. Red House Painters - "Wop-a-Din-Din" (Old Ramon)
06. Billy Bragg & Wilco - "Ingrid Bergman" (Mermaid Avenue)
07. Matt Costa - "Oh Dear" (Songs We Sing)
08. Incredible String Band - "Painting Box" (The 5000 Spirits Or The Layers Of The Onion)
09. The Mountain Goats - "Dance Music" (The Sunset Tree)
10. Of Montreal - "Disconnect The Dots" (Satanic Panic in the Attic)
11. The Shins - "Turn A Square" (Chutes Too Narrow)
12. The Beatles - "Good Day Sunshine" (Revolver)
13. Aimee Mann - "Amateur" (I'm With Stupid)

Compiled by: mel
01. Bright Eyes - "A Line Allows Progress, A Circle Does Not" (Every Day And Every Night)
02. Death Cab For Cutie - "Bend To Squares" (Something About Airplanes)
03. Coldplay - "Square One" (X&Y)
04. Ben Lee - "No Right Angles" (Awake Is The New Sleep)
05. No Doubt - "Full Circle" (Ex-Girlfriend [single])
06. Pearl Jam - "Spin the Black Circle" (Vitalogy)

i am a recovering addict and alcoholic, all my favorite music was composed by junkies and lushes, an

Note from Hannahrama: Side A is full of artists/band members that have managed to quit drug or alcohol abuse, legions of fans falling at their feet. Side B has artists/band members who died as a result of drug or alcohol abuse. You can't really enjoy much, when you're dead.

SIDE A: If they can do it, you can, too!
01. John Coltrane - "Aisha" (Ole Coltrane [Bonus Track])
02. David Bowie - "Heroes" (Best of Bowie)
03. Elvis Costello - "My Little Blue Window" (When I Was Cruel)
04. Velvet Revolver - "Fall to Pieces" (Contraband)
05. Tom Waits - "Anywhere I Lay My Head" (Rain Dogs)
06. Johnny Cash - "I Still Miss Someone" (Folsom Prison Blues)
07. Eric Clapton - "Tears in Heaven" (Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton)
08. Iggy Pop - "Private Hell" (Skull Ring)
09. The Used - "Yesterday's Feelings" (In Love and Death)
10. The Cure - "Lost" (The Cure)

SIDE B: Cut down in their prime

01. Nirvana - "Come As You Are" (Nevermind)
02. The Doors - "Touch Me" (Legacy: The Absolute Best)
03. Jimi Hendrix - "Castles Made of Sand" (Experience Hendrix: The Best of Jimi Hendrix)
04. Blind Melon - "No Rain" (Blind Melon)
05. The Ruts - "Staring at the Rude Boys" (Something That I Said: The Best of the Ruts)
06. The Ramones - "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" (The Ramones)
07. Townes Van Zandt - "If I Needed You" (The Late Great Townes Van Zandt)
08. Elliott Smith - "Roman Candle" (Roman Candle)
09. Deep Purple - "Smoke on the Water" (Machine Head)
10. Tim Buckley - "Chase the Blues Away" (Blue Afternoon)

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