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)

Songs with handclaps.

01. Los Campesinos! - "It Started With a Mixx" (Sticking Fingers Into Sockets')
02. The Lucksmiths - "Off With His Cardigan!" (What Bird is That?)
03. BOAT - "Return of the Rainbow Shoelace" (Songs You Might Not Like)
04. Oh No! Oh My! - "Women Are Born in Love" (Oh No! Oh My!)
05. The Pipettes - "Because It's Not Love" (We Are the Pipettes)
06. Sambassadeur - "Between the Lines" (Between the Lines EP)
07. The Blow - "Long List of Girls" (Paper Television)
08. Acid House Kings - "Do What You Wanna Do" ( Sing Along with Acid House Kings)
09. Pipas - "How to Tie a Tie" (Lucksmiths Remix)
10. El Perro Del Mar - "Here Comes That Feeling" (El Perro Del Mar)
11. Jens Lekman - "A Sweet Summer's Night on Hammer Hill" (Oh You're So Silent Jens)
12. Jonathan Richman - "Velvet Underground" (I, Jonathan)
13. The Boy Least Likely To - "I See Spiders When I Close My Eyes" (The Best Party Ever)
14. Peter Bjorn and John - "Let's Call It Off" (Writer's Block)
15. Mirah - "Oh! September" (Songs from the Black Mountain Music Project)
16. Tullycraft - "Secretly Minnesotan" (Disenchanted Hearts Unite)
17. St. Vincent - "Marry Me" (Marry Me)

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)

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