Songs for making pinky promises to.

Complied by: Riff-Raff

note from RR: i was playing on the idea of the intense bond between people that comes with making a pinky promise. rok.

01. The Album Leaf - "See In You" (Into the Blue Again)
02. Circulatory System - "Forever" (Circulatory System)
03. M. Ward - "Eyes On the Prize" (Post War)
04. Saturday Looks Good To Me - "If You Ask" (Every Night)
05. Sea Ray - "Swear to Your Face" - (Stars At Noon)
06. Tortoise - "Strech (You Are All Right)" (Its All Around You)
07. Voxtrot - "The Start of Something" (Raised By Wolves EP)
08. Anathallo - "Dokkoise House (with face covered)" "Floating World"
09. Chad VanGaalen - "Chronograph #1" (Infiniheart)
10. Guster - "Empire State" (Ganging Up on the Sun)

Compiled by: nana
01. Architecture in Helsinki - "One Heavy February" (Fingers Crossed)
02. The Beatles - "Do You Want To Know A Secret" (Introducing: The Beatles)
03. Suburban Kids With Biblical Names - "Love Will" (#3)
04. Blind Melon - "No Rain" (Best of Blind Melon)
05. Pink Martini - "Hang On Little Tomato" (Hang On Little Tomato)
06. Frente - "Accidentally Kelly Street" (Marvin the Album)
07. General Public - "Tenderness" (All the Rage)
08. The Shins - "Pink Bullets" (Chutes Too Narrow)
09. The Chordettes - "Lollipop" (Stand By Me Soundtrack)
10. The Shirells - "Mama Said" (One Fine Day Soundtrack)
11. The White Stripes - "We Are Going To Be Friends" (White Blood Cells)
12. Dexy's Midnight Runners - "Come On Eileen" (Too Rye Ay)
13. Beach Boys - "Don't Worry Baby" (Never Been Kissed Soundtrack)
14. Shirley and Lee - "Let the Good Times Roll" (Stand By Me Soundtrack)
15. Lily Allen - "Smile" (Alright, Still)
16. The Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)" (Best of the Crew Cuts)
17. Glenn Miller - "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" (Music and Romance)
18. The Concretes - "On The Radio" (The Concretes)
19. Spandau Ballet - "True" (The Wedding Singer)

Compiled by: sarabelle

Note from sarabelle: as we all know there are many different reasons for pinky promise-making (or pinkie-swearing, as we called it in my day). Thus, I have classified these songs for different purposes.

Best Friend Pinkie Promises
01. The White Stripes - "We're Going to be Friends" (White Blood Cells)
02. The Strokes - "Ask Me Anything" (First Impressions of Earth)
03. The Ditty Bops - "Moon Over the freeway" (Moon Over the freeway)
04. Michael Flynn - "Don't let Them See me Like This" (No Dissassemble)

Lover Pinkie Promises
05. Sufjan Stevens - "To Be Alone With You" (Seven Swans)
06. Stars - "The First Five Times" (Set Yourself On Fire)
07. Michael Whalen - "Love's Secret" (My Secret Heart)
08. The Beatles - "From Me To You" (1)

Pinkie Promises with Yourself
09. The Ditty Bops - "Growing Upside Down" (Moon Over the Freeway)

When The Promise(s) Are Broken
10. The White Stripes - "I think I Smell A Rat" (white blood cells)
11. The Ravonettes - "Do You Believe Her?" (Whip It On)
12. The Dandy Warhols - "We Used to be Friends" (Welcome to the Monkey House)
13. Franz Ferdinand - "Walk Away" (You Could Have it So Much Better with Franz Ferdinand)

songs to rub in the noses of nerdy audiophiles with $10000 turntables.

Note from FMH: this is a short list of the best music I've ever heard in the last decade or so. There's sure to be something here worth rubbing

01. Blackalicious - "Shallow Days" (Nia)
02. The Beta Band - "Dry The Rain" (The 3 EPs)
03. Capitol K - "City" (Island Row)
04. Chevron - "Kingdom" (Everything's Exactly The Same)
05. Boards Of Canada - "Sixtyniner" (Twoism)
06. The Herbaliser - "Theme From Control Centre" (Blow Your Headphones)
07. Christ. - "Marsh Of Epidemics" (Seeing & Doing EP)
08. Danny Breaks - "Duck Rock (Zoostrumental)" (Transmit Fantastic EP)
09. The Ass Galaxy - "Bomb Me Bomb Me Bomb Me" (Bomb Me Bomb Me Bomb Me 7'')
10. Koushik - "Be With" (Be With)
11. DJ? Acucrack - "Pulling Birds In A Crisis Situation" (Killing Mobius)
12. Shpongle - "Dorcet Perception" (Tales Of The Inexpressible)
13. DJ Wally - "Outa My Head" (The Stoned Ranger Rides Again)
14. The Flaming Lips - "A Spoonful Weights A Ton" (The Soft Bulletin)
15. The Apples In Stereo - "Submarine Dream" (The Discovery Of A World Inside The Moon)
16. Joy Zipper - "Dosed & Became Invisible" (American Whip)

songs where the singer’s ridiculous accent sticks out like a sore thumb.

01. The Clash - "Guns of Brixton" (The Clash)
02. Art Brut - "Formed A Band" (Bang Bang Rock & Roll
03. Wire - "1 2 X U" (Pink Flag)
04. The Smiths - "Cemetary Gates" (The Queen is Dead)
05. Pixies - "Vamos" (Surfer Rosa)
06. Oasis - "All Around The World" (Be Here Now)
07. Blue - "Parklife" (Parklife)
08. Prodigy - "Firestarter" (Fat Of The Land)
09. M.I.A - "Galang" (Arular)
10. Mu - "Paris Hilton" (We Love Guys Named Luke)
11. Lady Sovereign - "Cha-Ching" (Vertically Challenged)
12. Sisters of Mercy - "Logic" (First and Last and Always)
13. The Streets - "Don't Mug Yourself" (Original Pirate Material)

Soundtrack to low-budget movie about a group of mid-twenties misfits joined together by their love o

01. Nick Cave- "Red Right Hand" (Let Love In)
02. The Fall- "Big New Prinz" (I Am Kurious, Oranj)
03. The Cure- "Lovecats" (Staring At The Sea:The Singles)
04. Kajagoogoo- "Too Shy" (White Feathers)
05. Queens Of The Stoneage- "Skin On Skin" (Lullabies To Paralyze)
06. PJ Harvey- "Mansize" (Rid Of Me)
07. The Velvet Underground- "Sweet Jane" (Loaded)
08. Ladytron- "Seventeen" (Light and Magic)
09. Mr Scruff- "Do You Hear?" (Keep It Unreal)
10. David Bowie- "Scary Monsters & Super Creeps" (Scary Monsters)

I’m afraid of Americans. A mix of songs from outside the USA.

01. Sex Pistols - "Johnny B. Goode" (The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle)
02. The Hives - "The Hives Introduce the Metric System In Time" (Veni Vidi Vicious)
03. The Clash - "I'm So Bored With the USA" (The Clash [UK])
04. Gang of Four - "To Hell With Poverty!" (Another Day, Another Dollar)
05. Franz Ferdinand - "The Fallen" (You Could Have It So Much Better)
06. Bloc Party - "Helicopter" (Silent Alarm)
07. The Departure - "Dirty Words" (Dirty Words [UK-only release])
08. Joy Division - "Isolation" (Closer)
09. The Futureheads - "Decent Days and Nights" (The Futureheads)
10. Wire - "Strange" (Pink Flag)
11. Echo & The Bunnymen - "The Cutter" (Porcupine)
12. The Chameleons UK - "Tears" (Strange Times)
13. Clinic - "The Second Line" (Internal Wrangler)
14. Pink Floyd - "One Of These Days" (Meddle)
15. Led Zeppelin - "Stairway To Heaven" (III)
16. AC/DC - "TNT" (High Voltage)
17. Wolfmother - "Colossal" (Wolfmother)
18. Black Sabbath - "Iron Man" (Paranoid)

Songs to empower me to just stop shaving my armpits once and for all.

Note from BA: Seriously, don't even think that thought. Gross!

01. Tommy Guerrero - "Never" (Loose Grooves & Bastard Blues)
02. The Libertines - "Never Never" (Can't Stand Me Now)
03. The Animals - "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
04. Moneybrother - "Don't Stop" (Blood Panic)
05. The Who - "Baby, Don't You Do It" (Who's Next)
06. The Robocop Kraus - "Things Don't Work That Way" (Living without other people)

songs to listen to on my ipod while walking around the andy warhol museum.

Note from Cropulis: Songs about the man, by the people he worked with and reflective pieces on the life of Warhol in a sort of mood piece

01. Lou Reed & John Cale- "A Dream" (Songs for Drella)
02. The Velvet Underground- "All Tomorrow's Parties" (The Velvet Underground & Nico)
03. John Cale- "Paris 1919" (Paris 1919)
04. The Rolling Stones- "Sister Morphine" (Sticky Fingers)
05. Lou Reed- "Street Hassle" (Street Hassle)
06. Brian Eno- "An Ending (Ascent)" (Apollo (Atmospheres & Sounds)
07. Secret Machines- "Girl From the North Country" (Road Lead's Where It's Lead)
08. David Bowie- "Andy Warhol" (Hunky Dory)
09. Bob Dylan- "Desolation Row" (Highway 61 Revisited)
10. Lou Reed & John Cale- "Hello It's Me" (Songs for Drella)

songs to lament the fact that i’ve had my period for 15 days.

01. Frank Zappa - "Alien Orifice" (Make A Jazz Noise Here)
02. ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - "Flood of Red" ( Madonna)
03. Turbonegro - "Drenched In Blood (D.I.B.)" (Scandinavian Leather)
04. Coparck - "& Still Not Worried" (Birds, Happiness & Still Not Worried.)
05. Mondo Generator - "Open Up And Bleed For Me" (A Drug Problem That Never Existed)
06. Bob Dylan - "Just Like A Woman" (Blonde on Blonde)
07. Goldfrapp - "Ride A White Horse" (Supernature)
08. Death From Above 1979 - "Blood On Our Hands" (You're a Woman, I'm A Machine)
09. Peaches - "Fuck The Pain Away" (The Teaches Of Peaches)
10. The White Stripes - "Red Rain" (Get Behind Me Satan)
11. Limp Bizkit - "No Sex" (Significant Other)
12. Britney Spears - "Do Something" (My Prerogative)
13. Nick Cave - "Red Right Hand" (Let Love In)
14. Gentleman - "After A Storm" (Confidence)

songs to like because they’re weird.

Note from TS Hamtramck: All these songs made me weird to others because I like them

01. Bran Van 3000 - Go Shoppin' (Discosis)
02. The Faint - "The Passives" (Blank-Wave Arcade)
03. Eurythmics - "This City Never Sleeps" (Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This))
04. Leonard Cohen - "Don't Go Home With Your Hard-on" (Death of a Ladies' Man)
05. The Handsome Family - "So Much Wine" (In the Air)
06. Ben E. King - "I (Who Have Nothing)" (Move Closer)
07. The Who - "Anytime You Want Me (A Capella)" (My Generation: Deluxe Edition)
08. Elton John - "Signed Sealed Delivered" (16 Legendary Covers from 1969-70 - As Sung By Elton John)
09. Arab Strap - "Love Detective" (The Red Thread)
10. Apostle of Hustle - "Gleaning" (Folkloric Feel)
11. Nathan Larson - "Aviva Pastoral" (Palindromes OTS)
12. Lumidee - "Me and You" (Almost Famous)
13. Partrick Phelan - "A Moment Broken" (The Songs of Patrick Phelan)
14. Outkast - "Humble Mumble" (Stankonia)
15. Gary Glitter - "Sidewalk Sinner" (The Ultimate Hits)
16. Bjork - "Headphones" (Post)
17. The Witches - "We Got Rats" (Universal Mall)
18. Greg Dulli - "Dixie Peach Promenade (Yin for Yang)" (More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Album)
19. Matmos - "For the Trees" (The Civil War)

Compiled by: Cropulis
01. Brian Eno- "The Paw-Paw Negro Blowtorch" (Here Come the Warm Jets)
02. Capt. Beefheart- "Floppy Boot Stomp" (Introducing... Capt. Beefheart)
03. Beck- "Burro" (B-Sides Collection)
04. Gorillaz- "Monkey Coming Out of the Gorillas Head" (Demon Dayz)
05. David Bowie- "African Night FLight" (Lodger)
06. T. Rex- "Ride A White Swan" (Greatest Hits)
07. Warren Zevon- "Raspberry Beret" (Genius: Best Of...)
08. Primus- "On the Tweek Again" (Tales From the Punch Bowl)
09. Robert Fripp & Daryl Hall- "You Burn Me Up, I'm a Cigarette" (Exposure)
10. Stephen Malkmus- "Jo Jo's Jacket" (Stephen Malkmus)
11. The Velvet Underground- "I'm Sticking With You" (Peel Slowly and See Disc 4)

i go to an all girls catholic high school.

01. Bad Religion - "Athiest Peace" (The Empire Strikes First)
02. Rilo Kiley - "The Abscence of God" (More Adventurous)
03. Mountain Goats - "This Year" (The Sunset Tree)
04. Modest Mouse - "Jesus Was an Only Child" (Lonesome Crowded West)
05. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - "Spanish Dance Troupe" (Spanish Dance Troupe)
06. Cake - "Sheep Go To Heaven" (Prolonging The Magic)
07. Cursive - "Bad Sects" (Happy Hollow)
08. Dandy Warhols - "Nietzsche" (13 Tales From Urban Bohemia)
09. Morrissey - "I Have Forgiven Jesus" (You Are The Quarry)
10. Jethro Tull - "Hymn 43" (Aqualung)
11. The Doors - "People Are Strange" (The Doors)
12. Blonde Redhead - "Hated Because of Great Qualities" (Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons)
13. Modest Mouse - "Bukowski" (Good News For People Who Love Bad News)
14. The Shins - "So Says I" (Chutes Too Narrow)
15. The White Stripes - "Offend In Every Way" (White Blood Cells)
16. The Thermals - "God And Country" (Fuckin' A)
17. Black Flag - "Rise Above" (Damaged)
18. The Dead Kennedys - "Religious Vomit" (Plastic Surgery Disasters/In God We Trust EP)
19. Jello Biafra & Nomeansno - "Jesus Was A Terrorist" (The Sky Is Falling & I Want My Mommy)
20. Bad Religion - "Sinister Rouge" (The Empire Strikes First)

Bonus Tracks: If you want a good laugh after all that seriousness
21. MC Hawking - "What We Need More of Is Science" (A Brief History Of Rhyme)
22. King Missile - "Jesus Was Way Cool" (Mystical Shit)

Compiled by: alex laserbeam

Note from alex laserbeam: The songs referring to homosexuality are not an assumption that "atheist" is homosexual, but to point out the church's ridiculous views on the issue. They'll probably piss off some nuns at any rate.

Side A
01. Outkast - "God (Interlude)" (The Love Below/Speakerboxx)
02. Rilo Kiley - "The Absence of God" (More Adventurous)
03. XTC - "Dear God" (Skylarking)
04. Beulah - "Me and Jesus Don't Talk Anymore" (Yoko)
05. REM - "Losing My Religion" (Out of Time)
06. Grand Buffet - "Americus (Religious Right Rock)" (Five Years of Fireworks)
07. Of Montreal - "The March of the Gay Parade" (The Gay Parade)
08. Sonic Youth - "Catholic Block" (Sister)

Side B
01. Imogen Heap - "Sweet Religion" (I Megaphone)
02. The Robot Ate Me - "Crispy Christian Tea Time" (On Vacation, Pt. 1)
03. Broken Social Scene - "I'm Still Your Fag" (You Forgot It In People)
04. Mogwai - "Moses?" (Happy Music For Happy People)
05. Wolf Parade - "I'll Believe In Anything" (Apologies to the Queen Mary)
06. Beck - "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime" (Eternal Sunshine OST)
07. Belle & Sebastian - "Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying" (If You're Feeling Sinister)
08. Haley Bonar - "Bless This Mess" (The Size of Planets)

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