songs to put ikea furniture together to

I went with a theme of music by Swedes, because if you're buying IKEA, you'll probably like more Swedish stuff. Like... meatballs.

01. Bedroom Eyes - "Dancing Under Influence" (Embrace in Stereo E.P.)

02. Peter Bjorn and John - "Young Folks" (Writer's Block)

03. The Knife - "Kino" (The Knife)

04. Refused - "Coup D'Etat" (Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent)

05. Jens Lekman - "Maple Leaves (EP Version)" (Oh You're So Silent Jens)

06. Ace Of Base - "The Sign" (The Sign)

07. Jose Gonzalez - "Heartbeats" (Veneer)

08. Europe - "The Final Countdown" (The Final Countdown)

I’m a high school drop out and she’s almost through her masters program.

01. Hot Chip - "Boys From School" (The Warning)

02. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - "Jenny And The Ess-Dog" (Stephen Malkmus)

03. Casiotone For The Painfully Alone - "Young Shields" (Etiquette)

04. Say Hi To Your Mom - "As Smart As Geek Chic Is Right Now" (Ferocious Mopes)

05. Tullycraft - "Pop Songs Your New Boyfriend Is Too Stupid To Know About" (Old Traditions New Standards)

06. Pulp - "Common People" (Different Class)

07. Modest Mouse - "Bukowski" (Good News For People Who Love Bad News)

08. Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - "Bookworm" (The Dust Of Retreat)

09. Cat Power - "What Would The Community Think" (What Would The Community Think)

10. Astrud Gilberto - "The Girl From Ipanema" (The Best Of Astrud Gilberto)

11. Camera Obscura - "Books Written For Girls" (Underachievers Please Try Harder)

12. Belle & Sebastian - "It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career" (The Boy With The Arab Strap)

13. Jeff Buckley - "So Real" (Grace)

You make me morning poetry and fajitas, how could I not love you?

01. David Bowie - "Kooks" (Hunky Dory)
03. Big Star - "Thank You Friends" (Third-Sister
04. The White Stripes - "Apple Blossom " (De
04. The Oscillators – “Be Mine Now” (Incogneato)
05. The Beatles – “Two of Us” (Let It Be)
06. The Velvet Underground – “Pale Blue Eyes” ()
07. The Magnetic Fields – “A Chicken With Its Head Cut
Off” (69 Love Songs Vol. 1)
08. The Beach Boys – “God Only Knows” (Pet Sounds)

09. The Boy Least Likely To – “Papercuts” (The Best
Party Ever)
10. Sunset Rubdown – “Shut Up I Am Dreaming of Place
Where Lovers Have Wings” (Shut Up I Am Dreaming)
11. Etta James – “At Last” (Love Songs)

sweetheart of the rodeo

01. The Magnetic Fields - "Papa Was A Rodeo" (69 Love
Songs Vol. 2)
02. The Broken West - "Down In the Valley" (I Can’t Go
On, I’ll Go On)
03. Sunset Rubdown - "The Men Are Called Horsemen
There" (Shut Up I Am Dreaming)
04. The Rolling Stones – “Wild Horses” (Hot Rocks)

05. Echo and the Bunnymen – “Bring On the Dancing
Horses” (Songs to Learn and Sing)
06. Tullycraft – “Cowgirls On Parade” (Beat, Surf,
07. Allen Toussaint – “Southern Nights” (Southern
08. Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins – “Handle With
Care” (Rabbit Fur Coat)

Sad songs for freckled girls.

01. Feist - "Lonely, Lonely" (Let It Die)
02. Beach House - "Auburn and Ivory" (Beach House)
03. Papercuts - "Unavailable" (Can't Go Back)
04. The Wrens - "Happy" (The Meadowlands)
05. El Perro Del Mar - "People" (El Perro Del Mar)
06. Caroline - "Bicycle" (Murmurs)
07. Ida - "Written On My Face" (Heart Like A River)
08. Jolie Holland - "I Wanna Die" (Catalpa)
09. American Analog Set - "Play Hurt" (Set Free)

Songs for that ugly period of time between winter and spring.

01. Radiohead - "2 + 2 = 5" (Hail To The Thief)
02. Girls in Hawaii - "The Fog" (From Here To There)
03. Arcade Fire - "Rebellion (Lies)" (Funeral)
04. Eels - "Rags to rags" (Beautiful Freak)
05. Xiu Xiu - "Bishop, CA" (The Air Force)
06. Tom McRae - "Packing For The Crash" (All Maps Welcome)
07. Moby - "In My Heart" (18)
08. Andrew Bird - "Fake Palindromes" (Andrew Bird and the Mysterious Production of Eggs)
09. Mercury Rev - "Little Rhymes" (All Is Dream)
10. Arab Strap - "Screaming In The Trees" (The Red Thread)
11. Mogwai - "Secret Pint" (Rock Action)
12. The most serene republic -"Proposition 61" (Underwater Cinematographer)
13. Eels - "Grace Kelly Blues" (Daisies of the Galaxy)

walking around barefoot

01. Animal Collective - "Bees" (Feels)
02. Shugo Tokumaru - "Lantern on the Water" (Night Piece)
03. Nico - "These Days" (Chelsea Girl)
04. Beach House - "Childhood" (Beach House)
05. Juana Molina - "El Desconfiado" (Segundo)
06. Beat Happening - "Indian Summer" (Jamboree)
07. Colleen - "Your Heart On Your Sleeve" (Everyone Alive Wants Answers)
08. Os Mutantes - "Bat Macumba" (Os Mutantes)
09. Panda Bear - "Bros" (Person Pitch)

Awkward Songs To Listen To In The Car With My Mother

The Bonus song is really just a reminder that after you subject your poor mother to this, you're going to need to take her out for a nice, stiff drink.

01. Prince - "Get Off" (New Power Generation)
02. !!! - "Get Up" (Take Ecstasy With Me/Get Up)
03. Nirvana - "Rape Me" (In Utero)
04. Paula Cole "Feelin' Love" (City of Angels Soundtrack)
05. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Black Tongue" (Fever to Tell)
06. The Decemberists - "The Tain" (The Tain)
07. Nine Inch Nails - "Closer" (The Downward Spiral)
08. Ween - "Bananas and Blow" (White Pepper)
09. Sufjan Stevens - "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." (Come on! Feel the Illinois!)
10. Xiu Xiu - "Fabulous Muscles" (Fabulous Muscles)

Bonus: Scissor Sisters - "Take Your Mama" (Scissor Sisters)

songs for the blues that comes along with daylight savings time, when you realize how long the after

Side A: Songs to help you wallow in the misery of more waking sunlight

01. Bob Dylan - "The Times They Are A-Changin'" (The Times They Are A-Changin')

02. Aimee Mann - "Nothing is Good Enough" (Bachelor No. 2)

03. Rilo Kiley - "Paint's Peeling" (Execution of All Things)

04. Alanis Morissette - "All I Really Want" (Jagged Little Pill)

05. Bright Eyes - "A Song to Pass the Time" (Fevers and Mirrors)

06. Placebo - "Black Eyed" (Black Market Music)

07. The Cure - "Burn" (The Crow Soundtrack)

08. Carina Round - "Sit Tight" (The Disconnection)

Side B: Songs to help you make the most of the extra time

09. The Beatles - "It Won't Be Long" (Please Please Me)

10. Our Lady Peace - "Tomorrow Never Knows" (The Craft Soundtrack)

11. Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell" (Rebel Yell)

12. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Way Out" (Show Your Bones)

13. Nirvana - "Molly's Lips" (Incesticide)

14. Poe - "Hey Pretty" (Haunted)

15. Ani Difranco - "Out of Range" (Out of Range)

A mix to give that intriguing stranger you always cross paths with, but don’t have the courage to sp

01. The Pixies - "Hey" (Doolittle)
02. REM - "Pop Song '89" (Green)
03. Badly Drawn Boy - "Once Around the Block" (The Hour of Bewilderbeast)
04. General Elektriks - "Tu M'intrigues" (Cliquety Kilqk)
05. Destroyer - "Painter in Your Pocket" (Destroyer's Rubies)
06. New Order - "Temptation (Substance)
07. The Flaming Lips - "Do You Realize??" (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)
08. The Walkmen - "Don't Get Me Down (Come on Over Here)" (A Hundred Miles Off)
09. The White Stripes - "We're Going to be Friends" (White Blood Cells)

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