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,
Fun)
07. Allen Toussaint – “Southern Nights” (Southern
Nights)
08. Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins – “Handle With
Care” (Rabbit Fur Coat)

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,
Fun)
07. Allen Toussaint – “Southern Nights” (Southern
Nights)
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)

songs to play eight hours of dungeons and dragons

Note from Samwise: I have too many friends who participate in D&D... Here's to them. Some are funny, about being outside of yourself, pretending to to be someone new, and some just sound good.

1. Dead Alewives - "Dungeons & Dragons" (Take Down the Grand Master)
2. Menomena - "Muscle'n Flow" (Friend and Foe)
3. David Bowie - "Heroes" (Best of Bowie)
4. Jason Mraz - "Geek in the Pink" (Mr. A-Z)
5. Dust Brothers - "Stealing Fat" (Fight Club)
6. Joel Plaskett Emergency - "Mystery and Crime" (Truthfully, Truthfully)

7. Kings of Leon - "King of the Rodeo" (Aha Shake Heartbreak)
8. Mathematicians - "E=²MC's" (Level 1)
9. Mischief Brew - "The Gypsy, the Punk, and the Fool (A Tale)" (Smash the
Windows)
10. Peter Bjorn and John - "Collect, Select, Reflect" (Peter Bjorn and John)

11. Queen - "Seven Seas of Rhye" (Greatest Hits I & II)
12. Styx - "Mr. Roboto" (Greatest Hits)
13. Final Fantasy - "Many Lives --> 49mp" (He Poos Clouds)
14. Dead Alewives - "Dungeons & Dragons - Part 2" (?)

I have a bad habit of falling in love with nerds.

I feel the same way every day. This is my soundtrack, and hopefully it'll fit your life too

01.Weird Al Yankovic - "White and Nerdy" (White and Nerdy)

02. The Beatles - "You've Got To Hide Your Love Away" (Help!)

03. Belle and Sebastian - "I'm a Cuckoo" (Dear Catatrophe Waitress)

04. The Magnetic Fields - "The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side" (69 Love Songs)

05. Nerf Herder - "Mr. Spock" (American Cheese)

06. The Blow - "Parenthese" (Paper Television)

07. The Buzzcocks - "Ever Fall In Love With Someone You Shouldn't Have Fallen In Love With?" (The Buzzcocks)

08. Weezer - "My Best Friend" (Make Believe)

09. Oingo Boingo - "Weird Science" (Weird Science)

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