We dated for three years, you dumped me right before graduation, and you don’t feel bad about it. I hate you and I want you to be miserable.

unrequited love 1980-1988

01. Animotion - “Obession” (Animotion)
02. The Bangles - “Eternal Flame” (Everything) -This one is technically ‘89, but nothing says “80’s unrequited love” like Eternal Flame.
03. Kajagoogoo - ” Too Shy” (White Feathers)
04. Rick Springfield - “Jesse’s Girl” (Working Class Dog)
05. Dan Hartman - “I Can Dream About You” (Streets Of Fire)
06. Foreigner - “Waiting For A Girl Like You” (4)
07. Wham - “Careless Whisper” (Make It Big)
08. Toto - “Africa” (Toto IV)
09. Duran Duran - “Hungry Like The Wolf” (Rio)
10. Prince - “The Beautiful Ones” (Purple Rain)

Songs You Wish You Wrote

01. Fleet Foxes - “Blue Ridge Mountains” (Fleet Foxes)
02. The National - “Bloodbuzz Ohio” (High Violet)
03. The Replacements - “Here Comes a Regular” (Tim)
04. Arctic Monkeys - “505” (Favourite Worst Nightmare)
05. Dr. Dog - “Shadow People” (Shame, Shame)
06. The Strokes - “You Only Live Once” (First Impressions of Earth)
07. Elliott Smith - “Angeles” (Either/Or)
08. The Beatles - “Long, Long, Long” (The White Album)
09. The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs - “Soft Shock” (It’s Blitz!)
10. The Shins - “Girl Inform Me” (Oh, Inverted World)
11. Simon and Garfunkel - “For Emily Wherever I May Find Her” (Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme)
12. Billy Bragg - “A New England” (Back to Basics)
13. Death Cab For Cutie - “A Lack of Color” (Transatlanticism)
14. Frightened Rabbit - “Modern Leper” (Midnight Organ Fight)
15. Johnny Cash - “Man in Black” (Man in Black)

Music to Exercise to

01. Wire - “12 X U” (Pink Flag)
02. Pixies - “Something Against You” (Surfer Rosa)
03. No Age - “You’re a Target” (Losing Feeling)
04. Mclusky - “Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues” (Mclusky Do Dallas)
05. M83 - “We Own the Sky” (Saturdays = Youth)
06. Los Campesinos! - “Death to Los Campesinos!” (Hold On Now Youngster)
07. Jesus and Mary Chain - “You Trip Me Up” (Psychocandy)
08. Iceage - “You’re Blessed” (New Brigade)
09. Cut Copy - “Heart’s on Fire” (In Ghost Colours)
10. Crystal Castles - “Doe Deer” (Crystal Castles II)
11. Tyler, The Creator - “French!” (Bastard)

Headphones on. Eyes closed. Music: take me away.

01. My Morning Jacket - “Steam Engine” (It Still Moves)
02. Air - “Playground Love” (The Virgin Suicides Soundtrack)
03. Bibio - “Lovers’ Carvings” (Ambivalence Avenue)
04. Caribou - “Odessa” (Swim)
05. College Featuring Electric Youth - “A Real Hero” (Drive Soundtrack)
06. Cotton Mather - “Lily Dreams On” (Veronica Mars Soundtrack)
07. Deerhunter - “Desire Lines” (Halcyon Digest)
08. Future Islands - “Balance” (On the Water)
09. LCD Soundsystem - “Someone Great” (Sound of Silver)
10. Washed Out - “New Theory” (Life of Leisure)
11. Grizzly Bear - “I Live With You” (Veckatimest)
12. Girls in Hawaii - “Flavor” (From Here to There)
13. Elliott Smith - “Angeles” (Either/Or)

I’m in the mood to drunkenly dance to very loud music that I can sing to.

01. The Kingsmen - “Louie Louie” (Very Best: Kingsmen)
02. The Aquabats - “Pizza Day” (Don’t Be Scared)
03. The Blood Arm - “Suspicious Character” (Suspicious Character)
04. The Briggs - “This is L.A.” (Come All You Madmen)
05. David Bowie - “Ziggy Stardust” (Best of Bowie)
06. The Beatles - “Twist and Shout” (Please Please Me)
07. Dropkick Murphys - “Shipping Up to Boston” (Warrior’s Code)
08. The Doors - “Alabama Song” (Best of the Doors)
09. Electric Six - “Gay Bar” (Fire)
10. Flogging Molly - “Drunken Lullabies” (Drunken Lullabies)
11. Frenzal Rhomb - “Let’s Drink a Beer” (A Man’s Not a Camel)
12. Gogol Bordello - ” 60 Revolutions” (Gypsy Punks Underdog World Strike)
13. Leftover Crack - “Gang Control” (Fuck World Trade)
14. The Misfits - “Astro Zombies” (Walk Among Us)
15. Muse - “Supermassive Black Hole” (Black Holes and Revelations
16. Queen - “Don’t Stop Me Now” (Greatest Hits)
17. The Ramones - “The KKK Took My Baby Away” (Loud, Fast Ramones)
18. Reel Big Fish - “Beer” (Everything Sucks)
19. Say Anything - “Alive With the Glory of Love” (…Is a Real Boy)
20. Tenacious D - “Classico” (The Pick of Destiny)

I made you fall in love with me but now I’m not sure what I want..

Darling, this happens all the time. The best advice I can give is get out now. Cut and run. Break his or her heart. And listen to these songs until the guilt subsides.

01. Frente - “Bizarre Love Triangle” (Marvin the Album)
02. Elliott Smith - “Pitseleh” (XO)
03. Damien Rice - “Volcano” (O)
04. Kleerup feat. Lykke Li - “Until We Bleed” (Kleerup)
05. Modest Mouse - “Little Motel” (We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank)
06. Kimya Dawsom - “So Nice So Smart” (Juno (Music from the Motion Picture))
07. The Killers - “Everything Will Be Alright” (Sam’s Town)
08. Bright Eyes - “Motion Sickness” (Noise Floor: Rarities 1998-2005)
09. Death Cab for Cutie - “Summerskin” (Plans)
10. Johnny Cash - “Four Strong Winds” (American V: A Hundred Highways)

it’s a cold autumn afternoon and I’m running away from home.

01. The King Khan & BBQ Show - “I’ll Never Belong” (What’s For Dinner)
02. Air - “Alone In Kyoto” (Talkie Walkie)
03. Elton John - “Rocket Man” (Honky Chateau)
04. The Kinks - “Big Sky” (The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society)
05. Small Faces - “Runaway” (From The Beginning)
06. Lodger - “I’m Leaving” (Walk In The Park)
07. Beat Happening - “Indian Summer” (Jamboree)
08. The Music - “Getaway” (The Music)
09. The White Stripes - “I’m Bound To Pack It Up” (De Stijl)
10. Graham Nash - “Better Days” (Songs For Beginners)
11. The Libertines - “Don’t Look Back Into The Sun” (Don’t Look Back Into The Sun)

Being a Hipster is becoming so popular… I don’t think I want to be a Hipster anymore.

01. Big K.R.I.T. - “Now Or Neva (Remix” (2011 Freshman Class: The Mixtape)
02. Cam’ron - “Ohh Baby” (Boss Of All Bosses 2.5)
03. Childish Gambino - “Break (All Of The Lights)”
04. Coolroy (Lite) - “Crush” (Charlie)
05. Macklemore - “Otherside” (VS. EP)
06. Curren$y - “Famous” (Monsters On Mars)
07. Dom Kennedy - “In Memory Of” (From The Westside, With Love)
08. Fabolous - “Wolves In Sheep Clothing” (S.O.U.L. Tape)
09. Fashawn - “Relaxation” (Higher Learning 2)
10. Kendrick Lamar - “Ignorance Is Bliss” (Overly Dedicated)

Songs To Clean a Gun To

SIDE A:
01. Moss Icon - “The Life” (Mahpiua Luhta)
02. Big Black - “Precious Thing” (Songs About Fucking)
03. Teenage Jesus & The Jerks - “The Closet” (Everything)
04. The Gun Club - “For The Love Of Ivy” (Fire Of Love)
05. Violent Femmes - “Confessions” (S/T)
06. Rollins Band - “Gun In Mouth Blues” (Life Time)

SIDE B:
01. Fugazi - “Rend It Demo” (Instrument Soundtrack)
02. The Plugz - “Gas Line” (Better Luck)
03. Black Flag - “I Can See You” (I Can See You)
04. FEAR - “Getting The Brush” (The Record)
05. The Dicks - “Dicks Hate The Police” (Dicks Hate The Police)
06. Feederz - “Fuck You” (Ever Feel Like Killing Your Boss?)

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