I need to cheer up

You ever feel like crap for whatever reason (Some dude or broad screwed you over, someone died or something) and someone who has no idea what you’re going through comes up and says, “Hey, you should cheer up.”

And you just want to jam a thumb in their eye and say, “Oh shit, that was my problem? I just needed to cheer up? I was sitting here really hurting inside wondering how to make it stop, when all i had to do was just cheer up the whole time? Go suck a fuckin’ dick, you dick fuckin’ sucker.”

Well, after you’ve spat in his or her face, go listen to this peppy fucker, and cheer up on your own terms, rather than at the behest of some brazen piece of shit.

01. The Boo Radleys - “Find the Answer Within” (Wake Up!)
02. Jens Lekman - “Maple Leaves” (Maple Leaves)
03. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - “Full Grown” (Orange)
04. Funkadelic - “Get Off Your Ass and Jam” (Let’s Take It To The Stage)
05. Burning Hearts - “Into the Wilderness” (Into the Wilderness)
06. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - “Scattered Pearls” (Etiquette)
07. Claudette - “Queen of the World” (Trojan Skinhead Reggae Compilation)
08. The Jesus and Mary Chain - “Head On” (Automatic)
09. Groovie Ghoulies - “Devil Town” (World Contact Day)
10. Essex Green - “Mrs. Bean” (Everything is Green)
11. The Faces - “Ooh La La” (Ooh La La)
12. The Magnetic Fields - “I Don’t Really Love You Anymore” (I)
13. The 13th Floor Elevators - “You’re Gonna Miss Me” (The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators)
14. Stereo Total - “Forever 16” (Musique Automatique)
15. Junior Senior - “Together For One Last Dance” (Say Hello, Wave Goodbye EP)
16. Sloan - “Everything You’ve Done Wrong” (One Chord to Another)
17. Teddybears - “Punkrocker (ft. Iggy Pop)” (The Soft Machine)

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