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Soundtrack To Life

Okay, Bansidhe issued a challenge to construct the 50-100 song soundtrack to your life. Here's what I'd put on mine. Unordered, but every song appeals to me, and has a reason for being on the list.

Jesus Jones - "Motion"
Jesus Jones - "Who, Where, Why"
INXS - "Hear That Sound"
INXS - "New Sensation"
Dead Can Dance - "How Fortunate The Man With None"
Dead Can Dance - "Emmeleia"
Dead Can Dance - "The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove" (I love slow ... slow but deep ... feigned affections wash over me ...)
Dead Can Dance - "Song of the Stars"
Dead Can Dance - "Dedicace Outo"
Tears for Fears - "Sketches of Pain"
Tears for Fears - "Bloodletting Go"
Tears for Fears - "Pharoahs"
Oingo Boingo - "Pedestrian Wolves"
Once Hush - "Sweet Sympathy"
Counting Crows - "Raining in Baltimore"
Counting Crows - "Perfect Blue Buildings"
Rush - "Virtuality"
Bjork - "Joga" (state of emergency)
Bjork - "Possibly Maybe"
God Lives Underwater - "From Your Mouth"
God Lives Underwater - "All Wrong"
God Lives Underwater - "Nothing"
Stabbing Westward - "Why"
Black Sabbath - "The Wizard" (never talking ... just keeps walking ...)
Fleetwood Mac - "The Chain"
They Might Be Giants - "Doctor Worm"
They Might Be Giants - "Twisting"
They Might Be Giants - "Mrs. Train"
Toad the Wet Sprocket - "Windmills"
Toad the Wet Sprocket - "Are We Afraid"
Peter Gabriel - "13 Black Paintings"
Enya - "Boadicea" (also used for the backbeat to The Fugees' "Ready or Not")
Enya - "Storms in Africa"
Enigma - "TNT For the Brain"
Billy Joel - "River of Dreams"
Billy Idol - "Shock to the System"
Green Day - "Welcome to Paradise"
Matthew Sweet - "Sense of Adventure"
Matthew Sweet - "Thought I Knew You"
Matthew Sweet - "Your Sweet Voice"
Matthew Sweet - "Looking At the Sun"
Matthew Sweet - "Walk Out"
Queensryche - "Is There Anybody Listening"
Queensryche - "I Am I"
U2 - "Even Better Than The Real Thing"
U2 - "Please"
The Judybats - "Being Simple"
The Boo Radleys - "Lazarus"
James - "Five-Oh"
James - "Sometimes"
KMFDM - "Apathy"
Nine Inch Nails - "The Wretched"
Nine Inch Nails - "The Becoming"
Nine Inch Nails - "Mr. Self Destruct"
Nine Inch Nails - "Something I Can Never Have"
A Perfect Circle - "Orestes" (metaphor for a missing moment ...)
Tool - "Eulogy"
The Doors - "Riders on the Storm"
The Meat Puppets - "We Don't Exist"
The Church - "Under the Milky Way"
Catherine Wheel - "Shallow"
Catherine Wheel - "Fripp"
Catherine Wheel - "Mouthful of Air"
Catherine Wheel - "Future Boy"
The Cranberries - "How"
Therapy - "Jude the Obscene"
Everything But the Girl - "Rollercoaster"
Oasis - "Talk Tonight" (I hooked a stripper on this song once ... story for another time)
Oasis - "Cast No Shadow"
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians - "Radio Storm"
Dave Matthews Band - "Two Step"
David Gray - "Please Forgive Me"
Chris Isaak - "Wicked Game"
John Mayer - "Neon"
REM - "Low Desert"
REM - "The Apologist"
Portishead - "Wandering Star"
Massive Attack - "Better Things"
Massive Attack - "Safe From Harm"
Massive Attack - "Inertia Creeps"
Juno Reactor - "God Is God"
Orbital - "Sad But True" (from Johnny Mnemonic)
Cop Shoot Cop - "3 AM Incident"
Depeche Mode - "Policy of Truth"
Depeche Mode - "Never Let Me Down Again"
Depeche Mode - "Useless"
Mojo Nixon - "Machines Ain't Music"
The Fat Boys & The Beach Boys - "Wipeout"
Delerium - "Silence"
Stone Temple Pilots - "Creep"
Soul Coughing - "Screenwriter's Blues"
Soul Coughing - "St. Louise is Listening"
PM Dawn - "Paper Doll"
KLF - "3 AM Eternal"
KLF - "The White Room" (if you want to know the things we see, then step inside our skins...)
Bim Skala Bim - "Days Work"
Bim Skala Bim - "Saving It Up"
Pink Floyd - "Welcome to the Machine"
Pink Floyd - "High Hopes"
D-Rok - "Red Planet Blues" (for the instrumental intro by Brian May of Queen ... amazing)
Sting - "Mad About You"
Sting - "Fields of Gold"
Sting - "Shape of My Heart" (I'm a cardplayer, what can I say)
The Smiths - "Death of a Disco Dancer"
New Order - "Avalanche"
New Order - "True Faith" (I used to think that the day would never come ...)

Phew... that took some work, but is mostly comprehensive. I don't even know how many that is.

- Pookah


( 3 comments — Leave a comment )
Mar. 19th, 2001 08:12 pm (UTC)
I don't think I've ever heard of ONE of those.


Zack has left some of the meat out of my musical education.
Mar. 20th, 2001 10:08 am (UTC)
Anything's fixable, and there's plenty of good music that deserves to be heard, particularly by a pair of discerning ears.

Most of this falls into that category. Some, well, is passable and was included for other reasons. Maybe there's some workable solution...

- Pookah
Mar. 20th, 2001 07:44 pm (UTC)
got your email.
Will look at later time.
when brother is not imminently kicking my butt off the net.
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