Daily Prompt: Mixed Tape

Put together a a musical playlist of songs that describe your life, including what you hope your future entails.

1. A Day in the Life :: The Beatles “…and though the news was rather sad, well i just had to laugh. I saw the photograph. He blew his mind out in his car, he didn’t notice the light had changed…”

2. Grinnin’ in Your Face :: Son House “a true friend is hard to find, don’t you mind people grinning in your face.”

3. So Cruel :: U2 “I’m only hanging on to watch you go down” 

4. Ultraviolet (Light My Way) :: U2 “Sometimes I feel like I don’t know, sometimes I feel like checking out, I want to get it wrong. Can’t always be strong…”

5. Just Breathe :: Pearl Jam “..now I’m a lucky man to count on both hands the ones I love..”

6. Bukowski :: Modest Mouse “..woke up this morning and it seemed to me that every day turns out to be like Bukowski, and yeah he’s a pretty good read, but God, why would he want to be such an asshole?” 

7. Long Hard Road of out Hell :: Marilyn Manson “I want to live, I want to love but it’s a long hard road out of hell…”

8. October :: U2 “October and the trees are stripped bare, of all they wear. What do i care? October, and kingdoms rise and kingdoms fall. But you go on and on.” 

9. Black Friday Rule :: Flogging Molly “…I want to go home where my people feel safe but  there ain’t jobs in your free state.” 

10. Please :: U2 “’cause love is not what you’re thinking of…”

11. The Great Dictator :: Charlie Chaplin “..I’m sorry I don’t want to be an emperor, that’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible. Jew, Gentile, black man, white. We all want to help everyone…”

12. I Gave You All :: Mumford and Sons “..rip the earth in two with your mind…” 

13. Born this Way (Country Road version) :: Lady Gaga “..I’m on the right track, baby I was born to survive.” 

14. Under Pressure :: Queen and David Bowie “keep coming up with love but it’s so slashed and torn…”

15. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For :: U2

16. Don’t Lose Touch! :: Against Me! “you’ve gone off in an argument, oh you’re so lost in modern art… don’t lose touch.”

17. Seven Nation Army :: the White Stripes “…a seven nation army couldn’t hold me back…”

18. Here Comes the Sun :: The Beatles “..it’s alright…”


About baristaextraordinaire

coffee. organization. school. books. movies. u2. subaru. dogs. hamsters. these are just a few of my favorite things.

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