I see these “tag” games all the time and whenever it’s a music thing and I’m NOT tagged, I’m like, kind of offended. Oh, I get it. My taste is TOO eclectic and awesome for you. That’s OK. It’s fine.
Not really. Really, I want to be like “WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT SONGS I LOVE!” Luckily, emmetreads knows that about me and tagged me anyway. But the shuffle tag? That’s a dangerous one. Because there could be some embarrassing shit on there. Especially because I just got a new slippery germ brick on which I can pack almost all my music at once. This germ brick is GOLDEN. *pause for impressed oohs and ahhs* Exciting.
This was fun! I APOLOGIZE FOR NOTHING!
1. I’m Beginning To See The Light - Ella Fitzgerald
(Once, I was listening to Ella Fitzgerald on a roommate’s stereo and her boyfriend came over and was like “what is this WEIRD music?” And then he took the CD out and put in Garth Brooks’ Chris Gaines album as if that was NOT WEIRD music.)
2. Breaking the Law - Judas Priest
3. Come Alive (War of the Roses) - Janelle Monae
4. Waitin’ On a Sunny Day - Bruce Springsteen
(I saw Bruce Springsteen sing this live and I was close enough to touch him. But I didn’t. Because I’m not an animal. But I wanted to. Because I’m only a human woman.)
5. Mountain Meadows - Elliot Brood
6. New York Groove - Ace Frehley
7. Sail on Sailor - The Beach Boys
8. Twist The Knife - Neko Case
(If Neko Case doesn’t come up in a random shuffle on my iPhone, that would be nuts. Her albums are the ones I put in first on everything I own. I have all of them, but this is from Furnace Room Lullaby, which is definitely a desert island album for me. It might be my favourite album of all time.
9. Let It Shine - Al Green
10. Backstreet’s Back - Backstreet Boys
(Yeah. I listen to this song. It’s fucking awesome and you know it.)
I think this is a PRETTY accurate portrayal of my musical taste, though there was a surprising lack of oldies. I listen to a lot of motown hits, classic rock, the Beach Boys and some oddities and novelty songs. It’s also sort of surprising that I didn’t get a Spoon song, because I have every album of theirs on all devices. Though two songs later on the shuffle I’m still listening to, I got a Divine Fits song, which might as well have been Spoon.