Mar 08 2007

Top 5 songs that “hit” me

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Well, it was hard to keep this list to just five, but here are a few songs that “hit” me (i.e., actually make you think, reminisce, identify with the lyrics, whatever) in no particular order:

Ben Folds – Landed
If you wrote me off
I’d understand it
Cause I’ve been on
Some other planet
So come pick me up
I’ve landed

Counting Crows – Long December
And it’s been a long December and there’s reason to believe
Maybe this year will be better than the last
I can’t remember all the times I tried to tell my myself
To hold on to these moments as they pass
And it’s one more day up in the canyon
And it’s one more night in Hollywood
It’s been so long since I’ve seen the ocean…I guess I should

Her Space Holiday – Sleepy California
It’s just Sleepy California
But I just hope they know
It’s just Sleepy California
How much I really care
It’s just Sleepy California
How I want the best for them
It’s just Sleepy California
Even though I’m hardly there

Athlete – Tourist
This European air
it always warms my face
I wish I could buy some
I will bring you stories
And bleary-eyed photos
like a regular tourist

Something Corporate – Down
Wish upon a star but
Do you know what stars are?
Balls of fire, burning up the black space
Falling from the landscape
Exploding in the face of God
Let’s get crazy,
Talk about our big plans
Places that you’re going
Places that I haven’t been
Build my walls up
Concrete castle
Keep this kingdom free of hassle, yeah

Honorable mentions that you should download (I guess I couldn’t really keep the list to five after all):
Young Dubliners – Foggy Dew
Dispatch – The General
Подмосковные вечера (aka “Moscow Nights”)
The Postal Service – The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
The Used – The Taste of Ink
Chronic Future – Time and Time Again
Something Corporate – Cavanaugh Park
Beach Boys – Sloop John B
Third Eye Blind – Motorcycle Drive By

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4 Responses to Top 5 songs that “hit” me

  1. From boris:

    Ah,
    Third eye blind.
    That song is a great one.

    Posted on March 9, 2007 at 5:23 am #
  2. From CIncysundevil:

    As always, you have superb taste in music.

    Posted on March 11, 2007 at 4:16 pm #
  3. From El Capitan:

    What, no mention of the one song I thought represented you the most?
    Space:Female Of The Species
    http://lyricwiki.org/Space:Female_Of_The_Species
    Good list by the way.

    Posted on March 12, 2007 at 11:11 am #
  4. From Lindsay:

    Thanks, guys.
    Cap – I’ve never heard that song (well, not that I know of) but I love the lyrics!

    Posted on March 13, 2007 at 12:31 am #

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