Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Music from 2012

I'm going to attempt to do this memey thing called 30 Days of Song. I will not post this every day, because oh-my-pants-I'm-bored-already. Instead I'll post once or twice a week, as I feel like. So there. I am unrepentantly stealing this from Jen O. at My Tornado Alley. She rocks. I'm not sure if she stole it from somewhere, but here we go. 

Last Day!!!!!!!

A Song from Last Year

And, so, at the very end, it all falls apart. Today is supposed to be my favorite song from this time last year. But since I've been working on this massive, stupid project for a year, you know what I liked last year. It's right down there at the bottom.

So, instead, I googled what was on the Top 40 this day last year and picked my favorite song from the list.

So... Train. A few years back (like a decade plus) a good friend of mine was mocking me for loving Train. Because they don't make any sense. None of it. Their lyrics are ridiculous. I spent probably an hour trying to justify how they totally made sense to me. Because I was stupid. The thing is, "a two-ply, Hefty bag to hold my love," does not make sense. (Also, is not very complimentary, I think.) I don't love them because they make sense to me. I love them because they make no sense at all. And they are rocking that.

Okay, so a year later and you know more about me and my musical tastes than completely necessary. Thanks for reading along. I am closing in on the end of my 34th year and I think this makes a pretty decent attempt at listen to music. Is there anything you think I should be listening to that I am ignoring for the sweet nonsense of Train?

Day 1 - Your Favorite Song - White Blank Page
Day 2 - Your Least Favorite Song - Barbie Girl
Day 3 -  A Song that Makes You Happy - Birdhouse in Your Soul
Day 4 - A Song that Makes You Sad - Anna Begins
Day 5 - A Song that Reminds you of Someone - Friend of the Devil
Day 6 - A Song that Reminds you of Somewhere - Least Complicated
Day 7 - A Song that Reminds You of a Certain Event - Mrs. Potter's Lullaby
Day 8 - A Song that You Know All the Words To  - It's the End of the World as We Know It
Day 9 - A Song that You Can Dance to - Some Nights
Day 10 - A Song that Makes you Fall Asleep  - Ice Cream
Day 11 - A Song from your Favorite Band - Later On 
Day 12 - A Song from a band you Hate - Life is a Highway
Day 13 - A Song that is a Guilty Pleasure  - Loving You is the Dumbest Thing
Day 14 - A Song that No One Would Expect you to Love - Mean
Day 15 - A Song that Describes You - She Don't Want Nobody Near 
Day 16 - A Song that You Used to Love but Now Hate - Drops of Jupiter 
Day 17 - A Song that You Hear Often on the Radio - Little Talks
Day 18 - A Song that You Wish You Heard on the Radio - Grey Ghost 
Day 19 - A Song from your Favorite Album - Normal Like You 
Day 20 - A Song that You Listen to When You're Angry  - Not Ready to Make Nice
Day 21 - A Song that you Listen to when You're Happy - Tonight, Tonight 
Day 22 - A Song that you Listen to when You're Sad  - Angel Mine
Day 23 - A Song that you Want to Play at your Wedding - Friday I'm in Love
Day 24 - A Song that you Want to Play at your Funeral - Good
Day 25 - A Song that Makes you Laugh - Twisting
Day 26 - A Song that you Can Play on an Instrument - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Day 27 - A Song that you Wish you Could Play - Wagon Wheel
Day 28 - A Song that Makes you Feel Guilty - A Lifetime
Day 29 - A Song from Your Childhood - Jose Cuervo
Day 30 - Your Favorite Song at this Time Last Year - Drive By (today)

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