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Matthew Herbert

is the name that comes to mind when Björk or Yoko Ono need a remix. «Personal Contract for the Composition of Music» is the manifesto the English remixer, produer and musician – wrote to have his own rule book for his musical output. And that’s en elusive one, with all his remixes, production work (from Roisin Murphy to his wife Dani Siciliano), his film music scores and all of his endless releases (f.e. on his own label Accidental).

If you were stranded on a deserted island you would...
take these three books along:

Kyril Bonfiglioni: «The Mortdecai Trilogy» by / Don DeLillo: «Underworld» / Stephen Zunes: «Tinderbox»

take these three CDs/records with you:
Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

A pure distillation of both songwriting and performance.

Wham! - Last Christmas

I hate this song, but it would remind of the seasons.

Tom Waits - Rain Dogs

A soundtrack for me to lope round the island to, wearing a grass skirt I’d made and with coconuts on my head.

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by Mark Sanrich with Fred Astaire

take these three games along:

cards / football / go kart racing

start to learn these three things:

mandarin / medecine / ice skating

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

The Guardian / Dazed and Confused / Desert Island Monthly

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

chips / noise / racism

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

get these three pets:

a blue whale / a killer whale / a humpback whale

learn these three songs by heart:
«Happy Birthday»
«Little Donkey»
Tom Waits - Step Right Up
take these three tools with you:

nail clippers / a pocket saw / my computer

Devendra Banhart

you prepare for an important date?
The Espers - The Espers (LP)

Electric 6

you sit in a plane?
Cat Power - Moon Pix

Miss Platnum

you cook?
Billie Holiday

Jakob der Lügner

a song that reminds you of school
Samantha Fox - Touch Me

Bomb The Bass

your party anthem
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam

Cosmo Vitelli

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Kim Fowley - The Trip

The Loose Salute

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Ingrid Olava

favorite band hailing from the city?

Thom Hell, Rockettothesky, In the Country, Susanna, Hanne ...

Lisbee Stainton

your ultimate heartbreak song
Carole King - So Far Away

Air

the song to be played at your funeral
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Gary Lucas

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Horst Wessel Song

Dollboy

you come home from the club?

I never play music after I’ve been ...

The Emperor Machine

you ride a bicycle?
Hawkwind - Silver Machine

Prefuse 73

best Stevie Wonder song

When anyone sings about season's changing... that ...

Trentemoller

you walk in the rain?
Hope Sandoval - Bavarian Fruit Bread

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite restaurants

Gingergrass, LA / The Blue Door, TX / Koi, NYC ...

Horace Andy

you make love?

I don’t listen to music when making ...

CALLmeKAT

favorite band hailing from the city?

I don’t know exactly which bands are ...

Olafur Arnalds

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Howlin' Rain

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Kevin Saunderson

favorite building?

The old train station. It’s classical.

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you make love?
Janet Jackson - Would You Mind

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite movies

«Electroma» by Daft Punk / «Interstella 5555» by Daft ...

Fabrizio Mammarella

a song that reminds you of school
Daft Punk - Homework

Bettye Lavette

your ultimate heartbreak song
Donny Hathaway - Giving Up Is Hard To Do

Scout Niblett

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Fan Death

a song to seduce you
Depeche Mode - In Your Room

Turzi

a record you fell in love to
Eric Serra - Le Grand Bleu

Interpol

you run naked through a cornfield?
Mogwai - Christmas Steps

Quiet Village

you wake up?

That really depends on the mood I’m ...

Dani Siciliano

first record you remember
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Ballet From Swan Lake

Architeq

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Can - I Want More

Tridact

you walk through a dark forest?
Aphex Twin - Schottkey 7th Path

Oyvind Morken

your sunday morning song

Sunday morning I'm usually asleep cause I ...

A Touch Of Class

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Donna Summer - Love To Love You Baby

Dennis Kane

you drive a car late at night?
Willie Nelson - Are You Sure

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal tragedies

Indecisiveness / Over-analysis / Tottenham Hotspur’s largely mediocre performance ...

Emma Tricca

a song that reminds your friends of you
Arlo Guthrie - Coming Into Los Angeles

James Pants

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
James Ferraro - Starbucks, Dr. Seussism, And While Your...

Zambri

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Chemical Brothers - Asleep From Day

Jimi Jamison

first record you bought
The Beatles - With The Beatles

The Fray

you wake up?
The Innocence Mission - One For Sorrow, Two For Joy

Crystal Antlers

you come home from the club?
Wham! - Everything She Wants

Pink Skull

your party anthem
Inner City - Good Life

Lloyd Cole

your sunday morning song

Silence.

Kinski

first record you remember
Elton John - Crocodile Rock

Jazzanova

you drive a car late at night?
Caetano Veloso - It's A Long Way

Hannah Cohen

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Al Green - The Best Of

Karolina Stenstöm

which song fits the city the best?
Steso Songs - It’s Oh Too Dark Tonight

Kurt Maloo

you take a bubble bath?
Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby

Georg Levin

you are love sick?
Snoop Dogg - Can U Control Yo Hoe?

Bill Callahan

a song that reminds you of school
Lou Reed - Metal Machine Music

Headman

record you were looking for the longest

Now, it’s easy with the internet. Before ...

J Rawls

5 favorite sneakers

Air Force Ones / New Balance / Adidas / Puma / Timberlands

Franz Nicolay

first record you bought
The Chipmunks - Sing The Beatles

Sven Väth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dieter Bohlen

Sebastien Tellier

a record you fell in love to
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

Skull Defekts

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Henrik Rylander / Jean-Louis Huhta / Daniel Fagerström

Eagles Of Death Metal

you sit in a plane?

I normally listen to the outrageous fucking stinking ...

Art Brut

a record you fell in love to
Helen Love - Does Your Heart Go Boom?

Bit-tuner

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Scarlett Johansson / Kate Moss / Keira Knightley

Nils Frahm

you play ping-pong?
Steak: Music From The Motion Picture

Fanfarlo

your sunday morning song
Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto' 1st Movement and t...

Karl Bartos

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Das interessiert mich nicht. Ein Klingelton ist wie ...

Chromatics

first record you bought
John Coltrane Live at the Village Vanguard

White Hinterland

your sunday morning song
Duke Ellington - Fleurette Africain

Kid Loco

you take a bubble bath?
Boney M. - Rivers Of Babylon

Justice

5 favorite remixes
France Copland - Rutgerhauer Song (Blade Runner Theme ...

Headless Heroes

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jason Falkner - Author Unknown

Psychic Ills

you wash your hair?
The Pretty Things - Grass

Empire Of The Sun

you are on the tour bus?
The Thrills - So Much For The City

Leo Zero

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Night Writers - Let The Music Use You

Lucky Luke

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Barstool Blues

Peanut Butter Wolf

you need to get work done?

Can’t listen to music while working. Too ...

El-P

you are in a depressive mood?
Cliff Martinez - Will She Come Back

Nocturnes

your boozed up anthem
Grizzly Bear - Marla

Joan As Police Woman

you come home from the club?
Blur - Caravan

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Defend Moscow

a song that reminds you of school
a-ha - Take On Me

Michael Mayer

a record you fell in love to
Madonna - Into The Groove

Holger Czukay

you go to a club?

Geh ich zur Zeit nicht.

Apache Beat

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Velvet Underground - Velvet Underground (LP)

Ben Watt

best concert you ever attended
Joy Division

Malachai

5 favorite restaurants

Blue Juice (best food in Bristol) / Renatos / Elysees ...

Penguin Prison

best video clip you ever saw
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like A Lady

Lanoiraude

5 favorite personal victories

Mike Tyson / Bruce Lee / Carl Lewis / André Agassi ...

Morningwood

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Riff Raff

Theo Parrish

your boozed up anthem
Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo

Yacht

No. 6
The Vandals - Fear Of A Punk Planet

Belle & Sebastian

your party anthem
Stevie Wonder - Superstition

Plum

favorite place to shag?

Arthur's Seat

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jacky - White Horses

Syd Matters

you run naked through a cornfield?
Frank Black - Parry The Wind High, Low

Junior Boys

best Beatles song
The Beatles - She's Leaving Home

Boozoo Bajou

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Uncle Tupelo - Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down

Chris Coco

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Telephones

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Shugo Tokumaru - Parachute

Colder

No. 3
Coil - Teenage Lightning

Pastor

the song to be played at your funeral

This is the big one. This song must ...

M.A.N.D.Y.

you are in a depressive mood?
The Verve - Lucky Man

Swahili Blonde

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free

Hatcham Social

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Come As You Are

Oneida

you sit in the subway?

I don’t own a portable music device.

Polly Scattergood

you wake up?
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

Luke Solomon

you sit in the subway?
Joy Division - Transmission

Jackpot

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Then I put my mp3 player on random ...

Midlake

your party anthem
The Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine

Woolfy

best soundtrack ever

Any porn soundtrack from the 70's. What ...

Alva Noto

you play ping-pong?
AOKI Takamasa - Ascari_Wet_Condition

Neon Heights

you cook?
Jack Johnson

!!!

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Alan Parsons Project - Mammagamma

David Pajo

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Charlie McCarthy / Mac Arthur / Charlie Feathers

Ilija Rudman

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Fame

Terry Lynn

favorite street?

Rushworth Ave.

Chromeo

a record you fell in love to
Mary J. Blige - Share My World

Matthew Herbert

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Tom Waits / my mother / hunter

Motor City Drum Ensemble

your ultimate heartbreak song
Lou Bond - To The Establishment

Horse Meat Disco

start to learn these three things:

Arabic, Semiotics and Surgery!

Marius Circus

best concert you ever attended
Gayngs

Camille

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Beethoven

Marit Bergman

perfect anthem for Gotheburg
Håkan Hellström - Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg

Lotte Kestner

your sunday morning song
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken

A Mountain Of One

your boozed up anthem
George Kranz - Din Daa Daa

Jacob Golden

the song to be played at your funeral
Peter, Paul & Mary - If I Had A Hammer

Audie Darling

what should one eat when in the city?

Southern food. Bacon and eggs. Ham. Grits. Fried ...

Justine D

5 favorite magazines

I loathe magazines.

Phil Mison

a song that reminds you of school
Adam & the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Bobbito Garcia

you sit in a plane?

Headphones sound shitty on planes, too noisy and ...

Dillon

you make love?

Regengeräusche. Also sicherlich keine Musik. Meistens hat ...

Monday Michiru

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Joyce

Travis

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children

Duke Special

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Divine Comedy - National Express

Heidi Happy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite personal victories

touring worldwide / marrying / becoming a father / penning a ...

The Priscillas

first record you remember
The Beatles - Help!

Fingerpicked

No. 4
Kate Bush - How To Be Invisible (EMI, 2005)

Magic Mike

the song to be played at your funeral
Boyz II Men - It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday

Morgan Geist

you walk in the rain?

The rain.

Jill Jones

you come home from the club?
Rachid Taha - Ya Rayah

Mugwump

you paint your apartment?
Divine - Native Love (Step By Step)

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite records
The Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks

Kinky

5 favorite personal victories

Two goals at last weeks soccer game / Playing ...

Erobique

first record you bought
Queen - The Works

Cypress Hill

record you were looking for the longest
Tito Puente - Puente In Percussion

Robin Saville

you want to disturb your neighbours?
General Magic And Pita - Spring Fridge

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

Wordsworth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t have one.

The Diaphanoids

you destroy a hotel room?
Erik Satie

Comanechi

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Daniel Johnston - Hi, How Are You?

Nick Chacona

you need to get work done?

Whatever song I am working at the time.

Race Horses

record you were looking for the longest
The Turtles - Battle Of The Bands

Sam Amidon

you prepare a candle light dinner?
The Lester Young Trio (Lester Young, Buddy Rich & Nat «...

Leon Ware

record you were looking for the longest
Miles Davis - Jazz Track (LP)

Munk

you fall asleep?
Schönberg - Moses und Aaron

Vetiver

your ultimate heartbreak song
Buffalo Springfield - Expecting To Fly

Steve Mason

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Van She

5 favorite human inventions

Time Machine (only in Australia) / Mixer taps to ...

Chrome Hoof

you run naked through a cornfield?
Deacon Blue

DJ Kent

you feel like dancing?
Bohannon - Let's Start The Dance

Boom Bip

you make love?
Al Green - I Can't Get Next To You

Higamos Hogamos

you eat a cucumber?
Prince - Erotic City

Peter, Bjorn & John

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Kontakte

Alter Ego

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Neonlicht

The Golden Filter

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show - Penicillin Penny

Ian Pooley

you ride a bicycle?
Supergrass - Going Out

Tiga

you pretend to be married?
Van Morrison - Sweet Thing

Cajun Dance Party

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bonnie «Prince» Billy - Another Day Full Of Dread

Kasper Bjorke

best soundtrack ever
Giorgio Moroder - Scarface

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lulu Santos - Hey Hey, My My

Little Jackie

best concert you ever attended
Gnarls Barkley

Dinky

5 favorite records
ESG - A South Bronx Story

Cazals

first record you bought
Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction

Doe Paoro

a song you wish you'd written yourself
«Happy Birthday. Cha ching!»

Brasstronaut

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jonny Greenwood - Prospectors Arrive (There Will Be Blo...

Gnod

perfect anthem for Manchester
Liverpool FC - The Anfield Rap

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Bedhead - What Fun Life Was

Glimpse

you go to a club?
The Modernist - Prozac Europe

Glen Johnson

your sunday morning song
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Glass Candy

your ultimate heartbreak song
Mike Post - Theme From Hill Street Blues

Zohra

5 favorite records
Kraftwerk - More Fun To Compute

Division Of Laura Lee

you go to a club?
The Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

White Denim

you prepare for an important date?
Huey Lewis & The News

Angel Deradoorian

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Want You (She's So Heavy)

Bush Tetras

you need to get work done?
Interpol

Bottin

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lucio Battisti - Io Vorrei... Non Vorrei... Ma Se Vuoi

Papst & Abstinenzler

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Wall Of Voodoo - Factory

Alexandra Hope

you wake up?
The Zombies - Care Of Cell 44

Yoav

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Five Years

Parlour

your boozed up anthem
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Metronomy

a song that reminds you of school
Ash - 1977

The Shortwave Set

first record you remember
Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Chateau Flight

a song that reminds your friends of you
I:Cube

Andreya Triana

your sunday morning song
Bob Marley - Is This Love

Au Revoir Simone

you go to a club?
Phil Collins - Don't Lose My Number

Kelli Ali

you sit in a plane?
Sufjan Stevens - Come On! Feel The Illinoise!

Like A Stuntman

you are love sick?
Nat King Cole - Autumn Leaves

Large Professor


Top 10 all time favourite hiphop tracks

Sumner Brothers

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Johnny Cash - At Folsom Prison

Constance Amiot

your boozed up anthem
Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women

Afrika Bambaataa

you are in a depressive mood?
Hezekiah Walker

Julia Franck

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

auch das noch? Die Süddeutsche, Lettre und ...

Manuel Tur

record you were looking for the longest
Brian Bennett - Voyage

Ost & Kjex

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Cornelis Vreeswijk - Brev Från Kolonien

Whitehouse

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

your liberation anthem
Bee Gees - Holiday

Soul Mekanik

you prepare for an important date?
Change - The Glow Of Love

Molly Wagger

you eat a cucumber?
Washed Out - Feel it All Around

Seelenluft

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Bucketheads - These Sounds Fall Into My Mind

Marcus Bonfanti

your guilty pleasure song
Extreme - More Than Words

Irvine Welsh

your ultimate heartbreak song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Kaos

you walk through a dark forest?
Brian Eno

James Holden

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - The Robots

Saint Etienne

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Ennio Morricone - Veruschka

Unconventional Science

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 - Ye Ye De Smell

Mouse On Mars

best soundtrack ever
Nino Rota

Al Kent

a record you fell in love to
Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross - The Best Things In Li...

The Invisible

you drive a car late at night?
We Fell To Earth - Lights Out

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

you drive a car late at night?

Wenn überhaupt, klassische Musik, sonst aktuelle CDs und ...

KT Tunstall

you need to get work done?
Mark Mothersbaugh - Ping Island

Trusme

first record you bought
Michael Jackson

Clare & The Reasons

you drive a car late at night?
Arvo Pärt - Collage sur B-a-c-h (for oboe, string orche...

Ewan Pearson

a song that reminds you of school
Status Quo - Sweet Caroline

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Port O'Brien

you go to a club?
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sade - Lover's Rock

Jesh

No. 9
Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadnes...

Nedry

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Postal Service - Sleeping In

The Phantom Band

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Smiths - Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I ...

Padded Cell

you want to disturb your neighbours?
I- Robots - Frau (Boys Noize Remix)

Dego

you sit in the subway?
Company Flow - Funcrusher Plus (LP)

Final Fantasy

your boozed up anthem

None, I never drink!

Anna Kashfi

your party anthem
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Sons And Daughters

you cook?
Hasil Adkins - Chicken Walk

Sandi Thom

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Patti Labelle - Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Whomadewho

you go fishing?
David Lee Roth - Skyscraper

Kool Keith

you relax on a beach?
Slave - Slide

ESG

you cook?
ABBA - Voulez Vous

Erol Alkan

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Chapterhouse - Falling Down

Matthew Dear

a song that reminds you of school
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out

Trevor Jackson

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Ice

Wall-E

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Lail Arad

you feel like 2000?
Macy Gray - I Try

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Paul Frick

you come home from the club?
Radiohead - Lotus Flower

Spinto Band

you come home from the club?
Peggy Lee - Black Coffee

Azari & III

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

S: The sound of making out. Lots of ...

Bill Brewster

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Deodato - Skyscrapers

Cortney Tidwell

No. 2
Joni Mitchell - For The Roses

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

I don’t want to waste the space ...

Heidi

you are in a depressive mood?
Aretha Franklin

Panico

get these three pets:

two monkeys and one parrot.

No Age

you go to a club?
Jay-Z - Money, Cash, Hoes

Stratus

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
My Bloody Valentine - Soon (Andrew Weatherall Mix)

Future Beat Alliance

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

Karl Culley

best soundtrack ever
The Shawshank Redemption

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite books

the Bible / Lord Of The Rings / 1984 (...sorry ...

Mavis Staples

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Blowin’ In The Wind

Lo Fat Orchestra

record you were looking for the longest

Absolut keine Ahnung. Wahrscheinlich irgendwas von den Pixies ...

Circlesquare

you run from the cops?
Ice-T - Drama

Michael Reinboth

you sit in a plane?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

Studio

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Eagles - Hotel California

Slove

you take a bubble bath?
Bertrand Burgalat - Générique début, My Little Princess

Still Going

a record you fell in love to

E: Gotta wait for the movie to come ...

Defari

first record you remember
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Dillinger Escape Plan - Panasonic Youth

Lovefingers

you ride a bicycle?
Love - Your Friend And Mine (Neil's Song)

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Steve Pullara & His Cool Beans Band - Spinning Tails

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite movies

Long Goodbyes (Robert Altman) / Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo ...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

your ultimate heartbreak song
Patsy Cline - She’s Got You

Lydia Lunch

you need to get work done?

Don’t listen to music when I work ...

Faust

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Frida Boccara - Cherbourg Avait Raison

Matmos

start to learn these three things:

Agriculture / Witchcraft / Carpentry

Mélissa Laveaux

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Laura Veirs - Drink Deep

Moonboots

record you were looking for the longest
Elkin & Nelson - Angeles Y Demonios

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context

Simple Kid

you make love?
Metallica - Battery

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for London
Roots Manuva - Juggle Tings Proper

Kon & Amir

you go fishing?

Kon: Never been... although I do frequent tuna ...

Radio 4

first record you remember
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Omar

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Renegade Soundwave

a song that reminds you of school
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
Ry Cooder - Paris Texas

Osborne

you come home from the club?
Red House Painters

Tha 4orce

you relax on a beach?
Frank-n-Dank - Sex On The Beach

Mooner

No. 10
Peru - Continents

We Are Wolves

take these three CDs/records with you:
The Cure - Three Imaginary Boys

Architecture In Helsinki

your sunday morning song
Sebastien Tellier - Elle

Bing Ji Ling

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Blackout Crew - Put A Donk On It

Candi Staton

you wake up?
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Bill Adler

perfect anthem for New York
Run DMC - Sucker MC's

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ravi Shankar

Our Broken Garden

you meet your parents?
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby

Mystery Jets

you sit in the subway?
Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?

Stefan Goldmann

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Xenakis

Sondre Lerche

you play a game of chess?
Marcos Valle

Kool & The Gang

you remember the good old days?
Miles Davis - Round About Midnight

Love Inks

record you were looking for the longest
Love - Forever Changes

Richard Norris

5 favorite remixes
The Shortwave Set - Now Til 69 (Aeroplane Remix)

Shine 2009

you come home from the club?
PM Dawn - Paper Doll

Gravenhurst

you are in the sauna?
Antoni Maiovvi - Thorns Of Love

Bob Power

you are in a depressive mood?
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

DJ Mehdi

record you were looking for the longest

Haven’t found it yet.

Minotaur Shock

you drive a car late at night?
Metro Area - Metro Area

Broken Social Scene

a song that reminds you of school
Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver’s Seat

Shawn Lee

your party anthem
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

Woodpigeon

you wake up?
Johannes Brahms - Concerto For Violin, Violincello And ...

Rocko Schamoni

favorite sports team?

St. Pauli ist das einzige Team, das ich ...

Efterklang

a song you would use as a ring-tone

Nokia tune by Nokia band.

Mechanical Bride

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Arcade Fire - Haiti

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Across The Universe

Lindstrom

you work in the garden?
Joan Baez - Diamonds And Rust

The Bangles

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

I would be screaming too loud to listen ...

Cosmin TRG

take these three CDs/records with you:
My very first tunes on a CDR (ca. 2002)

David Rodigan

No. 1
Delroy Wilson - Dancing Mood

John Klemmer

you are in a depressive mood?
Frank Sinatra - A Man Alone

Erik Truffaz

No. 4
Anouar Brahem - Conte de l'incroyable amour

John Foxx

you prepare for an important date?
Harold Budd & Brian Eno - The Pearl

Marissa Nadler

the song to be played at your funeral
Clara Rockmore

Mungolian Jetset

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Marty Manning - Twilight Zone (LP)

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Rocco Granata - Marina, Marina, Marina

Chris Carrier

5 favorite records
A Tribe Called Quest - Luck Of Lucien

Tiago

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nina Simone - Feeling Good

Simone White

your party anthem
Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good

Ada

5 favorite drinks

Wasser / Tee / Orangensaftschorle / Bier / Wein

Minus 8

you take a bubble bath?
Lalo Schifrin - Jaws

Bodies Of Water

first record you bought

K-EARTH 101’s Oldies compilation they were selling ...

Hot Chip

you sit in the subway?
Kollektiv Turmstrasse

Raul Midon

5 favorite things about New York

the lower eastside / 88 Orchard Street (an urban ...

Bosque Brown

your ultimate heartbreak song
Low - Will The Night

Good Shoes

you paint your apartment?

I’m not allowed to paint my flat ...

Adonis

the song to be played at your funeral
Adonis - No Way Back

Alex Smoke

you go to a club?
Underground Resistance - Hi Tech Funk

Soul Clap

first record you bought
The Jacksons - Triumph

Thieves Like Us

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

I don’t have an iPod.

Ruede Hagelstein

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Sisters Of Mercy - Marian

Max Essa

you run naked through a cornfield?
Felix Laband - Whistling In Tongues (Todd Terje Remix)

Kathryn Williams

you run naked through a cornfield?
Neil Young - Harvest Moon

Dwele

your boozed up anthem
Paul Wall - Sittin' Sidewayz

Wooden Birds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sun Kil Moon - Duk Koo Kim

Gemma Ray

5 favorite records
Dennis Wilson - Pacific Ocean Blue

Memory Band

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Shawn Phillips - Withered Roses

Shitdisco

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Pacifika

you prepare for an important date?
Barry White

Howling Bells

you wake up?
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information

James Murphy

you prepare for an important date?
Buzzcocks - Why Can't I Touch It?

Cosmo

5 favorite things about London

How Londoners say «Awight Luv» all the time ...

Ronny & Renzo

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks

Joakim

you ride a bicycle?

I don’t ride bicycles.

Ora Cogan

you fall asleep?
Grouper - Heavy Water/I'd Rather Be Sleeping

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Milky Wimpshake - My Heart Beats Faster Than Techno

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Sten Carlberg - I Am An Astronaut

Luca C & Brigante

a record you fell in love to
Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

DJ Nature

your guilty pleasure song
Kenny Rogers - Ruby

Rumer

the song to be played at your funeral
Judee Sill - The Kiss

Peter Kruder

you play a game of chess?
Kraftwerk - Numbers

Charlotte Hatherley

you make love?
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love

Tony Carrasco

5 favorite cartoon characters

Silver Surfer / Captain America / Daredevil / Dr.Strange / Prince ...

Ricardo Villalobos

the song to be played at your funeral
Gescom - Key Nell 4

Fiona Daniel

you go to a club?
Michael Jackson - Black Or White

Dollskabeat

5 favorite records
Serge Gainsbourg - L’Histoire De Melody Nelson

The Battle Of Land And Sea

perfect anthem for Portland
Songs Of Green Pheasant - Hey, Hey Wilderness

Hacienda

the song to be played at your funeral
Kreisler - Liebesleid

Everything Everything

you sit in a plane?
The Beatles - Rocky Raccoon

Johnossi

favorite restaurant?

J: I really would recommend «Teatergrillen». It’s ...

DJ Touché

No. 10

«Beyond The Darkness» (Joe D'Amato, 1979). Not ...

Morpheus

you run from the cops?
The Clash - I Fought The Law And The Law Won

Social Disco Club

No. 6
LCD Soundsystem - Too Much Love (Rub-N-Tug Remix)

Black Angels

you relax on a beach?
The Congos

Anja Schneider

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure - The Walk

Ashley Beedle

you stay in bed?

Too busy sleeping.

Rebelski

the song to be played at your funeral
Yann Tiersen

Thievery Corporation

you prepare for an important date?
Snowboy - There's Nothing Like This

C. Gibbs

record you were looking for the longest
This Mortal Coil

Windsurf

you prepare for an important date?
Wings - Goodnight Tonight

Pilooski

your boozed up anthem
Cameo - I Just Want To Be

Kid Koala

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carlos Santana - Spooky

Al McKay

you read a book?
Nat King Cole - Night Lights

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Francisco Pancho Céspedes

Droog

you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
David Lee Roth - Just Like Paradise

Editors

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Owen Paul - My Favourite Waste Of Time

Lucky Soul

you go to a club?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

Howe Gelb

take these three tools with you:

right eyebrow / left eyebrow / slightly crinkled beard

Pearly Gates

a song that reminds you of school
The Shirelles - Soldier Boy

Caron Wheeler

you stay in bed?
Stevie Wonder - Joy Inside My Tears

Ralphi Rosario

perfect anthem for Chicago
Debbie Jacobs - Don't You Want My Love

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

Alela Diane

a song that reminds you of school
Cat Power - Metal Heart

Lexx

you make love?
Leon Ware - Musical Massage

Blow Monkeys

your party anthem
Parliament - Flashlight

Valery Gore

you come home from the club?
jj - Let Them

Moving Units

you make love?
Motley Crue - Shout At The Devil

Melanie C

a record you fell in love to
Prodigy - Firestarter

Birdy Nam Nam

you jog?
Justice

When Saints Go Machine

you repair a synthesizer?
Antony And The Johnsons - Thank You For Your Love

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

The Revenge

a record you fell in love to
John Martyn - Small Hours

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite cities

New York City / San Francisco / Vancouver / Austin / Nashville

Chikinki

record you were looking for the longest
White Noise - An Electric Storm

The Late Greats

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

US3

the song to be played at your funeral
McCoy Tyner - Contemplation

The Project Club

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City

Dave Clarke

you sit in a plane?
Tom Vek

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite personal belongings

my computer - Atari 1040 ST / my bike - 1967 ...

Trans Am

you prepare for an important date?
Crowded House

Daddy-O

a record you fell in love to
Ohio Players - Heaven Must Be Like This

Brennan Green

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Q104.3 FM. This station never changes in ...

The Morning Benders

your ultimate heartbreak song
Elliott Smith - New Disaster

Beautiful Swimmers

you want to disturb your neighbours?

M: The most over-the-top Byron Stingley-led house I ...

DJ Nu-Mark

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
P-Funk Allstars - Pumpin' It Up (Special Club Mix)

Coldplay

first record you remember
a-ha - Hunting High And Low

Sandro Perri

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Judas Priest - The Ripper

Nicole Willis

a record you fell in love to
Heatwave - Always And Forever

Jay Jay Johanson

you are love sick?
Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Natalie Tusia Beridze

a song to seduce you
Madonna - Justify My Love

N.A.S.A.

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Al Green - Love Is A Beautiful Thing

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Robert Wyatt - Sea Song

Young Knives

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Byrds - Eight Miles High

Caribou

a song that reminds your friends of you
Europe - The Final Countdown

The Soulsavers

a record you fell in love to
Elliott Smith - Either/Or

Alan Oldham

No. 5
Anything by Ashley Wood

Shakespeares Sister

best Beatles song
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Dear Prudence

Holy Ghost!

you are love sick?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

Invisible Conga People

you destroy a hotel room?
J.A. Caesar - Echigo Tsutsuishi Oyashirazu

Bebel Gilberto

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chico Buarque - Pedaço De Mim

Tim Sweeney

you sit in the subway?
Barry De Vorzon - Theme From The Warriors

Jimmy Edgar

perfect anthem for Detroit
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

George Duke

first record you remember
David Fathead Newman - Hard Times

New Young Pony Club

first record you remember
The Eagles

Funkmasters

first record you bought
The Crusaders - Put It Where You Want It

Million Stylez

which is the best job one can have in the city?

Probably the job as being the prime minister ...

Kalabrese

best Kraftwerk song

Kraftwerk hab ich nie gehört.

Vashti Bunyan

take these three CDs/records with you:
Joanna Newsom - Ys

Ilya Santana

you come home from the club?
Andreas Vollenweider

Mugison

5 favorite personal tragedies

the second I got in the world and ...

Brothers Of End

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire

Gary Numan

your party anthem
Rammstein - Sonne

GusGus

you make love?
PPPönk - Ultra Dance

Micah P. Hinson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Del Shannon - Runaway

Rainer Trüby

you camp in the desert?
Pharoah Sanders - Upper Egypt & Lower Egypt

The Jackets

best concert you ever attended

Huuu there too many... but one of the ...

Chris & Cosey

first record you remember
The Laughing Policeman

DJ Cherrystones

you wake up?
Wipers - Over The Edge

Telepopmusik

your ultimate heartbreak song
Juliana Hatfield Three - My Sister

Xiu Xiu

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

crime / prostition / drugs

Wooden Shjips

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Lonnie Liston Smith - Astral Travelling

Tom Vek

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Soul Coughing - Sleepless

Jesper Dahlbäck

what should one eat when in the city?

Meatballs

Sarah Jaffe

record you were looking for the longest
Harry Nilsson - The Point

Mr Scruff

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Mighty Diamonds - Country Living

Nicky Siano

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today

Frank Black

take these three books along:

Lewis Carroll: «Through the Looking Glass». Even more ...

Round Table Knights

you come home from the club?
Joanna Newsom - The Book Of Right-On

Kathy Zimmer

a record you fell in love to
Bryan Adams - Everything I Do (I Do It for You)

My Bee's Garden

your ultimate heartbreak song
Department Of Eagles - In Ear Park

Justus Köhncke

the song to be played at your funeral
Electric Light Orchestra - Livin' Thing

In Flagranti

you go to a club?

If there is a lot of girls in ...

Wolfmother

you drive a car late at night?
Deep Purple - Black Night

Alexander Robotnick

you relax on a beach?
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Riccio

favorite street corner?

Piazza Santo Stefano. Best in springtime. Enjoy the ...

Leroy Burgess

first record you remember
Johnny Mathis

My Morning Jacket

you ride a bicycle?
Dr. Dog - The World May Never Know

Living Things

No. 9
The Beatles - Abbey Road

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

living with my mother / not having a job ...

Soft Rocks

you wake up?
New Age Steppers - Some Love

Morton Valence

you are on the tour bus?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - People Ain't No Good

Tahiti 80

first record you remember
Lipps Inc. - Funky Town

Whirlwind Heat

you go to a club?
Dr. Dre - Let Me Ride

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Pavement - Brighten The Corners

Terence Bernardo

best Beatles song

There is a Beatles song for every emotion ...

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite TV shows

«Brass Eye» series by Chris Morris on Channel ...

First Aid Kit

you camp in the desert?
Neko Case - Hold On, Hold On

Tanya Stephens

you are love sick?
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Anni Rossi

5 favorite personal victories

pushing myself to draw in my free time ...

James Yorkston

your party anthem

Not one of mine, that’s for sure.

A Guy Called Gerald

your ultimate heartbreak song
Caroll Thompson - One Dance

Mark Archer

best concert you ever attended

Got to see Chic a few years back ...

José James

you sit in a plane?

Usually the set from the night before. We ...

The Earlies

take these three tools with you:

a power sander / a spade / an ice skate ...

Daniel Wang

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

Gossip

you wake up?
Tori Amos - Putting The Damage On

Meret Becker

your ultimate heartbreak song
Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing

David Morales

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman

Tracey Thorn

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Jacques Renault

No. 13
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi

Coyote

the song to be played at your funeral
Bob Marley & The Wailers - I Know A Place

The Good Natured

take these three games along:

GTA Vice City, which is pretty much the ...

Dynamite Deluxe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

S: 99% des Deutscen Raps.

Apiento

first record you bought
Rush - Moving Pictures

Marc Romboy

you work in the garden?

Das habe ich noch nie gemacht, keine Zeit.

Ray Mang

you drive a car late at night?
Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

Chelonis R. Jones

your liberation anthem
The Fall - Smile

Martin Rev

you sit in a plane?

Sometimes I scan the inflight program, the Jazz ...

Mark Richardson

you rob a bank?
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Kissogram

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Tindersticks - Trouble Everyday

Casual

you wake up?

None.

Hugh Herrera

your liberation anthem
D-Train - Keep On

Tindersticks

a song you wish you'd written yourself
John Barry - The More Things Change

Barn Owl

you feel like 1972?
Black Sabbath - Children Of The Grave

Kissey Asplund

you relax on a beach?
Opolopo feat. Amalia - I Do

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Loane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Phantogram - Eyelid Movies

Max Tundra

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Thinking Plague - This Weird Wind

Pyrolator

you drive a car late at night?
Apparat - Hailin From The Edge

Dan Michaelson

perfect anthem for London
Annie Lennox - Walking On Broken Glass

Emmy The Great

first record you remember
Metallica - Enter Sandman

Rod Thomas

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sleepy Jackson - Lovers

Odawas

the song to be played at your funeral
Joni Mitchell - Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Black Devil Disco Club

best concert you ever attended
The Beatles playing L'Olympia (Paris) in 1964

Jesse Lenat

you eat a cucumber?

Nothing. I’d like to listen to the ...

Gwyneth Herbert

you relax on a beach?
Bonnie «Prince» Billie - My Home Is The Sea

Suzanne Vega

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The theme from «Get Smart»

Sharon van Etten

you want to disturb your neighbours?
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me

Beppe Loda

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jimmy Castor Bunch - It's Just Begun

Brian Jackson

a record you fell in love to
The Delfonics - La La Means I Love You

Charles Webster

a song that reminds your friends of you
Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy

Linda Lewis

a song that reminds you of school
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday

VV Brown

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah

Annie

you fall asleep?
Broadcast - Come On Let's Go

Wolf People

best concert you ever attended
Deerhoof

Ratatat

you prepare for an important date?
Beanie Siegel - The Truth

Fol Chen

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Moondog - Why Spend The Dark Night With You

AM

No. 2
Jorge Ben - A Tabua de Esmeralda

Sibrydion

first record you remember
The Beatles

Peter Broderick

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Suffragette City

The Miserable Rich

you cook?
Oscar Peterson

Magic Arm

you make love?
Radiohead - Everything In It's Right Place

Lopazz

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

Hahaha, da braucht man keine Mucke, oder?

Mirror Mirror

you sit in the subway?
Tom Waits - Underground

Wally Badarou

a record you fell in love to
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower

Barbara Carlotti

you walk in the rain?
JP Nataf - Seul alone

Anne Clark

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
9West - Feel The Buzz

Beverley Knight

you go to a club?
Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up For Detroit

Prince Language

you are in a depressive mood?
Tindersticks

David Holmes

you drive a car late at night?
Dexys Midnight Runners - Don't Stand Me Down

Ed Harcourt

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Cee-Loo Green - Fuck You

Kris Menace

the song to be played at your funeral

Burn me! No funeral please!

The Bees

you ride a bicycle?
Madvillain - Curls

Rich Medina

first record you bought
Diana Ross - Love Hangover

Jonathan Wilson

your party anthem
Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Creative Source - You Can't Hide Love

Stephan Remmler

your boozed up anthem
Die Flippers - Es gibt Millionen von Sternen

Dominique Leone

take these three games along:

Monopoly / Yahtzee / deck of cards for Solitaire. Just ...

Zwicker

you come home from the club?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers

Gilles Peterson

you sit in a plane?
UFO - United Future Airlines

Aaron Wright

your guilty pleasure song
ABBA - S.O.S.

Heavy

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
The Free Design - Lullaby (Jazzanova Remix)

Yuck

you meet your parents?
Dolly Parton - Jolene

Hannah Scott

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars?

Captain Sensible

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Gary Glitter

Tim Mälzer

take these three CDs/records with you:
Elvis Presley - Best Of Elvis

Mark E.

you go to a club?

Some Grime that the taxi driver’s playing.

Toby Tobias

a song that reminds your friends of you
Lil' Louis - French Kiss

Cornelius

you fall asleep?
Robert Wyatt - Shleep

Seether

No. 1
The Beatles - White Album

These New Puritans

you run naked through a cornfield?
These New Puritans - We Want War

Sóley

a song that reminds your friends of you
Fleedwood Mac - Dreams

King Britt

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Living in the City

Tal Weiss

a song that reminds your friends of you
Tunng - Tale From Black

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Max Romeo

you camp in the desert?
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Bloc Party

you wake up?
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

Baikonour

a record you fell in love to
Cocteau Twins & Harold Budd - The Moon And The Melodies

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you stay in bed?
Mark Hollis - Inside Looking Out

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds your friends of you
Positive Force - We Got The Funk

Newton Faulkner

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Presidents Of The United States Of America - Dune B...
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Finger Magazine

Issue 6

Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

News

Chromatics: Kill For Love

The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

perfect anthem for New York
Gang Gang Dance

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Doe Paoro

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Band – Ophelia

+more

Valery Gore

you stay in bed?
Kurt Vile - Peeping Tomboy

+more

Sarah Jaffe

your sunday morning song
Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is

+more