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Morton Valence

have been around since the mid 00s and have almost been on the verge of making it ever since. Robert «Hacker» Jessett and Anne Gilpin assemble musicians around them (right now they are a 5-piece) to make their delicate pop vision of rock n roll ballads, country & western love songs and everything dramatic under the moon. 

Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?
David Bowie - 1984

Two years to go David, weh hey!! 

you take a bubble bath?
Suicide - Frankie Teardrop

Great song to burst bubbles to.

you ride a bicycle?
The Jesus And Mary Chain - The Living End

To justify my leather jacket.

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Oh yeah baby!!

you go to a club?
The Flintstones Theme Song

To have a yabba dabba do dah gay ol' time, complete with the club.

you cook?
Vera Lynn - There'll Always Be An England

To make sure my cooking keeps its je ne sais quoi!

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

Quite clearly I need attention.

you prepare for an important date?
Jack Jones - Theme From The Love Boat

Easy tiger!

you want to disturb your neighbours?
John Cage - 4:33

For shock value.

you drive a car late at night?
Joey Beltram - Energy Flash

Great for road rage.

you are love sick?
Lou Reed - The Bed

It gives one's depression an interesting cultural reference point.

you make love?
Judas Priest - Breaking The Law

Keeping it real.

you meet your parents?
The Magnetic Fields - Papa Was A Rodeo

Coz love was a trucker's hand.

you sit in a plane?
Buddy Holly
Ritchie Valens
Big Bopper

Anything by them keeps things nice and edgy.

you sit by the river?
Urban Noises

Any Sound Effects Library Album of Urban Noises, to prevent myself from having complete mental breakdown and jumping in the thing.

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Carl Orff - Carmina Burana

To relax.

you sit in the subway?
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Coz there's nothing wrong with good old fashioned pun.

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

To get some perspective on the other people in the van.

you wake up?
The Butthole Surfers - The Shah Sleeps in Lee Harvey's Grave

If that don't wake me up call an undertaker.

you walk in the rain?
Selfish Cunt - Britain Is Shit

Lovely memories.

Questions answered by: Robert Jesset

Bobbito Garcia

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive, I only ride my ...

Xiu Xiu

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

crime / prostition / drugs

Lopazz

you meet your parents?
Elvis Presley

Oyvind Morken

most valuable record you own

I lost about 1000 records once cause I ...

Whomadewho

you run naked through a cornfield?
Steppeulvene

Michael Mayer

a song that inspires you
Trio - Da Da Da

The Project Club

you wash your hair?
Paul Anka - Mr. Brightside

Gnod

best soundtrack ever
Rockers OST

A Guy Called Gerald

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder

Ian Pooley

you meet your parents?
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express

El-P

your ultimate heartbreak song
Prince & The Revolution - The Beautiful Ones

Eagles Of Death Metal

you come home from the club?
Mahalia Jackson - How I Got Over

Seelenluft

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Terence Bernardo

a song that reminds you of school
Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

Hot Chip

you go to a club?

Al: Our favorite club is the «Sub Club ...

Kissogram

a record you fell in love to
Sibylle Baier - The Colour Green

Rod Thomas

best concert you ever attended
Feist

Circlesquare

you make love?
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless (LP)

Matthew Herbert

take these three books along:

Kyril Bonfiglioni: «The Mortdecai Trilogy» by / Don DeLillo ...

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

Tanya Stephens

you need to get work done?
Smokey Robinson

Wolf People

a song that reminds you of school
Public Enemy - Sophisticated Bitch

José James

you drive a car late at night?
Four Tet - Plastic People

Comanechi

you wake up?
Bikini Kill - Pussy Whipped

Social Disco Club

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

Barn Owl

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Mellow My Mind

George Duke

your ultimate heartbreak song
George Duke - No Rhyme No Reason

Whirlwind Heat

you are in a depressive mood?
Beck - Guess I'm Doing Fine

Tal Weiss

a record you fell in love to
Love - Forever Changes

Ilija Rudman

first record you bought
Jimi Hendrix

Our Broken Garden

you want to disturb your neighbours?

I don’t.

Yuck

you go to a club?
Pussy Galore - Pig Sweat

Shitdisco

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Cave & Lydia Lunch - Some Velvet Morning

Marissa Nadler

you go to a club?

I usually don't like to go to ...

Pilooski

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I don't use songs as a ringtone ...

Jesh

No. 8
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

The Invisible

you sit in a plane?
Finn Peters - Atlas

ESG

you go fishing?
Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Senor Coconut

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

M.A.N.D.Y.

you relax on a beach?

The Studio One Compilation on Soul Jazz Records.

Karolina Stenstöm

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

Jesper Dahlbäck

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

No job!

Fabrizio Mammarella

your ultimate heartbreak song
Virgo Four - In A Vision

Like A Stuntman

you go to a club?
The Rock Steady Crew - Hey You

Linda Lewis

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beatles - Here There And Everywhere

Phil Mison

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

Living Things

you run from the cops?
Body Count - Cop Killer

Fiona Daniel

you had enough of this world?

Ui... Ich glaube, dann höre ich etwas ...

Dominique Leone

first record you remember
«Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me»

Wolfmother

you prepare for an important date?
The Doors - Hello, I Love You

Jill Jones

you wake up?
Blonde Redhead - Elephant Woman

Editors

you want to disturb your neighbours?
M.I.A. - Bucky Done Gun

Ada

5 favorite instruments

Electribe SX / Electribe MX / Rhodes / Klavier / Gitarre

Martin Rev

you are love sick?
Igor Stravinsky - The Firebird

The Loose Salute

a song to seduce you
The Byrds - Triad

Vetiver

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Don Agrati - Sunny Day

Alela Diane

your sunday morning song
Paul Simon - Duncan

Nick Chacona

a song that reminds you of school
The Fugees - Ready Or Not

Alter Ego

the song to be played at your funeral
Buzzcocks - Nothing Left

Johnossi

which song fits the city the best?
Lasse Berghagen - Stockholm i mitt hjärta

Dennis Bovell

you come home from the club?
Bobby Womack - It's All Over Now

Max Essa

you take a bubble bath?
Herb Alpert - Manhattan Melody

Van She

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Life / Lunch Boxes / Kryptonite / Clowns / Time Travel

Karl Bartos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon

Sibrydion

No. 7
Ffa Coffi Pawb - Hei Vidal!

The Phantom Band

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

White Hinterland

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Julia

The Emperor Machine

you are in a depressive mood?
Donald Fagen - New Frontier

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you relax on a beach?
Ennio Morricone - The Thing

Bill Adler

the song to be played at your funeral
Groucho Marx - Hello, I Must Be Going

Sons And Daughters

you fall asleep?
Hamell On Trial - I'm Gonna Watch You Sleep

Beppe Loda

you cook?
Arthur Brown - Fire

Cornelius

you take a bubble bath?
Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy

Brian Jackson

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

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Pearl Jam - Ten

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Sam Amidon

5 favorite records
Sonny Rollins - Sonny Meets Hawk!

Minotaur Shock

you run naked through a cornfield?
NEU! - Hallogallo

Boom Bip

you sit in a plane?
Windy & Carl - Elevation

Julia Franck

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Davon ausgehend, dass meine Kinder mit auf dieser ...

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Then I play drums, ukulele & sing through a ...

Gary Lucas

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - My Old School

Peter, Bjorn & John

you come home from the club?

Preferable nothing.

Dwele

a song that reminds you of school
The B52's - Love Shack

Leon Ware

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Erroll Garner - Misty

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite personal victories

getting a girl at a Dirtbombs show to ...

Alexander Robotnick

you cook?
Fela Kuti - Lady

Ora Cogan

you play a game of chess?
Pablo Casals - Suite No. 1 in G

DJ Cherrystones

you sit in a plane?

Mostly the Blues channel or any mediocre TV ...

The Jackets

your ultimate heartbreak song
Janis Joplin - Cry Baby

Marcus Bonfanti

the song to be played at your funeral
Tom Waits - San Diego Serenade

In Flagranti

you cook?

Reggae has a good vibe for cooking.

Ingrid Olava

favorite club?

2nd floor of Internasjonalen and Cafe Mono

Marc Romboy

record you were looking for the longest
Blue Zoo - Somewhere In The World (There Is A Cowboy Sm...

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite bands you know personally

Can, Air, Qluster, Tempus Transit, Schneider & Roedelius

The Priscillas

take these three DVDs along:

H: «Shaun Of the Dead» by Edgar Wright ...

Lisbee Stainton

first record you remember
Eric Clapton - Layla

Molly Wagger

5 favorite records
Radiohead - The Bends

The Bees

you walk through a dark forest?
Burial - Archangel

Alexandra Hope

you prepare for an important date?
Blonde Redhead - Luv Machine

Hannah Cohen

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Portishead

Chris & Cosey

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Chris: ANY rap music.

Drugstore

you ride a bicycle?

All the way to the booze-store.

Empire Of The Sun

you drive a car late at night?
Prince - Controversy

We Are Scientists

5 favorite records
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever To Tell

Cazals

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Garnet Mimms - As Long As I Have You

Marius Circus

you run naked through a cornfield?
Arthur Russell - In The Light Of The Miracle

Shakespeares Sister

you come home from the club?
Dusty Springfield - Spooky

Rumer

a record you fell in love to
Chris Montez - Our Day Will Come

Air

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Chicago - If You Leave Me Now

Kaos

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Micah P. Hinson

first record you remember
John Denver - Greatest Hits

Everything Everything

a song that reminds you of school
The Beatles - Fixing A Hole

Aaron Wright

perfect song to end a party with
Frank Sinatra - That's Life

Baikonour

your sunday morning song
The Skatalites - Coconut Rock

Peter Broderick

first record you bought
Rancid - Rancid

Miss Platnum

you run naked through a cornfield?

Vogelgezwitscher.

Zambri

you make love?
Tricky - Overcome

Tiago

you sit in a plane?
John Lee Hooker - One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

Holy Ghost!

you take a bubble bath?
Ernie from Sesame Street - Rubber Ducky

Shawn Lee

a record you fell in love to
Eg White

Coyote

you wake up?

Ampo: Radio 2

Erobique

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Elvis Costello - Alison

Cypress Hill

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite restaurants

«Bill's», Brighton/Lewes. Eggs Benedict. / «Max Brenner ...

Newton Faulkner

the song to be played at your funeral
M. Ward - Story Of An Artist

Caribou

record you were looking for the longest
Sidney Owens & North, South Connection - Sputnik

Pyrolator

you come home from the club?
Nightmares On Wax - Les Nuits

Jacob Golden

your party anthem
Whodini - Freaks Come Out At Night

Heidi

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

N.A.S.A.

you ride a bicycle?
Laid Back - White Horse

Chris Carrier

you meet your parents?

I listen to my father playing music. He ...

Mugison

5 favorite things to be afraid of

cars / airplanes / whenever people are in groups - that ...

Round Table Knights

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Albert Ayler - Vibrations

Hatcham Social

best soundtrack ever
The Lost Boys

Efterklang

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Piano Magic - Writers Without Homes

Race Horses

a record you fell in love to
Murry The Hump - Songs Of Ignorance

Howe Gelb

take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From ...

Luke Haines

5 favorite bands you know personally

Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps / Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky ...

Final Fantasy

you wake up?

I don’t listen to music in the ...

Art Brut

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Yummy Fur - Department

Kinski

first record you remember
Elton John - Crocodile Rock

DJ Touché

No. 4

«Zombie» aka «Zombie Flesh Eaters» (Lucio Fulci, 1979 ...

Chateau Flight

your party anthem
Franck Timm

C. Gibbs

record you were looking for the longest
This Mortal Coil

James Pants

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Laibach - Opus Dei

Defari

your boozed up anthem
«Tequila!»

Morgan Geist

you need to get work done?

Music is too important to me and too ...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite records
Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young - Déjà Vu

Bloc Party

you go to a club?
Underworld - Moaner

Woodpigeon

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Bat For Lashes - What's A Girl To Do

Howlin' Rain

first record you remember
Prince & The Revolution - Purple Rain

The Soulsavers

you make love?
Spain - The Blue Moods of Spain

The Golden Filter

you wake up?
Slowdive - When The Sun Hits

Charlotte Hatherley

you fall asleep?
Captain Beefheart - Her Eyes Are A Blue Million Miles

KT Tunstall

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Get Back

Wally Badarou

first record you remember
Guy Béart - L'eau Vive

Hacienda

best concert you ever attended
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Irvine Welsh

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You

Bomb The Bass

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Little Dragon

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song that reminds your friends of you
Devendra Banhart - Will Is My Friend

Lo Fat Orchestra

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - Wild Boys

Fol Chen

you wake up?
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage! Up Yours!

Windsurf

you go to a club?
Broker/Dealer - Afterhours

Theo Parrish

a song you wish you'd written yourself
James Brown - Ain't It Funky

Penguin Prison

record you were looking for the longest
Operation Ivy

Beverley Knight

you wake up?
Earth, Wind & Fire - September

Audie Darling

favorite restaurant?

OK! This is a tie for me! My ...

The Good Natured

take these three games along:

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

Morningwood

best video clip you ever saw
ZZ Top - Legs

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

a song that reminds your friends of you

You should ask «my friends» that.

Wall-E

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Louis Armstrong - La Vie En Rose

Zwicker

you are stoned?
Vangelis - Wait For Me

Anna Kashfi

first record you bought
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

DJ Nu-Mark

your ultimate heartbreak song
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You

Kelli Ali

you are stoned?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

Cosmo Vitelli

get these three pets:

These three cute little sheeps I saw last ...

First Aid Kit

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Alela Diane - Can You Blame The Sky?

Karl Culley

your ultimate heartbreak song
KD Lang - Haint It Funny

Alan Oldham

No. 4
«Strange Days»

Ricardo Villalobos

first record you remember
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Cosmo

5 favorite fruits

Bananas / Mangos / Clementines / Apples / Pears

Bettye Lavette

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Bettye Lavette - A Woman Like Me

Young Knives

first record you remember
Shakin' Stephens - Green Door

Ost & Kjex

you come home from the club?
Mancingelani - Vana Vasesi

Oneida

you take a bubble bath?

Never take bubble baths.

Papst & Abstinenzler

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

John Daly

take these three CDs/records with you:
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon

Clare & The Reasons

the song to be played at your funeral
«Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere»

Gossip

you meet your parents?
Ludwig van Beethoven - 5th Symphony

Kasper Bjorke

first record you remember
Sesame Street

Trevor Jackson

you relax on a beach?
Horace Andy

J Rawls

5 favorite books

Dan Brown: «The Davinci Code» / James Redfield: «The ...

Colder

No. 10
Vincent Gallo - Laura

Kathy Zimmer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna

Kris Menace

you jog?
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake

Jesse Lenat

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Bob Dylan - Rain And Wind

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

Toby Tobias

perfect anthem for London
Roy Davis Jr. feat Peven Everett - Gabriel

Quiet Village

you take a bubble bath?
Various Artists - The Sound Gallery, Vol. 1

Bebel Gilberto

you stay in bed?

Silence.

Jakob der Lügner

you prepare for an important date?
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F

Emma Tricca

you go to a club?
The Eagles - Lyin' Eyes

Ilya Santana

a song that reminds you of school
Modern Talking - Brother Louie

Ewan Pearson

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
James Blunt - You're Beautiful

Thievery Corporation

you drive a car late at night?
Ella Fitzgerald - Like Someone In Love

Ian Hart

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street

Kinky

5 favorite personal tragedies

Kidnapped with the band in Mexico City / Somebody ...

Studio

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition

Whitehouse

your party anthem
Baby's Gang - Happy Song

Lone Wolf

best soundtrack ever
John Carpenter - Assault On Precinct 13

Neon Heights

you take a bubble bath?
Unlimited Touch - I Hear Music In The Streets

Telepopmusik

your liberation anthem
The Buggles - I Am A Camera

The Earlies

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Gillian Welch - Time, The Revelator

Sondre Lerche

you relax on a beach?
Steely Dan - Black Cow

Jacques Renault

No. 1
Syd Barrett - If It’s In You

We Are Wolves

take these three games along:

Q-Bert / Frisbee / 3-D glasses

Architecture In Helsinki

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere

Riccio

favorite band hailing from the city?

Stadio

Wooden Birds

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The American Analog Set - Know By Heart

Kid Koala

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Violent Femmes - Candlelight Song

Erol Alkan

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

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite bands that hail from LA

Buddy / Sea Wolf / Cold War Kids / Gus Black ...

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata

Tim Mälzer

take these three tools with you:

Messer / Bohrmaschine / Dynamit

Gravenhurst

you need to get work done?
Arvo Pärt - Arbos

Charles Webster

you meet your parents?
Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

David Holmes

you go to a club?

I don’t feel very often like going ...

Justine D

5 favorite records
The Beatles - The White Album

Dinky

5 favorite clubs

Panorama Bar in Berlin. It’s like my ...

Holger Czukay

you are in a depressive mood?

Ich habe Sonne im Rücken. Bin nicht ...

Wordsworth

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message

Kurt Maloo

a song that reminds your friends of you
Double/Kurt Maloo vs. Double - Rangoon Moon

Al McKay

you take a bubble bath?
Gerald Wilson Orchestra

Odawas

best concert you ever attended
Jack Rose

Black Angels

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Headman

your party anthem
808 State - Cubik

Prince Language

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go

Datarock

you relax on a beach?
Guided By Voices

Soul Clap

a record you fell in love to
Prince - Hits & B Sides (Disc 2)

Motor City Drum Ensemble

a record you fell in love to
Pharoah Sanders - Prince Of Peace

Morton Valence

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

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite movies

«Jacob’s Ladder» by Adrian Lyne / «The Idiots ...

James Murphy

you relax on a beach?
The B-52's - Dirty Back Road

Lloyd Cole

first record you bought
The Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her

Richard Hawley

5 favorite movies

All the Bruce Lee films.

Michael Reinboth

you sit in a plane?
Kraftwerk - Autobahn

DJ Hell

you relax on a beach?
Brazilian Girls - Lazy Lover

Fan Death

your sunday morning song
Marina & The Diamonds - Obsessions

Polly Scattergood

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

Ame

you feel lonely?
Arthur Russell - Calling Out Of Context

Cortney Tidwell

5 favorite cartoon characters

Popeye / Duffy Duck / Spongebob / the Smurfs / Nancy

Funkmasters

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Percy Faith - Theme From A Summer Place

Headless Heroes

you sit in a plane?
Brian Eno - Here Come The Warm Jets

Jonathan Wilson

a song that reminds you of school
The Breeders - Safari

Paul Frick

you wake up?
Flying Lotus - Do The Astral Plane

Thieves Like Us

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Durutti Column - Another Setting

White Denim

you take a bubble bath?
Arthur Russell - World Of Echo

Stephan Remmler

a song that reminds you of school
Ritchie Valens - Donna

Monday Michiru

you sit in a plane?

The white noise of the engine puts me ...

King Britt

best Stevie Wonder song
Stevie Wonder - Living in the City

Seether

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Black Sabbath - Changes

Metronomy

best concert you ever attended

Joseph: The first concert I remember going to ...

Stratus

you destroy a hotel room?
Skatt Brothers - Walk The Night

New Young Pony Club

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

I’ve never had to answer an elusive ...

A Touch Of Class

your boozed up anthem
Edwin Birdsong - Cola Bottle Baby

Daddy-O

a song that reminds your friends of you
Whodini - Friends

Hannah Scott

a record you fell in love to
Elisa - Lotus

Horse Meat Disco

take these three tools with you:

a hammer / a saw / a harpoon... self explanitary ...

Dan Michaelson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Paperback Writer

Birdy Nam Nam

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Serge Gainsbourg - Je Suis Venu Te Dire Que Je M’en Vai...

Howling Bells

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Anni Rossi

5 favorite TV shows

«Curb Your Enthusiasm» / «Saved by the Bell» / «Law ...

Alva Noto

you relax on a beach?
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Doe Paoro

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Stevens – Trouble

Lanoiraude

5 favorite remixes
Sueno Latino - Sueno Latino (Derrick May Remix)

Travis

you make love?
The Ramones

David Rodigan

No. 14
Dennis Brown - Here I Come

Ronny & Renzo

you come home from the club?
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Dam Mast Qalandar (Massive Atta...

Heidi Happy

you meet your parents?

Sonntags immer klassische Musik, die mich meistens nerv ...

Droog

you are in a depressive mood?
James Taylor - Fire And Rain

Chromatics

your party anthem
Donna Summer - Bad Girls

Peanut Butter Wolf

you need to get work done?

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

Ray Mang

you take a bubble bath?
Gatto Fritto - Bursting The Bubble

Vashti Bunyan

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

Chelonis R. Jones

record you were looking for the longest
Sylvia Striplin - Give Me Your Love

Azari & III

you make love?
My Bloody Valentine - Blown A Wish

Electric 6

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Black Wing

Andy Gill

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

Yoav

a song that reminds you of school
The Police - Roxanne

Sven Väth

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York

Barbara Carlotti

you drive into the country?
General Elektriks - Raid The Radio

Bob Power

first record you remember
Happy Birthday

Valery Gore

you sit in a plane?
The Radio Dept. - Heaven's on Fire

John Foxx

you run naked through a cornfield?
Virginia Astley

Grizzly Bear

you run from the cops?
The Dirty Projectors - Fucked For Life

Slove

you go fishing?
Bobby Vinton - Blue On Blue

Suzanne Vega

your boozed up anthem
Foo Fighters - Free Me

My Morning Jacket

you destroy a hotel room?
Nirvana - Territorial Pissings

Nedry

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Phenomenal Handclap Band

your party anthem
Todd Terje - Eurodans

Higamos Hogamos

you come home from the club?
Talking Heads - Crosseyed And Painless

Minus 8

you walk the cat walk?
John Barry - Walk Don't Run

Chris Coco

you sit in a plane?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

Lexx

you meet your parents?
Cornelius - Bird Watching At Inner Forest

Wooden Shjips

you run naked through a cornfield?
Fleetwood Mac - Only You

Soft Rocks

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Earth Leakage Trip - No Idea

Heavy

you wash your hair?
J Dilla - Shake It Down

Jay Jay Johanson

you make love?
Jarvis Cocker

The Fray

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra

Lotte Kestner

the song to be played at your funeral
Idaho - To Be The One

Lucky Luke

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Lucky Luke - Fear Eats The Soul

Swahili Blonde

you are love sick?
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne

Lhasa

your liberation anthem
Cat Stevens - On The Road To Find Out

Defend Moscow

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

The Morning Benders

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Bon Iver - Re: Stacks

Invisible Conga People

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phew - Kodomo No You Ni

Modeselektor

5 favorite records
Speedy J - A Shocking Hobby

Brothers Of End

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Monica Zetterlund - Att Angöra En Brygga

Cajun Dance Party

a song that reminds your friends of you
Salt-N-Pepa - Shoop (Karaoke Style)

Joakim

you make love?
Monte Cazazza - Sex Is No Emergency

Kon & Amir

you ride a bicycle?
Faze O - Ridin’ High

Todd Terje

a record you fell in love to
Renee Geyer - Be There In The Morning

Fujiya & Miyagi

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Serge Gainsbourg - Boomerang

Casual

a song that reminds you of school
X-Clan - Tribal Jam

Pink Skull

your liberation anthem
Queens Of The Stone Age - Song For The Deaf

Plum

which person from the city you like the most?

Gav

My Bee's Garden

your liberation anthem
Joy Division - Transmission

Trentemoller

you paint your apartment?

I rarely paint my apartement.

Hugh Herrera

5 favorite animals

Cheetah / Badger / Dolphin / Cow / Dragonfly

Franz Nicolay

your party anthem
Mickey Avalon - Jane Fonda

Anja Schneider

first record you remember
Sergei Prokofjev - Peter und der Wolf

Lovefingers

you stay in bed?
Joyce & Nelson Angelo - Nelson Angelo Y Joyce

Beautiful Swimmers

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Jackpot

you camp in the desert?
Secret Circuits - Navajo Mamma

The Miserable Rich

you wake up?
Chaka Khan - I’m Every Woman

Sharon van Etten

you sit in a plane?
Bob Dylan - Sarah

US3

a record you fell in love to
Pat Metheny Group - So May It Secretly Begin

Crystal Antlers

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Wham! - A Ray Of Sunshine

Ashley Beedle

you wake up?

None. My waking up is done in solitude.

Bing Ji Ling

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Steve Parks - Movin' In The Right Direction

2raumwohnung

get these three pets:

Hund / Huhn / Schaf

Tim Sweeney

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Suspiria

Gwyneth Herbert

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

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Andreya Triana

your guilty pleasure song
Britney Spears - Toxic

Tony Carrasco

best concert you ever attended

Prince’s seven day concerts in Milan Italy ...

Jean-Michel Jarre

your sunday morning song
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

Matmos

you cook?
The Outriggers

Georg Levin

you meet your parents?
Gonzales - Solo Piano

These New Puritans

you drive into the country?
King Crimson

Erik Truffaz

you cook?
Neil Young - Chrome Dreams II

Pacifika

you ride a bicycle?

The sound of the crickets and the free ...

Dollboy

record you were looking for the longest
David Shire - The Conversation

Dave Clarke

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - Love Sick

Bottin


My least favourite (1-5) / favourite airports (6-10)

Telephones

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Massimiliano Pagliara - In Order Of More Depth

Melanie C

perfect anthem for Liverpool
Queen - We Are The Champions

Trans Am

you go to a club?
Bruce Springsteen

Osborne

a song that reminds you of school
David Bowie - Changes

Mechanical Bride

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Tom Tom Club - Wordy Rappinghood

Stefan Goldmann

you wake up?

Keinen. Ich weiss Ruhe wirklich zu schätzen ...

Kevin Saunderson

favorite sound in the city?

The sound from the sewer. There’s nothing ...

Interpol

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 (LP)

Syd Matters

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

David Morales

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Million Stylez


Stockholm

I love Stockholm because I was born ...

Mr Scruff

you sit in a plane?
Silver Convention - Fly Robin Fly

Anne Clark

5 favorite TV shows

There’s only two favourites of all time ...

Angel Deradoorian

the song to be played at your funeral
Madonna - Holiday

Au Revoir Simone

you relax on a beach?
Gary Wright - Dream Weaver

Horace Andy

you relax on a beach?

I have not done that in years.

Leo Zero

your sunday morning song
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - My Head Is My Only...

Glimpse

you come home from the club?
Rhythm & Sound

Kool & The Gang

you are love sick?
Hardold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Yesterday I Had The B...

DJ Mehdi

you are in a depressive mood?
Nina Simone - Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

Nicky Siano

you watch girls go by?

I don’t.

Simone White

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Cure - Disintegration

No Age

you surf the internet?
Elvis Costello - Radio, Radio

Emmy The Great

a record you fell in love to
The Killers - Everything Will Be Alright

Good Shoes

you wake up?

I don’t listen to a particular song ...

Pastor

you jog?

I don't jog. I barely walk. I ...

Dego

you ride a bicycle?
Seiji & G-Force - Northern Exposure

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
The Cure

Mungolian Jetset

you prepare for an important date?
Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin

Max Romeo

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen

Rebelski

you are in the sauna?
Chopin - The Minute Waltz

Brasstronaut

you go fishing?
Kings Of Convenience - 24-25

Renegade Soundwave

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock

Dollskabeat

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

Devendra Banhart

you ride a bicycle?
Diane Cluck

Daniel Wang

a song that reminds you of school
Duran Duran - Rio

The Shortwave Set

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

I like to think this is a song ...

Dillon

you go to a club?
LFO - LFO

Jazzanova

you are in a depressive mood?
Krzysztof Penderecki

Tridact

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Plone - On My Bus

Turzi

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

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Moving Units

a song that reminds you of school
Quiet Riot - Bang Your Head

Natalie Tusia Beridze

best concert you ever attended
Alexandre Korsantia performing Dimitry Shostakovich’s «...

Leroy Burgess

your party anthem

Most any song I actually did write, or ...

Steve Mason

a song that reminds your friends of you

I dread to think!

Sandi Thom

you cook?
«Chocolate Salty Balls» by Chef (South Park)

Blow Monkeys

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

Unconventional Science

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Omar

the song to be played at your funeral
The Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone

Sumner Brothers

5 favorite animals

dog / hippo / grizzly bear / crow / turtle – the really ...

Woolfy

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Faze-O - Riding High

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

Skull Defekts

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Henrik Rylander / Jean-Louis Huhta / Daniel Fagerström

!!!

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion

Mugwump

you go fishing?
Jah Wobble, The Edge & Holger Czukay - Snake Charmer

Explosions In The Sky

you sit in a plane?
Eluvium - New Animals From The Air

Robin Saville

you run naked through a cornfield?
Prince & The Revolution - Christopher Tracy's Parade

Luke Solomon

5 favorite drinks

Water / a good red wine / a good white ...

Faust

you ride a bicycle?
Theme From Bonanza

Terry Lynn

favorite place to shag?

That’s personal. Home.

Chuck D

you are on a football field?
Johnny Nash - I Can See Clearly Now

Lail Arad

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Loudon Wainwright III - I Wish It Was Me

Tracey Thorn

best concert you ever attended
The Smiths

Richard Norris

5 favorite places in the world

Bali / Thailand / Sydney / New York / Los Angeles

Glen Johnson

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Ticket To Ride

AM

No. 9
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon

Bjorn Torske

you fall asleep?

Rraindrops hitting my windows.

Lucky Soul

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

Joan As Police Woman

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Animal Collective - My Girls

Mystery Jets

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Animal Collective - Kids On Holiday

The Rayographs

first record you bought
Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract

Yacht

No. 3
Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True

Justus Köhncke

your sunday morning song

Sonntagmorgens keinesfalls Musik. Ausser ich bin noch wach.

Dennis Kane

first record you remember
Nat King Cole - A Blossom Fell

Psychic Ills

you are in the sauna?
The Gyuto Monks - Melody For Mahakala

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite magazines

Rolling Stone / Q magazine / Classic Car / The Face

DJ Kent

you are in a depressive mood?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Bit-tuner

learn these three songs by heart:
Guz - Einsam

The Ones

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Prince - Adore

Black Devil Disco Club

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beatles - She Loves You

Boozoo Bajou

No. 5
Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Rocco Granata - Marina, Marina, Marina

Pepe Bradock

you are love sick?
George Duke - No Rhyme No Reason

Still Going

best video clip you ever saw
N.W.A - Straight Outta Compton

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you wish you'd written yourself

D: Oh, endlos viele!

Sandro Perri

you go to a club?
Fonda Rae - Heobah

Rainer Trüby

you meet your parents?
Mel Torme - Comin Home Baby

Soul Mekanik

you play ping-pong?
Les Paul & Mary Ann Ford - Bye Bye Blues

Malachai

you take a bubble bath?
Barry Manilow - Copacabana

Camille

you come home from the club?
ABBA

Gemma Ray

you drive a car late at night?
The Black Heart Procession - Your Church Is Red

The Bangles

you go to a club?
The Move

DJ Vadim

perfect anthem for London
Roots Manuva - Juggle Tings Proper

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Bill Brewster

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Honeybus - I Can’t Let Maggie Go

DJ Nature

perfect song to end a party with
Ramsey Lewis - Sun Goddess

Coldplay

first record you bought
Postman Pat

Meret Becker

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die

Tindersticks

your liberation anthem
Public Image Limited

Max Tundra

you walk in the rain?
Oran Juice Jones - The Rain

Kissey Asplund

you prepare for an important date?
The Brothers Johnson - You Keep Me Coming Back

Bodies Of Water

record you were looking for the longest
The Swan Silvertones - Love Lifted Me/My Rock

Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

David Pajo

learn these three songs by heart:
Salman Gita - Skidoo

Glass Candy

take these three DVDs along:

«The Fearless Vampire Killers» by Roman Polanski / Gilligan ...

Chrome Hoof

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Phantasm OST

Moonboots


Top 10 favourite records of all time

Al Kent

your ultimate heartbreak song
Timi Yuro - It'll Never Be Over For Me

The Chap

5 favorite records
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico

Padded Cell

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Night Drive (Thru-Babylon)

Ben Watt

perfect anthem for London
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

Architeq

you sit in a plane?
Arcade Lovers - Fantasy Lines

Brennan Green

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?

If I’m in a hotel, I’m ...

Ratatat

you fall asleep?
Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown (L...

Belle & Sebastian

you come home from the club?
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Nicole Willis

your party anthem
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully

Love Inks

the song to be played at your funeral
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem

Sóley

the perfect anthem for Hafnarfjörður
Vinur Hafnarfjarðar

Division Of Laura Lee

you sit in the subway?
Mew - An Envoy To The Open Fields

Mirror Mirror

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Thomas Tallis - Spem In Alium

Loane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Passion Pit - Chunk Of Change

Marit Bergman

first record you remember
Alphaville - Forever Young

GusGus

you drive a car late at night?
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Frank Black

learn these three songs by heart:
Sergei Wassiljewitsch Rachmaninow

Zohra

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Cure - Lullaby

Afrika Bambaataa

you wake up?

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

The Late Greats

you drive a car late at night?
Bing Crosby

Mouse On Mars

get these three pets:

Papagei (Klassiker) / Äffchen / Walfisch

Peter Kruder

a record you fell in love to
Nick Straker Band - A Walk In The Park

Ed Harcourt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Chet Baker - I Fall In Love Too Easily

VV Brown

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Erykah Badu - Orange Moon

Justice

5 favorite cities

P - A - R - I – S

Bill Callahan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Randy Newman - I Think It's Going To Rain Today

Pearly Gates

a record you fell in love to
Doris Day - A Secret Love

Port O'Brien

your boozed up anthem
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire

Caron Wheeler

a record you fell in love to
Stevie Wonder - Hey Love

Manuel Tur

your ultimate heartbreak song
Inner Life - I'm Caught Up (In A One Night Affair)

Mavis Staples

your party anthem
Aretha Franklin - Respect

Chromeo

No. 5
Prince - I Would Die 4 U

Panico

No. 2
The Modern Lovers - Original Modern Lovers

Rocko Schamoni

best day of the week in the city?

Donnerstag, wach genug für echte Action, aber ...

Tiga

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?

Is It Over Yet - This Sucks

Jimmy Edgar

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Tori Amos

Apache Beat

your party anthem
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)

Junior Boys

your guilty pleasure song

I live guilt free.

The Revenge

the song to be played at your funeral
Steely Dan - Do It Again

Little Jackie

your sunday morning song
Stevie Wonder - Have A Talk With God

Matthew Dear

take these three tools with you:

Guitar Tuner / Guitar / Guitar string cutter

Spinto Band

the song to be played at your funeral
Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Mélissa Laveaux

perfect anthem for Paris
Albin de la Simone - Elle fréquentait la rue pigalle

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Mediengruppe Telekommander - Mein Herz

Gilles Peterson

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nine Inch Nails

Parlour

a record you fell in love to
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

Alex Smoke

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

Tom Vek

5 favorite human inventions

musical instruments / cars / buildings / telephones / time

Tha 4orce

you are love sick?
Gang Starr - Lovesick

Duke Special

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Letter To Hermione

Treefight For Sunlight

your party anthem
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg - The Next Episode

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite fruits

Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach

Annie

you cook?
Nancy Sinatra - Kinky Love

When Saints Go Machine

you start a riot?
Deerhoof - The Tears And Music Of Love

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Candi Staton

you sit in the subway?
Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger

Lindstrom

you prepare for an important date?
Prince - Crazy You

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

Ruede Hagelstein

you meet your parents?
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

Saint Etienne

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beach Boys - All I Wanna Do

Kool Keith

record you were looking for the longest
Rick James - Super Freak

Fanfarlo

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

Orishas

you drive a car late at night?
Francisco Pancho Céspedes

Broken Social Scene

learn these three songs by heart:
Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage

Morpheus

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

Chikinki

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Van Morrison - Astral Weeks

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

your liberation anthem
Folke Rabe - What??

Dani Siciliano

a song that reminds your friends of you

I gotta ask my friend Olivia who is ...

Jimi Jamison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I dunno... aftershave, beers?

James Yorkston

the song to be played at your funeral
Go, The Mass Is Ended

Gary Numan

a song that reminds you of school
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Bush Tetras

you sit in a plane?
Manu Chao - Clandestino

Magic Arm

you prepare for an important date?
Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

Scout Niblett

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

Shine 2009

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Flipper's Guitar - Groove Tube

Munk

you are in the sauna?

Ich saune nie.

Fingerpicked

No. 12
Doug Paisley - Us And Them (Mojo, 2011)

Memory Band

you jog?
Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Kid Loco

you relax on a beach?
Kid Loco - Relaxin' With Cherry

Constance Amiot

first record you remember
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme

Magic Mike

first record you remember
The Jackson 5 - ABC

Captain Sensible

you are love sick?
Pentangle - Once I Had A Sweetheart

Future Beat Alliance

record you were looking for the longest
X Marks The Pedwalk - Solitude

Mark Richardson

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Motörhead - Killed By Death

The Juan MacLean

No. 2
Model 500 - No UFO’s /Industrial Lies

Luca C & Brigante

you are love sick?
Cat's Eyes - Love You Anyway

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you drive a car late at night?
Omar - Feeling You (Henrik Schwarz Remix)

The Diaphanoids

you are love sick?
Ryan Adams

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy

Sebastien Tellier

a song that reminds your friends of you
Pink Floyd - Sheep

John Klemmer

you sit in a plane?
Sade

Bosque Brown

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Mooner

No. 8
Rah Band - The Crunch & Beyond

Tahiti 80

you sit in a plane?
Colin Blunstone - Misty Roses

Trusme

perfect anthem for London

These days anything Dub Step.

A Mountain Of One

a record you fell in love to
Nick Drake - Riverman

Apiento

you relax on a beach?

Don't really listen to music on the ...

Adonis

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

Radio 4

your ultimate heartbreak song
Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long

Raul Midon

5 favorite drinks

Mineral water / Gin Tonic / Water / Cerveza dos equis ...

Prefuse 73

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Kathryn Williams

best concert you ever attended
Howe Gelb

Mark Archer

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Derrick May
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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

first record you bought

Probably a Salt-N-Pepa or Deee-Lite record.

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Doe Paoro

a song to seduce you
Mario – Braid My Hair

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Valery Gore

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Jeff Buckley - Everybody Here Wants You

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Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

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