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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

Zohra

5 favorite records
Tiefschwarz - Ghostrack

Mark Richardson

you go to a club?
Fake Blood - Fix Your Accent

Grizzly Bear

you fall asleep?
Jose Gonzales - Heartbeats

US3

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

Ian Hart

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

The Invisible

you cook?
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter 23

Jazzanova

first record you remember
Nicki der kleine weisse Hase

Hacienda

your boozed up anthem
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite records
Banda Black Rio - Greatest Hits

Dennis Kane

perfect anthem for New York
Gil Scott-Heron - New York City

Steve Mason

perfect anthem for Glasgow
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Ravi Shankar

Moonboots

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Waterboys - When Ye Go Away

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite ways to leave your lover

I Love You... that’s a difficult one!

The Project Club

you cook?
Jack Jones - Wives And Lovers (LP)

Linda Lewis

the song to be played at your funeral
Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow

Soul Mekanik

you are love sick?
Tone Theory - Limbo Of Vanished Possibilities

Howe Gelb

invite these three persons for a weekend:

Rainer / Pappy / Thelonious Monk

Miss Platnum

you make love?
Jimi Hendrix - Foxy Lady

Alexander Robotnick

you drive a car late at night?
Barry White - Let The Music Play

James Murphy

you ride a bicycle?
T. Rex - Jeepster

Erobique

your ultimate heartbreak song
Udo Jürgens - Ich weiss was ich will

Ilija Rudman

best concert you ever attended
Roy Ayers

Sumner Brothers

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

The Battle Of Land And Sea

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite books

Unzählbar.

Candi Staton

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
The Drifters - Up On The Roof

Theo Parrish

you come home from the club?

Silence. I don't want any noise. Like ...

Martin Rev

you want to get inspired?
Sun Ra

Alter Ego

a record you fell in love to
New Order - Crystal

Holger Czukay

you go to a club?

Geh ich zur Zeit nicht.

Caron Wheeler

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Michael Jackson - Rock With You

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you run naked through a cornfield?
Ramsey Lewis - Whisper Zone

Sven Väth

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Dieter Bohlen

Kris Menace

you watch girls go by?
Vikter Duplaix - Morning Fun

Hatcham Social

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Kooks

Al McKay

you wake up?
George Benson; Earl Kluth

Psychic Ills

you come home from the club?
Roy Orbison - In Dreams

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - Halloween

Fingerpicked

No. 14
Ides of March - Vehicle (Warner, 1970)

Suzanne Vega

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Mary J. Blige - Be Without You

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite records
Metallica - Fade To Black

Funkmasters

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

Marius Circus

best concert you ever attended
Gayngs

Kaos

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Lonnie Liston Smith - Expansions

Fabrizio Mammarella

first record you remember
Lucio Battisti - Il Veliero

Phil Mison

your sunday morning song
Pat Metheny - A Map Of The World

Ralphi Rosario

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Madonna - Bad Girl

Round Table Knights

you shop for shoes?
The Smiths - This Charming Man

Charlotte Hatherley

first record you bought
a-ha - Scoundrel Days

Morgan Geist

you want to disturb your neighbours?

You’re obviously not from NYC. Why don ...

The Loose Salute

your sunday morning song
John Phillips - April Ann

Modeselektor

5 favorite human inventions

das Handy / das Klo / das Geld / das Flugzeug ...

Heidi

you sit in a plane?

I don’t listen to music on a ...

Chris Coco

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

Thieves Like Us

best concert you ever attended
Spiritualized

Kathryn Williams

you jog?

I don’t jog.

Colder

No. 5
Skinny Puppy - Church

Osborne

perfect anthem for Detroit
Wood, Brass & Steel - Funkanova

Tridact

you drive a car late at night?
Model 500 - Ocean To Ocean (Instrumental)

Bing Ji Ling

a song that reminds your friends of you
Muppet Show Rowlf Sings - You and I And George

Howlin' Rain

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dig A Pony/ I Got A Feeling

Casual

perfect anthem for New York
Ed OG - The Big Business

Julia Franck

take these three CDs/records with you:
Arvo Pärt - Alina

Anni Rossi

5 favorite bands that hail from Minnesota

Hüsker Dü / Best Friends Forever / Prince / Bob ...

The Diaphanoids

you make love?
Ennio Morricone - The Love Theme from Nuovo Cinema Para...

Chikinki

best video clip you ever saw
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal

Max Essa

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - Forever In Bluejeans

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Little Sister - Somebody's Watching You

Lexx

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Shania Twain

Karl Bartos

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

Hannah Cohen

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

Bottin

No. 2

San Paulo, Guarulhos GRU. I’m not even ...

Robin Saville

you sit in the subway?
Ezekiel Honig - Concrete & Plastic

Loane

record you were looking for the longest

Mine!

Metronomy

perfect anthem for Devon
Ganja Kru - Super Sharp Shooter

Gnod

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something

Kinky

5 favorite animals

blue whale / panter / pig / dog / penguin

Jonathan Wilson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Guinnevere

Irvine Welsh

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

Fiona Daniel

you sit by a camp fire?
Bob Dylan

DJ Hell

you meet your parents?
Ricky Shayne - Mamy Blue

Sandro Perri

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben - Meu Glorioso Sao Cristovao

Max Romeo

first record you remember
Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin

David Holmes

you wake up?
Radiohead

Cosmo Vitelli

your party anthem
Bohannon

The Revenge

best Beatles song
The Beatles - The Long And Winding Road

Ray Mang

you relax on a beach?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Unconventional Science

the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End

Skull Defekts

get these three pets:

Shark / Owl / My friends Jerome & Mattias’ cat Misan

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite instruments

clavinet / aoelean pipes / piano / violins / cellos

Mirror Mirror

you walk in the rain?
Grace Jones - Walking In The Rain

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite magazines

Dwell / Domino / Nylon / Vogue / Rolling Stone

Seelenluft

your ultimate heartbreak song
Django Reinhardt - When Day Is Done

Brennan Green

you come home from the club?

No music, because chances are, the DJ was ...

Soft Rocks

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rinka - Boots Sex Dread

Lopazz

you prepare for an important date?

Gehe ich in mich und lenke mich nicht ...

Joakim

you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Neil Young - Out On The Weekend

Emmy The Great

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bright Eyes - Make War

Datarock

you cook?
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Blabber 'n Smoke

Chris Carrier

you prepare a candle light dinner?

Love cooking listening to any dub mix. 

Rainer Trüby

you meet your parents?
Mel Torme - Comin Home Baby

Yacht

No. 6
The Vandals - Fear Of A Punk Planet

Heavy

you drive a car late at night?
Herbie Hancock - Stars In Your Eyes

The Ones

your ultimate heartbreak song
Minnie Riperton - Love Hurts

Karl Culley

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Cat Stevens - Teaser And The Firecat

AM

No. 1
Arthur Verocai - Arthur Verocai

Kissey Asplund

your boozed up anthem
Blu & Exile - Dancing In The Rain

Bill Callahan

a record you fell in love to
Meat Puppets - Up On The Sun

Gary Lucas

a record you fell in love to
Richard & Linda Thompson - Wall Of Death

Chelonis R. Jones

you are on a football field?
The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain

My Morning Jacket

you wake up?
The Rascals - It's A Beautiful Morning

Horse Meat Disco

take these three games along:

Swingball: the only child's game of choice ...

Rocko Schamoni

favorite band hailing from the city?

Dackelblut

Kid Koala

you sit in a plane?
Kevin Renick - Up In The Air

The Bangles

you make love?
Stevie Wonder

Alva Noto

you run from the cops?
Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On

Matmos

learn these three songs by heart:
Hap Palmer - We Are Little Ants

Dego

you cook?
Krishna Shah - Shalimar OST

M.A.N.D.Y.

you fall asleep?
Brian Eno

Kurt Maloo

you drive into the country?
Peter Licht - Sonnendeck

Port O'Brien

you go to a club?
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance

Ewan Pearson

first record you bought
Laura Branigan - Self Control

Oneida

you play a game of chess?

Haven’t played chess in 10 years and ...

Cornelius

you ride a bicycle?
The Smiths - Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One...

Mooner

No. 2
Clara Mondshine - Memorymetropilos

The Emperor Machine

you rob a bank?
Heaven 17 - (We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Birdy Nam Nam

you relax on a beach?
Les Negresses Vertes - Voila l'été

Barbara Carlotti

best Jacques Brel song
Jacques Brel - Les vieux

Beppe Loda

the song to be played at your funeral
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9

Vashti Bunyan

subscribe to these three newspapers / magazines:

Guardian / Los Angeles Times / Uncut

Neon Heights

you ride a bicycle?
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - From South Africa To ...

Tiga

you sit in a plane?
Depeche Mode - Tora! Tora! Tora!

Rumer

your party anthem
Bill Withers - Use Me

No Age

you walk in the rain?
Brian Eno - Fullness Of The Wind

Ricardo Villalobos

a song that reminds your friends of you
Romanthony - The Wanderer

Tanya Stephens

you ride a bicycle?
Johnny P - Bike Back

Johnossi

favorite place to shag?

J: In my bed. Or... let’s say ...

The Rayographs

a record you fell in love to

A: Songs on compilations tapes. To say which ...

ESG

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

Sam Amidon

you prepare for an important date?
R. Kelly - 12 Play: Fourth Quarter

Sóley

your party anthem
Fela Kuti

Padded Cell

you take a bubble bath?
Kelley Polar - Love Songs Of The Hanging Gardens (LP)

Sandi Thom

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bernard Herrmann - The Theme From Psycho

Lo Fat Orchestra

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Der aktuelle Top Hit aus den Grossraumdiscos.

Wall-E

you come home from the club?
Cornelius - Brazil

Cypress Hill

perfect anthem for Los Angeles
2Pac - To Live And Die In LA

Efterklang

best concert you ever attended
Radiohead

Caribou

best Beatles song
Paul McCartney - Ram On

Valery Gore

you sit in the subway?
Bibio - Wake Up!

GusGus

you wake up?
Des'ree - Kissing You

Radio 4

perfect anthem for New York
The Velvet Underground - Waiting For The Man

Ost & Kjex

you ride a bicycle?
Mouse On Mars - Kanu

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

A Philips head screw driver / Some hand towels ...

Anna Kashfi

record you were looking for the longest
Jaibi - You Got Me

King Britt

first record you bought
AC/DC - Back In Black

Kathy Zimmer

perfect anthem for New York
Genesis - Back In New York City

Shine 2009

you play ping-pong?
The Telescopes - The Sleepwalk

Zwicker

you feel lonely?
Wim Mertens - Iris

Chromeo

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Bad

Holy Ghost!

you are love sick?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

El-P

you wake up?
Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you want to disturb your neighbours?

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

The Morning Benders

your sunday morning song
Nico - The Fairest Of The Seasons

Monday Michiru

you go to a club?

Whatever the DJ dishes out. 'Cuz I know ...

In Flagranti

you ride a bicycle?

I ride my bike in NY every day ...

Gwyneth Herbert

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Mamas & The Papas - Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Nocturnes

the song to be played at your funeral
John Maus - Forever And Ever

Art Brut

the song to be played at your funeral
Alan Silvestri - Back To The Future

VV Brown

you want to get inspired?
Gustavo Santaolalla & Ryuichi Sakamoto - Babel

Kinski

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Andreya Triana

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Lady Gaga - Poker Face

Luca C & Brigante

first record you remember
Harry Belafonte - Matilda

DJ Nature

first record you bought
T. Rex - Telegram Sam

Toby Tobias

the song to be played at your funeral
Prefab Sprout - Cars & Girls

Nedry

first record you bought
The Pogues - The Very Best Of The Pogues

Peter Kruder

you work in the garden?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

C. Gibbs

a song that reminds you of school
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)

The Earlies

last record bought
Townes Van Zandt - Live at the Old Quarter, Houston Tex...

Duke Special

your ultimate heartbreak song
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Zambri

you drive into the country?
Samuel Barber - Adagio For Strings

Nick Chacona

your party anthem
Aly-Us - Follow Me

Nils Frahm

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Cliff Martinez - Solaris

Newton Faulkner

first record you bought
Green Day - Dookie

Max Tundra

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

Travis

you destroy a hotel room?
Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Wooden Shjips

you come home from the club?
Terry Riley - Persian Surgery Dervishes

Kon & Amir

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Kelis - Caught Out There (I Hate You So Much Right Now)

Jackpot

you ride a bicycle?
Suicide - Ghostrider

Morningwood

you wake up?
Sparklehorse - Gold Day

Faust

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bob Dylan - Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid

Wolfmother

you had enough of this world?
Pink Floyd - Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

Kasper Bjorke

a song you wish you'd written yourself
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge

Smudo

you cook?
Louis Prima

Lydia Lunch

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Etta James - St James Infirmary

Ronny & Renzo

you float on an air mattress in the pool?
Vangelis

Empire Of The Sun

you take a bubble bath?
The Chordettes - Mr. Sandman

José James

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Isley Brothers - Mission To Please You

These New Puritans

you sit by the river?
Benjamin Britten

Trevor Jackson

you prepare for an important date?
Tribe Called Quest - Electric Relaxation

Chromatics

a song that reminds your friends of you
T. Rex

Drugstore

you sit by the river?

I do. I live next to the river ...

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

Circlesquare

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

The Bees

you play ping-pong?
Daft Punk - Around The World

Tha 4orce

you prepare for an important date?
The Temptations - Get Ready

Shitdisco

you run naked through a cornfield?
Hot Butter - The Popcorn Song

We Are Scientists

5 favorite months

September / October / November / April / May

Anne Clark

you cook?

Anything with a wicked Latino rhythm.

Pyrolator

5 favorite movies

Zu viele.

Sharon van Etten

you come home from the club?
Mogwai

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite records
Elvis Presley - Snowbird

Magic Arm

you camp in the desert?
Ennio Morricone

Lucky Luke

your boozed up anthem
Neil Young - Barstool Blues

Simone White

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Cure - Disintegration

Bob Power

you make breakfast?
The Beatles - Getting Better

Dani Siciliano

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman

Whitehouse

first record you remember
Yoko Ono - Fly

Ada

get these three pets:

Pony / Kuh / Huhn

Dillon

you are on the tour bus?
Beyoncé - Hello

Jimi Jamison

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

Yellowman

a song that reminds you of school
The Wailers - Love And Affection

Social Disco Club

No. 5
The Persuader - Slussen (Go Dub Mix by Erot)

Lisbee Stainton

a song that reminds your friends of you
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full Of Lead

Beautiful Swimmers

you walk in the rain?
Flash & The Pan - Walking In The Rain

Tom Vek

5 favorite records
Lamb - Fear Of Fours

Higamos Hogamos

you stay in bed?
New Order - The Perfect Kiss

Still Going

your party anthem
James Brown

DJ Nu-Mark

best Marley Marl track
MC Shan - The Bridge

J Rawls

5 favorite books

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

Devendra Banhart

you relax on a beach?
The Icarus Line

Cajun Dance Party

a record you fell in love to
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Jacques Renault

No. 11
The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Prince - Sign Of The Times

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you walk in the rain?
My Bloody Valentine - Nothing Much To Lose

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite records
Flat Duo Jets - Go Go Harlem Baby

The Jackets

a record you fell in love to
The Gun Club - The Las Vegas Story

Coldplay

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

A Mountain Of One

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Because

Gary Numan

your ultimate heartbreak song
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Mugwump

you relax on a beach?
Talk Talk - The Colour Of Spring

Cazals

your party anthem
Ike & Tina Turner - Nutbush City Limits

Division Of Laura Lee

you come home from the club?
Marvin Gaye - You Sure Love To Ball

Adonis

your party anthem
Kool & The Gang - Celebration

Dave Clarke

a song that reminds you of school
XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

Good Shoes

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Regina Spektor - Soviet Kitsch

Fol Chen

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Innocence Mission - Keeping Awake

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Ray Barreto - Eye Of The Beholder

Tindersticks

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Kevin Saunderson

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

That would probably be the governor.

Invisible Conga People

you are love sick?
Yura Yura Teikoku - Taiyou No Shiroi Kona

Whomadewho

5 favorite cities

Barcelona / Berlin / New York / London / St. Petersburg

Broken Social Scene

take these three CDs/records with you:
Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us...

Kool & The Gang

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

The Late Greats

you drive a car late at night?
Bing Crosby

Tiago

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

Lone Wolf

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Jason Molina - It's Easier Now

Meret Becker

a record you fell in love to
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

The Miserable Rich

you make love?
Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden

Kissogram

your sunday morning song
Smog - Our Anniversary

Lail Arad

you make love?
Salt 'n' Pepa - Let's Talk About Sex

First Aid Kit

you drive a car late at night?
Gary Numan - Cars

Natalie Tusia Beridze

which person from the city you like the most?

I couldn't name less then at least ...

Black Angels

the song to be played at your funeral
The Doors - The End

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you make love?

I prefer to fuck to silence, and the ...

Architeq

you walk through a dark forest?
The Beta Band - Dr. Baker

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite records
Chrome - Half Machine Lip Moves

Seether

No. 9
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Pacifika

you go to a club?

Lots of beats, baby, beats!

Boozoo Bajou


Top 10 favourite LPs of all time

Studio

a song that reminds your friends of you
Hawkwind - Hurry On Sundown

Peter Broderick

first record you remember
Nirvana - Nevermind

Dan Michaelson

a song that reminds your friends of you
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Leon Ware

your liberation anthem
Marvin Gaye - Turn On Some Music

Heidi Happy

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

Minus 8

you wake up?
Baby Blak - Wake Up

Motor City Drum Ensemble

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Trans Europa Express

Mavis Staples

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - Got To Give It Up

Ian Pooley

you take a bubble bath?
Eggstone - Vive La Difference

Daniel Wang

first record you bought
John Williams - Theme From Close Encounters Of The Thir...

Ora Cogan

you make breakfast?
The Staple Singers - Respect Yourself

Ame

you eat a cucumber?
Stevie Wonder - Summer Soft

Renegade Soundwave

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

Tracey Thorn

your ultimate heartbreak song
Culture Club - Victims

Azari & III

you sit in a plane?
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds

Apache Beat

a song that reminds you of school
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Melanie C

5 favorite cartoon characters

Cartman / Bugs Bunny / Forghorn Leghorn / Nemo / Bart Simpson

Todd Terje

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Double - Woman Of The World

Frank Black

start to learn these three things:

photography (we’ll need a creative outlet.) / ancient ...

Peanut Butter Wolf

perfect anthem for San Francisco
Sly & The Family Stone

DJ Kent

you feel like 1982?
Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Jakob der Lügner

you are on a football field?
Rachel Stevens - Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex

A Guy Called Gerald

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Sade - Love Is Stronger Than Pride

Pearly Gates

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Su...

Richard Norris

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

The Hidden Cameras

a song that reminds you of school
Depeche Mode

Brasstronaut

you come home from the club?
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Moonlight In Vermon...

Xiu Xiu

take these three CDs/records with you:

a complete box set of islamic music / a ...

Odawas

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

Lindstrom

you fall asleep?
Wings - London Town

Audie Darling

where was your first flat?

Although I grew up here, as soon as ...

Defend Moscow

perfect anthem for Romford
Underworld - Born Slippy

Final Fantasy

you play lego?
Björk - Debut

Rebelski

you go to a club?
The Jacksons - Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)

Memory Band

you go to a club?
Clipse

Chateau Flight

perfect song for jogging
Deux - Paris Orly

Brothers Of End

you prepare for an important date?
Althea & Donna - If You Don't Love Jah

Jesse Lenat

you run naked through a cornfield?
Jesse Lenat - Luna

Justice

5 favorite drinks

Coca Cola / Breizh Cola /Afri Cola /Muslim Cola ...

Aaron Wright

best Beatles song
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping

Gemma Ray

you take a bubble bath?
Leonard Cohen - Who By Fire

Camille

you go to a club?

I like it tight and groovy. Maybe some ...

Ingrid Olava

best movie that takes place in the city?

«Reprise» by Joakim Trier. Excellent!

Saint Etienne

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Kooks

Bettye Lavette

a song that reminds you of school
The Miracles - Way Over There

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite records
African Head Charge - My Life In A Hole In The Ground

The Priscillas

take these three DVDs along:

K: «Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?» by the ...

Droog

you are love sick?
The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma

Richard Hawley

5 favorite records
Jim Reeves - Welcome To My World

James Pants

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Seeds - A Faded Picture

Future Beat Alliance

the song to be played at your funeral
Queens Of The Stone Age - No One Knows

Simple Kid

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Eminem - Stan

Alan Oldham

No. 2
«Mister X»

Captain Sensible

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

Lucky Soul

you make love?
John Cage - 4:33

A Touch Of Class

you meet your parents?
Miss Kittin & Golden Boy - Mommy Can I Go Out And Kill ...

Architecture In Helsinki

your boozed up anthem
Glass Candy - Rolling Down The Hills

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you

Ampo: No idea.

Thievery Corporation

you make love?

I dont really care, it could even be ...

Marcus Bonfanti

best concert you ever attended
Tom Waits

Mr Scruff

you come home from the club?
Charlie Mitchell - After Hours

Alela Diane

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay

Ilya Santana

you make love?

I don't listen to music when I ...

DJ Touché

No. 4

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

Fanfarlo

your ultimate heartbreak song
Le Mans - Buenos Días, Corazón

Brian Jackson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Donald Byrd - A New Perspective

Shawn Lee

best concert you ever attended
Badly Drawn Boy

The Golden Filter

you drive a car late at night?
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Stagger Lee

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite records
Various - Miami Sound: Rare Funk & Soul from Miami Flor...

Luke Haines

5 favorite instruments

Inquisition Rack / Guillotine / Scalpel / Garrott / Penny whistle

Minotaur Shock

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Gonzales - Presidential Suite

Ashley Beedle

you go to a club?
Half Pint - Greetings

Mark Archer

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Jamiroquai - Mr Moon

Leroy Burgess

best soundtrack ever
Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver

Afrika Bambaataa

you wake up?

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

Alex Smoke

you drive a car late at night?
Aphex Twin

Matthew Herbert

take these three DVDs along:

Norman McLaren collected works / «Secretary» / «Top Hat» by ...

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite personal victories

The birth of my daughter in 2006 / Doing ...

Jacob Golden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything on American corporate radio will pretty much ...

White Denim

you come home from the club?
Herbie Hancock - Rain Dance

Bomb The Bass

a song that reminds you of school
Madness - One Step Beyond

Justus Köhncke

first record you remember
The Velvet Underground

Woodpigeon

you prepare for an important date?
Queen - I Want To Break Free

Leo Zero

your guilty pleasure song
Orson - No Tomorrow

N.A.S.A.

you feel like 1982?
The Human League - Don't You Want Me

Soul Clap

best soundtrack ever
«The Bodyguard»

DJ Vadim

your party anthem
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)

Electric 6

you ride a bicycle?
Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody

Erol Alkan

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

Emma Tricca

best concert you ever attended
Seasick Steve

Moving Units

you sit in a plane?

White static.

Dennis Bovell

you are love sick?
Janet Kay - Silly Games

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Headless Heroes

you run from the cops?
Roy Ayers - Running Away

Love Inks

your party anthem
Outkast - The Love Below

Kelli Ali

you come home from the club?
The Velvet Underground - Venus In Furs

Orishas

you watch girls go by?
Marc Anthony - Valio La Pena

Kool Keith

you ride a bicycle?
Cameo - Single Life

Jesh

No. 4
The Beatles - White Album

Omar

your liberation anthem
The South African national anthem

Pink Skull

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

Horace Andy

No. 6
Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

Shakespeares Sister

your party anthem
Donna Summer - I Feel Love

Olafur Arnalds

first record you bought
2Pac - Greatest Hits

Bit-tuner

take these three tools with you:

Jagd-Messer (mit Messer ist besser!) / Schaufel (um den ...

Justine D

you go to a club?
House Of House - Rushing To Paradise

Karolina Stenstöm

favorite building?

Stadsbiblioteket (the city library)

Marc Romboy

you meet your parents?
Oasis

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Tal Weiss

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Vol. 4 (Ethio Jazz & Musiq...

Tony Carrasco

perfect anthem for New York
Liza Minnelli - New York, New York

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yo! MTV Raps theme music

Munk

you wake up?
Deutsche Nationalhymne

Dominique Leone

start to learn these three things:

Spanish / Quantum Physics / The ins and outs of ...

Manuel Tur

a record you fell in love to
Donna Summer - I Remember Yesterday

Daddy-O

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Papst & Abstinenzler

you feel like 1982?
ABC - The Look Of Love

Whirlwind Heat

you prepare for an important date?
Michael Jackson - Bad

Our Broken Garden

you take a bubble bath?
Chimes & Bells - Stand Still

Mark E.

you relax on a beach?

José Padilla mixtapes.

Ratatat

your boozed up anthem
Jadakiss - We Gon' Make It

Charles Webster

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Henry Purcell - Music For The Funeral Of Queen Mary

We Are Wolves

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

riding my bike / cute girls at rock shows ...

Glass Candy

first record you bought
Bryan Adams - Reckless

Dynamite Deluxe

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Fantan Mojah - Hail The King

Everything Everything

you come home from the club?
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes

Howling Bells

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Hunches - Actors

David Morales

you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman

Air

best video clip you ever saw
Duran Duran - The Reflex

Terence Bernardo

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Beach Boys - Til I Die

Treefight For Sunlight

your guilty pleasure song
All Saints - Never Ever

DJ Cherrystones

you relax on a beach?
Relatively Clean Rivers - Hello Sunshine

Yuck

you miss London?
Male Bonding - Year's Not Long

Michael Reinboth

you come home from the club?
Minnie Riperton - Les Fleurs

Mystery Jets

you wake up?
Patrick Wolf - To The Lighthouse

Jean-Michel Jarre

the song to be played at your funeral
Marilyn Manson

Lotte Kestner

a record you fell in love to
Kings Of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street

Dollskabeat

you sit in the subway?
Ultramagnetic MC's - Ego Trippin'

Living Things

you are stoned?
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Dwele

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pharcyde - Passin' Me By

Marit Bergman

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Witchita Lineman

Bosque Brown

perfect anthem for Denton
Centro-Matic - Too Much Downtime

Bush Tetras

you paint your apartment?
David Bowie

Morpheus

your boozed up anthem
Earl Zinger - I Can't Get You Out Of My Bed

Matthew Dear

perfect anthem for Detroit
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams

Dinky

5 favorite personal tragedies

Having to leave New York because of my ...

Wooden Birds

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Magnetic Fields - The Dreaming Moon

Rich Medina

perfect anthem for Philadelphia
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger

DJ Mehdi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Bob Dylan - It Ain't Me, Babe

Pilooski

the song to be played at your funeral
Drexciya

Sarah Jaffe

perfect anthem for Denton
Midlake - Roscoe

Michael Mayer

your sunday morning song
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

Belle & Sebastian

you meet your parents?
Richard Thompson - Vincent Black Lightning

Angel Deradoorian

your sunday morning song

Tunisian classical music.

Black Devil Disco Club

you jog?

In my dreams, listening to the anthem from ...

Ruede Hagelstein

5 favorite instruments

Ableton Live / Piano / Rhodes / Gitarre / Saxophon

Jill Jones

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should've Come Over

Nicole Willis

first record you bought
The 5th Dimension - Age Of Aquarius

Magic Mike

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Planet Patrol - Play At Your Own Risk

Race Horses

you fall asleep?
Super Furry Animals - Cryndod Yn Dy Lais

New Young Pony Club

you run from the cops?
KRS-One - Sound Of Da Police

Constance Amiot

a song that reminds you of school
Biz Markie - Just A Friend

Stratus

your sunday morning song
The Kinks - Are The Village Green Preservation Society

Mélissa Laveaux

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

Mechanical Bride

your party anthem
The Chips - Rubber Biscuit

The Fray

favorite band hailing from the city?
Meese

Sebastien Tellier

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Snoop Dogg - Beautiful

Gossip

you make breakfast?
Nas - Life's A Bitch

Polly Scattergood

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Band Of Horses - Is There A Ghost

Dollboy

first record you remember
Duke Ellington - Copout Extension

Luke Solomon

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Dogs / falling out of the car door when ...

Fan Death

a record you fell in love to
The Creatures - A Bestiary Of

Annie

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Green Velvet - Flash

Kalabrese

record you were looking for the longest
Gemini - Swimmin' With Sharks

George Duke

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Four And More

Slove

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Vladimir Kosma - Promenade Sentimentale

Bodies Of Water

a record you fell in love to
Hank Williams

Senor Coconut

you wake up?
The Beatles - Something

Boom Bip

you stay in bed?
Art Blakey - The Summit

Like A Stuntman

5 favorite records
Yo La Tengo - Elctr-O-Pura

Stefan Goldmann

you make love?

Das hängt von der Liebe ab. Manchmal ...

John Klemmer

you watch girls go by?

I don’t watch girls go by. I ...

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

Cosey: I don't have one in particular ...

Baikonour

the song to be played at your funeral
Popol Vuh - Love Life Death

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

Paul Frick

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Tiergarten (Supermayer Remix)

Morton Valence

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

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

My laptop computer / headphones / my wallet that is ...

Jimmy Edgar

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Tori Amos

James Yorkston

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Lord, almost anything current and popular. Autotune.

Nicky Siano

you fall asleep?

I like the quiet when I fall asleep ...

Raul Midon

5 favorite moments in time

any day on the sea / waking up every ...

Fujiya & Miyagi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Bill Brewster

you prepare for an important date?
Wham! - Young Guns (Go For It)

Telephones

you sit in the subway?
Bjorn Torske - Limb-Fu

Little Jackie

you stay in bed?
MGMT - Electric Feel

Malachai

5 favorite movies

«Steptoe and Son Ride Again» by Peter Sykes ...

Van She

5 favorite remixes
Cassius - Rock Number One (K.I.M. Remix)

My Bee's Garden

a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You

Stephan Remmler

best concert you ever attended
ZZ Top

Woolfy

best video clip you ever saw

«Flea Market Montgomery - Long Version» on Youtube. «It ...

John Foxx

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

Andy Gill

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Paul Weller

Plum

take these three CDs/records with you:
Justice - Justice

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

record you were looking for the longest
Kevin Coyne & Dagmar Krause - Babble

Comanechi

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
The Make Up - I Want Some

Gilles Peterson

you relax on a beach?
Jackie Mittoo

Trentemoller

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

Ed Harcourt

you cook?
Louis Prima

Chrome Hoof

you come home from the club?
Aqua - Barbie Girl

Cosmin TRG

you miss Bucharest?
Proem - Romanian Vegetable Platter

Doe Paoro

a song that reminds your friends of you
Mary J Blige – I’m Going Down

Sibrydion

best Beatles song
The Beatles - In My Life

Scout Niblett

your ultimate heartbreak song
Pixies - Hey

Apiento

you surf the internet?

Can I choose something from my own blog ...

Alexandra Hope

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sian Alice Group - Motionless

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite sports team?

The national handball team.

Explosions In The Sky

5 favorite records
Cannibal Ox - The Cold Vein

Franz Nicolay

you fall asleep?
Mark Eitzel - Everything Is Beautiful

Bill Adler

a song that reminds you of school
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels - Devil With A Blue Dr...

Telepopmusik

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Telepopmusik - Breathe

Ben Watt

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bill Evans - Everybody Digs Bill Evans

Syd Matters

you make love?
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite restaurants

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

KT Tunstall

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test

Rod Thomas

a song that reminds you of school
The Cardigans - Sick And Tired

Interpol

you pretend to be married?
Manu Chao - Je Ne t'aime Plus

Mouse On Mars

take these three books along:

Martin Handford: «Wo Ist Walter» / Tom Baccei & Cheri ...

Georg Levin

you ride a bicycle?
Joni Mitchell - Help Me

Mungolian Jetset

you are in a depressive mood?
Bee Gees

Lhasa

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life

My life isn’t over yet.

Joan As Police Woman

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Bad Brains - Banned In D.C.

Lloyd Cole

a song that reminds you of school
Alice Cooper - School's Out

Trans Am

you work in the garden?

Have you ever worked in the garden? Bad ...

Wally Badarou

first record you bought
James Brown - Escape-ism

Bobbito Garcia

you drive a car late at night?

I don’t drive, I only ride my ...

John Daly

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

The Soulsavers

you wake up?
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go to a club?
Zongamin - Serious Trouble

When Saints Go Machine

you make love?
Nico - Chelsea Girl

Spinto Band

your guilty pleasure song

I don't believe in guilty pleasure music ...

Trusme

a song that reminds you of school
Prodigy - Experience

Erik Truffaz

No. 2
The Beatles - The Blue Album

Wolf People

your boozed up anthem
The Rattles - Geraldine

Marissa Nadler

you drive a car late at night?
Dungen

Editors

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

Riccio

perfect anthem for Bologna
Candi Staton - When You Wake Up Tomorrow

Jay Jay Johanson

you run naked through a cornfield?
Michael Nyman - A Zed & Two Noughts (OST)

Blow Monkeys

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Blow Monkeys - Digging Your Scene

Chuck D

you make love?

60’s music.

Prefuse 73

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Nas

Vetiver

first record you remember
Popeye: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Swahili Blonde

you make breakfast?
Irene Cara - Hot Lunch Jam

Barn Owl

your guilty pleasure song
ASAP Rocky - Peso

Young Knives

first record you remember
Shakin' Stephens - Green Door

White Hinterland

your sunday morning song
Duke Ellington - Fleurette Africain

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite personal tragedies

Radio 1 / NME / London / T in the park ...

Defari

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Marvin Gaye - If I Should Die Tonight

Turzi

your sunday morning song
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

Al Kent

first record you bought
The Specials - Gangsters

Windsurf

your boozed up anthem
Herb Alpert - Rise

Anja Schneider

the song to be played at your funeral
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Glimpse

5 favorite personal victories

my daughter Lola / doing exactly what I want ...

Terry Lynn

favorite building?

Island Life Plaza Shopping Centre. Very abstract building ...

Million Stylez

favorite place to shag?

In my bedroom with my empress.

Panico

No. 10
Antipop Consortium - Tragic Epilogue

The Good Natured

start to learn these three things:

How to knit (well) / how to complete a ...

Junior Boys

a song everyone should hear
Mantler - Lately I'm Sad

Parlour

first record you remember
Ralph Lundsten - Svit Elektroniskt Dragspel

Au Revoir Simone

you drive a car late at night?
Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme

Clare & The Reasons

you sit in a plane?
Van Dyke Parks - Vine Street

Bloc Party

you destroy a hotel room?
The Beatles - Maxwell's Silver Hammer

Beverley Knight

you wake up?
Earth, Wind & Fire - September

Gravenhurst

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Empty Set

Wordsworth

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you fall asleep?
TV On The Radio - Dreams

Molly Wagger

you rob a bank?
Blues Brothers - Peter Gunn Theme

The Shortwave Set

your liberation anthem
Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

Cosmo

5 favorite records
Charles Mingus - The Black Saint And the Sinner Lady

Cortney Tidwell

No. 5
Depeche Mode - Black Celebration

Sondre Lerche

you sit in the subway?
Pavement - You Are A Light

The Phantom Band

a song that reminds your friends of you
The Rolling Stones - Rocks Off

Penguin Prison

best concert you ever attended
Prince

Pepe Bradock

you destroy a hotel room?
Lonnie Liston Smith - Expansions

Hannah Scott

your sunday morning song
Paolo Nutini - Coming Up Easy

Kid Loco

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

Micah P. Hinson

first record you bought
Depeche Mode - Violator

Prince Language

you run from the cops?
KRS-One - Outta Here

Oyvind Morken

the song to be played at your funeral
Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kr...

!!!

the song to be played at your funeral
Bread - The Guitar Man

Pastor

you walk through a dark forest?
Michael Bolton - Can I Touch You... There?

Eagles Of Death Metal

you go to a club?
Josh Wink - Higher State Of Consciousness

Yoav

best soundtrack ever
«Romeo and Juliet»

Tim Mälzer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Blur - Song 2

CALLmeKAT


I was born in Copenhagen. Didn’t live ...

Glen Johnson

perfect anthem for London
Piano Magic - I Must Leave London

Tim Sweeney

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

Bebel Gilberto

best soundtrack ever
John Williams - E.T.
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Issue 6

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

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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 ...

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Hannah Cohen

your party anthem
ESG - A South Bronx Story

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Doe Paoro

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No (I Got Life)

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Valery Gore

you sit by a camp fire?
Ellen McIlwaine - Can't Find My Way Home (Steve Winwood cover)

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Sarah Jaffe

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

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