Which song do you listen to when...
you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Michael Jackson - Beat It
Makes me want to dance - how could I sleep?
you come home from the club?
you take a bubble bath?
Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No.1
Super calming and beautiful.
you sit by a camp fire?
Speck Mountain - Hey Moon
It's such an outdoors song, a nature song.
you prepare a candle light dinner?
Any song really... just classice
you go to a club?
Any song! Super fun throwback 80s beats, great voice.
you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beatles - Free As A Bird
Haha, I couldn't think of a better song.
you prepare for an important date?
She Keeps Bees - You Can Tell
Super righteous, positive, independent, fun to sing to.
you want to disturb your neighbours?
PJ Harvey - Rid Of Me
I love singing really loud to this. She's such a force – vocally centered dynamite.
you drive a car late at night?
Anything by them. Really slow and contemplative
you drive into the country?
Blaze Foley - Clay Pidgeons
Some nice country without too much twang – and great stories to meditate on.
you go fishing?
Vashti Bunyan - If I Were
A song about all the «what ifs», makes me contemplate life and decisions. Very pretty, slow, but not sad.
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
I can't help but think of that Rocky scene.
you are love sick?
Sybille Baier - Forget About
you make love?
Portishead - Only You
Heavy beats, but slow and sexy.
you paint your apartment?
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
you meet your parents?
The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
It's me and my dad's song.
you sit in a plane?
Bob Dylan - Sarah
Every song of his feels like a traveling song to me.
you sit by the river?
Otis Redding - (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
Perfect way to watch water.
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Swans - Children Of God
Super dark, heavy and anxious.
you sit in the subway?
Orchestral Maneouvres In The Dark - Messages
Poppy but really thoughtful. Great for waiting and nodding your head.
you wake up?
Richard & Linda Thompson - Pour Down Like Silver
Really dark and uplifting
you walk in the rain?
Diane Cluck - Easy To Be Around
I love the rain, and I love thinking about Diane's writing. She's a genius to me.
a song that reminds you of school
Lemonheads - It's A Shame About Ray
My sister Jess and I were obsessed with Evan Dando.
best concert you ever attended
your boozed up anthem
Journey - Separate Ways
a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Ronnie Spector - You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory
record you were looking for the longest
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Dazzle Ships
a record you fell in love to
Radiohead - OK Computer
My first boyfriend and I would take drives, smoke cigarettes, and listen to it on repeat.
first record you remember
Leslie Gore - You Don't Own Me
I sang it with my mother and my sisters growing up.
the song to be played at your funeral
Nick Drake - Which Will
a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Diane Cluck - I'm Your Here I Am
your ultimate heartbreak song
Jackie DeShannon - Needles & Pins
Best Leonard Cohen song?
Leonard Cohen - Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye
perfect anthem for New York
Queen - We Are The Champions
your party anthem
Ratatat - Wildcat
first record you bought
a song that reminds your friends of you
Bell Biv Devoe - Poison
a song you would use as a ring-tone
The Carpenters - Superstar
a song you would send over the ocean
Glass Ghost - Like A Diamond
your sunday morning song
The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday
a song you wish you'd written yourself
Shilpa Ray - Mr Goodbar
This song is so badass, and self admitting, and doubtful, and strong. Her voice kills me!