Which song do you listen to when...
you feel like 1982?
Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper
Didn't go for the obvious. But this was on a lot in the house I grew up in 82'.
you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge
I think we've all been there.
you come home from the club?
Balearic Mike & Kelvin Andrews - Down To The Sea & Back (LP)
The best compilation full of Balearic goodness.
you take a bubble bath?
Model 500 - Starlight (Echospace Dub)
you relax on a beach?
The Project Club - Beginnings
I've listened and played this on a beach a number of times... It works.
you ride a bicycle?
Trans AM - First Words
I ride a fixie in the city of London. This song sums it up for me at the moment.
you camp in the desert?
The Doors - Riders On The Storm
you go to a club?
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray (Paradise Ballroom Mix)
Unbeatable Classic. And an amazing remix by Frankie Knuckles.
Jack Jones - Wives And Lovers (LP)
you run from the cops?
The Clash - London Calling
The Specials - Ghost Town
My soundtrack to a good riot.
you run naked through a cornfield?
The Beloved - The Sun Rising (Gentle Night Mix)
I was once naked on a beach to this record. Just need to change scenery.
you eat a cucumber?
Liam Lynch - United States Of Whatever
you prepare for an important date?
Goldfrapp - Strict Machine
you are in a depressive mood?
Mazzy Star - Fade Into You
One of the saddest songs in the world.
you destroy a hotel room?
Ludwig van Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata
I've taken a more Scorsese approach to utter destruction. Think slow motion destruction of a hotel room in HD.
you want to disturb your neighbours?
Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen
you drive a car late at night?
Gary Numan - Cars
you drive into the country?
Bread - Make It With You
One of my all time favourites. Simply perfect.
you fall asleep?
Sub Sub - Past
I've drifted off on the beach to this a thousand times over.... Just perfect.
you go fishing?
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left (LP)
True Genius... Also have fished to this album.
you are on a football field?
Neu! - Für Immer
you watch girls go by?
The Karminsky Experience Inc. - Departures
Leftfield - Song Of Life
you had enough of this world?
Beck - Lost Cause
you play lego?
Harald Grosskopf - Synthesist (LP)
you are love sick?
Elbow - Great Expectations
The first song I shared with my girlfriend in the back of a London Taxi many years ago...
you make breakfast?
The Carpenters - Top Of The World
you make love?
Kool & The Gang - Summer Madness
Just the sexiest song in the world.
you walk the cat walk?
Aaron Neville - Hercules
Pure attitude. Bigness. Bounding down that catwalk.
you paint your apartment?
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing (LP)
Incredible album. I've painted many rooms to this...
you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jean Luc Ponty - Computer Incantations For World Peace
you meet your parents?
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
Soundtrack to my childhood.
you play ping-pong?
Kraftwerk - Popcorn
Works with Ping Pong, non?
you sit in a plane?
Air - Universal Traveler
This song has taken me on many journeys across the world.
you have to answer an elusive questionnaire?
Pink Floyd - Time
Because that was what I was listening to whilst doing this Q&A.
you sell crack cocaine to teenagers?
Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
File under: Spike Lee and my love for his films.
you wash the windows of a skyscraper?
Sil - Windows (Detroit Mix)
Word Association, but a somewhat forgotten classic.
you smuggle diamonds?
Stephen Stills - Treetop Flyer
Great track. So fitting to the question.
you solve difficult mathematical tasks?
Richard Wagner - The Ride Of The Valkyries
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
John Carpenter - The Fog (Original Soundtrack)
you are stoned?
Peter Cook & Dudley Moore present Derek & Clive (Live)
This makes me cry with laughter... Just too god damn funny!
you sit in the subway?
Mirwais - Disco Science
Dark, edgy vibes. I don't like subways. Gives me the fear.
you surf the internet?
Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygene Part IV
The internet was made by Jean-Michel Jarre. He does it part-time now.
you are on the tour bus?
LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends
you wake up?
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
Just puts you in that mood...
you wash your hair?
Paul Anka - Mr. Brightside
You gotta love a modern re-work in a big band kinda way... Amazing!
you need to get work done?
Desmond Dekker - You Can Get It If You Really Want
you work in the garden?
DJ Food - Minitoka
Questions answered by: Steve Lee