Sunday, May 25, 2008

Soundtrack to my Life

VCU Girl brought up an interesting idea. VCU Girl is also on my shit list because she just sang the theme song to me and I can't fucking get it out of my head.

Anyway, back to VCU Girl's interesting idea. What would the soundtrack to my life be? So I decided I'd try to come up with exactly what that would be.

I tried to keep the songs in order, much like they would be on a soundtrack to a movie. Keep in mind, these aren't necessarily songs I like. In fact, in some circumstances, they might be songs I absolutely hate, but perhaps someone I loved loved the band, and couldn't help being a collegiate conformist douchebag. In other cases, it might be a song that was on the radio at a memorable time in my life. Or perhaps it's a song that I sang loudly and drunkenly with a group of beloved girlfriends every single night for an entire summer.

It's not necessarily a soundtrack anyone would ever want to buy, but nonetheless, it's mine.

Also, I obviously could probably have made it a longer list, but then, soundtracks have limits.

1. Toreador Song from Bizet's Carmen
2. High Flying Adored from Evita by Andrew Lloyd Weber
3. I Love Rock & Roll- Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
4. Tapestry- Carole King
5. Not Getting Married- from the Sondheim Musical, Company.
6. Galileo- Indigo Girls
7. Satellite- Dave Matthews Band
8. St. Stephen- Grateful Dead
9. Solsbury Hill- Peter Gabriel
10. Billy Jean- Michael Jackson
11. Get Out The Map- Indigo Girls
12. No Frontiers -Mary Black
13. A Long December- Counting Crows
14. Nobody's Side- From the musical Chess
15. Since U Been Gone- Kelly Clarkson
16. Defying Gravity- from the musical Wicked
17. What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? Rosemary Clooney
18. Blue Eyes- Cary Brothers

I call meme. Get to it.


VCUgirl said...

"F-R-E-E that spells 'FREE' credit bay-be."

rem said...

kudos on getting it down to 18 songs. that's a challenge.

Harmless Error said...

I'm definitely doing this. Tomorrow.

Mr. Saddle Shoes said...

VCUGirl's advice sounds like an old episode of Ally McBeal; however, that advice was for someone far more neurotic than Grace.

biff said...

You forgot: Mr. Roboto - Styx.

VCUgirl said...

1. Yellow- Coldplay
2. Puff the Magic Dragon- Peter, Paul and Mary
3. Saying Goodbye- Sugarcult
4. Close Your Eyes- Jump, Little Children
5. A Whiter Shade of Pale- Procol Harem
6. Marching Bands of Manhattan- Death Cab for Cutie
7. I Will follow You Into the Dark- Death Cab for Cutie
8. Think of Me- From the musical Phantom of the Opera (sung by Emmy Rossum)
9. Summer Skin- Death Cab for Cutie
10.Green Eyes- Coldplay
11. Warning Sign- Coldplay
12. Misery Business- Paramore
13. Transatlanticism- Death Cab for Cutie
14. This Place is a Prison- Postal Service
15. Honestly- Cary Brothers
16. Easier to Lie- Aqualung
17. Thrash Unreal- Against Me!
18. Star Mile- Joshua Radin
19. A Movie Script Ending- Death Cab for Cutie
20. Don't Stop Believing- Journey
21. Jessie's Girl- Rick Springfield
22. The Ice is Getting Thinner- Death Cab for Cutie

It's more a two disk set.. But that's ok. Next is "The Number One Hit's of VCU girl's life!"

ArmyGirl said...

VCUGirl has a long list. There aren't a lot of songs for my life. I might need to write some.

This is mine.

1. World – Five for Fighting
2. My Vietnam - Pink
3. Someone Like You – Shawn Colvin
4. Makes Me Wonder – Maroon Five
5. When the Stars Go Blue – Tim McGraw
6. Taps – US Army Ceremonial Band
7. With Arms Wide Open – Creed
8. Jive Talkin – Bee Gees
9. Coming Home – The 88
10. I’ll the Things I’ve Done – The Killers
11. I Kissed a Girl – Katy Perry
12. Gravity – Jon Mayer
13. Home – Michael Buble
14. Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
15. Imagine That – Melissa Etheridge

lilly said...

1. The Power of Love- Celine Dion.
2. It's All Coming Back to Me Now- Celine Dion.
3. That's the Way It Is- Celine Dion.
4. A New Day- Celine Dion
5. Feliz Navidad- Celine Dion
6. I'm Alive- Celine Dion
7. To Love You More- Celine Dion.


WC law mom said...

Aw... Get Out the Map... I LOVE that song. Now I have to get on itunes and replace my lost copy of that... well, better that song stuck in my head than the free credit song...