Friday, June 24, 2005

Summer Mix

I can hear the Atlantic echo back
roller coaster screams from summers past.
-Ben Gibbard

Summer. Never so beautiful and full of promise as it is in your memories. This mix is for those who long for summers past.

Side A

1) The Beach Boys - Let's Go Away For Awhile (Instrumental)
2) Stereophonics - Dakota (You Made Me Feel Like The One)
("Thinking back, thinking of you/Summertime, think it was June/Yeah, I think it was June...")
3) Bill Ricchini - Like An X-Ray
("We make love on the fresh cut Astroturf...")
5) Don Henley - The Boys of Summer
("Those days are gone forever/I should just let 'em go but/I can see you/Your brown skin shining in the sun...")
5) Broken Social Scene - Looks Just Like the Sun
("You better check your watch/I think it's time we left...")
6) Belle & Sebastian - Piazza, New York Catcher
("I know it wouldn't come to love/My heroine pretend...")
7) Moonbabies - Summer Kids Go
("You smell my fear through the telephone...")
8) Iron & Wine - Bird Stealing Bread
("How I've missed you lately...")
9) Ed Harcourt - Black Dress
("You will come back...")
10) Kristofer Astrom - Loupita #3 (Instrumental)

Side B

11) Gin Blossoms - Found Out About You
("I write your name, drive past your house...")
12) Death Cab For Cutie - Photobooth
("And as the summer's ending, the cool air will push your hard heart away...")
13) The Elected - Greetings In Braille
("Some things are worth getting in trouble for...")
14) Doleful Lions - Surfside Motel
("Don't you know it was the government who stopped the Beach Boys from releasing Smile?")
15) Love - Bummer in the Summer
("We used to ride around all over town but they're puttin' you down for bein' around with me...")
16) Joseph Arthur - September Baby
("Summertime is over, I don't owe you nothing...")
17) Luke Temple - Painted Blue
("I walked on your lawn, I painted it blue...")
18) The Sleepy Jackson - Miniskirt
("If I was a girl, I'd wear a miniskirt into town...")
19) The Doors - Indian Summer
("I love you the best/Better than all the rest...)
20) Ryan Adams - Friends
("And when you get old/I bet you'll miss your friends")


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