mix tape monday

This week: Songs that always, always remind you of high school.

1. Blink-182, “Stay Together for the Kids” (Take Off Your Pants and Jacket)
2. No Doubt, “Hey Baby” (Rock Steady)
3. POD, “Alive” (Satellite–or, as one of my classmates interpreted it, “Saddle Up”)
4. Kirk Franklin, “Revolution” (The Nu Nation Project)
5. David Crowder Band, “O Praise Him (All This For a King)” (Illuminate)
6. Nickel Creek, “Reasons Why” (Nickel Creek)
7. Furthermore, “Are You the Walrus?” (Fluorescent Jellyfish)
8. The Juliana Theory, “August In Bethany” (Understand This is a Dream)
9. Vineyard Music, “Lord, You’re Near” (Beautiful)
10. 249 Band, “The Cry of the Church” (Rock the Mic)
11. Something Corporate, “Konstantine” (Songs for Silent Movies)
12. Jars of Clay, “Worlds Apart” (Jars of Clay)
13. Green Day, “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” (Nimrod)
14. Five Iron Frenzy, “Every New Day” (Our Newest Album Ever)

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3 thoughts on “mix tape monday

  1. 1. Still Fighting It – Ben Folds
    2. Ironic – Alanis Morissette
    3. Real World – Matchbox Twenty
    4. One Headlight – The Wallflowers
    5. Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
    6. Adia – Sarah McLachlan
    7. Don’t Speak – No Doubt
    8. Roll To Me – Del Amitri
    9. Swallowed – Bush
    10. Torn – Creed
    11. Zombie – The Cranberries
    12. Bodyrock – Moby
    13. Little Room – The White Stripes
    14. Inside Out – Eve 6
    15. Possum Kingdom – Toadies
    16. The World I Know – Collective Soul

  2. Sheesh. I’m still going to do this even though you totally named a few that I would have.

    1. Finch – Letters To You
    2. The Starting Line – Best Of Me
    3. New Found Glory – The Story So Far
    4. Thursday – Understanding In A Car Crash
    5. Plumb – Stranded
    6. Boxcar Racer – Letters To God
    7. Blink 182 – Happy Holidays,You Bastard
    8. The Early November – I Want To Hear You Sad
    9. Creed – My Own Prison
    10. Coldplay – Yellow
    11. Chevelle – One Lonely Visitor
    12. Jars Of Clay – Frail
    13. The White Stripes – Fell In Love With A Girl
    14. Tenacious D – Tribute
    15. Goo Goo Dolls – Acoustic #3

  3. “Time of Your Life” would be on my list if I had the song on my iTunes. That was the senior class song when I was a freshman. My senior class’s song was “Leaving Town” by the soon-forgotten band Dexter Freebish.

    1. Third Eye Blind – Wounded
    2. Sonicflood – I Want To Know You
    3. Tonic – When She Says She Loves Me
    4. Madonna – Beautiful Stranger
    5. Burlap To Cashmere – Basic Instructions
    6. Blink-182 – All The Small Things
    7. Relient K – My Girlfriend
    8. Newsboys – WooHoo
    9. Matchbox 20 – 3 AM
    10. Aerosmith – I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing
    11. Vertical Horizon – Everything You Want
    12. Eagle-Eye Cherry – Save Tonight
    13. Semisonic – Closing Time [I can’t believe that song is 10 years old now]
    14. Geoff Moore & the Distance – The In Betweens
    15. Michael W. Smith – Live the Life
    16. The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony

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