mix tape monday’s triumphant return

This week’s theme: Think of a person you know. Make a mix tape especially for them. Don’t tell us who it is.

1. U2, “Levitate”
2. Dean Gray, “Boulevard of Broken Songs”
3. The Beatles, “Lady Madonna”
4. Kevin Max, “Irish Hymn”
5. REM, “Try Not to Breathe”
6. Johnny Cash, “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”
7. The Duhks, “Sleepin’ Is All I Wanna Do (stars on a sunny day)”
8. Counting Crows, “Friend of the Devil”
9. Bob Dylan, “Mr. Tambourine Man”
10. Josh Ritter, “Come and Find Me”
11. Vigilantes of Love, “River of Love”
12. Raul Esparza, “Marry Me A Little”
13. Wilco, “Misunderstood”
14. Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”
15. Five Iron Frenzy, “Superpowers”
16. Adele, “Right As Rain”
17. Ethan Durelle, “From the Heart of Blythe County”


4 thoughts on “mix tape monday’s triumphant return

  1. Interesting topic. I just happen to have on iTunes five, count ’em, five playlists made for specific people. I’ll just pick one of those five out.

    1. Bruce Springsteen, “Waitin’ On A Sunny Day”
    2. Jars of Clay, “The Valley Song”
    3. Newsboys, “He Reigns”
    4. Sufjan Stevens, “The Transfiguration”
    5. Taylor Sorensen, “Sing (Or The Rocks Will Get To)”
    6. M. Ward, “Shangri-La”
    7. Coldplay, “Green Eyes”
    8. Ray LaMontagne, “Forever My Friend”
    9. Howie Day, “Collide”
    10. Eric James & the New Century, “Trust”
    11. Five Times August, “Owe It All To You”
    12. Van Morrison, “Sweet Thing”
    13. Seal, “Don’t Cry”
    14. Frank & Nancy Sinatra, “Somethin’ Stupid”
    15. Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova, “Falling Slowly”
    16. Marching Band, “Gorgeous Behavior”
    17. Sigur Rós, “Inní Mér Syngur Vitleysingur”

  2. Hi, this is kind of random since you don’t know me, but I have been trying to track down a copy of “From the Heart of Blythe County” by Ethan Durelle and I saw that you’ve got it listed on your mix tape. I was wondering if there is any way you can help me out? You can email me at acousticbandit@gmail.com.

  3. I have playlists for people on my iTunes, too. So here you go!

    1. Buildings & Mountains – The Republic Tigers
    2. Lovefool – The Cardigans
    3. Hangin’ Around – Counting Crows
    4. Say Hey (I Love You) – Michael Franti & Spearhead
    5. Happy New Year – Sean Watkins
    6. Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground – Chris Thile
    7. Day Tripper – The Beatles
    8. Whiskey Lullaby – Brad Paisley & Alison Krauss
    9. Kodachrome* – Paul Simon
    10. Ordinary Day – Dolores O’Riordan
    11. Lady Marmalade – Moulin Rouge Soundtrack
    12. Airline to Heaven – Billy Bragg & Wilco
    13. Pa’ Bailar – Bajofondo Tango Club
    14. Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On) – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
    15. Pieces – The Bridges
    16. Driving With the Top Down – Iron Man Soundtrack
    17. Prospekt’s March – Coldplay

    * http://portal.tds.net/news/read.php?rip_id=%3CD98VMTHO0%40news.ap.org%3E&ps=1018&_LT=HOME_LARSDCCL1_UNEWS Sad news for all Paul Simon fans! Or photographers, I Guess…

  4. (a) i really want to know who steph’s playlist is about…(and on that topic – THANK YOU for putting that robert plant / allison krauss version of “gone gone gone” on there – we used to play it at anthropologie and i never got the chance to find out who sang it or what the title was…and now i know and i’m happy :))

    (b) manders, i have been waiting forever and a day for “you ain’t goin’ nowhere” to make an appearance on a mixtape of yours…i don’t think i will ever get tired of that song, especially that version!

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