thursday 13

This week: 13 albums you like to listen to on road trips. I know I’ve done a Mix Tape Monday playlist, but now I’m looking for whole albums.

1. DC Talk, Jesus Freak
2. Waterdeep, Heart Attack Time Machine (especially for night driving)
3. The Frames,
Fitzcarraldo
4. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses
5. U2, Joshua Tree (there is nothing like going through all that farmland in east Texas with “In God’s Country” blaring)
6. Simon & Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits
7. Punch Brothers, Punch
8. Ben Folds Five, Whatever and Ever Amen
9. Wilco, A Ghost is Born
10. Andrew Osenga, Photographs
11. Derek Webb, The Ringing Bell
12. Bruce Springsteen, The Rising
13. Any one of my Broadway soundtracks–no joke. If you’ve never belted showtunes at the top of your lungs in the middle of nowhere, you’re missing out on an experience.

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One thought on “thursday 13

  1. This list might end up bearing a close resemblance to my list of favorite albums from this decade, with a couple of exceptions.

    1. Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
    2. Arcade Fire – Funeral
    3. The National – Boxer
    4. Coldplay – Viva La Vida…
    5. Marching Band – Spark Large
    6. Black Tie Dynasty – Movements
    7. Dave Matthews Band – Crash
    8. Explosions in the Sky – The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
    9. The Listening – The Listening LP
    10. Radiohead – In Rainbows
    11. Semisonic – All About Chemistry
    12. Silversun Pickups – Carnavas
    13. The Who – Who’s Next

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