Track 29: A song from your childhood

This song is my childhood in a nutshell.

More importantly, this movie is my childhood in a nutshell. It is also, without a doubt, Tom Hanks’ greatest film of all time.


Track 28: A song that makes you feel guilty

Get it? “STOLEN”?

Alrighty, with that joke it’s evident that I haven’t gotten much sleep lately.

But I do adore this song, regardless. And the acoustic version is 99 times better, for those of you who haven’t heard it before.


30 Days of Music: Tracks 21-23

Track 21: A song that you listen to when you’re happy

Listen to this while you’re happy and everything is right with the world. Listen to it when you’re down, and in three minutes and seven seconds, all will be right with the world.

Track 22: A song that you listen to when you’re sad

This song is literally painful for me to listen to sometimes.

“I’m crippled and slow / for the agony / I’d rather know / cause blinded I am / blindsided”

Track 23: A song that you want to play at your wedding

Forget “At Last” and “Unchained Melody.” There will be no Celine, and plenty of this:

30 Days of Music: Tracks 17-19

I got a little behind these past few days due to a mini-vacation this weekend, so here are those three missing songs from the mixtape…

Track 17: A song that you hear often on the radio

So dang catchy.

Track 18: A song that you wish you heard on the radio

It’s my personal belief that everyone could benefit from hearing this song on the radio from time to time. “A Bowie song a day keeps the doctor away,” if you will.

Track 19: A song from your favorite album

There aren’t even words, so I won’t try.

Track 16: A song that you used to love but now hate

I loved this song when I got the album when it first came out in 2008.

Then, over a year later, the band was discovered by pop disc jockeys and the following song got overplayed into oblivion.┬áTalk about how to ruin a (formerly) good thing…