30 Days of Music Challenge: What song has the highest play count on your iTunes?

This used to be my absolute favorite back in the day, so that explains why it’s in the three digits on my iTunes play count.

I give you, “Work,” by Jimmy Eat World. It’s off of their album, “Futures,” circa 2004.

I’m not even ashamed of my 14-year-old self.


30 Days of Music: What song was number one when you were born?

This is a prime example of why I believe (know!) I was born in the wrong time.

The song at the top of the charts when I was born was “It Must Have Been Love” by Roxette. Never heard of it? I’m not surprised. In no way do I expect you to watch this entire music video. I myself only made it to about the 54 second mark, but it must be shared, so here you go:

Sigh. Why couldn’t I have been born in 1971 when “Maggie May” was number one? (I do believe it was number one in the U.K., not America, but that’s another issue entirely).

If you take nothing else away from the video above, at least take a brief moment to chuckle at the hair and clothes. Oh, the 90s.

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: