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Summertime City Sounds: A 2010 Mix

To celebrate the end of August (or rather, to mourn the end of the summer), these are the songs that have been added to my "Currently Loving" playlist since I moved back to Ontario. I have been influenced greatly by Heather from Colorado this past year, although only one song off her summer mix made it onto mine. I also noticed there is a little overlap with my friend Jessica's summer mix. Pure coincidence.

If I were making an actual album, the cover would be a photo I took on Amelia's camera last week. But I don't have that photo yet. *cough* I'm not upset though, because she's moving this week. For the second time in a month.

If I were burning this onto a CD for each of you, I would have to shorten the list, but I'm not, so I won't.

If I had more broadband and/or paid for remote storage, I would upload it somewhere for you all to download and listen. But I don't, so I can't.

And now that you're all itching to see the actual list, here it is, with lots of links to Youtube:

Big Girl (You Are Beautiful) - Mika
Five Years Time - Noah and the Whale
One Life Stand - Hot Chip
Thinkin Bout Something - Hanson
Home (singalong) - Boris Smile
Rocket - Goldfrapp
Breakeven - The Script
Awake My Soul (Reveille Mon Ame) - Mumford & Sons (the half-French version I'm loving is a live track from somewhere, no youtube video available)
Deaf - Jon Bryant
Reunite - Isbells
Unstoppable - Foxy Shazam
Everybody Knows - Elizabeth & The Catapult (Leonard Cohen cover)
Home - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Lisztomania - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
My Love - The Bird and The Bee
Impossible - Shout Out Louds
Boy With a Coin - Iron & Wine
Manhattan - Kings of Leon
Heart to Tell - The Love Language


Karen said…
Yes! for Goldfrapp and Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. I've mostly been listening to Vampire Weekend this summer, stuck in a rut. But then I listened to Simon & Garfunkel today (greatest hits) and wished I had been listening to it this season.

Any recommendations for Autumn?
keepfishing said…
You can find the Mumford and Sons french version here:,5518

Also, was Boris Smile on the cd I sent you?? Or do you know them from elsewhere?
Beth said…
karen - i will mull over my autumn recommendations...

alasdair - thanks for the link! and yes, you are the source of boris smile. i love it.
Amelia said…
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Amelia said…
You seem to have a lot of blame in this storage, Amelia...maybe it's time you think through who's really responsible for Beth's problems.... :-P

P.S. the only thing i hate more than getting sassed publicly is getting sassed publicly and not doing anything about it. --> Check your email for said photo.
J.r. Fisher said…
Ooh, I wanted to link to this song because it's awesome and I think you'd enjoy it.
Beth said…
amelia - i was very careful to exonerate you from any guilt you might feel...but thanks for sending those :)

jonathan - that was fun! thanks.

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