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Thursday, 24 February 2011

Soundtrack To My Life

I have been tagged by the lovely Molly from Mother's Always Right in Him, me & three's 'Soundtrack to my Life'. I don't really listen to a lot of music & I don't really have a favourite band but when I hear something I like I tend to play it a lot. The tracks I like may not always be the most popular for that band - I like to be different!! I have added YouTube clips for them just in case you've not heard of them..... (I just hope the clips load!)

1. Paul Weller - Broken Stones

I've been a fan of Paul Weller for quite a few years and have seen him live a number of times, the first being at Aston Villa Leisure Centre in 92/93 and the most recent at Cannock Chase Forest in 2009. This song always get's me right 'there' when I listen to it.

2. Manic Street Preachers - If You tolerate this.

I bought the  Album 'This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours' in 1998 and I must say I listened to it a lot - my husband says that it was always playing when he used to come round to my house. When I went into hospital to have my first baby in 2000 this was the album that my husband took into the hospital for me to listen to during labour - when my waters broke and it was time to push I asked for the music to be turned off (well when I say 'asked' I suspect that wasn't entirely true!), this was the track that was playing - quite apt really - "if you tolerate this then your children will be next"......

3. Oasis - Rockin' Chair.

Back in the 90's when the was a battle of the bands between Oasis & Blur I bought 'Roll With It' on CD single and this was a track that was also on there. Another one that always gets me right 'there' and I could for some unknown reason shed a tear to.....

4. Boo Radleys - Wake Up Boo!

This is a much more cheerful song than the previous, a hit in the Summer of 1995 with a line "25, don't recall a time I felt this alive" and as that's the summer that I turned 25 and did have a pretty good time another one that's quite apt - and another one that my husband remembers me playing a lot when he first met me that year!

5. Soft Cell - Say Hello Wave Goodbye

I'm not sure the year that this record was a hit bit I do remember sitting in my cupboard listening to it on my record played with my Dad's huge headphones on writing down the words, moving the needle on the record back to make sure I missed none of them, and probably scratching the hell out of the single at the same time. I still have the single somewhere.....

If you join in please post a link in the comments box below. For those that are tagged, I won’t be offended if you choose not to take part.
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  1. Awesome song choices!!

    I love Wake Up Boo - such a fab song! And Paul Weller is a legend x

  2. Wow, you've got really cool taste. I now want to crawl under a rock after my truly truly awful taste has been revealed! Wake Up Boo - what a tune! x

  3. Cool choices - thanks for the tag!! xx



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