Friday, August 04, 2006
think i was blind before i met you



I'll Make You A Tape (Vol. 3)

download: love songs

Two very dear friends of mine just got engaged, so to celebrate here's a collection of some of my very favourite songs about being in love. Usually I tend to gravitate towards songs d'amour that have a bittersweet edge - because I'm a cynic like that with myself - but these are all unabashed, sugary sweet, pure and simple love songs. My peer group is still at that age where the announcement of a friend's marriage usually makes us collectively gasp and think "crazy." But, I know I speak for most everyone I know when I say we're all super excited about this one.

Congratulations, Jess and Alan!

1. The Brunettes - Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks
2. Feist - Mushaboom
3. Esthero - Everyday is a Holiday (With You)
4. Magnetic Fields - When My Boy Walks Down The Street
5. Math and Physics Club - You're So Good To Me
6. Sarah Harmer - Open Window (The Wedding Song)
7. Whiskeytown - Paper Moon
8. Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life
9. Stars - The Aspidistra Flies
10. R.E.M. - Nightswimming
11. John Lennon - Real Love
12. The Zombies - This Will Be Our Year
13. Hello Saferide - Get Sick Soon
14. New Buffalo - I've Got You and You've Got Me (Song of Contentment)
15. Jeff Magnum - I Love How You Love Me (Phil Spector Cover, Live)

now playing: R.E.M. - Bittersweet Me

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4 Comments:

Sweetest gesture ever!! :) *muah!*

By Anonymous Jess, at 12:55 p.m.  

awwwwww

kp

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:55 p.m.  

You should list Jeremy Enigk under your upcoming shows list

By Anonymous Evan McDowell, at 8:51 p.m.  

I really like this.
Thanks for putting it together.

-Kat

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:40 a.m.  

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