Twisted Mix-Tape? WHAT??!!! This is what. Me and music, we go hand in hand. I carry earbuds with me everywhere I go. I’m not anti-social (I’m only anti-work), I’m just anti-silence. Well that’s a bold-faced lie, but when my choices are listening to the drivel playing at grocery, or a bunch of people yapping at Starbuckos, I choose music.
As I mentioned last week, (yes there was a last week and you can read about it here); I think in music. In my current position of
soundtrack maker Music Director for Break the Parenting Mold, I finally get to live my dream. I can share my music musings with the world my readers. Did you know? Albert Einstein and I, we are simpatico.
“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”
― Albert Einstein
And so, by the power invested in me by me, behold the Music Director of Break the Parenting Mold and Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday! Share your musical musings with me and my awesome co-host Kristi from Finding Ninee.
We invite you all to join in. Each week we (as in you and I, because I know you will feel an undeniable need to join us) will be creating a mix based on a different
topic emotion. My plan is to keep the list to 5 songs; as hard as that may be, just incase you’re a music geek like me, and want to prepare. I would love for you to share your choices in the comments, surprise me, enlighten me, shock me! Even grab my button! Next weeks topic will be Unlikely Lullabies (as in songs not meant to be lullabies, but can do the trick). However if the topic doesn’t move you, create your own! Link up in the comments, and I will happily place your link in the post! Join the party!
She’s a Beauty – The Best of The Tubes
Stacy’s Mom – Welcome Interstate Managers
Don’t Stand So Close to Me / Young Girl (Glee Cast Version) – Glee: The Music, The Complete Season One
Come a Little Bit Closer – The Best of Jay & The Americans
Love Story – Fearless
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You are AWESOME. Can’t wait to check this out more…gotta feed the kiddo and get him to school. Also I changed the link. Sorry…
Hey I’ve never heard “Stacey’s mom has got it going on” before but I like it! Thanks for introducing it to me. And Taylor Swift is a PERFECT choice for Forbidden Love. Doesn’t she have, like every dude in Hollywood as an ex? Awesome.
FOr real about Taylor. I almost didn’t include her, but it was such a gimme 🙂
Love it, DJ Jenny Jen! Nice variety of songs; the oldie was my favorite, because I have the musical taste of someone born in 1940.
Well clearly I do too, because it was one of the songs that sparked the idea for this list as it was repeating over and over on my iPod 🙂
Let me try this again! Love the first two, then you had to spoil it with GLEE! Sorry, I TRIED to like that show. Not my thing, ha ha!
Anyhoo, here is my list:
Tainted Love-Soft Cell
Mrs Robinson-Simon and Garfunkel
Dirty Little Secret-The All American Rejects
Come to My Window-Melissa Etheridge
I’ll add your button perhaps at another time. Right now I just changed my blog theme and am starting all over with all of that!
Love the list!!!!! I have Tainted Love slotted for another post later 🙂 And Creep that’s a classic, I love that song, I think I will allow it to be stuck in my head all day. Mrs Robinson was such a Gimme, I can’t believe I didn’t think of that…… And I could go on, but I will say YEA! and thank you soooo much for playing! Now you have all week to get ready for the next one 😉 Sorry about Glee, there are just some songs from that show I really love, I only watched the first two seasons, that was season two, and the song really killed two birds so to speak!
I love that you two are doing this. Right now I would have to go with Train, because I have been listening to their latest album on iTunes. The other day it would have been John Lennon and “Whatever Gets You Through The Night”!! But as you can see it changes here daily, too!!
Seriously did you watch the SNL with my boyfriend Adam Levine? Because his sing off scene with Train, pretty frickin highsterical! Lucky for you, you can play next week too!
thank for the reminderation… I will get to work on this thing, will a Comment/link work?
yes please. and your welcome. us it un-clark like of me to have an obsessive use of calendars?
My unlikely lullaby:
Hallelujah, Jeff Buckley version
Ah Jeff Buckley….you left us too soon. I have a song of his planned for a future mix as well 🙂
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ok… Contribution to Twisted mix….take 2
thank you Jen
Okay, I love love love Mix Tape Tuesday. My pick for forbidden love is MmBop by Hansen, only b/c it’s such a goofy song that you’re not supposed to love it, but I can’t help but love that damned song. Put me on a dance floor during a wedding with a beer in my hand and that song on the sound system and I am one happy, drunk wedding guest. 🙂 Oh, and give me a groomsman to make out with, too, b/c when this song was popular, I was single. Haha
I love that you love it, because I love it too!!! Feel free to play along ahead of time. If you create a post, I am more than happy to link it to the blog! AND now MmBop is going to be in my head FOR WEEKS! I have that too with One Direction’s “That’s What Makes You Beautiful” I can relate.
I love this! And I totally want to do it. I already have a commitment for next Tuesday, but I definitely want to do this soon.
Well, we can’t wait until you become “one of us”!
I love this idea!
Probably a bit more unconventional but here’s some of my favorites:
“Wuthering Heights” – Pat Benetar
“If I Were a Moose” – Fred Small
“On My Own” – Les Miserables
“I Don’t Know How to Love Him” – Jesus Christ Superstar
“I Think We’re Alone Now” – Tommy James & the Shondells (although I do actually like Tiffany’s version too)
(please ignore my typos. Im thumbing this out on my phone)
then you get extra points. AND I forgot to say…Tiff can have a shout out too 🙂
LOVE your list!!! I especially love “I don’t know how to love him” that’s one of those belt your heart out songs….especially when no one is around, cause you need some serious range! So glad you stopped by, hope you play next week too!
Bittersweet Sympathy – The Verve
Fake Plastic Tree – Radiohead
Alison – Elvis Costello
Come Around – Counting Crows
Message of Love – The Pretenders
it’s weird but it works with my kids.
I run a meme on Tuesday nights called #100wordsong
I provide a song (or one of our fellow writers picks one) and you give me 100 words inspired by it it any form you wish. I have an ongoing storyline about a grieving father with a teen daughter called Soul To Body. Here’s last week’s: http://lancemyblogcanbeatupyourblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/100-word-song/
I’ve had Bittersweeet Sympathy on rotation since I read your comment. It’s just one of those songs, so I thought I would share the rest…. I was managing a record store when Radiohead first came out, I seriously did not think they could move and grow past the goofiness that they were…. they did. Alison on my top 10 ever. Counting Crows and I had a bad break-up…. and has Chrissy Hynde ever done anything wrong? Love your list….please keep them coming!
A few weeks ago you shared a link in the comments of my blog because we had each written posts with a similar theme (the funny side of our kids). I am thinking we must have a lot in common because I also think in music and shared our family’s latest “mix tape” in a post a few weeks ago. http://naturallyeducated.com/2013/03/07/bringing-back-the-mix-tape/
Had to share!
I just commented on your post, can’t wait to take the time to listen to all the songs once the child is in bed!