As you might have noticed, there was no final mix for 2012. I kind of ran out of time and decided to just move on. I may post a little top ten or so of my most played tracks this year, but we’ll see. Here we are already a week into 2013.
- U2 – A Sort of Homecoming
- The Lighthouse and The Whaler – Little Vessels
- The National – Afraid of Everyone
- William Fitzsimmons – Find Me To Forget
- Eagle Seagull – You’re The Reason Why I’m Afraid To Die
- The Detroit Cobras – Let’s Forget About The Past
- Blood Orange – Champagne Coast
- Freedom Or Death – This Crowded Room
- My Brightest Diamond – Of Fear and Wonder (I Found A Universe)
- Son Volt – Windfall
A new year, a new mix. Welcome to your year.
- Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX – My Cloud
The best way to start the year.
- Eleanor Friedberger – Glitter Gold Year
- Cotton Jones – Gotta Cheer Up
- PJ Harvey – Before Departure
- Kate Bush – All The Love
- Lucero – Across The River
Crossed so many rivers this week I’ve lost count.
- Thurston Moore – Benediction
Hoping you got to spend the New Year with someone you love, like I did.
- Wilco – Jesus, Etc.
- Johnny Thunders – (You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A) Memory
About an hour or so before midnight on the last day of 2011, I got to hear Jesse Malin cover this. Pretty good end to an okay year.
- M Ward – Fahey
The end is only the beginning.
First mix of the year. Next week’s will be a few days late.
- Stevie Nicks – Nothing Ever Changes
- Rilo Kiley – Dream World
- Neon Trees – In The Next Room
- Buffalo Tom – Taillights Fade
This song came on the radio the other day and made me feel like I was 16 again.
- Peter Gabriel – Don’t Give Up
somewhere there’s a place where we belong
- Lovely Sparrows – Wraith
- Tigers That Talked – The Merchant
- Villagers – Twenty Seven Strangers
Lots of songs about traveling this week.
- Elvis Costello – A Slow Drag With Josephine
I was reading an article about Elvis Costello this week that described this song as “the way rock and roll sounded in 1921”.
- Alexandre Desplat – Mr. Fox In The Fields