Friday Random Ten – The “Trapped in Neverland” Edition

We’ve made it through another week, folks. Pour yourself some tea, coffee, beer, or other brew of choice, and take some solace in the wonders of music.

If it’s Friday somewhere, it’s time for the Friday Random Ten. Upload all your mp3s into your player of choice and list the first ten that play.

1) Tears for Fears – Head Over Heels
2) American Analog Set – The Only One
3) Grizzly Bear – Fix It
4) Wilco – Hell Is Chrome
5) Songs: Ohia – I’ve Been Riding With the Ghost
6) Jon Brion – Peer Pressure
7) Donovan – Wear Your Love Like Heaven
8) Beth Gibbons – Funny Time Of Year
9) Nelly McKay – David
10) Jens Lekman – Be Good

Leave your list on your own blog or in the comments below. And pat yourself on the back. It’s the weekend.

BONUS: Want to torture your coworkers?

15 comments for “Friday Random Ten – The “Trapped in Neverland” Edition

  1. April 14, 2005 at 10:49 pm

    1. “Home” Patty Larkin from Red = Luck
    2. “Blues for Two Big Ears” Willie Wisely from Raincan
    3. “Perfect Blue Buildings” Counting Crows from August and Everything After
    4. “I Yell at Traffic” Leo Kottke from Live
    5. “Chickenman” Indigo Girls from 1200 Curfews
    6. “Arelia” Don Conoscenti from Extremely Live at Eddie’s Attic
    7. “Ode to a Butterfly” Nickel Creek from Nickel Creek
    8. “In the Waiting Line” Zero 7 from Garden State Soundtrack
    9. “January Floor” John Gorka from After Yesterday
    10. “Last of the Good Straight Girls” Susan Werner from Last of the Good Straight Girls

  2. April 14, 2005 at 11:25 pm

    Back to skipping over songs that I am not proud of, but not all the time: 1. You Used To Call Me Sadness (Stereolab) 2. Theme From The Third Man (Perrey-Kingsley) 3. Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve (Motorhead) 4. El Cable (Esquivel!) 5. Phonograph Blues (Robert Johnson) 6. I Will Dare (The Replacements) 7. Give Me Back My Wig (Hound Dog Taylor) 8. Shadrach (Beastie Boys) 9. My Little Corner of the World (Yo La Tengo) 10. 2 Kindsa Love (Jon Spencer Blues Explosion)

  3. April 15, 2005 at 12:11 am

    Mine is the “ER used to be good and now it really sucks but I’m watching it anyway and listening to my random ten at the same time” edition.

    1. Calexico: Stray
    2. Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr: You Can’t Blame Me
    3. Damien Jurado: Ohio
    4. The Damned: New Rose
    5. Pigeon John: Deceptoin
    6. The Blow: What Tom Said About the Girls
    7. Tricky: The Love Cats
    8. Boswell Sisters: The Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia
    9. Handsome Boy Modeling School: Rock & Roll
    10. Sufjan Stevens: Wolverine

  4. Jimmy Ho
    April 15, 2005 at 6:21 am

    1) Ultimate Experience – Mad Professor
    2) Time Come – Linton Kwesi Johnson
    3) Ni xihuan buru wo xihuan 你喜歡不如我喜歡 –王菲 (aka Faye Wong)
    4) Marble Stone – Prince Far I
    5) Zaijian ! wode airen 再見! 我的愛人 – Deng Lijun 鄧麗君 (aka Teresa Teng)
    6) Μέσα στις θαλασσινές σπηλιές – Μίκης Θεοδωράκης
    7) Clampdown – The Clash
    8) Queen of the Night – Michael Nyman (soundtrack for Peter’s Greenaway’s The Draughtsman’s Contract).
    9) Lazymuthafucka – The Coup
    10) Overs the Water – Bad Brains.

  5. david benke
    April 15, 2005 at 7:43 am

    “celebrated summer”-hüsker dü

    “he’s simple, he’s dumb, he’s the pilot”-grandaddy

    “black hair”-nick cave and the bad seeds


    “new morning”-bob dylan

    “superball”-aimee mann

    “all my life”-echo & the bunnymen

    “evangeline”-cocteau twins

    “the good thing”-talking heads

    “this will be our year”-the zombies

  6. April 15, 2005 at 8:00 am

    “Ready” – Barbara K
    “Where the Action Is” – Sue Foley
    “The Good Son” – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
    “Painting by Numbers” – James McMurtry
    “Danny Says” – Ramones
    “The Ghost of Tom Joad” – Bruce Springsteen
    “Don’t Blame It On Me” – Candy Kane
    “Bitch” – Sincola
    “Pictures (Leave Yor Body Behind)” – 13th Floor Elevators
    “Too Tough To Die” – Ramones

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  8. April 15, 2005 at 10:11 am

    Artist — “Song”

    Bruce Springsteen — “Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)”
    Ozzy Osbourne — “Shot in the Dark”
    John Coltrane — “A Love Supreme (Part 1: Acknowledgment)”
    Element Eighty — “Texas Cries”
    Rage Against the Machine — “Bombtrack”
    John Mayer — “St. Patrick’s Day”
    Sevendust — “Bitch”
    Barenaked Ladies — “One Week”
    Mos Def — “Mathematics”
    R.E.M. — “Losing My Religion”

    Hmm…this is actually fairly representative of my musical tastes, though there’s not quite as much jazz as I’d like.

  9. haydn60
    April 15, 2005 at 1:05 pm

    Main Title from “Forbidden Planet” – Bebe & Louis Barron
    Disco Samba – RIAA
    409 – The Surfsiders
    After-School .38 Special – Lockweld
    1000 Knives fragment – maestro ô
    Madison Avenue – Kristian Hoffman & El Vez
    Happy Hunting Ground – Sparks
    Heroes & Villains – geiger167
    Ambitions of Empire – League of Infinite Justice
    Surf’s Up [arkh edit mono] – The Beach Boys

  10. April 15, 2005 at 1:17 pm

    What May Come Edition

    We’re Not Gonna Take It – The Who – Tommy (See me, feel me, touch me, heal me. Again – love this album!)

    The Joker – kd lang – Drag (I saw her perform at Symphony Hall in Boston when she was promoting this album. Turns out The Girl was at the same show, which was a few years before we met. kd lang is phenomenal live!)

    Someone Else’s Prayer – Mary Chapin Carpenter – Time*Sex*Love*

    Welcome to My Life – Melissa Ferrick – Skinnier, Faster, Live at the BPC

    Main Title, Third Season – Christopher Franke – The Best of Babylon 5 (yet another demonstration that I am such a geek)

    Get Together – Indigo Girls – Strange Fire

    Papa, Can You Hear Me? – Barbra Streisand – Yentl

    Nuevo Sol – Strunz & Farah – Gypsy Fire (nothing like a little flamenco to get you going during the post lunch…

  11. The girl
    April 15, 2005 at 1:23 pm

    1. Dont you worry ’bout a thing-hitch soundtrack0John Legend
    2. A fool in love-Etta James-stickin’to my guns
    3. Le Freak-Chic-Dance hits Vol 3
    4. Promises-Eric Clapton- The cream of clapton
    5. Superfly-Curtis Mayfield-pure funk
    6. River-Indigo Girls-1200 Curfews
    7. Make Me smile-Chicago-Greatest hits-seeing them with Earth wind and Fire this summer Yippee
    8. Sail Away-Randy Newmon-The best of
    9. My eyes are a blue Million miles-Joan Osborne-early recordings
    10. Everything electric will stay-The butchies

    Bonus tracks

    Beast of Burden-Rolling stones-best of 1971-1999- A friend of ours thought beast of burden was a pizza burning!!!

    I can’t get next to you-Annie Lennox-Medusa…..

    I’m so tired now….can I go home?
    The girl | 04.15.05 – 2:32 pm | #



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  13. April 15, 2005 at 8:24 pm

    You Don’t Know My Name – Alicia Keys
    I Don’t Want What You Got Goin On – Ike Reilly Band
    Ball and Biscuit – White Stripes
    She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
    Corduroy – Pearl Jam
    Don’t Speak – No Doubt
    Loser – Beck
    Bad Reputation – Freedy Johnston
    Independence Day – Eliot Smith
    Times Like These – Foo Fighters

  14. April 17, 2005 at 9:23 am

    What a neat game. Okay the first hundred on my list are all the same artist, Donovan and Tori, so I just scrolled really fast and clicked with my eyes closed and this is what it gave me:

    Aimee Mann-One
    Donovan-Epistle to Dippy
    Donovan-Widow With Shawl (A Portrait)
    Echo & The Bunnymen-Killing Moon
    Enya-For Aragorn & Arwen
    Green Day-American Idiot
    It’s A Beautiful Day-White Bird
    Jeff-Dream Brother
    John Lennon-Imagine

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