December 31, 2009

Soundtrack 2009: The Year of Self-Discovery

An annual end of year tradition for me is to create a playlist, or soundtrack if you will, describing my life over the course of the past year using songs I discovered within that time frame.

Here's my personal soundtrack to. . . 

Opening Scene - "Breathe" by Telepopmusik
Waking Up - "Boy With a Coin" by Iron &Wine
Average Day - "Animal" by Miike Snow
Just Friends - "The Dress Looks Nice on You" by Sufjan Stevens
First Date - "Can You Tell?" by Ra Ra Riot
Falling in Love - "Meet Me By The Water" by Rachel Yamagata
Love Scene - "Making Days Longer" by RJD2
Fight Scene - "Come Pick Me Up" by Ryan Adams
Breaking Up - "Giving Up" by Ingrid Michaelson
Bad Day - "Hospital Beds" by Cold War Kids
Missing Someone - "Marry Me" by St. Vincent
Life is Good - "The Fire Song" by Company of Thieves
Intoxicated - "Fashionable People" by Joel Plaskett Emergency
Driving Fast Scene - "A Thing For Me" by Metronomy
Mental Breakdown - "Woods" by Bon Iver
Deep Thought - "Anoanimal" by Andrew Bird
Flashback - "Postcards from Italy" by Beirut
Learning a Lesson - "Do Not As I Do" by Hanne Hukkelberg
Party Scene - "Your Party" by Ween
Dancing - "1901" by Phoenix
Feeling Lonely - "Sunny Road" by Emiliana Torrini
Regrets - "I'm Still Your Fag" by Broken Social Scene
Death Scene - "Casimir Pulaski Day" by Sufjan Stevens
Ending Credits - "Your Ex-Lover is Dead" by Stars