January 1, 2011

Soundtrack 2010: The Year of Balance

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 2010. . . 

Opening Credits – "Islands" by The xx
Waking Up – "Sleeping City" by Parlour Steps
Average Day – "Beat the Horse" by Pomplamoose
Flirting – "In the Middle There" by Luce
First Date – "Light a Roman Candle With Me" by Fun.
Falling in Love – "Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Love Scene – "Love You More" by Alexi Murdoch
Fight Scene – "Hurt You" by The Sounds
Breaking Up – "White Blank Page" by Mumford and Sons
Getting Back Together – "Love, Love, Love (Love, Love)" by As Tall As Lions
Secret Love – "Between Sheets" by Imogen Heap
Faith Restored – "Your Hands" by JJ Heller
Life’s Okay – "John Q. Lonely" by Maia Sharp
Mental Breakdown – "Tokyo" by The Wombats
Driving – "Misery" by Maroon 5
Learning a Lesson – "Big Mistake" by Tim Fite
Deep Thought – "Impossible Soul" by Sufjan Stevens
Flashback – "Tighten Up" by The Black Keys
Partying – "Rich Girls" by The Virgins
Happy Dance – "Stop for a Minute" by Keane
Regretting – "My Boy Builds Coffins" by Florence and the Machine
Long Night Alone – "Speed Dial No. 2" by Zero 7
Death Scene – "What Sarah Said" by Death Cab for Cutie
Closing Credits – "The Apocolypse Song" by St. Vincent