December 31, 2011

Soundtrack 2011: The Year of Patience and Tribulations

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 Credits – “Helena Beat” by Foster the People
Waking Up – “Black and Blue” by Miike Snow
Average Day – “L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.” by Noah and the Whale
Flirting – “Crave You” by Flight Facilities ft. Giselle
First Date – “Something Good Can Work” by Two Door Cinema Club
Falling in Love – “Cinema” by Benny Benassi
Love Scene – “Holocene” by Bon Iver
Fight Scene – “Next Girl” by The Black Keys
Breaking Up – “Bad Day” by Darwin Deez
Getting Back Together – “Everything Goes My Way” by Metronomy
Secret Love –“Will Do” by TV on the Radio
Faith Restored – “Listen to ‘Starry Night’” by Chris August
Life’s Okay – “It’s Not Easy Being Green” by Andrew Bird
Mental Breakdown – “Jump into the Fog” by The Wombats
Driving – “Blow” by Ke$ha
Learning a Lesson – “If I Die Young” by The Band Perry
Deep Thought – “Good Friends, Bad Habits.” by Owen
Flashback – “Helplessness Blues” by Fleet Foxes
Partying in the U.S. – “Shots” by LMFAO
Partying in Europe – “Loca People” by Sak Noel
Happy Dance - “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5
Regretting – “Cheerleader” by St. Vincent
Long Night Alone – “Pleasure Princple” by Sufjan Steven
Death Scene – “Hyperballad” by Bjork
Closing Credits – “Armchairs” by Andrew Bird