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Next CD is out tha DOE!

Just so we can all be clear: I plan on keeping the playlists (and a copy of each CD) on my HD. If you find that you would like an additional CD, WHEN I AM THROUGH WITH THE LIST, let me know and we can make arrangements to get you more, if you would like, that is. I would hate for the people who got onboard late to be forced to wait longer. (You know, you aren't supposed to get seconds until everyone has had firsts...)

And let's also be clear that I am tickled pink by the response I have gotten so far! For those asking to reciprocate in someway, here's what I want: I want holiday cards. You pick the holiday. Just keep my return address and send me a card when you think about it. This is not a requirement, however.

This next CD is for chantal87, and incidentally, she got me on the CD kick by making me a kick booty ABC cd a few months back. Michelle, here ya go!

Midnight - I am envisioning a night divided. midnight is usually the make or break it point for whether or not the night was a success. The album is equally divided by the "good and happy" and the "crap! What happened to my night?" songs.

1. Night Train, James Brown. nobosy can get you in a good mood like the hardest working man in show business.
2. Gardening at Night, R.E.M. For one: I have done this. For two: it's a terrific song.
3. Moondance, VanMorrison. I'm operating on what I call the Muslimic Theorem, where by every third CD made will contain Moondance by Van Morrison. And it's a kick ass tune.
4. Midnight Rider, The Allman Brothers. This makes me think of bad boys in the night. Because that's what the song is about. And everyone wants (needs) a bad boy in the night.
5. Midnight, Yaz. SO perfectly goes with the theme, and I know chantal87 loves Yaz.
6. When You Sleep, Cake. What DO you do with your hands when you try to sleep? Mine keep me awake a LOT.
7. Moonchild, Cibo Matto. My love for this band knows no bounds. Heard about them while watching the season opener for Buffy, S2. Know the naughty dance with Xander? This isn't that song. But it's the same group, and I think this is their best song.
8. Equinox, John Coltrane. Equinox means two celestial bodies evenly spaced, but I'm using it as the exact middle of this CD. Goodness and light at one end, a night not right (or a night needing SOMETHING) at the other.
9. 'Round Midnight, Thelonius Monk. This is the song the jazz band plays when everyone else leaves and the janitor stops sweeping to listen to. And shake his head and say "fuck it," and stop sweeping all together. It's the soundtrack to night when everyone has gone home.
10. Satellites, Doves. Again, a band that I love love love. I think of sneaking out at night and laying out in the grass, waiting for my boyfriend to show up so we can just hang in the cool and watch the stars. But he probably doesn't show up, and I get busted. This is THAT song.
11. Sweet LullabyDeep Forest. A bit of a palate cleanser, a little funky with tribal rhythms. I love it for trying to smooth out before sleepy time.
12. The Heart of Saturday Night, Shawn Colvin. Beautiful voice. Heart-breaking song. Don't normally go for "contemporary folk" but I know this song is great. This one is for when you are trying to make a night something that it can't be.
13. I'm So Tired, The Beatles. Because look at what all you've done tonight! Look at the time! :-)
14. This Night Has Opened My Eyes, The Smiths. Oh, I feel 16 again listening to this. Angst, the UK, sorrow for the world, but more than anything else, sorrow for yourself. I heart Morrissey and Johnny Marr.
15. Good Night, The Beatles. Because I would really like you to be able to sleep to this CD.

leeannaray, you're up next!

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stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 02:26 pm (UTC)
I LOVE Cibo Matto. Any band that can make a spoon funky and cool, it's a winner. And their song "Sugar Water" is so PERFECT for her sexy Xander dance. I STILL get tingly at that scene. Mainly because of NB's face when SMG is grinding into him. Guh.

I think "Fred" is my wad, and I have shot it... Except: I have a Wes request, and I am going to rock that one, too.
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spikefan
Nov. 4th, 2004 02:25 pm (UTC)
If it's not too late, I request passion. I promise you at least one holiday card, maybe two if I decide to buy two kinds again this year. Last year I had one artsy type and the other had a little dancing pig on it (couldn't decide). If you're getting snowed under, though, just email me the addy and I'll send it/them anyway. spikefan (at) gmail (dot) com

Stoney, you rock. *snicker* I couldn't resist the bad pun, but it's still true.
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 02:28 pm (UTC)
Dude, I'm rocking the seismograph.

Passion works into a few of the CDs I'm making, so I have the dongs queued and everything. This is so fun!!!

(HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AGAIN!!!)
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cityphonelines
Nov. 4th, 2004 02:58 pm (UTC)
I love that you put Thelonius Monk, Cibo Matto and Cake on one cd. That's the pimp shit.
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 03:07 pm (UTC)
When i say I listen to all kinds of music, I mean ALL kinds. I mean, the Threnedy for the Victims of Hiroshima is some outside, esoteric shit. And I can follow that up with some Dolly Parton and Radiohead... Don't make me do it!! The world isn't ready!!!

I heart your snoop pimpalicious icon. deez nutz!
mirasol
Nov. 4th, 2004 03:03 pm (UTC)
There really is no end to your exceedingly good taste is there?
When I doubt my writing powers, I just listen to Morrisey and know that there is no way I could ever write like that. Perhaps I shouldn't do it, but I can't resist lyrics like You have never been in love, until you've seen the sunlight thrown over smashed human bones.
*sighs*
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 03:11 pm (UTC)
<--Let David perk you up a bit.
"Learn to love me, assemble the ways. Now, today, tomorrow and always..."

"Hand in glove/ the sun shines out of our behinds" I heart my celibate gay singers.

And spectrum is coming up and should be terrific! If I do say so myself...

Don't be saddened by the music. Music/Makes the people/Come together/(yeah)!

Since I started this project, I have been grooving and bopping. I used to DJ in college for their radio station, and it was a perfect way to unwind from class and such. MUSIC!!!
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chantal87
Nov. 4th, 2004 04:08 pm (UTC)
This play list is amazing. I'm super excited. I used to sing (very badly mind you) I'm so tired to the boys when they were babies.
OOh and Yaz!!! There are no words....
You rock so hard.
I love you like a loving thing.
Thanks again :)
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 04:27 pm (UTC)
I love you too!!!! I get so happy when I see Johnson, Navin R. in this world...

And how awesome is it that you sang that song? I always sang Blackbird or I Will.

YAZ!!!! Didn't I bring your love down... ALL NITE!!??
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likeadeuce
Nov. 4th, 2004 04:23 pm (UTC)
also. . .
I didn't know Colvin covered "Heart of a Saturday Night"! I bet that's marvelous -- I so heart Tom Waits, gravelly voice & all, but I also love covers of his songs.
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 04:28 pm (UTC)
Re: also. . .
Shawn Colvin is the ONLY person I want covering Sting. Her "Every Little Thing (He) Does is Magic" will resurface on one of these CDs...

The album is Cover Girl. Her version of "One Cool Remove" will have you jumping in the shower for no other reason than to sing along.
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stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 05:58 pm (UTC)
DUDE!! I JUST ripped a version of "This Woman's Work" and am going to add Brian Seltzer (because he is the best of the neo-swing band's guitarists, and baby, it's ALL about the guitar with Stoney.) I have some Chieftans that are coming up on someone's as well.

"Hell" will appear somewhere, I just have to find a place for it...

See? This is why we are all friends.
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leeannaray
Nov. 4th, 2004 07:33 pm (UTC)
I can't wait.

Also I'm having a ton of fun going through my cookbooks, for recipes to put into a special cookbook for you. I can't vouch for any of the goose recipes, because I've never cooked a goose. But I've found a whole bunch. As for side dish recipes I'm going to include a very mixed bag.
stoney321
Nov. 4th, 2004 08:48 pm (UTC)
Woot! New recipes are what the doctor ordered!!

Your CD case is closed and filled, now all I need is for you to email me your mailing address, and this little puppy will get shipped with the morning mail! Liner notes and such to be posted in the AM. (my email is morrisona [at] sbcglobal [dot] net.)
sdwolfpup
Nov. 4th, 2004 09:34 pm (UTC)
Guh, you have excellent taste in music. I've enjoyed reading both of these playlists so far. I'll be searching for some of the songs this weekend. :)

(PS, I just recently friended you based on these and your hysterical bad!fic lampooning. *waves*)
sdwolfpup
Nov. 4th, 2004 09:35 pm (UTC)
Err...I'm not sure where the rest of that last sentence went. Ahem. Stick in between "lampooning." and "*waves*": And your posts are funny and interesting.
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vincitveritas
Nov. 5th, 2004 10:23 am (UTC)
This is awesome. Midnight Rider! So cool.
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