In which I make a mixtape of me.
How do I choose a playlist of my life? I have a flexible arrangement with music, I listen to it but don’t really pay much attention to what it’s saying (and I’m sure there are plenty of people who would say I do the same with them) so I can barely remember what tracks were playing during various parts of my life.
So if I was to try and create a mix tape that acts as a audio-biography I’m going to struggle. So struggle I shall, I’m going to pick six tracks which say something about me and try and sum up me in around 30 minutes of music.
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In which you can buy the three cd collection for just $19.80
Tonight is night one of the rebachelorhood, Mrs G and the Feliciraptor are safely in Berlin and now I have the freedom of the house to do what I want. Normally when I sit down to write I do it in semi-conversation with Mrs G or we have the TV on as background noise. Tonight I can dive in to my music collection and listen to music super-loud (especially as it is not going to disturb a little thing).
Nicely today’s prompt is to put together a a musical playlist of songs that describe my life. This was trickier than I thought because how can you capture 30 odd years in just a few tracks? Mostly this is because I am terrible at remembering lyrics, songs that would fit (Like Crazy Crazy nights) have good titles but don’t fit enough.
In the end I have distilled it down to just three.
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