The Soundtrack of my Life

Maurizio recently tagged me in a recent post on his blog. We’re playing a little game called If My Life Was a Movie, What Would the Soundtrack Be?

To paraphrase another blogger, you put your iPod on shuffle and write the name of each song that comes up in sequence against a specific list of scenes in your life – also in sequence.  So, using my spankin’ new iPod, here’s what I came up with:

Opening credits   Cheating on You – Franz Ferdinand

First day of school   I Am Weary (Let Me Rest) – The Cox Family

Falling in love   Hopelessly Devoted to Them – The Housemartins

Prom/GradYour Ex-Lover is Dead – Stars  

Mental breakdown   Twist My Arm – The Tragically Hip

Flashbacks   Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles

Getting back togetherBonny Portmore – Loreena McKennitt  

Wedding scene   He Used to Cut the Grass – Frank Zappa

Final battle   Disco Boy – Frank Zappa

Death scene   Old Brown’s Daughter – Great Big Sea

Funeral scene   Ecclesiastes: Free My Heart – Me’Shell Ndegéocello

End credits   Over on Fourth Street – Pat Metheny

FinaleLovin’ U – Alicia Keys  

Well, some of those are interesting – others are just plain weird.   Over to you, Mr. Anderson. Would you care to play?

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One thought on “The Soundtrack of my Life

  1. Dear DearloveI would love to take this challenge right now, because I am supposed to be reading Bronte’s “Villette” (YAWN), and I am looking for fun things to do to distract me:Opening credits:coney Island – Death Cab for CutieFirst Day of school:Under Control – The StrokesFalling in love:The big Fight – The StarsProm/ Grad:On a Slow Night – MetricMental Breakdown:I wanna fuck you – Akon feat. Snoop DoggFlashbacks:Bron-Y-Aur Stomp – Led ZepplinGetting Back Together:Pass That Dutch – Missy ElliotWedding Scene:Mama Said KNock you Out – LL Cool JFinal Battle:Hello Dolly – Louis ArmstrongDeath Scene:The Dark of the Matinee – Franz FerdinandFuneral SceneThrough the Glow – Laura ViersEnd Credits:La Nina de Peurto Oscura – Paco de Lucia (From the Life Aquatic Soundtrack)Finale:Dedicated to the One I love – The Mamas and the PapasWell that was kind of fun! … Some of them are funny and kind of ridiculous (see: Wedding scene feat LL Cool J …I hope LL Cool J is never played at my wedding) however, overall this was a fun way to avoid homework, thank you for the suggestion! Now maybe I will go back to reading .. or …. maybe I will check out facebook for 20 or so minutesCheers!Lindsay

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