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Day 24: A song from a local band
pedro the lion - i am always the one who calls

so i'm changing the next two prompts because i couldn't come up with anything for them even though i think i'm the one who came up with them in the first place. whatever.

anyway, i had a dream last night that reminded me of this song. i've always found the chorus strangely romantic (clear as a bell are the short breaths / that you take when you're distracted / same as the way that you roll your eyes / when i've asked too many stupid questions).

that's the part of a relationship i always look forward to—where i can walk into the room and hear her concentrating, where she realizes she probably shouldn't take me particularly seriously. plus, it means you're done with the beginning part where you're running around trying to impress the other person. i'm not particularly impressive so that's always super stressful. i'm getting stressed out just describing it!

Day 1: A song that makes you happy
rilo kiley - spectacular views
dirty projectors & david byrne - knotty pine
page france - chariot


Day 2: A song that makes you sad
simon and garfunkel - scarborough fair

Day 3: A song you listen to when you're angry
isis - carry
crystal castles - doe deer
ben frost - killshot


Day 4: A song that reminds you of someone
joanna newsom - peach, plum, pear

Day 5: A song that reminds you of some place
jay-z - psa/dirt off your shoulder

Day 6: A song that you want to sing to someone
j. tillman - when i light your darkened door

Day 7: A song love even though you don't know the words
m.i.a. - bird flu

Day 8: A song that you can dance to
kanye west ft. lupe fiasco - touch the sky

Day 9: A song that you fall asleep to
sufjan stevens - vito's ordination song

Day 10: A song you wake up to
arcade fire - wake up

Day 11: A song from your favorite band
arcade fire - my body is a cage
bon iver - re: stacks
iron & wine - upward over the mountain
neutral milk hotel - two-headed boy, pt. 2
joanna newsom - only skin


Day 12: One song each for each of the four seasons
neko case - this tornado loves you
tv on the radio - playhouses
the postal service - be still my heart
the shipping news - we start to drift


Day 13: A song that is a guilty pleasure
nelly furtado - powerless (say what you want)

Day 14: A song that no one would expect you to like
tom waits - come on up to the house & house where nobody lives
tom waits - jesus gonna be here

Day 15: A song that describes you
minus the bear - absinthe party at the fly honey warehouse
jonsi - go do
daft punk - human after all
joni mitchell - a case of you


Day 16: A song that you used to love but now hate
the airborne toxic event - sometime around midnight

Day 17: A song that reminds you of home
iron & wine - weary memory and naked as we came

Day 18: A song that reminds you of your first girlfriend/boyfriend
iron & wine - the trapeze swinger

Day 19: A song that reminds you of falling in love
dntel - (this is) the dream of evan and chan
the postal service - be still my heart


Day 20: A song that reminds you of getting dumped
the replacements - unsatisfied
imogen heap - hide and seek


Day 21: A song that you want to play at your wedding
iron & wine - love and some verses
iron & wine - sunset soon forgotten
iron & wine - fever dream
iron & wine - passing afternoon


Day 22: A song that you want to play at your funeral
iron & wine - sodom, south georgia
iron & wine - each coming night
iron & wine - naked as we came
iron & wine - weary memory


Day 23: A song that you want to play for your first child
jonsi - around us, go do, and sinking friendships
jonsi - go do (live at kexp)

Day 25: A song that creeps you out
Day 26: A song from your childhood
Day 27: A song from high school
Day 28: A song from college
Day 29: Your favorite song at this time last year
Day 30: Your favorite song of the moment
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