Unrequited Love Sucks

Artist Song Buy
Peter Gabriel  That Voice Again  buy on itunes
The Police  Message In a Bottle  buy on itunes
Simon & Garfunkel  The Only Living Boy In New York  buy on itunes
Richard Thompson  I Still Dream  buy on itunes
Bruce Springsteen  4th of July, Asbury Park  buy on itunes
John Hiatt  Howlin' Down the Cumberland  buy on itunes
Warren Zevon  El Amor De Mi Vida  buy on itunes
Jackson Browne  The Late Show  buy on itunes
Steve Earle  My Old Friend the Blues  buy on itunes
Neil Young  Here For You  buy on itunes
Bruce Springsteen  I Wish I Were Blind (bootleg from Devils & Dust tour)  buy on itunes
Bob Dylan  I Want You  buy on itunes

Comment:

I know I broke a rule by including two songs by the same artist, but since Bruce is my hero and I can't give this mix to the girl I figured I can do whatever I want :-) It was nearly 80 mintues long before I realized it was too long winded and needed to be shorter. Created to be a journal of sorts chronicling my growing infatuation over the last year with a girl I've known for years and who I let get away. She's now living with her boyfriend. Suggestions are welcome, as I wish to improve my mixing skills by visiting the site!!! - Update, 9/13 - I inverted the placement of tracks one and two after thinking over a suggestion by French Connection. Burying Message in a Bottle anywhere else didn't work, but I think this way the second track is up a notch from the first and it's a bit better flow. Suggestions?? They're always welcome, I promise.

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anthony lombardi
Date: 9/12/2006
nothing wrong with using two songs by the same artist - i'd say flow & cohesion is more important than forced variety, esp. if it doesn't feel right. this is a great batch of songs though, & hopefully you'll get the chance to give it to your girl sometime soon.
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short wave radio
Date: 9/12/2006
I'm beginning to think that the whole 'no two or more songs by one artist' rule is crap. Anyways, a very nice selection of music you have. (kinda yoda!)
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Chris&Kr
Date: 9/12/2006
Screw that rule. If a song fits, add it. This is a really nice mix. If you like Ani DiFranco...not that it would fit here but it goes with the unrequited theme...try the song "Unrequited"...lol see?
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mahdishain
Date: 9/12/2006
there is no rule against using bruce more than once. excellent artists all. i think it's time to check out your other mixes. thanks!
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mahdishain
Date: 9/12/2006
excellent first mix and welcome.
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Nomates
Date: 9/13/2006
A thoroughly enjoyable mix. I was unaware that there were "rules" about these things. I'm sure there are many pre-conceptions and pretensions and a whole host of words that begin with pre. If the mix works for anyone, that's good enough for me. But hey, what do I know...
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French Connection
Date: 9/13/2006
Couldn't agre more with the others re the 'Rules.' Like the look of the mix, though to be honest the opener seems kinda outta place, "But hey what do I know?" to quote the inimitable monsieur Nomates.
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Orchid
Date: 9/14/2006
I love how Nomates always concludes with a little self-depricating humor, lest we think he takes himself too seriously. But on to your mix, (1) I've got a sudden craving for Message In A Bottle. (2) using two songs from the same artist is extremely sophisticated in my opinion. And (3) yes, unrequited love sucks.
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Dom1
Date: 11/14/2006
f**ck the rules & f**ck Nick Hornby. If you want the same artist twice, thrice then use it. Actually the only rule I do have is I won't use the same artist side by side. But you do as you want, it's your mix and there is no one on this site who can you kick you out.

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