Siobhan

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WHEN I GET BACK FROM THE PLAYBOY MANSION, I WANT YOU OUT OF THAT SMOKING JACKET

Artist Song Buy
Low  Monkey (The Great Destroyer, 2005)  buy on itunes
PJ Harvey  A Perfect Day Elise (Is This Desire?, 1998)  buy on itunes
Curtis Mayfield  Freddie's Dead (Superfly, 1972)  buy on itunes
Tahiti 80  Here Comes (Fosbury, 2005)  buy on itunes
Matt Monro  From Russia With Love ("From Russia With Love" Original Soundtrack, 1964)  buy on itunes
Trespassers William  Safe, Sound (Having, 2005)  buy on itunes
The Cranberries  Zombie (No Need To Argue, 1994)  buy on itunes
The Twilight Singers  A Love Supreme (She Loves You, 2004)  buy on itunes
Piers Faccini  If I (Tearing Sky, 2006)  buy on itunes
Calexico  Cruel (Garden Ruins, 2005)  buy on itunes
Four Tet  Pockets (DJ Kicks, 2006)  buy on itunes
Bj÷rk  Army Of Me (Post, 1996)  buy on itunes
Stereo Total  I Am Naked (Do The Bambi, 2005)  buy on itunes
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien  Mistadobalina (I Wish My Brother George Was Here, 1991)  buy on itunes
Kool & The Gang  Jungle Boogie (Wild And Peaceful, 1973)  buy on itunes
The Bee Gees  Night Fever (Soundtrack From The Motion Picture "Saturday Night Fever", 1977)  buy on itunes
Dead Or Alive  Far Too Hard (Sophisticated Boom Boom, 1984)  buy on itunes
Erma Franklin  Light My Fire (Even Mo' Mod Jazz [compilation], 1999)  buy on itunes
The Miracles  You've Really Got A Hold On Me (The Fabulous Miracles, 1962)  buy on itunes
Richard Hawley  Hotel Room (Coles Corner, 2005)  buy on itunes
Bal·n  Snol (Something Comes Our Way, 2006)  buy on itunes

Comment:

This was part of my brother's Christmas present. We listened to it over Christmas dinner. There we were, around the table with the cracker-pulled silly paper hats on our heads, the Christmas tree in the background and the good food and what have you, and then The Cranberries' Zombie kicks in. At which point some comments were made about Christmas cheer, but never mind. The title is paraphrased from an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm (which my brother's a big fan of), where Larry believes his father has mistakenly sent his cousin a smoking jacket that he had been promised - the line really tickled me for some reason.And of course, a very happy 2007 to all of you - let's make it a good one!
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sammyg123
Date: 1/6/2007
Crikey. We must have been typing at the same time! How very cute. And we both feature 'The Miracles', excellent choice. Love your opening 5, along with the Hawley, TS, Calexico, Four Tet... And of course 'Night Fever'. Great stuff Siobhan :)
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Rob Conroy
Date: 1/6/2007
As much as I loathe the Cranberries (and that song in particular), what I know from the rest of this looks pretty-great to great. I'm particularly fond of those Curtis and Smokey classics.
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tornadoZ
Date: 1/6/2007
just saw the new 007 film the other day, so my work colleague and I were trying to recall all the Bond theme songs. the Matt Monro is one of the best, and makes a great karaoke number, by the way. and as much as some of Dead or Alive's (my favorite group for 3 months in 1985) music is horribly dated now, that song you picked is still as fresh as if it had just come out of the oven. hope your 2007 has been a good one so far, Siobhan.
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Moe
Date: 1/6/2007
And a happy 2007 to you as well! Lovely mix for your brother. Not sure what his favorites are, but I like the Tahiti 80 (Fosbury finally got released in the States), Stereo Total and Del Tha Funkee Homosapien song tracks the mostest. "Zombie" always puts me in a warm Christmasy mood. Pass the cranberries please.
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Mixxer
Date: 1/6/2007

Ah, yes, I know that episode of Curb.

Nice selections. Count me in among the Miracles fans.
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Mark Petruccelli
Date: 1/6/2007
I'm probably one of three people on the planet who can't stand "Curb Your Enthusiasm" but I do love this mix, particularly the 15-19 stretch.
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anthony lombardi
Date: 1/6/2007
i have to agree with rob on the cranberries, but the rest of this is beyond top-notch -- love the pj harvey, curtis mayfield, kool & the gang, & no one can deny the wonder that is smokey robison (obviously...)
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ofthaltned
Date: 1/6/2007
I'm afraid I have to agree with Rob and anthony on "Zombie", but I agree with everyone else on everything else - looks great.
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hemizen
Date: 1/7/2007
This really has a hold on me....
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French Connection
Date: 1/7/2007
I'm with Mark re CYE but as for the music, eclectically tops & I still like The Cranberries. Don't know anything about the closer so off Igo to investigate. Happy New Year to you & yours Siobhan.
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Nomates
Date: 1/7/2007
Now this is a feisty little thing. The first ten tracks are an essay in musical excellence. The final 11 are a stupendous addendum. I do believe it's a slap upside the head of a mix. Fantastic inclusion of Matt Monro -- didn't see that coming, but woah baby!As to the playing of this over Christmas Dinner, well that's just an act of pure self-indulgence. Even I would have baulked. What were you thinking? It's Christmas! It's family time! It's wonderfully mired in tradition! I hope you've learned your lesson and will not repeat such a bizarre act of thoughtlessness. Nonetheless, it's a corker! I'm always surprised at the "venom" certain "popular" bands (U2, Simple Minds, Cranberries, Smashing Pumpkins -- insert many other quite meritable groups here) provoke round these parts. I mean, jeez, never mind who made them, some songs are just good. There are many artists who I would probably despise on a personal level (Sid Vicious and Jim Morrison spring to mind), but I cannot deny that they have made some fine music (well, maybe not Sid Vicious - the vacuous little shithead). I will stop ranting now, sorry about that. Happy New Year to you. I have no doubt that you will keep up the good work.
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p the swede
Date: 1/7/2007
I never could stand that Cranberries song but I like the rest of this
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SwankQueen
Date: 1/7/2007
I don't know the controversial Cranberries song, but the mix looks great!
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Salman1
Date: 1/7/2007
Your brother is lucky. My sibling doesn't have the same taste in music with me at all so its usually clothes as presents for me. Anyway, great 1-2-3 opener. Quite grabbing.
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Saaf
Date: 1/7/2007
Sounds like a cool yule.
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G-Sphere
Date: 1/7/2007
Lots to like here. Especially the Mayfield, Hawley, Calexico, Miracles, etc, etc oh, and dem cranberries too.
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bufo alvarius
Date: 1/7/2007
Oh yeah, this looks really stellar, Siobhan. Consistently great picks from top to bottom. Love the Low->Curtis Mayfield opening stretch a bunch and that's probably my favorite Bjork song...so great. Anyways, super mix. :-)
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deja_vu_all_over_again
Date: 1/8/2007
There's some niiiiice stuff on here. Happy new year to you up in the frozen North!
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Jenergy
Date: 1/8/2007
Oh so nice. It almost makes me wish I had a sibling - not something I generally feel. The SNF sound track has surely improved with age.
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valis
Date: 1/11/2007
Looks like it has a great feel and accomplished the mission. Happy New Year Siobhan!
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Bear
Date: 1/13/2007
Good one. A belated happy new year and that.
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jonpoi
Date: 1/20/2007
Wow. What a dinner that was!
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gobi
Date: 1/20/2007
Great stuff ! I really hope that you had a great time. Low, PJ Harvey and 4Tet are the highlights for me, but it all looks great. I hope that we get it together again this year !
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DJ Karen Adams
Date: 1/21/2007
Wow. What a mixture of sounds!

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