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Playlist | Alternative - Indie Rock
Playlist | Alternative - Indie Rock
Playlist | Alternative - Indie Rock
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Norton Anthology of ROCK!

Artist Song Buy
XTC  Garden of Earthly Delights  buy on itunes
Elf Power  Walking With the Beggar Boys  buy on itunes
The Shins  Know Your Onion!  buy on itunes
They Might Be Giants  Where Your Eyes Don't Go  buy on itunes
The Smiths  Cemetary Gates  buy on itunes
The Russian Futurists  Let's Get Ready to Crumble  buy on itunes
John Vanderslice  White Plains  buy on itunes
Ivy  The Best Thing  buy on itunes
Elliott Smith  In the Lost and Found (Honky Bach)  buy on itunes
Radiohead  Fake Plastic Trees  buy on itunes
Kraftwerk  Computer Love  buy on itunes
Talking Heads  Heaven  buy on itunes
The Pogues  Sally MacLennane  buy on itunes
The Decemberists  The Chimbly Sweep  buy on itunes
Iron and Wine  Passing Afternoon  buy on itunes
Wilco  When You Wake Up Feeling Old  buy on itunes
David Byrne and Rufus Wainwright  Au Fond Du Temple Saint  buy on itunes
Beulah  Me and Jesus Don't Talk Anymore  buy on itunes
Ben Folds  Songs of Love  buy on itunes
Of Montreal  It's Easy to Sleep When You're Dead  buy on itunes


A disc brewed up for my British Literature professor as a way of thanking him for a fantastic semester. Each song corresponds to a story or concept we covered this year. See if you can guess what they might be... or something (note: all works covered were written between 1800 and 1991).
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James Jackson
Date: 5/9/2004
Oh my God, this is a great mix! You have my absolutely favorite They Might Be Giants tune, plus killer songs by Talking Heads, XTC, Shins, Ben Folds, etc. And I only wish I had thought of the title first because it is ingenious. Great job.
Date: 5/9/2004
Well a couple sound like Charles Dickens, but I'm lost without the scorecard. Plenty of good songs here though.
Lancelot Link IV1
Date: 5/9/2004
Well done.
Date: 5/9/2004
#16, Picture of Dorian Gray? Just a random idea, interesting mix.
Date: 5/9/2004
Is that a Bosch painting? I know I've seen it before!
Date: 5/9/2004
Yes. It's "Garden of Earthly Delight", which also happens to be the name of the first song on the mix.
Date: 5/9/2004
Also, if anyone's curious, here's a list of the ideas/authors/stories that these songs are meant to represent:

1) Robert Browning - Fra Lippo Lippi
2) Gerard Manley Hopkins
3) Lord Byron/ The Byronic Hero
4) Freudian Theory/ Heart of Darkness
5) Oscar Wilde
6) Matthew Arnold - Dover Beach
7) Modernism - Uncertainty
8) Virginia Woolf
9) Elizabeth Barrett Browning
10) Modernism - Artificiality
11) Modernism - Alienation/ Technological Revolution
12) Romanticism - Glorification of the Commonplace
13) James Joyce - Dubliners
14) William Blake - Songs of Experience
15) John Keats
16) William Butler Yeats - Sailing to Byzantium
17) Romanticism - Influence of the Classical
18) Percy Bysshe Shelley
19) William Wordsworth
20) Romanticism - Impermanence
Martin Andersen
Date: 5/10/2004
As a former English major (who has become nearly illiterate since medical school), I think this is very cool--references to Keats (since I'm a physician, he is naturally my favorite), Byron, Wordsworth, Shelley, Browning, and Hopkins make me smile. A question--where's the Coleridge?

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