you are also a stiff drink, and i am on call

Artist Song
Mirah  Nobody Has to Stay 
Sheryl Crow  Riverwide 
Ben Harper  Please Me Like You Want To 
Iron and Wine  In My Lady's House 
The Be Good Tanyas  Junkie Song 
Azure Ray  Don't Make a Sound 
Damien Jurado  Sheets 
Shawn Colvin  Trouble 
Josh Ritter  Idaho 
Laura Veirs  Magnetized 
Beck  Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime 
Kris Delmhorst  Come Home 
Songs:Ohia  Lioness 
Ani DiFranco  School Night 
Cat Power  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 
Sufjan Stevens  To Be Alone With You 
Gillian Welch  I Dream a Highway 


you meet someone and connect. you can't help it, your conversations range from intense to more intense. isn't that what life is for? but... a glitch. you're in a beautiful, wonderful 5 year relationship. and you're leaving for a cross country roadtrip in two weeks with this person you're in a relationship with. these are the choices you make. this mix is not a "breakup mix", because there is no breaking up here; rather, it is the sound in the hollow of what was left behind, the grieving.

title from "school night".

cover is actually a folded booklet - the top right being the front (a poem by Mark Strand called "Keeping Things Whole"), then the inside is the bottom half ("The Journey" by Mary Oliver), and then the Walt Whitman is the back of the cover.
image for mix


Date: 6/15/2011
This mix makes a lot of sense to me.