Who's Gonna Save Me? Ten Songs I Could Put On Repeat and Listen to Non-Stop

We all have those songs that are so catchy or that have great lyrics or that we connect with so strongly for other reasons that we could put them on repeat on our music players and just listen to them over and over (in the old days, this same effect was accomplished by taping the same song over and over onto a blank cassette.  If your Walkman had auto-reverse, you were golden!) 

That 80's theme is somewhat appropriate as this list was inspired by my recent re-discovery of song #10 on the list…which I listened to repeatedly in the car tonight while driving to (and home from) a meeting.

10. “Blue Sky Mine” – Midnight Oil – okay, I looked – the song's from 1990 so technically not an 80's theme like I just said.  But Midnight Oil is definitely an 80's band in my mind.
9. “In the Air Tonight” – Phil Collins – admit it, you did the repeat-play thing with this song in grade six too.
8. “Copperhead Road” – Steve Earle
7. “Linda Put the Coffee On” – Ray Materick
6. “Song 2” – Blur (at least when it first came out, I did the repeat play thing – at a house party no less.  Don't know if I'd still play it repeatedly today.) 
5. “America” – Paul Simon
4. “And Your Bird Can Sing” – Beatles (yes, out of the entire Beatles catalogue, this is the one I go with!)
3. “Wake Up Boo!” – Boo Radleys
2. “Fairytale of New York” – Pogues (not just at Christmas either although that's obviously the ideal time for it)
1.  “Find The River” – REM

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: