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Postby Laura Suzanne » Thu Jun 03, 2004 4:42 pm

idrankhemlock,

That's really interesting because when i was *writing*
that post i was thinking about Naomi. i vote we sprint
to Athens and ask politely that they go on tour.

(a girl can hope)

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Postby idrankhemlock » Thu Jun 03, 2004 5:50 pm

thats not a bad idea, im up for it. im sure we could persuade them.

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I will be with you until you lose your breath

Postby stephanie » Thu Jun 03, 2004 6:14 pm

idrankhemlock wrote:thats not a bad idea, im up for it. im sure we could persuade them.


Jeff Magnum's publicist once said the only way you could get him to play a show was with a time machine.

Sigh.

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Postby hovering » Thu Jun 03, 2004 6:29 pm

stephanie wrote:
idrankhemlock wrote:thats not a bad idea, im up for it. im sure we could persuade them.


Jeff Magnum's publicist once said the only way you could get him to play a show was with a time machine.

Sigh.



it's true, apparently. I'm going to be in athens in two weeks.. if I see him riding his bicycle around town, I'll beg and cry and tell him it's my one last waking wish.

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Postby idrankhemlock » Thu Jun 03, 2004 7:44 pm

well...it doesnt have to be a "show" really. maybe we can befriend him and he may be willing to take a few requests...i mean we would be friends and all...........in a dream world


if only it could be real.

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Postby heather » Thu Jun 03, 2004 8:19 pm

What a Wonderful World-Louis Armstrong

Sometime I'll tell you about this song and my plans for my funeral. [no, that wasn't meant in a scary way. No worries.]

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Postby idrankhemlock » Thu Jun 03, 2004 9:04 pm

i would probably play engine and or glue and or in the aeroplane over the sea by, you guessed it, neutral milk hotel
i felt your shape and or i want to be cold by the microphones
icicle by tori amos
im waiting in writing by norfolk and western
2:45 AM and or everything reminds me of her by elliott smith
september come take this heart away by carissas wierd
and after those anything by death cab or a silver mt zion
it would be a long funeral but i would go[/b]
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Postby reisley » Thu Jun 03, 2004 9:06 pm

for stars - 'lend out your love' & 'it doesn't really matter' & 'field of fire'

no favorite song of all time, but these are really good and i can't wait till 'it falls apart' comes out, but i still have to wait till the end of june. how dare they. i could probably just rundown my mp3 playlist, cause that's all i've been listening to lately that i really like. some others:

hold steady - the swish
systems officer - signature red

eh, there are others but i don't feel like listing them all here. favorite song of all time is pretty hard because it usually depends on what album i've listened to most recently and how it affected me. but john vanderslice 'time trave is lonely' is probably my favorite album of all time, and if i listen to the whole thing all the way through and haven't gotten a little teary eyed by the final piano plinking of 'gainesville, fla.' then i've grown cold and dead inside. fortunately i loaned it to my friend a year ago and never got it back, so i can't find out the potentially frightening truth by testing out my theory.

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Postby WeeMan » Thu Jun 03, 2004 9:07 pm

my favorite songs are:

"Carparts" by The Long Winters
"Blue Crop Duster" by Ashley Stove
"Daylight" by Better Than Ezra
"Runaround" by Arlo
"Electric Version" by The New Pornographers
"Head On" by The Pixies
"Waiting For The Carnival" by The Rosebuds
"Keep Your Teeth" by The Oranges Band
"Cascade Express" by The Magic Magicians
"Without Fire" by 764 Hero
"Hotel Paper" by Michelle Branch
"Perfect Memory" by Remy Zero
"Choking Tara" by Guided By Voices
"Downed" by Cheap Trick

that's just to name a few, the list really is endless...
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Postby idrankhemlock » Thu Jun 03, 2004 9:09 pm

better than ezera is great. when i lived in spokane thats pretty much all the radio stations played. but i cant complain

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Postby anthropomorphizing_kitty » Thu Jun 03, 2004 9:46 pm

heather wrote:What a Wonderful World-Louis Armstrong

Sometime I'll tell you about this song and my plans for my funeral. [no, that wasn't meant in a scary way. No worries.]


Oh oh...I've already picked out my funeral song too:
Satisfied Mind as performed by Jeff Buckley

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Postby idrankhemlock » Thu Jun 03, 2004 10:13 pm

i have this picture of jeff buckley and elliott smith together. wouldnt have that been something.. my mum named her dog buckley after him

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Postby Harvey Winters » Thu Jun 03, 2004 11:37 pm

*covers face to shield punches*

"Freebird"

A billion times better than "Stairway to Heaven"

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Postby Laura Suzanne » Fri Jun 04, 2004 12:01 am

Jeff Buckley is my hero. If only he hadn't passed
on. And, i agree that "Satisfied Mind" would be an
excellent funeral song.

i bet he and ES are best friends now. i hope so.

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Postby idrankhemlock » Fri Jun 04, 2004 7:50 am

me too.

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Postby Moni » Fri Jun 04, 2004 7:53 am

anthropomorphizing_kitty wrote:This has always been an easy question for me:
Street Spirit by Radiohead.


I'm not a big fan of Radiohead, but I love that song, too.

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Re: I will be with you until you lose your breath

Postby heathalouise » Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:44 am

hovering wrote:it's true, apparently. I'm going to be in athens in two weeks.. if I see him riding his bicycle around town, I'll beg and cry and tell him it's my one last waking wish.


If you see him riding around town, you might mistake him for a homeless guy (many people do). Why are you going to Athens? Sometimes I miss that place so much.

Back on topic, I would say my favorite songs (that I can think of right now) are:

"Waterloo Sunset" by the Kinks
"Surrender" by Cheap Trick
"Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts" by Bob Dylan (Actually, just about anything on Blood on the Tracks, but I have an immense soft spot for that song. It's just so over-the-top.)
"Big Mouth Strikes Again" by the Smiths
"Supersonic" by Oasis (best single of the '90s, IMHO)

But when you get right down to it, "Waterloo Sunset" always wins.

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Postby hovering » Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:20 am

heathalouise wrote:
If you see him riding around town, you might mistake him for a homeless guy (many people do). Why are you going to Athens? Sometimes I miss that place so much.




going to atlanta for the decemberists/long winters show, but driving to athens the day before to go to the grit and transmetropolitan and explore. is there ONE place in athens I need to go before I die? if so, communicate, fellow heather (you know, you're 215 [I think?].. I'm 407)

I met a guy in atlanta once that was like "I kept seeing this homeless man on a bike who looked JUST like jeff mangum" and I reminded him that hello, it probably was jeff mangum. so it's funny that you mention that.

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Postby idrankhemlock » Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:32 am

Harvey Winters wrote:*covers face to shield punches*

"Freebird"

A billion times better than "Stairway to Heaven"

free bird? ive gone to concerts with friends who have never heard that song much less like it, but shout out to request it. why is that? is there something about the song im missing?

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Postby Harvey Winters » Fri Jun 04, 2004 2:18 pm

I'll shut up....


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