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HOW TO GET AWAY

HOW TO GET AWAY
Created by: Ed_Finnerty
Tracks: 17
Length: 01:09:47
Keywords 1. Mix Contest 14
2. Mix Contest 14
3. Mix Contest 14
Created on 7/27/07 02:57pm
Level 4
Points 1974
Total visitors 44
Unique visitors 28
This mix was ranked #10 out of 13 entries for this contest
description:
image this:
you and your best friends on a cross-country road trip.
the why doesn't matter.
what does matter is that i, your good friend who couldn't make the trip, made you this MIX with instructions on when & how to use it.

tracklist

1 Cake : Satan Is My Motor
okay, as you pull out of the drive way, play this first track.
it will fit perfectly with the excited/hap [...]
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Track 1 from Prolonging the Magic
Length: 00:03:12
Year: 1998
Track Description:
okay, as you pull out of the drive way, play this first track.
it will fit perfectly with the excited/happy mood that always accompanies the beginning of a good road trip
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2 Ben Kweller : I Gotta Move
you don't need to stop the tape, you can just continue listening to this song. it fits the optimistic mood & d [...]
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Track 4 from Ben Kweller
Length: 00:03:10
Year: 2006
Track Description:
you don't need to stop the tape, you can just continue listening to this song. it fits the optimistic mood & desire to get away.
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3 Grateful Dead : Truckin'
roll down the windows and put this on at any point in the trip.
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Track 10 from American Beauty
Length: 00:05:03
Year: 1970
Track Description:
roll down the windows and put this on at any point in the trip.
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4 Beck : Go It Alone
when you get stuck in traffic, just put it on this track and bob your head. it will also work while driving th [...]
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Track 10 from Guero
Length: 00:04:08
Year: 2005
Track Description:
when you get stuck in traffic, just put it on this track and bob your head. it will also work while driving through a small town. or any time, it's a perfect driving song.
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5 bruce springsteen : Waitin' On A Sunny Day
if you find yourself in the country. surrounded by cows, barbed wire fences, small houses & the sun shining br [...]
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Track 3 from The Rising
Length: 00:04:16
Year: 2002
Track Description:
if you find yourself in the country. surrounded by cows, barbed wire fences, small houses & the sun shining bright... put on this song, roll down the windows and put your arms out.
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6 Over The Rhine : Suitcase
if you find that the sun is going down and you're kind of missing home, put it on this track.
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Track 6 from Ohio [Disc 1]
Length: 00:03:26
Year: 2003
Track Description:
if you find that the sun is going down and you're kind of missing home, put it on this track.
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7 Augustana : Boston
play this one at the beginning of day 2 so you'll remember how great it is to be away.
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Track 4 from All th Stars and Boulevards
Length: 00:04:05
Year: 2005
Track Description:
play this one at the beginning of day 2 so you'll remember how great it is to be away.
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8 Elton John : Rocket Man
this is perfect for any part of the road trip. it is mandatory that everyone sings the chorus as loud as possi [...]
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Track 6 from Greatest Hits
Length: 00:04:42
Year: 1974
Track Description:
this is perfect for any part of the road trip. it is mandatory that everyone sings the chorus as loud as possible.
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9 john prine : Rocky Mountain Time
if you find yourself in the mountains, play this one.
or anytime it's night time and you kind of miss hom [...]
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Track 12 from Diamond In The Rough
Length: 00:03:10
Year: 1972
Track Description:
if you find yourself in the mountains, play this one.
or anytime it's night time and you kind of miss home.
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10 Death Cab for Cutie : We Looked Like Giants
again, if you're in the mountains at night.
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Track 10 from Transatlanticism
Length: 00:05:32
Year: 2003
Track Description:
again, if you're in the mountains at night.
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11 The Hold Steady : Hot Soft Light
at some point during the trip one or more of you are going to get pissed at each other. when that happens, put [...]
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Track 3 from Boys and Girls In America
Length: 00:03:53
Year: 2006
Track Description:
at some point during the trip one or more of you are going to get pissed at each other. when that happens, put on this song and turn it up.
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12 Hem : Great Houses Of New York
when you're on night-drive duty and everyone else is asleep, there are trees above you, put on this track.
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Track 8 from Funnel Cloud
Length: 00:03:13
Year: 2006
Track Description:
when you're on night-drive duty and everyone else is asleep, there are trees above you, put on this track.
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13 John Mayer : 3X5
it's the beginning of the day and everyone's yawning and stretching, put on this song. or if you're driving by [...]
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Track 8 from Room For Squares
Length: 00:04:50
Year: 2001
Track Description:
it's the beginning of the day and everyone's yawning and stretching, put on this song. or if you're driving by something beautiful and thinking of someone at home.
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14 The Killers : Midnight Show
if you find yourself driving through a city at night, this is the track.
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Track 10 from Hot Fuss
Length: 00:04:02
Year: 2004
Track Description:
if you find yourself driving through a city at night, this is the track.
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15 Regina Spektor : Buildings
if you find yourself having to drive through a city (especially when yo don't want to drive through a city) pl [...]
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Track 4 from 11:11
Length: 00:04:43
Year: 2001
Track Description:
if you find yourself having to drive through a city (especially when yo don't want to drive through a city) play this track.
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16 Bright Eyes : Road To Joy
play this one on the first morning of your way back home.
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Track 10 from Im Wide Awake, Its Morning
Length: 00:03:54
Year: 2005
Track Description:
play this one on the first morning of your way back home.
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17 Ben Folds Five : Evaporated
if at any point during the trip you forget why you took the trip, play this one!
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Track 12 from Whatever and Ever Amen
Length: 00:04:28
Year: 1997
Track Description:
if at any point during the trip you forget why you took the trip, play this one!
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i knew that first track would pop up somewhere. nice job!
7/27/07 04:00pm
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