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I feel so ridiculous

I feel so ridiculous
Created by: Arik
Tracks: 18
Length: 01:13:11
Keywords 1. Mix Contest 20
2. Mix Contest 20
3. Mix Contest 20
Created on 3/21/08 11:21am
Level 5
Points 2145
Total visitors 39
Unique visitors 24
This mix was ranked #13 out of 13 entries for this contest
description:
I could never stop listening to any of these songs. Unless I witnessed a murder taking place with one of these songs playing. Or something equally awful.

tracklist

1 Dire Straits : Money for Nothing
Probably one of my favorite songs to open anything. The quiet whispery into that just smashes into the guitar [...]
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Track 2 from Brothers in Arms
Length: 00:08:26
Year: 1985
Track Description:
Probably one of my favorite songs to open anything. The quiet whispery into that just smashes into the guitars will probably never be equaled.
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2 13th Floor Elevators : You're Gonna Miss Me
When I first watched High Fidelity, I stopped the movie 10 seconds in and spent 5 minutes finding this song. [...]
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Track 14 from Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 (disc 1)
Length: 00:02:29
Year: 0000
Track Description:
When I first watched High Fidelity, I stopped the movie 10 seconds in and spent 5 minutes finding this song. The build is what makes it so great.
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3 Del Shannon : Little Town Flirt
Probably my first introduction to the original rock n' roll alongside Buddy Holly.
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Track 12 from Little Town Flirt
Length: 00:02:49
Year: 1963
Track Description:
Probably my first introduction to the original rock n' roll alongside Buddy Holly.
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4 The Beach Boys : Good Vibrations
This song never gets old. I first heard it when I was 6 or so, and have loved Brian Wilson's stuff ever since [...]
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Track 21 from Endless Summer
Length: 00:03:36
Year: 1974
Track Description:
This song never gets old. I first heard it when I was 6 or so, and have loved Brian Wilson's stuff ever since.
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5 The Apples in Stereo : Strawberryfire
There's something so sweet about this song. I want to sing it to every girl I meet.
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Track 5 from Her Wallpaper Reverie
Length: 00:04:27
Year: 1999
Track Description:
There's something so sweet about this song. I want to sing it to every girl I meet.
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6 Cake : Short Skirt/Long Jacket
A ridiculously happy, and exceptionally intelligent song. One of those songs that fits your life perfectly.
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Track 4 from Comfort Eagle
Length: 00:03:24
Year: 2001
Track Description:
A ridiculously happy, and exceptionally intelligent song. One of those songs that fits your life perfectly.
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7 Katrina and the Waves : Walking on Sunshine
Ask any of my friends and they'll tell you I sing this song almost every time we're walking to grab food or to [...]
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Track 0 from Katrina and the Waves: Premium Gold Collection
Length: 00:03:59
Year: 2003
Track Description:
Ask any of my friends and they'll tell you I sing this song almost every time we're walking to grab food or to class or whatever we do on Friday nights at college. So damn happy.
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8 Blondie : Heart of Glass
80's pop makes me smile.
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Track 1 from The Best of Blondie
Length: 00:04:33
Year: 1981
Track Description:
80's pop makes me smile.
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9 Joe Jackson : Steppin' Out
Again, more 80's pop. I don't get why people bitch about it so much.
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Track 5 from Night and Day
Length: 00:04:28
Year: 1982
Track Description:
Again, more 80's pop. I don't get why people bitch about it so much.
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10 Hot Hot Heat : Oh, Goddamnit
This is the end of the happy part of the mixtape. Sad, no?
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Track 5 from Make Up The Breakdown
Length: 00:02:28
Year: 2002
Track Description:
This is the end of the happy part of the mixtape. Sad, no?
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11 Ryan Adams and the Cardinals : The Hardest Part
Probably my favorite Ryan Adams song ever. It's got those heartache country lyrics and voice, but is builds j [...]
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Track 5 from Jacksonville City Nights
Length: 00:02:52
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Probably my favorite Ryan Adams song ever. It's got those heartache country lyrics and voice, but is builds just right and always makes me say "Oh hell yes" at the "I've been turned around/I've been mystified by a true love" part.
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12 John Cale : Hallelujah
Yeah, this is the real start of the sad/bittersweet part. I like John Cale's version so much more than Jeff B [...]
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Track 0 from
Length: 00:04:04
Year:
Track Description:
Yeah, this is the real start of the sad/bittersweet part. I like John Cale's version so much more than Jeff Buckley's. He has a bigger fuller voice, which makes all the difference for me.
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13 The White Stripes : I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
I think just about every 11 months this song becomes super applicable to my life.
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Track 4 from Elephant
Length: 00:02:46
Year: 2003
Track Description:
I think just about every 11 months this song becomes super applicable to my life.
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14 Brendan Benson : Cold Hands (warm heart)
Another one of those songs that always seems to apply to my life and so never get old.
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Track 2 from Alternative to Love
Length: 00:03:25
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Another one of those songs that always seems to apply to my life and so never get old.
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15 Elliott Smith : Waltz #2 (XO)
I just realized I have 3 songs that are exactly 4:40 in length on this mixtape, and one that's 4:38. Again, m [...]
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Track 3 from XO
Length: 00:04:40
Year: 1998
Track Description:
I just realized I have 3 songs that are exactly 4:40 in length on this mixtape, and one that's 4:38. Again, more bittersweetness.
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16 Mason Jennings : If You Need a Reason
I never get tired of this song because it instantly takes me back to one of my favorite times and feelings, Oc [...]
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Track 7 from Boneclouds
Length: 00:04:35
Year: 2006
Track Description:
I never get tired of this song because it instantly takes me back to one of my favorite times and feelings, October '06, fresh new relationship, chilly fall nights, leaves, etc.
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17 Buena Vista Social Club : Candela
Really, I could've picked any song from BVSC, none of them ever grow old.
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Track 9 from Buena Vista Social Club
Length: 00:05:29
Year: 1997
Track Description:
Really, I could've picked any song from BVSC, none of them ever grow old.
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18 Nickel Creek : Jealous of the Moon
Well, I guess I was wrong, this song is 1 second over 4:40: my copy of the album lied to me. Regardless, this [...]
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Track 3 from Why Should the Fire Die?
Length: 00:04:41
Year: 2005
Track Description:
Well, I guess I was wrong, this song is 1 second over 4:40: my copy of the album lied to me. Regardless, this song is the perfect end to this. I've probably listened to it hundreds of times (120, last.fm informs me).
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Level 14
money for nothing man
1/11/10 07:26pm
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I'm smiling as I go over this mixxx. So much substance here.
8/26/09 09:57am
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Level 40
very nice. 13th Floor elevators especially
3/23/08 01:24am
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Level 27
this is lovely. especially nice on the 13th floor elevators, beach boys, and mason jenning.
3/23/08 12:00am
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Level 25
Well played.
3/22/08 01:42pm
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