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the empty half of the twin bed

the empty half of the twin bed
Created by: brookedarrah
Tracks: 18
Length: 01:14:36
Keywords 1. love lost
2. aching
3. breakup
Created on 10/01/06 02:09pm
Level 7
Points 3282
Total visitors 98
Unique visitors 58
description:
I made this mix right after a breakup. It isn't a very sad mix, weirdly, but somehow it hit the spot just right.

tracklist

1 Bob Dylan : 4th Time Around
this song is tricky: its sounds so cheery but is also one of the best dylan songs on failure at intimacy a [...]
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Track 12 from Blonde on Blonde
Length: 00:04:37
Year: 1966
Track Description:
this song is tricky: its sounds so cheery but is also one of the best dylan songs on failure at intimacy and the inability to connect and so on.
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2 Uncle Tupelo : Fatal Wound
devestating, i'm telling you
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Track 13 from March 16-20, 1992
Length: 00:04:09
Year: 2002
Track Description:
devestating, i'm telling you
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3 The Beach Boys : God Only Knows
i can't think of a better love song. making this mix something of a "its not really over, is it??" mix rather [...]
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Track 0 from Pet Sounds
Length: 00:02:54
Year: 1966
Track Description:
i can't think of a better love song. making this mix something of a "its not really over, is it??" mix rather than a youbitchyouleftme mix.
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4 Tom Waits : Innocent When You Dream (Barroom)
this is a ballad that tom waits just rips right out of his throat.
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Track 5 from Franks Wild Years
Length: 00:04:15
Year: 1987
Track Description:
this is a ballad that tom waits just rips right out of his throat.
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5 Al Green : How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
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Track 5 from Greatest Hits
Length: 00:06:24
Year: 1995
Track Description:
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6 The Velvet Underground : I Found a Reason
i'm not sure why this song belongs on this mix. i think i just like the doo-wop sound to it. its a good lead i [...]
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Track 8 from Loaded: Fully Loaded Edition (disc 1)
Length: 00:04:17
Year: 1970
Track Description:
i'm not sure why this song belongs on this mix. i think i just like the doo-wop sound to it. its a good lead into the next song
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7 Roy Orbison : Crying
i think when you are making a mix about these universal experiences (dumping! being dumped!) its good to just [...]
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Track 10 from Black & White Night
Length: 00:03:14
Year: 1999
Track Description:
i think when you are making a mix about these universal experiences (dumping! being dumped!) its good to just stick to the classics. roy knows. he sings it right.
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8 Neil Young : Harvest
i think its good, also, to mix all that aching/longing with light, nostalgic kinds of songs.
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Track 2 from Harvest
Length: 00:03:03
Year: 1972
Track Description:
i think its good, also, to mix all that aching/longing with light, nostalgic kinds of songs.
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9 The Microphones : My Roots Are Strong and Deep
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Track 5 from The Glow, Pt. 2
Length: 00:01:53
Year: 2001
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10 Built to Spill : Fling
love the strings.
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Track 5 from There's Nothing Wrong with Love
Length: 00:02:33
Year: 0000
Track Description:
love the strings.
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11 Low : Sunflower
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Track 1 from Things We Lost in the Fire
Length: 00:04:39
Year: 0000
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12 Big Star : September Gurls
more nostalgia, for sure.
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Track 10 from Radio City
Length: 00:02:49
Year: 1974
Track Description:
more nostalgia, for sure.
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13 Leonard Cohen : Famous Blue Raincoat
sincerely, l. cohen
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Track 6 from Songs of Love and Hate
Length: 00:05:10
Year: 1970
Track Description:
sincerely, l. cohen
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14 Charles Mingus : Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
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Track 2 from Mingus Ah Um
Length: 00:05:44
Year: 1959
Track Description:
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15 Billie Holiday : Am I Blue?
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Track 10 from Blue Billie
Length: 00:02:52
Year: 1937
Track Description:
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16 Bob Dylan : Abandoned Love
if you've never heard this song, go and find it
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Track 11 from Biograph
Length: 00:04:27
Year: 1967
Track Description:
if you've never heard this song, go and find it
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17 Gillian Welch : Hickory Wind
covering the song by the flying burrito brothers
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Track 12 from Return of the Grevious Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons
Length: 00:04:38
Year: 1999
Track Description:
covering the song by the flying burrito brothers
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18 New Order : Temptation
ending on an uplifting note, but nothing too hopeful.
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Track 3 from Substance
Length: 00:06:58
Year: 1987
Track Description:
ending on an uplifting note, but nothing too hopeful.
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awarded on 2007-08-27

Level 27
Truly exceptional. Great mood builder / lifter.
8/29/07 08:58pm
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Mixtape Contest X: First Place
In the future, Biff Tannen will almost assuredly own all of our asses. So, here's a preemptive honoring of his eventual kingship.

Congrats on first -- the future thanks you. Now, make like a tree and get the hell out.
awarded on 2007-03-30

Level 17
awesome awesome awesome. especially fourth time around and crying. fantastic.
3/10/07 04:31pm
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Happy Valentine's day from the MTC staff. We really love you guys. That said, put your pants on and get out before we call the cops.
awarded on 2007-02-14

Level 9
You hit that one right on the head. Nice.
2/28/07 10:21am
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awarded on 2007-03-07

Level 13
Hell yes. Perfect. Whose art? Nice.
11/27/06 09:36pm
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Happy Valentine's day from the MTC staff. We really love you guys. That said, put your pants on and get out before we call the cops.
awarded on 2007-02-14

Level 21
i love everything about it.
10/31/06 07:35pm
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