music lists compiled by mood & whimsy

Like many people, I go through phases of listening to the same artist or music type until I’m sick of it and move on to something else.

To try to repurpose this approach, I started putting playlists on my Fiio. The very fact that this good quality Chinese music player, has the whimsically english byline on its website – born for music and happy – encouraged me with some upbeat playlists, but dont worry, there’s some ponderous misery in there too!

Joyous Playlist

I say a little prayer – Aretha Franklin Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas Finally – Ce Ce Peniston Dont stop me now – Queen I’m a Believer – The Monkees I’m so excited – Pointer Sisters Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder Geno – Dexy’s Midnight Runners Cape...

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Somewhat Saxy Playlist

01.   Stan Getz - On Green Dolphin Street (Album: Serenity) 02.   Carmel - Bad Day (Album: Everybody's Got a Little...Soul\) 03.   Judie Tzuke - tay With Me Till Dawn (Album: Welcome to the Cruz) 04.   The Cardigans - Celia Inside (Album: Emmerdale) 05. Gerry Rafferty...

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Bitch about it

Some times it's necessary to put on music that is as bad-tempered as you. There's nothing like a wronged woman plotting her revenge, or telling you how little you matter to get the blood pumping. I use this playlist for getting me through difficult vacuuming periods,...

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Sunny Playlist

As soon as there is a hint of warmth and sunshine, i want to listen to sunny music. Here is my sunny-may-playlist P-Funk – Parliament The Sea – Morcheeba What are you doin…life – Ocho The Turnaround – the herbaliser Everythings just wonderful – Lilly Allen Sunshine –...

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