ideal copies

2010 year-end mixmania coming up… The first installment is my mix of 25 favorite covers I ran into during the second half of 2010. The title of this mix is Porpoises Rescue Dick Van Dyke (the first mix was called Sad Keanu Is Everywhere).

Here we have a track listing:

  1. John Cale “All My Friends” (LCD Soundsystem)
  2. The Ballroom “Baby Please Don’t Go” (Big Joe Williams)
  3. The Wedding Present “19th Nervous Breakdown” (Rolling Stones)
  4. James Chance “Town without Pity” (Gene Pitney)
  5. Mel Tormé “Sunshine Superman” (Donovan)
  6. Lewis & Clarke “Changes” (David Bowie)
  7. Raymilland “She’s Got Medals” (David Bowie)
  8. Cracker “Midnight Rider” (Allman Bros.)
  9. Band of Susans “1,000,000” (R.E.M.)
  10. The Kills “Pale Blue Eyes” (Velvet Underground)
  11. Gilles Corby “Helicopter” (XTC)
  12. The Daredevil Christopher Wright “In a Future Age” (Wilco)
  13. Anna Calvi “Jezebel” (Frankie Laine)
  14. Bryan Ferry “These Foolish Things” (Jack Strachey/Eric Maschwitz)
  15. Manishevitz “2HB” (Roxy Music)
  16. Dirty Projectors “As I Went Out One Morning” (Bob Dylan)
  17. Yusuf (f/k/a Cat Stevens) “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”
  18. Suuns “Organ Blues” (T. Rex)
  19. Dean & Britta “Friday I’m in Love” (The Cure)
  20. The Like “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” (The Shirelles)
  21. Jason Falkner “Play Myself Some Music” (R. Stevie Moore)
  22. Harvey Danger “Save it for Later” (The [English] Beat)
  23. Alex Winston “Play with Fire” (Rolling Stones)
  24. Linfinity “Spanish Harlem” (Ben E. King)
  25. Rex Broome “Revolution Blues” (Neil Young)

Forthcoming: Rent Is Too Damned High: my Fall mix (4th of the year) and my mix of tracks from my fave albums of 2010 (contents and title TBD).

Zip over to the comment area, please.



Filed under 2010, noise

3 responses to “ideal copies

  1. villain

    If you have trouble extracting track 20 on a windows machine, try 7zip:

  2. Weird – can’t imagine why that track would be a problem given the whole set is one zip file… Thanks for the assistance, though.

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