*8Things: Songs for Spring

8things from Magpie Girl The Danes are being nice on the street; as I walk around the lake all the puppies are extra frisky;and I actually feel like writing again! Oh, the sun is out!

This playlist got me through Winter (juuuuuust barely), and now it’s time for a new one. Here’s *8 Songs for Spring.

1. The second track from my buddy Iz Button’s (sadly unavailable) second album.
“As long as I keep everything where it can be see, the colorless lull of death won’t bother me.” How awesome is that advice…?

2. He Will Come (lyrics only), Waterdeep.
“Soon it will be hammered into what she calls her silly head, that she really isn’t silly but she’s beautiful instead.” I need to hear that almost every day. You?

3. Child of the Wind, Bruce Cockburn
“There’s roads, and there’s roads and they call, can’t you hear it? Roads of the earth and roads of the spirit. The best roads of all, are the one’s that aren’t certain. One of those is where you find me tell they drop the big curtain.” Such muscianship! Such a treat.

4. Magnicifent, U2 (of course)
“I was born, I was born to be with you in this space and time…only love can leave such a mark, pnly love can heal such a scar…I was born, I was born to sing for you…”

5. Alphabeat: Fascination
You may know this band from the Diet Coke Commericals, but don’t let that stop you. These Danes are just darling — and 3 out of 5 are named “Anders” — what’s not to love? Long Live Power Pop!

6. Röyksopp: Happy Up Here
Trippy and happy rarely go hand in hand, but Röyksopp has got it DOWN.

7. Vampire Weekend: A Punk
Just once, I would like to be this Brittish and this cool.

8. Susan Boyle, I Dreamed A Dream.
If this doesn’t move you, you might want to check to see if you run on batteries.

What are your *8 Songs for Spring? Drop some suggestions in the comments below, or grab a button and play along.

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Silvia April 16, 2009 at 7:45 am

Your comment on no.8 made me spill my coffee.
tee hee.
Love that video.

Cyndee April 16, 2009 at 6:44 pm

Awesome! I wish I could listen now…
Not sure what mine are yet.
And yes #8, batteries?? Made me roar!!

Daniel April 16, 2009 at 7:00 pm

Vampire Weekend isn’t British – they’re like Ivy-league hoity-toity Northeastern American! :)

K April 16, 2009 at 7:08 pm

How could you not fall in love with that performance by Susan Boyle?!? WOW!! I have to work on my 8 yet

K April 17, 2009 at 1:11 am

I have officially started to play along! Fun…check my blog out with my 8 – they are all there!!

Rachelle April 17, 2009 at 7:37 am

K, so glad you joined.

Daniel, tak pa tip! My 15yo informant misinformed me. :-)

Goddess Leonie I Creative Goddess April 17, 2009 at 12:32 pm

i heart you girl.
big time.

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