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Spinitron - KDHX: The Mixtape Tue Feb 15th 2011

88.1 KDHX Saint Louis

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The Mixtape (Music)

Tue Feb 15th 2011 3.00am–5.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central

3:03am

Ani DiFranco “Smiling Underneath”
from Red Letter Year (Righteous Babe 2008) —if asked to describe my relationship with my wife in song, this is it.

3:08am

The Postal Service “Brand New Colony”
from Give Up Album (Sub Pop Records 2003) —we danced to this one at our wedding.

3:12am

The Mountain Goats “International Small Arms Traffic Blues”
from Tallahassee (4AD 2002) —we share an unbridled love of John Darnelle's songwriting.

3:15am

Michael Cera & Ellen Page “Anyone Else But You”
from Juno (Music From the Motion Picture) (Rhino 2007) —"Juno" was, at a time, one of my wife's most often-viewed movies.

3:19am

Stars “My Favourite Book”
from In Our Bedroom After the War (Arts & Crafts Mexico 2007) —just like the Ani D song, this one is pretty much our relationship.

3:23am

Goldfinger “More Today Than Yesterday”
from The Waterboy (Music From The Motion Picture) (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 1998) —my wife loves this cover of the Spiral Staircase classic.

3:26am

Alkaline Trio “Clavicle”
from Goddamnit (Asian Man Records 1998) —weird as it is, Alkaline Trio are pretty much "our" band and this is pretty much "our" song.

3:29am

Ramones “SHE'S THE ONE”
from Road to Ruin (Deluxe Version) (Rhino/Wea www.rhino.com 1978) —I'm still working on getting her into The Ramones as much as I am.

3:33am

Les Savy Fav “We'll Make A Lover Of You”
from Inches (Co-operative Music 2007) —the first line is the best - "They say, "Once you've found love and it's rarer than gold. You stake your claim- it's so hard to hold." I say, "We've struck a vein and it's wide as a road!""

3:37am

Eels “Fresh Feeling”
from Souljacker (DreamWorks 2002) —A pretty tune by one of her favorite bands, from one of her favorite albums.

3:40am

Beth Bombara “Don't You Know”
from Wish I Were You (self 2010) L —Friend of the program Beth's tender song is just so pitch perfect. She noted how beautiful it was just yesterday.

3:48am

Smoking Popes “Need You Around”
from Born To Quit (Asian Man Records 1995) —10 years ago, I made a mixtape for my wife. This song was on it.

3:52am

Cee Lo Green “No One's Gonna Love You”
from The Lady Killer (Deluxe) (Radiculture/Elektra 2010) N  —Yes, amidst all the F-bombs on Cee Lo's album, there was this beautiful cover of the Band of Horses tune. One of my favorite love songs

3:55am

Good Riddance “ALWAYS”
from Capricorn One (Singles & Rarities) (Fat Wreck Chords 2010) N  —Another of the songs from that first mixtape. (This compilation is a reissue)

3:57am

Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams”
from The Essential Daryl Hall & John Oates (Remastered) (Legacy Recordings 2004) —my wife's not as into Hall & Oates as I am, but I think the sentiment here is mutual.

4:05am

John Lennon “Grow Old With Me”
from Milk and Honey (Remastered) (EMI UK Beatles 2010) —At my dayjob, we had a debate going on about what the most "realistic" love song is. My vote is this one.

4:08am

Queen “You're My Best Friend”
from Queen: Greatest Hits (Hollywood Records 1976) —Again, just an apt description of our relationship. We're BFFs. It's like that.

4:11am

Bob Dylan “The Man In Me”
from The Big Lebowski (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Island 1998) —"it takes a woman like you to get through to the man in me" - it's like that.

4:17am

PJ Harvey “THIS IS LOVE”
from Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Island 2000)

4:21am

The Magnetic Fields “The Book Of Love”
from 69 Love Songs (Merge 1999)

4:23am

Florence and the Machine “You've Got The Love”
from Lungs CD Album (Universal Republic 2009)

4:26am

The Beatles “SOMETHING”
from Abbey Road CD Album (Apple 1969) —I know my wife loves The Beatles, and this song is just so beautiful.

4:32am

Death Cab for Cutie “Passenger Seat”
from Transatlanticism (Barsuk Records 2003)

4:36am

Regina Spektor “US”
from Soviet Kitsch (Sire Records 2004) —"they made a statue of us" - hubris, yes, but a pretty song

4:41am

Dashboard Confessional “Hands Down (MTV Unplugged Version)”
from MTV Unplugged V2.0 (Vagrant Records 2002) —a picture of the infatuation period, and a damned good sing-along version too

4:48am

Ben Folds “The Luckiest”
from Rockin' the Suburbs (MMGR 2001)

4:52am

Prince “Adore”
from Sign 'O' the Times (Rhino/Warner Bros. 1987)


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