Monday Mixtape: 9/9/2013

Hope everyone had a good and safe Labor Day. To start off, I would like to recognize an error I made in last week’s mixtape – Jeff Buckley’s track on the B-Side is listed as “Grace” but should really be “So Real.”

This week, we have the oldest song so far on the mixtape by a band that was really ahead of their time. The rest is our usual mix of hits/classics and hidden gems spanning five decades, including tracks from The Police, R.E.M., Beastie Boys, and Nirvana.

“A”-Side

1. The Velvet Underground – “I’m Waiting for the Man” (1967)
2. The Police – “Can’t Stand Losing You” (1978)
3. Mission of Burma – “That’s When I Reach for My Revolver” (1981)
4. Peter Gabriel – “Sledgehammer” (1986)
5. R.E.M. – “Fall on Me” (1986)
6. Galaxie 500 – “Blue Thunder” (1989)
7. Beastie Boys – “Hey Ladies” (1989)
8. Tori Amos – “Silent All These Years” (1991)
9. The Cranberries – “Linger” (1993)
10. Nirvana – “The Man Who Sold the World” (1994)

“B”-Side

1. Pavement – “Shady Lane” (1997)
2. The Verve – “Sonnet” (1997)
3. Modest Mouse – “Polar Opposites” (1997)
4. Elliott Smith – “Miss Misery” (1997)
5. Supergrass – “Moving” (1999)
6. The Flaming Lips – “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1” (2002)
7. Arcade Fire – “Wake Up” (2004)
8. The Last Shadow Puppets – “Standing Next to Me” (2008)
9. Beach House – “Used to Be” (2010)
10. The National – “Anyone’s Ghost” (2010)

Written by Mark

A gentleman and a scholar.

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