music

My eccentric musical tastes…

Jerusalem by St Philips Boys Choir
Irish Blood, English Heart by Morrissey
England Uprise by Nizlopi
England by Angelic Upstarts (no, don’t worry they’re redskins!)
My England by Lady Sovereign
The Ghost of Tom Joad by Bruce Springsteen
The Foggy Dew by Sinead O’Connor and The Cheiftains
The Cold Song by Klaus Nomi
My Funny Valentine by Matt Damon
Ghosts by Japan. Story of my effing life, this.
You Don’t Own Me by Lesley Gore
Seasick Yet Still Docked by Morrissey
Sometimes I Wish I Were A Boy by Lesley Gore
Being A Girl by Mansun
Capitalism Stole My Virginity by The (International) Noise Conspiracy
Cry Me A River by Lesley Gore
Bin Laden by Immortal Technique
My Funny Valentine by Nico
Common People by Pulp. “You will never understand how it feels to live your life with no meaning or control and with nowhere left to go”
Lightning Strikes by Lou Christie
They Don’t Give A Fuck About Us by Tupac Shakur featuring Outlawz
As Tears Go By, Marianne Faithfull. Brings tears to my eyes… Lovely.
Kites by Simon Dupree and the Big Sound
Rent by Gimz. A classy cover of the Pet Shop Boys hit.
Hasta Siempre by Nathalie Cardone
Hip Hop by Dead Prez. “Would rather have a Lexus, some justice, a dream or some substance? A beamer, a necklace or freedom?”
The Root of All Evil by Dead Prez
These Are The Times / We Need A Revolution by Dead Prez
Radio Freq by Dead Prez
Esta luz nunca se apagara by Mikel Erentxun (hint: it’s a Spanish version of a song by The Smiths)
You’re Moving Out Today by Carole Bayer Sager
The End of the World by Skeeter Davis
A beautiful cover of a beautiful song.
George Olsen & Ethel Shutta – Underneath The Arches
John McCormack – Londonderry Air

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