Same Old Lang Syne

I’ve listened to a lot of new music this year, as well as a lot of familiar music that hit home for me in different ways than before.  I found this little list to complete and thought it was appropriate to share as the year comes to an end in a few short days:

  1. A song that makes you feel happy – Friend of Feeling Good, Olin & The Moon
  2. A song that makes you feel sad – River, Joni Mitchell
  3. A song that makes you think about life – Blue Eyes Cryin’ in the Rain, Willie Nelson
  4. A song that makes you cry – A Long December, Counting Crows
  5. A song you find boring – Anything by Bon Iver
  6. A song you listened to too many times and got sick of it – Somebody I Used to Know, Gotye
  7. A song you love – Candy, Martin Sexton; Reminiscing, Little River Band
  8. A song you hate – Anything by Justin Bieber
  9. A song that makes you dance – September, Earth, Wind & Fire
  10. A song that makes you sing – Rivers and Roads, The Head and the Heart
  11. Your favorite song – Tiny Dancer, Elton John
  12. The last song you listened to – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Judy Garland
  13. The first five songs on your iPod on shuffle:  Round Here, Counting Crows; A Certain Shade of Green (Acoustic), Incubus; Kiss On My List, Hall & Oates; I Should Have Known, Foo Fighters; Shelter, Ray Lamontagne
  14. A song from your childhood – Rainbow Connection, The Muppets
  15. The song you want to die listening to – If I Ever Leave This World Alive, Flogging Molly or Ruby Tuesday, Rolling Stones; You Can Close Your Eyes, Carole King & James Taylor
  16. A song that brings up good memories – Highwayman, Johnny Cash; Shelter, Ray Lamontagne; You Make My Dreams Come True, Hall & Oates
  17. A song that brings up bad memories – Keep it Loose, Keep it Tight, Amos Lee
  18. A song that makes you feel pumped up – The Pretender, Foo Fighters
  19. A song that reminds you of your dad – Blue Skies, Willie Nelson
  20. A song that reminds you of your mom – If I Need You, Emmylou Harris & Don Williams
  21. A song you haven’t heard in a long time – Love Can Build A Bridge, The Judds
  22. A song you can always back to and listen to and fall in love with it all over again – The Boxer, Jerry Douglas/Mumford & Sons
  23. A song with a story behind it – Ghosts That We Knew, Mumford & Sons
  24. A song that reminds you of college – Freeker By The Speeker, Keller Williams or I Feel Home, O.A.R.
  25. A song that reminds you of high school – The Way, Fastball
  26. A song that sums up 2012 – Empty, Ray Lamontagne

Let’s get a move on, 2013.  I’m ready.