Tuesday, February 23, 2010


71. "I Shall Believe"-Sheryl Crow. Wow. Just wow. This just might be one the most beautiful songs I have ever heard...and I don't say that lightly.

72."For Blue Skies"-Strays Don't Sleep. This is sad. Prepare yourself now. "I forgive you, I forgive you". Oh yeah.

73. "Meant to Live"-Switchfoot. I loved this song back in the day. Still do. It's so incredibly true, too.

74. "I'm in Love with a Stripper"- T-Pain. Yeah, you read that right. This song makes me laugh because of its trashiness...I just love it. No apologies for it either.

75. "Superstar"-Taylor Swift. Remember when you were 10 and loved Justin Timberlake and just wished he knew how you felt because OBVIOUSLY he would kick Britney to the curb. Ok, maybe? This song reminds me of that.

76. "Tied Together With a Smile"-Taylor Swift. I know many people who aren't Taylor fans. Maybe she isn't a good enough singer for you (valid)? Or she wears her heart way too clearly on her sleeve? I admire the hell out of that. She is one of the best songwriters of my generation and this song is one of the many examples why.

77. "You Belong with Me"-Taylor Swift. Last Taylor song, but man, this song is so wrapped up in high-school honesty that I can't get enough of it.

78. "Don't Confess"-Tegan and Sara. Oooooh. Tegan and Sara. Emo, emo, emo. Love it. This song is so tragic. In case you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of tragic. "You won't get better, til you're worse"

79. "How's It Going to Be"-Third Eye Blind. Re-visit this song. It's perfect for blaring in the car and singing along. I include a little steering wheel drumming, but that's entirely optional.

80. "Mary Jane's Last Dance"-Tom Petty and the Heatbreakers. This song is about weed, I think. Whatever. It's fun. Another classic jam from my dad. He is a pretty cool dude.

Only two more lists left!! Crazy

Oh, and I'm turning 20 tomorrow. That makes me want to cry a little bit. I loved being a teenager. I was so typical about it too...a little angsty, a little preppy, a little wild, a little silly. It's been fun. Here's to the next decade.

Love, love, love

Thursday, February 11, 2010


61. "Gypsy Girl"- Ryan Horne. This guy is from my hometown and this song has such an awesome beat.

62. "City"- Sara Bareilles. The piano in this song is just wonderful. I love this record ("Little Voice" by the way)...it is just a collection of great songs

63."Building a Mystery"- Sarah McLachlan. Cool song. My favorite line? "You're a beautiful, a beautiful fu**ed up man". Profound.

64. "Breakeven"- The Script. Oh my Gosh. I listen to this song on repeat. "What am I supposed to do when the best part of me was always you?". I love that.

65. "I'm Yours"- The Script. They are from Ireland. They are talented. Clearly, I'm in love.

66. "Champagne High"- Sister Hazel. This song is about going to the wedding of an ex and learning to accept the fact that you lost and they are marrying someone else.

67. "All for You"- Sister Hazel. This band is great. This song is so 90's and high school and all those great memories.

68. "Chasing Cars"- Snow Patrol. This song will always make me think of Izzie Stephens (of "Grey's Anatomy") crying on the bathroom floor after her fiance died. I cried too.

69. "All Hail the Heartbreaker"- The Spill Canvas. This song is straight-up bitter. Love it.

70. "18"- Steve Moakler. This song is about growing up. Love it.

Those are the next ten. Love them

Friday, February 5, 2010


It's 1am in Nashville and I can't sleep. I have a quiz tomorrow, but I'm not interested in studying...so here are my next ten songs.

51. "More Like Her"-Miranda Lambert. This is what happens when you put yourself out there, think everything is going to work out, and then they end up going back to their ex-girlfriend anyways. Where do you go from there?

52. "You've Got the Music in You"- The New Radicals. I love this jam. It's a good "dance around your room singing into a hairbrush" song..not that I do that or anything...moving on.

53. "Far Away"- Nickelback. This song is one of those songs that I will always be able to relate to. It's powerful.

54. "Stop Crying Your Heart Out"-Oasis. This song is a "snap out of it!!!" song. Always appreciated.

55. "Wonderwall"-Oasis. I am so in love with this song and have been for years. "And maybe, you're gonna be the one that saves me"...whew.

56. "She is Love (Acoustic)"- Parachute. Heard this song on TV and immediately had to have it. Heard it in Staples this summer. And teared up...what a dork. I think this song is what every girl wants to hear.

57. "A Falling Through"- Ray LaMontagne. Sleeeeepy playlist song. But oh my Gosh, it has the most haunted/pained sound and I can't listen to it enough.

58. "Ever The Same"- Rob Thomas. I liked Rob Thomas' solo career. Big Matchbox 20 fan, but love Rob. This song is great. Inspiring.

59. "You Can't Always Get What You Want"- The Rolling Stones. If you don't like the Stones, I don't like you. Harsh? Yes. Sorry.

60. "Hazy"- Rosi Golan feat. William Fitzsimmons. Go listen to this song. Right now. Warning, it will make you want to want to lay in your bed and listen to it on repeat. "'Cause without you, things go hazy". Simply put, but beautiful.

Love, love, love. Me