It's another Monday and with a newly revamped site, it's time to update the format of our playlists. From now on I will try to make Imeem playlists so that everyone can have easy access to listening to these great songs. Of course, not every song is on Imeem so I have decided to make honorable mentions for those left of the list due to unavailability. Once again, you can add me as a friend on Imeem here if you haven't already. My profile is still a work in progress but it should be done fairly soon. This week's playlist features some of my favorite songs released in 2006. Of course I can't fit all of them on to a 10 song playlist but this selection is more to draw your attention to 10 great albums more than the individual songs released in 2006.
Top 10 Songs You Should Know - Week 11 - Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2007http://media.imeem.com/pl/ZMnZ3ioYdU/aus=false/
Honorable mentions include:"The Guy that Says Goodbye to You is Out of His Mind" - Griffin House"With A Bullet" - Sam Roberts"Running Away" - Lifehouse"The End of the World" - Gin Blossoms
Thanks again for listening and tune in next week for another great playlist.
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We are back on schedule with a new playlist for the second week of January. This playlist is no different then the others, great songs, some you might of heard of, some you haven't. It's nice to finally get back in the swing of things and hopefully I'll have a tribute or album review up in the next couple days. This playlist features some artists previously mentioned and some I haven't but nonetheless great songs. Enjoy and thanks for listening.
Top 10 Songs You Should Know - Week 8 - Jan. 8-14 20061. Girl Eyes - Eve 62. Lonely Nation - Switchfoot3. Boston - Augustana4. Shelter - Big City Rock5. The Warmth - Incubus6. Happiness Is - The Verve Pipe7. Open Your Eyes - Alter Bridge8. Polaris - Jimmy Eat World9. Time Stands Still - All-American Rejects10. Breathless - Better than Ezra
One of the bands that I had the pleasure of seeing live in concert this year is a relatively unknown band, Big City Rock. They were opening up for Everclear and I wasn't really expecting much from them, as with most opening acts, I really don't really get my hopes up. They played 7 songs off their new debut CD, all of which I enjoyed. The lyrics seemed a little over the top but they spoke some truth and were pretty catchy.
When I got back from the concert, I looked up a little background on them and it turns out that they only have one album out which is self-titled. With about an average of 3 minutes a song, the album only amounts to about 35 minutes. While it is rather short, it surely doesn't disappoint. My three favorites from the album include, "I Believe in You", "Kind", and "Shelter". One of the songs on the album, "Human", shows how simple yet powerful are their lyrics. "I am just a man / Man in a city / City in a State / State in a country / Country in a world / Part of a System / Driving through the city / Stereo is on". Not the most mind blowing lyrics but nevertheless powerful. I definitely recommend you go out and buy this album but at the very least go and give it a listen. To end this artist/album review, I'll leave you some food for thought with some lyrics from "Kind".
Now that I have that I have the mission statement out of the way, I figured I would start up the first reoccurring article. This is the first edition to the "Top 10 Songs You Should Know" from some fairly familiar artists but not so familiar songs. Hopefully pretty soon I'll be able to figure out how to link to Itunes or something so you can at least hear a sample of each of these songs because they are pretty good. I hope to release a playlist every Monday but we will see what happens. Most of the stuff that I post will be pretty random and will not have any sort of regularity so just check back often or subscribe to the blog at the top of the page.
Just for a little background, these artists featured on this playlist are all extraordinary and I regularly listen to at least 5 of their songs on a regular basis with the exception of Griffin House, which I recently saw in concert so I can vouch for his talent. Anyways, all of them might not be your style but hopefully at least one will.
Top 10 Songs You Should Know - Week 1 - Nov. 13-19 20061. Rosealia - Better Than Ezra2. The End Of The World - Gin Blossoms3. The Guy that Says Goodbye to You is Out of His Mind - Griffin House4. Wait - Mat Kearney5. Every Little Thing - Dishwalla6. A Bad Dream - Keane7. Look After You - The Fray8. I Believe In You - Big City Rock9. Overcome - Live10. Penny Is Poison - The Verve Pipe