Tuesday, April 18, 2006

DJ Shakes_2006-04-18 (Brit rock)

theme: mostly Brit rock

After going theme-less last week I felt like playing some Brit rock this week...and you'll see one French band sneaks in (I bet you cannot guess which one) and a partcular Irish one that I like (much easier to guess)

  1. Intro - me....short and sweet (for once)
  2. Keane - Bend & Break
  3. Snow Patrol - Chocolate
  4. Athlete - Half Light
  5. Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict A Riot
  6. Doves - The Cedar Room
  7. Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap
  8. Lightning Seeds - The Life Of Riley
  9. Oasis - She Is Love
  10. Travis - Why Does It Always Rain On Me?
  11. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls
  12. Stereophonics - Dakota
  13. Radiohead - Karma Police
  14. U2 - Some Days Are Better Than Others
  15. David Gray - Silver Lining
  16. James - Laid
  17. Phoenix - Too Young
  18. Beatles - With A Little Help From My Friends
As an interesting sidenote, the Belle & Sebastian song "The Boy With The Arab Strap" is a bit bizarro because it's about the lead singer (the "boy") of another group called the Arab Strap. So it's literally a song about a another singer. Kinda weird. Moreover the Arab Strap guy wasn't particularly pleased about it.

If you're trying to guess which song is by a French group...it's towards the end, Phoenix. If the song sounds familiar it was also used in the movie "Lost In Translation." Cheerio mates! Enjoy, and remember, always Mind the Gap.

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