February 20, 2002

077: This Charming Mix

  1. Always Something There To Remind Me A cover of the Burt Bacharach - Hal David song by Naked Eyes.
  2. This Charming Man The Smiths
  3. Heather- A mostly instrumental ode by Paul McCartney to his crazy, gold-digging, one-legged second wife, Heather Mills.
  4. Boy Blue [edit] Electric Light Orchestra
  5. Englishman In New York Sting
  6. Chopsticks Liz Phair
  7. Avery M. Powers Memorial Beltway Fear Of Pop was the "name of an experimental recording project by Ben Folds (of Ben Folds Five) and Caleb Southern (Ben Folds Five's long time producer), along with John Mark Painter (Fleming and John), William Shatner and others. Their first album, Volume 1 was released in 1998.
  8. I Think I'm Paranoid Garbage
  9. Spider [edit] They Might Be Giants
  10. Peur Sur La Ville From "The Big Gundown", an album of Ennio Morricone songs performed by John Zorn.
  11. Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats
  12. "Pads, Paws And Claws" Elvis Costello (cowritten by Costello and Paul McCartney)
  13. Rikki Don't Lose That Number Steely Dan
  14. Johnny Strikes Up The Band Warren Zevon
  15. High & Dry Radiohead
  16. Senses Working Overtime [edit] XTC
  17. Alive and Living Now The Golden Palominos, featuring Michael Stipe on lead vocals
  18. Annabella's Song Everclear. From the Album Songs From An American Movie Vol. 1: Learning How To Smile
  19. The Obvious Child Paul Simon
  20. Sabrosa Beastie Boys

February 03, 2002

076: Chocolate Covered Mothballs

The title of this mix was inspired by an episode of the improv comedy TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway"- Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh was a guest, and he was surprisingly funny on the show. I think he somehow worked the phrase "Chocolate Covered Mothballs" into a skit.
  1. "Sara Smile" Daryl Hall & John Oates
  2. "Fall At Your Feet" Crowded House
  3. "Rosealia" Better Than Ezra
  4. "This Moment" Matthew Sweet recorded this cover for a Victoria Williams benefit CD called Sweet Relief
  5. "A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own" Tom Petty
  6. "Everyday Is A Winding Road" Prince covering Sheryl Crow!
  7. "Like a Prayer" [live] Guster covering Madonna (I found this on Napster).
  8. "Save It For Later" [live] Pete Townsend covering The English Beat (I found this on Napster).
  9. "Burning Down the House" [live] Bonnie Raitt covering Talking Heads.
  10. "September Gurls" Big Star
  11. "In My Room" Grant Lee Buffalo covering the Beach Boys
  12. "There She Goes" The Boo Radleys covering The La's immortal one-hit wonder.
  13. "Victim Of Love" The Eagles
  14. "Love Is The Drug" Roxy Music
  15. "Mysterious Ways" (Solar Plexus Club Mix) U2
  16. "Go Your Own Way" The Cranberries covering Fleetwood Mac on the CD Legacy: A Tribute to Rumours
  17. "Stop Whispering" From Radiohead's debut album Pablo Honey
  18. "Border Song" Elton John
  19. "Everyday" Dave Matthews Band