LBC Playlists

So delighted to be part of the LeedsPlaylist ‘family’!

If you’re musically minded, do Do DO! get involved!

Here’s what the LBC team have come up with so far! 


#WSwanLBC – Atomised 

Music Selection: @Wandapops

Spotify:

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Louis Barabbas &The Bedlam Six – Mother
02. Cage The Elephant – Free Love
03. George Michael – I Want Your Sex – Parts 1 and 2
04. Grinderman – No Pussy Blues
05. Soft Cell – Mr. Self Destruct
06. Foreigner – Cold As Ice
07. Digitalism – Idealistic
08. Orbital – Philosophy By Numbers
09. Somebody Else – The Saddest Man in the World
10. Björk – New World

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Music Selection by @BookElfLeeds

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

  1. Diamonds and Rust by Joan Baez
  2. I Miss You by Kimya DawsonRambling Man by Laura Marling
  3. Not The Girl – Wicked Soundtrack
  4. Mr Beveridge’s Maggot English Trad
  5. Forever Young by Audra Mae
  6. A Million Love Songs Later by Scouting For Girls
  7. Hello Love by The Be Good Tanyas
  8. The You and Me Song by The Wannadies
  9. Anyone Else But You by The Mouldy Peaches

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Many of the Playlists below were created for LeedsPlaylist – however, I’m feeling a hankering for doing some more just for the giggles!

World Book Night 

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions – I hope that you’ll find a new favourite book-based song here!

Spotify

  1. ROMEO AND JULIET – Dire Straits – ROMEO AND JULIET – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
  2. Wrapped up in books – Belle and Sebastian – @PeteCavanagh
  3. Atticus – The Noisettes – TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD – HARPER LEE – @Gazpachodragon
  4. The book of love – The Magnetic Fields – THE BOOK OF LOVE – UPTON SINCLAIR –  @Gazpachodragon
  5. Handsome Devil – The Smiths – @mariemillward
  6. Yeat’s Grave – The Cranberries – W.B. YATES (Poet)
  7. Yertle the Turtle – RHCP – @Hopelesmyth
  8. White Rabbit – Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – ALICE IN WONDERLAND – LEWIS CARROLL
  9. I am the Walrus – Bono and Secret Machines – @PvtAccount
  10. Exit Music (For a Film) – Radiohead -ROMEO AND JULIET – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Spotify

  1. Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush – WUTHERING HEIGHTS -EMILY BRONTE – @WitchyGrrl
  2. Narnia – Steve Hackett – THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA – C.S. LEWIS – @Hopelesmyth
  3. China in your hand – T’Pau – FRANKEINSTEIN – MARY SHELLEY
  4. Read It In Books – Echo and the Bunnymen – @_inmediares
  5. Neverending Story – Limahl – THE NEVERENDING STORY – MICHAEL ENDE
  6. 1984 – David Bowie – 1984 – GEORGE ORWELL – @Hopelesmyth
  7. Hug Me – Meg and Dia – BRAVE NEW WORLD – ALDOUS HUXLEY
  8. Owen Meaney – Lagwagon – A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANEY – JOHN IRVING
  9. Charlotte Sometimes – The Cure – CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES – PENELOPE FARMER
  10. Venus in Furs – Nico and the Velvet Underground – VENUS IN FURS – LEOPOLD VON SACHER-MASOCH

Spotify

  1. The Ugly and the Beautiful – The Real Tuesday Weld – CASABLANCA – MICHAEL WALSH – @Robot_Cooper
  2. The Tain (Part IV) – The Decemberists – THE TAIN (Irish Legend)
  3. The River – P.J. Harvey – THE RIVER – FLANNERY O’CONNOR
  4. Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds – THE BIBLE
  5. Calypso – Suzanne Vega – THE ODYSSEY – HOMER
  6. Deep in the Meadow – Sting – THE HUNGER GAMES – SUZANNE COLLINS
  7. Xanadu – Rush – KUBLA KHAN – SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
  8. Into the West – Annie Lennox – LOTR – J.R.R. TOLKIEN
  9. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley – THE BIBLE
  10. Defying Gravity – Wicked Musical – THE WIZARD OF OZ – L. FRANK BAUM
Special Mentions to
– Blood and Thunder by the Mastodon – @GoodToBeWood. I just couldn’t make it work with anything else. Apologies. HERE it is on YouTube. Where would you have placed it?

– Norwegian Woods for @WandaPops on Spotify. So HERE it is on YouTube.

#LBCArcadia – Cry the Beloved Country

‘Woman Hanging Washing Township Scene’ by Zimbabwean artist Kaufman Ndlovu

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Nkosi Sikelele – Abalingani Brothers
02. World In Union – PJ Powers and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
03. Something Inside So Strong – Labit Siffre and Rock Choir
04. Under African Skies – Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
05. Lion In A Cage – Dolores Keane
06. One Man One Vote – Johnny Cleff and Savuka
07. Beware, Verwoerd (Ndodemnyama) – Miriam Makeba
08. Lakeside – BLK JKS
09. Enter the Ninja – Die Antwoord
10. Shosholoza – Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Lucky Dube and Bhekumuzi Luthuli

#LBCMedusa – Before I go to sleep

 Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

Song List

01. Flagpole Sitta – Harvey Danger
02. #1 Crush – Garbage
03. I will possess your heart – Death Cab for Cuties
04. Possession – Sarah McLachlan
05. Goodnight and go – Imogen Heap
06. It’s warmer in the basement OR You belong to me – Cobra Starship
07. Got Jealous – Hurt
08. Hellfire – Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame
09. You won’t see me – The Beatles
10. Caleb Meyer – Gillian Welch (Spotify Jessica Hains, Mick Kaiser)

Cut for being ‘go-to’ stalker songs but so good I felt I had to include them somewhere!

05. Every breath you take – The Police
06. One way or another – Blondie
10. Love the way you lie – Eminem and Rihanna

Not on Spotify

09. Run for your life – The Beatles
09. Don’t leave me now – Pink Floyd

#WTFBC – Much Ado About Whedon

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Nerf Herder – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
02. Young Blood – The Naked and Famous – CABIN IN THE WOODS
03. Pavlov’s Bell – Aimee Mann – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
04. How to save a life – The Fray – FRAY
05. A Place Called Home – Kim Richey – ANGEL
06. Hero of Canton – 4 Irish Whiskey – FIREFLY
07. Everywhere I Go – Lissie – DOLLHOUSE
08. Sigh No More – Mumford and Sons – MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
09. Live To Rise – Soundgarden – THE AVENGERS/AVENGERS ASSEMBLE
10. Dream On – Neil Patrick Harris and Matthew Morrison – GLEE

People of Leeds weeks 1-10 by @PeopleOfLeeds

Music Selection by @PeopleOfLeeds participants weeks 1 – 10. 

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
YouTube Here!

Week One – Kirsty of Leeds @gazpachodragon – Life In a Northern Town by Dream Academy
Week Two – Wendy of Leeds @Wandapops Unbelievable by EMF
Week Three – Ian of Leeds @qualitylobster – Good Morning Britain by Aztec Camera
Week Four – Avid Reader of Leeds @leedsbookclub Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes
Week Five – Phil of Leeds @monkeyson Nice Weather For Ducks by Lemon Jelly
Week Six – Declan of Leeds @deccerss Price Tag by Jessie J ft. BoB
Week Seven – Georgia of Leeds @georgiahalston We Are Going To Be Friends by The White Stripes
Week Eight – Rowena of Leeds @yelpleeds The Bomb by The Bucketheads
Week Nine – Katie of Leeds @katie_buffalo 6’1″ by Liz Phair
Week Ten – Tom of Leeds @tdroza Wake up Boo! by The Boo Radleys

The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

CD 01 Youtube: Here!

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

Overview – Young Americans – David Bowie
Chapter 01 – Ocean Drive – Lighthouse Family
Chapter 02 – Non, je ne regrette rien – Edith Piaf
Chapter 03 – The Wanderer – Dion
Chapter 04 – Don’t Speak – No Doubt
Chapter 05 – Secret Smile – Semisonic
Chapter 06 – Rumour Has It – Adele
Chapter 07 – I Want You To Want Me – Letters to Cleo
Chapter 08 – And so it goes – Billy Joel
Chapter 09 – Last Goodbye – Jeff Buckley

(IT’S WORTH NOTING THAT ANY SONG FROM JEFF BUCKLEY’S GRACE COULD BE USED HERE.)

All That Jazz – The Roaring Twenties

CD 02 Youtube: Here!

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Castle House Rag – James Reese Europe
02. Gulf Coast Blues /Downhearted Blues – Bessie Smith
03. The Charleston – James P Johnson
04. Struttin’ with some barbecue – Louie & Lil Hardin Armstrong
    (look up Lil Hardin – a fascinating woman!!)
05. The Sheik of Araby – Harry Smith & Francis Wheeler
06. Ain’t we got fun – Ruth Roye or Arthur West
07. Livery Stables Blues – Original Dixieland Jazz Band 
     (the first Jazz single ever issued!)
08. It Had To Be You – Aileen Stanley
09. Heebie Jeebies – Louie Armstrong
10. Singin’ the Blues – Bix Beiderbecke

H2G2 by Douglas Adams

Youtube: Here!

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Don’t Panic – Coldplay
02. Paranoid Android – Radiohead
03. 42 – Coldplay
04. Grand Hotel – Procol Harum
05. Restaurant at the End of the Universe – Lemongrass
06. Reasons to be miserable (his name is Marvin) – Steve Fry
07. Food, sex and Ewe – NOFX
08. One Trick Pony – Paul Simon
09. Tunnel of Love – Dire Straits

10. So long and thanks for all the fish – Neil Hannon.

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

lbc alice

Youtube: Here!

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

01. Alice – Stevie Nicks
02. White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane
03. Eat Me, Drink Me – Marilyn Manson
04. What you waiting for? – Gwen Stefani
05. Very Good Advice – Robert Advice
06. I Am The Walrus – Bono
07. Hall of Mirrors – Siouxsie and the Banshees
08. Don’t Come Round Here No More – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
09. Always Running Out Of Time – Motion Picture Soundtrack
10. Alice – Sisters of Mercy

Tweet: @LeedsPlaylist

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