Listen (!) Your Weekend Journey Mini-Playlist

11 Mar

Just a couple of gems i have recently discovered and that you need to hear for the weekend:

For the first Friday drink:

“You Belong To Me” – Ryan Adams

Say what you will about this Canadian icon, but he’s still rockin’ it long after the summer of ’69 and this is fun little ditty that will start you on the party trail in 2o seconds flat.

 

When the buzz kicks in:

“Hymn for the Weekend” – Coldplay

Coldplay talkin’ about being drunk and high? That is cause for celebration. Soon to be inescapable.

 

For driving in the Saturday morning sun:

“Can you Come Over?” – Shooter Jennings

Taken from the new Dave Cobb compilation album ‘Southern Family’ which has a bunch of country music stars singing about home. But all we care about is Shooter, son of Waylon, brother of Sturgill.

http://www.npr.org/player/embed/469693102/469813682

 

For that Saturday night dance:

“Smooth Sailin'” – Leon Bridges

So you’re in a jazz club and there is a hot Chiquita across the bar. Finish your old fashioned and go talk to her already.

 

For the Sunday hangover:

“Just Like A Woman” – Jeff Buckley

Recently uncovered/cover album of demos from Jeff Buckley called ‘You and I’. This is just a staggeringly beautiful cover of Dylan, perfect for that quiet moment of introspection.

 

For the weekend chore session:

“I Can Help” – Billy Swan

Something about this rhythm lends itself to getting some serious putterin’ done.

 

Happy Weekend!

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