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An Olympics Friday Random 10

Time for the Friday random ten songs again…

  1. Domingo Hirsch and His Internal Flying Circus” – The Citizens, Post Cro-Magnon Drift
  2. “Clouds” – Level 42, Retrograde
  3. “Face to Face” – Keith Emerson, Nighthawks soundtrack
  4. No. 15” – Chick Corea, Children’s Songs
  5. “In a Big Country” – Big Country, The Crossing
  6. Stranger by the Minute” – Porcupine Tree, Stupid Dream
  7. “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes” – Paul Simon, Graceland
  8. “Spirits in the Material World” – The Police, Every Breath You Take: The Singles
  9. Pulse” – Rick Wakeman, Rhapsodies
  10. “The Time Has Come” – Mike Oldfield, Islands

Bring home the gold, folks!

A Royal Wedding Friday Random 10

In honor of the Royal Wedding, an All-Brit random list today.

  1. Time and a Word” – Yes, Time and a Word
  2. “A Moment Lost” – Enya, Amarantine
  3. The Domes of G’bal” – Ozric Tentacles, Live at the Pongmaster’s Ball
  4. “How the Years Turn” – Roger Eno, Music of Neglected English Composers
  5. “Johnny on the Monorail” – The Buggles, The Age of Plastic
  6. Black Cat” – Gentle Giant, Acquiring the Taste
  7. “Blown by the Wind” – Alan Parsons, On Air
  8. Nine Cats” – Porcupine Tree, Stars Die: The Delerium Years 1991-1997
  9. “Message in a Bottle” – The Police, Every Breath You Take: The Singles
  10. “Clarinet Concerto, Op. 31” – Gerald Finzi, Clarinet Concerti

Here’s to the happy couple!  Yeah, whatever.

Pandora Friday Random 10

  1. “Mr. 9 ‘Till 5” – Premiata Forneria Marconi, Photos of Ghosts
  2. “Moonloop (Coda)” – Porcupine Tree, The Sky Moves Sideways
  3. “Chance of Rain” – Edo Castro, Phoenix
  4. “Clocks” – Coldplay, A Rush of Blood to the Head
  5. “Open Your Eyes” – Asia, Alpha
  6. “Song for Sarah” – Tomasz Stanko Quartet, Suspended Night
  7. “Broken Heart” – Big Country, The Best of Big Country
  8. “Save It for Later” – Splender, To Whom It May Concern
  9. “Dimstar” – Gay Dad, Leisure Noise
  10. “Try” – Marshall Crenshaw, Field Day

Pandora Friday Random 10

This week I got an email from pandora.com saying that I was close to the limit of how much I could listen to Pandora in a month for free.  Here’s hoping that I get my 10 thumbs-up tracks before I reach that limit.

  1. KraanPolarity” – Kraan, Dancing in the Shade
  2. “Flood” – Jars of Clay, Jars of Clay
  3. From the Beginning” – Emerson, Lake, & Palmer, Trilogy
  4. “Escape” – Journey, Escape
  5. Carry on Wayward Son” – Kansas, Leftoverture
  6. Secret Separation” – The Fixx, Walkabout
  7. The Sound of Muzak” – Porcupine Tree, In Absentia
  8. “More Than This” – Roxy Music, Avalon
  9. “The Dance of Eternity” – Dream Theater, Metropolis pt 2: Scenes from a Memory
  10. Baby Blue” – Bad Finger, Straight Up

Whew, made it.

An Empty Nest Random Friday 10

The first “empty nest” Friday requires a special soundtrack — let’s see what ten comes up on the shuffle first:

  1. delaysWanderlust” – Delays, Faded Seaside Glamour
  2. “The Storyteller” – Wakeman with Wakeman, Tapestries
  3. “Redrap” – Geoff Downes, The Light Program
  4. “Gills” – James Newton Howard, Waterworld soundtrack
  5. “Fantasia” – Klaus Doldinger & Giorgio Moroder, The Never Ending Story soundtrack
  6. “Earth Dance” – Brand X, Masques
  7. I Robot” – Alan Parsons Project, I Robot
  8. “Blurry” – Puddle of Mudd, ACE COMBAT 5: The Unsung War soundtrack
  9. “Sever” – Porcupine Tree, Stars Die: The Delerium Years 1994-1997
  10. “Masked Ball” – Jocelyn Pook, Eyes Wide Shut soundtrack

What a super list:  several soundtrack numbers, one of the greatest instrumental tracks (#7)…TGIF!

Friday Random 10

flatlandsFriday means logging the first 10 tracks that play on my music player (set on “shuffle”).  Here goes:

  1. “Walsingham” from Roger Eno “The Flatlands”
  2. Windowpane” from Opeth “Damnation”
  3. “Still Return” from Brian Eno “The Pearl”
  4. T Station” from “Age of Empires Compilation Soundtrack”
  5. Footprints” from Porcupine Tree “On the Sunday of Life”
  6. Woman Tonight” from America “History: America’s Greatest Hits”
  7. Star Spangled Banner/4th of July Reprise” from Boston “Greatest Hits”
  8. Vedavox” from Ozric Tentacles “The Floor’s Too Far Away”
  9. “Sparrowfall” from Brian Eno “Music for Films”
  10. “Hint Hint” from Steve Howe “Turbulence”

Lots of Eno represented today.

(Note: I decided to add links to tracks where the music was available to see/hear, since a lot of what I listen to isn’t mainstream.)