20 Songs

I’ve been out of sorts since the 25th. Christmas was fine, all right, but my headspace? Not so much.

My room is a mess, my hair is a mess, and my wallet is a — it’s missing. I can’t find my wallet and I don’t remember where I left it. I know it’s just somewhere around the house but I’m just too drained to look for it, man. I’m exhausted even though I haven’t been doing anything. Ah shit, I hate this feeling.

Anyway I needed some sense of faux-productivity tonight so I did this tag from Sleeping Suburb. Twenty questions, twenty songs. I discovered some of these songs only this year and, hmm, should I write a year-end essay too? I’ll think about it, but maybe only after I find my wallet.

Your favorite song

One of my favorite songs this year is “Lose It” by SWMRS. The opening lines hit close to home, and then I got to the chorus: And tell me / why d’you have to have such a damn good taste in music? / Yeah if all my favorite songs make me think of you / I’m gonna lose it.

I fucking lost it.

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Song Challenge*

1. The last song you listened to: Starlight – Muse
2. Last song you purchased: All songs from The Lucksmiths’ Staring at the Sky EP
3. Song you discovered on youtube/tumblr: Go Slow – Haim
4. Favourite Soundtrack piece: Kaneda’s Death – John Murphy
5. Favourite Band: Eraserheads
6. Favourite Solo Artist: Joni Mitchell
7. Favourite Album: Blue by Joni Mitchell
8. Best Live Gig OR Act you want to see live: The Flaming Lips
9. Guilty Pleasure Song: Stitches – Shawn Mendes
10. Song you used to hate but you now like:
11. Song you used to love but now can’t stand:
12. Group you wish had never split: Eraserheads
13. Favourite song from a video game:
14. Favourite song from a film:  A Real Hero – College & Electric Youth
15. Favourite song from an advert:
16. Song you grew up with: All Out of Love – Air Supply
17. First song/album you ever bought: Color It Red’s The Best of Color It Red
18. Album you found accidentally and love: Dum Dum Girls’ I Will Be
19. Favourite foreign language song: Ii Jikan (Good Times) – EVISBEATS
20. A song from the year you were born:
21. Song from your favourite music genre: My Favourite Book – Stars
22. Most Over-rated song:
23. Song you would recommend to everyone: Seasons of Love – Cast of Rent, the musical
24. Song that reminds you of a specific event: Kalipay – Pinikpikan
25. Song you can’t help but sing along to: All I Ask – Adele
26. Favourite parody song:
27. Favourite slow song: Here, There and Everywhere – The Beatles
28. Favourite fast song: Soundcheck – The Out of Body Special
29. Favourite song at the moment: Budapest – George Ezra
30. All time favourite song: A Case of You – Joni Mitchell

*I got this from Angel over at Ligaw na Kerubin.