Dead Spots Playlist

A few disclaimers: first, every song on this list corresponds to a scene or a moment in the book, but I’m not telling which is which. (They’re more or less chronological, though, so if you’re really motivated you should be able to figure it out.) Secondly, these songs are chosen from my personal iTunes library, and I would never claim to have excellent taste in music or be knowledgeable about it in any real or professional way. A serious music appreciator might be able to come up with a much more perfect and complete soundtrack, but this is mine. When I go back and re-read sections of the book, these are the songs that play in my head.

Steady as She Goes  The Raconteurs
Dead Spots Playlist artTurn it On  Sleater-Kinney
Operate  Peaches
Over My Head  Furslide
Where Is My Mind?  The Pixies
Miss Halfway  Anya Marina
Body  The Servant
Well, Well, Well  Duffy
Sympathy For the Devil  The Rolling Stones
My Only Guaranty  Cowboy Junkies
Extraordinary Machine  Fiona Apple
Walking With a Ghost  Tegan and Sara
Dance Commander  Electric Six
Out of LA  Jude
Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked  Cage the Elephant
Chop and Change  Black Keys
Fool of Me  Me’Shell Ndegéocello
Instant Pleasure  Rufus Wainwright
When I’m Down  Chris Cornell
Howlin’ For You  The Black Keys
That Teenage Feeling  Neko Case
A Place Called Home  Kim Richey
Something Pretty  Patrick Park
Black Cat Bone  Laika
Broken Glass  Mayaeni
Little Toy Gun  Honeyhoney
Kingdom Come  Coldplay

 

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