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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Countdown!



Someone sent me the link to the above video about two years ago. It's about ten minutes long but well worth the time. I always thought it was a pretty great concept and that it would make a good theme for a compilation. So here's my musical version of the countdown:

01. The Triffids, "25 to 5" (1:06) Originally found on the album In the Pines (1986).

02. The Vibrators, "24 Hour People" (1:53) Originally found on the album V2 (1978).

03. Elf Power, "23rd Dream" (2:08) Originally found on the album Back to the Web (2006).

04. John Guilt, "22 Revolutions" (3:59) Originally found on the EP By Any Other Name (2003).

05. The Lucksmiths, "21" (5:09) Originally found on the EP Boondoggle (1994).

06. The Misfits, "20 Eyes" (1:47) Originally found on the album Walk Among Us (1982).

07. Jonathan Richman, "Nineteen in Naples" (3:00) Originally found on the album I'm So Confused (1998).

08. Alice Cooper, "I'm Eighteen" (3:01) Originally found on the album Love it to Death (1971).

09. The Cure, "Seventeen Seconds" (4:00) Originally found on the album Seventeen Seconds (1980).

10. Whiskeytown, "16 Days" (3:55) Originally found on the album Strangers Almanac (1997).

11. You Am I, "Fifteen" (3:06) Originally found on the album #4 Record (1998).

12. Guided by Voices, "14 Cheerleader Coldfront" (1:31) Originally found on the album Propeller (1992).

13. Big Star, "Thirteen" (2:52) Originally found on the album #1 Record (1972).

14. Dirty Looks, "12 O'Clock High" (3:58) Originally found on the album Dirty Looks (1980).

15. Nine Below Zero, "11 Plus 11" (2:33) Originally found on the album Third Degree (1982).

16. Waxwings, "Ten O'Clock Your Time" (3:21) Originally found on the album Low to the Ground (2000).

17. The Moldy Peaches, "Lucky Number Nine" (2:08) Originally found on the album The Moldy Peaches (2001).

18. The Byrds, "Eight Miles High" (3:38) Originally found on the album Fifth Dimension (1966).

19. Echo & the Bunnymen, "Seven Seas" (3:21) Originally found on the album Ocean Rain (1984).

20. The Pretty Things, "Midnight to Six Man" (2:21) Originally found on the album Get the Picture? (1965).

21. The Mountain Goats, "Cubs in Five" (2:05) Originally found on the album Nine Black Poppies (1995).

22. Lloyd Cole & the Commotions, "Four Flights Up" (2:38) Originally found on the album Rattlesnakes (1984).

23. Wire, "Three Girl Rhumba" (1:24) Originally found on the album Pink Flag (1977).

24. The Clean, "Billy Two" (2:23) Originally found on the EP Boodle Boodle Boodle (1981).

25. Ultra Vivid Scene w/ Kim Deal, "Special One" (3:16) Originally found on the album Joy: 1967-1990 (1990).

26. The Plimsouls, "Zero Hour" (2:35) Originally found on the EP Zero Hour (1980).

Total Time 1:12:52

Download it here: Countdown!

1 comment:

laura said...

How did I miss this post? What an awesome idea--and an even better comp!