Thursday, March 6, 2008

Soundtrack of My Life (Shamelessly Stolen from Gina)

I've got a lot on my plate at the moment, so I decided to steal a quick idea from Gina and put the TT I had planned on the agenda for next week. Happy Thursday!

If your life were a movie, what would the soundtrack be?

Open your music library (iTunes, winamp, media player, iPod). Put it on shuffle. Press play. For every section, type the song that's playing. Next section : press the next button. Don't lie and try to pretend you're cool. Play it as it comes up.

Gwen's Life

1. Opening Credits: Watermark by Enya (I love this song. It is what I strive for in my life - peaceful, balanced, heartfelt. Cool.)

2. Waking Up: Sonata No. 9 in D Major by Mozart (If I was a morning person - I could see this happening, but it's more like Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata in reality. I sorta slither out of bed.)

3. Falling in Love: One More Night by Phil Collins (Ah! It's so angsty and eighties and sweet! That's totally me in love. I love Phil.)

4. Breaking Up: The Logical Song by Supertramp (Okay - this is getting creepy now.)

5. Life's Okay: What's Going to Happen Tomorrow by Duran Duran ("You've got to believe, it will be alright in the end." Did I mention this is creepy?)

6. Mental Breakdown: Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles (Okay, this is one of my all time favorite songs. The only way I can associate it with a mental breakdown is if it were drug-induced, or this is AFTER the breakdown, or if when I finally lost it, it was in a very happy, free-spirited way. *g*)

7. Flashback: Talkin' Bout a Revolution by Tracy Chapman (It could work. It's a sad song, but it could be a flashback for the more down and out times of my life, I suppose.)

8. Getting Back Together: Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me by Sir Elton John (This totally works! Creepy again.)

9. Wedding: All I Need by Mat Kearney (It's not your typical wedding song, but I like it. It could work. Still romantic, in a way.)

10. Birth of Child: These Dreams by Heart (Can you say 'Epidural'?)

11. Final Battle: Breakfast In Bed by Nicole Kea (Fifty First Dates Soundtrack) (Apparently, my final battle will be pretty easy going - set to steel drum music. =P)

12. Death Scene: Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman by Bryan Adams (Aww... *sniffle*)

13. Ending Credits: Hello, Goodbye by The Beatles (Haha! I love it. It's perfect. There was bound to be two Beatles songs - I have so much of it. But this is the perfect non-sensical go against the grain song to define me.)

Okay, that really was fun, actually. Thanks Gina!

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Kaige said...

I love the Hello/Goodbye for the final credits. Very cool. I so need to try this on my desktop.

Rhonda Stapleton said...

OMG this is a fantastic idea...and how weird that some of the songs matched up with the item on the list!!

I am SO using this next week for my TT...thank you for the idea (and I'll give you due credit, of course!!). :D

Gwen Mitchell said...

Hehe... it was fun. I almost want to make that a playlist now, just for kicks. And I pilfered it from Gina . . . but I have no idea where she got it from. Happy TT ladies!

A. Catherine Noon said...

Goofyness! I love it! It is weird that some of the songs matched up. Spooooky.

Shelley Munro said...

This is a great idea, Gwen. I loved the trip through your playlist. It is spooky the way the song titles were in alignment.

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Dayna Hart said...

Oh this is very cool!

And I love love love the Beatles, too. *happysigh*

We'll have to do one week where this is everyone's's just neat.

Tempest Knight said...

Great choices! :)

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Good God, Gwen, are you old enough to remember these songs? Your picture makes you look about twelve. Okay, twenty two.

Great thinking in the choices. I'd be afraid to do this. I mean, I listen to songs with titles like "Cemetery Gates" and "Dead Skin Mask."

Brenda ND said...

What a great idea! I like your song choices.

Gina Ardito said...

You are sooooo welcome! It was fun, wasn't it? Weird the way some of those fit. Love a lot on your list!

Tara S Nichols said...

Very cool. Good selections.

Kathleen Oxley said...

Very spooky, especially the last one!! Great list!

Happy TT *hugs*

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Debbie Mumford said...

Very nice. You and Gina have good taste!

Eden said...

Heh! That looks like a fun way to get your thirteen. Great songs. ^-^

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Eaton Bennett said...

Excellent Stuff, "Can you say Epidural", caught my eye.