29 March 2010

vegas tunes

we're back from our little getaway of sunshine and swimsuits and sunglasses. we all made cd mixes for the roadtrip to las vegas. here are the tracks i pulled together. i tried to throw in some random sista surprises. somehow milli vanilli, escape club and wilson phillips did not make the cut.

vegas mix pump up.
You Make My Dreams / Hall & Oates
Party In the U.S.A. / Miley Cyrus
My Life Would Suck Without You / Kelly Clarkson
It Happens / Sugarland
Closer To Fine / Indigo Girls
Hey, Soul Sister / Train
I Gotta Feeling / Black Eyed Peas
Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) / Beyoncé
Escapade / Janet Jackson
Heartbreaker / Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z
Human Hands / Sondre Lerche
Harold T. Wilkins, or How to Wait... / Fanfarlo
Hey! Baby / Bruce Channel
Lovers In Japan / Reign of Love / Coldplay
Lazy Eye / Silversun Pickups
We Didn't Start The Fire / Billy Joel
Mr. Jones / Counting Crows
Graceland / Paul Simon
Thank God I'm A Country Boy / John Denver

vegas mix mellow.
Us / Regina Spektor
Heartbreak Warfare / John Mayer
Her Morning Elegance / Oren Lavie
Music for a Found Harmonium / Celtic Fiddle Fest
Falling Slowly / Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Where Are You Tonight? / Tom Johnston
How Deep Is Your Love / The Bird And The Bee
Let the River Run / Carly Simon
Under Pressure / David Bowie
Shed A Little Light / James Taylor
One Of These Things First / Nick Drake
Sunrise / Norah Jones
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing / Sufjan Stevens
Saeglópur / Sigur Rós

thanks to those of you who suggested some favorite tunes (you know who you are). i was delighted with the mix of old and new along the road. uploading photos as we speak. will be back with more weekend details.


Hil said...

yay! You're back! We have missed you. Hope you had a wonderful trip. I have stories to tell of cute little Benji... and pictures to join them! I'll email you soon.

p.s. great tunes!

Anonymous said...

fun! my husband & i are going to vegas in just a few weeks as well! any recommendations? (i haven't been since i was a little kid haha)

meg bags said...

Marta I was just in Vegas too! Where did you stay? Too bad we didnt run into each other. Would have been great to see ya

amy said...

Great mix! I had to smile when I saw your John Denver pick. And now I'm playing it on my iTunes. It's not possible to listen to him and be in a bad mood.

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

I always love Vegas this time of year!
Fun mixes!

kh said...

I love Once. Falling Slowly has to be one of the best songs written. Beautiful melody and words.

Glad you are back!

Miranda said...

I love it! I'm putting together a play list for our upcoming road trip and I love the memories that some of the songs bring back. However, no Wilson Phillips? How can this be?! :)

Liz said...

Ooo! I will be doing a little traveling with my fiance for our honeymoon. Great suggestions!! I may have you borrow them. Thanks!

summer said...

oh yeah. playing dj is one of the best things about trip-taking. loving the picks, marta. sunrise has got to my all-time fave for mellow mornings. and soul sister.. yes! just bought it this weekend. so catchy.

and i'm clicking play on heartbreak warfare right now. it's always good to be reminded of good songs. thank you!

Hannah said...

I can't wait to hear more about your trip. Such a great idea to take a girls trip every year!

Anonymous said...

Hello Cute Marta!

Sista Roadtrip soundzz awesome! Thanks for sharing the details and photos!

How can one obtain a copy of your mixes? Just let me know, "Hey Soul Sister" is my favorite too! OMM and I love to dance to that tune!

xo. MM

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