30 Day Song Challenge

Technically, today should be Day 4 of the challenge, but I’m going to so the rest all at once, because I’m impatient and so spreading it out over 30 days is too hard!

I’m trying to make it so I don’t repeat any artists but there’s a few that I probably will have to – though I won’t be repeating any songs!

Day 1 – a song with a colour in the title

Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell

Day 2 – a song with a number in the title

Three Hours – Nick Drake

Day 3 – A song that reminds you of summertime

A Summer Wasting – Belle and Sebastian

Day 4 – A song that reminds you of someone you’d rather forget

Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush

Day 5. A song that needs to be played loud

Hanging on the Telephone – Blondie

Day 6. A song that makes you want to dance

I Don’t Feel Like Dancing – Scissor Sisters

Day 7. A song to drive to

Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen

Day 8. A song about drugs or alcohol

Thoughts of Mary-Jane – Nick Drake

Day 9 – A song that makes you happy

Philomena – The Decemberists

Day 10 – A song that makes you sad

Glacier – John Grant

Day 11 – A song that you never get tired of

One Day Like This – Elbow

Day 12 – A song from your preteen years

Year 3000 – Busted

Day 13 – A song from the 1970s

Go Your Own Way, Fleetwood Mac

Day 14 – A song you’d love to be played at your wedding

God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

Day 15 – A song that’s a cover of another artist

Angel Eyes, the Czars

Day 16 – a classic favourite

Shelter from the Storm – Bob Dylan

Day 17 – A song you’d duet on karaoke

Married in a Gold Rush, Vampire Weekend

Day 18 – a song from the year you were born

Losing My Religion, REM

Day 19 – a song that makes you think about life

Ether and Wood, Alela Diane

Day 20 – a song that has many meanings to you

Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks, The National

Day 21 – a song with a person’s name in the title

Emmylou, First Aid Kit

Day 22 – A song that moves you forward

GMF, John Grant

Day 23 – a song everyone should listen to

You’re So Vain, Carly Simon or Blinded by your Grace, Stormzy

Day 24 – A song for a band you wish were still together

Fuel Up, Stornoway

Day 25 – A song by an artist no longer living

Suzanne, Leonard Cohen

Day 26 – A song that makes you want to fall in love

Into My Arms, Nick Cave

Day 27 – A song that breaks your heart

The King of Rome, June Tabor

Day 28 – A song by an artist whose voice you love

The Art Teacher, Rufus Wainwright

Day 29 – A song you remember from your childhood

Paint It Black, Rolling Stones (I know it came out a long time before but I have very strong memories of listening to it as a child)

Day 30 – A song that reminds you of yourself

Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes (or Disco 2000, Pulp)

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