The Rich Girls Are Weeping

16 June 2006

In tribute to Ted, my wayfaring vehicle.
You'll be home soon, baby.

soco driveby
SoCo with Ted.

Talking Heads -- Road to Nowhere
The B-52's -- Devil In My Car
Spoon -- Car Radio
Jonathan Richman -- Roadrunner
Fountains of Wayne -- Survival Car
Belle and Sebastian -- I Love My Car
The Long Winters -- Carparts
Matthew Sweet -- Vixen
Chet Baker -- Vehicle
Busy Signals -- The Freeway
Arcade Fire -- In The Backseat
Stereolab -- Speedy Car
The Magnetic Fields -- When The Open Road Is Closing In
Death Cab for Cutie -- We Looked Like Giants
The Judybats -- Cars
c.h.a.o.s. productions -- My Other Car Is A Beatle
The Wrens -- Bus Dance
Ted Leo/RX -- Walking To Do

I'll be getting rides and taking the bus for a few more days, but approx. 1.5 weeks and uh, $2,400 later (yeah, uh, actually, I'll be taking the bus even after he's back!), I have an ETA for Ted's return, and that makes me very, very happy indeed! Have a good weekend, everyone!


Blogger Pinkie von Bloom said...

and pinkie gets a neato(?) trip to ft. worth!

Friday, June 16, 2006 4:25:00 PM  
Blogger cindy hotpoint said...

i am going to take this opportunity to publicly thank you for being such an awesome friend through all of this.

we should totally hit some of the museums or something. and have a steak! ha!

Friday, June 16, 2006 4:26:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is Berzerkeley Single version of Roadrunner, right? I've always thought this version is way better than the one off their first album. RADIO ON!!

Friday, June 16, 2006 5:52:00 PM  
Blogger cindy hotpoint said...

Yup, sure is -- and I agree, I like it better too. I forgot to mention that. And The Judybats, that's a cover of the Gary Numan classic, natch.

Friday, June 16, 2006 5:53:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice mix -
i made a recent mix a few months ago - to listen to while moving across a few states... it went something like this:

Car-Built To Spill
Ghost Highway-Mazzy Star
Drive Blind-Ride
Rental Car-Beck
Goddess On A Highway-Mercury Rev
Gimme The Car-Violent Femmes
Drive That Fast - Kitchens Of Distinction
Love In A Car-The House Of Love
Ghost Rider-Henry Rollins
18 Wheels-The Murder City Devils
Car Song-Elastica
Mint Car-The Cure
Behind The Wheel/Route 66-Depeche Mode
125 Mph-New Model Army
Beautiful Ride-Radio 4
Someone Take The Wheel-The Replacements
Fast Cars-The Buzzcocks
60 Miles An Hour-New Order
Ghost on the Highway-Gun Club

thanks for your mix!


Friday, June 16, 2006 10:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Regardless of how you feel about the band, Phish's "Contact" is one of the all-time great tributes to one's car. And wtf two lists and zero Beach Boys?

Saturday, June 17, 2006 1:22:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What about Neil Young's tribute to his old car, "Long May You Run"? It would have been a perfect fit on yr playlist!

Monday, June 19, 2006 9:42:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blur - He Thought of Cars

Monday, June 19, 2006 2:32:00 PM  

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