October 16, 2008

MEOW MIX vol. 5 -- Silver in the Stars, Gold in the Morning Sun

This is the 5th installment of the ridiculously titled “Meow Mix” series. Typically, I try to work hard to make the mix flow well. Otherwise, it would just be a random collection of songs. Believe it or not, there is a thought process behind the way the songs aligned.

Uncle Vernon is taking a break from music, or so he says. Instead, he’s apparently decided to replace quiet, contemplative listening time with a game called “Hide vomit in the least accessible place for humans to find it.” For example, yesterday we found it under the computer desk, conveniently near an air vent. Don’t tell me he didn’t plan that.

Anyway, what I’m saying is I work hard to arrange the tunes on the mixes, much like Vernon and his hiding of vomit.

This mix is more autumnal, I think, than the previous mixes. In Chattanooga, the temperature is still a balmy 80degrees on most days, but the colors of the leaves are an indication that Fall is here. And when Fall is here, I like to listen to acoustic ballads. Highlights on this edition include “Mississippi” by Bob Dylan (who knew he could write such good lyrics?), “One of Us Cannot Be Wrong,” a cover of a Leonard Cohen tune by Creston Spier’s of Harvey Milk. That one is gut-wrenchingly beautiful. We also have an incredibly catchy, although somewhat irrelevant, song from a band called Pretty & Nice…”Tora Tora Tora.” Finally, “Mingus Eyes” is a great tune by one of my favorites of all-time, Richard Thompson.

Enjoy and let me know if you like it. Tips on how to keep a cat from spite vomiting are welcome as well. I’ve read a few thumbtacks in the food bowl do wonders.

MEOW MIX vol. 5

1. Bicycle Built For Two – John Fahey
2. Mingus Eyes – Richard Thompson
3. I’m Just a Country Boy – Don Williams
4. Mississippi (unreleased) – Bob Dylan
5. One of Us Cannot Be Wrong (Cohen) – Harvey Milk
6. Oppressions Each –Brightblack Morning Light
7. Heavy Water/I’d Rather be Sleeping – Grouper
8. Moons and Cattails – Linda Perhacs
9. Faraway from Cars – Mercury Rev
10. The Gypsies Came Marching After – White Magic
11. Tora Tora Tora – Pretty & Nice
12. Something Fine (live) – Jackson Browne
13. My Little Kookenhaken (live) – Jonathan Richman
14. Old Lady & the Devil – Bill and Belle Reed

Download MEOW MIX vol. 5


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