Looking back, my listening journey is sort of weird. But I still love me.
  1. 2015: Is This It by The Strokes
    No. I am not up to date with the current music scene. But I am trying so cut me some slack.
  2. 2014: Masterfade by Andrew Bird
  3. 2013: Heart of Saturday Night by Tom Waits
    Deep dive into Waits.
  4. 2012: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
  5. 2011: Nobody Loves You Like Me by Jonathan Coulton
    I had broken up with someone and listened to this on repeat while drunk.
  6. 2010: A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall by Bob Dylan
    Start of all year deep dive into Dylan.
  7. 2009: Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi
    Listened to this all the time while programming.
  8. 2008: You and I by Ingrid Michaelson
  9. 2007: Dancers in Love by Duke Ellington
    Used to play computer solitaire with my ex while listening to Duke and drinking wine.
  10. 2006: Go For G! by They Might Be Giants
    iTunes tells me me and my son, who loved it, listened to this track 433 times. 433.
  11. 2005: Lemon Tree by Peter, Paul and Mary
    Kids loved it. Cannot listen to it now and not kind of hate it.
  12. 2004: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da by The Beatles
    Daughter loved it. She was two and liked to dance.
  13. 2003: Mother and Child Reunion by Paul Simon
    First track on a Best Of Paul Simon album that we put on to get our colicky infant to sleep with. I still cannot listen to this without feeling the need to stand up and bounce around a pretend baby.
  14. 2002: Lonestar by Norah Jones
  15. 2001: Superman by Lazlo Bane
    We watched a lot of Scrubs.
  16. 2000: Get Out the Map by Indigo Girls
    My ex-wife loved it
  17. 1999: The Promise by Tracy Chapman
    I got engaged to my ex to this song.
  18. 1998: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
  19. 1997: Abbey Road by The Beatles
    Beginning of two year deep dive into The Beatles
  20. 1996: Give Me One Reason by Tracy Chapman
    My girlfriend liked this shit
  21. 1995: Passion: The Last Temptation of Christ soundtrack by Peter Gabriel
    A year of heavy dope smoking
  22. 1994: The End of the Tour by They Might Be Giants
    The beginning of my lifelong love affair with TMBG
  23. 1993: Go West by Pet Shop Boys
    The end of my "electronica" phase
  24. 1992: Four Seasons in One Day by Crowded House
    Played this so many times in my college dorm room I know the whole thing by heart
  25. 1991: Breath of Life by Erasure
  26. 1990: Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode
  27. 1989: Drama! By Erasure
  28. 1988: Always on My Mind by Pet Shop Boys
  29. 1987: It's a Sin by Pet Shop Boys
  30. 1986: Invisible Touch by Genesis
    Side 2 of my mixed tape. See 1985.
  31. 1985: Miami Vice Theme by Jan Hammer
    My best friend made me a mixed tape with this on side 1
  32. 1984: West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys
    The start of my overly long "electronica" phase
  33. 1983: Mr. Roboto by Styx
  34. 1982: Pac Man Fever by Buckner & Garcia
  35. 1981: A Place For My Stuff by George Carlin
    No idea why my Mom let me listen to this at 8 years old, but she did
  36. 1980: Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.
  37. 1979: The Gambler by Kenny Rogers
  38. 1978: The Star Wars soundtrack
  39. 1977: The music on the "Little Brave Sambo" book on record I listened to all the time
  40. 1976: Polka 8-track tapes my dad played in the car
  41. 1975: Probably something by Willie Nelson or Pat Benatar
  42. 1974: The lullaby that played from the mobile that hung over my crib
  43. 1973: Probably something by Sonny & Cher