Sunday, June 25, 2006

Seven Songs

According to my most beloved Kirsten, I am to list seven songs I am currently enjoying. Feel free to play along if you like. I decided to look at my "Top 25 Most Played" on iTunes to help me out. Wow, um, maybe I should listen to something other than NIN sometimes? Nah. All of the following are by NIN:

  • "The Perfect Drug" - Lost Highway soundtrack - A good song, with a beautiful video featuring Trent Reznor with his most Morpheus-like look.
  • "Beside You in Time" - With Teeth - The pulsating rhythm of this song really gets under my skin.
  • "Eraser" - The Downward Spiral - I've been listening to this a lot in traffic recently, over and over again. This does not bode well for other people on the road.
  • "Eraser (Denial: Realization) - Further Down the Spiral - Rumor has it that Fight Club was written while listening to this album. Mmm....Fight Club...
  • "March of the Pigs" - And All that Could Have Been - This live track takes me right back to the concert experience. This song is at its best performed live.
  • "Last" - Broken - "This isn't meant to last. This is for right now."
  • "Leaving Hope" - Still - You've likely never heard this album, but this is Trent's finest work. This song features delicate, sorrowful piano playing. I don't know if I so much enjoy this song, but rather that this is the song that most affects me.


David Moles said...

So, for this philistine who’s listened to a certain amount of NiN but who’s never actually owned any — where should I start?

Dr. Lisa said...

David: I'll send you a compilation of essentials - hard to pick just one album. I'll also include some southwestern vittles. Anything you need that the Swiss just don't provide? Masa? Chipotle?

David Moles said...

Masa would be good. My mom got me a tortilla press, and I'm itching to use it. Dried peppers of any kind. Dried spices in general -- about all they've got in my local grocery store is parsley, thyme, and basil. Thanks!

On a side note, have you seen this? The Size of Our World. Never again will I use the word "supergiant" lightly...

Dr. Lisa said...

Sounds like I'm going on a shopping trip! :)