Joy

Yes, the ol’ inspirational playlist. Everyone has an album, a choice set of songs they crank via headphones. I thought I’d post my list…to see what we have in common. My pictures and writings are usually moody; suggestive of solitude and lonliness, and wah wah wah but in a funny way.

So here’s the list of songs I listen to whenever I’m out and about taking pictures or writing. It’s been honed and crafted into an almost 40 song collection of pure bleakness. It’s called “Joy.” Pick your faves.

1. Echo and the Bunnymen “The Killing Moon”
2. The Horrors “Whole New Way”
3. Gene Loves Jezebel “Desire (12″ White Label)”
4. The Smiths “Hand In Glove”
5. The Smiths “William It Was Really Nothing”
6. The Smiths “This Charming Man”
7. The Stone Roses “I Wanna Be Adored”
8. New Order “Love Vigilantes”
9. New Order “Age of Consent”
10. The Organ “Love, Love, Love”
11. Film School “Breet”
12. She Wants Revenge “Sugar”
13. The Smiths (one more time…) “Still Ill”
14. Siouxsie and the Banshees “Happy House”
15. Siouxsie and the Banshees “Israel”
16. Siouxsie and the Banshees “Christine”
17. The Cure “The Twilight Garden”
18. The Cure “Primary”
19. Past Seven Days “Raindance”
20. Calla “It Dawned On Me”
21. Young Boys “Bring Em Down”
22. The Cure “In Between Days”
23. The Drums “We Used To Wait” (Arcade Fire cover”
24. Tortoiseshell “This Girl (Canyons Dub”
25. Violens “Violent Sensation Descends”
26. Violens “Another Strike Restrained (Remix)”
27. Violens “Fields Of Rape”
28. Dum Dum Girls “Jail LA LA”
29. Ceremony “Stars Fall”
30. Ceremony “Someday”
31. The Horrors “Excellent Choice”
32. School of Seven Bells “Heart Is Strange”
33. School of Seven Bells “Bye Bye Bye”
34. Editors “Like Treasure”
35. Ladytron “Tomorrow”
36. The Cult “She Sells Sanctuary”
37. Moneypenny “Love Will Tear Us Apart”
38. A Place To Bury Strangers “Exploding Head”
39. Alien Sex Fiend “Now I’m Feeling Zombified”

I took this in Long Island City

I took this in Long Island City

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