Top 5’s

Recently rewatched High Fidelity. Really like the top 5 idea.  Here are some top 5 lists I made. They were made kind of rapid fire and off the top of my head like in the movie.  Do my lists suck? Are they dead on? What are some other good top 5’s?

Top 5 songs to listen to in the morning

1) Cat Stevens – Morning Has Broken (duh)

2) Fleet Foxes – Ragged Wood

3) Donovan – Good Morning Starshine

4) Band of Horses – The Great Salt Lake

5) Justin Townes Earle – Ain’t Waitin’

Top 5 songs for the home stretch of a run

1) Arcade Fire – Wake Up

2) U2 – Where the Streets Have No Name

3) Holy Fuck – Lovely Allen

4) Tom Petty – Won’t Back Down

5) The Ghost is Dancing – Battles On

Top 5 “Crush” songs

1) Ben Folds Five – Kate

2) Josh Ritter – Kathleen

3) Weezer – El Scorcho

4) Best Coast – Crazy for You

5) She & Him – Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?

Top 5 Road Trippin songs

1) Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel

2)  The Band – The Weight

3) Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone

4) Justin Townes Earle – I Don’t Care

5) Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues

Top 5 Wedding Slow Dance songs

1) Van Morrison – Crazy Love

2) Yo La Tengo – Our Way to Fall

3) Ben Folds – The Luckiest

4) Ray Lamontagne – You are the Best Thing (a little fast but whatevs)

5) Joe Purdy – Mary May & Bobby

Top 5 songs that are “America”

1) John Mellencamp – Jack & Diane

2) Don Mclean – American Pie

3) Notorious BIG – Juicy

4) Tom Petty – American Girl

5) Josh Ritter – To the Dogs or Whoever

Top 5 Break-up songs

1) Bob Dylan – Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright

2) Cee Lo – Fuck You

3) Frightened Rabbit – Keep Yourself Warm

4) Peter Bjorn and John – Up Against the Wall

5) Kate Nash – Foundations

Top 5 songs about death (from the movie)

1) The Avett Brothers – Murder in the City

2) Ben Folds – Brick

3) Band of Horses – The Funeral

4) The Antlers  – Epilogue

5)  Sufjan Stephens – Casimir Pulaski Day

Top 5 songs that are too short

1) Cat Stevens – The Wind

2) Simon & Garfunkel – 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)

3) CCR – Bad Moon Rising

4) Langhorne Slim – Mary

5) Why? – A Sky For Shoeing Horses Under

Top 5 Nostalgia inducing songs

1) Atmosphere – Don’t Forget

2) LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends

3) Macklemore – I Said Hey

4) Regina Spektor – That Time

5) Jackson Browne – The Load Out

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