Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical
hermionesviolin

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Frankenmix 5: September

[masterlist]

The Tracklist

  1. A holiday song
  2. A spring song
  3. A sleeping song
  4. A sugared song
  5. A fierce song
  6. A mysterious song
  7. A yearning song
  8. A satisfied song
  9. A mourning song
  10. A kind song
  11. A pure song
  12. A bitter song



  1. A holiday song

"The Twelve Pains of Christmas" - Bob Rivers

The ninth thing at Christmas that's such a pain to me
Finding parking spaces
DADDY, I WANT SOME CANDY!!!!
Donations!
Facing my in-laws
Five months of bills!


  2. A spring song

"Spring Street" - Dar Williams

And I can't believe what they're saying
They're saying I can change my mind
Start over on Spring Street
I'm welcome anytime


  3. A sleeping song

"Sleep" - Melissa Etheridge

I want to lay down on your shoulder
Just inside your arm
I want to listen to your heart beat
And your breathing on and on
I want to lay down on your shoulder
Surrender to your peace
And go to sleep


  4. A sugared song

"Josephine" - The Magnetic Fields

If I were Napoleon, you could be my Josephine.

  5. A fierce song

"Born a Lion" - Ani DiFranco

why we all gotta look
gotta act the same
i say
if you're born a lion
don't bother trying to act tame


  6. A mysterious song

"China" - Tori Amos

China
All the way to New York
I can feel the distance getting close


  7. A yearning song

"Secret Affliction" - Immaculate Machine

My secret affliction
My quiet addiction
Your lovely eyes are finding
The voice that holds its grip on me


  8. A satisfied song

"The Polka-Dancing Bus Driver And the 40-Year-Old Mystery" - Christine Lavin

Now I am not a braggart
but I can say with pride and joy
that I've been graceful on my feet
since I was a little boy
people stop now and watch us dancing
now we know that we must look smooth
my wife and I know by heart
all of each other's moves


[I was tempted to use instead "Shopping Cart of Love: The Play."]

  9. A mourning song

"Goodnight Elisabeth" - Counting Crows

I woke up in pieces and Elisabeth had disappeared again
I wish you were inside of me
I hope that you're ok
I hope you're resting quietly
I just wanted to say
Goodnight Elisabeth


  10. A kind song

"Love Takes the Best of You" - Catie Curtis

Every night when I watch you sleep
I want to watch over you forever
Keep you safe with me
And I wish I could promise you a beautiful world
That would never break your heart
Maybe that's what we are here for
We try and fix what comes apart


  11. A pure song

"Carol of the Bells" - George Winston

[instrumental]

  12. A bitter song

"Why I Don't Believe in God" - Everclear

Mama they woke me up
I was deep in an idiot sleep
I was just eight years old
Heard big words with a horrible sound
Why'd they have to call my school
Tell me my mother had a nervous breakdown
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