Mr. Travis has done a few entertainingly-themed acrostic playlists, and I always liked the idea. But I couldn’t think of anything equally clever to theme one about (tough to match up with a Hepatitis-themed mixtape).
So I went with the obvious, with probably the most important thing around me that there is to immortalize in mixed-tape form.
All things considered, I think it’s a pretty kickass list. It manages to both evoke its subject, lay within said subjects tastes, spans a nice spectrum of music, and ends with Styx (as everything should — that song in particular).
E Eliot, Sarah Slean
L Lloyd, I’m Ready to Get Heartbroken, Camera Obscura
I In Other Words, Ben Kweller
Z Za, Supergrass
A Across the Universe, Fiona Apple
B Beth, Kiss
E Erase Rewind, Cardigans
T This is What I Do, Rhett Miller
H How My Heart Behaves, Feist
If you folks download even only the last song, my mission is accomplished. Now here’s hoping all my uploading/html worked…