Sam Newman's site, a Consultant at ThoughtWorks

It’s my last day at work, and I’m lacking in inspiration, so I’m jumping on an old meme by way of feeling less useless today (it’s amazing what you can justify to yourself when apathy levels are high)

1. Open up the music player on your computer.

2. Set it to play your entire music collection.

3. Hit the “shuffle” command.

4. Tell us the title of the next ten songs that show up (with their musicians), no matter how embarrassing. That’s right, no skipping that Carpenters tune that will totally destroy your hip credibility. It’s time for total musical honesty. Write it up in your blog or journal and link back to at least a couple of the other sites where you saw this.

5. If you get the same artist twice, you may skip the second (or third, or etc.) occurances. You don’t have to, but since randomness could mean you end up with a list of ten song with five artists, you can if you’d like.

A list of ten tracks selected by my iPod’s shuffle
Song Artist Album
The Panties “Mos Def”: “The New Danger”:
Friday’s Dust “Doves”: “The Last Broadcast”:
Chaos of the galaxy/Happy Man “Sparklehorse”: “Good Morning Spider”:
Needle Time “Elvis Costello”:|COSTELLO&uid=SUB040412231013&sql=11:6gjqear04xu7~T1 & The Imposters “The Delivery Man”:
Jesus (Don’t touch my baby) “Ryan Adams”: “Demolition”:
Spark Plug “Stereolab”: “Emperor Tomato Ketchup”:
The Rollercoaster Ride “Belle & Sebastian”:|%|SEBASTIAN&uid=MIWEB0412231018&sql=11:e2jn7i4og76r~T1 “The boy with the arab strap”:
Cut ’em off “Dizzee Rascal”:|RASCAL&uid=MIWEB0412231017&sql=11:7ufqoawaqijm~T1 “Boy in da corner”:
If you can’t get me off your mind “Amp fiddler”:|FIDLER&uid=MIWEB0412231017&sql=11:9pkxlfdehcqp~T1 “Waltz of the getto fly”:
Bullet in the head “Rage against the machine”:|AGAINST|THE|MACHINE&uid=MIWEB0412231015&sql=11:44ri288c05oa~T1 “Rage against the machine”:

Via “Simon”:

4 Responses to “The Playlist Meme”

  1. Pat's Rant

    The Playlist Meme

    Thought I might give this whole Playlist Meme thing a go. My disclaimer is that I only have the music I’ve managed to put onto my laptop (which is stilll a pretty good sample of my music collection). Here are the rules:

    Open up the music …


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