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iPod song of the week – gifts

Filed under : iPod Song of the Week
On October 21, 2007
At 11:10 am
Comments : 11

Were you wondering if anyone came through on my birthday-song-giftathon? Or anyone else, depending? Wonder no more! Several people did and they were all interesting, novel choices, none of which I already owned so big ups to all of you. And everyone had a different rationale: something I would love, something they loved, something that would make me snicker, something that would make me grimace, etc. (you know who you are). And they mostly did get those reactions. And I even got songs in three languages, four if you include “Urban.” But really, the most important criteria for any gift was met and heartily: none of them were songs I’d buy myself. Will any of them make it to my iPod? Only time will tell. Or as Van Halen so eloquently put it, “only time will tell if we stand the test of time.” That doesn’t apply to this situation at all, I just like the inanity.

Anyway, this is all just to give you a big thank you for, as they used to say in the commercials of my childhood, giving the gift of music. And the notes that accompanied them were lovely too. In considering using one of these as the iPod Song of the Week I worried about singling any gift out above the others, because it wasn’t a contest. And I already did that on one of my younger birthdays when everyone got me dolls and one person got me The Cars’ Candy-O. My parents later told me that the whooping and hollering throughout the house might have been a little out of line. But then there was the person who sent me six, uh, unique songs. And this wasn’t because of the song choice but more the note.

Hey Becca, I am sure you haven’t heard this latest brit brit tune! I heard she ROCKED the fucking VMA’S, wasn’t she fucking hot looking! Omg, drugged up and lethargic never looked so good!!!

Smooches and lots of love on your 65th birthday!


So there we are!

Britney Spears – Gimme More

I’m not sure I could live with that being the iPod Song of the Week, though. So let’s go with this one which could be the quintessential late 70′s New Wave song.

The Cars – Candy-O