A deeper dive into my music taste

Hello friends of the Internet!

It’s been a while since I have written a post about music (apart from my Monthly Music feature) so when the wonderful Liz tagged me in the 18 Songs Tag, I was thrilled at the prospect to have something music-related I could write about. I am very selective when it comes to award posts and tags but I genuinely enjoy the in-depth view this particular tag gives you into my personal taste in music. So let’s get started, shall we?*

*By clicking on the song in blue you will be redirected to the song on YouTube. All songs can be found on Spotify.


🎵 Favourite song(s):

Between The Bars – Elliott Smith

Breezeblocks – alt-j

Sweatpants – Childish Gambino

Space Song – Beach House

Moonage Daydream – David Bowie

Garden Shed – Tyler, The Creator

🎵 Song you hate: 

Too many to choose from. Let’s just say I am in awe at how many (in my opinion) terrible artists are so famous.

🎵 Song(s) you listen to again and again:

(Apart from my absolute favourites:)

Stargirl – The Weeknd, Lana Del Rey

Always Forever – Cults

Creature Fear – Bon Iver

Money Trees – Kendrick Lamar

No Role Modelz – J. Cole

🎵 Song you don’t like but still listen to because it’s repetitive: 

Don’t Be A Fuckboy – Netherfriends

🎵 Song you heard so many times that you now hate it:

Feel it Still – Portugal, The Man

🎵 Song(s) that make you dance crazy: 

Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners

Fell In Love With A Girl – The White Stripes

Call Me – Blondie

🎵 Song(s) for depressive times: 

Foreground – Grizzly Bear

Fourth Of July – Sufjan Stevens

Forget Her – Jeff Buckley

Miss You – Alabama Shakes

🎵 Song(s) that make you feel like you can actually sing like a superstar: 

White Ferrari – Frank Ocean

Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Swede

Sleep Forever – Portugal, The Man

🎵 Favorite songs from the same album: 

Space Song, 10:37, PPP – Beach House (Depression Cherry)

Ivy, Pink+White, Nights, White Ferrari, Self Control, Good Guy – Frank Ocean (Blonde)

Garden Shed, See You Again, 911 / Mr. Lonely, Who Dat Boy, I Ain’t Got Time – Tyler, The Creator (Flower Boy)

🎵 Song(s) you want in your wedding:

Outro – M83

Dancing in the Moonlight – alt-j

Modern Love – David Bowie

🎵 Song you are thinking of right now: 

Cold Little Heart – Michael Kiwanuka

🎵 Song that your brother/sister/BFF is obsessed with:

Midnight City – M83

Oh! You Pretty Things – David Bowie

🎵 Song you are listening to right now: 

September Song – Agnes Obel

🎵 Song(s) that symbolise the feeling your blog transmits?

Teenage Alien Blues – Foxygen

Time – Pink Floyd

17 – Youth Lagoon

Walking On A Dream – Empire of the Sun

Lost – Frank Ocean

🎵 Song that should be played at your funeral:

Between The Bars – Elliott Smith

🎵 Song(s) you put on to go into the shower: 

Redbone – Childish Gambino

Dark Red – Steve Lacy

Matilda – alt-j

Eventually – Tame Impala

🎵 First song that you heard from your favorite band/singer:

Between The Bars – Elliott Smith

🎵 What song(s) people don’t expect you to know:

Paris – $uicide Boy$

Forever – Danger Incorporated

I Was Made For Lovin’ You – KISS


WHAT ABOUT YOU?

Instead of tagging individuals, I would like to ask all of you: Were there any songs in particular you instantly thought of when reading some of these 18 questions? What songs do you think transmit the feeling of my blog? Please do let me know, I always love discovering new tracks!

P.s.: If anyone would also like to participate in the 18 Songs Tag, consider yourself tagged (and let me know if you did a post on it)!

29 thoughts on “A deeper dive into my music taste

  1. As you said, we were both in mood for music posts!
    I haven’t heard so many of the songs listed here, better start now :/

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            1. I partly agree with you on that. In a way I think music has lost some of its “innocence” if that makes any sense. But then again, I have discovered some amazing artists and bands from this century that I would deem as good as some of the greats. I think when it comes to it, it’s all about trends. And with the current music trends not really being on my preferred side of the musical spectrum, I really have to dig in order to find songs where I get that “feeling” you know, songs that DO carry meaning.

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