Cross-Canada Playlist: Son

On the road again!

Spanish Banks, Vancouver, BC

I knew my dad would snag older songs for his cross-Canada playlist, so I included more contemporary artists on mine.

1. Northwest Passage – Stan Rogers

2. The Vancouver National Anthem – Matthew Good

3. Howe Sounds- Said the Whale

4. Wake Up – Arcade Fire

5. You Oughta Know – Alanis Morissette

6. Your Ex-Lover is Dead – Stars

7. The Pilgrim – Sam Roberts

8. Goin’ Up – Great Big Sea (live)

9. Home for a Rest – Spirit of the West

10. One Great City! – The Weakerthans

11. The Toronto Song – Three Dead Trolls in a Baggie

12. St Lawrence River – David Usher (live)

13. Hallelujah – k.d. lang (live at the Junos)

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6 responses to “Cross-Canada Playlist: Son

  • 105

    not bad. but no our lady peace? no avril lavigne? i’d have picked morissette’s “ironic”, since she’s driving in that video too. but hey, most of the music i listen to involves the sound of a harpsichord, so i shouldn’t criticize others.

  • 105

    i guess this means we won’t be hearing from you again for a while. 😦 with all the traveling you do, your theme music should be “eagle” by abba. 🙂

  • 105

    what did i say about a harpsichord? 😡

    okay, never mind that. 😛

    i was always a bit partial to “superman’s dead”, not sure why. maybe it’s the lyrics:
    “do you worry that you’re not liked?
    how long till you break?
    you’re happy cause you smile,
    but how much can you fake?”

  • Andrea

    now I see why you’re handsome! however, you know, your father is MUCH MORE handsome than you!! hahahahaha

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