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So delighted to be part of the LeedsPlaylist 'family'!
If you're musically minded, do Do DO! get involved!


Here's what the LBC team have come up with so far! 

And here our Person of Leeds Collaborative Playlist!


World Book Night 

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions - I hope that you'll find a new favourite book-based song here!




Spotify


01 – ROMEO AND JULIET – Dire Straits – ROMEO AND JULIET – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
02 – Wrapped up in books – Belle and Sebastian – @PeteCavanagh
03 – Atticus – The Noisettes – TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD – HARPER LEE – @Gazpachodragon
04 – The book of love – The Magnetic Fields – THE BOOK OF LOVE – UPTON SINCLAIR –  @Gazpachodragon
05 – Handsome Devil – The Smiths – @mariemillward
06 – Yeat’s Grave – The Cranberries – W.B. YATES (Poet)
07 – Yertle the Turtle – RHCP – @Hopelesmyth
08 – White Rabbit – Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – ALICE IN WONDERLAND – LEWIS CARROLL
09 – I am the Walrus – Bono and Secret Machines - @PvtAccount
10 – Exit Music (For a Film) – Radiohead -ROMEO AND JULIET – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Spotify




01 – Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush – WUTHERING HEIGHTS -EMILY BRONTE – @WitchyGrrl
02 – Narnia – Steve Hackett – THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA – C.S. LEWIS – @Hopelesmyth
03 – China in your hand – T’Pau – FRANKEINSTEIN – MARY SHELLEY
04 – Read It In Books – Echo and the Bunnymen – @_inmediares
05 – Neverending Story – Limahl – THE NEVERENDING STORY – MICHAEL ENDE
06 – 1984 – David Bowie – 1984 – GEORGE ORWELL – @Hopelesmyth
07 – Hug Me – Meg and Dia – BRAVE NEW WORLD – ALDOUS HUXLEY
08 – Owen Meaney – Lagwagon – A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANEY – JOHN IRVING
09 – Charlotte Sometimes – The Cure – CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES – PENELOPE FARMER
10 – Venus in Furs – Nico and the Velvet Underground – VENUS IN FURS – LEOPOLD VON SACHER-MASOCH

Spotify


01 – The Ugly and the Beautiful – The Real Tuesday Weld – CASABLANCA – MICHAEL WALSH – @Robot_Cooper
02 – The Tain (Part IV) – The Decemberists – THE TAIN (Irish Legend)
03 – The River – P.J. Harvey – THE RIVER – FLANNERY O’CONNOR
04 – Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds – THE BIBLE
05 – Calypso – Suzanne Vega – THE ODYSSEY – HOMER
06 – Deep in the Meadow – Sting – THE HUNGER GAMES – SUZANNE COLLINS
07 – Xanadu – Rush – KUBLA KHAN – SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
08 – Into the West – Annie Lennox – LOTR – J.R.R. TOLKIEN
09 – Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley – THE BIBLE
10 – Defying Gravity – Wicked Musical – THE WIZARD OF OZ – L. FRANK BAUM

Special Mention to Blood and Thunder by the Mastodon – @GoodToBeWood. I just couldn’t make it work with anything else. Apologies. HERE it is on YouTube. Where would you have placed it?
Also, I couldn’t find a decent version of Norwegian Woods for @WandaPops on Spotify. SoHERE it is on YouTube.




#ArcadiaLBC - Cry the Beloved Country

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
‘Woman Hanging Washing Township Scene’ by Zimbabwean artist Kaufman Ndlovu


01 - Nkosi Sikelele - Abalingani Brothers
02 - World In Union - PJ Powers and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
03 - Something Inside So Strong - Labit Siffre and Rock Choir
04 - Under African Skies - Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
05 - Lion In A Cage - Dolores Keane
06 - One Man One Vote - Johnny Cleff and Savuka
07 - Beware, Verwoerd (Ndodemnyama) - Miriam Makeba
08 - Lakeside - BLK JKS
09 - Enter the Ninja - Die Antwoord
10 - Shosholoza - Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Lucky Dube and Bhekumuzi Luthuli

#MedusaLBC - Before I go to sleep

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

Song List

01 - Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger
02 - #1 Crush - Garbage
03 - I will possess your heart - Death Cab for Cuties
04 - Possession - Sarah McLachlan
05 - Goodnight and go - Imogen Heap
06 - It's warmer in the basement OR You belong to me - Cobra Starship
07 - Got Jealous - Hurt
08 - Hellfire - Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame

09 - You won't see me - The Beatles

10 - Caleb Meyer - Gillian Welch (Spotify Jessica Hains, Mick Kaiser)

Cut for being a 'go-to' stalker song but so good I felt I had to include them somewhere!
05 - Every breath you take - The Police
06 - One way or another - Blondie
10. Love the way you lie - Eminem and Rihanna
Not on Spotify
09 - Run for your life - The Beatles
09 - Don't leave me now - Pink Floyd


#WTFBC - Much Ado About Whedon
Music Selection by @LeedsBookClub

Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Nerf Herder - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
02 – Young Blood – The Naked and Famous – CABIN IN THE WOODS
03 – Pavlov’s Bell – Aimee Mann – BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
04 – How to save a life – The Fray – FRAY
05 – A Place Called Home – Kim Richey – ANGEL
06 – Hero of Canton – 4 Irish Whiskey – FIREFLY
07 – Everywhere I Go – Lissie – DOLLHOUSE
08 – Sigh No More – Mumford and Sons – MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
09 – Live To Rise – Soundgarden – THE AVENGERS/AVENGERS ASSEMBLE
10 – Dream On – Neil Patrick Harris and Matthew Morrison – GLEE

#WSwanLBC - Atomised 
Music Selection: @Wandapops
Spotify:




Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01. Louis Barabbas & The Bedlam Six – Mother
02. Cage The Elephant – Free Love
03. George Michael – I Want Your Sex - Parts 1 & 2
04. Grinderman – No Pussy Blues
05. Soft Cell – Mr. Self Destruct
06. Foreigner – Cold As Ice
07. Digitalism – Idealistic
08. Orbital – Philosophy By Numbers
09. Somebody Else – The Saddest Man in the World
10. Björk РNew World

People of Leeds weeks 1-10 by @PeopleOfLeeds



Music Selection by @PeopleOfLeeds participants weeks 1 - 10. 
Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)

YouTube Here!




Week One - Kirsty of Leeds @gazpachodragon - Life In a Northern Town by Dream Academy
Week Two - Wendy of Leeds @Wandapops Unbelievable by EMF
Week Three - Ian of Leeds @qualitylobster - Good Morning Britain by Aztec Camera
Week Four - Avid Reader of Leeds @leedsbookclub Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes
Week Five – Phil of Leeds @monkeyson Nice Weather For Ducks by Lemon Jelly
Week Six – Declan of Leeds @deccerss Price Tag by Jessie J ft. BoB
Week Seven - Georgia of Leeds @georgiahalston We Are Going To Be Friends by The White Stripes
Week Eight - Rowena of Leeds @yelpleeds The Bomb by The Bucketheads
Week Nine - Katie of Leeds @katie_buffalo 6’1″ by Liz Phair
Week Ten – Tom of Leeds @tdroza Wake up Boo! by The Boo Radleys

#ArcadiaLBC and #MedusaLBC
The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald





Music Selection by @LeedsBookClub
CD 01 Youtube: Here!


Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
Overview – Young Americans – David Bowie
Chapter 01 – Ocean Drive – Lighthouse Family
Chapter 02 – Non, je ne regrette rien – Edith Piaf
Chapter 03 – The Wanderer – Dion
Chapter 04 – Don’t Speak – No Doubt
Chapter 05 – Secret Smile – Semisonic
Chapter 06 – Rumour Has It – Adele
Chapter 07 – I Want You To Want Me – Letters to Cleo
Chapter 08 – And so it goes – Billy Joel
Chapter 09 – Last Goodbye – Jeff Buckley
(IT’S WORTH NOTING THAT ANY SONG FROM JEFF BUCKLEY’S GRACE COULD BE USED HERE.)

All That Jazz - The Roaring Twenties




CD 02 Youtube: Here!


Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01. Castle House Rag – James Reese Europe
02. Gulf Coast Blues /Downhearted Blues – Bessie Smith
03. The Charleston – James P Johnson
04. Struttin’ with some barbecue – Louie & Lil Hardin Armstrong
    (look up Lil Hardin – a fascinating woman!!)
05. The Sheik of Araby – Harry Smith & Francis Wheeler
06. Ain’t we got fun – Ruth Roye or Arthur West
07. Livery Stables Blues – Original Dixieland Jazz Band 
     (the first Jazz single ever issued!)
08. It Had To Be You – Aileen Stanley
09. Heebie Jeebies – Louie Armstrong
10. Singin’ the Blues – Bix Beiderbecke


Persuasion by Jane Austen

Music Selection by @BookElfLeeds


Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01. Diamonds and Rust by Joan Baez
02. I Miss You by Kimya Dawson
03. Rambling Man by Laura Marling
04. Not The Girl - Wicked Soundtrack
05. Mr Beveridge’s Maggot English Trad
06. Forever Young by Audra Mae
07. A Million Love Songs Later by Scouting For Girls
08. Hello Love by The Be Good Tanyas
09. The You and Me Song by The Wannadies
10. Anyone Else But You by The Mouldy Peaches



H2G2 by Douglas Adams


Music Selection by @LeedsBookClub
Youtube: Here!


Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01. Don't Panic - Coldplay
02. Paranoid Android - Radiohead
03. 42 - Coldplay
04. Grand Hotel - Procol Harum
05. Restaurant at the End of the Universe - Lemongrass
06. Reasons to be miserable (his name is Marvin) - Steve Fry
07. Food, sex and Ewe - NOFX
08. One Trick Pony - Paul Simon
09. Tunnel of Love - Dire Straits

10. So long and thanks for all the fish - Neil Hannon.

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Music Selection by @LeedsBookClub
Youtube: Here!



Track list (for a detailed breakdown, visit LeedsPlaylist)
01. Alice - Stevie Nicks
02. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
03. Eat Me, Drink Me - Marilyn Manson
04. What you waiting for? - Gwen Stefani
05. Very Good Advice - Robert Advice
06. I Am The Walrus - Bono
07. Hall of Mirrors - Siouxsie and the Banshees
08. Don't Come Round Here No More - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
09. Always Running Out Of Time - Motion Picture Soundtrack
10. Alice - Sisters of Mercy




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