Friday Five : |ˈfrīdā – fīv| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll have a guest, but most of the time it’s just me. The rest is up to you, our friends and readers! Fire up the media player of your choice and share the first five random track of your shuffle in the comments.
We’ve got an abbreviated Friday Five this week, courtesy of the financial quarter end, and the stack of work in my inbox. —MP
“In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3” by Coheed and Cambria (from Neverender: Children of the Fence Edition (disc 2), 2009)
Man your own jackhammer! Man your battle stations!
“Tomorrow’s Just Another Day” by Madness (from The Rise & Fall, 1982)
Decidedly less Ska, more Pop.
“A Working Day” by Ben Folds (from Lonely Avenue, 2010)
Nick Hornby plays Bernie Taupin to Ben Folds’ Elton John to uneven results.
“Candy Girl” by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (from Anthology, 1988)
This one is for my father-in-law, Sal.
“All the Critics Love U in New York” by Prince (from W2A: Opening Night (disc 2), 2011)
Psudo-spoken-word take on the classic funk workout.
What’s on your shuffle today?