The Friday Mixtape: 7/10/09

Written by Music, The Weekly Mixtape

Paying tribute to some songs that have had trouble making it across the pond. Not all of them, but too many of them, if you ask me.

Shed Seven – Speak Easy from Change Giver (1994)
Delays – Valentine from You See Colours (2006)
Attic Lights – Bring You Down from Friday Night Lights (2008)
The Bluebells – Cath from Sisters (1984)
The Divine Comedy – Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World from Victory for the Comic Muse (2006)
Cast – Magic Hour from Magic Hour (1999)
The Feeling – Sewn from Twelve Stops and Home (2007)
The Lightning Seeds – Like You Do from Dizzy Heights (1997)
Nik Kershaw – Radio Musicola (Extended Version) from Radio Musicola (1986)
Tenpole Tudor – Swords of a Thousand Men from Eddie, Old Bob, Dick & Gary (1981)
Julian Cope – Planet Ride from Saint Julian (1987)
The Wonder Stuff – Full of Life (Happy Now) from Construction for the Modern Idiot (1993)
Boomtown Rats – Another Sad Story from In the Long Grass (1985)
China Crisis – Blue Sea from Flaunt the Imperfection (1985)
Rialto – London Crawling from Night on Earth (2001)
The Hours – See the Light from See the Light (2009)