Friday Five : |ˈfrÄ«dā – fÄ«v| : 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.

The Five:

Is there such a thing as a carbohydrate hangover?

“Somebody Said Your Name” by The Silver Seas (from ChÁ¢teau Revenge! (Blue Edition), 2011)

The album so good that they had to make it twice! The “blue” edition features stripped down—I hesitate to call it “unplugged”—versions of the jaunty power pop tunes that made ChÁ¢teau Revenge! on of my favorite records.

“She’s Gone (live)” by Hall & Oates (from VH-1 Behind the Music: The Daryl Hall and John Oates Collection, 2002)

Hall & Oates have sort of been floating in this perpetual Renaissance for the last decade, or so.

“Amanda” by Boston (from Greatest Hits, 1997)

So you all know Boston has a new record coming out soon, right? I assume that all the yahoos that clamored for The Chinese Democracy are the same folks looking for a new Boston record.

“Fade Away” by Best Coast (from Fade Away, 2013)


“Invisible Touch” by Genesis (from Invisble Touch, 1986)

So this week’s Friday Five is a winner on all fronts. This on the day where Mr. Collins has started hinting about coming out of retirement, and perhaps bringing Genesis with him!

What’s on your shuffle today?

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