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May 19, 2008 | by  | in Music | [ssba]

Salient Mix Tape Jam #2 -Sombre Suicide

Its an unpleasant subject but one that has been covered many times in music (both consciously and not). Tapping into the raw emotions that propels most meaningful music must have its affect on musicians, hence the high suicide rate and drug abuse. Suicides place as the final expression of emotion. While we are mostly anti-suicide in the Salient office, if your going to do it, at least listen to this as you traverse off this mortal coil.

Side A:

1. This Mortal Coil – ‘It’ll End in Tears’ from It’ll End in Tears
2. Bob Dylan – ‘One too Many Mornings’ from The Times They Are A Changin’
3. Tori Amos – ‘Crucify’ from Little Earthquakes
4. Mark Kozelek – ‘Love Hungry Man’ from What’s Next to the Moon
5. Band of Horses – ‘The End’s not near’ from The End’s Not Near LP
6. The Velvet Underground – The Black Angels Death Song from The Velvet Underground & Nico

Side B:

7. Amy Winehouse – ‘Wake Up Alone’ from Back to Back
8. The American Analog Set – ‘Play Hurt’ from Set Free
9. Joy Division – ‘Atmosphere’ from Substance
10. TV on the Radio – ‘Blind’ from Young Liars
11. Thom Yorke – ‘Harrowdown Hill’ from The Eraser
12. (And the violent end comes with) M83 – ‘America’ from Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
13. (The track to find the body to) Boards of Canada -‘Slow This Bird Down’ from The Campfire Headphase


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