Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Music on my mind

This is the music that has constantly been on my mind here in Oxford. These are the songs that seriously brighten my day whenever I sing them, dance to them, listen to them. I'll give you a brief summary of how these songs have been impacting my life over the past 3 and a half weeks.

Bicycle-Well, that's a given, it's both an inspiration and a challenge. Every time I listen to it, I long for my bike in the city. But then I remember why I don't have one-people drive on the other side of the road and it's a little terrifying.

Jai Ho-Have you seen Slumdog Millionaire?! If not, you wouldnt' get it. My friend Sean here got the soundtrack and it is incredible! At the end of the movie there is this sick dance scene and a bunch of us are trying to learn it. We play this song in the common room or the kitchen and do our best to whip out these fab dance moves. I mean really, how could you not want to know this dance?

Gotta Have You-I don't really get the band name...The Weepies. But really, I listen to this song on repeat when I write a paper and it makes me so happy! This is the ultimate put-me-in-a-good-mood song, really it just makes me smile.

My Girl-It's so classic, yet so timeless. This song is a habitual get-stuck-in-my-head song but here it's the ultimate sing a long song. Once one person starts singing it, we all chime in, and let's be serious, how can you not?

Hand Song-Can I just say that I love Nickel Creek! They are so talented and so calming at the same time. This song especially penetrates my soul and makes me happy. It's just great thinking music.


  1. I loved the music in Slumdog Millionaire and the dance at the end. You need to make a video once you get it down :)
    - Erin C

  2. good music! I approve. Basically the Weepies and Nickel Creek are my favorite bands ever.

    and I'm glad you're having so much fun! and I'm glad that I figured out how to post a comment!

  3. Gotta have you is so very sweet. and slumdog, I mean, come on... this movie changes lives.