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The Bees

have released four albums so far - inbetween supporting Oasis and Madness on their world tours. Several songs by the Isle of Wight sextet have been used for TV commercials and appeared on numerous compilations. Their range of influences is a colourful blend from 60's garage rock to soul, reggae and sunshine pop.

Which song do you listen to when...
you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Stevie Wonder - Sugar
you take a bubble bath?
Booka Shade - In White Rooms
you ride a bicycle?
Madvillain - Curls
you prepare a candle light dinner?
Frank Sinatra - Baubles, Bangles And Beads
you cook?
Washed Out - Luck
you run from the cops?
The Breeders - Cannonball
you run naked through a cornfield?
Os Mutantes - Bat Macumba
you prepare for an important date?
Tom Tom Club - Pleasure Of Love
you destroy a hotel room?
James Brown & The Famous Flames - Tell Me That You Love Me
you want to disturb your neighbours?
Boards Of Canada - Zoetrope
you drive a car late at night?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers
you fall asleep?
Joni Mitchell - All I Want
you walk through a dark forest?
Burial - Archangel
you are love sick?
Nico - These Days
you make love?
Al Green - Simply Beautiful
you play ping-pong?
Daft Punk - Around The World
you sit in a plane?
Erykah Badu - The Healer
you are in the sauna?
GZA - Cold World
you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Stereolab - Moodles
you stay in bed?
Louis Armstrong - Ain’t Misbehavin'
you sit in the subway?
Quasimoto - Bad Character
you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face
you wake up?
Devendra Banhart - Chin Chin & Muck Muck
you walk in the rain?
Chet Baker - Let’s Get Lost
you need to get work done?
Miles Davis - All Blues
Questions answered by: Aaron Fletcher

Marc Romboy

you drive a car late at night?
Edvard Grieg

Nils Frahm

you walk through a dark forest?
Murcof - Remembranza

Ralphi Rosario

record you were looking for the longest
The Comsat Angels - I'm Falling

Kissey Asplund

you meet your parents?
Kaah - Dom Tittar Naer Jag Dansar

Mark Archer

your liberation anthem
Slo Moshun - Bells Of New York

Doe Paoro

record you were looking for the longest

These Kora recordings I had bought in Botswana ...

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Yo! MTV Raps theme music

The Jackets

your liberation anthem
The Who - My Generation

Chelonis R. Jones

you feel like 1982?
Bill Summers & Summers Heat - Call It What You Want

Daddy-O

you make love?
Ohio Players - Heaven Must Be Like This

Seelenluft

your boozed up anthem
Daft Punk - One More Time

Mouse On Mars

start to learn these three things:

Geduld / Surfen / Sandkuchen backen

The Diaphanoids

you run from the cops?
The Ramones

Jacques Renault

No. 7
Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky

Mooner

No. 4
Logic System - Logic

Lo Fat Orchestra

first record you remember
Hui Buh - Das Schlossgespenst

Cypress Hill

your party anthem
N.O.R.E. - Superthug

Coldplay

first record you remember
a-ha - Hunting High And Low

Rainer Trüby

best soundtrack ever
Johnny Pate - Shaft In Africa

Bebel Gilberto

you sit in a plane?
Gilberto Gil - Vem Morena

Jean-Michel Jarre

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Jacques Dutronc - On Nous Cache Tout, On Nous Dit Rien

Little Jackie

your boozed up anthem
The Beatles - Come Together

Holy Ghost!

you walk through a dark forest?
Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom - Rise

New Young Pony Club

you sit in the subway?
Death From Above 1979 - Romantic Rights

Funkmasters

best Miles Davis song
Miles Davis - Bitches Brew

DJ Nature

a song that reminds your friends of you
B.B.C.S. & A - Rock Shock

Mediengruppe Telekommander

you run from the cops?
Falco - Auf der Flucht

Mungolian Jetset

you sit in a plane?
Underworld - Mmm Skyscraper I Love You

Soft Rocks

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Rinka - Boots Sex Dread

Sóley

first record you bought
Jagúar - Get Fhe Funk Out

Nocturnes

first record you bought
Nirvana - In Utero

Morton Valence

you cook?
Vera Lynn - There'll Always Be An England

Black Angels

you make love?
Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man

Peter Kruder

you feel like 1982?
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

Pyrolator

5 favorite cities

Yokohama / Tokio / Shimonoseki / Naha / Berlin

Kaos

you walk the cat walk?
Bauhaus - Bella Lugosi's Dead

Art Brut

your boozed up anthem
«You Give A Little Love» from the Bugsy Malone Soundtra...

Molly Wagger

you drive a car late at night?
Neon Indian - Should Have Taken Acid With You

Kool Keith

the song to be played at your funeral
Geto Boys - My Mind Playing Tricks On Me

The Hidden Cameras

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I have a really shitty old mobile with ...

Senor Coconut

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Johann Strauss - Blue Danube

Ashley Beedle

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
R. Dean Taylor - There's A Ghost In My House

Chris & Cosey

your ultimate heartbreak song

Cosey: I don't have one in particular ...

Manuel Goettsching

5 favorite personal tragedies

dass ich immer noch keinen Pilotenschein habe / dass ...

Sumner Brothers

you play ping-pong?
James Brown - The Payback

Rocko Schamoni

favorite street?

Schulterblatt

Terence Bernardo

your guilty pleasure song

I try not to feel guilty about enjoying ...

Phil Mison

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman

AM

No. 7
David McCallum - The Edge

Theo Parrish

you feel like 1982?
Man Parrish - Boogie Down Bronx

First Aid Kit

you destroy a hotel room?
Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel No.2

Whomadewho

you feel like 1988?
Salt-N-Pepa - Push It

Dynamite Deluxe

first record you remember
AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Fan Death

first record you remember
ZZ Top - Eliminator

Toby Tobias

perfect anthem for London
Roy Davis Jr. feat Peven Everett - Gabriel

Manuel Tur

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Björk - Hyperballad

Jesper Dahlbäck

favorite street corner?

The corner of Folkungagatan and Götgatan... so ...

Natalie Tusia Beridze

your ultimate heartbreak song
Peter Gabriel - The Book Of Love

Belle & Sebastian

you camp in the desert?
Jonathan Wilson - Desert Raven

Hannah Cohen

record you were looking for the longest
Chico Buarque & Ennio Morricone - Per Un Pugno Di Samba

Kinski

first record you remember
Elton John - Crocodile Rock

Tahiti 80

a song that reminds you of school
The Clash - Stay Free

Franz Nicolay

you drive a car late at night?
Tom Waits - Little Drop Of Poison

Morpheus

you are in a depressive mood?
Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition

The Loose Salute

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Sade - By Your Side

Metronomy

perfect anthem for Devon
Ganja Kru - Super Sharp Shooter

Sam Amidon

you sit in the subway?
Sonny Rollins - A Night At The Village Vanguard

Air

your ultimate heartbreak song
Air - Left Bank

Sandi Thom

you drive a car late at night?

Anything that sobers me up!

George Duke

first record you remember
David Fathead Newman - Hard Times

The Miserable Rich

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Lovebug Starski - Amityville

Editors

you pretend to be married?

I’d let the lady decide.

Junior Boys

first record you remember
a-ha - Take On Me

Max Essa

you meet your parents?
Neil Diamond - Forever In Bluejeans

Loane

perfect anthem for Paris
Taxi Girl - Paris

Panico

get these three pets:

two monkeys and one parrot.

Gravenhurst

you stay in bed?

When I stay in bed I am usually ...

Yoyoyo Acapulco

you make love?

Not with a soundtrack, sir. Tried once with ...

Pastor

you meet your parents?
Bugge Wesseltoft - It's Snowing One My Piano

Datarock

you are in a depressive mood?
Built To Spill - Perfect From Now On (LP)

Sebastien Tellier

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Yesterday

Gary Numan

perfect anthem for London
Marilyn Manson - The Beautiful People

Explosions In The Sky

you ride a bicycle?
The National - All The Wine

Todd Terje

record you were looking for the longest
Marta Acuna - Dance Dance Dance

Padded Cell

you destroy a hotel room?
Kreeps - All I Wanna Do Is Break Some Hearts

The Soulsavers

you sit in a plane?
Johnny Cash - American IV

Slove

you smuggle diamonds?
Herbert - Moving Like A Train (Smith N Hack Remix)

Emma Tricca

you go to a club?
The Eagles - Lyin' Eyes

Young Knives

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

Michael Mayer

perfect anthem for Cologne
De Räuber - Denn wenn et Trömmelche jeht

Tim Sweeney

you ride a bicycle?
Kraftwerk - Tour de France

Camille

you sit in a plane?

Some easy elevator music. Something they actually play ...

Vashti Bunyan

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

The noise of people / Roads that lead to ...

Mugwump

you are love sick?
Deus - In A Bar, Under The Sea

John Foxx

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Erik Satie - Gymnopedies

Rumer

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Anything I have written myself, usually!

Leo Zero

your sunday morning song
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - My Head Is My Only...

Valery Gore

you run naked through a cornfield?
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??

Grizzly Bear

you run from the cops?
The Dirty Projectors - Fucked For Life

Mark E.

you run from the cops?
Pigbag - Pigbag

Mavis Staples

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Sly & The Family Stone - Hot Fun In The Summertime

Bill Brewster

you go to a club?
Ray Mang - Not So Fantastic

DJ Touché

No. 3

«The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue» aka ...

Droog

you feel like dancing?
Imagination - Just An Illusion

Invisible Conga People

you stay in bed?
Tolerance - Pulse Static

Kris Menace

you jog?
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake

Marissa Nadler

first record you bought
The Fugees - The Score

Plum

favorite restaurant?

The Salsa Hut on Albert Street. It's ...

Matmos

you go to a club?

Something I haven’t heard yet that makes ...

Jimi Tenor

5 favorite things that make you sexy

teeth / hair / glasses / wit / a lot of drinks

We Are Wolves

start to learn these three things:

dance on my head like the dervish / positive ...

Vetiver

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Michael Hurley - Sweedeedee

Erobique

you walk through a dark forest?
The Cure - A Forest

Annie

you ride a bicycle?
Maurice Fulton - My Gigolo (Chicken Lips Remix)

Rod Thomas

your party anthem
Black Box - Ride On Time

Dwele

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Bilal - Soul Sista

Saint Etienne

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Mario Basanov & Vidis

you take a bubble bath?
Amy Holland - She's On Fire

Erol Alkan

you are on a football field?
The Stone Roses - This Is The One

Alaska In Winter

5 favorite movies

«Electroma» by Daft Punk / «Interstella 5555» by Daft ...

Everything Everything

your party anthem
Bobby Brown - Two Can Play That Game

Beautiful Swimmers

you surf the internet?
Fat Joe & Big Pun - Twinz 98

Bloc Party

you take a bubble bath?
Love - You Set The Scene

Audie Darling

what should one eat when in the city?

Southern food. Bacon and eggs. Ham. Grits. Fried ...

Wolfmother

you are love sick?
Black Sabbath - NIB

Soul Mekanik

you need to get work done?
LNR - Work It To The Bone

David Pajo

take these three tools with you:

A Philips head screw driver / Some hand towels ...

Lydia Lunch

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Lydia Lunch

Lotte Kestner

your party anthem

Right now it's the new Big Boi ...

Simple Kid

you drive a car late at night?
Nervous Norvus - Transfusion

Thieves Like Us

first record you remember
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight

Simone White

your party anthem
Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good

The Bees

you want to tell your girlfriend it's over?
Aphex Twin - Crying In Your Face

DJ Vadim

you go to a soundsystem?
DJ Zinc - Super Sharp Shooter

Luca C & Brigante

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

Terry Lynn


Kingston

In Kingston the vibe is actually really ...

Renegade Soundwave

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Isaac Hayes - Ike's Mood

Alela Diane

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Loudon Wainwright III - The Swimming Song

David Rodigan

No. 11
The Abyssinians - Declaration Of Rights

Casual

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Pure Reason Revolution

5 favorite TV shows

Alan Partridge / The Office / Hollyoaks (!) / The Premieship / Match ...

The Shortwave Set

best concert you ever attended
The Stone Roses

Angel Deradoorian

perfect anthem for New York
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Boozoo Bajou

a song that reminds your friends of you
Cockney Rejects - The Greatest Cockney Rip-Off

The Phantom Band

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Rocky Raccoon

Anne Clark

5 favorite cities

Athens / Antwerp / Madrid / Munich / Dresden

The Emperor Machine

you pretend to be married?
Mrs Miller - A Lovers Concerto

Gary Lucas

a song that reminds you of school
Steely Dan - My Old School

The Battle Of Land And Sea

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Leonard Cohen - Chelsea Hotel

Kissogram

you are love sick?
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Fuck Shit Up

Ilya Santana

you surf the internet?

Edits by Rayko. He has a lot and ...

Luke Solomon

you relax on a beach?
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday

Colder

No. 7
Durutti Column - Sketch For Summer

Anja Schneider

the song to be played at your funeral
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

Pacifika

5 favorite personal victories

waking up happy / eating well / getting sun / finishing ...

Monday Michiru

you feel like 1982?
The Cure

Headman

best Rolling Stones song
The Rolling Stones - Miss You

Modeselektor

5 favorite instruments

Pauke /Geige / Trompete / Kontrabass / Gitarre

Stratus

a record you fell in love to
Arthur Russell - A Little Lost

Birdy Nam Nam

you wake up?
The Velvet Underground - Sunday Morning

Minotaur Shock

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Gonzales - Presidential Suite

Nicky Siano

you want to disturb your neighbours?

Anything I'm producing, cause I play it ...

Nicole Willis

first record you bought
The 5th Dimension - Age Of Aquarius

Wally Badarou

first record you remember
Guy Béart - L'eau Vive

Caron Wheeler

you are in a depressive mood?
Stevie Wonder - Love's In Need Of Love Today

Psychic Ills

you ride a bicycle?
David Hausdorf - Illumination

Gnod

best soundtrack ever
Rockers OST

Bobbito Garcia

you fall asleep?

I can’t hear music when I’m ...

Brennan Green

you sit in the subway?
Tortoise - Ten-Day Interval

Cosmo Vitelli

your sunday morning song
Can - Sunday Jam

DJ Hell

you rob a bank?
Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff

M.A.N.D.Y.

you wake up?
Beck - We Live Again

Kurt Maloo

you ride a bicycle?
Mono - Life in Mono

Minus 8

you make love?
Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You

Johnossi

favorite band hailing from the city?

J: Hmm... from Stockholm... I can’t remember ...

Gossip

you make breakfast?
Judee Sill - The Lamb Ran Away With The Crown

Trans Am

you prepare for an important date?
Crowded House

Kathryn Williams

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears

Alan Oldham


Comics that inspired me (in no particular order)

Lone Wolf

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ivor Cutler - Jam

Cazals

your boozed up anthem
The Stone Roses - I Am The Resurrection

Hacienda

your ultimate heartbreak song
Sam Cooke - Lost And Lookin'

Empire Of The Sun

you prepare for an important date?
Coconut Records - West Coast

Lail Arad

you sit by a camp fire?
Tracy Chapman - Give Me One Reason To Stay Here

Electric 6

you cook?
Air - Virgin Suicides

Lhasa

your party anthem
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive

Barbara Carlotti

perfect anthem for Paris
John Cale - Paris 1919

Osborne

you stay in bed?

If I stay in bed then I just ...

Georg Levin

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling

Meret Becker

perfect anthem for Berlin
Eisler/Brecht - Anmut sparet nicht noch Mühe

Jakob der Lügner

you are in a depressive mood?
Zachary Richard - La ballade de Jean Batailleur

Caribou

the song to be played at your funeral
Crazy Frog - Axel F

Rebelski

you run from the cops?
The theme from Magnum

My Bee's Garden

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake - River Man

Living Things

No. 2
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Large Professor

5 favorite Marley Marl productions
MC Shan - I Pioneered This

Chuck D

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Jimi Hendrix

Shakespeares Sister

first record you bought
Michael Jackson - Ain’t No Sunshine

Al McKay

you go for a long walk?
Norah Jones

Million Stylez

where was your first flat?

It was in a suburb called Helenelund (Sollentuna ...

Mugison

5 favorite personal belongings

My laptop computer / headphones / my wallet that is ...

Micah P. Hinson

a song that reminds you of school
The Toadies - Backslider

Fanfarlo

best concert you ever attended
The Mummies

Tom Vek

you prepare for an important date?
Soul Coughing - Soft Serve

Robin Saville

you drive a car late at night?
Burial - Broken Home

We Are Scientists

5 favorite instruments

drums / bass / guitar / microKorg / piano

Lanoiraude

5 favorite records
Miles Davis - Sketches Of Spain

Beppe Loda

record you were looking for the longest
Dark Day - Window

Howlin' Rain

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Dig A Pony/ I Got A Feeling

Sharon van Etten

record you were looking for the longest
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Dazzle Ships

Circlesquare

you are in the sauna?

You won’t find me in there.

The Rayographs

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Supergrass - I Should Coco

KT Tunstall

you destroy a hotel room?
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

Seether

No. 8
Tool - Opiate

Chromatics

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Three 6 Mafia - Stay Fly

Van She

5 favorite numbers

3 / 5 / 8 / 13 / 21

David Morales

you sit in the subway?
South Shore Commission - We're On The Right Track

Tridact

you camp in the desert?
Psyance - The Answer

Ruede Hagelstein

you run naked through a cornfield?
Laibach - Geburt einer Nation

Linda Lewis

first record you bought
The Beatles - From Me To You

Tindersticks

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed

Any Techno. Only joking (almost). I don't ...

Tal Weiss

your party anthem
Mulatu Astatke - Ethiopiques Vol. 4 (Ethio Jazz & Musiq...

Coyote

a song that reminds your friends of you

Ampo: No idea.

Kathy Zimmer

a song that reminds your friends of you
Meat Loaf - I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won't D...

Trevor Jackson

you sit in the subway?
Monolake - Ice

Morgan Geist

you meet your parents?

Silence.

Beverley Knight

you camp in the desert?
The Brand New Heavies - Midnight At The Oasis

The Revenge

a song you would use as a ring-tone
AC/DC - Back In Black (string-a-pella)

Justine D

5 favorite records
John Coltrane - Blue Train

Tracey Thorn

your ultimate heartbreak song
Culture Club - Victims

Woodpigeon

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Electrelane - To The East

Azari & III

you are on psychedelic drugs?
William S. Burroughs & Gus Van Sant - Millions Of Image...

Mechanical Bride

you come home from the club?
Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon

Joakim

you play a game of chess?
Eric Dolphy - Out To Lunch

Our Broken Garden

you take a bubble bath?
Chimes & Bells - Stand Still

Crystal Antlers

5 favorite magazines

LA RECORD / Totally Mag / Popular Science / Us Weekly ...

Chris Carrier

5 favorite remixes
Anthea & Celler - The Playmaker (Dyed Soundorom Cougar ...

Spinto Band

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?

No Music. I have heard skydiving is incredably ...

Lexx

you take a bubble bath?
John Martyn - Solid Air

Leon Ware

record you were looking for the longest
Miles Davis - Jazz Track (LP)

Charlotte Hatherley

you take a bubble bath?
Blondie - Picture This

Heidi Happy

you destroy a hotel room?

Aber, aber, Heidi verwüstet doch kein Hotelzimmer!

Mr Scruff

you jog?
The Pharcyde - Runnin

Justus Köhncke

best video clip you ever saw
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

Eagles Of Death Metal

you wash your hair?

Once every three days that is. Because it ...

Chaz Jankel

5 favorite personal victories

laughing at all the shit thrown at you ...

Anni Rossi

5 favorite movies

«Working Girl» by Mike Nichols / «The Gore Gore ...

Olafur Arnalds

your ultimate heartbreak song
Death Cab for Cutie - Stable Song

Ilija Rudman

your party anthem
Jaymz Nylon - I Know A Place

Kid Koala

you are on the tour bus?
Willie Nelson - On The Road Again

Michael Reinboth

you take part in a peace rally?
Fingers Inc. - I'm Strong

Oyvind Morken

first record you bought
Beastie Boys - Check Your Head

Dinky

5 favorite remixes
Depeche Mode - The Sinner In Me (Ricardo Villalobos Con...

David Holmes

you sit in the subway?
The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight

The Good Natured

take these three tools with you:

Tools? Er, maybe a hammer and a saw ...

Bomb The Bass

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

James Pants

most valuable record you own

I don't have any valuable records.

Lisbee Stainton

best David Bowie song
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Fujiya & Miyagi

first record you remember
The Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman

Soul Clap

your ultimate heartbreak song
Funkadelic - Baby I Owe You Something Good

White Denim

you walk in the rain?
Rufus Wainwright - Vicious World

The Morning Benders

a record you fell in love to
The Beatles - You're Gonna Lose That Girl

Chateau Flight

first record you remember
Oum Kalsoum

Moonboots


Top 10 favourite records of all time

Kinky

5 favorite TV shows

«Seinfield» / «El Chavo» / «Weeds» / «Superjail!» / «Aqua Teen Hunger ...

The Project Club

you smuggle diamonds?
Stephen Stills - Treetop Flyer

Karl Culley

your party anthem
Little Richard - Good Golly Miss Molly

Hugh Herrera

a song that reminds your friends of you
Ernest Saint Laurent - Surf Club

Turzi

first record you bought
Sonic Youth - Dirty

James Murphy

you make love?
Yes - Starship Trooper

Love Inks

your sunday morning song

There's a great reggae show on the ...

Ewan Pearson

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Raul Midon

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «The Life Of Pi». A magical ...

Nedry

first record you bought
The Pogues - The Very Best Of The Pogues

Horse Meat Disco

take these three DVDs along:

«Bladerunner» by Ridley Scott. Maybe finally I'll ...

Kon & Amir

you play lego?
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall

Shitdisco

the song to be played at your funeral
Shitdisco - Disco Blood

Bodies Of Water

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Ewan MacColl - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Little Dragon

5 favorite records
Steve Pullara & His Cool Beans Band - Spinning Tails

J Rawls

5 favorite books

Dan Brown: «The Davinci Code» / James Redfield: «The ...

Gemma Ray

5 favorite TV shows

Curb Your Enthusiasm / Seinfeld / Arrested Development / Studio Julmahuvi ...

Martin Rev

you miss New York?
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man

Kid Loco

you drive a car late at night?
Lee Dorsey - Ride Your Poney

Prefuse 73

you wake up?
Dave Pajo - Pajo (LP)

Suzanne Vega

record you were looking for the longest
Tim Christensen - Honeyburst

Ame

you meet your parents?
John Coltrane - A Love Supreme

Prince Language

you watch girls go by?
Slave - Watching You

Anna Kashfi

your ultimate heartbreak song
Peggy Lee - Is That All There Is?

Race Horses

best concert you ever attended
Björk

Higamos Hogamos

you make love?
K-9 Corp - Dog Talk

Wolf People

your boozed up anthem
The Rattles - Geraldine

Constance Amiot

your sunday morning song
Sparklehorse - It's A Wonderful Life

Radio 4

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Replacements - Tim

Final Fantasy

you cook?
The Boredoms - Pop Tatari

Quiet Village

you drive a car late at night?
John Carpenter - Halloween

The Earlies

last record bought
CocoRosie - La Maison De Mon Reve

Travis

you sit in the subway?
Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children

Howling Bells

you paint your apartment?
Bob Marley - Natural Mystic

Kasper Bjorke

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Cure - Plainsong

Sven Väth

a song that reminds your friends of you
Off - Electrica Salsa

Peter Broderick

record you were looking for the longest
Tarentel

Bosque Brown

best Bob Dylan song
Bob Dylan - Boots Of Spanish Leather

Odawas

a song you would use as a ring-tone

I should use one because I never answer ...

Ratatat

you run from the cops?
Ghostface - Run (Ratatat Remix)

Alva Noto

you destroy a hotel room?
Buzzcocks - Boredom

Holger Czukay

you sit in the subway?

Ich hasse Musik in der U-Bahn.

Glimpse

you feel like 1982?
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)

Architeq

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Milanese

Stefan Goldmann

you go to a club?
Ron Trent & Chez Damier - Morning Factory

Broken Social Scene

a song that inspires you
Joni Mitchell - The Hissing Of Summer Lawns

The Bangles

you make love?
Calexico

A Fine Frenzy

5 favorite songs by The Beatles
The Beatles - Yesterday

ESG

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Shine 2009

you play ping-pong?
The Telescopes - The Sleepwalk

These New Puritans

you are on a football field?

It would be nice if one of our ...

Scout Niblett

the song to be played at your funeral
Daniel Johnston - True Love Will Find You In The End

Defari

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Dramatics - Be My Girl

Au Revoir Simone

you relax on a beach?
Gary Wright - Dream Weaver

Pearly Gates

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Al Kent

a song that reminds your friends of you
Sam Dees - Lonely For You Baby

Brothers Of End

you go to a club?
Iggy Pop - Cock In My Pocket

Trusme

best Beatles song
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

Zohra

5 favorite things that make you sexy

Lipstick / high heels / mascara / lipgloss / a nice gold ...

Omar

a record you fell in love to
The Softones - Hey There Lonely Girl

James Yorkston

a song that reminds you of school
Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin - It's My Party And I'll ...

Pilooski

your party anthem
Dinosaur - Go Bang

Trentemoller

you are love sick?
Lhasa - The Living Road

Leroy Burgess

your boozed up anthem

Don’t remember. Was drunk. Depends on my ...

Nick Chacona

you take a bubble bath?
SOS Band - The Finest

Karolina Stenstöm

best day of the week in the city?

I don’t know.

Orishas

you ride a bicycle?

My iPod is full with good rock music ...

My Morning Jacket

you relax on a beach?
David Bowie - Life On Mars

Bill Adler

best Def Jam record ever
Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

2raumwohnung

take these three CDs/records with you:
Whitey

Jimmy Edgar

first record you remember
Michael Jackson - Off The Wall

Howe Gelb

take these three books along:

Mitch Cullin: «Tideland» / «Return To Tideland» / «Escape From ...

Kevin Saunderson

favorite band hailing from the city?

Probably Aretha Franklin.

Brian Jackson

your ultimate heartbreak song
Rick James & Teena Marie - Fire & Desire

Tha 4orce

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters

Tiga

first record you bought
Real Life - Send Me An Angel

Max Tundra

your ultimate heartbreak song
Amazulu - Too Good To Be Forgotten

The Ones

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Til You Get Enough

Mystery Jets

you prepare for an important date?
Madonna - Like A Prayer

The Golden Filter

you are love sick?
Cat Stevens - Trouble

Rich Medina

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
The Doors - People Are Strange

Pink Skull

best concert you ever attended
Iron Maiden

Bjorn Torske

5 favorite animals

beetles / crows / pelicans / dogs (preferrably mongrels) / Norwegian Forest ...

Aaron Wright

best concert you ever attended
John Prine

Tanya Stephens

you fall asleep?
Kenny G.

Ingrid Olava

best day of the week in the city?

Sundays. Hang around in the sun, visit an ...

Stephan Remmler

a record you fell in love to
Francoise Hardy - Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles

Oneida

you ride a bicycle?

Don’t have a bike.

Chromeo

No. 4
The Beatles - You Never Give Me Your Money

Ben Watt

you wake up?
Sufjan Stevens - Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highl...

N.A.S.A.

perfect anthem for Sao Paolo
Sabotage - Um Bom Lugar

Dennis Bovell

5 favorite instruments

Harp / Berimbow / piano / bass guitar / steel pan

Ray Mang

you walk in the rain?
Eddie Kendricks - Date With The Rain

Ian Pooley

you wake up?
Roy Ayers - Everybody Loves The Sunshine

Ost & Kjex

you prepare for an important date?
CJ Gee - Don't Want No Short Dick Man

Boom Bip

you sit in the subway?
Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians

Woolfy

first record you remember
David Bowie - Space Oddity

Studio

a song that reminds you of school
The Doors - Strange Days

The Juan MacLean

5 favorite things that make you sexy

I’m smarter than you / I’m funny ...

A Guy Called Gerald

best Kraftwerk song
Kraftwerk - Morgenspaziergang

Blow Monkeys

perfect anthem for London
Reverend Gary Davis - Twelve Gates To The City

Port O'Brien

you rob a bank?
Dr. Dre - Fuck Wit Dre Day

White Hinterland

your party anthem
Michael Jackson - Thriller

Hatcham Social

your party anthem
Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock

Mark Richardson

you come home from the club?
Sigur Rós - Untitled 1

Richard Hawley

you are love sick?

Never am, mate.

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

you make love?

I prefer to fuck to silence, and the ...

US3

first record you remember
Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting

Afrika Bambaataa

record you were looking for the longest
The Soundtrack of «Casino Royale»

Swahili Blonde

a song that reminds you of school
Sonic Youth - Panty Lies

Apache Beat

perfect anthem for New York
Lou Reed - Street Hassle

Yellowman

your liberation anthem
Yellowman - Zungguzungguguzungguzeng

Alexander Robotnick

you relax on a beach?
Nina Simone - My Baby Just Cares For Me

Ed Harcourt

you need to get work done?
Steve Reich - Six Pianos

Cosmo

5 favorite TV shows

The Office / I’m Alan Partridge / Fawlty Towers ...

Jesse Lenat

you feel like 1972?
Jackson Browne - Doctor My Eyes

Bush Tetras

you feel like 1982?
Gang Of Four - Anthrax

Kalabrese

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
Justus Köhncke - Timecode (Lexx Edit)

Dollskabeat

you drive a car late at night?
Kraftwerk - Computer Love

Hannah Scott

best concert you ever attended
Ben Folds

Dominique Leone

take these three CDs/records with you:

A mixtape I made my friend Katie with ...

Yuck

you are love sick?
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love

Dave Clarke

your sunday morning song

Always dead to the world and hopefully sleeping ...

Unconventional Science

a song that reminds you of school
Black Star - Thieves In The Night

Justice

5 favorite books

Windsor McKay: «Little Nemo» / Hajime Sorayama: «Sexy Robot ...

José James

you sit by the river?
Louis Armstrong with Ella Fitzgerald - Dream A Little A...

Lucky Soul

you cook?
Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop

Zwicker

you come home from the club?
Flying Lotus - Tea Leaf Dancers

Dark Captain Light Captain

5 favorite records
Can - Ege Bamyasi

Hot Chip

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II

Gwyneth Herbert

you feel like 1982?
Paul Robeson - My Curly Headed Baby

Fabrizio Mammarella

your liberation anthem
Loose Joints - Tell You

Yoav

your party anthem
Outkast - So Fresh So Clean

Alexandra Hope

you are love sick?
Beach House - Used To Be

Dan Michaelson

your guilty pleasure song
Wings - Jet

Cosmin TRG

you walk in the rain?
Kraftwerk - Strom

Shawn Lee

your ultimate heartbreak song
Eric Carmen - All By Myself

James Holden

the song to be played at your funeral
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Wordsworth

best Marley Marl track
Marley Marl - The Symphony

Adonis

the song to be played at your funeral
Adonis - No Way Back

Future Beat Alliance

perfect anthem for Sheffield
LFO - LFO

Drugstore

perfect anthem for London
The Clash - London Calling

Penguin Prison

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Johnny Cash - Unchained

DJ Kent

you prepare for an important date?
The Isley Brothers - That Lady

Heavy

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Prince - Tick, Tick, Bang

Andreya Triana

your party anthem
Missy Elliot - Get Ur Freak On

Duke Special

perfect anthem for Belfast
Van Morrison - Coney Island

Alter Ego

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Cat Power - Where Is My Love?

The Priscillas

first record you remember
Earl Bostic - Blows A Fuse

Frank Black

take these three tools with you:

iron skillet. Anything you could ever want to ...

Candi Staton

a record you fell in love to
Roy Hamilton - Don't Let Go

Heidi

you jog?

I’m afraid I don’t jog.

Wall-E

you are love sick?
Peter Gabriel - Down To Earth

Kelli Ali

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Goblin - Suspiria

Brasstronaut

you sit in a plane?
Sigur Ros - Myrkur (Von Remix Version)

Midlake

best concert you ever attended
Michael Jackson

Phenomenal Handclap Band

a song you would use as a ring-tone
Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love

Defend Moscow

a song that reminds your friends of you
Shed Seven - Disco Down

A Touch Of Class

you cut a silhoutte?
Scissor Sisters

Malachai

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Mark Murphy - S'Consolato

Riccio

what should one eat when in the city?

Tortellini, Lasagne, Crescentine, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Salame, Cotolette alla ...

Jazzanova

a song that reminds you of school
Loose Ends - Hangin’ On A String (Contemplating)

Alex Smoke

you prepare for an important date?
Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel

Magic Arm

you try to stay up for more than 24 hours?
Miles Davis - Round Midnight

C. Gibbs

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Nick Drake

Ian Hart

first record you remember
«The Hills Are Alive» from The Sound Of Music

Bob Power

best Stevie Wonder song

All of them.

Bill Callahan

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Kris Kristofferson - Sunday Morning Coming Down

Papst & Abstinenzler

you make breakfast?
Lee Perry - Roast Fish And Cornbread

Syd Matters

you wake up?
Radiohead - Go To Sleep

Xiu Xiu

start to learn these three things:

being nice / kung fu / playing piano

Hans-Joachim Roedelius

5 favorite things that make you sexy

Bin immer sexy.

Mélissa Laveaux

best concert you ever attended
Tune-Yards and Dirty Projectors

Chris Coco

you are on a football field?
The Orb - A Huge Ever Growing, Pulsating Brain That Rul...

Kool & The Gang

you meet your parents?
The Isley Brothers - Ohio; The Supremes - Where Did Our...

The Fray

what to avoid when visiting?

Cherry Hills – the Beverly Hills of Denver. And ...

Devendra Banhart

you wash your hair?
Pere Ubu - The Modern Dance

Tim Mälzer

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

Kneipen und Restaurants / Supermärkte / den HSV

Jackpot

you prepare for an important date?
James Horner - Braveheart Soundtrack

Yacht


Top 10 all-time favourite records

Black Devil Disco Club

a record you fell in love to
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind

Dego

you make love?
Erykah Badu - Other Side Of The Game

Sibrydion

your boozed up anthem
Underworld - Rez

Parlour

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band - I Won't Hurt...

Paul Frick

you go to a club?
Kerri Chandler - Disko Satisfaction

The Invisible

5 favorite cartoon characters

The Uninvited Batman / Stimpy / Ren / Homer Simpson / Inspector ...

Jesh

No. 1
Ryan Adams - Love Is Hell

Lloyd Cole

your party anthem
Chic - Everybody Dance

Thievery Corporation

you wake up?
Luis Bonfa - Song Of The Hills

Cajun Dance Party

a song that reminds you of school
Cajun Dance Party - The Next Untouchable

Sophie Madeleine

5 favorite English words

ubiquitous / tremendous / subsequently / cacophony / bollocks

Architecture In Helsinki

a song that reminds your friends of you
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

Division Of Laura Lee

you wake up?
The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On

Fol Chen

you go to a club?
The Move - It Wasn't My Idea To Dance

Wooden Shjips

you prepare for an important date?
Los Mockers - What A Life

Gilles Peterson

you relax on a beach?
Jackie Mittoo

Jay Jay Johanson

you go to a club?
Justice - D.A.N.C.E.

Comanechi

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Les Georges Leningrad - Deux Hot Dogs Mootarde Chou

King Britt

you make love?
Art Of Noise - Moments In Love

The Chap

5 favorite personal victories

Recovering from diarrhea and dehydration to rock the ...

Dillon

you ride a bicycle?
Beirut - Port Of Call

Wooden Birds

first record you bought
The Go-Go's - Beauty & The Beat

Mirror Mirror

you are at the hairdresser?
Willow Smith - Whip My Hair

!!!

the song to be played at your funeral
Bread - The Guitar Man

Round Table Knights

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Albert Ayler - Vibrations

Melanie C

5 favorite books

Yann Martel: «Life of Pi» / JD Salinger: «Catcher ...

Bottin

you drive a car late at night?
Digable Planets - Nickel Bags

Tiago

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Bitchin Bajas - Fresh Hair

A Mountain Of One

first record you bought
Adam & The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier

Erik Truffaz

No. 5
Johann Sebastian Bach - Matthäus-Passion

Joan As Police Woman

you are at the hairdresser?
Sam Cooke - You Send Me

Skull Defekts

take these three CDs/records with you:
Brian Eno - Discreet Music

Karl Bartos

record you were looking for the longest

Gibt es nicht, heutzutage findet man im Internet ...

Pepe Bradock

a song that reminds you of school
Jacques Higelin - J'Suis Qu'Un Grain De Poussière

GusGus

you sit in a plane?
Gus Gus - Anthem

Efterklang

your sunday morning song
Low - Sunflower

John Daly

take these three games along:

I don’t care much for games.

Matthew Herbert

miss these three things the most about living in a city:

chips / noise / racism

Ora Cogan

you ride a bicycle?
Outkast - Wheelz Of Steel

Captain Sensible

learn these three songs by heart:
Gabriel Fauré - Clair De Lune

Barn Owl

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Les Rallizes Denudes - Enter The Mirror

Irvine Welsh

first record you remember
The Beatles - From Me To You

Marcus Bonfanti

first record you bought
Queen - Queen’s Greatest Hits

Neon Heights

you cook?
Jack Johnson

Bronnt Industries Kapital

you want to disturb your neighbours?
Binary - Betablocker

Lopazz

you relax on a beach?
Sly & Robbie

Sons And Daughters

5 favorite magazines

Games TM / Mojo / Uncut / Wire / Sound On Sound

Lovefingers

your party anthem
Prince

Social Disco Club

No. 10
The Love Supreme - Sugar (Social Disco Club Remix)

Apiento

you are love sick?
Prince & The Revolution - Sometimes It Snows In April

Ada

5 favorite things to be afraid of

Waffen / Quallen / Fliegen / Autofahren / Drogen

Whirlwind Heat

first record you bought
Biz Markie- The Biz Never Sleeps (1988)

CALLmeKAT

favorite street?

I guess it depends on the day too ...

Glass Candy

perfect anthem for New York
Schoolly D - P.S.K. (What Does It Mean?)

Zambri

you come home from the club?
Scott Walker - Clara

Jonathan Wilson

you drive a car late at night?
Jackson Browne - Redneck Friend

Treefight For Sunlight

a song you wish you'd written yourself
The Beatles - Across The Universe

VV Brown

you paint your apartment?
The B-52's - Love Shack

Charles Webster

your ultimate heartbreak song
The Walker Brothers - No Regrets

Julia Franck

take these three books along:

Dostojewski: «Verbrechen und Strafe» (weil ich es noch ...

Moving Units

you sit in a plane?

White static.

Jill Jones

you meet your parents?
Björk - Unravel

No Age

you drive into the country?
Abe Vigoda - Don't Lie

Peter, Bjorn & John

you go fishing?
Eggstone - Water

Windsurf

you feel bitchy?
N.W.A.

Memory Band

you prepare for an important date?
Robert Wyatt - I'm A Believer

Baikonour

best concert you ever attended
Sonic Youth

Bing Ji Ling

perfect anthem for New York
Odyssey - Native New Yorker

Bit-tuner

get these three pets:

Jagdhund (wieso ist ja klar) / Hühner (f ...

Morningwood

a song that reminds you of school
N.W.A. - She Swallowed It

Good Shoes

you run naked through a cornfield?
Korn - Joel

Dollboy

best soundtrack ever
David Shire - The Conversation

Still Going

best concert you ever attended
Bauhaus

The Dirtbombs

5 favorite things that make you sexy

living with my mother / not having a job ...

Marit Bergman

favorite sports team?

I don’t like sports. Only horse jumping ...

Lucky Luke

a record you fell in love to
Pavement - Range Life

Sarah Jaffe

a song guaranteed to make you feel depressed
Harry Nilsson - Without You

Bonnie «Prince» Billy

record you were looking for the longest
Kevin Coyne & Dagmar Krause - Babble

Lindstrom

you pretend to be married?
Fern Kinney - Baby Let Me Kiss You

Max Romeo

your liberation anthem
The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon

Chrome Hoof

record you were looking for the longest

«Original Dark» album for under 20 pounds... Not ...

Smudo

you are in a depressive mood?
The Black Crowes

Whitehouse

best concert you ever attended
Tom Jones at MGM, Las Vegas

Sondre Lerche

you go to a club?
Justin Timberlake - Seniorita

Sandro Perri

you make love?

No music is better than the sound. 

Luke Haines

5 favorite cities

Bradford / Exeter / Cologne / Munich / Damascus

Dennis Kane

your boozed up anthem
EPMD

Emmy The Great

first record you bought
Alanis Morissette - Ironic

Fingerpicked

No. 10
Johnny Harris - Footprints On The Moon (Warner, 1969)

Ronny & Renzo

you come home from the club?
Eurythmics - This City Never Sleeps

Miss Platnum

you cook?
Billie Holiday

El-P

you drive a car late at night?
Jay-Z - 99 Problems

Dani Siciliano

your ultimate heartbreak song
Al Green - Simply Beautiful

DJ Mehdi

you are love sick?
Bob Dylan - It Ain't Me, Babe; Bob Dylan - Don't Think ...

Bettye Lavette

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Interpol

you have to spend a night in a spooky hotel?
Ratatat - Swisha

Munk

you prepare for an important date?
Böhse Onkelz

Like A Stuntman

you go to a club?
The Rock Steady Crew - Hey You

The Late Greats

you prepare for an important date?
Iggy Pop - Success

DJ Nu-Mark

your boozed up anthem
M.O.P. - Ante Up

Marius Circus

you go to a club?
Sylvester - Over And Over

Horace Andy

No. 3
Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack

Magic Mike

first record you bought
The Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana

DJ Cherrystones

you prepare for an important date?
Glenn Branca - Lesson No 1

Jimi Jamison

a song that evokes the greatest summer of your life
The Mamas & The Papas - California Dreamin'

Andy Gill

a record you fell in love to
Muddy Waters - Manish Boy

Ricardo Villalobos

best Beatles song
The Beatles - A Day In The Life

Richard Norris

you stay in bed?
Brian Eno - Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks

Headless Heroes

you take a bubble bath?
Inner City - Good Life

Cornelius

you ride a bicycle?
The Smiths - Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One...

Cage The Elephant

5 favorite bands you know personally

Morning Teleportation / Screaming Tea Party / Foals / Autovaughn / Let ...

Jacob Golden

first record you remember
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message

Matthew Dear

take these three CDs/records with you:
Talking Heads - Remain In Light

Faust

you jump out of a plane with a parachute?
Edith Piaf - Je Ne Regrette Rien

Telephones

you walk in the rain?
Fashion - Love Shadow

Glen Johnson

best soundtrack ever
Alberto Iglesias - Talk To Her

Telepopmusik

first record you remember
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Newton Faulkner

No. 1
Neil Young - After The Gold Rush

Polly Scattergood

you jog?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cheated Hearts

Peanut Butter Wolf

you come home from the club?
Baron Zen - Burn Rubber (Dam Funk Remix)

When Saints Go Machine

you go to a club?
Kenton Slash Demon - Deamon

John Klemmer

first record you remember
Nat King Cole

In Flagranti

you relax on a beach?

Whatever local music is happening.

Tony Carrasco

a song you wish you'd written yourself
Pink Floyd - Money

Clare & The Reasons

you prepare a candle light dinner?
Patsy Cline - Too Many Secrets

Fiona Daniel

you cook?
Esbjörn Svensson Trio
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Finger Magazine A Bi-Annual Print Publication, 64 pages, 4c, 6000 copies, distributed worldwide

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Chromatics: Kill For Love

The Chromatics are finally back. After their very promising debut they took some time to come back with an album that finally shows the full potential of what Johnny Jewel & co is capable of. Where «In The City» left off ...

Most recent Interviews

Hannah Cohen

your ultimate heartbreak song
Billy Holiday - My Man

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Doe Paoro

your liberation anthem
Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No (I Got Life)

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Valery Gore

you walk in the rain?
Sharon Van Etten - Give Out

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Sarah Jaffe

your boozed up anthem
Jay-Z - Girls, Girls, Girls

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