Monday, February 27, 2012

Music Mondays: Road Trip Edition

I'm traveling this week.

Not far, just over the river and through the woodsand across the plateauto my parents' house.

Though travel is exhausting and often exacerbating (especially if you're heading to a completely new destination and either don't have a co-pilot to read the map or have one who doesn't tend to give you directions until after you've already missed the exit) it's rejuvenating. I love being on the road. Even if it's just taking a three hour trip to a place I've been a million times before.

My life can be measured in ribbons of highway, between PCSing and taking family vacations. So many of my childhood memories involve staring out the backseat window of an Oldsmobile and counting the mile markers to our destination.

And of course, when on the road, one must have music. So, here are some of my favorite driving tunes, the ones that keep you from falling asleep on particularly boring stretches of highway and a couple that might have you double-checking your speedometer after a verse or two.

Feel free to share yours in the comments.

1. Like A Stone - Audioslave
2. LA Song - Christian Kane
3. The Terminator (Main Theme) - Brad Fiedel 
4. The River - Bruce Springsteen
5. A Place Called Home - Kim Richey
6. Smile - Olive
7. Second Chance - Shinedown
8. He's a Pirate - Hans Zimmer (POTC soundtrack)
9. Runaway Train - Soul Aslym
10. Keep Myself Awake - Black Lab





I'm hopping today:


L. M. Leffew said...

ohhh my gosh, ohhhh my gosh, you picked one of my all time favorite singers this week ~ Christian Kane, his song House Rules is my ring tone on my phone.  I love his voice.  I remember hearing LA Song for the first time on Angel and my jaw just about hit the floor, who knew?!?  Thanks for stopping by the hop today.  I love coming here and checking out the music! :)  Have a wonderful week.

L. M. Leffew said...

It was Angel that also introduced me to Christian Kane. (And Andy Hallett, RIP. ) Evil singer! Yes...who knew? :)

Thanks for stopping by.

L. M. Leffew said...

Great post. I loved the "ribbons of highway" line especially. I, too, love to travel. But then I'm a bit of a homebody as well. 

L. M. Leffew said...

I think I've been too much of a homebody of late. It's starting to drive me a little stir crazy.

I do appreciate being home more after traveling, though. Absence and heart growing fonder and all.

L. M. Leffew said...

We recently moved to the next province over, which is a 1,000km drive. It was a pretty cool way to see parts of our (old) province I'd never seen before! :)

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