Wednesday, May 23, 2007


I resisted getting an iPod for quite a while. Sure, all my friends had one and no one wants to fit in more than I do but to me an iPod seemed like a waste of money.
I would never use one. I don't have TIME for music.
But then the new iPod Shuffles came out right before Christmas and they were so teensy and wee. I had to have one.
Santa Claus came through and I was a proud owner of an iPod Shuffle.
Oh how fantastic this tiny little thing was! I became an iTunes junky. I suddenly discovered bands I had forgotten about, genres of music that I didn't know existed, podcasts, audiobooks, etc..
Suddenly, 1 gig wasn't enough. I had this fantastic idea when, right after Christmas the fucking asses at Apple decided to come out with a PINK shuffle, to get a second shuffle. Now I would have one for music and another for podcasts and audiobooks.

Just like that tiny hit of crack, I was hooked. Oh no, two shuffles weren't enough. I convinced myself that I needed a Nano - a PINK Nano. To justify my extravagance, I offered my two shuffles for sale. A coworker bought one and I haven't found a buyer for the pink one yet.
As soon as I had a buyer for the silver one, I hit Best Buy and shelled out $199 for a pink iPod Nano.
Oh how I love this thing! Seriously, I love it more than a person should love an inanimate object.
It holds pictures, podcasts, audiobooks and my precious music.
I have playlists and lyrics and games and a calendar. It's just simply super.

A friend took a look at my list of music and declared me insane.
He noticed one ABBA song and asked me how I sleep at night.

I sleep very well, thank you, with my earbuds firmly shoved in my ear canals!

Wanna see what's on De's iPod?

From Yesterday - 30 Seconds to Mars
Dancing Queen - ABBA (Only one song, really)
The Sound of Healing Meditations
Hearts of Space: Universe 4
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse (album)
The Energy - AudioVent
You Should Be Dancing - The Bee Gees (ONE song, I swear!)
Satisfaction - Benny Benassi
Welcome Home - Coheed & Cambria
The Light & The Glass - Coheed & Cambria
A Favor House Atlantic - Coheed & Cambria
Camouflage - Coheed & Cambria
Gateway - Constance Demby
Haven of Peace - Constance Demby
Corinne Bailey Rae - Corinne Bailey Rae (album)
Take the A Train - Count Basie/Duke Ellington
Delicate - Damien Rice
Eskimo - Damien Rice
9 Crimes - Damien Rice
Daughtry - Daughtry
Pull Me Under - Dream Theater
The Ytse Jam - Dream Theater
Metropolis - Dream Theater
The Game - Drowning Pool
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
Ain't Misbehavin' - Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie
Them vs You vs Me - Finger Eleven (album)
The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters (album)
There Is Nothing Left To Lose - Foo Fighters (album)
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini
Standing In The Way Of Control - The Gossip
Bohemia - ILS (album)
Light Grenades - Incubus (album)
Wasted Years - Iron Maiden
Run To The Hills - Iron Maiden
Seven Days In Sunny June - Jamiroquai
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
Where Do We Go From Here - Jamiroquai
Runaway - Jamiroquai
My Foolish Heart - Jane Monheit
I Won't Dance - Jane Monheit
Coltrane For Lovers - John Coltrane (album)
Voice of the Violin - Joshua Bell (album)
Falling Apart - Lagwagon
Violins - Lagwagon
Making Friends - Lagwagon
Extraordinary - Liz Phair
What Can't I - Liz Phair
Makes Me Wonder - Maroon 5
Be Without You - Mary J. Blige
One - Mary J. Blige
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Wall of People - Monty Are I
Ringleader of the Tormentors - Morrissey (album)
Shine - Operatica
I'm Not Dead - P!nk (album)
Dummy - Portishead (album)
Je Ne Te Connais Pas - The Prototypes
Du Hast - Rammstein
Classical Music for Reading - The Reflections (album)
Breathe Me - Sia
If You Need Me - Solomon Burke
Divine Operating System - Supreme Beings of Leisure (album)
Song of India - Thelonius Monk
Epistrophy - Thelonius Monk
The Mirror Conspiracy - Thievery Corporation (album)
Rubberneck - Toadies (album)
Lateralus - Tool (album)
The Best of Both Worlds - Van Halen (album)
I A Not Afriad Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass - Yo La Tengo (album)
Destiny - Zero7

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