Mixtape: xTx

xTx’s book of stories Normally Special is forthcoming in March from Tiny Hardcore Press, and you need it. Her piece “Biography” will appear in Artifice Issue 3. She claims to say nothing at www.notimetosayit.com.

My mixtape! Just songs I love. Just because.

kd lang – Luck In My Eyes

i know this entire album by heart. if i could sing like anyone, it would be her.

Ben Folds Five – Philosphy 

i know this entire album by heart. if i could play piano like anyone, it would be him

Andrea Bocelli – Romanza

i used to know this album by heart. i dont speak italian. this song is beautiful but so very sad.

Barry Manilow – Daybreak

i know this entire album by heart. you can’t be sad if you listen to this song super loud in your car.

Black Keys – Tighten Up 

this song presses all of my buttons. i dont know this album by heart.

Counting Crows – Angels of the Silences

i know this album by heart. i am in this video.

David Bowie – Young Americans

i want to perform this song, live, on stage. i should learn the words. i can never get tired of this song. ever.

Jeff Buckley – Last Goodbye

i know this album by heart. if i could make love to any dead rock star, it would be Jeff Buckley.

Neutral Milk Hotel – Oh Comely 

i know this album by heart. i would like to be buried with this album.

Old 97’s – Timebomb

i know this album by heart. if i could make love to any living rock star, it would be Rhett Miller

Otis Redding – Shake

if you don’t automatically want to dance to this song, something is wrong with you.

Queen – Somebody to Love

the song everybody sings on the inside, whether they know it or not.

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