ThemeLounge #79 – Stand

Stand.

Hello there! No, no – please don’t Stand! We really don’t deserve an ovation when it took us so long to get this to you. But nonetheless we’re very happy to bring you the Stand show, which we really hope you’ll love. Besides featuring a ThemeLounge first, it also includes fantastic music by Fishbone, R.E.M., the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Bob Mould and more.

The next episode we bring you, Show #80, will be the Light show. If you can think of any really neato and illuminating songs about Light, you should probably let us know about them! Send us e-mail to the address shown at right, post a comment here on the blog, or hit the “Call Me” button at right to leave us a message!

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  Title   Artist   Album
Shakey Ground Fishbone (featuring Flea and John Frusciante) The Psychotic Friends Nuttwerx (2000)
Stand R.E.M. Green (1988)
I Can’t Stand The Rain Ann Peebles I Can’t Stand The Rain (1974)
Train In Vain (Stand By Me) Annie Lennox Medusa (1994)
Standing On The Edge Tall Static Tall Static (2006) [unreleased]
I’m Sorry, Baby, But You Can’t Stand In My Light Anymore Bob Mould Life And Times (2009)
Stand Back Stevie Nicks The Wild Heart (1983)
Stand Back The Fabulous Thunderbirds Hot Number (1987)
Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand Primitive Radio Gods Rocket (1996)

    66 minutes     |     63.5 MB

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I was just five or ten seconds into Shakey Ground when I knew that I liked the version that you played. Very funky! Thanks for playing it.

I have just two recommendations for the upcoming Light show:

First, Turn the Light Off by the up and coming Brooklyn-based Americana band, Yarn.

Second, Blinded By the Light. Manfred Mann made this Bruce Springsteen song well known, but the best cover might be by Bruce himself. Give a listen to the version on the Bruce Springsteen with the Sessions Band album Live In Dublin. A completely different take!

So many “Light” songs! A few suggestions:
We’ll Be the Light–The Dirty Guv’nahs
Into the Light–Alice Peacock
Beacon Light–Ween
Little Red Light–Fountains of Wayne
I Saw the Light–Todd Rundgren



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