One Big Ass Playlist

Via Jennifer Cusano
on Mar 29, 2011
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“One good thing about music, is when it hits you feel no pain. So hit me with music, hit me with music now yeah, hit me with music, brutalize me with music…”~Sublime/Bob Marley

Music is my drug. I am totally addicted to everything music has to offer. For as long as I can remember I have relied on music to aid and abed me in most everything I do. When I got married, I walked down the isle to Bob Marley. In my house, you are more than likely to hear some serious tuneage at  an extremely high level, with my children dancing like crazy people, than to see say,all of us playing charades or like Pictionary or something mundane like that.  My son doesn’t sing Twinkle,Twinkle Little Star, but if you ask him what his favorite song is he may tell you The Park (Linkin Park) , and both of my girls are aspiring singers..naturally.  So because I want to share everything about myself, with everyone, I have put together a rather large playlist of my must have songs, in no particular order. These songs make me feel happy,sad,sexy,angry,etc. By no means what so ever are these my absolute favorite songs, and I say that because I have no favorites, I love each song individually. Yet I can guarantee you that if you take the time to listen to one or each of these songs, hear the lyrics, let the rhythm course through your veins, you will DEFINITELY want to smile and dance (I promise…I think). Enjoy!

Elvis Costello-Pump it Up Elbow-Mexican Standoff The Heavy-How You Like Me Now  Mumford & Sons-Dust Bowl Dance  Beck and Bat for Lashes-Lets Get Lost Kid Cudi-The Pursuit of Happiness  Florence and the Machine-Drumming Song  One Eskimo-Kandi Radiohead-15 Step Run DMC-It’s Tricky  The Belle Stars-Iko Iko  Spoon-Got Nuffin  Lykke Li-Get Some  Iron&Wine-Freedom hangs like Heaven Genesis-I Can’t Dance Sublime-Don’t Push Joan Jett-Bad Reputation Cage the Elephant -Back against the Wall and FINALLY Josh Radin-You Got What I Need

If you made it all the way down here with me, I thank you, and I hope you enjoyed a very small glimpse (yes, really) of what I listen to on a daily basis. Music is my inspiration, my reason for being, and even if you’re not completely obsessed like me, everyone can appreciate a good tune!

Peace and Love,



About Jennifer Cusano

Jennifer Cusano, social media aficionado, research connoisseur, and writer du jour, is a Yogi on a path of personal exploration and long overdue healing. Managing Editor for YOGANONYMOUS, Producer for Where Is My Guru, Director of Social Media for YOGASCAPES and TumericALIVE, wife and mother of three, Jenn is really a superhero in disguise—or so she likes to think. In her spare time Jenn likes to read about and search for vampires, so if you happen to know or come across one, please do send them her way. Hit her up on Facebook or Twitter to discuss the various methods of tracking down said vampires. Also she is more than a little uncomfortable writing about herself in the third person, it may just be the hardest thing she's had to do, and that's saying something...


2 Responses to “One Big Ass Playlist”

  1. Kelly says:

    Your playlist is remarkably like mine. 🙂 Love it!

    Here is one I felt you should have on it:

    Heads Will Roll, Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  2. Catherine says:

    "if the Music's Too Loud, You're Too Old" is a obviously stupid statement. I am a musician myself and I have discovered that music actually IS being played louder and louder. The problem with this is that music, at some point, becomes distorted so you are not really hearing all its parts AND the sum of its parts (which is the true joy of music), you are hearing just noise. People who like hearing noise are usually just trying drown out their own thoughts. Constant exposure to anything above 85 decibels will damage your hearing. So I submit these two statements: (1) if the music's too loud, you are not really hearing the music and (2) if the music's too loud you will damage your hearing.