U-Bahn to Kreuzberg (Start Again, Butterfly)
This mix is about a drug addict who falls for a prostitute.
Why It’s Pretentious: I promised super pretentious and here it is: This is an epic about a drug addict who picks up a hitchhiker on his way home, falls for her, and then finds out she’s a prostitute. Wanting to start a better life together, they try to get clean. He succeeds. She doesn’t. So even though he loves her, he can’t be with her. Named after a song by Bloc Party, it features a Smiths bootleg and a song by Jimmy Eat World that used to be a rarity but can now be found on iTunes. #displeased
Oh, and the story unfolds backwards. So.
Tracklisting and downloads after the jump.
12. Song Seven - Interpol
11. Stay Where You Are - Ambulance LTD
10. Velocity Girl - Snow Patrol
9. Optimistic - Radiohead
8. She Looks to Me - Red Hot Chili Peppers
7. The Monster - Lovedrug
6. Demons - Battle
5. Monday Morning - Pulp
4. Rubber Ring/What She Said (Live) - The Smiths
3. Softer (She’s Perfect) (Live) - Jimmy Eat World
2. Allison Krausse - The Stills
1. Misfit - Elefant