This podcast is about love. It's something I don't really talk about much but indiepop songs help me figure it all out - how teenage of me. It's true though: I am a pretty simple person and love still bemuses me and makes me hysterical and helpless. Some of the songs on this podcast mean a lot to me (like 'The Red Door') and others are there because their viewpoint surprised me (like 'Fun to Pretend'). I love you, I like you, I fancy you, I miss you, kisses, let's have fun, it's fine as it is, it's not enough, I am lost, I am so happy, mmm sex, you broke my heart, this is it, long-distance, domesticity, lovers or friends, security, cuddles. It's all in there, in one hour of lovely pop. It sounds so simple, doesn't it? I wish it bloody was.
Download it here or here (53 MB)
Tracklisting (60 mins)
Boycrazy - Bad things
The Airfields - Yr so wonderful
KateGoes - Heartbeat
Figurine - Let's make our love song
The Happy Couple - Another sunny day
Slow Down Tallahassee - U R Grace U R
La Buena Vida - Dulce y callado
Aerospace - Summer days are for ever
The Positions - Bliss!
Blueboy - The joy of living
The Deirdres - Fun to pretend
The Orchids - If you can't find love
The Frost - A song about us
Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains - I'm so glad I met you
The Aislers Set - The red door
Comet Gain - Don't fall in love if you want to die in peace
Rocketship - I'm lost without you here
Trembling Blue Stars - Missing the moon
Thanks for listening to it.
:: The Word
5 hours ago