Soundtrack to my life

Meaning comes from putting two things together.  This is the basis of montage – according to Sergei Eisenstein (Russian film director)

So, I followed a prompting to randomly select tunes on my songlist to match different words – I can’t remember the actual formula: and below is what it came up with…

(you could play this game, similarly, by selecting random play and putting in each track chosen by the subject topic, as listed below.)

Soundtrack to my life

Opening Credits: Robert Miles   “Children” (Dream Version)

Waking up: Oasis   “Champagne Supernova”

First day at school: The Byrds “Mr Tambourine Man”

Falling in love:   Harry Connick Jr “It had to be you” (oh good choice)

Fight song: “Boogie Shoes”

Breaking up: Milky “just the way you are”

Prom: David Gray “Hospital food” (not PROMising choice)

Life: Christy Moore “Messenger Boy”

Mental Breakdown: Chicane “Saltwater”

Driving: Reel 2 Real “Go on move”

Flashback:  Elvis Presley “Guitar Man”

Wedding:  Marc Cohn “Walking in Memphis”

Birth: World Party “Is it like Today?”

Final Battle: “Mo’ better blues” (soundtrack from the movie)

Death scene:   Mr Scruff “Night Time”

Funeral Song:   Snow Patrol   “Chasing Cars” (there wouldn’t be a dry eye in the house)

End Credits: Elton John “Song for Guy”


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