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An In-Snide Look #214: Playlist Tuesday -- Darrin's Guilty Pleasures

By: Darrin Snider (darrin at indyintune dot com)
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 12:30:00 PM

  

Tuesday playlist time:

Okay, I've been putting this one off for a while, but I guess after years of making people fess up theirs, I ought to come clean and throw out a few of mine. Yes ... hidden under the seat of my car ... buried in the depths of my golf bag next to my porn videos ... there are those CD's that I don't want to admit that I love -- the musical equivalent of eating peanut butter out of the jar ... with my fingers ... in the back of my closet ... even though I live alone.

Probably some surprises in here, along with plenty of kitch, and lots of fun. Yes, these are a few of my less-mainstream favorite performers, and while I'm not ashamed to admit it, or stick up for these choices, they do often create something of a stigma when people first learn that you're a fan. Therefore, they remain at least semi-closeted, until it becomes abundantly clear that I'm just a big music geek who listens to anything, and loves just about everything.

Darrin's "Guilty Pleasures" Playlist:


Soul Food to Go (Sina) -- Manhattan Transfer



There She Goes -- The La's



Amazing Flight -- Ayreon



This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us -- Sparks



How Soon is Now -- The Smiths



Everybody Wants to Rule the World -- Tears for Fears



Really Want to Know You -- Gary Wright



Time -- Alan Parson Project



Why Can't This Night Go On Forever -- Journey



99 Red Balloons -- Goldfinger



Moments of Pleasure -- Kate Bush



The Friends of Mr. Cairo -- Jon and Vangelis



West End Girls -- Pet Shop Boys



Are Friends Electric -- Gary Numan



All Woman -- Lisa Stansfield



Slow -- Rumer



Don't Let Me Down -- The Hollies



Night Owls -- Little River Band


Got something you think would go great on this playlist? Have you got a favorite playlist of your own? I'm always on the lookout for new music. Do share!



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