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The Ultimate Soundtrack To My Life

If your life were a movie, what would be playing in the background?

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The Ultimate Soundtrack To My Life
Scott Ford

I've often wondered what my life would be like as a movie. After much thought and consideration, I realized that every great movie has an even better soundtrack. I started thinking about music, and about my favorite songs. These are the songs that I can be found playing on repeat when I'm in my car, sitting in my room, or just thinking. So, from Pink Floyd to Coldplay (specifically, the most underrated Coldplay song in the universe) this is the soundtrack of my life.


1. Wish You Were Here- Pink Floyd

"We're just two lost souls swimmin' in a fishbowl"

2. Hey You- Pink Floyd

"Don't give in without a fight"

3. Rivers and Roads- The Head and the Heart

"Nothing is as it has been and I miss your face like hell"

4. Lost in My Mind- The Head and the Heart

"Don't you worry, don't you worry, don't worry about me"

5. Another Story- The Head and the Heart

"Are we just like hungry wolves howling in the night?"

6. That’s What’s Up- Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

"You've got my love to lean on darlin' no matter what"

7. Livewire- Oh Wonder

"I've been depending on the overgrown..."

8. Without You- Oh Wonder

"I've been walking solo, dreaming you were back home"

9. Lose It- Oh Wonder

"Make a spark, break the dark, find a light with me..."

10. Drive- Oh Wonder

"And I can't help but drive away from all this mess you've made"

11. Norwegian Wood- The Beatles

"I wanted a girl, or should I say she wanted me"

12. Across the Universe- The Beatles

"Nothing's gonna change my world"

13. Girl- The Beatles

"Is there anybody going to listen to my story all about the girl who came to stay?"

14. If I Fell- The Beatles

"Cause I've been in love before, and I've found that love is more than just holding hands"

15. In My Life- The Beatles

"In my life, I've loved them all"

16. Where the Skies Are Blue- The Lumineers

"You can always find me where the skies are blue"

17. Classy Girls- The Lumineers

"So later on, the crowd calmed down and I believe it was as if something drew me closer to her lips"

18. Stubborn Love- The Lumineers

"It's better to feel pain than nothing at all, the opposite of love's indifference"

19. Sleep on the Floor- The Lumineers

"If the sun don't shine on me today"

20. Cleopatra- The Lumineers

"Damn your wife, I'll be your mistress just to have you around"

21. Slow it Down- The Lumineers

"Act like you've been here before, smile less and dress up some more"

22. I Melt with You- Modern English

"I saw the world crashing all around your face"

23. Please, Please, Please (Let Me Get What I Want)- The Smiths

"Haven't had a dream in a long time"

24. Close to Me- The Cure

"I never thought tonight could ever be this close to me"

25. It Ain’t Me Babe- Bob Dylan

"A lover for your life and nothing more, but it ain't me, babe"

26. Shark Attack- Grouplove

"I am what I am, a natural disaster"

27. Colours- Grouplove

"I pull the switch, the switch, the switch inside my head"

28. Hopeless Wanderer- Mumford & Sons

"In the dark I have no name"

29. Winter Winds- Mumford & Sons

"As the winter winds litter London with lonely hearts"

30. Awake My Soul- Mumford & Sons

"But your soul you must keep, totally free"

31. Timshel- Mumford & Sons

"But you are not alone in this"

32. Don't Panic- Coldplay

"Cause here, everybody here's got somebody to lean on"

33. White Blank Page- Mumford & Sons

"Tell me now where was my fault, in loving you with my whole heart"

34. Sedona- Houndmouth

"Hey, little Hollywood, you're gone but you're not forgotten"

35. California- Delta Spirit

"I want you to move to California for yourself, but not for me"

36. Wolves Without Teeth- Of Monsters and Men

"And I run from wolves, breathing heavily at my feet"

37. Dirty Paws- Of Monsters and Men

"My head is an animal"

38. Mountain Sound- Of Monsters and Men

"I heard them calling in the distance, so I packed my things and ran"

39. Re: Stacks- Bon Iver

"All my love was down in a frozen ground"

40. The Gambler- fun.

"I'll set the table, you can make the fire"

41. Lack of Color- Death Cab for Cutie

"The spectrum's A to Z"

42. Your Heart is an Empty Room- Death Cab for Cutie

"And all you see is where else you can be when you're at home"

43. Heartbeats- José Gonzales

"We had a promise made, we were in love"

44. Bloom- The Paper Kites

"Can I be close to you?"

45. Caring is Creepy- The Shins

"It's a luscious mix of words and tricks"

46. New Slang- The Shins

"I'm looking in on the good life"

47. We First Met- Hellogoodbye

"This thought made it clearer, I ought to be near her"

48. Finding Something to Do- Hellogoodye

"I can see our fingers are intertwined, all your wrinkles perfectly suiting mine, somewhere down the line"

49. Dreams- Fleetwood Mac

"Thunder only happens when it's raining"

50. Landslide- Fleetwood Mac

"Can you sail through the change in ocean tides, can you handle the seasons of my life?"

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