Friday, March 3, 2017

Planet Rotations #225

In the age of digital music, we tend to skip through albums, listening to one or two tracks - missing some of the deeper cuts that may be brilliant. We are huge fans of the album format, and love to experience the entire collection the way the artist intended. Listening to one or two songs is like randomly reading a few chapters of a book and expecting to understand the completed work. Like all music lovers, we love to share what we're listening to and discover some new things from friends.

This week Sarah and I both chose to highlight 6 albums each that we played in full - the first 2 rows are mine, the second 2 are hers. You'll also notice a Spotify player at the bottom, which features a song from each album. This is an ongoing playlist that you can follow directly on Spotify. Please put your own lists in the comments below, or interact at the Life On This Planet Facebook or Twitter. 

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Bret's 6
Ryan Adams - Prisoner
Strand of Oaks - Hard Love
Cocteau Twins - Victorialand
For Against - December
Modern English - Take Me to the Trees
The Toasters - Thrill Me Up

Sarah's 6
The Bats - The Deep Set
The Connells - Stone Cold Yesterday: Best of The Connells
Jens Lekman - Life Will See You Now
No Joy - Creep EP
Melody's Echo Chamber - s/t
Erasure - Nightbird

Listen to our ongoing Spotify Planet Rotations Playlist!

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