“Wouldn’t it be Nice” by The Beach Boys.
“Listen for the rockin’ accordions and the ethereal guitars in the introduction. Tony and I had visualized a scene. We had a feeling in our hearts, like a vibration. We put it into music, and it found its way onto tape. We really felt good about that record.” Brian Wilson
“You Little Fool” - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Marina & The Diamonds - Oh No!
I know exactly what I want and who I want to be
I know exactly why I walk and talk like a machine
I’m now becoming my own self-fulfilled prophecy
The Buggles | Video Killed The Radio Star
Loving how the bass sounds in the chorus.
A rush and a push and the land is ours - The Smiths
They Might Be Giants - Nightgown of the Sullen Moon
From the album, “Miscellaneous T”
Drug trip, it’s not a drug trip so you feel a bit insulted.
Space walk, it’s like a space walk with the corresponding weight loss.
The Flaming Lips | Do You Realize??
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002)
Yes this is an Italian song about wanting to live in a Wes Anderson movie and yes it is the best thing that has happened to me all week.
Here are the lyrics in Italian:
Vorrei vivere in un film di Wes Anderson, vederti in rallenty quando scendi dal treno. Coi personaggi dei film di Wes Anderson: idiosincratici, più simpatici di me.
E i cattivi non sono cattivi davvero. E i nemici non sono nemici davvero. Ma anche i buoni non sono buoni davvero, proprio come me e te.
Vorrei vivere in un film di Wes Anderson: inquadrature simmetriche e poi partono i Kinks. Vorrei l’amore dei film di Wes Anderson, tutto tenerezza e finali agrodolci.
E i cattivi non sono cattivi davvero. E i fratelli non sono nemici davvero. Ma anche i buoni non sono buoni davvero, proprio come me e te.
And a rough English translation:
I want to live in a Wes Anderson film, see you in slow motion when you get off the train. With the characters of Wes Anderson films: idiosyncratic, more likeable than me.
And the bad guys are not really bad. And the enemies are not really enemies. But even the good are not really good, just like you and me.
I want to live in a Wes Anderson movie: symmetrical shots and then the Kinks start [playing]. I would love the films of Wes Anderson, all tenderness and bittersweet endings.
And the bad guys are not really bad. And the brothers are not really enemies. But even the good are not really good, just like you and me.
The Smiths - Unloveable
I wear black on the outside
Because black is how I feel on the inside
love me dead // ludo
love me cancerously
like a salt sore soaked in the sea
high maintenance means
you’re a gluttonous queen
narcissistic and mean