80 Proof Playlist

80 Proof Playlist (SBP)

I’ve been reading Ace’s blog seriously since sometime February last year. I enjoy what he has to say and find myself going over old posts every now and then. Another thing that really keeps me coming back is the music. He picks songs for each new post he makes and they all have relevance to the issue at hand. Listening to the songs enhances the reading experience immensely.

Also – Ace has fantastic taste in music. So without further ado – I present the 80 Proof Playlist: 72 of the best* songs. Here it is on youtube.

  1. “Good God, you’re coming up with reasons; good God, you’re dragging it out…” (Seether – Fake It)
  2. “If my heart were still alive, I know it would surely break…” (Megadeth – A Tout Le Monde)
  3. “It’s unlikely the world will end tomorrow-“ (Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun)
  4. “How will I know that you’ll be good, doing the things you know you should?” (Dommin – My Heart, Your Hands)
  5. “Shhhhh, it’s Ok; it’s just me.” (Panzer AG – Monster)
  6. “Open up your eyes…” (Tonic – Open Up Your Eyes)
  7. “Are we having fun yet?” (Nickelback – You Remind Me)
  8. “…no one cares in this world; where a girl loves a boy…” (Alizee – La Isla Bonita)
  9. “…but it wasn’t because I didn’t know enough…” (Gnarls Barkley – Crazy)
  10. “Two packs of cigarettes a day; the strongest whiskey Kentucky can make…” (Shinedown – What a Shame)
  11. “Trust I seek and I find in you…”  (Apocalyptica – Nothing Else Matters)
  12. “C’est pas ma faute..” (Alizee – Moi Lolita)
  13. “…to take us out of the dark…” (James Brown – It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World)
  14. “…brought way too much baggage.” (My Darkest Days – Porn Star Dancing)
  15. “Keep fighting ’til the end and past the end you’ll be strong.” (Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra)
  16. “…but I feel none.” (Wolfsheim – Find You’re Gone)
  17. “Hey, son, I never told anyone…” (Charm City Devils – Devil is a Woman)
  18. “If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man…” ( Motörhead – Ace of Spade
  19. “I can hardly hear you say ‘What should I do?’; Well, you choose…” (JET – Look What You’ve Done)
  20. “And you got high on every little game…” (The Civil Wars – The One that Got Away)
  21. “…’Cause my shackles, you won’t be; my rapture, you won’t believe.” (Vertical Horizon – Shackled)
  22. “Just like smoke that fades and makes no sound…” (Shaman’s Harvest – Broken Dreams)
  23. “Hang my head, drown my fear; ’till you all just disappear…” (Chris Cornell – Black Hole Sun)
  24. “…it’s telling me all these these things you would probably hide.”  (Saliva – Always
  25. “This state is elevating as the hurt turns into hating…” (Korn – Here to Stay)
  26. “…I can see you’re out of aces; for a taste of your whiskey, I’ll give you some advice.” (Kenny Rogers – The Gambler)
  27. “I don’t know if I’ll cry; I don’t know if I’ll die laughing.” (Bad Company – Gone Gone Gone)
  28. “Do your demons – do they ever let go?” (Dio – Rainbow in the Dark)
  29. “The kitchen counter is a bad reminder of a better time…” (Thornley – So Far, So Good)
  30. “So much for your high-brow, Marxist ways…” (White Town – Your Woman)
  31. “What a wicked thing to say… (This world is only gonna break your heart.)”(HIM – Wicked Game)
  32. “Your membrane will be soft and smooth and your heart will be mine…” (Greenskeepers – Lotion)
  33. “The judge said ‘This man’s a danger to humanity’…” (Bad Company – Burning Sky)
  34. “What she said was not for the job or lover that she never had…” (The Smiths – What She Said)
  35. “Any love I gleaned from you, I had to beg, steal, or borrow…” (Oinomancer – Quake)
  36. “Just like every cowboy…” (Poison – Every Rose has its Thorn)
  37. “Promise me nothing; live ’til we die…” (Motörhead – Love Me Forever)
  38. “…every vow you break; every smile you fake…” (The Police – Every Breath You Take)
  39. “…because you know sometimes words have two meanings.” (Led Zeppelin -Stairway to Heaven)
  40. “But I’ve been waiting for this moment for all my life…” (Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight)
  41. “When all in all we’re just like you…” (Spacehog – In the Meantime)
  42. “And I have all the time in the world – to make you mine…” (Depeche Mode – It’s No Good)
  43. “And I will plead no contest if loving you’s a crime…” (Motörhead – One More Fucking Time)
  44. “I dare you to call my bluff; [I] can’t take too much of a good thing…” (Halestorm – I Miss The Misery)
  45. “Don’t forget this fact – you can’t get it back…” (J.J. CALE – Cocaine)
  46. “They’re sharing a drink called loneliness, but it’s better than drinking alone.” (Billy Joel – Piano Man)
  47. “I try to convince myself that the plane is not gone.” (Slaughter – Fly to the Angels)
  48. “…saeclum in favilla” (Mozart – Requiem in D minor)
  49. “There’s nothing like a trail of blood to find your way back home…” (Six:AM – Life is Beautiful)
  50. “This will never end ’cause I want more.” (Fever Ray – If I had a Heart)
  51. “Forever in debt to your priceless advice…” (Lana Del Ray Cover of Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box)
  52. “But I can’t fix you and you don’t want me…” (She Wants Revenge – Someone Must Get Hurt)
  53. “…you feed it once and now it stays…”  (Metallica – Until it sleeps)
  54. “In the dawn, I wake up to find her gone and a note says:”  (Tito & Tarantula – After Dark)
  55. “Trust me and take my hand; when the lights go out, you’ll understand…” (Three Days Grace – Pain)
  56. “If I can’t swim after 40 days…” (Jars of Clay – Flood)
  57. “Singin’ the blues while the lady cats cry..” (Stray Cats – Stray Cat Strut)
  58. “…if you will please, move in closer…” (Saliva – Ladies and Gentlemen)
  59. “…telling tales of drunkenness and cruelty…” (The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon)
  60. “…you wouldn’t stay with me if something better comes along…” (Wolfsheim – Find You’re Here)
  61. “The look on your face don’t deceive me; I told you before, so believe me…” (KLOQ – We’re Just Physical)
  62. “…Tell me, mother, will I die?’ ‘Yes, my child, and so shall I’…” (Chris Isaak – Black Flowers)
  63. “…heroin drip, no more so…” (Selena Gomez – The Heart Wants What It Wants)
  64. “…when the band plays Hail to the Chief, they point the cannon at you…” (Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son)
  65. “…a hell of a revelation too sudden and insidious to escape…” (Rob Dougan – Clubbed To Death
  66. “You thought you made a man, you better think again…” (Audioslave – Show Me How To Live)
  67. “When your line is crossed, I get off…” (Halestorm – I Get Off)
  68. “Now I bleed for you; burn for me…” (Type O Negative – Blood And Fire)
  69. “Arm yourself because no one else here will save you…” (Chris Cornell – You Know My Name)
  70. “Don’t care if he’s guilty; don’t care if he’s not…” (The Civil Wars – Devil’s Backbone)
  71. “..and I place a nameless stone.” (A Pale Horse Named Death – Shallow Grave)
  72. “Times have changed and times are strange…” (Ozzy Osbourne – Mama, I’m Coming Home)
  73. “That’s why I cut you just to heal you.” (Hugo – Hurt Makes It Beautiful)
  74. “I just wanna lay here and let myself die…” (A Pale Horse Named Death – DMSLT)
  75. “…zero to 60, can it outrun her memory?” (Montgomery Gentry – Speed)
  76. “…still got that feelin’ but I’m too old to die young now.” (Brother Dege – Too Old to Die Young)
  77. “How low low low can we keep digging this hole until we come out on the otherside?” (Red Sun Rising – The Otherside)
  78. “To feel the pain that spurs you on” (Alice in Chains – Your Decision)
  79. “…trying to be me, oh, it ain’t easy…” (Bad Company – Simple Man)
  80. “Sent a letter on a long summer day.” (Journey – Wheel in the Sky)

Please enjoy responsibly.

~Wald

*My opinion

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