Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Waking up is hard to do...

Sing it with me!

"you know that waking UP. IS. HARD. to dooo-oo...."

Yeah.

Hi!

So the boyo and I have been trying to go to bed early, you know, 'cause we should get more sleep... however, it's backfiring on us. Yesterday morning I thought it was just because I was worrying too much but this morning I find myself with the same problem. I wake up, use the loo, and then... UP!... and getting little sleep off and on from about 3 am to 6:30am.

I think my body is trying to tell me that going to sleep early is not conducive to my sleep pattern.

In haircut news, the winner is:

SHORT!
So in about 2 weeks' time (my appointment is Tuesday the 17th), I'll be back to this (this pic is from late May of 2008).

In other news, yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend about break-up songs. You know, like, what are your favorite songs to listen to when on the break-up. Not, what's your favorite song to break-up to... 'cause that would just be funny. I mean, what would you say? Queen's "We are the Champions" ???
...
Huh... it would be funny/ kinda dick to have a soundtrack you played (you know, if you're in the car or at your apartment... ) when you broke up with someone. A mix CD or something.
...I digress...
So I was trying to think of stuff that I would listen to and a lot of them were more angry and less sappy really. Although there are some that I would play to help me cry (for those times when you REALLY feel like you need to release and just CAN'T).
Some of my favorites:
- Untouchable Face - Ani DiFranco
- Where Does the Good Go? - Tegan & Sara
- Most anything off of Ruby's "Salt Peter"
- Medicine - The Sundays
- Disintegration - The Cure
- Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush (or the Chromatics or Placebo versions)
- Stray - Aztec Camera
- Emotional Weather Blues - Tom Waits
I know there are more... I have an arsenal of them when I need them but right now I can only think of the ones that are standard.
I think I'm just too happy to think of anything else.

9 comments:

camikaos said...

Ani able that had untouchable face on it... and superhero... man I listened to that album on repeat for two weeks once and drove me housemate NUTS.

I was in a bad bad place.

CamiKaos said...

Wow, lets try that again. That Ani album that had...

morganpdx said...

Nine Inch Nails, Pretty Hate Machine. You've got it all, fuck you's and kill me now.

morganpdx said...

Oh, and YAY on the haircut selection! That was my choice. :D

Ceci said...

@CamiKaos Dilate was much played at what my girlfriends and I used to lovingly call, the maxi-pad. Come on! It's got "Fuck you" in it. And superhero... priceless! We still quote it now.

If I ever see Orion in the sky I always sing to myself, "See Orion and say nothing, the only thing I can think of saying is... "

@morganpdx I think we all (my friends and I) over did the PHM in college and the following years. But yes... it still has it's classic status and I will dredge it out when the heartache happens, just not as frequently as I used to. I think These days the Downward Spiral comes out more than PHM.

Oh and I'd like to add The Dresden Doll's Coin Operated Boy to that list. Mainly because of this:

"this bridge was written to make you feel smittener
with my sad picture of girl getting bitterer
can you extract me from my plastic fantasy
i didnt think so but im still convinceable
will you persist even after i bet you
a billion dollars that i'll never love you
will you persist even after i kiss you
goodbye for the last time
will you keep on trying to prove it?
i'm dying to lose it...
i want it
i want you
i want a coin operated boy."

Ceci said...

@CamiKaos That is to say that Untouchable Face has a "Fuck you" in it.
and really, that is what is needed in a break-up song!

~:{ ... }:~ said...

Talk Talk's "Its my life"

I used to listen to it(have it on vinyl) all the way through...side one is crying to "Dum Dum Girl" and "Such a Shame"...side two is the resurrection to fists in air with

IT'S MY LIFE, DAMMIT!!!


And now I jsut bought the digital version + B sides. Thank you.

Ceci said...

@~:{ ... }:~ ooooo Talk Talk... Marvelous! I have very few albums that would be a full break-up album, but there are a few. I generally prefer the Mix tape approach to break up anthems... or my own self-proclaimed anthems.

Bee said...

Right now I would go with Pink's "So what!"
Because I'm all about being a bitch. ;o)
I don't think I ever dwelled on break ups too much but I used to Listen to Live when I was feeling like I needed to release some eye liquid.