41st Birthday Playlist

In the spirit of continuation and documentation, here’s the erratic, inconsistent, themeless, and compromised-for-palatability playlist for my 41st birthday do back in June. I like all of these tunes.
(See also the one from my 40th. Probably some duplicates.)

(UPDATE 1: included links to a Spotify search for each track. Hope it works) (UPDATE 2: included links to a YouTube search for each track. Hope it works)


Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music : Street Life / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds : Thirsty Dog / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Ulrich Schnauss : On My Own / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Aztec Camera : Good Morning Britain / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Erasure : Sometimes / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Buggles : I Am A Camera (12 Mix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Sabres of Paradise : Wilmot / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Human League : Don’t You Want Me (Original Version) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pet Shop Boys : Always On My Mind / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Ned’s Atomic Dustbin : Kill Your Television / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Peter Shilling : Major Tom (Coming Home) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
New Order : Procession / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Wonder Stuff : Give, Give, Give Me More, More, More / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Erasure : Phantom Bride / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
OMD : Electricity / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Band Of Horses : The First Song / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pop Will Eat Itself : Let’s Get Ugly / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Curiosity Killed The Cat : Misfit / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Schmoof : Sweet Child O’ Mine / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Malcolm McLaren : Double dutch / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
William Orbit : Water from a Vine Leaf / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Paris Angels : All On You (Perfume) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jesus Jones : The Devil You Know / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Talking Heads : And She Was / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Air : J’ai dormi sous l’eau / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Echo and The Bunnymen : Bring on the Dancing Horses / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Parts and Labor : Pure Annihilation / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pulp : Do You Remember The First Time? / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Lemon Jelly : The Staunton Lick / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Meat Beat Manifesto : Mindstream / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
XTC : Sgt Rock / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jane’s Addiction : Stop! / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Yeti Lane : Analog Wheel / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Beatles : Tomorrow Never Knows / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Shamen : Progen (Land Of Oz) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Magnetic Fields : Promises Of Eternity / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Wonder Stuff : On The Ropes / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Mountain Goats : First Few Desperate Hours / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Eat lights Become lights : Test Drive / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Goldfrapp : Strict Machine / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Frogs : Reelin’ and Rockin’ 1 / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Lightning Seeds : Pure / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
A Man Called Adam : I Want To Know / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Stellastarr* : My Coco / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Belle and Sebastian : Asleep On A Sunbeam / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Kraftwerk : Tour de France (Radio Version) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Chumbawamba : Timebomb / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Thompson Twins : Hold Me Now / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Ray Parker Jr : Ghostbusters / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Bob Crewe and Charles Fox : Barbarella Main Theme / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Cypress Hill : Insane In The Membrane / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Stranglers : Skin Deep / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Talk Talk : Talk Talk / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Grinderman : Honey Bee (Let’s Fly To Mars) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Undertones : It’s Going To Happen! / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Big Audio Dynamite : London Bridge / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Swing Out Sister : Breakout / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Tiga and Zyntherius : Sunglasses At Night / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
They Might Be Giants : Birdhouse In Your Soul / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Teardrop Explodes : Sleeping Gas / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Who : Bargain / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
World Of Twist : Sons Of The Stage / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Darkness : Love Is Only A Feeling / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Advisory Circle : Now Ends the Beginning / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Mountain Goats : Fault Lines / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Buggles : On TV / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pet Shop Boys : What Have I Done to Deserve This? / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Leftfield : Afrika Shox / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Early Years : The Simple Solution / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Knife : We Share Our Mothers’ Health / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello and the Attractions : Accidents Will Happen / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Richard Hawley : Just Like The Rain / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Taffy : I Love My Radio / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Finitribe : 101 (Sonic Shuffle Edit) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Aphex Twin : Analogue Bubblebath I / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Meat Beat Manifesto : Lets Have Fun / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello : Veronica / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Peter Shelley : Homosapien / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
MC Tunes vs 808 State : Tunes Splits The Atom / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Men at Work : Down Under / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Grid : Face The Sun / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Boney M. : Rasputin / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Art Of Noise : Close (To The Edit) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Cocteau Twins : iceblink luck / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Tears for Fears : Sowing the Seeds of Love / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Orbital : Style / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
David Bowie : Ashes To Ashes / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
New Order : True Faith / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Horrors : Sheena Is A Parasite / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Klaus Nomi : Nomi Song / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
James : Born Of Frustration / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Teardrop Explodes : Passionate Friend / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Jesus And Mary Chain : Head On / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Nina Hagen and Adamski : Get Your Body (12″ Edit) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Carpenters : Top Of The World (Remix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pop Will Eat Itself : Def.Con.One / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
David Bowie : Loving The Alien / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Madonna : Ray Of Light / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Monkees : Pleasant Valley Sunday / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Donna Summer : I Feel Love / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Inspiral Carpets : Saturn 5 / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Lemon Jelly : Nice Weather For Ducks / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Luxembourg : We Only Stayed Together For The Kids / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Saga : On The Loose / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Porno For Pyros : Pets / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Shamen : Make It Mine / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Asian Dub Foundation : Buzzin’ / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Divine Comedy : National Express / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Joe Jackson : Is She Really Going Out with Him? / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello : Pump It Up / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Saint Etienne : Kiss And Make Up (mix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jane’s Addiction : Been Caught Stealing / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
A Certain Ratio : Life’s a Scream / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Orb : Toxygene / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Warm Digits : Grapefruit / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Mercury Rev : Diamonds / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dubstar : Anywhere / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Beatles : It’s All Too Much / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jackie Wilson : Your love is Lifting Me Higher And Higher / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Paul Simon : Kodachrome / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Orb : From A Distance (Mix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Genesis : Turn It On Again / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jesus Jones : Bring It On Down / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pere Ubu : I Hear They Smoke The Barbeque / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Cars : Don’t Cha Stop / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Engineers : Come In Out Of The Rain / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Adam and the Ants : Ant Music / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Lou Reed : I’m So Free / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pretenders : Brass In Pocket (I’m Special) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Beloved : Hello / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Men Without Hats : Safety Dance / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Donald Fagen : New Frontier / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dreadzone : Earth Angel (Radio Edit) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
MC Frontalot : Indier Than Thou / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Human League : Together In Electric Dreams / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dear Thief : Not Remembering / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Inspiral Carpets : Uniform / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Eurythmics : It’s Alright / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Lou Reed and John Cale : Forever Changed / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Kraftwerk : Das Modell / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Shellac Of North America : Be Prepared / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Madness : Our House / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
British Sea Power : Oh Larsen B / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Bomb The Bass : Beat Dis / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello and the Attractions : King Horse / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Tears for Fears : Everybody Wants to Rule the World / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Manic Street Preachers : La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Echo and The Bunnymen : Silver / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
LFO : Tied Up / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
McAlmont and Butler : Yes / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Eddy Grant : Electric Avenue / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jan Hammer : Miami Vice Theme / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Leftfield : Release The Pressure / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Selecter : James Bond / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Electric Light Orchestra : Hold On Tight To Your Dreams / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Knife : Heartbeats / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pulp : Sunrise / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin : It’s My Party / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
John B : American Girls (Synthpop Electro Mix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Frankie Goes To Hollywood : Two Tribes / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Early Years : Say what I want to / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Human League : Open Your Heart / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Prodigy : Poison (95 EQ) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello and the Attractions : What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love and Understanding / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Voice Of The Beehive : I Say Nothing / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
My Morning Jacket : Gideon / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Joy Division : She’s Lost Control / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Sugarcubes : Eat the Menu / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Howard Jones : Pearl In The Shell / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Cameo : Word Up / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Primal Scream : Come Together / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
INXS : New Sensation / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Madness : The Prince / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Jane’s Addiction : Just Because / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
James : Sit Down / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
James : Tomorrow / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Elvis Costello and the Attractions : Oliver’s Army / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pavement : Folk Jam / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Joy Division : Transmission / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Billy Joel : My Life / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Pulp : Lipgloss / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Beastie Boys : Ch-Check it Out / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Björk : Big Time Sensuality (Fluke Minimix) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
John Parr : St Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Amii Stewart : Knock On Wood / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Joe Jackson : It’s Different for Girls / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Trans Am : First Words / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Talulah Gosh : Talulah Gosh / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Hot Chocolate : Every 1’s a winner / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Renegade Soundwave : Probably A Robbery / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Spiritualized : Run / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Avalanches : Frontier Psychiatrist / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Giorgio Moroder : From Here To Eternity / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
My Bloody Valentine : Soon / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Braids : Lemonade / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Who : Acid Queen / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dollar : Hand Held In Black And White / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
New Order : Your Silent Face / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Peter Gabriel : Solsbury Hill / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Prodigy : Voodoo people / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Ladytron : Ghosts / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Whirlpool Productions : From Disco To Disco / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Ash : Burn Baby Burn / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Special AKA : Gangsters / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Cars : Bye Bye Love / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Cult : She Sells Sanctuary / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Fischerspooner : A Kick In The Teeth / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Heaven 17 : Crushed by the Wheels of Industry / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Way Out West : King of the Funk / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Magnetic Fields : The Death Of Ferdinand De Saussure / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Strawberry Switchblade : Since Yesterday / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Human League : Life Kills / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Renegade Soundwave : Biting My Nails / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Future Sound Of London : Papua New Guinea / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Interpol : PDA / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Cabaret Voltaire : Sensoria / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Parts and Labor : Satellites / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Divine Comedy : Something For The Weekend / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
ABC : When Smokey Sings / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Bassomatic : Fascinating Rhythm (The Loud Edit) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Boards of Canada : Nlogax (Boc Maxima) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Jesus And Mary Chain : Happy When It Rains / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music : Virginia Plain / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dubstar : Week In Week Out / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Teardrop Explodes : Treason / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Scott Walker : 30 Century Man / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Dreadzone : Little Britain (Vocal Version) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The KLF : Last Train to Trancentral (Live From the Lost Continent) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Air : Radio Number 1 / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Duran Duran : The Reflex / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Holy Fuck : Lovely Allen / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Falco : Rock Me Amadeus / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Beatles : Got to Get You into My Life / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Teeth of the Sea : A.C.R.O.N.Y.M. / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Scott Walker : Jackie / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Fischerspooner : All We Are / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
Busta Rhymes : Woo Hah! (Got You All In Check) / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
New Order : Temptation / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube
The Who : I’ve Had Enough / Last.fm / spotify / YouTube


That’s your lot. Up next, 42. I wonder if anything will have changed.