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Dreamer’s Disease

Music for Cosmic Loneliness

By Lauren ColgatePublished about a year ago 3 min read
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Let’s say you were just abducted by aliens near Area 51. Let’s say you are alone in the universe. Let’s say you’re teenager in a small town full of angst and longing. Think of the moon. Think of Mars. Remember that the universe-

it’s expanding.

In My Place- Coldplay

Do You- Coldplay

Manhatten- Cat Power

A New Life- Jim James

Kid Dreams- Guster

Young- Frankie Cosmos

(Nice Dream)- Radiohead

You Only Live Once- The Strokes

You Made It- DJ Shadow, Chris James

1979- The Smashing Pumpkins

Gypsy- Fleetwood Mac

Viva La Vida- Coldplay

Stars- Fun.

Space Song- Beach House

Space Oddity- David Bowie

Read My Mind- The Killers

Lust For Life- Girls

Everybody Wants To Rule The World- Tears For Fears

The Fool On The Hill- The Beatles

Come Sail Away- Styx

Lady In Spain- Ingrid Michaelson

I’ll Try Anything Once- Julian Casablancas

Feeling Of Being- Lucy Schwartz

The Dream- Rufus Wainwright

Chasing Pirates- Norah Jones

Champagne Coast- Blood Orange

Agoraphobia- Deerhunter

Don’t Dream It’s Over- Crowded House

Don’t Panic- Coldplay

Stay Where You Are- Abulance LTD

Teenage Talk- Saint Vincent

Moonstruck- Sinkane

The Stranger- Saint Vincent

Little Motel- Modest Mouse

Wildfire- Beach House

Why Am I The One- Fun.

Up Against The Wall- Peter Bjorn and John

Something In My Eye- Turin Brakes

Please Forgive Me- David Gray

Playground Love- Air, Gordon Tracks

Lithium- Nirvana

Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall- Coldplay

Up With the Birds- Coldplay

Paul Is Alive- El Vy

3AM Spiritual- Smith Westerns

Video Killed The Radio Star- The Buggles

I Think We’re Alone Now- Tommy Jones & The Shondells

Barbarella- Bob Crewe and Charles Fox

Everybody’s Changing- Keane

Inside Out- Spoon

Bullet Proof…I Wish I Was- Radiohead

Fix You- Coldplay

Dancing In The Dark- Bruce Springsteen

Once Upon A Dream- Lana Del Rey

Daydreaming- Radiohead

Depreston- Courtney Barnett

Chinese New Year- SALES

Gypsy Queen- Van Morrison

So In Love- Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

I Me You I’m Your- Jim Noir

The Man Who Told Everything- Doves

One More Time With Feeling- Regina Spektor

Something Good Can Work- Two Door Cinema Club

Another Believer- Rufus Wainwright

All Time Favorite- Bahamas

Disco 2000- Pulp

Astronaut- Beach House

Coffee- Sylvan Esso

All We Are- Fischerspooner

Long Distance Call- Phoenix

The Man With Two Brains- The Rentals

If I Get High- Nothing But Thieves

Ready For The Floor- Hot Chip

Living Funeral- Dance Yourself To Death

Shake Me Down- Cage The Elephant

Weekend- Smith Westerns

Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales- Car Seat Headrest

Real Thing- Lower Dens

Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want- The Smiths

No Surprises- Radiohead

Like A Friend- Pulp

The Crystal Lake- Grandaddy

A 1000 Times- Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam

Space Is Only Noise If You Can See- Nicolas Jaar

My Jinji- Sunset Rollercoaster

Float On- Modest Mouse

Archie, Marry Me- Alvvays

Daydream/Wet Dream/Nightmare- Saint Motel

Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1- The Flaming Lips

Dreams Tonight- Alvvays

Where Is My Mind- Pixies

Thinning- Snail Mail

Out On The Town- Fun.

Deja Vu- Post Malone, Justin Bieber

Cough Syrup- Young The Giant

Harvest Moon- Poolside

I’d Love To Change The World- Ten Years After

Blue Cigar- Midnight Sister

Lewis Takes Off His Shirt- Owen Pallett

Everybody’s Talkin’- Harry Nilsson

11th Dimension- Julian Casablancas

Space Cadet- The Technicolors

80’s Comedown Machine- The Strokes

The Fountain- Future Islands

Lose Your Mind- So Many Wizards

Awake And Pretty Much Sober- Violents, Monica Martin

Leave It In My Dreams- The Voidz

Moondance- Van Morrison

505- Arctic Monkeys

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