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The Letter ‘U’ Mixtape.

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The Letter U Mixtape. A blemin’ tricky letter…

…And I shall hush you before you start. I don’t care how awful you think Bono is, Joshua Tree was an album of its time. Sometimes nineties naff dance music hits the spot which is why Ultra Nate made the list. Finally, UB40 instantly take me back to being a ridiculous teenager wearing crushed velour bodies and putting my hair in velcro rollers (I still do one of these things).

Lastly, I just couldn’t bring myself to listen to Underworld last night as I was compiling this. I literally overdosed on Irvine Welsh when Trainspotting came out and as a result that song leaves me a bit vacant nowadays. I’m OK if it takes me by surprise on the radio, but taking the conscious decision to listen to it is beyond me.

You can play my letter U mixtape on Spotify or YouTube

  1. Unit 4 + 2 – Concrete and Clay
  2. UB40 – Red Red Wine
  3. Ultra Nate – Free
  4. Utah Saints – What Can You Do For Me
  5. Ultravox – Dancing With Tears In My Eyes
  6. The Undertones – My Perfect Cousin
  7. U2 – Bullet The Blue Sky
  8. UNKLE Feat. Ian Brown – Be There
  9. The Unthanks – Shipbuilding


Written by Anon PA

November 21, 2012 at 10:15 am

The Letter ‘I’ Mixtape.

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When I was compiling this mixtape, for a split second, I felt like someone should be sitting me down and giving me a good talking to. Ice Cube to Interpol, The Ink Spots to Iggy Pop. But then I remembered that’s the whole point of being a genuine music lover, to hell and be damned with anyone that turns up their noses at Michael Hutchence and his leather trousers, Mystify is a great pop song.

You can play my letter I mixtape on Spotify or YouTube. ♥

              1. Iggy Pop – China Girl                                           
              2. Interpol – C’mere
              3. I Break Horses – Hearts
              4. Internet Forever – Break Bones
              5. Ice Cube – You Can Do It
              6. INXS – Mystify
              7. Ike & Tina Turner – A Fool In Love
              8. Idlewild – Live In Hiding Place
              9. The Ink Spots – If I Didn’t Care
              10. Ian Brown – F.E.A.R 

Written by Anon PA

July 5, 2012 at 12:43 pm