Brainwaves – August 22, 2017 – Do you want to be a lifeguard?

Summer music continues this week on Brainwaves – more upbeat summery songs to start the show with the classic 80s college hit “I Wanna be a Lifeguard” from Blotto. Plus Brainwaves favorite Rosi Golan, Mission of Burma, OMD, The Killers and much more.

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Band Song
Blotto I Wanna Be a Lifeguard
Rosi Golan Shine
Aimee Mann Goodbye Caroline
Lush Outside World
New Order Elegia
Tangerine Dream Choronzon
I Hate Kate Major Tom
Interpol Slow Hands
The Influents Where I’ll Go
Mission of Burma Academy Fight Song
The Killers Believe Me Nathalie
Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark Souvenir
Queen Seaside Rendezvous
Polyrock Cries and Whispers
The Who You Better You Bet
The Offspring Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)
McFly Baby’s Coming Back (cover: Jellyfish)
Splinter Costafine Town
Todd Rundgren I Saw the Light
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs Hello It’s Me (cover: Todd Rundgren)
Matthew Sweet I’ve Been Waiting
The Bangles (with Susanna Hoffs) Anna Lee (Sweetheart of the Sun)
The Bangles Walk Like an Egyptian (extended dance mix)
Ivri Lider I Was Lucky to Be Loved (link to translation of lyrics)
Ben Folds Five Narcolepsy
10cc Don’t Hang Up
Electric Light Orchestra Telephone Line
Kraftwerk The Telephone Call
Walk off the Earth Karma Police (cover: Radiohead)
John Lennon Instant Karma
Deaf School What a Way to End it All

Author: Brian Blum

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