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MEMORY TAPES: 3RD AUGUST 2012

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Jon Teamlaverne Jon Teamlaverne | 11:20 UK time, Friday, 3 August 2012

This week's Memory Tape is, as usual, the story between a boy and a girl. That story is told by Pam in Edinburgh...

 

"My husband Laubscher and I grew up in South Africa, and started dating when we were 17 in 1998. He was always making me tapes, especially when I came over to Scotland for a year after school. Having fallen in love with Edinburgh, I eventually got him to move over here with me a few years ago.

 

"My mother asked me (the youngest of 3) not to leave too much stuff behind for her to store and in a fit of madness I threw out all my old tapes, including those my lovely man had made me. Over the years I have come to regret this insanity, as you can imagine! So picture my joy when we were home in April for a few weeks and I was sorting out some old stuff and came across one sneaky survivor, cover intact but with no track listing!

 

"I couldn't wait to get it to a tape player and have a listen. Now, I have to admit it doesn't really reflect my current music taste, but it is a delicious slice of late 90s-ness and every song does have good memories attached."

 

Here's your tracklisting...

 

Side 1

Counting Crows - Round Here

Oasis - Wonderwall

Fatboy Slim - Praise You

Matchbox Twenty - Real World

Dog's Eye View - Umbrella

Smashing Pumpkins - Today

Bush - Warm Machine

Marcy Playground - Coming Up From Behind

Goo Goo Dolls - Slide

Semisonic - Singing In My Sleep

Counting Crows - Colourblind

 

Side 2

Dire Straits - Romeo And Juliet

Goo Goo Dolls - Song 13

Smashing Pumpkins - Stand Inside Your Love

Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl

U2 - Sweetest thing

Blink 182 - Dammit

Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sitta

James - She's A Star

Radiohead - High and Dry

Presisdents Of The USA - Lump

Abra Moore - Trip On Love

Beatles - Thank You Girl

 

If you'd like to have a go at Memory Tapes, then drop Lauren an email.

 

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