Today's Memory Tape comes from Mye Butler, and we must admit we do have a soft spot for alternative wedding playlists on this show. And as the sun is shining, why not let's a boogie:

I have had help compiling this memory tape from my friend Michael Culleton, who happens to be my husband Eoin’s cousin and a huge music fan like me - I just live and breathe music.

Michael lives in Wexford, Ireland, and when I’m not visiting in Ireland we are always messaging each other sending each other links to YouTube videos for new artists and bands. Eoin and I got married in September 2011 and, being the massive music fans that we are, created most of our wedding playlist (with some input from Michael of course) and passed this to the DJ for playing after our band had finished.  We knew a lot of it wouldn’t really be the stereotypical wedding type of music, however, it went down a storm! Since then, we managed to put together another playlist again at a New Year’s Eve party last year; a few classics from the wedding made an appearance as well as some new tracks from artists we had recently discovered, either by hearing them on the radio or seeing them at festivals.  This mix reminds me of all the good times celebrated over the past two and a half years.

Good times

Elbow – One Day Like This (wedding first dance)

The Courteeners – Take Over the World

Madness – It Must Be Love

Foo Fighters – Best of You

We are Scientists – The Great Escape

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Pin

Pixies – Debaser

The Killers – Mr Brightside

Chvrches – Mother We Share

Laura – Bat for Lashes

The National – Sea of Love

Johnny Cash – A Boy Named Sue

Kings of Leon – Bucket

James – She’s a Star

David Bowie – Let’s Dance

The Smiths – This Charming Man

Ash – Burn Baby Burn

The Knack – My Sharona

QOTSA – No One Knows

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home

Maximo Park – Apply Some Pressure

Vampire Weekend – A-Punk

David Bowie – Rebel Rebel

The Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter

Smashing Pumpkins – Today

Pulp – Sorted for E’s and Whizz 

Thank you! "


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