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Plot-driven Playlist

To mark National Storytelling Week, we want your suggestions for songs that could be adapted into a novel.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Arctic Monkeys

    When The Sun Goes Down

    • Domino.
  • Thin Lizzy

    Jailbreak

    • Vertigo.
  • Courtney Barnett

    Elevator Operator

    • Marathon Artists.
  • The Four Seasons

    The Night

    • Spectrum.
  • Goldfrapp

    A & E

    • CD SINGLE.
    • MUTE.
  • Everything Everything

    Duet

    • RCAVictor / Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Grace Jones

    I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)

    • Island Life.
    • Island.
  • The Teardrop Explodes

    Went Crazy

  • EmilĂ­ana Torrini

    Sunny Road

    • Rough Trade Records.
  • Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood

    Arkansas Coal

  • Buddy Holly

    Peggy Sue Got Married

    • Rediscover The 50's - Here Comes Summ.
    • Old Gold.
  • The Coral

    The Box

  • Ian McNabb

    Medicated Emma

    • Our Future in Space.
  • Squeeze

    Up The Junction

    • A&M.
  • Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

    French Press

    • Sub Pop.
  • Joni Mitchell

    Coyote

    • Asylum.
  • Leonard Cohen

    Famous Blue Raincoat

    • Columbia.
  • The Streets

    Blinded By The Lights

    • Blinded By The Lights.
    • 1.
  • Ezra Furman

    Love You So Bad

    • Bella Union.
  • Johnny Cash

    A Boy Named Sue

    • 25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll 1969 (Vol 2).
    • Connoisseur.
  • Sleeper

    Inbetweener

    • Indolent.
  • The Jam

    That's Entertainment

    • Polydor.
  • Billy Bragg

    Levi Stubb's Tears

    • Go! Discs.
  • The Walkmen

    The Rat

    • Record Collection.
  • Bob Dylan

    Tangled Up In Blue

    • Columbia.

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