Music Is My Aeroplane

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As usual, pics by the talented Ioana Enescu.

Just in case you ever wondered what in the world I’m listening to, well buckle up, there’s a post on that!

While most of the time I’m mainstreaming just like the next guy, there are a few steps in my musical evolution that I think crucial. To begin with, I started as a rocker. I still believe that deep down, that’s what I essentially am, and I’ll always love rock music and find my peace there.
I was a big Korn fan (I still am, still know all the lyrics, once a fan always a fan!) and rode that wave down to it’s very end.

Then came other bands, indie for the most part, but none that actually sang to me the same as Korn did. I guess it was that first love, that none others ever measure up to. I fell for The Dead Weather after I went to one of their concerts- I never liked them before, and only went to the concert because a friend of mine just wouldn’t shut up about them and left in awe- Jack White, with all his fake Tennessee accent, is probably one of the best musicians of our generation. And Allison Mossheart is what I wanna be when I grown up: raw rock ‘n’ roll.

As far as mainstreaming goes, I like my pop music sang by strong black women like Beyonce and Rihanna. And you might argue they’re worlds apart, and they are, but both of them have this unassuming strength about them that transpires through their music and makes me sing along.

And since I have this thing, where I can’t concentrate on writing when I hear others sing, I prefer some good ol’ classical music to soundtrack my work days. Lately it’s been Debussy, but only by chance, because I usually chill with soundtracks music (Hans Zimmer for all, I say).

That being said, would you share with the class your taste in music? What’s you morning shower playlist? What’s your power playlist? You know, the one you play before a big meeting? What’s your going out playlist, the one you use when you put on make up at 12 o’clock at night, before going out dancing?

Just in case you were wondering, the music blasting in my ears yesterday, when we took the photos was Rihanna, Stay, because that’s all I can listen to lately, it’s on repeat, repeat, repeat, because it’s so good and so fitting to this gloomy weather we’re having in Bucharest.

And because sharing is caring, the good people over at Fashion Days, the biggest shopping club in Eastern Europe (!), are ready to award you with an awesome headset from CK Jeans in this really great bronze color that you can cool-wear any given day, to any given outfit.

Leave a comment below sharing your playlist (meaning write your favorite 5 songs) until Wednesday (March 6th, yup!) and Thursday( the 7th), just in time for the weekend, I’ll be announcing the lucky winner!

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Wearing H&M coats& jeans, Wang scarf, Zara boots and Calvin Klein Jeans headset from Fashion Days.

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19 thoughts on “Music Is My Aeroplane

  1. As you said, since sharing is caring, here goes my playlist with its top 5 entires:
    1. Blind Pilot – Three Rounds And a Sound
    2. The Gaslight Anthem – We Came To Dance
    3. Pearl Jam – The Fixer
    4. Biffy Clyro – Bubbles
    5. Caught A Ghost – Time Go

    Cheers!

  2. okie dokie:

    five iron frenzy – cannonball
    queen – somebody to love
    layle lovett – lonely in love
    wes king – move to the moon
    p.o.d. – satellite

  3. Hello, my sweet Bianca πŸ™‚

    I’m just gonna share my favorite 5 songs, which are – of course – Disco, Eurodisco and Italo Disco songs cause I’m pretty much a fan of the late 70s and early 80s period and not just in terms of music.

    Here we go:

    Azoto – San Salvador (morning shower playlist)
    Fair Control – Symphony of Love (going out playlist)
    Torias – Ay-O Mexico
    Facts and Fiction – Give me the night
    Michael Cretu – Samurai (power playlist)

    Here’s my fb http://www.facebook.com/andrei.cosmin.18 in case you missed me :))

  4. ok, here it goes! 5 favorite songs from 5 different artists that I love:

    1. George Michael – Fastlove
    2. Rihanna feat. Chris Brown – Birthday Cake
    3. Destiny’s Child – Say My Name (Cyril Hahn Remix)
    4. Chris Rea – Looking for the summer
    5. Madonna – Your honesty

  5. pentru ca tocmai mi-au murit castile. five outta the countless favorites.

    radiohead – no surprises
    anthony and the johnsons – shake that devil
    the knife – rock classics
    the pogues – summer in siam
    placebo – pure morning

  6. Difficult task :). Well, my first 5 favorite songs at the moment are:

    – Crystal Fighters – At Home
    – Late Nite Tuff Guy – Bless the Rains
    – Aeroplane – We Can’t Fly
    – The xx – VCR (Four tet Remix)
    – Groove Armada – Time and Space

    xx

  7. 1. Laid Back- Bakerman(Soul Clap Remix)
    2. Delilah-Inside me
    3. Jay-z –New Day
    4. Rihanna-Lost in Paradise
    5. Mark Ronson & The Business Intl –Somebody to Love( Redial’s Sunday Drive Remix)

    6. Pe langa aceste cinci piese, atitudinea este si ea o parte importanta din orice lucru pe care il facem, chiar si atunci cand ascultam doar muzica.

  8. I would love to win these CK’s

    – AC/DC – Thunderstorm
    – Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
    – Placebo – Running up that Hill
    – Manowar – Heart of Steel
    – Marilyn Manson – Tainted Love

    May the best man win πŸ™‚

  9. Not for the headphones, but for the fun of it:

    – Nina Simone – My baby just cares for me
    – Queen – Princes of the Universe
    – Muse – Bittersweet Symphony
    – Paolo Conte – Via con me
    – Bad Company – Feel like making love

  10. Thank you guys for sharing your favourite music. Some of the songs were a total surprise to me. So, I decided to make a top five of my personal favourites from your lists:
    1. The Commodores – Easy (Funkanomics Remix) [thank you George]
    2. Laid Back- Bakerman(Soul Clap Remix) [thank you Bianca]
    3. Caught A Ghost – Time Go [thank you Vlad]
    4. 3 Rounds and a Sound – Blind Pilot [thank you again Vlad]
    5. Crystal Fighters – At home [ thank you D.]

    From my playlist, the songs on repeat at this moment are:
    – The Lumineers – Ho Hey (morning shower)
    – Louie Austen – Amore (I Love You) (morning shower)
    – Donald Byrd – Wind Parade (power song)
    – Cold Specks – When The City Lights Dim (power song)
    – Autre Ne Veut – Play By Play (going out)

  11. Aight, here it goes:
    Lana Del Rey – serial killer
    Waldeck – memories
    moonlight breakfast – no more
    unkle – in a state
    rihanna – stay – ❀ this

    xoxo

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