Thursday, 6 March 2014

Lent Playlist 2014


Each day of Lent I'm savouring and spending time with a track on a different theme. Click links for Youtube versions... The full YouTube playlist is here.

Day 1: Neil Young (2006): Living With War - peace
Day 2: Stornoway (2010): We are the Battery Human - freedom
Day 3: Washington Phillips (1927): Lift Him Up - praise
Day 4: Gillian Welch (2001): I Dream a Highway - journey
Day 5: Linton Kwesi Johnson (1979): Sonny's Lettah (Anti-sus Poem) - power
Day 6: The National (2010): Runaway - the way of the cross
Day 7: Tupac (1999): Unconditional Love - love
Day 8: Velvet Underground (1968): Jesus - forgiveness
Day 9: Blind Willie Johnson (1930): Soul of a Man - searching
Day 10: Karen Dalton (1971): Something's on Your Mind - change
Day 11: Bruce Springsteen (1982): Reason to Believe - belief
Day 12: R.E.M (2001): I've Been High - experience
Day 13: Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama (2001): Give a Man a Home - struggle
Day 14: Johnny Cash (2000): Wayfaring Stranger - death
Day 15: Gil Scott Heron (2010): I'm New Here - repentance
Day 16: Sibylle Baier (1973): Tonight - prayer
Day 17: Nina Simone (1964): Mississippi Goddam - righteous anger
Day 18: Doves (2002): Satellites - hope
Day 19: The Melodians (1970): Rivers of Babylon - protest
Day 20: The Low Anthem (2010): Don't let nobody turn you around - perseverance
Day 21: Sufjan Stevens (2003): Oh God, Where are you now? - comfort
Day 22: Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip (2007): Letter from God to Man - world
Day 23: Billy Bragg & Wilco via Woody Guthrie (1998): Christ for President - politics
Day 24: Leonard Cohen (1970): Love Calls you by Your Name - invitation
Day 25: New Order (1985): Love Vigilantes - war
Day 26: Tom Waits (1987): Way Down in the Hole - darkness
Day 27: The Flaming Lips (1999): What is the Light? - light
Day 28: The Rolling Stones (1972): I Just Want to See His Face - presence
Day 29: The Counting Crows (1999): Colourblind - introspection
Day 30: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (1990): Foi Na Cruz - atonement
Day 31: Rufus Wainwright (2004): Agnus Dei - sacrifice
Day 32: Gavin Bryars (1971): Jesus' Blood Has Never Failed Me Yet - faithfulness
Day 33: Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1945): Up Above My Head - joy
Day 34: World Party (1993): Let the Kingdom Come - kingdom
Day 35: Bob Dylan (1981): Every Grain of Sand - omniscience
Day 36: Mary Gauthier (2005): Mercy Now - mercy
Day 37: Prince (1987): The Cross - the cross
Day 38: Joseph Arthur (2000): In the Sun - Maundy Thursday
Day 39: The Cure (1989): Plainsong - Good Friday
Day 40: Sam Cooke (1964): A Change is Gonna Come - Holy Saturday

2 comments:

Andrew Keulemans said...

Beautiful, beautiful stuff - thanks so much for bringing all of this together, it is a blessing

Nick Coke said...

Thank you so much.