“I was in a room of people I barely knew during my first Freshers Week and someone chucked me an iPod and told me to pick a song. Picking a song to play to help a room of strangers get to know each other better is probably one of the hardest dilemmas you can face as a first year at university, in a messed up 1st world problem way.”—The answer to the question is normally "Over and Over" by Hot Chip
Now you may have noticed that I love Bloc Party. The opening song on their second album, A Weekend in the City, is based on the main character from the Brett Easton Ellis novel “Less Than Zero”, which happens to be my favorite book of all now.
Brett Easton Ellis is a writer famous for his repeated references to smoking, MTV and violence. Only makes sense that his novels have would make for darn good playlists. Click the link in the title and enjoy!
“Lady Gaga taught me Its okay to be different. Ke$ha taught me to be myself and not care what anyone else thinks. Bruno Mars taught me to do anything for that one person I love. Eminem taught me that life is hard but you can make it through. Taylor Swift taught me not every guy is going to treat me right. Bob Marley taught me to live my life in peace. Music Taught Me How To Live. ♥”—
I was utterly flabbergasted when I read that as a status on my newsfeed. (Btw, flabbergasted is a good word, try to use it more.