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Waffle-Rocking: Songs for fwriction : review

Each week, the current writer showcased at fwriction : review chooses a song to accompany his or her work. 

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"All I Need" by Radiohead - chosen by Elizabeth Green (You Think I’ll Actually Be Nice About This?)

"Run to the Hills" by Iron Maiden - chosen by Beth Gilstrap (Some Girl)

"Far Away" by José González - chosen by Joel Hans (Ghosts in the Termini)

"Glory Days" by Bruce Springsteen - chosen by Len Joy (from American Past Time)

"Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing" by The Magnetic Fields - chosen by J.E. Reich (London, 1973)

"What It Feels Like" by Bodeans - chosen by Myfanwy Collins (Ogdensburg)

"Open Up a Window" by Sean Hayes - chosen by David Parker Jr. (Tim Time)

"Minor Swing" by Quintette du Hot Club de France - chosen by Simon Barker (A Character of Fiction)

"Young and Beautiful" by Lana Del Ray - chosen by Sarah Marian Seltzer (Balcony)

"Someday" by Tegan and Sara - chosen by Sarah Flynn (On Returning

"A Medianoche" by Javier Casalla - chosen by Martha Otis (Apollonia at the Retirement Home for Great Apes)

"Don’t Stop Believin’" by Journey - chosen by James Claffey (The Plaything of Whales)

"Fame" by Irene Cara - chosen by Paul Davenport-Randell (The Boy Who Turned Into the Man Who Ate Himself)

"I Woke Up In a Car" by Something Corporate - chosen by Caitlin McGuire (Girl Heads)

Gnossienne No. 1" by Erik Satie - chosen by Glen Pourciau (Spurgeon)

"Gun Has No Trigger" by Dirty Projectors - chosen by Pablo Piñero Stillmann (Postmodern Act in the History of Religion #9: The Devil Visits St. Dominic Disguised as a Monkey)

"The Ancestor” by Darlingside - chosen by Alicia Hyland (On The Anniversary of the Suicide of Mr. Wedgeford)

"1999" by Prince - chosen by Catherine Campbell (Preparation - an excerpt from The Fabulists)

"Is Anybody Out There?" by The Ballet - chosen by Miles Klee (Waiting for the Chinese)

"Poor Boy" by Nick Drake - chosen by Hannah Sloane (The Wives)

"So Come Back, I Am Waiting" by Okkervil River - chosen by Deirdre Coyle (Catherine Street)

"Nuages" by Django Reinhardt - chosen by Cezarija Abartis (Pearls)

"Too Many People" by Paul McCartney - chosen by Stephanie Austin (The Hotshot)

"Particle Man" by They Might Be Giants - chosen by Bezalel Stern (Two Fictions)

"Sweet Dogs" by Trolle Siebenhaar - chosen by Emma Rosenberg (Transactions)

"One Step Inside Doesn’t Mean You Understand" by The Notwist - chosen by Josef K. Strosche (The Tourists)

"La Bamba" by Los Lobos (a Richie Valens cover) - chosen by Tim Suermondt (Three Poems)

"21st Century Schizoid Man" by King Crimson - chosen by Matthew Müller (Samson)

"These Photographs" by Joshua Radin - chosen by Megan Paonessa (Paper Bag Dragon)

"Jailbirds" by Cold War Kids - chosen by Chris Tusa (The Girl with the Missing Face)

"I Ran All the Way Home" by Black Box Recorder - chosen by Ashley Stokes (Temple and Space)

"Lilin" by John Zorn - chosen by Róbert Gál (Drawing Farther)

"Love Is Here" by Des’ree - chosen by Michaela Freeman (The Chinese Girl)

"Spiegel im Spiegel" by Arvo Pärt - chosen by Laura Musselman (Preparing to Use a Fork)

"Our Hearts Are Wrong" by Jessica Lea Mayfield - chosen by Kathleen Roberts (Three Poems)

"Thank God for Sinners" by Ty Segall (YouTube) - chosen by Mel Bosworth (Tuesday

"On Powdered Ground" by Agnes Obel - chosen by LiAnn Yim (City Girls)

"Thin Window" by The Binary Marketing Show - chosen by Guy Choate (Refinance Letter)

"Television Man" by Talking Heads - chosen by Emily Koon (So Then Pam Wakes Up and Bobby’s in the Shower, Acting Like Nothing Happened)

"We’re Going to be Friends" by The White Stripes - chosen by Jessica Dur Taylor (Cody)

"Wash." by Bon Iver - chosen by Emily Cementina (Three Fictions)

“O Death” by Camper Van Beethoven - chosen by Andrew Roe (How to Talk to Children About Death)

"The Circle Game" by Joni Mitchell - chosen by Brenda Rankin (What We’ll Keep)

"Far Away Eyes" by The Rolling Stones - chosen by Andrew Stancek (Hush)

"Au Fond du Temple" by The Pearl Fishers - chosen by Simon Perchik (Three Poems)

"Welcome Home, Son" by Radical Face - chosen by Amanda Valdez (Two Poems)

"She’s Not There" by The Zombies - chosen by Pat Rushin (Power Shop)

"Dirty Old Town" by The Pogues - chosen by James Claffey (Two Fictions)

"Only a Dream" by Mary Chapin Carpenter - chosen by Len Joy (The Birdhouse Builder)

"Coda" by EMA - chosen by Kevin Wilson (Ashes)

"Goin’ to Acapulco" by Calexico & Jim James (Bob Dylan cover) - chosen by Leilani Clark (Leave Me Now)

"The Heart of the Matter" by Don Henley - chosen Sarah Bridgins (Three Poems)

"Spread Your Love" by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - chosen by Alana Noël Voth (Chance)

"I Can Change" by LCD Soundsystem - chosen by Ben Cake (And Those Times You’re Better Off Alone)

"Bleed Like Me" by Garbage - chosen by Sean Conway (Embers)

"On & On" by Longpigs - chosen by Andrew Ladd (Fibroblasts)

"Guilty" by Randy Newman - chosen by Cezarija Abartis (Broken)

"Holocene" by Bon Iver - chosen by Lauren Carlson (After the Holocene)

"Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl" by Broken Social Scene - chosen by Liz Wyckoff (What We Know)

"Mr. Siegal" by Tom Waits - chosen by Helen Vitoria (Phoebe)

"You Send Me" by Sam Cooke - chosen by Angie Chatman (Driving Lessons)

"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" by Jim Croce - chosen by Keith Moul (Two Poems)

"Improvisations on the Theme Music from Pather Panchali" by Ravi Shankar - chosen by Adrian West (from Dorma, On the Shore of the Ganges)

"Four On Six" by Wes Montgomery - chosen by Sam Rasnake (Three Poems)

"Take This Longing" by Leonard Cohen - chosen by Rich Ives (Two Poems)

"Girls in Their Summer Clothes" by Bruce Springsteen - chosen by Gary Percesepe (Three Poems)

"Shiver" by Lucy Rose - chosen by Jerrold Yam (Three Poems)

"Your Possible Pasts" by Pink Floyd - chosen by Patrick Ross (September 12th)

"Catch Yer Own Train" by The Silver Seas - chosen by Tina Uebel (The City and Writing)

"Linus & Lucy" by Vince Guaraldi Trio - chosen by Ray Shea (Linus and Lucy)

"1890" by Curtis Eller’s American Circus - chosen by Emily Kiernan (If Not Love, Then the Bomb)

"Emily’s Heart" by Jamie T - chosen by Rhys Leyshon Evans (Lapels)

"If I Needed You" by Townes Van Zandt - chosen by Sheldon Lee Compton (Snapshot ‘87)

"Sister Christian" by Night Ranger - chosen by Sara Lippmann (Fun and Games)

"Paff Der Zauberdrachen" by Marlene Dietrich - chosen by Erwin Uhrmann (from ‘The War Beyond’)

"Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova - chosen by Ethel Rohan (Haunt)

"Love Minus Zero" by Bob Dylan - chosen by Walter Bjorkman (Bridges)

"Crazy Clown Time" by David Lynch - chosen by xTx (What Naomi Says)

"The Ratio of Freckles to Stars" by Halou - chosen by William Henderson (Reminders and Remains)

"Nowhere to Go" by Karen Savoca & Pete Heitzman - chosen by Liz Minette (Two Poems)

"Rhythm of the Night" by DeBarge - chosen by Brent McKnight (An Encounter)

"Thirteen" by Big Star - chosen by Amber McMillan (Two Poems)

"Banging the Door" by Public Image Ltd. - chosen by Kenny Mooney (Woe Lung)

"Keep on Breathing" by The Delgados - chosen by Sian Cummins (Cera)

"I Wanna Fight Your Father (As Gaeilge)" by The Rubberbandits (via YouTube) - chosen by Marcus Speh (Candy)

"Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning" by John Fahey - chosen by Ben Nardolilli (Two Poems)

"Hospital" by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers - chosen by Zoe Dzunko (The Bruise)

"Country Blues #1" by Taj Mahal - chosen by Robb Todd (The City From a Bridge)

"Turning Into Stone" by Phantogram - chosen by Nathaniel Tower (Two Hands Are Better Than Four)

"Conversation 16" by The National - chosen by J. Bradley (Two Poems)

"This Will Be Our Year" by The Zombies - chosen by J.E. Reich (The Story of Us)

"One Crowded Hour" by Augie March - chosen by Sarah Flynn (Goodbye To All That)

"Dummy" by Jesu - chosen by Nicolette Wong (Last Night On Oil Street)

"Winter 2" by The Fall - chosen by Ashley Stokes (Ultima Thule, Part Two)

"Winter (Hostel-Maxi)" by The Fall - chosen by Ashley Stokes (Ultima Thule, Part One)

"Nothing To Fear (But Fear Itself) by Oingo Boingo - chosen by Pat Rushin (Nothing to Fear)

"Barabajagal" by Donovan - chosen by Bill Yarrow (Three Poems)

"Ocean" by John Butler Trio (Live at Red Rocks) - chosen by Kari Nguyen (Star Anise)

L’Oiseau de Feu (The Firebird): Danse infernale de tous les sujets de Kastchei (Excerpt 1910 Version)” by Igor Stravinsky - chosen by Igor Ursenco (Two Poems)

"Cristo Redentor" by Donald Byrd - chosen by Jack Bootle (Starlings)

"My Baby’s Gone" by Lightnin’ Hopkins - chosen by Barry Basden (We Continue to Evolve)

"Jigsaw Falling Into Place" by Radiohead (Instrumental Version) - chosen by Mensah Demary (The Games We Play)

"Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora - chosen by James Valvis (Closet Tarzan)

"Summer House" by Typhoon - chosen by Matthew Boyd (Treasure)

"(Where Do I Begin) Love Story" by Andy Williams - chosen by Meg Tuite (Prevailing Winds)

"Still Fighting It" by Ben Folds - chosen by Daniel Romo (Leftovers)

"Cradle and All" by Ani Difranco - chosen by Sarah Malone (Everyone Wants to Live There)

"Rain On Me" by Cyndi Lauper - chosen by Jen Violi (Salvation)

"Hate My Way" by Throwing Muses - chosen by Robert Vaughan (Common Password Profile Users)

"I’m Blowin’ Away" by Bonnie Raitt - chosen by Susan Tepper (Immolation)

"Stroll On" by The Yardbirds - chosen by Sam Rasnake (Variation on a Variation of a Mode)

"It Ain’t My Fault" by Gulf Aid All-Stars - chosen by Alison Barker (Fact of Life)

"Walk On By" by Issac Hayes - chosen by Angelle Scott (One of Those Neighborhoods)

"The Last of the Famous International Playboys" by Morrissey - chosen by Neil Serven (Gunplay)

"The Puppy Song" by Harry Nilsson - chosen by Anthony Luebbert (The Education of the President’s Dog Quincy)

"Les Feuilles Mortes" by Yves Montand - chosen by Marcus Speh (Mother Burning)

"The News" by Jack Johnson - chosen by Karen Eileen Sikola (Headlines)

"King of New Orleans" by Better Than Ezra - chosen by Casey Lefante (Love Letter)

"Blacking Out the Friction" by Death Cab for Cutie - Theme to fwriction : review

(Playlist created using Spotify)