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BitchTapes: Color Mix

crayonsThis music mix is dedicated to all things colorful.

Red is covered by St. Vincent, amongst others; Blue (for which I could have included about 1000 other songs) is handled by the likes of
Leonard Cohen and Joanna Newsom, Pink is handled by the Mountain Goats, Green by the National, and Grey by Josephine Foster. The lack of color is covered by the Dresden Dolls.

Any suggestions for good purples (besides Purple Haze please) or browns? Perhaps some lavender? Mauve?

Other favorite color tunes?

1. Your Lips Are Red by St. Vincent on Marry Me
2. Red Right Ankle by The Decemberists on Her Majesty
3. This Side of the Blue by Joanna Newsom on The Milk-Eyed Mender
4. Green Rain by Shugo Tokumaru on Exit
5. Big Red Sun Blues by Lucinda Williams on Self Titled
6. John Ave. Seen from the Grey Train by Josephine Foster on All the Leaves are Gone
7. Lake of Pontchartrain by Be Good Tanyas on Blue Horse
8. Green Gloves by The National on Boxer
9. Pink And Blue by The Mountain Goats on All Hail West Texas
10. Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen on Songs of Love and Hate
11. Red Vines by Aimee Mann on Bachelor No. 2
12. Red Sea, Black Sea by Shearwater on Palo Santo
13. Colorblind by Dresden Dolls on The Dresden Dolls
14. Pale Green Things by The Mountain Goats on The Sunset Tree

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color songs

Black Star- Radiohead

Is Purple Rain too obvious? Joni Mitchell's Blue? Marianne Faithful's cover of "It's all over now baby blue"? "Paint it Black"?

Orange Crush-R.E.M.

Start Wearing Purple - Gogol

Start Wearing Purple - Gogol Bordello

the combination of "red

the combination of "red right ankle" and "this side of the blue" is enough to break the hardest of hearts.

Orange

The Power of Orange Knickers - Tori Amos (The Beekeeper)

I recommend "The Purple

I recommend "The Purple Bottle" by Animal Collective and "Orange Blossom Special" by Johnny Cash. :D

Also, there's no yellow, my favorite! "Yellow Submarine" is just a tad too obvious, so go for "Melon Yellow" by Slowdive.

green eyes. erykah badu :)

green eyes. erykah badu :) "my eyes are green cuz i eat alota vegetables it don't have nuthin ta do with your new friend..."

brilliant.

Colour songs

Yellow by Sheila E.
Dresden Dolls also covered Pretty in Pink.

Colour songs from the south

Purple Sneakers by You Am I
Botticelli Blue Eyes by Lucie Thorne ("This is another song for my orange angel")
Red Right Hand by Nick Cave

"We're going to win our rights, to lavender days and nights..."

The Lavender Song is a gay rights song from 1920s German cabaret, and Ute Lemper does lovely versions of it in both German and English.