Bitchtapes: Red Edition


On the heels of Kelsey's Country Roses mix, and prompted by our Red issue, I bring you a sampling of fiery, scarlet songs for your listening pleasure.


Track listing:

Fire, Fire...M.I.A.

Crimson Skies...Budos Band

Fire...Koko Taylor

Red Money...David Bowie

Fireworks...Animal Collective (from the very scarlet album Strawberry Jam)

Come Alive (War of the Roses)...Janelle Monáe

Hustle Rose...Metric

Crimson and Clover...Velvet Underground

The Red Shoes...Kate Bush

Red Apple Falls...Smog

Judy Flame...Laura Veirs (also mentioned in Kjerstin Johnson's post here; listen to another of her songs here)

Pain in My Heart...Otis Redding (I know it's a stretch, but...REDding?! Anybody?)

Good Year for the Roses...Elvis Costello & The Attractions

Life on Mars...Seu Jorge

Red Rabbits...The Shins

Red Tide...Neko Case

Any Colour You Like...The Flaming Lips & Stardeath & White Dwarves

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Fiona Apple

It is a travesty that Fiona Apple's "Red Red Red" didn't make the list!

Red Apples

That's a great song! I didn't happen to have it but it's definitely a good one.

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How true!! That song would

How true!! That song would have been perfect!