Here are all of Crysslit's jams.

Just in Time...

Just in Time...

by Nina Simone

After a Before Sunset re-watch, my head is swimming. And Nina is shimmering in the background. "Baby, you're going to miss that plane"

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Jammed: 22nd Aug 2015

4 plays

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Screamager

Screamager

by Therapy?

This has just sent me pogoing back to my screamage years. I still, it turns out, groan those lyrics with a frightening level of conviction.

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Jammed: 14th Aug 2015

5 plays

2 likes

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Rebel Girl

Rebel Girl

by Bikini Kill

File under: fierce songs to strut-and-not-give-a-fuck to.

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Jammed: 4th Jul 2015

5 plays

3 likes

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Lo Boob Oscillator

Lo Boob Oscillator

by Stereolab

It sounds like fun, easy, breezy fun that builds to heart-racing happiness. And it has 'boob' in the title. And I'm a sucker for French shiz.

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Jammed: 6th Jun 2015

8 plays

7 likes

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That Crown Don't Make You a Prince

That Crown Don't Make You a Prince

by Murder By Death

Messy, frenetic eclecticism over folky lyrics. Works for me.

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Jammed: 15th May 2015

5 plays

1 likes

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Lost River

Lost River

by Murder by Death

I only discovered these guys recently; now I can't get enough of his voice. Or the narratives he grumbles sweetly through.

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Jammed: 7th May 2015

2 plays

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Let Her Dance

Let Her Dance

by The Bobby Fuller Four

Love of life was bottled a brought to these guys to glug during the recording of this song. Fact.

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Jammed: 28th Apr 2015

6 plays

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Let Her Dance

Let Her Dance

by The Bobby Fuller Four

Happiness bottled and glugged and used as fuel for frenzied dancing.

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Jammed: 28th Apr 2015

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Way Down In The Hole

Way Down In The Hole

by Tom Waits

The Wire re-watch has begun. Oh yes. I can't even begin to... 👊

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Jammed: 16th Apr 2015

9 plays

4 likes

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Love Buzz

Love Buzz

by Nirvana

Can you feel it? 🎧💖

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Jammed: 12th Mar 2015

3 plays

1 likes

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Rid of Me

Rid of Me

by PJ Harvey

International Women's Day Jam. Here's one of my favourite musicians breaking down gender expectations without trying or giving a fuck... Just by being her awesome self. 👊

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Jammed: 8th Mar 2015

4 plays

1 likes

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Lover

Lover

by In the Valley Below

Like 'I'll be your mirror', this is a song that's also a mission statement, a pledge. Chest-tighteningly gorgeous to hear such promises so convincingly put to music.

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Jammed: 22nd Feb 2015

1 plays

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Opposite of Low

Opposite of Low

by Turtle

Filthy, minimalist electro. 👊

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Jammed: 20th Feb 2015

4 plays

1 likes

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Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter

by The Rolling Stones

I like songs that build from a shimmer to a throaty shout. Classic example. I've been singing this all week.

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Jammed: 17th Feb 2015

5 plays

8 likes

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Gathering of Ancient Tribes

Jammed: 7th Feb 2015

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Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes

by Run the Jewels

Just played this song 7 times in a row. I will probably play it another 7 times now. So good.

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Jammed: 27th Jan 2015

8 plays

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Leif Erikson

Leif Erikson

by Interpol

Bit down. And when I'm a bit down this song makes me think my melancholy awkwardness and overly thoughtfulness are at least a bit beautiful, if not very healthy.

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Jammed: 24th Jan 2015

4 plays

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Murakami

Murakami

by Made in Heights

Love Haruki Murakami, so thought I'd give his musical equivalent a listen... Hearing this was like falling down the rabbit hole for Alice. Or falling in love. It just works for me. 💖

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Jammed: 18th Jan 2015

2 plays

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Hunger for the pine

Hunger for the pine

by alt-J

Sounds particularly wonderful post-mud, during long, blazing hot showers prior to a few pints. Sounds pretty wonderful in most circumstances.

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Jammed: 15th Jan 2015

3 plays

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I Don't Know What I Can Save You From

I Don't Know What I Can Save You From

by Kings Of Convenience

Just a perfect, rough hewn, half-whispered album. I close my eyes and let it wash over me...

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Jammed: 6th Jan 2015

2 plays

1 likes

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Love of My Life

Love of My Life

by Anna Calvi

"Cut my lip on a jewel-piece eye / Gonna lick and lick it dry / spit up blood for another sweet bite / I'll hold you down and I'll hold you tight." Romance as an awe-inspiring soundscape of self-ruination. Hot.

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Jammed: 2nd Jan 2015

5 plays

3 likes

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Song to the Siren

Song to the Siren

by Tim Buckley

How on earth did I miss this and still, y'know, breathe? So beautiful it hurts.

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Jammed: 27th Dec 2014

10 plays

6 likes

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Queen

Queen

by Perfume Genius

No justification required. Perfume Genius broke my heart with 'Rusty Chains' now he makes me want to strut and kick ass.

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Jammed: 25th Dec 2014

12 plays

1 likes

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IFUCKINGLOVEYOU

IFUCKINGLOVEYOU

by Big Black Delta

So if Depeche Mode were playing a grunge night on a starship, against a backdrop of solar systems singing when they suddenly decided they wanted you to shake it like a polaroid picture = this.

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Jammed: 15th Dec 2014

5 plays

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The Ship Song

The Ship Song

by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

This week I have been mostly howling along to this in a mock-operatic voice on my bike, in public, at dawn. Those lyrics are so simple and perfect.

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Jammed: 13th Dec 2014

10 plays

2 likes

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Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale

by The Velvet Underground (cover)

It's all good Sunday. I've got this.

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Jammed: 23rd Nov 2014

2 plays

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No More Running

No More Running

by Michael Kiwanuka

This song is your duvet. Pull it tight to your chin, bury yourself deep in it or wear it loose about your hips, but listen, then slip away to sleep.

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Jammed: 15th Nov 2014

5 plays

1 likes

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Teenage Exorcists

Jammed: 8th Nov 2014

5 plays

2 likes

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Crosstown Traffic

Crosstown Traffic

by Jimi Hendrix

Jimi I need you. Here it comes. Yep. Sanity restored: ch-chow-ch-chow-ch -chow-ch-chow-DOBEEDODOOBEEDOOBEEDO!

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Jammed: 24th Sep 2014

5 plays

9 likes

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Take Me To Church

Take Me To Church

by Hozier

Cheesy? Probably. But I want to shout along, ballet dance badly and tear out my hair in happy hysteria when I hear it so: deal.

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Jammed: 21st Sep 2014

1 plays

1 likes

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Love Song For No One

Love Song For No One

by Aubrey Debauchery

I LOVE this. It's romantic filth. Like me.

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Jammed: 2nd Sep 2014

2 plays

1 likes

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Lotion

Lotion

by Greenskeepers

Introduced to this today... Cannot get over the concept; the contrast of style and content. Darkly funny. And funky.

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Jammed: 30th Aug 2014

4 plays

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She Wants to Move

She Wants to Move

by N*E*R*D

Sensitivity and sincerity be damned, sometimes I just want to silly-dance around my kitchen!

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Jammed: 28th Aug 2014

2 plays

1 likes

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I'll Be Your Mirror (Velvet Underground cover)

I'll Be Your Mirror (Velvet Underground cover)

by Death Cab For Cutie

The kindest, and most heartfelt, mission statement in the medium of song. Nice cover too; I like the awkwardness of it.

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Jammed: 26th Aug 2014

5 plays

1 likes

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Rapt

Rapt

by Karen O

KO nailing the whole crush thing.

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Jammed: 18th Aug 2014

6 plays

2 likes

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Skeleton Dance

Skeleton Dance

by Teleman

Just heard this on the radio and it's just lovely.

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Jammed: 16th Aug 2014

1 plays

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Walking Backwards

Walking Backwards

by Leagues

Just makes me feel happy to be alive. And one might consider that to be a good quality in a pop tune. Possibly.

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Jammed: 6th Jun 2014

2 plays

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It's Never Over (Oh Orpheus)

Jammed: 11th May 2014

2 plays

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You Sexy Thing

You Sexy Thing

by Cud

For jumping around. For jumping the fuck around. For fucking off crappy moods. For ebullient bouncing and feeling badass.

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Jammed: 1st May 2014

5 plays

1 likes

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Give Your Love To Her

Give Your Love To Her

by The Hosts

Sounds like sunshine and tentative optimism.

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Jammed: 21st Apr 2014

5 plays

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Happy

Happy

by Pharrell

#thingsthatmakemehappy great books, things my son says, good days at work, epic landscapes, cheesecake, bed, geeky films, writing geeky poems, walking in the rain, crumble.

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Jammed: 12th Jan 2014

No plays

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Suddenly

Suddenly

by Anna Calvi

Listening to this on repeat. I wish I could sing like this! Or just sing at all really.

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Jammed: 23rd Dec 2013

2 plays

1 likes

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Sinnerman

Jammed: 16th Dec 2013

3 plays

2 likes

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These Arms of Mine

These Arms of Mine

by Otis Redding

Just heard this. Love at first hearing.

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Jammed: 2nd Nov 2013

11 plays

2 likes

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Drive All Night

Drive All Night

by Bruce Springsteen

Sometimes only Bruce will do.

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Jammed: 23rd Sep 2013

1 plays

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Heartbeats

Jammed: 6th Sep 2013

4 plays

5 likes

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I Want You

I Want You

by Bob Dylan

Applying a liberal slathering of Bob to the workload multiplies efficiency by 17.5% and disguises your own obstreperous tunelessness completely. Facts.

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Jammed: 21st Aug 2013

3 plays

3 likes

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The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)

Jammed: 19th Aug 2013

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Numbers Don't Lie

Numbers Don't Lie

by The Mynabirds

A very satisfying song to twirl along to. We all twirl. Shush. Lovely stuff.

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Jammed: 24th Jun 2013

3 plays

1 likes

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Rose Rouge

Rose Rouge

by St. Germain

Currently a wee bit into this. There's a saxophone in there and yet I am making no apologies.

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Jammed: 17th Jun 2013

2 plays

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Don't Worry Baby

Don't Worry Baby

by The Beach Boys

I am planning on swooning through my summer to this. :)

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Jammed: 6th Jun 2013

2 plays

1 likes

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"Sea Of Love"

"Sea Of Love"

by The National

'They say love is a virtue, don't they?' Sublime. As per'.

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Jammed: 22nd May 2013

2 plays

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Mosquito

Mosquito

by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

My early favourite. Fuck-yes-thank-you-please etc for minimalism. YYYs at their best. Suck.

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Jammed: 17th Apr 2013

6 plays

1 likes

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Under The Earth

Under The Earth

by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Shit me, this song has a filthy, pretty griminess that is glorious. J'aime bien.

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Jammed: 1st Apr 2013

4 plays

1 likes

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No Diggity

No Diggity

by Blackstreet

When all else fails... Chown.

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Jammed: 17th Mar 2013

3 plays

1 likes

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One Love to Another

One Love to Another

by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

This song will warm you through.

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Jammed: 11th Mar 2013

3 plays

1 likes

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Sacrilege

Sacrilege

by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

New YYYs!

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Jammed: 27th Feb 2013

4 plays

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Tonight The Streets Are Ours

Tonight The Streets Are Ours

by Richard Hawley

I'm positively rabid with sentimentality atm, so: Hawley. Lawks, how I heart Hawley!

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Jammed: 19th Feb 2013

6 plays

2 likes

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The PL

The PL

by Typesun

Languid and lush, this sounds like summer feels. Summer... *drifts off*

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Jammed: 3rd Feb 2013

3 plays

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