A song a day, day 24: a song that you want to play at your funeral.

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From the song a day meme: a song that you want to play at your funeral.

For a long time, I wanted “Dead” by They Might Be Giants to play at my funeral because of the lyric:

Did a large procession wave their torches as my head fell in the basket?
And was everybody dancing on the casket?

Now that I have been to funerals as an adult, I understand that my own funeral isn’t really about me at all but about the people who are sad that I’m gone. Playing a song that I find darkly amusing becomes less appealing when I am not around to be darkly amused.
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A song a day, day 22: a song that you listen to when you’re sad.

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From the song a day meme: a song that you listen to when you’re sad.

This was a tough one for me. Although there are approximately eleventy kajillion sad songs in the world, I tend not to listen to music while sad. This is one of the saddest songs I know, though.
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A song a day, day 21: a song that you listen to when you’re happy.

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From the song a day meme: a song that you listen to when you’re happy.

Again, there are so many different types of happiness! I am trying hard not to repeat any musicians throughout this meme, so I will choose a newer (to me) cover that multiplies my smile.
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