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  1. Show Me Your Tears - Frank Black and the Catholics Name an album whose cover is black and white.
  2. "If You Could Read My Mind" - Gordon Lightfoot
  3. "Super Sprode" - Freezepop (Rock Band Remix) 2008 "Young Blood" - The Naked and Famous 2010
  4. 1. You Made Me Realise - My Bloody Valentine 2. Sing - The Dresden Dolls 3. Crystalised - The xx 4. This Tornado Loves You - Neko Case 5. In the Morning - The Coral 6. Summersong - The Decemberists 7. Bad Romance - Lady Gaga 8. Keep A Knockin' - Little Richard 9. Brick - Ben Folds Five 10. Yakety Yak - The Coasters
  5. Lovely voice. Actor was in my top 20 of 2009, especially liked "Actor Out of Work". Good stuff.
  6. "This Tornado Loves You" - Neko Case (2009) "Sing" - Dresden Dolls (2006)
  7. 1. Suck My Kiss - Red Hot Chili Peppers 2. Stereo Love - Edward Maya ft. Vika Jigulina 3. Hit the North - The Fall 4. Madder Red - Yeasayer 5. Caution - Bob Marley & the Wailers 6. Bang Bang Bang - Mark Ronson & The Business Intl 7. Breakin' Up - Rilo Kiley 8. Garden, The Einstürzende Neubauten 9. Stay Up Late - Talking Heads 10. Out of My Head - Fastball
  8. "Stereo Love" - Edward Maya ft. Vika Jigulina (2009) Obsessed with this one at the moment. "Madder Red" - Yeasayer (2010)
  9. I'd go with "Mo Money Mo Problems" - Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy and Mase (1997). Few guilty pleasures as well some Brandy ft Monica and Beyonce ft Jay Z.
  10. "We No Speak Americano" - Yolanda Be Cool/DCUP
  11. Yes. 1. I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses 2. Step On - Happy Mondays 3. Impression That I Get, The - Mighty Mighty Bosstones 4. Is She Weird - Pixies 5. Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis 6. New Town - Slits 7. Rake's Song, The - The Decemberists 8. Treat Me Like Your Mother - The Dead Weather 9. It's My Party - Amy Winehouse 10. Only A Northern Song - The Beatles
  12. Aww just missed it, well I'll leave 'em there anyway. "Lux Aeterna" - Clint Mansell (2000) "Stereo Love" - Edward Maya ft. Vika Jigulina (2009)
  13. ^ Half my life I've been watching Half my life I've been waking up Birds in the sky could warn me There's no life like the slow life...
  14. Agreed. My personal favourite though has got to be kd lang's version, partly because of her lovely, rich voice and partly because I think it works so well as a piano-based song. She drops a few verses like most of the covers, but as long as they keep the "baby I've been here before..." and the "maybe there's a God above" ones I don't mind so much.
  15. 1. Complete Control - The Clash 2. Oxford Comma - Vampire Weekend 3. Woe Is Me - The Walkmen 4. Man With a Harmonica/Death Rattle Medley - Ennio Morricone 5. St James Infirmary - Allen Toussaint 6. One Fine Day - The Chiffons (1963) 7. This Must Be The Place(Naive Melody) - Talking Heads 8. Nice Dream - Radiohead 9. Rock Steady - Aretha Franklin (1971) 10. Veronica - Elvis Costello
  16. 1. Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs) 2. Anton Chigurh (No Country For Old Men) 3. Jack Torrance (The Shining) 4. Patrick Bateman (American Psycho) 5. John Doe (Se7en) 6. Joker, The (Dark Knight) 7. Jame Gumb "Buffalo Bill" (Silence of the Lambs) 8. Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist) 9. Michael Myers (Halloween) 10. Vic Vega "Mr Blonde" (Resevoir Dogs)
  17. The latest episode of Boardwalk Empire, still can't decide whether I like it or not, it's interesting, well-cast and generally promising but its lacking a certain tone or proper atmosphere or something...
  18. "St James Infirmary" - Allen Toussaint (2009) "Woe Is Me" - The Walkmen (2010)
  19. The Stones Roses - The Stone Roses (1989) 1. "I Wanna Be Adored" – 4:52 2. "She Bangs the Drums" – 3:42 3. "Waterfall" – 4:37 4."Don't Stop" – 5:17 5."Bye Bye Badman" – 4:00 6."Elizabeth My Dear" – 0:59 7."(Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister" – 3:25 8. "Made of Stone" – 4:10 9."Shoot You Down" – 4:10 10."This Is the One" – 4:58 11. "I Am the Resurrection" – 8:12
  20. The thing is I think a remake is unnecessary. The story works on a certain level with a certain tone that I think Oplev captured well: subdued yet powerful. A remake would likely either copy the original and if so offer no new interpretation or worse "Hollywoodize" it, heighten the violence, increase the pace, compromise the source material for a market of moviegoers who aren't used to being patient with plot and development. Also, I don't think how good it will be will depend on the director per se. The story and movie hinges on Lisbeth's character and I highly doubt any other actress (especially the mainstream ones that you know the studio will pressure him to cast) can be as real and full an incarnation of her as Noomi Rapace, in both look and attitude.
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