Friday Five : ‘frī-(,)dā,-dē ‘fīv : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button on my iTunes, then share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll have a guest, but most of the time it’s just me. The rest is up to you, our friends and readers! Fire up your media player of choice and share the first five random track of your shuffle in the comments.
“Heaven” by Bryan Adams (from Reckless, 1984)
Oh, the melodrama! Now, I’d be lying if I said that I did love this song for every bit of its Journey inspired power balladry. Hell, the entirety of Reckless provided the soundtrack to my tween years.
Here’s a fun little bit of trivia: the drum part on “Heaven” was played by Journey’s own, Steve Smith.
“Get Over It” by Amy Petty (from House of Doors, 2010)
“Escape (The Piña Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes (from Billboard Top Hits: 1979, 1991)
I really don’t care for Piña Coladas, but I love this song.
“Creep” by TLC (from Now & Forever: The Hits, 2003)
While I prefer the Afghan Whigs version, I have nothing bad to say about this track.
“O.P.P.” by Naughty by Nature (from The Hip Hop Box, 2004)
Seems like a great track to kick into the first Friday dance party here in the office.
What’s on your shuffle today?