Hello, column, my old friend. After an exam-hiatus, The Bucket Tracklist is officially back up and running, and I’m ready to open my ears, mind and soul to some more classic records. For the 23 weeks this column has been running (which is pretty much longer than I’ve stuck to anything, ever) I’ve been able to listen to some beautiful, thought provoking, sometimes heartbreaking, and sometimes downright funky music. I want to take this week’s column, therefore, to revisit my favourite tracks of these sometimes iconic (and sometimes not) records: the best of the best. Let’s be honest, listening to an album start to finish can be very time consuming, especially if you’re supposed to be focussing on Molecular Biology or International Law or, in my case, Modernist Poetry. Even I must admit that sometimes the reading list is big enough without adding my ramblings to it, and so I present to you 22 tracks that cover the basics of what you might have missed. So sit back, cancel your plans, and set a reminder for every Wednesday so that you never miss another instalment of this column again. Most of all, though, happy listening!
1. Lilac Wine - Jeff Buckley 2. Love Or Confusion - Jimi Hendrix 3. Sophia - Laura Marling 4. Gold Dust Woman - Fleetwood Mac 5. Pink Matter - Frank Ocean 6. King Harvest - The Band 7. Trani - Kings Of Leon 8. London - Benjamin Clementine 9. Homeless - Paul Simon 10. Bloodflood - Alt J 11. Big Sky - Kate Bush 12. You Still Believe In Me - The Beach Boys 13. Baby Be Mine - Michael Jackson 14. Upgrade U - Beyoncé, Jay Z 15. Ballad Of A Thin Man - Bob Dylan 16. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) - Marvin Gaye 17. He’s Misstra Know-It-All - Stevie Wonder 18. Little Green - Joni Mitchell 19. Sweet Thing - Van Morrison 20. Pretty Girl From The Feltre - The Avett Brothers 21. Howl - Florence And The Machine 22. Happy Go Sucky Fucky - Die Antwoord
Listen to The Bucket Tracklist Playlist below.