Sunday, May 15, 2011

New Sh**t Thursday...

Yes, I'm aware I'm painfully behind on my blog.  Yes, I intend to do a better job of posting in the future.  No, I'm not making any promises.  That said...

Anyone who knew me from the age of 21-26 knows that I used to karaoke at KJs in DeKalb constantly.  My little townie bar, with a bunch of regulars who recognized own personal Cheers!  Anyway, Thursday nights Courtney was running karaoke, and whenever someone sang a song she didn't know, she said it was "New Sh**t Thursday."  Well, the key to New Sh**t Thursday was that the song didn't, in fact, have to be new...just new to her...or new to KJs...or new to anyone, really.  Well, the phrase kind of stuck with me (and a number of us who frequented KJs on Thursday nights), and I still use it when I hear new music I like, or when I'm introducing music that I love to someone else who doesn't know it (and it doesn't even have to be a Thursday!  lol). 

Anyway, the point of this whole thing is that when I got my new car, I also got satellite radio and branched out to a lot of new music again...I had been in quite a country rut.  I was telling my sister about some of it and realized she'd been in a pretty serious country rut too.  Soooo...iTunes to the rescue!  I downloaded a bunch of new music, and made a mix CD to bring her up to speed.  Behold, the...

New Sh**t Thursday Mix

1) Rolling in the Deep - Adele
2) Dirt Road Anthem - Jason Aldean
3) Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
4) What the Hell - Avril Lavigne
5) Firework - Katy Perry
6) F**kin' Perfect - Pink
7) For the First Time - The Script
8) Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri
9) Fireflies - Owl City
10) Forget You - Cee Lo Green
11) Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
12) Misery - Maroon 5
13) I Do - Colbie Caillat
14) Rhythm of Love - Plain White T's
15) Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
16) Save Me, San Francisco - Train

And that's it for today!  More soon, hopefully :)