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American Bowtie Tour Soundtrack

American Bowtie Tour Soundtrack

I’ve just arrived back from a bit of a marathon tour of the US of A… From Los Angeles to San Francisco to Miami and back, it was genuinely one of the more lovely and amazing (at times, unbloggably so) stints I’ve spent on the other side, and was even more so due to the fact that I got to say fuck you to the final chapter of the Great Canadian Winter of 2010-11 and start my Springtime early. I’m exhausted and overwhelmed with to-doery, but I figured one way I could commemorate the tour (which I call the American Bowtie Tour thanks to the geography emulating a bowtie, and the fact that I was probably wearing one 75% of the time) is by noting its soundtrack, which kept me moving through the near pedestratian-only policy I seemed to adopt in cities where most people opt for cars. 13 songs – a few very recent ones, a few 2010 tracks that hit me a bit too late or found a resurgence due to a variety of reasons (Trent’s Oscar, for one)… it’s basically my suggestion for your own Spring 2011 soundtrack:

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