Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

Brian at homeThis week Brian’s been completely and utterly unaffected by the volcanic ash cloud.  He’s not even been subject to a light dusting, the lucky bird.  He has, however, been following the news with avid interest and has concluded that all these silly bipeds should travel by boat for the time-being.  He certainly would, were his means of transport not attached, rather helpfully, to his back.

In an attempt to encourage us all to take to the high seas, Brian’s put together a collection of rather marvellous songs about sailing.  Here they are, in all their briny, shiver-me-timbers glory:

1. Mechanical Bride – See Worlds
2. Laura Marling – The Captain and the Hourglass
3. Jeremy Warmsley (& Emmy the Great) – The Boat Song
4. Camera Obscura – French Navy
5. Regina Spektor – Sailor Song
6. Neil Young – Sail Away
7. Jeffrey Lewis – Sea Song
8. The Decemberists – The Mariner’s Revenge Song
9. Laura Veirs – Ocean Night Song
10. Sons of Noel & Adrian – The Wreck is Not a Boat
11. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – The Ship Song
12. Erland and the Carnival – Arabian Sea

Grab it on Spotify here: Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

Tell Brian in the comment section below if he’s left out any corking sea shanties.  His collection is far from exhaustive.

Our Spotify Inivtation amnesty continues – if you need one let us know and we’ll make a request of the ever-generous posse of FFS readers. Similarly, if you have any going spare let us know and we’ll give you the opportunity to do a good deed for a stranger, providing them with an lifetime’s supply of free music.

Have a flap around our mixtape section to find Brian’s previous efforts.

4 comments for “Brian’s Mixtape #31: All at Sea

  1. helen
    20 April 2010 at 11:10 am

    spotify invitation pleeeeeeeeeeeeeaseeeeeee!!!!

  2. Lauren
    22 April 2010 at 8:57 am

    May I have a Spotify invitation? :)

  3. John
    25 April 2010 at 9:59 am

    This shop has some for sale if you want to buy one spotify invite
    I bought mine there and it worked like a charm :)

  4. Seabear
    4 May 2012 at 6:03 pm

    A Humming From The Wood – I was born

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