Jet Fuel Jukebox for 11/28/17

We’ve arrived in the wasteland that is the dry period of late-year music releases (or, lack thereof). There’s absolutely nothing that came out this past Friday that caught my ear, so I’ve gone to looking back for inspiration on my half of the Jukebox this week.

Jake’s done his best keeping his half of the playlist current, but the first ten tracks of the proceedings are 80s English throwbacks, spurred by my decision to spin The Cure’s The Head on the Door the other day. What a wonderful album that is.

And alongside a track from that Cure record, we also have tracks from Duran Duran, Wet, Maroon 5, and Elvis Costello & The Attractions.

— Michael Lane,  Blog Editor

Michael’s Picks:

  • “A Night Like This” – The Cure
  • “Opportunity” – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  • “Darkness” – The Human League
  • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” – Tears For Fears
  • “West End Girls” – Pet Shop Boys
  • “Don’t Stand So Close To Me” – The Police
  • “Girls On Film” – Duran Duran
  • “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” – Elton John
  • “Under Pressure” – David Bowie, Queen
  • “I Know It’s Over” – The Smiths

Jake’s Picks:

  • “That Don’t Impress Me Much” – HAIM
  • “Changes” – H.E.R.
  • “No Lie” – Sean Paul, Dua Lipa
  • “Wait” – Maroon 5
  • “The Night” – HONNE
  • “Deadwater” – Wet
  • “Why Don’t You Love Me” – Beyoncé
  • “Ready Yet” – Sasha Sloan
  • “Mattress (Valley Girl Remix)” – Leland, Allie X
  • “Loudspeaker” – MUNA

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