Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day featuring Belinda Carlisle

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I missed a few days of Music Obsessions last week due to a respiratory infection that I’m just coming back from, so in some ways this week feels like the real start to the New Year. With that energy and enthusiasm in mind, I’m excited to dig into Today’s Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day.

Track 1 is essentially the theme of the Season 3 “Black Mirror” episode, San Junipero. I watched this episode for the first time while sick last week and was completely blown away. I’ve watched it about 5 more times since, and the impact has yet to lessen. Though “Heaven Is a Place on Earth” was never a favorite Belinda Carlisle Song of mine, it was given new meaning after the episode, and now I find myself obsessing over it (especially lyrically). Next up is my all-time favorite Bowie Song which I’ve been playing off-and-on today in celebration of the Starman’s birthday. “She Was Weird”, off of Pete Yorn’s last album, ArrangingTime is Song 3, one of my favorite Pete-Songs. Track 4 is my favorite Elvis Song, played (also) a few times today to celebrate his birthday (it’s a big day for Music Birthdays), and, last but not least, is an “Early Version” of the Fleetwood Mac Classic, “Landslide”, released last week.

Are you ready for today’s Top 5? What Songs would you add to Today’s list?

Follow the Spotify Playlist for this week’s Top 5 here. Stream via YouTube at the end of this post.

Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day – January 8, 2018

1. “Heaven Is a Place on Earth” by Belinda Carlisle

Heaven Is a Place on Earth Belinda Carlisle Song 1

2. “Heroes” by David Bowie

Heroes David Bowie Song 2

3. “She Was Weird” by Pete Yorn

She Was Weird Pete Yorn Song 3

4. “Suspicious Minds” by Elvis Presley

Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley Song 4

5. “Landslide” (Early Version) by Fleetwood Mac

Landslide (Early Version) Fleetwood Mac Song 5

  1. https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/6kJvnCVbRm0k6Q4FPgFf9n

Come back tomorrow for another set of 5 Music Obsessions. As the week unfolds you can keep up with January’s Music Obsessions by following the Spotify or YouTube Playlists. Each Day’s 5 Songs will be added to the monthly Playlist.

Top 5 Music Obsessions – Week of 1/8/18

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