Do you listen to music while sitting at the computer, typing out a world on paper? It's almost time for me to let go...and say goodbye to the characters that I've created. They're in good hands now. But as the final credits roll, I can't help remembering the music that served as the soundtrack to my book:
The Arcade Fire: Rebellion: Lies
"People say that your dreams are the only things that save ya."
"You'll greet my vapours every time that you pass through this room."
"But as the stars are going out and this stage is full of nothing."
Built To Spill: Strange
"This strange war of promises Let's call this a truce. Call it the truth."
"Don't know about you but I am un chien Andalusia"
Max Avery Lichtenstein: Tarnation
(soundtrack from the film)
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Is This Love?
"You're so much different than me. Yeah, I know."
The Knife: Heartbeats
"To call for hands of above to lean on wouldn't be good enough for me, no."
Bloc Party: Blue Light (Engineers anti-gravity remix)
"And you didn't even notice when the sky turned blue. And you couldn't tell the difference between me and you."
Neutral Milk Hotel: Naomi
"I'm hoping she will soon explode into one billion tastes and tunes."
Bloc Party: Like Eating Glass
"Got a fear of the ocean like drinking poison, like eating glass. It's so cold in this house."
Sufjan Stevens: That Dress Looks Nice On You
"I can see a lot of bright in you."
Squarepusher: Square Window
The Chemical Brothers: One Too Many Mornings
The Shins: Caring is Creepy
"I think I'll go home and mull this over before I cram it down my throat."
Secret Frequency Crew: Aqua
Tegan and Sara: Walking With A Ghost
"No matter which way you stay, you're out of my mind."
The Go Team: Everyone's a VIP to Someone
You can bet...I'll be bringing my Ipod to NYC next month when I meet my editors for the second time...