Saturday, November 17, 2012

Songs for the Sick: A Chronically Awesome Playlist #NHBPM

Today I'm having a little fun, putting together a list of 18 songs that remind me of my chronic illnesses and their symptoms: chronic pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, dysautonomia, sleep disorders and Hepatitis C.


King of Pain - The Police



Still Ill - The Smiths


Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.



Doctor, Doctor - The Thompson Twins



Shake the Disease - Depeche Mode



Lime in the Coconut - Harry Nilsson



I Can't Stand Up for Falling - Elvis Costello



Up All Night - The Boomtown Rats



Sick and Tired - The Cardigans



Infected - The The



My Heart Goes Bang - Dead or Alive



Sick of Being Sick - The Damned



Take Me Down to the Hospital - The Replacements



Brain Stew - Green Day



I Wanna Be Sedated - The Ramones



I'm So Tired - The Beatles



Oh My, My - Ringo Starr



Fever - Peggy Lee


What do you think of my selections?  And which of your favorites would you add to my list?  
Let me know by leaving a comment below.




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3 comments

Jenny Cee said...

I don't pick songs that literally have something to do with illness rather I pick songs that speak to my feelings on my illness so Gravity by Sarah Barielles is my favorite and if you You Tube so you think you can dance and gravity that dance that also reminds me of how I feel....the man representing the illness.

Selena MKI said...

I took the literal route this time, but your suggestions are great for creating an inspirational/feelings based playlist about chronic illness. Thanks for the suggestions Jenny.

Mo said...

LOVED THIS!! I was entertained for quite a while listening to your choices. My favorite song on your list is Fever, I remember seeing her on Ed Sullivan singing that song. She was so glamorous1