Music, Singles, The Revue — November 11, 2016 at 6:40 am

WTF?!? Post-election playlist

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As the world breathes a collective sigh in the wake of the U.S. elections, we turn to music to help us process our spectrum of emotions. Whether you’re in the heartland of America, a bustling European capitol, or on a tranquil beach in New Zealand, you probably share the world’s “WTF?!?” feelings of surprise, dismay, or relief. This playlist features 100 songs (7 hours and 15 minutes’ worth!) especially selected to bring some musical relief.

  • Marvin Gaye – “What’s Going On?”
  • Gil Scott-Heron – “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”
  • Michael Kiwanuka – “Black Man in a White World”
  • Michael Kiwanuka – “Love & Hate”
  • Algiers – “Remains”
  • Kaleo – “Way Down We Go”
  • Moderat – “Bad Kingdom”
  • Nick Cave – “There She Goes, My Beautiful World”
  • Tears For Fears – “Mad World”
  • World Party – “Ship of Fools”
  • The The – “Lonely Planet”
  • The Phantoms – “We Carry On”
  • Elvis Costello – “Brilliant Mistake”
  • The National – “Mr. November”
  • Frightened Rabbit – “Woke Up Hurting”
  • Bob Moses – “Tearing Me Up”
  • Jim James – “Same Old Lie”
  • The Cure – “Club America”
  • The Clash – “Revolution Rock”
  • INXS – “Who Pays the Price”
  • New Order – “State of the Nation”
  • Tears For Fears – “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”
  • Dandy Warhols – “You Are Killing Me”
  • Siouxsie & the Banshees – “Cities in Dust”
  • Depeche Mode – “Dangerous”
  • Concrete Blonde – “Heal It Up”
  • Björk – “Human Behavior”
  • Kate Tempest – “Tunnel Vision
  • Alabama 3 – “Woke Up This Morning”
  • Nina Simone – “Sinnerman”
  • Mavis Staples – “We’re Gonna Make It”
  • Sam Cooke – “A Change Is Gonna Come”
  • Junip – “Your Life Your Call”
  • Elbow – “Leaders of the Free World”
  • Drive-By Truckers – “Surrender Under Protest”
  • Bob Mould – “The End of Things”
  • My Morning Jacket – “Remnants”
  • Pearl Jam – “Dissident”
  • Pernice Brothers – “Weakest Shade of Blue”
  • Wilco – “What’s the World Got in Store”
  • Wilco – “I’ll Fight”
  • Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”
  • Matthew E. White – “Cool Out”
  • A.C. Newman – “Be Not So Fearful”
  • The Neighbourhood – “Afraid”
  • First Aid Kit – “Walk Unafraid”
  • Wilco – “Country Disappeared”
  • Strand of Oaks – “End in Flames”
  • Neil Young – “Peace Trail”
  • Gregory Alan Isakov – “Time Will Tell”
  • R.E.M. – “Final Straw”
  • The Smiths – “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now”
  • The Police – “When The World Is Running Down You Make the Best of What’s Still Around”
  • LCD Soundsystem – “Tribulations”
  • Guster – “This Is How It Feels to Have a Broken Heart”
  • Howard Jones – “Things Can Only Get Better”
  • Modest Mouse – “Float On”
  • Run River North – “Run or Hide”
  • The Killers – “This Is the World We Live In”
  • TV on the Radio – “Trouble”
  • Spoon – “Don’t Make Me a Target”
  • Moby – “Mistake”
  • Interpol – “Evil”
  • R.E.M. – “Bang and Blame”
  • R.E.M. – “World Leader Pretend”
  • Monsters of Folk – “Whole Lotta Losin'”
  • Neko Case – “Vengeance Is Sleeping”
  • The Head & The Heart – “Let’s Be Still”
  • Loney Dear – “Sinister in a State of Hope”
  • The Jayhawks – “Comeback Kids”
  • The Jayhawks – “Madman”
  • Neil Young – “Unknown Legend”
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty”
  • Midnight Oil – “Truganini”
  • Bob Marley – “Get Up Stand Up”
  • Arcade Fire – “Wake Up”
  • Chemical Brothers – “Galvanize”
  • Shearwater – Quiet Americans
  • David Bowie – Afraid of Americans
  • Nine Inch Nails – “The Great Destroyer”
  • Foo Fighters – “Times Like These”
  • Public Enemy – “Fight The Power”
  • Rage Against The Machine – “Wake Up”
  • Rage Against The Machine – “Can’t Hold Us Back”
  • Beastie Boys – “Something’s Got to Give”
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead – “Pray For Grace”
  • George Harrison – “Isn’t It a Pity”
  • Johnny Cash & Joe Strummer – “Redemption Song”
  • Bruce Springsteen – “We Take Care of Our Own”
  • R.E.M. – “Belong”
  • Radiohead – “Electioneering”
  • Radiohead – “The Numbers”
  • Radiohead – “Karma Police”
  • Radiohead – “The National Anthem”
  • Elvis Costello – “What’s So Funny (‘Bout Peace Love & Understanding)”
  • U2 – “Love and Peace or Else”
  • The Beatles – “Revolution 1”
  • The Beatles – “We Can Work It Out”
  • The Beatles – “All We Need Is Love”
  • John Lennon – “Imagine”
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