Van Jams nod to Tropicalia


  1. Elevate by Drake on Scorpion (Cash Money)
  2. Club Tropicana by Wham! on Fantastic (Epic)
  3. Hallways by Islands on A Sleep and A Forgetting (antirecords)
  4. Lucy Mongoosey by !!! on As If (unknown)
  5. Airwalker by Jeremy Jay on Airwalker (K records)
  6. Three Girl Rhumba by Wire on Pink Flag (Harvest Records)
  7. All For the Best by Miracle Legion on Surprise Surprise Surprise (Rough Trade)
  8. As you said your so longs by El Goodo on By order of the moose (unknown)
  9. Stood on Gold by Gorky's Zygotic Mynci on How I long to feel summer in my heart (Mantra Recordings)
  10. Take that Call by Gruff Rhys on Babelsberg (Rough Trade)
  11. Definitive Gaze by Magazine on Rays and Hails 1978-81 (unknown)
  12. Golden Retriever by Super Furry Animal on Zoom (?)
  13. Straight at Me by Josh T. Pearson on The Straight Hits! (unknown)
  14. Rise by Public Image Ltd on Public Image Ltd (Virgin Records)
  15. Dream Cars by Neon Neon on Stainless Style (Lex records)
  16. Champions of Red Wine by The New Pornographers on Challengers (Matador)
  17. Let's Write a Book by Field Music on Field Music (Memphis Industries)
  18. Tropicalia by Beck on Mutations (?)
  19. Ando Meio Desligado by Os Mutantes on A Divina Comedia Ou Ando (Universal)
  20. Walk the Walk by Gaz Coombes on World's Strongest Man (self-released)
  21. Totally Wired by The Fall on Grotesque (Rough Trade)
  22. Ether by Gang of Four on Entertainment (?)
  23. Typical Girls by The Slits on Cut (unknown)
  24. The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness by The Feelies on Crazy Rhythms (Bar/None Records)
  25. Reward by The Teardrop Explodes on Kilimanjaro (Mercury)
  26. It's different for Girls by Of Montreal on Innocence Reaches (Polyvinyl)
  27. Underwater Moonlight by The Soft Boys on Underwater Moonlight (Matador)
  28. Another Weekend by Aeriel Pink on Dedicated to Bobby Jameson (Sony)