Them(e) Changes Ep. 59: Wakey Wakey

Tonight we'll take some time to think about what it means to be awake or woke or at a wake as part of our 4 part series on the cycle of rest and rise. Let's go.


  1. Wake Up by Clipping. on CLPPNG (Sub Pop)
  2. Woke Up This Morning (The Sopranos Mix) by Alabama 3 on Hits and Exit Wounds (One Little Indian Records)
  3. Last Thing I needed, First thing this morning by Chris Stapleton on From A Room: Volume 1 (Mercury)
  4. Wake UP! by Hazel English on Wake Up! (Marathon/Polyvinyl)
  5. Morning Comes by SASAMI on SASAMI (Domino)
  6. Rise to the Sun by Alabama Shakes on Boys & Girls (Rough Trade)
  7. Fried or Fertilized by Yung Humma on Turquoise Jeep Records: Keep The Jeep Ridin' (Turquoise Jeep Records)
  8. Riot by Childish Gambino on Awaken My Love (Glassnote)
  9. Breakfast of Champions by Jean Grae, Quelle Chris on Everything's Fine (Mello Music Group)
  10. Almost Had To Start A Fight / In And Out Of Patience by Parquet Courts on Wide Awake! (Rough Trade)
  11. Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up by LCD Soundsystem on LCD Soundsystem (DFA)
  12. Wake Up by Arcade Fire on Funeral (Merge Records)
  13. Wake Up by Rage Against the Machine on Rage Against The Machine -XX (@20th Anniversary) (Epic)
  14. Chop Suey by System Of A Down on Toxicty (Sony)
  15. Wake Up Beat by Peanut Butter Wolf on The Best of Peanut Butter Wolf (Copasetik)
  16. Let the Morning come Again by Papooz on Night Sketches (Half Awake Records)
  17. Sunrise in Beijing (feat. Elena Pinderhughes) by Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on Stretch Music (Stretch Music)
  18. Wake Up by Dr. Dog on Easy Beat (We Buy Gold Records)
  19. Wake Up feat. Pimp C by Boosie Badazz on Thug Talk (Lil Boosie Music)
  20. Coffee by Sylvan Esso on WITH (Loma Vista Recordings)
  21. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go by Wham! on Make It Big (Epic)
  22. Stay Awake by Asobi Seksu on Warm & Scratchy (Williams Street Records)
  23. Pretty Pimpin by Kurt Vile on b'lieve i'm goin down... (Matador)
  24. Wake Up Everybody by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes on Wake Up Everybody (Sony)
  25. Gotta Get Up (Interlude) by Kali Uchis on Isolation (Virgin EMI)
  26. Sunday Morning by The Velvet Underground on The Velvet Underground (Universal Records)
  27. Wake Up by Sudan Archives on Sudan Archives (Stones Throw Records)
  28. I Think I'll Call it a Morning by Gil Scott-Heron on Pieces of a Man (RCA)