TAL077 - The Today's Active Lifestyles 40th Anniversary Spectacular Part 1

In which I, having turned 40 years old this week, celebrate with the first part of a two-part special wherein I choose one song from each year I've been alive.


  1. Roadrunner by The Modern Lovers on The Modern Lovers (Beserkley)
  2. See No Evil by Television on Marquee Moon (Elektra)
  3. Just What I Needed by The Cars on The Cars (Elektra)
  4. The 15th by Wire on 154 (Harvest)
  5. Once In A Lifetime by Talking Heads on Remain In Light (Sire)
  6. Shouting Out Loud by The Raincoats on Odyshape (Rough Trade)
  7. Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work on Business As Usual (Columbia)
  8. Add It Up by Violent Femmes on Violent Femmes (Slash)
  9. We're Comin' Out by The Replacements on Let It Be (Twin/Tone)
  10. Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears for Fears on Songs From the Big Chair (Atlantic)
  11. These Days by R.E.M. on Life's Rich Pageant (I.R.S.)
  12. Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before by The Smiths on Strangeways, Here We Come (Sire)
  13. Punk Rock Girl by The Dead Milkmen on Beelzebubba (Restless)
  14. Here Comes Your Man by Pixies on Doolittle (4AD / Elektra)
  15. Dead by They Might Be Giants on Flood (Elektra)
  16. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana on Nevermind (DGC)
  17. Do You Love Me Now? by The Breeders on Safari (4AD)
  18. Thermal Treasure by Polvo on Today's Active Lifestyles (Merge)
  19. Day Of The Monkey by Lilys on Eccsame The Photon Band (SpinART)
  20. Grounded by Pavement on Wowee Zowee (Matador)