This weeks Mixtape is by the lovely selector SulkyDoll Styling. We've been a fan of Donna's for a long time and we both have a mutual love of all things 70's and Disco.
Here's her choice records for her Mixtape and why she chose them.
Listen to all the tracks on our YouTube Playlist page.
What was the first record / CD you ever bought?
Material Girl - Madonna
What was the first gig you went to?
Party out or Kitchen Disco?
Talk us through your mixtape - What’s each track / artist and why its on your Mixtape?
Track 1 - Nena - 99 Red Balloons
I grew up in Germany as my dad was in the RAF and this takes me back to then! I know all the words to this in German!
Track 2 Massive Attack -Unfinished Sympathy
This remains my favourite track of all time, I remember being blown away the first time I heard it. I was 16 and it was my transitional child to adult song.
Track 3 - Nirvana - Smells like Teen Spirit
I lost my virginity to this track...nuff said
Donna Summer - I feel Love
I spent my life being called Donna Summer at school but I didn’t mind because I loved Disco and still do!
Track 5 - Freedom 90 - George Michael
I’m still in denial about him leaving this mortal plain, I adored him and am so happy to have been young in the 90s as I feel like he belonged to my generation - he was my first crush.
Prince - Sign of the Times
What can I say, the man was a genius, there were always those who liked Michael Jackson and those who liked Prince...I fell into the latter and dare I say cooler category.
Track 7 - Madonna - Hung up
I loved and still love Madonna but this song also references ABBA another of my guilty pleasures & this was the song playing on the radio when I was mid Labour with my daughter and it takes me right back! Glad both Madonna and Abba were with me in spirit in the delivery room.
Track 8 - Radiohead - Talk show host
Again radio head v much a band for generation x but this song was on the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack in 1996 and reminds me of the summer I met my husband.
Track 9 - Jonny Cash -Jackson
I love this song so much I named my son after it. Jonny cash and June carter cash were couple goals in every sense.
Track 10 - Here Comes The Sun - Beatles
I’m a scouser and my favourite Beatle is George so this is a natural choice but it was the song that I heard the day I found out I was expecting my son...I knew he was a boy and I took it as a sign...”here comes the son”
What a great selection of music thank you Donna
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