Favoriting Mona: Playlist from January 14, 2022 Favoriting

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Favoriting January 14, 2022: Sad songs

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Artist Track Album New Approx. start time
Bo Diddley  Mona   Favoriting     0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Cocteau Twins  Cherry Coloured Funk   Favoriting     0:02:54 (Pop-up)
Yaz  Mr. Blue   Favoriting     0:05:49 (Pop-up)
Anything Box  I Felt The Pain   Favoriting     0:09:03 (Pop-up)
Depeche Mode  In Your Room   Favoriting     0:14:25 (Pop-up)
Garbage  #1 Crush   Favoriting     0:19:52 (Pop-up)
Curve  Coast Is Clear   Favoriting     0:24:07 (Pop-up)
Love and Rockets  If There's A Heaven Above   Favoriting     0:27:44 (Pop-up)
Pale Saints  Sight Of You   Favoriting     0:32:19 (Pop-up)
Field Mice  Sensitive   Favoriting     0:37:53 (Pop-up)
The Ocean Blue  Ballerina Out of Control   Favoriting     0:42:47 (Pop-up)
The Wake  Melancholy Man   Favoriting     0:46:17 (Pop-up)
The Durutti Column  Sketch For Dawn (1)   Favoriting     0:53:22 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Jon Hopkins 

Deep In The Glowing Heart   Favoriting

Music for Psychedelic Therapy 

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The Ronettes  Keep On Dancing   Favoriting     1:01:40 (Pop-up)
Dirty Beaches  True Blue   Favoriting     1:03:43 (Pop-up)
Echo & The Bunnymen  Nothing Lasts Forever   Favoriting     1:06:28 (Pop-up)
Richard Hawley  You Don't Miss Your Water   Favoriting     1:09:59 (Pop-up)
The Smiths  The Hand That Rocks the Cradle   Favoriting     1:14:42 (Pop-up)
Johnny Thunders  You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory   Favoriting     1:19:12 (Pop-up)
The Cryin Shames  Please Stay   Favoriting     1:22:32 (Pop-up)
Joy Division  New Dawn Fades   Favoriting     1:25:40 (Pop-up)
The The  Love Is Stronger Than Death   Favoriting     1:30:11 (Pop-up)
The Gun Club  The Fire of Love   Favoriting     1:34:27 (Pop-up)
Fontaines D.C.  Jackie Down The Line   Favoriting     1:36:30 (Pop-up)
Inspiral Carpets  She Comes In The Fall   Favoriting     1:40:33 (Pop-up)
Felt  Primitive Painters   Favoriting     1:44:40 (Pop-up)
Siouxsie & the Banshees  Lullaby   Favoriting     1:50:23 (Pop-up)
Suicide  Dream Baby Dream (Long Version)   Favoriting     1:53:52 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Jon Hopkins 

Ascending, Dawn Sky   Favoriting

Music for Psychedelic Therapy 

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2:02:02 (Pop-up)
Mazzy Star  Halah   Favoriting     2:03:01 (Pop-up)
The Roches  Hammond Song   Favoriting     2:06:06 (Pop-up)
Laibach  Across the Universe   Favoriting     2:11:11 (Pop-up)
Cold Specks  Winter Solstice   Favoriting     2:15:02 (Pop-up)
The Cure  In Your House   Favoriting     2:18:51 (Pop-up)
Suede  Europe Is Our Playground   Favoriting     2:22:44 (Pop-up)
Brian Eno  On Some Faraway Beach   Favoriting     2:28:00 (Pop-up)
Blur  Tender   Favoriting     2:32:31 (Pop-up)
Alex Turner  It's Hard To Get Around The Wind   Favoriting     2:39:29 (Pop-up)
Cat Stevens  The Wind   Favoriting     2:43:24 (Pop-up)
Charles Bukowski  Bluebird   Favoriting     2:45:18 (Pop-up)
Ella Jenkins  Wake Up, Little Sparrow   Favoriting     2:46:08 (Pop-up)
Dolly Parton  Little Sparrow   Favoriting     2:48:36 (Pop-up)
Erasure  Spiralling   Favoriting     2:52:44 (Pop-up)
The Velvet Underground  Pale Blue Eyes   Favoriting     2:53:59 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Jon Hopkins 

Love Flows Over Us In Prismatic Waves   Favoriting

Music for Psychedelic Therapy 

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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:03pm
Juli:

Hey Mona!
I am feeling a lil sad rn hehe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm
luka:

evening, all. mona, hope you’re on the mend.
Avatar 9:03pm
TDK60:

Hi DJ Mona. Sorry about the trying week. Music is with us.
Avatar 9:05pm
Billy Jam:

hey mona - hope that the weekend brings more positive than negative - thanks for the 3 hours of music ahead -
Avatar 9:06pm
Mike W:

Hang in there Mona, your people are here with you
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:06pm
karlward:

Hell yeah
  9:07pm
Matt:

Sometimes you need just some Yazz in your life,
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:07pm
karlward:

Just say Yaz
Avatar 9:07pm
javakid:

music is catharsis - out with the bad and in with the next 3 hours.
Avatar 🖤 9:08pm
NickM:

Hello All!Hi Mona!
Avatar 9:10pm
Juli:

Decided to turn it up and feel good.
  9:10pm
Jocelyn:

Happy Friday everyone!
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:10pm
karlward:

Mona you are playing all my records
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:10pm
karlward:

How did you get my records?
  9:10pm
Jocelyn:

Mona, sending you wellness
  9:11pm
Magenta:

Hey Mona! Hang in there! Love this set so far!
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:12pm
karlward:

If you play my Presence record (Lol Tolhurst post Cure) I am coming down to the station
  9:16pm
upstatesean:

Hey Mona, everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm
radioronan:

Thanks for being here with us on Friday nights, Mona. I hope things get lighter for you in the days ahead..
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:18pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Mona. I can send another batch of cookies, if you think it would help. You got this!
  9:22pm
upstatesean:

For whatever it’s worth: your show from last week was so good - gave me a lot of joy! Thank you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm
Mona:

happy friday friends...we survived another week! a lot of sickness, disappointment, anxiety, etc going around hope you're all faring as well as possible. i believe in the power of comforting morose music and invisible but very tangible radio friends. hope y'all are faring as well as possible
Avatar 9:24pm
TonyR:

Sad songs say so much. (,And they mock Elton).
Avatar 9:25pm
TonyR:

I didn't know Garbage had grooves like that. Great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
van chinski:

Things have been bad around here. Music helps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
luka:

i found a sealed cassette of Doppelgänger last weekend for $4
Avatar 9:26pm
TonyR:

Human sacrifice helps, too. Just sayin'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm
joe mulligan:

Curve and Garbage sound pretty similar. they were right around the same era too
  9:26pm
Robm:

Hello midnight listeners
  9:27pm
Robm:

Did anyone listen to sophisticated boom boom today? Awesome show
Avatar 9:28pm
javakid:

@Joe Curve preceded Garbage by a few years and didn't get their commercial due. Such a shame - loved them.
Avatar 9:28pm
TonyR:

Ma'am. Put down the Love and Rockets. They're a temporary solution to a permanent problem.
Avatar 9:32pm
Juli:

Feeling much better :}
Hope you do too Mona Mona
Avatar 9:33pm
Mike W:

@Robm Sheila B was amazing today wasn’t she? No one who’s ever heard her would doubt the vibrance of her fandom, but you could feel it radiating hot today
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 9:34pm
B R M:

@Mona here with you and for you... loving this set as always.
  9:35pm
Robm:

@Mike W there is a reason why I don’t listen to commercial music radio anymore SSDD with their tight playlists
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm
joe mulligan:

@javakid - agreed! I bought the orange Curve CD but Garbage got too big
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm
Bobby:

Thanks for being here, Mona.
Hello, chat. We’re tangible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm
joe mulligan:

ok last one, I'll stop but the rhythm track on "Sight of You" sounds a little like "Your Silent Face" by New Order
  9:38pm
Lawrence:

Thank you Mona!
Avatar 9:38pm
TonyR:

Did Sheila trib Ronnie right?
  9:39pm
gauche knee:

I didn’t know Ronnie Spector died until my friend texted me if I caught Sheila B today, looking fwd to all the music & feels of that one. RIP Ronnie.
  9:40pm
gauche knee:

@TonyR apparently. Thank goodness for the archives!
  9:40pm
Robm:

@Tony r shelia sure did
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm
Mona:

i cannot wait to listen to sheila's archive
Avatar 9:41pm
TonyR:

(Just checked out SBB playlist.) Boy did she ever!
  9:41pm
Robm:

@Mona it was damn awesome
Avatar 9:43pm
Mokka Matti:

Hello all- I'm splitting attention between the playlist here and Rich's set over in the Jungle Room. Looks like a solid start here so far; totally in my wheelhouse. :-) BTW, Toni Halliday is CRIMINALLY under recognized/underappreciated, 30+ years after I first became enchanted by her.

And OMG, T.O.B. - YES! Still a great song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm
Fishtown Mike:

Great songs, Mona! Cerulean is one of my favorite albums. And the Field Mice. Good stuff!
  9:48pm
Tim Haley:

great show!
  9:50pm
cheyenne:

Love the playlist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm
listener 126464:

Thanks Mona. Sounds so good.
  9:58pm
gauche knee:

haven’t found morose music comforting in such a long time, tonight’s different. Thank u Mona🙏🏾
  10:04pm
rob:

I dont do this typy thing usually just the 91.1 but am compelled to come and say, LOVE THIS ALL MONA and I'm right there with ya, THANKYOU!! THANKYOU!! music is healing
Avatar 10:07pm
Stillwell Coney Islander:

Evening Mona! J'adore your Show!
  10:09pm
radiofreebronx:

Beautiful set, Mona
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14pm
listener 126464:

Attended a funeral today for 3 members of extended fam. Things will get better.
Avatar 10:14pm
Juli:

I am cleaning and dancing
Thanks Mona

I hope others are dancing too!
Avatar 🖤 10:15pm
NickM:

This is just what I needed. My aunt passed today. I'm glad to be here.
Avatar 10:15pm
Juli:

Sorry to hear Nick and listener :(
  10:16pm
Magenta:

The Smiths really completes this Friday night for me
  10:16pm
De Fenestrated:

@Nick My condolences. Mona. you are killing it tonight. Big hugs.
Avatar 🖤 10:17pm
NickM:

Thank you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19pm
Mona:

so sorry nick and listener...glad to be with you all tonight
  10:19pm
Magenta:

@Nick I’m sorry for your loss.
Avatar 10:20pm
javakid:

Mona - amazing - was hoping to hear this - covered by Ronnie Spector to boot
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22pm
listener 126464:

Thank you Juli and Mona.
  10:23pm
Mark:

This has been an ear worm for the past several days! Hope you are feeling better. Of course, Ronnie S. did a cover of this! Xxoo
  10:23pm
cheyenne:

Oh hey it’s Patricia Morrison’s birthday today! Ya gonna play anything she was on?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23pm
Mona:

oooh cheyenne i didn't know! there's always room for sisters
  10:26pm
Eric the Hat:

Fucking lay it down Mona!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27pm
patrick321:

One of my all time favorite Joy Divisison songs. This is a hell of a set, Mona.
  10:27pm
Matt:

oh boy. New Dawn Fades. It has been a rough week. You know, on a YouTube live bootleg there's a very sped up version of this that's punky and really cool. Hard to re-find though.
  10:28pm
Eric the Hat:

This set is tearing me apart
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31pm
listener 126464:

Good to hear Matt on the radio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33pm
patrick321:

@listener126464: I second that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34pm
Mona:

last minute pivot to gun club instead of sisters cheyenne
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 10:36pm
bloumejune:

I usually wait until the end of the show to thank you, but I am loving this extra today!
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 10:36pm
Will the Sound Guy:

killer set, Mona!
  10:37pm
Eric the Hat:

What June said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39pm
Mona:

thankyouthankyouthankyou
  10:39pm
Eric the Hat:

You make it seem love and heartbreak are still possible. Refreshing every time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40pm
listener 126464:

I hear this band/new song was on late night tv the other night.
  10:40pm
gauche knee:

new Fontaines?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41pm
listener 126464:

Yes
  10:48pm
R.D:

❤❤
  10:49pm
Magenta:

This set is exactly what I need tonight. Thank you so much, Mona.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49pm
mariano:

Hey Mona, moniacs!

Discovered during my evening walk around the French Quarter that they're doing a remake of Interview with the Vampire. Jackson Square was full of artificial fog, people in costumes, and old cars.
photos.app.goo.gl...
photos.app.goo.gl...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51pm
Mona:

OMG mariano that's so rad suddenly i'm feeling cheerier
  10:51pm
gauche knee:

Strength to the grieving & caregivers among us tonight. It’s a lot to deal/process, let’s be kind to ourselves.
Avatar 🖤 10:53pm
NickM:

I'm not going to lie... Mariano, that's pretty awesome.
  10:54pm
ashley morey:

Such a great show today! Justin and I are enjoying it immensely. Just what we needed to end this week!
  10:55pm
jingo:

great stuff tonight Mona!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56pm
Fishtown Mike:

@mariano, thanks for sharing those pics & info! Excellent!
  10:57pm
gauche knee:

@Mariano , all I discover on my walks home are feral cats & dirty masks…you win! Is it a movie or tv show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm
patrick321:

Alan Vega at his best. "I see that smile."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57pm
mariano:

Very sorry to hear the sad news, Nick and listener 126464, you too, Mona. Just catching up on the posts. Glad the pics cheered y'all up a little, Mona and Nick, you too Fishtown Mike!

I assumed it was a movie at first, gauche knee, but I just looked it up and it's an AMC series.

Here's another cheery one: photos.app.goo.gl...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59pm
listener 126464:

@mariano: thanks, and cool pix.
Avatar 11:00pm
Joe B:

show sounding great Mona. Great soundtrack for driving home up Route 1&9.
  11:03pm
Jocelyn:

Halah oh I love this song so much
  11:03pm
Jason Lee:

Just the right amount of morose, loving the show..
  11:03pm
Matt:

It's been cathartic.
  11:04pm
rob:

Go MONA Go!! more morose! whatever yer doin, dont stop
Avatar 11:04pm
Joe B:

Dirty Beaches track especially, gotta investigate further!
Avatar 11:04pm
Todd-o-phonic Todd:

I'm here for the darkwave!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05pm
Mike From Brooklyn:

Loving the show Mona!
I agree with my fellow commenters. It's not too much morosity. I've always found these tunes soothing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06pm
luka:

oh goodness gracious
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm
Heavy Chevy:

<3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07pm
listener 126464:

omg yeah
  11:07pm
Eric the Hat:

Goddamn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08pm
Heavy Chevy:

prayers up for sinead yall
Avatar 11:09pm
river:

songs like this make me so glad to have. stereo setup
Avatar 🖤 11:09pm
NickM:

I am unexpectedly finding comfort in our collective commiseration.
Avatar 11:10pm
river:

we’re really enjoying your show mona. thank you
Avatar 11:14pm
javakid:

@heavy chevy - 100% - tragic - the universal mother needs a universal hug
  11:14pm
Scobot:

I haven’t heard The Roches for decades. What a wonderful memory. The Colour Field has a wonderful cover of Hammond Song. Thank you, Mona!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15pm
Heavy Chevy:

100% javakid <3
  11:17pm
Phillippe Bastille:

Howdy
Avatar 11:17pm
slugluv1313:

greetings, Mona, Everyone --
thank you so much for the comforting morose songs 🖤🖤🖤
(been listening since i got home about an hour ago)
NickM, listener 126464 -- so very sorry to hear this, sending you LOVE LOVE LOVE
  11:18pm
De Fenestrated:

once again, love the show muy mucho... xoxox
Avatar 11:19pm
TonyR:

So old I thought Cold Specks was Melanie
Avatar 🖤 11:19pm
NickM:

Great show, Mona. Thx
Avatar 11:20pm
slugluv1313:

i heard a bit of Sheila B.'s show earlier! but had to head out (working for someone who just lost her mother -- ugh, yes, so much loss) -- looking forward to catching up on the archives
Avatar 🖤 11:20pm
NickM:

Thx slugluv1313
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 11:21pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, slug. Glad you could make it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25pm
Colin in Durham UK:

I saw Suede at Glastonbury and twice in Newcastle. Amazing shows
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25pm
listener 126464:

Cheers slugluv1313, thanks.
Avatar 11:28pm
slugluv1313:

omg mariano, those photos! JUST what the doctor -- oops i mean Voodoo Queen -- ordered 🕷️💜😺🖤
Avatar 11:29pm
HyperDose:

Hey Slugluv!
  11:29pm
cheyenne:

Hexcellent set Mona! Thanks for the tunes
Avatar 11:31pm
slugluv1313:

hiya, KenFHP! yes gloomily happy to be here with you all
Avatar 11:32pm
slugluv1313:

hi HyperDose!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33pm
Feldy:

This is a right lovely Irish tune
  11:37pm
Willie:

great music selection. These songs are so evocative for me.
  11:37pm
devlawn:

the first time i heard tender i replayed 2 more times.
  11:38pm
Willie:

Greetings from San Francisco
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 11:39pm
bloumejune:

forgot about this song
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39pm
patrick321:

Thanks for bringing all this beauty together Mona
Avatar 11:41pm
Roberto:

Dang, I had always thought Tender was a '70s song. I guess that's what they were going for.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Appreciating this Set.
Avatar 11:42pm
Bergey:

Big feelings Mona
Avatar 11:43pm
Bergey:

Truly appreciate it
  11:44pm
Jocelyn:

Mona is bringing all the feels tonight
  11:44pm
Eric the Hat:

Love you ridiculously Mona. Thank you
Avatar 11:44pm
Roberto:

Speaking of da seventeeez
  11:46pm
kym:

All this and Harry Dean Stanton, too??
Avatar 11:50pm
HyperDose:

Echoing Bergey's sentiment. You're killing it, Mona!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50pm
Ike:

One of my fave Dolly tracks!
  11:50pm
Matt:

And then came Dolly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51pm
Mona:

thanks for the kind words and commiseration - it was super cathartic, thank you!
Avatar 11:51pm
slugluv1313:

Dolly 💖💖💖
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51pm
mariano:

Hey there, slugluv!
Avatar 🖤 11:54pm
NickM:

Thanks again Mona. We were all on the same wavelength tonight.
  11:54pm
rf:

I HAVE NEVER HEARD SO MANY OF MY FAVORITE SONGS ON ONE SHOW THANK YOU!!!!
Avatar 11:55pm
TonyR:

Beautiful night, Mona. Thanks. (And there's still time to find a random drifter in Jersey City....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm
Fishtown Mike:

Great show tonight, Mona! Thanks for putting it together!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55pm
mariano:

Thank you, Mona! Another flawless show.
Avatar 11:55pm
javakid:

great show Mona for our times. may we wake up our best selves tomorrow to face the day.
Avatar 11:56pm
Bergey:

<3 have a good night all
  11:57pm
De Fenestrated:

Mona, you're killing me. I want to carry you e babies for 9 months. LOL...
Avatar 11:57pm
slugluv1313:

beautiful show, Mona -- thank you so much 🖤🖤🖤
sending love and hugs to all of you out there 💜😺🖤
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 11:58pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Mona. Only a couple more weeks until the new Johnny Knoxville movie premieres.
Avatar 11:58pm
HyperDose:

Thanks, Mona! Can't wait to hear the earlier stuff on the archive. You get a gold star!⭐
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm
van chinski:

Thanks for a wonderful show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm
listener 126464:

Loved the show Mona, thank you. Good night all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59pm
Mike From Brooklyn:

This was great Mona!
Just what I needed too.
Avatar 11:59pm
slugluv1313:

YES Pale Blue Eyes 💜💜💜
Avatar 🖤 Swag For Life Member 12:00am
bloumejune:

Good night, love love love
  12:00am
kym:

Beautiful show!
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