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"Cleaning the house" - Music
« on: March 26, 2009, 12:15:50 pm »

Just presenting a few songs to which I clean my house, as I wouldn't otherwise, hehe... Must have outer stimuli to perform cleaning-wise, hehe


Maiden, classic:

Of course, Green Day:

Old time Gun's:

Well this post meant nada, but thought I'd do it anyways ;)

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Re: "Cleaning the house" - Music
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2009, 04:24:45 pm »

Well this post meant nada, but thought I'd do it anyways ;)

It is spring, it seems (in some parts of the world). Then, the big spring offensive against dirt and dust starts.
I am right in the middle of such operation, as we speak.

My favourite music, while cleaning the house, is the album:  The Best Of Chet Baker Sings.
It is beautiful, melancholic music. An album that I take wherever I go on long journeys. The music blends with any climate or landscape, whether it is the tropics or the north pole.
Now there is a drawback to this album.  When sweeping (concrete) floors, the broom makes a sound like brushes on a snare-drum. I tend to move to the rhythm of the music. Most songs are slow, so to keep in sync with the groove and make progress at the same time I have to play sweep double-time. And... to often I have to stop, ...amazed, even after having played that record so many times...  I simply have to listen.

This one has a great tempo for sweeping floors: Chet Baker - But Not For Me
or Chet Baker - Let's Get Lost

Sweeping double-time Chet Baker - I get along without you very well

« Last Edit: March 26, 2009, 04:36:12 pm by Joost »


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Re: "Cleaning the house" - Music
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2009, 06:33:18 pm »

Chet Baker!
One of my favorite jazzman.

his life was a complete disaster.



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Re: "Cleaning the house" - Music
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2009, 06:55:27 pm »

 8) heheh try this while cleaning the house:
Talking Heads "Burning Down the House"
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