Of course I named the show after the great album by the Smittens and I pay homage to the band by using a clip of their song 11:11 for my theme. I hope the band doesn't mind, but when I have talked to various members of the band after shows they seem like nice people whom I think would be good with it.

I also use this name for my DJ night happening occasionally at the Jane Bond in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Note that the links to shows older than 6 months might not be working, if you really want those shows please send me an email and I can get them to you. (Note that prior to 2018 I called my podcast FireballXL5, so don't be confused if you look at an old setlist)

Special thanks to Jeff Woods for finding my a place to host my mp3s!

November 19, 2011

Live DJ show Jane Bond.
Setlist for Coolest Thing About Love 12 - Prince Edition

The Kooks - Junk of the Heart
The Sweet Homewreckers - Wild America
Amida - It Started in Naples
Air Miami - World Cup Fever
The Whitest Boy Alive - Intentions
Young Galaxy - Peripheral Visonaries (already the second Canadian song tonight)
Prince - Diamonds and Peals (the first of many Prince or Prince related songs I'll be playing tonight)
Margie Johnson - One More Chance
Eddie Hollins - I Couldn't Cry If I Wanted to
The Airborne Toxic Event - Does This Mean You're Moving On?
Here We Go Magic - Collector
Pipas - Jean C
Vic Pitts Cheaters - Loose Boodie
Tower of Power - You're So Wonderful, So Marvelous
Prince - Guitar (from his album Planet Earlh)
The Virgins - Private Affair
Men Without Hats - Sideways
The Modern Lovers - Astral Plane (this one might be kind of stretch for this crowd)
Hooded Fang - Land of Giants (more great Can Con)
Shrag - Rabbit Kids
Matt & Kim - Daylight
Chalk and Number - He Knew
The Chambers Brothers - Uptown
Weird War - Girls Like That
Ruth Brown - 5-10-15 Hours
Otis Redding - Shout Bamalama (a request from the audience and a good one)
Prince - Delerious
Mr. Suitcase - You Don't Smile Anymore
Cut Copy - Saturdays (another great request from the same person)
Simian Mobile Disco - Cruel Intentions
The Cure - Hot Hot Hot
Fatboy Slim - Talkin' About My Baby (you have to slow things down every once in a while)
Ivy - Streets of Your Town
The Crash - Pony Ride
Paul Weller - From the Floorboards up
Yuck - The Wall
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Say No to Love
Dump - Erotic City (yes Prince covers count)
The Wedding Present - Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah
Wild Nothing - Live In Dreams
Persian Rugs - Always All
Razika - Why Have We To Wait
Craft Spells - You Should Close The Door
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Round and Round
Prince and Sheena Easton - You've Got The Look
Sheila E - The Glamorous Life
Milton Wright - My Ol' Lady (one of the best soul songs I've heard lately)
Billy Butler - Right Track
Mark Ronson With Amy Whinehouse - Valerie
Mayer Hawethorne - Your Easy Lovin' Ain't Pleasin' Nothin'
The Stone Roses - Fool's Gold
Saint Etienne - Lose That Girl
Lykke Li - Breaking it up
Jonna Lee - Dried Out Eyes (just got a thumbs up from an audience member for the Lykke Li)
Acid House Kings - Would You Say Stop?
Go Sailor - Windy (probably the most twee I'll get tonight)
TV Girl - Baby You Were there
Jens Lekman - Maple Leaves
The The - Slow Emotional Replay
Dent May and His Magnificent Ukelele - When You Were Mine (another Prince cover)
Prince and the Revolution - I Would Die 4 U
The Time - Jungle Love
Oscar Toney, Jr. - No Sad Songs
Shirley Ellis - Waiting
Black Grape - Reverend Black Grape
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - How Can You Luv Me
Metronomy - She Wants
Cults - Abducted
Säkert! - Weak Is The Flesh
Pomegranates - Prouncer
Neon Indian - Hex Girlfriend
Art of Noise featuring Tom Jones - Kiss (Prince cover)
Vanity 6 - Nasty Girls (that's the top of the mountain, we are chilling from now on)
Prince & the New Power Generation - Money Don't Matter 2 Night
Kool and the Gang - Joanna
Moby - In This World
Massive Attack - Live With Me
Velvet Underground & Nico - Sunday Morning
She & Him - Sentimental Heart
The 6ths featuring Sarah Cracknell - Kissing Things
Johnny Mathis - When I Fall In Love
Prince - The Beautiful Ones (I really hope he plays this next week in Toronto)
Smittens - 11:11 (and that's a wrap)

November 4, 2011

Interesting story behind my top song of the week, Anika Norlin is a Swedish artist who sings under the band name Säkert! when she sings in Swedish and Hello Saferide when she sings in English.  In a strange but cool twist she decided to translate the Swedish songs almost word for word into English and record the songs again.  The result is an album called "på engelska" which translates to "in English" and although the songs were written in a different language they really work well (of course it doesn't hurt that I have a crush on Norlin as well).  She explains her songwriting process in more detail here: http://cani.saekert.com/about

The rest of the show was a selection of my recent indie pop acquisitions ending with a softer low-key set.  And I know it really looks like a set up, but my random ending song was by Prince who I happen to be seeing perform live in a few weeks for the first time, I swear it just worked out that way.

Websites I mentioned during the show,

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First song of the show (best song I heard since the last show):
Säkert! - Weak Is The Flesh (Listen to it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcVkS2_Fcf4 )

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Fireball XL5 Setlist - November 4, 2011
TALK - Theme
Säkert! - Weak Is The Flesh
Razika - Why Have We To Wait
Wild Nothing - Summer Holiday
Kisses - People Do The Most Amazing Things
Stevie Jackson - Man of God
Veronica Falls - The Fountain
The Front Bottoms - The Boredom Is The Reason
Brilliant Colours - Value Lines
Comet Gain - Clang Of The Concrete Swans
The Slow Club - Giving Up On Love
The National - High Beams
Steel Train - You And I Under Cover
The Morning Benders - Excuses
The Weeknd - The Morning
Pocketbooks - Sparklers
TALK - Random Ending
Prince And The New Power Generation - Daddy Pop

(C) - Canadian Content

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