Remember mixed tapes? We kick off this look into a Young Man's Soul with "Summer Songs '99," a mixed tape from "sensitive dude" Jake to Sarah, 18, before their first summer of college.
"Jake was like the indie dude in my super-preppy high school, and we dated for the last two years of high school," says Sarah. "He was in a band and super-sweet." Alas, the Thanksgiving curse struck, and now this mix is a memorial to their love. "I still play it," she admits. Jake is now a financial analyst.
Yo la Tengo - You Can have It All
Imperial Teen - You're One
Ben Harper - Another Lonely Day
Never Said - Liz Phair
My Bloody Valentine - To Here Knows When
Pavement - Kennel District
Cake - Guitar
Bjork - Human Behavior
Nirvana - Pennyroyal Tea
Pavement - Range Life
Belle and Sebastien -Beyond the Sunrise
Built to Spill -Fling
Jeff Buckley - Eternal Life
Oasis - Live Forever
Magnetic Fields - Book of Love
Weezer - Only In Dreams
Radiohead - High and Dry
Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight
Beck - Where It's At
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
Hearing Voices - Galaxie 500
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