Desert Island iPhone songs (only 5!)

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  1. Sobe macrumors 68000

    Sobe

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    Ok you're stuck on an idyllic tropical island with your GPS-less iphone, and assuming you have not cannibalized it for parts, you use your handy solar-powered charger to keep it running...but because you tried to hack your iPhone to control communications satellites in order to get rescued, you had to delete all but 5 songs off your iPhone..

    Which 5 songs do you keep?

    Hopefully the great iPhone forum contributors can help me spruce up my outdated and fairly vanilla music selections on my new phone.

    If not, you're dooming me to an eternity of mostly my ex-fiancee's music collection, so tread gently ladies and gentlemen!
     
  2. JBaker122586 macrumors 65816

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    "Holland, 1945" - Neutral Milk Hotel
    "Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1" - The Flaming Lips
    "Road To Joy" - Bright Eyes
    "3rd Planet" - Modest Mouse
    "Ten Minutes" - The Get Up Kids
     
  3. kingnimrod macrumors member

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    I'd pick a bunch of really long tracks:

    MELVINS - LYSOL (whole album is one track on CD)
    Igor Stravinsky - Rites of Spring
    Captain Beefheart - Kandy Korn
    Throbbing Gristle (any disc from the TG24 box set)
    Nurse With Wound - Great Balls of Fur
     
  4. krissenbee macrumors member

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    this sounds insane... but i agree with these completely... except i'd rather have "Two Headed Boy Pt. 2" instead of "Holland, 1945"...
     
  5. Annndy! macrumors regular

    Annndy!

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    "Name" - Goo Goo Dolls
    "Green Eyes" - Coldplay
    "Your Heart Is An Empty Room" - Death Cab For Cutie
    "Fortunate Fool" - Jack Johnson
    "We Will Become Silhouettes" - The Postal Service

    Or if I could only pick one artist, any five Jack Johnson songs. I believe there's only a certain type of music that could keep me sane if I were stranded on a desert island, and Johnson is the epitome of that style of music.
     
  6. waterskier2007 macrumors 68000

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    baby (acoustic) - chiodos
    timberwolves at new jersey - taking back sunday
    get free - the vines
    no hardcore dancing in the living room - chiodos
    cute without the e (cut from the team) - taking back sunday
     
  7. kcross macrumors member

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    you can't delete songs without a computer. suck it.
     
  8. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604

    thejadedmonkey

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    Valley of the Damn - Dragonforce
    Hillary Duff - Someone's Watching Over Me
    Adiemus - In Caelum Fero
    Carbon Leaf - Let Your Troubles Roll By
    Breaking Benjamin - Unknown Soldier
    Cobra Starship - Keep it Simple

    If you encode them as a lower bitrate, they'll fit :p
     

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