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Songs That Estimate Distance and Time
May 22, 2014
Blog
Column
Writer: Neville Morley (Abahachi)

A List
 

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Nine Million Bicycles

Melua, Katie

SurfaceKrystal

2

I Can See For Miles

Who

bluepeter

3

A Million Miles Away

Gallagher, Rory

lambretinha

4

Subterranean World (How Long?)

Lane, Anita and Blixa Bargeld

bethnoir

5

It'll Take a Long Time

Denny, Sandy

suzi

6

Approximately Infinite Universe

Ono, Yoko

severin

7

Emily Kane

Art Brut

Pantherson

8

Fishes

Murphy, Doug and Paul Hamilton

lulusbackintown

9

New York Minute

Henley, Don

DarceysDad

10

A Stone's Throw Away

Style Council

gordonimmel

11

We Have All the Time in the World

My Bloody Valentine

nilpferd

12

Contigo en la Distancia

Martin, Mayle and Tete Montoliu

Makinavaja

B List
 

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

500 Miles

The Proclaimers

gordonimmel

2

24 Hours From Tulsa

Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine

Shellfishbastard

3

2000 Miles

The Pretenders

stuckinazoo

4

3000 Miles From Here

Ian Hunter

severin

5

5000 Miles West of the Future

Mike Ladd

Mnemonic

6

10,000 Miles

Mary Chapin Carpenter

albert23

7

2000 Light Years From Home

The Rolling Stones

robbo100

8

Galaxy Song

Monty Python

severin

9

So Far Away

Dire Straits

chinhealer

10

Canada is Really Big

The Arrogant Worms

tincanman

11

Miles From Our Home

Cowboy Junkies

viennesewaltzer

12

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover

Paul Simon

Marconius7

13

More or Less

Screaming Trees

lambretinha

 

 

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