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Travelling Music by SarahC-S on 7 January 2006 9:12am
What do you think makes the best travelling music? And when you travel, what do you like to listen to?

I think Jameroquai, The Police, Stevie Wonder and classical music (like Vivaldi or Bach) are among my top favorites. Also ijust discovered that I can make my own cd's with a crazy device called a "CD burner" and I have this one rock and roll CD that makes me happy. I almost know all the lyrics *innocent face*
Re: Travelling Music by perfectbitch on 7 January 2006 11:09am
If I'm driving, I like to hear happy music that I can sing along to to keep stress at bay, but if I'm using public transport, I'll listen to anything really. Linz
Re: Travelling Music by Blasi on 7 January 2006 2:17pm
Pat Metheny is always quite apt, if you're looking for something a little more tranquil.
Re: Travelling Music by Ahren on 7 January 2006 5:56pm
On the way up to Crewe before Christmas we were listening to Dad's Xmas tape. It was great fun! We were all singing along and even when we got stuck on the M6 for 1/2 an hour, literally without moving, we were just singing along!! Stopped us stressing out at all, although it only works once a year!!

Anything you enjoy and can sing along to. Trad jazz with amazing solos are also great! Oooooh, "Midnight in Moscow" by Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen; Get it NOW!!
Re: Travelling Music by riderofthepurplesage on 7 January 2006 6:40pm
I like upbeat music to keep me going. Something like Van Morrison's "Bright Side of the Road" or Sprigsteen's "Rosalia" are surefire winners.
I also like to listen to something from the area I am travelling to/in to get a flavour of the people.
Re: Travelling Music by SarahC-S on 8 January 2006 3:02am
I like The Barenaked Ladies and The Beatles too, because I can sing harmony or melody with their tunes (also they have a lot of varied music that I can choose from becasue not every CD appeals to me at one time)
Re: Travelling Music by Sophie-Louise on 8 January 2006 3:11am
i love dance music and upbeat stuff, i'm just into pop really. i'm always excited and alert when i travel so this is appropriate. also, don't you find that when you travel somewhere a certain tune reminds you of that place. a have a song for every place i've been to!

Re: Travelling Music by canaveralgumby on 8 January 2006 3:28am
Beach Boys!! Chuck Berry, Dick Dale, Jerry Lee Lewis, surfing music, that sort of thing.

Also, Rush is fantastic for driving, but it WILL make you speed.

My experience is, classical/symphonic is NOT so good. You've got to deal with the ambient noise of the car/plane/train, and it becomes futile to try to hear the peaks and valleys in the volume.
Re: Travelling Music by tucsonmike on 8 January 2006 6:51am
I drive to KIIM FM, my country station. I listen to some classical. I used to listen to oldies rock n roll and Motown, but seem to have drifted away from that.
The Russian Opera Prince Igor used to make me cry in places...(I know sentimental old fool, LOL).
Re: Travelling Music by Strewth on 10 January 2006 5:22am
Travelling Music? Why, the Travelling Wilburys, of course!
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