Soundtrack of Archived Life

I'm on the cusp of finishing Home Movies Vol. 19 and one of the components I always include is a music montage. I like to use a tune we listened to during that time but that also works (is positive, energetic, etc.).

These are my past selections:
  • 2003 Spring in Edmonton: Life is Beautiful (Amy Correia)
  • 2003 Fall in Montreal: No Sleep (Sam Roberts)
  • 2003 Christmas in Cormier Village: Heaven's Got a Baby (O.C. Supertones)
  • 2004 Spring in Montreal: Let Go (Frou Frou)
  • 2004 Summer across North America: July (The Innocence Mission)
  • 2004 Fall in Spruce Grove: New Slang (The Shins)
  • 2005 Spring in Spruce Grove: Falling at Your Feet (Daniel Lanois)
  • 2005 Summer across North America: 'Til Kingdom Come (Coldplay)
  • 2005 Fall in Tactic: Hard Bargain (Ron Sexsmith)
  • 2006 Spring/Summer in Tactic/Montreal/NB: Amassakoul ‘N’ Tenere (Tinariwen)
  • 2006-7 Winter in Tactic/AB/BC: A Lot Can Happen in a Year (Riley Armstrong)
  • 2007 Summer in Tactic: Your Rocky Spine (The Great Lake Swimmers)
  • 2007-8 Winter in Tactic/Mexico: Mushaboom (Feist)
  • 2008 Spring in Guatemala: De Ushuahia a la Quiaca (Gustavo Santaolalla)
  • 2008 Summer/Fall in AB/BC: Love at the End of the World (Sam Roberts)
  • 2008 Christmas in Calgary: Maybe this Christmas (Ron Sexsmith)
  • 2009 Spring in Calgary: Between Sheets (Instrumental Version) (Imogen Heap)
  • 2009 Summer in BC/AB/NB: This Time Tomorrow (The Kinks)
  • 2009 Fall in Calgary: Get on Your Boots (U2)
  • 2010 Spring in Calgary: Sweet Talk, Sweet Talk (The New Pornographers)
First, I'm impressed at the high Canadian content there is (and world music too). Second, it is remarkable how permanently the images become related to the songs I've chosen to accompany them; I hear the first measure of any of these songs and I can recall which season and year the song plays against.

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