Tigers in Red Weather: Liza Klaussmann's playlist

26 July 2012

Liza has compiled four playlists to accompany her book. They're wonderfully evocative of a time and a place, as well as of the individual characters. Why not listen as you read? Just click on the title of each playlist to open the playlists in Spotify.   

 

Nick: Anything Goes - click here to listen

1. I'm Gonna Move To The Ouskirts Of Town – Louis Jordan & His Tymphany Five 

2. Les Nuits D’une Demoiselle – Colette Renard

3. Southern Rain – Cowboy Junkies

4. The Nearness Of You – Jo Stafford

4a. I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues – Louis Armstrong

5. Almost Like Being Love – Frank Sinatra

6. Sittin' Here Drinkin' – Muddy Waters

7. Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley

8. Strings Of Pearls – Members Of The Glenn Miller Orchestra

9. Song To The Siren – This Mortal Coil

10. Love In Vain – Robert Johnson 

11.  Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea – Mel Torme

12. Songbird – Fleetwood Mac

13. How Sweet You Are – Jo Stafford

14. Anything Goes – Cole Porter

15. In The Mood – Members Of The Glenn Miller Orechestra

16. Don't Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington

17. Tiger Rag – Louis Armstrong

Read Nick's extract here

 

Daisy & Hughes: He Will Break Your Heart

 

1. Ain't That A Shame - Fats Domino

2. Come Go With Me – The Del Vikings

3. Fly Me To The Moon – Julie London

4. Get A Job – The Silhouettes

5. He Will Break Your Heart – Jerry Butler & The Impressions

6. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me – Mel Carter

7. I Can Dream, Can't I – The Andrew Sisters

8. I've Got You Under My Skin – Frank Sinatra

9. It's Just A Matter Of Time – Brook Benton

10. Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry

11. Just One Look – Doris Troy

12. Kansas City – Wilbert Harrison

13. Love Potion #9 – The Clovers

14. Manhattan – Ella Fitzgerald

15. Moon River – Henry Mancini

16. On The Street Where You Live – Vic Damone

17. P.S. I Love You – Frank Sinatra

18. Poison Ivy – The Coasters

19. Shangri-La – Peggy Lee

20. Since I Don't Have You – The Skyliners

21. Sleepwalk – Santo & Johnny 

22. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – The Platters

23. Tears On My Pillow – Little Anthony

24. There Goes My Baby – The Drifters

Read Hughes's extract here

 

Helena: Brown Eyed Girl

 

1. Ode To Billie Joe – Bobby Gentry

2. Reflections – Diana Ross & The Supremes

3. Moonlight Sonata – Beethovan

4. Expressway To Your Heart – Soul Survivors

5. Somethin' Stupid – Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra

6. Never My Love – The Association

7. The Letter – The Box Tops

8. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

9. Dancing In The Moonlight – King Harvest

10. Midnight Confessions – The Grass Roots

11. Red, Red Wine – Neil Diamond

12. Spanish Harlem – Aretha Franklin

13. Sweet Jane – Velvet Underground

14. Time Of The Season – The Zombies

15. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys

 

Ed: A Whiter Shade of Pale

 

1. Light My Fire – The Doors

2. A Whiter Shade Of Pale – Procol Harum

3. For What It's Worth – Buffalo Springfield

4. She's A Rainbow – The Rolling Stones

5. I Can See For Miles – The Who

6. To Love Somebody – The Bee Gees

7. I Think We're Alone Now – Tommy James & The Shondells 

8. Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones

9. All You Need Is Love – The Beatles

 

 

We've also got an extract from the audiobook. Listen to Nick and Helena's languid conversation from the beginning of the novel here.

 

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