The Music that Keeps Me Sane

6 Nov

Different moods, bus rides, cooking, working out, drowning out men from the age of 12 – 60 on the street. Music serves many different purposes for a Peace Corps volunteer. Here’s a list of the full albums that have kept me sane these past 14 months in no particular order. New suggestions are welcome!

Avicii – True

Florence and the Machine – Lungs

Mumford and Sons – Babel

The Head and the Heart – The Head and the Heart

The Avett Brothers – The Carpenter

Gangstagrass – Gangstagrass

Of Monsters and Men  – My Head is An Animal

The Autumn Film – The Ship and the Sea

Imagine Dragons – Night Visions

Taylor Swift – Red

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zerios – Up From Below

The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow

The Black Keys – El Camino

Alt – J – An Awesome Wave

The Great Gatsby Soundtrack

John Mayer – Paradise Valley

Janelle Monae – Electric Lady

Parachute – Overnight

Adele – 21

Rihanna – Unapologetic

Lady Gaga – Born This Way

Regina Spector – Far

The Wombats – A Guide to Love, Loss, and Desperation

The Amelie du Montmarte Soundtrack

Jason Mraz – Mr. A-Z

Chris Garneau – Music for Tourists

Bess Rogers – Out of the Ocean


Yup, it’s an eclectic mix. Again, throw your suggestions my way! Music is easier to get my hands on than video.

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