Monday, March 15, 2010

Five Perfect Things - Music To Fly To

When I have a long flight, such as today where I'll be spending over 20 hours in a few different tin cans traveling to the tropical-industrial paradise of Taiwan, there are certain records that I dial up on the iPod with relative frequency.

All are great for tuning out the ambient noise and I am familiar enough with these records that I can easily lull myself to sleep on long-haul flights. There have been times where I'll listen to one of these looped five to six times in a row as I'm dozing at 38,000 feet.

Brian Eno - Music For Airports

Low - Long Division

Slowdive - Souvlaki

Talk Talk - Laughing Stock

The Verve - Urban Hymns
I just can't imagine traveling without the luxury of an iPod and noise-canceling headphones.

BIG thanks to Graham for the business class upgrade on today's LAX-NRT leg!

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