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EXCLUSIVE MIX: Cosmo Baker and The Couch Sessions Present….LONGING

by Winston "Stone" Ford

The Couch Sessions and Cosmo Baker Present…LONGING by The Couch Sessions

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This is not a Valentine’s Day mix.

It’s a love mix. It’ does not fit the boundary of a certain holiday or any day for that matter. It, like love is universal.

The Couch Sessions has teamed up with the one and only Cosmo Baker (The Rub, NYC) for this special mix, titled Longing. It’s almost 2 hours of classic love song bliss. Forget what you heard, or what baby-making music is. It’s almost 2 hours of Bliss. As Cosmo puts it:

When I was asked to do this mix FOR LOVE for the February jumpoff, I know a lot of people expected to stay in my lane and do my old school soul burners. But I was compelled to take a different approach, not necessarily to challenge myself or the listeners, but more so because of a driving need to play outside of the comfort zone of what a “love song” is supposed to be. But every single one of these records strikes to the core, with a sense of deep LONGING. Such passion in each one, they all effect me very deeply. And instead of making this more of a conventional online mix, the only thing that I kept on thinking of over and over again was what it was like when you were younger, and you made an actual MIX TAPE for someone. Very deliberate and methodical, even more so than a DJ mix in ways. You selected and programed these songs to be your voice when you couldn’t find yours.

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Tracklist:

Robert Creely “Bresson’s Movies”
Caetano Veloso “Cucurrucuu Paloma”
Grizzly Bear “Boy From School”
Metronomy “A Thing For Me” (Breakbot Remix)
Dwilt Sharpp “I Need You Close feat. Lorett Fleur”
Massive Attack “Teardrop”
Mazzy Star “Fade Into You”
Lewis Taylor “Let’s Hope Nobody Finds Us”
The System “Don’t Disturb This Groove”
The Cure “Pictures Of You”
Paul McCartney & Wings “Arrow Through Me”
The Roots “Can We Still Be Friends feat. Todd Rundgren”
Mark Capanni “I Believe In Miracles
Chin Chin “Go There With You”
Charles & Eddie “Would I Lie To You?”
Nu Shooz “I Can’t Wait” (Vocal American Version)
Mayer Hawthorne “No Strings Attached” (Classixx Original Mix)
Grace Jones “William’s Blood” (Aeroplane Remix)
Trus’me “Can We Pretend feat. Amp Fiddler”
Miike Snow “Cult Logic”
Alice Smith “Love Endeavor (Maurice Fulton Remix)
The Source feat. Candi Staton “You Got The Love (House Acapella)”
Frankie Knuckles “Your Love (You Got The Love)” (Long Version feat. Rebe Jones)
Friendly Fires “Paris” (Aeroplane Version feat. Au Revoir Simone)
Thomas Dolby “The Flat Earth”