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NPL Mixtapes: April Showers

April 2, 2017

An NPL curated spring-themed playlist with original art.

That’s right, we’re breathing new life into the lost art of the mixtape! Enjoy a monthly compilation of songs available to download and/or stream from Freegal curated by yours truly with accompanying cassette tape art, just for fun. (Who remembers cassette tapes?) This month’s theme: April Showers.

1. "MacArthur Park" by Donna Summer on VH1 Presents Live & More Encore!

2. "Here Comes the Rain Again" by Eurythmics on Touch

3. "Go Ahead in the Rain" by A Tribe Called Quest on People’s Instinctive Travels and Paths of Rhythm 

4. "Tonight as I Stand in the Rain" by Def Harmonic on Embrace 

5. "Rainstorm" by The Raincoats on Moving

6. "Rain" by Ngajuana on Shaving the Sheep

7. "Black Raincoat" by Psychic TV on Origin of the Species 

What songs would you put on your mixtape?

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Megan works at the Main Library Teen Center. She enjoys crafting, board games, and horror and sci-fi films. Reach out to her if you're looking for something new to watch.


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