/ Climbing related songs?
I currently have; the only way is up - Yazz
free falling - tom petty
reach - s club 7
my boulder - king blues
you keep me hanging on - the supremes
Please help me make an enjoyable climbing C.D for our pending journey up north next week. Thanks
Old mountain dew
Climb every mountain
These boots were made for walking
Higher than the sun
Get up (get on down)
"The hills are alive" to the sound of music.
classic julie andrews song that will take you to the next level and beyond
Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
ACDC - For those about to Rock
Tom Petty - Won't back Down
The Kinks - Catch me now, I'm falling
Johnny Cash - Hurt
... The Climb... Miley Cyrus ... there's always gonna be another mountain...
Example - Changed the Way You Kiss Me
DJ Fresh - Louder
AC/DC - It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)
Ain't no mountain high enough - Marvin Gaye
Heroes - David Bowie (not really climbing related, but it'll get you in the mood)
or have a look on youtube for Dan Osman free-soloing with a Metallica soudtrack (the unforgive 2)pretty inspiring
Fallen off a rock - Seasick Steve
"Ali in the jungle" by the Hours contains the line "Like Simpson on the mountain" referring to Joe's little adventure on Siula Grande.
Rock and a hard place - Rolling Stones
Broken stones - Paul Weller
Slippage - Goldfrapp
(it includes the words 'climb higher and higher and higher'... etc)
'difficult' by eminem.
i'll get me coat...
Mountains - Manowar (I have no fear / death or glory / life's for the taking / and a man is a mountainside, greatness waits for those who try, just climb) (or something like that)
Movin on up - M people (guessing you know the lyrics to this one)
science friction - XTC
the climber - Crosby, Stills and Nash (actually about a climber!)
As I said the other week: -
Meet on the Ledge- Fairport.
You could also add
Burning Rope - Genesis.
because of the chorus. Might be more for outdoor climbing unless there's pidgeons in the rafters.
How about the Rod Stewart classic "I'm abseiling...I'm abseiling...."
I've already got my coat.
Wow. I killed that thread, didn't I.
Radiohead - Climbing Up The Walls
Coldplay - Lost
Coldplay - Sleeping Sun (It has "Climb up this mountain, nineteen and counting" as a lyric)
Your steepness is my weakness - Michelle Gayle
Rocky mountain way - Joe Walsh
First there is a mountain - Donovan
Thanks - I've just been handed my coat
Meet On the Ledge - Fairport Convention
The Joy of Living - Ewan MacColl
Matterhorn - Country Gentlemen
Be My Belay - http://www.amazon.com/Be-My-Belay/dp/B000QNOYQ2
Hanging Rock Climber - http://www.amazon.com/Hanging-Rock-Climber/dp/B001TOIW9C
Mountain Climber - http://www.amazon.com/Mountain-Climber/dp/B000QPN5E2
Well - you have got the band 'Mountain'. Who did an album called 'Climbing' as well as 'Twin Peaks'. Fits the bill?
Personally 'Wall of Death' by Richard Thompson does it for me.
Okkervil River - Stone
I can't believe no body's came up with Sailsbury Hill; Peter Gabriel.
Also Squank; Genesis, is definately worth a listen to.
Solsbury Hill is a bump outside Bath. Mr Gabriels agonising about whether to leave Genesis or not isn't really a 'climbing song'!
'South side of the sky' by Yes however is a full on delve into the psyche of someone caught out in a whiteout. I think.....
Richard Strauss - An Alpine Symphony (a day out climbing in the Alps depicting sunrise, meadows, glaciers, storms, etc)
Mahler - the colossal 1st movement of his 3rd Symphony (working title: "What the mountain crags tell me")
Delius - A Song of the High Hills
On the pop music front the slab climber's choice Slip Slidin' Away actually has a climb named after it (Baggy, I think),
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