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W hen tim es a r e pa rticu l a r ly difficu lt, a nd you a r e ­ l ik ely to slip into despair, som e of the gr e atest pop songs ca n provide True c om fort a nd help You to m a ke it th rough the ­ pain. It a l l beg a n w hile I wa s tr av el ling in A sia: It h a d been r aining cats and dogs for a week. To keep my spirits up, I listen ed to m usic, a lot of m usic. This m a de m e r e a lise th at lots of songs giv e g o od a dvice or wor ldly wisdom. FROM THEN ON, I asked every backpacker on my trip and every friend b ack hom e if they k n e w OF ANY such songs. So on, the ­ c ol l e c tio n hit a r e m a r k a b l e n u m b e r ...   o v e r 500 s o n g s. The songs w er e pu blished in 2012 in the bo ok ‹don’t e at the y el low snow – pop m usic wisdom› by ‹bis pu blishers› (avail a ble in shops or on lin e). These 20 Postca rds a re some of the best songs to sha re with another person. The songs represent Popula r music styles from the last 50 Yea rs, from rock to folk and from punk to hip hop. Ple a se check out the accom pa n ying blo g with w eek ly u pdated a dvice songs a s w el l: www.popm usic wisdom.com M a rcus K r a ft ZU rich

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no. 1 W hen you’r e che wing on life’s gristle Don’t gru m ble, giv e a w histl e A nd this’l l help things tu r n out for the best A nd a lways lo ok on the bright side of life – eric idl e

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no. 2 You Wa n na Stay A liv e Better D o W h at You C a n So Be at It J ust Be at It – Mich a el Jackson

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no. 3 Com e a s you a r e, a s you w er e A s I wa nt you to be A s a friend, a s a friend A s a n old en em y – Nirva na

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no. 4 Ev erybody lov es to ch a ch a ch a Little childr en lov e to ch a ch a ch a They lik e to ch a ch a ch a They lik e to ch a ch a ch a Ev erybody lov es to ch a ch a ch a – SAM COOKE

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no. 5 Befor e you c a n r e a d m e you g ot TO Le a r n how to see m e, I said Fr ee you r mind a nd the r est wil l fol low Be color blind, don’t be so sh a l low – En Vo gu e

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no. 6 Get into the gro ov e Boy you’v e g ot to prov e You r lov e to m e, y e a h – M a don na

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no. 7 Get off the Inter n et! I’l l m eet you in the str eet – L e Tigr e

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no. 11 K eep the faith d on’t let lov e tu r n to h ate K eep the faith you k now you’r e g on na liv e th rough the r ain K eep the faith though you k now it’s n e v er to o l ate – BON JOVI

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no. 12 Let the m usic pl ay on J ust u ntil I feel this misery is g on e Movin’, kickin’, gro ovin’, k eep the m usic strong – B a r ry W hite

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no. 13 A nd the com pa ss spins The com pa ss spins bet w een he av en a nd hel l Let you r sou l be you r pilot – Sting

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no. 14 Let’s da nce for fe a r you r gr ace shou ld fa l l Let’s da nce for fe a r tonight is a l l – David Bowie

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Concept, Editing & design By M a rcus K r a ft www.m a rcusk r a ft.n et BIS Pu blishers Building Het Sier a a d Postj esw eg 1 1057 DT A mster da m The N ether l a nds T (31) 020 515 02 30 F (31) 020 515 02 39 bis@bispu blishers.n l www.bispu blishers.n l First PRINTING, 2013 ISBN 978-90-6369-328-2

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When times are particularly difficult, and you are likely to slip into despair, some of the greatest pop songs can provide true comfort to help you make it through the pain. These 20 Postcards are some of the best songs to share with another person. The songs represent Popular music styles from the last 50 Years, from rock to folk and from punk to hip hop.

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