Playlist

Philosophers

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Song Artist Album
The Philosopher
John Cale · The Academy In Peril
John Cale The Academy In Peril 4:31
Lobachevsky
Tom Lehrer · Songs by Tom Lehrer / More of Tom Lehrer
Tom Lehrer Songs by Tom Lehrer / More of Tom Lehrer 3:06
Serenade (1954) after Plato's "Symposium": 5. Socrates - Alcibiades: Molto tenuto - Allegro molto vivace
Leonard Bernstein , Anne-Sophie Mutter , London Symphony Orchestra , André Previn · Previn: Violin Concerto / Bernstein: Serenade
Leonard Bernstein, Anne-Sophie Mutter, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn Previn: Violin Concerto / Bernstein: Serenade 10:39
Friedrich Nietzsche
Klaus Schulze · X - Volume 1
Klaus Schulze X - Volume 1 24:15
Bruces' Philosophers' Song (Monty Python Sings)
Monty Python · Monty Python Sings
Monty Python Monty Python Sings 0:54
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
Seamonster · Two Birds
Seamonster Two Birds 2:52
The Plague
Scott Walker · Boy Child: 67-70
Scott Walker Boy Child: 67-70 3:35
Why Life Fails Us
Anthony Reynolds , Colin Wilson · A World of Colin Wilson
Anthony Reynolds, Colin Wilson A World of Colin Wilson 4:03
The Supermen - 1999 Digital Remaster
David Bowie · The Man Who Sold The World
David Bowie The Man Who Sold The World 3:40
Marx And Engels
Belle & Sebastian · Push Barman To Open Old Wounds
Belle & Sebastian Push Barman To Open Old Wounds 3:45
Spirits In The Material World
The Police · Greatest Hits
The Police Greatest Hits 2:58
Before Thucydides
Dp3 · Live At Eyedrum 040105
Dp3 Live At Eyedrum 040105 9:09
Debord
Brockdorff Klang Labor · Die Fälschung der Welt
Brockdorff Klang Labor Die Fälschung der Welt 5:12
O.O.B.E.
The Orb · U.F.Orb (Deluxe Edition)
The Orb U.F.Orb (Deluxe Edition) 12:52
Die Götter Griechenlands, D.677
Ian Bostridge/Julius Drake · Schubert: Lieder
Ian Bostridge/Julius Drake Schubert: Lieder 4:07
Not Great Men
Gang Of Four · Entertainment
Gang Of Four Entertainment 3:06
Why Theory?
Gang Of Four · Solid Gold/Another Day, Another Dollar
Gang Of Four Solid Gold/Another Day, Another Dollar 2:34
Is This Hyperreal?
Atari Teenage Riot · Is This Hyperreal?
Atari Teenage Riot Is This Hyperreal? 4:10
Confucius Mambo
Tito Puente · Essential Cuban Masters
Tito Puente Essential Cuban Masters 2:27
Don't Let Go The Coat
The Who · The Who - Ultimate Collection
The Who The Who - Ultimate Collection 3:43
I Believe - 2008 - Remaster
Buzzcocks · A Different Kind Of Tension (Special Edition)
Buzzcocks A Different Kind Of Tension (Special Edition) 7:08
We Will Be Your Gurus
Television Personalities · Closer To God
Television Personalities Closer To God 5:17
Lev Bronstein
Red Square , André Schlesinger · Reds Strike The Blues - A Tribute To The Redskins
Red Square, André Schlesinger Reds Strike The Blues - A Tribute To The Redskins 3:41
In Quintessence
Squeeze · East Side Story
Squeeze East Side Story 2:55
Phenomenal Cat
The Kinks · The Village Green Preservation Society
The Kinks The Village Green Preservation Society 2:39
Happy Freuds
The Nice · Ars Longa Vita Brevis
The Nice Ars Longa Vita Brevis 3:26
Ever So Lonely/Eyes/Ocean
Sheila Chandra · Moonsung: A Real World Retrospective (Real World Gold)
Sheila Chandra Moonsung: A Real World Retrospective (Real World Gold) 3:27
The Sea Refuses No River
Pete Townshend · All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Re-Release)
Pete Townshend All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes (Re-Release) 5:54
Black AreThe Flowers
The Monochrome Set · What A Whopper!
The Monochrome Set What A Whopper! 3:15