Playlist

Embarrassment

Guardian Music
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Song Artist Album
Embarrassment
Madness · Total Madness (2012)
Madness Total Madness (2012) 3:04
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Single Version
Brian Hyland · '60s Pop Number 1's
Brian Hyland '60s Pop Number 1's 2:22
Cathy's Clown - Single Version 2006 Remastered Version
The Everly Brothers · Definitive Pop: The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers Definitive Pop: The Everly Brothers 2:26
I'm Not Ashamed
Culture · Two Sevens Clash: The 30th Anniversary Edition
Culture Two Sevens Clash: The 30th Anniversary Edition 4:00
You Ought to Be Ashamed
Bessie Smith · Bessie Smith: Volume 3
Bessie Smith Bessie Smith: Volume 3 2:59
Status Back Baby
Frank Zappa , The Mothers Of Invention · Absolutely Free
Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention Absolutely Free 2:54
Shame
Low · Long Division
Low Long Division 3:56
Mortified
Spencer Kingman · Crosses/Spenking
Spencer Kingman Crosses/Spenking 1:56
The Best of Times
Sage Francis · Li[f]e
Sage Francis Li[f]e 5:33
Toby, Take A Bow
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone · Twinkle Echo
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone Twinkle Echo 2:00
Nobody's Twisting Your Arm - Live in Rotterdam
The Wedding Present · Live 1988
The Wedding Present Live 1988 3:09
No Cigarettes
Withered Hand · Good News
Withered Hand Good News 4:26
The Leper
Dinosaur Jr. · Dinosaur
Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur 4:05
Seventeen
Marina and The Diamonds · The Crown Jewels EP
Marina and The Diamonds The Crown Jewels EP 3:05
Sex Is Boring
Ballboy · A Guide For The Daylight Hours
Ballboy A Guide For The Daylight Hours 6:25
Passenger Seat
Death Cab for Cutie · Transatlanticism
Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism 3:42
Wallflower
Bob Dylan · The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare And Unreleased) 1961-1991
Bob Dylan The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare And Unreleased) 1961-1991 2:48
You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties
Jona Lewie · On The Other Hand There's A Fist
Jona Lewie On The Other Hand There's A Fist 3:07
In Bed With Your Best Friend
At Swim Two Birds , Roger Quigley · Returning to the Scene of the Crime...
At Swim Two Birds, Roger Quigley Returning to the Scene of the Crime... 7:29
Human
The Human League · Crash
The Human League Crash 4:25
Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm
Crash Test Dummies · One Hit Wonders
Crash Test Dummies One Hit Wonders 3:53
One Week
Barenaked Ladies · Hits From Yesterday & The Day Before
Barenaked Ladies Hits From Yesterday & The Day Before 2:50
'Cause Cheap Is How I Feel
Cowboy Junkies · Best Of Cowboy Junkies
Cowboy Junkies Best Of Cowboy Junkies 4:18
Your Own Spell
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins · Diamond Mine
King Creosote & Jon Hopkins Diamond Mine 3:51
March 11, 1962
Mary Gauthier · The Foundling
Mary Gauthier The Foundling 5:48
You Tore Me Down
Flamin' Groovies · Shake Some Action
Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action 2:53
I Can't Stand My Baby
The Revillos · Totally Alive In London
The Revillos Totally Alive In London 2:18
Shame
PJ Harvey · Uh Huh Her
PJ Harvey Uh Huh Her 2:32
Clevor Trever
Ian Dury · New Boots And Panties (Deluxe Edition)
EXPLICIT Ian Dury New Boots And Panties (Deluxe Edition) 4:55
Bell Boy
The Who · Quadrophenia
The Who Quadrophenia 4:56