For your listening pleasure: The Hunger Games

Whenever I read a book, I can’t help but make connections to songs. Whether it is something a character says, music mentioned in the book, or just how a chapter makes me feel, I can usually find a song that relates to the text. Awhile back I started making reading playlists for books that I enjoyed. My own “soundtracks” if you will. For books that have been turned into movies, I like to compare my soundtracks to the official ones and see if there are any similarities in artists or themes.

The most recent reading playlist I have made is for The Hunger Games trilogy. And since those books, the movie and The Avengers are all anyone has been talking about for the last six months, I thought I would it share with you here. I even included some local Fort Collins musicians. What up.

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To listen to the playlist check it out on 8tracks here.

Reading playlist: The Hunger Games

Heretics  Andrew Bird

District Sleeps Alone Tonight The Postal Service

Flakes Mystery Jets

I Wanna Be Adored The Stone Roses

A Movie Script Ending  Death Cab For Cutie

Small Town Tragedies Maxwell Hughes

Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) Arcade Fire

A Girl, A Boy And A Graveyard Jeremy Messersmith

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Your Ex-Lover Is Dead Stars

A Perfect Sonnet  Bright Eyes

Put the Days Away  Sun Airway

Stuart Gets Lost Dans Le Metro Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Only Ones Who Know Arctic Monkeys

D’Jam Cotton Keys

Still Life The Horrors

Death To Death Stars

Skinny Love  Bon Iver

3 A.M.  Gregory Alan Isakov

Give It Up The Format

I Sing I Swim  Seabear