Friday, August 5, 2011

down south (au sud)

i lived in the south of france (aix-en-provence) for several months in my early twenties. one of my favorite things was going into marseille to see my friends and spend the weekend. this music reminds me so much of the flavor and culture in that sometimes sketchy, always colorful, port city. i put this on and immediately feel the sun pouring in the french windows, the smell of espresso and the anticipation of a long summer day stretched out in front of me. enjoy!

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10 comments:

  1. thank you for the lovely mix ms. elizabeth! making my morning! i'm a sucker for anything with serge gainsbourg ;)

    xo

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  2. I used to live in Aix too! I could still close my eyes and wind my way through those tiny, jumbled streets. Such a magical place. Every moment there felt so indulgent and full of life. Your description of Marseille is beautifully on point. Gros merci. :)

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  3. That is the exact area of France I'd love to live in for a bit!

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  4. Wonderful playlist! Love it! My mom's family is from Provence, and many of childhood days were spent there, so though I know Montpellier better, I do remember Aix and Marseilles quite well. Good memories!

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  5. I spent my semester abroad in Aix-en-Provence! It's rare to hear that someone else has, as well. It is one of the most magical places in the world. This playlist takes me right back!!

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  6. Loved it! Made morning coffee to it, brushed teeth to it, decided on where to go eat brunch to it. Where can we hear more of your mixes?

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  7. perfect summer mix - just what i need to get my work week started!

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  8. Elizabeth,

    I downloaded this mix and put it on last night while making dinner. My husband and I really enjoyed it--great mood and vibe. Thanks for sharing it, I can tell you have great taste in music!

    Stephanie

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  9. I like your playlists. Thanks.

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