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The Soundtrack of My Life: 2008

A collection of stories behind the songs that form the soundtrack of my life. Each song presented here hit #1 on my personal top 10 weekly music charts, which I have documented every Sunday since January 7, 1990.

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Playlist: Essential 2008

Roisin Murphy, ‘Slave to Love’

This dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between November 16-29, 2008

Leona Lewis, ‘Bleeding Love’

This pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of July 20-26, 2008

Roisin Murphy, ‘Movie Star’

This dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of June 29 to July 5, 2008

Roisin Murphy, ‘Off & On’

This dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for the week of May 18-24, 2008

Roisin Murphy, ‘You Know Me Better’

This dance pop song became part of the soundtrack of my life for two weeks between April 20 to May 3, 2008