Aural Fixation: I Scream, You Scream

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I Scream, You Scream
"Popsicle of love / Gimme gimme gimme one of those (hoo!)" (Pink Sherbert Photography)
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There’s a certain sardonic pleasure to gorging on icy confections during the heart of winter, but—let’s face it—ice cream, paletas, sorbet and the like were made for the long, hot summer. Enjoy this quiescently frozen postprandial playlist with a sugar high and perpetually sticky hands and lips. Listen to the following songs—interspersed with tracks referencing honey and sugar and a detourned surf anthem—at or stream it below.

“Double Chocolate Malted" • Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers • It’s Time For

“Egg Cream” • Lou Reed • Set The Twilight Reeling

“White Pepper Ice Cream” • Cibo Matto • Viva! La Woman

“The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This” • Love • Forever Changes

“Popsicles and Icicles” • The Murmaids • “Popsicles and Icicles” / “Comedy and Tragedy” 7-inch

“Ice Cream Everyday” • Camper Van Beethoven • “Vampire Can Mating Oven”

“Popsicle” • Talking Heads • Sand in the Vaseline: Popular Favorites 1976-1992

“Ice Cream Man” • Tom Waits • Closing Time

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