sleepy time play list

what do babies like
hugs and kisses, teddy bears
obnoxious music

I’m sure there are many, many, many other mamas out there with babies who eschew the nap. The wee-er one, who has pretty much outgrown her swing, though we use it anyway, will only nap in said swing. And she will only nap in said swing if certain music is playing. I know we’ve talked about her love for Rob Zombie. And I know I’ve discussed weaning her off of the death metal and onto something a little more appropriate – like SexyBack. I have to say, though, Rob Zombie is still a favorite around here.

I thought it’d be fun to share one of the wee-ER one’s newer sleeping playlists, so that maybe some other mama with a tiny tiny who refuses sleep will discover the magic of inappropriate music and its secret lullaby properties.

Here you go. And remember – much of this music is chosen for its annoying properties (though I won’t lie – I love it all. Well, most of it. Well, some of it.)

Now THAT’S What I Call A Sleeping Baby 1:

Dragula – Rob Zombie
This Love – Maroon 5
Le Disko – Shiny Toy Guns
Dancing with Myself – The Donnas
SexyBack – Justin Timberlake
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Living Dead Girl – Rob Zombie
Head Like a Hole – NIN (though this one starts off slow and is not a favorite of the wee-ER one)
Islands in the Stream – duet with Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash
Origin of Species – Chris Smithers
It’s My Life – Gwen Stefani
Sinnerman – Nina Simone
Supernova Goes Pop – Powerman 5000
Milkshake – Kelis
Vertigo – U2
MotherMother – Tracy Bonham
Spin the Black Circle – Pearl Jam
Little Boxes – Malvina Reynolds
Satan Lend Me a Dollar – Hill of Beans
Get Your Freak On – Missy Elliot
Tamacun – Rodrigo y Gabriela

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