Godddddd it was so hard to pick songs. T_T Ended up with a pretty interesting mix though. :D ...With commentary, because I can't not.
Z: Ziggurat — Peter Adams — Just a whimsical song about a Mesopotamian God-Emperor.
O: Overture - Patrick Wolf — Just. Lie down and soak it in.
L: Lake Pontchartrain — Ludo — THE CRAWFISH WERE SCREAMING, THE WAVES DANCED IN TIME—
A: All The Trees Of The Field Will Clap Their Hands — Sufjan Stevens — Sad banjo makes everything better.
C: Canvas — Imogen Heap — So pretty I wanna diiiiiiieee.
N: Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)— My Chemical Romance — HIT THE PARTY WITH A GAS CAN, KISS ME YOU ANIMAL— *headbanging*
O: The Old Days — Dr. Dog — The piano makes me happy. :)
M: The Mariner's Revenge Song — The Decemberists — A nice story about dastardly deeds and sailors and angry cetaceans and REVENGE.
I: I Will Possess Your Heart - Death Cab For Cutie — Four-minute intro, badwrong subject-matter, gorgeousness; I love it SO MUCH.
K: Kids — MGMT — Happy bouncy bittersweet nostalgia.
O: Oh Lately It's So Quiet — OK Go — OK Go does heartache so eloquently. *chinhands*