The Songs That Inspired the Stories: The Woburn Chronicles Spotify Playlist

I like my town with a little drop of poison
Nobody knows, they’re lining up to go insane

☝️ Those are the opening lines of “Little Drop of Poison” by Tom Waits, which is a song that perfectly encapsulates the vibe/mood/ambiance/atmosphere I was trying to create with my debut book, The Woburn Chronicles: A Trio of Supernatural Tales Set in New England’s Most Mysterious City.

Ultimately, over the course of several months, I would encounter several songs that would help inspire (and serve as background music for) the writing of the three short stories that comprise Chronicles.

So without further ado, here is the official Spotify Playlist for The Woburn Chronicles: 

Song List:

  1. “Little Drop of Poison” by Tom Waits
  2. “The Parting Glass” by James Elkington
  3. “Gene Takes a Drink” by Michael Gordon, Bang on a Can All-Stars
  4. “The Hall of Mirrors” by Kraftwerk
  5. “Villains of Circumstance” by Queens of the Stone Age
  6. “No Quarter” by Led Zeppelin
  7. “There, There” by Radiohead
  8. “Bloom (Harmonic 313 Rmx)” by Radiohead
  9. “Chemical World (Including ‘Intermission’)” by Blur
  10. “Threshold” by Steve Miller Band
  11. “Angel” by Massive Attack
  12. “Immigrant Song” by SOAK (Led Zeppelin cover)
  13. “I Am the Changer” by Cotton Jones

The Woburn Chronicles is now available in paperback and as a digital download. Grab your copy now.


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