Well, my tastes are very different as well... I always try to listen to music in the language that surrounds me while I travel so here you have a bit of everything that I like (I'm mostly old fashioned!):
- opera (my favorite composer is Rossini, so... italian opera buffa)
- musical theatre
- Francis Cabrel (fr)
- Jean-Jacques Goldman (fr)
- Stevie Wonder (you are the sunshine of my life!...lalala and I just called to say "I love you"!!)
- big band jazz
- "world music"
- Manu Chao
- Sergent Garcia
- Louise Attaque
- Eros Ramazzotti
- Xavier Naidoo (German pop)
I like to try to have a nice eclectic mix of good music on my MP3...the most important being....
Rodrigo y Gabriela
System of a Down - ONLY the first two albums
Nhitin Sawney (sp.)
Lou Reed/Velvet Underground
The Mars Volta
Kicks Joy Darkness
to name but a few.....if were talking individual tracks things could get VERY tough
I like to listen to mostly my cds that i have
Van Zant -- Get right with the Man
Gavin DeGraw -- Chariot
yeah i know its mostly counrty but
Oh and i like to listen to old rock, dont really remember the names
and i like nickelback as well..
How about rock
Music is a must when travelling, the cd's I had on replay on my last trip were
Keane - Hopes and Fears
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Acme
James Blunt - Back to Bedlam
Here's another list of artists
AC/DC / Iron Maiden
Kenny Rodgers / The Smiths / The Clash
Madonna / Eminem / Eurythmics
Split Enz / Crowded House
Cold Chisel / INXS / Midnight Oil
Blur / Oasis / Gorillaz
Paul Weller / Meat Loaf / Neil Diamond
The Eagles / The kinks / Led Zeppelin
Stone Roses / green day / Pink Floyd
Big Country / ABBA
List too long.........
Currently listening to:
The Flaming Lips
My favourites at the moment are.....
1)Gravy Train (Mouthfulla Caps is my all time fave right now!!!)
5)Fischerspooner (love them love them love them!!!)
7)Tracy and The Plastics!
I live breath and eat music but doesn't any one else like to leave their "usual" music at home and pick up new music and inspiration in the places they're travelling??
I know that if I took music with me I'd never have the incentive to immerse myself, I found some awesome music when I went to Brazil driven by the fact I hadn't taken any of my own...
just a thought