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Alternative Tango Tandas

Song Orchestra / Band
Feeling Good Michael Buble
Fallin' Alicia Keys
Satisfied Prince
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Do I Move You Nina Simone
Tell Me More and More and Then Some Nina Simone
In the Dark Nina Simone
Cheek to Cheek Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
I Put a Spell On You Nina Simone
I Want Some Sugar in my Bowl Nina Simone
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Come On Over (Turn Me On) Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan
The Truth Handsome Boy Modeling School
Hell is Around the Corner Tricky
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Glory Box Portishead
Only You (French Version) Portishead
2 Wicky Hooverphonic
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Bloodstream (edited at 3:53) Stateless
Until the Morning Thievery Corporation
Talk Show Host Radiohead
Teardrop Massive Attack
Angel (radio edit) Massive Attack
Heat Miser Massive Attack
Cuore Sacro Andrea Guerra
Bloodstream (edited) Stateless
2 Wicky Hooverphonic
I would normally leave "Smells Like Teen Spirit" out.. unless I have already used "Cuore Sacro" in another tanda.
Nothing Else Matters Apolyptica
Smells Like Teen Spirit Mandragora Tango Orchestra
Cuore Sacro Andrea Guerra
Assassin's Tango John Powell (Mr & Mrs Smith Soundtrack)
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Red Right Hand Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Little Drop of Poison Tom Waits
Temptation Tom Waits
Tango Til They're Sore Tom Waits
Stormy Monday Blues Bobby "Blue" Bland
3 O'Clock in the Morning Blues Ike & Tina Turner
The Thrill is Gone B.B. King
Very low energy and a bit depressing.. but good for dancing.
Mad World (Alternative Version) Michael Andrews
My Life Dido
Love Came Here Lhasa de Sela
Another very low energy tanda, but can follow it with a waltz or milonga. Any of these songs can bee put together for a tanda.
9 Crimes Damien Rice
Hallelujah K.D. Lang
Smells Like Teen Spirit Tori Amos
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction Cat Power
Everybody Hurts R.E.M.
Fever Elvis Presley

Tango Til They're Sore

Holly Cole
Temptation Diana Krall
Kind of a jazz/swing/blues set. I would use the first 3, unless I had already used "Feeling Good," in which case I would use one of the last two.
It's A Man's World Patricia Kaas
Temptation Diana Krall
Feeling Good Michael Buble
I Put A Spell On You Nina Simone
Blue Angel Squirrel Nut Zippers
Not my favorite set, but for a strickly long alternative milonga, I might play it.
Slippery Sidewalks Bajofondo Tango Club with Nelly Furtado
Bust Your Windows Jazmine Sullivan
Siempre Me Quedara (short) Bebe
This is a set with the feel of Argentine Folk music. I would normally leave the last one off. The middle two are technically milongas, but I think the classic folk music feel is what ties it all together.
Luna Mercedes Sosa
Lo Hermoso Que Fue Pedro Aznar
El Violin de Becho Alfredo Zitarosa
La Cumparsita Silvana DeLuigi
Both of these songs are very long, so I would probably just play the two of them and then go to something else.
Fairly Right Bajofondo Tango Club with Elvis Costello
I Want You Elvis Costello
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Hearts A Mess Gotye
Somebody That I Used to Know Gotye
Boy with a Coin Iron & Wine
Boy with a Coin Iron & Wine
Cornflake Girl Tori Amos
Tango in Harlem Touch and Go
White Lilies Peder
Black Coffee St. Germaine
Fever Peggy Lee
Petite Fleur Chris Barber
This tanda has a middle eastern feel. These are pretty popular with Alternative DJs, but are not my cup-o-tea.
Chaloupée René Aubry
Time 4 Time Nigel Kennedy, Kroke
Meger Candan Ercetin
Usual Happiness Kroke