That freakin’ opening number in the Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix featuring “Hooked on a Feeling!” It set the mood for the entire soundtrack and would most definitely get Baby Groot movin’.
We LOVE music in the office – control of the SONOS is a perpetual war of will! And who doesn’t get hooked on a good mixtape? It’s such the perfect way to communicate a feeling.
I immediately ran out and bought it. With question cards like “What song plays as you ride a lion to work in slow motion?” how could I resist?
For me, a child of the 80s and 90s, it’s awesome to see the mixtape culture make a comeback.
But Don’t Call It A Comeback! We Look Forward To Retirement
And that card got me thinking – though I spun the idea of nostalgia … of looking back, into what if we looked forward toward retirement. The day you decide to retire or give your notice of retirement, what song plays in your head (i.e. what’s your theme music for this moment)?
I posed the question to the blooom team. I got enough submissions to create not just ONE, but TWO volumes (our Engineering ninjas get their own – along with my addition).
Without further ado, I proudly present blooom’s Awesome #Mixtape Vol. 1: Master Your Retirement Jam (You can listen to the Spotify playlist for everything but Beyonce and read my commentary about each selection in italics):