MIX: A Roadtrip with Carol


To follow on from yesterday’s post about the use of cars as a cultivation space for queer relationships in Todd Hayne’s Carol, a playlist has been curated to imagine that you too are being whisked away by a fur-wearing 1950s Cat Blanchett.


  1. Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra- The Bed Song
  2. Anne Hall- You Send Me
  3. Rufus Wainwright- Angus Dei
  4. Rachel Evan Wood- If I Fell
  5. John Michael Dias- I Don’t Remember You/Sometimes a Day Goes By
  6. Stina Nordenstam- Little Star
  7. Elisa- Dancing
  8. Keri Noble- Falling
  9. Mandy Moore- Gardenia
  10. Nina Simone- Here Comes The Sun

By Ashleigh Bowers

ashleighAshleigh is a 20-something grandpa from Durham, North Carolina. If you make it past her fortress of books you might find her chatting endlessly (to no one in particular) about the sonic characterisations of women in film. To that end, she is currently pursuing a dual masters in Cinema Studies and Sound Design from Savannah College of Art & Design. She knows every word to The Princess Bride, is a sucker for Centre Stage and Bring it On and consiers director Todd Haynes her queer spiritual soulmate. You can follow her music-making alter-ego Brett.Ashleigh on Soundcloud here, or read her irreverent tweets @13cupsofcoffee. 


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