New 8tracks.com Mix : Toska

Hey All,

Decided I’d upload another mix on 8tracks.com.  This one is called Toska.  It’s from that list of 20 untranslatable words.  It’s Russian.

Vladmir Nabokov describes it best: “No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any specific cause. At less morbid levels it is a dull ache of the soul, a longing with nothing to long for, a sick pining, a vague restlessness, mental throes, yearning. In particular cases it may be the desire for somebody of something specific, nostalgia, love-sickness. At the lowest level it grades into ennui, boredom.”

Feat. tracks by:

How To Destroy Angels
HORSE the band
Acidscar
Don Felder
Sigur Ros
Nine Inch Nails
and others…

http://8tracks.com/joelnickel/toska

Let me know what you think of the mix and join and add your own mixes!

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