Pat Kearns

Ever wonder what bands listen to while confined to a tour van that’s jam-packed with bodies and equipment? Pat Kearns, vocalist and guitarist for Portland, Oregon-based indie outfit Blue Skies for Black Hearts, assured us that his band will be bumpin’ this Playlist as they make their way to South by Southwest. The quartet makes a pit stop at Old Ironsides this Friday.

1. “Misery”
by the Beatles (from Please Please Me)

2. “Parklife”
by Blur (from Parklife)

3. “King Horse”
by Elvis Costello & the Attractions (from Get Happy!!)

4. “Throwaway Style”
by the Exploding Hearts (from Guitar Romantic)

5. “Dancing in the Moonlight (It’s Caught Me in Its Spotlight)”
by Thin Lizzy (from Bad Reputation)