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June Playlist: The Best Jams From Your Fave VH1 Shows

At VH1, countless hours are spent determining what music best complements our shows. This past month was no different as VH1′s CMI team worked to synch the best tracks to shows like Mob Wives Chicago and Single Ladies 2, tunes that added an extra spark to the drama onscreen. We thought it would be neat to give you an inside look into this world of music supervision.

To this end, we’ve put together a list of all the songs featured on our network in June — from artists like Timomatic, Emeli Sande, and up-and-comer Elle King. Additionally, we’ve included commentary from CMI team members as to why they selected songs for particular scenes as well as a Spotify playlist for you to sample. Enjoy, and look out for our July playlist!

VH1 SHOWS PLAYLIST: JUNE 2012

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Tuned In: Snow Patrol Go To “New York” On Letterman

It isn’t much of a surprise that a band with a song called “New York” should chose to play said song while in New York. What is a surprise is just how lovely that song is. Last night on The Late Show With David Letterman, Snow Patrol played the deeply melancholic “New York” to a reverent silence. Without all the excesses of grand instrumentals and layered melody, Snow Patrol played simply with voice and piano to evoke true emotion. Warning: Don’t watch this video if someone you love/miss/are heartbroken by has recently moved to New York without you — it will definitely make you cry, and we can’t have that!

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