Your ten absolute favourite songs of all-time?


#1

Obviously it might be difficult to narrow it down to ten, but try…

Ambiguity by David Thomas Broughton
Dirty Old Town by Ewan MacColl
Carry Me Ohio by Mark Kozelek
Gimme Danger by The Stooges
Hurt In Your Heart by John Martyn
I Remember by Devendra Banhart
This Must Be The Place by Talking Heads
I Couldn’t Say It To Your Face by Arthur Russell
Still Ill by The Smiths
Something On Your Mind by Karen Dalton


#2

I can narrow it down to one, it’s Common People by Pulp.

Here are another nine I really like though

Kanye West - Monster
Kirsty MacColl - They Don’t Know
The Divine Comedy - A Lady of a Certain Age
Belle & Sebastian - I Didn’t See It Coming (Richard X remix)
Scott Walker - Jackie
Martha - Goldman’s Detective Agency
Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta
The mice from Babe - If I Had Words
and if that wasn’t bad enough I’d also probably have Three Lions


#3

Aw that John Martyn song is the best.


#4

x 10


#5

This will change in a heartbeat buutttttt

Radiohead - The Tourist
George Michael - Freedom 90
Jay Z - Never Change
Pachanga Boys - Time
Destroyer - Bay of Pigs
Fleetwood Mac - Sara
Ghostface - Shakey Dog
Sigur ros - good weather for air strikes
Tori Amos - jackie’s strength (or maybe taxi ride)
Led zep - the rain song

Fucking ridiculous task.


#6

Also some amazing pieces of music that I love like where you go I go too and Godspeed and stuff but they’re kind of cheating cause they’re too long.


#7

Arrrrgh no Dylan!!!


#8

here’s how it stands right now:

bruce springsteen - thunder road
songs:ohia - farewell transmission
mark kozelek & jimmy lavelle - gustavo
pulp - common people
kraftwerk - computer love
lambchop - the daily growl
elliott smith - a distorted reality is now a necessity to be free
neil young - on the beach
smog - truth serum
morrissey - speedway


#9

:o I want Couldn’t say it to your face to play at my funeral…


#10

Ask me this tomorrow and no doubt it’ll be something completely different, but here goes (in no particular order):

Aphex Twin- On
Mogwai- Christmas Steps
Smashing Pumpkins- Today
Scarface- On My Block
Burial- South London Boroughs
The Streets- Weak Become Heroes
The Smiths- Cemetary Gates
The Cure- Hanging Garden
DJ Hell- My Definition of House Music
Caribou- Sun (Midland Remix)


#11

Time <3


#12

find myself picking more songs that are heart breaking than i usually would, maybe.

sonic’s rendezvouz band - city slang
high places - stardust to sentience
robert wyatt - shipbuilding
harvey milk - crush them all
toots - pressure drop
life without buildings - sorrow
pharaoh sanders - the gathering
richard youngs - collapsing stars
sonny sharrock - what does she hope to be
black sabbath - snowblind

i properly love 4 or 5 songs on yrs bugduv. good shouts.

got dead weepy listening to high places just now.


#13

Off the top of my head

Prince - Take Me with U
Sly and the Family Stone - If You Want Me to Stay
The The - Uncerain Smile
Rush - In The End
Boston - Long Time
Belle and Sebastian - String Bean Jean
Jimmy Eat World - A Praise Chorus
New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle (12" Shep Pettibone Remix)
Bob Dylan - Changing of the Guards
The Carpenters - Goodbye to Love


#14

aaargh dont do this to us.

Peg - Steely Dan
Tinseltown in the Rain - Blue Nile
Desperadoes Under the Eaves - Warren Zevon
Dead Souls - Joy Division
Sugar Hiccup - Cocteau Twins
Rave Down - Swervedriver
Happy The Man - Cure
My Finest Hour - The Sundays
Get Around to it - Arthur Russell
Rivers of Babylon - The Melodians


#15

Ah this is an AWESOME list


#16

Right, well I’m going to be spending all day thinking about this then.


#17

Love me, please love - Michael Polnareff
Have you forgotten - Red house painters
Sunday - Nick Drake
Lover, you should have come over - Jeff Buckley
He’s simple, He’s dumb, He’s the pilot - Grandaddy
Come here - Kath Bloom
Stacks - Bon Iver
Love minus zero/no limit - Dylan
Step outside in the morning light - David Kitt
Don’t let it bring you down - Neil Young


#18

Here’s what sprung to mind.

Radiohead - Let Down
Sigur Ros - Popplagið
Aphex Twin - Rhubarb
Boards of Canada - roygbiv
Nine Inch Nails - The Fragile
Natalie Imbruglia - Shiver (fuck off, it’s the perfect pop song)
Biosphere - Kobresia
Sufjan Stevens - Casimir Pulaski Day
Elbow - The Birds
Jay-Z/Eminem - Renegade


#19

omg I forgot the blue nile


#20

Natalie Imbruglia…I remember the video for Torn! Don’t think I’ve ever seen anyone as beautiful in my life! Top, top tune.