Your ten absolute favourite songs of all-time?


#61

We Don’t Need Nobody Else - Whipping Boy
Come Up and See Me Make Me Smile (or however its bracketed) - Steve Harley and the Cockney Rebels
Duchess - Stranglers
Oh! You Pretty Things - Bowie
Fade To Black - Rolling Stones

Can’t do another 5 instinctively. No’s 2 - 5 here: I don’t rate any of their act’s other songs particularly, but they’ve always stuck with me, them ones have


#62

They’re all pretty different to Again, they’ve changed a lot through the years, but they’re all brilliant.


#63

no particular order other than first is first. the other 9 would probs be different if I did this on another day

nirvana - heart shaped box
qotsa - if only
outkast - rosa parks
bob dylan - blind willie mctell
gang of four - I found that essence rare
radiohead - street spirit
the hotelier - the scope of all this rebuilding
nas - represent
raekwon - criminology
touché amoré - just exist


#64

okay:

The Russian Futurists - A Telegram From The Future
Beat Happening - Tiger Trap
Galaxie 500 - Tugboat
Tindersticks - Seaweed
Brian Eno - Spider and I
The Kinks - Death of a Clown
Low - Tomorrow One
Wilco - Poor Places
Disco Inferno - Love Stepping Out
Ride - Vapour Trail

tbh I should/could have made it an entire 10 of utter heartbreak dreams and loves disintegrating sadness. that’s my favourite kind of music.


#65

^ replace The Russian Futurists tune with ‘Lullabye for Christie’ by Dirty Three.


#66

So tough. A lot of my favourite bands aren’t even on here - Wilco, Smiths, JaMC, the Chills…

Faust - Krautrock
Sigur Ros - Festival
Pixies - Bird Dreams of the Olympus Mons
Straitjacket Fits - She Speeds
Patti Smith - Kimberly
The Mountain Goats - No Children
The Magnetic Fields - Papa Was a Rodeo
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test
13th Floor Elevators - You’re Gonna Miss Me
Spacemen 3 - Walkin’ with Jesus


#67

Ha ha.

Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
+
Twilight - Carl Craig
sueisfine - my bloody valentine
To Cure a Weakling Child - Aphex Twin
Brother James - Sonic Youth
This World is not my Home - His Name is Alive
Hyperballad - Bjork
Papa was a Rodeo - Magnetic Fields
Nectarine - Drugstore
Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye - Leonard Cohen
Dead Ringer for Love - Meat Loaf + Cher

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#68

Never Understand - JAMC
1979 - Pumpkins
The Happening - Pixies
To here knows when - MBV
Never let me down - Depeche Mode
Faith - The Cure
Radioactivity - Kraftwerk
Be my Baby - Ronettes
Dream baby Dream - Suicide
He’s simple… - Grandaddy


#69

The Copper Top is a great shout. It’s pretty close to home as the copper top is literally a few miles from my house, been there many times and unfortunately been to the crematorium just down the road far more than I’d like :pensive:


#70

No matter how often I hear that song, it absolutely floors me.

Kind of apt for today as well as I am off to a crematorium this morning :frowning:


#71

The Beach Boys - God Only Knows
Björk - Isabel
The Cars - Just What I Needed
The Divine Comedy - Tonight We Fly
The Housemartins - Happy Hour
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - The Wind Cries Mary
Manic Street Preachers - A Design For Life
Van Morrison - Everyone
The Undertones - My Perfect Cousin
Stevie Wonder - I Wish

Big shouts for Faster and Velouria. And many more. Ugh.

Going to work through this thread today.


#72

sorry for your loss dude


#73

Thanks, man. Didn’t really know them that well, but we’ll enough to want to pay my respects.


#74

I nearly had all of these three. Bravo, sir.


#75

fuck it, i’ll give it a shot but like everyone on here my list will probably have changed by the time i hit reply:

Bob dylan - shelter from the storm
Rory gallagher - In your town
prince - controversy
pet shop boys - being boring
tom waits - blue valentine
Bob dylan - idiot wind
warren zevon - werewolves of london
the rapture - house of jealous lovers
st vincent - paris is burning
girl band - lawman


#76

Is anyone making a Spotify playlist of all these?


#77

I can’t give this too much thought, because I’ll forever be debating, but here are 10 that would always be there or thereabouts:

Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
Smog - Rock Bottom Riser
Morrissey - Speedway
Spiritualized - LAGWAFIS
A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario
Lemonheads - Stove
Men At Work - Land Down Under
Bowie - Five Years
De La Soul - A Rollerskating Jam Named Saturday
a-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV


#78

Probably could’ve had Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard too. Ah well.


#79

Here goes nothing…

Jens Lekman - Black Cab
Low - Point of Disgust
Elliott Smith - Waltz #2 (XO)
Frankie Sparo - Akzidenz Grotesk
Molasses - Insomnia
Blanket - Clothes Horse
Do Make Say Think - A With Living
Silver Mt Zion - The Triumph of Our Tired Eyes
Bedhead - Bedside Table
The Walkman - New Country

…and a Spotify playlist with 8/10 (no Blanket, predictably, but also stangely no Jens Lekman) if anyone is interested:


#80
  • Jimmy Barnes - Workin’ class man