Your ten absolute favourite songs of all-time?


Off the top of my head, forgetting a lot:
Sufjan Stevens- All the trees in the field...
Smashing Pumpkins - Today
Rilo Kiley - Pictures of success
65 Days of Static - Retreat! Retreat!
Mew - Am I wry? No.
Blind Melon - No rain
The Cure - Just like heaven
Mogwai - Xmas steps (the version on ep+6)
Da Rude - Sandstorm
...Trail of Dead - Will you smile again


great shout on sandstorm



but here goes

Julian Cope - Sunspots
S.O.S. Band - Just be good to me
Mary Jane Girls - Candyman
Kate Bush - Cloudbusting
Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street
Judie Tzuke - Stay with me til dawn
Prince - Anastasia
Wham! - Everything she wants
Red House Painters - Dragonflies
Bowie - Five Years
Cure - The Exploding Boy
Donovan - Sunny Goodge Street
Happy Mondays - God's Cop
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Nobody's Baby Now
Rihanna - Love on the Brain
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Chaka Khan - I Feel for U
Pulp - F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E.
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon
Love - Orange Skies
Orbital - Walk Now
Farley Jackmaster Funk - Love Can't Turn Around
Imagination - Music & Lights
The Chills - Pink Frost
The Fall - Bill is Dead
Roxy Music - Over You
Orange Juice - Rip it Up
Afrika Bambaata & Soulsonic Force - Looking for the Perfect Beat
Thomas Dolby - Budapest by Blimp
Prefab Sprout - When Love Breaks Down
Labi Siffre - It must be love
Pavement - Gold Soundz

ummm, how many is that?

I could write 100 more

& I reckon I could write a 10,000 word essay on each of these songs too

music eh?


Aside from A Murder of One, Up All Night (this one never gets any credit for some reason, I can't say enough good things about it), Recovering the Satellites, Round Here, Good Time, Miami, Angels of the Silences... honestly I could list every song they did from 1993 to 2002. August and Everything After and Recovering the Satellites are absolute masterpieces, and Hard Candy is right up there too. This Desert Life is great also, Speedway and St. Robinson are definitely my favorites from that one too.

And while it's outside of their absolute peak period, I still say "Cowboys" off of Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings is the best song of 2008.


oh god this is going to keep me awake all night

I didn't even include Simon & Garfunkel & I'd have a hard enough time choosing a top ten of just their stuff

gonna go with Old Friends/Bookends

oh, and The Passions - I'm in Love with a German Filmstar has to be in there too
and FFS any one of about 30 Talking Heads songs

I give up


Look at rule-breaker guy with his special list (I still listen to your music btw)


yeah, sorry

I'm a bit special
just thought of loads more too

A top 10 is impossible

I mean, how could I forget this


yes :slight_smile: I got into those EPs first year of uni. walked around the Kirklees countryside after the first time I got heartbroken and listened to them lots. don't think I've ever felt more alive.


can't wait to go through these :musical_note:


There's literally no way to make a top 10 but it's fun to try. And I'm absolutely fuming about leaving I Feel Love off.


I could probably realistically manage a top 10 of Andy Weatherall remixes or something - favourite songs of all time? Head explodes


:rotating_light: Lemme know when you get to Pay My Bills :rotating_light:


you still listen to my music? Cool

d'you know I'm still releasing?

also, good to see DeBarge in your list - totally underrated


Yah I'm on the email list :electric_plug: I'm hella plugged in




I was so addicted to this youtube last year. Musta watched it 30-40 times. I like how instead of snatching the mic back from the lady he just starts belting impossible notes until she gives it up. What a dream boat El is.


this was insanely hard. could've been a list of 100 and i'd still feel like i'd left some great stuff out

cats and cats and cats- kites
clap your hands say yeah- let the cool goddess rust away
sufjan stevens- casimir pulaski day
the national- baby, we'll be fine
broken social scene- KC accidental
french kicks- england just will not let you recover
the luyas- too beautiful to work
DM stith- braid of voices
the walkmen- the rat
yeah yeah yeahs- maps


Arrrgh, sky is pink remix


Sheeeit I totally forgot cowboys. Absolute fire.