Favourite Songs

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Postby elko » Fri May 07, 2004 4:06 pm

C'mon everyone, your favourite songs, those that mean something special to you, or that you just love.
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Postby Strangeways84 » Sun May 09, 2004 3:56 am

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here is my all time favorite song.
Dave MAtthews Band - Dreaming Tree
Something Corporate - Konstantine
American Music Club - Blue & Grey Shirt
Codeine - New Year's
Joy Division - Atmosphere

There's tons of others I'll probably be able to think of in the morning.

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Postby Alabaster Crashes Down » Mon May 10, 2004 10:34 am

four seasons in one day - crowded house
just like heaven - the cure
food for thought - ub40
going underground - the jam
accept yourself - the smiths
sister im a poet - morrissey
dedicated follower of fashion - the kinks
sheep - the housemartins
girl - the beatles
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Postby tired_hedonist » Sun May 23, 2004 6:45 pm

I have a feeling I'm by far the oldest person on this board, I'm just getting my second wind of pop music fandom at 29. But here goes:

Buzzcocks - Everybody's Happy Nowadays
The Supremes - The Happening, Love Child
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
The Smiths - Reel Around the Fountain, Still Ill, This Charming Man, Rubber Ring
Eminem - Stan
Tom Waits - Innocent When You Dream
REM - Find the River
Talking Heads - Psycho Killer
Morrissey - November Spawned a Monster
Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Radiohead - You Do It To Yourself, Vacant
Patti Smith - Gloria
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - I Hear Voices
Sid Vicious - My Way
Suede - The Drowners, Stay
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Postby elko » Sun May 23, 2004 6:52 pm

Psycho Killer is one of my very favourite songs <!--emo&:D-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Postby Fabienne » Fri May 28, 2004 7:49 pm

Morrissey - Sing Your Life
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates
Pulp - The Fear
Placebo - Commercial For Levi
Supergrass - Sun Hits The Sky
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping
Feeder - Piece By Piece


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Postby elko » Fri May 28, 2004 10:47 pm

The Patio Song - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Spanish Dance Troupe - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
The Killing Moon - Echo And The Bunnymen
Shady Lane - Pavement
The Payback - James Brown
Flashlight - Parliament
Glass Onion - The Beatles
Move Your Car - Millencolin (sorry sorry sorry) :P
Metal Mickey - Suede
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Postby MrShankly » Sat May 29, 2004 9:37 am

<!--QuoteBegin-tired_hedonist+May 23 2004, 06:45 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (tired_hedonist @ May 23 2004, 06:45 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> Radiohead - You Do It To Yourself, Vacant
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i assume you mean 'Just' for 'you do it to yourself'. What on earth is vacant, lol sorry im a massive radiohead fan so get quite angry/pedantic when ppl make ups names of songs <!--emo&:lol:-->Image<!--endemo-->

my songs:

The Beatles - Day in the life, Good day sunshine
Radiohead - Street Spirit, Paranoid android, Pyramid song
The Smiths - Last night i dreamt that somebody loved me, There is a light that never goes out
Joy Division - Isolation, Colony , Love will tear us apart
Nick Drake -Things behind the sun
Pavement - Gold soundz
Bob Dylan - You're a big girl now
Portishead - Roads
Jeff Buckley - Grace, Hallejujah, Vancouver
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Postby Guest » Sat May 29, 2004 1:15 pm

I love lists.

Belle and Sebastian - My Wandering Days are Over

Pulp - Have You Seen Her Lately?

Velvet Underground - I'll Be Your Mirror

White Stripes - Hotel Yorba

The Cure - Grinding Halt

Pixies - Gigantic

The Breeders - Drivin' On 9

Belly - Slow Dog
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Postby Guest » Sat May 29, 2004 1:17 pm

Oh and...

Gorky's Zygotic Mynchi - Patio Song

" - The Game of Eyes

JAMC - Reverence
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Postby tired_hedonist » Wed Jun 09, 2004 5:49 pm

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i assume you mean 'Just' for 'you do it to yourself'. What on earth is vacant, lol sorry im a massive radiohead fan so get quite angry/pedantic when ppl make ups names of songs <!--emo&:lol:-->Image<!--endemo-->
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Er, wasn't thinking about internet forums and their politics when I wrote that one, didn't know about them back in the day when I taped "The Bends" off a friends CD. <!--emo&:lol:-->Image<!--endemo--> I love that tape but for some reason have never felt inclined to find out the song titles... So what's the name of the first song on "The Bends" then? "Vacant" is the only word I could make out from the chorus--if I made it out correctly!

Since you're a big fan, though, maybe you can give me a take on the meaning of "Just"? I've always wondered if Yorke was addressing the chorus to himself or another person. Love it either way, anyway.
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Postby grebes » Thu Jun 10, 2004 8:28 pm

Ones to get 'goose bumps' to are IMO

Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Sylvian / Sakamoto - Forbidden Colours
McCulloch - Start Again
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Postby Guest_MrShankly » Sat Jun 12, 2004 6:51 pm

<!--QuoteBegin-tired_hedonist+Jun 9 2004, 05:48 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (tired_hedonist @ Jun 9 2004, 05:48 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteEBegin--> I've always wondered if Yorke was addressing the chorus to himself or another person. Love it either way, anyway. <!--QuoteEnd--> </td></tr></table><div class='postcolor'> <!--QuoteEEnd-->
well im pretty sure that it was probably inspired by Yorke's own experience. However it can be addressed to anyone really theres no real connection to any particular person, just someone who seems to screw up and believes that everything goes against them and noone else when in fact its totally thier own fault.
Thats a pretty basic interpretation but i think it is a pretty basic song in meaning overall
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Postby mazzy » Wed Jun 16, 2004 3:11 pm

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Postby elko » Wed Jun 16, 2004 7:46 pm

More that I forgot :D

Uncertain Smile - The The
Crystal Days - Echo And The Bunnymen
Venus And Serena - Super Furry Animals
There She Goes - Velvet Underground
First Of The Gang To Die - Morrissey
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