Favourite songtitles

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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:21 pm

The proposed variant to the 'favourite album titles thread'... Which are the song titles that you find appealing or interesting? Regardless if the song matched your high expectations or not...



Mine:


The Smiths - Panic
The Smiths - Cemetry gates
The Smiths - There is a light that never goes out
The Smiths - How soon is now?
The Smiths - Girlfriend in a coma
The Smiths - Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me
The Smiths - A rush and a push and the land is ours
The Smiths - Suffer little children
The Smiths - Girl afraid
Echo & The Bunnymen - All my colours
Echo & The Bunnymen - Nocturnal me
Echo & The Bunnymen - The killing moon
Echo & The Bunnymen - Ocean rain
Echo & The Bunnymen - Bring on the dancing horses
Echo & The Bunnymen - All because of you days
Placebo - Pure morning
Placebo - Nancy boy
Placebo - Black-eyed
Manic Street Preachers - The masses against the classes
Manic Street Preachers - Motorcycle emptiness
Manic Street Preachers - Door to the river
Manic Street Preachers - Roses to the hospital
Marilyn Manson - Cryptorchid
Marilyn Manson - The reflecting god
Marilyn Manson - Coma white
Indochine - Comateen I
Indochine - J'ai demande a la lune
Indochine - La troisieme sexe
Indochine - Canary Bay
The Damned - Wait for the black-out
The Damned - Grimly fiendish
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead
Bauhaus - The passion of lovers
Bauhaus - Hollow hills
Bauhaus - All we ever wanted (was everything)
U2 - Where the streets have no name
Virgin Prunes - Theme for thought
Joy Division - Love will tear us apart
Depeche Mode - Enjoy the silence
Depeche Mode - A pain that I'm used to
Depeche Mode - Suffer well
Sopor Aeternus & the Ensemble of Shadows - Something wicked this way comes
Sopor Aeternus & The Ensemble of Shadows - Only the dead (in the mist)
??? - A l'ouest d'Oost-Vliedland
The Vines - Winning days
Black Sabbath - Black sabbath
Black Sabbath - Sabbath bloody sabbath
Black Sabbath - Children of the grave
Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster
Eels - Cancer for the cure
Muse - Butterflies & hurricanes
Muse - Hysteria
Burzum - Dunkelheit
Keep it flaming your desire, always rising higher - Aim for stars and hit the sky
(Echo & The Bunnymen - Evergreen, 1996)

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Postby elko » Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:33 pm

Just scrolling through iTunes, a few favourites:

Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key - Billy Bragg & Wilco
Moses I Amn't - Mogwai
A Peculiar Noise Called Train Director - Olivia Tremor Control
The One and a Half Minute Song - The Sound (in fact it's 1:32)
I Thought I Told You to Wait in the Car - Sparks
Eine Kleine Middle Klasse Musik - The Rutles

Also, I have to mention the 'Early Four Track Recordings' album by Of Montreal, which contains these gems:

Dirty Dustin Hoffman Needs a Bath
Dustin Hoffman Gets a Bath
Dustin Hoffman Thinks About Eating the Soap
Dustin Hoffman Scrubs Too Hard and Loses Soap
Dustin Hoffman Does Not Resist Temptation to Eat the Bathtub
Dustin Hoffman's Wife Comes Home
Dustin Hoffman's Wife Seems Suspicious About the Absent Tub
Dustin Hoffman Feigns Ignorance of Missing Bathtub
Dustin Hoffman's Wife Calls in Detective to Dust for Porcelain Particle
Dustin Hoffman's Tongue Taken to a Police Lab Where It Is Used as Toilet
Dustin Hoffman Offers Lame Possible Explanation for Missing Bathtub
Dustin Hoffman's Wife Makes a Sarcastic Remark, Cuts the Head off a Duck
Dustin Hoffman Becomes Indignant and Wets Himself
Dustin Hoffman Quits Bathroom and Climbs a Tree
Dustin Hoffman's Children Enter the Bathroom
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Postby rubygirl » Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:42 pm

Oh, I have so many...just the ones i can think of now:

A rush and a push...
girlfriend in a coma
sweet and tender hooligan
how soon is now
...
the hause is haunted - marc almond
never trust a man (with egg on his face) - adam and the ants
bet you think i'm lonely - wild strawberries
walking on the sun - smash mouth
man with the long black coat - joan osborne
roofing tiles - galliano
brick - ben folds five
almost doesn't count - brandy
21st century digital boy - bad religion
everything to everyone - everclear
house of the rising sun - the animals


God, Elko, these are incredible :)
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Postby Lazy Dyke » Thu Apr 20, 2006 10:12 pm

The Smiths:
How Soon Is Now
Nowhere Fast
I Want the One I can't have

Morrissey:
It's Hard To Walk Tall When You're Small
I have forgiven Jesus

Bulletproof.. I Wish I was - Radiohead
The Loneliness Of A Middle Distance Runer - Belle and Sebastian
This cocaine makes me feel like I'm on this song - S.O.A.D
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Postby JaneSays » Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:02 am

I like songtitles with questions or sayings in them for some reason....

Smiths - What Difference Does It Make?
Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Strokes - Is This It?

and i like the sparks and wild strawberries titles elko and rubygirl mentioned.

Checking through the albums i have on this computer heres 10 honourable mentions.

Arctic Monkeys - From Ritz To Rubble
BRMC - Sympathetic Noose
Ian Brown - Longsight M13
Jane's Addiction - Idiots Rule
Kasabian - Reason Is Treason
Manics - Nat West-Barclays-Midlands-Lloyds
Nine Black Alps - Get Your Guns
Smiths - That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
We Are Scientists - Nobody Moves, Nobody Gets Hurt
Oasis - Shakermaker
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Postby Shakespeare's Sister » Fri Apr 21, 2006 11:04 am

Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured - Arctic Monkeys
Dial-A-Cliche - Morrissey
You're The One For Me, Fatty - Morrissey
You Have Killed Me - Morrissey
Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now - The Smiths
Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before - The Smiths
A Rush And A Push - The Smiths
Vicar In A Tutu - The Smiths
Uh-Oh, Love Comes To Town - Talking Heads
Cherub Rock - The Smashing Pumpkins
Siva - The Smashing Pumpkins
The Everlasting Gaze - The Smashing Pumpkins
Holy Roller Novocaine - Kings Of Leon
Walk Idiot Walk - The Hives
Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC
Whatever Happened To My Rock & Roll - BRMC

...all I can think of at this point
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Postby Alex » Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:42 pm

I am the bloody earth-My Dying Bride
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Postby Mr-Shankly » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:16 pm

Billy Bragg- The Milkman of Human Kindness.
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Postby This Bird has Flown » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:15 pm

Dig For Fire - The Pixies
Heart In A Cage - The Strokes
Kinky Afro - Happy Mondays
Brain Stew - Green Day
Words I Might Have Ate - Green Day
I Am The Walrus - The Beatles
That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore - The Smiths
When I'm 64 - The Beatles
Backdoor Man - The Doors
Bigmouth Strikes Again - The Smiths
Eleanor Put Your Boots On - Franz Ferdinand

..just songs which have a very 'standing out' name it me. :)
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Postby Miserable Liar » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:21 pm

Cracked Pleasures wrote:
Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead
Bauhaus - The passion of lovers
Bauhaus - Hollow hills
Bauhaus - All we ever wanted (was everything)



Nice to see a Bauhaus fan ;)

Agreed on All we ever wanted (was everything)
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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:27 pm

Yep, I'm a devote Bauhaus fan, quite fanatic even B) I opened a Bauhaus thread somewhere in the Music Chat section.
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Postby Shakespeare's Sister » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:37 pm

I do enjoy this one...

Fuck You (An Ode To No One) - The Smashing Pumpkins
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Postby Cracked Pleasures » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:46 pm

I am attracted to a song when it somehow refers to travelling...

Arabian knights (Siouxsie & The Banshees)
I will see you in far-off places (Morrissey)
Walk this world (Heather Nova)
Desert kisses (Siouxsie & The Banshees)
Where the streets have no name (U2)
Australia (Manic Street Preachers)
Israel (Siouxsie & The Banshees)

All titles that get me travelling in mind...
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Postby stanyewest » Sun Apr 23, 2006 6:11 pm

Non Smiths
If you tolerate this, then your children will be next-Manics
Let Robeson sing-Manics
If white America told the truth for one day it's world would collapse-Manics
Girl from mars-Ash
Biology-Girls Aloud
Lithium-Nirvana
In Bloom-Nirvan
Legalise it-Peter Tosh
Ever fallen in love (with someone you shouldn't have fallen in love with?)-Buzzcocks
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Postby rubygirl » Wed Apr 26, 2006 10:28 pm

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oh, I love this one too! :D great song!!

Also,some other fave sof mine:

Whiter Shade Of Pale -Sarah Brightman

Despearte, But Not Serious - Adam And The Ants
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