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    Your favourite songs of all time

    I was bored yesterday so I did a list of my top 20 songs of all time, would be interested to see how it compares to other peoples lists:

    1 Back in the USSR-The Beatles
    2 Imagine-John Lennon
    3 No Regrets-Robbie Williams
    4 Angels-Robbie Williams
    5 The End-The Beatles
    6 Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band-The Beatles
    7 Love Somebody-Robbie Williams
    8 Aint that a kick in the Head
    9 Georgia on my Mind-Ray Charles
    10 Bittersweet Symphony-The Verve
    11 Let it Be-The Beatles
    12 Always Look on the Bright Side of Life-Monty Python
    13 Its a long way to the top-AC/DC
    14 I Want You (Shes so Heavy)-The Beatles
    15 (I got everything you need) Almost-The Blues Brothers
    16 Flip, Flop & Fly-The Blues Brothers
    17 Morning Glory-Oasis
    18 Johnny B Goode-Chuck Berry
    19 Come Together-The Beatles
    20 Jailhouse Rock-The Blues Brothers
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    Tough one, but here goes:

    1. Muse - Citizen Erased
    2. Muse - Plug In Baby
    3. Radiohead - Paranoid Android
    4. Coldplay - Fix You
    5. The Smiths - I Know It's Over
    6. Radiohead - Exit Music (for a film)
    7. Muse - Showbiz
    8. Athlete - Shake Those Windows
    9. Radiohead - True Love Waits
    10. Athlete - New Project
    11. Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure
    12. Oasis - Champagne Supernova
    13. Coldplay - Politik
    14. Muse - Sing for Absolution
    15. The Postal Service - Against All Odds
    16. Gramsci - Fall to Earth
    17. Ash - Shining Light
    18. Athlete - Chances
    19. REM - Everybody Hurts
    20. The Smiths - There is a Light that Never Goes Out

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    1 Wonderwall - Oasis
    2 Push It - Garbage
    3 Semi Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
    4 Every You Every Me - Placebo
    5 Whatever - Oasis
    6 Push - Matchox Twenty
    7 Im Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage
    8 Stupid Girl - Garage
    9 Unwell - Matchbox Twenty
    10 Bittersweet Symthony - The Verve
    11 Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams
    12 Californication - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
    13 When I Grow Up - Garbage
    14 Shes Electric - Oasis
    15 London's Calling - The Clash
    16 Falls Apart - Sugar Ray
    17 It's My Life - No Doubt
    18 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Greenday
    19 Queer - Garbage
    20 3am - Matchbox Twenty

    ive probably missed some but thats the general jist of it

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    I decided to give this a go. I've probably left out a few though and the order isn't 100% right

    1. One Said To The Other - The Living End
    2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
    3. Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
    4. Lola - The Kinks
    5. Hotel California - The Eagles
    6. Lithium - Nirvana
    7. Under The Bridge - RHCP
    8. Yesterday - The Beatles
    9. Tomorrow - Silverchair
    10. The Scientist - Coldplay
    11. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
    12. Self Esteem - The Offspring
    13. Smoke On The Water - Deeep Purple
    14. House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
    15. No Aphrodisiac - The Whitlams
    16. Chemical Heart - Grinspoon
    17. My Happiness - Powderfinger
    18. 1979 - Smashing Pumpkins
    19. Rock & Roll - Led Zeppelin
    20. Reptilia - The Strokes

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    1. Bigmouth Strikes Again - The Smiths
    2. Instinct - Crowded House
    3. I Love Work - Butterfingers
    4. Half A Person - The Smiths
    5. Imagine - John Lennon
    6. Champagne Supernova - Oasis
    7. Chemical Heart - Grinspoon
    8. I'm Not An Addict - Jane's Addiction
    9. Don't Change - Grinspoon
    10. In Bloom - Nirvana
    11. The Sentinel - Hilltop Hoods
    12. First Of The Gang To Die - Morrissey
    13. Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
    14. Sing For Absolution - Muse
    15. Rape Me - Nirvana
    16. Four Seasons In One Day - Crowded House
    17. Distant Sun - Crowded House
    18. Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
    19. The Scientist - Coldplay
    20. Kiss You Better - Maximo Park
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    I couldn't possibly come up with any sort of definitive list, but this is 20 songs I think are pretty damn good, for a number of different reasons, and none would be far from my favourites.

    1. Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues
    2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Mercy Seat
    3. Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
    4. Tom Waits - Small Change
    5. The Smiths - Miserable Lie
    6. The Clash - London Calling
    7. The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil
    8. Radiohead - Paranoid Android
    9. Bob Dylan - Blowin' In The Wind
    10. Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up
    11. Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant
    12. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
    13. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Carny
    14. Dead Kennedys - California Uber Alles
    15. The Pogues - Boys From The County Hell
    16. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer
    17. The Birthday Party - Mutiny In Heaven
    18. Joy Division - Transmission
    19. Billy Bragg - Levi Stubbs' Tears
    20. Tom Waits - Invitation To The Blues
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    Coldplay - Clocks
    Coldplay - Trouble
    Coldplay - Yellow
    Coldplay - Speed of Sound
    Matchbox Twenty - Real World
    Michael Buble - Home
    Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark
    Creed - Higher
    Crowded House - Weather With You
    Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
    Green Day - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
    Oasis - Wonderwall
    REM - Everybody Hurts
    Muse - Citizen Erased
    Muse - Feeling Good
    Muse - Sing For Absolution
    Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
    Sting - Englishman in New York
    Sting - Fields of Gold
    The Police - Every Breath You Take
    U2 - Beautiful Day
    U2 - Can't Help Falling in Love
    U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
    U2 - One
    U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
    U2 - Walk On
    U2 - With or Without You
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    Was just thinking about a thread like this

    Muse- Citizen Erased
    The Living End- West End Riot
    Muse- Plug in Baby
    The Living End- All Torn Down
    Muse- Sing For Absolution
    Foo Fighters- Monkey Wrench
    AC/DC- Thunderstruck
    U2- With or Without You
    Coldplay- Everything's Not Lost
    Bad Religion- The Empire Strikes Back
    NOFX- Seperation of Church and Skate
    Bad Religion- Los Angeles is Burning
    The Living End- The Room
    Xavier Rudd- No Woman No Cry
    Powderfinger- Passenger
    AC/DC- Highway To Hell
    The Living End- Second Solution
    The Living End- Prisoner of Society
    Muse- Endlessly
    Red Hot Chilli Peppers- Parallel Universe
    Green Day- Basket Case
    Green Day- Macy's Day Parade
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    1 Good Riddance(Time of your Life) - Greenday
    2 Mr Brightside - The Killers
    3 One Million - Athlete
    4 Wires - Athlete
    5 Smile Like You Mean It - The Killers
    6 Wonderwall - Oasis
    7 American Idiot - Greenday
    8 Champagne Supernova - Oasis
    9 All These Things That I Have Done - The Killers
    10 Fix You - Coldplay
    11 Angels - Robbie Williams
    12 Basket Case - Greenday
    13 The Scientist - Coldplay
    14 Somebody Told Me - The Killers
    15 Suddenly I See - KT Tunstell
    16 Lose Yourself - Eminem
    17 Vehicles & Animals - Athlete
    18 You Got The Style - Athlete
    19 Half Light - Athlete
    20 God Gave You Rock & Roll - Kiss

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    Any list I give is going to be pretty arbitrary, 'cos my favourties change all the time. But, for today, the first 20 of my favourites I thought of are:

    That Joke Isnt Funny Anymore The Smiths
    Thats Entertainment The Jam
    Taillights Fade Buffalo Tom
    Inbetween Days The Cure
    True Faith New Order
    Fools Gold The Stone Roses
    Live Forever Oasis
    Dont Dream Its Over Crowded House
    Suedehead Morrissey
    A Day In The Life The Beatles
    All Apologies Nirvana
    U-Mass Pixies
    Ghost Town The Specials
    Northern Sky Nick Drake
    Fanfare Eric Matthews
    Ring of Fire Johnny Cash
    Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division
    For The Dead Gene
    Waterloo Sunset The Kinks
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    I couldn't give a difinitive list so heres 20 songs I really like

    1. Nicole- Ash
    2. Grafitti- Maximo Park
    3. Vehicles and animals- Athlete
    4. Bad Weekend- Art brut
    5. Come together- The Beatles
    6.Warterloo sunset- The Kinks
    7. Love song for someone- MissGuided Youth
    8. F**k the Golden youth- The Mint chicks
    9. Mercedes Children- The Checks
    10. Bittersweet symphony- The Verve
    11. Maxwells silver hammer- The Beatles
    12. Shinning light- Ash
    13. Wonderwall- Oasis
    14. There is no depression in New Zealand- Blam Blam Blam
    15. It's too late- Evermore
    16. One million- Athlete
    17. Do you want to- Franz Ferdinand
    18. All for you Sophia- Franz Ferdinand
    19. Stairway to heaven- Led Zeppelin
    20. Fly me to the moon- Frank Sinatra
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    These are my favourites in no particular order...
    1. The Room - The Living End
    2. Read About It - The Living End
    3. End of the World - The Living End
    4. Junior Kickstart - The Go! Team
    5. Golden Path - The Flaming Lips/Chemical Brothers
    6. In My Pocket - The Cat Empire
    7. The Wine Song - The Cat Empire
    8. Paperback Writer - The Beatles
    9. We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
    10. Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
    11. Since I Left You - The Avalanches
    12. (Nothing) But Flowers - Talking Heads
    13. Road To Nowhere - Talking Heads
    14. Burn The Witch - Queens of the Stone Age
    15. I Never Came - Queens of the Stone Age
    16. How To Handle A Rope - Queens of the Stone Age
    17. Hangin' Tree - Queens of the Stone Age
    18. Blue Monday - New Order
    19. Monotone - Goodshirt
    20. Sand - Goodshirt

    Sorry I'm going to have to do 10 more..

    21. Slippy - Goodshirt
    22. Blood on the Microphone Part 1 - Gerling
    23. Hey, Johnny Park! - Foo Fighters
    24. Everlong - Foo Fighters
    25. Mr. E's Beautiful Blues - Eels
    26. So You Say You Lost Your Baby - Death in Vegas
    27. Hook Up - Butterfingers
    28. Debra - Beck
    29. Little Wonder - Augie March
    30. Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
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    1. The Mad Capsule Markets - W.O.R.L.D
    2. The Mad Capsule Markets - Fly High
    3. The Mad Capsule Markets - Midi Surf
    4. The Mad Capsule Markets - Possess in Loop
    5. The Mad Capsule Markets - Kumo
    7. Dragon Ash - Shizukana hibi no Kaidan wo
    8. The Stance Punks - Mayonaka Shounen Totsugeki Dan
    9. Killswitch Engage - The end of heartache
    10. Dragon Ash - Yuri no saku Basho de
    11. Dragon Ash - Grateful Days
    12. Happatai - Yatta!
    13. Metallica - Whiskey In the Jar
    14. Foo Fighters - Everlong
    15. The Mad Capsule Markets - Chaos Step
    16. Bob Marley - Jammin'
    17. The 12th Man - Bowling Shane. (WASIM AKRAM!!!)
    18. Hell is for Heroes - Slow song
    19. The Mad Capsule Markets - Jesus is Dead
    20. The Mad Capsule Markets - Good Girl/All the time in Sunny Beach/Crack/Bit Crusher/XXX Can of this/Out\Definition/Step into yourself/Tribe/Gaga Life/CRASH POW/Kami-Uta/Bomb Idea/JAM!/Creature/Island/many, many more.

    Ya The Mad Capsule Markets are my favourite band by like, miles. :3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Majin
    Ya The Mad Capsule Markets are my favourite band by like, miles. :3

    What kind of music do they play? :3

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    Karma Police- Radiohead
    Fake plastic trees- Radiohead
    The Tourist- Radiohead
    Disturbance at the Heron house- REM
    Man on the moon- REM
    The lonsome death of Hattie Carrol- Bob Dylan
    Like a Rolling stone- Bon Dylan
    Brand new leopard skin pillbox hat - Bob Dylan
    All on along the watch Tower - bob dylan - performed by Jimi Hendrix - best song ever!
    Voodo Chile- Jimi Hendrix
    Grace- Jeff Buckley
    Eternal Life- Jeff Buckley
    Otherside- The red hot chilli peppers
    Exodus - Bob Marey
    Redemption song- Bob Marley
    When the Musics over- The doors
    Riders on the Storm- the doors
    All lost in the supermarket- the clash
    Tales of Brave ulysees - cream
    As you said - Cream
    Battery in your leg - Blur
    Take, take, take - the white stripes
    Youve got her in your pocket - the white stripes
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