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    (Original post by Mad Caddie)
    Just wondering what peoples top ten songs of all time are. This can be open to any genre of music and can date back as long as you want it to. Think it would be pretty interesting to see what people think. You can have songs by the same artist if you wanna!
    beat song ever
    Johnny Cash "hurt"

    Well, i can't choose between 15 of them on my shortlist, so i'll list them all...

    Dashboard Confessional Album : A mark, A mission, A brand, A scar.

    Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake
    Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty
    Pachelbel - Cannon in D Major
    (Cant remeber) - Aint no more mountain high
    Oasis - Dont look back in Anger
    Bon Jovi - Its my life
    Micheal Jackson - Beat It
    Beethoven - Symphony No 5
    James Brown - This is a mans world
    Queen - I Want It All

    I've noticed that most people who've replied have stuck to one particular genre - why don't people like to mix?

    In no particualr order:

    Sarah McLachlan - I'll Take Your Breath Away
    Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
    Various Artists - Fields of Athenry
    Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
    Darude - Sandstorm
    Coldplay - A Rush of Blood To The Head
    ElementFour - Big Brother UK TV Theme
    State One - Forever And A Day (used on the BBC Ad-Break Stings - with the clubbers jumpin' up and down, all in red)
    Rob Dougan - Furious Angels
    Various Artists - One World In Union (the Rugby Union song)

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    I can never remember half of the songs I love for these lists (getting old/crap memory etc) so this will probably creep up towards 10 as I come back and edit it....or be swapped around as I think of something I prefer more.

    REM - Undertow
    REM - Nightswimming
    REM - You are the everything
    Simon and Garfunkel - Kathy's Song
    Rufus Wainwright - Hallelujah (thanks to shrek and the west wing for this one :confused: )
    Weezer - The world has turned and left me here
    Del Amitri - Roll to me
    Abba - Super Trooper
    Tom Petty - Free Falling
    James - Laid

    I could fill up a top 20 list with REM songs (I haven't even mentioned their cover of Wall of Death, or Swan Swan H, or Low, Or radiosong, or Superman, or Drive, or the Scientist, or Leave, or E-bow or electrolite etc etc...and half of my favourites I know by lyrics not by title)

    Mariah & Brian McKnight - Whenever You Call
    Mariah & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
    NWA - F--- Tha Police
    2pac - Changes
    2pac featuring Dr. Dre - California Love
    TQ - Westside
    Ice Cube featuring Dr. Dre & MC Ren - Hello
    50 Cent featuring Nate Dogg - 21 Questions
    Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg - Next Episode
    Nas - Thugz Mansion

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    Billy Talent - This Is How It Goes
    Billy Talent - Try Honesty
    Billy Talent - Line & Sinker
    Billy Talent - Lies
    Billy Talent - The Ex
    Billy Talent - River Below
    Billy Talent - Cut The Curtains
    Billy Talent - Prisoners Of Today
    Billy Talent - Nothing To Lose
    Billy Talent - Voices Of Violence
    Now thats what I like to see!

    Hmmmm (in no particular order):

    Funeral For A Friend - Novella
    Billy Talent - This Is How It Goes
    Rage against the machine - Killing in the name
    Rage against the machine - Bombtrack
    Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark
    The Holiday Plan - Giving Up (has anyone heard of them?)
    Funeral For A Friend - She Drove Me To Daytime TV
    New Radicals - Maybe you've been brainwashed too
    Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road
    New Radicals - You only get what you give

    On reflection this perhaps not totally true....I may have missed off some important ones.

    In my current mood it has to be:

    Squarepusher - Do you know Squarepusher
    Aphex Twin - Heliosphan
    Radioactive Man - Goodnight Morton
    Amon Tobin - Deo
    Mixmaster Morris - Nepalese Bliss (Amon Tobin Mix)
    Autechre - outpt
    Tipper - Furlough
    James Holden - Kaern
    Joy Division - Love Will Tare Us Apart

    and one more seeing most are:

    Herbaliser - Mrs Chombee Takes The Plunge

    Another day it'd be quite different.

    no certain order:

    the beatles - come together
    the eagles - hotel california
    red hot chili peppers - californication
    john lennon - imagine
    jimi hendrix - voodoo chile
    cream - sunshine of you're love
    santana ft. rob thomas - smoothe
    rory gallagher - tattoed lady
    j.j. cale - cocaine
    ryan adams (not brian adams) - rescue blues

    I could probabbly make a few more lists, but these guys'll do!
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    Some pretty good **** going down here! Some stuff ive never heard of but its good to get into new stuff so its all good! Me thinks i might check out some of the bands i aint heard of...such as dashboard confessional!

    (Original post by Mad Caddie)
    Some pretty good **** going down here! Some stuff ive never heard of but its good to get into new stuff so its all good! Me thinks i might check out some of the bands i aint heard of...such as dashboard confessional!
    + the holiday plan!

    Don't see why this thread died such a premature death!

    So here goes *mouth to mouth resusitation on the thread*

    Ok... it's back alive and kicking.

    My list (not in order except for no. 1) :

    Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley (see note at end of post!)
    Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
    Delicate - Damien Rice
    Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits
    Baloney Again - Mark Knopfler
    Paranoid Eyes - Pink Floyd
    Maroon 5 - She Will Be Loved
    Under The Bridge - RHCP
    The Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel
    Local Boy in the Photograph - Stereophonics

    To the people who said Rufus Wainwright's version of Hallelujah - you are excused, but only only if you haven't heard Jeff Buckley's version.

    Ok, over to everyone else.

    This mine but its only rough as I have a top 100 rather than top 10 it is impossible to name my ten. Anyway it would be somthing like this.

    1. Joy Divsion - Love Will Tear Us Apart
    2. Simon and Garfunkel - Sound of Silence
    3. The Smiths - Big Mouth Strikes Again (but this could really be most Smiths songs here
    4. Bee Gee's - Alone
    5. New Order - Bizzare Love Triangle
    6. REM - Everybody Hurts
    7. Morrissey - Everyday is like Sunday
    8. Otis Reading - Sitting on the dock of the bay
    9. New Order- Blue Monday
    10. Joy Division - New Dawn Fades
    11. ABBA - Dancing Queen (sush )

    extremely hard to answer but meh...

    The Smiths - This Charming Man
    The Beatles - A Day In The Life
    Big Star - Thirteen
    Love - Alone Again Or
    The Pixies - Debaser
    The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil
    The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
    The Beach Boys - God Only Knows
    Oasis - Live Forever
    The Beatles - In My Life

    After a long time thinking I decided I can't decide on mine!

    1) Michelle Branch - Tuesday Morning
    2) Alanis Morissette - Ironic
    3) Nirvana - Heart Shaped Box
    4) Evanescence - My Immortal
    5) Garth Brooks - Rollin'
    6) The Clash - London Callin'
    7) Speedway - Can't turn back
    8) Vanessa Carlton - Rinse
    9) Sarah McLachlan - I don't know how to let you go
    10) The Pretenders - Brass in pocket


    This is NME's

    1. Joy Division - 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'
    2. Nirvana - 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
    3. The Sex Pistols - 'Anarchy In The UK'
    4. The Rolling Stones - 'Paint It, Black'
    5. David Bowie - ''Heroes''
    6. The Stone Roses - 'Fools Gold'
    7. The Smiths - 'This Charming Man'
    8. Oasis - 'Live Forever'
    9. Massive Attack - 'Unfinished Sympathy'
    10. The Clash - 'London Calling'

    meh, The NME would have someone like Jet in their top 10

    Tonic - Mean to me
    Sublime - Date Rape
    Maroon 5 - Harder to Breathe
    Muse - Feeling Good
    White Stripes - Seven Nation Army
    Staind - Its Been a While
    Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
    Everclear - Wonderful
    Greenday - Hitchin' a Ride
    Marilyn Manson - Disposable Teens

    In no particular order I also wish it was a top 20 hehe
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