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Added by xxixii on 13 Feb 2014 12:02
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My lifetime...in music

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2014

London Grammar - Wasting My Young Years

www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkeDBwsIaZw

the start reminds me of the theme to the TV series harrys Game
People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Thunder - Imagine Dragons
2013

Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Thbsg9i2mZ0

a nice BIG sound like Coldplay on steroids
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Making Mirrors - Gotye
2012

Gotye featuring Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UVNT4wvIGY

Best break-up song ever...possibly
People who added this item 185 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
21 - Adele
2011

Adele - Someone Like You

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLQl3WQQoQ0

THE female vocalist of the 2010s - thankfully this is a minimalist song which allows Adele to just sing
People who added this item 124 Average listal rating (94 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0
Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
2010

Katy Perry - Teenage Dream

www.youtube.com/watch?v=98WtmW-lfeE

pop princess about to become the current pop queen
People who added this item 139 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
It's Not Me It's You - Lily Allen
2009

Lily Allen - The Fear

www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-wGMlSuX_c

I like the contradiction between the spacey nice pop and the cynical lyrics
People who added this item 273 Average listal rating (161 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Eyes Open - Snow Patrol
2008

Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GemKqzILV4w

a real grower as I hated this song at first
People who added this item 258 Average listal rating (162 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0
How to Save a Life - The Fray
2007

The Fray - How To Save A Life

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjVQ36NhbMk

sometimes the performance, lyrics music and video all combine to make a really moving experience and this is one of them
People who added this item 579 Average listal rating (432 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
2006

Muse - Supermassive Black Hole

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6okwg6PiSis

when Radiohead disappeared into "art" along came Muse to steal their crown and one of the biggest modern rock acts
People who added this item 49 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 0
Push the Button - The Chemical Brothers
2005

The Chemical Brothers - Galvanaize

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6b9ci_z4v7M

somewhere a mating of dance, rock and eastern music spawned this song
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Dead Letters - Rasmus
2004

The Rasmus - In The Shadows

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MzCMa2wcuo

pop meets goth and ends up pretty good
People who added this item 65 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
Donnie Darko - Original Soundtrack, Michael Andrews, Gary Jules, Oingo Boingo, Tears For Fears, INXS, The Church, E
2003

Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules -Mad World

www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvPkLG-tvzM

for what good it did, this became a sort of anti-war anthem
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Point of View - Db Boulevard
2002

Db-Boulevard - Point-View

www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2eFF-AIvo8

one of those rare happy songs
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 1 IMDB Rating 0
Gotta Tell You - Samantha Mumba
2001

SAMANTHA MUMBA - Always Come Back To Your Love

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzFFfV33zkQ

sounds both old and modern at the same time
People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Pieces in a Modern Style - Samuel Barber,Ludwig van Beethoven,John Cage,Ferry Corsten,Henryk Gorecki,George Frideric Handel,Pie
2000

William Orbit - Barber's adagio for strings

www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNcdVuPVXR0

nice

People who added this item 56 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Fanmail - Tlc
1999

TLC - Unpretty

www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfN3B67WL10

Apart from the laughable irony this is a great song
People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 0
Growing, Pains - Billie Myers
1998

Billie Myers - Kiss The Rain

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kq-r4ZUpels

wow what a one hit wonder
People who added this item 216 Average listal rating (146 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 0
Urban Hymns - The Verve
1997

The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lyu1KKwC74

"you're slave to money then you die..." a perfect summary of modern life
People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (87 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
1996

Underworld - Born Slippy

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiMrrleH_hI

The soundtrack really is the only good thing about Trainspotting
People who added this item 43 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 0
Batman Forever: Music From The Motion Picture... - U2,PJ Harvey,Brandy Norwood,Seal,Eddi Reader,The Offspring,Method Man,Michael Hutchence,The Flaming
1995

U2 - Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfcQ13iQzn8

This has a kind of T Rex vibe
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 0
The Mind's Eye - Stiltskin
1994

Stiltskin - Inside

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuTVKO0RScI

Possibly the heaviest number 1 ever
People who added this item 19 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0
Pocket Full of Kryptonite - Spin Doctors
1993

Spin Doctors - Two Princes

www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsdy_rct6uo

People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
The Best of Sophie B. Hawkins - Sophie B. Hawkins
1992

Sophie B. Hawkins - Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lt6r-k9Bk6o

a few hits then she disappeared...shame
People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Divinyls - Divinyls
1991

Divinyls - I Touch Myself

www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv-34w8kGPM

LOL
1990

Adamski - Killer

www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XBcT41ImSI

The final proof that you dont need to play a traditionl instrument to make good music
People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
Storm Front - Billy Joel
1989

Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire

www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g

a shopping list song with political context
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 0
Tracy Chapman [Vinyl LP] - Tracy Chapman
1988

Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTIB10eQnA0

the futility of everyday life
People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
Crazy Nights - Kiss_II
1987

Kiss - Crazy Crazy Nights

www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6gaS9wrtM4

its totally dumb and kind of stupid...so therefore one of the best rock songs ever
People who added this item 2 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Denis-Best of Blondie - Blondie_III
1986

Debbie Harry - French Kissing In The USA

www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT3-Ol3iaMU

the 80s real pop queen...forget about Madonna
People who added this item 87 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
1999 - Prince
1985

Prince - Little Red Corvette

www.metacafe.com/watch/5750283/prince_little_red_corvette/

Prince on the verge of superstardom
1984

Grandmaster Flash & Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Do It)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ChjLMbXVrU

"vision dreams of passion"
1983

Tom Robinson - War Baby

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArGNB5M3Kg4

Just cool
People who added this item 9 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
1982

The Stranglers - Golden Brown

www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7R7q1lSZfs

This just proved that the group had far more musicality and longevity than main rivals The Sex Pistols
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Vienna - Ultravox
1981

Ultravox - Vienna

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U-NHTW2-Ps

Of course this was soo famous at the time for being kept off the number 1 spot by Joe Dolce Shaddup Ya Face...kind of sums up the pop industry
People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (21 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
Peter Gabriel (Melt) - Peter Gabriel
1980

Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xZmlUV8muY

ART rock
People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
The Age of Plastic - The Buggles
1979

Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iwuy4hHO3YQ&feature=kp

1979??? - sounds far more recent
People who added this item 4 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 10 IMDB Rating 0
City To City - Gerry Rafferty_II
1978

Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSIw09oqsYo

Man that sax solo...plus I can now relate to the lyrics
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0
Evita (1978 Original Broadway Cast) - Andrew Lloyd Webber,Tim Rice,Patti LuPone,Mandy Patinkin
1977

Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina

www.youtube.com/watch?v=HR9HmEfNU2I

I just love the way its both fragile and powerful
People who added this item 186 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 0
1976

Abba - Dancing Queen

www.youtube.com/watch?v=72oh_6vp5bU

almost celestial pop
People who added this item 301 Average listal rating (233 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
1975

Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ

prog rock for the masses
People who added this item 1 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 3 IMDB Rating 0
Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks
1974

Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd_Fdly3rX8

And I thought Eleanor Rigby was sad until I heard this
People who added this item 6 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
The Best of Carly Simon - Carly Simon
1973

Carly Simon - You're So Vain

www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6UAYGxiRwU

I like that this song is quite bitter
People who added this item 52 Average listal rating (42 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
American Pie - Don McLean
1972

Don McLean - American Pie

www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAsV5-Hv-7U

probably my first exposure to a complex song
1971

T Rex - Jeepster

www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3PznrYmWzc

this basically defined glam rock of the 70s
People who added this item 31 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 0
Black Sabbath Vol.4 - Black Sabbath
1970

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZyVZFJGX5g

This chugs along beautifully and rocks LAMF
People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Space Oddity - David Bowie
1969

David Bowie - Space Oddity

www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67kmFzSh_o

Bowie trod the very thin line between gimmick/novelty records and...art - luckily this one fell on the right side
1968

Richard Harris - MacArthur Park

www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRwYQgk05DY

A really cryptic epic song with wonderfully obtuse lyrics and a good delivery by Harris

People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Procol Harum - Procol Harum
1967

Procol Harum - Whiter Shade Of Pale

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb3iPP-tHdA

I think this upped the ante in terms of what pop music could actually be
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People who added this item 743 Average listal rating (659 ratings) 8.5 IMDB Rating 0
Revolver - The Beatles
1966

Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LOgMWbDGPA

One of the saddest songs ever written
1965


Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'

www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8hjtFq3vE0

Sort of proof that Phil Spector was close to God-like

A list of songs I like from 1965 to present - 1 song per year

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