Tuesday, 8 April 2008

Five Songs

Ok. Quick, quick, top of the head, straight from the hip here: five songs that you could not do without. If you had to erase, burn, melt throw your music collection, what five songs would you want to keep a hold of.

1. Walk Out To Winter - Aztec Camera
2. Babies - Pulp
3. Girl With The Sun In Her Head - Orbital
4. Cry Me A River - Julie London
5. Shopping - The Jam

And... pencils down....time up......


Simon said...

(You know though that I've already changed my mind.)

Simon said...

albums is easier:

dare - the human league
abc - lexicon of love
orbital - insides
the jam - all mod cons
the clash - london calling

Soul and reggae is much much harder. For the purposes of this exercise I'm going to assume I'm allowed to secretly keep it all.

Planet Mondo said...

Ooh that's a toughie - I don't think I can do it. There's songs/albums I never get tired of, but it's a pool on permie rotation.

Roman Empress said...


Bryter Layter
Sign o The Times
I want to see the bright lights tonight. (R and L Thompson)
Cruel Sister (Pentangle)
Straight from the heart (ann peebles)

ally. said...

i don't want to hear it anymore - dusty
brother john - yusef lateef
alternative ulster - stiff little fingers
important in your life - jonathan richman
uptown - the crystals

straight off the top of my noggin it'll change after the next sip of southern comfort...

Davy H said...

DAGNABBIT Simon I HATE (love) this game BUT yes! Right Here, Right Now, spontaneously and emotionally they are -

1. Song To The Siren - This Mortal Coil
2. Another Day - Roy Harper
3. Coles Corner - Richard Hawley
4. Hello Stranger - Barbara Lewis
5. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Straight off the top of my noggin it'll change after the next sip of Pinto Grig...x

Davy H said...

Uptown!!! DAMN I love that Miss Ally!!!

Anonymous said...

James Kirk - Western Pier
John Cale - Paris 1919
Split Enz - Spellbound
Orange Juice - A Sad Lament
The Smiths - There is a Light That Never Goes Out

Now that was very hard, sir!

Martyn P

Anonymous said...

1. Joy Division - Atmosphere
2. The Cure - Charlotte Sometimes
3. Depeche Mode - Shake The Disease
4. Clan Of Xymox - Louise
5. Section 25 - Looking From A Hilltop

cheers Dennis

dickvandyke said...

Can't do it, I just can't do it. Oh alreet....

Clifford T Ward - Home Thoughts From Abroad
Undertones - Get Over You
Rilo Kiley - August
Specials - Hey Little Rich Girl
Jim Reeves - Old Tige

(Jim is in as my old dog just died)

Simon said...

Sorry about the dog dvd. Although 'sorry about the dog' sounds like a Jim Reeves tune. Nothing wrong with Jim.

Ctelblog said...

1. Orbital - The Box
2. Orbital - Belfast/Wasted
3. Motorhead - Overkill
4. R.E.M. - Country feedback (Live)
5. Jose Gonzales - Crosses (Stanton Warriers Mix)

dickvandyke said...

If you haven't heard Old Tige, it is available here just now ..


Snuffle away.

JC said...

You'll just have to tune in to TVV in mid-June to find out.....

Simon said...

Dunno if I can wait that long!

So It Goes said...

1. Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
2. Eddie And The Hot Rods - Do Anything You Wanna Do
3. Tubeway Army - Down In The Park
4. Pulp - Common People
5. Pet Shop Boys - It Couldn't Happen here
...though really I should make separate lists for PSB and Motown...
First time I've been here Simon: I'm familiar with your comments on TK, but I was unaware of the delights of this. Excellent stuff.

Simon said...