The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love

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The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love

Postby RB » Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:07 pm

http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/culture/

6 page feature in yesterday's Culture section. On the cover it says :
'We choose our favourite tracks from the past half century's rock and pop'

& then inside :
'Our critics have chosen the best tracks ever: songs to fall in love to and to listen to when you've broken up; some to make you dance and some to make you cry; protest songs and sexy ones; three-minute gems and sprwaling epics. These are the tracks you'll want to listen to again and again - and you can hear them on our dedicated Spotify playlist' (https://play.spotify.com/user/thetimes/ ... IzFTXMqt90)

To make you dance
Lost in Music - Sister Sledge (1979)
Born Slippy.NUXX - Underworld (1995)
Ready for the Floor - Hot Chip (2008)
Music Sounds Better with You - Stardust (1998)
Into the Groove - Madonna (1985)
Planet Rock - Afrika Bombaataa (1982)
Big Pimpin' - Jay-Z ft UGK (2000)
Dancing in the Dark - Bruce Springsteen (1984)
Idioteque - Radiohead (2000)
Stay with Me - Faces (1971)
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones (1971)
Loaded - Primal Scream (1990)
Lights On - Katy B & Ms Dynamite (2011)

A way with words
All Too Well - Taylor Swift (2012)
Once in a Lifetime - Talking Heads (1980)
In C - Loudon Wainwright III (2012)
Always Crashing in the Same Car - David Bowie (1977)
Prince Johnny - St Vincent (2014)
How Do You Speak to an Angel - Lou Read (1980)
Hannah Hunt - Vampire Weekend (2013)
Ms Jackson - Outcast (2000)
Faron Young - Prefab Sprout (1985)
Stan - Eminem (1999)
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse (2006)
Tower of Song - Leonard Cohen (1988)

Sprawling Epics
Track 3 - Sigur Ros (2002)
Telegraph Road - Dire Straits (1982)
Pyramids - Frank Ocean (2012)
Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin (1969)
This Is What She's Like - Dexys Midnight Runners (1985)

To make you fall in love
Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground - The White Stripes (2001)
Caught up in the Rapture - Anita Baker (1986)
Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys (2009)
Close to Me - The Cure (1985)
A Case of You - Joni Mitchell (1971)
Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake ft Majid Jordan (1971)
To Turn You On - Roxy Music (1981)
Boulder to Birmingham - Emmylou Harris (1975)
Waterloo Sunset - Kinks (1967)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrel (1967)

Good after a break-up
Unfinished Symphony - Massive Attack (1991)
It Doesn't Matter to Him - John Grant (2013)
Ex-Factor - Lauryn Hill (1998)
The Selfish Giant - Damon Albarn (2014)
You've Been in Love Too Long - Bonnie Raitt (1973)
Rid of Me - PJ Harvey (1993)
If You See Her, Say Hello - Bob Dylan (1975)
With Every Heartbeat - Robyn ft Kieerup (2007)
Jealous Guy - John Lennon (1971)
I'm Going to Stop Pretending That I Didn't Break Your Heart - Eels (2005)
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac (1977)
The Bed's Too Big Without You - The Police (1979)
Since U Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson (2004)

Fire in their blood
New Slaves - Kanye West (2013)
Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore - John Prine (1971)
Shipbuilding - Robert Wyatt (1982)
Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine (1992)
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - Gil Scott-Heron (1970)
You Are the Generation That Brought More Shoes and You Get What You Deserve - Johnny Boy (2006)
That's Entertainment - The Jam (1980)
Another Travellin' Song - Bright Eyes (2005)

Short and sweet
Pin - Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2003)
Band of Gold - Freda Payne (1970)
Blackbird - The Beatles (1968)
The Outdoor Type - Lemonheads (1996)
Dear Chicago - Ryan Adams (2002)
Once in a Very Blue Moon - Nanci Griffith (1984)
When I Kissed the Teacher - ABBA (1976)
Outdoor Miner - Wire (1978)
Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've) - Buzzcocks (1978)

Sexxxy stuff
Pony - Ginuwine (1996)
Two Weeks - FKA twigs (2014)
If I Was Your Girlfriend - Prince (1987)
F*** and Run - Liz Phair (1993)
Push the Button - Sugababes (2005)
Loungin (Who Do Ya Luv) - LL Cool J (1996)
Love is a Stranger - Eurythmics (1983)
White Foxes - Susanne Sundior (2012)
Drunk in Love - Beyonce ft Jay-Z (2013)
Venus as a Boy - Bjork (1993)

To make you cry
Fight Test - Flaming Lips (2003)
Who Knows Where the Time Goes - Fairport Convention (1967)
Missing - Everything But the Girl (1994)
(That's How you Sing) Amazing Grace - Low (2002)
Harm's Swift Way - Robert Plant (2010)
Enjoy the Silence - Depeche Mode (1990)
4 + 20 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (1970)
The Greatest - Cat Power (2006)
Patches - Clarence Carter (1970)
Two Seconds - Laura Cantrell (2000)
Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell (1968)
You Cause as Much Sorrow - Sinead O'Connor (1990)

Teenage Kicks
Galang M.I.A. (2003)
House of Wolves - My Chemical Romance (2006)
Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quatro (1974)
Do it Again - Beach Boys (1969)
Time to Pretend - MGMT (2007)
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (1991)
Gloria - Them (1964)

Compiled by : Dan Cairns, Jonathan Dean, Mark Edwards, Helen Hawkins, David Mills, Lisa Verico and Louis Wise
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Re: The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love

Postby Henrik » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:08 pm

Sweet! I think this one should be included at AM. Thanks RB!
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Re: The Sunday Times - 100 Songs to Love

Postby Henrik » Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:43 pm

There are only 99 songs on the list above. I suspected that "Teenage Kicks" was included as a song (in addition to being a section title), but I managed to find the and it seems like the missing song is Rihanna's "We Found Love".

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