Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

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Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon May 22, 2017 1:45 pm

Congratulations, Henrik! Here's a 30+ song Cure list! It's two people but I hope that doesn't stop you from including it. Even if it puts "Close to Me," "Just Like Heaven," and "Boys Don't Cry" way too low (seriously, none of them breach the top 40?).
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50. The Big Hand (B-Seite, "A Letter To Elise", 1992)
49. Out Of This World (aus "Bloodflowers", 2000)
48. High (aus "Wish", 1992)
47. Want (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
46. Treasure (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
45. Catch (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
44. Six Different Ways (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
43. Closedown (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
42. Sugar Girl (B-Seite, "Just Like Heaven", 1987)
41. One More Time (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
40. Cold (aus "Pornography", 1982)
39. This Twilight Garden (B-Seite, "High", 1992)
38. In Between Days (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
37. Throw Your Foot (B-Seite, "The Caterpillar", 1984)
36. Close To Me (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
35. Push (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
34. The Kiss (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
33. Accuracy (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
32. Boys Don't Cry (Non-Album-Single, 1979)
31. Jupiter Crash (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
30. Just Like Heaven (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, 1987)
29. From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (aus "Wish", 1992)
28. 10.15 Saturday Night (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
27. Harold and Joe (B-Seite, "Never Enough", 1990)
26. Fire In Cairo (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
25. Sinking (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
24. One Hundred Years (aus "Pornography", 1982)
23. Other Voices (aus "Faith", 1981)
22. Play For Today (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980)
21. The 13th (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
20. Charlotte Sometimes (Non-Album-Single, 1981)
19. At Night (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980)
18. Faith (aus "Faith", 1981)
17. A Forest (aus "Seventen Seconds", 1980)
16. Jumping Someone Else's Train (Non-Album-Single, 1979)
15. The Blood (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
14. How Beautiful You Are (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
13. Fascination Street (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
12. Dressing Up (aus "The Top", 1984)
11. Like Cockatoos (aus "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me", 1987)
10. Piggy in the Mirror (aus "The Top", 1984)
9. The Caterpillar (aus "The Top", 1984)
8. Lament (B-Seite, "The Walk", 1983)
7. The Figurehead (aus "Pornography", 1982)
6. Three Imaginary Boys (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
5. M (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980)
4. Plainsong (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
3. A Night Like This (aus: "The Head On The Door", 1985)
2. All Cats Are Grey (aus "Faith", 1981)
1. If Only Tonight We Could Sleep (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)

OK, so it's not a great list (nothing for "The Lovecats" or "Pictures of You"???), but there you go.
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Mon May 22, 2017 2:07 pm

No "Lovesong" either? This list is utterly bizarre.
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon May 22, 2017 2:08 pm

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:No "Lovesong" either? This list is utterly bizarre.

The other one has Lovesong, but at the cost of Close to Me and Boys Don't Cry. Oh well. Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby Henrik » Mon May 22, 2017 2:23 pm

Also, my personal favorite, "Lullaby", which isn't that personal, is not included on any of the lists. I am not as happy as I hoped to be.

And I need to think about the eligibility. So far, I have the artists lists by two writers on hold (maybe the only similar case is a Van Morrison list). If Musikexpress did an all staff list it would surely look different (although that doesn't mean this list is uninteresting).
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon May 22, 2017 2:25 pm

Henrik wrote:Also, my personal favorite, "Lullaby", which isn't that personal, is not included on any of the lists. I am not as happy as I hoped to be.

And I need to think about the eligibility. So far, I have the artists lists by two writers on hold (maybe the only similar case is a Van Morrison list). If Musikexpress did an all staff list it would surely look different (although that doesn't mean this list is uninteresting).

I'll let you think it over. Still looking for those other lists you brought up. I think these guys deserve a pass because they did it twice and are in editorial positions at both publications, but again, your call.
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby Henrik » Mon May 22, 2017 2:51 pm

My personal ranking in brackets:

50 (Not ranked). The Big Hand (B-Seite, "A Letter To Elise", 1992)
49 (Not ranked). Out Of This World (aus "Bloodflowers", 2000)
48 (94). High (aus "Wish", 1992)
47 (61). Want (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
46 (Not ranked). Treasure (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
45 (38). Catch (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
44 (40). Six Different Ways (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
43 (75). Closedown (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
42 (Not ranked). Sugar Girl (B-Seite, "Just Like Heaven", 1987)
41 (76). One More Time (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
40 (17). Cold (aus "Pornography", 1982)
39 (59). This Twilight Garden (B-Seite, "High", 1992)
38 (13). In Between Days (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
37 (Not ranked). Throw Your Foot (B-Seite, "The Caterpillar", 1984)
36 (4). Close To Me (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
35 (52). Push (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
34 (26). The Kiss (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
33 (32). Accuracy (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
32 (3). Boys Don't Cry (Non-Album-Single, 1979)
31 (Not ranked). Jupiter Crash (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
30 (9). Just Like Heaven (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, 1987)
29 (77). From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (aus "Wish", 1992)
28 (21). 10.15 Saturday Night (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
27 (Not ranked). Harold and Joe (B-Seite, "Never Enough", 1990)
26 (46). Fire In Cairo (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
25 (37). Sinking (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
24 (70). One Hundred Years (aus "Pornography", 1982)
23 (14). Other Voices (aus "Faith", 1981)
22 (12). Play For Today (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980)
21 (Not ranked). The 13th (aus "Wild Mood Swings", 1996)
20 (56). Charlotte Sometimes (Non-Album-Single, 1981)
19 (55). At Night (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980)
18 (88). Faith (aus "Faith", 1981)
17 (2). A Forest (aus "Seventen Seconds", 1980)
16 (25). Jumping Someone Else's Train (Non-Album-Single, 1979)
15 (36). The Blood (aus "The Head On The Door", 1985)
14 (18). How Beautiful You Are (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987)
13 (10). Fascination Street (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
12 (31). Dressing Up (aus "The Top", 1984)
11 (91). Like Cockatoos (aus "Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me", 1987)
10 (54). Piggy in the Mirror (aus "The Top", 1984)
9 (42). The Caterpillar (aus "The Top", 1984)
8 (85). Lament (B-Seite, "The Walk", 1983)
7 (23). The Figurehead (aus "Pornography", 1982)
6 (22). Three Imaginary Boys (aus "Three Imaginary Boys", 1979)
5 (11). M (aus "Seventeen Seconds", 1980) - great pick!!!
4 (74). Plainsong (aus "Disintegration", 1989)
3 (45). A Night Like This (aus: "The Head On The Door", 1985)
2 (24). All Cats Are Grey (aus "Faith", 1981)
1 (78). If Only Tonight We Could Sleep (aus "Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me", 1987) - what an odd choice!!!

Missing from my top 30:
1. Lullaby
5. Prayers for Rain - with all the unexpected choices, I really wish they'd picked this one
6. Friday, I'm in Love
7. Lovesong
8. The Holy Hour
15. In Your House
16. The Lovecats
19. Birdmad Girl
20. Pictures of You
27. Subway Song
28. Kyoto Song
29. Let's Go to Bed
30. Fight
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Re: Musikexpress (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs by The Cure (2012)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon May 22, 2017 2:52 pm

A bunch of those show up on the Rolling Stone Germany list (including Prayers for Rain).
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