Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

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Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:00 am

https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/08/ ... s-of-1987/
They couldn't find 50? Oh well.

25. STARSHIP – “NOTHING’S GONNA STOP US NOW”
24. THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN – “APRIL SKIES”
23. SONIC YOUTH – “SCHIZOPHRENIA”
22. AEROSMITH – “DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY)”
21. GEORGE MICHAEL – “FAITH”
20. INXS – “NEW SENSATION”
19. GRATEFUL DEAD – “TOUCH OF GREY”
18. SINÉAD O’CONNOR – “TROY”
17. ERIC B. & RAKIM – “I KNOW YOU GOT SOUL”
16. U2 – “WITH OR WITHOUT YOU”
15. MICHAEL JACKSON – “BAD”
14. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – “BRILLIANT DISGUISE”
13. THE SMITHS – “LAST NIGHT I DREAMT THAT SOMEBODY LOVED ME”
12. GLORIA ESTEFAN – “CAN’T STAY AWAY FROM YOU”
11. R.E.M. – “IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT (AND I FEEL FINE)”
10. PRINCE – “SIGN O’ THE TIMES”
09. FLEETWOOD MAC – “EVERYWHERE”
08. THE REPLACEMENTS – “CAN’T HARDLY WAIT”
07. NEW ORDER – “TRUE FAITH”
06. GUNS N’ ROSES – “SWEET CHILD O’ MINE”
05. PUBLIC ENEMY – “BRING THE NOISE”
04. THE CURE – “JUST LIKE HEAVEN”
03. WHITNEY HOUSTON – “I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY”
02. MICHAEL JACKSON – “MAN IN THE MIRROR”
01. U2 – “WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME”

Good shit right here. I like all the songs from this list I've heard.
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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Pauler » Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:52 am

Is Complex doing Top 25 of a certain year per week? Because this is quite random. But this list needs way more tracks from Sign '0' The Times

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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:17 pm

Pauler wrote:Is Complex doing Top 25 of a certain year per week? Because this is quite random. But this list needs way more tracks from Sign '0' The Times

It's part of Consequence of Sound's Decades series. They've previously done lists of the best songs and albums of 2007 and 1997, and they also did a 1987 albums list. I'm guessing they're gonna do the same for 1977 and 1967, although I don't know how many albums/songs they're gonna think of for those.
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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Bruno » Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:04 pm

Nice list!

Eligible?

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Postby StevieFan13 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:53 pm

Bruno wrote:Nice list!

Eligible?

All the CoS lists are eligible, but Henrik wouldn't add it until the update after this one.
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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Bruno » Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:58 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:
Bruno wrote:Nice list!

Eligible?

All the CoS lists are eligible, but Henrik wouldn't add it until the update after this one.

Thanks!

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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby lagire » Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:26 am

no surprises

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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Harold » Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:16 pm

lagire wrote:no surprises


Really? That Starship song - the apotheosis of their we-built-this-shitty era - being named one of the 25 best of anything isn't a surprise?

Twenty years prior, the band that devolved into this recorded "Somebody to Love," "White Rabbit," and "Today." In 1987, they went to #1 with the theme song for a barely-veiled blowup-doll teenage sex fantasy movie. Moral of the story: don't do drugs, kids - they cost money, which leads you to do indefensible things.

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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:54 pm

Harold wrote:
lagire wrote:no surprises


Really? That Starship song - the apotheosis of their we-built-this-shitty era - being named one of the 25 best of anything isn't a surprise?

Twenty years prior, the band that devolved into this recorded "Somebody to Love," "White Rabbit," and "Today." In 1987, they went to #1 with the theme song for a barely-veiled blowup-doll teenage sex fantasy movie. Moral of the story: don't do drugs, kids - they cost money, which leads you to do indefensible things.

...I kinda like that one. It's way better than We Built This City.
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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Bruno » Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:00 pm

I like the Starship's hits haha

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Re: Consequence of Sound - Top 25 Songs of 1987 (2017)

Postby Pierre » Fri Aug 25, 2017 5:21 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:
Harold wrote:
lagire wrote:no surprises


Really? That Starship song - the apotheosis of their we-built-this-shitty era - being named one of the 25 best of anything isn't a surprise?

Twenty years prior, the band that devolved into this recorded "Somebody to Love," "White Rabbit," and "Today." In 1987, they went to #1 with the theme song for a barely-veiled blowup-doll teenage sex fantasy movie. Moral of the story: don't do drugs, kids - they cost money, which leads you to do indefensible things.

...I kinda like that one. It's way better than We Built This City.


I could add that the album that comes with the song, No Protection, is a staple of the rare "best AOR albums of all time" lists I've come across, but I'm not sure I'd be doing the song or the album a favour.


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