#Top100 Songs Part Eight: 30-21

And, finally for today, here’s last night’s #Top100 selections. Feel free to carry on letting me know what you think – I’m glad to see I’m not the only one out there with incredibly random taste in music! As ever, you can find all my previous #Top100 choices in one place by clicking here. We’re getting ever closer to the top twenty now…

30) BOB DYLAN – Hurricane:

A brilliant, classic example of the narrative song in the hands of a modern master of storytelling.

29) FAITH NO MORE – The Cowboy Song:

Not an obvious choice, I know, but there’s something about it…

28) THE WHO – I’m One:

Not an obvious choice either – but a great track from a great album. Proof that The Who were more than just shouty sweary Mods.

27) FLOWERED UP – Weekender:

Completely bonkers, but in a very, very good way. An E-and-acid-fuelled lost classic from London’s only Baggy band.

26) FUTURE SOUND OF LONDON – Papua New Guinea:

Elegant, complex and intelligent music that clearly believes electronica should have a heart and a soul. Utterly unique.

25) UNDERWORLD – Dark and Long (Dark Train):

The original is great: classic cheeky and eccentric Underworld – but this intense, driving, trancy mix somehow manages to top it…

24) NINE INCH NAILS – The Perfect Drug (Remixed by Luke Vibert):

An absolute killer of a  remix of what originally was, to be honest, a fairly so-so song (and I’m a NIN fan). Hold on to your hats, folks…

23) JEFF BUCKLEY – Hallelujah/I Know It’s Over (Medley):

This is about as close to perfection as you’re ever going to get.

22) DEPECHE MODE – World In My Eyes:

From Essex synth-pop and bad haircuts to this – in only a few short years…

21) THE KINKS – Lola:

A deliciously ambiguous and very British 60’s pop classic without equal. Ray Davies is a genius. Fact.

Stay tuned for 20-11 coming later!


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