Songs About Asian Cities

Dec. 14, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Pairubu
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Uska DaraEartha KittIsabelleForshaw
2Youth in AsiaDirty SanchezILikeChips
3MedinaRachid TahaGreatGrendel
4Baku HipsterYa TosibaLuDux22
5Konichiwa BitchesRobynmanyofhorror
6Yeh Hai Bombay Meri JaanMohammed RafiAssameseGuy87
76 a.m. Jullander ShereCornershopvastariner
8Tonight in TokyoSandie ShawBeltwayBandit
9Kowloon, Hong kongThe Reynettesneilhayz
10Tokyo BalladTsutomu Nakamoto & the Shakari OrchestraBeltwayBandit
11Okinawa SongRyuichi Sakamotoajostu
12HanoiLa Grande SophieSubjectiveSubject

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Monsoon TownTokyo Ska Paradise OrchestraFatherChewyLouie
2My Woman From TokyoDeep PurpleLondon2471
3CalcuttaLawrence WelkSweetHomeAlabama
4Shanghai GirlsIO EchoStevenFlanagan
5Peking OCandave56
6On the Road to MandalayPeter DawsonLondon2471
7Hong Kong MamboTito Puentealexito
8My Favorite Town OsakaShonen KnifeStevenFlanagan
9SeoulAmiinaLyntonCrosby
10Mon Amour TokyoPizzicato Fivephilipphilip99
11Hills of KatmanduTantraalexito
12Urban Guitar SayonaraNumber Girlajostu
13BangkokAlex ChiltonBilly Oblivion

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Songs With Onomatopoeia

Dec. 13, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Flight of the BumblebeeNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovSuzi
2Tick Tick BoomThe HivesLeaveitallbehind
3Boom Biddy BoomFrescharduntergunther
4Cement MixerSlim Gaillard Triouneasy listening
5Moss GardenDavid Bowieamylee
6Hog Callin' BlueCharles Mingusuntergunther
7KonchugunJun TogawaTarquinSpodd
8Cucurrucucu PalomaCaetano Velosomagicman
9Love BuzzShocking Bluehappyclapper
10Pata PataMiriam MakebaRavi Raman
11Chicken The CrampsTarquinSpodd
12Duetto Buffo di Due GattiGioachino RossiniParaMhor

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Ba Ba BoomThe Jamaicansmegadom
2Machine GunPortisheadAlBahooky
3Barking Up the Wrong TreeDon Woodymegadom
4Choo Choo Ch'BoogieLouis Jordan9hairs9knots
5Train Running Low on SoulXTCSidecarShiv
6Sumer Is Icumen InRichard Thompsonuneasy listening
7Trommeltanz (Din Daa Daa)George KranzSweetHomeAlabama
8Bim Bam BoomThe El Dorados9hairs9knots
9Kokessie DogThe KokessiesTarquinSpodd
10PowLethal Bizzlemagicman
11Honky Tonk Train BluesMead Luz LewisFunkbrother69
12The Ding Dong SongRebecca PanTarquinSpodd
13Zing Went the Strings of My HeartSkylinersAltraEgo

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Songs About Education

Dec. 7, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)
At: The Guardian

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Learning the GameBuddy Hollysuzi
2Rock 'n' Roll High SchoolRamonesWordChazer
3EducationPearl Jamhudswell
4Don't Be a Drop OutJames Brownattwilightlarks
5Black GoldEsperanza Spalding (with Algebra Blessett)untergunther
6I've Lost My Ignorance (And Don't Know Where to Find It)Dream Warriors and Gang Starrnilpferd
7Jack Shit GeorgeIan Dury & the Blockheadssammmymac
8Rat RaceThe Specialsbllckchps
9Student WankersPeter and the Test Tube Babieswyngatecarpenter
10One More TryGeorge Michaelbishbosh
11Hot for TeacherVan Halengordonimmel
12Fire BrigadeMovesonofwebcore

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1School's OutAlice Cooperbllckchps
2Another Brick in the Wall Part 2Pink Floydbllckchps
3Get BetterDan le Sac vs Scroobius PipShoegazer
4The Headmaster RitualThe Smithsnilpferd
5Class of 2013MitskiPairubu
6Grade 9Barenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
7To Have and to Have NotBilly Braggseverin
8No EducationApocalyptiaBlackCombe
9Teacher Don't Teach Me No NonsenseFela Kutitannydowns
10The Logical SongSupertrampBeltwayBandit
11Teach Your ChildrenCrosby, Stills, Nash & YoungPatLux
12Fuck SchoolThe Replacementsbllckchps

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Songs About Reunions

Dec. 6, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Ravi Raman
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1MelissaThe Allman Brothers Bandamylee
2Return of the Grievous AngelGram ParsonsUncleben
3Back HomeBert JanschBethnoir
4Welcome BackJohn Sebastian9hairs9knots
5Home is Where the Heart IsLene Lovichseverin
6Home Sweet Home (At Christmas)Viv AlbertineAlison Dempster
7Prodigal SonThe Rolling StonesUncleben
8A Fine, Fine DayTony CareySweetHomeAlabama
9No Such ThingJohn MayerSweetHomeAlabama
10Feelin' Good AgainRobert Earl Keentreefrogdemon
11Boys Are Back in TownThin LizzyTatankaYotanka
12The Christians and the PagansDar Williamsbarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Lemming' ReunionMrs. Ackroyd Bandtreefrogdemon
2Cast of ThousandsThe Advertsseverin
3Bell BoyThe WhoSidecarShiv
4Bonny MayJune Tabortreefrogdemon
5When We Meet AgainG. Love and the Special SauceBob Beatty
6Coming Back to YouJennifer WarnesParaMhor
7Andrew Eldritch is Moving Back to LeedsThe Mountain Goatsphilipphilip99
8QuestioninglyRamonesseverin
9I Drove All NightRoy OrbisonTempusfugit
10Hello DollyLouis Armstrongphilipphilip99
11When the God of Love ReturnsFather John Mistymegadom
12Most Beautiful Widow in TownSparklehousehappyclapper
13Disco 2000Pulphappyclapper
14Blue Jean BluesZZ Topamylee

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Songs Featuring Unlikely Collaborations

Nov. 30, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Justified and AncientThe KLF & Tammy Wynettebishbosh
2She Blinded Me With ScienceThomas Dolby & Magnus PykeShivSidecar
3Old CodgerThe Stranglers & George MellyMakinavaja
4It's Good to Be on the Road Back Home AgainCornershop & Paula Frazerhappyclapper
5I Love the Way You Dream1 Giant Leap & Michael Stipe & Asha Bhoslelloydybwoy1
6The Long RoadEddie Vedder & Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanRavi Raman
7The Beat of LoveTrilok Gurtu & Roop Kumarnilpferd
8Parce Mihi DomineJan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensembleriverman21
9Happy LandUltramarine & Robert WyattFuel
10Bird SongGrateful Dead & Branford MarsalisChris7572
11Miss SarajevoPassengers (U2, Brian Eno & Luciano Pavarotti)DarceysDad
127 SecondsYoussou N'Dour & Neneh CherryLyntonCrosby
13Zaz Turned BlueWas (Was Not) & Mel TormeDarceysDad

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Portland, OregonJack White & Loretta LynnDarceysDad
2Open UpLeftfield & John LydonBeltwayBandit
3Walk This WayAerosmith & Run DMCbllckchps
4I'm Partial to Your AbracadabraPaul McCartney & the BlockheadsTomC49
5Scarlet TownChris Thile & Brad Mehldaunilpferd
6Electric Counterpoint IIISteve Reich & Pat Methenynilpferd
7Happiness StanThe Small Faces & Stanley Unwinattwilightlarks
8Moonlight BayThe Beatles & Morecambe and WiseStevenFlanagan
9Buckets of rainBette Midler & Bob DylanMarconius7
10Lessons in SolidarityPaul Robeson & The Welsh Minersargybargy
11Sour SoulGhostface Killah & BadnotgoodAFictionHabit
12That Damaged GirlSevdaliza & A$AP Ferguntergunther
13FleanceThird Ear Band & Keith ChegwinShivSidecar

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Songs About Sitting and Standing

Nov. 29, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Jocelyn Rose (treefrogdemon)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Wish I Was in HeavenR.L. Burnsidemegadom
2Standing at the Sky's EdgeRichard HawleyToffeeBoy
3Sit Down and CryElla WashingtonTempusfugit
4Stood UpJames Reynedeanofromoz
5Don't Sit on My Jimmy ShandsRichard Thompsonmegadom
6Soho SquareKirsty MacCollSidecarShiv
7From the Bench at BelvidereThe Boo RadleysSidecarShiv
8Sitting in the BalconyEddie CochranParaMhor
9Will the Real Geraldine Please Stand Up and Be CountedScruggSidecarShiv
10Stand-up ComicRay DaviesSuzi
11Stand Up For JudasDick Gaughanamylee
12Sit Down, You're Rocking the BoatStubby KayeSuzi

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Woman in a CarJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
2Baby SeatBarenaked Ladiesphilipphilip99
3Sitting in a Hotel RoomEric BibbAndrew Morrissey
4Sit Thee DownThe Oldham Tinkersseverin
5Outside Your DoorMe'shell Ndegeocellonosuchzone
6On the SlyMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
7In Two MindsArt Bearsnosuchzone
8Take a StandThe TemplarsCarpgate
9Standing StonesLoreena McKennittphilipphilip99
10I'll Stand By YouThe Pretendersattwilightlarks
11Estoy Sentado AquiLos LobosAndrew Morrissey
12Dead Man Sitting On a TrainThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
13Sit Right DownToots and the MaytalsBeltway Bandit
14Blue ChairElvis Costelloseverin
15Sitting On Top of the WorldThe Mississippi SheiksUncleben

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Songs About Fortune Tellers

Nov. 23, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Chaz Cozens (HopelessCase)
At: The Guardian

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1PredictionsSuzanne VegaAlastairG
2Sacerdotes de AmónIcebergMakinavaja
3Mrs. RitaGin Blossomsphilipphilip99
4Roses BlueJoni Mitchell658spark
5En Vain Pour Eviter from CarmenGeorges BizetMaggie B
6Devil WomanCliff RichardSweetHomeAlabama
7Tarot WomanRainbowbllckchps
8Lighthouse KeeperCross Canadian RagweedRavi Raman
9Crystal BallEmil & FriendsRavi Raman
10Beware of the Beautiful StrangerPete AtkinMickJH
11Locked Within the Crystal BallBlackmore's Nightphilipphilip99
12Fortune TellerRobert Plant & Alison Krausssuzi

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Your HoroscopeIan DuryLyntonCrosby
2Middle Class HeroesThe Divine Comedyminusfifteen
3Bola de CristalLos Fresones RebeldesMakinavaja
4Hoochie Coochie ManMuddy Watersgordonimmel
5Fortune Tellin' ChickenShadowy Men on a Shadowy PlanetThesubhuman
6Fortune TellerSugarhappyclapper
7The Great Silkie of Sule SkerrySteeleye Spansuzi
8Fairground AttractionFairground AttractionNoodsy
9MagpieThe Unthanksphilipphilip99
10Cross My PalmAkina NakamoriLyntonCrosby

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Songs About Windows

Nov. 22, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: nosuchzone
At: The Song Bar

A List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Window LickerAphex Twinmegadom
2In a Glass HouseGentle GiantTatankaYotanka
3Góða TunglSamarisuntergunther
4Window SeatErykah BaduUncleben
5One Way OutSonny Boy Wlliamsonattwilightlarks
6You Have Did the Right Thing When You Put That Skylight InArthur RussellUncleben
7Tiptoe Through the Tulips With MeAnnette Hanshawseverin
8Reprazent - Watching WindowsRoni SizeAlBahooky
9SilhouettesThe Raysattwilightlarks
10Sing Me Out the WindowMúmDarceysDad
11Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window DownBessie Smithmagicman
12Freeki MuthafuckaMoodymannuntergunther
13The Slow DrugPJ HarveyParaMhor
14Polygon WindowAphex TwinAngel Ears

B List

 ArtistNominated byTopic
1Woncha Come On HomeJoan Armatradingseverin
2Third Window From the RightDean Barlowattwilightlarks
3Window Shopping for BlindsThe Beautiful Southmegadom
4WindowsBlack Rebel Motorcycle ClubDarceysDad
5She Came In Through the Bathroom WindowJoe CockerBeltway Bandit
6Look Out Your WindowThe Four Topsattwilightlarks
7Through the Window PaneGuillemotsDarceysDad
8Dollar DollarPJ Harveyalfie hisself
9MarvellousThe Lightning Seedsmegadom
10Moon at the WindowJoni Mitchellseverin
11You Outside My WindowKinoko TeikokuTarquinSpodd
12Just My ImaginationThe Temptationsuntergunther
13The View from Her RoomWeekendmegadom
14Steamy WindowsTony Joe Whitephilipphilip99
15HelplessNeil Youngamylee
16Golden HairSlowdiveParaMhor

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Songs About Slowing Down

Nov. 16, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Scott Blair (misterbadexample)
At: The Guardian

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Like a Mighty RiverSt. Paul & the Broken Bonesattwilightlarks
2Low RiderWarmikedow
3Time is TightBooker T & the MGsLyntonCrosby
4Slow Marching BandJethro TullSpoilheapSurfer
5A Guy What Takes His TimeMae WestStevenFlanagan
6Going UpCoilGoldie Dee
7Speed LawMos Defsteenbeck
8Mustang SallyWilson PickettThesubhuman
9Ah Cud HewMighty DoonansBarrieJ
10Go Children SlowLaura SiersemaLauraSiersema
11StompaSerena Ryderthoughtballoons
12Slow Me DownShelby Lynnethoughtballoons

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Laid BackBakermanDougal
2Wisely and SlowThe Stavesunenforced
3Locomotive BreathJethro TullThesubhuman
4Nice 'n' EasyFrank SinatraAnnieHawk
5Slow It DownAmy MacdonaldNoYouAre
6Slow DownJosh & Co. LimitedTheLandBeyond
7Goin' Down SlowFreegordonimmel
8Heartbeat Slowing DownAll American RejectsBlackCombe
9Walk Don't RunThe Venturesrobbo100
10Returning Jesusno-manFreddieFL

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Songs About Mythical Beasts and Creatures

Nov. 15, 2017
Blog
Column
Writer: Suzanne Saxby (suzi)
At: The Song Bar

A List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1Something Like a SongKate Bushphilipphilip99
2The Gay GoshawkMr. Fox SidecarShiv
3WerewolfUK DecayCarpgate
4Swift as the WindThe Incredible String Bandtreefrogdemon
5MedusaVan Der Graaf Generatormegadom
6Will O' the WispMiles DavisBeltway Bandit
7HobRichard Dawsonbarbryn
8Hey Ho, On the Devil's BackKatzenjammerseverin
9ColleenJoanna Newsombarbryn
10The Creature From the Black LagoonDave EdmundsUncleben
11Thomas the RhymerSteeleye Spantreefrogdemon
12StaralfurSigur RósUncleben
13Even Trolls Love to Rock 'n' RollTony Joe Whiteattwilightlarks

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated by
1The Battle of EvermoreLed ZeppelinParaMhor
2The Green ManRoy HarperSidecarShiv
3Isle of the SirensThe Impressionsattwilightlarks
4MegitsuneBabymetalTarquinSpodd
5MorrighanDamh the BardFlatfrog
6The Great SilkieTreesnosuchzone
7GodzillaBlue Oyster CultRavi Raman
8DirewolfThe Grateful DeadChris7572
9The Lambton WormBryan Ferrynosuchzone
10Afraid of MeCadaver ClubEnglishOutlaw
11The PhoenixJudee SillUncleben
12Last Great American WhaleLou Reedbarbryn
13The Faery's Last SongThe Waterboysattwilightlarks

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