Songs About Masks

Sept. 23, 2020
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Man in the Iron MaskBilly Bragg Suzi
2SpidermanRamonesmegadom
3Vesti La Giubba (from Pagliacci)Ruggero Leoncavallo (sung by Jussi Björlingattwilightlarks
4MaskIggy PopOliveButler
5The Masquerade is OverNancy WilsonNicko
6Cynthia MaskRobyn Hitchcock megadom
7Marrakesh Night MarketLoreena McKennittLoud Atlas
8Old Fart at PlayCaptain BeefheartBanazirGalbasi
9Everybody Wear They MaskJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisRavi Raman
10Mugamoodi (Terrace Jams version)KuranganRavi Raman
11A Ritual MaskPeter HammillNicko
12Take Off the MaskClinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown BandUncleben
13Long Black VeilDave Matthews BandLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marty Beller MaskThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
2Art GroupieGrace JonesIsabelleForshaw
3MasqueradeThe SkidsShoegazer
4ChristineSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
5There's a GirlThe Ditty BopsUncleben
6My Smile is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)Carolyn Crawfordattwilightlarks
7Two Face PeopleMax RomeoNicko
8Sleeping With Your Devil MaskRobyn HitchcockOliveButler
9Under the Mask of HappinessGraham ParkerLoud Atlas
10SamaritansIdlesDiscoMonster
11Adele's Laughing Song (from Die Fledermaus)Johann Straus II (sung by Leslie Garrett)ajostu
12Beautiful Gas MaskThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
13The MaskFugeesOliveButler
14The Blue MaskLou ReedNicko
15NavarasamThaikkudam BridgeRavi Raman
16This MasqueradeGeorge Bensonamylee

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Songs About Getting Brighter

Sept. 19, 2020
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mi Negra Ave MariaRoberto Fonsecaungtergunther
2Brighter Days/Brighter DazeStanton Davis Ghetto/MysticismNicko
3Bright Morning StarsAbigail Washburntincanman
4Brighter Slowdivehappyclapper
5Brighter NowRazorcutsvanwolf2
6Brighter As We FallEngineersShoegazer
7New Gold Dream (81/82/83/84)Simple MindsParaMhor
8Love Shines BrighterCultureTarquinSpodd
9Queen of HeartsFucked Uphappyclapper
10Gayatri Mantra (Contemporary Mix)Shankar MahadevanRavi Raman
11We are Youngfun. ft. Janelle MonaéLoud Atlas
12(You Shine) Brighter Than LightJoensuu 1685saneshane
13Bright Side of the RoadVan MorrisonSweetHomeAlabama
14Lovely DayBill WithersSuzi
15Let Our Love Grow HigherEula Cooperattwilightlarks
16Searching Change ft. Luther Vandrosspejepeine
17Brighter Days Sauti Sol & Soweto Gospel Choirseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Brighter DayActive Childuntergunther
2Tomorrow's Gonna Be a Brighter DayJim CroceLoud Atlas
3Send Us Brighter DaysHabib Koité & Eric BibbUncleben
4Here Comes SunshineGrateful DeadChris7572
5Preta PretinhaNovos Baianospejepeine
6Crystal Blue PersuasionTommy James & the ShondellsAltraEgo
7Nuevo DiaLole y ManuelMakinavaja
8Til the Next Full DayEsperanza Spaldinguntergunther
9Brighter DaysCajmere ft DajaeUncleben
10Dawn Breaks ThroughBarrierShivSidecar
11Brighter DaysSigala ft Paul JanewayLoud Atlas

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Songs About the Evening

Sept. 9, 2020
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Column
Writer: philipphilip99

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Evening in AtlantisEsbjörn Svensson Triomegadom
2When the Sun Goes DownThe Ink SpotsLoud Atlas
3Twilight TimeThe PlattersSweetHomeAlabama
4Music for EveningsYoung Marble Giantsmegadom
5Civil TwilightThe WeakerthansUncleben
6Raymond Chandler EveningRobyn Hitchcock & the Egyptiansmegadom
7One EveningFeistswawilg
8Late in the EveningPaul SimonSweetHomeAlabama
9Hot StuffDonna SummerOliveButler
10I Know a PlacePetula ClarkSweetHomeAlabama
11I Like to Go Back in the EveningJack Jackson & his Orchestraseverin
12VespersJohn Zornmegadom
13Evening FallsEnyaMakinavaja
14Dusk: A Peach in the OrchardEelsmegadom

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1In the EveningLed Zeppelinswawilg
2Melodie au CrépusculeDjango ReinhardtBanazirGalbasi
3Half a World AwayR.E.M.AltraEgo
4Evening Julie LondonOliveButler
5Don't Fence Me InRoy RogersIsabelleForshaw
6The GloamingSeth LakemanRavi Raman
7Claudy BanksShirley Collins & the Albion BandSkippyisaCult
8Beechwood ParkThe ZombiesTatankaYotanka
9Darkest DreamingDavid SylvianParaMhor
10Passage at DuskGeoffrey OryemaNicko
11Girl Don't ComeSandie Shawattwilightlarks
12Coles CornerRichard Hawleyflorian7
13SunsetThe xxmegadom
14Evening StarRoy HarperShivSidecar
15EveningJimmy WitherspoonNicko

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Songs Featuring Choirs

Sept. 2, 2020
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Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistChoirNominated by
1All I Think About is YouHarry NilssonSt. Paul's Cathedral Boys Choirflorian7
2Missa Papae Marcelli: GloriaPierluigi PalestrinaSistine Chapel ChoirSuzi
3Jai Hanuman!L. SubramaniamNyoman Wenten & the Burat Wangi ChoirRavi Raman
4We Praise TheePavel ChesnokovSt. Petersburg Chamber Choirflorian7
5Man in the MirrorMichael JacksonThe Andraé Crouch Choirseverin
6Um Canto de Afoxé Para o Bloco do IlêCaetano VelosoCobra Coral Carnival Choirpejepeine
7Calon LanCerys MatthewsFron Male Voice Choirphilipphilip99
8Pavane (choral)Gabriel FauréTanglewood Festival Chorusajostu
9UmbombelaSoweto Gospel ChoirSoweto Gospel ChoirIsabelleForshaw
10Precious Lord. Take My Hand/You've Got a FriendAretha FranklinThe Southern California Commmunity Choir with Rev. James Clevelandseverin
11Sojourner's Battle HymnSweet Honey in the RockSweet Honey in the RockSeth Miller
12Polegnala E TodoraLe Mystère Des Voix BulgaresLe Mystère Des Voix Bulgaresswawilg
13The Cornish Farewell ShantyOysterbandVarious ArtistsSuzi

B List

 TitleArtist Nominated by
1Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)MelanieThe Edwin Hawkins Singersseverin
2Will the Circle Be UnbrokenNitty Gritty Dirt BandVarious ArtistsRavi Raman
3Shangri LaRay DaviesCrouch End Festival ChorusParaMhor
4Agnus DeiSamuel BarberThe Dale Warland Singersattwilightlarks
5Batata Dia BwangaChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreChanteurs a la Croix de CuivreTarquinSpodd
6Dwa SerduszkaMazowszeMazowszeuntergunther
7Sing CarpentersJimmy Joyce Children's ChoirMarconius7
8To Thee We SingSergei RachmaninovThe State Moscow Chamber Choirajostu
9CreepScala & Kolacny BrothersScala & Kolacny BrothersLoud Atlas
10Song for AtheneJohn TavenerKing's College Choir, Cambridgeattwilightlarks
11Isa LeiAndi ThakambauThe Pupils Of The Adi Cakabau (Andi Thakambau) Fijian Girls' SchoolTarquinSpodd
12Hello, ChainNicolas JaarElectronically Created Choiruntergunther
13Offbeat FugueThe Jumping JacquesThe Jumping Jacquesphilipphilip99

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