Songs About Electricity

May 8, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1(She Got) ElectroshockedScreeching WeaselTarquinSpodd
2Black Mass: Electric Storm in HellWhite Noisemegadom
3Lazy LightningThe Grateful DeadChris 7572
4Electric FeelMGMTUncleben
5Love BatteryBuzzcocksseverin
6Ben Franklin's SongThe Decemberistsphiliphilip99
7EdisonThe Bee GeesShivSidecar
8The Dance of ElectricityLaurie AndersonBeltway Bandit
9We Do What We're Told (Milgram's 37)Peter Gabriel9hairs9knots
10ElectricityFrank SidebottomIsabellefForshaw
11Want RemoverProtomartyrvanwolf2
12A Clear Night, A Shooting Star, A Song for BooBand of Holy JoyTatankaYotanka

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hot! Hot! Hot!The Curehappyclapper
2TeslaThey Might Be GiantsIsabelleForshaw
3Electrically Heated ChildThe Waterproof CandleSweetHomeAlabama
49 VoltMan or Astro-Man?Beltway Bandit
5Gimme Gimme Shock TreatmentThe RamonesBeltway Bandit
6Engines in the CityJenny Hvalnosuchzone
7ElectricityJoni Mitchellseverin
8Light Up My RoomBarenaked Ladiesphiliphilip99
9Free Electric BandAlbert HammondTarquinSpodd
10ElectricityCaptain Beefheart & his Magic BandNicko
11ElectricityOrchestral Manoeuvres in the Darkswawilg
12Power LinesThe CravatsCarpgate

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Songs Enhanced by Impressive Videos

May 1, 2019
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Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Jungle RhumbaXavier Cugatpejepeine
2Ghost of Stephen FosterSquirrel Nut ZippersRavi Raman
3A Dustland FairytaleThe KillersBethnoir
4When the Deal Goes DownBob Dylanseverin
5Runaway TrainSoul Asylumbarbryn
6Can't Be TamedMiley CyrusEnglishOutlaw
7Tonight TonightSmashing PumpkinsIsabelleForshaw
8November RainGuns 'n' RosesEnglishOutlaw
9ChandelierSiabarbryn
10One MomentOK GoRavi Raman
11Bang Bang Boom BoomBeth HartRavi Raman
12Wolf TotemThe Hu BandGreatGrendel
13Have Nice DayWorld OrderTarquinSpodd

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Somebody That I Used to KnowGotye with KimbraIsabelleForshaw
2Dance Me to the End of LoveLeonard CohenRavi Raman
3Mustang RanchBlack Joe Lewis & the HoneybearsRavi Raman
4The Road to HellChris Reaflorian7
5CrazyAerosmithvastariner
6Silent Movie SusieThe Big MoonEnglishOutlaw
7Hold UpBeyoncémagicman
8CloudbustingKate Bushbarbryn
9Welcome HomeAnderson .PaakNilpferd
10NikitaElton Johnleaveitallbehind
11In the Air Tonight Phil Collins and guestIsabelleForshaw
12All the Things She Saidt.A.T.u.EnglishOutlaw
13It's Oh So QuietBjorkUncleben
14Sleep AloneTwo Door Cinema Clubattwilightlarks
15Free As a BirdThe Beatlesmagicman
16Singing in the RainGene KellyBanazirGalbasi
17The Story of O.J.Jay-Zmagicman
18LazarusDavid BowieEnglishOutlaw
19It's Not My Time3 Doors DownSweetHome Alabama
20EightiesKilling JokeCarpgate

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Songs That Defy Genre

Apr. 24, 2019
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Writer: nilpferd
At: The Song Bar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Oh My GodKatzenjammerseverin
2Un DiaJuana MolinaShoegazer
3Washing Machine HeartMitskiTarquinSpodd
4OtisThe Durutti ColumnUncleben
5Egyptian GardensKaleidoscopeShivSidecar
6MilkPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
7Bitters EndRoxy Musicmagicman
8When the Revolution ComesThe Last PoetsMussoliniHeadkick
9iKendrick Lamartincanman
10Watermelon ManHerbie HancockNicko
11Midnight Black EarthBohren & Der Club of GoreAbahachi
12Ganges Delta BluesRy Cooder & V.M. BhattRavi Raman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Pretty SaroShirley Collins & Davey Grahamtreefrogdemon
2Bathtime in ClerkenwellThe Real Tuesday Weldphilipphilip99
3Come Meh WaySudan ArchivesUncleben
4GalvestonPeter Blegvad & Andy Partridgemegadom
5LavenderKen NordineOliveButler
6Human BehaviourBjörkIsabelleForshaw
7"Theme"Moondogmegadom
8CowboysPortisheadAbahachi
9Wynona's Big Brown BeaverPrimusSweetHomeAlabama
10Skank Bloc BolognaScritti PolittiShivSidecar
11Glider EP remixes (Andrew Weatherall)My Bloody ValentineMussoliniHeadkick
12In the KitchenMatthew HerbertUncleben

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Songs About Witches and Witchcraft

Apr. 17, 2019
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Willie's LadyMartin Carthymegadom
2Witchin' Blue HoursTampa Redmagicman
3Voodoo WomanKoko TaylorRavi Raman
4Strange BrewCreamMussoliniHeadkick
5Witchcraft (For Your Love)The Temptationsphilipphilip99
6Dolly DaggerJimi HendrixIsabelleForshaw
7Which Craft is Witchcraft?Sharon Forresterpejepeine
8The Witch Queen of New OrleansRedboneattwilightlarks
9Debra KadabraFrank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention with Captain BeefheartNicko
10Brecon BeaconsSupergrassNoodsy
11Tiny Witch HunterHen OgleddSongBarLandlord
12BrujaLa Perlapejepeine
13BrujasPrincess Nokiapejepeine

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Witch's TitRoyal TruxUncleben
2The WitchThe SonicsUncleben
3Witchcraft in the AirBettye Lavettephilipphilip99
4Wonderful WitchesThurston MooreUncleben
5You Must Be a WitchThe Lollipop Shoppemegadom
6WitchesCowboy Junkiesmegadom
7SpellboundSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
8White HammerVan Der Graaf GeneratorTatankaYotanka
9Big Black Witchcraft RockThe CrampsTarquinSpodd
10I Put a Spell On YouAudiencemagicman
11The Witch's PromiseJethro Tullswawilg
12My Girlfriend is a WitchOctober Countryuneasy listening
13SorceressReturn to Forevermegadom

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Songs About Joints of the Body

Apr. 10, 2019
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Writer: Noodsy

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Dry BonesFats WallerSeth Miller
2Curly ToesUnknownTarquinSpodd
3Red Right AnkleThe Decemberistsmegadom
4Scarred KneesEsther Phillipsswawilg
5Hips Don't LieShakira (ft Wyclef Jean)severin
6Shake Your HipsThe Rolling Stonesmegadom
7The Sacro-iliac10CCOliveButler
8Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)The Beach BoysUncleben
9Rotating HeadThe English BeatIsabelleForshaw
10Maria's Little ElbowsSparklehorseSuzi
11White KnucklesElvis Costellomegadom
12Cross Your FingersLaura Marlinghappyclapper

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1(Not Just) Knee DeepFunkadelicIsabelleForshaw
2Sprained AnkleJulien BakerAlison Dempster
3Making Love to a Vampire with a Monkey on My KneeCaptain Beefheart & his Magic Bandmegadom
4West Coast PoplockRonnie Hudsonpejepeine
5The Kneeling Drunkard's PleaJohnny Cashmegadom
6Knees Up Mother BrownElsie and Doris Watersseverin
7Trick KneesThe Cufflinxseverin
8The Time WarpLittle Nell, Patricia Quinn and Richard O'Brien (Rocky Horror Picture Show)GreatGrendel
9The Monkey TimeMajor Lanceattwilightlarks
10Cold ShoulderSqueezeMakinavaja
11Over My ShoulderI Am KlootShoegazer
1250 Miles of Elbow RoomIris Dementmegadom

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Worst Songs

Apr. 3, 2019
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Writer: Olive Butler

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Emerald CityThe Seekersseverin
2Energy in NorthamptonLinda Jardimvastariner
3Nobody's ChildThe Alexander BrothersGreatGrendel
4Butterfly MindArcesiaTarquinSpodd
5Bla Bla BlaPhilippe Katerine Ravi Raman
6Imagine What I Could Do to YouAdrian Streetpejepeine
7My Bathroom is a Private Kind of PlacePatt Stanton GjonolaTarquinSpodd
8Diary of an Unborn ChildLil' MarkieSweetHomeAlabama
9I Yodel for JesusRex Dallas & George DobbieNicko
10Saying Goodbye to His HorseSplodgenessaboundsCarpgate
11The MessageGeorgina Dobson & Cupboard SimonTarquinSpodd
12Bay City Rollers, We Love YouTartan HordeShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Yes Sir, I Can BoogieM.A. NumminenShoegazer
2AquariusRaphaelMakinavaja
3Rocket ManWilliam ShatnerMarconius7
4Anarchy in the UKLos Punk RockersTarquinSpodd
5Song Sung BlueAltered Imagesphilipphilip99
6You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'Paul Shanevastariner
7Back in the USSRSu Pollardbishbosh
8Blueberry HillVladimir Putinvastariner
9Hotel CaliforniaGipsy Kingsswawilg
10IfTelly SavalasSweetHomeAlabama
11In the GhettoEl Principe GitanoMakinavaja
12How Deep is the OceanBarbara Cartlandflorian7

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Songs About Months of the Year

Mar. 27, 2019
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Writer: Rachel Courtney (uneasy listening)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1A Mutual FriendWireseverin
2JanuaryHank SnowBanazirGalbasi
3YekatitMulatu Astatkepejepeine
4Nata di MarzoPizzicato FiveUncleben
5Little April ShowerBambi Original Sound Trackflorian7
6Dance Around the MaypoleAcid GalleryShivSidecar
7Hot RunesThe FallUncleben
8Sol en JulioLos BrincosMakinavaja
9St. Elmo's FireBrian EnoTarquinSpodd
10SeptemberRichard Strauss (perfoemed by Jessye Norman)attwilightlarks
11OutubroMilton Nascimentopejepeine
12Rosehip NovemberVashti Bunyanmegadom
13When Joanna Loved MeScott Walkermegadom
14The Twelfth of NeverJohnny MathisDerek Bum

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1JanuaryPilotOliveButler
2FebreroEstelaresMakinavaja
3March Winds and April ShowersRuth Ettingseverin
4April SkiesJesus and Mary Chainhappyclapper
5The Month of MayBob and Ron Coppertreefrogdemon
6By the Light of the Slivery MoonFats WallerSeth Miller
7The July TreeNina SimoneSeth Miller
8AugustLovemegadom
9September in the RainDinah WashingtonAlBahooky
10October (Love Song)Chris and CoseyMussoliniHeadkick
11Late NovemberSandy Dennymegadom
12沒有12月的城市 ( (No City in December)Bear BabesTarquinSpodd

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Songs Featuring Personification

Mar. 20, 2019
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Writer: Uncleben

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mercy I Cry CityThe Incredible String BandShivSidecar
2Perry CountyPhilip JeaysTatankaYotanka
3EuropaSlapp Happy and Henry Cownosuchzone
4Fascinating RhythmElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
5MélancolieRokia TraoréNilpferd
6Hola SoledadSandra CarrascoMakinavaja
7Jack IronsideThe Young'unsSuzi
8We're Still HereBill Wells & Aidan MoffattJohn Hindle
9Maa RewaIndian OceanRavi Raman
10Summer WindFrank Sinatrahappyclapper
11This Tornado Loves YouNeko Casebarbryn
12Concrete JungleBob Marley & the WailersNicko
13Mr. Blue SkyElectric Light Orchestraphilipphilip99

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Apple StretchingGrace Jonespejepeine
2World Shut Your MiuthJulian CopeShivSidecar
3Captain of Your ShipReparta & the DelronsSuzi
4Bailed OutThe Auteursbarbryn
5I Can't Stand the RainAnn PeeblesMusoliniHeadkick
6Mister MoonThe Meters9hairs9knots
7Ol' Man RiverArt PepperNilpferd
8Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My HeadB.J. Thomasflorian7
9King HeroinJames Brownpejepeine
10The Bushes Scream While My Daddy PrunesThe Very ThingsShoegazer
11Big SkyThe KinksSeth Miller
12SeptemberRichard Strauss (Sung by Jessye Norman)attwilightlarks
13Love BitesDef LeppardAbahachi

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Songs About Suicide

Mar. 13, 2019
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1In a RutThe RutsShoegazer
2Hobo HeavenGroanboxTatankaYotanka
3HopeBjörkseverin
4Yere FagaOumou SangaréNilpferd
5Top YourselfThe Raconteursmegadom
6Goodnight IreneLeadbellyTarquinSpodd
7The Drowned LoversKate RusbySuzi
8SonnyThe Rubberbanditspejepeine
9Ailein DuinnKaren MathesonSuzi
10Floating in the ForthFrightened Rabbitbarbryn
11AsleepThe SmithsOliveButler
12Slow DeathFlamin' GrooviesShivSidecar
13Rock 'n' Roll SuicideDavid BowieOliveButler

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mad WorldGary Julesswawilg
2Exercise OneJoy DivisionOliveButler
3How to Save a LifeThe FrayEnglishOutlaw
4Mr. GrievesThe PixiesDerek Bum
51-800-273-8255Logicpejepeine
6Turning the Gun on MyselfTeddy Thompsonmagicman
7The BridgeDolly Partonmegadom
8Love You MoreBuzzcocksvanwolf2
9Stuff Up the CracksThe Mothers of InventionTarquinSpodd
10Sheath and KnifeEliza CarthySuzi
11TodayThe Smashing PumpkinsDiscoMonster
12Young Male Suicide Blessed By Invisible WomanJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
13Alone Again (Naturally)Gilbert O'Sullivanswawilg

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Songs About Photos and Photography

Mar. 6, 2019
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Writer: EnglishOutlaw

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1SelfiesNina NesbittShoegazer
2The Camera Loves MeWould-Be-GoodsShivSidecar
3Click, Click, Click, ClickBishop AllenIsabelleForshaw
4Away AwayWeddings, Parties, AnythingNicko
5PhotographMelanieNicko
6This is UsMark Knopfler & Emmylou HarrisMakinavaja
7Dirty PicturesRadio Starsseverin
8PaparazziLady GagaNoodsy
9Turning JapaneseThe Vaporspwgb
10PhotographThe SatellitesJenny
11PhotographGoose HouseTarquinSpodd
12Come Away MelindaUriah HeepMakinavaja

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Flashbulb EyesArcade FireOliveButler
2The Bad PhotographerSaint EtienneShivSidecar
3Face on the Cutting Room FloorNitty Gritty Dirt BandRavi Raman
4I've Got Pictures of You in Your UnderwearBallboyShoegazer
5Blackmail10CCMarconius7
6People Take Pictures of Each OtherThe KinksParaMhor
7Camera-shyThe LucksmithsShoegazer
8Elin's PhotographStrangeloveBethnoir
9Postcards of ScarboroughMichael Chapmansonofwebcore
10Photographs (You Are Taking Now)Damon AlbarnGreatGrendel
11A Faded Photograph"Whispering" Jack SmithDiscoMonster
12Video GirlFKA Twigsseverin

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