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Valo tihkuu kaiken läpi (The light permeates through everything)

bright and beautiful
Pablo Record Shop records
Pablo, Augustus King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown B sides
Pachelbel, Johann Canon in D songs that build
Pagan Wanderer Lu Banish Negative Thoughts futility
Page, Jim I'd rather Be Dancing peace
Pains of Being Pure at Heart Come Saturday the weekend
Paisley, Brad (with Alison Krauss) Whiskey Lullaby whisky
Pale Saints Kinky Love fetishes
Paleface Burn and Rob mood-changing music
Pallett, Owen Red Sun No 5 red
Palmer, Amanda Australia Australia
(with the Grand Theft Orchestra) The Bed Song chicken and egg songs
(with the Grand Theft Orchestra) The Bed Song pathos
(with The Young Punx) Map of Tasmania geometrical shapes
Runs in the Family inheritance
Palmer, Robert I Didn't Mean to Turn You On apologies

Panda Bear

Scheherezade classical songs

Take Pills

mental illness

Panic Room Promises promises and choices


Mouth for War anger


walking and running

Papa M I Am Not Lonely With Cricket cricket
Paperfangs Lifelong odd couples
Paragons Island in the Sun islands
Paris The Days of Old melancholy songs
Paris Studio Group Accroche-Toi Caroline! TV themes
Parker, Alan (with Alan Hawkshaw) Hot Pants clothes
Parker, Bobby Watch Your Step warnings

Parker, Charlie

Now's the Time

new resolutions

Parker, Graham Heat Treatment heat # 2
Parker, Ray Jr. Ghostbusters companies & corporations
Parker, Robert Barefootin' dance styles
Parliament Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) best bass lines
I Just Got Back (From the Final Fantasy Ahead of
Our Time in the Four Lands of Ellet)
fictional places
Parish, John (with PJ Harvey) A Woman a Man Walked By mistaken identity
Parov Stelar Trio (ft. Michael Wittner) La Calatrava saxophone
Parra, Isabel (with Victor Jara) Lo Único Que Tengo hands

Parrish, Dean

I'm On My Way

upbeat break-up

Parry, Joseph Myfanwy (sung by Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir) a capella

Parsons, Gram

$1000 Wedding weddings

Brass Buttons


The New Soft Shoe shoes

Pärt, Arvo

Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

songs that make you cry

Spiegel im Spiegel mirrors
Partisans Hysteria confusion and delusion

Parton, Dolly

9 to 5


Coat of Many Colors making things
Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos) exile


named after women

Put It Off Until Tomorrow procrastination

Partridge Family

One Night Stand


Pascual Falcó, Gustavo Paquito El Chocolatero chocolate


I'm in Love With a German Film Star

inspired by or about films

Pastorius, Jaco Three Views of a Secret secrets and secrecy

Pate, Johnny

You Can't Even Walk in the Park

instrumental soundtracks

Patton, Charley Mississippi Boll Weevil Blues insects
Patty & the Emblems Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl confusion and delusion

Paul, Billy



Your Song



Carrot Rope cricket

Range Life


Shady Lane false endings
Spit on a Stranger anger




Fuck the Pain Away

sweary songs

Rock Show concerts
Pearl Jam Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town faces
Rats rodents
Pears, Peter (with Benjamin Britten) The Bonnie Earl o' Moray indecipherable songs
Pebbles and Bamm Bamm Open Up Your Heart (And Let the Sun Shine In) bright and beautiful
Peebles, Ann 99 Pounds recipe songs
Dr. Love Power doctors
Slipped, Tripped and Fell in Love accidents

Pendergrass, Teddy

Love TKO


Pendulum v Fresh (ft Spyda & Tenor Fly) Tarantula apologies

Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Music for a Found Harmonium


Telephone and a Rubber Band riffs
Penguins Earth Angel angels
Pennywise Alien aliens


The Hunting Song hunting
Let No Man Steal Your Thyme smuggling and stealing

Light Flight


The Trees They Do Grow High ages
Pepe Deluxé A Night and a Day books
In the Cave odd sounds and instruments

Pere Ubu

30 Seconds Over Tokyo


Caligari's Mirror

inspired by or about films

Non-Alignment Pact independence

Perkins, Carl

Levi Jacket (And a Tail Shirt)


Perkins, Elvis

While You Were Sleeping

sleep and insomnia

Pernice Brothers Grudge Fuck desperation
Persson, Nina (with Christian Kjellvander) Roaring 40s wind
Perry, Katy Firework bright and beautiful

Perry, Lee "Scratch"

(with the Upsetters) 5 Cardiff Crescent addresses

City Too Hot


Favourite Dish accents
Happy Birthday Jamaica Version anniversaries
Kentucky Skank recipe songs

Roast Fish and Cornbread


Soul Fire discordant songs
(with I. Roy) Space Flight adventure

Pet Shop Boys

Always On My Mind

guilt and apology

Being Boring boredom
Blue on Blue blue

Can You Forgive Her?


Dreaming of the Queen


I Want a Dog pets
Opportunities nerds and geeks





This Must Be the Place I Waited Years to Leave


(with Dusty Springfield) What Have I Done to Deserve This? special guests
Peter & the Test Tube Babies Foot Full of Bullets feet
The Twitter Song modernity
Wimpeez restaurants & cafes
Peter Brötzmann Octet Machine Gun saxophone
Peter, Bjorn & John Young Folks one hit wonders
Peter, Paul & Mary El Salvador Mexico & Central America
Leaving on a Jet Plane separation
Talkin' Candy Bar Blues chocolate
Peters & Lee Welcome Home visitors
Peters, Claudette (with Machel Montano) Come Rise With Me cricket
Peters, Gretchen Five Minutes passage of time

Peterson, Oscar

'Round Midnight

times of day

Petty, Tom & the Heartbreakers Don't Come Around No More warnings
Runnin' Down a Dream riffs
PF Project Choose Life promises and choices

Phair, Liz

Fuck and Run

one night stands



walking and running

Ya Mama insulting songs
Pharaohs Freedom Road freedom
Philadelphia International All Stars Let's Clean Up the Ghetto trash
Phillips, Esther Aged and Mellow ages
Catch Me I'm Falling falling in love
No Headstone for My Grave funerals
Phillips, Shawn The Bells of Rhymney bells
Coal Tattoo rejection
(with Mick Weaver) World in Action Theme organ
Phillips, Washington Denomination Blues (Part 1) the afterlife
Photek The Hidden Camera surveillance
Phuture Rise From Your Grave resurrection
Physics I Heart Beer beer

Piaf, Edith

Je n'en Connais Pas la Fin

carnivals and funfairs

Piazolla, Astor Whisky Tango whisky

Pickett, Wilson

Hey Jude

Beatles covers

Pierce, Webb There Stands the Glass glass
Pierces Secret secrets and secrecy
PIG Black Mambo black
PiL Rise anger
Pink Fairies Do It commands

Pink Floyd

Arnold Layne


Cirrus Minor laziness

Comfortably Numb


Fearless ascension

Grantchester Meadows

rural songs

The Great Gig in the Sky na-na-hey-hey songs
Jugband Blues unsettling songs

Lucifer Sam


On the Run vibrato, tremolo or oscillations
Paint Box last night
Pow R. Toc H. musically adventurous

Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun

celestial bodies

Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered in a Cave and Grooving With a Pict long titles
Vegetable Man clothes
Pink Martini Song of the Black Lizard reptiles
Pioneers Long Shot (Kick de Bucket) gambling


ABC nerds and geeks

I Like a Boy in Uniform


Pipkins Gimme Dat Ding commands
Piranhas Space Invaders games

Pitney, Gene

24 Sycamore

roads and streets

Backstage theatre

Looking Through the Eyes of Love

eyes and sight

(with Marc Almond) Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart comeback songs



named after women

Bagboy smells
Bird Dream of the Olympus mons mountains

Broken Face

short songs



Dead ancient history


surreal songs

Gigantic shadows

Gouge Away

biblical songs

In Heaven (Lady in the Radiator Song) the afterlife
Isla de Encanta islands
I've Been Tired great opening lines

Monkey Gone to Heaven


Nimrod's Son speed
Snakes reptiles
Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf) B sides

Where Is My Mind?

redefined by films

Pizzicato Five Magic Carpet Ride (Japanese Version) foreign language versions


Every You and Every Me knives

Pure Morning

morning songs

Plan B Ill Manors sampling and recycling
Traded in My Cigarettes knives
Who Needs Action When You Got Words anger
Plant, Robert (with Alison Krauss) Please Read  the Letter departures
Plasmatics Stop commands
Plastic Bertrand Ça Plane Pour Moi one hit wonders
Platters The Great Pretender mistaken identity
With This Ring weddings
Plug Run running


And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda


The Body of an American celebration
Bottle of Smoke horses

(with Kirsty MacColl) Fairytale of New York


Fiesta best brass songs
House of the Gods beer
(with The Dubliners) The Irish Rover survival
Misty Morning, Albert Bridge bridges

A Rainy Night in Soho

bad weather

Sally Maclennane

goodbye songs

Streams of Whisky


Street of Sorrow/Birmingham Six the truth
The Wild Rover new resolutions
Pointer Sisters Fire covers by the opposite sex
Pinball Number Count children's songs
Poison Girls Lovers, Are They Worth It? rejection
Police Mother musically adventurous
Murder by Numbers murder
Roxanne stops and starts
Polwart, Karine Half a Mile murder
The Light on the Shore funerals
Maybe There's a Road prostitution
Painted It White stick it to the man
Sorry scandal
The Sun's Comin' Over the Hill bravery
Tongue That Cannot Lie the truth
Poni-Tails Born Too Late regrets
Pony Up! I Heard You Got Action innuendo
Poole, Charlie White House Blues assassination

Pop, Iggy

The Passenger songs that go la

Repo Man

songs recorded for movies

Success call & response

(with Deborah Harry) Well Did You Evah!


Pop Group We Are All Prostitutes discordant songs

Pop Will Eat Itself

Can U Dig It?

list songs

Popcaan (with Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim) Clarks feet
Porcupine Tree Arriving Somewhere But Not Here confusion and delusion
Porthos, Pablo Lubadika Madeleina triggering dancing
Portico Quartet Monsoon - Top to Bottom rain


Glory Box falling in love
Machine Gun comeback songs

Wandering Star

celestial bodies

Portman, Emily Grey Stone the coast
Portnoy, Gary Where Everybody Knows Your Name pubs and bars
Portsmouth Sinfonia Also Sprach Zarathustra so bad they're good

Post, Mike

(with Larry Carlton) Hill Street Blues

law enforcement

Postal Service Such Great Heights ascension
Powell, Baden (with Marcia Sousa) Tempo de Amor peace

Powers, Will

Kissing With Confidence


Prefab Sprout

The Guest Who Stayed Forever visitors
King of Rock 'n' Roll songs that go la

Whoever You Are


Presley, Elvis

A Little Less Conversation procrastination
Are You Lonesome Tonight? songs with talking
Blue Suede Shoes shoes

Heartbreak Hotel


I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine


I'm Leavin' departures
I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone left or right
If I Can Dream comeback songs

In the Ghetto


Long Black Limousine coming home
Return to Sender rejection

Suspicious Minds


Viva Las Vegas holidays


Brass in Pocket flirting

I Go to Sleep

sleep and insomnia

Stop Your Sobbing


Tattooed Love Boys being a man or a woman

Pretty Things

13 Chester Street addresses

Midnight to Six Man

times of day

Previn, Dory

Angels and Devils the Following Day angels
Beware of Young Girls treachery & betrayal

The Lady With the Braid

one night stands

Left Hand Lost hands

Mr. Whisper

mental illness

With My Daddy in the Attic

domestic songs

Price, Alan The Trimdon Grange Explosion safety and danger
Price, Lloyd Lawdy Miss Clawdy Mr. and Mrs.
Stagger Lee gambling
Prima, Louis I Wan'na Be Like You children's songs

Primal Scream

Autobahn 66

roads and streets

Higher Than the Sun (A Dub Symphony in Two Parts)

the sun

Loaded celebration
Primordial The Gathering Wilderness wilderness
Primus Moron TV stupidity
Tommy the Cat cats


Alphabet St.

roads and streets

The Ballad of Dorothy Parker

other songs

Darling Nikki

one night stands

Gett Off innuendo


sexy songs

Joy in Repetition repetition
Let's Go Crazy vim

Little Red Corvette


Purple Rain eccentric songs
Raspberry Beret hats
Sister secret vices

Starfish and Coffee


Prince Buster

127 Orange Street addresses

Al Capone

famous people

Dance Cleopatra ancient history

Judge Dread

spoken word

Prince Fatty (ft Hollie Cook) Milk and Honey teenage self
Prince Paul Beautiful Night (Manic Psychopath) violence
Princess Superstar Quit Smoking Song new resolutions

Prine, John

Illegal Smile

smiling and laughing

Rocky Mountain Time leaving
(with Steve Goodman) Souvenirs melancholy songs
Space Monkey monkeys and apes

Spanish Pipedream

lessons in life

Prior, Maddy

Coventry Carol anti-Christmas

(with Tim Hart) The Dalesman's Litany

northern England

Stitch in Time


Prisonaires Just Walkin' in the Rain water
Proclaimers Letter From America Scotland

Procol Harum

A Salty Dog

the sea

A Whiter Shade of Pale misheard, nonsense or inaudible lyrics



comics and cartoons



Professor Longhair Mardi Gras in New Orleans celebration
Prophet, Chuck The Left Hand and the Right hand left or right
Protheroe, Brian Pinball futility
Psy Gangnam Style triggering dancing

Psychedelic Furs

Mack the Knife knives

Pretty in Pink

one night stands

Psychonauts Circles circles
Psychostick Orange fruit

Public Enemy

1(PEace) internet
911 is a Joke hospitals

(with Anthrax and Ice T) Bring The Noise


Burn Hollywood Burn


Burn Hollywood Burn

inspired by or about films

By the Time I Get to Arizona

US cities & states

Don't Believe the Hype the truth

Fight the Power


Night of the Living Baseheads

cocaine & heroin

Party For Your Right to Fight

rallying cries

Shut 'em Down revolution

Public Image Limited

Public Image


This Is Not a Love Song

songs about songs

Death Disco/Swan Lake


Public Service Broadcasting Everest wilderness
Go! safety and danger
The Other Side musically adventurous
Puccini, Giacomo Che Gelida Manina (from La Bohème) hands
O Mio Babbino Caro (performed by Amira Willighagen with André Rieu) melancholy songs
Puckett, Gary & the Union Gap Young Girl so bad they're good

Puebla, Carlos

Hasta Siempre Comandante Che Guevera

hero worship

Puffy AmiYumi

Asia No Junshin



Babies eavesdropping
Bar Italia pubs and bars
Dishes miracles

Do You Remember the First Time?


Help the Aged

getting older

I Spy

eyes and sight

Last Days of the Miner's Strike Yorkshire

A Little Soul


Live Bed Show beds
Mis-Shapes nerds and geeks
Sheffield: Sex City specific or obscure places

Something Changed



morning songs

Wickerman rivers
Punch Brothers Next to the Trash trash
Purcell, Henry Canzona from Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary best brass songs
When I Am Laid in Earth (Dido's Lament) (performed by Alison Moyet) pathos
Purify, James & Bobby I'm Your Puppet toys
Pylon Danger warnings

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