Songs With Great Arrangements

Dec. 11, 2019
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
15th Piano ConcertoLudwig van Beethoven, (ft Alfred Brendel)swawilg
2Angel EyesFrank Sinatra Nilpferd
3Adagio, Concerto for AranjuezMiles Davis & Gil Evansmegadom
4AlfieCilla Blackajostu
5Donovan's ColoursVan Dyke ParksParaMhor
6ConstruçaoChico Buarquepejepeine
7Focus IIFocusMakivanaja
8Shining StarEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
9Who Loves YouFrankie Valli & the Four Seasonsflorian7
10Relight My FireDan HartmanPop Off!
11Oh What a WorldRufus Wainwrightbarbryn
12Yeh Jo Des Hai TeraA.R. Rahman & Berklee CollegeRavi Raman
13Thousand EyesFKA Twigsbarbryn

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1Whispering PinesThe Bandattwilighlarks
2Moonlight SerenadeGlen Millerflorian7
3Theme From Route 66Nelson Riddle9hairs9knots
4Don't Leave Me This WayHarold Melvin & the BluenotesNicko
5Mr. SkinSpiritBanazirGalbasi
6What is Hip?Tower of Poweramylee
7Ai No CorridaQuincy Jones9hairs9knots
8DuelPropagandaParaMhor
9MarmolMurcofShoegazer
10Way to BlueNick Drakebarbryn
11LorenaJohn HartfordTarquinSpodd
12Bonny Bunch of RosesJune Tabor & OysterbandSuzi
13The Parting GlassVoice Squadsonofwebcore

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Songs With Similes

Dec. 4, 2019
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Writer: ParaMhor

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1WowBeck9hairs9knots
2RattlesnakesLloyd Cole & the CommotionsUncleben
3Wear Your Love Like HeavenDefinition of SoundIsabelleForshaw
4The Love I Saw in You Was Just a MirageSmokey Robinson & the Miraclesmagicman
5Gone With the Wind is My LoveRita and the Tiarasattwilightlarks
6If It's MagicStevie Wonderswawilg
7KangarooThis Mortal CoilMussoliniHeadkick
8Bird on a WireLeonard CohenRavi Raman
9Like Someone in LoveChet Bakermegadom
10BallerinaVan Morrison9hairs9knots
11Guiss GuissCheikh LôNicko
12Ramble on RoseThe Grateful DeadChris7572
13Whipping PostThe Allman Brothersamylee

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love is Like a ButterflyDolly Partonphilpphilip99
2Funkier Than a Mosquito's TweeterIke and Tina Turner9hairs9knots
3My PhilosophyBoogie Down Productionsmagicman
4Bumble BeeLavern BakerTraktor Albatrost
5That's AmoreDean Martinajostu
619 Dias Y 500 NochesJoaquin SabinaMakinavaja
7PainkillerIceagevanwolf2
8Pierrot the ClownPlaceboleaveitallbehind
9Pachuko CadaverCaptain BeefheartDerek Bum
10RainmakerSparklehorsehappyclapper
11Fresh as a Sweet Sunday MorningBert JanschSuzi
12Softly, As in a Morning SunriseAbbey LincolnSeth Miller
13Wrecking BallGillian Welchbarbryn

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Songs About Different Jobs

Nov. 20, 2019
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Writer: ShivSidecar

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1CraftsmanshipBuck 65barbryn
2Junk Bond TraderElliott Smithvanwolf2
3GeraldineGlasvegasmagicman
4Civil ServantRichard Dawsonbarbryn
5Blowin' SmokeKasey Musgravesmagicman
6NavigatorThe PoguesDjinnjaha
7The Loneliness of a Tower Crane DriverElbowMussoliniHeadkick
8Stoned Train DriverThe Bevis FrondTatankaYotanka
9I Make HamburgersThe WhitlamsIsabelleForshaw
10Lovely RitaThe BeatlesSuzi
11Actor Out of WorkSt. Vincentmegadom
12The Great ValerioRichard and Linda Thompsontreefrogdemon
13Tonight's the NightNeil YoungSeth Miller

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1I Was a Kamikaze PilotHoodoo Gurusvanwolf2
2Human CannonballWebb WilderRavi
3Mali-MississippiNico Wayne ToussaintMaki
4RecycledBrooklyn Funk Essentialstincanman
5Found a JobTalking Headsseverin
6TomboAngélique KidjoNicko
7Cheap WineCharlie Parrtincanman
8GustavoMark Kozelek & Jimmy LaValleUncleben
9Nobody Knew She Was ThereThe UnthanksSuzi
10Those DJ ShowsPatrice Hollowayattwilightlarks
11I Wanna Be a LifeguardBlottoTraktorAlbatrost
12Lazy Line Painter JaneBelle and SebastianParaMhor
13Bob CrowRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka

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Songs by Girl Groups and All-Female Bands

Nov. 13, 2019
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Writer: outoftheblue

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm So ExcitedThe Pointer Sisters9hairs9knots
2FuegoBondSuzi
3Sign of the TimesThe Belle Starsmegadom
4VenusBananaramahappyclapper
5BiologyGirls Aloudbarbryn
6Come Get It, I Got ItThe Raelettes9hairs9knots
7Then He Kissed MeThe CrystalsSuzi
8Chapel of LoveThe Dixie CupsIsabelleForshaw
9Wide Open SpacesDixie ChicksSuzi
10Pure ShoresAll Saintshappyclapper

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Salvos NosMedieval BabesDjinnjaha
2Year of DecisionThe Three Degreesbishbosh
3Girl Girl RayMussoliniHeadkick
4Edge of a Broken HeartVixenPop Off!
5OvertakeAKB48ajostu
6The Music Goes Around and AroundThe Boswell Sistersmagicman
7Interstate GospelPistol AnniesPop Off!
8Jump ChildrenThe International Sweethearts of Rhythmpejepeine
9Please Mr. PostmanThe Marvelettesmegadom
10In Your RoomThe Banglesbishbosh

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Songs About Stalking, Following and Chasing

Nov. 6, 2019
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Writer: magicman

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Mary Had a Little LambStevie Ray Vaughantincanman
2Where You LeadCarole KingParaMhor
3I Will Follow YouAl CampbellNicko
4Crazy LoveMindy GledhillPop Off!
5You Don't Know Nothing About LoveLorraine EllisonParaMhor
6I'm Following YouAnnette Hanshawseverin
7Nights on BroadwayCandi StatonPop Off!
8Every Breath You TakeThe PoliceUncleben
9The HunterAlbert Kingattwilightlarks
10Night ProwlerAC/DCTraktor Albatrost
11Corre Que Te Pillo (Run, I'll Catch You)Los JaivasMakinavaja
12Shifting GearsLalo SchifrinBanazirGalbasi
13Lil' Red Riding HoodSam the Sham & the PharaohsIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Strange and BeautifulAqualungvanwolf2
2Gonna Get Close to YouDalbelloRavi Raman
3Follow Me DownUNKLEvanwolf2
4StanEminem & DidoPop Off!
5NeighbourWalter TVvanwolf2
6FollowingThe BanglesPop Off!
7Crazy BaldheadBob MarleyNicko
8I'm Shadowing YouBlossom Deariepejepeine
9Spitting GamesSnow Patrolhappyclapper
10ReynardineFairport ConventionSuzi
11No ReplyThe BeatlesShivSidecar
12NadineChuck Berrytreefrogdemon

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Songs About the Colour White

Oct. 30, 2019
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Writer: philipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)Marty Robbinsajostu
2White HorsesJacky9hairs9knots
3White BirdIt's a Beautiful Day9hairs9knots
4The White Tent, The RaftJane SiberryTatankaYotanka
5White TrainThe dB'sShivSidecar
6White ValiantThe Mutton BirdsDjinnjaha
7White Socks/Flip-FlopsSuper Furry Animalshappyclapper
8White KeysChilly Gonzalesmegadom
9White Star LinerPublic Service BroadcastingSuzi
10White CityDay OneAlison Dempster

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1White Lightnin'The Big BopperBanazirGalbasi
2Unbearably WhiteVampire Weekendmagicman
3Into WhiteCat Stevens/Yusufajostu
4White LinesSix60Djinnjaha
5White Punks on DopeThe Tubesmegadom
6White BellyBellyDerek Bum
7WhiteKen NordineBanazirGalbasi
8WhiteThe CultBethnoir
9White HorseLaid BackPop Off!
10White OverallsLa DüsseldorfUncleben

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Songs About Charisma

Oct. 23, 2019
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Writer: ajostu

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Everybody Wants to Love YouJapanese BreakfastTarquinSpodd
2LabradorAimee MannPop Off!
3Daddy's SpeedingSuedeParaMhor
4His Friends Are More Than Fond of RobinCarly SimonToffeeBoy
5Bewitched, Bothered and BewilderedElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
6HandlebarsFlobotsSweetHomeAlabama
7Bathsheba SmilesRichard ThompsonSuzi
8Celebrity InterviewThe Jigsaw SeenShivSidecar
9Everybody Wants to Touch MeMissy HigginsNicko
10See Me Feel You/Listening to YouThe WhoParaMhor
11Satanic MessiahThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1He's Gonna Step On You AgainJohn KongosTraktor Albatrost
2SuperflyCurtis MayfieldSeth Miller
3The JackalRonny Jordan ft Dana BryantSongBarLandlord
4You're the ManMarvin Gaye9hairs9knots
5Malcolm X: No Sell OutSugarhill All-StarsMussoliniHeadkick
6KarenChew LipsNoodsy
7Lucky GilchristThe Unthanksseverin
8Saint SimonThe ShinsMakinavaja
9Estimated ProphetThe Grateful DeadChris7572

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Songs About Footwear

Oct. 16, 2019
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Writer: DJ Bear

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1New ShoesEric BibbMakinavaja
2Just Walk in My ShoesGladys Knight & the PipsNicko
3Funky SneakersWillie BoboNicko
4Steppin' in Her I MIller ShoesBetty DavisNilpferd
5Stacks, Stilettos, Make-up, and MohicansMere Dead MenCarpgate
6Dancing ShoesRhythms del Mundo ft Arctic MonkeysLeaveitallbehind/Pop Off!
7Dames, Booze, Chains, and BootsThe CrampsTarquinSpod
8Baby, Stick AroundJoe JacksonNicko
9Blue BootsEric DonaldsonUncleben
10Summer's HereJames TaylorRavi Raman
11Getting Out in StyleKellie Pickleroutoftheblue
12Jimmy ChoosLucinda Belle Orchestraseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1All Purpose Action Footwear!Action Pact!Carpgate
2Breakin' In a New Pair of ShoesCleo BrownIsabelleForshaw
3Crow in HeelsGretschen Hofnerbarbryn
4Diamonds on the Soles of her ShoesPaul SimonSuzi
5Eleanor, Put Your Boots OnFranz Ferdinandhappyclapper
6Fuck Me PumpsAmy Winehousephilipphilip99
7Go-Go BootsDrive-By TruckersShivSidecar
8How I Learned to Love the BootboysThe AuteursTatankaYotanka
9In These Shoes?Kirsty MacCollbarbryn
10Jackboot DemocratsLeon RosselsonTatankaYotanka
11Las Puntas de Mis Viejas BotasManolo GarciaMakinavaja
12My AdidasRun DMChappyclapper
13My DocsKiss AMCajostu
14New ShoesPaolo NutiniMussoliniHeadkick
15One Shoe BluesSandra BoyntonBanazirGalbasi
16Pointed Toe ShoesCarl PerkinsIsabelleForshaw
17Quality ShoesMark KnopflerRavi Raman
18Red High HeelsJane Siberryphilipphilip99
19Snake Skin ShoesThe Black Sorrowsphilipphilip99
20Trimm TrabBlurbarbryn
21Venus in Bother BootsThe Nipple ErectorsTarquinSpodd
22Walkin' ShoesGerry Mulligan QuartetNilpferd
23You Can Put Your Shoes Under My BedPaul KellyNicko
24Zapatos GastadosReina RepublicanaMakinavaja

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Songs With Notable Key Changes

Oct. 9, 2019
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Writer: philipphilip99

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1StandR.E.MMussoliniHeadkick
2Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadElton JohnParaMhor
3Se TelefonadoMinaPastinaca
4Love on TopBeyoncémagicman
5If I FellThe Beatlesmegadom
6Still Crazy After All These YearsPaul SimonSuzi
7Ev'ry Time We Say GoodbyeElla FitzgeraldDaysinscotland
8The LarkLinda Lewispejepeine
9Up, Up and AwayThe 5th Dimensionmagicman
10DizzyTommy RoeShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hawaii Five-OThe VenturesUncleben
2And She WasTalking HeadsIsabelleForshaw
3Don't Sleep on the Subway DarlingPetula Clarkmagicman
4Take My Breath AwayBerlinMakinavaja
5PolitikColdplayNoodsy
6Fire in My HeartSuper Furry Animalshappyclapper
7All MinePortisheadhappyclapper
8Hang 'Em HighBooker T & the MGsmegadom
9More Than a FeelingBostonShivSidecar
10All About LovePeter & the Test Tube BabiesCarpgate

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Songs About September and October

Oct. 2, 2019
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Writer: TatankaYotanka

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Hopping Down in Kent/My Lovely HopsMary Ann Haynesnosuchzone
2October SongAmy WinehouseMussoliniHeadkick
3October NightWitchTarquinSpodd
4Autumn's ChildCaptain Beefheartsonofwebcore
5PumpkinTricky ft Alison GoldfrappShoegazer
6Les Feuilles MortesYves Montandswawilg
7My October SymphonyPet Shop Boysflorian7
8Autumn SongIncognito9hairs9knots
9Harvest FestivalXTCShivSidecar
10Early AutumnSun Ra & the Astro Infinity ArkestraUncleben
11Harvest in the EastTommy McCookUncleben
12Septober EnergyCentipedeajostu

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Otoño PorteñoAstor Piazzollaajostu
2October (Love Song)Chris and CoseyMussoliniHeadkick
3October 26Pretty Thingsseverin
4September SongChet Bakerseverin
5Summer SoftStevie Wonderajostu
6October SongBert JanschMussoliniHeadkick
7Autumn in New YorkElla Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrongphilipphilip99
8OctoberSun RaBanazirGalbasi
9It Might As Rain Until SeptemberCarole KingNoodsy
10Beautiful SeptemberJackie-O MotherfuckerUncleben
11Licks and KicksIsrael VibrationNicko
12Skördetider (Harvest Times)International HarvesterTraktor Albatrost

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