Songs That are Adult Lullabies

June 3, 2020
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Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

A List

#TitleArtistNominated By
1Only ShallowMy Bloody ValentineNilpferd
2Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)Aqualungvanwolf2
3Lullaby of the LeavesElla FitzgeraldNilpferd
4Child Amongst the WeedsEliza CarthySuzi
5Lullaby of LondonThe PoguesSuzi
6You Can Close Your EyesJames Taylorattwilightlarks
7Night Shift LullabyMagnolia Electric Companytincanman
8Lovers of TodayThe PretendersParaMhor
9Sleep TonightThe Rolling StonesDiscoMonster
10Brokedown PalaceThe Grateful DeadChris7572
11Try to SleepLowmegadom
12You Want It DarkerLeonard CohenRavi Raman
13Let's Sleep NowAlternative TVCarpgate
14Sleeping Gas (Live at Zoo Club 1981)The Teardrop ExplodesShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Goodnight My LoveLos LobosSeth Miller
2Lullaby AngelHarmoniansUncleben
3Goodnight LadiesLou Reed9hairs9knots
4Sleep on the Left SideCornershophappyclapper
5LullabySamingadTarquinSpodd
6Anti-LullabyMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
7Sleep is the JewelJames Yorkstonmegadom
8Who Will Sing Me LullabyesKate RusbySuzi
9MLKU2BanazirGalbasi
10Lover's LullabyJanis Ianmagicman
11LullabyJames ParaMhor
12This LullabyQueens of the Stone Agemegadom
13Golden SlumbersDua Lipaajostu
14New German LullabyeThe TaxpayersEnglishOutlaw
15The Hand That Rocks the CradleThe SmithsShoegazer
16In Your RoomAirielDiscoMonster
17HeavenLambnosuchzone
18Dissolve MeAlt Jbarbryn
19RagsThe WaterboysCarpgate
20LullabyLowUncleben
21The Crystal ShipThe DoorsParaMhor
22We Bid You GoodnightGrateful DeadBanazirGalbasi

C List (Instrumentals)

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Nessun Dorma (from Turandot)Giacomo Puccini (sung by Luciano Pavarotti)Makinavaja
2Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)Richard Wagnertubby brewster
3WiegenliedRichard Straus (sung by Jessye Norman)tubby brewster
4Cantata No 140J.S. Bach (Performed by John Elliot Gardiner)ajostu
5The Seal LullabyWhitacreBanazirGalbasi
6Nexus on the BeachRoberto Musci & Giovanni Venostanosuchzone
7Uni, Tule Silma Peale!Collagepejepeine
8Lullaby for JoeyJerry GoodmanBanazirGalbasi
9HugebabyPenguin Cafe Orchestranosuchzone
10Sleepers Beat Thememegadom
11Lullaby Kevin Ayersmegadom
12Sleepytime SambaLullatoneTarquinSpodd
13The Space Travelers LullabyKamasi Washingtonmegadom
14BalulalowBenjamin Britten (sung by Victor Sicard)Uncleben
15Close Thine EyesHenry Purcell (Performed by English Baroque Soloists)severin
16Lie Still, Sleep BecalmedJohn Calemegadom
17Come Heavy SleepJohn Dowlandnosuchzone

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Songs Applied to COVID-19 Lockdown

May 27, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Never Turn Your Back on Mother EarthSparksmegadom
2Oh DeathCharley Patton & Bertha Leeattwilightlarks
3Everyday Life is a Health HazardDisposable Heroes of Hiphoprisymegadom
4JerusalemMaster KGuntergunther
5Don't TouchCosmos Peopleajostu
6A Little Bit of SoapThe JarmelsTarquinSpodd
7Solitude is BlissTame ImpalaNicko
8Angel in a Blue DressReg MeurossSuzi
9Avant GardenerCourtney BarnettNicko
10Welfare CheeseEmanuel Lasky9hairs9knots
11Don't MixTricotajostu
12Fear InoculumToolMogdog
13ZoomFat Larry's Bandseverin
14ImmunityJon Hopkins & King Creosotemegadom
15Stay AwayRandy Newmanseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Holy GrailHunters & CollectorsIsabelleForshaw
2Get the Funk Out Ma FaceBrothers JohnsonBanazirGalbasi
3AirTalking Headsmegadom
4LastThe Unthanksajostu
5The Day Before You CameABBAseverin
6Hong Kong FluThe Ethiopiansseverin
7Flowers on the WallStatler BrothersMogdog
8Washing My Hands AgainJeffrey Lewismegadom
9Breathing Kate BushBanazirGalbasi
10Praise YouFatboy SlimIsabelleForshaw
11Darkest DaysJackie Leeattwilightlarks
12Computer LoveKraftwerkMussoliniHeadkick
13People's FacesKate TempestDiscoMonster
14AstronomiaVicetone & Tony Igyamylee
15You Fucking People Make Me SickSwansSeth Miller
16TangoSoapkillsuntergunther
17Ghost TownThe SpecialsUncleben
18Voyage Into the UnknownLuke Vibertuntergunther
19Volveran Esos MomentosEleMakinavaja
20Thank You Baked PotatoMatt Lucasseverin

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Songs About Maps

May 20, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lord Hereford's KnobHalf Man Half Biscuittubby Brewster
2Map of IndiaDeke Leonardseverin
3Backyard SkullsFrightened RabbitParaMhor
4A Song for MeFamilyDaysinScotland
5High Priced WomanJohn Lee HookerNicko
6Strange TownThe Jam ShivSidecar
7The Sea MapPolyphemusShivSidecar
8A Map MasterShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
9MapsFreya Ridingsmagicman
10Stranger's Map of TexasMichael Chapmanmegadom

No B List

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Songs With Great Keyboards

May 13, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Swanee River BoogieAlbert AmmonsRavi Raman
2Good Golly Miss MollieLittle RichardSongBarLandlord
3Happy New YearBeverleyvastariner
4Time of the SeasonThe ZombiesShivSidecar
5Love ActionThe Human LeagueAltraEgo
6Bizarre Love TriangleNew Orderhappyclapper
7Step OnHappy MondaysUncleben
8Saturn 5Inspiral Carpetshappyclapper
9I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)Grace Jonesajostu
10GiantThe TheNilpferd
11HeartbeatsThe KnifeIsabelleForshaw
12Step OnVampire Weekendamylee
13HopoponoGoGo PenguinFretlessBasser
14LifeJames BookerSeth Miller
15The Sweetest GirlScritti PolittiMogdog

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ain't That a ShameFats Domino9hairs9knots
2CherokeeArt TatumBanazirBalgasi
3Boogie RebopPiano RedTarquinSpodd
4On the ReboundFloyd Cramer9hairs9knots
5Honky CatElton Johnmagicman
6Monkey SpannerDave and Ansell CollinsShivSidecar
7My ConversationThe Uniquesmagicman
8How Can We Hang On to a DreamTim Hrdinattwilightlarks
9Inflammatory WitJoanna NewsomJohn Hindle
10Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' OnJerry Lee LewisRavi Raman
11Drown in My Own TearsRay CharlesNicko
12That's the Way God Planned ItBilly Prestonseverin
13Raga Megh MalharCharanjit SinghRavi Raman
14Plastic DreamsJayDeePopOff!
15ChameleonHerbie HancockTarquinSpodd
16Temperature is RisingOtis Spanntincanman
17MemorialSusanne Sundforbarbryn
18Walk Spirit, Talk SpiritMcCoy TynerNilpferd

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Songs Quietly Performed

May 6, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Sweet HarmonyThe Belovedvastariner
2A Canterbury TaleDreadzoneShivSidecar
3It's a Fine DayJanephilipphilip99
4Les Bras de MerCatrin Finch & Seckou KeitaSuzi
5Requiem Op. 48 - 7 In ParadisumGabriel Fauréattwilightlarks
6SilenceChet Baker & Charlie Hadenflorian7
7Angel DustDJ CamNilpferd
8Melancholia IIWilliam BasinskiShoegazer
9Drunken GalleonWallsMussoliniHeadkick
10Koke'eDennis KamakahiTarquinSpodd
11Into DustMazzy Staramylee
12When Breathing StartsUlrich Drechsler Quartet with Tord GustavsenNicko
13John's Theme (Love Scene)Pino Donaggiountergunther
14Love ItselfLeonard CohenSuzi
15CradleAdrianne LenkerSeth Miller
16CellophaneFKA Twigsbarbryn
17The LullCat's Eyesuntergunther
18NyalimagoteeS.E. RogieMogdog
19AmbreNils Frahmamylee
20SaturdaySparklehorsehappyclapper
21ParallelogramsLinda PerhacsShivSidecar
22Love to ShareCarlton & the Shoesmagicman
23The 59th Street Bridge SongSimon & GarfunkelAltraEgo
24Simply BeautifulAl Greenuntergunther

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Songs About Quiet

Apr. 29, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1She's Not ThereThe ZombiesIsabelleForshaw
2It's Oh So QuietBjörkmegadom
3Quiet HouseFleet Foxesswawilg
4SilencioJorge DrexlerMakinavaja
5Quiet HeartThe Go-Betweensmegadom
6Loud PlacesJamie xx ft. Romyhappyclapper
7No WordsBahama Soul Club ft. Brenda BoykinMogdog
8Speak LowBillie HolidayNilpferd
9ShhhPrinceMogdog
10Man Next DoorMassive Attackhappyclapper
11Voices Carry'Til Tuesdayamylee
12I Have a Need for SolitudeMary Chapin Carpentertincanman
13World Shut Your MouthJulian CopeAltraEgo
14Enjoy the SilenceDepeche ModeShoegazer
15Quiet LifeJapanvanwolf2
16The Silent BoatmanParliamentpejepeine
17SilencioIbrahim Ferrer and Omara Portuondomagicman
18Shhh/PeacefulMiles Davismagicman

No B List

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Songs About Hollywood

Apr. 22, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: philipphilip99

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1HollywoodErykah Baduswawilg
2HollywoodGuy Clarktreefrogdemon
3Hollywood HopefulLoudon III Wainwrightmegadom
4Little Hollywood GirlThe Everly Brotherstreefrogdemon
5HollywoodLana Del Reymegadom
6HollywoodBrigitte FontainePop Off!
7Hollywood NightsBob Seger & the Silver Bullet BandSuzi
8Red DustScreen 3ShivSidecar
9Sunset BoulevardTerry CallierNicko
10Hollywood LawnJenny LewisTarquinSpodd
11HollywoodCodeine Velvet ClubLeaveitallbehind
12Say Goodbye to HollywoodBilly JoelMarconius7

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Semi-Fraudulent Direct-from-Hollywood OvertureFrank Zappasonofwebcore
2Hollywood DreamingFather's ChildrenNicko
3Sunset GrillDon HenleyIsabelleForshaw
4Hollywood DreamingThe Puppini SistersPop Off!
5Hollywood SevenJon EnglishIsabelleForshaw
6Hollywood (Down on Your Luck)Thin Lizzymegadom
7Mary C. Brown and the Hollywood SignDory Previnbarbryn
8Holly WouldJackie de ShannonShivSidecar
9Ain't Nobody Straight in LAThe Miraclesmagicman
10Dedicated to Bobby JamesonAriel PinkUncleben
11Hollywood Forever Cemetery SingsFather John Mistymegadom
12Hollywood EndingSleater-Kinneymegadom

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Songs About Spring Cleaning & Household Chores

April 15, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: DJ Bear

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Boundless LoveJohn Prinehappyclapper
2It Will All Come Out in the WashMiranda LambertRavi Raman
3Clean Up Your Own BackyardElvis PresleyNicko
4Washday BluesDolly Partonseverin
5Wash, Mama, WashDr. JohnRavi Raman
6Clothes Line SagaThe Roche Sistersseverin
7Hard WorkJohn Handy9hairs9knots
8Shake 'n' VacSnuffhappyclapper
9Jump Mama JumpPoison GirlsCarpgate
10Official Suburbian SupermanSuzi QuatroShivSidecar
11Cleanup TimeJohn Lennon & Yoko Onomagicman
12Clean This HousePaul Kelly & the DotsNicko
13The Day My Pad Went MadJohn Cooper ClarkeIsabelleForshaw
14WashawayXTCShivSidecar
15DietAu Pairssonofwebcore
16Tortoise Brand Pot CleanerShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
17HouseworkThe B-52smegadom
18HouseworkRobert Palmerajostu
19Spring CleaningJohn McCutcheonBanazirGalbasi
20Yard BroomThe SkatalitesMogdog
21FingerPrince BusterIsabelleForshaw
22Spring CleaningFats Wallerseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Leave the Dishes in the Sink MaSpike Jones & his City SlickersParaMhor
2Ger a New Broom (And Sweep the Blues Away_Duke Ellington & Ivy AndersonMarconius7
3We're Going to Hang Out the Washing on the Siegfried LineSidney Lipton & his Grosvenor House Dance BandTraktor Albatrost
4When I'm Cleaning WindowsGeorge FormbyTarquinSpodd
5Whistle While You WorkAdriana CaselottiTubby Brewster
6Trip to the LaundryCock 'n' Bulltreefrogdemon
7No Go BabyThe Corrsphilipphilip99
8Housewife's AlphabetPeggy SeegerNicko
9I'm a WomanMaria MuldaurTatankaYotanka
10Cleaning WindowsVan Morrison & the ChieftainsTarquinSpodd
11Do the Dishes TooJayme Kelly CurtisBanazirGalbasi
12Jack of All TradesBruce Sprimngsteenleaveitallbehind
13Shake Rattle and RollBill Haley and his CometsTarquinSpodd
14Yakety YakThe CoastersBanazirGalbasi
15House CleaningThe SpanielsNicko
16Sweeping Your Dirt Under the RugSammy JonesNicko
17Funkier Than a Mosquito's TweeterIke & Tina TurnerIsabelleForshaw
18Clean-up WomanBetty Wright9hairs9knots
19Dirty ManLaura LeeNicko
20Too Many Dirty DishesAlbert CollinsRavi Raman
21Old BroomWailing SoulsNicko
22Clean Up the GhettoTapper ZukieUncleben
23Clean Up the GhettoPhiladelphia All Starsmagicman

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Songs About the Brain

Apr. 8, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Brain SongWeird Al YankovicFretlessBasser
2Inside My HeadYoung MCIsabelleForshaw
3Language and MentalityAfrican Head ChargeUncleben
4Me The MachineImogen Heapmegadom
5Veteran of the Psychic WarsBlue Öyster CultUncleben
6Can I Sleep in Your BrainEzra Furmanmegadom
7The Abandoned BrainRobyn Rowan Hitchcockmegadom
8Hots for the SmartsRichard ThompsonSuzi
9This Is Your BrainJoe DiffieRavi Raman
10Love on the BrainRihannaseverin
11Make Love to Your MindBill Withers9hairs9knots
12Madness (Is All in the Mind)Madnessmagicman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Journey to the Center of the MindAmboy DukesSweetHomeAlabama
2Brain DamageThe Waifstreefrogdemon
3It Must Be Something PsychologicalKatie Leephilipphilip99
4Always on My MindWillie Nelsonmagicman
5In Your HeadGabby Young and Other Animalsseverin
6Think Too Much (a)Paul Simonswawilg
7Einstein BrainAdmiral Freebeeswawilg
8When the Sun Goes InPhilip JeaysTatankaYotanka
9Weak Brain and a Narrow MindWillie DixonNicko
10TNT for the BrainEnigmaPop Off!
11Hjernen er AlenedeLillosTraktor Albatrost
12Grey WallsRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
13Brain DamageEminemmegadom
14Baby DollLaurie AndersonIsabelleForshaw
15The River (from The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat)Matthew TrevinoUncleben
16VeronicaElvis CostelloShoegazer
17Booker T and his Electric ShockMarkley, a GroupTarquinSpodd
18Don't Look Back in AngerOasisParaMhor
19Who Ate My BrainTizzy BacTarquinSpodd
20BrainBanksphilipphilip99
21Too Many Thoughts in My HeadWeezerRavi Raman
22Bet My BrainsStarcrawlerPop Off!

Bonus C List (Instrumentals)

NumberSong TitleArtist Nominated By
1Memories of GreenVangelisphilipphilip99
2Brain Food (Give Me)Burning Spearmegadom
3Brain Smashing DubLinton Kwesi Johnsonmagicman
4BrainvilleSun Rapejepeine
5The Brain of the Purple MountainLeo Kottketreefrogdemon
6Brain SweetiesMogwaimegadom
7Brain TrainingStanley Clarke TrioRavi Raman
8Mind EcologyShaktiRavi Raman
9Positive MindscapeRenegade SoundwaveShoegazer
10AmygdalaHenry Cowmegadom
11The Brain Chick CoreaBanazirGalbasi
12Mind TransplantAlphonse MouzonBanazirGalbasi
13Vulcan Mind ProbeGeorge DukeBanazirGalbasi
14The Mental TravelerDavid Axelrodmegadom

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Songs About Stars

Apr. 1, 2020
Blog
Column
Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Good Morning StarshineOliverMarconius7
2The Stars That Play with Laughing Sam's DiceJimi HendrixNicko
3Twinkle Little StarThe Parisiansphilipphilip99
4Baby I'm a StarPrinceIsabelleForshaw
5Star 69R.E.M.megadom
6Black StarRadioheadbarbryn
7SupergliderDrugstorehappyclapper
8Star CharmerGrindermanMogdog
9Wishing on a StarRose Roycemagicman
10Stoned ImmaculateDub SyndicateShoegazer
11Mambo SunT. RexIsabelleForshaw
12BlackstarDavid Bowieseverin
13Starless and Bible BlackStan Tracey Quartetmegadom
14No Stars Shall Hurt You From AboveHenry PurcellParaMhor
15How the Stars Were MadeMichael AskillNicko

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shine Like StarsPrimal ScreamParaMhor
2SupernovaOpalShivSidecar
3Sous Quelle Etoile Suis-je Né?Michel PolnareffTarquinSpodd
4Infinite SunKula ShakerRavi Raman
5Star of the County DownVan Morrison & the ChieftainsMogdog
6California StarsBilly Bragg & WilcoUncleben
7Dark StarRobb JohnsonTatankaYotanka
8SuperstarNina NastasiaShoegazer
9StargazerThe ZephyrsShoegazer
10Rock StarBran Van 3000Shoegazer
11StarsBrian Jonestown MassacreMussoliniHeadkick
12Shine On Little StarFreeheathappyclapper
13(We've) Found a Way (to the Sun)The PrimitivesMussoliniHeadkick
14In the Valley of Dying StarsSuperdragvanwolf2
15Lone Star QueenNew York Dollsmegadom
16Car With the StarAndre WilliamsTraktor Albatrost
17Punk Rock StarsThe Art AttacksCarpgate
18No StarSeagull Screaming Kiss Her Kiss Herajostu
19Bleeding StarJean Paul Sartre ExperienceNilpferd
20Highway StarDeep PurpleRavi Raman
21Interstellar OverdrivePink FloydMussoliniHeadkick

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