Songs Featuring Personification

Mar. 20, 2019
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Column
Writer: Uncleben

A List

 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)

A List

 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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Column
Writer: EnglishOutlaw

A List

 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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Songs With Words of Wisdom

Feb. 27, 2019
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Column
Writer: Barney Jeffries (barbryn)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1You Can't Always Get What You WantThe Rolling StonesGreatGrendel
2Get Over YourselfSteven AdamsShoegazer
3To Beat the DevilKris KristoffersonMussoliniHeadkick
4Make Your Own Kind of MusicMama Cass Elliotflorian7
5Dancing the AnimalEsperanza Spaldinguntergunther
6The Atheist's BurdenDisco Infernovanwolf2
7Carpe DiemThe Village FugsTarquinSpodd
8A Man's a Man for A' ThatPaolo NutiniSuzi
9Love and RageMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
10RiseRichard Earnshaw ft. Ursula Rucker and Roy AyersDiscoMonster
11Words of WisdomDennis Brownmagicman
12The EndThe BeatlesShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Be Good To YourselfFrankie MillerGreatGrendel
2Hold OnAlabama Shakesswawilg
3Don't Take It Too BadTownes Van Zandtmagicman
4SingDresden DollsBethnoir
5How Fortunate the Man With NoneDead Can Dancevanwolf2
6Be Thankful For What You've GotMassive AttackShoegazer
7The Best of TimesSage FrancisDiscoMonster
8Get BetterDan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pipbishbosh
9WanitaRokia Traoreswawilg
10Long As You're LivingAbbey LincolnSeth Miller
11SurvivalAnnette Peacockswawilg
12It's All GoodSuperorganismMussoliniHeadkick

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Songs About Secret Admirers

Feb. 20, 2019
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1He's So FineThe ChiffonsSweetHomeAlabama
2Just My ImaginationThe TemptationsSweetHomeAlabama
3Where Were You?The Mekonsuneasy listening
4Un Ramito de VioletasCeciliaMakinavaja
5Secret AdmirerThe GayladsUncleben
6If Only You KnewPatti Labelleswawilg
7Remake RemodelRoxy MusicAltraEgo
8All I Do is Think About youTammi Terrell9hairs9knots
9Couldn't I Just Tell You?Todd RundgrenShivSidecar
10Mad About the BoyNoel CowardNicko
11SecretlySkunk Anansieswawilg
12Everybody Knows (Except You)The Divine ComedySongBarLandlord
13La RossaVan Der Graaf Generatormegadom
14You Don't Know MeAlison Kraussmagicman

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Passing ByGeorge RobesonSuzi
2I Want to Tell YouThe BeatlesShivSidecar
3One dayThe LurkersCarpgate
4The Girl of My Best FriendElvis PresleySuzi
5Lonely BoyBrenda Hollowayattwilightlarks
6You'll Never KnowPlattersmegadom
7A Certain GirlWarren Zevonswawilg
8DaydreamingThe Box Tickedtreefrogdemon
9Secret LoveDoris DayOliveButler
10Two Doors DownThe Mystery JetsShoegazer
11Secret AdmirerCocoa TeaUncleben
12I've Been Thinking About YouLondonbeatIsabelleForshaw
13You Belong With MeTaylor SwiftNoodsy
14Funny little FrogGod Help the Girlbarbryn
15My Finest HourSundaysbarbryn
16Oba la Vem ElaJorge Ben Jorpejepeine
17Nobody Knows ThatKat Edmondsonswawilg
18High Steppin' Hip Dressin' FellaLove Unlimitedpejepeine
19Cyprus SvenueVan MorrisomTarquinSpodd
20Have You Ever Loved a Woman?Freddy KingRavi Raman

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Songs About Paris

Feb. 13, 2019
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Column
Writer: Chris (swawilg)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Parisian ThoroughfareClifford BrownNilpferd
2Midnight in ParisUnholy Modal RoundersJohn Hindle
3Paris sera toujours ParisZazGreatGrendel
4Swing de ParisDjango ReinhardtOliveButler
5Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveilleJacques Dutroncflorian7
6Le printemps à ParisJacqueline TaiebShivSidecar
7Paris maiClaude Nougaro TatankaYotanka
8Paris BluesTerry CallierUncleben
9No Moon in ParisMarianne Faithfullphilipphilip99
10The Paris MatchThe Style Council with Tracy Thornmegadom
11A Place in ParisMatt Monrophilipphilip99
12A Free man in ParisJoni MitchellUncleben

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Under the Bridges of ParisEartha Kittdeanofromoz
2Coeur de ParisienneRufus Wainwrightmegadom
3Paris Mood TonightTony Joe Whitesonofwebcore
4Quai de JemappesLes Négresses VertesParaMhor
5QGuess Who I Saw in ParisBuffy Sainte MarieGreatGrendel
61er jour à ParisPetit Yodé et L'enfant SiroNicko
7Champs ElyséesJoe Dassinmegadom
8Azure TeNat King ColeOliveButler
9Arc de Triomphe Two StepBeausoleilIsabelleForshaw
10Lonely Night in ParisJulie Londonattwilightlarks
11Près de ParisPierre BensusanMakinavaja

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Songs About Banks and Banking

Feb. 6, 2019
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Column
Writer: Ravi Raman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Money ShuffleRichard ThompsonSuzi
2The Wall Street Shuffle10CCseverin
3Where are the Barricades?Leon RosselsonTatankaYotanka
4Saving Up to Go BankruptMike Rimbaud megadom
5For the Love of MoneyTackheadShoegazer
6As Strong as SamsonProcul HarumShivSidecar
7Money's Too Tight (to Mention)Simply Redswawilg
8I Love Robbin' BanksJeffrey Frederick and the ClamtonesJohn Hindle
9Raining GravelTim Bluhm Skydog7
10Smash the Market PlaceScreaming Blue Messiahsblackshadow

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Fidelity Fiduciary BankDavid Tomlinson & Dick Van DykeUncleben
2Heavenly Bank AccountFrank Zappasonofwebcore
3Best Dreams Burnley Building SocietyGeorge Chandlerpejepeine
4MuleGov't MuleSkydog7
5Blood BankBon IverSongBarLandlord
6Shame on YouCaptain SKAflorian7
7RatsSubhumansuneasy listening
8Johnny 99Bruce Springsteenmegadom
9Colour LineAsian Dub FoundationIsabelleForshaw
10Use a Bank? I'd Rather DieMcCarthyvanwolf2
11Bonnie & ClydePapa LeviUncleben

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Songs About Music Venues

Jan. 30, 2019
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Column
Writer: pejepeine
At: Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Royal Garden BluesBix Beiderbecke & his New Orleans Lucky Sevenmagicman
2The Sultans of SwingDire StraitsUncleben
3LisdoonvarnaChristy Mooremegadom
4Barrowland BallroomAmy Macdonaldtincanman
5Cavern StompThe Big Threesonofwebcore
6Let's SubmergeX-Ray SpexTarquinSpodd
7BarbarellasThe PhotosOliveButler
8For FreeJoni MitchellSuzi
9Lullaby of BirdlandElla Fitzgeraldmegadom
10You Got MeThe Roots & Erykah BaduUntergunther
11FolibaSuper Rail Band of the Buffet Hotel de la Gare, BamakoDiscoMonster
12Memory of a Free FestivalDavid BowieShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1MontreuxHermeto PascoalBanazirGalbasi
2Cornmeal WaltzGuy Clarktincanman
3Maybe the People Would Be the Times or Between Clark and HilldaleLovephilipphilip99
4Club a Go-GoThe Animals9hairs9knots
5Ballroom BlitzThe Sweetmegadom
6Shit British TourPeter and the Test Tube BabiesCarpgate
7Open Your EyesPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
8White Man in Hamersmith PalaisThe ClashShoegazer
9Dust a Sound BoySuper BeagleNicko
10On Verra ÇaOrchestra BaobabNilpferd
11God Drinks at the SandoThe WhitlamsNicko

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Songs About Crisis

Jan. 23, 2019
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Column
Writer: ParaMhor

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ball of ConfusionThe Temptationsbishbosh
2CeremonyNew OrderSkydog7
3ShowdownKenny Carterattwilightlarks
4My World Fell DownSagittariusShivSidecar
5Crisis of MineThe UndertonesUncleben
6Cracking UpNick Lowemegadom
7I've Been Waiting For Tomorrow (All of My Life)The TheNilpferd
8Europe is LostKate TempestShoegazer
9NeptuneThe PooziesSuzi
10CrisisAnohniseverin
11Wake Up EverybodyHarold Melvin & the Blue NotesDiscoMonster
12On the NickelTom Waitsswawilg
13Brain Damage/EclipsePink FloydSuzi
14Two MargarinesJohn ShuttleworthOliveButler

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1DigitalJoy DivisionDerek Bum
2Upside DownJesus and Mary ChainMussoliniHeadkick
3Crisis IdentityOxymoronCarpgate
4DownloadingNegativlandSweetHomeAlabama
5Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean CurseOf Montrealvastariner
6Life Is MeanThe Tiger LiliesOliveButler
7State of EmergencySweet Honey on the RockSeth Miller
8Think For a MinuteHousmartinsmegadom
9I Think It's Going to Rain TodayRandy NewmanSuzi
10Car CrashThe CandyskinsNoodsy
11Canvey IslandBritish Sea Powerhappyclapper
12Dinosaur SexEmmy the GreatShoegazer
13Things a Get From Bad to WorseThe EthiopiansJamesowen475

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Songs About Long Distance Relationships

Jan. 16, 2019
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Jimmy MackMartha & the Vandellasattwilightlarks
2Bye Bye PrideThe Go-BetweensNilpferd
3My Johnny Was a ShoemakerSteeleye SpanSuzi
4Aloha 'OeAlfred ApakaTarquinSpodd
5DenyYasmine Hamdanuntergunther
6HusnaHitesh Sonik ft Piyush MishraRavi Raman
7Separated by MotorwaysThe Long Blondeshappyclapper
8Going PlacesKid Creole & the Coconutspejepeine
9(Don't Go Back to) RockvilleR.E.M.vanwolf2
10I Miss YouHarold Melvin & the Blue Notesmagicman
11DestinyZero 7 (ft Sia and Sophie Barker)Skydog7
12Flyweight LoveVienna TengJenny K.
13Miles AwayPoemssuntergunther
14When Love Breaks DownPrefab SproutShoegazer

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Long Distance LoveLittle FeatToffeeBoy
2Distant LoverMarvin GayeUncleben
3A Taste of HoneyAndy Bey & the Bey Sisterspejepeine
4Memphis, TennesseeChuck BerryShivSidecar
5Dolores & KimberleyAdvance BaseShoegazer
6Open ArmsElbowphilipphilip99
7We Could Send LettersAztec Cameramegadom
8Love LettersKetty LesterEnglishOutlaw
9Call Me (Come Back Home)Al Greenmagicman
10Your Side of the BedLittle Big TownLeaveitallbehind

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