Songs About Eureka Moments

Nov. 25, 2020
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Writer: ajostu

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Who is in Your Heart NowStudio KillersUncleben
2Cherry Tree10,000 ManiacsParaMhor
3The Carter FamilyCarly Simonamylee
4How Long Has This Been Going OnElla Fitzgeraldseverin
5Night VisionSuzanne Vegaphilipphilip99
6In Your EyesPeter Gabrielamylee
7A Glorious DawnCarl Sagan & Stephen Hawking & John D. BoswellIsabelleForshaw
8Twenty QuestionsBeastie Boys ft Miho HatoriShoegazer
9King of BirdsR.E.M.Tubby Brewster
10MonochromeThe Sundaystincanman
11We Are All Made of StarsMobyIsabelleForshaw
12I Shall Love 2Julia HolterSeth Miller
13SummerAngel OlsenTarquinSpodd
14Synchronicity 1The PoliceBanazirGalbasi
15The Best Way to TravelThe Moody Bluesmagicman
16Eyes of the WorldGrateful DeadChris7572
17Roger EbertClem Snidebarbryn

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Here and NowThe HeadhuntersBanazirGalbasi
2Door of the CosmosSun RaSeth Miller
3Serpentine FireEarth, Wind & Fireamylee
4RevelationNorman ConnersNicko
5DiscoveryUltramarineShoegazer
6ExpansionsLonnie Liston SmithNicko
7Wake Up EverybodyJohn Legend & the Rootsmagicman
8IlluminationsAlice Coltrane & Carlos SantanaNicko

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Life

The Universe

Everything

Songs by Duos (Two Performers)

Nov. 18, 2020
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Writer: Nilpferd

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1I'm Getting Sentimental Over YouElla Fitzgerald & Paul SmithOliveButler
2My FutureBillie Eilish & Finneas O'Connellajostu
3Talk to MeJoni Mitchell & Jaco Pastoriusnosuchzone
4Yellow BeeCharley Patton & Bertha Leeattwilightlarks
5DoudouAli Farka Touré & Toumani DiabatéShoegazer
6Miss the GirlThe CreaturesShivSidecar
7The Choice is YoursBlack Sheepamylee
8Let the Rhythm Hit 'EmEric B. & Rakimmagicman
9No WowThe KillsDiscoMonster
10Rocket USASuicideMussoliniHeadkick
11Da FunkDaft PunkParaMhor
12Beats + PiecesColdcutMussoliniHeadkick

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1Chamber MusicBallaké Sissoko & Vincent SegalSeth Miller
2DiamonoToukiTatankaYotanka
3Walk in ParisEstas Tonne & Michael Schulmanflorian7
4Más Oscura que la NocheDiego El Cigala y Niño JoseleMakinavaja
5Shuck DubR.L. Burnside (with Beal Dabbs)Nicko
6Have Mercy on MeThe Black KeysAltraEgo
7Always ThenThe KVBvanwolf2
8Phenomenon: CompulsionJohn McLaughlin & Billy CobhamBanazirGalbasi
9Brain InvasionAttilaSweetHomeAlabama
10Noel, Jonah and MeThe SpinanesShivSidecar
11Tied Up in NottzSleaford ModsShoegazer
124 Little JoeysKiiiiiiiTarquinSpodd

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Songs About Denial

Nov. 11, 2020
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Writer: Amy Lee (amylee aka RipThisJoint)

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1InnocentsJohn Cooper Clarkeseverin
2Who Are You Trying to FoolLittle Annattwilightlarks
3Under Mi SensiBarrington LevyUncleben
4Billie JeanMichael JacksonUncleben
5Sometimes I Don't Know What to FeelTodd RundgrenShivSidecar
6I Saw Her AgainThe Mamas and the PapasSweetHomeAlabama
7The Kids Are AlrightThe WhoShivSidecar
8Reason to BelieveRod Stewartseverin
9Missing YouJohn WaiteSweetHomeAlabama
10In DenialPet Shop Boys & Kylie MinogueOliveButler
11DenialI Break Horsesvanwolf2
12I'm All RightThe Go-BetweensNilpferd
13Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One BeforeThe SmithsTarquinSpodd
14The Living DeadSuedeParaMhor
15Stain on the SunThe Bevis FrondShivSidecar
16Train SongMindy Smithtreefrogdemon
17Would Not Be DeniedBuffalo Tomswawilg
18Nothing to Do With MeStereolabTarquinSpodd
19Dagenham DaveThe Stranglershappyclapper
20The Denial TwistThe White Stripesmagicman
21DenialThe Dropkick MurphysCarpgate
22Ted, Just Admit ItJane's Addictionhappyclapper
23Wall of DenialStevie Ray VaughanPop Off!

B List

 Song TitleArtistNominated By
1It Wasn't MeShaggyphilipphilip99
2Pardon Denied AgainRobert Pete WilliamsUncleben
3You Were Never MineRuby TurnerMakinavaja
4You Never Wanted MeSandy DennyTubby Brewster
5Back to the Old HouseThe SmithsNilpferd
6Who Killed Davey Moore?Bob DylanSkippyisaCult
7None of Your Business NowPaul KellyNicko
8It Isn't Gonna Be That WaySteve ForbertJamesowen475
9FlyJackie LevenTatankaYotanka
10One of Us is DeadThe EarliesShoegazer
11DenialJuice WRLDmagicman
12CharlieSplit Enzajostu
13Not MeShoesShivSidecar
14Don't Marry HerBeautiful SouthParaMhor
15Avante Garde MusicBallboyShoegazer
16Spare Me the DetailsThe OffspringIsabelleForshaw
17The River (Never Freezes Over)The Burning Hellmegadom
18Neil JungTeenage Fan Clubhappyclapper
19He'd Be a DiamondThe Bevis FrondShivSidecar
20Believe What You're SayingSugarhappyclapper
21Negsonic Teenage WarheadMonster MagnetSweetHomeAlabama

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Songs About Paganism

Nov. 4, 2020
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Writer: DJ Bear

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1SunriseGrateful DeadChris7572
2The River SingsEnyaphilipphilip99
3Melodious GoddessDadawaTarquinSpodd
4KrigsgaldrHeilungBethnoir
5John BarleycornSteeleye Spanseverin
6AguanileHéctor Lavoe & Willie ColónMakinavaja
7SorceryMartinez, Sabumegadom
8Wolf TotemThe Hu BandTraktor Albatrost
9Egil SagaFaunBethnoir
10Samhain NightLoreena McKennittmagicman
11The Return of PanThe WaterboysUncleben
12StarwalkerBuffy Sainte-Mariesonofwebcore
13SáivuTorgeir VassvikTraktor Albatrost

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Get Ur Freak OnMissy ElliotLoud Atlas
2EnergySampa the GreatNicko
3Goddess of the SeaAngelique Kidjosonofwebcore
4Sun GoddessRamsey LewisNicko
5Voodoo ManLee Perry and the UpsettersUncleben
6Voodoo WomanKoko TaylorNicko
7Immigrant Song Led Zeppelinamylee
8MegitsuneBabymetalTarquinSpodd
9Daughter of the SunSharon Tandy & Les Fleurs de LysShivSidecar
10Blood Sugar Sex MagikRed Hot Chili Peppersamylee
11Ride a White SwanT. RexShivSidecar
12HalloweenHalloween Junky OrchestraTarquinSpodd
13Some Enchanted EveningEtta JonesOliveButler
14Oya, Diosa Y FeCelia Cruz & La Sonbora Matanceramagicman
15Bones BugaluGabriel RiosNicko
16Son de DifuntosLila DownsMakinavaja
17A Deusa Dox OrixásClara NunesNicko
18Solstice PrayerR. Carlos NakaiBanazirGalbasi

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Songs About Written Correspondence

Oct. 28, 2020
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Writer: Andrew Morrissey (Makinavaja)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The LetterDean FriedmanToffeeBoy
2Dear AbbyJohn PrineIsabelleForshaw
3Letter to HermioneDavid BowieOliveButler
4Dear GodSiobhan WilsonShoegazer
5So Long to the HeadstrongFleet Foxesattwilightlarks
6The LetterMacy Grayseverin
7El CarteroPastor Lópezmagicman
8Ghost DancePrince BusterUncleben
9Post Office BluesLorraine BowenTatankaYotanka
10Another the LetterWireMussoliniHeadkick

B List

 TitleArtistNominated By
1Please Take a Letter Miss BrownInk SpotsUncleben
2Please Read the LetterRobert Plant & Alison KraussSuzi
3Fan MailBlondieUncleben
4Letter Never SentR.E.M.megadom
5Strawberry Letter #23Brothers Johnsonmegadom
6Circular LetterKevin Ayerssonofwebcore
7African PostmanBurning SpearNicko
8Message in a BottleThe PoliceMussoliniHeadkick
9Lullabye LetterThe Soft Machinesonofwebcore
10PostcardThe Whotreefrogdemon
11Dream LetterTim Buckleymegadom

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Songs About Social Mobility

Oct. 21, 2020
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Writer: Suzanne Saxby (Suzi)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big TimePeter Gabrielajostu
2People!Action Pact!Carpgate
3To Have and Have NotBilly Braggmagicman
4Fast CarTracy ChapmanLoud Atlas
5Jefferson's Theme TuneJa'Net Duboisamylee
6Mr. Class and Quality?Gentle Giantmagicman
7Trouble ManMarvin Gayeamylee
8Shangri-LaThe Kinkssonofwebcore
9Stones in the RoadMary Chapin CarpenterLoud Atlas
10Across the BorderlineRy CooderParaMhor
11The Death of the Middle ClassMighty Mo Rodgerstincanman
12The Lowly CarpenterMischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
13Wake Up!Rage Against the MachineLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Big Time OperatorJeff St. John and the IDIsabelleForshaw
2In NeonElton JohnSweetHomeAlabama
3Play With FireThe Rolling Stonesamylee
4Something CoolJune ChristieNicko
5HeartlandThe TheParaMhor
6Falling on a BruiseCarter the Unstoppable Sex Machinehappyclapper
7Just My Soul RespondingSmokey Robinson and the MiraclesIsabelleForshaw
8UnderdogSly and the Family StoneTraktor Albatrost
9The Hope That House BuiltFuture of the Lefthappyclapper
10Rich Get RicherThe O'JaysLoud Atlas
11The Only Way is UpYazzvastariner
12The Kind You Can't AffordMadeleine PeyrouxIsabelleForshaw

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Songs About Babies

Oct. 14, 2020
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Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1EmbryoPink Floydseverin
2Belly Button WindowJimi HendrixNilpferd
3It's a BoyThe Whoswawilg
4First BornKate & Anna McGarrigleSkippyisaCult
5Babies Makin' BabiesSly and the Family Stoneseverin
6Bottle to the BabyCharlie FeathersTarquinSpodd
7Mama's Baby, Daddy's MaybeSwamp DoggUncleben
8God Bless the ChildJudy HenskeTempusfugit
9To ZionLauryn HillOliveButler
10The Hardest Button to ButtonThe White Stripesamylee
11Cotton FieldsLead BellyIsabelleForshaw
12KidThe Pretenders9hairs9knots
13Dream Within a DreamSpiritShivSidecar

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Morning DewGrateful DeadChris7572
2Not Yet ThreeJonathan RichmanTarquinSpodd
3WonderNatalie Merchantamylee
4Mother's LamentCreamTarquinSpodd
5The MotherBrandi CarlileLoud Atlas
6Like a BabyPeter Blegvadmegadom
7Pitch the BabyCocteau Twinsmegadom
8Go to Sleep You Little BabyEmmylou Harris, Gillian Welch & Alison KraussPop Off!
9Moon on Your PajamasPaul WellerShivSidecar
10The Spotlight KidCaptain BeefheartNicko
11Guardian of the UniverseFreemegadom
12Baby SitsIvor Cutlermegadom
13The Unborn ByronSlapp Happymegadom
14The Baby's Done a PooNick CopeNoodsy

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Offensive Insulting Songs

Oct. 7, 2019
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Writer: Olive Butler

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1He Was a Big FreakBetty Davisseverin
2Roforofo FightFela Kutipejepeine
3All About YouThe Rolling Stonesamylee
4Fuck YouCee-Lo GreenNoodsy
5Norman Fucking RockwellLana Del ReyParaMhor
6Bitches Ain't ShitBen Foldsphilipphilip99
7What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body?Frank Zappaamylee
8TrashRobyn Hitchcockmegadom
9Margaret on the GuillotineMorrisseyphilipphilip99
10C.R.E.E.P.The FallMussoliniHeadkick
11B.Y.C.Terminal HeadsCarpgate
12Paintball's Coming HomeHalf Man Half BiscuitDaysinScotland

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1TwatJohn Cooper ClarkeMussoliniHeadkick
2Mile X ManBraindanceCarpgate
3Mouthful of ShitChumbawambavanwolf2
4Fuck Off NoddyIan DuryTubby Brewster
5You're the Reason Our Kids are UglyLoretta Lynn & Conway TwittyUncleben
6Don Henley Must DieMojo Nixonphilipphilip99
7All Men Are LiarsNick Lowemegadom
8Scrape AwayThe JamShivSidecar
9Here Comes GeordieRichard Thompsonmegadom
10Alison GrossSteeleye Spanseverin
11Short PeopleRandy NewmanLoud Atlas
12When Will You Die?They Might Be GiantsAdam Smith

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Slow, Sexy Love Songs

Sept. 30, 2020
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Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1ParadiseJean Adebambomagicman
2Sweetest TabooSadeLoud Atlas
3Slow DancingJohnny DuncanSweetHomeAlabama
4Two of the Lucky OnesThe Droge and Summers BlendEnglishOutlaw
5HalYasmin HamdanUntergunther
6How Deep is Your LoveBee GeesParaMhor
7Intimate FriendsEddie KendricksNicko
8Réponds MoiMathematiques Modernesphilipphilip99
9StayRihannasonsounds
10Everyone Here Wants YouJeff Buckleymegadom
11Soul on FireLavern BakerIsabelleForshaw
12With You I'm Born AgainBilly Preston & SyreetaAltraEgo

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Feel Like Making LoveRoberta Flackseverin
2Let's Get It OnMarvin Gayeamylee
3Inside My LoveMinnie RipertonOliveButler
4Just Like YouBrides of FunkensteinTatankaYotanka
5Didn't IDarondoattwilightlarks
6Hey There Lonely GirlEddie Holmanphilipphilip99
7Make You Feel My LoveAdeleseverin
8If You're Looking for a Way OutOdysseyParaMhor
9Sweet LoveAnita Bakermagicman
10Golden Touch Rose RoyceUncleben
11Three Times a LadyThe CommodoresNicko

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Songs About Masks

Sept. 23, 2020
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Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The Man in the Iron MaskBilly Bragg Suzi
2SpidermanRamonesmegadom
3Vesti La Giubba (from Pagliacci)Ruggero Leoncavallo (sung by Jussi Björlingattwilightlarks
4MaskIggy PopOliveButler
5The Masquerade is OverNancy WilsonNicko
6Cynthia MaskRobyn Hitchcock megadom
7Marrakesh Night MarketLoreena McKennittLoud Atlas
8Old Fart at PlayCaptain BeefheartBanazirGalbasi
9Everybody Wear They MaskJazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton MarsalisRavi Raman
10Mugamoodi (Terrace Jams version)KuranganRavi Raman
11A Ritual MaskPeter HammillNicko
12Take Off the MaskClinton Fearon & the Boogie Brown BandUncleben
13Long Black VeilDave Matthews BandLoud Atlas

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Marty Beller MaskThey Might Be Giantsphilipphilip99
2Art GroupieGrace JonesIsabelleForshaw
3MasqueradeThe SkidsShoegazer
4ChristineSiouxsie and the Bansheesmegadom
5There's a GirlThe Ditty BopsUncleben
6My Smile is Just a Frown (Turned Upside Down)Carolyn Crawfordattwilightlarks
7Two Face PeopleMax RomeoNicko
8Sleeping With Your Devil MaskRobyn HitchcockOliveButler
9Under the Mask of HappinessGraham ParkerLoud Atlas
10SamaritansIdlesDiscoMonster
11Adele's Laughing Song (from Die Fledermaus)Johann Straus II (sung by Leslie Garrett)ajostu
12Beautiful Gas MaskThe Mountain GoatsShoegazer
13The MaskFugeesOliveButler
14The Blue MaskLou ReedNicko
15NavarasamThaikkudam BridgeRavi Raman
16This MasqueradeGeorge Bensonamylee

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