Songs About Heartbreak

May 25, 2022
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Column
Writer: magicman

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Love in VainRobert JohnsonDiscoMonster
2If You're looking for a Way OutOdysseyParaMhor
3Pain in My HeartOtis ReddingTarquinSpodd
4Without You Harry NilssonSongBarLandlord
5Apartment Number 9Tammy WynetteTarquinSpodd
6I'm Nobody's Baby NowReparata & the Delronsvastariner
7I'm Still WaitingDiana RossParaMhor
8Through the FiresAngel OlsenTarquinSpodd
9StopSam BrownAltraEgo
10CryingRoy OrbisonParaMhor
11What Becomes of the Broken HeartedJimmy RuffinNicko
12The End of the WorldSkeeter Davisseverin
13Ronan (Taylor's Version)Taylor SwiftEnglishOutlaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1How Can You Mend a Broken HeartThe Bee Geesseverin
2Never Gonna Fall in Love AgainEric CarmenSweetHomeAlabama
3CryJohnny RayTarquinSpodd
4My Girl Has GoneSmokey Robinson & the MiraclesParaMhor
5Take These Chains From My HeartHank WilliamsTarquinSpodd
6No Name No. 5Elliott Smithhappyclapper
7Dreaming With a Broken HeartJohn MayerLoud Atlas
8You Stole the Sun From My HeartManic Street Preachershappyclapper
9The Train FromKansas CityThe Shangri-LasMussoliniHeadkick
10After the Love Has GoneEarth, Wind and Firetincanman
11Sayonara wo OshieteJun TogawaTarquinSpodd
12Fare Thee Well LoveThe Rankin FamilyMarconius7
13Giving UpDonny HathawayDiscoMonster

C List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Cry babyJanis JoplinIsabelleForshaw
2Ngai Tembe ElekaFranco & TPOK Jazzpejepeine
3Ruby Don't Take Your Love to TownKenny RogersMussoliniHeadkick
4You Put My Love Out the DoorDaniel JohnstonTraktor Albatrost
5When I Was Your ManBruno MarsLoud Atlas
6Porgi Amor (Figaro)MozartParaMhor
7Isa LeiAndi ThakambauTarquinSpodd
8Blue Eyes Crying in the RainWillie NelsonTarquinSpodd
9Left With a Broken HeartJohn HoltNicko
10AusenciaHéctor Lavoe & Willie Colónpejepeine
11Efyge EfygeStelios Kazantzidisvanwolf2
12Lonesome TearsBeckswawilg
13Dream HouseDeafheavenDiscoMonster

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Songs About Bees

May 18, 2022
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Writer: Alaric

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BeeswingChristy Mooreseverin
2My GirlThe TemptationsGeorge Boyland
3Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)Ella FitzgeraldUncleben
4A Taste of HoneyThe Beatlesmagicman
5Wood Beez (Pray Like Aretha Franklin)Scritti PolittiShoegazer
6Flight of the BeeJean-Jacques PerreyTraktor Albatrost
7Birds and the BeesThe Bird and the BeeBanazirGalbasi
8Dark HoneySimpson, Cutting and KerrSuzi
9Up the MountainRegina SpektorSongBarLandlord
10Honey BeeThe Unthanksseverin
11Honey for the BeesAlison MoyetPop Off!
12Eric the Half a BeeMonty Pythonseverin

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1What's the Buzz? / Strange Thing MystifyingTed Neeley, Yvonne Elliman & Carl AndersonBanazirGalbasi
2I'm a King BeeThe Rolling StonesMarconius7
3Tupelo HoneyVan MorrisonUncleben
4Oh, Honey Be (My Honey Bee)Manhattan Brothersmagicman
5Bumble Bee BluesMemphis Jug BandTarquinSpodd
6Back Biting Bee BluesBlind Blake & Leola WilsonNicko
7Me and MatthewMartin Stephenson & the DainteesShoegazer
8Bumblebee Eric AndersonFred Erickson
9Queen BeeTaj Mahal & Toumani DiabetéNicko
10Honeysuckle BeeFats Waller & his RhythmNicko
11Bumble BoogieB. Bumble and the StingersMarconius7
12Happy Yellow Bumblebeeof MontrealUncleben

C List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Single Drop of HoneyAbigail WashburnPop Off!
2BeesideTintern AbbeyShivSidecar
3Acabou ChorareNovos Baianospejepeine
4Bee DanceAgnes ObelBanazirGalbasi
5BeesCaribouTraktor Albatrost
6The HoneydripperCab Callowayseverin
7Honey to the BeeBillie PiperNoodsy
8Sally Free and EasyCyril TawneySuzi
9Bumblebee Bee ZombieRoky EricksonTarquinSpodd
10Bee StingDavina and the VagabondsPop Off!
11Samson and DelilahGrateful DeadChris7572
12Honey TangleThe Adult NetShivSidecar

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Songs About Higher Education

May 11, 2022
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Column
Writer: Marco den Ouden (Marconius7)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Graduation DayThe Rover BoysSweetHomeAlabama
2Letting GoSuzy BoggussSweetHomeAlabama
3The Whiffenpoof SongRudy ValléeTarquinSpodd
4CollegeSmoking PopesFred Erickson
5Rose Goes to YaleJefferson StarshipFred Erickson
6Berkeley Campus BluesJimmy RushingNicko
7Ohio/Machine GunThe Isley Brotherspejepeine
8The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear ShadesTimbuk 3Loud Atlas
9Hard to BeDavid BazanShoegazer
10Campus Vampire WeekendLoud Atlas
11College Pat GreenFred Erickson
12HBCU ThereGriot Bpejepeine
13University of LifeChris Webby ft Madi WolfBanazirGalbasi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The GraduatesSpeedy Ortizvanwolf2
2Happy BoyThe Bolshoivanwolf2
3The Open UniversityClifford T. Wardseverin
4Sukie in the GraveyardBelle and Sebastianhappyclapper
5Bright College DaysTom LehrerUncleben
6I Love CollegeAsher RothSweetHomeAlabama
7The FreshmenThe Verve PipeSweetHomeAlabama
8Fraternity BluesTownes Van ZandtBanazirGalbasi
9The Free Electric BandAlbert HammondTarquinSpodd
10Closer to FineIndigo GirlsNoodsy
11The Dark of the MatinéeFranz Ferdinandhappyclapper
12Bar ExamDerailersWilliamsbach
13Rat RaceThe SpecialsMax Visconta Nuclerosea
14Varsity DragAnita O'Daypejepeine
15Off My Rocker at the Art School BopLuke HainesMax Visconta Nuclerosea
16I Hate CollegeSam AdamsFred Erickson
17Lack of EducationDub Syndicate ft Andy FairlyShoegazer
18Musical CollegePrince Busterpejepeine
19College LifeTerence BoylanFred Erickson
20Student Demonstration TimeThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd
21Killer Wants to Go to CollegePaul SimonFred Erickson
22Startin' Tonight Elvis PresleyFred Erickson
23I'm Going to Say It NowPhil OchsFred Erickson
24Little BoxesMalvina Reynoldstincanman
25Better Git Yer Learnin'Rhiannon Giddenstincanman
26CollegianaWaring's PennsylvaniansNicko
27I Love the College GirlsHarry Reser & his Six Jumping JacksNicko
28Young ConservativesThe KinksFred Erickson
29Madame JoyVan MorrisonFred Erickson
30Graduation DayChris IsaakFred Erickson
31Master's DegreeDavid RothBanazirGalbasi

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Songs About Basements and Underground

May 4, 2022
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Column
Writer: ShivSidecar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1UndergroundTom WaitsGeorge Boyland
2Paranoia of PowerMark Stewart & MaffiaShoegazer
3SubterraneansFlesh for Luluuneasy listening
46 UndergroundSneaker PimpsShoegazer
5Storm CellarElysian FieldsBanazirGalbasi
6Hold Me Close (Underground)The Beautiful SouthMarconius7
7Waiting for the End of the WorldElvis CostelloAltraEgo
8Coincidents on the Circle LineRobb Johnson & the IrregularsTatankaYotanka
9FazonSopwith CamelUncleben
10I WonThe SundaysBanazirGalbasi
11Spiders (In Neal's Basement)McLuhanFred Erickson
12Porton DownPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
13The Temptation of AdamJosh RitterUncleben

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1In the Basement (Part 2)Sugar Pie DeSantoPop Off!
2Transit RideGuru ft Branford MarsalisUncleben
3Subway JoeJoe BataanNicko
4BasementMute ChoirLoud Atlas
5Subway TrainNew York DollsTarquinSpodd
6Basement LifeSuperchunkhappyclapper
7Back to the BasementThe QueersTarquinSpodd
8Time Tunnel CellarTigerhappyclapper
9Grave ArchitecturePavementNilpferd
10Sound of the UndergroundGirls AloudParaMhor
11Notes from the UndergroundThe Manhattan TransferFred Erickson
12Digging a TunnelSir WasBanazirGalbasi
13The BasementPete Rock & CL SmoothNilpferd
14IdiotequeRadioheadParaMhor
15BuriedfedMiles Benjamin Anthony RobinsonShoegazer
16Torn and FrayedThe Rolling Stonesamylee
17TunnelsJohnny FlynnNicko

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Songs About Fairytales

Apr. 27, 2022
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Writer: Loud Atlas

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Welcome to the VoidMorgenuneasy listening
2Yellow Brick RoadCaptain BeefheartGeorge Boyland
3(Hey There) Big Bad WolfThe Sham-Ettesuneasy listening
4Fairy Tale Song (Cadê)Milton NascimentoNicko
5RapunzelGeckoToffeeBoy
6Scissor ManXTCParaMhor
7Fairy TalesAnita BakerSongBarLandlord
8Once Upon a DreamLana Del ReyShoegazer
9La Reve de l'Oiseau Koto DjimeBa CissokoNicko
10Goldilox & the Three BearsAl "Jazzbo" CollinsNicko
11DotterineEmily PortmanAlaricmc
12The King Is Half-UndressedJellyfishShivSidecar
13Song of ScheherazadeRenaissanceToffeeBoy

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Little Red Riding HoodSam the Sham & the PharaohsSuzi
2CinderellaThe Blue HeartsTarquinSpodd
3Ali BabaJohn HoltParaMhor
4Never Never LandJames Taylormagicman
5Lost BoyRuth B.Marconius7
6PinocchioMiles DavisNilpferd
7Three Little BopsShorty Rogers & Stan FreebergIsabelleForshaw
8ThumbelinaDanny Kayeseverin
9Dorothy at FortyCursiveShoegazer
10Walking on GlassJill FreemanAlaricmc
11RumpelstiltskinJohn Otwayseverin
12Some Day My Prince Will ComeSinéad O'Connorseverin
13Beauty and the BeastAriana Grande & John LegendMarconius7

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Songs About Cetaceans

Apr. 20, 2022
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Column
Writer: George Boyland (sonofwebcore)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Blood Red RosesStingSuzi
2Last Great American WhaleLou Reedseverin
3Whale Meat AgainJim CapaldiNicko
4Orca SongTulkutincanman
5The Whale Has Swallowed MeJ.B. LenoirNicko
6Starving in the Belly of a WhaleTom WaitsShoegazer
7DolphinsEddi ReaderAlaricmc
8Pacific Ocean BlueDennis WilsonFred Erickson
9Forever Dolphin LoveConnan MockasinShoegazer
10Home of the WhaleMassive AttackNicko
11It Ain't Necessarily SoBronski BeatUncleben
12Race to Be KingSeth LakemanSuzi
13Dolphin's SmileThe ByrdsChris 7572

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BlackfishJeff Bealswawilg
2JonahPaul Simonswawilg
3Hey AhabElton John & Leon RussellIsabelleForshaw
4To the Last WhaleCrosby, Stills and NashLoud Atlas
5Ode to the Big BlueGordon LightfootIsabelleForshaw
6Ballet for a Blue WhaleAdrian BelewNicko
7Jonah and the WhaleLouis ArmstrongNicko
8DolphinsBilly Braggseverin
9Save the WhalesCountry Joe McDonaldFred Erickson
10Greenland Whale FisheriesThe PoguesTraktor Albatrost
11The Humpback WhaleNic JonesUncleben

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Songs About Breaking Things

Apr. 13, 2022
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Column
Writer: Uncleben

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BreakFugazihappyclapper
2BrokenA Place to Bury Strangersvanwolf2
3WindowFiona Applebarbryn
4Television ScreenThe Radiators from SpaceMax Visconta Nuclerosea
5EyeoneyeAndrew Birdtreefrogdemon
6Wrecking BallGillian WelchGeorge Boyland
7Smash Shit UpDropkick Murphysswawilg
8I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse DownAnn PeeblesAltraEgo
9Break Down the WallsMikey DreadNicko
10Chains of LoveErasurePop Off!
11Break AwayThe Beach Boysmagicman
12The BreaksKurtis Blowamylee

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Breaking Down the Walls of HeartacheDexys Midnight RunnersSuzi
2Rusty CageJohnny CashShoegazer
3Smash the SystemLuke HainesTatankaYotanka
4StonePrince Allapejepeine
5Break Up the ConcreteThe PretendersIsabelleForshaw
6Breakin' Down (Sugar Samba)Julia and Companymagicman
7Break Down the DoorThe Special AKAJoelle
8Busted BicycleLeo KottkeBanazirGalbasi
9MacPherson's Rant/The WingingOld Blind DogsAlaricmc
10Broken Dreams in a Crashing CarKlammerCarpgate
11The Only HeartbreakerMitskiTarquinSpodd
12Bring On the Dancing HorsesEcho and the Bunnymenamylee

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Songs With Harpsichord

Apr. 6, 2022
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Column
Writer: pejepeine

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Harpsichord ShuffleWynder K. FrogShivSidecar
2ContinuumGyörgy LigetiLoud Atlas
3HunrosGwennoAlaricmc
4Cyprus AvenueVan MorrisonUncleben
5Love Is BluePaul Mauriat & his OrchestraAltraEgo
6Wanna Be Where You AreThe Jackson 5magicman
7La HorseSerge Gainsbourg & Jean-Claude VannierNicko
8For Your LoveThe Yardbirdsamylee
9I Need You to Turn ToElton JohnSuzi
10Back to NatureJohn BarryIsabelleForshaw
11Promises (Movement 1)Floating Points & Pharoah SandersNilpferd
12Violin Sonata No. 12 in D Minor, Op. 5, La FolliaArcangelo CorelliJamesowen475

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1The ShakeLaurie JohnsonIsabelleForshaw
2Village GreenThe KinksMax Visconta Nuclerosea
3TobermoryThe WomblesAlaricmc
4Tomorrow Morning BringsPacific DriftFred Erickson
5FlyNick DrakeUncleben
6I Go to SleepChermagicman
7Quien Aplastó una MariposaLos NegativosMaki
8Na Na is the Saddest WordThe StylisticsNicko
9The Red TelephoneLoveShivSidecar
10Imagine the SwanThe Zombiesamylee
11AndeiAirtoNicko
12StepVampire WeekendLoud Atlas

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Songs About Nightingales and Thrushes

Mar. 30, 2022
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Column
Writer: Stephen Males (severin)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Le Rossignol et la RoseCamille Saint-Saëns (singer: Edita Grubarova)ParaMhor
2Solovey (Nightingale)Go_Amagicman
3Yiddisha NightingaleMaude MaggartAlaricmc
4NightingaleCarole KingBanazirGalbasi
5BlackbirdLady BlackbirdDiscoMonster
6NightingaleLaura Veirshappyclapper
7A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareNat King Colemagicman
8One May Morning EarlyBellowheadSuzi
9He Can Surely Turn the TideJohnny OsbourneNicko
10NightingaleRocco Deluca & the BurdenUncleben
11NightingaleGilberto GilBanazirGalbasi
12The Wood Thrush's SongLaurie LewisPop Off!
13NightingaleRoxy MusicCarpgate
14The NightingaleAngelo Badalamenti & Julee Cruisemagicman
15The Tan Yard Side (singing with nightingales)Sam LeeAlaricmc

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1BlackbirdThe Beatlespejepeine
2On the Wings of a NightingaleThe Everly Brothersmagicman
3Rockin' RobinMichael Jacksonamylee
4Twee-Twee-TweetCab CallowayAltraEgo
5BlackbirdRachel Unthank & the WintersetSuzi
6NightingaleBrinsley SchwarzMaki
7Message to MichaelDionne WarwickAltraEgo
8A Nightingale Can Sing the BluesPeggy LeeNicko
9The Merry Month of MayIn Gowan RingAlaricmc
10NightingaleXavier CugatNicko
11The Sparrow, the Thrush and the NightingaleDavid Rotheraymagicman
12Danzo de Los MirlosLos Mirlospejepeine
13Tormented NightingaleDjivan GasparyanNicko
14BluebirdPaul McCartney & WingsNicko
15The NightingaleTrisha Yearwoodmagicman
16BlackbirdNina SimoneNicko
17NightingaleEaglesFred Erickson
18NightingaleNorah JonesLoud Atlas
19Sateenkaarilaulu (Rainbow Song)YonaDiscoMonster
20My Singing BirdSinead O'ConnorFred Erickson
21BluebirdBuffalo SpringfieldUncleben
22Slipped, Dissolved and LoosedLambchopShoegazer
23My NightingaleMarcos Valle & Stacey Kent ft Jim TomlinsonBanazirGalbasi
24The Sweet NightingaleJackie OatesSuzi
25The Last NighingaleThe Whiskey RebellionEnglishOutlaw
26Song of the NightingaleAnonymous Singer (from Kashmir)Nicko
27NightingaleLarissa KovalchukBanazirGalbasi
28NightingalesPrefab SproutToffeeBoy
29El Mirlo del PrunoJuan PerroMaki

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Songs About the Urban Environment

Mar. 23, 2022
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Column
Writer: Paul Hayes (DiscoMonster)

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1'Ouses, 'Ouses, 'OusesThe Imagined VillageSuzi
2La NiñaMala RodríguezMaki
3Beat the StreetSharon ReddNicko
4It Was a Good DayIce CubePop Off!
5Baker StreetGerry RaffertySweetHomeAlabama
6TransmetropolitanThe PoguesUncleben
7BadalaTata PoundNilpferd
8Wild in the StreetsCircle JerksTarquinSpodd
9Night BusBurialmagicman
10I Have Travelled the Buses Late at NightBand of Holy JoyTatankaYotanka
11West End GirlsPet Shop BoysNoodsy
12FinisterreSaint Etiennebarbryn
13Street PlayerChicagoSweetHomeAlabama
14CitiesTalking Headshappyclapper
15No More Ghettos in AmericaStanley WinstonShoegazer
16Nowhere Like HomeBug CentralCarpgate

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