Songs About Rainbows & Northern Lights

Sept. 8, 2021
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Northern LightsDeath Cab for CutieOlive Butler
2Solar WindsNick NicelyTatankaYotanka
3Sateenkaarilaulu (Rainbow Song)Yona & Orkesteri Liikkuvat PilvetDiscoMonster
4Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)Gurrumul Yunupinguajostu
5Rainbow SerenadeAli Akbar Khan & John Handy & Dr. L. SubramaniamFred Erickson
6Make Me RainbowsChet BakerNicko
7Nijinoshippo (Trace of a Rainbow)Contrary ParadeTarquinSpodd
8Rainbow Round My ShoulderLeon BibbSuzi
9I'm Always Chasing RainbowsHarry Nilssonmagicman
10Somewhere Over the RainbowIsrael Kamakawiwo'oleMarconius7

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Will O' the WispMiles Davissonofwebcore
2Ion StormBlack Uhurusonofwebcore
3NijiSugata Masakiajostu
4Rainbow of Tears (Namida no Niji)Goose Houseajostu
5Farewell ReelPatti Smithseverin
6Look to the RainbowAstrud GilbertoOliveButler
7Northern LightsSoft CellVikingchild
8Bold As LoveJimi HendrixNicko
9Rainbeau MeltAndy PartridgeShivSidecar
10Brocken SpectreTipperSuzi

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Songs About Refreshment and Cooling Down

July 28, 2021
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shoot the PumpJ. Walter Negro & the Loose Jointzpejepeine
2Even When the Water's Cool!!! (Chk Chk Chk)Shoegazer
3La Danse de la LimonadeGarolouMarconius7
4Wish It Would RainWreckless Erictincanman
5Cool Me DownKieran KaneSonofwebcore
6Summer BreezeMain IngredientNicko
7Breezin' Gabor SzaboFred Erickson
8Beechwood ParkThe ZombiesTatankaYotanka
9Cool Cool WaterThe Beach BoysTarquinSpodd
10Summer Babe (Winter Version)Pavementamylee
11Muzzle of BeesWilcoParaMhor
12Grey and GreenCheryl WheelerFred Erickson

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1A Chocolate Sundae on a Saturday NightDoris DayOliveButler
2Closing TimeLeonard CohenAlaricmc
3OasisPeter HammillTatankaYotanka
4Slip Inro Something More ComfortableKinobeLoud Atlas
5PoolsideTricotmegadom
6Ice Cream Heaven ForeverTommy heavenly6TarquinSpodd
7Ice Cream Cookie SandwichesShonen KnifeTarquinSpodd
8Bo Jo Cie KochomDe PressTraktor Albatrost
9Ice CubeJohnny WinterBanazirGalbasi
10Milkshake MademoiselleJerry Lee LewisShivSidecar
11Hay WrapThe Saw DoctorsSuzi
12The Southerly BusterChristine Wheeler & FriendsNicko

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Songs with Audible Breaths

Jan. 20, 2021
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Oh YeahYelloajostu
2BridgesBetty Carternosuchzone
3Full NelsonMiles Davisnosuchzone
4Jungle FeverThe Chakachaspejepeine
5Just Like YouThe Brides of FunkensteinTatankaYotanka
6More Than a PaycheckSweet Honey in the Rockseverin
7CreamPrinceParaMhor
8Push Bike SongThe Mixturesmagicman
9Listen, the Snow is FallingYoko OnoShivSidecar
10Tiny SunBad DaughterTarquinSpodd
11Odds and EndsRyo/Supercell ft Hatsune Mikuajostu
12BreathlessJerry Lee LewisIsabelleForshaw

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Push ItSalt-N-PepaParaMhor
2Lose My BreathDestiny's ChildLoud Atlas
3O, Pennsyltucky!Mischief BrewEnglishOutlaw
4FireballDeep Purplemegadom
5Mr. Blue SkyElectric Light OrchestraOliveButler
6ShinpinSeiko OomoriTarquinSpodd
7In the SummertimeMungo JerryShivSidecar
8Daydream BelieverThe MonkeesParaMhor
9Tour de FranceKraftwerkShoegazer
10Why Can't I Be FreeSpiritBanazirGalbasi
11KitesSimon Dupree & the Big SoundOliveButler
12The Vernal EquinoxDaniel HerskedalNilpferd

C List

NumberTitle ArtistRecommended By
1Sesso MattoArmando TrovajoTraktor Albatrost
2Ok, Let's Go!OttomixMakinavaja
3MarahuanaBette MidlerMarconius7
4Lick the ChaliceGuinney Peppernosuchzone
5Jingle BellsSanta's Farting ElvesTarquinSpodd
6You're More Than FairIan DuryTarquinSpodd
7Live SexSandra Jullien and Miki SugimotoSweetHomeAlabama
8Hits From the BongCypress HillTraktor Albatrost
9Casey JonesThe Grateful DeadTraktor Albatrost
10Je T'Aime (Moi Non Plus)Serge Gainsbourg & Jane BirkinOliveButler

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Songs About Eggs

Aug. 19, 2020
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura

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 TitleArtistNominated by
1The World Should Revolve Around MeLittle JackieUncleben
2EggMr. BungleTraktor Albatrost
3The Egg or the Hen?Hot Lips Page & his OrchestraNicko
4Humpty DumptyAimee MannShivSidecar
5How d'Ya Like Your Eggs in the MorningDean Martin & Helen O'ConnellLoud Atlas
6Don't Quote Me on ThatMadnessShivSidecar
7Jan BradyLunachicksIsabelleForshaw
8Baked Beans and EggMacka BUncleben
9Putting All My Eggs in One BasketElla Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrongseverin
10Walking On EggsGround Floor PeopleTarquinSpodd
11Talkin' PlatyJill SobuleNicko
12Out of the Serpent's EggDead Can DanceBanazirGalbasi

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Ham 'n' EggsA Tribe Called Questmagicman
2Little Black EggThe NightcrawlersTarquinSpodd
3Ko Ko Ko Ke KoThe SpidersPanthersan
4Pont Neuf No TamagoHumbert HumbertTarquinSpodd
5Jumpin' JiveCab Calloway & the Nicholas BrothersIsabelleForshaw
6I Said My Pajamas (And Put On My Prayers)Ethel Merman & Ray BolgerBethnoir
7Egbert the Easter EggBetty ClooneyRavi Raman
8Make an OmeletteBrian d'Arcy JamesRavi Raman
9Golden HenTenor Sawpejepeine
10Y Pren ar y BryDafydd IwanSuzi
11Egg and SoldiersCosmo Sheldrakemagicman
12Big Dick Farts a PolkaJonathan Coultonphilipphilip99

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Songs About the Colour Orange

June 5, 2019
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Shaking Up Orange StreetPrince BusterUncleben
2Mango Walk.The In CrowdUncleben
3Evolution OrangeEarth, Wind & Fireswawilg
4The Kumquat KidsEddie Hendersonpejepeine
5Genda PhoolSujatha MajumdarRavi Raman
6Orange PeelReuben WilsonBeltway Bandit
7Hello ! Orange sunshineJudy and MaryTarquinSpodd
8OrangePassepiedBanazirGalbasi
9Orange Colored SkyNat King Coleswawilg
10Menino Das LaranjasElis Reginapejepeine
11SabiaClara Nunespejepeine
12L'orangeGilbert Bécaudswawilg

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Baladilla de Los Tres RíosArcángelMakinavaja
2Orange Blossom SpecialJohnny CashLeaveitallbehind
3A Small Fruit SongAl StewartBeltway Bandit
4Orange-Coloured SkyRichard Thompsontreefrogdemon
5Orange CrushR.E.Mtreefrogdemon
6MangoSascha FunkeShoegazer
7Orange WedgeChemical Brothersmegadom
8Golden BrownCult with No NameTatankaYotanka
9GingerDavid Devant and His Spirit Wifehappyclapper
10Orange AmberThe VinesNicko
11OrangeQueen Sea Big SharkTarquinSpodd
12SunsetRoxy Musicmegadom

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Music That Mentions, Mimics or Samples Birdsong

April 11, 2018
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Writer: Hoshino Sakura
At: The Song Bar

A List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Golden BirdiesCaptain Beefheartmegadom
2Peanut DuckMarsha GeeUncleben
3Duck Cha-ChaLisa Carbonuntergunther
4Ciocarlia si SuiteFanfare CiocarliaNilpferd
5Bird of CuzcoNina NastasiaShivSidecar
6Le Coucou au Fond des Bois (from Carnival of the Animals)Camille Saint-SaënsBeltway Bandit
7Friday AfternoonsBenjamin Brittenseverin
8Cry of the Wild GooseLes Compagnons de la Chansontreefrogdemon
9Flowers in the WindowTravismagicman
10Watching You Without MeKate BushParaMhor
11Oiseaux ExotiquesOlivier Messiaen (performed by Daniel Kirk-Foster)magicman
12Nightingales and BombersBBC Sound Archivephilipphilip99

B List

 TitleArtistNominated by
1Lovin' YouMinnie Ripertonattwilightlarks
2A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley SquareFrank SinatraFunkbrother69
3Chicken StrutThe MetersAlBahooky
4Three Little BirdsBob Marley & the Wailersmagicman
5Sketch for SummerThe Durutti Columnmegadom
6The Lark AscendingRalph Vaughan Williamsamylee
7The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like ThisLoveTarquinSpodd
8SongbirdEva Cassidyseverin
9Why Do Fools Fall in LoveFrankie Lymon & the Teenagersamylee
10The Mocking BirdFrank HaffortAlison Dempster
11Too Bright for PeacocksVirginia AstleyBeltway Bandit
12Cucurrucucu PalomaCaetano Velosonosuchzone

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