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Gimme your favorite songs!

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Guss, Oct 27, 2002.


  1. Hello, here I am with the most generic thread you can think of. A "what's your fav song thread". But I have a good reason. I'm compiling a new CD. And I want some songs to put on that I might not have heard before. It also gives me a good way to discover new music. I looking for anything from the mid-90's to any time before that. I don't care about genre, because that's kinda the point of finding new music.
    I now the topic kinda sucks. But it's a simple request.:) :cool:
     
  2. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    As for new songs, I'm really digging "Spin" by Lifehouse and "Walk Away" by Mad At Gravity. Get "Expensive Sh*t" by Fela Kuti. Great CD.
     
  3. "Brackish" by KiTTiE or newer song "What I Always Wanted". But I think, if your compiling songs, and do use a KiTTiE song you should put "Run Like Hell" by both Pink Floyd (originally, of course) and by KiTTiE the difference is huge:eek:
    KiTTiE is my favorite band and I'm going to see them tonilght
     
  4. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    reza by Jaco pastorius. probably my all time favorite song...at least for now ;)

    I'm also digging the Cowboy bebop soundtrack
    piano black and autumn in ganymede in particular

    I'm really digging on Blackalicious, though my favorite track of his I don't know the name of
    ABC rap or something

    Thievery corporation is also getting heavy rotation
    with "shadows of ourselves" as a highlight track

    squarepusher "dunderhead" off of Dragon ep is sweet

    "the robots" by Kraftwerk
     
  5. natebass

    natebass

    Sep 6, 2001
    Bremerton, WA
    the live version of "Beautiful" off of Made Again, by Marillion. Kicks ass, and a bass solo to boot.
     
  6. Fliptrique

    Fliptrique

    Jul 22, 2002
    Szczecin, Poland
    Endorsing Artist: Mayones Guitars&Basses, Taurus Amplification
    ok, here it goes. this ain`t my top 3, but...

    1. faith no more - stripsearch (from "album of the year"). the ultimate fnm song. great bassline also, maybe except those few low b notes I can`t play on my e-a-d-g.

    2. alien ant farm - movies (from their "anthology"). those guys are a bit underestaminated - everyone seems to think they`re nu-metal. mistake. fine songwriting.

    3. wictor wotten - hip bop (dunno from where). groove! chops! speed! chops!

    4. portishead - roads ("roseland nyc live" version). ultimate trip-hop tune. great keyboard intro.
     
  7. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Here are some you may or may not know:

    The Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
    Sting - After The Rain Has Fallen (Album version)
    The Police - King Of Pain
    Steely Dan - Peg
    Jamiroquai - Just Another Story, Stillness In Time
    Billy Joel - Through The Long Night, Pressure, We Didn't Start The Fire, And So It Goes
    Stevie Wonder - As, Sir Duke, Summer Soft
     
  8. Smashing Pumpkins - Rhinoceros
    Smashing Pumpkins - F*** You (From the DVD)
    Smashing Pumpkins - Mayonayse
    Bruce Springsteen - The River (From Live in NY)
    Bruce Springsteen - Worlds Apart
    Led Zeppelin - In My Time of Dying
    Led Zeppelin - When the Levee Breaks
    The Verve - Sonnet
    Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry (From Live!)
    Nick Cave - O'Malley's Bar
    Nick Cave - Do You Love Me?
    Nick Cave - (Are You) The One I've Been Waiting For?
    Jeff Buckley - Grace
    Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye
    Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
    Leonard Cohen - The Future
    Massive Attack - Teardrop
    Rage Against the Machine - Guerilla Radio

    Hmm... I was only going to give a couple of songs.
     
  9. favorite song? "white man in hammersmith palais" by the clash. but i'll give you some recent and less well known bands that you should be checking out, and their more accessible songs.

    the flaming lips: "buggin'"; "waitin' for a superman"
    built to spill: "center of the universe"; "strange"
    wilco: "kamera"; "she's a jar"
    the dismemberment plan: "time bomb"; "back and forth"
    hot hot heat: "get in or get out"
    neutral milk hotel: "king of carrot flowers pt.1"
    the microphones: "sand"
    les savy fav: "the slip"
    interpol: "NYC"
    modest mouse: "3rd planet"

    this is assuming you're already familiar with pavement, the pixies, fugazi, weezer, the smiths, et cetera. if not, modernize yourself already.
     
  10. that would be "alphabet aerobics" and yes it's pretty astounding. i also recommend "blazing arrow."
     
  11. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    To mention few of my favourite songs:

    Air - La Femme D'Argent
    311 - Lose
    Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side
    The Doors - Strange Days
    Infectious Grooves - Please Excuse This Funk Up
    Incubus - Azwethinkweiz
    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Three Little Birds
    Muse - Micro Cuts
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Black Eyed Blonde
    Tom Waits - Ice Cream Man
    Jaco Pastorius - Come On Come Over
    Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
    Tool - Disposition
     
  12. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Colorado
    Currently....

    Yes - Sound Chaser
    Yes - Closer To The Edge
    Rush - Test For Echo
    Rush - Totem
    Rush - Dirven... I've really been on a Test For Echo kick lately
    Peter Gabriel - The Family And The Fishing Net
    Peter Gabriel - Diggin In The Dirt
    Peter Gabriel - Washing Of The Water
    Genesis - The Battle Of Epping Forest
     
  13. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    My favorite song of all time---"venus and bacchus" by Saetia. This is a must have for a mix of ultimate songs.

    Theres plenty of AFI songs to check out:

    total immortal
    the last kiss
    fall children
    sacrifice theory
    lost souls

    theres so many...well good luck on your search.
     
  14. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    Heavey Horses: Jethro Tull
    Living in the past: Jethro Tull
    I wish: Stevie Wonder
    Souled Out: TOP
    Come On Come Over: Jaco
    You Got that Right: Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Whipping Post: Allman Bros
    Alone: Godsmack
    100,0000 Years: Kiss
    Aeroplane: Peppers
    Rusty Chains: Soundgarden
    Wicked Garden: STP
    Open Letter to a landloard: Living Color

    I could go on and on!!!!!!
     
  15. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Your post contradicts itself.

    Other than that, I don't feel like posting anything helpful right now.
     
  16. I meant music that I have not heard yet.
     
  17. Tsal

    Tsal

    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    Currently on the platter.. Well, on the playlist atleast:

    Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl, Raspberry Swirl, Leather, Happy Phantom, Crucify..

    Can't really help it, she's amazing.
     
  18. Super Scoopa Mighty Scoop - kyuss
    space cadet - kyuss

    both awesome songs. Kyuss are the greatest.
     
  19. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    Matthew Good Band-Suburbia, Hello Time Bomb, Under the Influence

    Jaco Pastorius-Continuum (sp?)

    The Who-Doctor Jimmy, Sea and Sand

    Our Lady Peace-All of the "Spiritual Machines" album

    Rush-Ghost Rider

    Puya-Oasis, Ride, Tirale

    I'll think of more later, maybe.
     
  20. I've made it my goal in life to sing that song. :D

    Just can't hit the highest note in the chorus.