100 favourite songs

Going to compile a list of 100 favourite songs. It will tell you a bit about me and perhaps you’ll find something you like too. These are the songs that I enjoy listening too, not neccesarily the most complex, best arranged and so forth. Therefore it is purely subjective, so don’t worry if songs you like are not there. The top 20 are will be in order but the rest are not – the list is incomplete.

  1. Are Friends Electric – Tubeway Army (Gary Numan)
  2. Ashes to Ashes – David Bowie
  3. Airwaves – Thomas Dolby
  4. American Dreaming – Dead Can Dance
  5. In power we trust the love advocated – Dead Can Dance
  6. Is this the life – The Cardiacs
  7. True Faith – New order
  8. Speedboat – Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
  9. That joke isn’t funny anymore – The Smiths
  10. Gentlemen take polaroids – Japan
  11. Talk about the passion – R.E.M.
  12. Taking islands in Africa – Japan
  13. Say hello, wave goodbye – Soft Cell
  14. Buds and spawn – The Cardiacs
  15. Only happy when it rains – Garbage
  16. Born of frustration –  James
  17. Crack in the clouds – Julian Cope
  18. A night like this – the Cure
  19. Head hang low – Julian Cope
  20. In your eyes – Peter Gabriel
  21. Sonne – Rammstein
  22. Comfortably numb – Pink Floyd
  23. Doubts even here – New Order
  24. New moon on monday – Duran Duran
  25. Slow motion – Ultravox
  26. My wild love – John Foxx
  27. One – U2
  28. Hollow Horse – The Icicle Works
  29. Song to the Siren – This Mortal Coil
  30. Everything I own – Bread
  31. Decades – Joy Division
  32. Musette and drums –  Cocteau Twins
  33. Faith – The cure
  34. Charlotte Somtimes – The Cure
  35. Will you – Hazel O’Conner
  36. Come live with me – Heaven 17
  37. Ways to be wicked – Lone Justice
  38. How soon is now – The Smiths
  39. Everything I own – Bread
  40. Something’s gotten hold of my heart – Gene Pitney
  41. Underpass – John Foxx
  42. When you were mine – The Icicle Works
  43. Enola gay – Orchestral Manouvers in the Dark
  44. It’s my life – Talk Talk
  45. Bathwater invincible (remix) – No Doubt
  46. The man with a child in his eyes – Kate Bush
  47. Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush
  48. Hurt – Johnny Cash (Video makes this even better, although NIN’s acoustic version is very good too)
  49. Feels like heaven – Fiction Factory
  50. Some kind of stranger – Sisters of Mercy
  51. Rock and roll suicide – David Bowie
  52. Five years – David Bowie
  53. 24 Sycamore – Gene Pitney
  54. Gotta give it up – Talk Talk
  55. We are all made of stars – Moby
  56. Enjoy the silence – Depeche Mode
  57. Munich (Cicada remix) – The Editors
  58. Not even jail – Interpol
  59. Someone’s calling – Modern English
  60. Lady grinning soul – David Bowie
  61. Oppotunities (Let’s make lots of money) (Latino mix) – Pet Shop Boys
  62. I’ve been losing you – Aha
  63. Feel the raindrops – The Adventures
  64. Rattlesnakes – Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
  65. Smalltown boy – Bronski Beat
  66. The ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove – Dead Can Dance
  67. Before you hate it – Gary Numan
  68. I got you – Split Endz
  69. Turning Japanese – The Vapours
  70. Hit me with your rhythm stick – Ian Dury and the Blockheads
  71. All of my heart – ABC
  72. Perfect day – Lou Reed
  73. Someone, somewhere in summertime – Simple Minds
  74. Sometimes – Erasure
  75. Fade to grey – Visage
  76. Don’t look down – Torch Song
  77. The figurehead – The Cure
  78. Ship of fools – World Party
  79. Uncertain smile – The The
  80. The unofficial World Cup theme – Colourbox
  81. Just give em whiskey – Colourbox
  82. I’ve seen the word – Blancmange
  83. Imagination – Belouis Some
  84. Creep – Radiohead
  85. Karma Police – Radiohead
  86. The Model – Kraftwerk
  87. Joining you – Alanis Morissette
  88. The Ghost in you – The Psychodelic Furs
  89. Summer Wine – Nacy Sinatra
  90. Nowhere Girl – B-Movie
  91. Away – The Bolshoi
  92. Arnold layne – Pink Floyd
  93. Head over heals – Tears for Fears
  94. Doctor Doctor – The Thompson Twins
  95. Ghosts – Japan
  96. Life in Tokyo – Japan
  97. Same old scene – Roxy Music
  98. An Ending (Ascent) – Brian Eno
  99. Agnus Dei – Gabriel Faure
  100. Whatever I am currently listening to!

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