Some of my most favorite songs of the period 1995-2015
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01. 505 - ARCTIC MONKEYS (LP Favourite Worst Nightmare, 2007)
The song title refers to the number of a hotel room. It's one ot the most popular songs refering to female self-satisfaction ever released (next to ''I Touch Myself '' & ''She Bop'')
02. Are You Afraid? - ROONEY (LP Calling The World, 2007)
DE # 59
The band was named after the principal in ''Ferris Bueller's Day Off'' (1986)
03. Monday Morning 5:19 - RIALTO (LP Rialto, 1997)
UK # 37, NL # 67
04. The Way You Love Me - ARCHIVE feat. SUZANNE WOODER (LP Take My Head, 1999)
05. What's Missing In Your Life - THE ORANGE LIGHTS (LP Life Is Still Beautiful, 2007)
Paul Tucker, the bands songwriter & keyboard player was a member of The Lighthouse Family.
06. Ballad Of A Landlord - TERRY HALL (LP Laugh, 1997)
No Doubt are co-starring in the video.
Terry was the lead vocalist of:
The Specials (1977-81 / Ghost Town, 1981)
Fun Boy Three (1981-83 / Tunnel Of Love, 1983)
The Colourfield (1984-87 / Castles In the Air, 1984)
Terry, Blair & Anouchka (1989-92 / Missing, 1989)
07. Summerfling - kd lang (LP Invincible Summer, 2000)
The album quotes Albert Camus: ''In the depth of winter, I found there was within me an Invincible Summer and that makes me happy... For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger - something better, pushing right back''
08. Falling From Grace - THE GENTLE WAVES (LP Swansong For You, 2000)
Artistic pseudonym for Isobel Campbell (former member of Belle & Sebastian)
09. Black Black Heart - DAVID USHER feat. JULIE GALIOS (LP Morning Orbit, 2001)
CH # 45, DE # 82, NL # 87
Former singer of Moist.
The songs chorus samples The Flower Duet (Lakme) by Leo Delibes (1883)
Julie sings in 2 out of three versions of the song.
A rocking version of the song was recorded with Kim Bingham on vocals.
10. Black Amour - BARRY ADAMSON (LP King Of Nothing Hill, 2002)
Barry released one of the most popular instrumentals of the 00s (Saturn In The Summertime, 1999)
He was a member of:
Visage (Fade To Grey, 1980)
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
11. Juxtapozed With U - SUPER FURRY ANIMALS (LP Rings Around The World, 2001)
Welsh band. Singer Gruff Rhys scored a recent hit with ''American Interior'' (2014)
12. Maybe - BRAINSTORM (LP Online, 2001)
The Latvian band came third in the Eurovision Song Contest of 2000 with ''My Star''.
13. Cantinero De Cuba - BIG BAND HÖTTING feat. SEMINO ROSSI (LP Best Of... 2005)
Cover version of ''Cantinero De Cuba'' by Sergio y Estibaliz (1985)
The above video was created by parts of the film Chico i Rita (2010)
14. Les Courants d'Air- GRAND TOURISM feat. TERRY CALLIER (LP Le Surboomer, 2001)
The song translates ''draft'' in English (ρεύμα αέρα) or as it is used in the song metaphorically ''floating in the air''.
23:00 - 00:00
15. Grumpus - LAMBCHOP (LP Nixon, 2000)
16. Evidence - FAITH NO MORE (LP King For A Day / Fool For A Lifetime, 1995)
UK # 32, AU # 27, NZ # 38, NL # 42
17. The Last Good Day Of The Year - COUSTEAU (single, 1999 / LP Cousteau, 2000)
18. Just To Let You Know - CULTURED PEARLS (LP Space Age Honeymoon, 1997)
Singer Astrid North on Facebook
19. Dance Of The Bad Angels - BOOTH & THE BAD ANGEL (LP Booth & The Bad Angel, 1996)
Tim Booth (lead singer of James) & Angelo Badalamenti
20. Angel - GAVIN FRIDAY (LP Shag Tobacco, 1995 / OST Romeo & Juliet, 1996)
Former singer of The Virgin Prunes.
Gavin's other known songs: ''I Want To Live'' (1992) & ''You & Me & World War Three'' (1996)
21. Yes Boss - HESS IS MORE (LP Captain Europe, 2006)
Danish musician Mikkel Hess.
22. The Second You Sleep - SAYBIA (LP The Second You Sleep, 2002)
NL # 95
23. Für Hildegard Von Bingen - DEVENDRA BANHART (LP Mala, 2013)
The song refers to the famous German abbess Hildegard Of Bingen (1098-1179)
24. Just Because I Love You - B.C. CAMPLIGHT (LP How To Die In The North, 2015)
25. Suicide - BOBBY GAYLOR (LP Fuzzatonic Scream, 2000)
26. Mosque Of Babur - AXON [SND] feat. did Jer iddi M
The song refers to The Babri Masjid, destroyed in 1992.
27. The Mystery Of Love - PREFAB SPROUT (LP Andromeda Heights, 1997)
...what you see in me, I will never know...
28. The Ocean - RICHARD HAWLEY (LP Coles Corner, 2005)