This is completely self indulgent. I will share with you the favourite songs of my life so far, all 40 years. Its my webzine so thankfully no-one can veto the plan.
Itchycoo Park- Small Faces (about 1966) which I first heard on radio in the 80′s and taped it.
Tin Soldier by small Faces
Riders on the Storm – the doors (TAFE, Julie and singing at back of class)
The La’s – There she goes. Because I love it (and yes it was the start of Britpop)
1980′s Little Heroes – One Perfect Day (which I always thought were little creatures and thus the beer)
And the only other good song from the 80′s (excepting the Smith’s)
The Stranglers – Golden Brown
Now we get grungy
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
Nirvana – The Man who sold the world ( a Bowie cover)
Now back to Australia;
The Whitlams – no aphrodisiac
Now we get more modern;
The Avalanches – Since I left you:
I struggle now to find songs I loved and had meaning in the last 10 years, but Augie March is both old and new.
A Hole in the Roof
And I am in love with Sarah Blakow
And finally my call for a new world, or rather a most old attack on the old. Insurge, industrial techno, thoughtful brillance.
I’ll finish with Nick Drake, River Man. I know – it means nothing and all. Hey I am pushing the idea of Fluidity so….
I know I have left out a lot, and have been harsh on the recent years. It is not that I have not heard it but it does not make impact.
If you disagree make a comment!!!