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Top 100 songs of our generation

Postby eoinzy » Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:03 pm

Found this list online. What do you think?

Its the top 100 songs of "Generation X" as they say.

1 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2 Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine
3 Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
4 Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
5 Paranoid Android - Radiohead
6 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
7 Last Goodbye - Jeff Buckley
8 Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
9 Everlong - Foo Fighters
10 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
11 Imagine - John Lennon
12 Wonderwall - Oasis
13 Creep - Radiohead
14 Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
15 Karma Police - Radiohead
16 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
17 The Nosebleed Section - Hilltop Hoods
18 Knights of Cydonia - Muse
19 One - Metallica
20 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
21 These Days - Powderfinger
22 Teardrop - Massive Attack
23 Throw Your Arms Around Me - Hunters & Collectors
24 A Day in the Life - The Beatles
25 Alive - Pearl Jam
26 Thriller - Michael Jackson
27 My Happiness - Powderfinger
28 Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead
29 Where Is My Mind? - Pixies
30 All Along the Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
31 Enter Sandman - Metallica
32 Blue Monday - New Order
33 Tomorrow - Silverchair
34 Prisoner of Society - The Living End
35 1979 - The Smashing Pumpkins
36 Into My Arms - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
37 Stinkfist - Tool
38 Mr. Brightside - The Killers
39 Better Man - Pearl Jam
40 Come as You Are - Nirvana
41 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
42 Banquet - Bloc Party
43 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
44 Hey Jude - The Beatles
45 No One Knows - Queens of the Stone Age
46 Epic - Faith No More
47 Betterman - The John Butler Trio
48 Sabotage - Beastie Boys
49 Sweet Child o Mine - Guns N Roses
50 Don t Dream It s Over - Crowded House
51 Bullet with Butterfly Wings - The Smashing Pumpkins
52 Berlin Chair - You Am I
53 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
54 Close to Me - The Cure
55 Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
56 Lover, You Should ve Come Over - Jeff Buckley
57 Forty-Six & 2 - Tool
58 Around the World - Daft Punk
59 One Crowded Hour - Augie March
60 Hurt - Johnny Cash
61 Song 2 - Blur
62 Closer - Nine Inch Nails
63 Thunderstruck - AC/DC
64 Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes
65 Born Slippy - Underworld
66 Tiny Dancer - Elton John
67 Brick - Ben Folds Five
68 Dammit (Growing Up) - Blink-182
69 Grace - Jeff Buckley
70 Breathe - The Prodigy
71 How Soon Is Now? - The Smiths
72 New Slang - The Shins
73 London Calling - The Clash
74 Lithium - Nirvana
75 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life ) - Green Day
76 Fools Gold - The Stone Roses
77 Hearts a Mess - Gotye
78 Today - The Smashing Pumpkins
79 Life on Mars ? - David Bowie
80 Paint It, Black - The Rolling Stones
81 Common People - Pulp
82 Chop Suey! - System of a Down
83 Every You Every Me - Placebo
84 No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley & The Wailers
85 Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
86 Come Together - The Beatles
87 Yellow - Coldplay
88 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
89 Bulls on Parade - Rage Against the Machine
90 Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
91 Back in Black - AC/DC
92 Skinny Love - Bon Iver
93 Unfinished Sympathy - Massive Attack
94 Float On - Modest Mouse
95 Superstition - Stevie Wonder
96 One More Time - Daft Punk
97 Beds Are Burning - Midnight Oil
98 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
99 Wolf Like Me - TV on the Radio
100 Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand


Expected to see more Michael Jackson songs higher on the list! Also thought Bohemian Rhapsody would be top 3 easily!
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Re: Top 100 songs of our generation

Postby amsroks » Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:56 am

I don't agree with the order at alland theres a few songs i didn't expect to make that list!
Glad MUSE are on it but surprised Green Day are so far down for such a well known song.
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