All time top 5 songs + top album/ CD?

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  1. So lets get it on.... What is your faveourite top 5 tunes / songs or similar?
    and when that is done the album /CD too.
    Am off to skulk and think about mine!
  2. Singles;

    * everything I do, I do it for you - Bryan Adams (I hear you laughing!)
    * Sexual healing/what's going on - Marvin Gaye
    * Hotel California - Bob Marly
    * Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
    * Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
  3. chieftiff

    chieftiff War Hero Moderator

  4. Top 5 songs:

    Dire Straits - Private Investigations. Bit cheesy and not my favourite now, but I have liked it for so much for so long now, that it has to be numero uno.
    ACDC - Hells Bells. Likewise.
    Bon Jovi - Dead or Alive - same again.
    U2 - With or WithoutnYou. And again.
    Lennon - Imagine

    Album... Mmmm...

    U2 The Joshua Tree. It's the only one I can think of off the top of my head (except Best ofs) where I can listen to 80% of it with no urge to skip a track.
  5. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Now there's posh, Boyo.

    Didn't know Hillman Imps had MP3 players.

    Whatabout the "Skate Tapes" that EVERY matelot was issued with?

    Fleetwood Mac- Rumours.
    Meatloaf- Bat out of Hell.
    Dire Straits- Brothers In Arms
    Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

    Any self-respecting matelot will have been issued with them in "Thomsun" tape format (play once, then self-destruct) bought for a quid in the Gulf states.

    Whilst not necessarily a fan of them, they were always available in great profusion.
  6. chieftiff

    chieftiff War Hero Moderator

    And I bet you thought Fiats were crap!

    PS. all your choices may (or may not, I'll not incriminate myself) be on my HARD DRIVE, USB connected, bluetooth enabled built in phoned Fiat :w00t:
  7. Top 5 Albums

    Innagaddadavida-Iron Butterfly
    Dark Side of The Moon-Pink Floyd
    Killer-Alice Cooper
    Hotel California-Eagles

    Top Song

    Us and Them-Pink Floyd :thumright:
  8. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Yup well remembered- that's definitely another standard issue NATO album.
  9. Ooooh some nice classics there.... does anyone like any newer stuff or am i openening a " modern music is shite" can of worms.....
  10. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    My Favourite albums are all Muse, so I haven't bothered listing them individually as none of my fellow old duffers will have heard of them. Went to see them at MEN Arena last November- superb.
  11. chieftiff

    chieftiff War Hero Moderator

    Oh and there's always these:

    English Rose-The Jam Apologies about the video but it's the only original version I could find -it's a puppet!
    Black boys on mopeds- Sinead O'Connor Politically sensitive but she was at her best then so I don't care!
    Whole lotta Rosie
    War Pigs
    While my guitar gently weeps-Jeff Healey Yes he's playing like a blind man because he is!

    Yes I know I cheated, got to have some perks.

    PS Toejam- feel free to post some crap, I mean modern stuff, I have to listen to it all night so I may as well know some names for it :thumright:

    Did I mention anything by Steve Vai
  12. me likes

    Metallica = black album (although the earlier stuff is growing on me)
    Stone roses = greatest hits (is selecting a greatest hits cheating?)
    ltj bukem = progresion sessions
    Wu tang = 36 th chambers
    Lost boys = legal drug money
  13. Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

    Janes Addiction - Jane Says

    Placebo - Special Needs

    Nirvana - Come As You

    Not sure about the 5th, cant commit myself too much! fave album is prob Urban Hymns by The Verve.

  14. Das Boot.......U96

    Enter Sandman....Metallica

    Green Manalishi....Fleetwood Mac ( Peter Green era )

    Hang me out to dry.....Cold War Kids

    Babylons Burning.......The Ruts

    ALBUM......Woyaya by OSIBISA .
  15. Thomsun Originals, with a free case if you bought 10? The advent of the MP3 has killed off the grat issue album, as it is no longer neccesary to play the same album over and over again on the mess stereo.
    I have to agree with NS about Muse being the best band around at the mo. Black holes is easily the best driving album ever. Unless its really sunny. Then its Legend by Bob Marley.
    BTW, the new Radiohead album is worth a listen for 45p, though I supect you need to listen to it a few times before it really grows on you.
  16. Bette Davies Eyes - Kim Carnes
    Cast No Shadow - Oasis
    Children - Robert Miles
    Sail Away - David Gray
    Life on Mars - David Bowie

    Album - Masterplan - OASIS
  17. No no NO! You'll be posting "99 Red Balloons" next!

    I'll give you that one. Very good.
  18. 99 Red Ballons - no way! Bette Davies Eyes is great to do aerobics too...........honest.......double bluff or not?
  19. aerosmith i dont wanna close my eyes
    Richeous Brothers you never close your eyes
    the calling where ever you will go
    aerosmith what kinda love are you on
    savage garden truly madly deeply

    loads more just picked some of best

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