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Phantom 105.2 Top 105 songs of all time


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Since we moved to Ireland we have discovered a cracking radio station - Phantom 105.2. It plays great stuff all the time mostly alternative, indie and rock.

Last weekend to celebrate their first birthday they compiled listeners requests for their top 105 songs. I thought id post it here because its a good list with some top tunes, an obvious tune at number 1 but great to see Joy Div/NO, The Smiths, Pixies and JB in the top 10 - certainly makes a difference from Bohiemien f**king Rhapsody and Hotel Bleeding California.

Bear in mind this is an alternative station so sorry, no 'Angels' im afraid.

Special mentions for nos 102, 97 75, and for the record i voted for , no 9 , not because its my fave tune of all time but because it was a song i wanted to vote for that i thought would have the best chance of winning.

See what you think fellow music snobs and let rip ...

105.2 C.S.S - Off the hook

104 The Flaws - 16

103 dEUS - Instant Street

102 Ryan Adams - NYNY

101 Sunshine underground - commercial breakdown

100 Cake - The Distance

99 La rocca - Waiting in the wings

98 The Presidents of the Unites States of America - Peaches

97 Modest Mouse - Float on

96 Brendan Benson - Folk Singer

95 Alice in Chains - Would

94 Autamata - Jellyman

93 Jane's Addiction - Stealing

92 Delorentos - The Rules

91 Metallica - Nothing Else Matters

90 Nirvana - Heart Shaped Box

89 Kings of Leon - Fans

88 Elvis Costello - Peace Love And Under

87 Journey - Dont Stop Believing

86 Sufjan Stevens - Chicago

85 Turn - Berretta

84 New Order - True Faith

83 Therapy? - Nowhere

82 Cold War Kids - Hang Me Out To Dry

81 Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

80 The Shins - Phantom limb

79 Ham Sandwich - Words

78 Foo Fighters - Best Of You

77 Faith No More - Epic

76 The Doors - Break On Through

75 The Breeders - Cannonball

74 Muse - Supermassive

73 NPB - Feeding Frenzy

72 Super Furry Animals - Rings

71 The Beatles - Helter skelter

70 Stone Roses - She Bangs

69 Nirvana - Lithium

68 Led Zeppelin - Immigrant

67 Jeff Buckley - Grace

66 Interpol - Slow Hands

65 eels - Novocaine for the soul

64 Arcade Fire - No Cars Go

63 Pavement - Shady Lane

62 Ben Folds - Army

61 Muse - Time Is Running Out

60 Arctic Monkeys - Dancefloor

59 Johnny Cash - Hurt

58 Placebo - Nancy Boy

57 PJ Harvey - This Is Love

56 Bloc Party - Banquet

55 Kings of Leon - California

54 The Smiths - how soon is now

53 Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

52 The Jam - Underground

51 Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

50 U2 - New Years Day

49 The Beastie Boys - Sabo

48 The Cure - In Between Days

47 Thin Lizzy - Waiting For An Alibi

46 Daft Punk - Da Funk

45 Guns 'n' Roses - Paradise

44 Iggy Pop- Lust for life

43 Massive Attack - Teardrop

42 Whiping Boy - We Don't Need Nobody Else

41 Pearl Jam - Alive

40 AC/DC - Highway To Hell

39 Radiohead - Paranoide Android

38 Primal Scream - Loaded

37 The Frames - Revelate

36 The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

35 Weezer - Buddy Holly

34 Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

33 Jimi Hendrix - Watchtower

32 The Strokes - Last Night

31 The Flaming Lips - Do You Realise

30 Sound Garden - Black Hole Sun

29 Sex pistols - Pretty Vacant

28 Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge

27 R.E.M. - Kenneth

26 Pulp - Common People

25 Pixies - where is my mind?

24 The Clash - London Calling

23 The Doors - Riders On The Storm

22 Arcade Fire - Rebellion (lies)

21 Green Day - Basket Case

20 Rolling Stones - Paint It

19 The White Stripes Seven Nation Army

18 Guns 'N' Roses - Sweet Child O'Mine

17 Led Zepplin - Whole Lotta

16 Metallica - Sandman

15 Oasis - Live Forever

14 Radiohead - Just

13 Smashing Pumkins - Today

12 Kristin Hersh - Your Ghost

11 The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

10 Queens of the stone age - No One Knows

9 Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

8 Stone Roses - I am the resurrection

7 New Order - Blue Monday

6 Jeff Buckley - Halleluiah

5 Pearl Jam - Jeremy

4 Foo Fighters - Everlong

3 The Smiths - there is a light that never goes out

2 Pixies - Debaser

1 Nirvana - Smells like teen spirit

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No shock for the number 1 spot... althernative or not, that poxy song is always there or there abouts. I think that station conformed to please the masses icon_wink.gif

68 Led Zeppelin - Immigrant (they forgot to add 'Song')

52 The Jam - Underground

29 Sex pistols - Pretty Vacant

21 Green Day - Basket Case

18 Guns 'N' Roses - Sweet Child O'Mine

6 Jeff Buckley - Halleluiah

They're my pick of the bunch, especially number 6, always brings a tear to my eye (for other persnal reasons other than it being a wonderful song)

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Just noticed ''She bangs'' at Number 70 , 'Lust for life' is just a classic . Waiting for an alabi , Thin Lizzy , although they did have better songs, Teardrop Massive Attack gets my vote for a top 10 spot , and im surprised 'A town called Malice' is not even on the list .

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Im off to see a Pearl Jam tribute band next week Tim!

Nice one

I could have got tickets for Pearl Jam's last gig in Dublin through the Ten Club. I intended to go with my daughter but she had exams and couldn't go - I didn't have the heart to go without her

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I'm not exactly a big Pearl Jam fan. I think I am Mine is a great song, but I can't stand Jeremy and can't believe how it would get into anyone's top 10.

I have to say I've barely heard half of that list. Will log onto my under-used Napster subscription and see what I've been missing.

Anyone else baffled how Journey and Johnny Cash can make it onto a list dominated by Indie music?

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SLTS at Number One?

Bah, good song but not as good as some peoplem make out, Nirvana are overrated if you ask me.

Overrated pile of American sh*te if you ask me . I could never find anything remotely appealing about their music . I remember early 90's , ok i was an acid house head and was completely caught up in the whole dance scene but i never gave up my first love and that was GUITAR but that pile of sh*te was for Dublin 4 Art f**kin students who thought it was cool to ask for a Nirvana track . 12 months earlier they were Stone roses fans . ''Ya loike i had loike the very first copy in Oireland man ''.

You can say it any way you want , but bottom line , The U.S. has been responsible for some of the worst music in history , Nirvana being in the top 10.

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Never the hugest fan of Nirvana (personally i thought their artistic peak was 'Bleach') but id never say they were sh*t and do appreciate just how an important band they were - everything changed because of Nirvana, that one album , maybe even that one song.

Suddenly alternative music became mainstream music and whilst there were some positives in that, it also meant we were subjected to loads of awful new music (Silverchair anyone ? )

Say what you will about the USA, all forms of music stem form the USA. In fact i cant think of any scene or style that wasnt influenced by music from the US.

Maybe apart from goth.

But goth doesnt count.

Talking about Pearl Jam, do any of you guys know or like Mother Love Bone ? One of my all time fave rock bands, they couldve and shouldve been massive.

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Say what you will about the USA, all forms of music stem form the USA. In fact i cant think of any scene or style that wasnt influenced by music from the US.

Totally disagree with that.

The Killers, American with a distinct British sound, or am I taking that out of context and you mean rock as a genre in all?

What about Brit pop?

Are you sure Goth originated here?

So many questions for Shed End's John Peel icon_wink.gif

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Say what you will about the USA, all forms of music stem form the USA. In fact i cant think of any scene or style that wasnt influenced by music from the US.

Totally disagree with that.

The Killers, American with a distinct British sound, or am I taking that out of context and you mean rock as a genre in all?

What about Brit pop?

Are you sure Goth originated here?

So many questions for Shed End's John Peel icon_wink.gif

Yeah but the Killers are a simple New Order tribute band (and a poor one at that) Was Britpop a scene ? Really ? Or just a few bands with Small Faces haircuts and accents that were given a title by Melody Maker ?

Generally i meant rock. Which of course is a wide genre . Rock and Roll came from RnB which came from Mid USA.

To be honest im talking bollocks, its Sunday. I havent had a drink yet.

Dont know too much about Goth really. Though i do love The Cure. And the Sisters Of Mercy. Goth girls are pretty it has to be said too. Apart from Mary Sweeney from my 6th form College who i got off with every Friday night pissed out my face on lager n lime in the Golden Lion in Solihull looking for a cheap pull at 11.30pm.

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We could be just going around in circles on 'who' originated what, as different genre's progress from one. Brit pop being a form of rock? Trip hop being a form of hip-hop and other sounds? Alot of music can't really even really be pidgeonholed.

I hear you about goth girls too..

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I always thought the first Punk music started with the New York Dolls and The Ramones in the early 70s and given a UK modification in the mid 70s, though having said that garage music like the MC5 and The Stooges was even earlier than that. But im no expert so maybe your right Jane.

edit - sadly Mod the pic doesnt work!

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