Friday, December 27, 2013

Countdown to ecstasy 20-1

It's the final countdown...... a few days ago I completed this year long project to list my 100 favourite songs from five decades. Here is a final overview of the top 20 (for descriptions and YouTube links see the blog itself):

1. Shine on you crazy diamond (Pink Floyd)
2. Mad man moon (Genesis)
3. Ghosts (Japan)
4. Kayleigh (Marillion)
5. Private investigations (Dire Straits)
6. The ninth wave (Kate Bush)
7. Killer Queen (Queen)
8. Vincent (Don McLean)
9. Desperado (Eagles)
10. The sound of silence (Simon and Garfunkel)
11. Forbidden colours (David Sylvian)
12. I'm not in love (10 CC)
13. Street spirit [fade out] (Radiohead)
14. San Jacinto - live (Peter Gabriel)
15. Samba pa ti (Santana)
16. This masquerade (Carpenters)
17. Baker street (Gerry Rafferty)
18. Where or when (Bryan Ferry)
19. Jesse (Janis Ian)
20. Bat out of hell (Meat Loaf)

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