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2006 music -- favorite singles

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Cosmo, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    People can add to this list as they may, or perhaps you can belittle me for my musical tastes. Such is life. In no particular order, here's what stood out to me this year:

    Arctic Monkeys - Leave Before the Lights Come On
    Cat Power - The Greatest
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Cheated Hearts
    Built To Spill - Liar
    Charlatans UK - Blackened Blue Eyes
    Snow Patrol - Hands Open
    Snow Patrol - Set The Fire to the Third Bar
    Tool - The Pot
    Wolfmother - Woman
    Wolfmother - Love Train
    Gomez - Girlshapedlovedrug
    The Raconteurs - Level
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (though I really got sick of this one after a while ...)
    Angels & Airwaves - The Adventure
    AFI - Miss Murder
    Keane - Nothing In My Way
    Busta Rhymes - Touch It
    Guster - Satellite
    Lostprophets - Rooftops
    Muse - Knights of Cydonia
    Muse - Starlight
    Rick Ross - Push It
    Rick Ross - Hustlin'
    Outkast - Hollywood Divorce
    The Roots - Can't Stop This
    The Mars Volta - Viscera Eyes
    Scissor Sisters - I Don't Feel Like Dancin'
    Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha
    Lady Sovereign - Love Me or Hate Me
    The Killers - When You Were Young
    The Killers - Bones
    The Decemberists - O Valencia!
    Cobra Starship - Snakes on a Plane (Bring It)
    My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade
    The Game - It's Okay (One Blood)
    Jay-Z - Kingdom Come
    Clipse - Wamp Wamp
    Nas - Hip Hop is Dead
  2. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California (liked it better when it was 'Mary Jane's Last Dance')
  3. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    You know, I had to listen to it a couple of times to really get that rhythm out of it, but yeah, you're right.
  4. Bubba Fett

    Bubba Fett Active Member

    That's high on my list, but my favorite song of this year is Army Reserve by Pearl Jam.

    If you count the video, Shakira's Hips Don't Lie has to be among my favorites.
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Yeah, I'd take just about anything off PJ's disc over almost anything on that list (I liked the Peppers album and the Killers stuff).

    Put me down for Worldwide Suicide. About time PJ released another rocker.
  6. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Ditto on the Killers, and Nelly Furtado also had some good singles.
  7. Catchiest single: "Ain't No Other Man," by Christina Aguilera. Notice I didn't say "BEST." I have a fear that the music snobs would release the hounds if I said BEST.
    That being said, it kinda sounds like a James Brown song, and that's never a bad thing.
    That Keane song, I'm not sure the name, with the video where they're like running through the stage set, is pretty good too.
    Now, will someone go kill James Blunt and Daniel Powter? It's time for him to have a Bad Day.
  8. tyler durden 71351

    tyler durden 71351 Active Member

    Albums that stood out

    "Stadium Arcadium" Red Hot Chili Peppers
    "St. Elsewhere" Gnarls Barkley
    "Broken Boy Soldiers" The Raconteurs
    "Death by Sexy" Eagles of Death Metal
    "Pearl Jam" Pearl Jam
    "Amputechture" Mars Volta
    The single "Wolf Like Me" by TV on the Radio

    Big disappointments
    "First Impressions of Earth" The Strokes
    "At War With the Mystics" The Flaming Lips -- two of my favorite bands drop shitty, shitty albums
    "Modern Times" Bob Dylan -- except for the first track, it's just kind of blah. All the songs seem a minute or two too long.

    What I'm looking forward to in 2007
    new albums from Radiohead, Wilco, Spoon, Interpol, Bloc Party and the Shins. And (hopefully) new records by Queens of the Stone Age and some more archived shit from Neil Young.
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    I'll add Jay-Z's Kingdom Come to that list.
  10. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    I'll second that. That, and Stadium Arcadium were by far my two favorites of the year.
  11. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    The fact I despise "Hey Ya" with every fiber of my being and some I don't even have has led me to be shunned at parties and family gatherings.

    I don't care. I stand strong.
  12. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Give me some sugar. I am your neighbor. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right. All right.
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