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Your top ten favorite songs of all time!


Where I'm Supposed to Be
31 Jan 2003
Okay, I know this doesn't have anything to do with Japan and I know it's not a very serious subject matter, but I am still curious(not to mention getting download ideas in the process). So, what songs are on your top ten list? Songs that you never get tired of listening to, songs that never fail to transport you to another place, songs that had a major impact on you, etc. Think about it and post your personal top ten... ;)

These are mine(at this moment and in no particular order):

1. The Crystal Ship-The Doors
2. Lay, Lady, Lay-Bob Dylan
3. With or Without You-U2
4. Black-Pearl Jam
5. At Last-Etta James
6. In Your Eyes-Peter Gabriel
7. Dream Weaver-Gary Wright
8. It Takes Two-Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock (you know I'd have to have a rap song in my list and this is classic)
9. Come To Me-Bjork
10. Feel Like Makin' Love-Bad Company

I could go on forever. Some of these songs are constants on my list, while others get replaced every now and then.
well here is mine:

1.Korn- Thoughtless
2.The Used- Blue and Yellow
3.TRUSTcomany- Downfall
4.Sevendust- Enemy
5.P.O.D- Youth Of The Nation
6.P.O.D- Alive
7.Simple plan- Perfect(i know they suck but still a good song)
8.Yellow Card- Way away
9.Thrice- The artist in the ambulance
10.Thrice- Send me an angel
Hmm, just a top 10? My list would go on forever.
Ok, here's my effort in no particular order. For convenience i've excluded any Japanese artists. :)

1. Gary Moore - Still got the blues
2. George Michael - Cowboys and Angels
3. Alice in Chains - Damn that river
4. Black Sabbath - Paranoid
5. Matthews Southern Comfort - Woodstock
6. Bobby Womack - Across the 110th street
7. Faith no more - Midlife Crisis
8. The Cranberries - Linger
9. Dave Steward - Heart of stone
10. The Smiths - Heaven knows i'm miserable now
that is a seriously difficult question! but a good one...my list probably changes day to day really but off the top of my head in no particular order....
Swing Set - Jurassic 5
Alphabet Aerobics - Blackalicious
Know - System of a Down
By the Time I Get to Phoenix - Isaac Hayes
The Seed 2.0 - The Roots
Laserface - El-P
Protest - Buck 65
Windowlicker - Aphex Twin
The Magic Number - De La Soul
Passin' Me By - Pharcyde

as i said, if you asked me again tomorrow it'd probably be a different 10! there should be some Polysics in there but i cant remember the song titles :p
This is my list!

push - matchbox 20
With or without u - U2
Turn Off the lights - Nelly Furtado
The girl from Ipanema - Tom Jobim
Ojos Asi - Shakira
Without U - Mariah Carey
Cant get u out of my head - Kylie Minogue
Dreams - The Corrs
trying again - Aliyah
Surrender - Laura Pausini

Well...These are some of my favorites songs....But i always listening to this list!
This one is difficult, since there are so many special songs...but here are some, in no order, they're all _very_ important to me somehow in addition for beeing excellent as well. If I change my mind or remember something, I'll edit this list later.

* The GooGooDolls: Iris
* Vanessa Paradis: Joe le Taxi
* Chris Isaak: Wicked Game
* Sade: No Ordinary Love
* Enigma: TNT for the Brain
* Enigma: Gravity of Love
* P.T. Project: Hold That ****** Down
* Berlin Love Parade theme song 2000
(dont remember the name right now)
* Members of Mayday: Members of Mayday
* Kraftwerk: Robots

..it's so hard to stop after just 10, it's sooo unfair to all the rest wonderful pieces of music.. :(
Originally posted by Dream Time
too many,too difficult.

Yes, it is difficult. I was just wanting make everyone think and just try. I just wanted an idea.

Chipi, you and I have similar taste in music, I see. I love Enigma, Sade, and I almost put Wicked Game on my list. That video is awesome too. The "Heart Shaped World" CD was one of the very first CDs I ever got. Wow, that was a long time ago.

I guess I should've broken it down by genre...
The first 10 that I can think of right this minute:

1. Get Down Tonight - KC & The Sunsine Band
2. Alabama Rain - Jim Croce
3. Promised You - ZARD
4. Blue Light Yokohama - Ayumi Ishida
5. I Need to be in Love - Carpenters
6. For All We Know - Carpenters
7. Only Yesterday - Carpenters
8. Much Too Young to feel this Damn Old - Garth Brooks
9. YMCA - The Village People
10. Valentine - Martina McBride (with Jim Brickman on the Piano)

I also like many instrumentals
Only 10 songs? My top ten changes every day and depends on my mood, but I'll give it a try.

Nami Shimada - Mou Ichidou Mitsumetai
Black Sabbath - Electric Funeral
Rainbow - Man on the Silver Mountain
Onyanko Club - Maaka na Jitensha
Rush - 2112
Yoko Minamino - Aki no Indication
Eri Nitta - Fuyu no Opera Glass
Yui Asaka - Cecile
Yuki Saito - Shiroi Honno
Wink - Yoru ni Hagurete

It'll be a bit different tomorrow...
Originally posted by kirei_na_me

Chipi, you and I have similar taste in music, I see. I love Enigma, Sade, and I almost put Wicked Game on my list. That video is awesome too. The "Heart Shaped World" CD was one of the very first CDs I ever got. Wow, that was a long time ago.

I guess I should've broken it down by genre...

That's great to hear Kirei_na_me :)
There are very few people I know that like the same music as I do, so it feels good to know some more. My music taste is very broad and sometimes I think very odd...from classical to techno, from techno to jazz, from jazz to chill out, from chill out to ballads, from....

I also think that I might add a bonus track on my list :) -
Aplhaville: Big in Japan
Hmmm...great question. There are a lot of songs I like. (pardon if I go mainstream, but..)

10 non-Japanese hits that stick in my mind are:
"Sister Golden Hair" - America
"Pride" - SOil
"All That's Left" - Thrice
"Here I Am" - Bryan Adams
"Stairway to Heaven" - Led Zeppelin
"Rico Mambo" - Breakfast Club
"Hey Ya" - OutKast
"Feeling This" - blink-182
"Don't You Forget About Me" - Simple Minds
"San Dimas High School Football Rules" - The Ataris

10 top anime/game hits that stand in my mind are:
"True" - Riyu Kosuka
"Upside Down" - Coo Coo
"Boom Boom Dollar" - King Kong and d. Jungle Girls
"Aitsu" - Dicot
"Vogue" - Ayumi Hamasaki
"Butterfly" - Smile DK
"It's a Beautiful Day" - Pizzicato Five
"Velfarre 2000" - Bazooka Girl
"Heart Of Sword" - TM Revolution
"I Hear A Symphony" - Pizzicato Five
Black knights :Sleeping around:
Nas ft. lauryn hill :If i ruled the world
Lauryn hill :When it hurts so bad:
Luther vandross :u got me going in circles:
Nas :If heaven was a mile away:
Otis Redding : Dock of the Bay:
Pac :I rather be an *****:
Biggie :Juicy:
Mos def :ms.fatbooty:
Alicia keys :u don't know my name:
Jahiem :anything:

oops. i put one extra but so. theres like a million so i grabbed a few from everywhere.
1. Baba Oreily 2. Won't Get Fooled Again 3. 5:15 4. The Real Me 5. Who Are You 6. Sparks/Amazing Journey 7. My Generation 8. Behind Blue Eyes 9. My Wife 10. Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere All by the greatest rock and roll band EVER, The Who!!!
God Damn, how do I do this? This list of mine is also subject to much change, but as of now I would say my top ten is:

1. Company Flow - Bad Touch Example
2. Aesop Rock - Daylight
3. A-Ha - Take on Me
4. Cannibal Ox - Iron Galaxy
5. Cannibal Ox - The F Word
6. Jay Z - Moment of Clarity
7. Jay Z - Takeover
8. Organised Konfusion - Prisoners of War
9. El-P - Deep Space 9mm
10. Red Chilli Peppers - Fight Like a Brave

A rough list, but they're the songs I really feel the most.

Also, a message to Jovial Jon --> MUCH respect for having El-P in your list, Dex Jux baby

I will just choose my top ten B'z songs


it is an extremely popular rock band in Japan,they are the icons,consists of two members, vocal / lyricist Koshi Inaba,guitarist / songwriter Takahiro Matsumoto

The Wild Wind
Big Machine
drive to My World
Nagareyuku Hibi (Days Gone By)
You Pray, I Stay

it is pretty hard to choose ten songs even from just one of my favourite bands...
for those of you who have not heard of B'z,
be sure to check them out,they are really awesome!!
It is funny how culture and personnal experiences determine musical preferences.

ツ、Le Sud, Leo Ferrテゥ
ツ、Jacky, Sinead O'Connor
ツ、With or Without you, U2
ツ、Mujer contra mujer, Mecano
ツ、Elle prefere l'amour en mer, P.Laville
ツ、Dejeuner en paix, Stephan Eischer,
ツ、Bagdad Cafテゥ
ツ、Gloria Gaynor, Can't take my eyes off you
ツ、Brassens, L'Orage

Funny game, quite difficult but really enjoyable.
Here's mine, I'm still kinda picky ;p
Yay Hachiko! Heart of Sword by T.M. Revolution's my fave too ^^
Linkin Park-Somewhere I belong
Linkin Park-Numb
Linkin Park-Papercut (soo fun to sing along to) xD
More linkin park songs I forgot the title ^^'
Evanescence-Bring me to life/Immortal
Madonna-Dress you up in my love/frozen
Final Fantasy Theme #?-Eyes on me
Dragonball Z-Hero
Dbz-Mind power
Zard-Don't you see?
DJ Jane?-Fine day
Sailor Moon-Power of Love
Kageyama Hironobu-Hero
Kageyama Hironobu-Hikari no Willpower
Kageyama Hironobu-Aoi kaze no hope (Blue Wind of Hope)
Ayumi Hamasaki-Dearest
Do to infinity-Fukai no mori (Into the deep forest)

Wheeeeeeeaaaaaaaa! That takes alot outta me @_@ *anime fall*
This is gonna be tricky...

Well, I cant really make an order, but I can make a list of greats.

Misery by hide is one of my very most favorites.
Misery by Soul Asylum is another great to me.
Far Behind by Candlebox is a wonderful song. Brings back unusually pleasant memories for me, and always makes me weep.
Hybrid Stigmata-The Apostasy by Dimmu Borgir is a great
Now that I think about it, every song on all the albums after For All Tid are greats.
Heavy Metal Jesus by Dream Evil is a great song.
Over the Hills and Far Away by Led Zeppelin is a spectacular song.
Hate Me by Children of Bodom
the entire Dark Funeral album by Marduk
Honey by Tiamat
Ljusafheim by Therion
The Moor by Opeth
Dive to Blue by L`arc~en~Ciel
Angel with the Scabbed Wings and Rock and Roll N*gger by Marilyn Manson
Guvot and 6 Doubles by Jean-Phillippe Ramot
Ending theme of Sonic 3

Thats all I'll name for now. More later, maybe.
Pretty much all the old stuff by Prince, but there are others, too, therefore only 5 of Prince in the list:

> Sign o' the Times
> Kiss
> Girls & Boys
> Strange Relationship
> I could never take the place of your man

Frankie goes to Hollywood > Relax
Human League > Don't you want me
Run DMC feat. Aerosmith > Walk this Way
A Flock of Seagulls > I ran
The B52's > Channel Z

There are so many more, maybe a Top100 list would fit better.
taugh one
in no particular order

1.Bon Jovi - Bed Of Roses
2.B'z - Motel
3.Jacky Cheung - Slowly [Chinese song]
4.Tak Matsumoto - Wanna Go Home [guitar instrumental]
5.Kelly Simonz - Stay In My Heart classical guitar version
6.Chick Corea - Spain [and a rock guitar version by Tak Matsumoto,a violin version by Naoko Terai,flamenco guitar version by Paco de Lucia]
7.Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing
8.D'Angelo - I've Found My Smile Again
9.B'z - The Wild Wind
10.Guns N Roses - Don't Cry

many of my favourite artists and bands didn't make the list,
and most of the songs here not fast hard rock songs that you would expect from a rocker, but thats alright
since it is a list of just ten songs..

and there are some songs that are very important and special to me that I have not put them into this list.
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