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What's your favourite song and why?

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eggsandwich Sat 08-Mar-14 19:58:22

Mine is Freddie Jackson "rock me for old time sake" which was our first dance at our wedding 19 years ago, and also one of the first songs my DH played when we went on our first date.

AgentZigzag Sat 08-Mar-14 20:01:13

grin Did you mean to post in chat?

Mine's Radiohead's Subterranean Homesick Alien.

It takes me somewhere else every time.

ArtisanScotchEgg Sat 08-Mar-14 20:25:07

I'd have to do Desert Island Discs because I couldn't chose just one.

Superstar - The Carpenters
If I had $1 million - Bare Naked Ladies
Wonder of You - Elvis
Don't let me down (gently) - Wonderstuff
Two Seconds - Laura Cantrell
Together in electric dreams - Oakley/Moroder
If she wants me - Belle and Sebastian
Go your own way - Fleetwood Mac

Writerwannabe83 Sat 08-Mar-14 20:27:20

November Rain - Guns 'n' Roses

Brilliant song and I find him extremely sexy in the video!!!!

I also love their 'Sweet Child of Mine' song - brilliant!!!

CombineBananaFister Sat 08-Mar-14 20:31:58

YABU to ask in AIBU grin but am gong to answer anyway!

Blister in the sun - violent femmes
Where is my mind - pixies
American Trilogy/burning love - Elvis
First day of my life - bright eyes
Hurt - jonny cash
talk show host - radiohead

CombineBananaFister Sat 08-Mar-14 20:34:20

Oh, sorry blush
why? - because of the films they were in and because I'm half white trash and half angry meloncholy bugger.
(bright eyes was wedding song)

feellikeadairycow Sat 08-Mar-14 20:34:25

Annabel - The duhks
Makes me happy and sad at the same time also if i sing along baby quits using my bladder as a trampoline for a few minutes smile

spongebob13 Sat 08-Mar-14 20:36:12

never heard of some previous songs

paul van dyk - for an angel (reminds me of college)
brian adams - have you ever loved a woman (always said if got married would be my first dance)
beyonce - single ladies (have a video of my son kicking his legs like a mad thing to this and he only a few months old as had her album n this song on loop when pregnant)

BikeRunSki Sat 08-Mar-14 20:46:19

Too many songs for too any different reasons, but ultimately - Human by the Killers, because it was on the radio the first time I fed ds at night at home. The Beatles' Abbey Road - loads of reasons, going back my whole life. Into the Valley - The Skids - was playing on the radio on my way back from my Chartership exams which I knew i'd passed.

BikeRunSki Sat 08-Mar-14 20:48:10

Not Abbey Road, I meant Here Comes The Sun.

mrspremise Sat 08-Mar-14 20:50:42

Alan Jackson: It's 5 o' clock Somewhere

letsgotostonehenge Sat 08-Mar-14 20:55:34

my favourite song is : electric avenue by eddie grant not

letsgotostonehenge Sat 08-Mar-14 20:55:55

I'm gonna rock down to ... grin

shakinstevenslovechild Sat 08-Mar-14 21:01:50

Secret Smile - Semisonic - This reminds me of a great time in my life when I did have a secret smile for someone very special.

Breakfast at Tiffanys - Deep Blue Something - Mine and my best friends song to each other.

Nothing Else Matters - Metallica - One of the most perfect songs in the world.

Lady - Kenny Rogers - <sigh>

Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold - I listen to this all the time, great band, perfect song.

A Case of You - Joni Mitchell - makes me cry every time.

Somebody Elses Guy - Jocelyn Brown - I cannot hear this without getting up to dance.

TawdryTatou Sat 08-Mar-14 21:02:03

When You Were Young - The Killers
Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen
Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan
Hounds of Love - Kate Bush
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
PS You Rock My World - Eels
Anything by David Bowie pre-1990s

I could go on for weeks, but these are the ones that occur to me straight away.

Piggytastic Sat 08-Mar-14 21:04:00

The Beatles 'here comes the sun'
Bruno Mars 'count on me'
Elton John 'Daniel'

TawdryTatou Sat 08-Mar-14 21:04:12

Oh god yes, Joni. A Case of You, The Circle Game, Little Green, Clouds..

And then Carole King - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

How do you stop?

CockBollocks Sat 08-Mar-14 21:15:21

Green day - good riddance
Stereophonics - traffic
Snow patrol - The lightening strike
Foo fighters - learn to fly

HoneyDragon Sat 08-Mar-14 21:16:12

Witchita Lineman
Love everything about it, but the line "and I need you more than want you, and I want you for all time" is my favourite lyric ever.

Kasterborous Sat 08-Mar-14 21:18:25

Run by Snow Patrol. As to why I don't really know I just like it!

Joules68 Sat 08-Mar-14 21:26:40

Drops of Jupiter by train!

hoobypickypicky Sat 08-Mar-14 21:29:15

Genisis, 'In Too Deep'. Why? His name is Paul and he broke my heart. sad

SilveryMoon Sat 08-Mar-14 21:33:11

I have confidence from the sound of music. Just makesme feel good. In fact, that whole soundtrack does it for me blush

EmperorTomatoKetchup Sat 08-Mar-14 22:15:46

A bit obvious but The Smiths 'There is a light that never goes out'

or Belle and Sebastian 'Lazy line painter Jane', takes me straight back to 1st year at uni..

Thisvehicleisreversing Sat 08-Mar-14 23:06:19

Too many to choose from and all rather varied grin

Raining Blood - Slayer
Cowboys from hell - Pantera
Master of Puppets - Metallica
Down Under - Men at work
Three times a lady - Commodores blush
Africa - Toto blush
Come on Eileen - Dexys midnight runners
Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
The Snake - Al thingamy

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