Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! ... Vote!

It's time to vote on this year's Contrast Podcast Festive Fifty.

Anyone can vote .. so get your thinking cap on ...

Select your favourite 10 songs from the shortlist below and rank them from 1 (your favourite) to 10 and send the list to me (at contrast.podcast@gmail.com). You may also (if you are feeling evil) give a negative vote to any single song of your choice! The deadline for doing this is less than a week away – Monday 24th November. Please ask your friends, family, blog readers and anyone else you know to send me their votes too. Here’s the list …

A.A. Bondy - Witness Blues (Daytrotter Session)
AC/DC - Rock n' Roll Train
Aimee Mann - Freeway
Arms - Kids Aflame
Beck - Gamma Ray
Ben Folds - Hiroshima (B B B Benny Hit His Head)
Ben Folds - The Frown Song
Ben Folds - You Don't Know Me
Billy Bragg - I Keep faith (solo version)
Billy Bragg - Old Clash Fan Fight Song
Bloc Party - Mercury
Bob Mould - The Silence Between Us
Brendan Canning - Hit The Wall
British Sea Power - Atom
British Sea Power - No Lucifer
British Sea Power - Waving Flags
Cat power - New York
Chad VanGaalen - Willow Tree
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
CSS - Rat Is Dead (Rage)
Dark Dark Dark - Junk Bones
David Byrne & Brian Eno - Strange Overtones
Death Cab For Cutie - I will Possess Your Heart
Death Cab For Cutie - You Can Do Better Than Me
Death Cab For Cutie - Your New Twin Size Bed
Delta Spirit - People C’Mon
DeVotchKa - Blessing In Disguise
DeVotchKa - The Clockwise Witness
Double Dagger - Catalogs
Elbow - Grounds for Divorce
Elbow - On a Day Like This
Elvis Costello and The Imposters - Stella Hurt
Felice Brothers - Frankie's Gun!
Felice Brothers - Greatest Show on Earth
Fleet Foxes - blue ridge mountains
Fleet Foxes - He Doesn’t Know Why
Fleet Foxes - Mykonos
Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal
Flight Of The Conchords - Business Time
Flight Of The Conchords - Ladies Of The World
Fred - Fear
Frightened Rabbit - Fast Blood
Frightened Rabbit - Good Arms Vs. Bad Arms
Frightened Rabbit - Keep Yourself Warm
Frightened Rabbit - My Backwards Walk
Frightened Rabbit - Poke
Frightened Rabbit - The Modern Leper
Frightened Rabbit - The Twist
Girl Talk - Play Your Part (Pt. 1)
Glasvegas - Daddy’s Gone
Glasvegas - Geraldine
Half Man Half Biscuit - National Shite Day
Half Man Half Biscuit - Totnes Bickering Fair
Hello Saferide - Anna
Hercules & Love Affair - Blind
Hot Chip - Ready For The Floor
Ida Maria - I Like You So Much Better When You Are Naked
Ida Maria - Oh My God
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan - The Flame That Burns
Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue
Jenny Lewis - Carpetbaggers
Jukebox the Ghost - Hold it In
Keane - Spiralling
Lykke Li - Little Bit
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
M83 - Kim & Jessie
Manhattan Love Suicides - Jonny Boy
Mates of State - My Only Offer
Melody Gardot - Love Me Like A River Does
MGMT - Electric Feel
MGMT - Kids
MGMT - Time To Pretend
My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
My Morning Jacket - I’m Amazed
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Albert Goes West
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Midnight Man
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - We Call Upon The Author
Northern Portrait - I Give You Two Seconds To Entertain Me
Okkervil River - Lost Coastlines
Okkervil River - On Tour With Zykos
Orphans and Vandals - Mysterious Skin
Panic at the Disco - Nine in the Afternoon
Panic at the Disco - That Green Gentleman (Things Have Changed)
Paul Weller - Have You Made Up Your Mind
Port O'Brien - I Woke Up Today
Portishead - The Rip
R.E.M. - Hollow Man
R.E.M. - Living Well Is the Best Revenge
R.E.M. - Supernatural Superserious
Religious Knives - Basement watch
Robert Parker Vaughan - Crack Her Smile
Santogold - I'm A Lady
Santogold - L.E.S. Artistes
Santogold - Lights Out
School of Language - Rockist
She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
Shearwater - Rooks
Sigur Ros - All Alright
Sigur Ros - Festival
Sigur Ros - Gobbledigook
Sigur Ros - Inní mér syngur vitleysingur
Thao Nyugen - Bag Of Hammers
The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight
The Fall - 50 Year Old Man
The Hold Steady - Ask Her For Adderall
The Hold Steady - Constructive Summer
The Hold Steady - Sequestered in Memphis
The Hold Steady - Stay Positive
The Just Joans - What D We Do Now
The Raconteurs - Carolina Drama
The Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution
The Roy Hargrove Quintet - Strasbourg/St Denis
The Shortwave Set - No Social
The Stills - Being Here
The Wedding Present - Boo Boo
The Wedding Present - Don't Take Me Home Until I'm Drunk
The Wedding Present - Spiderman On Hollywood
The Weeks - Buttons
The Weepies - Antarctica
The Whigs - Right Hand on My Heart
The Young Knives - Up All Night
They Might Be Giants - Seven Days Of The Week (I Never Go To Work)
TV On The Radio - Golden Age
Vampire Weekend - A-Punk
Vampire Weekend - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
Vampire Weekend - Oxford Comma
Vampire Weekend - The Kids Dont Stand A Chance
Vanilla Swingers - I’ll Stay Next To You
Vivian Girls - Where Do You Run To
Weezer - Pork and Beans
Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby - Here Comes My Ship


Unknown said...

feeling kind of dumb because I know so few of this songs, but will try to listen as much as I can to be an informed voter.

Tim Young said...

If it's any consolation I didn't know many of them either before I did some research!

Don't forget that the deadline is next Monday .. :)

Unknown said...

Mr. Gimmetinnitus is coaching me, so I'm in good hands!

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Nikmaya J said...

I just want to vote for my best choice. Panic at the Disco - Nine in the Afternoon

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