Pick an artist and list your favorite track from each of their releases

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by zipzorp, May 15, 2009.

  1. zipzorp

    zipzorp Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Paul McCartney

    Maybe I'm Amazed (McCartney)
    Uncle Albert (Ram)
    Tomorrow (Wildlife)
    Little Lamb Dragonfly (Red Rose)
    1985 (Band On The Run)
    Listen To What The Man Said (Venus & Mars)
    Warm & Beautiful (Speed Of Sound)
    Soily (Wings Over America)
    Girlfriend (London Town)
    Arrow Through Me (Egg)
    One Of These Days (McCartney II)
    Wanderlust (Tug)
    Through Our Love (Pipes)
    No More Lonely Nights (Broadstreet)
    Good Times Comin' (Press)
    Distractions (Flowers)
    Every Night (Unplugged)
    Golden Earth Girl (Off The Ground)
    Little Willow (Flaming Pie)
    No Other Baby (Run Devil Run)
    Lonely Road (Driving Rain)
    A Certain Softness (Chaos)
    Mr. Bellamy (Memory)
    Dance Til We're High (Electric Arguments)

    I'm not familiar enough with the classical stuff, the other Fireman and live albums, Thrillington, the Russian album, McGear, The Family Way, Twin Freaks etc to include them.
  2. riknbkr330

    riknbkr330 Forum Resident

    The Jam...just LPs

    In the City - ( In the City)
    Life from a window - (This is the Modern World)
    The Place I Love - (All Mod Cons)
    Wasteland - (Setting Sons)
    Boy About Town - ( Sound Affects)
    Running on the Spot - (The Gift)
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  3. MLutthans

    MLutthans That's my spaghetti, Chewbacca! Staff

    Marysville, WA
    Bonzo Dog (original LPs only)

    Gorilla - Equestrian Statue
    Doughnut in Granny's Greenhouse - Trouser Press
    Tadpoles - Mr. Apollo
    Keynsham - Sport
    Let's Make Up and Be Friendly - The Strain
  4. zebop

    zebop Well Known Stranger

    James Taylor

    Something in the Way She Moves (James Taylor)
    Suite For 20 G (Sweet Baby James)
    Love Has Brought Me Around (Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon)
    Hymn (One Man Dog)
    Hello Old Friend (Walking Man)
    I Was a Fool To Care (Gorilla)
    Golden Moments (In the Pocket)
    If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight (JT)
    Company Man (Flag)
    I Will Follow (Dad Loves His Work)
    Limousine Driver (That's Why I'm Here)
    Letter in the Mail (Never Die Young)
    The Water Is Wide (New Moon Shine)
    Gaia (Hourglass)
    Caroline I See You (October Road)

    Haven't heard Covers yet, missed most of the Live album...
  5. The Zodiac

    The Zodiac God's Lonely Man

    I'll start with easy ones....

    Fiona Apple

    Sleep To Dream (Tidal)
    Paper Bag (When The Pawn...)
    Tymps (the Sick in the Head Song) (Extraordinary Machine)


    Four Horsemen (Kill 'Em All)
    Creeping Death (Ride The Lightning)
    Sanitarium (Master of Puppets)
    The Wait (Garage Days EP)
    Dyers Eve (...and Justice For All)
    Enter Sandman (Black Album)
    Hero Of The Day (Load)
    Fuel (I guess...hate whole album!) (Reload)
    Frantic (St. Anger)
    My Apocalypse (Death Magnetic)


    Velvet Underground

    Sunday Morning (& Nico)
    Lady Godiva's Operation (white Light)
    Candy Says (Velvet Underground)
    New Age (Loaded)
    I'm Sticking With You (VU)
    Ride into the Sun (Another View)
    I'm not counting Squeeze!
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  6. mj_patrick

    mj_patrick Forum Resident

    Elkhart, IN, USA
    Blondie... because she's always been HAWT.

    Rip Her to Shreds (S/T)
    Poets Problem (Plastic Letters bonus track on reissue only!)
    Heart of Glass (Parallel Lines)
    Die Young, Stay Pretty (Eat to the Beat)
    The Tide Is High (Autoamerican)
    War Child (The Hunter)

    Haven't heard No Exit or the Curse of Blondie yet..
  7. ARK

    ARK Forum Resident

    Charlton, MA, USA

    Boy - "A Day Without Me"
    October - "Tomorrow"
    War - "Red Light"
    The Unforgettable Fire - "Promenade"
    The Joshua Tree - "One Tree Hill"
    Rattle & Hum - "Heartland"
    Achtung Baby - "Acrobat"
    Zooropa - "Zooropa"
    Pop - "Last Night On Earth"
    All That You Can't Leave Behind - "Kite"
    How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb - "Yaweh"
    No Line On The Horizon - "Stand Up Comedy"
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  8. billnunan

    billnunan Forum Resident

    Cleveland, Ohio
    Mark Knopfler

    With Dire Straits:

    Wild West End (Dire Straits)
    Once Upon a Time in the West (Communique)
    Expresso Love (Making Movies)
    Telegraph Road (Love Over Gold)
    Brothers in Arms (Brothers in Arms)
    You and Your Friend (On Every Street)
    Iron Hand (On Every Street) (tie)


    Imelda (Golden Heart)
    What it is (Sailing to Philadelphia)
    Way Aye Man (Ragpicker's Dream)
    I Dug Up a Diamond (All the Roadrunning)
    5:15 (Shangri-la)
    We Can Get Wild (Kill to Get Crimson)

  9. Keith Moon

    Keith Moon Active Member

    PA, USA
    The Who:

    The Who Sings My Generation: The Kids Are Alright
    A Quick One: So Sad About Us
    The Who Sell Out: I Can't Reach You
    Tommy: Overture
    Who's Next: Won't Get Fooled Again
    Quadrophenia: Doctor Jimmy
    The Who By Numbers: How Many Friends
    Who Are You: Who Are You
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  10. The Zodiac

    The Zodiac God's Lonely Man

    Pink Floyd

    Matilda Mother (Piper)
    Jugband Blues (Saucer)
    Cirrus Minor (More)
    The Narrow Way (Ummagumma)
    Atom Heart MOther (Atom Heart Mother)
    Echoes (Meddle)
    Wot's... Uh the Deal? (Obscured By Clouds)
    Time (Dark Side)
    Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI-IX) (Wish U Were Here)
    Dogs (Animals)
    Nobody Home (The Wall)
    The Final Cut (The Final Cut)
    Learning to Fly (Momentary Lapse)
    Cluster One (Division Bell)
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  11. whaaat

    whaaat Active Member

    Toronto, ON
    Lewis Taylor

    Track (Lewis Taylor)
    I Dream The Better Dream (Lucky)
    Waves (Whoever)
    Lewis III (Bittersweet)
    Bittersweet Extended Mix (Lucky remixes)
    I'm On The Floor (Lewis II)
    Everybody Here Wants You (Lewis II, UK edition)
    Electric Ladyland (Lewis II, Japanese edition)
    Cherry Blossom (Lullabies With A Difference)
    If I Lay Down With You acoustic version (Limited Edition 2002)
    Lewis IV (Stoned | Part One)
    Keep On Keeping On (Stoned | Part Two)
    No Hope (Limited Edtion 2004)
    One More Mystery (The Lost Album)
    Ghosts (Stoned)
    Song acoustic version (The Lost Album reissue)
    Lovelight (Stoned Live)
  12. PacificOceanBlue

    PacificOceanBlue Forum Resident

    The Southwest
    Morning Dew (Truth)
    Spanish Boots (Beck-Ola)
    Got The Feeling (Rough & Ready)
    Going Down (The Jeff Beck Group)
    Black Cat Moan (BBA)
    Livin' Alone (BBA Live In Japan)
    Scatterbrain (Blow By Blow)
    Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Wired)
    Freeway Jam (Live With Jan Hammer Group)
    Star Cycle (There And Back)
    You Know, We Know (Flash)
    Savoy (Guitar Shop)
    Jizz Whizz (Beckology)
    Blues Stay Away From Me (Crazy Legs)
    The Jungle (Frankie's House)
    Angel (Footsteps) (Who Else!)
    Suspension (You Had It Coming)
    Plan B (Jeff)
    Psycho Sam (Live At BB Kings)
    Beck's Bolero (Official Bootleg '06)
    Cause We've Ended As Lovers (Live At Ronnie Scott's)
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  13. mrbillswildride

    mrbillswildride Internet Asylum Escapee 2010, 2012, 2014

    Ya Gotta Love His Album Titles....

    Roy Harper

    The Sophisticated Beggar (1967) ~ My Friend
    Come Out Fighting Ghengus Smith (1968) ~ What You Have
    Folkjokeopus (1969) ~ McGoohan's Blues
    Flat, Baroque and Berserk (1970) Goodbye
    Stormcock (1971) ~ Me and My Woman
    Lifemask (1973) ~ Little Lady
    Valentine (1974) ~ Commune
    Flashes From The Archives of Oblivion (1974) ~ Don't You Greive
    HQ (1975) ~ The Spirit Lives
    Bullinamingvase (1977) ~ Cherishing The Lonesome
    The Unknown Soldier (1980) ~ You (The Game Part II)
    Work Of Heart (1982) ~ Drawn To The Flames
    Born In Captivity (1983) ~ Stan
    Whatever Happened To Jugula? ~ Elizabeth
    In Between Every Line (1986) One Of Those Days In England (Parts 2-10)
    Dsecendants of Smith (1988) ~ Laughing Inside
    Loony On The Bus (1988) ~ Burn The World (Part 1)
    Once (1990) ~ If
    Burn The World (1990) ~ side long studio version of title track
    Death Or Glory? (1992) One More Tomorrow
    Unhinged (1994) ~ Back To The Stones
    thedreamsociety (1997) ~ Broken Wing
    The Green Man (2000) ~ The Green Man

    Every RH album from 1970 to 1977 is highly recommended, enreservedly... :love:

    (if you can find them...) :winkgrin:

  14. -Alan

    -Alan Moderator Staff

    Connecticut, USA
    Supremes/Diana Ross & The Supremes (their major album releases)

    Meet the Supremes - Buttered Popcorn
    Where Did Our Love Go - Come See About Me
    More Hits by the Supremes - Stop! In the Name of Love
    I Hear a Symphony - My World Is Empty Without You
    The Supremes A' Go-Go - Love is Like an Itching In My Heart
    The Supremes Sing Holland-Dozier-Holland - You Keep Me Hangin' On
    Reflections - Forever Came Today
    Diana Ross & The Supremes Join the Temptations - Try It Baby
    Love Child - Love Child
    TCB Soundtrack by Diana Ross & The Supremes with The Temptations - For Once In My Life
    Let the Sunshine In - I'm Living in Shame
    Cream of the Crop - Someday We'll Be Together
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  15. ELO

    10538 Overture (ELO I/No Answer)
    Roll Over Beethoven - (ELO II)
    Dreaming Of 4000 (On The Third Day)
    Laredo Tornado (Eldorado)
    Poker (Face The Music)
    Shangri-La (A New World Record)
    Turn To Stone (Out Of The Blue)
    On The Run (Discovery)
    Don't Walk Away (Xanadu)
    The Way Life's Meant To Be (Time)
    Secret Messages (Secret Messages)
    Heaven Only Knows-Alternate Version (Balance Of Power)
    Now You're Gone (Armchair Theatre)
    Moment In Paradise (Zoom)
  16. BigManAndy

    BigManAndy Active Member

    Less Than Jake:

    My Very Own Flag (Pezcore)
    Econolodged (Losers, Kings, And Things We Don't Understand)
    Happyman (Losing Streak)
    Scott Farcas Takes It On The Chin (Hello Rockview)
    Suburban Myth (Borders And Boundaries)
    The Science Of Selling Yourself Short (Anthem)
    Bridge And Tunnel Authority (B Is For B-sides)
    P.S. Shock The World (In With The Out Crowd)
    This One Is Going To Leave A Bruise (GNV FLA)

    In reality, most of these are impossible to pick. But I did my best. If I did this tomorrow my answers would be almost 100% different than now. Too hard to really pick.
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  17. marcel

    marcel Alea Iacta Est


    Anyone can play guitar (Pablo Honey)
    Just (The Bends)
    Paranoid Android (Ok Computer)
    Everything in its right place (Kid A)
    Pyramid Song (Amnesiac)
    Myxomatosis (Hail to the thief)
    Reckoner (In Rainbows)
  18. D-rock

    D-rock Forum Resident

    Columbus, Ohio
    Michael Nesmith

    Album - Song pick

    The Wichita Train Whistle Sings - Don't Cry Now
    Magnetic South - The Crippled Lion
    Loose Salute - Thanx For The Ride
    Nevada Fighter - Grand Ennui
    Tantamount To Treason, Vol. I - Wax Minute
    And The Hits Just Keep On Comin' - Tomorrow & Me
    Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash - Some Of Shelly's Blues
    The Prison - Dance Between The Raindrops
    From A Radio Engine To The Photon Wing - Rio
    Live At The Palais - Roll With The Flow [live]
    Infinite Rider On The Big Dogma - Carioca
    Timerider (Soundtrack) - The Baja 1000
    Newer Stuff - Tanya
    ...tropical campfires... - Yellow Butterfly
    Live At The Britt Festival - Papa Gene's Blues [live]
    The Garden - Life Becoming
    Rays - Friedrider

    ... that was hard listing only one fav track from each of those LPs ...
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  19. BTails

    BTails New Member


    In the Wilderness (From Genesis to Revelation)
    White Mountain (Trespass)
    The Musical Box (Nursery Cryme)
    Supper's Ready (Foxtrot)
    Dancing With the Moonlit Knight (Selling England by the Pound)
    Anyway (The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway)
    Ripples (A Trick of the Tail)
    Eleventh Earl of Mar (Wind & Wuthering)
    Burning Rope (...And Then There Were Three...)
    Duchess (Duke)
    Abacab (Abacab)
    Mama (Genesis)
    Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (Invisible Touch)
    Dreaming While You Sleep (We Can't Dance)
    Small Talk (Calling All Stations)

    Some albums really tough to name a favourite, some very easy. Great exercise... Makes me want to pull out a bunch of Genesis LPs!!
  20. heatherly

    heatherly Well-Known Member


    (pre- Fastball)
    Amazing Contradiction

    Are You Ready For The Fallout (Make Your Mama Proud)
    Sweetwater, TX (All The Pain Money Can Buy)
    Whatever Gets You On (The Harsh Light Of Day)
    Black Rain (Painting the Corners - The Best Of Fastball)
    Life (Life From Jupiter Records)
    Till I Get It Right (Keep Your Wig On)
    Mono To Stereo (Little White Lies)
  21. Casemeister

    Casemeister Forum Resident

    This will be long...

    Waylon Jennings:

    Sally Was A Good Old Girl (JD's)
    That's The Chance I'll Have To Take (Folk-Country)
    (That's What You Get) For Lovin' Me (Leavin' Town)
    Nashville Rebel (Nashville Rebel)
    Heartaches By The Number (Waylon Sings Ol' Harlan)
    Love Of The Common People (Love Of The Common People)
    Down Came The World (The One And Only)
    Hangin' On (Hangin' On)
    Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line (Only The Greatest)
    See You Around (On Your Way Down) (Jewels)
    Just To Satisfy You (Just To Satisfy You)
    MacArthur Park (Country-Folk)
    Brown Eyed Handsome Man (Waylon)
    The Days Of Sand And Shovels (The Best Of Waylon Jennings)
    Singer Of Sad Songs (Singer Of Sad Songs)
    The Taker (The Taker/Tulsa)
    Bridge Over Troubled Waters (w/ Jessi Colter) (Cedartown, Georgia)
    Good Hearted Woman (Good Hearted Woman)
    Ladies Love Outlaws (Ladies Love Outlaws)
    Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean (Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean)
    We Had It All (Honky Tonk Heroes)
    Slow Rollin' Low (This Time)
    Memories Of You And I (The Ramblin' Man)
    Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way (Dreaming My Dreams)
    Honky Tonk Heroes (Wanted: The Outlaws)
    All Around Cowboy (Mackintosh And TJ Soundtrack)
    Can't You See (Are You Ready For The Country)
    T For Texas (Waylon Live)
    If You See Me Getting Smaller (Ol' Waylon)
    The Year 2003 Minus 25 (Waylon and Willie)
    The Union Mare And The Confederate Grey (White Mansions)
    Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand (I've Always Been Crazy)
    I Ain't Living Long Like This (What Goes Around)
    Do It Again (Music Man)
    I'll Be All Right (Leather And Lace)
    Women Do Know How To Carry On (Black On Black)
    Mr Shuck And Jive (w/ Willie Nelson) (WWII)
    No Middle Ground (It's Only Rock and Roll)
    Take It To The Limit (w/ Willie Nelson) (Take It To The Limit)
    So You Want To Be A Cowboy Singer (w/ Tony Joe White) (Waylon and Company)
    Never Could Toe The Mark (Never Could Toe The Mark)
    Highwayman (Highwayman)
    Those Kind Of Memories (Turn The Page)
    I Take My Comfort In You (Sweet Mother Texas)
    Working Without A Net (Will The Wolf Survive?)
    Folks Out On The Road (w/ Johnny Cash) (Heroes)
    Rose In Paradise (Hangin' Tough)
    You'll Never Take Texas Out Of Me (A Man Called Hoss)
    Trouble Man (Full Circle)
    Angels Love Bad Men (Highwayman 2)
    Where Corn Don't Grow (The Eagle)
    The Good Ol' Nights (w/ Willie Nelson) (Clean Shirt)
    Smokey On Your Front Door (Too Dumb For New York City, Too Ugly For LA)
    Blues Come Around (Ol' Waylon Sings Ol' Hank)
    All Of My Sisters Are Girls (Cowboys, Sisters, Rascals, and Dirt)
    Wild Ones (Waymore's Blues Part II)
    The Road Goes On Forever (The Road Goes On Forever)
    Carnival Song (Right For The Time)
    Best Friends (Closing In On The Fire)
    Nothing Catches Jesus By Surprise (Never Say Die: Live)
    Big, Big Love (Waylon Live: The Expanded Edition)
    Help Me Make It Through The Night (Never Say Die: The Complete Concert Film)
    Outlaw S*** (Waylon Forever)

    It was hard because often the title tracks on the '60s and early '70s albums were just SO strong that I couldn't not choose them. There were so many tracks that I wanted to choose. And, also, Waylon was pretty prolific...
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  22. rudiger

    rudiger Well-Known Member

    Dire Straits:

    Sultans of Swing (Dire Straits)
    Once Upon a Time in the West (Communique)
    Tunnel of love (Making Movies)
    Telegraph Road (Love Over Gold)
    Brothers in Arms (Brothers in Arms)
    You and Your Friend (On Every Street)

    Mark Knopfler:

    Rudiger (Golden Heart)
    Speedway at Nazareth (Sailing to Philadelphia)
    Why Aye Man (The Ragpicker's Dream)
    The Trawlerman's song (Shangri-la)
    We Can Get Wild (Kill to Get Crimson)
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  23. zipzorp

    zipzorp Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Cheap Trick

    He's A Whore (Cheap Trick)
    Southern Girls (In Color)
    Surrender (Heaven Tonight)
    Look Out (Budokan)
    Way Of The World (Dream Police)
    World's Greatest Lover (All Shook Up)
    Such A Good Girl (Found All The Parts)
    She's Tight (One On One)
    I Don't Love Here Anymore (Next Position)
    How About You (Standing On The Edge)
    Take Me To The Top (Doctor)
    Through The Night-B-side (Lap)
    I Can't Understand It (Busted)
    You're All I Wanna Do (Woke Up)
    Say Goodbye (s/t)
    Special One (Special One)
    Oh Claire (Rockford)
  24. apileocole

    apileocole Lush Life Gort

    Nat King Cole

    original albums:
    King Cole At The Piano - Blues In My Shower
    King Cole For Kids - Ke-Mo-Ky-Mo
    Penthouse Serenade - It Could Happen To You
    Sings For Two In Love* - Autumn Leaves
    The Piano Style Of Nat King Cole - What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry
    After Midnight - Caravan
    Love Is The Thing - Stardust
    Just One Of Those Things* - Who's Sorry Now?
    St. Louis Blues* - Beale Street Blues
    Cole Espanol - Acercate Mas (Come Closer To Me) (Latin)
    The Very Thought Of You - Making Believe You're Here
    To Whom It May Concern - Can't Help It
    Welcome To The Club* - Madrid**
    Everytime I Feel The Spirit - Standin' In the Need of Prayer
    Tell Me All About Yourself - The Best Thing For You
    A Mis Amigos - Perfidia
    Wild Is Love - Are You Disenchanted?
    The Magic Of Christmas - Caroling, Caroling
    The Touch Of Your Lips* - A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
    The Nat King Cole Story - The Sand And The Sea***
    Let's Face The Music And Dance* - Rules of the Road
    Nat King Cole Sings / George Shearing Plays* - Azure-Te
    More Cole Espanol - Piel Canela
    Ramblin' Rose - He'll Have To Go
    Dear Lonely Hearts - Why Should I Cry Over You
    Where Did Everyone Go?* - The End of a Love Affair
    Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer - That Sunday, That Summer
    My Fair Lady - Show Me
    I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore - Road To Nowhere
    L-O-V-E - The Girl From Ipanema

    original compilations:
    Top Pops - The Ruby And The Pearl
    Harvest of Hits* - Lush Life
    Unforgettable* - What'll I Do?
    10th Anniversary - I Can't Be Bothered
    Ballads Of The Day* - Blue Gardenia
    This Is Nat King Cole - I Just Found Out About Love

    original Trio compilations:
    The King Cole Trio Volume 1* - What Is This Thing Called Love?
    The King Cole Trio Volume 2 - I'm Thru With Love
    The King Cole Trio Volume 3 - Rhumba Azul
    The King Cole Trio Volume 4* - I Used to Love You (But It's All Over Now)

    *** = most improved over original version
    ** = if you don't count it as part of the album, vote goes to The Blues Don't Care
    * = Ask me tomorrow and you may have a different answer...

    Great list. :righton: What a catalog he has.
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  25. Colocally

    Colocally One Of The New Wave Boys

    Surrey BC.
    David Bowie
    Silly Boy Blue (self title 1967)
    Cygnet committee (self title 1969 aka Space Oddity)
    All the madmen (The man who sold the world)
    Life on Mars? (Hunky Dory)
    Moonage Daydream (The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust and the spiders from Mars)
    Drive in Saturday (Aladdin Sane)
    See Emily Play (Pin ups)
    Sweet thing/Candidate/Sweet thing (Diamond dogs)
    Can you hear me (Young Americans)
    Station to Station (STATIONTOSTATION)
    Sound and Visioin (Low)
    Sons of the silent age ("Heroes")
    Fantastic voyage (Lodger)
    Scary monsters (and super creeps) (Scary Monsters)
    Modern Love (Let's Dance)
    Dancing with the big boys (Tonight)
    Zeroes (Never let me down)
    Prisoner of Love (Tin Machine)
    Goodbye Mr Ed (Tin Machine 2)
    Jump they say (Black tie white noise)
    Dead against it (Buddha of suburbia)
    Strangers when we meet (1.Outside)
    Dead man walking (EART HL I NG)
    Survive ('hours...')
    Shadowman (Toy)
    Everyone says hi (Heathen)
    Days (Reality)

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