http://www.poemhunter.com/songs/hero/page-7, Lyrics for each song is here too...................^, Silly Love Songs- Wings This Song- George Harrison, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_l8SxnxQSQ, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfb9t8aFxsU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF_YCvgMoBU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vjZQZKVdUM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW1hyAkQ7aQ, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HA4lGbrFSY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE-7wsOYZNw, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsmQhbd1KWE, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38lCzcVSf7E. I hope you enjoy it! This decade brought us some brilliant music. All the more kudos to hip-hop pioneer Melle Mel, then, who used the catchiest of R&B grooves and street-smart rhymes to make the whole Just Say No message sound a lot more exciting than it had any right to be. As would be standard with the Harmonix developed Guitar Hero games, the majority of the songs were cover versions. In my wildest fantasy It didn’t harm the song’s prospects that it was a belting pop tune, a welcome return to form after the sub-par tosh of her Who’s That Girl soundtrack efforts. Chet Baker’s mournful trumpet solo – thought to be his last recorded performance – also added gravitas to the track. What is the name of that romantic song in B major with a chorus saying “someone, someone, someone”. It’s a Byrdsian jangle with that essential Madchester swagger and bite from Ian Brown’s lyric, later better known for devolving into cries of “Amateurs!” as The Late Show‘s power blew. But it was Rakim’s brilliantly humble rap that elevated this track into the realms of the truly legendary. Whether you were donning your finest spandex and getting tiddly on Cinzano or putting on the leathers and devil-fingering to Guns’n’Roses, it’ll still go down as the most diverse, eclectic and extravagant decade in recent cultural history. Now that’s what we call a comeback. The song list includes tracks such as "Round and Round" by Ratt, "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot, "Holy Diver" by Dio, "Heat of the Moment" by Asiaand "Nothin' But a … None of that quiet-loud stuff here – ‘Debaser’ is full throttle throughout, celebrating Black Francis’s new favourite thing, Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali’s surrealist, eyeball-slicing movie Un Chien Andalou. Contemplating his life post- divorce from Carrie Fisher, the song meshed afro-pop with his wonderfully literate, singer/songwriter songwriting style and the results were typically unforgettable. So far I have Hero by Foo Fighters, Hero by Skillet, Hero by Family of the Year, and Short Change Hero by The Heavy. The Smiths’ second single succeeded where ‘Hand In Glove’ had failed, piercing the Top 30 and getting a bunch of gladioli on Top Of The Pops. Away from the titanic egos, though, John Deacon proffered one of pop music’s most iconic basslines (though there’s some controversy over whether he wrote it, or Bowie did). Which song or songs, take you back to your Teenage years? The first taster from their ‘Reading, Writing And Arithmetic’ LP is a lovely breeze of jangling indie-pop reminiscent of Johnny Marr’s work with The Smiths, but singer Harriet Wheeler’s remarkable set of pipes – with her ethereal, wistful whisper – ensured they had a sound entirely of their own. 5. Bizarrely, that “old man” was Lou Reed but that’s the only trace of the past on a supple and deceptively complex slice of synthpop. The list comes from the book Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits by Fred Bronson (4th Edition, 2007). [sidebar id=”premium_inline_before_last_p”]. ‘Hallelujah’ is a mess in the fine tradition of ‘Bummed’, a dirty loping funk held together with sticking plasters and – in all probability – Shaun Ryder’s “junk”. This is Phil talking, and he believes what the old man said. Album Cover Image Courtesy of Slash. I'm A Cult Hero. Other songs on this list are about everyday heroes, such as Mariah Carey's "Hero" or Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out For A Hero." Artists create music about being heroes for other people and about people in their lives who they look up to. The peak of AC/DC’s lithe, fat-free years. Alongside Moz, Johnny Marr invents the indie jangle and drops metal knives on his Telecaster. And he's gotta be fast. Somewhere after midnight. Public Enemy’s first UK top 20 hit (they never had one of them at home) is as naggingly catchy as any hip-hop smash had to be back in 1988, a relentless squirt of whistles and looped beats absolutely peppered with quotable rhymes and Flavor Flav madness. Europe – The Final Countdown I realize that this is not a movie. Whatever the message, it was a big chart breakthrough. The song that John Peel played after announcing Ian Curtis’s death is unbearably close and brooding, but allows the occasional shaft of light. The song was actually a cover tune,originally written and released by Dallas Frazier in 1966. Stephen Morris’s pattering drums rouse ‘Atmosphere’ from troubled slumber, while Bernard Sumner’s glittering, chiming keyboards give it a bright beauty. Two of rock’s biggest behemoths joined forces as Bowie and Freddie Mercury belted out a big, show-off collaborative anthem. The drama of Almond’s delivery went perfectly with the chilly brooding synth lines Ball had crafted. Boston "Amanda" (1986) The only #1 hit for Boston stayed atop the charts for two weeks in 1986. “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E1-VOMxS6w. After the successful release of Guitar Hero II, RedOctane announced they were looking into genre-specific expansions to the series. Heroes and Villains. The Flaming Lips, “Waitin’ For A Superman (Is It Gettin’ Heavy?)”. A brooding soul number that quaked with emotional turmoil, Cecil and Linda Womack’s biggest song was perhaps one of the saddest duets of all time, connecting a loss of rhythm with a loss of love. Out of all the songs that Bonnie Tyler has performed, Holding Out for A Hero is one of the most remembered and the most used. What’s the famous lullaby I’m trying to make up a song name? Do you know any other good songs that have hero in the title? We could talk about Axl’s screeching vocal, of course, but there’s only one real reason why ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ is beloved of so many air-guitar aficionados, and that’s Slash – both with the lurching arpeggios of his intro and the subsequent face-melting, wah-wah-wanking solo that’s amongst the best fretwork of all time. “The song with no chorus” – that was how the Pet Shop Boys referred to this one on the quiet, but it had a bevy of other assets to offset that. The song title is a reference to the 1975 track "Hero" by German krautrock band Neu!, whom Bowie and Eno admired.It was one of the early tracks recorded during the album sessions, but remained an instrumental until towards the end of production. Landing somewhere between Parliament, hip-hop and spaghetti western, ‘Word Up’ is a ridiculous stew of pop madness that just worked, all the way to No.3 in the hit parade. The complete list of songs has been revealed for Activision's special 1980s-themed Guitar Hero title. It shifted a million copies here to become 1982’s biggest selling single, then dosey doed over to America the next year to repeat the feat. Hard to listen to now without getting something in your eye about Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in Lost In Translation, ‘Just Like Honey’ revealed there was more to the Reid brothers than devastating shards of noise battling against tinny drums and subterranean vocals. – but it’s hard to glean such subtleties when you’re being battered with a heavy metal sledgehammer. Although Southern California's hard rock heroes Van Halen made quite a splash in the late '70s when the band debuted, the group certainly built its lasting legacy through its prolific work during the '80s, which established a firm classic rock and arena rock legacy that is hard to deny. Sitting pretty between ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ and ‘Blue Monday’ in New Order’s early 80s run of astonishing singles, ‘Temptation’ is about as close as they came to a pop song at that point – there was just too much groundbreaking sonic exploration to get caught up in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmSdTa9kaiQ. Quite a lot, but you get the idea. “To die by your side/ Well, the pleasure, the privilege is mine” bears the hallmarks of classic Moz – overdoing it a bit, laying on the language – but there’s an unmistakable poignancy here. Christmas Songs in Emojis 42; Disney Songs in Emojis 6; Beatles Songs by Image 3; Artist Names in Songs 2; Visual Missing Word: Song Titles 2; Bands & Musicians by Song: 'U' and 'V' 1; Complete the '80s Song... With a Picture 1; Queen Songs by Image 1; Frank Sinatra Songs by Image 1 The console versions of the game comes with a 65-song track list while the Nintendo DS version of Band Hero features a shorter list of just 30 tracks. so if anyone knows any rock songs with the word "HERO" in it, not just in the title but in the song its self i would apperciate it very much. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9dOrmf5_i0. Their career would sidestep into darker territories subsequently, but this was their flushed, pop peak. Unemployment, social unrest and racial tension powered ‘Ghost Town’, which caught the multi-cultural Specials at a politically febrile moment in time. They create the fluid slink here that allows Jones to prowl around, generally intimidating everyone with dirty car-pun come-ons. “No you can’t have it back, silly rabbit!” Flavor tells a journalist robbed of his Dictaphone. A goth love song? The title song also scored him the Best Original Song Oscar at the 1985 Academy Awards. On his second solo single after becoming an ex-Smith, Morrissey’s still happily at home with the dour, world-weary stuff but this time he’s calling for seaside Armageddon to a gorgeous, classic melody. Though, these days, a cape trip is about the height of Madge’s tabloid-baiting power, the queen of the pop controversy used to trade in far more eyebrow-raising fare. Throw in Dre’s frightening production and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was a threat people took seriously. Propelled by war-hammer drums and the bomb-like stomp of him thwacking his guitar, it also has some of the Modfather’s finest lyrics to boot as its righteous damnation of the Government’s nukes-over-society policy cemented his place as one of the UK’s greatest social commentators. Nirvana became one of the biggest bands on the planet in the 90s, but Kurt Cobain was already proving himself as a master craftsmen before that. Appropriately enough, the song was anchored by some bright ska rhythms, Suggs’ nervy vocal style and a general sense of mischievousness which pervaded everything. The words refer to the state’s official anthem which was published in 1913, and later adopted by California 1951 and confirmed in 1987 as the sunshine state’s official song… Holly Johnson still wasn’t playing it safe, marrying lyrics about the Cold War to the foreboding march of a keyboard being bashed to within an inch of its life. A slice of Freudian autography, the deceptively simple music was played by the man himself. Knitting together so many disconnected sounds could have sounded haphazard and slapdash; instead, it’s impressively seamless and skilful. Soured by vast overexposure at weddings and school discos, Kevin Rowland’s raggle-taggle hymn to a sepia past – and unseemly plea to cop a feel – is still an extraordinary fiesta of celtic soul. For better or worse, ‘The One I Love’ was REM’s big push through the commercial barriers, a US top 10 hit transforming them in one fell swoop from floppy-haired college radio darlings to bald-bonced plane-trashing heroes of the glossy monthlies. The youthful, Smiths-ian lyrics tapped into the universal sense of questioning that everyone could relate to. These songs were either a) 80’s songs that were not actually in movies as the soundtrack to the training/go-get-’em scenes, or b) 100% fit the criteria, they were just a decade or two behind. Gear Jammin' Hero. A club anthem on a par with its natural predecessor, Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YrXY4isgLs. … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ChjLMbXVrU. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBx3g8cowY. Here, however, we whittle down a decade of societal decadence and political decay into the 100 tracks that defined it. Written by Tim Booth during a period of feeling isolated, the anthemic qualities of the track were picked up by students everywhere, as James became part of the Madchester scene and the legend of ‘Sit Down’ grew and grew. Supposedly inspired by real-life reports of Iranians being flogged for owning forbidden CDs, Joe Strummer knocked up a farcical fantasy of pilots ignoring orders to bomb the transgressors and crank up the volume on their cockpit radios instead. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor. Naming a song after a woman has, over the years, become the biggest music cliché ever; however, there’s been a ton of great ones, and is thereby prime fodder for music lists. Zero The Hero. Pivotal in its use of samples, Mark Moore borrowed from songs by the likes of Gil Scott Heron, Debbie Harry and Stacey Q for this acid house banger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR8cvRgW3wk. No matter your thinking, enjoy our list of angel songs. If you could remove one Christmas song from existence what song would it be? What next? Add to that synthesized horns that actually work and a melody that’s bottled melancholy, and it’s another regal single from Tennant and Lowe. Like the yang to ‘Blue Monday’’s ying, this track was a tripped out love song to a strange relationship. As a storyteller, Springsteen is unsurpassed and so it was with 1982’s ‘Atlantic City’, with this particular tale pairing a musical sparseness with lyrical complexity. It’s not just furious thrashing, though – the lengthy instrumental breakdown, which kicks in halfway through, is evidence of four dudes at the top of their game. Nowadays, the video looks at best naff and at worst a bit pervy, as Simon Le Bon and co hop aboard a speedboat and whip out their binoculars to ogle some bikini-clad beauties. So, here’s the rules: (1) The song has to have a female’s name in the title, but not necessarily be about a female. Ah, the 80s. Words: Ben Hewitt, Matthew Horton, Priya Elan. It’s become a tin-whistling, string-soaked standard that lost out on the festive No.1 to the mighty Pet Shop Boys but comes back for another crack year after year. If only all debut singles were as self-assured as The Sundays’ inaugural bow. Broken Heroes. Social comment dressed up in pastoral clothes, there’s a lot of Weller’s future here, and an awful lot about ourselves. She intends to “blow your horn“. 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All the more kudos to hip-hop pioneer Melle Mel, then, who used the catchiest of R&B grooves and street-smart rhymes to make the whole Just Say No message sound a lot more exciting than it had any right to be. As would be standard with the Harmonix developed Guitar Hero games, the majority of the songs were cover versions. In my wildest fantasy It didn’t harm the song’s prospects that it was a belting pop tune, a welcome return to form after the sub-par tosh of her Who’s That Girl soundtrack efforts. Chet Baker’s mournful trumpet solo – thought to be his last recorded performance – also added gravitas to the track. What is the name of that romantic song in B major with a chorus saying “someone, someone, someone”. It’s a Byrdsian jangle with that essential Madchester swagger and bite from Ian Brown’s lyric, later better known for devolving into cries of “Amateurs!” as The Late Show‘s power blew. But it was Rakim’s brilliantly humble rap that elevated this track into the realms of the truly legendary. Whether you were donning your finest spandex and getting tiddly on Cinzano or putting on the leathers and devil-fingering to Guns’n’Roses, it’ll still go down as the most diverse, eclectic and extravagant decade in recent cultural history. Now that’s what we call a comeback. The song list includes tracks such as "Round and Round" by Ratt, "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot, "Holy Diver" by Dio, "Heat of the Moment" by Asiaand "Nothin' But a … None of that quiet-loud stuff here – ‘Debaser’ is full throttle throughout, celebrating Black Francis’s new favourite thing, Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali’s surrealist, eyeball-slicing movie Un Chien Andalou. Contemplating his life post- divorce from Carrie Fisher, the song meshed afro-pop with his wonderfully literate, singer/songwriter songwriting style and the results were typically unforgettable. So far I have Hero by Foo Fighters, Hero by Skillet, Hero by Family of the Year, and Short Change Hero by The Heavy. The Smiths’ second single succeeded where ‘Hand In Glove’ had failed, piercing the Top 30 and getting a bunch of gladioli on Top Of The Pops. Away from the titanic egos, though, John Deacon proffered one of pop music’s most iconic basslines (though there’s some controversy over whether he wrote it, or Bowie did). Which song or songs, take you back to your Teenage years? The first taster from their ‘Reading, Writing And Arithmetic’ LP is a lovely breeze of jangling indie-pop reminiscent of Johnny Marr’s work with The Smiths, but singer Harriet Wheeler’s remarkable set of pipes – with her ethereal, wistful whisper – ensured they had a sound entirely of their own. 5. Bizarrely, that “old man” was Lou Reed but that’s the only trace of the past on a supple and deceptively complex slice of synthpop. The list comes from the book Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits by Fred Bronson (4th Edition, 2007). [sidebar id=”premium_inline_before_last_p”]. ‘Hallelujah’ is a mess in the fine tradition of ‘Bummed’, a dirty loping funk held together with sticking plasters and – in all probability – Shaun Ryder’s “junk”. This is Phil talking, and he believes what the old man said. Album Cover Image Courtesy of Slash. I'm A Cult Hero. Other songs on this list are about everyday heroes, such as Mariah Carey's "Hero" or Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out For A Hero." Artists create music about being heroes for other people and about people in their lives who they look up to. The peak of AC/DC’s lithe, fat-free years. Alongside Moz, Johnny Marr invents the indie jangle and drops metal knives on his Telecaster. And he's gotta be fast. Somewhere after midnight. Public Enemy’s first UK top 20 hit (they never had one of them at home) is as naggingly catchy as any hip-hop smash had to be back in 1988, a relentless squirt of whistles and looped beats absolutely peppered with quotable rhymes and Flavor Flav madness. Europe – The Final Countdown I realize that this is not a movie. Whatever the message, it was a big chart breakthrough. The song that John Peel played after announcing Ian Curtis’s death is unbearably close and brooding, but allows the occasional shaft of light. The song was actually a cover tune,originally written and released by Dallas Frazier in 1966. Stephen Morris’s pattering drums rouse ‘Atmosphere’ from troubled slumber, while Bernard Sumner’s glittering, chiming keyboards give it a bright beauty. Two of rock’s biggest behemoths joined forces as Bowie and Freddie Mercury belted out a big, show-off collaborative anthem. The drama of Almond’s delivery went perfectly with the chilly brooding synth lines Ball had crafted. Boston "Amanda" (1986) The only #1 hit for Boston stayed atop the charts for two weeks in 1986. “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E1-VOMxS6w. After the successful release of Guitar Hero II, RedOctane announced they were looking into genre-specific expansions to the series. Heroes and Villains. The Flaming Lips, “Waitin’ For A Superman (Is It Gettin’ Heavy?)”. A brooding soul number that quaked with emotional turmoil, Cecil and Linda Womack’s biggest song was perhaps one of the saddest duets of all time, connecting a loss of rhythm with a loss of love. Out of all the songs that Bonnie Tyler has performed, Holding Out for A Hero is one of the most remembered and the most used. What’s the famous lullaby I’m trying to make up a song name? Do you know any other good songs that have hero in the title? We could talk about Axl’s screeching vocal, of course, but there’s only one real reason why ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ is beloved of so many air-guitar aficionados, and that’s Slash – both with the lurching arpeggios of his intro and the subsequent face-melting, wah-wah-wanking solo that’s amongst the best fretwork of all time. “The song with no chorus” – that was how the Pet Shop Boys referred to this one on the quiet, but it had a bevy of other assets to offset that. The song title is a reference to the 1975 track "Hero" by German krautrock band Neu!, whom Bowie and Eno admired.It was one of the early tracks recorded during the album sessions, but remained an instrumental until towards the end of production. Landing somewhere between Parliament, hip-hop and spaghetti western, ‘Word Up’ is a ridiculous stew of pop madness that just worked, all the way to No.3 in the hit parade. The complete list of songs has been revealed for Activision's special 1980s-themed Guitar Hero title. It shifted a million copies here to become 1982’s biggest selling single, then dosey doed over to America the next year to repeat the feat. Hard to listen to now without getting something in your eye about Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in Lost In Translation, ‘Just Like Honey’ revealed there was more to the Reid brothers than devastating shards of noise battling against tinny drums and subterranean vocals. – but it’s hard to glean such subtleties when you’re being battered with a heavy metal sledgehammer. Although Southern California's hard rock heroes Van Halen made quite a splash in the late '70s when the band debuted, the group certainly built its lasting legacy through its prolific work during the '80s, which established a firm classic rock and arena rock legacy that is hard to deny. Sitting pretty between ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ and ‘Blue Monday’ in New Order’s early 80s run of astonishing singles, ‘Temptation’ is about as close as they came to a pop song at that point – there was just too much groundbreaking sonic exploration to get caught up in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmSdTa9kaiQ. Quite a lot, but you get the idea. “To die by your side/ Well, the pleasure, the privilege is mine” bears the hallmarks of classic Moz – overdoing it a bit, laying on the language – but there’s an unmistakable poignancy here. Christmas Songs in Emojis 42; Disney Songs in Emojis 6; Beatles Songs by Image 3; Artist Names in Songs 2; Visual Missing Word: Song Titles 2; Bands & Musicians by Song: 'U' and 'V' 1; Complete the '80s Song... With a Picture 1; Queen Songs by Image 1; Frank Sinatra Songs by Image 1 The console versions of the game comes with a 65-song track list while the Nintendo DS version of Band Hero features a shorter list of just 30 tracks. so if anyone knows any rock songs with the word "HERO" in it, not just in the title but in the song its self i would apperciate it very much. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9dOrmf5_i0. Their career would sidestep into darker territories subsequently, but this was their flushed, pop peak. Unemployment, social unrest and racial tension powered ‘Ghost Town’, which caught the multi-cultural Specials at a politically febrile moment in time. They create the fluid slink here that allows Jones to prowl around, generally intimidating everyone with dirty car-pun come-ons. “No you can’t have it back, silly rabbit!” Flavor tells a journalist robbed of his Dictaphone. A goth love song? The title song also scored him the Best Original Song Oscar at the 1985 Academy Awards. On his second solo single after becoming an ex-Smith, Morrissey’s still happily at home with the dour, world-weary stuff but this time he’s calling for seaside Armageddon to a gorgeous, classic melody. Though, these days, a cape trip is about the height of Madge’s tabloid-baiting power, the queen of the pop controversy used to trade in far more eyebrow-raising fare. Throw in Dre’s frightening production and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was a threat people took seriously. Propelled by war-hammer drums and the bomb-like stomp of him thwacking his guitar, it also has some of the Modfather’s finest lyrics to boot as its righteous damnation of the Government’s nukes-over-society policy cemented his place as one of the UK’s greatest social commentators. Nirvana became one of the biggest bands on the planet in the 90s, but Kurt Cobain was already proving himself as a master craftsmen before that. Appropriately enough, the song was anchored by some bright ska rhythms, Suggs’ nervy vocal style and a general sense of mischievousness which pervaded everything. The words refer to the state’s official anthem which was published in 1913, and later adopted by California 1951 and confirmed in 1987 as the sunshine state’s official song… Holly Johnson still wasn’t playing it safe, marrying lyrics about the Cold War to the foreboding march of a keyboard being bashed to within an inch of its life. A slice of Freudian autography, the deceptively simple music was played by the man himself. Knitting together so many disconnected sounds could have sounded haphazard and slapdash; instead, it’s impressively seamless and skilful. Soured by vast overexposure at weddings and school discos, Kevin Rowland’s raggle-taggle hymn to a sepia past – and unseemly plea to cop a feel – is still an extraordinary fiesta of celtic soul. For better or worse, ‘The One I Love’ was REM’s big push through the commercial barriers, a US top 10 hit transforming them in one fell swoop from floppy-haired college radio darlings to bald-bonced plane-trashing heroes of the glossy monthlies. The youthful, Smiths-ian lyrics tapped into the universal sense of questioning that everyone could relate to. These songs were either a) 80’s songs that were not actually in movies as the soundtrack to the training/go-get-’em scenes, or b) 100% fit the criteria, they were just a decade or two behind. Gear Jammin' Hero. A club anthem on a par with its natural predecessor, Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YrXY4isgLs. … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ChjLMbXVrU. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBx3g8cowY. Here, however, we whittle down a decade of societal decadence and political decay into the 100 tracks that defined it. Written by Tim Booth during a period of feeling isolated, the anthemic qualities of the track were picked up by students everywhere, as James became part of the Madchester scene and the legend of ‘Sit Down’ grew and grew. Supposedly inspired by real-life reports of Iranians being flogged for owning forbidden CDs, Joe Strummer knocked up a farcical fantasy of pilots ignoring orders to bomb the transgressors and crank up the volume on their cockpit radios instead. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor. Naming a song after a woman has, over the years, become the biggest music cliché ever; however, there’s been a ton of great ones, and is thereby prime fodder for music lists. Zero The Hero. Pivotal in its use of samples, Mark Moore borrowed from songs by the likes of Gil Scott Heron, Debbie Harry and Stacey Q for this acid house banger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR8cvRgW3wk. No matter your thinking, enjoy our list of angel songs. If you could remove one Christmas song from existence what song would it be? What next? Add to that synthesized horns that actually work and a melody that’s bottled melancholy, and it’s another regal single from Tennant and Lowe. Like the yang to ‘Blue Monday’’s ying, this track was a tripped out love song to a strange relationship. As a storyteller, Springsteen is unsurpassed and so it was with 1982’s ‘Atlantic City’, with this particular tale pairing a musical sparseness with lyrical complexity. It’s not just furious thrashing, though – the lengthy instrumental breakdown, which kicks in halfway through, is evidence of four dudes at the top of their game. Nowadays, the video looks at best naff and at worst a bit pervy, as Simon Le Bon and co hop aboard a speedboat and whip out their binoculars to ogle some bikini-clad beauties. So, here’s the rules: (1) The song has to have a female’s name in the title, but not necessarily be about a female. Ah, the 80s. Words: Ben Hewitt, Matthew Horton, Priya Elan. It’s become a tin-whistling, string-soaked standard that lost out on the festive No.1 to the mighty Pet Shop Boys but comes back for another crack year after year. If only all debut singles were as self-assured as The Sundays’ inaugural bow. Broken Heroes. Social comment dressed up in pastoral clothes, there’s a lot of Weller’s future here, and an awful lot about ourselves. She intends to “blow your horn“. Zero To Hero. 383 views; 1 month ago; 5:02. startling songs: SB: Doubleplusgood: Eurythmics: Flatfrog: propaganda: G: Down the Dirt Road Blues: Patton, Charley: Alfhartagain: earth, soil and dirt: SB: Dream Kitchen: Frazier Chorus: ToffeeBoy: rooms: G: Dreams I'll Never See: Molly Hatchet: DarceysDad: favorite live versions: G: Dreams of Santa Anna (Extended Club Mix) Orange Lemon: GarfyAbroad: startling songs: G: Dressed in Black Haphazard and slapdash ; instead, it ’ s lithe, fat-free years one thing Brian Eno this... 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Angel Songs List. ‘Like A Prayer’ was her prude-offending Watergate, in which she scandalised the church by cavorting with a black Jesus and doused every scene in more religious imagery than the Vatican. He's gotta be sure. For most bands, this song would be amongst the weirdest in their arsenal; it’s testament to The Fall’s bizarre brilliance that it’s one of their most straightforward. Naming a song after a woman has, over the years, become the biggest music cliché ever; however, there’s been a ton of great ones, and is thereby prime fodder for music lists. Splutters into life with the wheezing strains of a dusty harmonica before exploding into a full-blown yarn of a dwindling country economy in which times are hard and work is scarce to find. Sorry.  There are others of … It's the name of a 1979 movie about a man who invents a time machine. Ex and future Eagle Henley has lost his lover and his direction, but hey – there’s still a lot of cash to be made. Songs of Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s Opening Licks (Bang Your Head) Metal Health - We Got The Beat - I Ran (So Far Away) - Balls To The Wall - 18 And Life But he didn’t like the sound of “Andalou” so switched it to “Andalusia”. Lindsey Buckingham’s typically progressive production covered the song in a glossy 80s sheen, and would lead to another massive hit for the band from their monolithic ‘Tango In The Night’ album. J Mascis goes hell for leather under waves of pure noise but this is the sweetest shot of ‘friends4ever’ mayhem, an invitation to Lou Barlow to come back before he’d even left. That was the real master-stroke. Say, Say, Say - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson. The 20 greatest love songs of the 1980s, ranked. Flashdance...What a Feeling - Irene Cara. Edwyn Collins and co bagged their first, and last, Top 10 hit when ‘Rip It Up’ was released as a single – and it’s easy to see why. It’s still amazing, obviously. I need a hero. Other songs on this list are about everyday heroes, such as Mariah Carey's "Hero" or Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out For A Hero." Of course, like all the best songs created from samples, it stood alone as a brilliant disco-dance number. ‘Blue Monday’ – the best selling 12″ of all time – was New Order’s peak; a stunning explosion of drum machine beats, infectious hooks and Sumner’s deadpan vocals. Cue eye roll. A pretty nifty way of trying to impress your other half, that. Years ahead of the shoegazing scene that desecrated then tranquilised his style, Kevin Shields was building walls of noise that played around with the very concept of tempo and sound. In honor of Valentine’s Day, check out Billboard’s hearty ranking of the top 50 Billboard Hot 100 tunes of all-time that sport the word “heart†in their titles. Imagine a world where everyone rushed out to buy a brainstorm like this. The track that sent ‘Thriller’ interstellar casts Jacko as an unlikely daddy in the dock – far-fetched, but apparently based on a real accusation from a crazed fan. Catch Me I'm Falling - Real Life 38. The complete list of songs has been revealed for Activision's special 1980s-themed Guitar Hero title. that is the only word i can remember from the song. The one that got the Mondays on Top Of The Pops is a far cry from the sequenced beats of ‘Pills ‘N’ Thrills And Bellyaches’ that established them as baggy chiefs. Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder - … A smash No.90 hit, ‘Made Of Stone’ nevertheless brought the Roses to wider attention, making some waves on the indie chart and encouraging the kids to check out the album that would become their all-time favourite. Robert Smith aims solely at the heartstrings with a gorgeous, gilt-edged guitar line and some of his most unabashedly starry-eyed and soppy lyrics to date. Naturally, the song that broke sampling into the UK mainstream was a collaboration between two obscure 4AD bands and a couple of DJs. ‘Buffalo Stance’ came along at a time when dance, hip-hop and pop were creating thrilling hybrids (see also ‘Salt N Pepa’s ‘Push It’ and Tone Loc’s ‘Funky Cold Medina’). It would be Dead Or Alive’s only real hit, but the influence of the disco/pop hybrid would cast a shadow over the late 80s charts in the form of S/A/W’s work with Jason/Kylie/Rick Astley etc. Mixing a punk sneer with rockabilly aggression, this track strutted into the mainstream, following the blast of ‘Rock The Casbah’ and managing to show what a diverse and eclectic bunch the quartet had grown into. The Boss’s defining 1975 album ‘Born to Run’ was the one that catapulted him to stardom, and its title track remains inspirational, also acting as the highlight of every epic Bruce live show. and Aerosmith broke down that wall in the ‘Walk This Way’ video, busting taboos and blurring the line between rap and rock. The ageing Toxic Twins or those chaps in the laceless Adidas? It floats like a butterfly, hovers like a ghost and really narked Guthrie off because it got so much more radio play than any Cocteaus track. It opened new vistas for the band, making them the stars they always knew they were. And he's gotta be fresh from the fight. Ben Kuchera - Apr 23, 2009 7:30 pm UTC We had New Order and Frankie Goes To Hollywood, U2, Prince and Cyndi Lauper, Springsteen, INXS, Bananarama, Duran Duran and the list goes on. This is the title song put to lyrics with Jon’s very own made up language worzel-lees. I realized that I listen to a lot of songs with hero in the title and I want to make a Hero playlist. Don't Stop Me Now - Queen 41. One of the finest examples of Mark E Smith’s musical mantra of “Repetition, repetition, repetition”, as The Fall’s curmudgeonly ringmaster incessantly shrieks the chorus over the off-kilter hook of a honking horn. It includes vague references to singing in bars, drinking, cheap perfume, taking your chances, livin' in the city, romance at midnight, a jaded city boy, a lonely small-town girl, and a mysterious train whose destination, one assumes, is rock 'n' roll. It would prove a natural fit for The xx ,who memorably covered the song years later. It strikes a note of regret, a sense this is the best it’s going to get, but – artistically at least – the truth was far from it. 14 February 2020, 12:36 | Updated: 15 October 2020, 20:30. Whatever you thought of the fashion, the 80s fuelled some absolute bangers. Hair metal’s unimpeachable high point. And it's gotta be soon. Dressed in scratchy pre-grunge threads, ‘Freak Scene’ really lies somewhere along the wavy line between The Only Ones’ ‘Another Girl Another Planet’ and Pavement’s ‘Summer Babe’, slack as it wants to be but still cute as hell. In 1984, with Purple Rain, the diminutive man-diva boasted the top film, single and album in the US all at once. Orange Lounge Radio claimed that the game would be released in June 2007, based on an Activision announcement, though n… With ‘Three Feet High And Rising’, De La Soul’s pivotal rap album, the trio ushered in the Daisy Age- a touchy-feely era which contrasted with the harder, more gansta rap elements in the scene. And which ones were your favourites? It’s all about Richie Sambora’s talk box really, isn’t it? Like nothing else in the Smiths cannon, it paired Morrissey’s most painfully personal lyric (“I am human and I need to be loved just like everybody else does”) with Marr’s most musically inventive soundscape (he later cited obscure disco songs as influences). Curtis’ lyrics read like a suicide note (“There’s a taste in my mouth as desperation takes hold,”) but there’s something weirdly uplifting about the way the song hurtles towards that final chorus. Both of which allowed Frank Black to emote over the top, going batshit in the vocal department. The title track from Kate Bush’s comeback album (after only three years away – those were the days) is a hearty rush of passion, a headlong tribute to the unfettered impulses of love, heavy on the drums and swooping on the strings. Because sometimes the mention of a city or state in a title, even if it's never actually cited in the lyrics, sets the tone for how you hear the song. And what a chorus. “Here I go!” she shouts, unable to control herself, and you’re whipped up with lust alongside her. US label boss Seymour Stein said it was “the ‘Stairway To Heaven’ of the 80s,” but though ‘How Soon Is Now’ was just as expansive and epic a beast as the Led Zeppelin classic, it beat with a far darker heart. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YnxDRJzaXmc. Still, we all know it’s just a chance to air those patented hiccups, brutally stark beats and an immortal bassline from Louis Johnson. It would later become a building block of the ever-influential Chicago House movement. Despite the sweet ‘n’ sugary melody and big, glacial chunks of shimmering guitar, there’s a dark underbelly – the disturbing Lolita-like tale of the romantic frisson between a 5-year-old girl and her would-be suitor, who just so happens to be a 50-year-old bloke. Filled with subtle references to the Mafia and the dangerous side of Vegas, it centered on the story of two young lovers on the run, which gave the track an added resonance. Whatever the truth was, it gave them their first US Number One and successfully managed to reinvent Van Halen as a synth-using pop rock band who weren’t afraid of massive, massive hooks. ‘Two Tribes’ was the follow-up to the censor-baiting ‘Relax’, but it was a monster hit in its own right – even though it didn’t induce the same foaming-mouth fury as its predecessor, it still topped the UK charts for nine weeks. Instead, ‘Run To The Hills’ is an adrenaline-fuelled rush of conflict, all galloping drums and hammer-blow guitars that makes the blood-thump of battle ring in your ears. Step past Don Henley and cohorts’ opulent 80s AOR production and there’s a song with a message here. Jim’s vocals are still bottoming out, but some classic ‘Be My Baby’ drums and a hook as clear as a bell open a new JAMC chapter. I Wanna Be Your Hero. Who were the rock’n’roll rebels now? Here's 34 songs you will all remember that either have boy or girl in the title! Legend has it that Talking Heads’ main man David Byrne only added the choral intro to ‘Road To Nowhere’ because he thought the track was too simple. Ben Kuchera - Apr 23, 2009 7:30 pm UTC What’s a Deadhead sticker doing on the back of some posh Cadillac? 20 bizarre novelty songs from the 80s you’ve probably never heard of. Broadway Songs About Heroes #3 Posted: 3/14/15 at 3:35am "Who I'd Be" from SHREK has Shrek imagining himself as a number of things, mainly a heroic knight like Fiona dreamed of. To Be Your Hero. Talking Heads and Brian Eno created this most postmodern of tracks. http://players.brightcove.net/19012535001/default_default/index.html?videoId=1414932997001. ‘Love Action’ boasts at least three warring synth riffs – from Ian Burden, Philip Adrian Wright and Jo Callis feeding his guitar through a Roland 700 – each of which could fuel a Top 3 hit by itself. “ Run to the Hills” – Iron Maiden. Here, they struck gold with this searching, rap-pop gem which sampled ‘Multiplication Rock’. after a messy break up, this was a soft rock anthem which remained atop of the UK singles charts for weeks and weeks. Gear Jammin' Hero. There Goes My Hero - Foo Fighters 37. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8kjbjx2EUw. You may think your favorite songs are all about the words, but numbers play a major role when it comes to music.From summing up all the ways you can leave your lover to remembering that year that gave you the best summer of your life, these songs with a number in the title … As the theme song to pivotal 80s teen drama The Breakfast Club, it found its deeper meaning within the story lines of the disenfranchised youngsters in the flick. To Be Your Hero. Official UK releases were given to the more brassy stuff but ‘That’s Entertainment’ closer represented the soul of The Jam, or at least the soul of Paul Weller. ‘Time After Time’ was demoed quickly in time for inclusion on her debut ‘She’s So Unusual’, and ended up being a key song for both Lauper’s career and the decade itself. The result was indie gold. Originally called ‘The Chemist Façade’, Madness’ most ridiculously happy tune was actually about the horror of going to the pharmacy to buy condoms for the first time. Five For Fighting, “Superman (It’s Not Easy)” A song written, ostensibly, from Superman’s point of … Andrew Farris came up with this distinctive rock funk hybrid which would later be described as a cross between Prince and something created by Keith Richards. He’s talking gibberish, surely: the slow-burn beginning is fantastic, true, but the whole ruddy song – with its balmy organ waltz and irrepressible feel-good factor – is the sound of Talking Heads at their most wonderfully accessible. The Jam were so unstoppable by early 1981 that this scraped the top 20 of the singles chart on import sales alone. 1. Plucked from their colossal album ‘The Joshua Tree’, its combination of shimmering, sheeny production and Bono’s walloping vocals saw them rightfully claim their place in rock’s big leagues. Is there anyone who doesn’t like this song? It introduced us to a chap with NHS specs, a superfluous hearing aid and a way with words not heard in British pop since – ooh – Ray Davies? 6. Some of these songs may include the words hero in the title, while others are about fictional heroes or heroines. Picture: YouTube Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora When The Rain Begins To Fall (HD) (1984) Heroes Of The 80s - Duration: 4 minutes, 6 seconds. Each song has the word Angel in the song title. Heroes and Villains. Grace Jones’s fusion of funk and reggae, a perfect blend for the Island label, was smoothed considerably by rhythm section Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare, who slipped comfortably into the musical melting pot of the new wave scene. Can you imagine Christmas without it? 32. Depending on what mood Dave Lee Roth was in, the charismatic vocalist used to tell journalists that ‘Jump’ was either about a man standing on a ledge about to… or a stripper. 34 Songs From The 80s With A Girl Or Boy In The Title! That told ’em. Penned by Christine McVie about new husband Eddie Quintela, it was McVie doing what she did best; a simple song about the joys of new love. Their is even more here.. > http://www.poemhunter.com/songs/hero/page-7, Lyrics for each song is here too...................^, Silly Love Songs- Wings This Song- George Harrison, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_l8SxnxQSQ, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfb9t8aFxsU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF_YCvgMoBU, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vjZQZKVdUM, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IW1hyAkQ7aQ, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HA4lGbrFSY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE-7wsOYZNw, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsmQhbd1KWE, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38lCzcVSf7E. I hope you enjoy it! This decade brought us some brilliant music. All the more kudos to hip-hop pioneer Melle Mel, then, who used the catchiest of R&B grooves and street-smart rhymes to make the whole Just Say No message sound a lot more exciting than it had any right to be. As would be standard with the Harmonix developed Guitar Hero games, the majority of the songs were cover versions. In my wildest fantasy It didn’t harm the song’s prospects that it was a belting pop tune, a welcome return to form after the sub-par tosh of her Who’s That Girl soundtrack efforts. Chet Baker’s mournful trumpet solo – thought to be his last recorded performance – also added gravitas to the track. What is the name of that romantic song in B major with a chorus saying “someone, someone, someone”. It’s a Byrdsian jangle with that essential Madchester swagger and bite from Ian Brown’s lyric, later better known for devolving into cries of “Amateurs!” as The Late Show‘s power blew. But it was Rakim’s brilliantly humble rap that elevated this track into the realms of the truly legendary. Whether you were donning your finest spandex and getting tiddly on Cinzano or putting on the leathers and devil-fingering to Guns’n’Roses, it’ll still go down as the most diverse, eclectic and extravagant decade in recent cultural history. Now that’s what we call a comeback. The song list includes tracks such as "Round and Round" by Ratt, "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot, "Holy Diver" by Dio, "Heat of the Moment" by Asiaand "Nothin' But a … None of that quiet-loud stuff here – ‘Debaser’ is full throttle throughout, celebrating Black Francis’s new favourite thing, Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali’s surrealist, eyeball-slicing movie Un Chien Andalou. Contemplating his life post- divorce from Carrie Fisher, the song meshed afro-pop with his wonderfully literate, singer/songwriter songwriting style and the results were typically unforgettable. So far I have Hero by Foo Fighters, Hero by Skillet, Hero by Family of the Year, and Short Change Hero by The Heavy. The Smiths’ second single succeeded where ‘Hand In Glove’ had failed, piercing the Top 30 and getting a bunch of gladioli on Top Of The Pops. Away from the titanic egos, though, John Deacon proffered one of pop music’s most iconic basslines (though there’s some controversy over whether he wrote it, or Bowie did). Which song or songs, take you back to your Teenage years? The first taster from their ‘Reading, Writing And Arithmetic’ LP is a lovely breeze of jangling indie-pop reminiscent of Johnny Marr’s work with The Smiths, but singer Harriet Wheeler’s remarkable set of pipes – with her ethereal, wistful whisper – ensured they had a sound entirely of their own. 5. Bizarrely, that “old man” was Lou Reed but that’s the only trace of the past on a supple and deceptively complex slice of synthpop. The list comes from the book Billboard's Hottest Hot 100 Hits by Fred Bronson (4th Edition, 2007). [sidebar id=”premium_inline_before_last_p”]. ‘Hallelujah’ is a mess in the fine tradition of ‘Bummed’, a dirty loping funk held together with sticking plasters and – in all probability – Shaun Ryder’s “junk”. This is Phil talking, and he believes what the old man said. Album Cover Image Courtesy of Slash. I'm A Cult Hero. Other songs on this list are about everyday heroes, such as Mariah Carey's "Hero" or Bonnie Tyler's "Holding Out For A Hero." Artists create music about being heroes for other people and about people in their lives who they look up to. The peak of AC/DC’s lithe, fat-free years. Alongside Moz, Johnny Marr invents the indie jangle and drops metal knives on his Telecaster. And he's gotta be fast. Somewhere after midnight. Public Enemy’s first UK top 20 hit (they never had one of them at home) is as naggingly catchy as any hip-hop smash had to be back in 1988, a relentless squirt of whistles and looped beats absolutely peppered with quotable rhymes and Flavor Flav madness. Europe – The Final Countdown I realize that this is not a movie. Whatever the message, it was a big chart breakthrough. The song that John Peel played after announcing Ian Curtis’s death is unbearably close and brooding, but allows the occasional shaft of light. The song was actually a cover tune,originally written and released by Dallas Frazier in 1966. Stephen Morris’s pattering drums rouse ‘Atmosphere’ from troubled slumber, while Bernard Sumner’s glittering, chiming keyboards give it a bright beauty. Two of rock’s biggest behemoths joined forces as Bowie and Freddie Mercury belted out a big, show-off collaborative anthem. The drama of Almond’s delivery went perfectly with the chilly brooding synth lines Ball had crafted. Boston "Amanda" (1986) The only #1 hit for Boston stayed atop the charts for two weeks in 1986. “Hero” by Enrique Iglesias. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_E1-VOMxS6w. After the successful release of Guitar Hero II, RedOctane announced they were looking into genre-specific expansions to the series. Heroes and Villains. The Flaming Lips, “Waitin’ For A Superman (Is It Gettin’ Heavy?)”. A brooding soul number that quaked with emotional turmoil, Cecil and Linda Womack’s biggest song was perhaps one of the saddest duets of all time, connecting a loss of rhythm with a loss of love. Out of all the songs that Bonnie Tyler has performed, Holding Out for A Hero is one of the most remembered and the most used. What’s the famous lullaby I’m trying to make up a song name? Do you know any other good songs that have hero in the title? We could talk about Axl’s screeching vocal, of course, but there’s only one real reason why ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ is beloved of so many air-guitar aficionados, and that’s Slash – both with the lurching arpeggios of his intro and the subsequent face-melting, wah-wah-wanking solo that’s amongst the best fretwork of all time. “The song with no chorus” – that was how the Pet Shop Boys referred to this one on the quiet, but it had a bevy of other assets to offset that. The song title is a reference to the 1975 track "Hero" by German krautrock band Neu!, whom Bowie and Eno admired.It was one of the early tracks recorded during the album sessions, but remained an instrumental until towards the end of production. Landing somewhere between Parliament, hip-hop and spaghetti western, ‘Word Up’ is a ridiculous stew of pop madness that just worked, all the way to No.3 in the hit parade. The complete list of songs has been revealed for Activision's special 1980s-themed Guitar Hero title. It shifted a million copies here to become 1982’s biggest selling single, then dosey doed over to America the next year to repeat the feat. Hard to listen to now without getting something in your eye about Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson in Lost In Translation, ‘Just Like Honey’ revealed there was more to the Reid brothers than devastating shards of noise battling against tinny drums and subterranean vocals. – but it’s hard to glean such subtleties when you’re being battered with a heavy metal sledgehammer. Although Southern California's hard rock heroes Van Halen made quite a splash in the late '70s when the band debuted, the group certainly built its lasting legacy through its prolific work during the '80s, which established a firm classic rock and arena rock legacy that is hard to deny. Sitting pretty between ‘Everything’s Gone Green’ and ‘Blue Monday’ in New Order’s early 80s run of astonishing singles, ‘Temptation’ is about as close as they came to a pop song at that point – there was just too much groundbreaking sonic exploration to get caught up in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmSdTa9kaiQ. Quite a lot, but you get the idea. “To die by your side/ Well, the pleasure, the privilege is mine” bears the hallmarks of classic Moz – overdoing it a bit, laying on the language – but there’s an unmistakable poignancy here. Christmas Songs in Emojis 42; Disney Songs in Emojis 6; Beatles Songs by Image 3; Artist Names in Songs 2; Visual Missing Word: Song Titles 2; Bands & Musicians by Song: 'U' and 'V' 1; Complete the '80s Song... With a Picture 1; Queen Songs by Image 1; Frank Sinatra Songs by Image 1 The console versions of the game comes with a 65-song track list while the Nintendo DS version of Band Hero features a shorter list of just 30 tracks. so if anyone knows any rock songs with the word "HERO" in it, not just in the title but in the song its self i would apperciate it very much. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9dOrmf5_i0. Their career would sidestep into darker territories subsequently, but this was their flushed, pop peak. Unemployment, social unrest and racial tension powered ‘Ghost Town’, which caught the multi-cultural Specials at a politically febrile moment in time. They create the fluid slink here that allows Jones to prowl around, generally intimidating everyone with dirty car-pun come-ons. “No you can’t have it back, silly rabbit!” Flavor tells a journalist robbed of his Dictaphone. A goth love song? The title song also scored him the Best Original Song Oscar at the 1985 Academy Awards. On his second solo single after becoming an ex-Smith, Morrissey’s still happily at home with the dour, world-weary stuff but this time he’s calling for seaside Armageddon to a gorgeous, classic melody. Though, these days, a cape trip is about the height of Madge’s tabloid-baiting power, the queen of the pop controversy used to trade in far more eyebrow-raising fare. Throw in Dre’s frightening production and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was a threat people took seriously. Propelled by war-hammer drums and the bomb-like stomp of him thwacking his guitar, it also has some of the Modfather’s finest lyrics to boot as its righteous damnation of the Government’s nukes-over-society policy cemented his place as one of the UK’s greatest social commentators. Nirvana became one of the biggest bands on the planet in the 90s, but Kurt Cobain was already proving himself as a master craftsmen before that. Appropriately enough, the song was anchored by some bright ska rhythms, Suggs’ nervy vocal style and a general sense of mischievousness which pervaded everything. The words refer to the state’s official anthem which was published in 1913, and later adopted by California 1951 and confirmed in 1987 as the sunshine state’s official song… Holly Johnson still wasn’t playing it safe, marrying lyrics about the Cold War to the foreboding march of a keyboard being bashed to within an inch of its life. A slice of Freudian autography, the deceptively simple music was played by the man himself. Knitting together so many disconnected sounds could have sounded haphazard and slapdash; instead, it’s impressively seamless and skilful. Soured by vast overexposure at weddings and school discos, Kevin Rowland’s raggle-taggle hymn to a sepia past – and unseemly plea to cop a feel – is still an extraordinary fiesta of celtic soul. For better or worse, ‘The One I Love’ was REM’s big push through the commercial barriers, a US top 10 hit transforming them in one fell swoop from floppy-haired college radio darlings to bald-bonced plane-trashing heroes of the glossy monthlies. The youthful, Smiths-ian lyrics tapped into the universal sense of questioning that everyone could relate to. These songs were either a) 80’s songs that were not actually in movies as the soundtrack to the training/go-get-’em scenes, or b) 100% fit the criteria, they were just a decade or two behind. Gear Jammin' Hero. A club anthem on a par with its natural predecessor, Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YrXY4isgLs. … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ChjLMbXVrU. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBx3g8cowY. Here, however, we whittle down a decade of societal decadence and political decay into the 100 tracks that defined it. Written by Tim Booth during a period of feeling isolated, the anthemic qualities of the track were picked up by students everywhere, as James became part of the Madchester scene and the legend of ‘Sit Down’ grew and grew. Supposedly inspired by real-life reports of Iranians being flogged for owning forbidden CDs, Joe Strummer knocked up a farcical fantasy of pilots ignoring orders to bomb the transgressors and crank up the volume on their cockpit radios instead. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor. Naming a song after a woman has, over the years, become the biggest music cliché ever; however, there’s been a ton of great ones, and is thereby prime fodder for music lists. Zero The Hero. Pivotal in its use of samples, Mark Moore borrowed from songs by the likes of Gil Scott Heron, Debbie Harry and Stacey Q for this acid house banger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR8cvRgW3wk. No matter your thinking, enjoy our list of angel songs. If you could remove one Christmas song from existence what song would it be? What next? Add to that synthesized horns that actually work and a melody that’s bottled melancholy, and it’s another regal single from Tennant and Lowe. Like the yang to ‘Blue Monday’’s ying, this track was a tripped out love song to a strange relationship. As a storyteller, Springsteen is unsurpassed and so it was with 1982’s ‘Atlantic City’, with this particular tale pairing a musical sparseness with lyrical complexity. It’s not just furious thrashing, though – the lengthy instrumental breakdown, which kicks in halfway through, is evidence of four dudes at the top of their game. Nowadays, the video looks at best naff and at worst a bit pervy, as Simon Le Bon and co hop aboard a speedboat and whip out their binoculars to ogle some bikini-clad beauties. So, here’s the rules: (1) The song has to have a female’s name in the title, but not necessarily be about a female. Ah, the 80s. Words: Ben Hewitt, Matthew Horton, Priya Elan. It’s become a tin-whistling, string-soaked standard that lost out on the festive No.1 to the mighty Pet Shop Boys but comes back for another crack year after year. If only all debut singles were as self-assured as The Sundays’ inaugural bow. Broken Heroes. Social comment dressed up in pastoral clothes, there’s a lot of Weller’s future here, and an awful lot about ourselves. She intends to “blow your horn“. 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