Triple J Hottest 100 Of All Time

Just voted in the Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time. Some tough decisions were made. I’ve listed my choices in this post as well as the full shortlist of 25:

1. Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. Rage Against the Machine – Killing In The Name
3. Pixies, The – Where is my Mind?
4. Bright Eyes – First Day Of My Life
5. Mountain Goats, The – This Year
6. The Grates – Burn Bridges
7. The Shins – New Slang
8. Kimya Dawson – I Like Giants
9. Björk – Hyperballad
10. PJ Harvey – Good Fortune

11. Metallica – One
12. Guns N’ Roses – Estranged
13. Pulp – Common People
14. R.E.M. – Be Mine
15. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
16. Spoon – The Way We Get By
17. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Under the Bridge
18. Green Day – Longview
19. Pearl Jam – Go
20. Silverchair – Israel’s Son
21. Smashing Pumpkins, The – Today
22. John Denver – Leaving on a Jet Plane
23. Simple Minds – Don’t You (forget About Me)
24. Blind Melon – No Rain
25. Fleetwood Mac – Dreams

The list isn’t strictly ranked, other than the top 10 being the ones I submitted to the Hottest 100, and number one is not accident. Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit will absolutely, undoubtedly, be the number one song in this countdown. Unless enough smartarses vote for Joy Division ;)

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  1. #1 by Scales on June 26, 2009 - 4:48 pm

    Gawd, I shared a lot of your votes.

    Metallica – One
    Queen – Killer Queen
    Eric Clapton – Tears In Heaven
    Tenacious D – Tribute
    Chicane – Saltwater
    Rolling Stones, The – (i Can’t Get No) Satsifaction
    Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi
    Michael Jackson – Thriller
    Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
    Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

    Mine were in no particular order, however.

  2. #2 by troy on June 29, 2009 - 4:48 pm

    I had a short list…138 songs.

    Augie March – There Is No Such Place
    The Beatles – Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
    Beth Orton – She Cries Your Name
    Bob Dylan – Blowin’ In The Wind
    Crowded House – Into Temptation
    Jeff Buckley – Last Goodbye
    Radiohead – Karma Police
    The Smashing Pumpkins – Today
    Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
    Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová – Falling Slowly

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