CHASING CARS – Snow Patrol With its thunderous guitar, strong synth arrangement, Rob Bourdon’s speaker-blowing drums and and Chester Bennington’s imploring vocals, “New Divide” is one of the most exhilarating rock songs ever. 10. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. https://youtu.be/fgT9zGkiLig, 21. From Green Day’s brilliant opus album American Idiot, “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” was described by band frontman Billy Joe Armstrong as a kind of morning after hangover to “Holiday.” He wrote it to describe the feelings of loneliness he sometimes felt during his time living in New York. Citing cable news coverage of the Iraq War, Billie Joe Armstrong recalled, “They had all these Geraldo-like journalists in the tanks with the soldiers, getting the play-by-play.” He wrote the song after hearing the Lynyrd Skynyrd song “That’s How I Like It” on his car radio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjVQ36NhbMk. HERE WITHOUT YOU – 3 Doors Down He sings a fairly plain melody over sparse guitars, with a dramatic ever-building crescendo. VIVA LA VIDA – Coldplay The song was not originally planned to be on the album, but producer Ric Ocasek (of The Cars) who produced the album fought for its inclusion. Piano sheet music book by Dan Coates: Alfred Music at Sheet Music Plus. I’m not a big fan of the Black-Eyed Peas, but I can’t help but love “I Gotta Feeling,” as it’s just so much fun and impossible to dislike. Weezer is one of most unique and quirky bands in the history of rock music, with a legion of passionate fans who have either loved or hated their various music offerings over the 20-plus years of the band’s existence. MR. BRIGHTSIDE – The Killers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XleOkGsYgO8, 87. I’ve included videos for each song, some of which are embedded into the body of this post. It gets hard to know who you can trust, who you can count on.” At another time, he stated “If there is some kind of person in charge of this planet – are they sleeping? 7. 8. I don’t know all the songs; but, thank you for including them in the post. The song’s horn-driven hook samples The Chi-Lites’ 1970 song “Are You My Woman (Tell Me So).” The lyrics describe a romantic obsession that causes one to act out of character. Performed by the band Ben Fold Five, who are known for their many piano rock songs, the song was released on the 1997 album Whatever and Amen. I got on a plane to LA to do my music and was given one shot to write the song that would change my life and I did. Piano Book. Lil’ Jon & Ludacris 2) Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyonce 3) Cupid Shuffle – Cupid 4) Cha Cha Slide – Mr. C 5) You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne. The beat then changes to a more uptempo version of the same melody with added percussion, and Timbaland providing backing vocals. The song addresses the discovery that, just before her wedding, the bride has cheated on her fiance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwv-iRvyDZg. Not necessarily deep or original lyrics here, but a well-crafted song, nevertheless, by the most successful and one of the most talented American Idol winners, as proven by her commanding vocals. Add Chris Martin’s emphatic vocals and the song gives me chills every time. : 1: Cupid Shuffle: Cupid: 2007: Popular: 2: Cha-Cha Slide: Mr. C The Slide Man “Blurry,” by the post-grunge/alternative rock band Puddle of Mudd, is the band’s best known song and biggest hit, spending nine weeks at #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Chart and reaching #5 on the Hot 100. 13 – Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody (1975) The song that turned Queen into such a symbol is our list opener. From the first violin strokes, “Viva La Vida” (Spanish for “long live life,” taken from a Frida Kahlo painting) gradually builds in intensity with magnificent, sweeping orchestration and vocals. “Family Affair” is a sexy and funky R&B/hip hop song about setting aside the drama and troubles of everyday life and just letting loose and having a good time. CHASING PAVEMENTS – Adele https://youtu.be/eAfyFTzZDMM, 50. YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL – James Blunt The band has many piano rock songs and this is one of the best. (Wikipedia) The song’s superb arrangement is more relaxed and acoustic than their usual alternative metal/funk style. https://youtu.be/ViwtNLUqkMY, 33. You’ve included many of my faves in there! 1 decade ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZoD8JEFjAE, 53. The second single from Clarkson’s album “Breakaway,” “Behind These Hazel Eyes” is an uptempo pop rock song that incorporates guitars with driving beats and anthemic choruses. ( Log Out /  It has a piano intro made up of four notes that are repeated in a 123 … It was also a big hit worldwide, selling over 6 million digital downloads in the U.S. and over 12 million worldwide. It was a massive worldwide hit, reaching #1 in numerous countries, and spent 14 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 2009. I was so depressed, always in a bar. Green Day and Weezer, two bands I also love, have four each, and Linkin Park, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys have three. From the band Train’s second album of the same name, “Drops of Jupiter” is a beautiful, melodically complex rock song with gorgeous strings orchestration arranged by Paul Buckmaster, who won the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists. Relevance. THE MIDDLE – Jimmy Eat World Love some of the bands you name tag here… death cab, weezer, modest mouse, some people would overlook them but they were great. The words work their way to a climax accented by percussion, then gently fade away again, leaving the listener in stunned silence from the beauty of the song. Play on Spotify. 25. Thank you Jay. Shop our newest and most popular sheet music such as "Hedwig's Theme (Beginner)" , "When Christmas Comes to Town" and "Kagome & Inuyasha's Theme" , or click the button above to browse all sheet music. Genius Nickname Email Password. BEHIND THESE HAZEL EYES – Kelly Clarkson (AP.44518). DIG – Incubus WE BELONG TOGETHER – Mariah Carey The data were compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based collectively on each single's weekly physical (CD, vinyl and cassette) and digital sales, airplay, and streaming. YOU FOUND ME – The Fray Appreciate your kind words, and thanks for following. “Brand New Day” by Sting is an uplifting, optimistic pop-rock anthem about not giving up on love. Lead singer Brandon Boyd says he was inspired to write the song after making a connection between images of spontaneous combustion in a magazine and “some turmoil in his life, both good and bad”, namely coming back from a tour to find out that his girlfriend of 7 years had been cheating on him, and that both his grandmother and a close friend had died. The second song from Incubus’ sixth album Light Grenades, “Dig” is a an outstanding alternative rock song with intricate guitar, percussion and piano, accompanied by Brandon Boyd’s soaring impassioned vocals. In a perfect situation I let love down the drain. Originally intended to be featured on Michael Jackson’s album Invincible, Jackson rejected the song along with several other tracks, which were instead given to Timberlake. EMPIRE STATE OF MIND – Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys A slower-tempo version works well with a blues song, and a fast version is good for … well, a fast rockin’ song. The first single released by Lady Gaga, “Just Dance” was a hugely successful song that made her an instant star. The song has one of the best lyric phrases ever – “Somebody told me, you had a boyfriend, who looked like a girlfriend, that I had in February of last year.” With its exuberant driving beat, great lyrics, Flowers’ vocals and an  incredible arrangement, you’ve got all the ingredients for a superb tune. ( Log Out /  A beautiful and poignant ballad from Gavin Rossdale, “Love Remains the Same” was a major departure from the heavier alternative rock music he made previously as frontman for the band Bush. “Hey Ya!” is an incredibly entertaining and hugely popular funk rock song written and produced by André 3000 for his 2003 album The Love Below, part of the hip hop duo OutKast’s double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. Feeling they were going nowhere, they found inspiration to pen the lyrics “Don’t write yourself off yet, it’s only in your head you feel left out, and looked down on. ISLAND IN THE SUN – Weezer After being thrown out, Adele walked down the street alone and thought to herself, “What is it you’re chasing? Titles: All About That Bass (Meghan Trainor) * Before He Cheats (Carrie Underwood) * Best Day of My Life (American Authors) * Boulevard of Broken The third song from Weezer on this list, “Perfect Situation” is from their fifth album Make Believe. * Sorry (Justin Bieber) * Style (Taylor Swift). I especially love the lyrics: “I only want the truth, so tonight we drink to youth/ Don’t wanna lose what I had as a boy./ Love sings when it transcends the bad things. But ironically, it inspired me to write another song.” The many references to popular culture in the song were described as a “statement of defiance” according to Internet reviewer David Ritter, that explores what it means to be an aging band in the music business. You most likely could have just guess what i have just pick by now, right? The Sheldon Perspective. The dramatic video is every bit as intense as the song, which is now all the more compelling and heartbreaking after Bennington’s tragic suicide. According to Queens of the Stone Age lead singer Josh Homme, “No One Knows” was written more than five years prior to it being recorded for their third album Songs for the Deaf. The lyrics describe a scenario that many of us have faced: “I hold on so nervously to me and my drink. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our Cookies Policy, Privacy Policy, and Terms & Conditions. 24. Another beautiful but sorrowful song about a failed relationship, “Already Gone” is one of Kelly Clarkson’s best, and really showcases her impressive vocal abilities. This club has got to be the most pretentious thing since I thought you and me. I wanted to be the one to give her everything she wanted, but I couldn’t. A sultry track with an otherworldly feel, “Say it Right” was written by Nelly Furtado, Timbaland and Nate “Danja” Hills. The rest are provided as links you can click on to listen to the songs. The song was #1 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 Chart for an amazing 23 weeks, and was named the #1 song of the entire decade on the same chart. A really beautiful and highly underrated song, “Little Wonders” was recorded by Rob Thomas for Disney’s animated feature Meet the Robinsons. Arnold stated that he wrote the song in math class when he was only 15, and that the lyrics are basically about being there for someone through the good times and bad. 5 Answers. The brilliant song was produced by Timbaland and is essentially an R&B song with a techno vibe. A beautiful R&B song with a gospel feel, “Fallin'” was written by the equally beautiful and talented Alicia Keys for her debut album Songs in A Minor. STOP AND STARE – OneRepublic (Wikipedia) The song has a catchy, funky R&B vibe that propelled it to #1 on several charts. I fell in love with this song when I heard it featured at the end of an episode of the phenomenal HBO series Six Feet Under. “Lovers in Japan” is a stunning anthem by Coldplay, from their album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. The song was inspired by Winehouse’s break-up with Blake Fielder-Civil, who had left her for an ex-girlfriend, and the opening lines are explicitly direct: “He left no time to regret, Kept his dick wet, With his same old safe bet, Me and my head high, And my tears dry, Get on without my guy“. hi :) does anyone know any good (and new) r&b songs with a piano intro? Perhaps the most poignant of all of P!nk’s hit songs, “Who Knew” is based on her personal experience with friends who died of drug overdoses. The song received a glowing review from Billboard Editor Chuck Taylor, who wrote that the song “…is a joyous uptempo romantic romp, featuring hook after hook, from tinkling piano to driving percussion and a start-and-stop bridge, alongside a joyous effortless vocal that soars with falsetto to the high heavens.” I couldn’t have said it any better myself. And yes, Incubus is great, and obviously one of my favorite bands of that decade. Lead singer/songwriter Anthony Kiedis has commented that the character of Dani is a composite of all the women with whom he’s had relationships. The song’s lyrics address the ups and downs of love and friendship, and forgiving the transgressions that result from our weaknesses and remembering the things that drew us together to begin with. The song received enormous praise from music critics, and won a Grammy for Best Urban/Alternative Performance. BENT – matchbox twenty The song’s blunt honesty — “this ain’t love, it’s clear to see” — only adds to its emotional power. “Mr. There's something about the way that motif is played, though, with the slightly held-back timing building anticipation in a split second. The song addresses the oft-covered theme of sadness and regret over a failed relationship. The fourth single from the album American Idiot on this list, “American Idiot” is another hard-driving protest song inspired by the American public’s patriotic support of the Bush Administration’s war against Iraq. Musically, the song features the use of a Marxophone, a type of fretless zither, along with rapid-paced guitars and drums, accompanied by Brandon Boyd’s earnest vocals that rise and fall in intensity with the music. 100. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J2QdDbelmY, 63. 1 0 ♥ DoodleDee. These Easy Piano arrangements of chart-topping tunes of the 2000s are sheer fun to play. It was awarded a Grammy for 2005 Record of the Year. ALREADY GONE – Kelly Clarkson Favorite song lists, reviews, featured indie artists, and music commentary. The beginning ofthe music video starts of black and white and there is this guy playing a piano in the middle of a lake and he has all these letters, envelops floating around him and so is the piano. Beyonce’s massive hit “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” is an upbeat dance-pop/R&B song from her third album I Am…Sasha Fierce. Brandon Boyd’s strong, heartfelt vocals express the struggle of “finding love and having it be pure and not tainted by our misperceptions, misconceptions and expectations” (in his words). And I do mean all music (Billboard) Learn how your comment data is processed. I worked very hard on this post, spending many hours, so I greatly appreciate your acknowledgement. Still, it’s a really moving song about missing a loved one, and became popular during the Iraq War as an anthem for deployed troops and their families and friends back home. The end result is a gorgeous pop/rock song with soaring melodies and compelling lyrics, not to mention the thunderous guitar riff in the bridge. And so we wanted to use that kind of sound, but we didn’t have a tack piano, so rather than sample it, we went and bought an old piano from the shop up the road from our studio, and we bought a load of tacks, and me and Guy and Jon spent a couple of hours pushing tacks into the piano hammers.”, 75. KRYPTONITE – 3 Doors Down Guitar One magazine named band member Doug Ardito’s guitar harmonic riff as one of its “Top Ten Riffs of the Decade,” and the way Scantlin’s vocals build in emotional intensity makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up straight. It’s a great rock song. In an interview for Vh1’s Behind the Music, lead singer Pat Monahan stated that the song was inspired by his late mother, who died of cancer, and that the opening lines came to him after waking up from a dream about a year after she passed away “with the words ‘back in the atmosphere’… It was just her way of saying what it was like – she was swimming through the planets and came to me with drops of Jupiter in her hair.” (Wikipedia) The song also won a Grammy for Best Rock Song. 5. A rather satirical and hard-driven alternative rock song, “Paralyzer” is about a guy, in a singles bar that he despises, eyeing a girl he finds attractive but who will never be interested in him. Another outstanding single from American Idiot, this powerfully moving song was written by Billie Joe Armstrong to convey feelings of loss for his father, who died of cancer when Armstrong was young. The Best Piano Songs Ever: Pop Edition. https://youtu.be/TSVHoHyErBQ, 86. Band front man Rob Thomas fervently sings of the difficulties of being in a relationship and feeling beaten down, accompanied by a complex musical arrangement that makes for an exciting and compelling rock song. No, I can’t help but to hear an exchanging of words: ‘What a beautiful wedding! The song’s title is a play on the word “anomaly”, and obliquely describes a woman who may or may not exist. You have definitely inspired me to consider some of my own picks maybe for a future post. The magnificent song, from Coldplay’s second album A Rush of Blood to the Head, features a simple but incredibly beautiful repeating piano melody with the perfect amount of percussion and bass guitar. From the first guitar licks, “Somebody Told Me’ blasts through the speakers with furious guitar, hammering drums, and Brandon Flowers’ soaring, urgent vocals. This makes your post really stand out. ( Log Out /  I’m glad you enjoyed reading it, as I had fun writing it. I do not have a specific favourite music genre I rather choose any melody that feels good to my ears. I wish I had done this list with you as a collaborative effort. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fzy8p4h_eQ, 73. In that moment, I wish that I had somebody to go, ‘I love you, man.’ I was wishing that there was someone there to share that moment with.” Musically, the song features crunchy guitars, moderately heavy percussion and recurrent dj scratching. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAebYQgy4n4, 58. Where are they? https://youtu.be/oKsxPW6i3pM, 29. I followed you back. I worked very hard compiling that list. LOVE REMAINS THE SAME – Gavin Rossdale Are you looking for Songs of the 2000s Easy Piano The New Decade Series from Album? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnhXHvRoUd0, 24. Milo. USE SOMEBODY – Kings of Leon 19. The gorgeous song is emotionally powerful without being mawkish. TALK – Coldplay https://youtu.be/WA_xjBaXor0, 90. I especially love the lines “What’s the deal with my brain? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Abk1jAONjw, 70. It was a massive hit in the U.S., Canada and Europe, and deservedly so. (Wikipedia) “Seven Nation Army” has become an anthem used widely at sporting events all over the world, as well as political protests. Anderson .Paak – ECLECTIC MUSIC LOVER, Follow ECLECTIC MUSIC LOVER on WordPress.com, JONNY POLONSKY – Album Review: “Power and Greed and Money and Sex and Death”, 100 Best Songs of the 2010s – #17: “Come a Little Closer” by Cage the Elephant, 100 Best Songs of the 2010s – #18: “I Feel Like I’m Drowning” by Two Feet, 100 Best Songs of the 2010s – #19: “Ride” by twenty øne piløts, EML’s Favorite Songs – “All Around the World” by Lisa Stansfield, 100 Best Songs of the 2010s – #20: “We Are Young” by fun. I wrote the song in about 10 minutes with [producer] RedOne.” Later, she reflected on the song by saying, “That record saved my life. ( Log Out /  There are so many worthy songs, and choosing only 100 was a real challenge! Thanks for checking it out Robert, and for your kind words. https://youtu.be/nqpyWu6M6PY. Favorite Answer. 81. When Shultz asked him why he dealt drugs, the co-worker told him that “There’s no rest for the wicked.” Shultz was a plumber at the time, and said that he wrote the lyrics on a piece of drywall he found while working at his co-worker’s house. Anyway now on tooo yr 2010’s list! Music is very subjective, and every single one of us likes or dislikes songs for our own particular reasons and biases. As on all their songs, Ben Gibbard’s vocals are sublime; he sings the poignant lyrics with a soothing calmness that borders on melancholy, though not depressing. She’s been honest about her own past drug abuse, and has stated that the song is basically about the loss of friendship. From their debut album Hybrid Theory, “In the End” is often considered Linkin Park’s signature song. https://youtu.be/ysSxxIqKNN0, 20. (MusicBanter) It is my favourite track. https://youtu.be/HL_WvOly7mY, 36. I’m sure that no one will completely agree with my selections, though I hope readers will find this list interesting and agree with at least some of them, and comments are welcome. In the 2000s, each chart's "week ending" date was the Saturday of the following two weeks. 1s largely courtesy of Fox's "American Idol" coronation songs, including … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKtsdZs9LJo, 88. As Blunt recalled in an interview with Oprah Winfrey on her show in 2006, “She and I caught eyes and lived a lifetime in that moment, but didn’t do anything about it and haven’t seen each other since.” The song’s rather dark video shows Blunt undressing on an icy surface, then jumping into a large body of water, presumably to commit suicide. Brandon Boyd’s strong, heartfelt vocals express the struggle of “finding love and having it be pure and not tainted by our misperceptions, misconceptions and expectations” (in his words). Listen to Complex's best songs of the 2000's essential soundtrack, from 2000 to 2009. NO ONE – Alicia Keys At the Disco Fingerings, lyrics, and chord symbols are included. Jon Wiederhorn of MTV News wrote that in the song’s lyrics, Martin addresses the helplessness of being in a dysfunctional relationship he doesn’t necessarily want to escape. I am very happy that ‘My Chemical Romance’ figures on your 100 best songs list. 100 Best Songs of the 2000s From Beyonce and Lady Gaga to Radiohead and Kanye West, these are the best songs from the first decade of the 21st Century Musically, the track contains scratching throughout, and begins with a rather mournful piano movement, then abruptly shifts to strong percussion, guitar and vocals, finishing with a repeat of the piano riff. I still haven’t been back. The song is about being yourself and happy with who you are. Here’s 30 of the best. https://youtu.be/c-3vPxKdj6o, 14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urdlvw0SSEc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qi7Yh16dA0w. SO WHAT – P!nk There’s the pitch, slow and straight. Why am I so obviously insane? https://youtu.be/HKLnmMacEB4, 52. I never went back. Top 10 Music Festivals Around the World Worth Traveling To: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arfypfwz-wETop 10 Best Piano Pop Songs … I like this original recording of “Apologize” better than the later remix by music producer Timbaland. The song opens with a piano-led strut which is followed by synth percussion and repeating guitar. Piano Keys and Their Corresponding Notes. Lead singer and guitarist Jason Wade reportedly composed the song in about five minutes, not thinking it would become a big hit. From the looks of things The second single from Maroon 5’s critically acclaimed debut album Songs About Jane, “This Love” was inspired by lead singer Adam Levine’s difficult break-up with his girlfriend. 28. 11. And everything in between The song was the most widely played song of the decade in the UK, according to UK-based music licensing company Phonographic Performance Limited, and became popular in the US after being featured in the second season finale of the TV series Grey’s Anatomy. The lyrics comically refer to his cultural influence on the rap/hip hop music scene, and mocks several of his critics, including then-Vice-President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne, the FCC, Chris Kirkpatrick, the band Limp Bizkit and singer Moby, as well as Prince’s changing his name to a symbol. 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBd46BbdTfs. 46. The song was not a big commercial hit, but with its poetic lyrics, beautiful melody and Thomas’s heartfelt vocals, it’s one of the best songs of 2007. https://youtu.be/nMsZ6wkZWhA, 54. The song is built around an introductory tack piano sound, then followed by chiming guitars and soaring choruses. 22. BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS – Green Day He wanted to make a totally unique record, and did he ever! The song title is what White called the Salvation Army as a child. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08DjMT-qR9g, 99. Smoking? I think the hilarious video is among the best ever produced for a song. What a beautiful wedding!’ says a bridesmaid to a waiter, ‘And, yes, but what a shame, what a shame the poor groom’s bride is a whore.‘” Such fun, and the video is imaginative and stylish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQHPYelqr0E, 96. These Easy Piano arrangements of chart-topping tunes of the 2000s are sheer fun to play. “It was like, ‘I’m proud to be a redneck’ and I was like, ‘Oh my God, why would you be proud of something like that?’ This is exactly what I’m against.“(Wikipedia) The second song from 3 Doors Down on my list, “Here Without You” is a decidedly more ballad-type song than their typical post-grunge rock format. The second of six songs from Incubus on this list, “Drive” is generally considered their biggest commercial hit. Higgenson took the real Delilah to the Grammy Award show in 2008 (as his guest, as they were not in a relationship). The third single from Justin Timberlake’s massive hit album FutureSex/LoveSounds, ‘What Goes Around…Comes Around” is a real tour-de-force. “Seven Nation Army,” by the alternative rock duo The White Stripes, is best known for its signature underlying guitar riff. THE PRETENDER – Foo Fighters Oh yeah, i totally love Clocks but really not much else because I’m not a huge Coldplay fan, i have check out them and everything but i always just go back to Clocks, let’s play it again right now! 3. Superhuman- Chris Brown ft Keri Hilson. Print instantly, or … JUST DANCE – Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis Written by band member Aaron Kamin, who was inspired by the death of his cousin, the song is beautifully sung by band front man Alex Band. The third of six Coldplay songs on this list, “The Scientist” is also from the album A Rush of Blood to the Head and one of their most beautiful and popular songs. – Outkast Personally, I have switched from many music styles throughout the years. “Pardon Me,” from 2000, was the first song from Incubus to receive considerable airplay. Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters achieve perfection in this anthemic song of feeling “fucked over” by the system (according to comments made by Grohl). You associate every single song with many good memories, and the nostalgia is sometimes so strong that you scream whenever you’re out and hear these songs again. “Rock Your Body” is an uptempo, soulful song by Justin Timberlake from his debut studio album, Justified. “Lose Yourself,” Eminem’s epic song about giving everything you’ve got and overcoming life’s obstacles in order to escape a dreary existence and make it in the rap music business, is his finest work and quite possibly the greatest rap song of all time. NUMB – Linkin Park Fingerings, lyrics, and chord symbols are included. ", JONNY POLONSKY - Album Review: "Power and Greed and Money and Sex and Death", 100 Best Songs of the 2010s – #17: "Come a Little Closer" by Cage the Elephant, DAVID GERGEN - Album Review: "The Golden Light", EML's Favorite Albums - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE: "Surrealistic Pillow", EML's Favorite Albums - STEVIE WONDER: "Songs in the Key of Life". Our president George W. Bush is just a fucking daily dose of bad news! 67. BEVERLY HILLS – Weezer While I don’t agree with that ranking, it’s still a great, soulful R&B/hip-hop love song and a strong performance from one of the most successful female singers of the past quarter-century. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd2B6SjMh_w. LOVERS IN JAPAN – Coldplay 83. They are the saddest pieces for piano. I love this electrifying live performance at their triumphant 2013 concert at Rome Olympic Stadium, where they literally work everyone into a frenzy of hysteria! She wanted the video for “Single Ladies” to be minimal, with fairly simple choreography, in order to shine the spotlight on the song itself.(Wikipedia). Oh yeah it’s got a link, Welcome to the Black Parade is wicked too and i love Back to Black as well. 4. (Wikipedia) https://youtu.be/R4sqFmSqrSc, 79. BRAND NEW DAY – Sting 20 of the Best Songs. I will be watching out for your next post .thanks. 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