NME Top Singles of 1995

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Black Grape - Reverend Black Grape
2
3%
Supergrass - Alright
9
12%
Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz
9
12%
Oasis - Some Might Say
8
11%
Foo Fighters - This Is Is A Call
4
5%
Oasis - Wonderwall
2
3%
McAlmont & Butler - Yes
8
11%
Pulp - Common People
17
23%
Blur - The Universal
8
11%
The T.U.C. - Waterfalls
7
9%
 
Total votes: 74

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NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Oct 2018, 16:43

Still in thrall to all that Britpop shite, and Shaun Ryder's half-arsed auld cack. But, finally, some Grohl!

1. Black Grape - Reverend Black Grape


2. Supergrass - Alright


3. Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz


4. Oasis - Some Might Say


5. Foo Fighters - This Is Is A Call


6. Oasis - Wonderwall


7. Mcalmont & Butler - Yes


8. Pulp - Common People


9. Blur - The Universal


10. TLC - Waterfalls
Like fast-moving clouds casting shadows against a hillside, the melody-loop shuddered with a sense of the sublime, the awful unknowable majesty of the world.

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Oct 2018, 16:44

Longlist is much, much better:

1. Black Grape - Reverend Black Grape
2. Supergrass - Alright
3. Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz
4. Oasis - Some Might Say
5. Foo Fighters - This Is Is A Call
6. Oasis - Wonderwall
7. Mcalmont & Butler - Yes
8. Pulp - Common People
9. Blur - The Universal
10. Tlc - Waterfalls
11. Tricky. Black Steel
12. The Boo Radleys - Wake Up, Boo!
13. Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
14. Orbital - Times Fly
15. The Verve - History
16. Teenage Fanclub - Mellow Doubt
17. Radiohead - High And Dry
18. Ash - Girl From Mars
19. Method Man - Release Yo'delf
20. The Bluetones - Bluetonic
21. The Stone Roses - Ten Storey Love Song
22. Blur - Country House
23. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
24. Plush - Found A Little Baby
25. Blackgrape - Kelly's Heroes
26. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Llanfwrog Ep
27. Nick Cave And Kylie Minogue - Where The Wild Roses Grow
28. Clubbed To Death - Clubbed To Death
29. Scarface - Hand Of The Dead Body
30. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
31. Black Grape - In The Name Of The Father
32. The Cardigans - Sick And Tired
33. Ash - Kung Fu
34. The Bluetones - Are You Blue Or Are You Blind
35. Weezer - Buddy Holly
36. Nicolette - No Government
37. Passengers - Miss Sarajevo
38. Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You
39. Beastie Boys - Root Down Ep
40. Pavement - Father To A Sister Of Thought
41. Pj Harvey - Down By The Water
42. Alex Reece - Pulp Fiction
43. Elastica - Waking Up
44. Hole - Doll Parts
45. Spooky - Stereo EP
46. Tortoise - Gamera/Ciiff Dweller Society
47. Take That - Back For Good
48. Radiohead - Lucky
49. Supergrass - Mansize Rooster
50. The Connells - '74-'75
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Goat Boy » 09 Oct 2018, 17:05

Both Pulps and Yes.

Oasis and Blur close behind. It was a good year
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2018, 17:08

A glorious year!!
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby The Modernist » 09 Oct 2018, 17:10

A good list, but a little too narrow. I went for both Pulps and The Universal.

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Oct 2018, 17:17

Only voted for Common People.
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Polishgirl » 09 Oct 2018, 17:22

Wizz
Yes
Waterfalls
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Goat Boy » 09 Oct 2018, 17:24

Darkness_Fish wrote:Only voted for Common People.


Why do you bother posting here?
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Oct 2018, 17:25

Waterfalls was the best thing in a vintage year.
Also voted Wonderwall and Alright
1966 and all that

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Toby » 09 Oct 2018, 17:41

The year I gave up on guitar music, mostly because the Stone Roses imploded.

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 09 Oct 2018, 17:43

Matt Wilson wrote:A glorious year!!


Ooooo is that how Brits talk?

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 09 Oct 2018, 17:52

Darkness_Fish wrote:Longlist is much, much better:

1. Black Grape - Reverend Black Grape
2. Supergrass - Alright
3. Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz
4. Oasis - Some Might Say
5. Foo Fighters - This Is Is A Call
6. Oasis - Wonderwall
7. Mcalmont & Butler - Yes
8. Pulp - Common People
9. Blur - The Universal
10. Tlc - Waterfalls
11. Tricky. Black Steel
12. The Boo Radleys - Wake Up, Boo!
13. Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
14. Orbital - Times Fly
15. The Verve - History
16. Teenage Fanclub - Mellow Doubt
17. Radiohead - High And Dry
18. Ash - Girl From Mars
19. Method Man - Release Yo'delf
20. The Bluetones - Bluetonic
21. The Stone Roses - Ten Storey Love Song
22. Blur - Country House
23. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
24. Plush - Found A Little Baby
25. Blackgrape - Kelly's Heroes
26. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Llanfwrog Ep
27. Nick Cave And Kylie Minogue - Where The Wild Roses Grow
28. Clubbed To Death - Clubbed To Death
29. Scarface - Hand Of The Dead Body
30. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
31. Black Grape - In The Name Of The Father
32. The Cardigans - Sick And Tired
33. Ash - Kung Fu
34. The Bluetones - Are You Blue Or Are You Blind
35. Weezer - Buddy Holly
36. Nicolette - No Government
37. Passengers - Miss Sarajevo
38. Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You
39. Beastie Boys - Root Down Ep
40. Pavement - Father To A Sister Of Thought
41. Pj Harvey - Down By The Water
42. Alex Reece - Pulp Fiction
43. Elastica - Waking Up
44. Hole - Doll Parts
45. Spooky - Stereo EP
46. Tortoise - Gamera/Ciiff Dweller Society
47. Take That - Back For Good
48. Radiohead - Lucky
49. Supergrass - Mansize Rooster
50. The Connells - '74-'75


There might be five there that are any good
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 09 Oct 2018, 17:53

That Cave/Minogue thing was a fucking abomination
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Polishgirl » 09 Oct 2018, 18:36

Girl From Mars kicks the arse of everything.
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby PENK » 09 Oct 2018, 19:08

This was around the time I started getting into music - I was 11. So pretty much any Britpop toss on the list I would have had on a cassette, taped from a library CD.

'Common People' is one of the all-time great moments in British music.

Otherwise I still actively enjoy these:

2. Supergrass - Alright
3. Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz
4. Oasis - Some Might Say
8. Pulp - Common People
9. Blur - The Universal
11. Tricky. Black Steel
17. Radiohead - High And Dry
21. The Stone Roses - Ten Storey Love Song
23. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
39. Beastie Boys - Root Down Ep
48. Radiohead - Lucky
49. Supergrass - Mansize Rooster

And these ones are fine heard now and again:

5. Foo Fighters - This Is Is A Call
7. Mcalmont & Butler - Yes
13. Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
14. Orbital - Times Fly
15. The Verve - History
16. Teenage Fanclub - Mellow Doubt
18. Ash - Girl From Mars
26. Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - Llanfwrog Ep
29. Scarface - Hand Of The Dead Body
33. Ash - Kung Fu
35. Weezer - Buddy Holly
40. Pavement - Father To A Sister Of Thought

The rest I either don't know, don't care about one way or the other, or want to club to death with a hockey stick (seventy four... seventy five...)
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Pool Hall Richard » 09 Oct 2018, 19:25

I am a grump. I saw Pulp live in '95, bought Different Class, which I love, His and Hers, which I love but I've never liked Common People. Perhaps a bit like Bittersweet Symphony, songs by bands I like that is their biggest hit yet I can't stand them.

1. Yes
2. Sorted for E's and Whizz
3. This Is a call

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Darkness_Fish » 09 Oct 2018, 20:51

Polishgirl wrote:Girl From Mars kicks the arse of everything.

Absolutely, I love that song. I remember bouncing around the floor of Wigan Pier nightclub to that on my 20th birthday, being a drunken danger to all and sundry. Pity they never really captured both energy and tune again.

Also deserving of Fishtastic praise:
Black Steel
Fake Plastic Trees
Where the Wild Roses Grow
A Girl Like You
Down By the Water
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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Positive Passion » 09 Oct 2018, 21:20

The universal, yes and waterfalls are brilliant.

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby Ranking Ted » 09 Oct 2018, 21:52

Wizz, Some Might Say, Universal. Pulp, Oasis, Blur.

Britpop much?

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Re: NME Top Singles of 1995

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 09 Oct 2018, 22:02

Not surprising that 'Wonderwall' hasn't got many votes, but I do like that song, as overblown and joyless as it is.

But since when did 'Alright' fall out of favour?
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