Which song should we put at the start of the album?
Surely this question must have troubled every band. You’ve just recorded an albums worth of worthy material, but which of your precious babies to launch onto the unsuspecting public first? Maybe we can help with our choice of album opening tracks?
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(00:36) Sonic Youth – Dirty boots
Ross from Just Gimme Indie Rock
(05:43) Bob Marley – Keep on moving
Simon from You can call me Betty
(09:54) David Bowie – Five years
Michael from The Yank Sizzler Podcast
(15:15) Spank Rock – Backyard Betty
Bethanne from CTASLS
(19:28) Thragedium – Cupidus Gloriae
Marcos from Mindboosternoori
(21:55) Hope of the States – The black amnesias
Tim The Daily Growl
(27:23) The Stooges – Search and Destroy
(31:26) Butthole Surfers – Sweat loaf
Bob from Gimme Tinnitus
(36:21) Bruce Springsteen – Thunder road
Natalie from Mini-Obs
(42:03) Matthew Jay – Let your shoulder fall
Alex from Totally true tales from Texas
(46:56) Weezer – Tired of sex
Tim from FunFunFun
(50:10) Elvis Costello – Beyond Belief
Fraser from BKYLN song of the day
(53:43) Diffuser – I am
Andy from Circles of Concrete
(57:56) Nerf Herder – Vivian
Tom from Other People’s Toys
(01:01:20) The Gift – Front of
Nuno from Undercover Songs
(01:08:28) Guided by Voices – Hardcore UFOs
Jamie from The Run Out Groove
(01:10:38) The Sex Pistols – Holidays in the sun
FiL from Pogoagogo
Thank you to everyone who chose tracks this week. Make sure you investigate the artists you like via the useful links we have provided for just that purpose. Go on, you know you want to!
Next week we will have our second ‘musicians introduce their own songs’ episode. Make sure you come and listen as there will be lots of new and exciting music you might never have heard otherwise!
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