Greatest Hits Month

Oh, hello blog. How've you been?

I've been joking around that I was going to make December a "greatest hits" month, instead of the usual "try out new stuff and then discard it" approach I use. If I do decide to go through with it, the list of songs I'd consider among my best would look something like this:

Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies)
Asia - Heat of the Moment
The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
The Band - The Weight
Big Country - In a Big Country
Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
David Bowie - Five Years
David Bowie - Young Americans
David Bowie - Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Chilliwack - Fly At Night
Clash - London Calling
Joe Cocker - With a Little Help From My Friends
Cream - White Room
Cure - Just Like Heaven
Damned - New Rose
Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife
Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round
Devo - Girl U Want
Neil Diamond - Girl You'll Be a Woman Soon
Doors - Roadhouse Blues
Duran Duran - Rio
Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue
Eagles - Peaceful Easy Feeling
Steve Earle - Copperhead Road
Faith No More - Midlife Crisis
Faith No More - A Small Victory
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Fratellis - Whistle For the Choir
Peter Gabriel - Solisbury Hill
Garbage - #1 Crush
George Baker Selection - Little Green Bag
Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
Hall & Oates - Maneater
Billy Idol - White Wedding
Jam - Down In the Tube Station At Midnight
Jam - Going Underground
Billy Joel - My Life
King Floyd - Groove Me
Living Color - Cult of Personality
Paul McCartney & Wings - Band On the Run
Modern English - I Melt With You
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me
Nirvana - All Apologies
Nirvana - Breed
Pearl Jam - Elderly Woman Behind the Counter In a Small Town
Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Pogues w/Kirsty McColl - Fairytale of New York
Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
Prince - Little red Corvette
Pulp - Common People
Queens of the Stone Age - Go With the Flow
Radiohead - The Bends
Radiohead - Karma Police
Radiohead - Creep
Radiohead - High and Dry
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge
Charlie Rich - Behind Closed Doors
Rolling Stones - Let's Spend the Night Together
Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
Rough Trade - High School Confidential
Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
Social Distortion - I Was Wrong
Spandau Ballet - True
Split Enz - I Got You
Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road
Cat Stevens - Father and Son
Cat Stevens - Wild World
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song
Stone Temple Pilots - Vaseline
Styx - Babe
Suede - Animal Nitrate
Sweet - Ballroom Blitz
Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend
Talking Heads - Life During Wartime
Tenacious D - Fuck Her Gently
Tenacious D - Tribute
Tool - Aenima
Tragically Hip - New Orleans Is Sinking
U2 - All I Want Is You
U2 - One
Rufus Wainwright - Hallelujah
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon
Weezer - Say It Ain't So
White Stripes - Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
Steve Winwood - While You See a Chance
Bill Withers - Lean On Me
Gary Wright - Dream Weaver
XTC - Senses Working Overtime
Rob Zombie - Dragula

Obviously I won't get to sing anywhere near all of those before the month is out, and there are even some songs I can think of (like The Verve's The Drugs Don't Work) which would be on there if I'd sung them since I began keeping track.

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