Some Songs to Listen to

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Just found this and this on 8tracks. Some cool stuff to listen to while installing stuff and whatnot.

Good enough to listen to for the moment as a refreshment from all the classical music I’ve been listening to, until I get my old applications up and running. (reinstalled Win 7 yesterday, it was getting a little too cluttered) And maybe fix some decent playlist afterwards.

My Top 10 Most-Played Songs In The Last 5 Years

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Last.fm is great. It is a music website that allows you to scrobble your played tracks in various music players either with the music player itself or by a plugin. This enables you to check which songs you’ve previously listened to and see various charts after some time.

I have scrobbled in Last.fm for exactly 1800 days today (4 years, 11 months and 4 days, not including today). Even though I wasn’t able to scrobble the tracks I’ve listened to with my portable music player, I scrobbled over 84 thousand tracks that I listened to using my computers. And now, the time for some statistics has arrived. Or, you know, a list of 10 songs. For starters.

  1. Radiohead – No Surprises: A whopping 501 plays of this marvelous song, great lyrics and melody. I used to listen to this song for hours.
  2. Lily Allen – Littlest Things: Another song that I used to listen to repeatedly. Calming with nice lyrics that can bring up a variety of moods. 185 plays.
  3. Depeche Mode – Enjoy the Silence: I most sincerely believe that this song needs no explanation. 146 plays of awesomeness.
  4. Jimi Hendrix – Little Wing: This song has such a good intro that it blows me away anytime I hear it. Also its guitar solo. Also its lyrics. You get the idea. 135 plays.
  5. Air – Cherry Blossom Girl: A song that I’ve listened to so many times that I can’t listen to it as often anymore, so I didn’t link to the normal version. Still, a pretty addictive and magical song of its time. 122 plays.
  6. George Baker Selection – Little Green Bag: Great old song that is pretty much synonymous with the movie Reservoir Dogs of Tarantino, obviously. Highly repeatable and more addictive than most songs on this list. 120 plays.
  7. Coldplay – Don’t Panic: Another calming song filled with happiness indeed. And inscribed in large friendly letters. 112 plays.
  8. Yelle – Je Veux Te Voir: Great French song that I still listen quite often now. Pretty good for running or exercising. Also 112 plays.
  9. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now: Awesome uplifting song from Freddie, not to mention addictive. Probably listened to it a lot more after hearing it in a Shaun of the Dead scene which was immensely funny. 105 plays.
  10. The Proclaimers – (I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles: Great song that I discovered in the TV series How I Met Your Mother, where it is proved to be the greatest driving song ever in more than one episode. 103 plays. probably 5 at a time, and then 3. It’s that addictive.
Hope you enjoyed this list as much as I enjoyed putting it together. You can also visit my Last.fm profile to see what other free stuff I have there. You can also make a list of your own and make me know about it. Hurray!

10 Songs Considered To Be The Worst.. Ever

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Here is a list of some songs that were considered to be the worst songs by several public polls (such as by VH1 and Blender Magazine) and as listed by Wikipedia.

  1. Reginald Bosanquet – Dance With Me (70s)
  2. Jimmy Cross – I Want My Baby Back (60s)
  3. Richard Harris – MacArthur Park (60s) 
  4. Starship – We Built This City (70s)
  5. Don Johnson – Heartbeat (70s)
  6. Cliff Richard – Millenium Prayer (80s)
  7. Baha Men – Who Let The Dogs Out (90s)
  8. The Cheeky Girls – The Cheeky Song (2000s)
  9. Rebecca Black – Friday (2010s)

This is not to say that these are bad songs though. Some of the songs are actually kinda good and/or funny, save the last one. Now that I think about it, I can add another song to this already awesome list.

  10. Poetic Assassin – Inverti in Darkness

Most Awesome Songs Featured In House M.D.

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A list of the songs played in the series House M.D. so far, in chronological order!

Videos aren’t embedded in this page to improve loading times and performance. Links open in a new tab/window. I also tried to avoid spoilers but do read at your own risk :) Enjoy!

Season 1:

Season 2:

Season 3:

Season 4:

Season 5:

Season 6:

Season 7:

Hope you enjoyed this list of songs featured on House; there are some missing songs here and there but I believe that these are the best songs featured on House. I’ve also created a Spotify playlist that has most songs that are featured in House.

Best 33 Songs I Rediscovered in my Old Music Collection

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I rediscovered my old music archive when I was backing up my files to my external drive preparing my laptop for a format. So I went through all the music and decided to make a list of some of the better songs that I haven’t been listening to for a long time. I included music from a lot of genres so chances are you will like some of the songs, but also it is less likely that you will like all of the songs.

  1. 311 – Amber
  2. Al Di Meola – Rio Ancho
  3. Black Box Recorder – England Made Me
  4. Blackmore’s Night – Breton Dance
  5. Dark Tranquillity – Lethe
  6. David Gilmour – On an Island
  7. Demons & Wizards – Fiddler on the Green
  8. Dominic Miller – Lullaby to an Anxious Child
  9. Esbjörn Svensson Trio – Goldwrap
  10. Empyrium – Die Schwäne Im Schilf
  11. Entwine – Closer
  12. Goran Bregovic – Bubamara
  13. Katatonia – Day
  14. Lacrimosa – Alleine Zu Zweit
  15. Let It Flow – Dirge
  16. Lily Allen – Oh My God
  17. Lisa Ekdahl – Benen I Kors
  18. Melissa Ferrick – Drive
  19. Melody Gardot – Quiet Fire
  20. Mike Oldfield – Introduction
  21. Mr. Bungle – Pink Cigarette
  22. Neil Young – My My, Hey Hey
  23. Nightwish – Lappi
  24. Nirvana – Oh Me
  25. Ozzie Fudd – Kill The Wabbit
  26. Paris Combo – Living Room
  27. Ralph Towner – Jamaica Stopover
  28. The Dø – On My Shoulders
  29. Therion – Clavicula Nox
  30. UFO – Belladonna
  31. United Future Organization – Spy’s Spice
  32. Yes – Mood for a Day
  33. Yngwie Malmsteen – Evil Eye

Hope you found some songs to your liking. I will be formatting my laptop pretty soon so I’ll probably be installing lots of programs today and tomorrow.

My GrooveWalrus Playlist; of All Things Groovy

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Here is a GrooveWalrus playlist that I’ve put together in the last few days. It works with the latest version (3.4.2) and probably with some earlier and later versions. You need the GrooveWalrus application to play this playlist. It is in XML format.

Link to google sites: GrooveWalrus playlist

You can add the playlist to your GrooveWalrus application through File->Open… file dialog. As a side note, GrooveWalrus also allows you to open m3u files this way.