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Top 10 Songs Under Two Minutes

Discuss your favorite songs, artists or post your top ten lists from the new wave era or related genres.

Top 10 Songs Under Two Minutes

Postby Wayne » Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:55 am

1. Short Songs-The Dead Kennedys
2. Carrer Opportunities-The Clash
3. Great Legs-Chixdiggit
4. Molly's Lips-The Vaselines
5. Never Been In A Riot-The Mekons
6. But I'm Different Now-The Jam
7. Read About Seymour-Swell Maps
8. Mystery Dance-Elvis Costello
9. 12XU-Wire
10. Commando-The Ramones
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Postby i_like_lectric_motors » Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:13 pm


Black Flag - Wasted
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Postby Frau_Blucher » Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:15 am

From the old days, concur on my #1...

1. 12XU - Wire
2. Mom and Dad and God - Suburban Lawns
3. This Is Not a Photograph - Mission of Burma
4. Tara - Roxy Music
5. Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths
6. Working Too Hard - The Nerves
7. All Mod Cons - The Jam
8. Stab Your Back - The Damned
9. Oh Shit! - Buzzcocks
10. Computer Game - YMO

A few more recent...

1. Science of You - Epoxies
2. Ring A Ding Ding - Brakes
3. Holiday - The Subways
4. 22 Grand Job - Rakes
5. The Burning Ambition of Early Diuretics - The Pipettes
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Postby bpdp3 » Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:19 am

Not one mention of the Undertones debut? Give me "Wrong Way" or "True Confessions". Whenever I had VERY little room left on a mix tape, I'd always squeeze on their "Casbah Rock".
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