30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998

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30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« on: June 12, 2020, 06:49:39 AM »
Ray of Light - Madonna

Iím going with the title track of this little masterpiece, an album that I still listen to regularly.

It had a huge influence on my musical tastes, with downtempo electronica vibes and grooves all over. God bless William Orbit.

Teardrop by Massive Attack in another great from 1998, but in all honesty, it came to me a couple years later.
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2020, 06:56:17 AM »
The Sweetest Thing
You gotta stand up straight, carry your own weight, these tears are going nowhere

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2020, 07:27:43 AM »

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2020, 07:32:07 AM »
Not the best year of a great decade IMO.

Of course there was PJ Harvey's Is This Desire....a lovely album with songs like The Garden, Angelene and The River being especially strong and well up the years list for me.

From Smashing Pumpkins 'Adore' - Ava Adore and Daphne Descends were very close to being my pick.

Other albums that have strong runners in this race are:

Hole - Celebrity Skin
Garbage - Version 2.0
Placebo - Without You I'm Nothing
Autechre - LP5

But the peak of 98 for me comes from Massive Attack who released Mezzanine in 98....from that the stunning (and what a video too) "Teardrop" is my best of 98.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2020, 07:44:03 AM »
^ would also go with Teardrop.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2020, 08:28:43 AM »
The Sweetest Thing


oh shut up.  ;D The dogs like when I sing this to them.
You gotta stand up straight, carry your own weight, these tears are going nowhere

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2020, 09:14:14 AM »
going with I'll Be by Edwin McCain, loved that song as cheese as it is
Plant a demon seed raise a flower of fire

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2020, 10:29:15 AM »
Given to Fly - Pearl Jam
Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2020, 11:09:35 AM »
Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
I feel my luck could change.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2020, 11:23:28 AM »
Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
Love it! Good choice.
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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #11 on: June 12, 2020, 11:33:10 AM »
Most High - Page and Plant.

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ďAlbums still matter,Ē he said to the crowd of pop star and music luminaries. ďLike books and black lives"

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2020, 11:53:32 AM »
The Sweetest Thing

Arguably, doesn't count, was written years before.

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Re: 30 years, 30 songs, in 30 days - 1998
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2020, 12:31:19 PM »
Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Havenít Found What Iím Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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