Top 30 for 1995 :: #ThrowbackThursdays


Top 30 for 1995 :: #ThrowbackThursdays
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1. Violet :: Hole
from the album, Live Through This

“You should learn when to go.
You should learn how to say no.”


2. Roads :: Portishead
from the album, Dummy

How can it feel,
this wrong?
From this moment,
how can it feel,
this wrong


3.Don’t Look Back In Anger :: Oasis
from the album, (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

“But please don’t put your life in the hands,
of a Rock n Roll band,
who’ll throw it all away.”


4. Country House :: Blur
from the album, The Great Escape

“He lives in a house,
a very big house in the country.
Watching afternoon repeats and the food he eats in the country.
He takes all manner of pills and piles up analyst bills in the country.
Oh, it’s like an animal farm lot’s of rural charm in the country.”


5. It’s Oh So Quiet :: Björk
from the album, Post

You’ve never been so nuts about a guy,
you wanna laugh,
you wanna cry,
you cross your heart and hope to die


6. Down by the Water :: P.J. Harvey
from the album, To Bring You My Love

“Little fish,
big fish,
swimming in the water.
come back here man,
gimme my daughter.”


7. Nothingman :: Pearl Jam
from the album, Vitalogy

“She once believed in every story he had to tell.”


8. Alive :: Drugstore
from the album, self-titled

“I don’t care if the sky is fallin,g
I never get to see the light.
You either die or you keep on burning,
and I…
and I am burning.”


9. My Darling :: Juliana Hatfield
from the album, Only Everything

“Sweet on the outside,
but bitter on the inside.
I’m giving up now,
but I swear to God I really tried.”


10. Common People :: Pulp
from the album, Different Class

“You’ll never watch your life slide out of view,
and dance and drink and screw,
because there’s nothing else to do.”


11. Fake Plastic Trees :: Radiohead
from the album, The Bends

“She Looks like the real thing,
she tastes like the real thing,
my fake plastic love.
But I can’t help the feeling,
I could blow through the ceiling,
if I just turn and run.”


12. Cowboy Romance :: Natalie Merchant
from the album, Tigerlily

“Got her tangled in his arms,
she’s a lusting, trusting fool,
there’s no man born that can rule me,
and that I’ve sworn –
but stranger if you do,
I’ll belong to you.”


13. Love Spreads :: The Stone Roses
from the album, Second Coming

“Let me put you in the picture,
let me show you what I mean.
The messiah is my sister,
ain’t no king, man,
she’s my queen.”


14. Bright Yellow Gun :: Throwing Muses
from the album, University

“And I think I need a little poison.”


15. Here and Now :: Letters To Cleo
from the album, Aurora Gory Alice

“Parody of yourself in color,
giving it to everybody but your mother,
and you’ve got much to think about.”


16. Stutter :: Elastica
from the album, self titled

“Have you found a new mate,
and is she really great,
is it just that I’m much too much for you?”


17. Closer :: Nine Inch Nails
from the album, The Downward Spiral

“My whole existence is flawed –
you get me closer to god.”


18. I Almost Forgot :: Matthew Sweet
from the album, 100% Fun

“I will never be free,
there’ll always be something
stuck inside of me –
Did you say you felt that?”


19. Need You Around :: Smoking Popes
from the Clueless Soundtrack

“But I’m gonna feel this way till I’m six feet underground.
Crazy as it sounds,
I need you around.”


20. 1979 :: The Smashing Pumpkins
from the album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

“We don’t even care,
as restless as we are
We feel the pull,
in the land of a thousand guilts.
And poured cement,
lamented and assured
to the lights and towns below.”


21. Hand In My Pocket :: Alanis Morissette
from the album, Jagged Little Pill

“‘Cause I’ve got one hand in my pocket
and the other one is flicking a cigarette.”


22. Glycerine :: Bush
from the album, Sixteen Stone

“If I treated you bad,
you bruise my face.
Couldn’t love you more,
you got a beautiful taste.”


23. Good :: Better Than Ezra
from the album, Deluxe

“Sitting around the house,
watching the sun trace the shadow on the floor,
searching for signs of life
but there’s nobody home.”


24. She Don’t Use Jelly :: The Flaming Lips
from the album, Transmissions from the Satellite Heart

“I know a girl
who thinks of ghosts,
she’ll make you breakfast,
she’ll make you toast.
She don’t use butter,
she don’t use cheese,
she don’t use jelly or any of these –
she uses vaseline.”


25. Waterfalls :: TLC
from the album, Crazysexycool

“Don’t go chasing waterfalls,
please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to.”


26. Say It Ain’t So :: Weezer
from the album, self titled (blue)

“I can’t confront you,
I never could do,
that which might hurt you –
so try and be cool.”


27. Molly (16 Candles) :: Sponge
from the album, Rotting Pinata

“I ask ‘how are you?’
Yeah, ‘how are you?'”


28. Lump :: The Presidents Of The United States Of America
from the album, self titled

“Lump sat alone in a boggy marsh,
totally emotionless except for her heart.
Mud flowed up into lump’s pajamas,
she totally confused all the passing pihranas.”


29. A Girl Like You :: Edwyn Collins
from the Empire Records Sountrack

“I hope to God I’m talkin’ metaphorically,
hope that I’m talkin’ allegorically,
know that I’m talkin’ about the way I feel.”


30. Here Comes the Hotstepper :: Ini Kamoze
from the album, Here Comes the Hotstepper

juice like a strawberry,
money to burn baby,
all of the time.
Cut to fade is me,
fade to cut is she,
come juggle with me,
I say every time.”


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