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should be a fun tournament with lots of different musicstyles, the brits have a rich pophistory so it will be tough to select your nominees. you're allowed to make 8 nominees :)

the rules:
-not more than 2 songs from the same band/artist
-if you want to change your nominees or add some more, don't edit your original post. once i wrote them down i don't look back. so please make a new post.

i will edit this first post once a day with the songs which are already nominated. enjoy !!! :D

nominated so far :
LIVIN" DOLL - Cliff Richard
WHAT DO YOU WANNA MAKE THOSE EYES AT ME FOR? - Emile Ford
Manic Street Preachers - Motorcycle Emptiness
Stereophonics - Local Boy In The Photograph
Coldplay - Yellow
Queen - Bohemian Rhapshody
Blur - The Universal
Suede - Trash
Pulp - Disco 2000
The Clash - Rock The Casbah
Madness - One Step Beyond
the Specials - Too Much Too Young
XTC - Making Plans for Nigel
the Clash - Guns of Brixton
Joy Division - Transmission
the Jam - Going Underground
the Smiths - Panic
the Cure - Just Like Heaven
The Cure - Lullaby
David Bowie - Changes
David Bowie - Heroes
Oasis - Live forever
Portishead - All mine
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
Pulp - This is Hardcore
Joy Division - She's Lost Control
The Beta Band - Dry The Rain
Supergrass - Richard III
Suede - So Young
The Police - Every Breath You Take
Sarah Brightman - A Question Of Honor
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
Depeche Mode - People Are People
Dido - White Flag
The Beatles - Yesterday
Seal - Love's Divine
Archive - Again
The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony
Elton John – I’m still Standing
Therapy – Diane
Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil
Oasis – Wonderwall
The Beatles – Revolution
Eric Clapton – Layla
Sisters of Mercy – Temple of Love
Mogwai - Superheroes of BMX
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
Coldplay- The scientist
Robbie Williams- Feel
Robbie Williams- Angels
Elton John- Tiny dancer
The Libertines- Time for heroes
The Rolling Stones- Satisfaction
James Blunt- Beautiful
Led Zeppelin- Black dog
Manics - A Design for Life
Manics - Faster
The Clash - White Man in Hammersmith Palais
The Clash - Spanish Bombs
The Libertines - Don't Look Back into the Sun
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
XTC – senses working overtime
Radiohead – paranoid android
Deep purple – child in time
Dire straits – sultans of swing
The smiths – how soon is now
The cure – a forest
The clash – Janie Jones
Bloc party - Helicopter
Deep Purple - Burn
Led Zeppelin - Since I've Been Loving You
coldplay-in my place
coldpay- clocks
manic street preachers-your love alone is not enough
five- if ya getting down
queen- we are the champions
queen- i want to break free
spice girls - wannabe
Duran Duran - Girls on Film
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Police - Wrapped around your Finger
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon
World Party - Ship of Fools
The Smiths - This Charmless Man
PIL - Public Image
Musical Youth - Pass the Dutchie
Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Angie - The Rolling Stones
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins
Space oddity - David Bowie
Who Wants to Live Forever - Queen
I'm Not in Love - 10cc
Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum
Nights in White Satin - Moody Blues
Eurythmics - There must be an angel (playing with my heart)
The Cure - Lovesong
New Order - Blue Monday
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in dust
Depeche Mode - Never let me down again
Erasure - Chains of Love
Duran Duran - Save a prayer
The Cure - Boys don't cry
The Verve - History
Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
Take That - Back For Good
Goldfrapp - Ooh la la
Mika - Grace Kelly
The Kinks - You really got me
Rolling Stones - Paint it black
Rolling Stones - The last time
Beatles - Here comes the sun
Supergrass - Caught by the fuzz
Franz Ferdinand - Take me out
The Libertines - What a waster
Blur - Sing
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
Marillion - Afraid Of Sunlight
The Associates - Breakfast
Suede - Still Life
The Tears - Beautiful Pain
The Mission - Tower Of Strength
The Alarm - Spirit of '76
Then Jerico - the Motive
Bush - Inflatable
The Stone Roses - I wanna be adored
The La's - There she goes
The Sound - Winter
The House of Love - Shine on
Echo and the Bunnymen - Lips like Sugar
The Servant - Orchestra
The Stranglers - No more heroes
Paul Weller - You do something to me
The Jam - Thats Entertainment
Stone Roses - Fools Gold
Underworld - Born Slippy
Faithless - Insomnia
Chemical Brothers - Hey Boy, Hey Girl
Radiohead - Idioteque
Groove Armada - Superstylin'
Chemical Brothers - Out of Control
Lush : when I die
The Delgados : the past that suits you best
Gomez : rie's car
Urusei Yatsura : velvy blood
Ride : moonlight medicine
Genesis - Watcher of the Skies
Genesis - First of Fifth
Porcupine Tree - Even Less
Anathema - One Last Goodbye
Oceansize - Frames
Pure Reason Revolution - The Million Ambassadors of Morning
The Beatles - Penny Lane
Muse - Map of the Problematique
The Zombies - Time Of the Season
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
Human League - Don't You Want Me
Duran Duran - A View To a Kill
Madness - House of Fun
The Who - Pinball Wizard
Blur - Parklife
Lush - I've Been Here Before
Hollies - I'm Alive
Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
Gang of Four - Not Great Men
Belle & Sebastian - The Stars of Track and Field
The Who - I Can't Explain
Tricky - Pumpkin
monty python - universe song
beatles - golden slumbers/carry that weight/the end(medley)
Refugees - Van der Graaf Generator
The Return of the Giant Hogweed - Genesis
The 21st Century Schizoid Man - King Crimson
Close to the Edge - Yes
Nirvana for Mice - Henry Cow
 

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LIVIN" DOLL - Cliff Richard
WHAT DO YOU WANNA MAKE THOSE EYES AT ME FOR? - Emile Ford
 

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British music :hearts: :hearts:
i will make my nominations a bit later :D

EDIT: 10 minutes is later, right :lol:
 
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Manic Street Preachers - Motorcycle Emptiness
Stereophonics - Local Boy In The Photograph
Coldplay - Yellow
Queen - Bohemian Rhapshody
Blur - The Universal
Suede - Trash
Pulp - Disco 2000
The Clash - Rock The Casbah

i had to give up some songs that I really like :sad:
 
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Madness - One Step Beyond
the Specials - Too Much Too Young
XTC - Making Plans for Nigel
the Clash - Guns of Brixton
Joy Division - Transmission
the Jam - Going Underground
the Smiths - Panic
the Cure - Just Like Heaven

i leave it up to the others to nominate Bowie,the Beatles,the Police and Radiohead for example :)
 

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The Cure - Lullaby

one of the best songs ever written and composed
:rocker: yay i'm glad someone else nominated this :woohoo:
 

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i'll nominate not my fav songs but good songs that have a chance of getting some votes. i dont wanna see Slowdive getting ripped apart from Arctic Monkeys

1. Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
2. Pulp - This is Hardcore
3. Joy Division - She's Lost Control
4. The Beta Band - Dry The Rain
5. Supergrass - Richard III
6. Suede - So Young

I'll save 2 for latter
 

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The Police - Every Breath You Take
Sarah Brightman - A Question Of Honor
Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
Depeche Mode - People Are People
Dido - White Flag
The Beatles - Yesterday
Seal - Love's Divine
 

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1. Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
2. Pulp - This is Hardcore
3. Joy Division - She's Lost Control
4. The Beta Band - Dry The Rain
5. Supergrass - Richard III
6. Suede - So Young
mate, we are talking about best british songs not most unknown british songs ;)
 

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mate, we are talking about best british songs not most unknown british songs ;)
they are well known

unknown would have been if i actually posted my real fav songs

- Slowdive - When The Sun Hits
- Disco Inferno - Footprints in Snow
- Mogwai - Superheroes of BMX
- Explosions in the Sky - Greet Death
- The Fall - The Classical
- Slint - Goodmorning Captain
- Wire - The 15th

now, these songs would have got 1-2 votes definitely
 

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I know I can nominate ten ;) for this contest, but so far I wanted to nominate my favourite song ever. It is hell unknown but I don't fucking care, here it goes

1. Archive - "Again"

The rest I will nominate later.
 

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Dun :secret: but does Sony pay u for all those classific :lol:
 

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There are a lot I can choose from, but what 10 I put up now are just what comes into my head at the moment.

Duran Duran - Girls on Film
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Joy Division - Love will Tear Us Apart
Police - Wrapped around your Finger
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon
World Party - Ship of Fools
The Smiths - This Charmless Man
PIL - Public Image
Musical Youth - Pass the Dutchie
Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax
 

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Impossible to make a selection but just from the top of my head:

The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony
Elton John – I’m still Standing
Therapy – Diane
Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil (although I also love the G'n'R's version)
Oasis – Wonderwall
The Beatles – Revolution
Eric Clapton – Layla
The Police – Every Breath You Take
Sisters of Mercy – Temple of Love
Depeche Mode – I feel You
 

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I'm sure two songs have already been picked for a few of these, but...

Blur - Parklife, Coffee & TV
Lush - I've Been Here Before, Undertow
Heavenly - "C" Is the Heavenly Option, P.U.N.K. Girl
Hollies - I'm Alive, Bus Stop
Kinks - Sunny Afternoon, Waterloo Sunset
Gang of Four - Not Great Men, I Found That Essence Rare
Belle & Sebastian - The Stars of Track and Field
The Who - The Real Me, I Can't Explain
Tricky - Pumpkin
House of Love - I Don't Know Why I Love You, Beatles and the Stones

I think I'm done infesting this thread.
 
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