What's your favorite song from the year you were born
@Louisa Slanted & Enchanted, i think
@Louisa "Dirt" by Alice in Chains
@Louisa oh i thought this was favorite album lol
@dirt it could be! 😁
@dirt ooh I'll have to look this one up
@Louisa hazy shade of winter tho i guess technically that came out in 87 is was in the top 100 in 88
@shade that's a great song!!
@Louisa My birth year was mostly pretty dire in terms of music; pretty much everything was horrible boomer crap. The one popular song from that year I can say I actually like would be "Space Oddity", by David Bowie.
Runners up, which I can tolerate: "The World Is a Ghetto" by War, "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" by the Blue Ridge Rangers, and "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye.
@gcupc yay, Space Oddity is so musically important and Let's Get it On is SO fun to sing 😁
@Louisa I'm not sure if it counts, now...it charted on re-release in 1973, but I just found it was originally released as a single in 1969 🤔 And Rebel Rebel came out a bit too late, in early 1974...
@Louisa can't find a lot of good 94 songs so like. probably something off the lion king soundtrack?
@em lemme tell ya, I had that soundtrack memorized
@Louisa i'm surprised it came out the year i was born bc it was my favourite movie when i was like, 3-4 i guess? like there must have been newer disney movies by then
@em I feel like kids really latch on to a particular movie somehow
@Louisa yeah def. i guess my sister's fav was Aristocats and that came out looong before she was born so. maybe it's just whichever movie has the kind of animal you like
@gcupc o shit shoop was 94? hell yeah
@Louisa Debaser by the Pixies. I'm just arbitrarily selecting a song from a very good album
@king yay Pixies!
@Louisa like a prayer, more or less a perfect song
@lennie I LOVED that video as a kid, that shimmery perfect St. Leon
@Louisa prince 'controversy'
@wandrew yesssss Prince always
@Louisa hurrian hymn no. 6
@autistikai I see what you did there 😏
@Louisa *whistles innocently* :3c
@Louisa I think Love My way by the Psychadelic Furs (1982)
@interneteh damn that's a good one
@Louisa I think so! I had to browse a bit because I'm bad with dates, but I like that song a lot.
@Louisa "Road to Nowhere" by Talking Heads, maybe? "How Soon Is Now?" sort of came out in 1984 so it technically doesn't count or it would be that
@Pixley I like both of these!
@Louisa I am surprised you like "How Soon Is Now?" tbh!
@Pixley my parents listened to a lot of The Smiths so I have a soft spot
@Louisa oh dip, Talking Heads didn't release any new material in 1984 so I'm going to have to put some thought into this
@tessaracked I feel you, I couldn't get any good Eagles pulls from 78!
@Louisa "Drive" by the Cars
@tessaracked I love that one!!
@Louisa just checked wikipedia's article on the billboard top 100 for 1981 and i don't like any of these songs (aside from "don't stand so close to me" which is really a 1980 song)
@Louisa i just remembered that king crimson's "discipline" came out in 1981 so i'm definitely going with discipline (the song and the album as a whole)
@BDA ooh nice!
@kevinwhipsnowed Kevin I regret to inform you that Kai has already made this exact joke
@Louisa damn, Jet by Wings (released in 74)
@kevinwhipsnowed ha! I really like that song, although I'm iffy on Wings in general
@Louisa same, but such a good song
@Louisa three way tie between Morning Glory, Waking Up, and Freak Like Me
@thornyonmain powerful energies!
@derek the original is vastly superior imo
Generalistic and moderated instance. All opinions are welcome, but hate speeches are prohibited. Users who don't respect rules will be silenced or suspended, depending on the violation severity.