Top 25 album titles that didn’t happen

  1. Nirvana – I Hate Myself And I Want To Die (In Utero)
  2. Stephen Malkmus – Dear Mom, Send Money (Stephen Malkmus)
  3. Beastie Boys – Don’t Be A Faggot (License to Ill) [they subsequently had an apology for their homophobia printed in a gay magazine]
  4. Morrissey – Education In Reverse (Viva Hate)
  5. New Order – Carry On New Order (Republic )
  6. Redd Kross – Black Motorcycle Madonna (Researching The Blues)
  7. Blink 182 – Vasectomy, Vasect-a-you (Take Off Your Pants And Jacket)
  8. Stephen Malkmus – L.A. Guns (Mirror Traffic)
  9. Super Furry Animals – (Text Messaging Is Destroying The Pub Quiz As We Know It (Rings Around The World)
  10. Offspring –  Chinese Democracy [You Snooze, You Lose] (Splinter, this was mooted before Guns N Roses had released Chinese Democracy)
  11. The Beatles – One Down, Six To Go (Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, they had just signed a six album record deal)
  12. Beastie Boys – Thick Like Beyoncé’s Leg (The Mix-Up)
  13. The Rolling Stones – Hard Knocks and Dirty Socks (Let It Bleed)
  14. Metallica – Metal Up Your Ass (Kill ‘Em All)
  15. Bryan Adams – Bryan Adams Hasn’t Heard of You Either (You Want It You Got It)
  16. The Beach Boys – Dumb Angel (Smile)
  17. Talking Heads – Melody Attack (Remain In Light)
  18. Pavement – Farewell Horizontal (Terror Twilight)
  19. Stevie Wonder – Let’s See Life The Way It Is  (Songs In The Key Of Life)
  20. Eric Clapton – The Best Guitarist In The World: There’s One In Every Crowd (There’s One In Every Crowd)
  21. The Beatles – Everest (Abbey Road)
  22. Madonna – Stiff Is The New Hard (American Life)
  23. Wilco – Get Well Soon Everybody (The Whole Love)
  24. The Rolling Stones – Yesssireee (Exile On Main Street)
  25. The Teardrop Explodes – Everybody Wants To Shag The Teardrop Explodes (Kilimanjaro)
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Top 40 Redd Kross songs

  1. Dumb Angel
  2. I Hate My School
  3. Ugly Town
  4. Jimmy’s Fantasy
  5. Bubblegum Factory
  6. Zira (Call Out My Name)
  7. Lady In The Front Row
  8. Vanity Mirror
  9. Ballad of a Lovedoll
  10. Elephant Flares
  11. Crazy World
  12. I’m Alright
  13. Where I Am Today
  14. One Chord Progression
  15. Annie’s Gone
  16. Peach Kelli Pop
  17. Follow The Leader
  18. Neurotica
  19. Kiss The Goat
  20. Cover Band
  21. Mess Around
  22. Annettes Got The Hits
  23. The Faith Healer
  24. Janus, Jeanie and George Harrison
  25. Notes and Chords Mean Nothing To Me
  26. Play My Song
  27. Standing In Front of Poseur
  28. Love Is You
  29. 1976
  30. Frosted Flake
  31. Linda Blair
  32. Citadel
  33. Cellulite City
  34. Teen Competition
  35. McKenzie
  36. Love Is Not Love
  37. Girl God
  38. Pay For Love
  39. I Don’t Know How To Be Your Friend
  40. I Was Born To Love You

Top 25 Australian food and beverage TV commercials from the 1980s and 1990s

  1. Snappy Tom (“The cats of Australian have made their choice” series)
  2. Crunchy (1988)
  3. Meadow Lea (“You oughtta be congratulated” series)
  4. Aussie Sunrice (1990)
  5. Sultana Bran (1990)
  6. Cottees Cordial (“My dad picks the fruit” series)
  7. Street’s Choc Block (1987)
  8. Bushells Tea (1990)
  9. Bushells Tea (1989)
  10. Cheezels (1991)
  11. Solo (1986)
  12. Red Rooster (1987)
  13. Lamb (‘dinner with Tom Cruise’ series)
  14. Schweppes (1987)
  15. ETA Magerine (‘Ripper Rita’ series)
  16. Uncle Toby’s Muesli Bars (1988)
  17. Continental Cup-a-Soup (1987)
  18. Cherry Ripe (1989)
  19. Samboy (1992)
  20. Vienetta (1989)
  21. Nescafe (1994)
  22. Schweppes Cola (1990)
  23. Kit Kat (1988, grey dresssed office workers on escalator)
  24. Smiths Crisps Lite (1986)
  25. Snappy Tom (1990)

Top 10 aggressive or violent titles

  1. The Difference Between You and Me Is I’m Not on Fire by Mcluskey
  2. Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will by Mogwai
  3. You Me Carpark…Now by Smudge
  4. I Am Not Afraid of You And I Will Beat Your Ass by Yo La Tengo
  5. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor
  6. Eat Pray Thug by Heems Two-Fisted Art by The Moodists
  7. A Slap In The Face of Public Taste by David Burliuk, Alexander Kruchenykh, Vladmir Mayakovsky, Victor Khlebnikov
  8. Leftover Life To Kill by Caitlin ThomasTurn of the Screw by Henry James
  9. Blood In, Blood Out by Taylor Hackford
  10. Hate Your Friends by The Lemonheads

Top 21 songs with water sounds

  1. Tael of a Saeghors by Makers of the Dead Travel Fast
  2. Cities in Dust by Siouxie and The Banshees
  3. Raining Blood by Slayer
  4. Helicopter by Deerhunter
  5. Dolphins by Fred Neil
  6. Ghosts of the Night by The Mavis’s
  7. Glob Waterfall by Joe Meek
  8. Water Curses by Animal Collective
  9. Midnight on the Bay by Neil Young and Stephen Stills
  10. Spray Water On The Stereo by Turnstyle
  11. Behind The Waterfall by The Apples in Stereo
  12. If It Rains by Robert Forster
  13. Oceans of Weep by Ariel Pink
  14. 1983…A Merman I Should Turn To Be by Jimi Hendrix
  15. The Sound of Rain by The Go-Betweens
  16. Ocean by The Velvet Underground
  17. Waterfalls by TLC
  18. Rain Is Falling by Electric Light Orchestra
  19. Champagne Supernova by Oasis
  20. Tangerine by Big Boi
  21. Sing Swan Song by Can