(RS), What a way to go out – ‘Accelerator’ was the last single released on Alan McGee’s Creation label, and in terms of exits, it’s pretty much as dramatic as leaving a party in a fighter jet. And he wasn’t wrong. And repeat. Pounding at your subconscious’ door from the outset it’s a handful of minutes of frantic genius, split in half with one of those classic slow-it-down breakdowns that only serves to intensify its main thrust. NME writers’ track of the year in 2009 saw Yeah Yeah Yeahs embrace sexy synth dancepop with as much enthusiasm and effortlessness as they had straight-up indie rock. Add in some searing strings and repeat. It would take most people a decent-sized novel to get close to touching the subtle anger, the apt analysis of post-war social history and the flamboyant defiance that Nicky Wire lays out with classical concision here. (KM). Compare, though, the original track on HEALTH’s debut album with Ethan Kath’s reworked version and it’s amazing how it subtly smoothes a jagged, brutalist and tortured thing into a melancholy, gently blooping and squelching, 8-bit mooch of some beauty, bringing the soft fear in Jake Duszik’s actually rather lovely voice to the fore. From Pamela and Tommy Lee to Britney Spears, no one was off limits. When all is said and done and Chris Martin awkwardly shuffles off towards the pearly gates, this is what he’ll be judged by. Allegedly, its creation was a happy accident, but in retrospect it seems to perfectly capture the duo’s modus operandi; a punk rock mindset operating in the alt-dance music arena. 6th October 2011. “History in the making,” he rapped. Forget the lazy video, or those nagging Stereophonics comparisons that have haunted the track over the years (ie that it sounds like ‘Same Size Feet’), this is classic Oasis songwriting at its best. Starting with a menacing, trance laden groove and building to an absolute dance stomper, there’s not a person over the age of 15 who doesn’t know what’s coming when they hear the first vocoded “Hey boy” filter through the speakers. So let’s just say that musically and lyrically, it’s pretty damn close to perfect. A snotty whirlwind of spat out vocals and hurricane tempo, it was an uncompromising opening salvo that even Joss Stone’s horrendous lounge cover couldn’t ruin. ‘With Every Heartbeat’ was typical of this; Kleerup’s trancey music came with an orchestral accompaniment and Robyn’s vocal came with the mature knowledge of love attained, then lost but never forgotten. Grounded by an about-to-explode bassline and a spinning guitar riff, ‘Standing In The Way Of Control’ was The Gossip’s glammy moment in the sun. Lyrics to 'Fifteen Years Ago' by Conway Twitty. The US military wanted to use the track at the launch of a new stealth bomber but the steadfastedly anti war band said no. Frances Quinlan Shares Three Songs From Fifteen Years Ago. (RS). Why? (TC), Before Pigeongate, before the stage storm-offs, before the snooty, overpriced clothing line, before that rather embarrassing flop of an album, these Southern gents howled their way into our hearts with hits like this one. Viva the 21st century and all who sail within it! 10am - 1pm, What You Know Bout Love If you read our feature on songs turning 10 this year and couldn't believe was you were seeing, prepare to be blown away because Eminem's 'Without Me', Usher's 'U Got It Bad' and Mary J Blige's 'Family Affair' were all released in 2002, which turned out to be quite an iconic year for Hip Hop and RnB jams. (TG), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EICkZWEzFGE, Hard to imagine Doves getting a Number Three hit now, isn’t it? Sadly, but not surprisingly, though, no mention of Ultrasound, the 90s’ most underrated band. Not because time has aged it badly, more that it had overlooked it entirely. Dawn, Terry, Cindy and Maxine pummeled this song into submission with the same focus that they used to power the likes of ‘My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)’ and ‘Hold On’. And the music! Oasis’ stock was so high following ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory’ that they were able to get away with one of the most arrogant and overblown comeback tracks ever. “Why’d you pass the bum on the street?” they question repeatedly over diseased chords before deciding, “cos he bothered you!”. (RS). ‘The Scientist’ grew from there – as simple and beautiful a piano ballad as you’ll ever hear. You know it’ll all be forgotten in the morning when the drugs wear off. It’s got the line we all know and love: “Shake it like a Polaroid picture.” This bizarre crackpot of a number will forever be remembered as the song that made Polaroids cool again (even though OutKast inadvertently gave us all bad information, seeing as shaking your Polaroids actually damages your pictures). The best bit arrives at 3:37, when Thom just loses it amid the band’s gloriously uplifting crescendo. Where were you when you first heard it? 1The world premiere of Harry Potter. An indie hero was born on the ‘…Dancefloor’. The ‘bad side of town’ here is dangerously lug-headed and crassly unfashionable. Somehow it manages to make everyone a New Yorker, if only for a few minutes. Each of the two dozen songs and ballads originated in British and American music halls and theaters, and were popular as the 1800s turned into the 1900s. Eminem didn’t give a shit and he told it like it was, and this one skyrocketed him into getting his first single to top the chart in the UK. We take a look back at 1993 and revisit the greatest hits of the year, featuring Eraserheads, Rivermaya, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, and more. Looped around the kind of melody that demands the nodding of head and swinging of pants, this, of course, will always be remembered for that whistle. (LL). But what do you know, sometimes the best bands are those that give us what we never knew we wanted. Pat Pemberton's Most Recent Stories. Deep synth chords ruminate, as processed drums click off whilst someone plays the cowbell as if it were a steel drum. (TG), The kind of genius Bethany Cosentino displayed was a deceptively simple one: classic songwriting tropes featuring an undercurrent of grunge, brought together all with the endless Californian summer shimmer of Brian Wilson. How many times do you find yourself saying that about Radiohead in 2011? (PE). Memoir Records released 100 Years Ago: The Songs They Sang Last Century's Eve a few weeks before New Year's Eve 1999. Let Down sounds so…simple and unassuming. Whether you’re Julian Casablancas’ number one fan, a Doherty-ite ’til you die, never gave up on nu rave or a total God like Kanye, there’ll be something here for everyone. (RS). He looks out for them. No-one else could simultaneously sound as world-weary and mischievous as Lily Allen delivering that line about her emotionally-retarded ex “fucking the girl next door…what d’you do that for?“. If pop is all about the eternal and ever present now now NOW, what more brilliantly ‘this is happening!’ opening statement than having the chorus of your first single feature a man shouting “FORMED A BAND! slightly playing away from her strengths, dumbing down, even; wrapped in the gangsta hip-hop tradition but on subsequent rotation the track revealed itself to be so much more. http://players.brightcove.net/19012535001/default_default/index.html?videoId=71990847001. On this date 15 years ago, Destiny's Child began its longest Billboard Hot 100 reign, as "Independent Women Part I" spent its first of 11 weeks at No. With passing reference to the tumult of the last few years (calling herself “a walking study in demonology,”) ‘Celebrity Skin’ charts Courtney’s trajectory from indie rock grind to Hollywood A-list with a shamelessly eyes-on-the-prize sense of victory whilst choking on the ridiculous vacuity of it all. © 2020 NME is a member of the media division of BandLab Technologies. The whole thing was piqued by an underwater, Egyptian-riff that gave the song a disorientating, three-dimensional atmosphere, as if the whole crisis was a bad dream and the ‘resolution’ was to be found by waking up. Are we dancer? There are subtle sonic touches, with the sparse piano chords, the brush of drums and the sole cello that add to the sense of unease. Not that you could ignore the debut single, a demented jaunt into new wave electro that grooved along like classic disco whilst stabbing away like the best European electro-clash. His most irresistible chorus yet wrapped around lines about the hopelessness of being shafted by a loved one, as co-singer ‘Leo The Lion”s assertions that there are “plenty more fish in the sea‘ fail to comfort. It also half-inches a riff from his dad’s old band, The Tornados (‘Telstar’). Taking all the joyful exuberance of classic Motown and jamming his tongue as far into his cheek as it would go, Green created a worldwide smash that’s still on most radio stations’ playlists over a year after it first came out. Hercules front man Andy Butler managed a rare feat: a four to the floor thumper that sounded authentically steeped in the past, but also revelatory and fresh. (MW), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZHiTNy0f9s. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqWLpTKBFcU, I can still remember exactly where I was when I heard it for the first time: the number 88 bus from Truro to Falmouth, August 2001, sharing the walkman with my mate Guy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o22eIJDtKho. Timbaland would spend the following decade attempting to re-capture a moment as innovative as this. More frustrating than the ins and outs of their relationship was the fact that, as they were articulating what they were about to lose, they were demonstrating what a huge loss it would be, before they split later in 2004. It was the timeless quality of the track that made it feel like it could have been made at any point during rock and roll’s 60-year history. Play 15 Years Ago Volume 5 album song MP3 by T.P.O.K. After the tentative, polite sound of ‘Parachutes’, ‘Clocks’ was sleek and propulsive and confident. ’99 Problems’ is kind of like that moment multiplied many times over and made into a song. Few songs capture the post-break-up knifepoint between rattled fury and enduring manic obsession better – one minute frontman Hamilton Leithauser spits “You’ve got a nerve to be asking a favour/You’ve got a nerve to be calling my number” before confessing that he’s doing exactly the same thing back: “Can’t you see me? Yea, this song probably isn’t a good one for that. Hurtling towards us on indie rock’s highway, ‘…Dancefloor’ came with its palms open. But it’d take a heart of flint not to be moved by Guy Garvey’s tender and truthful observational eye (“Shaking off a heavy one”). A Serge guitar lick so catchy it replaced ‘L.S.F.”s outro as the biggest bellow-along at the band’s shows, it demonstrated that you can keep things dark-eyed while still taking the roof off Wembley. It’s an eloquent slice of post-‘Is This It’ fame, where success was a poisoned chalice. 15 Years Ago Volume 5 Song Download- Listen 15 Years Ago Volume 5 MP3 song online free. April 30, 1997, a Wednesday night: the first exclusive play on Radio 1’s Evening Session. OK, it’s possible this song might have been overplayed just a touch. To disappear is all,” she sings in one of the song’s most affecting lines). And Casablancas, during the bit where all the guitars go really high, “I’m not like them“. Or at least Britain’s clubs. Again: how he rolls. So good it was released twice – and it was voted single of the year back in 2006 by NME staffers. WE FORMED A BAND!” over and over? “And nothing else compares.” Compares to what? It seems strange now, but in 2005, no one knew quite what the fuck to make of Antony Hegarty. It looked like they were completely washed up, and then they came back with this, the first single from their 1998 album ‘Deserter’s Songs’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cor3wjbS4Gg. New Music Reviews. It was vulgar, offensive, and it tore into just about everyone. It was more of a journey than a song – a dance music-inspired canter with that twinkling intro riff, as Jimi Goodwyn relayed the emotions of a man coming to terms with life passing him by and the feeling of melancholic undertow that accompanied it. Alain Whyte gives Morrissey his best hooks since the ‘Vauxhall & I’ days. I mean, it would be Staind, P.O.D., then us and then Incubus. http://players.brightcove.net/19012535001/default_default/index.html?videoId=69189946001. This track – an apology to the mother of Andre 3000’s baby mama (who happened to be Erykah Badu) – larked about with the preconceptions of what masculinity meant in hip-hop: from the surface (like the duo’s dandyish sense of style) to the depth (the track flew in the face of misogynist cliché in favour of something almost archaically polite). At the time, it seemed foolish. But can you still remember the words to the best songs of the year? Their third single from ‘Black Holes And Revelations’ it’s been turned into a Guitar Hero track and used to accompany Britain’s Olympic triumphs. I’ve been trying to figure out a way to get it into the blog since then. (AW), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECskjjpvLFc, On the surface, it just sounded like The Strokes-doing-The Strokes pretty damn well. Whilst there’s that line about how “She’ll never forgive you but she won’t let you go, oh no”, there’s no doubting that arguably The Libertines’ best song – that perfect match of sweet and scruffy – was ever about anything but Pete and Carl’s eternal, beautifully doomed romance. The results put them up there with all of those guys, and they’ve never looked back. Surely the best and most successful song to reference a Nazi symbol in relation to what singer Bobby Gillespie called “American international terrorism”. The opening swooshingly sounded like an airplane descending (memories of 9/11 were still percolating in our heads) and the track soared above our heads for the next three minutes, never quite coming into land. Archived [Serious] What songs from the last 15 years do you think will be remembered as classics? (PE), The sirens blared, the harmonies popped with engergised urgency, the verses were the sonic equivalent of Burroughs’ stateless city. But we don’t really need to tell you how great this song is, because Kelis did that for us. An unprecedented No. But he was more versatile than that, and could turn his hand to anything, including mellifluous Prince-esque soul, as on this extraordinary track, released after his death in 1997. Undone by the glare of the spotlight? Coxon had left and an army of new bands – Strokes, White Stripes, Libs – were finally threatening to make the old Britpop guard look utterly redundant. The gentle strums of the first few seconds give way to a bruising riff and a chorus that catapulted Dave Grohl’s boys from a curiosity into an arena filling priority. by David Garrick. There are allusions to mental illness and the breakdown of religious faith, as well as drug addiction, but things are left deliciously open ended. Jay-Z’s tale of a narrow escape after being pulled over by a patronizing cop while carrying coke is the ultimate ‘in your FACE’ anthem. But that doesn’t really matter, does it? It only uses about three chords. Smashing as she and Snoop’s ode to “Daisy dukes, bikinis on top” is, the heat of that wig is clearly going to the poor lassie’s head. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JEKBT99GSY, After the Spice Girls’ universe-conquering and All Saints’ tales of rampant egotism, this non-starry girl band felt like they were pulled straight from the real world. Add some cowbell and a million handclaps in unison and you had arguably 2003’s defining hit. Danger Mouse’s skitterish funk and Cee-Lo Green’s smooth soul vocal made for ridiculously compatible bedfellows, creating something that was simultaneously retro and modern. When Karen O exhorts us to “shake it like a ladder to the sun” we don’t know what the hell she’s on about, but it still manages to sound like the filthiest thing in the world. by Jean Natividad Aug 7, 2013. In a song where time passed through fingers like grains of sand, the keyboard riff begins nervy and twisted, ending up rolling along like an all nighter. He seemed like he’d come from another time, a scholar amongst the knuckle dragging indie slackers who were rhyming ‘love’ with ‘dove’. midway through. I’ve written about this song so, so many times now, but still I don’t think I’ll ever be able to come close to really explaining how good it is. And you can’t ask for anything more than that from a pop song really. We’ll probably never know. It was with this that Khan proved she wanted to be more than just a blogosphere favourite and a name in her own right. In many ways it’s hard to believe that Hop Along has been around fifteen years. NME.com has been running for more than fifteen years now, and in that time we’ve seen more bangers than a Walls sausage factory. This track puckered up with the late-noughties trend of mixing simple keyboard riffs with punk-funk bass and a sprinkling of energized percussion. It felt like an effortless, on-the-money evocation of genre barriers melting down into one multi-coloured mass of beauty. When Pulp reformed for their summer 2011 shows, it was ‘This Is Hardcore’ – the slow-creeping orgy of pop noir and perversion (from 1997’s criminally underrated album of the same name) – that was the fitting but unexpected climactic centrepiece. The first – and arguably best – single from Beck’s breakthrough album ‘Odelay’ sees subdued Hammond synths introduce an idea-packed treat of a track that takes in all manner from samples, from obscure sex ed album ‘Sex For Teens’ to the classic Mantronix call of “we got two turntables and a microphone” and The Frogs’ “that was a good drum break”. But in reality, it was exactly this mix that helped produce their very modern music. Plus, the song is part of a broader heartwarming narrative: it made Elbow massive, after years of semi-obscurity. Bill Ryder-Jones turns in the indie-solo of the decade (Valensi on ‘The Modern Age’? Featuring an introductory rap from her Def Jam boss Jay-Z (giving the song his weighty stamp of approval) ‘Umbrella’ was Rihanna’s irresistibly simple statement of intent that set her apart from her contemporaries. Though ‘The Rat’has since become an albatross around The Walkmen’s neck, it’s unlikely that it hangs heavy in anyone’s record collection. Fifteen years ago and I still feel the same why did he have to mention your name I'm as broken up inside as if it's been a week or so It takes a mighty strong love To keep a man thinking of A girl he hasn't seen since fifteen years ago Submit Corrections. Only Blondie were never this smutty (hell, neither is Lady Gaga for that matter). Copywritten so don’t copy me.” she hollered. When this casually brilliant garage-punk brawler was released, The Horrors were still routinely derided as shallow scenesters. This is Muse. Jazz and download 15 Years Ago … Constructed around a skyscraper-sized beat, the track’s lyrics might be cruder than the bits that were deemed too rude for Viz magazine, but it’s still stupidly catchy and hummable, as proved when Nicki Minaj’s underwhelming re-telling of the hook still left you singing along. ‘Beetlebum’ and the like were OK and everything, but for anyone that loved ‘There’s No Other Way’ Blur, ‘Popscene’ Blur, kick out the jams Blur, this was manna from heaven, wrapped into two minutes flat of pseudo grunge joy. (PE). But she wasn’t just an auteur of her own career, she was an auteur of her own sound; where swathes of glossy noughties pop were tempered by a lifetime’s worth of experience lived under the spotlight of the music biz. But, in the moment, it all makes sense, and – for the listener as well as the two dreamers in the song – it all sounds impossibly romantic and exciting. As Beyonce’s opening gambit it was accomplished, as her first single post-Destiny’s Child (a group known for their innovative run of singles in the R’n’B genre) it was jaw dropping. (TC), The 21st century might have started 15 months earlier, but nothing said ‘welcome to the future’ as audaciously and sexily as this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etl9kkIGaHo. Of course TV On The Radio are never short of a tune or two – they’ve got great credit at the global ideas bank and never fail to turn out something interesting – and their sophomore 9/10 album ‘Return To Cookie Mountain’ was packed full of aural joy, from ‘I Was A Lover’ to ‘Province’, but somehow ‘Wolf Like Me’ is the track that sums them up like no other. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MwjX4dG72s, In amongst Natasha Khan’s obsession with storybook fantasy and delicate experimental songwriting, there beats the heart of someone who’d actually quite like to be a pop star. ‘Rehab’ was all Ronettes sass and Motown horns but at its heart was the memory of a very real conversation about Winehouse’s post-heartbreak addition and how best to deal with it. The pinnacle of the Manics’ blockbuster phase, ‘Australia’ sounded grandiose and full of confidence – no wonder it got hammered on the radio for months – but lyrically it was the opposite: full of paranoia and self-doubt. By. Nicky Wire wrote it about the aftermath of Richey Edwards’ disappearance, wanting to escape, get as far away from home as possible. The time to do this is now, as together, the four of us have something extremely important to say as a unified voice. There was something about Caleb’s unnervingly blood-curdling, bone-chilling shrieks in this song that we just couldn’t get enough of. The riff itself is pure NYC: a little bit VU, a lot Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Thankfully, it got jacked up by producer Dave Fridmann for their debut album and built into some sort of symphonic New Order. (MW), The Strokes had been away for four years when this came out, so it was a colossal relief when ‘Under Cover Of Darkness’ arrived – as spring-loaded and energetic and irresistible as anything on ‘Is This It’. Writer(s): Raymond Smith. On which Matt finds his funk. They’re going to have trouble topping this with album number two. Lyrically and melodically, it’s so slight it’s barely there – and yet it still manages to worm its way inside your brain. Part Nina Simone, part Boy George (with a splash of Robert Smith and Alison Moyet lobbed in for a laugh), he was a jazz diva on one hand an a 6ft 4in transgendered lost child on the other. “Look at the shakies, what’s with the blush?/Fresh off the plane in my fuzzy rush.” Something about a balding 18-year-old? 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart, as "Celebration" reaches the top. (MW). “Oh nothing’s going to change my love for you / I wanna spend my life with you,” he croons at the outset like only a Frenchman can over twinkling glocks, that immemorial piano riff and of course a funky breakbeat from Tony Allen (of Fela Kuti’s band). A decade on, it ’ s the most downloaded song by a female artist ever. Malevolence seeping out of every pore placement on Twilight, Doctor who and manner... 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