Before going into the number 1 song, let’s look at the breakdown of the list by decade. Why? Because I’m a geek and I love shiny graphs. That’s really the only reason I need to create gorgeous, colourful pie charts that nobody is waiting for except me. I swear that someday when I find the time that I will set up my own personal database full of worthless information.
Conclusion? The nineties kick ass. Although it would have been a tighter competition between the 90’s and the 2000’s if I had chosen a more recent Usher song.
However, if you have been paying attention, you’ll notice that the number one song is from the fifties. But I guess I have been dragging this thing out long enough already, so without further ado, the number one song is…
Here is finally the next installment of my top 10 songs of all time after a break of a couple of days. This time I will be discussing the numbers 4 to 2. Some of these entries will be quite long, as I will go more into the lyrics in a couple of cases. The number 2 song especially is very strong in its literary quality, so that will require some space to discuss. Well enjoy, and don’t forget to check back for the number 1 song later!
2010 has almost come to an end, and that means… Top 2000 lists! Various radio stations in the Netherlands and Belgium (and other countries?) will traditionally broadcast the top 2000 songs ever (or a variation of it) during the last week of the year. I forgot to vote as usual, but that doesn’t stop me from thinking long and hard about my personal top 10. The top 6 or 7 usually isn’t much of a problem (although the exact order is another story), but the last 3 or 4 spots is a major headache. After a few hours of listening music extensively, I have settled on the following 10 songs, although I probably would have made a different list if I was writing this on a different day (in fact, I’m rearranging the list as I am writing this).
N.B. If you have a Spotify account, clicking on the title will take you directly to the song.