Tuesday, December 29, 2009

TWEED'S Top 50 Songs of the Decade (2000-2009)

This was a decade of up’s and down’s in the world: politically, socially, and economically, but we have all already heard that before so let’s just focus on the music. The decade did bring some great music and it also brought us some pretty shitty music. In this decade I really started to broaden my musical horizons, although I first started to get into music in the mid to late 90’s in my early teenage years. Now, some of these songs may not be my favorites anymore and some of them still are, but the thing that all these songs have in common is that they all had an impact on me both personally and musically. Well now I give you my 50 favorite/most important songs of the decade to me.

1. “Amber” by 311 (From Chaos) (2001)

2. “Pachuca Sunrise” by Minus the Bear (Menos el Oso) (2005)

3. “Symmetry” by Falling Up (Crashings) (2004)

4. “Cosmopolitan Blood Loss” by GlassJaw (Worship and Tribute) (2002)

5. “Hear You Me” by Jimmy Eat World (Bleed American) (2001)

6. “Glass in the Trees” by Dead Poetic (New Medicines) (2004)

7. “What it is to Burn” by Finch (What it is to Burn) (2002)

8. “I'm Shipping Up To Boston” by Dropkick Murphys (The Warrior's Code) (2005)

9. “I Will Be Heard” by Hatebreed (Perseverance) (2002)

10. “Poetic Tragedy” by The Used (The Used) (2002)

11. “Cross out the Eyes” by Thursday (Full Collapse) (2001)

12. “Everything in its Right Place” by Radiohead (Kid A) (2000)

13. “Hooray” by Minus the Bear (Menos el Oso) (2005)

14. “District” by Sick of it All (Yours Truly) (2000)

15. “Archetype” by Fear Factory (Archetype) (2004)

16. “Face: Face” by Norma Jean (Bless The Martyr and Kiss The Child) (2002)

17. “Truly, Truly, This is the End” by Zao (The Funeral of God) (2004)

18. “The Psychotic Thought” by Eighteen Visions (Best Of) (2001)

19. “By All Accounts (Today Was A Disaster)” by Emery (The Weak's End) (2004)

20. “China White(End Scene)” by He Is Legend (I Am Hollywood) (2004)

21. “Dosed” by Red Hot Chili Peppers (By the Way) (2002)

22. “Knives Out” by Radiohead (Amnesiac) (2001)

23. “Control” by Mute Math (Mute Math) (2006)

24. “Lost At Sea” by Alove For Enemies (Broken Pledge [EP]) (2003)

25. “Painting The White To Grey” by Chimaira (Pass Out of Existence) (2001)

26. “Hung My Head” by Johnny Cash (American IV The Man Comes Around) (2002)

27. “Kicking Your Crosses Down” by Circa Survive (On Letting Go) (2007)

28. “Falling in Love” by Falling Up (Crashings) (2004)

29. “Youth of the Nation” by P.O.D. (Satellite) (2001)

30. “This Ain’t a Surfin’ Movie” by Minus the Bear (Menos el Oso) (2005)

31. “Vices” by Dead Poetic (Vices) (2006)

32. “One Eight Seven” by Senses Fail (From the Depths of Dreams) (2002)

33. “My Last Serenade” by Killswitch Engage (Alive or Just Breathing) (2002)

34. “Mein” by Deftones (Saturday Night Wrist) (2006)

35. “Second Sight” by Placebo (Sleeping With Ghosts) (2003)

36. “I Miss You” by Blink-182 (Blink-182) (2003)

37. “Passive Aggressive” by Placebo (Black Market Music) (2000)

38. “Here we are(Family in the Hallways)” by The Appleseed Cast (Peregrine) (2006)

39. “One Step Away” by Unearth (The Stings of Conscience) (2001)

40. “Losing Touching Searching” by The Appleseed Cast (Two Conversations) (2003)

41. “She Loves Me So” by Anthony Green (Avalon) (2008)

42. “We've Had Enough” by Alkaline Trio (Good Mourning) (2003)

43. “Evil” by Interpol (Antics) (2004)

44. “Seabeast” by Mastodon (Leviathan) (2004)

45. “Ocean Breathes Salty” by Modest Mouse (Good News For People Who Love Bad News) (2004)

46. “Turn Down Elliot” by Poison The Well (Tear From The Red) (2002)

47. “Destroy the Map” By 36 Crazyfists (A Snow Capped Romance) (2004)

48. “Infected” by Demon Hunter (Demon Hunter) (2002)

49. “Colder Than My Heart, If You Can Imagine” by A Day To Remember (For Those Who Have Heart) (2007)

50. “And I Told Them I Invented Times New Roman” by Dance Gavin Dance (Downtown Battle Mountain) (2007)

Well I hope you all enjoyed my list and I’m sure I left out a lot great songs and it was pretty hard narrowing it down to 50 songs but I tried my hardest to pick the right ones. Keep an eye out for some new posts by me about some of the other great songs of the decade that didn’t make my list that deserve some credit.


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