Lists of Joy & Harmony: #5 Triple J Hottest 100 2008

hottest100 Or should that be 2009? I dunno… it’s for songs from 2008 but it’s voted in 2009….

What I Voted For (in no particular order)…

  • Ben Folds – You Don’t Know Me (Ft. Regina Spektor)   –   #16
  • Custom Kings – Red Sails
  • Do, The – On My Shoulder
  • Is (aka Tom Ugly) – Cult Romance
  • Kate Nash – Mouthwash
  • Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!   –   #35
  • Santogold and Julian Casablancas – My Drive Thru
  • She and Him – Why Do You Let Me Stay Here
  • Vampire Weekend – Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa   –   #58
  • Yael Naim – New Soul

And the songs I WANTED to vote for but ran out of space for (again in no particular order)… and trust me when I say that leaving some of these out nearly killed me… literally… ok, well NOT literally, but a lot!

  • Bjork – Nattura (Ft. Thom Yorke)
  • Children Collide – Farewell Rocketship   –   #66
  • Emiliana Torrini – Jungle Drum   –   #42
  • Empire Of The Sun – Half Mast
  • Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal   –   #65
  • Fleet Foxes – He Doesn’t Know Why
  • Goldfrapp – Happiness
  • Josh Pyke – The Lighthouse Song   –   #27
  • Laura Marling – You’re No God
  • Laura Marling – Ghosts   –   #43
  • MGMT – Electric Feel   –   #2
  • MGMT – Kids   –   #5
  • Santogold – L.E.S Artistes   –   #57
  • Ladyhawke – Paris Is Burning
  • Mystery Jets – Young Love (Ft. Laura Marling)   –   #49
  • You Am I – Erasmus
  • Ting Tings – Great DJ
  • Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream   –   #4

I dunno… I’m wholely unimpressed by this years results… the top 10 is so boring and predictable I could fall asleep in a bucket of sulpherous poo while being nipple-crippled by Johnny Depp…

The final 100 were….

  • #1 – Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
  • #2 – MGMT – Electric Feel
  • #3 – Kings of Leon – Use Somebody
  • #4 – Empire of the Sun – Walking On A Dream
  • #5 – MGMT – Kids
  • #6 – The Presets – Talk Like That
  • #7 – Pez – The Festival Song(feat. 360 and Hailey Cramer)
  • #8 – The Presets – This Boy’s In Love
  • #9 – The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name
  • #10 – Drapht – Jimmy Recard
  • #11 – Ladyhawke – My Delirium
  • #12 – Pnau – Embrace
  • #13 – The Herd – The King Is Dead
  • #14 – The Rapture – No Sex For Ben
  • #15 – Cut Copy – Lights and Music
  • #16 – Ben Folds – You Don’t Know Me (feat. Regina Spektor)
  • #17 – Dizzee Rascal – Dance Wiv Me (feat. Calvin Harris and Chrome)
  • #18 – MGMT – Time To Pretend
  • #19 – Flight Of The Conchords – Business Time
  • #20 – Birds Of Tokyo – Broken Bones
  • #21 – Bon Iver – Skinny Love
  • #22 – Birds Of Tokyo – Silhouettic
  • #23 – The Living End – White Noise
  • #24 – Kings of Leon – Closer
  • #25 – Kaiser Chiefs – Never Miss A Beat
  • #26 – Ladyhawke – Paris Is Burning
  • #27 – Josh Pyke – The Lighthouse Song
  • #28 – Architecture In Helsinki – That Beep
  • #29 – Josh Pyke – Make You Happy
  • #30 – Vampire Weekend – Oxford Comma
  • #31 – Cog – Bird Of Feather
  • #32 – Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
  • #33 – The Kooks – Always Where I Need To Be
  • #34 – The Grates – Burn Bridges
  • #35 – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
  • #36 – Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Possess Your Heart
  • #37 – British India – I Said I’m Sorry
  • #38 – Cold War Kids – Something Is Not Right With Me
  • #39 – Ida Maria – I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked
  • #40 – Bliss N Eso – Eye Of The Storm
  • #41 – Soko – I Will Never Love You More
  • #42 – Emiliana Torrini – Jungle Drum
  • #43 – Laura Marling – Ghosts
  • #44 – Art vs Science – Flippers
  • #45 – Muscles – Ice Cream {triple j live acoustic version}
  • #46 – Lily Allen – The Fear
  • #47 – Little Red – Coca Cola
  • #48 – Something With Numbers – Stay With Me Bright Eyes
  • #49 – Mystery Jets – Young Love (feat. Laura Marling)
  • #50 – Ash Grunwald – Breakout
  • #51 – Birds of Tokyo – Wild Eyed Boy
  • #52 – The Killers – Human
  • #53 – The Butterfly Effect – Window and the Watcher
  • #54 – Pnau – Baby
  • #55 – Ween – Your Party
  • #56 – The Presets – Yippiyo-Ay
  • #57 – Santogold – L.E.S Artistes
  • #58 – Vampire Weekend – Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
  • #59 – The Getaway Plan – Where the City Meets The Sea
  • #60 – Flight of the Conchords – The Most Beautiful Girl in the Room
  • #61 – Bliss N Eso – The Sea is Rising
  • #62 – Faker – Sleepwalking
  • #63 – The Herd – 2020
  • #64 – Does It Offend You, Yeah? – Dawn of the Dead
  • #65 – Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal
  • #66 – Children Collide – Farewell Rocketship
  • #67 – Flight of the Conchords – Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros
  • #68 – Empire of the Sun – We are the People
  • #69 – Hot Chip – Ready for the Floor
  • #70 – Kings of Leon – Crawl
  • #71 – Vampire Weekend – One(Blake’s got a New Face)
  • #72 – Band of Horses – No One’s Gonna Love You
  • #73 – The Killers – Spaceman
  • #74 – Black Kids – I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You
  • #75 – Tame Impala – Half Full Glass Of Wine
  • #76 – Yves Klein Blue – Polka
  • #77 – Drapht – Falling
  • #78 – The Ting Tings – Shut Up and Let Me Go
  • #79 – Sparkadia – Jealousy
  • #80 – The Grates – Aw Yeah
  • #81 – Weezer – Pork and Beans
  • #82 – Franz Ferdinand – Ulysses
  • #83 – The Grates – Carve Your Name
  • #84 – Rise Against – Re-education (Through Labor)
  • #85 – Gyroscope – 1981
  • #86 – Muph & Plutonic – Beautiful Ugly
  • #87 – Jack White & Alicia Keys – Another Way To Die
  • #88 – Metallica – The Day That Never Comes
  • #89 – Kanye West – Love Lockdown
  • #90 – Lily Allen – Guess Who Batman? (Aka F**ck You)
  • #91 – Lisa Mitchell – Nepolitan Dreams
  • #92 – Pendulum – Propane Nightmares
  • #93 – Sigur Ros – Gobbledigook
  • #94 – Bliss n Eso – Woodstock 2008
  • #95 – Wiley – Wearing My Rolex
  • #96 – Dizzee Rascal – Flex (Dave Spoon Reflex)
  • #97 – Cog – Are You Interested
  • #98 – Lyrics Born – I like It, I love It
  • #99 – Muph & Plutonic – Don’t Worry About Nothin’
  • #100 – Dukes of Windsor – It’s a War
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