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Mikeallen's Ultimate Playlist

My favorite songs for the time being, max of 1 or 2 per band. First 30 or so are ranked, too lazy/difficult to rank the rest.
1The Who
Love, Reign O'er Me

most powerful song, like ever.
2Pink Floyd
Comfortably Numb

Gilmour's solo is flawless
3Third Eye Blind
Motorcycle Drive-By

I hope you take a piece of me with you...
4Pearl Jam

I know you'll be a star in somebody else's life, but why, whyyy can't it be mineeeeee
5John Frusciante

these are the times I was scared of, and these are the fates I pushed out of the way. Now they come back to haunt me, it's plain to see who the winner and loser will be
6Manchester Orchestra
I Can Feel A Hot One

I prayed for what I thought were angels, ended up being ambulances
7Brand New
The Archers Bows Have Broken

absolutely chilling when I saw it live
8The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Little Wing

Fly on little wing...
9Alice in Chains

MTV Unplugged version of course
10Porcupine Tree

always the summers are slipping away
11The Beatles
A Day in the Life

perfect song
12Frightened Rabbit
Good Arms vs. Bad Arms

I'm still in love with you, can't admit it yet
13The Gaslight Anthem
Here's Looking at You Kid

But I used to wait at the diner, a million nights without her,
praying she won't cancel again tonight.
And the waiter served my coffee with a consolation sigh.
You remind Nana, if she asks why.
14Dave Matthews Band

Why won't you run in to rain and play?
And let tears splash all over you
15Elliott Smith
Say Yes

situations get fucked up, and turned around sooner or later
16The Smashing Pumpkins

when I can, I will
17Frank Turner
Long Live the Queen

You'll live to dance another day, it's just now you'll have to dance for one more of us
For Miles

this is Thrice's masterpiece guys
19The Weakerthans
One Great City!

I hate Winnepeg. Nah but really, I haven't been there
20King Crimson

This is better than both the opener and the closer on In the Court. You know you want to agree
Let Down

crushed like a bug in the ground
22At the Drive-In
Napoleon Solo

This is forever!
23Neil Young
Cowgirl in the Sand

guitar guitar guitar
24The New Pornographers
Bleeding Heart Show

its just the vocals and the harmonies ahhh yes
25The Cure
Pictures of You

I almost believe that the pictures are all I can feel
26Barenaked Ladies
The Old Apartment

Yes, really
27The National
Mr. November

it won't fuck you over
28Led Zeppelin
Gallows Pole

hangman, HANGMAN hold it a little while
29Red Hot Chili Peppers
This Velvet Glove

best song on Californication. What really??? yes.
30Dinosaur Jr.
We're Not Alone

J Mascis > chuck norris
Harmony in My Head

are you listening to this band yet sputnik? didn't think so
32A.C. Newman
Miracle Drug

so whyy all the history now???
34Damien Rice
The Warmth
36Jeff Buckley
Lover, You Should've Come Over

sexxxy. The song of course
37Dave Matthews Band
The Stone
38Dropkick Murphys
The Auld Triangle
Be Calm

why haven't you been there for me, can't you see I'm losing my miiind?
New Day
41Matchbox Twenty
You Won't Be Mine
42The Stooges
Accident Prone
44The Allman Brothers Band
Blue Sky

absolutely wonderful summer song
45The Mayan Factor
Supporting Caste
48Stone Temple Pilots
Sour Girl
What's My Age Again

oh 5th grade, how I miss you
51Rx Bandits
Bled to Be Free

Emotion Sickness
53Foo Fighters
February Stars

skin and bones version. Band has grown of me though
The Day I Tried to Live

favorite on Superunknown fluctuates from time to time
The Underdog
56The Tallest Man on Earth
King of Spain
Red Sky
58Titus Andronicus
Theme from Cheers

what the fuck is it for anyway?
60John Frusciante
Time Goes Back
61Veil Veil Vanish
Anthem for a Doomed Youth

one of the best albums/songs of the year and you missed it
62The Veils
Not Yet

never have a clear cut favorite on Nux Vomica for long
Across the Sea

should've had this in the ranked portion of the list, oh well
Drunk on Aluminum
65Ambulance LTD.
Young Urban
66The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
67Brand New
Play Crack the Sky

need you like water in my lungs
68Bruce Springsteen
Atlantic City

Everything dies, baby that's a fact
69Collective Soul
The World I Know
70Conor Oberst
Milk Thistle

I still haven't checked out Bright Eyes. whoops
71Death Cab for Cutie

love this despite not liking the album so much
72The Decemberists
Won't Want for Love
Bang Bang
74Dropkick Murphys
The Dirty Glass

live at lansdowne version is like omg awesome
75Elliott Smith
A Fond Farewell
76Flogging Molly
If I Ever Leave This World Alive
77The Format
Dead End

such a sucker for this
78Frank Turner
Reasons Not to Be An Idiot

I bet she sits at home and listens to the smiths, deep down she's just like everybody else
79Frightened Rabbit

We can change our partners, this is a progressive dance, but remember it was me who dragged you to the sweaty floor
80The Gaslight Anthem
Diamond Street Choir

I've been so crazy without you
Center of Attention
I Wish You Were Here
83The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Castles Made of Sand
84Led Zeppelin
Thank You
85Manchester Orchestra
Shake it Out
86The National
Slow Show

You know I've dreamed about you, for 29 years before I saw you
87Neil Young
Like A Hurricane
88Neutral Milk Hotel
In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
89Pearl Jam
90Pink Floyd
Us and Them
Fake Plastic Trees
92The Ramones
I Wanna Live
93Right Away, Great Captain!
Down to Your Soul
94Rogue Wave
We Will Make A Song Destroy

interesting choice I know
95Social Distortion
Bad Luck
96Third Eye Blind
The Background

I felt you long after we were through
97The Weakerthans
Left and Leaving
98The Who
The Real Me
99Porcupine Tree
100The Flaming Lips
Fight Test
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