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The Alternative Valentines Songlist

Feeling nausious? Tired of all flowers giving you an early dose of hay fever? Chocolates trying to tempt you away from the diet? Soppy films making you reach for the indigestion pills? Fed up with pink stuff EVERYWHERE? Well, don’t you worry. Here are a few songs you can listen play loud to lighten the mood! Declare WAR on slush with these records! If the neighbours complain just blame it on the student’s next door!

1)      Welcome To My Nightmare – Alice Cooper 

2)      Mustapha – Queen 

3)      Brighton Rock – Queen 

4)      Tie Your Mother Down – Queen 

5)      Shame and Scandal – Madness 

6)      Woman From Tokyo – Deep Purple 

7)      Hey Joe – The Jimi Hendrix Experience 

8)      The Wanderer – Status Quo 

9)      Run To You – Bryan Adams 

10)  Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen 

11)  D.I.V.O.R.C.E. – Billy Connolly 

12)  Communication Breakdown – Led Zeppelin 

13)  Donald Where’s Your Troosers? 

14)  What Is Love? – Howard Jones 

15)  Since You’ve Been Gone – Rainbow 

16)  Photograph – Def Leppard 

17)  The Birdie Song 

18)  51st Anniversary – The Jimi Hendrix Experience 

19)  Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard 

20)  Hocus Pocus – Focus 

21)  Lola – The Kinks 

22)  Gimme Some Money – Spinal Tap 

23)  Paranoid – Black Sabbath 

24)  Here I Go Again – Whitesnake 

25)  Strange Kind of Woman – Deep Purple 

26)  Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash 

27)  Bangin’ Man – Slade 

28)  Kiss The Bride ­– Elton John 

29)  Sex Farm – Spinal Tap 

30)  (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones 

31)  The Last Time – Rolling Stones 

32)  Under My Thumb – Rolling Stones 

33)  It’s All Over Now – Rolling Stones 

34)  My Wife – The Who 

35)  Arnold Layne – Pink Floyd 

36)  Vindaloo – Fat Les 

37)  A Legal Matter – The Who 

38)  Is There Something I Should Know? – Duran Duran 

39)  Centrefold – J. Geils Band 

40)  Everyday I Love You Less And Less – Kaiser Chiefs 

41)  Looking After No. 1 – The Boomtown Rats 

42)  Don’t Marry Her – Beautiful South (Uncensored Version) 

43)  Oh Yeah! (On the Radio) – Roxy Music 

44)  Let Me Live – Queen 

45)  Hate To Say I Told You So – The Hives 

46)  Get Your Hands Off Of My Woman – The Darkness 

47)  Is She Really Going Out With Him? – Joe Jackson 

48)  Rapper’s Delight 

49)  Stealin’ – Uriah Heep 

50)  No More Mr Nice Guy – Alice Cooper 

51)  Mr Blobby – Mr Blobby 

52)  Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) – The Offspring 

53)  Hurry Up Harry – Sham 69 

54)  Rocks – Primal Scream 

55)  Big Bottom – Spinal Tap 

56)  The Yogi Bear Song 

57)  Too Much Love Will Kill You – Queen/Brian May 

58)  Highway To Hell – AC/DC 

59)  Drag Me Down – The Boomtown Rats

60)  Agadoo – Black Lace

Of course, if you think of any more don’t hesitate to add them. This is just a general list in no particular order. Perhaps start off with the heavy ones, a few lighter ones in between then, towards the end when everyone’s drunk and emotional, add in the ones that they can sing along to.

For some reason I never get asked to be a DJ at weddings…

2 responses

  1. Nice idea mate. Here are just a few little ditties that rage against the machine…

    Jace Everett – Bad Things – I know it’s the TRUE BLOOD theme tune, but what a track!
    Soulsavers – Unbalanced Pieces
    The Knack – My Sharona
    The Wonder Stuff – Size of a Cow
    Aerosmith – Love in an elevator
    Blondie – Atomic
    and one for Valentine’s day…
    They Might Be Giants – Birdhouse In Your Soul, if anyone knows anyone who can recite all the lyrics to this then i’d be mighty impressed. ‘I have a secret to tell from my electrical well’ Genius!!!

    14/02/2012 at 10:42 am

  2. Good stuff, mate! I can’t believe I forgot ‘My Sharona!’

    18/02/2012 at 6:20 pm

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