Saturday, January 22, 2005

There's a poll being done over on ILM, where Mike is soliciting people's favorite UK #1s. He asked for 50; here are mine in order:

01 "I Feel For You," Chaka Khan
02 "Vogue," Madonna
03 "Ignition (Remix)," R. Kelly
04 "Return of the Mack," Mark Morrison
05 "Billie Jean," Michael Jackson
06 "Crazy In Love," Beyoncé
07 "Freak Like Me," the Sugababes
08 "You're the First, the Last, My Everything," Barry White
09 "Back to Life (How Ever Do You Want Me)," Soul II Soul f/Caron Wheeler
10 "Ride On Time," Black Box
11 "Professional Widow (Armand Van Helden Remix)," Tori Amos
12 "Careless Whisper," George Michael
13 "You Don't Know Me," Armand Van Helden
14 "Are Friends Electric?," Tubeway Army
15 "Free," Deniece Williams
16 "Firestarter," the Prodigy
17 "Jack Your Body," Steve 'Silk' Hurley
18 "It's A Sin," Pet Shop Boys
19 "World In Motion," England New Order
20 "West End Girls," Pet Shop Boys
21 "Two Tribes," Frankie Goes to Hollywood
22 "Can't Get You Out of My Head," Kylie Minogue
23 "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me," Culture Club
24 "You Got It (The Right Stuff)," New Kids on the Block
25 "Night Fever," the Bee Gees
26 "Spice Up Your Life," Spice Girls
27 "Never Gonna Give You Up," Rick Astley
28 "Too Shy," Kajagoogoo
29 "Stand By Your Man," Tammy Wynette
30 "19," Paul Hardcastle
31 "Brass In Pocket," the Pretenders
32 "Let's Dance," David Bowie
33 "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)," Modjo
34 "Always On My Mind," Pet Shop Boys
35 "Jailhouse Rock," Elvis Presley
36 "Theme From S'Express," S'Express
37 "The Only Way Is Up," Yazz & the Plastic Population
38 "Don't You Want Me," the Human League
39 "Say You'll Be There," Spice Girls
40 "Nothing Compares 2 U," Sinéad O'Connor
41 "The Masses Against the Classes," Manic Street Preachers
42 "Pure Shores," All Saints
43 "21 Seconds," So Solid Crew
44 "Pump Up the Volume," M/A/R/R/S
45 "The Sun Always Shines on T.V.," a-ha
46 "Beat Surrender," the Jam
47 "Atomic," Blondie
48 "Under Pressure," Queen & David Bowie
49 "Uptown Top Ranking," Althea & Donna
50 "Do They Know It's Christmas?," Band Aid

He'll be revealing the top 100 tomorrow, while the 1000th UK number one still is at the top. [Which is Elvis's "One Night," for those who've missed it.]

Addendum: the results are being posted here.

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