2011/10/19

The Top 150 Songs of 1985

The Top 150 Songs of 1985 + Random Weird Shit
Part 1: Penny, The Girl with Herpes
Part 2: Hercules and His Motorcycle
Part 3: People Not Taking Any Shit Whatsoever
Part 4: Different Exposures to Reality
Part 5: The Comforting Warmth of Disillusionment
Part 6: An Incomplete Process that Proceeded Anyway




NC-17 SOUNDTRAXXX is being edited, revised, and published. The literature content is gradually being removed for publication or  being transferred to the upcoming site: MHQ HEADQUARTERS. The music countdowns, however, shall remain here.

In the meantime... our first actual book publication, a dystopian epic: The Mansion 


According to the plant and animal life on Earth, which eventually unfriends the human race amidst bold accusations coming from an oddly-shaped row of trees: the concepts of government, religion, and economics were fabricated by the same sources that devised such absurdity as Black Friday sales, fashionable bowling attire, expiration dates for vaginal lube, and marketing strategies to entice specifically targeted mayonnaise consumers … and these sources obviously did not originate on the Planet Earth. From Prohibition to the dystopian future plagued with revolution, animosity towards society, and farming hippos with growth hormones, characters such as Squirrel Abraham and Jimmers Waffles (raccoon) not only challenge the status quo, but also question the entire history that created it.

Compiling 30 Sections and 68 different themes and storylines, which explore topics ranging from concepts of customer service to victimless crimes to a town in West Virginia that repeatedly becomes a ghost town; and featuring guest appearances from the likes of seahorses, dragonflies, praying mantis, chickens, and raccoon, The Mansion chronicles the plight of the human race, where Primitive Man evolved into the species known as Homo Bowler, and set out to destroy the world in a quest for decorative plates, generic shoes, and non-dairy powdered creamer.









Press play to listen to the songs.



150. The Firm
"Radioactive"  2:49
S/T
Great Britain


149. The Long Ryders
"Lights of Downtown"  3:10
State of Our Union
Los Angeles, CA



148. Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians
"The Man With the Light Bulb Head"  3:06
Fegmania!
London, UK


147. Suzanne Vega
"Marlene on the Wall"  3:40
S/T
Santa Monica, CA



146. Game Theory
"If and When It Falls Apart"  3:48
Real Nighttime
Sacramento, CA



145. Richard Thompson
"Love in a Faithless Country"  5:51
Across a Crowded Room
London (Notting Hill), England



144. Strawberry Switchblade
"Little River"  2:43
S/T
Glasgow, Scotland


143. Todd Rundgren
"Mighty Love"  3:41
A Cappella
Upper Darby, PA



142. Die Krupps
"Your Voice"  5:38
Entering the Arena
Dusseldorf, Germany


141. Slauter Xstroyes
"Mother, Mother Fucker"  5:38
Winter Kill
Chicago, IL



140. Agent Steel
"Evil Eye/Evil Minds"  3:06
Skeptics Apocalypse
Los Angeles, CA



139. Mentors
"Herpes 2"  5:21
You Axed For It
Hollywood, CA



138. Killdozer
"Fifty Seven"  3:38
Snakeboy
Madison, WI


137. Dramarama
"Scenario"  4:18
Cinema Verite
Wayne, NJ



136. Ed Kuepper
"Electrical Storm"  4:20
Electrical Storm
Bremen, Germany


135. The Sisters of Mercy
"Black Planet"  4:41
First and Last and Always
Leeds, England



134. The Prisoners
"Who's Sorry Now"  3:30
The Last Fourfathers
Rochester, UK


133. The Adventures
"Send My Heart"  3:39
Theodore and Friends
London, England


132. Windbreakers
"All That Stuff"  3:13
Terminal
Jackson, MS


131. The Dentists
"Back to the Grave"  3:18
Some People are on the Pitch
Medway, England


130. The Lucy Show
"Undone"  4:00
Undone
London, England



129. Don King
"Never Decide"  4:10
One-Two Punch
New York, NY



128. R.E.M.
"Wendell Gee"  3:02
Fables of the Reconstruction
Athens, GA



127. Killing Joke
"Night Time"  4:57
Night Time
London, England



126. The Colourfield
"Hammond Song"  4:29
Virgins and Philistines
Manchester, England





NC-17 Soundtraxxx SONGS OF 1985:  150-126  125-101  100-76  75-51  50-26  25-#1




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