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Best Australian song ever

Post by greeneyed » November 29, 2014, 10:27 pm

I love this song, could be one of the greatest Australian songs ever.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by greeneyed » November 29, 2014, 10:31 pm

On the other hand, this is brilliant.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by greeneyed » November 29, 2014, 10:33 pm

And this is great:

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Raider Bell » November 30, 2014, 12:26 am

Really hard to not consider AC/DC in best Australian song.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by PabloKang2620 » November 30, 2014, 12:56 am

Compulsory Hero by 1927. Hands down.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by -PJ- » November 30, 2014, 5:15 am

Oils.

The Dead Heart
Power and Passion
Beds are Burning...
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment..Old Faithful
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Toviii » November 30, 2014, 7:16 am

Don't dream it's over.
Better be home soon.
Reckless.
To her door.
The nosebleed section.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by dubby » November 30, 2014, 7:36 am

Come said the boy
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Manchild » November 30, 2014, 7:43 am

INXS would be up there as well.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by PabloKang2620 » November 30, 2014, 9:43 am

Take It From Me by Girlfriend.
Accidently Kelly Street by Frente.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by reptar » November 30, 2014, 9:56 am

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Jake » November 30, 2014, 11:47 am

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds' discography.

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Post by Raidersrawesome » November 30, 2014, 12:01 pm

De mont -Close to the edge

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Post by Shadow Boxer » November 30, 2014, 12:37 pm

Jake wrote:Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds' discography.
Hard to argue with that,
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Green eyed Mick » November 30, 2014, 2:14 pm




Seriously though



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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 30, 2014, 2:37 pm

Becoming a bit of a joke now, I remember when they came to epic on the stiff upper lip tour and brought all the props like the massive blow up Rosie and the bell and cannon. Never seen anything like it.

They were on tv this morning and my 19 year old walked in and suggested that when your guitarist has dementia and your drummer appears totally fried on meth it's probably time to give it away.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by mick63 » November 30, 2014, 5:02 pm

Was at bluesfest earlier this year and saw john williamson for the first time.
Gotta say i had a lump in the throat and tears in the eyes when he sang raining on the rock.
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Lucky country :Midnight oil
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Whole lotta rosie :ACDC

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Post by PabloKang2620 » November 30, 2014, 6:28 pm

mick63 wrote:Was at bluesfest earlier this year and saw john williamson for the first time.
Gotta say i had a lump in the throat and tears in the eyes when he sang raining on the rock.
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Lucky country :Midnight oil
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Whole lotta rosie :ACDC
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by -PJ- » December 1, 2014, 4:59 am

Especially for you - Kylie&Jason
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment..Old Faithful
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Manbush » December 1, 2014, 8:46 am

The Scientists- Swampland



Lime Spiders -My Favorite Room



Ganggajang - The Bigger They Are



Hunters and Collectors - The Slab

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Shadow Boxer » December 1, 2014, 9:12 am

There's some good one there Bushy, that horn ad bass section for H&C could rip through a smokey room.



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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Manbush » December 1, 2014, 1:15 pm

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by julian87 » December 1, 2014, 2:01 pm

Tried to make a really short list but I just can't, would probably come from this lot for mine

The Ship Song - Nick Cave
Throw your arms around me - Hunters and Collectors
Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
I was only 19 - Redgum
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda - Eric Bogle
To Her Door - Paul Kelly
Berlin Chair - You Am I

I think Gotye's big singled and One Crowded Hour will be remembered fondly in the future too.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » December 1, 2014, 4:00 pm

julian87 wrote:I think Gotye's big singled and One Crowded Hour will be remembered fondly in the future too.
I agree, which I think is a shame, as I think his earlier song Heart's a Mess is better

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by VictorTheViking » December 1, 2014, 4:07 pm

Gotye be remembered fondly??

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Best Australian song ever

Post by Toviii » December 1, 2014, 4:56 pm

VictorTheViking wrote:Gotye be remembered fondly??
He's a fantastic musician.

I prefer Hearts a Mess as well.
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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by julian87 » December 1, 2014, 5:12 pm

Fuifui Bradbrad wrote:
julian87 wrote:I think Gotye's big singled and One Crowded Hour will be remembered fondly in the future too.
I agree, which I think is a shame, as I think his earlier song Heart's a Mess is better

Well I sort of consider Heart's a Mess and Somebody That I Used To Know as his big singles. #8 and #1 in the Hottest 100.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by julian87 » December 1, 2014, 5:20 pm

I realise De Backer is not everyone's cup of tea but there is just absolutely no denying the success of Like Drawing Blood and Making Mirrors.

I think his second album as Gotye is one of the most groundbreaking Australian releases of my generation. He owes a lot to The Avalanches that paved the way and probably hold that moniker with Since I Left You.
well, I guess you could say that I'm buy curious.

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by VictorTheViking » December 1, 2014, 5:54 pm

Never could bring myself to like something that sounded like a 3 year old composed it, but to each his own. Obviously I'm in the minority given he is fairly popular

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Re: Best Australian song ever

Post by Manbush » December 1, 2014, 6:32 pm

VictorTheViking wrote:Never could bring myself to like something that sounded like a 3 year old composed it, but to each his own. Obviously I'm in the minority given he is fairly popular
If you're in the minority for not liking them what does it make me whose never heard of em :lol:
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