My favorite songs, 1996


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1997 = Became a (Dutch) hit one year later

My top 5 of favorite songs of the year 1996 (out of 74 listed here):

#1. Delinquent Habits – Tres delinquentes **
#1. White town – Your woman **/1997
3. Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Scooby snacks ****
4. DJ Shadow – Midnight in a perfect world ***
5. Lil’ Mo Ying Yang – Reach (Basement Jaxx Firecracker Remix) *

Other favorites:

  • Air – Soldissimo (Etienne De Crécy Remix) ***
  • Alex Gopher – Super disco *
  • Armand Van Helden – The funk phenomena **/****/1997
  • Beck – The new pollution **/1997
  • Bently Rhythm Ace – Bentley’s gonna sort you out ***
  • Cake – The distance ****
  • The Cardigans – Lovefool ****/1997
  • Cornershop – Butter the soul ***
  • Daft Punk – Da funk *
  • Eels – Novocaine for the soul ****
  • Etienne De Crécy – Prix choc *
  • The Fugees – Cowboys **
  • George Michael – Fast love ****
  • George Morel – Let’s groove (Original Instrumental) *
  • Grooveyard – Mary go wild *
  • Ian Pooley – Chord memory (Daft Punk Remix) *
  • Jamiroquai – Alright **
  • Jamiroquai – Virtual insanity **
  • Kerri Chandler – Halleluja (Kaoz Club Mix) *
  • Kristine W. – Land of the living (Lisa Marie Experience Radio Edit) *
  • Kula Shaker – Hush ****
  • Lisa Marie Experience – Keep on jumping *
  • Manic Street Preachers – A design for life ****
  • Minos Pour Main Basse (Sur La Ville) – Le patron est devenu fou! *
  • Mooloodjee – Les 10 jours fous *
  • Motorbass – Les ondes *
  • Nuyorican Soul – Runaway (album version) **
  • Olive – You’re not alone */1997
  • Rawcoticks – Hardcore hiphop (Dj Premier Remix) **
  • Snap! ft. Rukmani – Rame *
  • The Source ft Candi Station – You got the love */****/1997
  • Spice Girls – Wannabe ****/#
  • Spice Girls – Who do you think you are ****/#/1997
  • Spymaster & Eric Nouhan – Spontaneous *
  • Suede – Beautiful ones ****
  • Whirlpool Productions – From disco: to disco *

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Amanda Marshall – Beautiful goodbye ****
  • Funky Green Dogs – Fired up */1997
  • Manic Street Preachers – Kevin Karter ****
  • Nada Surf – Popular ****
  • No Doubt – Just a girl ****
  • Todd Terry ft. Jocelyn Brown And Martha Wash – Keep on jumping *
  • Tori Amos – Professional widow (Armand’s Star Trunk Funkin’ Mix) *

Bubbling under:

  • Bang Bang – Neither sing sing nor baden baden ***
  • Beck – Devil’s haircut ****
  • Big Soul – Hippy hippy shake ****
  • Chemical Brothers – Block rockin’ beats *
  • Chemical Brothers – Settin’ sun *
  • Dimitri From Paris – Sacre Francais ***
  • Etienne De Crécy – Liquidation Totale *
  • The Fun Lovin’ Crimials – The Fun Lovin’ Criminal ****
  • Holy Barbarians – Opium ****
  • The Knowtoryus – Revenge of the bomberclad joint **
  • Kula Shaker – Tattva ****
  • LL Cool J – Doin’ it **
  • Main Basse Sur La Ville – Hunt one connection ***
  • Metallica – Until it sleeps ****
  • No Doubt – Don’t speak ****
  • Nuyorican Soul – I am the black gold of the sun **
  • Nuyorican Soul – Runaway (Mongoloids In Space Remix) *
  • OMC – How bizarre ****
  • The Prodigy – Fire starter *
  • Reel 2 Real – Jazz it up */#
  • Russ Gabriel’s Audio Spectrum – Alligator voodoo *
  • Skunk Anansie – Charity ****
  • Stretch & Vern – I’m alive *
  • The Sunclub – Fiesta */1997
  • 2 Brothers On The 4th Floor – One day **/1997
  • Winx – Higher state of consciousness *

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