My favorite songs, 1997


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My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1997 (out of 79 listed here):

  1. Finley Quaye – Sunday shining ****
  2. Air – Sexy boy ***/1998
  3. The Blue Boy – Remember me **

Also top favorites:

  • Air – Les professionnels ***
  • Biosphere – Antennaria ***
  • Biosphere – Kobresia ***
  • Blur – Song 2 ****
  • Buckshot Lefonque – Another day **
  • Daft Punk – Around the world *
  • En Vogue – Don’t let go (love) **
  • Erykah Badu – Tyrone (live) **/1998
  • Herbert & Dani Siciliano – Going round *
  • Janet Jackson – Got till it’s gone **
  • Monaco – What do you want from me ****
  • Moodyman – I can’t kick this feeling when it hits *
  • Portishead – All mine ***
  • Radiohead – Paranoid android ****
  • Rae & Christian – Spellbound **
  • Rakim – Guess who’s back **/1998
  • Refugee Camp Allstars – Avenues **
  • Sarah McLachlan – Adia ****
  • Sheryl Crow – A change would do you good ****
  • Sun Electric – Eya (Green Velvet Funk Mix) *
  • Texas – Black eyed boy ****
  • Wyclef Jean – Gone till november **/****/1998
  • Wyclef Jean – Guantanamera **

Nearly top favorites:

  • All Saints – I know where it’s at (the version mostly played on the radio back then, it’s NOT the same as the one in the video) **
  • Basement Jaxx – Samba magic *
  • Boris Dlugosch – Hold your head up high *
  • Boudewijn De Groot – Avond ****
  • Buckshot Lefonque – Music evolution **
  • Camp Lo – Luchini **
  • Chumbawamba – Tumthumping ****
  • Cujo – Fat ass joint **
  • The Dandy Warhols – Not if you were the last junkie ****/1998
  • Descent – Technasia *
  • Envoy – Emotional *
  • Epsilon 9 – Life formation *
  • George Michael – Star people ’97 **/****
  • Guano Apes – Open your eyes ****/1999
  • H – Baby I love you *
  • Missy Elliott – Sock it 2 me **
  • Nalin & Kane – Beachball *
  • PF Project – Choose life *
  • Propellorheads & Shirley Bassey – History repeating **/****
  • Radiohead – Karma police ****
  • Run DMC vs. Jason Nevins – It’s like that *
  • Sheryl Crow – Tomorrow never dies ****
  • Sugar Ray – Fly ****
  • Supergrass – Sun hits the sky ****
  • The Sunclub – Single minded people *
  • Taxi – Want ***
  • Tina Cousins – Killing time *
  • Todd Terry – Something goin’ on *
  • Uncle Sam – Can u feel it **/1998
  • The Verve – Bittersweet symphony ****
  • Wamdue Project – King of my castle */1999

Bubbling under:

  • Air – Casanova 70 ***
  • Aleph – Symphony of sickness */***
  • Alex Gopher – Gordini mix ***
  • Biosphere – Sphere of no-form ***
  • Born Jamaicans – Yardcore (Thievery Corporation Remix) **
  • Boston Dj’s – Move your body *
  • Braxtons – The boss **/****
  • Da Hool – Bora bora (Club Mix) *
  • Da Hool – Meet her at the love parade (radio version) *
  • Green Velvet – Destination unknown *
  • Iam – Dangereux **
  • Junkie XL – Billy club *
  • KRS One – A friend **
  • Lito Barrientos Y Su Orchesta – Cumbia en do menor **
  • OMC – On the run **
  • Paradisio – Shine *
  • Sash! – Equador *
  • Sash! – Stay *
  • Save Ferris – Come on eileen ****
  • Scratch Pet Land – Post-it (Remix By Le Tone) *
  • Spice Girls – Stop ****/#
  • U2 – Discotheque ****
  • Will Smith – Just cruisin’ **

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