My favorite songs, 2001


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2002 = Became a (Dutch) hit one year later

My top 25 of favorite songs of the year 2001 (out of 145 listed here):

  1. Noir Désir – Le vent nous portera ****
  2. Savas Pascalidis – Superman *
  3. Bel Amour – Bel amour (Vocal Mix) *
  4. Manu Chao – Me gustas tu **
  5. Gypsymen – Babarabatiri *
  6. Superman Lovers – Starlight *
  7. Bran Van 3000 – Astounded **
  8. Groove Armada – Superstylin’ *
  9. Royksopp – Eple ***
  10. Zero 7 – Destiny ***
  11. Kelly Joyce – Vivre la vie ****
  12. 4 Hero – Les fleurs ***
  13. N.e.r.d. – Lapdance **
  14. No Doubt – Hella good ****/2002
  15. Mark Van Dale ft. CB Milton – Something going on *
  16. Basement Jaxx – Broken dreams ***
  17. Air – How does it make you feel ***
  18. Telepopmusic – Breathe ***
  19. Hooverphonic – Jackie Cane ****
  20. Groove Armada – My friend ***
  21. Britney Spears – I’m a slave for you **/****/#
  22. Gorillaz – Clint Eastwood **
  23. Green Velvet – Genedefect (vocal version) *
  24. Jeff Mills – Stark (Detroit story) *
  25. Cake – Short skirt, long jacket ****

Other favorites:

  • A Different Gear vs. Sia – Drink to get drunk *
  • Alizee – Moi… lolita ****/#
  • Basement Jaxx – Get me off *
  • Basement Jaxx – I want u *
  • Basement Jaxx – Jus’ one kiss *
  • Basement Jaxx – Where’s your head at *
  • Beatnutz – No escapin’ this **
  • Bel Amour – Bel amour (Masters At Work Remix) *
  • Benjamin Diamond – Fit your heart *
  • Blaze – My beat (Derrick Carter Disco Circus Mix) *
  • Blu Cantrell – Hit ‘em up style (oops!) **
  • Britney Spears/Justin Timberlake – Boys **/****/#/2002
  • Chocolate Puma – I wanna be you *
  • Daft Punk – Digital love *
  • Deep Swing – In the music *
  • Def P & The Beatbusters – Stad & land **/#
  • Delinquent Habits – Return of the tres **
  • Derrick L. Carter – Where ya at (Original Mix) *
  • Eskobar – Someone new ****/2002
  • Extince – Grootheidswaanzin **
  • FC Kahuna – Hayling ***
  • Felix Da Housecat ft. Miss Kittin – Silver screen *
  • Grand Popo Football Club – Les hommes c’est pas des mecs bien *
  • Groove Armada – Fogma *
  • The High Fidelity – Scream if you want to go faster ****
  • The Hives – Hate to say I told you so ****
  • Jakatta – American dream *
  • Jamiroquai – Little L *
  • Jill Scott – Gimme **/2002
  • Kings Of Tomorrow ft. Julie Mc Knight – Finally *
  • Kinobe – Slip into something comfortable ***
  • Lasgo – Something *
  • Markus Nikolai – Bushes (Norman Cook Mix Radio Edit) *
  • Mauro Picotto – Like this like that *
  • Missy Elliott – Get ur freak on **
  • Modjo – Chillin’ *
  • Murcielago – Los Americanos (Radio Edit) *
  • Muse – Bliss ****
  • Nikka Costa – Like a feather **
  • Nitin Sawhney – Cold & intimate ***
  • Nitin Sawhney – Sunset ***
  • One Giant Leap – Braided hair **
  • Outkast – Miss Jackson **
  • Outkast – So fresh, so clean **
  • Outkast – The whole world **/2002
  • Ozark Henry – Sweet instigator ****
  • Pepe Deluxe – Before you leave **
  • R.e.m. – Imitation of life ****
  • Roger Sanchez – You can’t change me *
  • Roots Manuva – Witness (1 hope) **
  • Royksopp – Poor leno */2002
  • Silicone Soul ft. Louise Clare Marshall – Right on *
  • Sophie Ellis-Baxtor – Take me home *
  • Spiller – Cry baby *
  • Spooks – Karma hotel **
  • Stella Browne – Never knew love *
  • Tiefschwarz – On up *
  • Tityo – Come along ****
  • U2 – Elevation (Radio Mix) ****
  • Vitalic – La rock 01 *
  • Zero 7 – In the waiting line ***

Doubt case:

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

  • Aaliyah – More than a woman **
  • Afterlife – Sunrise (DJ Thunda & The K-20 Allstars Remix) ***
  • Alizee – Moi… lolita ****/#
  • Basement Jaxx – Crazy girl *
  • Black Eyed Peas ft. Macy Gray – Request line **
  • Dave Clarke – The compass *
  • Gigi D’Agostino – L’amour toujours */#
  • Jam & Spoon ft. Reamonn – Be angeled */****
  • Kelis – Young fresh ‘n new **
  • Postmen – The morning after **
  • Soha A.k.a. Julien Jabre & Dj Gregory – Ëvë
  • System Of A Down – Chop suey ****

Bubbling under:

  • Aaliyah – We need a resolution **
  • Air – Wonder milky b*tch ***
  • Alicia Keys – A women’t worth **
  • Alicia Keys – Fallin’ **
  • Alicia Keys – Girlfriend **/2002
  • The Amalgamation Of Soundz – Droplets **
  • Backyard Dog – Baddest ruffest (Radio Edit) **
  • Basement Jaxx – Do your thing *
  • Bubba Sparxxx – Ugly **
  • Busta Rhymes – As I come back **
  • Charlie Hunter Quartet ft. Mos Def – Creole **
  • Daft Punk – Aerodynamic *
  • Daft Punk – Harder faster better stronger *
  • Depeche Mode – I feel loved (Fafa ‘Superfunk’ Monteco Remix – Club version) *
  • Didier Sinclair – Lovely flight *
  • DJ Cam – Summer in Paris ***
  • Etienne De Crecy – Out of my hands ***
  • Fennesz – A year in a minute ***
  • Five Deez – Lattitude **
  • Garbage – Androgyny ****
  • Green Velvet – Genedefect (instrumental version) *
  • Green Velvet – La la land *
  • G-Spott – N-r-g */#
  • The Isley Brothers ft. R. Kelly – Contagious **/2002
  • Jamiroquai – Love foolosophy **/2002
  • Kinobe – Keefe’s quest ***
  • Mandalay – Beautiful ***
  • MF Doom – Who you think I am? **
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead – Sometimes **/****
  • Mujaji – Work for us ***
  • Pharoahe Monch – F*ck you **
  • Redman – Smash sumthin **
  • Riva ft. Dannii Minogue – Who do you love now? *
  • Robbie Williams – Eternity ****
  • Roger Sanchez – Another chance *
  • Rollo & King – Never let you go ****
  • Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot – Bonnie & Clyde (Herbert’s Fred & Ginger Remix) *
  • Shea Seger – Clutch ****
  • Sister Bliss – Deliver me *
  • Soulvation – I just can’t stop *
  • Spinvis – Voor ik vergeet ****
  • Static Revenger – Happy people *
  • The Sunclub – Love pains */#
  • The Troublemakers – Misunderstood ***
  • Us3 – You can’t hold me down **
  • Ugly Duckling – A little samba **
  • Yonderboi – Almost sweet ***



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