00s charts | Personal year chart 2003

* = dance music; about 120 bpm & upwards.
** = funk/soul/hiphop/jazz//reggae/reggaeton/world/ska/etc.
*** = lounge/downtempo/electronic/ambient/idm
**** = pop or rock
# = guilty pleasures
2004 = Became a (chart) hit one year later

My top 5 of favorite songs of the year 2003 (out of 63 listed here):

  1. The White Stripes – Seven nation army ****
  2. Thievery Corperation – The richest man in Babylon ***
  3. Outkast – The way you move **/2004
  4. Outkast – Roses **/2004
  5. Moloko – Forever more *

Other favorites:

  • Audio Bullys – Snake **
  • Audio Bullys – Turned away (Audio Bullys Remix) *
  • Audio Bullys – We don’t care *
  • Black Eyed Peas – Hey mama **/2004
  • Buscemi – Seaside ***
  • Cassius – Till we got you and me *
  • Dave Clarke – Way of life *
  • Dave Gahan – Dirty sticky floor (Junkie XL Remix) *
  • Despina Vandi – Gia (Dj Gregory Mix) *
  • Dizzee Rascal – Fix up, look sharp **
  • Felix da Housecat – Sinnerman (House Vox Mix) *
  • Gary Jules – Mad world ****
  • Gus Gus – David *
  • Java – Samba do Jerusalem **
  • Kelis – Milkshake **/2004
  • Kelis – Trick me **/2004
  • Koby Israelite – Saints and dates **
  • Louie Vega ft. Anane – Mon amour (Dj Gregory Remix) *
  • Man With Guitar – Man with guitar *
  • Missy Elliott ft. Ludacris – Gossip folks (Norman Cook Remix) *
  • Moloko – Cannot contain this *
  • Novastar – Never back down ****/2004
  • Outkast – Hey ya! **
  • Pharrell ft. Jay-Z – Frontin’ **
  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band – I need more love **
  • Salif Keita ft. Martin Solveig – Madan *
  • Sean Paul – Get busy **
  • Senor Coconut vs. Kocani Orkestar – Usti, usti baba **
  • Shauna Solomon – I wanna be (White Label Mix) *
  • Tosca – Fluss ***
  • Yesterdays New Quintet – Footprints **

Doubt cases:

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

  • Audio Bullys – The things (Audio Bullys Janitor Remix) *
  • Snoop Dogg ft. Pharrell – Beautiful **

Bubbling under:

  • Aaliyah – Miss you **
  • Adani & Wolf – Sending some kind of presence ***
  • Alexkid ft. Lissette Alea – Come with me *
  • Amp Fiddler – You Bring Me Vibes (Theo Parrish Ugly Edit) **
  • Audio Bullys – Real life *
  • Avia – Why should I cry **/***
  • Basement Jaxx – Plug it in *
  • Blu Cantrell ft. Sean Paul – Breathe **
  • Clipse – Hot damn **
  • Crate Soul Brothers – Flyin’ down to rio **
  • Danny Breaks – A new dimension ***
  • Girls Aloud – Jump ****/#
  • The Infamous MC – The ex files **
  • King Geedorah ft. MF Doom And Mr. Fantastik – Anti matter **
  • Madlib – Stormy **
  • Michelle Weeks – The light *
  • Moloko – Familiar feelings (Timo Maas Remix) *
  • Science Fiction – Carousel ***
  • Spektrum – Kinda new (Tiefschwarz Remix) *
  • Stacie Orrico – Stuck ****/#
  • Sugababes – Hole in the head ****
  • T. Raumschmiere – Monstertruckdriver *
  • Tosca – Wonderful ***
  • Treble – Ramaganana ****/#/2004
  • Wayne Wonder – No letting go (Diwali Riddim) **

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