Forty (One) Songs For A 40-Year-Old

A follow-up to this (I stand by all of those titles, incidentally); go here to listen to it on Spotify.

1975    Brian Eno, “Another Green World”
1976    Al Stewart, “Year Of The Cat”
1977    Thelma Houston, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”
1978    Blondie, “Picture This”
1979    Supertramp, “The Logical Song”
1980    The Soft Boys, “Tonight”
1981    Taana Gardner, “Heartbeat (Club Version)”
1982    Yaz, “Only You”
1983    R.E.M., “Talk About The Passion”
1984    Felt, “Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow”
1985    Echo and the Bunnymen, “Bring On The Dancing Horses”
1986    The Housemartins, “Think For A Minute”
1987    The Go-Betweens, “Right Here”
1988    Leonard Cohen, “Everybody Knows”
1989    The Blue Nile, “Headlights On The Parade”
1990    Black Box, “Ride On Time”
1991    Saint Etienne, “Nothing Can Stop Us”
1992    INXS, “Not Enough Time”
1993    The Judybats, “Ugly On The Outside”
1994    Freedy Johnston, “Bad Reputation”
1995    Autour De Lucie, “L’Accord Parfait”
1996    Sheryl Crow, “If It Makes You Happy”
1997    Cornershop, “Brimful of Asha”
1998    Komeda, “It’s Alright, Baby”
1999    Indigo Girls, “Peace Tonight”
2000    The New Pornographers, “Letter From An Occupant”
2001    Ivy, “Edge Of The Ocean”
2002    Luna, “Lovedust”
2003    Oranger, “Bluest Glass Eye Sea”
2004    Tamas Wells, “Even In The Crowds”
2005    Junior Senior, “Take My Time”
2006    Emm Gryner, “Almighty Love”
2007    Stars, “Take Me To The Riot”
2008    Alphabeat, “Fascination”
2009    Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Hysteric”
2010    Guster, “Architects & Engineers”
2011    The Rapture, “How Deep Is Your Love”
2012    Calexico, “Splitter”
2013    Washed Out, “All I Know”
2014    Owen Pallett, “The Riverbed”
2015    Belle and Sebastian, “Nobody’s Empire”

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