The music of the Aughts was all over the map in the very best way, with file sharing and randomly produced personal playlists encouraging eclecticism and experimentation in both artists and listeners. The most exciting thing about this selection of tunes is that, despite all the different styles and voices in the mix, it all sounds totally natural together. In fact, you might already have a playlist that looks just like it. The biggest hit by Bob Marley 's youngest son concerns the distance between Jamaica's legend and legacy echoed by the song's scratchy Eighties-era groove and its violent reality. Somehow the Gorillaz needed a cartoon band to smuggle this seamless merger of Damon Albarn's melancholy Britpop and De La Soul 's head-bobbing hip-hop into the mainstream. It seems unnecessary now, but bless those animated apes. The melodrama was vintage Sixties girl-group-style, with gorgeous Spectorian wall of sound production by Mark Ronson. The sensibility was a bit more up-to-date. Pure Winehouse.
Joan Jett is a rock and roll pioneer and icon. From her teenage years with the legendary Runaways and right up to her brand new album, ' Unvarnished ,' Jett has been rocking full throttle for the better part of 40 years now, and is showing no signs of stopping anytime soon. Whether as writer or interpreter, Joan knows her way around a good song. Drawing on inspiration from her beloved Glam era of Sweet , Slade and Gary Glitter, she crafted her own songs that sit proudly alongside those of her heroes.
The following list comprises ten of those songs, selected for their lyrical content, overall theme or popular association with aviation. Make room in your day to listen to this one, at 18 minutes long this truly is an endurance event. This iconic song has been used almost on repeat commission by various holiday and airline companies in advertisements. Sinatra somewhat pre-empted this very situation remarking that the album cover looked like an advert for TWA. The connotations of flying to your home were recently picked up by 1, Italian musicians who recorded a YouTube video playing the song to get the Foo Fighters to perform in Italy.
Jet are an Australian rock band formed in Brothers Nic Cester and Chris Cester grew up in Dingley Village , a south-eastern suburb of Melbourne , Victoria , and attended St Bede's College Mentone , listening to their father's classic rock records from the s and s. However, according to Nic, it was Australian band You Am I who had the biggest influence on Jet's developing musical tastes:. I think everyone our age, who played guitar, played You Am I songs for the first time in front of their school assembly.