THE FRIDAY FIVE – 2.3.2018

1. Portugal. The Man – Fell It Still
2. Rews – Shake Shake
3. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – God Help Us All
4. Muse – Contagion
5. Kylie Minogue – Dancing

Toploader are supporting Reef in Holywood in June, which is brilliantly random. It’s easy to take the piss, but it’s good to see concerts in outdoor venues in Northern Ireland outside of Belfast.

Uncool admission, I like Toploader, though I will admit that Dancing In The Moonlight is a load of wank.

Next Thursday, is International Women’s Day, and as ever, this blog will be using it as an excuse to post some woman themed charts.

If you’re celebrating it, that’s cool. If you’re not that fussed about it, that’s cool. Just don’t be a dick about it.

That is especially if you’re Richard Herring, you uses it to flog a joke that died so long ago, it is now eligible for a Sainthood.

And men, don’t spend the day being self hating dicks. It won’t get you any brownie points.

So, here’s some charts for you if you want some songs to listen to on the day.

FIVE SONGS WITH SHE IN THE TITLE

1. The Kooks – She Moves In Her Own Way
2. Oasis – She Is Love
3. U2 – Hallelujah Here She Comes
4. Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy
5. Neil Finn – She Will Have Her Way

FIVE SONGS WITH GIRL OR WOMAN IN THE TITLE

1. Tori Amos – Cornflake Girl
2. Kate Bush – Rubberband Girl
3. Garbage – Stupid Girl
4. Ash – Girl From Mars
5. White Town – Your Woman

FIVE SONGS BY FEMALE SINGERS

1. Lisa Loeb – I Do
2. Rose Elinor Dougall – Closer
3. Jane Wiedlin – Rush Hour
4. Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
5. Maria Vidal – Bodyrock

FIVE SONGS BY FEMALE FRONTED BANDS

1. Paramore – Hard Times
2. The Pretenders – Brass In Pocket
3. Texas – Black Eyed Boy
4. Elastica – Commection
5. Sleeper – Sale Of The Century

FIVE SONGS BY FEMALE GROUPS

1. Sugababes – Denial
2. Girls Aloud – The Promise
3. Strawberry Switchblade – Since Yesterday
4. Bananarama – Love In The First Degree
5. Bellefire – Perfect Bliss

FIVE SONGS WITH FEMALE NAMES IN THE TITLE

1. The Killers – Jenny Was A Friend Of Mine
2. Glasvegas – Geraldine
3. Scissor Sisters – Laura
4. George Ezra – Cassy O
5. Suggs – Cecilia

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