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In 2010, we ran down one thousand of the finest tracks ever recorded, as chosen by listeners, presenters and a team of experts.
"There's nothing you can do that can't be done."
"Your mom busted in and said, "What's that noise?" / Aw, mom you're just jealous it's the Beastie Boys!"
"Hang The DJ!" Picture: Getty
"She looks like the real thing."
"How does it feel… to treat me like you do?" Reportedly the biggest selling 12” in history, this dancefloor favourite saw New Order finally emerge from the shadow of their predecessors Joy Division.
"Keep on running... there's no place like home."
"So rock to the rhythm and bop to the beat of the radio". Caleb Followill told us that Fans was about him “quitting being hard on himself” and to appreciate the band’s hardcore followers.
"Don't want to be an American idiot." The American Idiot album was a make or break moment in Green Day’s career, but the subsequent conceptual record put them back on the map with this tirade against George W Bush.
"Outside there's a box-car waiting."
"Let me take you down, cos I'm going to… Strawberry Fields…"
"Take comfort in your friends."
"Stop! I said it's happening again!"
"Come closer and see… see into the trees."
"Mr Mojo Risin'."
"Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter…"
"I was looking for some action but all I found was cigarettes and alcohol."
"This could be the very minute I'm aware I'm alive." Chocolate was taken from Final Straw, the album that saw Snow Patrol achieve worldwide success and break the American charts back in 2004.
"We know Major Tom's a junkie."
"Say it ain't so, I will not go, turn the lights off, carry me home…" Blink’s breakthrough track from 1999, Tom De Longe penned the song after his girlfriend claimed he never wrote songs about her.
"Every time I see you falling, I get down on my knees and pray."
Look at the stars, look how they shine for you…" Inspired by the clear night skies in Wales where Coldplay’s first album was recorded, Yellow brought the band to the world’s attention back in 2000.
"A heart of stone, a smoking gun I can give you life, I can take it away…"
"I'm on it, get on it, the troops are on fire!" One of the Leicester band’s earliest anthems, LSF stands for Lost Souls Forever and was remarkably composed on acoustic guitar.
"I don't know what it is that makes me feel alive…"
"I'm so sick sick sick and tired." Three 18 year old lads from Coventry, The Enemy managed to write their first big hit without using instruments. An impressive feat indeed
"I don’t want to drag you down hold you down, 'cause you’re a friend." This Feeder single achieved greater fame thanks to its video of fans performing the song. Sadly, it was the last track to feature drummer Jon Lee who died shortly after it was released.
"It's that time of year again."
"One love. One blood. One life. You got to do what you should."
"Here come old flat top…"
"They don't love you like I love you."
"Please don't get me wrong / See I forgive you with a song / We'll call the Likely Lads."
"You are the unforecasted storm."
"They will not force us, they will stop degrading us…"
"When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me."
"I'm feeling supersonic give me gin and tonic."
"You know, I cherish you my love."
"Day's dawning, skin's crawling."