The most underrated tracks by the greatest artists

22 July 2023, 11:00

What are the most underrated tracks by the Chili Peppers, Arctic Monkeys and The Killers?
What are the most underrated tracks by the Chili Peppers, Arctic Monkeys and The Killers? Picture: Bill Belknap/Sam Kovak/PA Images/Alamy Stock Photo

The songs that don't always fit on the Best Of, get overlooked on setlists... but always end up being a secret favourite for a lot of fans.

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  1. The Charlatans - Then

    Ponderous minor key entry in Tim Burgess and co's early years - overshadowed by the baggy shuffle of The Only One I Know, it's worth a re-listen.

    The Charlatans - Then

  2. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Other Side

    A touch more introspective to what we're used to from the Chilis, this track needs your attention a bit more.

    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside [Official Music Video]

  3. Oasis - The Hindu Times

    The pseudo-Indian riff is one of the high points of this late-period Oasis tune.

    Oasis - The Hindu Times

  4. Arctic Monkeys - Riot Van

    A fan favourite - but would it ever get on the Greatest Hits when we get to one? It should do.

    Arctic Monkeys - Riot Van

  5. Foo Fighters - Hey Johnny Park!

    An often-overlooked track from the massive Colour And The Shape album.

    Hey, Johnny Park!

  6. Blur - Sing

    Swooning piano-led song that got more attention when it turned up in Trainspotting.

    Blur - Sing

  7. Nirvana - Sliver

    Just before they went stellar with Nevermind, the trio issued this raucous tune as a single.

    Nirvana - Sliver (Official Video)

  8. The Killers - On Top

    Off the mega-selling debut album Hot Fuss, this is an intriguing album track.

    On Top

  9. The Smiths - That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore

    When you have a singles back catalogue like Morrissey and Marr, some things have to fall by the wayside - but this Meat Is Murder track deserves more acclaim.

    The Smiths - That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore

  10. Coldplay - Don't Panic

    Famous to anyone who bought Parachutes back in the day, this wistful album opener is a touching alternative to Chris Martin's stadium-sized songs.

    Coldplay - Don't Panic


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