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POP Goes The World!

Mar 2018

Happy Easter From POP Goes The World!




Gerling “The Deer In You” from When Young Terrosists Chase The Sun (2001)

The Golden Dogs “Travel Time” from Coat of Arms (2011)

The Jam “Move On Up (Curtis Mayfield Cover)” from Extras (1992)

The Heavy “Oh No! Not You Again!” from The House That Dirt Built (2009)




The Coral “bAd mAn” from The Coral (2002)

The Bees “Wash in the Rain” from Free the Bees (2005)

Deerhunter “revival” from Halcyon Digest (2010)

Bob Trimble “Angel Eyes” from The Crippled Dog Band

The Clutters “9999 (Ways to Hate Us)” from Don't Believe a Word (2007)




The Clash “(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais” from The Clash (1977)

Badly Drawn Boy “Everybody's Stalking” from The Hour of Bewilderbeast (2000)

The Bolshoi “away” from Friends (1986)

The Boomtown Rats “Never in a million years” from V Deep (1982)

XTC “Respectable Street” from Black Sea (1980)




Close Lobsters “In Spite of These Times” from Foxheads Stalk This Land (1987)

The Dentists “Faces On Stone” from Behind the Door I Keep the Universe (1994)

The Hummingbirds “blush” from loveBUZZ (1989)

Blur “Beetlebum” from blur (1997)

British Sea Power “Apologies to Insect Life” from The Decline of British Sea Power (2003)

Chainsaw Kittens “Mother (Of the Ancient Birth)” from Violent Religion (1990)




The Damned “Neat Neat Neat” from Damned Damned Damned (1977)

Canary Oh Canary “Over The Underground” from Over The Underground

The Elevator Drops “$7 Single” from People Mover (1997)

The Decemberists “16 Military Wives” from Picaresque (2005)




Jesse Dee “slow down” from Bittersweet Batch (2008)

Ben Lee “Pop Queen” from Grandpaw Would (1995)

Immaculate Machine “Jarhand” from Fables (2007)

The Bicycles “Roland” from Oh No It's Love (2008)

The Bicycles “green light” from Oh No It's Love (2008)

Ben Folds Five “Kate” from Whatever and After Amen (1997)




Big Dipper “Ron Klaus Wrecked His House” from Supercluster - The Big Dipper Anthology

Hokus Pick “I'm so happy” from Snappy

Camper Van Beethoven “Tina” from Telephone Free Landslide Victory (1985)




Griffin House “Judas” from Upland



Mar 2018

Spring POP




Ah, Spring, when a young man’s fancy turns to

…… POP Goes The World!


Obits “Spun Out” from Bed & Bugs (2013)

Gulp “Vast Space” from Season Sun (2014)

The Urges “you don't look so good” from Psych Ward (2008)

Reigning Sound “Stick Up for Me” from Love and Curses (2009)




Vampire Beach Babes “Spank That Thang” from Beach Blanket Bedlam! (2004)

Wonderful Broken Thing “Roam Around” from Looking for Mike Lookinland (2007)

Girls Names “When You Cry” from Dead to Me (2011)

Haley Boner “No Sensitive Man” from Last War (2014)




Louis XIV “Hey Teacher” from The Best Little Secrets Are Kept (2005)

Tom Vek “I Ain't Saying My Goodbyes” from We Have Sound (2005)

Young Galaxy “Youth Is Wasted on the Young” from Ultramarine (Deluxe Edition) (2013)

The Jesus and Mary Chain “Far Gone and Out” from Honey's Dead (1992)

New Order “Broken Promise” from Brotherhood (1986)

Pixies “River Euphrates” from Surfer Rosa (1988)




60 Ft Dolls “Happy Shopper” from The Big 3 (Expanded Edition) (1996)

Suede “Trash” from Coming Up (Remastered) (1996)

The Mighty Lemon Drops “The Heartbreak Thing” from Laughter (1989)

Switches “drama queen” from Lay Down the Law (2008)

The Mooney Suzuki “99%” from Have Mercy (2007)




The New Pornographers “All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth” from Challengers (2007)

You Say Party! We Say Die! “glory” from XXXX (2010)

Natalie Portman's Shaved Head “Hush Hush” from Glistening Pleasure (2008)

We Are The Fury “Better off This Way” from Infinite Jest (2006)




The Weeks “Altar Girl” from Comeback Cadillac (2008)

Terry Malts “I Was Not There” from Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere (2013)

The Well Wishers “Hanging On” from Post Modern Romantic (2010)

Smoking Popes “How Dangerous” from This Is Only a Test (2011)

Gladhands “Sisters” from Once Upon a Song: Best of Gladhands (2003)




The Limousines “Very Busy People” from Get Sharp (2011)

Just Jack “Starz in Their Eyes” from Overtones (2007)

Inspiral Carpets “Two Worlds Collide” from Revenge of the Goldfish (1992)

Unkle “Nursery Rhyme / Breather” from Psyence Fiction (1998)

Mar 2018

Russian Bot POP



Russian bots may or may not have compromised the integrity of the Pop Goes The World programming process. All I know is this picture popped up next the playlist I put together last night.


Joe Jackson “one more time” from Look Sharp! (Bonus Track Version) (1980)

The Jam “Saturday's Kids” from Setting Sons (Remastered) (1979)

The Vapors “News at Ten” from New Clear Days (1980)

Tonight “Drummer Man” from Drummer Man




Leaders Off “Giant Guitar” from Giant Guitar (2010)

The Futureheads “Radio Heart” from This Is Not the World (2008)

The Rakes “Ausland Mission” from Capture/Release (2005)

Art Brut “My Little Brother” from Bang Bang Rock & Roll (2005)

Boyfriends “i don't want nobody (i want you)” from I Don't Want Nobody (I Want You) (1978)




The Cute Lepers “Cool City” from Can't Stand Modern Music (2008)

Mink “talk to me” from Mink (2007)

Apache “Heaven can wait” from Radical Sabbatical (2010)

The Chords “maybe tomorrow” from So Far Away (1980)




Love Nut “star” from Bastards of Melody (1996)

The Bottle Kids “Yes You Can” from Such a Thrill (2013)

Peachfuzz “Change Her Mind” from Catch Your Snap (2012)

Oliver Future “What Heart?” from Pax Futura (2007)

Julie Ocean “My Revenge” from Long Gone and Nearly There (2008)




Fuzzy Vox “I Got a Girl” from No Landing Plan (2016)

Bare Wires “Nice to Know You” from Seeking Love (2010)

The Beat Merchants “Pretty Face” from The British Beat Bands

The Brand “I'm A Lover Not A Fighter” from Maximum R 'n' B (2011)

JD McPherson “i Wish You Would” from The Warm Covers EP (2014)




Arctic Monkeys “Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair” from Suck It and See (2011)

Baby Bee “The Daddy” from The Daddy - Single (2015)

The Lovers Key “Bright Eyes, Black Soul” from Here Today Gone Tomorrow (Deluxe Edition) (2014)

Brom Bones “Another Guy Like Me” from Get Down. Stay Down. (2017)

The Libertines “Don't Look Back into the Sun” from Don't Look Back Into the Sun - EP (2003)




Orbit “Medicine” from Libido Speedway (1996)

The Odds “Love of Minds” from Bedbugs (1993)

The Oranges Band “atmosphere” from The World and Everything In It (2005)

Albert Hammond Jr. “In Transit” from Yours to Keep (2006)




Fishbone “Sunless Saturday” from The Reality of My Surroundings (1991)

Bob Mould “The Descent” from Silver Age (Bonus Track Version) (2012)

Overwhelming Colorfast “Strong Now” from Two Words (1994)

Brimstone Howl “heart attack” from Guts of Steel (2007)

Frank Turner “try This At Home” from Poetry of the Deed (2009)




Ash “Punk Boy” from Rarities & B-Sides (Remastered) (2009)

Material Issue “Goin' Through Your Purse” from Freak City Soundtrack (1994)

Jennifer Trynin “happier” from Cockamamie (1995)

Plateaus “blackout” from Plateaus (2012)

Mar 2018





Frazier Chorus “Anarchy in the Uk” from Sloppy Heart (1989)

Beulah “If We Can Land a Man On the Moon, Surely I Can Win Your Heart” from When Your Heartstrings Break (1999)

Franska Trion “empty space” from Los Angeles (2017)

Leisure Kings “Play that funky music” from Total Loungification (2007)




Brett Smiley “Va Va Va Voom” from Breathlessly Brett (2003)

Cornelius “Tonight (feat. Amy Nøhr)” from Tonight (feat. Amy Nøhr) - Single (2018)

Neon Neon “Dream Cars” from Stainless Style (Bonus Version) (2008)

Damaged Bug “Jet In Jungle” from Cold Hot Plumbs (2015)

The Flaming Lips “Race for the Prize” from The Soft Bulletin (1999)




Moonface “Teary Eyes and Bloody Lips (with Siinai)” from Heartbreaking Bravery (with Siinai) (2012)

Black Tambourine “For Ex-Lovers Only” from Black Tambourine (2009)

Elk City “Cherries in the Snow (feat. Sean Eden)” from New Believers (feat. Sean Eden & Brother JT) (2007)

The Shivas “Look So Good, Be So Good” from Freezing to Death (2010)




Pylon “cool” from Gyrate Plus (1980)

Television “See No Evil” from Marquee Moon (1977)

Pretenders “Tattooed Love Boys” from Pretenders (Remastered) (1980)

Alex Chilton “Jumpin' Jack Flash” from Free Again: The "1970" Sessions (2012)

Medium Medium “Hungry, So Angry” from Hungry, So Angry (2001)

The Afghan Whigs “Miles Iz Ded (Bonus Track)” from Congregation (1992)




The Teeth “Ball of the Dead Rat” from You're My Lover Now (2007)

Thee Oh Sees “the dream” from Carrion Crawler / The Dream (2011)

Moon Duo “Wilding” from Shadow of the Sun (2015)

The Dream Syndicate “Tell Me When It's Over” from The Days of Wine and Roses (1982)




The Soft Boys “Positive vibrations” from Underwater Moonlight (1980)

The Smiths “The Headmaster Ritual” from Meat Is Murder (1985)

The London Suede “Outsiders” from Night Thoughts (2015)

Patrick Fitzgerald “Safety Pin Stuck In My Heart” from Safety Pins, Secret Lives and the Paranoid Ward (2014)

John Cooper Clarke “I Wanna Be Yours” from The Very Best Of (1978)




Mad Staring Eyes “Well Done Son” from Bored of Looking Cool (2008)

Jay Reatard “wounded” from Watch Me Fall (Bonus Track Version) (2009)

Japanther “River Phoenix” from Skuffed Up My Huffy (2007)

Julie Ocean “Ebb & Flow” from Long Gone and Nearly There (2008)

Mar 2018

POP Statement



....... is that clear?



The Apples in Stereo “Sun Is Out” from New Magnetic Wonder (2007)

Elliott Smith “son of sam” from Figure 8 (2000)

Josh Ritter “Open Doors” from The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter (2007)

Ezra Furman “anything Can Happen” from Day of the Dog (2013)




Bay City Rollers “I only wanna be with you” from I Only Wanna Be With You

The Rutles “i Must Be In Love” from The Rutles (1978)

The Posies “I May Hate You Sometimes” from Failure (1988)

The Death Of Pop “700 Spas” from Heads West - EP (2018)

Marshall Crenshaw “For Her Love” from Field Day (1983)




The Fleeting Ends “little people” from Our Eyes Are Peeled (2013)

Tommy Keene “Long Time Missing” from Isolation Party (1998)

Brendan Benson “Sittin' Pretty” from One Mississippi (1996)

20/20 “Nuclear Boy” from Look Out! (Bonus Track Version) (2012)

4 Out Of 5 Doctors “Modern Man” from 4 Out of 5 Doctors (1980)




The Plimsouls “now” from The Plimsouls (1981)

Richard Hawley “I'm Looking For Someone To Find Me” from Lady's Bridge (2007)

Dave Edmunds “Girls Talk” from Repeat When Necessary (1979)

Rockpile “You Ain't Nothin' But Fine” from Seconds of Pleasure (1980)




Jellyfish “She Still Loves Him” from Bellybutton (1990)

Sloan “Cheap Champagne” from Parallel Play (2008)

Georgie James “Cake Parade” from Places (2007)

Bryan Scary & the Shredding Tears “The Garden Eleanor” from Mad Valentines - EP (2009)

The Golden Dogs “Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five” from Big Eye Little Eye (2006)




Messengers “That's the Way a Woman Is” from Pink Boots & Lipstick (Rare Glam & Bubblegum from the 70s) (2008)

Worlds Apart “The Game” from The Game

Lost Balloons “Not My Time” from Hey Summer (2017)

Any Trouble “Yesterday's Love” from Where Are All the Nice Girls? (Remastered)




Empire Dogs “My Sweet Baby” from Love Attacks!!! (2004)

The Fratellis “Look out Sunshine!” from Here We Stand (2008)

Ash “Goldfinger” from 1977 / Trailer (Remastered)

Army Navy “Crushed Like the Car” from Crushed EP

The Brigadier “I Know You're Not The One For Me Baby” from Wash Away the Day

The Cleaners From Venus “Girl on a Swing” from The Wayward Genius of Martin Newell




Paul Collins & The Beat “Different Kind of Girl” from The Beat (2014)

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