Top 20 Chemical Songs 2010

chemical brothers.jpgHere we are, the new 2010 update of all-time-favourite Top Chemical Songs – all contributions gratefully received …

 

1 Anything by “The Chemical Brothers” or “My Chemical Romance”

2 Anything by “The Vaselines”

3 “The Plastic Ono Band”

4 Ethylene – John Hiatt

5 Slow Chemical – Spongebob cover version of Finger Eleven original

6 Plastic Beach – Gorillaz

7 Stuck inside of Mobile (with the Memphis Blues again) – Bob Dylan (this one for Tobias with his phenol plant in Mobile)

8 I am xylene, I am xylene (parody on Sailing by Rod Stewart)

9 Fake Plastic Trees – Radiohead

10 Polyethylene – Radiohead

11 Polythene Pam – Beatles

12 Plastic Fantastic Lover – Jefferson Airplane

13 Rumours – Fleetwood Mac

14 It’s Now or Never – Elvis Presley (last chance for a price hike)

15 The Carnival is Over – The Seekers ($100/barrel crude oil)

16 N E C A (to the tune of YMCA – Village People)

17 Toxic – Britney Spears (MTBE)

18 Wipeout – The Ventures (US economy)

19 Thanks for the Memories – Fall Out Boy (cheap crude)

20 A Little Less Conversation, a little more action – Elvis Presley (for Olefins…)

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4 Responses to Top 20 Chemical Songs 2010

  1. Sandro 25 June, 2010 at 3:04 pm #

    Anything by X-Ray Spex (singer named Polly Styrene)

  2. TM 30 June, 2010 at 1:19 pm #

    what no Dexy’s Midnight Runners? “Come On Xylene”

  3. Caroline Murray 8 July, 2010 at 9:08 am #

    “Rotterdam” by The Beautiful South, of course! Chemically speaking, it’s where it’s at…

  4. Barbara Ortner 26 April, 2011 at 3:33 pm #

    “Punk icon Poly Styrene dies.” Thought of your comment, Sandro, when I saw this. Sad and so young: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-13193968

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