Tuesday, 3 February 2009

The Best Snow songs ever ...

A few Flaky choices:
Over at the Wordblog we've been putting together a list of the best snow songs. Here it is I'm not going to stand by every choice but well we all love a good list and there's some gems here and new things to check out I'm sure.

Please feel to suggest others.

The Word reader’s favourite songs about snow are:
Amiina -Kurr
Amiina, feat. Lee Hazlewood- "Hilli (At the Top of the World)"
Aztec Camera -Walk Out To Winter
Big Country - Wonderland -
Black Sabbath -Snowblind
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band -Tenth Avenue Freeze Out
Capt. Beefheart - Steal Softly Through The Snow -
Carol King -Snow queen
David Essex -Winter's Tale
Dean Martin - Let it snow
Donald Fagen -Snowbound
Fleet Foxes - White winter Hymnal
Fountains of Wayne - Valley Winter Song live
Genesis - Snowbound -
Glasvegas - A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
Gregson & Collister - Snow in Philadelphia
Jackie Leven - Snow in Central Park
Lindisfarne- Winter Song
Little Feat- Six Feet Of Snow
Midlake - It covers the hillside
Mike Oldfield -Tubular Bells
Negură Bunget – (IIII) Iarnã
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds-15 Feet of Pure White Snow
Ooberman -Here Come the Ice Wolves
Scritti Politti-Sun in Snow
Ann Murray- Snowbird
Surfin Dave and the Absent Legends' LP In Search Of A Decent Haircut - Living White Hell
The Albion Band - Snow Falls
The Doves -Snowden
The Leisure Society - The Last of The Melting Snow
The TMBG version of -New York City'
Tori Amos -Winter
Townes van Zandt's - Snowin' On Raton
XTC- Snowman

6 comments:

Clair said...

Elliot Smith - Angel In The Snow

al_uk said...

You missed "Snowblind" by Styx

Pete said...

What no Cocteau Twins? As tha gone mental?

A few for starters:

Bloody and Blunt (off Moon and the Melodies)
How to bring s blush to the snow (off Victorialand)
Through the dark months of April and May (ditto)
Aikea Guinea (EP and Lullabies to Violaine)
Their cover of Frosty the Snowman (Lullabies to Violaine)
But the best one is Aloysius (off Treasure)

Brian said...

I'm working on a radio show playlist. Some good ones here. Got some more snowy rock tunes for you.....

No Quarter/Led Zeppelin
Immigrant Song/Led Zeppelin
South Side Of The Sky/Yes
Bare Trees/Fleetwood Mack
Snow Oh/Red Hot Chili Peppers
Winter Time/Steve Miller
Stranger In A Strange Land/Iron Maiden
By-Tor & The Snow Dog/Rush
Cold Rain & Snow/Grateful Dead
Nantucket Sleighride/Mountain

BLTP said...

thanks Brian it feels cold enough to snow here in London this evening.

notnicolajames said...

Hey, great list, I linked to your post when I wrote my own specialist list (mainly singer-songwriters) here: http://notnicolajames.wordpress.com/2011/12/07/mixed-tapes-best-songs-about-winter-and-snow/
Hope you like it.