I was randomly listening to stuff on Spotify and a few songs brought back memories.

Many years ago I had a wee green VW Golf that I loved dearly, me and that car went through a lot together! Anyway, being a sound engineer I got a little carried away installing a hifi in her and before long there was no boot left whatsoever (due to an enormous sub enclosure that formed the “parcel shelf” and vented directly into the car) and nearly a kilowatt of amplifiers, frankly it sounded beautiful. But, there were certain tracks that stood out by sounding even better than the rest.

So I thought I’d make a list, in no particular order, of tracks that tried harder than most to pop the seal on the back window of my sadly missed Golf while bringing a smile to my face and others…

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