Underworld – Another Silent Way (Starters for ten #365) 5.5.37

Starters for Ten 2019 – #365: Top Five tracks from my top 5 albums of 2019: 191231

Underworld – Another Silent Way (2019)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes has taken you through 36 top tens. But, to bring the year and the series to a close, here’s one final top five. You’ve had tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there has been words but mostly it’s simply been the music, because music always speaks for itself.

Concluding the 37th and the ‘Starters for Ten’ series, here’s Another Silent Way – the opening track from Underworld’s Drift Series 1 album, released on 1 November.

This live version is from London’s Wembley Arena where we caught them on 7 December. Probably one of the best gigs I’ve ever been to.

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems
[14] May 11-20: Top Ten Rock numbers
[15] May 21-30: Top Ten Boogie tracks
[16] May 31-June 9: Top Ten Lurve songs
[17] June 10-19: Top Ten Driving Tracks
[18] June 20-29: Top Ten Britpop/invasion tracks
[19] June 30-July 9: Top Ten Jimi Hendrix numbers
[20] July 10-19: Top Ten 2018 tunes
[21] July 20-29: Top Ten Sunday Morning tracks
[22] July 30-August 8: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks
[23] August 9-18: Top Ten 2017 tunes
[24] August 19-28: Top Ten Saturday night numbers
[25] August 29-September 7: Top Ten ZZ Top tracks
[26] September 8-17: Top Ten 2016 tunes
[27] September 18-27: Top Ten 1960’s numbers
[28] September 28-October 7: Top Ten 1970’s numbers
[29] October 8-17: Top Ten drumming tracks
[30] October 18-27: Top Ten 1980’s numbers
[31] October 28-November 6: Top Ten 2015 tunes
[32] November 7-16: Top Ten last 20 years (part I)
[33] November 17-26: Top Ten David Bowie numbers
[34] November 27-December 6: Top Ten Blues numbers
[35] December 7-16: Top Ten last 20 years (part II)
[36] December 17-26: Top Ten Festive tracks
[37] December 27-31: Top Five tracks from my Top 5 albums of 2019

Keep reading for ‘Leaps n Bands’ – a new Jemtunes series starting tomorrow

Sam Fender – Play God (Starters for Ten #364) 4.5.37

Starters for Ten 2019 – #364: Top Five tracks from my top 5 albums of 2019: 191230

Sam Fender – Play God (2019)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes has taken you through 36 top tens. But, to bring the year and the series to a close, here’s one final top five. You’ve had tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there has been words but mostly it’s simply been the music, because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 37th then – the top five tracks from my top 5 albums from 2019 – here’s Play God from the Sam Fender album ‘Hypersonic Missiles’, released on 13 September.

The Wildhearts – Diagnosis (Starters for Ten #363) 3.5.37

Starters for Ten 2019 – #363: Top Five tracks from my top 5 albums of 2019: 191229

The Wildhearts – Diagnosis (2019)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes has taken you through 36 top tens. But, to bring the year and the series to a close, here’s one final top five. You’ve had tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there has been words but mostly it’s simply been the music, because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 37th then – the top five tracks from my top 5 albums from 2019 – here’s the title track from The Wildhearts’ album ‘Diagnosis’, released on 4 October.

 

Stereophonics – I just wanted the goods (Starters for Ten #362) 2.5.37

Starters for Ten 2019 – #362: Top Five tracks from my top 5 albums of 2019: 191228

Stereophonics – I just wanted the goods (2019)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes has taken you through 36 top tens. But, to bring the year and the series to a close, here’s one final top five. You’ve had tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there has been words but mostly it’s simply been the music, because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 37th then – the top five tracks from my top 5 albums from 2019 – here’s I just wanted the goods from ‘Kind’ by the Stereophonics, released on 25 October.

Billie Eilish – Bad Guy (Starters for Ten #361) 1.5.37

Starters for Ten 2019 – #361: Top Five tracks from my top 5 albums of 2019: 191227

Billie Eilish – Bad Guy (2019)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes has taken you through 36 top tens. But, to bring the year and the series to a close, here’s one final top five. You’ve had tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there has been words but mostly it’s simply been the music, because music always speaks for itself.

Kickstarting the 37th then – the top five tracks from my top 5 albums from 2019 – here’s Bad Guy from the Billie Eilish debut album ‘When we all fall asleep, where do we go’, released on 29 March.

Plan B – In the bleak midwinter (Starters for Ten #360) 10.10.36

Starters for Ten 2019 – #360: Top Ten Festive tracks: 191226

Plan B – In the bleak midwinter (2010)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 36th – my top ten festive tracks – here’s Plan B from Jo Whiley’s BBC Radio 1’s December 2010 Live Lounge and In the bleak midwinter

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems
[14] May 11-20: Top Ten Rock numbers
[15] May 21-30: Top Ten Boogie tracks
[16] May 31-June 9: Top Ten Lurve songs
[17] June 10-19: Top Ten Driving Tracks
[18] June 20-29: Top Ten Britpop/invasion tracks
[19] June 30-July 9: Top Ten Jimi Hendrix numbers
[20] July 10-19: Top Ten 2018 tunes
[21] July 20-29: Top Ten Sunday Morning tracks
[22] July 30-August 8: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks
[23] August 9-18: Top Ten 2017 tunes
[24] August 19-28: Top Ten Saturday night numbers
[25] August 29-September 7: Top Ten ZZ Top tracks
[26] September 8-17: Top Ten 2016 tunes
[27] September 18-27: Top Ten 1960’s numbers
[28] September 28-October 7: Top Ten 1970’s numbers
[29] October 8-17: Top Ten drumming tracks
[30] October 18-27: Top Ten 1980’s numbers
[31] October 28-November 6: Top Ten 2015 tunes
[32] November 7-16: Top Ten last 20 years (part I)
[33] November 17-26: Top Ten David Bowie numbers
[34] November 27-December 6: Top Ten Blues numbers
[35] December 7-16: Top Ten last 20 years (part II)
[36] December 17-26: Top Ten Festive tracks
[37] December 27-31: Top Five tracks from my Top 5 albums of 2019

Keep reading for ‘Leaps n Bands’ – a new Jemtunes series starting on 1st January 2020

Mike Oldfield – In Dulce Jubilo (Starters for Ten #359) 9.10.36

Starters for Ten 2019 – #359: Top Ten Festive tracks: 191225

Mike Oldfield – In Dolci Jubilo (1975)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 36th – my top ten festive tracks– here’s Mike Oldfield’s version of the JS Bach composition In Dolci Jubilo from 1975.

Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby (Starters for Ten #358) 8.10.36

Starters for Ten 2019 – #358: Top Ten Festive tracks: 191224

Eartha Kitt – Santa Baby (1953)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 36th – my top ten festive tracks – here’s Eartha Kitt’s Santa Baby from 1953.

James Brown – Let’s make Christmas mean something this year (Starters for Ten #357) 7.10.36

Starters for Ten 2019 – #357: Top Ten Festive tracks: 191223

James Brown – Let’s make Christmas mean something this year (1966)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 36th – my top ten festive tracks – here’s James Brown’s Let’s make Christmas mean something this year from 1966.

Steeleye Span – Gaudete (Starters for Ten #356) 6.10.36

Starters for Ten 2019 – #356: Top Ten Festive tracks: 191222

Steeleye Span – Gaudete (1972)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 36th – my top ten festive tracks – here’s Gaudete released by Steeleye Span in 1972.