It’s now time to look at some of the really short songs where everything was crammed in to create a song that is over before you realise it starts yet manages to stick with you for a long time after. To be eligible in this event the song had to be under 2 minutes!


20th place
The 5 6 7 8s –


19th place
Brother Earth – City of Gold

18th place
Spiderbait – Buy me a pony

17th place
The Bloodpoets – War

16th place
Daft Punk – Night vision

15th place
The Beatles – From me to you

14th place
Dubliners – Humpty Dumpty

13th place
Bad Religion – Individual

12th place
Super Furry Animals – God! Show me magic

11th place
Teenage Fan Club – What you do to me

10th place
Syd Barrett – Dark Globe

9th place
Sepultura – Biotech is Godzilla

8th place
Nick Drake – Harvest Moon

7th place
Leadbelly – Black Betty

6th place
Pogues – Waxie’s darble

5th place
Rammones – Let’s dance

4th place
The Hives – Two-Timing Touch and Broken Bones

Bronze Medal
They Might Be Giants – Particle Man

Silver Medal
Split Enz – Split Enz


The Saints – Demolition Girl