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If you're looking for an awesome song you haven't heard before you are in the right place. This site represents a playlist systematically designed to maximize AWESOMENESS by meeting the following critera:

  • It's AWESOME.
  • It's fairly obscure. This is obviously a subjective standard, but I don't want songs that everyone's heard no matter how awesome.
  • You can listen to it right now online for free.


Song List

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10/25/2008 A Different Drum Peter Gabriel
05/08/2009 A Favor House Atlantic Coheed and Cambria
12/11/2008 A New England Kirsty MacColl
12/28/2008 Affair of the Heart Rick Springfield
06/07/2009 After Hours We Are Scientists
12/17/2008 Ah! Leah! Donnie Iris
11/30/2008 Ain't Nobody Rufus & Chaka Kahn
11/11/2008 All I Want The Lightning Seeds
06/01/2009 All Through the Night Cyndi Lauper
12/05/2008 Along Comes A Woman Chicago
09/06/2008 Am I Right? Erasure
10/10/2008 Ana Ng They Might Be Giants
02/16/2009 Angel Of The Morning Juice Newton
07/18/2008 Angel's Song Rock and Rule
08/15/2008 Anna Begins Counting Crows
07/09/2008 Another Day Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush
10/04/2008 Are You Ready For The Sex Girls? Gleaming Spires
09/09/2008 Arrested By You Rupert Hine
01/19/2009 Assimilate Skinny Puppy
02/03/2009 Atomic Blondie
03/12/2009 Attitude Misfits
11/24/2008 Automatic Pointer Sisters
08/17/2008 Baby Can I Hold You Tracy Chapman
02/01/2009 Badlands Bruce Springsteen
08/14/2008 Bang Gorky Park
01/23/2009 Battery Metallica
02/25/2009 Be Good To Yourself Journey
01/17/2009 Be My Number Two Joe Jackson
08/13/2008 Better Regina Spektor
11/08/2008 Big In Japan Alphaville
08/18/2008 Bliss Tori Amos
05/09/2009 Blood Red Summer Coheed and Cambria
04/29/2009 Bodies Drowning Pool
02/06/2009 Bop 'Til You Drop Rick Springfield
12/19/2008 Both Hands Ani DiFranco
12/29/2008 Break It Down Again Tears For Fears
11/23/2008 Breakin (There's No Stopping Us) Ollie and Jerry
05/07/2009 Breathe Me Sia
02/26/2009 Brothers in Arms Dire Striats
05/20/2009 Burn The Cure
04/05/2009 Burning Ambition Iron Maiden
12/30/2008 Callin' Baton Rouge Garth Brooks
10/18/2008 Candy's Room Bruce Springsteen
11/07/2008 Chance Big Country
08/29/2008 Change of Heart Cyndi Lauper
02/02/2009 Changes Tupac Shakur
07/11/2008 Charm Attack Leona Naess
12/18/2008 Child's Christmas In Wales John Cale
07/28/2008 Chopsticks Liz Phair
12/18/2008 Christmas Wrapping The Waitresses
09/19/2008 Ciega Sordomuda Shakira
10/26/2008 Cliffs of Dover Eric Johnson
03/21/2009 Colorblind Counting Crows
08/09/2008 Come A Little Bit Closer Jay and the Americans
12/09/2008 Come Talk To Me Peter Gabriel
05/02/2009 Coming Up Close 'Til Tuesday
05/05/2009 Cool Gwen Stefani
05/15/2009 Cough/Cool Misfits
03/15/2009 Countin' on a Miracle Bruce Springsteen
02/09/2009 Crazy Crazy Nights KISS
12/16/2008 Crazy World ABBA
06/05/2009 Cry Angie Aparo
04/23/2009 Cut The Cure
08/27/2008 Dancin Xanadu Soundtrack
07/13/2008 Dancing in Heaven Q-Feel
11/02/2008 Dare Me Pointer Sisters
02/22/2009 Day By Day The Hooters
06/06/2009 Daylight Matt and Kim
04/01/2009 Deeper Understanding Kate Bush
03/23/2009 Detroit Rock City KISS
01/22/2009 Devil's Whorehouse The Misfits
10/30/2008 Do You Love Me? KISS
07/20/2008 Don't Mess With Doctor Dream Thompson Twins
02/19/2009 Don't Pay The Ferryman Chris De Burgh
01/12/2009 Don't Stop At The Top Scorpions
05/26/2009 Don't Turn Off the Lights Enrique Iglesias
07/01/2008 Doot Doot Freur
01/04/2009 Downtown Train Tom Waits
09/23/2008 Dream Police Cheap Trick
01/01/2009 Dreaming Blondie
05/01/2009 Dreams Gabrielle
07/31/2008 Edge of a Broken Heart Bon Jovi
08/01/2008 Electric Blue Icehouse
09/14/2008 Empty Handed Heart Warren Zevon
02/14/2009 Escape From The Atmosphere Mannheim Steamroller
05/25/2009 Even the Losers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
07/27/2008 Existentialism On Prom Night Straylight Run
02/12/2009 Eyes Of A Stranger Queensryche
12/20/2008 Faded Flowers Shriekback
11/03/2008 Fading Like a Flower Roxette
03/17/2009 Fanatic Heart Black 47
01/30/2009 Feel It Again Honeymoon Suite
02/20/2009 Fields Of Fire Big Country
07/29/2008 Fighting For My Love Nil Lara
10/12/2008 Fingers And Thumbs (Cold Summer's Day) Erasure
10/02/2008 Foolin' Yourself (Angry Young Man) Styx
12/23/2008 For America Jackson Browne
10/03/2008 For Crying Out Loud Meat Loaf
08/24/2008 Forever For Her Is Over For Me The White Stripes
08/19/2008 Forget About It Alison Krauss
11/13/2008 Fortress Around Your Heart Sting
03/08/2009 Galileo Indigo Girls
10/06/2008 Gentlemen Take Polaroids Japan
01/09/2009 Georgia Rain Joshua Kadison
04/09/2009 Gimme Hope Jo'anna Eddy Grant
09/16/2008 Glad Girls Guided By Voices
04/28/2009 Good Night, New York Nanci Griffith
11/15/2008 Gorilla You're A Desperado Warren Zevon
04/11/2009 Grace Kelly Mika
09/02/2008 Gravel Ani Difranco
08/30/2008 Growing on Me The Darkness
07/14/2008 Guilty Classix Nouveaux
08/28/2008 Hallelujah John Cale
05/06/2009 Hands Down Dashboard Confessional
08/22/2008 Haunted Shane MacGowan and Sinead O'Connor
04/19/2009 Hawkmoon 269 U2
03/16/2009 Heads We're Dancing Kate Bush
02/04/2009 Heaven Psychedelic Furs
03/09/2009 Here Comes the Flood Peter Gabriel
08/26/2008 Here In Your Arms Hellogoodbye
08/25/2008 Hide and Seek Imogen Heap
01/10/2009 Hold On Tom Waits
07/30/2008 Horror Business The Misfits
11/12/2008 How Do You Tell Someone? Cowboy Mouth
01/18/2009 Human Touch Rick Springfield
01/21/2009 Hurt Nine Inch Nails
07/22/2008 Hush Angie Aparo
03/30/2009 I Am...I Said Neil Diamond
02/18/2009 I Beg Your Pardon Kon Kan
03/28/2009 I Can't Hold Back Survivor
07/19/2008 I Can't Wait Stevie Nicks
09/24/2008 I Don't Believe In Love Queensryche
05/12/2009 I Don't Think She's In Love Anymore Charley Pride
07/03/2008 I Get Excited Rick Springfield
11/28/2008 I Keep Forgetting Michael McDonald
11/20/2008 I Still Can't Get Over Loving You Ray Parker Jr.
10/17/2008 I Turned Into A Martian Misfits
07/10/2008 I Wanna Be With You Bruce Springsteen
03/31/2009 I Wanna Go Back Eddie Money
04/21/2009 I Want You To Need Me Celine Dion
03/06/2009 I Will Follow U2
05/28/2009 I Wish I Was a Girl Counting Crows
10/08/2008 I'm Burning Jesus Jones
08/12/2008 I'm No Angel Gregg Allman
09/13/2008 If I Go Away Savatage
05/14/2009 If You Could Read My Mind Stars on 54
03/25/2009 If You Want My Love Cheap Trick
01/05/2009 If You Were Here Thompson Twins
11/06/2008 In a Dream Rockell
09/22/2008 In My Pocket Mandy Moore
04/16/2009 Info Freako Jesus Jones
04/12/2009 Innuendo Queen
01/16/2009 Inside the Electric Circus W.A.S.P.
07/04/2008 Jeannie Needs a Shooter Warren Zevon
10/21/2008 Jessie Joshua Kadison
04/06/2009 Johnny and Mary Robert Palmer
12/26/2008 Jolly Roger Adam and the Ants
10/07/2008 Jose Cuervo Shelly West
05/24/2009 Jump In the River Sinead O'Connor
05/29/2009 Just Like A Pill Pink
03/20/2009 Kathy's Song Simon and Garfunkel
10/09/2008 Kill Your Television Ned's Atomic Dustbin
05/11/2009 King Without A Crown Matisyahu
03/14/2009 Knowing Me, Knowing You ABBA
09/28/2008 Lady of the Valley White Lion
05/22/2009 Laid James
12/13/2008 Let the Day Begin The Call
11/21/2008 Let's Groove Earth, Wind and Fire
07/06/2008 Let's Talk About Me Alan Parsons Project
09/07/2008 Levelland James McMurtry
01/29/2009 Like to Get to Know You Well Howard Jones
12/10/2008 Limp Fiona Apple
12/12/2008 Lorelei The Pogues
01/13/2009 Lose Your Love Blancmange
12/15/2008 Love Is A Stranger Eurythmics
11/14/2008 Love Is The Seventh Wave Sting
04/17/2009 Love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enough) ABBA
10/31/2008 Love Somebody Rick Springfield
01/26/2009 Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division
11/26/2008 Loverboy Billy Ocean
11/29/2008 Lovergirl Teena Marie
04/13/2009 Making Pies Patty Griffin
07/23/2008 Maps Yeah Yeah Yeahs
03/18/2009 Maria's Wedding Black 47
05/19/2009 Me Plus One Annie
02/05/2009 Meanwhile Moody Blues
08/06/2008 Midnight Blue Lou Gramm
08/07/2008 Midnight Blue Electric Light Orchestra
08/08/2008 Midnight Blue Louise Tucker and Charlie Skarbek
04/10/2009 Midnight Mover Accept
06/02/2009 Money Changes Everything Cyndi Lauper
09/25/2008 Moonchild Iron Maiden
07/08/2008 Moonlight and Magnolias John Brannen
01/25/2009 Mother Danzig
01/08/2009 Mother, Father Journey
02/08/2009 Murder of One Counting Crows
11/05/2008 Mutual Surrender Bourgeois Tagg
04/22/2009 My Doorbell The White Stripes
05/30/2009 My List The Killers
02/27/2009 My Love Will Not Let You Down Bruce Springsteen
07/21/2008 My Number Tegan and Sara
11/22/2008 Never As Good As The First Time Sade
12/01/2008 Night Shift The Commodores
12/22/2008 NM-156 Queensryche
09/12/2008 No Man's Woman Sinead O'Connor
08/21/2008 Nobody Silvia
09/29/2008 Nothing Better Postal Service
07/16/2008 Omaha Counting Crows
11/27/2008 On My Own Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald
04/04/2009 One Small Day Ultravox
03/10/2009 Out of Range Ani DiFranco
05/18/2009 Pin Yeah Yeah Yeahs
08/16/2008 Plainsong The Cure
12/08/2008 Planned Obsolescence 10,000 Maniacs
04/30/2009 Polyamorous Breaking Benjamin
09/01/2008 Pretty Boys And Pretty Girls Book of Love
04/02/2009 Prodigal Son Iron Maiden
03/24/2009 Put Your Hand Inside the Puppet Head They Might Be Giants
12/03/2008 Quiet Life Japan
03/07/2009 Radio Free Europe R.E.M.
04/18/2009 Rain Street The Pogues
02/11/2009 Ready To Die Andrew W.K.
11/17/2008 Red Hill Mining Town U2
10/27/2008 Redneck Girl Bellamy Brothers
09/17/2008 Revelations Iron Maiden
07/02/2008 Revenge Ministry
04/20/2009 Rhinestone Cowboy Glen Campbell
05/27/2009 Rhythm Devine Enrique Iglesias
12/24/2008 Right In Time Lucinda Williams
10/19/2008 Ringfinger Nine Inch Nails
10/29/2008 Rise Public Image Ltd.
03/13/2009 Rock Me Gently Erasure
02/24/2009 Rock Steady The Whispers
03/02/2009 Romeo and Juliet Dire Straits
10/24/2008 Rose Colored Glasses John Conlee
11/04/2008 Run Runaway Slade
02/13/2009 Running Up That Hill Kate Bush
04/14/2009 Russian Hill Jellyfish
03/29/2009 Sabrina, Paste and Plato Jellyfish
12/27/2008 Sanctified Nine Inch Nails
10/11/2008 Save Us Helloween
10/23/2008 Section 12 (Hold Me Now) Polyphonic Spree
03/04/2009 Sentimental Street Night Ranger
01/02/2009 Sequestered In Memphis The Hold Steady
06/03/2009 Set the Fire to the Third Bar Snow Patrol
01/31/2009 Seven Year Ache Rosanne Cash
03/22/2009 Shake Your Rump Beastie Boys
11/25/2008 She Wants To Dance With Me Rick Astley
09/26/2008 She's Already Made Up Her Mind Lyle Lovett
10/05/2008 She's The One Bruce Springsteen
12/31/2008 She's Tight Cheap Trick
05/16/2009 Shine Martin Ansell and Rupert Hine
03/11/2009 Sick Bed of Cuchulainn The Pogues
04/08/2009 Side of the Road Lucinda Williams
10/20/2008 Since You're Gone The Cars
04/27/2009 Since You've Been Gone Rainbow
06/04/2009 Sitting at the Wheel The Moody Blues
12/21/2008 Skulls Misfits
03/05/2009 Sleepwalk Ultravox
11/09/2008 Smalltown Boy Bronski Beat
10/22/2008 So Alive Ryan Adams
05/21/2009 So Long ABBA
09/20/2008 So Pure Alanis Morissette
05/13/2009 Somebody To Shove Soul Asylum
01/20/2009 Sometime Around Midnight The Airborne Toxic Event
07/05/2008 Sound of Goodbye Crystal Gayle
09/10/2008 Speeding Cars Imogen Heap
10/15/2008 Stand And Deliver Adam & The Ants
05/31/2009 Standing Outside the Fire Garth Brooks
09/30/2008 Stay Shakespeare's Sister
12/04/2008 Stay The Night Chicago
12/06/2008 Step By Step Eddie Rabbit
01/03/2009 Stone In Love Journey
02/21/2009 Stop Jane's Addiction
08/03/2008 Stranded Heart
05/23/2009 Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six The Pogues
02/07/2009 Surrender Cheap Trick
01/27/2009 Sweet Soul Sister The Cult
04/26/2009 Talk Talk Talk Talk
03/03/2009 Talk To Ya Later The Tubes
01/07/2009 Taxi Ride Tori Amos
04/24/2009 Tell Me Billie Myers
11/19/2008 Tender Love Force MDs
04/15/2009 Tenderness General Public
03/26/2009 The Bluest Eyes In Texas Restless Heart
08/31/2008 The Book of Love Peter Gabriel
11/16/2008 The Boy In The Bubble Paul Simon
07/17/2008 The Child Inside Qkumba Zoo
03/01/2009 The Different Story (World Of Lust and Crime) Peter Schilling
03/27/2009 The District Sleeps Alone Tonight Postal Service
01/06/2009 The Emperor's New Clothes Sinead O'Connor
09/11/2008 The Fall Electric Light Orchestra
09/04/2008 The Gentleman Who Fell Milla Jovovich
08/10/2008 The Ghost At Number One Jellyfish
10/13/2008 The Ghost In You Psychedelic Furs
04/07/2009 The Great Commandment Camouflage
10/16/2008 The King Is Half Undressed Jellyfish
05/03/2009 The Nth Degree Morningwood
08/11/2008 The Pass Rush
07/24/2008 The Sun Always Shines On TV A-ha
11/10/2008 The Tension And The Terror Straylight Run
07/25/2008 The Unguarded Moment The Church
01/14/2009 The Voice Ultravox
05/17/2009 The Waiting Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
09/15/2008 Third Planet Modest Mouse
07/15/2008 This River Is Wild The Killers
08/04/2008 This Woman's Work Kate Bush
10/14/2008 Thousands Are Sailing The Pogues
02/23/2009 Thunder Road Bruce Springsteen
04/03/2009 Time Stand Still Rush
02/15/2009 Toccata Mannheim Steamroller
12/14/2008 Tomorrow Wall Of Voodoo
11/01/2008 Too Little Too Late Barenaked Ladies
08/20/2008 Touch Me Fall Indigo Girls
11/18/2008 Tougher Than The Rest Bruce Springsteen
04/25/2009 Town Called Malice The Jam
08/02/2008 Toy Soldiers Martika
12/25/2008 Traditions of Christmas Mannheim Steamroller
09/27/2008 Trapped Under Ice Metallica
01/15/2009 Tuesday Morning The Pogues
07/12/2008 Twist of Fate Olivia Newton John
01/11/2009 Typical Male Tina Turner
09/05/2008 Under Attack ABBA
10/01/2008 Untouchable Face Ani Difranco
05/10/2009 Up To You Damone
01/28/2009 Vienna Ultravox
02/10/2009 Walking On Broken Glass Annie Lennox
03/19/2009 Wasted Years Iron Maiden
08/23/2008 Weekend In New England Barry Manilow
05/04/2009 What You Waiting For? Gwen Stefani
02/28/2009 When You Close Your Eyes Night Ranger
07/26/2008 White City The Pogues
09/21/2008 White Houses Vanessa Carlton
12/02/2008 Who Will You Run To? Heart
12/07/2008 Why Have You Left The One You Left Me For? Crystal Gayle
09/18/2008 Wonderful Life Black
10/28/2008 World Leader Pretend R.E.M.
08/05/2008 Wuthering Heights Kate Bush
01/24/2009 You and Me Glenn Danzig & The Power And Fury Orchestra
07/07/2008 You Are The Generation That Bought More Shoes Johnny Boy
02/17/2009 You're The Best Joe "Bean" Esposito
09/03/2008 You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma. David Frizzell and Shelly West
09/08/2008 Young Hearts Commuter