100 Paranoid Songs

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16. Leonard Cohen - Dress Rehearsal Rag (too paranoid even to slash his own wrists)

Speaking of which, what exactly does LC mean by the line "You can find your love with diagrams on a plain brown envelope"? I always interpreted it as meaning getting sent porn through the mail, but perhaps others know differently.

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:06 (fifteen years ago) link

17. Sly & the Family Stone - Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin

... plus a few other Sly songs

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:08 (fifteen years ago) link

18. Bauhaus - The Spy In The Cab

Onimo (GerryNemo), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:10 (fifteen years ago) link

19. Bowie - Sound And Vision

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:14 (fifteen years ago) link

20. Fleetwood Mac - Tusk ("Why won't you tell me who's on the 'phone?")

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:14 (fifteen years ago) link

21. R Dean Taylor - There's A Ghost In My House

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:16 (fifteen years ago) link

22 Geto Boys 'mind playin tricks on me'
23 Gravediggaz 'defective trip'

pete b. (pete b.), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:19 (fifteen years ago) link

24. Minutemen - Paranoid Time
25. Genesis - Misunderstanding

NickB (NickB), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:20 (fifteen years ago) link

26. Porter Waggoner - Rubber Room

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:21 (fifteen years ago) link

27. Nick Drake - Black Eyed Dog

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:23 (fifteen years ago) link

28. Frances Nero - Footsteps Following Me

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:23 (fifteen years ago) link

29. Kevin Ayers - Song From The Bottom Of A Well
30. Public Image Ltd - Under The House

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:25 (fifteen years ago) link

31. THE JAM - DOWN IN THE TUBE STATION AT MIDNIGHT!!!!!!

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:26 (fifteen years ago) link

Marcello, I think we've found your specialist subject for Mastermind

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:27 (fifteen years ago) link

32. Norman Wisdom - Don't Laugh At Me

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:30 (fifteen years ago) link

Someone apparently was on Mastermind the other week and their specialist subject was the UK Singles Chart 1960-1980. DRAT! I'll have to be content with answering questions on Derek Bailey then.

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 10:30 (fifteen years ago) link

33. Mothers of Invention - Who Are the Brain Police? (et al)

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:33 (fifteen years ago) link

34. radiohead - paranoid android (just to get that outta the way)

latebloomer (latebloomer), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:35 (fifteen years ago) link

35. "Sittin Here" - Dizzee Rascal

Wooden (Wooden), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:41 (fifteen years ago) link

36. Barry Andrews - Win a night out with a well-known paranoiac

Tag (Tag), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:48 (fifteen years ago) link

37. "Air" - Talking Heads

Salmon Pink (Salmon Pink), Friday, 10 September 2004 10:48 (fifteen years ago) link

38. The Beat - All Out To Get You

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 11:24 (fifteen years ago) link

39. Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Wild Life

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 11:34 (fifteen years ago) link

40. Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain ("Day after day I stay locked up in my room")

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 11:51 (fifteen years ago) link

41. Kevin Coyne - Talking to No-one ("Talking to no-one is strange/ But talking to someone is stranger")

...and lots of others

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 11:53 (fifteen years ago) link

42. Shrink - "Valid Or Void"

Stewart Osborne (Stewart Osborne), Friday, 10 September 2004 11:57 (fifteen years ago) link

43. Jacques Brel or Scott Walker or Alex Harvey, any of them will do - Next

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 11:59 (fifteen years ago) link

44. Don Estelle & Windsor Davies - Whispering Grass

... I mean how paranoid can you get without being locked up?!??!!

Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:03 (fifteen years ago) link

45. Brian Protheroe - Pinball ("And they say that you never know when you're insane")

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 12:08 (fifteen years ago) link

Tricky to thread.

Wooden (Wooden), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:15 (fifteen years ago) link

46. Grand Funk Railroad, "Paranoid"
47. Bob Dylan, "Subterranean Homesick Blues"

Myonga Von Bontee (Myonga Von Bontee), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:19 (fifteen years ago) link

48. animals - talking heads

" they're laughing at us!"

piscesboy, Friday, 10 September 2004 12:27 (fifteen years ago) link

49. Can - Outside the Door

Sean Witzman (trip maker), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:35 (fifteen years ago) link

50. Beck "Motherfucker" (EVERYONE'S OUT TO GET YOU MOTHERFUCKER)

nickalicious (nickalicious), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:39 (fifteen years ago) link

51. Guns 'N' Roses - Out Ta Get Me (I'm not 100% on this - maybe they were out to get him)

Onimo (GerryNemo), Friday, 10 September 2004 12:43 (fifteen years ago) link

52. Men At Work "Who Can It Be Now?"
53. Frida, "There's Something Going On"

phil d., Friday, 10 September 2004 12:45 (fifteen years ago) link

54. Delta 5 - Mind Your Own Business
55. Phil Collins - In The Air Tonight
56. Abba - The Winner Takes It All ("But tell me does she kiss like I used to kiss you?")

Donnie Smith The Quiz Kid, Friday, 10 September 2004 12:50 (fifteen years ago) link

ABBA "The Visitors"

jjj, Friday, 10 September 2004 12:53 (fifteen years ago) link

58. Nellie McKay "Baby Watch Your Back"

nickalicious (nickalicious), Friday, 10 September 2004 13:14 (fifteen years ago) link

59. Goodie Mob "Cell Therapy"

nickalicious (nickalicious), Friday, 10 September 2004 13:14 (fifteen years ago) link

60. "Say My Name" - Destiny's Child

Wooden (Wooden), Friday, 10 September 2004 13:18 (fifteen years ago) link

61. Elvis Costello "Green Shirt" among others

mookieproof (mookieproof), Friday, 10 September 2004 13:26 (fifteen years ago) link

I hate these number threads, as they always get out of order.

Suffice it to say...EVERY KILLING JOKE SONG EVER RECORDED, BLESS'EM!

Alex in NYC (vassifer), Friday, 10 September 2004 13:46 (fifteen years ago) link

62. People Are Strange - The Doors

beanz (beanz), Friday, 10 September 2004 14:25 (fifteen years ago) link

63. Rockwell, "Obscene Phone Caller"

64. Whitney Houston, "Whatchoolookinat"

Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Friday, 10 September 2004 14:27 (fifteen years ago) link

65. "Sickman" - Alice In Chains

Wooden (Wooden), Friday, 10 September 2004 14:46 (fifteen years ago) link

66. the jam, "girl on the phone"

fact checking cuz (fcc), Friday, 10 September 2004 15:05 (fifteen years ago) link

67. "Destroyer" - The Kinks

Duh, Friday, 10 September 2004 15:05 (fifteen years ago) link

People, people, people...

"Shot By Both Sides" Magazine

Not that Chuck, Friday, 10 September 2004 15:06 (fifteen years ago) link

69."Stranger In Town"-Del Shannon

Doobie Keebler (Charles McCain), Friday, 10 September 2004 15:17 (fifteen years ago) link

70: "Girls are out to get you" The Fascinations

Bidfurd, Friday, 10 September 2004 15:24 (fifteen years ago) link

71. Laugh At Me - Sonny Bono

Fritz Wollner (Fritz), Friday, 10 September 2004 15:28 (fifteen years ago) link

72. The Cure - Man Inside My Mouth.

BlastsOfStatic (BlastsofStatic), Friday, 10 September 2004 15:42 (fifteen years ago) link

73. Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sitta
74. Garbage - I Think I'm Paranoid

My name is Kenny (My name is Kenny), Friday, 10 September 2004 15:52 (fifteen years ago) link

75. Sylvie - Saint Etienne

she's paranoid that her younger sister is going to steal her boyfriend - who says you can't have a sugary paranoid song, haha !

darren (darren), Friday, 10 September 2004 17:06 (fifteen years ago) link

sylvie! brilliant!

derrick (derrick), Friday, 10 September 2004 17:10 (fifteen years ago) link

76. Cheap Trick - Dream police

Avi (Avi), Friday, 10 September 2004 17:13 (fifteen years ago) link

77 Music Machine "Talk Talk"

dave q, Friday, 10 September 2004 17:16 (fifteen years ago) link

The Make-Up - "If They Come In The Morning"

emil.y (emil.y), Friday, 10 September 2004 17:38 (fifteen years ago) link

79. Non-Phixion "The CIA Is Trying To Kill Me"

nickalicious (nickalicious), Friday, 10 September 2004 18:06 (fifteen years ago) link

80. Steely Dan - Don't Take Me Alive

Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Friday, 10 September 2004 19:15 (fifteen years ago) link

thirteen years pass...

81. Captain Beefheart - 'Telephone'

(Revived because this song is so effective at pulling me right into the heart of the Captain's psychotic episode.)

Bruise Harmsby and the Rage (Old Lunch), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:03 (one year ago) link

82. The Cure - "Subway Song"
83. Talking Heads - "Psycho Killer"
84. The Beatles - "No Reply"

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:34 (one year ago) link

85. Dead Milkmen - I Against Osbourne

incarcerated moonfaces (how's life), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:50 (one year ago) link

86. Pink Floyd – "Paranoid Eyes"

the word dog doesn't bark (anagram), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:07 (one year ago) link

was gonna say:

5. Tiny Tim - She's Just Laughing At Me (what a song!)
― Dadaismus (Dada), Friday, September 10, 2004 10:51 AM (thirteen years ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

and yes it really is. such a simple idea but not one you hear a lot in songs

Scritti Vanilli - The Word Girl You Know It's True (dog latin), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:10 (one year ago) link

87. Bruce Springsteen - State Trooper

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:59 (one year ago) link

88. PJ Harvey - Big Exit

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:04 (one year ago) link

89. the Mountain Goats - In the Craters on the Moon

incarcerated moonfaces (how's life), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:11 (one year ago) link

90. "99 Problems" (if you begin with the premise spelled out in the first post)

clemenza, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:19 (one year ago) link

91. Eddie & Sunshine - There's Someone Following Me

emil.y, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:22 (one year ago) link

92. Spirit, "1984"

Someone will be waiting for you at your door
When you get home tonight

Scottish Country Twerking (Tom D.), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 17:56 (one year ago) link

93. Rolling Stones "Fingerprint File"

earlnash, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 17:58 (one year ago) link

94. Ian Dury & the Blockheads, "If I Was With a Woman"

Scottish Country Twerking (Tom D.), Tuesday, 21 August 2018 18:05 (one year ago) link

95. talking heads - drugs

Ross, Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:26 (one year ago) link

The Tubes, "Mr. Hate"

Guayaquil (eephus!), Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:27 (one year ago) link

96

Guayaquil (eephus!), Wednesday, 22 August 2018 16:27 (one year ago) link

77 Music Machine "Talk Talk"

― dave q, Friday, September 10, 2004 10:16 AM (thirteen years ago)

Haha yeah, or "Talk Me Down!"

timellison, Wednesday, 22 August 2018 17:18 (one year ago) link

four months pass...

97. Leadbelly/ Nirvana/etc. "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" aka In the Pines
98. Michael Jackson "Who Is It"

Lavator Shemmelpennick, Sunday, 23 December 2018 05:55 (nine months ago) link


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