26 Years

Big Sonic Heaven favorites from the last 26 years.

To celebrate the 26 year anniversary of Big Sonic Heaven, listeners voted for their favorite songs. On August 27, 2021 Darren counted down the Top 100 Songs live on-air. Here’s the songs that made the list.

  1. Vapour Trail - Ride
  2. The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove - Dead Can Dance
  3. Crank - Catherine Wheel
  4. Pearl - Chapterhouse
  5. When the Sun Hits - Slowdive
  6. Drive That Fast - Kitchens of Distinction
  7. From the Edge of the Deep Green Sea - The Cure
  8. No. 1 Fan - Majesty Crush
  9. Sweetness and Light- Lush
  10. Push - The Cure
  11. Blue Bell Knoll - Cocteau Twins
  12. Troy - Sinead O’Connor
  13. Trust - 24 Gone
  14. Pur - Cocteau Twins
  15. I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses
  16. Catch the Breeze - Slowdive
  17. Imagination - Xymox
  18. Your Silent Face - New Order
  19. Svefn-g-englar - Sigur Rós
  20. Gorecki - Lamb
  21. Now We Are Free - Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard
  22. Song to the Siren - This Mortal Coil
  23. 2wicky - Hooverphonic
  24. Heavens Downward - Au Revoir Borealis
  25. Stripped - Depeche Mode
  26. 24 Gone - Girl of Colours
  27. Thieves Like Us (12" Extended) - New Order
  28. Disintegration - The Cure
  29. Protection - Massive Attack
  30. Black Metallic - Catherine Wheel
  31. Into Dust - Mazzy Star
  32. 40 Days - Slowdive
  33. Ballerina Out of Control - The Ocean Blue
  34. Swamp Thing - The Chameleons
  35. All Flowers in Time Bend Toward the Sun - Jeff Buckley & Elizabeth Fraser
  36. Wild Horses - The Sundays
  37. Lorelei - Cocteau Twins
  38. Sweetest Day - Control Freq
  39. Videotape - Radiohead
  40. Stars - Dubstar
  41. Lonely Soul - UNKLE
  42. Horror Head - Curve
  43. Plainsong - The Cure
  44. Here's Where the Story Ends - The Sundays
  45. Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want - The Smiths
  46. In Your room - Depeche Mode
  47. Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
  48. Slide Away - The Verve
  49. Marian - The Sisters Of Mercy
  50. Marlene Dietrich's Favourite Poem - Peter Murphy
  51. Myth - Beach House
  52. Tenth Month - Velour 100
  53. Mad About You - Hooverphonic
  54. Soon - My Bloody Valentine
  55. Only Shallow - My Bloody Valentine
  56. Evergreen - Faithless
  57. Compulsion - Martin Gore
  58. History- The Verve
  59. Bonny - Prefab Sprout
  60. Life in Mono - Mono
  61. On Your Side - The Innocence Mission
  62. Teardrop - Massive Attack
  63. The Carnival Is Over - Dead Can Dance
  64. Eden - Hooverphonic
  65. Overcome - Tricky
  66. De-Luxe - Lush
  67. Inhaler - Hooverphonic
  68. Louise - Clan of Xymox
  69. Be There - UNKLE
  70. Wave of Mutilation (UK Surf) - Pixies
  71. Untitled 8 (Popplagið) - Sigur Rós
  72. Atmosphere - Joy Division
  73. Feed the Tree - Belly
  74. Carolyn's Fingers - Cocteau Twins
  75. Elegia - New Order
  76. Bittersweet - Velour 100
  77. Blown a Wish - My Bloody Valentine
  78. Makes Me Wanna Die - Tricky
  79. Army of Me - Björk
  80. Starálfur - Sigur Rós
  81. Dagger - Slowdive
  82. Death Engine - I Break Horses
  83. Asleep - The Smiths
  84. Hyperballad - Björk
  85. Pale Trembles a Gale - The Autumns
  86. 1963 - New Order
  87. The Same Deep Water As You - The Cure
  88. Pagan Poetry - Björk
  89. Slow - Caelum Bliss
  90. Mysterons - Portishead
  91. All Mixed Up - Red House Painters
  92. What's a Girl To Do? - Bat For Lashes
  93. Renaissance Affair - Hooverphonic
  94. Olympian - Gene
  95. Rabbit in Your Headlights - UNKLE feat. Thom Yorke
  96. I Wanted You To Feel the Same - The Radio Dept.
  97. Hit - The Sugarcubes
  98. Everyone Knows - Slowdive
  99. The Sadman - Slowdive
  100. The Worst Taste in Music - The Radio Dept.