UPDATE: 2nd Annual People’s Choice Tournament- Nominations Open!

The Shins’ James Mercer- ready to rumble.

Note: Starting at 5 PM EST on 8/22, anyone that has already hit their limit on nominations can nominate exactly 1 more song. We can see timestamps so don’t cheat. We’ll cut it off when we get to our 128 and get to setting up brackets

Yup- we’re doing it again. Nominate your favorite song to participate in our 2nd annual PCT. No coaching responsibilities- this is a free-for-all NCAA-style contest. Nominate your songs on our custom form as soon as possible so we can get started!

What we’ve got so far (updated 8/22/12, 3:50 PM):

1 God’s Bathroom Floor Atmosphere
2 Boyfriend Girlfriend Bieber/*NSYNC
3 Statement of Vindication Bikini Kill
4 Lean On Me Bill Withers
5 New Direction Black Lips
6 Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City Bobby Bland
7 The Promised Land Bruce Springsteed
8 Backstreets Bruce Springsteen
9 American Skin (41 Shots) Bruce Springsteen
10 Fleeting Like the Days Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
11 I belong in your arms Chairlift
12 Sleeping Sickness City and Colour
13 Til Kingdom Come Coldplay
14 A Real Hero College (Feat. Electric Youth)
15 B-Boy Crown City Rockers
16 Throwing Your Voice Damien Jurado
17 #41 Dave Matthews Band
18 Babylon David Gray
19 Memories David Guetta feat. Kid Cudi
20 All My Money is Gone Deep Dark Woods
21 Getaway Dr. John
22 See My Eyes DWNTWN
23 September Earth Wind and Fire
24 Man on Fire Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
25 Invisible Leader Fucked Up
26 Vomit Girls
27 Never Go Back Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
28 Pulling on a Line Great Lake Swimmers
29 November Rain Guns N Roses
30 Thinkin’ ‘Bout Somethin’ Hanson
31 Sequestered in Memphis Hold Steady
32 Grown Simba J. Cole
33 Salvador Jamie T
34 Life’s been good to me so far Joe Walsh
35 Long Monday John Prine
36 today i’m gonna try and change the world johnny reid
37 Bellbottoms Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
38 Mama’s Eyes Justin Townes Earle
39 Lost in the World Kanye West
40 Someone Great LCD Soundsystem
41 Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye
42 Animal Backwards Minus the Bear
43 Dashboard Modest Mouse
44 Rocket Man (cover) My Morning Jacket
45 Librarian My Morning Jacket
46 2nd Childhood Nas
47 Harvest Moon Neil Young
48 Crime in the City Neil Young
49 Age of Consent New Order
50 Pink Moon Nick Drake
51 Juicy Notorious B.I.G.
52 Champagne Supernova Oasis
53 Little Talks Of Monsters And Men
54 Wagon Wheel Old Crow Medicine Show
55 Dreams Passion Pit
56 You and Me Penny and the Quarters
57 1901 Phoenix
58 The Last Living Rose PJ Harvey
59 Every You Every Me Placebo
60 Bali Eyes Porno for Pyros
61 Still Alive Portal (GLaDOS)
62 I wanna be your lover Prince
63 Killer Queen Queen
64 Paranoid Android Radiohead
65 When I B On Tha Mic Rakim
66 Young Turks Rod Stewart
67 Hang Fire Rolling Stones
68 When Something is Wrong with my Baby Sam & Dave
69 Australia Shins
70 The Only Living Boy In New York Simon & Garfunkel
71 All For You Sister Hazel
72 Who Am I (What’s My Name)? Snoop Doggy Dog
73 Rasta Courage Soldiers of Jah Army
74 All Eyes On You St Lucia
75 Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf
76 Johnny Come Lately Steve Earle
77 Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
78 Interstate Love Song Stone Temple Pilots
79 Maccu Picchu Strokes
80 Head Full of Doubt/Road Full of Promise The Avett Brothers
81 The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down The Band
82 Sloop John B The Beach Boys
83 Go Tell the Congregation The Black Crowes
84 All These Things I’ve Done The Killers
85 Classy Girls The Lumineers
86 Your Love The Outfield
87 Please, please, please let me get what i want The Smiths
88 Waterfall The Stone Roses
89 We OK The Very Best feat. K’Naan
90 When I Was Young The Wood Brothers
91 What You Know Two Door Cinema Club
92 Summer Home Typhoon
93 poundcake Van Halen
94 Shine A Light Wolf Parade
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6 Responses to UPDATE: 2nd Annual People’s Choice Tournament- Nominations Open!

  1. Dem Adam says:

    I am very pleased to see a Stone Roses song on here

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  3. G says:

    Although it’s nice to get more people invested in the tournament by having more songs, I think a 64 song tourney (with a few play-offs for the 5 odd songs out) is much better, as it means better music. This list is strong, and I’d hate to see 60 more entries come in and just make for a potentially shittier, drawn-out first round.

    • G says:

      also second the Stone Roses.

    • janos marton says:

      It’s looking like we may cap it at 96 (play-in first round). Theoretically it would be different people submitting songs, so unless they have worse taste than the early birds (they might), the quality at 128 should be similar to 64.

  4. Crispus K says:

    I have worse taste

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