The cream of Manchester, 2006 vintageMore lists I'm afraid (well, it is the start of a new year): Terry Christian and Conrad Murray announced their top Manchester-born songs of 2005 on BBC GMR on Monday night, and the top 20 includes faces both familiar and not so.
1 Elbow - 'Forget Myself'
2 Nine Black Alps - 'Unsatisfied'
3 Oasis - 'The Importance Of Being Idle'
4 Doves - 'Black And White Town'
5 Lovefreekz - 'Shine'
6 Stephen Fretwell - 'Run'
7 Happy Mondays - 'Playground Superstar'
8 Ian Brown - 'All Ablaze'
9 I Am Kloot - 'Over My Shoulder'
10 Jim Noir - 'My Patch'
11 New Order - 'Waiting For The Sirens Call'
12 Ironweed - 'Down To My Grave'
13 Fear Of Music - 'Skin And Bones'
14 My Computer - 'Stumble'
15 The Longcut - 'Quiet Life'
16 The Fall - 'I Can Hear The Grass Grow'
17 Broke n English - 'Squeeze'
18 The Earlies - 'Bring It Back Again'
19 Raw T - 'Where We Live'
20 The Pioneers - 'So Long'
No word on Southampton's finest yet I'm afraid. Best tap up Wave 105...