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Top Ten Longest Songs

04 JAN 2013 | Posted By: NickJ

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Top Ten Longest Songs

Dire Straits
 
Genesis
 
Kraftwerk
 
Meat Loaf
 
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
 
Pink Floyd
 
Queen
 
Rush
 
Television
 
The Doors
Along with finding your thought-to-be lost phone, discovering extra money in your bank account and realising the side window is open after thinking you've been locked out of your house, remembering there's a long weekend around the corner is one of the best goddamn feelings in the world. Period. And just in case you forgot, we've got a big fuck-off one starting tomorrow.

One of the bestest parts of a long weekend is getting the hell out of the city and doing some road tripping. An essential part of the road trip is some driving music. Errbody loves a mixtape, that's a fact. And 'coz we're so excited about celebrating the anniversary of the Easter Bunny's crucifixion, we've put together the top ten longest songs to help you whittle away the hours in your beat-up, cramped Hyundai Excel. 

FYI - In 2011 The Flaming Lips wrote a 24 hour song called '7 Skies H3' and there's only two ways to listen to it. Either stream it here or you can buy a special $5,000 hard drive with the song on it encased in a human skull. And the skull has chrome hair. Yeah, we know. But how awesome is that.

Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody'


Kraftwerk - 'Autobahn'


Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love'


Television - 'Marquee Moon'


Rush - '2112'


The Doors - 'The Celebration of the Lizard King'


Pink Floyd - 'Echoes'


Genesis - 'Supper's Ready'


Dire Straits - 'Telegraph Road'


Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - 'Babe, I'm On Fire'
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There are "4" comment(s) on "Top Ten Longest Songs "

Respect fujiko-san
Iron Butterfly is a no brainer. Plus I went to a 3 hour Parliament concert once where they only played 4 songs...
fujiko-san  -  2 years ago
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Respect NickJ
Pretty sure Kraftwerk and Nick Cave aren't classic rock. But yes, there are lots of long songs.
NickJ  -  about a year ago
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Respect NickJ
Just to clarify guys, this is our selection of the 'top ten' longest songs. We're not saying these are the longest songs ever made, just our favs. So everyone just chill.
NickJ  -  about a year ago
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Respect NickJ
And for the record, 'The Devil's Glitch' by Chris Butler is longest song ever written as of 1996 according to Guinness. It's 96 minutes. Kinda trumps Jethro.
NickJ  -  about a year ago
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