The next three weeks Top Shelf Tuesday will be stripped back as your fellow writer will be abroad chasing the sun.

As one grows they learn certain things.

 As an infant: colours; as a young whipper-snipper: numbers; as a curious delinquent/mad scientist: different body parts perhaps?
On our first week, we will take a look at songs about colours… In the weeks to come, you can probably guess what else we will cover.
So enjoy the songs… All of which have music videos for your viewing and listening pleasure…
With our first cab off the rank, we’ve…

“Got you coloured”


Now we have you in the mood for colour we will start off with the most obvious choice…

AC/DC: Back in Black
Taken from “Back in Black” (1980)

Incubus: A Certain Shade of Green
Taken from “S.C.I.E.N.C.E.” (1997)

Sepultura: Bullet the Blue Sky
Taken from “Roorback” (2003)

Live: White, Discussion
Taken from “Throwing Copper” (1994)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Red Right Hand
Taken from “Let Love In” (1994)

R.E.M.: Orange Crush
Taken from “Green” (1988)

Weezer: Pink Triangle
Taken from “Pinkerton” (1996)

Madness: Grey Day
Taken from “7” (1981)

Primus: Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver
Taken from “Tales from the Punchbowl” (1995)

Keeping to one colour per song we will end up on the colour most songs are about only because it has a colour and number in the title, which leads us to next weeks 10 songs about numbers with the aptly titled “Outnumbered”… Stay tuned… also feel free to share songs about colours as there is a shit load out there.

Type O Negative: Black No. 1 (Little Miss Scare- All)
Taken from “Bloody Kisses” (1993)