Well, how do you follow that?
By listing every single one of the 460(-ish) different songs nominated (or voted for) as an earworm on this blog in 2008?
OK. Your wish is my command.
2112, 20000007, 2 More Years (MSTRKRFT mix), 2 out of 3 ain't bad, 20th Century Boy, 2kindsalove, 4st7lb, 7 & 7 is, 9 in the afternoon, 99 Problems, a case of you, A Day In the Life, A Good Heart, A Sunday Smile, A Tender History in Rust, A&E, Ace of Spades, Addicted to Bass, After Hours, Aggro, All Good Things Come to an End, all nightmare long, All Summer Long, All Time High, All You Really Have To Do, Alphabet Street, always the last to know, Amarillo, American Boy, An Ill Wind, Another Rock and Roll Christmas, Another Suitcase in Another Hall, Any Other World, Apply Some Pressure, Are You Lonely, Ashes, Atomic, Automobile, back in black, Back When You Were Good, Bad Case (of Loving You), bad moon rising, Bare Necessities, battery, BBC olympic theme, big yellow taxi, Birdhouse in your soul, Bittersweet Symphony, Black and Gold, Blackened, Blister in the Sun, Blue Bleezing Blind Drunk, Blue Railroad Train, Bongo Jam, Boomshakalaka, Boy From School, Break My Stride, Brianstorm, Bright Tomorrow, Brown Eyed Girl, build me up buttercup, Bulls on Parade, Californication, Calm a Llama Down, Calm Like a Bomb, Canyons of your mind, Career Opportunities, Caribbean Moon, Celice, Cello Song, cemeteries of london, cemetry gates, Chemical World, Child Psychology, Chim Chim Cher-ee, chocolate salty balls, christobel, Cinematic, Clash City Rockers, climbing to the moon, Cocaine in my Brain, Cold Day in the Sun, Come As Your Are, Constructive Summer, Countdown, Cracklin' Rosie, Crawl, Cry For You, Da Doo Ron Ron, Dakota, Damn, Wish I Was Your Lover, Dance Wiv Me, devil woman, Distant Sun, Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, down by the water, Down to the Wire, Down Under, dream a little dream, duchess, Duke's Place, Easy, Eat It, Eels Song, Eifach Sein, Elisabeth on the bathroom floor, Every Rose Has Its Thorn, everybody's changing, Everybody's Down, evolve or decay, Exit Music (For a Film), Faith, fake empire, Fall to Pieces, Falling, Falling Slowly, Fascination, fast car, feelgood inc, Fire, five to one, Fluorescent Adolescent, Flux, Folsom Prison Blues, Footloose, For Agent 13, Freeze Frame, Fugitive Motel, Future Sailors, Genie 2.0, Get Free, Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into my Car, Get Over It, get rhythm, Ghost Riders in the Sky, Gloria, Glory Box, god gave rock and roll to you, Gold, golden brown, Gone Daddy Gone, Good Girls Don't, Good Morning, good ship kangaroo, Goody Two Shoes, Got me Wrong, Graceland, graffiti, Greatest Day, Green is the Colour, Grounds for Divorce, half a person, Half a World Away, Hallelujah, Hallowed Be Thy Name, handlebars, Heart of Gold, Heavyweight Champion of the World, hey there delilah, Highly Evolved, Highly Suspicious, hold the line, Hometown Glory, hoppipolla, Hounds of Love, Human, Hurricane, Hush, I Am A Rock, I Can See Clearly Now, I Can See For Miles, I Can't Decide, I can't give you anything but love, I can't hold back, I Found Out, I Kissed A Girl, I Knew You Were Waiting, I know what I'm here for, I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked, I told her on Alderaan, I want you, I Want You To Stay, I will possess your heart, IEIEI, If I Had $1000000, If I Were A Boy, If there's a rocket tie me to it, If Tomorrow Never Comes, I'll Never Fall in Love Again,I'm Considering a Move to Memphis, I'm Fucking Matt Damon, I'm sticking with you, I'm throwing my arms around Paris, In My Life, In the Jungle, In The Mood, In Your Eyes, In-a-gadda-da-vida, Indiana Jones Theme, Inner Smile, inni mer syngur vitleysingur, Inside, Into the West, Is it any wonder, is it over, It Hurts Me Too, It's a Jungle Out There, It's Beginning to get to me, It's So Easy, junk shop clothes, Just, Justified and Ancient, Keep me in mind, sweetheart, Kennedy, Kiss Me, kokomo, last stop this town, Laughing Aloud, Laura, Lay Lady Lay, Left Behind, Less Is More, Let It Be, Let's Talk About It, Levi Stubbs Tears, Life for Rent, Lighthouse Keeper, livin' the vida loca, Living on a Prayer, living well is the best revenge, Losing, Lost Myself, Loughborough Suicide, Love Action, Love Games, Love Machine, Lovers In Japan, low, Makes me Wonder, Manic Depression, mannenberg, Mansard Roof, Me & Julio Down By The School Yard, Meat is Murder, meltdown, Mercy, Midlife Crisis, Milk, mmmbop, mogwai fear satan, Moonage Daydream, Moonchild, Morning After Midnight, Moving to New York, Mr E's Beautiful Blues, Mr Jones,mr sandman, My Favourite Waste of Time, My Heart Will Go On Forever, My Uncle used to love me but she died, My Year in Lists, names, Nancy Reagan's Head, Near Wild Heaven, Neighbourhood, Never Ever, Never Forget, New England, New Soul, New York, newborn, Night Nurse, Night Terror, Nightingale, No More Heroes, No One, No One Knows, Northern Lad, Nothing Ever Happens, Oedipus Rex, Oh My God, Old Cape Cod, Old Shit / New Shit, Once and Never Again, One and Only, One Day Like This, One Thing, Out Come the Wolves, Owner of a Lonely Heart, Oxford Comma, Paris to Berlin, Paris is Burning, Patience, phantom of the opera, Picture This, pioneer to the falls, Platinum, Please Read the Letter, Police and Thieves, Police on my Back, pork and beans, prince of parties, Private Psychedelic Reel, pub with no beer, queen of the world, ragged wood, Rapper's Delight, rattlesnakes, Ready for the Floor, Real Emotional Trash, Red Morning Light, Remember Tomorrow, Riders on the Storm, Right Beside You, Robots, Rocket, Rockstar, Romeo & Juliette, ruby, Rule The World, Nowhere With You, Run, Run Around, Run To Me, Sacre Coeur, Sally, Santa Claus is coming to town, Saved by Zero, Say it Right, See You Again, Sequestered in Memphis, Sex Bomb, Shadow of a Day, Shake Shake, Shake it! Shake it!, She don't use jelly, she wants to move, Sheila, Shipbuilding, Shirt, Sing Me Spanish Techno, Skinny Love,Skip to the End, Slow Hands, Slow Show, Songbird, Sonnet, Souljacker pt1, spiralling, Splendid Isolation, St Swithin's Day, stacey's mom, Stack-a-lee, Starship Trooper, Steady, As She Goes, Steppenwolf / Silver Machine, Straight Lines, Straighten Up And Fly Right, strawberry swing, stuck between stations, Substitute, Suburban Knights, Sunny Days, Sunset Coming On, Suzanne, Sweet About Me, Sweet Caroline, symphony number 9, Take Me Out, Tenterfield Saddler, that was just your life, That's Not My Name, The Auld Triangle, The Ballad of Ronnie Drew, The Beginning of the Twist, The Bitch Went Nutz, The Bucket, The Electrician, The Fall, the fallen, the fix, The Fountain of Salmacis, the loneliness of a tower crane driver,The President's Dead, The Saturday Boy, The Trooper, The Underdog, the warning, The Way I am, theme from airwolf, theme from buffy, Theme from Cheggers Plays Pop, theme from the flumps, Theme from Wizbit, theme to blind date, Theme to Paddington Bear, theme to sale of the century, Theme tune to big break, Theme Tune to Black Beauty, Theme Tune to Bullseye, Theme tune to Fraggle Rock, Theme Tune to Scooby Doo, theme tune to the muppet show, theme from shaft,There is only one of us, There's Power in the Union, They, This Girl Is Taking Bets, This Old House, Through the Morning, Through the night, Thunder Road, Time to Pretend, tired of sex,Tired of Waiting For You, Tonight, Tonight, Too Drunk To Fuck, too drunk to fuck, too much love will kill you, Touch Sensitive, touch too much, Toxic, Trampled Underfoot, Turn Tail, Two Hearts, umbrella, Us Against The World, Village Green Preservation Society, Violin Concerto, Viva La Vida, Volare, Voodoo Child, Waiting for a star to fall, Waving Flags, Way Down in the Hole, we didn't start the fire, We Hate The Kids, We'll Live and Die in these towns, what do you want from me, What Light, Whatever it Takes, When under Ether, white man in hammersmith palais, White Rock, white winter hymnal, Who Wants To Live Forever, wichita lineman, Winterborn, wired for sound, Witches' Hat, wordless chorus, Working for the MCA, Wow, Wuthering Heights, You Make Me Feel Like Dancin', Your Love Alone is Not Enough, Your Sweet Voice, You're Such A Good Looking Woman.
Ooh, I feel better for that. They can't all make the top 20, but they're all worth mentioning.
Earworms of the Year 2008 will be published on Friday.
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