Podcast the Tenth: The Best 3 Song Runs Ever. Of All Time.

Find the best three consecutive songs on an album. That was our task this week as we dive into our top five (and next ten) best three song runs.

Jeremy’s Best 3 Song Runs

1. Huey Lewis and the News – Sports (1983)
– Heart of Rock n Roll
– Heart & Soul
– Bad is Bad
2. Incubus – S.C.I.E.N.C.E. (1997)
– A Certain Shade of Green
– My Favorite Things
– Summer Romance
3.Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters (1995)
– This is a Call
– I’ll Stick Around
– Big Me
4. Aerosmith – Toys In the Attic (1975)
-Walk This Way
– Big Ten Inch Record
– Sweet Emotion
5. Michael Jackson – Thriller (1983)
– Thriller
– Beat It
– Human Nature
HM. ZZ Top – Eliminator (1983)
– Gimme All Your Lovin’
– Got Me Under Pressure
– Sharp Dressed Man
HM. Alice In Chains – Dirt (1992)
– Dam That River
– Rain When I Die
– Down In A Hole
HM. Stone Temple Pilots – Purple (1994)
– Vaseline
– Lounge Fly
– Interstate Love Song
HM. Our Lady Peace – Naveed (1994)
– Naveed
– Dirty Walls
– Denied
HM. Rage Against the Machine – Rage Against the Machine (1995)
– Bombtrack
– Killing in the Name
– Take The Power Back
HM. Blackalicious – The Craft (2005)
– World of Vibrations
– Supreme People
– Rhythm Sticks
HM. Pantera – Vulgar Display of Power (1992)
– Walk
– Fucking Hostile
– This Love
HM. Throttlerod – Hell & High Water (2003)
– Tomorrow & A Loaded Gun
– No Damn Fool
– Been Wrong

Zack’s Best 3 Songs

1. Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3 (2009)
– D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)
– Run This Town
– Empire State of Mind
2. Radiohead – OK Computer (1997)
– Exit Music (For A Film)
– Let Down
– Karma Police
3. Tori Amos – Scarlet’s Walk (2002)
– A Sorta Fairytale
– Wednesday
– strange
4. Luther Vandross – Give Me The Reason (1986)
– So Amazing
– Give Me The Reason
– There’s Nothing Better Than Love
5. Third Eye Blind – Third Eye Blind (1997)
– Semi-Charmed Life
– Jumper
– Graduate
HM. James Blunt – Back to Bedlam (2004)
– You’re Beautiful
– Wisemen
– Goodbye My Lover
HM. Ben Folds – Songs For Silverman (2005)
– Jesusland
– Landed
– Gracie
HM. Kanye West – Graduation (2007)
– Good Life
– Can’t Tell Me Nothing
– Barry Bonds
HM> Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012)
– The Art of Peer Pressure
– Money Trees
– Poetic Justice
HM. Clipse – Lord Willin’ (2002)
– Young Boy
– Virginia
– Grindin’
HM. AFI – Sing the Sorrow (2003)
– The Leaving Song Pt. II
– Bleed Black
– Silver and Cold
HM. The Offspring – Smash (1994)
– Something to Believe In
– Come Out and Play
– Self-Esteem
HM. Rise Against – The Sufferer & The Witness (2006)
– Intro/Chamber The Cartridge
– Injection
– Ready to Fall
HM. Prince – Purple Rain (1984)
– Darling Nikki
– When Doves Cry
– I Would Die 4 U
HM. The Decemberists – The Crane Wife (2006)
– The Crane Wife 3
– The Island: Come And See/The Landlord’s Daughter/You’ll Not Free The Drowning
– Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then)
HM. Band of Horses – Infinite Arms (2010)
– On My Way Back Home
– Infinite Arms
– Dilly
HM. The Killers – Hot Fuss (2004)
– Jenny Was A Friends of Mine
– Mr. Brightside
– Smile Like You Mean It
HM. MF DOOM – MM…FOOD (2004)
– Hoe Cakes
– Potholderz
– One Beer
HM. System of A Down – Hypnotize (2005)
– Tentative
– U-Fig
– Holy Mountains
HM. Coldplay – X&Y (2005)
– White Shadows
– Fix You
– Talk
HM. Heart – Heart (1985)
– What About Love
– Never
– These Dreams
HM. Vertical Horizon – Everything You Want (1999)
– You’re A God
– Everything You Want
– Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning)
HM. Vampire Weekend – Contra (2010)
– Giving Up The Gun
– Diplomat’s Son
– I Think Ur A Contra
HM. The Postal Service – Give Up (2003)
– The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
– Such Great Heights
– Sleepin’ In

Dan’s Best 3 Song Runs:

1. Michael Jackson – Thriller (1983)
– Beat It
– Billie Jean
– Human Nature
2. Prince – 1999 (1983)
– 1999
– Little Red Corvette
– Delirious
3. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (1977)
– Go You Own Way
– Songbird
– The Chain
4. Kanye West – Late Registration (2005)
– Heard ’em Say
– Touch The Sky
– Gold Digger
5. Phantom Planet – The Guest (2001)
– California
– Always On My Mind
Lonely Day
HM. David Bowie – Let’s Dance (1983)
– Modern Love
– China Girl
– Let’s Dance
HM. Wu-Tang Clan – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (1993)
– C.R.E.A.M.
– Method Man
Protect Ya Neck
HM. The Killers – Hot Fuss (2004)
– Smile Like You Mean It
– Somebody Told Me
– All These Things That I’ve Done
HM. Stevie Wonder – Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
– Sir Duke
– I Wish
– Knocked Me Off My Feet
HM. Radiohead – The Bends (1995)
– The Bends
– High and Dry
– Fake Plastic Trees
HM. Mathew Sweet – Girlfriend (1991)
– Divine Intervention
– I’ve Been Waiting
– Girlfriend
HM. R.E.M. – Document (1987)
– It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
– The One I Love
– Fireplace
HM. The Cars – The Cars (1978)
– Good Times Roll
– My Best Friend’s Girl
– Just What I Needed
HM. AFI – Sing the Sorrow (2003)
– Silver and Cold
– Dancing Through Sunday
– Girl’s Not Grey
HM. They Might Be Giants – Flood (1990)
– Birdhouse in Your Soul
Lucky Ball & Chain
– Istanbul (Not Constantinople)
HM. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
– The Great Gig in the Sky
– Money
– Us and Them
HM. David Bowie – Station to Station (1980)
– Station to Station
– Golden Years
– Word on a Wing
HM. Modest Mouse – Good News for People Who Love Bad News (2004)
– The World At Large
Float On
– Ocean Breathes Salty

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