I Wanna Be Elected

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Most Fridays, we give away a voucher worth TWENTY FIVE Euros to spend freely at any of the growing number of Golden Discs stores nationwide.

All we ask is for you to select a tune we can play next week.

This week’s theme: Electable sounds

With a General Election in the ‘offing’, what songs do YOU think the main political parties should  adopt as their campaign themes.

To enter, just complete this sentence.

My General Election campaign song  for [name of party] would have to be_______________________________’

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No limit on number of songs.

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91 thoughts on “I Wanna Be Elected

  1. The Auld Chancer

    My General Election campaign song for Fianna Fail would have to be Electioneering by Radiohead’

  2. jeremy kyle

    My General Election campaign song for Fianna Fáil would have to be We Didn’t Start the Fire by Billy Joel.

    Pretty obvious I guess.

    (we can finally edit? What science is this?)

  3. ReproBertie

    My General Election campaign song for all of them would have to be “You’re so vain” by Carly Simon.

  4. Helga.

    Would have to be ‘Don’t let Dan Boyle or his mates anywhere near the levers of power’ by Bankrupt Nation.

  5. Bertie Blenkinsop

    My General Election campaign song for the Social Democrats would be “Just the two of us” by Bill Withers

    1. Boj

      A gem of an artist which I have somehow bypassed until recently….absolutely love the song ‘Use me’. I could just listen to that on loop for an hour!

  6. Ben Delaney

    My general election campaign song for FF & FG would be Rip It Up’ (and start again) by Orange Juice.

  7. PhilJo

    My General Election campaign song for the Labour party would have to be “It’s the end of the world as we know it” by R.E.M.

  8. Boj

    My General Election campaign song for any of them would have to be: Rage Against the Machine – Killin’ in the name of. A song designed to make you lower your head, stomp your boots and shout ‘ FU I won’t do what you tell me’, riling against the control of an unjust government…or they could just as easily shout that at us!!

  9. dylad

    My General Election campaign song for FIne Gael/Fianna Fail would have to be Orgasm Addict by The Buzzcocks’. Sorry about being obvious, but it’s because they are all self pleasuring fappers!

  10. Praetorian

    No Diggty,Blackstreet…Labour.
    Should i stay,should i go,The Clash…Sinn Fein.
    wasted Time,The Eagles…Fianna Fail.
    Say Hello,Wave Goodbye,Soft Cell…Fine Gael.

    1. Boj

      You burden me with your questions
      You’d have me tell no lies
      You’re always asking what it’s all about
      Now listen to my replies
      You say to me I don’t talk enough
      But when I do I’m a fool
      These times I’ve spent, I’ve realized
      I’m going to shoot through
      And leave you

      WINNER

  11. Cool_Hand_Lucan

    My General Election campaign song for all the parties would have to be Fuck Tha Police by N.W.A. for obvious reasons.

  12. snowey

    My General Election campaign song for FF would have to be “Willie o’Dea” by Rubberbandits

    My General Election campaign song for FG would have to be “Kill the Poor” by The Dead Kennedys

  13. Damian

    My General Election campaign song for Joan Burton and the Labour Party would have to be Stuck in the Middle with You by Steelers Wheel.’

    1. Sheik Yahbouti

      While there might well be “Clowns to the left of you, jokers to the right” that song is far too good for that bunch of poxbottles.

    1. Nigel

      We don’t need no coalition
      We don’t need no Fianna Fail
      No mounting drinks bIll in the Dail bar
      Taoiseach leave those socks at home
      Hey! Taoiseach! Leave those socks at home!

  14. Brother Barnabas

    My GE campaign’ish song for Frances Fitzgerald would have to be Pissing in the Wind by Badly Drawn Boy.

    A worm is on its hook, our love which dangles free
    Lets watch it swim, against the water’s flow
    In doubt your courage grows, with no guarantee

    1. Andyourpointiswhatexactly?

      Are you having an affair with her? Is your willy like a worm on a hook?
      This is all very confusing. Not to say disturbing.

  15. scottser

    My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael would have to be ‘glad to see you go’ by the ramones

  16. Morgen Scheißekopf

    My General Election campaign song for Leo Varadkar would have to be No Woman (Tanaiste), No Cry – by Bob Marley

  17. Glat1

    My Election song for Fine Gael/Fianna Fail is Babylon’s Burning by The Ruts.

    Babylon’s burning
    You’re burning the street
    You’re burning your houses
    With anxiety

  18. Linda Monahan

    My General Election campaign song for the whole bloody lot of them would be ‘I think I’m Wonderful’ by The Damned

  19. James M.Chimney

    My General Election campaign song for the whole bloody lot of them would be “Fcuking Cnts, treat us like Pr1cks!” by A Flux of Pink Indians

  20. SB

    My General Election campaign song for the Independent Alliance would have to be “Don’t Go” by the Hothouse Flowers

  21. Morgen Scheißekopf

    My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael from Fianna Fail would have to be”D.I.V.O.R.C.E” by Billy Connolly or Dolly Parton

  22. Candy Crush Guru

    My General Election campaign song for The Social Democrats would have to be I will survive (Gloria Gaynor)

  23. Morgen Scheißekopf

    My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael would have to be “Stand down Margaret” by The Beat. Little known fact – Margaret is Frances Fitzgerald’s Confirmation name, Frances Mary Margaret Fitzgerald.

  24. Morgen Scheißekopf

    My General Election campaign song for The Independent Alliance would have to be “Bye Bye Baby” by The Bay City Rollers

  25. Morgen Scheißekopf

    My General Election campaign song for The Independent Alliance from Fine Gael would have to be “Thorn In My Side” by The Eurythmics

  26. Otis Blue

    Just play Dead Flag Blues by GYBE! on repeat and be done with it.

    Or to observe the spirit of the competition My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael would have to be Police and Thieves by Junior Murvin

    https://youtu.be/19dP84Q4Qus

  27. Otis Blue

    My General Election campaign song for Sinn Fein would have to be Stir It Up by Bob Marley and the Wailers.

  28. Otis Blue

    My General Election campaign song for a FG/FF coalition would have to be When Your Smiling And Astride Me (lube up remix) by Father John Misty

  29. Otis Blue

    My General Election Campaign song for Labour Leader Brendan Howlin would have to be He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s The Pilot by Grandaddy

  30. Paddy at the Howth Summit

    My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael would have to be Bohemian Like You by the Dandy Warhols.

  31. Otis Blue

    My General Election campaign song for Fine Gael would have to be I Can’t Stand Losing You by the Police

  32. Otis Blue

    My General Election Campaign song for the Shinners would have to be The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get by The Smiths.

  33. It Was All A Dream

    My General Election campaign song for every party would have to be The Beatles Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except for me and my Monkey

    1. It Was All A Dream

      A very late entry, but it’s obvious…

      My general election campaign song for FG would have to be Frankie by Sister Sledge.

      …Frankie, do you remember me?

  34. :-Joe

    Give Ireland back to the Irish….

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHOGlm4ZVdI
    – The heart of the beatles decides to be Irish punk before the pogues…
    j
    We get left with the frauds that are bono and geldof…. aysuz.. ffs.. is there anything left for the rest… you fucking pop legends….???

    Anyway, it’s what even the most useless, deranged and evil politicians really want to believe.

    At least I hope that’s true otherwise, killing them off one by one is going to be even a hell of a lot more difficult than I had planned… (THAT IS A JOKE YOU RETARD-True technical/scientific terminology)

    John Carpenter makes it look easy…

    Call me :-Joe the snake Plis …. ahh never-mind…..

    :-J

  35. f_lawless

    in light of of the apparent subterfuge and confusion, I was thinking “Add it Up” by the Violent Femmes

    1. f_lawless

      Maybe Fine Gael could spin Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” into part of a tried-and-trusted “Me Me Me” political campaign. Something in the lyrics about “keeping on with the Force” too.

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