Triple J Releases ’20 Years Of Hottest 100' CD & Songbook

Written by Mike Hohnen on 19th July, 2013

Triple J Releases ’20 Years Of Hottest 100' CD & Songbook

Perhaps the most significant moment in the history of triple J’s iconic Hottest 100 is now available in a 2-disc set. 39 tracks from the list were selected for the album, giving a broad oversight of the musical taste of young Australia over the last 20 years.

This countdown was a milestone for more than one reason – not only was it the 20th anniversary of the celebrated chart but it was also got the largest response out of any of the Hottest 100s so far. Triple J was bombarded with More than 940,000 votes over 20 days – it seems Gen Y found something worth voting for.

Of course, the 1995 mega hit Wonderwall by Oasis took out pole position, a decision that was met with a hefty amount of debate. Many of the high-ranking tracks failed to make it to the release. For one reason or another, Foo Fighters Everlong, which took out #5, wasn’t included, nor was The Living End, but you can’t win ‘em all.

Die-hards and/or musos can also get their grubby mitts on the official triple j 20 years of Hottest 100 Songbook which contains sheet music for piano, guitar and vocals.

Check out the full tracklist for the 2-CD set below.


1. Oasis – Wonderwall
2. The Killers – Mr. Brightside
3. Hilltop Hoods – The Nosebleed Section
4. Gotye – Somebody That I Used To Know (Ft. Kimbra)
5. Jeff Buckley – Last Goodbye
6. Muse – Knights of Cydonia
7. Daft Punk – One More Time
8. Regurgitator – ! (The Song Formerly Known As)
9. Queens Of The Stone Age – No One Knows
10. Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
11. Lana Del Rey – Video Games
12. Powderfinger – These Days
13. Gorillaz – Feel Good Inc.
14. The Dandy Warhols – Bohemian Like You
15. The Presets – My People
16. M.I.A. – Paper Planes
17. Grinspoon – Chemical Heart
18. The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony
19. Modest Mouse – Float On


1. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
2. Radiohead – Paranoid Android
3. Florence + The Machine – Dog Days Are Over
4. The Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition
5. Augie March – One Crowded Hour
6. Coolio feat. L.V. – Gangsta’s Paradise
7. The Prodigy – Breathe
8. You Am I – Berlin Chair
9. The Cranberries – Zombie
10. The Wombats – Let’s Dance To Joy Division
11. blink-182 – Dammit
12. MGMT – Kids
13. OutKast – Hey Ya!
14. Angus & Julia Stone – Big Jet Plane
15. Silverchair – Tomorrow
16. Blur – Song 2
17. Spiderbait – Buy Me A Pony
18. Bloc Party – Banquet
19. Bon Iver – Skinny Love
20. Massive Attack – Teardrop


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