5. Matthew Sweet - "Sick of Myself"100% Fun
The only thing more fun than singing along to this bittersweet track is listening to Sweet shred and shred again at the end. He performed an acoustic version (video of which I'm told will be on the site in the next week or so) when he visited Paste in early November
, and it totally made my day.6. The Raspberries - "Go All the Way"The Raspberries
Many* will never forgive Eric Carmen for foisting "All By Myself" onto the world, and yes, this song has some of those softer tendencies, but come on (come on)! That guitar riff is unimpeachable and the bridge rules and, well, come on (come on)!* Including this guy.8. The Buzzcocks - "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)"Love Bites
Another oft-covered gem best purchased on an fantastic comp (Singles Going Steady
), this track showcases the poppiest side of one of punk's finest acts.