Ladies and Gentlemen:
the songs which have made the round of 32…

  • A Country Practice
  • All I Want For Christmas Is A Dukla Prague Away Kit
  • Asparagus Next Left
  • Bob Wilson – Anchorman
  • Descent Of The Stiperstones
  • Dickie Davies Eyes
  • Eno Collaboration
  • Evening Of Swing (Has Been Cancelled)
  • Every Time a Bell Rings
  • Everything’s AOR
  • For What Is Chatteris…
  • Joy Division Oven Gloves
  • Joy In Leeuwarden (We Are Ready)
  • Knobheads on Quiz Shows
  • National Shite Day
  • Outbreak of Vitas Gerulaitis
  • Paintball’s Coming Home
  • Restless Legs
  • Rock And Roll Is Full Of Bad Wools
  • Swerving the Checkatrade
  • Tending The Wrong Grave For 23 Years
  • Terminus
  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel
  • The Trumpton Riots
  • The Unfortunate Gwatkin
  • Them’s The Vagaries
  • Thy Damnation Slumbereth Not
  • Turned Up Clocked On Laid Off
  • Twenty Four Hour Garage People
  • We Built This Village On A Trad Arr Tune
  • Westward Ho! – Massive Letdown
  • When The Evening Sun Goes Down

The voting stats for the top 32 above will be withheld until the tournament is over, to avoid influencing the knockout round voting, but here are the stats on the 173 songs which sadly didn’t make it…

W L W% Skipped
33 Irk The Purists 2277 1334 63.1% 296
34 A Lilac Harry Quinn 2163 1269 63.0% 271
35 Monmore, Hare’s Running 2159 1277 62.8% 410
36 Took Problem Chimp To Ideal Home Show 2271 1347 62.8% 244
37 Surging out of Convalescence 2205 1313 62.7% 339
38 Fuckin’ ‘Ell It’s Fred Titmus 2231 1332 62.6% 203
39 Running Order Squabble Fest 2165 1293 62.6% 333
40 Uffington Wassail 2211 1370 61.7% 342
41 Depressed Beyond Tablets 2184 1363 61.6% 275
42 The Bastard Son Of Dean Friedman 2253 1409 61.5% 230
43 Lord Hereford’s Knob 2140 1363 61.1% 264
44 L’Enfer C’Est Les Autres 2104 1341 61.1% 316
45 San Antonio Foam Party 2161 1380 61.0% 414
46 Bad Losers on Yahoo Chess 2154 1380 61.0% 314
47 27 Yards Of Dental Floss 2196 1416 60.8% 304
48 Harsh Times in Umberstone Covert 2143 1385 60.7% 329
49 Look Dad No Tunes 2117 1390 60.4% 398
50 Time Flies By (When You’re A Driver Of A Train) 2117 1402 60.2% 210
51 99% Of Gargoyles Look Like Bob Todd 2159 1451 59.8% 280
52 Tommy Walsh’s Eco House 2059 1385 59.8% 302
53 Fix It So She Dreams Of Me 2076 1406 59.6% 295
54 Man of Constant Sorrow (With a Garage in Constant Use) 2178 1489 59.4% 267
55 Renfield’s Afoot 2023 1428 58.6% 337
56 Bottleneck at Capel Curig 2053 1450 58.6% 353
57 4AD3DCD 2089 1484 58.5% 308
58 The Bane Of Constance 2005 1427 58.4% 370
59 The Referee’s Alphabet 2069 1475 58.4% 300
60 Adam Boyle Has Cast Lad Rock Aside 2143 1531 58.3% 247
61 Shit Arm, Bad Tattoo 2006 1442 58.2% 288
62 Little In The Way Of Sunshine 2048 1475 58.1% 320
63 If I Had Possession Over Pancake Day 1981 1441 57.9% 418
64 Something’s Rotten In The Back of Iceland 1979 1444 57.8% 340
65 Dead Men Don’t Need Season Tickets 2089 1555 57.3% 285
66 Urge For Offal 1946 1457 57.2% 381
67 She’s In Broadstairs 1941 1454 57.2% 416
68 Upon Westminster Bridge 2020 1546 56.6% 302
69 It’s Cliched to be Cynical at Christmas 2011 1571 56.1% 272
70 Alehouse Futsal 1916 1528 55.6% 323
71 Sealclubbing 1937 1545 55.6% 318
72 Gubba Look-a-likes 2003 1602 55.6% 375
73 Mod. Diff. Vdiff. Hard Severe 1937 1560 55.4% 342
74 Vatican Broadside 1904 1549 55.1% 291
75 Friday Night And The Gates Are Low 1884 1543 55.0% 439
76 God Gave Us Life 1961 1609 54.9% 283
77 Hedley Verityesque 1742 1432 54.9% 465
78 Used To Be In Evil Gazebo 1882 1578 54.4% 408
79 Totnes Bickering Fair 1855 1559 54.3% 345
80 This Leaden Pall 1820 1547 54.1% 373
81 P.R.S. Yearbook – Quick, The Drawbridge 1832 1572 53.8% 445
82 It Makes The Room Look Bigger 1838 1586 53.7% 358
83 Prag Vec at the Melkweg 1817 1583 53.4% 429
84 What Made Colombia Famous… 1866 1632 53.3% 299
85 Ode To Joyce 1927 1703 53.1% 255
86 Old Age Killed My Teenage Bride 1872 1665 52.9% 362
87 CORGI Registered Friends 1843 1641 52.9% 403
88 Bad Review 1745 1573 52.6% 453
89 The Best Things In Life 1738 1594 52.2% 406
90 I was a teenage armchair Honved fan 1782 1645 52.0% 395
91 Paradise Lost (You’re The Reason Why) 1762 1641 51.8% 472
92 Bladderwrack Allowance 1772 1673 51.4% 393
93 Baguette Dilemma For The Booker Prize Guy 1841 1756 51.2% 297
94 Stuck Up A Hornbeam 1790 1717 51.0% 393
95 Improv Workshop Mimeshow Gobshite 1716 1647 51.0% 477
96 Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be with Jesus 1731 1675 50.8% 360
97 Left Lyrics In The Practice Room 1721 1667 50.8% 414
98 Mathematically Safe 1720 1686 50.5% 379
99 Twydale’s Lament 1698 1680 50.3% 400
100 With Goth On Our Side 1777 1760 50.2% 337
101 Mate of the Bloke 1707 1714 49.9% 386
102 The Announcement 1748 1766 49.7% 352
103 RSVP 1715 1756 49.4% 372
104 The Coroner’s Footnote 1722 1773 49.3% 344
105 Give Us Bubblewrap 1668 1735 49.0% 410
106 My Outstretched Arms 1645 1712 49.0% 403
107 The Len Ganley Stance 1695 1777 48.8% 314
108 Fear My Wraith 1628 1712 48.7% 437
109 Petty Sessions 1629 1722 48.6% 411
110 Lark Descending 1642 1745 48.5% 391
111 Letters Sent 1626 1731 48.4% 426
112 Reflections in A Flat 1640 1791 47.8% 432
113 I Went To A Wedding… 1694 1858 47.7% 384
114 Fun Day in the Park 1587 1751 47.5% 411
115 I Love You Because (You Look Like Jim Reeves) 1661 1833 47.5% 350
116 Tyrolean Knockabout 1539 1715 47.3% 479
117 Emerging From Gorse 1631 1818 47.3% 405
118 Footprints 1550 1735 47.2% 466
119 Floreat Inertia 1544 1735 47.1% 475
120 Venus in Flares 1617 1824 47.0% 403
121 I Hate Nerys Hughes (From The Heart)  1603 1819 46.8% 311
122 Mileage Chart 1627 1862 46.6% 432
123 King of Hi-Vis 1622 1858 46.6% 401
124 Keeping Two Chevrons Apart 1612 1850 46.6% 406
125 Four Skinny Indie Kids 1587 1822 46.6% 422
126 A Shropshire Lad 1603 1844 46.5% 478
127 Breaking News 1536 1790 46.2% 486
128 Secret Gig 1546 1803 46.2% 517
129 Yipps (My Baby Got The) 1511 1766 46.1% 502
130 The Ballad of Climie Fisher 1589 1869 46.0% 423
131 This One’s For Now 1572 1850 45.9% 376
132 Tour Jacket with Detachable Sleeves 1540 1818 45.9% 411
133 Whit Week Malarkey 1516 1799 45.7% 548
134 I Left My Heart In Papworth General 1581 1900 45.4% 368
135 Ordinary to Enschede 1501 1822 45.2% 470
136 Albert Hammond Bootleg 1531 1868 45.0% 411
137 Blood on the Quad 1493 1849 44.7% 437
138 1966 And All That 1499 1861 44.6% 447
139 Our Tune 1490 1855 44.5% 488
140 Mars Ultras, You’ll Never Make The Station 1500 1886 44.3% 494
141 Rod Hull Is Alive – Why? 1468 1848 44.3% 514
142 Excavating Rita 1525 1930 44.1% 478
143 Blue Badge Abuser 1521 1928 44.1% 412
144 Turn A Blind Eye 1488 1906 43.8% 461
145 Deep House Victims Minibus Appeal 1449 1885 43.5% 491
146 David Wainwright’s Feet 1390 1814 43.4% 556
147 Sensitive Outsider 1387 1895 42.3% 497
148 Even Men With Steel Hearts 1400 1915 42.2% 570
149 Jarg Armani 1370 1933 41.5% 502
150 Sponsoring the Moshpits 1432 2023 41.4% 444
151 Whiteness Thy Name Is Meltonian 1349 1907 41.4% 601
152 Reasons To Be Miserable (Part 10) 1409 1996 41.4% 490
153 Lock Up Your Mountain Bikes 1379 1965 41.2% 409
154 CAMRA Man 1301 1910 40.5% 488
155 Emergency Locksmith 1345 1981 40.4% 476
156 Bogus Official 1339 1979 40.4% 461
157 He Who Would Valium Take 1337 1982 40.3% 480
158 D’Ye Ken Ted Moult? 1321 1990 39.9% 436
159 On Passing Lilac Urine 1298 1984 39.5% 532
160 Hair Like Brian May Blues 1327 2080 38.9% 417
161 Song of Encouragement for the Orme Ascent 1277 2033 38.6% 548
162 On The ’Roids 1277 2049 38.4% 412
163 M-6-ster 1261 2054 38.0% 504
164 Architecture and Morality Ted and Alice 1297 2113 38.0% 514
165 Quality Janitor 1237 2036 37.8% 571
166 New York Skiffle 1266 2099 37.6% 488
167 Let’s Not 1196 2005 37.4% 622
168 Numanoid Hang-glide 1180 1988 37.2% 657
169 Third Track Main Camera Four Minutes 1152 1973 36.9% 580
170 See That My Bike’s Kept Clean 1212 2098 36.6% 510
171 Styx Gig (Seen By My Mates Coming Out Of A) 1194 2076 36.5% 460
172 Malayan Jelutong 1129 2000 36.1% 584
173 Arthur’s Farm 1174 2113 35.7% 506
174 Girlfriend’s Finished With Him 1128 2109 34.8% 585
175 Doreen 1106 2077 34.7% 531
176 You’re Hard 1155 2186 34.6% 500
177 Fretwork Homework 1117 2170 34.0% 571
178 Soft Verges 1095 2128 34.0% 613
179 On Finding The Studio Banjo 1143 2237 33.8% 438
180 Nove on the Sly 1072 2145 33.3% 609
181 Moody Chops 1060 2198 32.5% 634
182 Ready Steady Goa 1050 2217 32.1% 561
183 I, Trog 1015 2163 31.9% 621
184 On Reaching The Wensum 996 2162 31.5% 534
185 Christian Rock Concert 1064 2350 31.2% 528
186 Worried Man Blues 1020 2278 30.9% 495
187 False Grit 999 2296 30.3% 555
188 ITMA 945 2173 30.3% 590
189 Get Kramer 979 2321 29.7% 550
190 Epiphany 931 2279 29.0% 603
191 Ecclesiastical Perks 959 2350 29.0% 644
192 Children of Apocalyptic Techstep 927 2306 28.7% 609
193 Multitude 822 2332 26.1% 645
194 Faithlift 811 2322 25.9% 686
195 Mr Cave’s a Window Cleaner Now 812 2347 25.7% 640
196 £24.99 From Argos 808 2345 25.6% 633
197 Split Single With Happy Lounge Labelmates 787 2293 25.6% 694
198 Busy Little Market Town 803 2461 24.6% 476
199 Carry On Cremating 774 2435 24.1% 632
200 Stavanger Töestub 787 2592 23.3% 527
201 Song For Europe 628 2478 20.2% 671
202 13 Eurogoths Floating In The Dead Sea 608 2697 18.4% 531
203 Theme Tune For Something Or Other 482 2797 14.7% 526
204 Visitor for Mr Edmonds 303 2967 9.3% 531
205 Slight Reprise 222 3014 6.9% 578

Overall, there were 350,372 matches with results, and 41,578 skipped ties. This compares to just under 200,000 in total last time, so almost double the vote. More stats to follow, as well as news of the Round of 32. But for now, over to you…