Musical Influences



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Top 300 Artists/Composers on Ash's iPod
(by hours of music)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]

35.7

Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]

29.3

Handel, George Frideric [1685-1759]

26.4

David Bowie

24.4

Haydn, Franz Joseph [1732-1809]

23.1

Depeche Mode

23.0

The Cure

22.8

Brahms, Johannes [1833-1897]

22.3

Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770-1827]

21.6

The Beatles

21.4

Stereolab

18.4

Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]

18.0

Pink Floyd

15.7

Yo La Tengo

15.4

Mahler, Gustav [1860-1911]

14.4

Dvořák, Antonín [1841-1904]

14.4

U2

14.0

Phish

13.4

They Might Be Giants

12.9

New Order

12.5

Erasure

11.8

Johnny Cash

11.8

Simple Minds

11.6

Britten, Benjamin [1913-1976]

11.6

Cocteau Twins

11.6

Purcell, Henry [1659-1695]

11.4

Echo & The Bunnymen

11.3

The Beautiful South

11.0

Bob Marley & The Wailers

10.1

XTC

10.1

Pet Shop Boys

10.0

The Clash

10.0

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

9.8

Morrissey

9.7

Mogwai

9.6

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich [1840-1893]

9.6

INXS

9.5

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

9.4

Thompson Twins

9.3

Kraftwerk

9.3

Dead Can Dance

9.3

10,000 Maniacs

9.0

Verdi, Giuseppe [1813-1901]

8.6

Sting

8.5

Of Montreal

8.5

Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]

8.3

Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]

8.2

Built to Spill

8.1

Talking Heads

8.0

Beck

7.9

Belle & Sebastian

7.9

Wilco

7.8

Howard Jones

7.7

Sufjan Stevens

7.7

Duran Duran

7.4

Rachmaninoff, Sergey [1873-1943]

7.4

Sigur Rós

7.3

Debussy, Claude [1862-1918]

7.2

Tears For Fears

7.1

Schubert, Franz [1797-1828]

7.0

Milton Nascimento

7.0

The Chieftains

7.0

Brian Eno

6.9

Puccini, Giacomo [1858-1924]

6.9

Destroyer

6.9

UB40

6.9

Telemann, Georg Philipp [1681-1767]

6.8

Kate Bush

6.7

Luna

6.7

Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]

6.7

Modest Mouse

6.6

The Smiths

6.6

Radiohead

6.5

The Magnetic Fields

6.5

Animal Liberation Orchestra

6.4

Enigma

6.3

Pixies

6.3

The B-52's

6.2

Bax, Arnold [1883-1953]

6.0

Bonnie "Prince" Billy

6.0

Rossini, Gioachino [1792-1868]

6.0

Shostakovich, Dmitry [1906-1975]

5.9

Camper Van Beethoven

5.9

Love and Rockets

5.9

Cat Power

5.9

a-ha

5.9

Roxy Music

5.8

Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da [1526-1594]

5.8

Leonard Cohen

5.8

The Go-Betweens

5.7

The Pogues

5.7

Rameau, Jean-Philippe [1683-1764]

5.7

ABBA

5.7

Landing

5.7

Children's Songbook

5.7

Bob Marley

5.6

Os Mutantes

5.6

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

5.6

Saint-Saëns, Camille [1835-1921]

5.6

Pavement

5.5

Death Cab For Cutie

5.5

Oingo Boingo

5.5

The Velvet Underground

5.4

Low

5.4

No Doubt

5.4

Fleetwood Mac

5.3

Coldplay

5.3

Elvis Costello

5.2

Peter Murphy

5.2

Aimee Mann

5.2

Delibes, Léo [1836-1891]

5.1

The Jam

5.1

Apples In Stereo

5.1

Bellini, Vincenzo [1801-1835]

5.1

Public Image Ltd.

5.0

Blondie

4.9

David Byrne

4.9

Neil Young

4.9

Mendelssohn, Felix [1809-1847]

4.8

Camouflage

4.8

Boccherini, Luigi [1743-1805]

4.8

Blonde Redhead

4.7

Tom Waits

4.7

The Lightning Seeds

4.7

The Ramones

4.6

Devendra Banhart

4.6

Felt

4.6

Bauhaus

4.5

Pulp

4.4

The Stranglers

4.4

The Innocence Mission

4.4

Donizetti, Gaetano [1797-1848]

4.4

Enya

4.4

Pernice Brothers

4.3

The Decemberists

4.2

The Police

4.2

Travis

4.2

Stephen Duffy

4.2

Legião Urbana

4.2

Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]

4.2

The American Analog Set

4.2

Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]

4.2

Clan Of Xymox

4.2

Chris Isaak

4.1

Vaughn Williams, Ralph [1872-1958]

4.1

Múm

4.1

Cake

4.1

Violent Femmes

4.1

George Harrison

4.0

Mojave 3

4.0

Vangelis

4.0

Gluck, Christoph Willibald [1714-1787]

4.0

Ivy

4.0

The Pretenders

3.9

Caetano Veloso

3.9

The Housemartins

3.9

My Morning Jacket

3.9

Galaxie 500

3.9

Elliott Smith

3.8

The Killers

3.8

Kitaro

3.8

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

3.8

Bob Dylan

3.7

John Lennon

3.7

Explosions In The Sky

3.7

Crowded House

3.7

The Church

3.7

Blur

3.6

Neutral Milk Hotel

3.6

Aztec Camera

3.6

Hindemith, Paul [1895-1963]

3.6

Bright Eyes

3.6

Billy Bragg

3.6

Breathless

3.6

Minus The Bear

3.6

Human League

3.6

Harold Budd

3.5

Snow Patrol

3.5

Electronic

3.4

Loreena McKennitt

3.4

Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]

3.4

Muse

3.4

Clannad

3.4

This Mortal Coil

3.3

Gomez

3.3

Bonobo

3.3

Paganini, Niccolo [1782-1840]

3.3

Burning Spear

3.3

The Sex Pistols

3.3

Morricone, Ennio [1928- ]

3.3

Nick Drake

3.2

Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]

3.2

Generation X

3.2

Greg Weeks

3.2

John Prine

3.2

Walton, William [1902-1983]

3.2

Tom Tom Club

3.2

Book of Love

3.2

The Clientele

3.2

Neu!

3.1

Alphaville

3.1

Ofra Haza

3.1

Sparks

3.1

The Art of Noise

3.1

Iggy Pop

3.1

The New Pornographers

3.1

Television

3.1

Offenbach, Jacques [1819-1880]

3.1

Sugarcubes

3.0

Alasdair Roberts

3.0

Recoil

3.0

Weezer

3.0

The Ocean Blue

3.0

John Denver

2.9

John Cale

2.9

Oasis

2.9

Kings Of Leon

2.9

Madness

2.9

Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]

2.9

The English Beat

2.9

The Kinks

2.9

Pinback

2.9

Moose

2.9

Guster

2.9

Annie Lennox

2.9

Lisa Gerrard

2.9

Paul Simon

2.8

Bizet, Georges [1838-1875]

2.8

The White Stripes

2.8

The Mighty Lemon Drops

2.8

Modern English

2.8

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros

2.7

The Jesus and Mary Chain

2.7

Ringo Starr

2.7

The Specials

2.7

Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers

2.7

Paul McCartney

2.7

Yaz

2.7

Alison Moyet

2.7

Tin Machine

2.7

Big Youth

2.7

Billy Idol

2.7

Badly Drawn Boy

2.6

The Beach Boys

2.6

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

2.6

Geminiani, Francesco [1687-1762]

2.6

The Skatalites

2.6

Red House Painters

2.6

Simon & Garfunkel

2.6

Dido

2.6

Fauré, Gabriel [1845-1924]

2.6

Gilberto Gil

2.6

The Lilac Time

2.6

Third World

2.6

Strauss, Richard [1864-1949]

2.5

Laurie Anderson

2.5

The Wolfgang Press

2.5

X

2.5

Donovan

2.5

The Dears

2.5

Copland, Aaron [1900-1990]

2.5

Devo

2.5

Mazzy Star

2.4

Keane

2.4

Franck, César [1822-1890]

2.4

Berwald, Franz [1796-1868]

2.4

Tony Bennett

2.4

Surface of Eceon

2.4

Gary Numan

2.4

General Public

2.4

Alison Krauss & Union Station

2.4

Bel Canto

2.4

The Psychedelic Furs

2.4

Mannheim Steamroller

2.4

Creedence Clearwater Revival

2.4

The Album Leaf

2.3

Arcade Fire

2.3

Yo-Yo Ma

2.3

The Dream Academy

2.3

Berlioz, Hector [1803-1869]

2.3

Clementi, Muzio [1752-1832]

2.3

Pato Banton

2.3

Gillian Welch

2.3

Camera Obscura

2.3

Interpol

2.3

Fountains of Wayne

2.3

Jack Johnson

2.3

Monteverdi, Claudio [1567-1643]

2.3

Feist

2.3

Messiaen, Olivier [1908-1992]

2.3

Corelli, Arcangelo [1653-1713]

2.2

Heaven 17

2.2

Frank Sinatra

2.2

Peter Tosh

2.2

Ben Kweller

2.2

Luciano Pavarotti

2.2

Kirsty MacColl

2.2

Ian McCulloch

2.1

Thomas Dolby

2.1

Air

2.1



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