Some say he/she likes Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain… all we know, is it’s the #trolldj — @slippycaff
NOTE: This is not a complete list, I go back through the #TrollDJ Tweets and put together what I can find as the ‘rough guide to the TrollDJ playlist’. All corrections and updates gratefully accepted. BIG thanks to @wooferunleashed for helping me keep the listings correct.
A rough guide to the 2014 TrollDJ playlist
Saturday, July 05 – Stage 1
♫ Leeds United Team & Supporters – Leeds, Leeds, Leeds
♫ Dropkick Murphys – The Boys are Back
♫ The Pouges – The Sunnyside Of The Street
♫ Beatles – Why don’t we do it in the road : reet chuffed with et one
♫ Shaun Kirk – Two Hands On the Wheel : I prefer two on the bars, but whatever works for you
♫ Jason Derulo – Perfect Timing : A perfectly timed breakaway, and an early hello to Jens
♫ Rudimental – Feel the Love : and the UK crowd are certainly showing the love for stage 1, 2014
♫ Movie Soundtracks Unlimited – All Creatures Great and Small (Theme) : an animal montage, no vets wearing long gloves
♫ Starkid Company – Let the Games Begin : “Somebody is going down” will Jens get down with polka dots today?
♫ Jesse Johnson – Hell Train
♫ AC/DC – Highway to Hell : and no Didi in sight …
♫ Rick Costa – Shadows ?
♫ The Galaxies – Here We Go Again : played straight after the TDU advert: it’s cold, it’s dark. Trying to tell us something?
♫ Kya – What I Live For : “living on the edge, cause I’m not afraid to risk it all” (describes the sprint pretty well)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 1 [Spotify]
Sunday, July 06 – Stage 2
♫ The Angels – Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again : Farewell Mark Cavendish
♫ Chris Isaak – Gone Ridin’
♫ The One World Ensemble – The Dam Buster’s Theme
♫ Dave Brubeck – Unsquare Dance
♫ Ernest Gold – It’s a Mad Mad Mad World
♫ Stephen Stills – You Can’t Catch Me (live) : … The breakaway always thinks that is the case, 3’12” don’t think so today
♫ Jeff Beck – Over The Rainbow : We’re not in Kansas anymore Toto. No, but we have some moors Dorothy
♫ Jeff Lang – Watch Me Go
♫ Lacuna Coil – Nothing Stands in Our Way : except Tifosi with iPhones it would appear 😦
♫ The Ancients – Buddy Buddy Friends
♫ The Hundred in the Hands – Aggravation (la la-la la) : “go on and on” like P&P do with drywall 😉
♫ Taking Back Sunday – All The Way
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 2 [Spotify]
Monday, July 07 – Stage 3
♫ Welcome Back, Kotter (Theme) : Welcome back Nibbles
♫ The Velvet Underground – I’m Sticking With You : If my frame joins with your frame –> #roadrash
♫ Lindsey Buckingham – Holiday Road (live) : and London takes Monday off as a holiday for stage 3
♫ George Fame, The Blue Flames – I Love The Life I Live : Just a relaxing ride through the English country side 😉
♫ Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run : but were we born to ride horses wearing bowler hats?
♫ The Clash – London Calling : We reach Londinium, TrollDJ fires up, the crowd goes wild!
♫ Avicii – Long Road To Hell
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 3 [Spotify]
Tuesday, July 08 – Stage 4
♫ Ella Henderson – Ghost : And #TrollDJ opens up with a 3 days of Britain montage
♫ The Rolling Stones – Street Fighting Man : It would appear that Kittel is is the man for the sprints this year
♫ The Relatives – Bad Trip : a game of Froome Dog skittles
♫ Lee Ving & Dave Grohl et al – Your Wife Is Calling : Yes, TV is in the breakaway #HouseWifesFavourite (Voeckler)
♫ Blues Brothers – Theme From Rawhide : FroomeDoggies rawhide
♫ The Vamps – High Hopes : “High Hopes for me and You” more high than hopes with a 2’18” gap
♫ Inspector Gadget (Theme) : ‘go go gadget derailleur’ oh clusterf**k! : Mate’s transformer chain ring
♫ Philadelphia Orchestra – Clair De Lune : some pretty awesome scenery 🙂
♫ Justice Crew – Que Sera : “at the end of the day some you win, some you don’t” Betting on don’t for TV today
♫ Afrojack, featuring Wrabel – Ten Feet Tall : another fine closer with The Devil as a bonus
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 4 [Spotify]
Wednesday, July 09 – Stage 5
♫ Ruby Boots – One Two : Kittel is looking pretty dominant (Shouldn’t that be ice ice baby?)
♫ The Heavy – Oh No! Not You Again! : And FroomeDog is bitumen skating for another stage o.O
♫ Brian Tyler – Adagio Coda : Lest We Forget
♫ The Doors – Riders On The Storm : Peddallers of the Puddles?
♫ The Mavericks – What A Crying Shame : and we bid farewell to FroomeDog
♫ The Guess Who – Shakin’ All Over : “quivers down my back bone.. shaking all over” Cobble Love
♫ Groove Armada – I see You Baby (Fatboy Slim Edit) : shaking? more like falling on that ass
♫ Jake Bugg – Kingpin : Boom! Strong win on a difficult stage
♫ EMF – Unbelievable : (closer) Unbelievable that the riders got through that stage.
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 5 [Spotify]
Thursday, July 10 – Stage 6
♫ Pearl Jam – I Won’t Back Down (live) : “You could stand me up at the gates of hell.” The HELL of the North perhaps?
♫ Pugsley Buzzard – Your Feets to Big : “Your, your pedal extremities really are obnoxious” o.O
♫ The Datsuns – Brain Tonic : feed time!
♫ Royal Philharmonic – Blazing Saddles : there’s a cream for that …
♫ R.L. Burnside – It’s Bad You Know : slip, slide and chute
♫ Klaxons – It’s Not Over Yet : but it is for a few more riders than you would expect on a sprint stage 😦
♫ Leonard Bernstein & New york Philharmonic (?) – Adagio for Strings Op. 11a : Lest We Forget (First World War centenary)
♫ Imagine Dragons – Working Man : and the Gorilla puts in the hard work to grab the stage
♫ Kings of Leon – Use Somebody : “I hope I’m gonna make you notice someone like me” – nice choice for a closer
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 6 [Spotify]
Friday, July 11 – Stage 7
♫ Wes Carr – Been A Long Time : it has been a while, good to see the Gorilla getting the win last night
♫ Glen Hansard – Step Out Of The Shadows : time for @richie_porte to shine
♫ Scorched (Score) – Up On God’s Shoulders : a reminder of the sacrifices on the Somme
♫ Muppets – Movin Right Along : like the unclip on “footloose and fancy free” And the crowd goes wild!
♫ The Automatic – Monster : “What’s that coming over the Hill Is it a monster?” (That would be the Peloton)
♫ Flogging Molly – The Times They Are A Changin’ : with a Nibbles in the ascendancy
♫ Crosby, Stills & Nash – Drivin’ Thunder : “rolling down the highway” the peloton has certainly fired up now
♫ Eric Clapton – Call Me The Breeze : “as I roll on down the road” plan B almost worked there for Sagan
♫ Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again : (closer)
Procrastinations (@visibleprocrast) July 11, 2014
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 7 [Spotify]
Saturday, July 12 – Stage 8
♫ The Smiths – I Started Something I Couldn’t Finish : poor old Sagz, so close but so far
♫ Yakety Sax (Benny Hill Theme) : some of the #roadsiderandoms highlighted
♫ City of Prague Orchestra – The Great Escape : and the escape is looking good at the moment
♫ Boys Don’t Cry – I Wanna Be A a Cowboy : featuring the horses (and riders) of the tour
♫ Flight of the Concords – Foux Du Fafa : riders chowing down just in time for #toursnacks. Baguette?
♫ The Weather Girls – It’s Raining Men : It is getting a little bit wet out there, stay safe
♫ The Black Keys – It’s Up To You Now : the break is in with an even chance, like to see them get the win today
♫ Kasabain – Eez-Eh : Easy? Not so sure Kadri would agree, but it certainly “kept us up all night”
♫ Lynard Skynard – Last Of A Dying Breed
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 8 [Spotify]
Sunday, July 13 – Stage 9
♫ The Kooks – Always Where I Need To Be : Nibbles as El Pistalaro’s shadow
♫ The Yardbirds – I’m A Man : descending like that requires commitment, or an over abundance of testosterone
♫ Klaxons – There Is No Other Time : “I close my eyes, I feel the flow, Everything is moving forward” fast descents there
♫ Crossfade – No Giving Up : Kadri in the polka dots, off the back pedaling like a bag of spanners 😦
♫ Philharmonic Orchestra – Tannhauser: Act 1 Ouverture : hello white stork of Alsace (and some glorious scenery)
♫ The Saw Doctors – Will I Ever Stop Raining : “Oh God, will it ever stop raining?” Be a few riders thinking the same thing
♫ Talking Heads – Wild Wild Life : “up here on this mountain top” we’ve got some wild, wild #roadsiderandoms
♫ The Fray – Love Don’t Die : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 9 [Spotify]
Monday, July 14 – Stage 10
Odds on that Edith Piaf will be played by #TrollDJ tonight. But which Piaf will be played for Bastille Day? ♫—
Procrastinations (@visibleprocrast) July 14, 2014
♫ Alex Skolnick & Jani Lane – Bastille Day : a galloping Gallopin
♫ The Committments – I can’t stand the Rain : It’s a tad wet out there today
♫ The Heavy – How You Like Me Now : unusual to see the Gorilla at the front of the pelton on the hills. Doing a good job.
♫ Imagine Dragons – Bleeding Out : hope the Dr did a slightly better job with the bandage and that Contador is not bleeding out
(@CyclingCentral) July 14, 2014
♫ Spiderbait – Freakazoid : Freak indeed, mad descending skills on display
♫ Arc Iris – Honour of the Rainbow : some more of the wonderful scenery
♫ Edith Piaf – Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien : and we bid adieu to Bertie on Bastille day
♫ Fatboy Slim & Riva Starr – Eat Sleep Rave Repeat : Some dancing on the pedals
♫ Imagine Dragons – On Top Of The World : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 10 [Spotify]
Tuesday, July 15 – Rest Day 1
Tour De France 2014 Extended Highlights Stages 1-10
♫ Krewella – Enjoy the Ride (closer)
Procrastinations (@visibleprocrast) July 16, 2014
Wednesday, July 16 – Stage 11
♫ The Madden Brothers – We Are Done : A Cracking Highlights package
♫ Lyrics Born – Bad Dreams : “This situation’s gotten out of control” Bertie exits stage left. Who’s next?
♫ The Fumes – Cuddle Up The Devil : Didi! #ElDiablo
♫ Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt : “looking for a place to land” I see your horse and raise you a light plane!
(@CyclingCentral) July 17, 2014
♫ Bob Schneider – Running on Empty : Tales of Talansky 😦
♫ Sam Hulick – Lionheart : some awesome scenery, in the sunshine
♫ AC/DC -For Those About To Rock : “We roll tonight” The Peloton mean business this evening
♫ Violent Femmes – Blister In The Sun : and the Peloton would be happier with the sun being out. #NoFogToday
♫ Pharrel WIlliams – Happy : Chapeau Tony Gallopin!
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 11 [Spotify]
(@CyclingCentral) July 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17 – Stage 12
♫ The Eels – On the Ropes : Talansky’s final 50kms of hurt
♫ Eric Gales – The Open Road : “the open road is still a mystery to me” (distracted by the Delacruz chute)
♫ Queen – We Will Rock You : “Playin’ in the street gonna be a big man some day” some big characters in those shots
♫ Wayne McIntosh – Celebration De Vida : a bit of didge for @SimoClarke in the breakaway
♫ The Angels – Take A Long Line : time to string out the Peloton!
♫ Spiderbait – It’s Beautiful : some beautiful scenery there.
♫ Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, et al – You Can’t Fix This : oh yes you can, just tighten the vice grips and put the hammer down!
♫ Love And Rockets – So Alive : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 12 [Spotify]
Friday, July 18 – Stage 13
♫ Jennifer Warnes & Bill Medley : time of his tour for Simo in the breakaway yesterday
♫ Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen – Ten Long Years in the Saddle : ten years, that’s a lot of chamois cream o.O
♫ Frank Sinatra – Come Fly With Me : all those helicopters, and no cameo for the SBS drone?
♫ Ball Park Music – Struggle Street : “Here I am on Struggle Street” waving goodbye to Daniel Navarro
♫ Wilson Picket – Land of 1000 Dances : A lot of dancing on the pedals
♫ The View – Comin’ Down : “I’m coming down” some descending action
♫ Grinspoon – Hard Act To Follow : Nibbles is looking very strong in the maillot jaune
♫ The Knocks (feat Sneaky Sound System) – The One : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 13 [Spotify]
Saturday, July 19 – Stage 14
♫ Jack Wall – I’m With You
♫ Alabama 3 – Woke Up This Morning
♫ The Main Street Band – I Wanna Be Like You
♫ Alabama 3 – Reach Out
♫ James Dooley – The Great King
♫ Chris Montez – Let’s Dance
♫ Eels – Souljacker Pt 1 : Descending time! hold on tight #FullAero
♫ The Hives – Wait A Minute : Wait a minute, I’ll just repair my radio (any one got a phillip’s head?)
♫ Incubus – Drive (live) : “whatever tomorrow brings i’ll be there” some day’s bring more than others (pass the Imodium!)
♫ Italian Job Soundtrack – Getta Bloomin’ Move On! (Self Preservation Society) : Self preservation at 90-100km downhill o.O
♫ ? – What the Hell is Going On? : with a #roadsiderandoms collection featuring *that Aussie campervan*
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 14 [Spotify]
Sunday, July 20 – Stage 15
♫ The Vamps – Last Night : and here’s a recap of last night (for those that may or may not have fallen to sleep)
♫ Jimi Hendrix – Purple haze : lavender, lavender, lavender … no sunflowers for you today!
Purple Haze, from the side of my eye. Excuse me while I watch the Peloton fly. (Apology to J Hendrix)—
Procrastinations (@visibleprocrast) July 20, 2014
♫ Walter Trout – The Next Big Thing : “and everyone will know his name” a glimpse into the future of the GC
♫ Mahna Mahna and the Two Snowths (The Muppets) – Mah Na Mah Na : And the crowd goes wild!
♫ Rolling Stones – Don’t Stop : Go the breakaway! (Don’t think they’ll stay away with only 1’41”)
♫ Sheppard – Geronimo : “Now it’s coming back we can steal it. If we bridge this gap, ..” bye, bye breakies 😦
♫ My Dynamite – Singing Stormy Weather : “Dancing in the rain” getting very wet now. Summer in Europe eh? o.O
♫ M People – Moving on up :
♫ The Cairos – Good Days : It was a good day, but Jack missed by –> .. <– that much 😦
♫ Hedley – Crazy For You : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 15 [Spotify]
Monday, July 21 – Rest Day 2
Tour De France 2014 Review Show Ep2
♫ The All -American Rejects – Move Along : to finish off the #sbstdf recap. See you tomorrow night for week 3 🙂
Tuesday, July 22 – Stage 16
♫ Shepard – Geronimo : It looks like we are saying Geronimo again
♫ Stephanie McKay – Little More Time : Jack really only needed *that* much more time and it was his
♫ The Swingers – Counting the Beat : did anyone catch his name? No, but his face rings a bell #BoomTish
♫ George Fame, The Blue Flames – Let the Good Times Roll : as the peloton rolls past an assortment of #roadsiderandoms
♫ Delbert McClinton & Glen CLark – Been Around A Long Time : “Some things just get better like fine wine” Go Mick Rogers!
♫ The Dan Tyminski Band – Knock Knock : a knee knocking decent #DontDoThisAtHome
♫ Rise Against – I Don’t Want To Be Here Anymore : *crack* “See I don’t think I can fight this anymore”
♫ Ball Park Music – Trippin’ The Light Fantastic : Congratulations Mick!
♫ The Miracles – You Really Got A Hold On Me : (closer) and goodnight
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 16 [Spotify]
Wednesday, July 23 – Stage 17
♫ Baha Men – Who Let the Dogs Out : drop the flag and lets get racing!
♫ John Legend – This Time : “This time I’ll take the chance”, take the chance and take the win. Well done Mick!
♫ REM – Everybody Hurts : on today’s stage it might be more than *some times* and more like *Pain Cave*
♫ Andrew Kubiszewski – Lone Traveller : Kiryienka goes on a lone hunt for a stage victory
♫ Steve Winwood – Roll With It : roll, tumble then uppercut? The TurboDurbo parkour + boxing training program
♫ Princess and the Frog (OST/Randy Newman) – This Is Gonna Be Good : And the Pyrenees gets its own soundtrack
♫ American Authors – Best Day Of My Life : Majka with the win, Tinkoff-Saxo on a roll
♫ Hoodoo Gurus – Like Wow, Wipeout : for Majka. Night all (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 17 [Spotify]
Thursday, July 24 – Stage 18
♫ Groove Terminator – Here Comes Another One : *wink* 😜
♫ Muddy Waters – I’ve Got my Mojo Working : Nibbles certainly has his mojo working overtime this year
♫ Randy Newman – You’ve Got A Friend In Me : Nibble’s friends the turquoise train
♫ Pugsley Buzzard – Dont Roll Those Bloodshot eyes at me : *crack* see you in the autobus
♫ AC/DC – It’s A Long Way To The Top : It’s A Long Way To The Top (and Hautacam ‘ain’t a stroll)
♫ Phillip Phillips – Raging Fire : and Nibbles has certainly been on Fire through the Pyrenees
♫ The Vamps – Risk It All : (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 18 [Spotify]
Friday, July 25 – Stage 19
♫ Dana Lyons – Cows With Guns : and the #lvdt crowd goes wild!
♫ John Williamson – Jaws (Theme) : and the shark attacks!
♫ Leftfield – Open Up : “Burn, burn, burn. Now open up, make room for me”
♫ John Lennon – Instant Karma! : “A super star? Well, right you are”
♫ Muppets – Bohemian Rhapsody : well and truly trolled with that one
♫ Tegan and Sara – Everything is Awesome :
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 19 [Spotify]
(@CyclingCentral) July 26, 2014
Saturday, July 26 – Stage 20
♫ Rocky Horror Show – Time Warp
♫ Foo Fighters – Times Like These : “I’m a wild light blinding bright. Burning off alone”
♫ Rolf Dog (Muppets) – It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish : … and I’m gonna finish on time!
♫ Cake – The Distance
♫ Hans Zimmer – Time #TrollDJ #sbstdf #chateaudejour
♫ Manfred Mann – 5 4 3 2 1 : and they’re off
♫ Taylor Henderson – Matter of Time : and will Nibbles make more time tonight?
Michael O'Reilly (@MichaelOReilly_) July 26, 2014
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 20 [Spotify]
Trek Factory Racing (@TrekFactory) July 27, 2014
Sunday, July 27 – Stage 21
♫ Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You) : #LaCourse and we have been waiting a while for Womens cycling live on TV
♫ Coldplay – A Sky Full of Stars : And #TrollDJ plays us in with a peloton of stars in fact
♫ The Angels – Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again : Best of #TrollDJ : as we bid farewell to Cav after his crash
♫ Frank Sinatra + Bing Crosby – Well Did You Evah? : What a swell party this is! Cheers 🙂
♫ Mikelangelo – Ten Long Years In The Saddle : Best of #TrollDJ : Lots of chamois cream required for that o.O
♫ Jason Mraz – Hello, You Beautiful Thing : “This is what I’ve been waiting for ” Paris, think all riders
♫ Dana Lyons – Cows With Guns : Best of #TrollDJ : #lvdt nods @lesvachesdutour
♫ The Clash – London Calling : Best of #TrollDJ : Where this years tour kicked off. (Can we remember that far back?)
(@CyclingCentral) July 27, 2014
♫ AC/DC – It’s A Long Way To The Top : Best of #TrollDJ : and it’s a long way to the end #trolldj. Who will be the last man/woman/dog standing?
♫ Edith Piaf – Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien : Best of #TrollDJ : You know the Champs Élysées is close when #trolldj cranks up Piaf
♫ Kermit & Fozzie (Muppets) – Movin’ Right Along : #kermitarms!
♫ Art vs Science – Parlez Vous Francais : And the crash cut to the drums – classy touch in the editing!
♫ Me First & The Gimme Gimmes – End Of The Road : rocking tune to keep us awake until the end of the presentations
♫ U2 – Magnificent : Thank you #trolldj and everyone at SBS Sydney and in France for a great Tour de France yet again. (closer)
TrollDJ TDF2014 Stage 21 [Spotify]
Previously: #TrollDJ 2013 – the inconclusive list | #TrollDJ 2012 – the inconclusive list | #TrollDJ 2011 – the inconclusive list