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The slightly less hot 100 countdown results

In recent years triple j have published a list of the 100 highest-ranking songs that didn’t make it into the Hottest 100 poll. This year, rather than simply putting the list on their website, they played the countdown live on the air.

All eight of the songs predicted by the Warmest 100 that didn’t make the Hottest were present, with Frank Oceans’ ‘Pyramids’ at #125, Japandroids’ ‘The House That Heaven Built’ at #123, The xx’s ‘Chained’ at #112, Kanye West’s ‘Mercy’ at #111, Van She’s ‘Idea of Happiness’ at #105, Something For Kate’s ‘Survival Expert’ at #103 and Haim’s ‘Forever’ and ‘Don’t Save Me’ at #106 and #101 respectively.

If you’re just wondering where the Parkway is, they got ‘Dark Days’ in at #135. Of the other upsets, Twinsy landed ‘Water Bombs’ at #163 and Bloc Party’s ‘Truth’ was at #172 and ‘Octopus’ in at #150. Cloud Nothings and Cat Power were still notable by their absence, however.

The Hottest 100 results can be found here. You can begin proclaiming that this was the better list… now.

2012 Hottest 200-100:

#200: Knife Party – Centipede

#199: Shockone – Chaos Theory

#198: The Weeknd – Wicked Games

#197: Something For Kate – Miracle Cure

#196: St Lucia – September

#195: Dead Letter Circus – Wake Up

#194: Alpine – Seeing Red

#193: Hungry Kids of Hungary – Sharp Shooter

#192: The Amity Affliction – Open Letter

#191: Pez – The Game

#190: TZU – Beautiful

#189: Cub Scouts – Told You So

#188: Tyler Touché – Baguette?

#187: Alt-J – Fitzpleasure

#186: Emperors – Be Ready When I Say Go

#185: Lana Del Rey – Ride

#184: Grizzly Bear – Yet Again

#183: YesYou – Frivolous Life {Ft. Marcus Azon}

#182: Afrojack & Steve Aoki – No Beef {Ft. Miss Palmer}

#181: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Can’t Hold Us {Ft. Ray Dalton}

#180: Art of Sleeping – Empty Hands

#179: Beach House – Myth

#178: Mystery Jets – Someone Purer

#177: Best Coast – The Only Place

#176: Bluejuice – Video Games {Like A Version}

#175: Bob Evans – Don’t Wanna Grow Up Anymore

#174: Santigold – The Keepers

#173: Sticky Fingers – Clouds & Cream

#172: Bloc Party – Truth

#171: Alabama Shakes – Hang Loose

#170: Violent Soho – Tinder Box

#169: Spit Syndicate – Beauty In the Bricks

#168: Bat For Lashes – All Your Gold

#167: Miike Snow – The Wave

#166: Gypsy & the Cat – Bloom

#165: Angus Stone – Broken Brights

#164: Electric Guest – The Head I Hold

#163: Twinsy – Water Bombs

#162: The Rubens – Don’t Ever Want To Be Found

#161: Art of Sleeping – Above the Water

#160: Flume – Left Alone {Ft. Chet Faker}

#159: Vydamo – Gonna Make It

#158: Lana Del Rey – Off To the Races

#157: Clubfeet – Heartbreak {Ft. Chela}

#156: Angus Stone – Bird On the Buffalo

#155: Ben Folds Five – Do It Anyway

#154: Dappled Cities – Born At the Right Time

#153: Urthboy – Knee Length Socks

#152: Bloody Beetroots – Rocksteady

#151: Van She – Jamaica

#150: Bloc Party – Octopus

#149: Amanda Palmer – Do It With a Rockstar

#148: Father John Misty – Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings

#147: Violent Soho – Neighbour Neighbour

#146: Kingswood – Medusa

#145: Plan B – Playing With Fire {Ft. Labrinth}

#144: Lana Del Rey – National Anthem

#143: Kingswood – She’s My Baby

#142: Gossling – Wild Love

#141: The Griswolds – Heart Of a Lion

#140: Band of Skulls – Sweet Sour

#139: Missy Higgins – Hearts A Mess {Like A Version}

#138: Eagle & the Worm – Give Me Time

#137: Asta – Escape

#136: The Killers – Runaways

#135: Parkway Drive – Dark Days

#134: Plan B – Ill Manors

#133: Die Antwoord – I Fink You Freeky

#132: Edward Sharpe – That’s What’s Up

#131: Matt Corby – Souls A’Fire

#130: Bombay Bicycle Club – How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep

#129: The Presets – Youth In Trouble

#128: Major Lazer – Jah No Partial {Ft. Flux Pavilion}

#127: Hermitude – HyperParadise

#126: DCUP – I’m Corrupt

#125: Frank Ocean – Pyramids

#124: Lisa Mitchell – Bless This Mess

#123: Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built

#122: Tame Impala – Apocalypse Dream

#121: Foals – Inhaler

#120: Grinspoon – Passerby

#119: Hilltop Hoods – Speaking In Tongues {Ft. Chali 2na}

#118: Hermitude – Get In My Life

#117: Missy Higgins – Unashamed Desire

#116: Tuka – Die A Happy Man {Ft. Jane Tyrrell}

#115: Hilltop Hoods – Drinking From The Sun

#114: Emma Louise – Boy

#113: Illy – Where Ya Been {Ft. Pez}

#112: The xx – Chained

#111: Kanye West – Mercy {Ft. Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz}

#110: Seth Sentry – My Scene

#109: Abbe May – Karmageddon

#108: The Temper Trap – Need Your Love

#107: The Amity Affliction – Chasing Ghosts

#106: Haim – Forever

#105: Van She – Idea of Happiness

#104: Porter Robinson – Language

#103: Something For Kate – Survival Expert

#102: The Temper Trap – Rabbit Hole

#101: Haim – Don’t Save Me