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All the Highlights from The Second Day of triple j’s Requestival

As triple j’s Requestival continues, more and more unexpected cuts have been emerging from the request line, and rocking the airwaves.

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The request line has been running hot, with triple j's Requestival turning into a runaway success.

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As triple j’s Requestival tends towards the close of its second day, listeners are getting an idea of just how eclectic the request line can be.

First announced last week, the Requestival is exactly what it sounds like, with triple j allowing listeners to choose the playlist for the work week, with every track between 6am and 9pm being by request only.

Of course, this isn’t the first time listeners have been able to choose the content on triple j. Why their annual Hottest 100 is the largest public-voted music poll in the world, and previous events such as their Impossible Music Festival have seen fans choose a weekend of archival programming

Following a wild first day yesterday, the station has again found itself at the mercy of listeners who have been flexing their musical knowledge to dig out some real deep cuts.

While the second song of the day saw Sandi Thom’s “I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (with Flowers in My Hair)” make a rare appearance on the station, everything seemed rather normal for some time, with Breakfast hosts Sally & Erica asking listeners to request the songs that soundtracked their first solo drive.

Before long, Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September” found itself on the airwaves, before the station dug up  Scatman John’s “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)”, and went ABC Classics for a brief moment, dishing out Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5 in C Minor”.

The world of pop also found a solid look-in today as well, with the likes of  Britney Spears’ “Gimme More”, Fergie’s “”Fergalicious”, Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8r Boi”, and “Superstar (Hollywood Royalty Remix)”, from RuPaul’s Drag Race all finding their way onto the radio. Meanwhile, Hobba & Hing utilised some love song dedications to dish out classics such as Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing”.

One notable moment occurred near the start of the day though, with Geelong’s Good Sniff finding themselves on the airwaves with “Louie the Milk Man”, a tribute penned about their late friend and frontman Louie Sherman, who passed away in late April.

“At the time we had so much adrenaline rushing, we just jammed out this tune in a day, and it’s dedicated to Louie,” Lachlan and Elias of Good Sniff explained to Sally & Erica on triple j Breakfast.

“I hope he’s up there going absolutely crazy in a moshpit and having a good time.”

triple j’s Requestival runs until Sunday, May 31st, with the request line still open via the triple j app. Relive the action from day one here, and check out the day two playlist below.

triple j’s Requestival: Day Two Playlist

“Blur” – Great Gable
“I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (with Flowers in My Hair)” – Sandi Thom
“Live Like We’re Dancing (with Georgia)” – Mura Masa
“About Everything” – Corduroy Spaceship
“Where the Wild Roses Grow (feat. Kylie Minogue)” – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
“Waze (feat. Chip & Young Adz)” – Skepta
“Crystalised” – The xx
“Magic Fountain” – Art vs Science
“Midnight” – Ivey
“A.O.K” – Adrian Eagle

“Get To It” – Tia Gostelow
“Praise The Lord (Da Shine) (feat. Skepta)” – A$AP Rocky
“Coming Down” – Ball Park Music
“September” – Earth, Wind & Fire
“Lost” – Alex the Astronaut
“Instant Crush (feat. Julian Casablancas)” – Daft Punk
“Composure” – Yours Truly
“Girlie Bits” – Ali Barter
“Louie the Milk Man” – Good Sniff
“Inspector Norse” – Todd Terje

“Together” – Ziggy Alberts
“Fucked Myself Up” – merci, mercy
“Want You To Know” – Asta
“Louie the Milk Man” – Good Sniff
“Tennis Court (Flume Remix)” – Lorde
“Rabbit Hole” – Jaguar Jonze
“I Love You, Will You Marry Me” – YUNGBLUD
“Where Is The Love?” – Black Eyed Peas
“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B
“Freaks” – FISHER

“Out Of Luck” – LOSER
“Evil Spider” – BENEE
“Scatman (ski-ba-bop-ba-dop-bop)” – Scatman John
“Do Not Let Your Spirit Wane” – Gang of Youths
“Swimming Pool” – Eliza & The Delusionals
“My Delirium” – Ladyhawke
“Good as Hell” – Lizzo
“Ghost Voices” – Virtual Self
“Golden” – Kingswood
“Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself” – Alex Lahey

“Dumb Things (triple j Like A Version) (feat. Paul Kelly)” – A.B. Original
“Crazy” – Dune Rats
“Symphony No. 5 in C Minor” – Ludwig van Beethoven
“Never Let Me Go” – Florence + The Machine
“La Luh” – Choomba
“101 FM” – Little Simz
“Sobercoaster” – Beddy Rays
“midnight love” – girl in red
“505” – Arctic Monkeys
“Final Form” – Sampa the Great

“Catch Your Breath” – Vlossom
“I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You” – Black Kids
“Midnight Hour (With Boys Noize & Ty Dolla $ign)” – Skrillex
“XS” – Rina Sawayama
“Dear April (Justice Remix)” – Frank Ocean
“Raining Blood” – Slayer
“The Piss, The Perfume” – Hayley Mary
“Weekends” – Amy Shark
“Protection” – Allday
“Flying” – Last Dinosaurs

“Superstar (Hollywood Royalty Remix)” – RuPaul
“Drive Me Round” – Mallrat
“Ghost” – RAT!hammock
“Something About You – ODESZA Remix” – Hayden James
“RNP (feat. Anderson .Paak)” – YBN Cordae
“Gimme More” – Britney Spears
“Fill in the Blank” – Car Seat Headrest
“Dawn Of The Dead” – Does It Offend You, Yeah?
“Good Times” – Genesis Owusu
“&burn (with Vince Staples)” – Billie Eilish

“In Your Eyes” – The Weeknd
“T-Shirt” – Bakers Eddy
“Fergalicious (feat. will.i.am)” – Fergie
“Second” – Hope D
“Youth Allowance” – Northeast Party House
“Spice Girl” – Aminé
“In the End” – Linkin Park
“Is This How You Feel?” – The Preatures
“Time” – Childish Gambino
“Back And Forth” – Operator Please

“Frankie Sinatra” – The Avalanches
“ANIME” – JOY.
“Stinkfist” – TOOL
“I’m Good” – Wafia
“Something Comforting” – Porter Robinson
“Billy Bad Again” – Tasman Keith
“Phone Numbers (feat. Kenny Beats)” – Dominic Fike
“Weightless” – Northlane
“Valerie (feat. Amy Winehouse)” – Mark Ronson
“Man” – Skepta

“Come and Be Alone With Me” – The Jungle Giants
“Sk8er Boi” – Avril Lavigne
“Pressure To Party” – Julia Jacklin
“Get Free (feat. Amber Coffman)” – Major Lazer
“California (triple j Like A Version 2019)” – Japanese Wallpaper
“Never Had So Much Fun” – Frenzal Rhomb
“Panic” – Annie Hamilton
“Location (feat. Burna Boy)” – Dave
“Devil You Don’t” – CXLOE
“Beautiful Day” – U2

“More Life” – Torren Foot
“My Own Mess” – Skegss
“Watch Me Read You” – Odette
“Work It” – Missy Elliott
“Avalanche” – Bring Me The Horizon
“Get Me A Drink (feat. E^ST & Charlie Threads)” – Alice Ivy
“One More (feat. MØ)” – Elliphant
“Sticks ‘N’ Stones” – Jamie T
“Wavelength” – Stand Atlantic
“Homicide (feat. Eminem)” – Logic

“C.U.D.I – Can U Dig It” – Cosmo’s Midnight
“Overnight” – Maggie Rogers
“Explode Into View” – Sly Withers
“Groove Is in the Heart” – Deee-Lite
“Sweater” – Pandamic
“Just A Stranger (feat. Steve Lacy)” – Kali Uchis
“On My Side” – Gordi
“Sexual Healing” – Marvin Gaye
“Chameleon” – PNAU
“Toothpaste Kisses” – The Maccabees

“goosebumps” – Travis Scott
“L’Via L’Viaquez” – The Mars Volta
“Disparate Youth” – Santigold
“19-20-20” – The Grates
“Is It A Banger?” – Odd Mob
“So Demanding” – Bag Raiders
“Get Better” – Press Club
“Riding Through the Fire” – EAST AV3
“I’ll Make Love To You” – Boyz II Men
“I Write Sins Not Tragedies” – Panic! At The Disco

“Circles” – George Alice
“Not Many – The Remix! (feat. Savage & Con-Psy)” – Scribe
“FU” – WAAX
“It’s Oh So Quiet” – Björk
“Sunflower – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (feat. Swae Lee)” – Post Malone
“ON” – BTS
“Sidestep” – CLYPSO
“Deranged” – The Vanns
“Signs of True” – Camino Gold
“Take My Hand” – Lastlings

“Killing My Time” – G Flip
“Champagne Supernova” – Oasis
“Peach” – Broods
“Starman” – David Bowie
“Dang! (feat. Anderson .Paak)” – Mac Miller
“Levitating” – Dua Lipa
“Bound 2” – Kanye West
“Hard to Say (feat. I.E.)” – GRAACE
“Feel Good Inc.” – Gorillaz
“Defying Gravity” – Kristin Chenoweth & Idina Menzel

“An Audience With The Devil” – Hilltop Hoods
“Lownely” – BENEE
“Arch Enemy” – Everything Everything
“Charlie” – Mallrat
“Sweet Release” – Hockey Dad
“Juicy” – The Notorious B.I.G.
“NEW ORLEANS” – BROCKHAMPTON
“Panic Room (Club Mix)” – Au/Ra & CamelPhat
“Casio” – Jungle
“Junk Of The Heart (Happy)” – The Kooks

“I Haven’t Been Taking Care Of Myself” – Alex Lahey
“Cigarettes (feat. Hue Blanes)” – Illy
“Missed Call” – Kaitlin Keegan
“Sugar, We’re Goin Down” – Fall Out Boy
“Violence” – Grimes & i_o
“Alter Ego” – Tame Impala
Outta Space (feat. Allday & Fossa Beats)” – JXN
“Cellar Door” – Angus & Julia Stone
“The Dreamer (feat. Talib Kweli & Timan Family Choir” – Anderson .Paak
“Window” – Still Woozy

Listen to a playlist of the requested tracks below.

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