King of the Mountain: Ten Songs About Mountains. New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay Become the First to Reach the Summit of Mount Everest. This Day in History, 29/05/1953.

1.  Kate Bush ‘King of the Mountain’

(from the album Aerial, 2005).

2.  Biffy Clyro ‘Mountains’

(from the album Only Revolutions, 2009).

3.  Bjork ‘The Modern Things’

(from the album Post, 1995).

4.  Ike & Tina Turner ‘River Deep – Mountain High’

(from the album River Deep – Mountain High, 1966).

5.  Inspiral Carpets ‘Biggest Mountain’

(from the Island Head EP, 1990).

6. Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’

(from the album United, 1967).

7.  The Shamen ‘Move Any Mountain’

(from the album En-Tact, 1990).

8. Loretta Lynn ‘High On A Mountain Top’

(from the album Van Lear Rose, 2004).

9.  Super Furry Animals ‘Mountain People’

(from the album Radiator, 1997).

10. The Supernaturals ‘Everest’

(from the album A Tune A Day, 1998).