London, Can You Wait?: Ten Songs About London. The Thames Barrier is Officially Opened. This Day in History, 08/05/1984.

1.  Morrissey ‘Hairdresser on Fire’

(from the album Bona Drag, 1990).

2.  Catatonia ‘Londinium’

(from the album Equally Cursed and Blessed, 1999).

3.  The Smiths ‘London’

(B-side of the single Shoplifters of the World Unite, 1987).

4. Blur ‘For Tomorrow’

(from the album Modern Life is Rubbish, 1993).

5.  Gene ‘London, Can You Wait?’

(from the album Olympian, 1995).

6. The Kinks ‘Big Black Smoke’

(from the album Something Else (Bonus Tracks), 1967).

7. The Libertines ‘Up The Bracket’

(from the album Up The Bracket, 2002).

8.  The Clash ‘Guns of Brixton’

(from the album London Calling, 1979).

9. Kirsty MacColl ‘Soho Square’

(from the album Titanic Days, 1993).

10. The Jam ‘Down In The Tube Station At Midnight’

(from the album All Mod Cons, 1978).