Still celebrating the birth that changed our lives forever... and wondering just what our son, Sam, will be born to do...
There will be no prizes for guessing Number One.
10. Transvision Vamp - Born To Be Sold
My first piece of fatherly advice... keep away from girls who look like Wendy James, lad. They'll only bring you trouble.
9. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
The road is long, we carry onWords to live by, Lana.
Try to have fun in the meantime
8. Pulp - Born To Cry
Well, he's a baby, Jarvis. They do cry. We'll deal with that in more detail in a future Top Ten.
See also the cool Tony Christie version.
7. The Rare Earth - Born To Wander
Embrace your right to ramble...
Cause the wind was my mother6. Patrick Hernandez - Born To Be Alive
The highway is my brother
I was born to wander
And it's time for movin' on
I was born to wander
Turn around and I'll be gone, gone, gone
Possibly the campest record ever made. FANTASTIC.
5. The Go-Betweens - Born To A Family
Sometimes I feel this could be about me.
Born to a family of honest workers... then I came alongEveryone else in my family has a trade. They do good, honest, skilled work.
I was square into the holeSon, whatever you want to do with your life, I hope to encourage you. But people will always need plumbers...
There was something in my soul
What could I do... but follow the calling?
4. Bon Jovi - Born To Be My Baby
Look, you can come in here with your cool, hip, indie-kid shoes on... I wear those shoes plenty myself. But if you try and deny the supreme majesty of the Jove at their rocking best... well, don't let the door hit your backside on the way out.
3. Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
Get your motor running...This song was written by Mars Bonfire. Yes, I said Mars Bonfire.
We were struggling a long time to think of a name for our baby. Mars Bonfire Hirst came very close.
2. Dion - Born To Be With You
Originally recorded by The Chordettes in 1956, Dion's Phil Spector-produced cover from the mid-70s is a record of staggering beauty.
All my life through I was born, born, born, born, born to be with you1. Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
Only one of the greatest songs ever written.
I'll love you with all the madness in my soul
Which were you born to choose?