Now we’ve turned our attention to the best individual tracks of the noughties – which was, if anything, even harder to put together.
But that’s democracy for you. The tracks with the most votes won the day, simple as that. Although if you disagree, remember you can always vote your own favourites to the top in the Readers’ Tracks Of The Decade list.
Right, let’s start arguing…
Listen to our entire list of 100 songs, in order: