John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby The Savage Young Gash » 01 Jul 2017, 16:44

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Matt Wilson » 01 Jul 2017, 16:56

I saw him live around this time. I recall a fan jumped on stage and Howard bolted away from his keyboards in fear for a second or so before he realized he was in full view of the audience. He regained his composure soon enough but I laughed anyway.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Grey Error » 02 Jul 2017, 00:30

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And boy do I not like "Solsbury Hill".


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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby ThE rEd HeIfEr HaS gOoD tAsTe In MuSiC » 02 Jul 2017, 03:59

The Modernist wrote:Hated it then and it barely sounds any better now. Difficult to say why it's so dislikable; something to do with the combination of its thin, cheap sounding production, the sound of those keyboards and the inane "positivity" of Mr Jones with his nasal vocal and children's tv presenter clothes. When he, Nik Kershaw and Kajagoogoo all had hits within about a month of each other you knew new pop was over. A SHIT then.


Except "Wouldn't It Be Good" was absolutely glorious! Much better than this piece of fuck.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Darkness_Fish » 03 Jul 2017, 09:51

I don't mind it, to be honest. It's good that Howard Jones ripped off a decent song, because his own stuff is dreadful.

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Fonz » 03 Jul 2017, 11:07

Better than the Beatles
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Deebank » 03 Jul 2017, 12:55

Darkness_Fish wrote:I don't mind it, to be honest. It's good that Howard Jones ripped off a decent song, because his own stuff is dreadful.

HIT!


:o but surely Solsbury Hill is prog!?
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Darkness_Fish » 03 Jul 2017, 13:13

Deebank wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:I don't mind it, to be honest. It's good that Howard Jones ripped off a decent song, because his own stuff is dreadful.

HIT!


:o but surely Solsbury Hill is prog!?

Nope. It has a tune, and it's palatable to people who realise that The Hobbit isn't a documentary.

Still, no reason I should approve of it, given those boundaries, but I do.
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Deebank » 03 Jul 2017, 13:46

Darkness_Fish wrote:
Deebank wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:I don't mind it, to be honest. It's good that Howard Jones ripped off a decent song, because his own stuff is dreadful.

HIT!


:o but surely Solsbury Hill is prog!?

Nope. It has a tune, and it's palatable to people who realise that The Hobbit isn't a documentary.

Still, no reason I should approve of it, given those boundaries, but I do.


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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Loki » 05 Jul 2017, 02:32

Bent Fabric wrote:And boy do I not like "Solsbury Hill".

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby fange » 05 Jul 2017, 02:42

There they are, get 'em! :x

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby trans-chigley express » 05 Jul 2017, 03:53

fange wrote:There they are, get 'em! :x

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Too bloody right....Solsbury Hill haters deserve to have a pitchfork shoved up their arse :x

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby trans-chigley express » 05 Jul 2017, 05:09

New Song is shit but there was one of his singles I liked. Hide and Seek I think it was, a slow atmospheric ballady one.

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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Deebank » 05 Jul 2017, 06:54

trans-chigley express wrote:New Song is shit but there was one of his singles I liked. Hide and Seek I think it was, a slow atmospheric ballady one.


What was the one he did at Live Aid - piano ballad type thing?

And whatever happened to Jed Hoyle?
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Re: John Coan's SHIT OR HIT 16

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 15 Jul 2017, 22:55

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