BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

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It Sucketh?

Poll ended at 16 Jan 2018, 23:24

Into the Hall it goes
9
19%
Does not suck
39
81%
 
Total votes: 48

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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 10 Jan 2018, 19:36

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Davey the Fat Boy wrote:Yeah..I think its a bad sounding record. Have I been unclear on that point?


Davey the Fat Boy wrote:It’s entirely possible that there’s a generational component to my disliking these sounds (people younger than me probably were partially formed by really bad sounding records - and perhaps developed a fondness for ugly sounds), but I don’t think it’s a lack of “getting” anything.


never mistake subjectivity for objectivity, Davey x


Must every discussion here devolve into a lecture on subjectivity - or can we accept this as a given?
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Postby toomanyhatz » 10 Jan 2018, 19:38

BCB's Most Tedious Poster wrote:never mistake subjectivity for objectivity, Davey x


Seems to me you've argued plenty for people to "fight their corner" pretty rabidly in your time.

Know the difference? Sure. But treat them any differently? Not the BCB way.
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby 'Face of Fruit Pastilles 1981' » 10 Jan 2018, 19:43

oh whatever
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Moleskin » 10 Jan 2018, 19:44

Only someone completely tone deaf could have nominated this one. Well done Davey, your reputation continues unassailed.
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 10 Jan 2018, 19:45

Moleskin wrote:Only someone completely tone deaf could have nominated this one. Well done Davey, your reputation continues unassailed.


Is that a subjective opinion?
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Postby toomanyhatz » 10 Jan 2018, 19:51

:lol:
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Davey the Fat Boy » 10 Jan 2018, 19:53

BCB's Most Tedious Poster wrote:never mistake subjectivity for objectivity, Davey x


fange wrote: Dare is brilliant. While there's always the odd cloth-eared cretin who might want to dispute this, they are clearly wrong.


Moleskin wrote:Only someone completely tone deaf could have nominated this one.


BCB's Most Tedious Poster wrote:Does not "suck" in any right-thinking person's world.
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Matt Wilson » 10 Jan 2018, 19:54

There's a certain type of BCBer who doesn't really understand subjectivity though. It's either 'brilliant,' or it's 'shite.'
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Goat Boy » 10 Jan 2018, 19:55

Are you a good dancer, Matt?
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby C » 10 Jan 2018, 19:56

I love it!




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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Matt Wilson » 10 Jan 2018, 19:58

Goat Boy wrote:Are you a good dancer, Matt?


:lol:

So the Human League is good dance music then?
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Postby Nick?? Dougie?? » 10 Jan 2018, 20:07

Matt Wilson wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:Are you a good dancer, Matt?


:lol:

So the Human League is good dance music then?


Matt, love, you don't need the Human League as a soundtrack in your life. It was never designed for boys in a wood playing with their first crossbow. Forgetaboutit!
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby George P. Smackers » 10 Jan 2018, 20:09

I wouldn't say it sucks, and it definitely brings back a moment in time. But I never really liked it much.

I like synths fine. The singing and the lyrics always just seemed so stilted and drab to me. It felt like overhearing yuppies having a conversation.

"I was working as a waitress in a cocktail bar. That much is true." It just felt too boring to be really good.

"When you're in love, you know you're in love. No matter what you try to do." Good God.

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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Matt Wilson » 10 Jan 2018, 20:09

"Boys in a wood playing with their first crossbow?"
Coan wrote:'Vertigo' is one of the best things U2 have ever done, one of a handful of occasions where they get it just right. That bit near the end where the song lifts off? You don't get that with The Allman Brothers.

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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Nick?? Dougie?? » 10 Jan 2018, 20:11

Matt Wilson wrote:"Boys in a wood playing with their first crossbow?"


Yeeeeeehaw!
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby 'Face of Fruit Pastilles 1981' » 10 Jan 2018, 20:14

'Matty we gon' listen to some o' that cowboy music today?'

'hell yeah son - just as soon as I'm done with this copy of ROLLING STONE'
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Postby 'Face of Fruit Pastilles 1981' » 10 Jan 2018, 20:14

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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Matt Wilson » 10 Jan 2018, 20:14

Do they really still say that in Texas?
Coan wrote:'Vertigo' is one of the best things U2 have ever done, one of a handful of occasions where they get it just right. That bit near the end where the song lifts off? You don't get that with The Allman Brothers.

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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Matt Wilson » 10 Jan 2018, 20:15

Uh oh, John is excited again...
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Re: BCB Hall of Suck: Dare - The Human League

Postby Ranking Ted » 10 Jan 2018, 21:36

It’s a copper bottomed classic.