OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

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I Can't Wait
8
33%
Happy Hour
14
58%
Higher Love
0
No votes
Invisible Touch
2
8%
 
Total votes: 24

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Neige » 11 Jan 2018, 11:48

Darkness_Fish wrote:

I'd almost forgotten the existence of this. Love the 'just learned the piano' sound.


^^ As a Swiss, I've been personally embarrassed by this for the last 30 years...

As for the original poll, I agree with Rayge :shock: :shock: the Housemartins' is the only track I wouldn't skip within seconds.
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Re: HORRORS of JULY 1986

Postby trans-chigley express » 11 Jan 2018, 11:50

BCB's Most Tedious Poster wrote:The goons are keeping quiet about Genesis...

Purgatory Brite? Rother? Can we get a robust defence? Or would you rather wait to hear what your beloved leader says first?

I seriously doubt you’d get anyone defending that.

All four options are shite. I’ll take the BAD one though, still sounds good

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Lord Rother » 11 Jan 2018, 20:31

Invisible Touch rates as my particular lowest point for Genesis.

Not good.

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby wannabee enfant terrible » 11 Jan 2018, 22:23

They also served





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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Ranking Ted » 11 Jan 2018, 22:38

Lessons In Love for summer '86, shurely?

Hot Water was from way back in the drawn in nights of autumn '84: Pride (In The Name Of Love), Ghostbusters, Purple Rain, Self Control, Shout To The Top, Blue Jean, Smooth Operator....another BCB thread opportunity right there.

As for the PSBs and Run: bangers!

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby mission » 12 Jan 2018, 03:51

Good.

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Deebank » 12 Jan 2018, 16:09

Lord Rother wrote:Invisible Touch rates as my particular lowest point for Genesis.

Not good.


:o Lower than Illegal Alien? Surely not!
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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby The Modernist » 12 Jan 2018, 16:22

Ranking Ted wrote:Lessons In Love for summer '86, shurely?



You're both wrong. 'The Sun Goes Down' is the ONE! :)

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Toby » 12 Jan 2018, 16:37

Here's my predictable "the year Acid House started" post. It had taken off in Chicago in '85, but by '86 it was in full flow..


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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Lord Rother » 12 Jan 2018, 19:42

Deebank wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:Invisible Touch rates as my particular lowest point for Genesis.

Not good.


:o Lower than Illegal Alien? Surely not!


You’ve got me there.

And now I’m thinking, Jesus He Knows Me couldn’t be much worse.

Didn’t get on with Land of Confusion either.

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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Deebank » 12 Jan 2018, 19:45

Lord Rother wrote:
Deebank wrote:
Lord Rother wrote:Invisible Touch rates as my particular lowest point for Genesis.

Not good.


:o Lower than Illegal Alien? Surely not!


You’ve got me there.

And now I’m thinking, Jesus He Knows Me couldn’t be much worse.

Didn’t get on with Land of Confusion either.


They probably made a skip full of cash from them but they’re no Return Of The Giant Hogweed that’s for sure!
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Re: HORRORS of JULY 1986

Postby sloopjohnc » 12 Jan 2018, 22:03

Harvey K-Tel wrote:I'd go for the first two, but since I only get to choose one, I'll pick Nu Shooz. I could totally see myself enjoying it if it came on the jukebox in a bar.


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Re: OLD GETS REMINISCE: JULY 1986

Postby Georgios » 13 Jan 2018, 00:25

The No Shooz is so much better than the other three it isn't funny. Happy Hour passable if overplayed. Higher Love and Invisible Touch both unpleasant and unnecessary, as indeed were the musical careers of Winwood and Genesis by 1986.