Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

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Great
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Meh
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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby Deebank » 15 Jun 2018, 15:38

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Nonsense


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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby Dayodead » 15 Jun 2018, 17:02

Yikes....this is a bizarro poll....

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Postby sloopjohnc » 15 Jun 2018, 21:52

Meh.
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Postby pcqgod » 15 Jun 2018, 22:02

I dig it.
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Postby toomanyhatz » 15 Jun 2018, 22:12

I went with good. The hook is undeniable, as is the world-weary lyrics/voice and the screamy guitar, but in the end there's also no denying its slickness.

As clean/sterile hits go, it's pretty high standard. But it's a clean/sterile hit.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 15 Jun 2018, 22:51

There’s plenty of life and movement in it, I don’t hear it as sterile at all.
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Postby jimboo » 15 Jun 2018, 22:58

Apparently magnolia looks nice on the wall. Ffs bcb. IT IS UTTER PEBBLE MILL AT ONE SMASHY AND NICEY POPTASTIC BOLLOCKS. Come on people , you wouldn't even piss on this twenty years ago . It's ponce pop.
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Postby Earl E. Eel » 15 Jun 2018, 23:00

:)

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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 15 Jun 2018, 23:04

WELL IT’S CERTAINLY NO NEKO CASE
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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby jimboo » 15 Jun 2018, 23:13

Honestly darlings , taste is not wot it used to be. Rose tinted and mediocre. What happens when we long for comfy slippers instead of running over hot coals.

It is , music for an advert . How anyone can not see Baker St as anything other than beige blancmange on a plate , needs to go to the offers page in the Daily Mail and order some elastic wasted slacks (available in three colours ) .
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Postby Earl E. Eel » 15 Jun 2018, 23:14

:lol:
GoogaMooga wrote:you have to look to the Dutch licensee, Disky

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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 15 Jun 2018, 23:15

Fucking beatnik.
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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby jimboo » 15 Jun 2018, 23:16

Road to hell anyone? oh yeah , edgy, with a real message too! Great guitar work , puts knopfler to shame.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 15 Jun 2018, 23:18

Not the same.

Fool If You Think It’s Over though 8-)
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Postby jimboo » 15 Jun 2018, 23:21

gash on ignore wrote:Fucking beatnik.


Finest compliment I have had in years.
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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 15 Jun 2018, 23:22

I got called it once, finest day of my life.
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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby Bent Fabric » 16 Jun 2018, 00:04

toomanyhatz wrote:I went with good. The hook is undeniable, as is the world-weary lyrics/voice and the screamy guitar, but in the end there's also no denying its slickness.

As clean/sterile hits go, it's pretty high standard. But it's a clean/sterile hit.


Couldn't we just freshen it up with a couple of bum notes?

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Postby gash’s trollish obsession » 16 Jun 2018, 00:15

Mmm, I like it but how about you go again with a Tubes feel
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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby toomanyhatz » 16 Jun 2018, 00:23

Bent Fabric wrote:
toomanyhatz wrote:I went with good. The hook is undeniable, as is the world-weary lyrics/voice and the screamy guitar, but in the end there's also no denying its slickness.

As clean/sterile hits go, it's pretty high standard. But it's a clean/sterile hit.


Couldn't we just freshen it up with a couple of bum notes?


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Re: Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street: Yea or Nay?

Postby Loki » 16 Jun 2018, 00:46

I'm not usually a large proponent of over-played Pop, but I've always found it magnificent, even when I was hearing it incessantly. As Charlie said, it's one of those that I can somehow never get tired of.

It reminds me of driving along on a summer day with the windows down. Ambience abounding.


And since reading his story, it makes me sad.
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