ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 28 Jun 2017, 12:24

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Samoan » 29 Jun 2017, 21:25

Come Home (Cardinal Pell) - Tim Minchin




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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 30 Jun 2017, 20:39



A magnificent piece of powerpop.
“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby clive gash » 30 Jun 2017, 20:47

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Postby clive gash » 06 Jul 2017, 08:54



Proper pipe 'n' slippers, lush.
It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 06 Jul 2017, 17:18

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Postby clive gash » 07 Aug 2017, 13:32

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Postby clive gash » 10 Aug 2017, 01:00

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Postby Snarfyguy » 10 Aug 2017, 18:52

GoogaMooga wrote: The further away from home you go, the greater the risk of getting stuck there.

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Postby clive gash » 12 Aug 2017, 11:51

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Minnie Cheddars » 13 Aug 2017, 21:40



Lord have mercy
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby clive gash » 14 Aug 2017, 12:07



What time does the witch hunt kick off today?
It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Aug 2017, 12:57

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 16 Aug 2017, 09:15

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby clive gash » 16 Aug 2017, 10:12

It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man.

Diamond Dog wrote:...yet it quite clearly hit the target with you and your nonce, didn't it?


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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Snarfyguy » 17 Aug 2017, 19:07

Diamond Dog wrote:

How apropos. :lol:

GoogaMooga wrote: The further away from home you go, the greater the risk of getting stuck there.

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 17 Aug 2017, 20:10



The new Neil Finn single "Second Nature" recorded live - as indeed the whole of the new album will be- over four sessions broadcast live on Facebook.
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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 17 Aug 2017, 20:58

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 18 Aug 2017, 22:49

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Aug 2017, 08:44

"Ocean Spray" is a cranberry drink that is often given to cancer patients - allegedly because it has healing qualities.
James Dean-Bradfield's mum drank Ocean Spray whilst slowly slipping away from cancer in hospital.
This was the first lyric JDB wrote for the Manics and, based on this, he probably should have written more.
It's such a beautiful tune - the opening lines roughly translate to " Your eyes are beautiful, you have such beautiful eyes".



The way the guitars crash over the end of the chorus is magnificent and the trumpet solo (played by the drummer, surprisingly) is just gorgeous.

I seriously love this song - it has so much depth of feeling, desperation and is so poignant.

"Oh-oh, please stay awake and then we can drink some ocean spray".
“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.”
"Don't be seduced into thinking that which did not make a profit is without value"
"'Seize the moments as they fly, know to live and learn to die'."