Round 1 Match 7 - Griff out - Cup Controversy Shocker!

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Round 1 Match 7 - Griff out - Cup Controversy Shocker!

Postby Penk! » 28 Jan 2016, 20:14

List A

Say Hello, Wave Goodbye 12" - Soft Cell
Since She Started to Ride - Jonathan Richman
The Water Was Bad - Vic Godard & Subway Sect
Summer in Siam - The Pogues
A Song From Under the Floorboards - Magazine
Buffalo Gals 12" - Malcolm McLaren and the World Famous Supreme Team
All I Wanna Do - The Beach Boys
Disaster Fund Collection - Justified Ancients of Mu Mu

List B

Motörhead - Killled by Death
Cold Blood - Kissing My Love
Neu! - Hero
Donny Hathaway - I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know
Iggy Pop - Sister Midnight
Rhinoceros - I Need Love
The Three Degrees - The Runner
David Bowie - Sound and Vision
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Rayge » 28 Jan 2016, 20:18

A for me
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Moleskin » 28 Jan 2016, 20:48

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby ever/never » 28 Jan 2016, 21:50

Motorhead and Neu! can fuck off. And they're poor Ig and Bowie choices.

A, easily.

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Copehead » 28 Jan 2016, 22:01

Close I would pronbably edge towards A but everyone else is so I will go B
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby never/ever » 28 Jan 2016, 22:07

A loses me with those dreadful Godard and Richman-picks, the 'hits' are good and the MuMus brought a smile to me face....
B is a bit of a cash-in on recent sentiments but no denying, good picks.

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby whodathunkit » 28 Jan 2016, 22:39

The Bowie card doesn't seem to be working. Seems a bit crass. And the rest of B ain't up to much. A is merely pleasant but Magazine pulls it through.


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Postby Ranking Ted » 28 Jan 2016, 23:07

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby sloopjohnc » 29 Jan 2016, 00:48

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby toomanyhatz » 29 Jan 2016, 01:58

I'm finding the scolding here beyond silly. It's not like Motorhead and Bowie have never appeared in these things before. And suddenly B is supposed to ignore these great tracks just to prove they're not 'cashing in' on the sentiment? Does not compute. Besides, the Iggy track is great and, if anything, underappreciated here, the Three Degrees and Hathaway tracks are wonderful, and A, despite the nice Richman and Pogues picks, also gives us 9 boring minutes of Soft Cell and "Buffalo Gals" which has never been more than a cute novelty and isn't worth hearing the third time, let alone the thousandth. (And last I checked, McLaren's dead too. Are we supposed to finger-wag about that too? I can't keep the rules straight. :roll: )
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Loki » 29 Jan 2016, 02:10

Not much here for me, I'm afraid.

Hathaway and Iggy take it.


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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 29 Jan 2016, 04:34

Christ almighty, it's B. That Cold Blood track beats anything on A straight up.
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby fange » 29 Jan 2016, 08:47

Both are ok for me, without any nice big surprises though.
Like the last 2 on A especially, but Hero' and 'S&V' give it to B.

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Samoan » 29 Jan 2016, 12:09

B for Rhinoceros, the magnificent Three Degrees and Donny Hathaway.

Zéro pointé for a's Pogues, Richman and Soft Cell.

I'd quite happily never hear that Jonathan Richman song ever again.
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby WG Kaspar » 29 Jan 2016, 13:01

I've picked 2 of B's choices in previous cups. Good lad.

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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Darkness_Fish » 29 Jan 2016, 15:55

I can only call this one a draw. There's not a lot here that's in my realm, and you're making me choose between the twin greatness of Neu! and Soft Cell. And I can't do that.

Yeah, and all you people slagging off Soft Cell and/or Neu! can fuck right off. Or don't. I don't really care. But you're in the wrong. Yeah?

*Edit - Cool drums on that Cold Blood track, but counterbalanced by the sheer shittiness of that Motorhead video.
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Re: Round 1 Match 7

Postby Count Machuki » 29 Jan 2016, 16:13

Let U be the set of all united sets, K be the set of the kids and D be the set of things divided.
Then it follows that ∀ k ∈ K: K ∈ U ⇒ k ∉ D