Round 2 Match 1 - Gee Whizz

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Round 2 Match 1 - Gee Whizz

Postby Penk! » 07 Feb 2016, 18:40

List A

Jacqueline Taieb – 7 Heures du Matin
Gal Costa – Tuareg
Mulatu Astatk – Asiyo Bellema
Cookies – Only to Other People
Parliament – Come In Out of the Rain
Witthuser & Westrupp – Lass Uns Auf Die Reise Gehn
Bad Brains – Big Takeover
Evert Taube - Byssan Lull
Enrico Caruso – Una Furtiva Lagrima
Bedrich Smetana – Ma Vlast : Moldau
Afrirampo – Afrirampo

List B

Myracle Brah - Getting Over Delusion
Chairmen Of The Board - Working On A Building Of Love
The Clean - Thumbs Off
Stars - Calendar Girl
Smiley Lewis - Shame Shame Shame
This Mortal Coil - Mr Somewhere
Glen Campbell - Where’s The Playground Susie
Cosmic Rough Riders - Glastonbury Revisited
The Dillards - Copperfields
Bettye Lavette - Souvenirs
Augie March - Vernoona
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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby ever/never » 07 Feb 2016, 21:19

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Postby pcqgod » 07 Feb 2016, 21:52

I liked B's selections better than I thought I would. A still seems like the stronger list, all things considered, and seems a bit more graceful doing the eclectic thing.

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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby Ranking Ted » 07 Feb 2016, 21:58

I'm really not feeling either of these. I get the eclecticism of A but the quality control has gone awol. I have no idea what to make of the 3 additions. By contrast, B is pretty conservative stuff, but probably not as likely to be chucked from the stereo.


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Postby The Red Heifer » 07 Feb 2016, 22:26


B I suppose.
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Postby toomanyhatz » 07 Feb 2016, 23:27

I'm a fan of eclecticism, as I've said here numerous times, but at a certain point it can be overdone to the point where it becomes pretty box-checky. I think A just passed that point.

Don't love B either, but at least some of the new ones make up for This Mortal Coil.
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Postby Loki » 08 Feb 2016, 00:06

I voted against both of these.....I prefer the additions of


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Postby Polishgirl » 08 Feb 2016, 00:15

I missed several of the first round matches, being a bit slow on the uptake, so quite a lot of the lists are new to me.

I'm probably a B
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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby whodathunkit » 08 Feb 2016, 00:25

It needs a deft touch to drop a classical piece into a cup list. A just seems ham-fisted. Perhaps a more modern rendition than Caruso would have helped. And B is keeping it's end up with the Dillards pick.


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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby fange » 08 Feb 2016, 00:40

I think A has basically just thrown all his/her cautions to the wind, and is happily commiting Cupicide to go out with a smile. It's nice to see Afrirampo - always had a thing for girls with guitars.
B hasn't sold me totally yet, though there's still enough there I enjoy and the Dillards are always welcome 'round here.

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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby hippopotamus » 08 Feb 2016, 01:27

Is a supposed to be eclectic? I guess it's always in the ear of the beholder or behearder or something: this is the one list where I knew most tracks pretty well.
I don't know, I'll totally reward Una furtiva Lagrima. It's one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written, I wouldn't have chosen Caruso necessarily...but still beautiful.
I wasn't that big if a fan of b in the first instance

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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby Penk! » 08 Feb 2016, 07:40

A is all over the place in terms of both style and quality; I enjoyed some of it and I like its kitchen-sink approach but too much of it turned me off as well. B is more solid and tasteful, if a tad conservative.
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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby Geezee » 08 Feb 2016, 08:37

A, clearly.
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Postby Darkness_Fish » 08 Feb 2016, 10:01

B has just shot themselves in the foot, as far as I can see by trying to make their list blander. Whilst A has Afrirampo.
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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby Ray K. » 08 Feb 2016, 14:01

A for me.

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Postby Purgatory Brite » 08 Feb 2016, 14:16

Get get behind either :(

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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby Count Machuki » 08 Feb 2016, 15:46


even if the last three are a bit awkward
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Re: Round 2 Match 1

Postby sloopjohnc » 08 Feb 2016, 16:26

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