Quarter Final 1 - Buddha loses his cool

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Quarter Final 1 - Buddha loses his cool

Postby Penk! » 14 Feb 2016, 15:59

List A

Motörhead - Killed by Death https://youtu.be/OIJB6Yrj17Q
Cold Blood - Kissing My Love https://youtu.be/d9gCUDLCtKU
Neu! - Hero https://youtu.be/qYeVvp8sdmg
Donny Hathaway - I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know https://youtu.be/Dko6eQl4w2s
Iggy Pop - Sister Midnight https://youtu.be/BTmSB8kkllI
Rhinoceros - I Need Love https://youtu.be/qh1OwOIPoOo
The Three Degrees - The Runner https://youtu.be/fj7V-P2g5LM
David Bowie - Sound and Vision https://youtu.be/fRc2_-BCljQ
The Stovall Sisters - Hang On In There https://youtu.be/DUyE4ODThpA
Felt - Ballad of The Band https://youtu.be/UNjVmmCGdSQ
The Dead Boys - Down In Flames https://youtu.be/r64UsGEgjao
Little Richard - Rip It Up https://youtu.be/cOaSvq6Rt64
The Undertones - Get Over You https://youtu.be/rH_gFUSAoAk
Steel Pulse - Sound System https://youtu.be/1VLRN3JaHl4

List B

The Chambers Brothers, I Can't Stand It https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EV0l2nFmzkA
Kurt Vile, Pretty Pimpin' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=659pppwniXA
Rod Stewart, (I Know) I'm Losing You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpZIIDg926Q
David Holmes, Rodney Yates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5X9VzrCxO_g
The La's, Feelin' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBwU7cPcGn0
Lee Dorsey, Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji0MwgJaqKA
Lush, De-Luxe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKrw5wOlSng
Reuben Wilson, Inner City Blues https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRfeFaCHOdU
Bert Jansch, Open Up The Watergate (Let The Sunshine In) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EakkmrxAIs
LoneLady, Groove It Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlFe8yfYSHw
The Supremes, Bad Weather https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuH00S0tapc
Blondie, Rip Her To Shreds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKPusRALbJQ
Earl Brutus, The S.A.S. And The Glam That Goes With It https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbEJW99_kZA
Gil Scott-Heron, Lady Day and John Coltrane https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aRNUsmfeck
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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Flowere » 14 Feb 2016, 16:52

Difficult to get excited about either list, but


at least has my favourite Blondie and goodies from Rod, the La's and Gil Scott-Heron. Not to mention the best new thing I've heard this Cup - that FABULOUS Lee Dorsey track.
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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Rayge » 14 Feb 2016, 17:23

A is a bit of a curate's egg, but I just don't like B very much: I already voted against it twice, and even the addition of Blondie can't save it..

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby kath » 14 Feb 2016, 19:40

i like both lists quite a bit. B has a more interesting sense of variety, with some nice surprises throughout, even though it doesn't all work for me. A is more consistently strong with a few real heavy-hitters on planet kath that i wouldn't wanna ignore.

i'll stick with A, but cheers to B.


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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Ranking Ted » 14 Feb 2016, 21:42

A has definitely got itself going and has plenty to like. However, I'm going with B and it's greater variety and consistent quality.


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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Loki » 14 Feb 2016, 23:47

Both these lists are really bringing it this round, but B is in my Top 2 favourites.....if it doesn't get to the final, I'll eat my shorts.


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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Butch Manly » 14 Feb 2016, 23:48

That Earl Brutus track is fucking dreadful and I do get the feeling that B is trying just a bit too hard, like that nerdy chemistry student who seems to quote the NME rather than say what (s)he really thinks. A inexplicably knocked me out - largely thanks to that fuckwit, Copehead - but it has marginally improved with age (mostly by not choosing shite like sub-standard Motorhead in subsequent rounds).

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby fange » 15 Feb 2016, 02:13

Two enjoyable lists for me, but B is a clear winner in the end with more songs I really like. Great Little Richard in A's last 3, but I've always had a problem with Sharkey's voice and the live setting doesn't help I think. Nice Steel Pulse though. Good choices with Blondie and Gil from B.

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby toomanyhatz » 15 Feb 2016, 02:24

Tough call. A plays it safer but is more consistent, while B is a bit all over the map. From wonderful stuff like the Jansch to the Earl Brutus which I agree is dreadful.

I like the Undertones pick a lot, though of course picking in that 76-80 period is a BCB safe zone...
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Re: Quarter Final 1

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Polishgirl » 15 Feb 2016, 12:49

A for me.
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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby whodathunkit » 15 Feb 2016, 14:12

Even with crap like Kurt Vile and Earl Brutus on it's roster B is still preferable to the rather sterile A.


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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby sloopjohnc » 15 Feb 2016, 14:53

I was considering Rip Her to Shreds for my list. Good Blondie pick.

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Count Machuki » 15 Feb 2016, 18:50

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Re: Quarter Final 1

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 15 Feb 2016, 19:05

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