Semi Final 1 - Penk wins! Honest!

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Semi Final 1 - Penk wins! Honest!

Postby PENK » 21 Feb 2016, 20:12

The Semi Finals will run for four days each, with the results announced on Thursday.

List A

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
The Damned, Anti-Pope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1G1y7_r8bE
Underworld, Dirty Epic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSSF7ozBfGg
R.E.M., Radio Free Europe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA57Pafq_NU

List B

Jeanie Greene - Sure as Sin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-TkoX5ZFf4
Chris Stamey and the dBs - (I Thought) You Wanted to Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Nml0v-GlHw
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Painted Bird https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvE7FgzO4p4
Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRK7PVJFbS8
Gene Clark - So You Say You Lost Your Baby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CKvRmsV4vA
Objekt - Ganzfeld https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGYzpBoxa-w
David Ruffin - Each Day Is a Lifetime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dWECZ1lYHY
Mick Ronson - Only After Dark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_4PpB0TIN0
Jackie Mittoo - Ghetto Organ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDX2A0gxMjM
The Move - Cherry Blossom Clinic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSFC-q1SC2E
Darondo - The Wolf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dj_xaAKBOSo
Beck - Nobody's Fault But My Own https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9-Xatk0ajM
La Düsseldorf - Silver Cloud https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID4LcHzb4jA
Crosby and Nash - Southbound Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xje8zfZy6eA
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysPSqtCaDAk
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEY18eXO724
Bobby Parker - Watch Your Step https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvtabNAb_wE
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby martha » 21 Feb 2016, 20:49

List A
Lush, De-Luxe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKrw5wOlSng
Blondie, Rip Her To Shreds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKPusRALbJQ
The Damned, Anti-Pope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1G1y7_r8bE
Underworld, Dirty Epic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSSF7ozBfGg

List B
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Painted Bird https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvE7FgzO4p4
The Move - Cherry Blossom Clinic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSFC-q1SC2E
Alternative TV - Action Time Vision https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysPSqtCaDAk
Tom Waits - Hang Down Your Head https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEY18eXO724

Hey put these tracks together and it's a list I'd vote for.



Jeez. I vacillated on this one back and forth. Played both back to back this morning and despite some good stuff on A, I've changed my mind and I'm going B!
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Super-Jank » 21 Feb 2016, 20:56

A's new three don't do a lot for me. Why do the Damned get more respect than the Toy Dolls? Infantile yob rock.
But the list as a whole has some of my very favourites of this Cup - Lee Dorsey, La's, Blondie, Gil...

B's first four are shite, and those Move and Beck selections are hardly scorching hot - but there's that wonderful Gene song. And its three new additions are top notch.

I think A just edges it, but they're both bipolar collections.
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Purgatory Brite » 21 Feb 2016, 20:58

A

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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Jeemo » 21 Feb 2016, 21:43

B
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby whodathunkit » 21 Feb 2016, 23:59

B's latest three just nudge it ahead.

B
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby T. Willy Rye » 22 Feb 2016, 02:54

A

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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby fange » 22 Feb 2016, 04:27

Both really enjoyable lists for me. If i have to choose one, i think it's A overall.


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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby toomanyhatz » 22 Feb 2016, 04:51

Really digging B's new additions once again.
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby German Dave » 22 Feb 2016, 07:51

a.
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Copehead » 22 Feb 2016, 08:32

A
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Darkness_Fish » 22 Feb 2016, 09:02

B all the way.
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby mission » 22 Feb 2016, 09:26

A.
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Ranking Ted » 22 Feb 2016, 11:26

Like both, but going for A in this semi.

A

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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Polishgirl » 22 Feb 2016, 12:07

B lost me with the additions. I'm going

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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Samoan » 22 Feb 2016, 12:34

A
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Ray K. » 22 Feb 2016, 14:43

A for me...

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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby sloopjohnc » 22 Feb 2016, 15:07

A
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 22 Feb 2016, 15:48

B
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Re: Semi Final 1

Postby Rayge » 22 Feb 2016, 16:13

B's new three are all favourites.
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