BCB Cup 2014 - SF2 - Mike Boooooo!

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BCB Cup 2014 - SF2 - Mike Boooooo!

Postby the masked man » 27 Feb 2014, 20:47

List A

Wilson Pickett - Get Me Back On Time, Engine Number 9 link
Fairport Convention - Tale In Hard Time link
James Brown - There Was A Time (live at the Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Aug 26 1968) link
Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed link
Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters - It's Been Such A Long Way Home link
The End - Cardboard Watch link
Dee Edwards - Why Can't There Be Love link
Liquid Liquid - Optimo link
The Everly Brothers - I'm On My Way Home Again link
The Byrds - If You're Gone link

List B

1. Song To The Siren - Tim Buckleylink
2. Right on for The Darkness - Curtis Mayfieldlink
3. The Half-Remarkable Question - The Incredible String Bandlink
4. Lazarus - The Boo Radleyslink
5. If I Was Your Girlfriend - Prince
6. Transparent Day - The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Bandlink
7. Guess I'm Dumb - Glen Campbelllink
8. How Does it Feel - The Creationlink
9. In The Dreamlife You Need A Rubber Soul - The Cleanlink
10. T.N.K. (Tomorrow Never Knows) - 801link

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Re: BCB Cup 2014 - SF2

Postby Ranking Ted » 27 Feb 2014, 21:03

Hmm. I'm not that keen on either. B has more songs I love but its a bit tired looking. A is more idiosyncratic but is patchy. Don't want to abstain so will come back to this.

Edit: a halfhearted A
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Postby Bungo the Mungo » 27 Feb 2014, 21:07

Not arsed. Sorry.

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Postby Belle Lettre » 27 Feb 2014, 21:56

Not keen on B's additions.

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Postby Jed Clampett » 27 Feb 2014, 21:58

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Postby toomanyhatz » 27 Feb 2014, 22:20

I like both of these, but all the lists I can get excited about are gone. I like B's additions more, and A still has a couple of dull moments, but it still has its first two and its last two. Standard BCB choices though they may be, their continued presence is some kind of small victory in the current climate of forced eclecticism. Small victories, I'm realizing, is all we have left.

Wish I could be more enthusiastic about it, but it's the best remaining list. For the win.
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Postby The Modernist » 27 Feb 2014, 23:04

I still think A's great. They know where it's at. You naysayers should listen to the Dee Edwards track.

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Postby T. Willy Rye » 28 Feb 2014, 00:48

A should be our champion.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 28 Feb 2014, 02:29

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Postby Penk! » 28 Feb 2014, 08:46

A is a good mix. Not everything on there works but it scores on its roving eye, some interesting and exciting obscurities nestling up against some good old heavy hitters.
B is still far too BCB-comfort-zone and just doesn't inspire, though what it does pick is largely good stuff.
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Postby never/ever » 28 Feb 2014, 09:57


Best list in the comp by far. Don't let anyone else tell you otherwise.
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