Semi-final 1 - John Coan out

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Postby Walk In My Shadow » 29 Mar 2006, 05:37

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Postby LeBaron » 29 Mar 2006, 05:51

A.
I'm pretty sure I've been pretty steady with B, but A is just too much. Nick Fucking Cave notwithstanding.
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Postby The Red Heifer » 29 Mar 2006, 06:08

count machuki wrote:it's A, despite the presence of concrete blonde.
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What you cunts have against Concrete Blonde is beyond me, I just don't get the hate yo.

I personally think the choice of Joey is inspired, even if it isn't their best song, so A marches onwards and upwards
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Postby satans favourite son » 29 Mar 2006, 09:44

Lord Belborough wrote:The first half or so of B is much better than the lower half but there's still enough quality in the first half to get my vote.

B


I feel the same so B it is.
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Postby Brother Spoon » 29 Mar 2006, 09:57

It's B.

Though some of the newer choices show a slow decline.

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Re: Semi-final 1

Postby Jumper k » 29 Mar 2006, 10:16

Having said all I want to about the previous choices, and boy did most of them suck, I shall endeavour to assess each candidate on their newest and no doubt finest selections.

a...


Black Coffee in Bed - Squeeze Everyone knows you should not drink black coffee or even eat toast in bed as its unhygienic and can ruin an intimate moment later. This song is the aural equivalent of such a passion killer. Dreadful
The Red Telephone - Love Fuck off hippy.
Fire Woman - The Cult Cocksmoke lightning indeed
I Found a Reason - The Velvet Underground Not for their own existance obviously
You're Gonna Miss Me - The 13th Floor Elevators You know you all will when this competition finishes. However this tune you'd miss about as much as an extra head.

b....


Five Years Ahead Of My Time - The Third Bardo I actually have this and can honestly say its frightful.
Geno - Dexy's Midnight Runners Fuckin Dexy's, cod soul, blatant artifice and someone who can't sing. If I was Geno I'd sue.
Summer Wine - Lee Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra I actually like this
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young and Crazy Horse Plodding horse off to the knackers yard. Better off as glue, which is less torpid than this.
Hot Pants...I'm Coming, Coming, I'm Coming - Bobby Byrd I've come too soon and have already left.


So what does that leave me? B
Much as it pains me to vote for Coan, he's the definite winner here.

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Postby LeBaron » 29 Mar 2006, 13:18

Jumper K wrote:You're Gonna Miss Me - The 13th Floor Elevators You know you all will when this competition finishes. However this tune you'd miss about as much as an extra head.


You're wrong there, Jack!
Er, Frank.
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Postby NMB » 29 Mar 2006, 13:24

How did these 2 lists get into the semis? They're both meh! but B slightly less so.
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Postby The Fish » 29 Mar 2006, 13:45

A
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Postby Strider » 29 Mar 2006, 17:17

I'll move to scoring approach (-5 to +5) since we are now that we down to the semifinals.

a...

Duchess - The Stranglers--0
The Mercy Seat - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds--+1
Some Candy Talking - Jesus and Mary Chain--+1
Put a Little Love in your Heart - Jackie DeShannon--+1
Here - Pavement--+4
Holocaust - Big Star--+4
Amsterdam - John Cale--0
You Can't Put Your Arms Around a Memory - Johnny Thunders--+1
Ghostown - The Specials--+1
Don't Dictate - Penetration--0
Little Child, Running Wild - Curtis Mayfield--+2
Complete Control - The Clash--+4
Common People - Pulp-- -1
Moonlight Mile - The Rolling Stones--+4
Permafrost - Magazine--+2
Starry Eyes - The Records--0
Southern Girls - Cheap Trick--+2
Stoned Love - The Supremes--+2
Mother of Pearl - Roxy Music -- -1
Cowboy Song - Thin Lizzy--+1
Tired of Being Alone - Al Green--+5
No Fun - The Stooges--+3
Joey - Concrete Blonde--+1
Nightswimming - REM--+5
Good Times - Chic--+1
Black Coffee in Bed - Squeeze--+3
The Red Telephone - Love--+2
Fire Woman - The Cult --granted this took guts but its just not a great song-- -3
I Found a Reason - The Velvet Underground--+4
You're Gonna Miss Me - The 13th Floor Elevators--+2

Score: A Robust 51
b....

I Wanna Be Your Dog - The Stooges--+3
What Goes On - Velvet Underground--+5
Slip Inside This House - 13th Floor Elevators--+2
Initials B.B. - Serge Gainsbourg--0
Help You Ann - The Lyres--+4
Jumping Jack Flash - Rolling Stones--+4
Daydream Believer - The Monkees--+3
Victoria - The Kinks--+5
Touch Sensitive - The Fall--+2
Ripped and Torn - Swell Maps--+2
I Walk On Guilded Splinters - Dr. John--+1
(I'm) Stranded - The Saints--+2
Mother of Pearl - Roxy Music-- -1
A Song From Under the Floorboards - Magazine--+1
Father's Name Is Dad - Fire--0
All Through The City - Doctor Feelgood--0
Treason (It's Just A Story) - Teardrop Explodes--0
Cries From The Midnight Circus - Pretty Things--+1
Through My Eyes - The Creation--+1
Nothing But A Heartache - The Flirtations--0
Tropicalia - Caetano Veloso--0
Unhooked Generation - Freda Payne--0
Plastic Factory - Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band--+3
Liar, Liar - The Castaways--+1
Rumble - Link Wray--+2
Five Years Ahead Of My Time - The Third Bardo--0
Geno - Dexy's Midnight Runners--+1
Summer Wine - Lee Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra--+1
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young and Crazy Horse--+5
Hot Pants...I'm Coming, Coming, I'm Coming - Bobby Byrd--+2

Wow B scores a 50 that's amazing how close they came out.

I'll follow the points and vote for A even with the "Fire Woman" but man was it ever close.

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Postby northernsky » 29 Mar 2006, 18:18

B. Consistently interesting.

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Postby The Modernist » 29 Mar 2006, 19:56

Ha -Penk prefers The Cult to Chic.

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Postby Diamond Dog » 29 Mar 2006, 20:00

By about 2000 light years it's A.
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Postby PENK » 29 Mar 2006, 20:19

le moderniste diabolique wrote:Ha -Penk prefers The Cult to Chic.


How do you work that one out when I gave the Cult -1 and Chic 0?
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Postby Snarfyguy » 29 Mar 2006, 21:19

A is obviously a dick but gets my vote despite knowing fuck-all about music.

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Postby The Modernist » 29 Mar 2006, 21:29

Once again this vote is splitting down US/UK lines and as there are more US voters B might be fucked.

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Postby whodathunkit » 29 Mar 2006, 23:09

One vote for B
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Postby brassneck.. » 30 Mar 2006, 09:25

le moderniste diabolique wrote:A has The Cult for fucks sake.
Definitely B.


They're very close and quite similar. If it had only been Dreamtime or Big Neon Glitter :wink:

B

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Postby Corporate whore » 30 Mar 2006, 10:33

le moderniste diabolique wrote:Ha -Penk prefers The Cult to Chic.



Thats because The Cult are occasionaly great, and Chic are Shit.


Thats a vote for A by the way.
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Postby Clay Davis » 30 Mar 2006, 12:56

I really shouldn't vote against Pavement but B is the better list.
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