BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25 - PILEDRIVER OUT

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BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25 - PILEDRIVER OUT

Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 01 Apr 2008, 19:30

List A:

Jimmy Cliff - Many Rivers to Cross
Rock & Roll - The Velvet Underground
Blondie - Heart of Glass
Nick Drake - River Man
The Clash - London Calling
Echo & The Bunnymen - Bring On The Dancing Horses
The Who - Baba O'Riley
The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze
Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives
Led Zeppelin - Moby Dick


List B:

Crawdaddy Simone - Syndicats
Young Mods' Forgotten Story - The Impressions
Gudbuy T'Jane - Slade
Je T'aime - Francoise Hardy
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
Caroline Says II - Lou Reed
Darlin' Be Home Soon - The Lovin' Spoonful
More Than This - Roxy Music
Past, Present and Future - The Shangri-Las
Sweet Lady Mary - The Faces
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby The Red Heifer » 01 Apr 2008, 19:32

A for the Costello mainly, but none are ticklling me overwhelmingly
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby toomanyhatz » 01 Apr 2008, 19:36

What the hell is it with the Shangri Las? Nonetheless, it's B for me. More adventurous choices, though both have lots of songs I like.
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Postby The Modernist » 01 Apr 2008, 19:37

Quite equal in terms of the quality. But B takes me to more unexpected places. There's a firmer sense of adventure at play.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Tonto Papadopoulos » 01 Apr 2008, 19:38

toomanyhatz wrote:What the hell is it with the Shangri Las?


It's 'coz they're great and they're fucking cool, man!
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby soundchaser » 01 Apr 2008, 19:39

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Goat Boy » 01 Apr 2008, 19:43

B. A is pretty much quality throughout but loses points for being a bit obvious. B looks weaker at first but there are some brilliant tracks in it. The Lovin Spoonful, The Shangri-Las and The Impressions sway me. Brave but worthy Roxy choice as well.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Tapiocahead » 01 Apr 2008, 19:45

Stupid Giraffe wrote:List B:

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson


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Postby Magilla » 01 Apr 2008, 19:48

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby the masked man » 01 Apr 2008, 19:49

List A looks like the playlist of some classic rock radio station, while B looks a little more quixotic (Roxy Music's final LP? Slade?). But I do think that generally A has better songs (an effortless classic from the Bunnymen, a tense masterpiece from Costello), so it gets my vote.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby brassneck.. » 01 Apr 2008, 19:50

A has some fantastic songs, that's undeniable but loses points for lack of adventure and Moby fucking Dick.

B has the sensational Jackie Wilson song, a nice Lovin Spoonful and more spark of life.


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Postby Zeke » 01 Apr 2008, 19:53

A


It may be a little on the uninspired side but I like almost every single song he's picked. I really can't say the same for B.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Wally Bingbang » 01 Apr 2008, 20:01

Despite the inclusion of Moby Dick, A takes this one easily.
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Postby Bungo the Mungo » 01 Apr 2008, 20:08

B is just fantastic. It could only have been improved if they'd gone for the oft-overlooked genius of the first of the 'Caroline Says' songs from Berlin, rather than the unlikeable II.

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Postby Toby » 01 Apr 2008, 20:10

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Postby C » 01 Apr 2008, 20:31

Moby Dick - don't be silly- it's a terrible solo

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Postby purgatory brite » 01 Apr 2008, 20:31

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Moby Dick? :shock:

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Corporate whore » 01 Apr 2008, 20:33

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What is this, did you save all the good lists to the end or sommat?
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 1 Match 25

Postby Balboa » 01 Apr 2008, 20:49

B - nice list.
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