BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15 - BENO OUT

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby The Modernist » 09 Apr 2008, 22:18

penk! wrote:B doesn't do a very good job of hiding their identity, but wins out here. Needs to buck his ideas up for the next round, though...


I've no idea who it is I must say.
I really like B's additional selections, fresh and unexpected: "Some Kinda Love" and "Nathan Jones" are top selections. A had a quirky appeal but its additional five have pushed it into mediocrity.

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credit to A for picking "Fallin Rain" though, that's an incredible song. You can almost smell the desert.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 09 Apr 2008, 22:23

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby The Write Profile » 09 Apr 2008, 22:45

Johnny C Redway wrote:
List B:

'I Want to Take You Higher' - Sly & the Family Stone
'Three in One' - Lee 'Scratch' Perry
'The Man Don't Give a Fuck' - Super Furry Animals
'I'll Run Your Hurt Away' - Ruby Johnson
'Be-Bop-a-Lula' - Gene Vincent
'Dirtweed' - Super Chron Flight Brothers
'Hymn to the Big Wheel' - Massive Attack
'Death or Glory' - The Clash
'Second Hand News' - Fleetwood Mac
'Matty Groves' - Fairport Convention
'The Classical' - The Fall
'Pure Shores' - All Saints
'Some Kinda Love' - Velvet Underground
'Nathan Jones' - The Supremes
'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag' - James Brown



Wow, two pretty cool lists here, in fact it really was a coin-toss type thing, but I think B's just a bit sexier, despite the frankly odd Clash choice. Nonetheless, of its next 5, the grooving Velvets number, the classic Brown tops it off and a nicely quioxtic Supremes choice to go with the mighty selections previously, including a haunting Massive Attack song, the astonishing Super Chron Flight Brothers track and just damn crazy Perry number seal the deal.

A can feel hard done by- they put up a good fight.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Doctor Jimmy » 09 Apr 2008, 23:02

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Beno » 09 Apr 2008, 23:06

Two good lists but I think A wins out on spirit of adventure and originality. The All Saints track is good but a braver man would have picked one of the more pop singles before they went all cool and sophisticated. An even braver man would have picked a Spice Girls song but that's another debate.

What's with people not liking the White Stripes song as well, it's a stunning cover version. In fact all of A's additional 5 are pretty great.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Ranking Ted » 09 Apr 2008, 23:07

Both of these lists have pop smarts which is fairly rare this year, sadly. The new 5 for B is exemplary while the additions for A don't add much apart from the Heads. So its...

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Snarfyguy » 09 Apr 2008, 23:25

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby kewl klive » 09 Apr 2008, 23:29

Neither list really moves me, but the best on A ( Serge,Sam Cooke, Talking Heads and Chaka Khan- these last two are the greatest on both lists) just edges out that on B ( James Brown, excellent Clash choice,Supremes and VU )
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby RcL » 09 Apr 2008, 23:48

A for taking the piss - but this is the last round you can get away with that, eh?

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby whodathunkit » 09 Apr 2008, 23:52

The inclusion of the wonderful "Debris" forced me to take a fresh look at A and see beyond this Duran Duran nonsense. There's some good stuff in there.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Arthur Crud » 09 Apr 2008, 23:54

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby king feeb » 10 Apr 2008, 01:00

B has the better additions. "Nathan Jones" was especially a genius pick.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Clarkophile » 10 Apr 2008, 01:23

B, natch.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby mentalist (slight return) » 10 Apr 2008, 01:35

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Both lists could have picked better songs by the bands they selected. F'rinstance, Fleetwood Mac and White Stripes, great bands, average songs.
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Copehead » 10 Apr 2008, 03:58

I like the way B is thinking, SFA, Sweet Gene Vincent, Nathan Jones is a cracker of a song, James Brown, The Clash, All saints. Got to be a winner.

A has good LCD and White stripes songs, a good Sam Cooke and Two tribes, but the eclecticism of B wins the day, and I hope it will go on as it is an interesting list

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby trans-chigley express » 10 Apr 2008, 04:38

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Still Baron » 10 Apr 2008, 05:04

Yikes! I would happily vote for either one . . .
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Still Baron » 10 Apr 2008, 05:10

I am happy to vote for B, but he will have to step out of the shadows and really start swinging for the fences to last longer. In my losing opinion.

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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby The Fish » 10 Apr 2008, 08:27

A starts really well but fades, overall it's B
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Re: BCB CUP 2008 - Round 2 Match 15

Postby Cosmic American Girl » 10 Apr 2008, 08:40

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