BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9 - Whodathunkit flunks it!

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 10 Feb 2009, 20:24

I had to look at other folks' votes to gauge the type of reception these lists were getting. Neither of them do anything for me, except 'Smiling Faces Sometimes' is a fucking killer track. So, for that alone I go with B.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Diamond Dog » 10 Feb 2009, 20:25

By many zillions of miles, it's A
In other words an extended look into *******’s head, and it seems to have some pretty good things in it (who among us is totally free of mental garbage?) It’s nice to see that he is confident enough so he can play some blues again,I’d like to hear more.

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 10 Feb 2009, 20:47

A, 'cos it looks better, and 'cos I haven't even heard half of B. Why bother?

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Goat Boy » 10 Feb 2009, 20:51

An uninspiring B
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Snarfyguy » 10 Feb 2009, 21:01

I'm voting for A, but I can't help thinking that the inclusion two Radiohead songs will be this contestant's undoing.

The inclusion of a single artist twice is probably enough to sink any list, but the choice of such a polarizing band seems suicidally reckless.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Jeff K » 10 Feb 2009, 21:08

B

Not wild about either list.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Billybob Dylan » 10 Feb 2009, 21:09

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That's a B.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Tapiocahead » 10 Feb 2009, 21:12

B
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Postby Neige » 10 Feb 2009, 21:16

B
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Jude » 10 Feb 2009, 21:24

Abstain.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby The Write Profile » 10 Feb 2009, 21:34

Neither of these lists are as good as the one that got knocked out in match 4 of this round, but B's Picket, Byrds and Move choices are enough this time around. A loses massive points for picking Radiohead twice.
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Ranking Ted » 10 Feb 2009, 22:09

A appeared to tick the boxes initially - Wire, Ladytron, James Carr, Echo - then I noticed the Radiohead double count, the Tangerine Dream. Confusionsville. Did B have enough to blow it away? Er, no.

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby B » 10 Feb 2009, 22:10

A despite the fact that it has two Radiohead songs. Seriously what the fuck is that all about? I'm going with it though for having Subway Sect, one of my favorite Fall songs, and I really like that Who selection

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby funky_nomad » 10 Feb 2009, 22:19

A - I want to see what the third Radiohead track will be.. :twisted:
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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby purgatory brite » 10 Feb 2009, 22:25

abstain

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby LMG » 10 Feb 2009, 22:28

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Beno » 10 Feb 2009, 22:31

Least bad option.

A

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby trans-chigley express » 10 Feb 2009, 22:47

A

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby Balboa » 10 Feb 2009, 22:47

A
Of course, I was mostly stoned at the time.

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Re: BCB CUP 2009: Round 2 Match 9

Postby whodathunkit » 10 Feb 2009, 23:11

Nice Pretty Things pick from A but not much else there for me. B improves with one of the all-time great B sides from The Move (or anybody else).

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