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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Butch Manly » 23 Feb 2009, 21:25

A has some really great stuff (Bunnymen, Kylie, Subway Sect, etc.) and a few head-scratchers. B is that bit more fun and a tad funkier and more soulful, though. And yeah, Searching is a great pop song.

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby B » 23 Feb 2009, 21:48

Aww shit

I can't believe I'm voting for a list with 2 Radiohead songs again

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby whodathunkit » 23 Feb 2009, 21:48

toomanyhatz wrote: The two Radiohead tracks hurts A's chances so much I'm surprised they made it this far.

It was up against a really shit list last time :D . B's fresh five keep it ticking along nicely - "Double Shot Of My Baby's Love", HMHB and an appealing novelty instrumental hit from the 70s. That's the stuff!


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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Snarfyguy » 23 Feb 2009, 21:59

I'm voting for A with some reservations. I do not approve of your new selections. Please try to do better next time, if there is a next time for you.
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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Alvin Row » 23 Feb 2009, 22:23

A's new selections have little to no merrit. I don't know what happened, but I want no part of it. You had me earlier (even despite 2 Radiohead choices), but this I can't accept.

B (not just for the above mentioned- I like that Jesse James track and 'Searching' is ballsy and pretty awesome)
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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby the masked man » 23 Feb 2009, 22:23

Well, both lists have interesting, not to mention inexplicable additions in the next five. I mean, why that choice from Killing Joke's wilderness years rather than the raw power of their early work? And does anyone really rate 'Grooving With Mr Bloe' that highly? On the other hand, that's a wickedly funny HMHB choice, and John Foxx's 'Underpass' is a largely unheralded synth-pop classic.

A still has two Radiohead songs (why?) but great pop moments from Ladytron and Kylie. B has an unimpeachable Pere Ubu choice and Jay-Z's finest moment. Neither maintain that momentum, and I'm torn.

I am voting A - I just think that great pop moments are underrated on this board, and this list has more of them than most. Besides, that Chapterhouse record is an absolute peach - I still think the shoegazing backlash of the eary 90s was impossibly foolish.

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Beno » 23 Feb 2009, 22:48

One list has managed to add 5 tracks and end up looking even more narrow. The other one is OK.


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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby James R » 24 Feb 2009, 01:05

A, who at least had the good sense not to go for a third Radiohead song.
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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby mission » 24 Feb 2009, 01:58

Goodness gracious me.

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby king feeb » 24 Feb 2009, 03:00

I'll take B this time, but neither list was improved by the new selections.
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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby RcL » 24 Feb 2009, 03:01

Close - voting A for being a bit more esoteric.

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Matty Red Sox » 24 Feb 2009, 03:37

Possibly my two favorite lists left... sadly Buddy Holly is going to get my vote over Wire the 15th (which was also on my list)... really these lists should both be in the quarter finals with mine... but I have to vote for one (I'm not a dick, err I mean abstainer...).

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Re: Copa 09: Round 3: Match 7

Postby Leg of lamb » 24 Feb 2009, 04:39

I'm sorry, but A saps my energy just looking through it. It's going down like a sack of shite chez Lamb.

I have certain reservations about B but I'm left with not much choice.


(I'm quite enjoying the 'Searching' track as well!)
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