Copa de BCB 09: QF 3 - Billybob Silly nob!

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby The Write Profile » 26 Feb 2009, 21:06

Dr Modernist wrote:A has won a lot of my support on its intitial choices but I can't help but see that it's getting worse with each round. I should love a five that has Traffic and Freda Payne, but neither are among my favourite songs of theirs (the Traffic song has a great instrumental bit, but the song itself is fairly bland by their standards). B is beginning to take a few more risks, not before time, and deserves this on the strength of "Baby I Love You" and Holy Thursday".


Yeah, there's a lot of good stuff on B, but it is a bit- dare I say it- "BCB canon". There's no real surprises or changes in mood despite the overall quality of the list. Still the quality is there, and A is fine too, but maybe it's down to the songs in this round. I'll go with B- for the moment- though I might change it later on.
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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Jeff K » 26 Feb 2009, 21:28


Really can't argue with any of the selections. Who cares about the familiarity when the songs stand up?
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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Beno » 26 Feb 2009, 22:09

Very close this one. More variety tips the balance.


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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Neil Jung » 26 Feb 2009, 22:31

Very close this one. Too much variety tips the balance.

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby trans-chigley express » 26 Feb 2009, 22:47

A toughy. A fair few I really like on both - great picks for Air, XTC, Bob Marley, Traffic and a unusual but fun Can track on A and Can (again), Floyd, The Who, Gary Numan, Magazine and Neil Young on B. Several tracks on both lists have been on my own unsuccessful lists in the past.

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Ranking Ted » 26 Feb 2009, 23:37

I think B is getting better all the time. A, for me, is ever decreasing circles. Hell, Holy Thursday, I Believe In You and Baby I Love You pick themselves.


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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby whodathunkit » 26 Feb 2009, 23:45

Much to enjoy on both lists but a great new 5 from A give it the nod.


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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Matty Red Sox » 27 Feb 2009, 00:33

A but I could have beaten it.
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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby mission » 27 Feb 2009, 01:46

Charles Beel wrote:B is now the best list left.

It isn't, you know, but I am stll voting for it.

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Zeke » 27 Feb 2009, 02:20

B with another fine new 5 - although not quite the knockout punch of last round's. I'm expecting this list to take it all.

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Still Baron » 27 Feb 2009, 04:32

A, though it's gone a bit stale there. Still, the first two thirds or so? Damn.
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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby Magilla » 27 Feb 2009, 09:33

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Re: Copa de BCB 09: QF 3

Postby & » 27 Feb 2009, 10:18

Much as I'd like to vote for Coan, I prefer A
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