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CC Round 6 Match 5 *Heifer 8- QSC 10*

Postby never/ever » 18 Oct 2017, 12:22

A

Ciccone Youth - Addicted To Love





B

Deep Purple - Kentucky Woman

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby Moleskin » 18 Oct 2017, 13:33

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Postby Count Machuki » 18 Oct 2017, 16:38

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Postby Jumper K » 18 Oct 2017, 16:47

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Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Oct 2017, 16:54

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby toomanyhatz » 18 Oct 2017, 18:42

There's something smarmy about the way the Sonic Youth people approach kitsch culture - they don't bring any hidden agendas to it, they just seem to be covering the song mainly to make fun of it. If they brought something to the game, I might be impressed. As it is they're as boring as the yacht-rock slickness I think they're trying to send up.

B doesn't bring anything new to one of the lesser songs from ol' Neil's best era, but John Lord at least gives it some swing.
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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby PENK » 18 Oct 2017, 19:50

Sonic Youth have some good things but they do come across as dickheads, don't they? Deep Purple isn't to my taste but is energetic and tuneful enough so B.
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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby The Modernist » 18 Oct 2017, 22:49

The Sonic Youth version is joyless and pointless, while the Deep Purple one is dull and repetitive.

I'll go B because at least they probably had fun making it.

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Postby Copehead » 18 Oct 2017, 23:05

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby fange » 19 Oct 2017, 11:21

The Modernist wrote:The Sonic Youth version is joyless and pointless, while the Deep Purple one is dull and repetitive.

I'll go B because at least they probably had fun making it.

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby Darkness_Fish » 20 Oct 2017, 09:44

I keep waiting for a point to that Sonic Youth cover, it leaves behind a distinctly unpleasant taste. I mean, really, was Madonna such an evil that needed to be satirized, and so clumsily? Why "Addicted to Love", and why so straight-forward and joylessly? I don't get it.

There's something about this Deep Purple cover that brings to mind Vegas era Elvis. I don't know what, or if that makes sense to anyone else. However, they seem to be enjoying themselves, and with the added benefit of youtube you can skip past the interminable keyboard solo.

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby Osgood » 20 Oct 2017, 10:30

I expected more from A. I expected less from B (the only thing I knew from that DP album was the horrible River Deep Mountain Hide cover, which is exactly the opposite to the Easybeats reading featured in match 7 this round). Still it doesn't improve my opinion on DP mark1, a pretty average band with a couple of good songs, and this is not one. And for the courage of A shown by picking such a familiar BCB evil as Sonic Youth



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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby never/ever » 20 Oct 2017, 11:49

I like that mock-boredom in Ciccone Youth's version- slacker before the term was even coined methinks.
B has a few elements extra that I like, Jon Lord for starters...

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Postby Loki » 21 Oct 2017, 05:03

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Postby Hugh » 22 Oct 2017, 12:07

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby echolalia » 22 Oct 2017, 22:46

I don’t like B at all.

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby Rayge » 23 Oct 2017, 16:58

Darkness_Fish wrote:Was Madonna such an evil that needed to be satirized, and so clumsily?

The Ciccone Youth album was a tribute, not satire. The Youth loved Madge.

oh, and I'm not listening to Deep Fucking Purple, so A it is
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Postby Thang-y » 23 Oct 2017, 19:45

No. Just 'no'.

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Postby Ranking Ted » 24 Oct 2017, 19:01

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Re: CC Round 6 Match 5

Postby pcqgod » 24 Oct 2017, 19:13

Oh good, I know both of these. I dig both covers, too, but I'll go with Purple on this one.
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