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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby fange » 05 Feb 2018, 01:11

The Modernist wrote:Two really strong lists drawn together, which is becoming a bit of a theme this year. I do like both, but parts of B are a little overfamiliar to me (in cup terms), whereas A has a real freshness to it. That's a massive Linda Jones track and I love The Prisoners pick too.

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby The Red Heifer » 05 Feb 2018, 04:50

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Geezee » 05 Feb 2018, 12:36

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Tapiocahead » 05 Feb 2018, 14:39

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Toby » 05 Feb 2018, 20:25


Steve Wynn - Amphetamine - Not my thing. I really have gone off punk rock.
Linda Jones - Hypnotized - Lovely.
Fastball - Sooner or Later - Well I guess the best thing about this is that it didn't last long.
Blondie - Rapture - This isn't Steve Wright and Radio 2?
The Dramatics - Whatcha See is Whatcha Get - Smasher
The Prisoners - Reaching My Head - Liked this.
The Fuzz - I Love You for All Seasons - Killer.
The Stones - Can You Hear the Music - A nice and not too obvious Stones choice. Like it.

Ann Peebles- I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down - Yeah good.
Todd Rundgren-Sometimes I Don't Know How To Feel - SMASHER
The Chi-Lites- Are You My Woman (Tell Me So) - Thump
The Fall- Leave the Capitol - I know he's only just gone but this era of Fall I just don't find any real love for.
Brian Eno- King's Lead Hat - I don't really like this album.
Aaron Neville-Hercules - Timeless
Bob Marley & The Wailers- Small Axe - Bob Marley's so called genius utterly passes me by.
ESG- Moody - Lovely but a bit obvious.

Both were a bit of a mixed bag. A's highs were good, but apart from the Prisoners, I found the lows to be pretty dull. B had some classics (Rundgren), but also a couple of obvious bits as well. eerghh.... I want to give it to B because its quality is better overall, yet it's a bit obvious. I almost want to punish it for Marley. Gahh.

B, but it was close.

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Mike Boom » 05 Feb 2018, 22:48

Tough choice , A has a Stones track Ive always loved and Rapture and is consistently pretty good, and B has a great Todd track and a great Eno choice so , have to go with B

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Buddha B-Rex » 06 Feb 2018, 01:18

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby Darkness_Fish » 06 Feb 2018, 15:21

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8

Postby The Modernist » 06 Feb 2018, 21:44


Is this cup year of upsets?

A:16 B: 12

B was last year's champion The Right Profile. Commiserations Matthew.
A three more tracks from you please.

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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8 - Profile of a deadbeat

Postby Butch Manly » 06 Feb 2018, 22:27

'Tis such as fickle game, the Cup.
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Re: BCB cup 2018 R1 M8 - Profile of a deadbeat

Postby The Write Profile » 06 Feb 2018, 22:56

That was fair enough. I didn't put much thought into my list this year, and my opponent genuinely had a fresh batch of songs. What this means is that I'll have to rebuild with a completely new batch next year, it's just a shame we don't have a repecharge system for first-round losers :).

Anyway, good luck to my opponent.
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