ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

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Come Home (Cardinal Pell) - Tim Minchin




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PresMuffley wrote:Hearing Kelly Macdonald sing that chorus bit in Trainspotting was the first time I ever heard anything of "Temptation". I probably thought it was a Scottish folk song at the time.

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A magnificent piece of powerpop.
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Postby nev harp » 30 Jun 2017, 20:47

Hip Someone who knows the score. Someone who understands jive talk Someone who is with it The expression is not subject to definition because, if you don't dig what it means, no one can ever tell you.

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Proper pipe 'n' slippers, lush.
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Hip Someone who knows the score. Someone who understands jive talk Someone who is with it The expression is not subject to definition because, if you don't dig what it means, no one can ever tell you.

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Hip Someone who knows the score. Someone who understands jive talk Someone who is with it The expression is not subject to definition because, if you don't dig what it means, no one can ever tell you.

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Jimbo wrote:Look, all I know is pretty much what I get from Robert Parry over at Consortium News.

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Hip Someone who knows the score. Someone who understands jive talk Someone who is with it The expression is not subject to definition because, if you don't dig what it means, no one can ever tell you.

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Postby Minnie the Minx » 13 Aug 2017, 21:40



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What time does the witch hunt kick off today?
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Postby Snarfyguy » 17 Aug 2017, 19:07

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How apropos. :lol:

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Re: ALL NEW "WHICH SONG ARE YOU PLAYING NOW" THREAD!! (since 09)

Postby Diamond Dog » 17 Aug 2017, 20:10



The new Neil Finn single "Second Nature" recorded live - as indeed the whole of the new album will be- over four sessions broadcast live on Facebook.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 19 Aug 2017, 08:44

"Ocean Spray" is a cranberry drink that is often given to cancer patients - allegedly because it has healing qualities.
James Dean-Bradfield's mum drank Ocean Spray whilst slowly slipping away from cancer in hospital.
This was the first lyric JDB wrote for the Manics and, based on this, he probably should have written more.
It's such a beautiful tune - the opening lines roughly translate to " Your eyes are beautiful, you have such beautiful eyes".



The way the guitars crash over the end of the chorus is magnificent and the trumpet solo (played by the drummer, surprisingly) is just gorgeous.

I seriously love this song - it has so much depth of feeling, desperation and is so poignant.

"Oh-oh, please stay awake and then we can drink some ocean spray".
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