CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1 *Machuki 10- Copehead 7*

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CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1 *Machuki 10- Copehead 7*

Postby never/ever » 11 Nov 2017, 20:31

A

Alex Chilton - Boogie Shoes





B

Madonna - Ray Of Light

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Nov 2017, 21:22

B's another rule-bender that doesn't justify it. A is raw and ragged. Not my favorite track from it, but I've always loved the record it's from. It's gloriously fucked up.
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Samoan » 12 Nov 2017, 10:26

A
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Jumper K » 12 Nov 2017, 15:53

Both shit. Abstain.

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Loki » 13 Nov 2017, 03:48

I really like the beginning of A, but in the end, for me it gets swallowed up by


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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Osgood » 13 Nov 2017, 08:20

A
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Copehead » 13 Nov 2017, 10:45

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby PENK » 13 Nov 2017, 10:49

A is pretty uninspired and even depressing, like most of Chilton's post-Big Star stuff.
B isn't something I'd rush to put on but it's a good example of an effective reinvention.
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby The Modernist » 13 Nov 2017, 14:46

Easily B

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Darkness_Fish » 13 Nov 2017, 20:35

I'm unaware of the original "Boogie Shoes" (Nope, I've never seen Saturday Night Fever), but it appears to be some kind of funk/glam crossover, I can imagine Marc Bolan singing this as his career was on the wane. I'm not really liking the hoary rock treatment Chilton's giving it, but I do appreciate the shambolic/fractured nature of the intermittent guitar. Sounds like Jandek on one of his more together albums, jamming with a drunk Lou Reed.

When I heard "Ray of Light" was an obscure English folk song, I had some hope that another classic was being unearthed, it seems to happen with folk quite often. It's obvious the original is a bit shit though, sounds like they weren't brave enough to go full Comus. The Madonna version is probably the best thing she's ever recorded (to damn it with faint praise), but it isn't half sounding dated now.

Still, I think Madge just edges it. B
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby echolalia » 13 Nov 2017, 23:45

I like B, had no idea it’s a cover, and am unable to listen because it’s “not available in my country”, which is rather ironic.
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Postby pcqgod » 14 Nov 2017, 00:01

A, partly on the technicality issue, partly because I genuinely like it.
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Postby fange » 14 Nov 2017, 00:03

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Count Machuki » 14 Nov 2017, 16:59

A
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Postby Ranking Ted » 14 Nov 2017, 21:00

B is fabulous. A is ok.

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby Neige » 16 Nov 2017, 17:59

This is all you people come up with for the finals...?

A because I genuinely dislike B
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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby never/ever » 17 Nov 2017, 06:03

B is a strong track from one of the best Madonna-albums. I don't have a particular big like for Alex's solo-albums but this was quite good.

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Re: CC GRAND FINAL- Match 1

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 Nov 2017, 22:54

I can't believe how many folks buy into the cult of Chilton. That's a shitty cover.

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