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by babydoll
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

prosecutorgodot wrote:
Henry wrote:Madonna - True Blue (189, 1398, 722)

This is a great pop album. Better than Like a Virgin and Like a Prayer in my opinion.

It's really overrated in my opinion. I've never warmed up to it.
by babydoll
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

Henry wrote:The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour (210, 1080, 95) - Why does this album outperform in the AM polls? Is it because of Strawberry Fields Forever?

Because it's amazing?
by babydoll
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15
Replies: 12
Views: 1956

Re: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15

bootsy wrote:Don't forget about Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Kelela, King Krule, Weezer, U2, and everyone's favorite Taylor Swift ;) :greetings-waveyellow:.

Charli XCX is not releasing an album before the end of the year. I swear her label hates her.

At least we have the great Number 1 Angel mixtape.
by babydoll
Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

Henry wrote:Is there any chance one or more of these didn't make it to the top 1000?

I don't think I'm spoiling anything when I say very slim chance.
by babydoll
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

I guess I want to know in case I host another poll, what's the ideal rate to reveal the list? All Time Songs poll? Minimum 250, maximum 1000 songs ... please! :mrgreen: BleuPanda did the last songs poll, not to mention plenty of tournaments since then, so I don't want to put the pressure on him rig...
by babydoll
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

notbrianeno, Tracy Chapman's album is not called Like a Prayer.

You're doing great. If you need help, tell me.
by babydoll
Fri Sep 22, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Boo-yah! I tend to shy away from Pitchfork's pretentiousness, but this time I think the pretentiousness is warranted. You liked that quote? Don't get me wrong, the quote picks here a generally great to amazing, but this description of ABBA as a great tragic music band is as forced as they come. It ...
by babydoll
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

StevieFan13 wrote:Does Billy Joel have a prayer at this point? I'm starting to lose hope.

The Stranger was #334 in 2014. That's all I'll say. Maybe it completely dropped out, maybe it's the same, or maybe it rose.
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_500/MI0000/484/MI0000484383.jpg?partner=allrovi.com #583. Annie | Anniemal (2004) # of Voters: 5 | Score: 357.068 Rank in 2014: #1011 AM 3000 Rank: #2820 Top Fans: Moonbeam (#7), Babydoll (#14), SweepstakesRon (#35), NotBrianEno (#99) https://images-na.ssl-image...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: Re:

Yeah, as I says I think the last people who vote don't consider any international album (outside UK/USA/Canada) and dilute the votes of African and Latin American albums. Actually, the previous version of the AMF lists had better positions for albums that here are outside the top 500. I must admit ...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Just remember that increasing to 1000 would massively increase the amount of time it would take to compile everything together, especially since there's so much variance in how some songs are listed. I still have nightmares over making sense of Voodoo Chile/Voodoo Child/Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Thank God there was a maximum. After 1,000 you're just showing off. Even 500 seems plenty. I agree with 500 for albums. But for songs , it would be interesting to have a maximum of 1000. I was going to suggest this for next year. I see multiple sprawling lists and I just think maximum 1000, minimum...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.32
Replies: 14
Views: 660

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.32

Sad to see Dua Lipa struggling while Liam Gallagher made it to the Hall of Fame.
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I didn't know there was a minimum! Only a maximum. 50 albums should be fine! Oops. We'll let NotBrianEno take care of this. Honestly, I think twenty was a little too bare for such a ballot. I honestly thought you had edited it and extended your post, otherwise I would've called out on it and the ru...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I have at least a semi-decent feeling that most of the albums on my list stand a good chance at ranking high, since I only picked 20. Then again, I think it might take a miracle for The Stranger to make it much higher (and I'd be very surprised, albeit very pleased, if it somehow made the top 500)....
by babydoll
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I have at least a semi-decent feeling that most of the albums on my list stand a good chance at ranking high, since I only picked 20. Then again, I think it might take a miracle for The Stranger to make it much higher (and I'd be very surprised, albeit very pleased, if it somehow made the top 500)....
by babydoll
Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I didn't even vote for Donna Summer, much less being the biggest fan. I'm pretty sure that score was for Chic.
by babydoll
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

notbrianeno, you may want to look at the biggest fans for the last two. I'm 100% sure you got it wrong.
by babydoll
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Jirin's Listening Music Discovery Game
Replies: 94
Views: 6901

Re: Thinking of listening project for 2017

I get the definite impression that it's saying that getting into crime, abandoning your parents, etc is a symptom of having higher aspirations that you currently have, and generally being unhappy with your station. 'Dreams are hopeless aspirations In hopes of comin' true' But you conveniently left ...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Jirin's Listening Music Discovery Game
Replies: 94
Views: 6901

Re: Thinking of listening project for 2017

The message of Waterfalls never quite sat right with me. “Don’t take any risks, stay in your comfort zone forever. Or else you may end up feeling bad.” THAT IS NOT WHAT THEY'RE SAYING! "Don't go chasing waterfalls" is a metaphor for "don't make choices that'll affect your life negati...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

I hate that I can't make any comments here, having seen the results. I will say this since this is my opinion: The Velvet Underground & Nico trumps OK Computer any day of the week. I kind of figured that The VU might strike again :-( Oh, I meant in my opinion, VU&N is way better than that R...
by babydoll
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 12010

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

I hate that I can't make any comments here, having seen the results.

I will say this since this is my opinion: The Velvet Underground & Nico trumps OK Computer any day of the week.
by babydoll
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53782

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Is the Sheena Ringo album actually available somewhere? I'm not seeing an easy source on youtube and none of her stuff is on spotify. Not seeing it on itunes or amazon mp3 either; there are CD imports, but they're pricey. Hint: With a lot of Japanese artists, you may have to go the illegal download...
by babydoll
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.31
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.31

I apologize if this has already been nominated before, but I'd like to nominate Dua Lipa's "New Rules," which is a heck of a song. I pray it becomes a hit in the U.S.

Oh, and you have "I Promise" listed twice in the Spotify Hall of Fame playlist.
by babydoll
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Bruno wrote:Any update, guys?

I'm now helping notbrianeno and Sweepstakes Ron with the update.
by babydoll
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold War II
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: Cold War II

North Korea tends to be more the subject of jokes than anything over here, and so does Donald Trump for that matter. A lot of people here treat both Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump to be a joke. Of course, there are people who don't treat Trump like a joke, but that's a different story. I'm just getti...
by babydoll
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold War II
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Cold War II

I'm sure that we all know that in the chaos of Trump's presidency, North Korea has gained a frightening amount of nuclear power rather rapidly. One missile can even reach Chicago. I'm a little freaked about it. I'm just curious on the global thoughts on this Cold War II. Henrik, if you feel this is ...
by babydoll
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: August 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1123

Re: Upcoming Albums: August 2017

BleuPanda wrote:I featured Kesha's Rainbow largely due to the cultural importance of the record being released, but the early reviews are actually really positive.

Who would've figured that Kesha would be the one to release the Lemonade of 2017?
by babydoll
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 4291

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

StevieFan13 wrote:Maybe I'll try a few? How many are left? And are any of them from 2016?

There's a link. Just sign up for the ones you want to do. And none of them are from 2016.
by babydoll
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Advertising in the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 563

Re: Advertising in the forum

DocBrown wrote:Send them an invoice, then delete the post. Why should you provide anyone with free online advertising?

I agree 100% with this.
by babydoll
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
panam wrote:No problem, but i'm worried the date for the release of results won't be close.


I can promise nothing, but I can assure you that progress is being made.

Do you two need additional help?
by babydoll
Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in film music composition: recommendations?
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: Women in film music composition: recommendations?

Rachel Portman scored both The Cider House Rules and Chocolat, both of which she received a lot of praise for.
by babydoll
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

It's not fair to continue to tabulate or switch up ratings WAY after their due date.
by babydoll
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Still working, I apologize for the delay. I wasn't expecting as much of a turnout as we had, as many revisions as we had, and the limits of my own schedule with a new job. Like i said before, I'll update this when i've completed tabulating as a 24-hour advance warning for any last minute updates, a...
by babydoll
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Jirin's Listening Music Discovery Game
Replies: 94
Views: 6901

Re: Thinking of listening project for 2017

Only big mark against the album is that In The Ghetto is on it. This is the most condescending god damn song I’ve ever heard. It paints a picture that every poor person spends their day brawling, starving, reproducing and cursing their circumstances. I can’t listen to this song. I offer up "Al...
by babydoll
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
Replies: 19
Views: 1539

Re: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

A lot of modern artists took the shaft: Grimes, Julia Holter, Angel Olsen, Warpaint, and in older ones, Cat Power or Neko Case... While writing the list down, I almost thought Joanna Newsom wouldn't make it, until she popped up at #141. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and Adele are here. T...
by babydoll
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Favorite albums or songs by acclaimed artists
Replies: 44
Views: 3998

Re: Favorite albums or songs by acclaimed artists

Prince's "Starfish & Coffee"? I like this man.
by babydoll
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added To Spotify
Replies: 77
Views: 7298

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added To Spotify

Damn about that Joanna Newsom. "Emily" would be a great addition to my playlist featuring only my absolute favorite songs.

Loretta Lynn's magnum opus, Van Lear Rose, as well as the song "Portland, Oregon", is now featured on the U.S. Spotify. Yes! I'm so happy.
by babydoll
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 4291

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

Oh, right. Personal crisis made me forget this. Sorry, Henrik. I'll get to this. I do have to say that it is a bit difficult especially when an album isn't as widely written about as, say, The White Album or Pet Sounds.
by babydoll
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 planning
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 planning

23. Foals - Spanish Sahara 69. Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl 99. Brian Eno - Needles in the Camel's Eye 103. Le Tigre - Deceptacon 120. The Sundays - Here's Where the Story Ends 189. Mercury Rev - Holes 246. The Horrors - Still Life 253. Mogwai - 2 Rights Make 1 Wrong 379. Les Rita Mitsouko - Marcia Bai...
by babydoll
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classic albums with questionable lead singles
Replies: 10
Views: 832

Re: Classic albums with questionable lead singles

I like The Girl Is Mine. But is it really a good lead single on an album with "Billie Jean", "Beat It" and "Thriller"? I think not. I also think that for Bad , MJ should have had the title track as the lead single instead of "I Just Can't Stop Loving You". I ...
by babydoll
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 planning
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 planning

Can I still say I'm shocked that Dusty Springfield's "The Windmills of Your Mind" made it all the way to the finals? It's well-deserved...
by babydoll
Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 16274

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

StevieFan13 wrote:
panam wrote:"Daddy Lessons" is on Spotify

Added. Thanks!

"Sorry" is also on Spotify. It's part of Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 73. (Yes, it is streamable there.)
by babydoll
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 16274

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

StevieFan13 wrote:- All of the Beyonce tracks

Which tracks from Lemonade made it? "Formation", "Freedom", "All Night", "Hold Up" and "Sorry"? Is there any more or did I get anything wrong?
by babydoll
Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Well, if I have anything to say about it, Carole will rocket up, out of the bottom 10! Also, limiting spoilers, I placed Back in Black in my top 100, so Steviefan is not alone. Should we start a predictions thread? First, may God have mercy on yours and Stevie's souls. [I seriously dislike AC/DC (a...
by babydoll
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (12) July 15
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

Re: MCCh 2017 (12) July 15

Dealy_Stan wrote:
babydoll wrote:I can't see anything past #63.


Otisredding usually goes through multiple edits before the post is complete - I think we just have to be patient.

I thought he was done after posting the #66-126.
by babydoll
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (12) July 15
Replies: 11
Views: 2261

Re: MCCh 2017 (12) July 15

I can't see anything past #63.
by babydoll
Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Rolling Stone: 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties
Replies: 4
Views: 501

Re: Rolling Stone: 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties

Surprised but not exactly disappointed at the lack of American Beauty, Saving Private Ryan, Sixth Sense, or the original Babe (but the sequel oddly enough is included). I think the Babe sequel is actually having a resurgence. It's one of the cult classics where people say it was horrible on its rel...
by babydoll
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.26
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.26

Lana Del Rey - Summer Bummer
Selena Gomez - Fetish (This one will not do well, but I really like it anyway.)
by babydoll
Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39305

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Depeche Mode wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:List


Hi Moonbeam, have you ever listened to Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz? It should probably be in my top 10, I can't ever get tired of it, I'm wondering if you'd like it.

Seriously doubt Moonbeam would like it.

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