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by StevieFan13
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 23
Replies: 8
Views: 141

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 23

Second nomination, cuz it’s only fitting and proper to include one of her songs:
Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
by StevieFan13
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Aretha Franklin
Replies: 16
Views: 384

RIP Aretha Franklin

Well, it happened.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 23
Replies: 8
Views: 141

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 23

Humphrey Campbell - Wijs me de weg
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

1. American Dream
2. It Had to Be You
3. Pain
4. Survivalism (I do not care for Nine Inch Nails)

1. Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
2. Azul
3. All the Young Dudes
4. Duppy Conquerer (but they're all great)
by StevieFan13
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Songs: 1. Jay-Z | Reasonable Doubt 2. | Belle and Sebastian | If You’re Feeling Sinister… 3. Johnny Cash - Unchained 4. Steve Earle - I Feel Alright .5 Beck / Where Its At 6. Barenaked Ladies / If I had a $1,000,000 7.Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl 8.Daniela Mercury - Nobre Vagabundo 9.Neneh Cherry - Wom...
by StevieFan13
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 22
Replies: 10
Views: 220

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 22

Rob wrote:I just noticed a non-Dutch speaking person added a Dutch language song!
Jammer dan wel dat het zo'n verschrikkelijk nummer is.

It’s a good song too!
by StevieFan13
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 167
Views: 9260

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

luvulongTIM wrote:Could have been. Sadly the highest ranking American born artist, the queen of soul herself is said to be gravely ill. Let’s hope for a miracle and say a little prayer for her.

Oh shit
by StevieFan13
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 37
Views: 893

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

prosecutorgodot wrote:I hope to be surprised by some unexpected notorious pop songs. That would be fun.

I keep telling everyone that Kiss from a Rose is going to kill it and nobody seems to believe me...
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 16
Views: 272

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3

1. Hurt So Bad
2. You’re Pretty Good Lookin’ (For a Girl)
3. I Need Air
4. Show Biz Kids

1. Chant No. 1
2. Get at Me Dog
3. Ima Read
4. Silver Rocket
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone Italia - Best Italian Songs of the Millennium
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Rolling Stone Italia - Best Italian Songs of the Millennium

Kuviello wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:No Francesco Gabbani? Fake news!


Gabbani's not exactly a critics' favourite. Fortunately.

But Occidentali’s Karma...
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 350

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

Uh, Spiritualized? As I noted above, typo.
by StevieFan13
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 9
Views: 295

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

Good luck with the Joy Division albums - last I checked, they only had a couple of acclaimed songs, and most of them were non-album singles!
by StevieFan13
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 335

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
3. Camel - Mirage
4. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel
by StevieFan13
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 350

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

Just now noticed that people keep calling it Fat Slow DIsco
by StevieFan13
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 22
Replies: 10
Views: 220

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 22

Panic! At the Disco - Hallelujah
by StevieFan13
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Telegraph (UK) - Neil McCormick's Great British Songbook: 100 Homegrown Hits (2018)
Replies: 0
Views: 59

The Telegraph (UK) - Neil McCormick's Great British Songbook: 100 Homegrown Hits (2018)

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/what-to-listen-to/neil-mccormicks-great-british-songbook-100-homegrown-hits/ For once, they're not just reposting his top 100 songs again - it's an all-new, all-British list! Only the top ten are ranked. The rest are organized by theme. 1 | The Beatles | In My Life ...
by StevieFan13
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (13) July 31
Replies: 7
Views: 1443

Re: MCCh 2018 (13) July 31

No such thing as a bad year for music. There can be bad years for a certain type of music, but never a year where every single release is mediocre.
by StevieFan13
Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 26
Views: 768

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Didn't the 1001 Songs book say 1942?
by StevieFan13
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Two New Zealanders on one music forum! That’s awesome. I assume you are thinking of madzong & SafetyCat. My passport says I'm a New Zealander too. I was born in the UK and have lived in several countries and have been in Auckland since 1988. My grandchildren were born in New Zealand and Austral...
by StevieFan13
Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Two New Zealanders on one music forum! That’s awesome.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26
Replies: 17
Views: 411

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26

Mulholland wrote:Let's Eat Grandma - Falling into Me

Seconded
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Just bumped up a lot of my list - while I'm keeping Where the Wild Roses Grow on the off-chance it can be moved to a safe wildcard position, Flagpole Sitta came out in '97 and not '96 so there's no reason for it to be there.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

jade.palooka wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:
andyd1010 wrote:13 | Tupac Shakur | California Love (featuring Dr. Dre)

I believe that song's from '95.


but it peaked in spring 96. fuck fascist release dates

Fair point. After all, Shea Serrano did call it the best rap song of '96 for that reason.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

Well, sorry about that, Steviefan13, I was too pedantic. It's the same version. "Luke the Drifter" was a pseudonym that Hank Williams used for his spoken word material (you can find mor information in https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Williams_as_Luke_the_Drifter). "Ramblin' Man&q...
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:13 | Tupac Shakur | California Love (featuring Dr. Dre)

I believe that song's from '95.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 364

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

I think by that margin, that rules out: Madonna, Britney, Missy, Portishead, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, and Lil Kim.

Somehow, it doesn't rule out Kelis or Sharon Jones.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

Honorio wrote:
1 | Luke the Drifter | Ramblin' Man

It's actually Hank Williams' version that's being voted on here.
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 37
Views: 893

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

woodymac wrote:
Henry wrote:996. Fleetwood Mac The Chain 1977

I can't see this one not making it. I feel like on this forum it's the second favorite Fleetwood Mac song behind Go Your Own Way

I saw it on a bunch of lists
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 364

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

I personally was pleased to see Every Time the Sun Comes Up and Good as Hell make the cut. And Fuck the Pain Away in the top ten!
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

1. Reagan
2. Hard Sun
3. Wamp Wamp (What It Do)
4. My Legendary Girlfriend

1. Jungle Love
2. Mojo Pin
3. Blue Train Lines
4. Ramblin’ Man
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Popjustice £20 Music Prize
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Popjustice £20 Music Prize

Link isn’t working
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Does Where the Wild Roses Grow count as a '95 or '96 song or both? It has had 6 votes in 1995, but I will accept votes in 1996 which will go towards the wild-card total from anyone (such as yourself) who didn't vote for it in 1995. Is it a safe wildcard as of now or did it make the top ten and my v...
by StevieFan13
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 683

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Songs: 1 | Manic Street Preachers | A Design for Life 2 | Fiona Apple | Criminal 3 | Beck | Where It’s At 4 | Sleater-Kinney | I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone 5 | Sleater-Kinney | Call the Doctor 6 | The Cardigans | Lovefool 7 | Super Furry Animals | Ice Hockey Hair 8 | Sleeper | Sale of the Century 9 |...
by StevieFan13
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Rules, Schedule and Pools
Replies: 12
Views: 1178

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Rules, Schedule and Pools

The thing with Purple Rain for me is that I had excised the two tracks I thought stood less of a chance (Baby, I'm a Star and Computer Blue) knowing the remaining seven were all stone-cold classics and wouldn't have too hard a time taking on all comers even with a "less good" song. I didn'...
by StevieFan13
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26
Replies: 17
Views: 411

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26

Raffaella- Bruce Willis
by StevieFan13
Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 392

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

Diesel and Dust
Speaking in Tongues
New Magnetic Wonder
Idjagiedas
by StevieFan13
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale
Replies: 40
Views: 681

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale

Here Comes the Sun
Chicago
by StevieFan13
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 21
Replies: 10
Views: 252

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 21

Joelle Ursull - White and Black Blues
Edsilia Rombley - Hemel en aarde
by StevieFan13
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 364

NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/30/62739544 ... men-part-1
I guess this is a follow-up to the albums list from last year. Think they're gonna do a pre-21st century list too?

Will post the list shortly.
by StevieFan13
Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sorry but...isn’t it countryspecific!? Yeah, might've been my bad. I had suggested he add some Kiwi flavor to the proceedings, but I'm not sure if I was clear that it didn't mean his whole list had to be New Zealand songs. Just curious - I didn't know all the criteria - but if my list just containe...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Can we count madzong's list? It's well-thought-out, I think. Also it's only 98 songs, so it shouldn't take too long to add (if Gillingham's can get in with 100). Sorry but...isn’t it countryspecific!? Yeah, might've been my bad. I had suggested he add some Kiwi flavor to the proceedings, but I'm no...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Can we count madzong's list? It's well-thought-out, I think. Also it's only 98 songs, so it shouldn't take too long to add (if Gillingham's can get in with 100).
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Did I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor drop out of the top 500?
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

In fact, Rain by Dragon was also on my list, just brushing the top 500. I like what I’ve heard by them (interestingly enough, I first heard them on a playlist of Australian songs - are they like CH and have both Australians and New Zealanders?)
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

A #1 vote for Crowded House is right up my alley! Great Band. So many good songs. 'Don't Dream It's Over' has that nice melancholy / nostalgic feel to it while 'Weather With You' always seems like it's exact opposite - joyful and upbeat. Three of their songs are on my list (Don’t Dream It’s Over, B...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26887

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

A #1 vote for Crowded House is right up my alley!
by StevieFan13
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1737

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Uh, Jamie...is this a different Selena Gomez?
by StevieFan13
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 37
Views: 893

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I'd watch it! Or maybe I wouldn't. Do you think it would get any followers? :D One phenomenon is the trouble when you have to throw out one more song, e.g. you have 101 songs you want to put into a top 100. I pick a victim, but then suffer from the earworm syndrome: the song I threw out gets stuck ...

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