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by jamieW
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8

Quite a few artists this week that I've never understood the appeal of them... Soulwax - NY Excuse 5 vs. Arno - Les yeux de ma mere 6 Prefab Sprout - Faron Young 6 vs. Aimee Mann - Deathly 5 Randy Crawford - One Day I'll Fly Away 6 vs. Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End 6 Sonic Youth - Youth Against F...
by jamieW
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)

01 | Lonely Woman*
03 | Peace
06 | Chronology
04 | Focus on Sanity
02 | Eventually
05 | Congeniality

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.83 (Good)
by jamieW
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)

This one hit me particularly hard, too. Maybe it's because she was so young (younger than I am); and maybe it's because The Cranberries were one of my favorites in my young adulthood. Unfortunately, we've almost grown accustomed to saying goodbye to our aging favorite artists; I really hate needing ...
by jamieW
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 12
Views: 170

Re: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 8

Made it easy on me, ordinaryperson - I just copied & pasted your list! :D

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Sade - Diamond Life

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
by jamieW
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 18
Views: 408

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

03 | Lazarus*
05 | Girl Loves Me*
01 | ★
04 | Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
07 | I Can't Give Everything Away
06 | Dollar Days
02 | 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 8.29 (Great)
by jamieW
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 27
Views: 545

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Barrington Levy - Here I Come 6 vs. The Vaccines - Post Break-Up Sex 7 X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents 6 vs. Stone Temple Pilots - Vasoline 5 Nina Simone - Sinnerman 10 vs. Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter 7 Queen - Don't Stop Me Now 5 vs. Kristin Hersh - Your Ghost 7 Delta 5 - Mind Your Own B...
by jamieW
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 15
Views: 226

Re: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
Prince - Purple Rain
Wham! - Make It Big

Songs
Prince - Let's Go Crazy
Tears for Fears - Shout (Very difficult choice)
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
Prefab Sprout - When Love Breaks Down
by jamieW
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 7
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 7

Waxahatchee | Air 7 John Legend | Ordinary People 6 Tracey Ullman | They Don't Know 6 Bobby Vinton | Roses Are Red (My Love) 5 Massive Attack | Angel 8 Third World | 96 Degrees in the Shade 7 Robert Johnson | Stop Breakin' Down Blues 7 The Highwaymen | Michael (Row the Boat Ashore) 7 Public Enemy | ...
by jamieW
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 22
Views: 454

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

To no surprise, my tastes are much more in sync with the forum than the critics most of the time. I figured a good comparison would be the forum's choices for overlooked songs vs. the 9825/10,000 tournament going on simultaneously. For this week's 9825/10,000 tournament, I gave one 9, seven 7s, thre...
by jamieW
Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)
Replies: 8
Views: 209

Re: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)

07 | The Union Forever* 04 | Fell in Love with a Girl 11 | I Think I Smell a Rat 01 | Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground 15 | I Can Learn 10 | Offend in Every Way 13 | I Can't Wait 03 | I'm Finding It Harder to Be a Gentleman 12 | Aluminum 09 | We're Going to Be Friends 02 | Hotel Yorba 05 | Expecting...
by jamieW
Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: December 25, 2017 - Album of the Week - Fats Domino Live at Montreux
Replies: 7
Views: 178

Re: December 25, 2017 - Album of the Week - Fats Domino Live at Montreux

I'd almost completely forgotten about this series. (So much so that, when I first saw this thread, I thought Rob was now reviewing albums as well as his 10,000 songs project.) As someone who loves music from the fifties and earlier (including the legendary Fats), but isn't typically a big fan of liv...
by jamieW
Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 12
Views: 246

Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Albums Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense 6.44 vs. Cocteau Twins - Treasure 7.2 Metallica - Ride the Lightning 6 vs. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake 5.7 Pretenders - Learning to Crawl 5.5 vs. The Style Council - Café Bleu 4.35 Sade - Diamond Life 7.06 vs. Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward ...
by jamieW
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3913

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

I have extended the deadlines an extra month; I realize having the deadline be New Year's Eve was probably a bad idea. Thanks, BleuPanda. I will update my artists list and submit a songs list. (I probably won't be able to submit an albums list, since I'm still stuck in in the seemingly infinite pro...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 49
Views: 8089

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Every year I have less in common with the critics. (Just a sign of aging, I suppose - I am about to turn 47.) This year, however, will be the first year I don't give a single song in the top 10 as high as a 7. (Though I do give most a 6, which is my rating for when I kinda like a song but it has no ...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 6
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 6

Broder Daniel | Shoreline 7 Linda Ronstadt | When Will I Be Loved 7 Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods | Billy Don't Be a Hero 5 Donovan | There Is a Mountain 4 Don Fardon | (The Lament of the Cherokee) Indian Reservation 9 Liza Minnelli | Losing My Mind 7 David Ackles | Down River 6 Golpes Bajos | Malos...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)
Replies: 15
Views: 448

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)

05 | Black*
06 | Jeremy*
09 | Garden*
02 | Even Flow
07 | Oceans
11 | Release
10 | Deep
01 | Once
03 | Alive
04 | Why Go
08 | Porch

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.95 (Good)
by jamieW
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Funkadelic - Maggot Brain
Replies: 6
Views: 255

Re: 10.000 Songs: Funkadelic - Maggot Brain

Fascinating review, Rob - so many facts and legends about this great song that I'd never heard before. A 10/10 indeed! I've also always liked the Lili Haydn version, but then I'm a big fan of hers. A few friends of mine went to a Jimmy Page/Robert Plant concert in the '90's and she was the opening a...
by jamieW
Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!
Replies: 32
Views: 696

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs: 2017 Edition ❄ THE RESULTS!

Thanks, Daniel! You always do a great job with this and I look forward to it every year. I plan on doing a complete redo of my list in 2018.

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays, everyone!!
by jamieW
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 18
Views: 425

Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5

Albums Prince - Purple Rain 9.22 vs. The Replacements - Let It Be 6.59 The Smiths - The Smiths 6.41 vs. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. 6.67 Joe Jackson - Body and Soul 5.44 vs. Art of Noise - Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise 5.5 Wham! - Make It Big 6.88 vs. Leonard Cohen - Various Positions ...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 5
Replies: 13
Views: 376

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 5

I can certainly understand why some of these are ranked near the bottom of the 10,000 ... A$AP Rocky feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson | Everyday 7 Prince | I Wish U Heaven 6 SebastiAn | Ross Ross Ross 5 Jeremih | 773 Love 5 The Chiffons | Sweet Talkin' Guy 6 The Slits | Instant Hit 4 Samm...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2017) - Ballots due Dec. 20
Replies: 6
Views: 297

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2017) - Ballots due Dec. 20

I won't have time to update my ballot this year, Daniel, but I appreciate you running this again. I look forward to the results!
by jamieW
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Paul Simon's Graceland (1986)
Replies: 11
Views: 299

Re: Rank the Tracks: Paul Simon's Graceland (1986)

One of the acclaimed albums I always wished I could get into more. It always just felt to me like the commercialization of music I like much better without the pop element added to the mix. No "personal" favorites, but I do really like the first two, and the next four are pretty good, as w...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)
Replies: 25
Views: 735

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Patti Smith - Piss Factory 10 vs. Underworld - Rez 4 Rush - The Spirit of Radio 6 vs. The Pipettes - Pull Shapes 7 Frankie Knuckles - Your Love 7 vs. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day 4 John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads 7 vs. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion 8 Beach House - Zebra 5 vs. Her...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 19, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 394

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4

Albums Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense 6.44 vs. Youssou N'Dour - Immigres / Bitim Rew 7.5 Cocteau Twins - Treasure 7.2 vs. Van Halen - 1984 5.67 R.E.M. - Reckoning 5.2 vs. Metallica - Ride the Lightning 6 Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake 5.7 vs. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II 5.67 Songs...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 12
Views: 362

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 4

Jenny Hval | Female Vampire 7 Stevie Wonder | Overjoyed 6 Chris Montez | Let's Dance 6 O.C. Smith | Little Green Apples 5 Creedence Clearwater Revival | Ramble Tamble 8 Prince & The New Power Generation | Money Don't Matter 2 Night 7 The Main Ingredient | Everybody Plays the Fool 6 Years & Y...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 747

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

The Kinks - Shangri-La 7 vs. Edith Piaf - Milord 7 The Mamas and the Papas - Dream a Little Dream of Me 7 vs. Miles Davis - All Blues 8 Maxwell - Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder) 7 vs. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information 7 Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 7 vs. Noir Desir - Tostaky (Le Continent) 6 ...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 747

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

Ardes1981 wrote:thank you guys.i don't have any songs to post, unfortunately, but i just wanted to say that by checking through your posts i found some really good songs. thanks!


Welcome, Ardes1981! Hope you'll participate more in the forum - I always look forward to discovering new music from new members.
by jamieW
Thu Dec 14, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

08 | Pastime Paradise* 17 | Another Star* 16 | As* 05 | Sir Duke* 06 | I Wish* 13 | Black Man* 03 | Village Ghetto Land 11 | Isn't She Lovely 04 | Contusion 14 | Ngiculela – Es Una Historia – I Am Singing 01 | Love's in Need of Love Today 18 | Saturn 09 | Summer Soft 02 | Have a Talk with God 12 | J...
by jamieW
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 34
Views: 1026

Re: When did rock die?

Apparently, it's alive & well if you're a R&R Hall of Fame voter! :P
by jamieW
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 18
Views: 468

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

Albums Steve Roach - Structures from the Silence The Cars - Heartbeat City Arvo Pärt - Tabula Rasa Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Sade - Diamond Life Songs Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy Wham! - Careless Whisper Minutemen - History Lesson (Part II) The Special A.K...
by jamieW
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 18
Views: 468

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 3

And after that I'm going to reduce drastically my participation in the Forum, my schedule is going to be extremely busy during the next two months. I'm going to participate only hosting Rank the Tracks and voting in the 1984 poll (because I had all the listening already done). I'm going to miss a l...
by jamieW
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 914

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town: 12 Sinead O'Connor - Troy: 11 In my years on the forum, this is one of the results that has surprised me the most. I have fond memories of "Life in a Northern Town," but I never thought it would be a match for the bitter ferocity of "Troy,...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 528

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Here is the link to the DD Smash album 'The Optimist'. Hopefully it will work/will play for all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6x3vYMrXeQ&list=PLEwFVg9ypLtE2_sU6z2gtHgnsaJB7V0wR Unfortunately, this is blocked in the U.S. If the match were closer, I might look into buying it, but JJ seems to ...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 380

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 3

Suuns | 2020 8 Alphaville | Forever Young 6 Nick Drake | Time of No Reply 6 Stevie Wonder | Heaven Help Us All 6 Black Box Recorder | The Facts of Life 8 Alexander Robotnick | Problèmes d'amour 7 Bobby Womack | Please Forgive My Heart 6 Jimmy Soul | If You Wanna Be Happy 6 A Certain Ratio | Flight 7...
by jamieW
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: December 4, 2017 - Album of the Week- Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: December 4, 2017 - Album of the Week- Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band

I'd only heard two songs from this album before, "Sunshower" and "Cherchez la femme/Se si bon," and liked the former, while not so much the latter. Sometimes I have no idea why an artist doesn't click with me; but I know the precise reason Dr. Buzzard has never connected, which i...
by jamieW
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 528

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Albums David Bowie - Tonight 5.78 vs. Art of Noise - Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise 5.5 Eurythmics - 1984 (For the Love of Big Brother) 5.67 vs. Wham! - Make It Big 6.88 Leonard Cohen - Various Positions 5.67 vs. Ini Kamoze - Ini Kamoze 6.17 Songs Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas? 8 vs. Davi...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 528

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 2

Don't know if anyone else is having this problem, but I can't locate the DD Smash album on any of the usual sources. If anyone knows where I can find it, please let me know, or else I'll just need to skip that match. (And DD would have a good chance, since I'm not a big fan of that particular Joe Ja...
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 914

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

Mick Jagger - Memo from Turner 6 vs. Caribou - Melody Day 8 Cocteau Twins - Lorelei 7 vs. Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything 5 dEUS - Suds & Soda 7 vs. The Smiths - I Know It's Over 7 Big Star - Holocaust 8 vs. Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing 5 The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town 7 vs....
by jamieW
Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Love's Forever Changes (1967)
Replies: 7
Views: 286

Re: Rank the Tracks: Love's Forever Changes (1967)

07 | Maybe the People Would Be the Times or Between Clark and Hilldale* 01 | Alone Again Or* 11 | You Set the Scene* 06 | The Red Telephone* 02 | A House Is Not a Motel* 03 | Andmoreagain 09 | The Good Humor Man He Sees Everything Like This 08 | Live and Let Live 04 | The Daily Planet 05 | Old Man 1...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 617

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2

The Blue Nile | From a Late Night Train 8 Canibus | Second Round K.O. 7 Peter Tosh | Equal Rights 6 Tricky Woo | Fly the Orient 5 Tinie Tempah | Pass Out 8 Soul Asylum | Somebody to Shove 7 P!nk | Just Like a Pill 7 Kasabian | eez-eh 5 Wild Nothing | Chinatown 7 Miossec | Regarde un peu la France 7 ...
by jamieW
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 27, 2017 - Album of the Week - Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots
Replies: 5
Views: 228

Re: November 27, 2017 - Album of the Week - Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots

Sounds like I enjoyed this a little more than anyone else so far. Part of it may be because modern Country music (since the 1990’s) is by far my least favorite genre, and "Little Red Boots" was better than expected. Lindi Ortega's voice also sounded fine to me, especially since I’m well-ac...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 3120

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Albums: 1. The xx – The xx 2. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns 3. Editors – In This Light and On This Evening 4. Mulatu Astatke & the Heliocentrics – Inspiration Information 5. Benjamin Biolay – La superbe 6. Sun O))) – Monoliths & Dimensions 7. Fever Ray – Fever Ray 8. Silversun Pickups – Swoon 9....
by jamieW
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Replies: 12
Views: 458

Re: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)

09 | A Whisper*
05 | Clocks
02 | In My Place
10 | A Rush of Blood to the Head
04 | The Scientist
01 | Politik
06 | Daylight
08 | Warning Sign
03 | God Put a Smile upon Your Face
07 | Green Eyes
11 | Amsterdam

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 6.77 (Good)
by jamieW
Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1342

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free 5 vs. Monty Python - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life 7 Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good at Being in Trouble 6 vs. The Books - Take Time 6 Arctic Monkeys - 505 8 vs. 16 Horsepower - Haw 7 Elliott Smith - Memory Lane 6 vs. Cromagnon - Caledonia 8 Michael Jackson - St...
by jamieW
Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Billboard - The 100 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars: Critics' Picks (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Billboard - The 100 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars: Critics' Picks (2017)

https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/8039437/best-pop-album-tracks-21st-century-deep-cuts 99. Backstreet Boys, "Climbing the Walls" (Never Gone, 2005) So I'm not the only person on planet Earth who loves this song. Whenever I think of the perfect pop song for me, this is the one.
by jamieW
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 531

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1

As always, anything I've rated a 6 or higher I genuinely like. Albums Prince - Purple Rain 9.22 U2 - The Unforgettable Fire 6.7 The Replacements - Let It Be 6.59 Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade 5.86 The Smiths - The Smiths 6.41 Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime 5.63 Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 19
Views: 647

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

12 | Street Spirit (Fade Out)*
04 | Fake Plastic Trees
07 | Just
10 | Black Star
08 | My Iron Lung
02 | The Bends
03 | High and Dry
09 | Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was
01 | Planet Telex
11 | Sulk
06 | (Nice Dream)
05 | Bones

Personal favorites *
Overall album rating: 7.17 (Very good)
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena
Replies: 7
Views: 381

Re: November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena

I’m actually surprised I didn’t connect more with Javiera Mena, since I have a soft spot for electropop, and I’ve liked pretty much everything Moonbeam’s ever recommended. (We share many of the same favorites with The Cure, New Order and, of course, Prince - I also really enjoy the aforementioned My...
by jamieW
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 750

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

9830 | Death | The Philosopher 7 9907 | Blumfeld | Verstärker 6 9995 | Gene | For the Dead 5 9918 | Young Jeezy | Go Crazy 5 9957 | Eric Bogle | And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda 8 9956 | The Hollies | Look Through Any Window 6 9869 | Bruce Springsteen | One Step Up 6 9868 | The White Stripes | I...
by jamieW
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1714

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Matches: Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand 9 vs. Heart - Barracuda 7 Wham! - Careless Whisper 10 vs. Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages 7 NEU! - Hallogallo 7 vs. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul 6 The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' in the Sand) 8 vs. Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire 9 Pulp...

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