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by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 41166

Re: Albums of 2019

Fucking good Prince review Thanks a lot MoonBeam. Of course, the album has been running on a loop in my HI-fi system since the june 21. a big slap in the face for me... again, even after he died. :music-guitarred: Yeah, it's a bittersweet feeling knowing we wouldn't get this if he were alive, but l...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 41166

Re: Albums of 2019

I should give Dedicated another spin. I found it to be merely pretty decent on first listen but the hype around it suggests maybe I should give it another spin.
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 41166

Re: Albums of 2019

It may be a bit cheesy to talk about the "imperial phase" of an artist called Prince, but Originals is a glowing testament to the fact that there really was a Prince empire in the 80s, with numerous proteges and completely independent artists alike serving as ambassadors of his ravenous pr...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Listyguy wrote:Songs

20. Meat Puppets - Lake of Fire
25. Meat Puppets - Lake of Fire


You've listed this one twice. Should I keep it at 20 and move the others up?
by Moonbeam
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

42 | Madonna | Into the Groove Save this one for 1985! 50 | Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck | Djam Leelii 55 | Bernard Parmegiani | Lumiere The inclusion of these ones is tied to their parent albums. Let me know if you've got sources for 1984, and I'll add them, otherwise, I'll move the others up!
by Moonbeam
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

9 | Bernard Parmegiani | La Création du monde I can only find sources for 1986 for this one. Do you have a source for it being from 1984? 11 | Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck | Djam Leelii I can only find sources for 1989 for this one. Do you have a source for it being from 1984? If not, I'm happy to...
by Moonbeam
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

7. Madonna- Into The Groove This one is from 1985. Care to replace it? * I've got a feeling this may be '83, so happy to substitute with 99 Red Balloons if need be but would rather stick with Luftballons if possible I'm happy to add this even though it is from 1983. Older 80s songs that appear on a...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

diezcielos wrote:8 | Ini Kamoze | Ini Kamoze
10 | Cocteau Twins | The Spangle Maker


#9 is missing. Was there an album you intended to put there, or should I move the listed albums ranked 10-25 up?
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Father2TheMan wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:[69] Prince and the Revolution - Love and Sex


I realize this is a bit juvenile of me but this placing seems like kismet. :P :mrgreen:


Ha - I hadn't thought of that!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

Lots of good synthpop in 1984, too. Some of my favorite unheralded ones are soundtrack favorite " Together in Electric Dreams " by Giorgio Moroder and Philip Oakey, and the Oakey-helmed Human League single " Louise " is a sort of follow-up to "Don't You Want Me". Stayin...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

Italo-disco was still going strong in 1984, too! One of the most popular italo artists of the era was Valerie Dore, thanks to atmospheric romantic exercises like " The Night " (that chorus!) and " Get Closer ". Of course, Laura Branigan's " Self Control " is another hig...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

There were some other very worth funk jams worth celebrating. Alicia Myers' " Appreciation " has a delicious bass line and celebratory synth line that makes the exalted feel of the song really shine. Cherrelle's " I Didn't Mean to Turn You On " became a hit for Robert Palmer, but...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

As great as Purple Rain is, it's not my favorite album of 1984 - that honor goes to Eurythmics with their soundtrack 1984: For the Love of Big Brother . While there is some of the synthpop the group had built its reputation with, 1984 is a darker, more haunted affair, with several tracks that are ei...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

Well, 1984 was Prince's year, wasn't it?! I guess I'll start with all things purple. Of course, Purple Rain is well-known, but Prince was incredibly active in 1984 and there are a number of under-the-radar gems that I'll recommend here. Prince wrote almost everything for The Time's Ice Cream Castles...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

It was scheduled to be their second single but got cancelled last minute - so there are some ultra rare test pressings around but it was never properly released in 1983. http://www.passionsjustlikemine.com/disc/reelaroundthefountain.htm The song did make #6 on the 1983 Festive 50 though on the stre...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Yes, your points would be combined with those who vote for it in the 1984 poll. Thanks! I have been combining accumulated points for the same song across different years for the wildcard standings. There are already 125 songs that have received points in multiple years. Some notable examples where ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

It seems like I was wrong putting ”Tinseltown in the Rain” on my list. It is from 1984. Can I list it again for that year? I accepted it as a 1983 song on the basis of this release: https://www.discogs.com/The-Blue-Nile-Tinseltown-In-The-Rain/master/35790 Is that different from your preferred one? ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

It seems like I was wrong putting ”Tinseltown in the Rain” on my list. It is from 1984. Can I list it again for that year? I accepted it as a 1983 song on the basis of this release: https://www.discogs.com/The-Blue-Nile-Tinseltown-In-The-Rain/master/35790 Is that different from your preferred one? ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Henrik wrote:Amazing job with the results, Moonbeam!!!

Could someone confirm that ”Reel Around the Fountain” was properly released as a single in 1983? If so, I will change it to 1983 on AM.


I think it was specifically the Peel Session that was nominated here, not the album version.
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:
Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Oh wait - was Im nin’alu 1984? I may need to do some revising.

The original version was released in 1984, the faster remix in 1987 (or 1988? Sources seem to vary)

I like them both but I prefer the original. Will revisit my list.


Happy with edits! Just let me know when you have edited.
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1980s Poll: Yearly Results and Links
Replies: 4
Views: 7395

Re: Albums and Songs of the 1980s Poll: Yearly Results and Links

1983 automatic qualifiers: Albums: [1] R.E.M. - Murmur [2] U2 - War [3] Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones [4] Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes [5] The Police - Synchronicity [6] Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual [7] The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge [8] New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies [9] Mad...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Here are the song results! [1] New Order - "Blue Monday": 38 votes, 2045.29 points [2] The Police - "Every Breath You Take": 36 votes, 1299.39 points [3] U2 - "Sunday Bloody Sunday": 34 votes, 1246.57 points [4] The Smiths - "This Charming Man": 34 votes, 1238...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Album results: [1] R.E.M. - Murmur : 32 votes, 2060.51 points [2] U2 - War : 32 votes, 1465.16 points [3] Tom Waits - Swordfishtrombones : 27 votes, 1360.81 points [4] Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes : 22 votes, 1200.92 points [5] The Police - Synchronicity : 27 votes, 1082.19 points [6] Cyndi Laupe...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

And with that, submissions are closed! Results coming in the next few hours.
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Hope I'm not too late! Best Albums of 1983: 1. R.E.M. - Murmur 2. U2 - Under a Blood Red Sky 3. U2 - War 4. Tears for Fears - The Hurting 5. David Bowie - Let's Dance 6. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies 7. Philip Glass - Koyaanisqatsi 8. Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual 9. Talking Heads - Sp...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Toni wrote:Moonbeam, I’ve edited to correct some spelling errors, and changed some positions, ok?


Done!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Akhenaten wrote:I've made a foolish mistake! I've missed out Monty Python's Galaxy Song! I'd be very grateful if it could be squeezed in at number 9 for me.


Done!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

282 | Steve Archer | Safe 315 | Neil Young and Willie Nelson | Are There Any More Real Cowboys? As far as I can see, these are both from 1985. Do you have a source for 1983? If not, keep them for 1985! I will save those for 1985. There were also a few songs (e.g. MJ ones and "The Look of Love&...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 141
Views: 72736

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Pretty sure the 1983 Hall & Oates song is "Say It Isn't So", not "Say It Ain't So".
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

We've hit a record turnout for this poll with 44 album lists and 51 song lists. I won't have time to present final results for a day or two, so any stray lists can still come in.
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:Since this is still going, I'd like to add as #84:
The Embarrassment | D-Rings


No problem!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:Songs
30 | Lotus Eaters | The First Picture of You
58 | Lotus Eaters | The First Picture of You


You've got this one listed twice. Should I keep it at #30, or was there another track you meant for one of these?
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Nassim wrote:13| Jane Birkin | Pull Marine


Do you mean Isabelle Adjani as the artist? I can't find a version from Jane in 1983.
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

282 | Steve Archer | Safe 315 | Neil Young and Willie Nelson | Are There Any More Real Cowboys? As far as I can see, these are both from 1985. Do you have a source for 1983? If not, keep them for 1985! There were also a few songs (e.g. MJ ones and "The Look of Love", among others) that yo...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update
Replies: 29
Views: 4875

Re: Most Recommended TV Series Project Update

A poll for this would be fun, too!
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:I don't have the time to go back and add it in, but can you put Give It Up by KC and the Sunshine Band at #5 on my list and bump everything else down a slot?


No problem!
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 2:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Initial song list: [1] Eurythmics - Julia [2] Prince and the Revolution - Computer Blue [3] Prince and the Revolution - Noon Rendezvous [4] Siouxsie and the Banshees - Dazzle [5] Prince and the Revolution - Let's Go Crazy [6] Eurythmics - I Did It Just the Same [7] Robert Görl - Charlie Cat [8] The ...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Initial album list: [1] Eurythmics - 1984: For the Love of Big Brother [2] Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain [3] Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward [4] Siouxsie and the Banshees - Hyaena [5] Shannon - Let the Music Play [6] Sheila E. - The Glamorous Life [7] The Cure - The Top [8] Robert Görl - ...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

BobPatience wrote:I noticed that AM has Brian Adams' 'Heaven' in 1984


Yes, it garnered a few votes in 1983 but I imagine it will get some votes in 1984 as well.
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 1152

Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

Use this thread to post recommendations for 1984! Album and song recommendations are welcome. :happy-partydance:

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by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Had to start this early as I don't know how much time I'll have tomorrow.
by Moonbeam
Fri May 31, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2885

Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Come one, come all to the poll that will celebrate the yellowest decade of them all, the 1980s! :happy-partydance: Next up will be your favorite albums and songs of 1984, considered by many to be the greatest year for pop music ever. https://media.giphy.com/media/hSKUhDWJmbcV174fQh/giphy.gif A few t...
by Moonbeam
Thu May 30, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Get those last-minute votes in!
by Moonbeam
Thu May 30, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 5262

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

Thank you so much for hosting, Bang Jan! This was a super-fun game as always.
by Moonbeam
Wed May 29, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

nicolas wrote:Albums

21 | Renaud | Morgane de toi
23 | Baaba Maal | Djam Leelii


Is #22 missing or should I move everything below #21 up?
by Moonbeam
Mon May 27, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

SL3 wrote:5 | Blancmange | Waves (single version)


Glad to see another fan of this song! It didn't get much love in the 1982 poll, but I think it's their best song.
by Moonbeam
Mon May 27, 2019 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

whuntva wrote:Songs:

3) David Bowie-Let's Dance
11) David Bowie-Let's Dance


You've got this one listed twice. Do you want to replace one of them?
by Moonbeam
Mon May 27, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

[imgsize 215x387:130s2000]https://i.pinimg.com/564x/c0/96/98/c09698d177b5f85654d47fc8ca8b78ea.jpg What is probably an otherwise very forgettable 1983 movie features two hot '80s songs -- "Heaven," as well as "Obsession" (later by Animotion, here by the original performers). Geez...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 27, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

20. Bryan Adams - Heaven I'm pretty sure that this one is from 1984, but now that you and Live in Phoenix have both just included it, I'm starting to wonder. Do either of you have a source for it being released in 1983? If not, do you mind saving it for 1984? Here's the source for '83 Heaven https:...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 26, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 19533

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Bruno wrote:20. Bryan Adams - Heaven


I'm pretty sure that this one is from 1984, but now that you and Live in Phoenix have both just included it, I'm starting to wonder. Do either of you have a source for it being released in 1983? If not, do you mind saving it for 1984?

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