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by Moonbeam
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 169
Views: 1215

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Javiera Mena - "Luz de piedra de luna" (bubbling, 2010)
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 169
Views: 1215

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Chairlift - "Amanaemonesia" (#108 of 2011)
by Moonbeam
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 169
Views: 1215

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Christine and the Queens - "Doesn't Matter" (#59 of 2018)
by Moonbeam
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 209
Views: 122805

Re: Albums of 2019

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A 6-disc super deluxe 1999 is on its way in November!

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by Moonbeam
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:40 pm

TEEN POLL REPLEDIT: Mandy Smith on #1, Moonie. But then Debbie on #2.
Never heard of Mandy on this side of the mall, er, Atlantic, umm Indian, now, I guess!
by Moonbeam
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 209
Views: 122805

Re: Albums of 2019

Essential Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell! Xiu Xiu | Girl With Basket of Fruit Weyes Blood | Titanic Rising Jai Paul | Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones) Beyoncé | Homecoming: The Live Album Glad to see you like Jai Paul as much as I do! Haven't heard any Xiu Xiu albums aside from Fabulous Muscles , whi...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1987 Poll
Replies: 0
Views: 572

Recommendation Thread: 1987 Poll

Use this thread to post recommendations for 1987! Album and song recommendations are welcome. :happy-partydance:

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by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

There isn't a topic for recommendations, so I'll post it here, even though it should be too well-known to recommend it. Still, it's worth a mention since nobody here has ranked it yet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybGOT4d2Hs8 Napalm Death - You Suffer If this song does not rank on our song list ...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

mileswide wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:16 pm

22. The Pogues - Streets of Sorrow/Birmingham Six
I can only find this listed with the If I Should Fall From Grace With God album from 1988. Do you have a source for 1987?
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

99. Fleetwood Mac - Crystal 108. Heart - (Love Me Like Music) I'll Be Your Song These are from the 70s as far as I can tell, "Crystal" from 1975 and "(Love Me Like Music) I'll Be Your Song" from 1976. Are you referring to specific live versions? 82. U2 and BB King - When Love Comes To Town 119. The...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

For the record, I'm not sure which side of the mall I sit on. Based on their 1987 albums, I'd give Debbie Gibson the nod, but I prefer Tiffany's second album to Debbie's. Will have to listen to their third albums to make my choice.
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Preliminary song list: [1] Prince - The Cross [2] Stevie Wonder - My Eyes Don't Cry [3] Prince - Sign o' the Times [4] The Smiths - Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me [5] Prince - Starfish and Coffee [6] Mylène Farmer - Sans contrefaçon [7] Michael Jackson - Leave Me Alone [8] Prince - Stran...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Preliminary album list: [1] Prince - Sign o' the Times [2] The Smiths - Strangeways, Here We Come [3] Michael Jackson - Bad [4] Eurythmics - Savage [5] The Cure - Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me [6] Jody Watley - Jody Watley [7] Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses [8] INXS - Kick [9] George Michael - Fait...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1980s Poll: Yearly Results and Links
Replies: 7
Views: 19242

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

1986 automatic qualifiers: Albums: [1] The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead [2] Paul Simon - Graceland [3] Peter Gabriel - So [4] Metallica - Master of Puppets [5] R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant [6] XTC - Skylarking [7] Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill [8] Talk Talk - The Colour of Spring [9] Prince and The Re...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

And here are the song results! [1] The Smiths - "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out": 34 votes, 2001.6 points [2] Prince and the Revolution - "Kiss": 29 votes, 1116.2 points [3] Crowded House - "Don't Dream It's Over": 29 votes, 911.21 points [4] New Order - "Bizarre Love Triangle": 30 votes, 819....
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

The album results are ready! There were 39 votes, not as many as I would like but not too bad. [1] The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead : 32 votes, 2234.88 points [2] Paul Simon - Graceland : 22 votes, 1245.33 points [3] Peter Gabriel - So : 23 votes, 896.7 points [4] Metallica - Master of Puppets : 19 vo...
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

The poll is closed! Results soon!
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Father2TheMan wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:00 am
317. Altar Boys | Human Sound
I can only find a source for 1987 for this.
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 209
Views: 122805

Re: Albums of 2019

I haven't dug in too much for 2019 releases as I've been mostly listening based on the 80s poll and a neon pop project I started at RYM. That said, here's how I'd rank the albums I've heard from 2019 so far: All-time great: 1. Prince - Originals Awesome: 2. Jenny Wilson - TRAUMA 3. Jai Paul - Leak 0...
by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

I know time is out, but can I have another couple of hours for my list? I won't be able to do the rollout until tomorrow at the earliest. I know you got your list in, but I'm hoping for more. We're currently 3 song lists short of the lowest so far for the 80s and tied for the lowest number of album...
by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

It's now time to claim your side in the late-80s teen pop wars. Well, since I must stand and be counted, Debbie Gibson. Though for songs before and after 1987. I just noticed that "Only in My Dreams" squeaked in at the very end of 1986, and I've now added it to the end of my song list, replacing Va...
by Moonbeam
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Father2TheMan wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:44 am
2. Mad at the World | Mad at the World
I can only find sources for 1987 for this. Do you have one that says it's from 1986? If not, would you mind keeping it for the 1987 poll?
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Had to start this early as I'm not sure I'll have a chance over the next couple days with a number of the 1986 lists rolling in.
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2566

Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Come one, come all to the poll that will celebrate the yellowest decade of them all, the 1980s! :happy-partydance: It's now time to claim your side in the late-80s teen pop wars. Debbie Gibson? https://media.giphy.com/media/h80ND1ChIgOEuWf9Gi/giphy.gif Or Tiffany? https://i.gifer.com/4kZa.gif Have y...
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 pm

19 | Koji Kondo | The Legend of Zelda Theme
Thanks for reminding me of this! Adding it and the Dungeon Theme to my list.
by Moonbeam
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 46
Views: 9329

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

I'm late to the party, but thanks for this, Moonbeam! Your music taste is very different to mine, but you are one of the best writers around here and your love for your favorite music is infectious! Thanks for the kind words! What I love about this place is the passion that everyone clearly has for...
by Moonbeam
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Brad wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:16 pm
14. Christmas | Stupid Kids (AT #689)
I can only find sources for 1988 and 1989 for this song. Do you have a source for 1986? Thanks!
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1986 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 4483

Re: 1986 Recommendations

Some other gems I can recommend are Valerie Dore's italo disco rave-up Bow and Arrow , her most driving song yet. Meanwhile, The Sweetest Chill may just be the most alluring song by Siouxsie and the Banshees, up there with "Melt!". 1986 also saw the release of Mylène Farmer's debut album. The whole ...
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1986 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 4483

Re: 1986 Recommendations

On the synthpop front, I really enjoy a-ha's I've Been Losing You and Manhattan Skyline . And while not obscure, I think A Question of Lust is by far the best song on Depeche Mode's Black Celebration . Another wonderful song overshadowed by others is New Order's dramatic 1963 . Kraftwerk's The Telep...
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1986 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 4483

Re: 1986 Recommendations

1986 was a golden year for Prince. In addition to Parade , he recorded a bunch of material for the aborted Dream Factory and Crystal Ball projects that got whittled down to Sign o' the Times . As such, it has an embarrassment of riches from an outtake perspective. The colossal Crystal Ball is my fav...
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1986 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 4483

Re: 1986 Recommendations

Thanks for starting this! I dropped the ball on a 1985 recommendation thread.
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 46
Views: 9329

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

OK, time for some dorky number crunching. :lol: One thing that I tend to find is that when I make a list, the rankings sort of crystallize into firm rules - an album can attain "top 10 status" and therefore I feel automatically compelled to think of it this way when making a new list. I really tried...
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 196
Views: 154323

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Henrik wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:24 pm
Moonbeam wrote:
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:05 am
XTC's "Dear God" is a 1986 song, not a 1987 one.
It is listed as 1986 on AM!?
Ah, whoops! I use the spreadsheets you post for download as my source, and when I downloaded it (probably shortly after the update), it listed "Dear God" as a 1987 song.
by Moonbeam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 27
Views: 8521

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Just updated my all-time list recently, so I can partake. A few new albums to me might make the list now, but it's more or less set. I've added some albums at the end that were close to making my all-time list. [1] Jenny Wilson - EXORCISM (2018): All-time #10 [2] Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz (201...
by Moonbeam
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:14 pm
41 | Howard Tate | Ain't Nobody Home
57 | Stephen Cummings | She Set Fire to the House
I see "Ain't Nobody Home" as being released in 1966. Is there a 1986 version?

I also can only find a 1989 date for "She Set Fire to the House".
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

mileswide wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:26 pm


Songs:

22. Slayer- Unborn
Do you mean "Reborn"?
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Henry wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:58 pm
Songs

152. Rod Stewart - Sailing
This one is a reissue of the 1975 song as far as I can tell, so I'll remove it.
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Well I didn’t mean it to come across like I was calling any individual out, just felt like Kate was being slighted in a year so many here have called one of the weaker years in the 80s when there was so much worse especially before’ 85. Yeah 80s synth wave was still a thing and we were preparing to...
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 46
Views: 9329

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

Thanks for this, Moonbeam. It was an absolute pleasure to get to know you better through these posts. Looking forward to meeting you in person in a couple of months' time. Thanks for the kind words. It's wonderful how much of an impact music has had on us all. It makes us a sort of family here. I'm...
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

A woman FINALLY tops the albums and (the same woman mind you) singles list and it gets called “the weakest year of the 80s?” As opposed to ‘81 and ‘83? Really? The Human League? And most Richard Blade influenced synth rock from that era for that matter. And the 80s had some terrible, dreadful momen...
by Moonbeam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 196
Views: 154323

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

XTC's "Dear God" is a 1986 song, not a 1987 one.

The 1986 Anita Baker song is titled "Caught Up in the Rapture", not "Caught Up in a Rapture".
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 13614

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Yet another great year! My preliminary album list: 1. Prince - Parade 2. Depeche Mode - Black Celebration 3. Janet Jackson - Control 4. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead 5. Pet Shop Boys - Please 6. Eurythmics - Revenge 7. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Tinderbox 8. Madonna - True Blue 9. Mylène Farmer - ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

It seems that 1985 may be indeed considered a bit of a "down year" in the 80s. We had the lowest participation by number of voters, though that may be due to me not having the chance to send out reminder PMs (annoying though they may be!). But it goes beyond that. We had 18.9 albums per ballot for 1...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1980s Poll: Yearly Results and Links
Replies: 7
Views: 19242

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

1985 automatic qualifiers: Albums: [1] Kate Bush - Hounds of Love [2] Tom Waits - Rain Dogs [3] The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy [4] The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & the Lash [5] The Cure - The Head on the Door [6] The Replacements - Tim [7] The Smiths - Meat Is Murder [8] Tears for Fears - Songs fr...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

And here are the song results! [1] Kate Bush - "Running Up That Hill": 33 votes, 1328.84 points [2] Tears for Fears - "Everybody Wants to Rule the World": 30 votes, 1160.9 points [3] The Jesus and Mary Chain - "Just Like Honey": 30 votes, 1009.76 points [4] Simple Minds - "Don't You (Forget About Me...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

The album results are ready! We got 42 votes, a high number though not as high as 1982 or 1983. [1] Kate Bush - Hounds of Love : 33 votes, 1860.74 points [2] Tom Waits - Rain Dogs : 23 votes, 1593.78 points [3] The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy : 21 votes, 1060.56 points [4] The Pogues - Rum, S...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Songs 46 | Valerie Dore | Bow and Arrow I thought this was a 1986 song! I'm certainly going to add it to my 1985 list having now discovered it had a 1985 single release. :o Are you sure that it's 1985? I know that RYM lists it as a 1985 single release. But Discogs does not list it at all, while lis...
by Moonbeam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

I haven't played this game ever...but with 1985, I think I should as the decade begins seriously. If it is too late, no worries, I'll start with 1986 Here are my albums (no songs), in order of preference Felt - Ignite the Seven Cannons (1985) Kate Bush - Hounds of Love (1985) Dexys Midnight Runners...
by Moonbeam
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Greg wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:40 pm
Songs

46 | Valerie Dore | Bow and Arrow
I thought this was a 1986 song! I'm certainly going to add it to my 1985 list having now discovered it had a 1985 single release. :o
by Moonbeam
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21152

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:48 am
Can I last minute add True Love Will Find You in the End by Daniel Johnston as my #10 and bump everything else down a spot?
Done!