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by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 2942

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

Albums: 1 | The Cure | BloodFlowers 2 | Kylie Minogue | Light Years 3 | Sade | Lovers Rock 4 | PJ Harvey | Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea 5 | Björk | Selmasongs 6 | No Doubt | Return of Saturn 7 | U2 | All That You Can't Leave Behind 8 | Madonna | Music 9 | Vive la Fête | Attaque Surpri...
by Moonbeam
Sat Feb 25, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I just begin the work... Moonbeam, you will kill us :-) I will ranked all the songs of the album, by the older to recent and, after, all the b-sides and outtakes i Know. We must be masochist. THe problem is to rank one of my best loved artist, who have, for me, almost made only good songs...so a ra...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 655

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)

Will the glam songs top also include the glam metal/hair metal of the 1980s, or do we stick to the traditional glam rock era? If the latter, is it worth it to make a separate glam metal top (not sure there would be much contributions from this forum, though)? I'd definitely participate in a glam me...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Here's another 10. 11. Let's Go Crazy (8.5) 12. Little Red Corevette (8.5) 13. 1999 (8) 14. This Could Be Us (8) 15. The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (8) 16. Take Me with U (8) 17. Sign O' the Times (7.5) 18. Guitar (7.5) 19. Nothing Compares 2 U (7.5) 20. Computer Blue (7) :music-rockon: :musi...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

StevieFan13 wrote:Edited with ratings


Excellent! Don't be shy to add any more if you're keen. :)
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Moonbeam, I would like to participate in this, but I have a couple of concerns: 1. Obviously, I love Prince (between 1982-1985 he was my favorite artist), but I'm not as big a fan of much of his later work. One of the reasons I've been hesitant is that I don't want to "drive down" the rat...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Sounds good. Here's my top 10, all rated about an 8 or higher (I'm not precise like a lot of people here). 1) When Doves Cry 2) Kiss 3) Raspberry Beret 4) The Morning Papers 5) Purple Rain 6) Delirious 7) Moonbeam Levels 8) Darling Nikki 9) Starfish and Coffee 10) When You Were Mine :happy-partydan...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 655

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists

StevieFan13 wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:Top 50/100 funk songs

You're a man after my own heart.


Shit, let's make it 500 then. 8-)
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I suck at spreadsheets. Can I just give you my top 10 right here? This poll isn't based on ranks, but rather ratings of however many songs you'd like to include. So if you want to identify your top 10 and rate them all a perfect 10, that is ok! I think ratings are easier than rankings for most peop...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 655

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists

Genre ones I'd love to see:

Top 50/100 disco songs
Top 50/100 funk songs
Top 50/100 glam songs
Top 50/100 post-punk songs
Top 50/100 synthpop songs

Artists:

Prince (mentioned above)
Eurythmics (30?)
The Cure (30? 50?)
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hopeful AM Collab Lists (Looking for more list ideas!)
Replies: 52
Views: 655

Re: Hopeful AM Collab Lists

I'd love to get more AM participation (and participation in general) for the Prince song poll that I am running.
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1520

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Do people hate "Sunglasses at Night"? I love that song.
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1520

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Chumbawumba's "Tubthumping" and Smashmouth's "All Star" are two songs that everyone pretends to dislike that I think everyone actually loves. I certainly do. No, I really, REALLY hate them. And I thought "Tubthumping" was pretty well liked? I'll agree with the love sho...
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

Maybe we can have a big AM meetup sometime if we plan well enough ahead. :) I remember that we talked about having an "AM conference" a long time ago. That would really be something! Actually, there is already a new AM meeting coming up! Dan is coming to see me in Stockholm between Friday...
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

I love how this has turned into a celebration of geography!

To bring this full circle, the first song I ever composed (at age 5) was called "Mali, Gabon, Cameroon" in honor of my 3 favorite African countries at the time. :mrgreen:
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 33
Views: 1030

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Henrik, I am embarrassed to say that I did not know that you were having any health issues. May I join the chorus of others in wishing you all the best. Your health is obviously more important than any update. I'm glad that you are still enthusiastic enough about this site to continue posting despit...
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 601

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Henry wrote:My surmise is that the song titled "No Love" is performed by Joan Armatrading, not John.


Haha, indeed! Worse for me is that I know and kind of like Joan Armatrading. :?
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 601

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

A few minor quibbles: the version of "Hills of Katmandu" by Tantra is not the correct one. It is both shorter and much slower than the original track. The same applies to "Lady Bug" by Bumblebee Unlimited. Wow, Tantra's track is 15-odd minutes long there is a longer version ? Sa...
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 601

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

There is my labor of love...276 songs available on Spotify Europe. A huge amount of listening to do. I will favor the rating out of 10 for each song and then use the allourideas.org website to separate the ties. http://open.spotify.com/user/1121198184/playlist/3jGaPCKhAEEcpbWXlc9pyQ *Shudder* - Jus...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Struggling to Get Into 2010s Pop
Replies: 21
Views: 866

Re: Struggling to Get Into 2010s Pop

I'm in a bit of the same boat as the OP. It's odd - 2010 was a super strong year, IMO, but doing a PhD and having a child really hindered my musical exploration, and very little has caught the limited attention that I do have. I feel like I have moved into "dinosaur" territory, having only...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 601

Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Come one, come all to our first poll to celebrate the success of the Unacclaimed game! whuntva has more than earned a rest from poll hosting duties after the most recent (and expanded) Unacclaimed IV. We have now explored 320 songs throughout the first 4 editions of this game, so whuntva had the gre...
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

This "family" is a great family ! I'm glad to be a "distant cousin speaking a bizarre dialect" of this family :-) P.S. : and Julia is a great song moonbeam. Can you recommend some other Eurythmics songs out of the radar? Thanks. Yes, we really do feel like a family of sorts, don...
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

This made me happy too. (And I'm even happier now that I'm listening to "Julia" while typing this.) Fun album cover! I'm glad to hear you guys enjoyed meeting up. You've both had a big influence on me (not only musically) and I hope to meet both of you in person too, sooner rather than la...
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 510

Re: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:My top 20 years based on my point system from 13,000+ song ratings so far:


Holy crap, that is a LOT of ratings! How do you keep track of them all?


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

:whistle:
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement

OK, I have updated the spreadsheet with all links taken from the source games. Those links that are still missing are unavailable. I can fill them in, but the risk is that I might include a version that is different to the one nominated. As such, if anyone who has nominated songs would care to check...
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement

I really like this idea. Since I've been around for a while, I think I've heard nearly all of these songs, but there are a great many I'll need to re-familiarize myself with. It seems likely I'd be able to rank all 320 songs; but my question is when the deadline for this would be? (I apologize if I...
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement

That is fine. You may start the poll when ready on your terms. Some of the links for II should still work. I linked everything in that post. So it's just a few from I missing and they shouldn't be too hard to track down. Anyone else, feel free to make a playlist of all the eligible songs. Great! It...
by Moonbeam
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement

I have started a spreadsheet here with links to access the songs. I'd appreciate any help from you with providing links to songs I have yet to provide (I have links for almost all songs in Unacclaimed 3 and 4).
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: France - One song per day.
Replies: 1421
Views: 116116

Re: France - One song per day.

Romain wrote:Plylist Sptify:

https://open.spotify.com/user/bebere69/ ... jLtLf56B79

As someone can say if this link works?
Thanks.


It works! I've got a lot of digging to do. :happy-partydance:
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendations from Unacclaimed IV
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Recommendations from Unacclaimed IV

Now for some recommendations for the less-acclaimed parts of Devo's career. I was happy to see "Beautiful World" advance so far. I regret having waited so long to explore Devo. I really liked "Whip It", the only song of theirs with which I was familiar for a long time, but I neve...
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendations from Unacclaimed IV
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Recommendations from Unacclaimed IV

One of my favorite things about Unacclaimed is that it introduces me to not just great songs, but potentially new favorite artists to explore. I would love to get more recommendations from those who nominated songs I really liked by those artists who were new to me. So I thought it would be a nice i...
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

nicolas wrote::D :D :whistle: :D

I discovered a great song called "Julia" on the 1984 album thanks to Moonbeam !


Thank you for listening to some Eurythmics with me, and I agree about "Julia", one of my top 30 songs ever.
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Another AMF meeting !
Replies: 42
Views: 924

Re: Another AMF meeting !

It was wonderful meeting you and your amazing family, Nicolas! Thanks for sending out my French visit with style. Your gratin dauphinoix was amazing as well as the tarte au citron. Of course, the memory of the fromage will keep me motivated to return to France again someday. :D May such meetings amo...
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Feedback Poll
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Unacclaimed Feedback Poll

Best ever! The expansion to 128 was brilliant, and you were amazing with keeping on top of everything.
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: Unacclaimed Followup and Greatest Hits Announcement

I love it! I'd be happy to host if there are no other takers. A few things that would helpful for me and for everyone else: It would be great to have a common spreadsheet that everyone uses to fill in rankings. In addition to the usual columns of artist and song, it would make sense to have a column...
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE
Replies: 30
Views: 607

Re: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE

Thank you so much for hosting this, whuntva. Your passion for this game is amazing, and I appreciate how much time it takes to do this year after year for us all. :)
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?
Replies: 18
Views: 510

Re: Which year seems to be the greatest year of music?

My top 20 years based on my point system from 13,000+ song ratings so far: 1. 1982: 19.68 points 2. 1983: 18.75 points 3. 1980: 18.23 points 4. 1981: 18.22 points 5. 1979: 17.64 points 6. 1978: 16.31 points 7. 1987: 16.12 points 8. 1984: 16.02 points 9. 1977: 15.98 points 10. 1989: 15.92 points 11. ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE
Replies: 30
Views: 607

Re: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE

Very good final indeed! Two worthy contenders for the crown. I'll go with "July Flame", arguably my favorite discovery of the tournament.
by Moonbeam
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 401

Re: Since The Topic Is Locked, I Have To Say That I Am Not A Troll Just A Very informed Long Time Beatles Fan

You may not be a troll, but reviving a post from over 3 years ago with 50 posts about The Beatles, when the original topic was not about The Beatles, is a little strange. I hope you can find a reason to post here aside from defending The Beatles against perceived slights, and I am sure you would be ...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2010 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 4161

Re: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2010 Edition: Voting Thread

Holy moly! Imagine what this guy would write if he knew what I thought of The Beatles? This same person posted the same diatribe at RateYourMusic not long ago and quickly deleted his account. The information is some copy paste from here: https://thebeatleswereneveraboybandtheywerealwaysagreatrocknr...
by Moonbeam
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2010 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 4161

Re: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2010 Edition: Voting Thread

Holy moly! Imagine what this guy would write if he knew what I thought of The Beatles? This same person posted the same diatribe at RateYourMusic not long ago and quickly deleted his account. The information is some copy paste from here: https://thebeatleswereneveraboybandtheywerealwaysagreatrocknro...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR
Replies: 24
Views: 468

Re: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR

So, it's been a Mylène filled weekend here in Montpellier so far. Last night, some friends and I went out for karaoke. :whistle: We were the only ones requesting songs, so got a lot of opportunities to sing. At one point, the guy running the karaoke even put on a song for me to sing that I hadn't re...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS
Replies: 25
Views: 562

Re: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS

For your pleasure: http://lyricstranslate.com/fr/mylene-farmer-lyrics.html And it's a big star around the world...except on the Englishworld of course :mrgreen: Wow, thank you! I didn't know such a site existed. Wonderful resource! I see that you are never going on "my" thread (It's a pit...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR
Replies: 24
Views: 468

Re: Unacclaimed IV FINAL FOUR

Best Unacclaimed Final Four? It might be. This is a great collection of songs. I'd have to play the songs from the other tournaments to gauge that, but that will come with the upcoming Unacclaimed Poll. :mrgreen: As for me, as great as these songs are as a collective, I have a clear hierarchy: Mylen...
by Moonbeam
Mon Jan 23, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS
Replies: 25
Views: 562

Re: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS

I'd love for one of our French members to translate more precisely, but hot damn! Wikipedia says the following: For your pleasure: http://lyricstranslate.com/fr/mylene-farmer-lyrics.html And it's a big star around the world...except on the Englishworld of course :mrgreen: Wow, thank you! I didn't k...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS
Replies: 25
Views: 562

Re: Unacclaimed IV QUARTERFINALS

All of these songs are at least good, which is a great way to end a great game! Amadou & Mariam - Je Pense a Toi: 8 The Rotary Connection - I Am the Black Gold of the Sun : 8 Super tough. The cosmic touch of "I Am the Black Gold of the Sun" is the decider. Deodato - Super Strut: 6.5 Th...
by Moonbeam
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Round of 16
Replies: 21
Views: 560

Re: Unacclaimed IV Round of 16

I'm on a plane, so just votes this time.

Amadou and Mariam
The Rotary Connection
Devo
Mylène Farmer
Ray Baretto
The Cinematic Orchestra
Angelique Kidjo
Laura Viers
by Moonbeam
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 536

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I've extended the deadline to February 1st. I'd love to get more lists from the Prince fans here!
by Moonbeam
Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Extended Play Poll (2016) – RESULTS
Replies: 24
Views: 515

Re: The AMF Extended Play Poll (2016) – RESULTS

Thanks for putting this together! I look forward to listening to some of these to expand my collection. :)

And way to go, Annie!
by Moonbeam
Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Extended Play Poll
Replies: 24
Views: 662

Re: The AMF Extended Play Poll

slick wrote:7. The Cure --- Singles


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