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by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

"But there's just one thing!" https://66.media.tumblr.com/8a91924c5feaa5148572eb0c38636369/tumblr_ov5h9fOcuW1u2le02o7_400.gif Finally, I can't help but highlight my second favorite artist year ever, and that is Eurythmics 1983. With 2 phenomenal albums, they truly ruled the year like nobod...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

Lots of great synthpop/new wave in 1983 as well. Most of it is more well known, so I won't highlight a whole lot here. The previously mentioned André Cymone packed a sugar-coated aerobic workout into the jubilant sounds of What Are We Doing Here . "Everything Counts" may rightly have earne...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

1983 was another great year for italo disco. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/bc/51/fe/bc51fe21afb28040bf42a43f85fe98e8.gif Genre titan Kano had their greatest commercial success with Another Life , but instrumental Ikeya Seki is even better and seems to have influenced a lot of 00s an...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

https://img.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeed-static/static/2015-08/20/11/enhanced/webdr11/anigif_original-21212-1440082875-12.gif Time for some funk recommendations! Of course, I'll start with Prince. Yes, he didn't officially release anything in 1983, but he still has a lot of great material in the vault, in...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 1389

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Remember after the previous all-time artists poll, there was a spreadsheet where people assigned ratings out of 10 to the different artists? I believe there was a plan to make one for songs as well, but it never came to fruition. Would that be an idea worth pursuing? That was me! I'm happy to start...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 20, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 1389

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

How many participants did not have a single song in the first 125 of this biggest fan rollout? Others have had many songs. How does this happen and should there be an adjustment to ensure that everyone gets a song in the game at some point? Henry, the explanation is here: http://www.acclaimedmusic....
by Moonbeam
Sat May 18, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Henry wrote:36. Houston, Whitney / Run to You
37. Bon Jovi / Runaway
87. INXS / New Sensation


Save "Runaway" for 1984 and "New Sensation" for 1987. "Run to You" is from 1993, not 1983. I'll move the rest of your songs up.

Thanks!
by Moonbeam
Sat May 18, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Will votes for Katrina and the Waves’ ”Walking on Sunshine” from 1983 (original version and AM entry) and 1985 (popular version) be combined, or how does it work? I think it makes sense to combine versions. If more than one version is particularly popular, both will be highlighted when it comes to ...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 17, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Will votes for Katrina and the Waves’ ”Walking on Sunshine” from 1983 (original version and AM entry) and 1985 (popular version) be combined, or how does it work? I think it makes sense to combine versions. If more than one version is particularly popular, both will be highlighted when it comes to ...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 17, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 15
Views: 308

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

1. Metric | Gold Guns Girls 4. Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 6. The Field Mice | Emma's House 8. Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York 10. Chris Bell | You and Your Sister 2. Ennio Morricone | Chi Mai 3. David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 5. Stevie Wonder | Do I Do 7. Nadine Shah | Fool 9. Rodriguez | Hate Street...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 17, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 124
Views: 2104

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Gillian Welch - Elvis Presley Blues: 4 Ed Harcourt - Until Tomorrow Then: 6 The Kinks - Wonderboy: 6.5 Breakout - Co Stało Się Kwiatom?: 7 Little Richard - Medley: Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey: 6 The Rolling Stones - Child of the Moon: 5 Tom Waits - Johnsburg, Illinois: 7.5 The Libertines - Up the Br...
by Moonbeam
Fri May 17, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 181
Views: 20176

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Had a fun time catching up a bit! The Kinks - Lavendar Hill: 6.5 The Human League - The Sound of the Crowd: 9 Surprised this only got one vote! It's a classic! Keane - This Is the Last Time: 4 Janet Jackson - When We Oooo: 10 Doesn't seem like this one was well received. For me, Janet has one of the...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 15, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 544

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2

2. Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 3. Emily King | Distance 6. Kimio Eto | Midare 7. Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion 10. Collectors | Lydia Purple 1. Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 4. Noisettes | Every Now and Then 5. The J.B.'s | The Grunt 8. Les Rita Mitsouko & ...
by Moonbeam
Tue May 07, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 1389

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Remember after the previous all-time artists poll, there was a spreadsheet where people assigned ratings out of 10 to the different artists? I believe there was a plan to make one for songs as well, but it never came to fruition. Would that be an idea worth pursuing? That was me! I'm happy to start...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 1389

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Thanks, Rob! The countdown was a surprise!

I do enjoy the game (though I've fallen a bit behind now). I love the idea of putting a spotlight on songs that are less known but beloved by one of our users. I have made some nice discoveries, as well!
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Akhenaten wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:
Akhenaten wrote:81 | Aztec Camera | Wrapped Around Your Finger


Is this meant to be The Police?


Oops, no, it's meant to be Pillar To Post by Aztec Camera. I had Echo & The Bunnymen doing Shipbuilding too!

Corrected now.


Thanks!
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

BobPatience wrote:Oops. I completely missed Aztec Camera's Oblivious being an '83 track.
Moonbeam, Could you please fit it at No. 5, bumping down U2 - SBS onward and removing ZZ Top?


Done!
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Akhenaten wrote:81 | Aztec Camera | Wrapped Around Your Finger


Is this meant to be The Police?
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

CupOfDreams wrote:125) Public Image Ltd - 1981
287) Big Country - Wonderland


These ones are from 1984, as far as I can find. Do you have sources for 1983?
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Somehow I missed Craig's album vote! This is the new top 20. [1] Michael Jackson - Thriller [2] Prince - 1999 [3] Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska [4] The Cure - Pornography [5] Elvis Costello and The Attractions - Imperial Bedroom [6] Roxy Music - Avalon [7] Kate Bush - The Dreaming [8] Iron Maiden - T...
by Moonbeam
Mon May 06, 2019 4:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

CupOfDreams wrote:16) The Cure - The Walk (EP)


Do you mind if I count this as a vote for Japanese Whispers? That has already gotten a few votes and contains all of the same songs plus two more.
by Moonbeam
Fri May 03, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

A couple really good EPs I forgot to mention:

Eurythmics - Step on the Beast
The Human League - Fascination!
by Moonbeam
Thu May 02, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:Albums:
1 | The Smiths | The Smiths


Save this one for 1984! I'll move the others up.
by Moonbeam
Thu May 02, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Preliminary song list: [1] Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [2] Madonna - Burning Up [3] Eurythmics - Paint a Rumour [4] Prince - Chocolate [5] Eurythmics - I Could Give You (A Mirror) [6] Talking Heads - This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) [7] Echo and the Bunnymen - Never Stop (Disco...
by Moonbeam
Thu May 02, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Yet another embarrassment of riches in this, my 2nd favorite year of all time. Preliminary album list: [1] Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [2] Eurythmics - Touch [3] Madonna - Madonna [4] The Cure - Japanese Whispers [5] New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies [6] Talking Heads - Speak...
by Moonbeam
Thu May 02, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1980s Poll: Yearly Results and Links
Replies: 3
Views: 4478

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

1982 automatic qualifiers: Albums: [1] Michael Jackson - Thriller : 33 votes, 2262.36 points [2] Prince - 1999 : 32 votes, 1663.16 points [3] Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska : 25 votes, 1366.99 points [4] The Cure - Pornography : 22 votes, 1077.76 points [5] Roxy Music - Avalon : 23 votes, 838.98 point...
by Moonbeam
Thu May 02, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

And now the song results. [1] Michael Jackson - "Billie Jean": 39 votes, 2203.43 points [2] Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five - "The Message": 34 votes, 1423.68 points [3] Prince - "Little Red Corvette": 34 votes, 1114.16 points [4] Michael Jackson - "Beat It&...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Father2TheMan wrote:
SONGS

61 | Prodigal | Just What I Need
86 | Prodigal | Electric Eye
103 | Prodigal | Masks
156 | Prodigal | Fast Forward


These ones appear to be from 1984. Save them for the 1984 poll! I'll move the others up.
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

I'll add the song lists just posted as I hadn't posted the results yet.
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Album results: [1] Michael Jackson - Thriller : 33 votes, 2262.36 points [2] Prince - 1999 : 32 votes, 1663.16 points [3] Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska : 25 votes, 1366.99 points [4] The Cure - Pornography : 22 votes, 1077.76 points [5] Roxy Music - Avalon : 23 votes, 838.98 points [6] Elvis Costello...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

Use this thread to post recommendations for the greatest year of them all, 1982! Album and song recommendations are welcome. :happy-partydance: Use this thread to post recommendations for the greatest year of them all, 1983! Album and song recommendations are welcome. :happy-partydance: Hmm... I wa...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Deadline has passed! Results up soon.

We got 42 album votes (a high for the 80s poll) and 45 song votes. :happy-partydance:
by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

Use this thread to post recommendations for the 2nd greatest year of them all, 1983! Album and song recommendations are welcome. :happy-partydance:

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by Moonbeam
Wed May 01, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 46
Views: 1282

Albums and Songs of 1983 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 1983, yet another outstanding year! https://media2.giphy.com/media/1BfSAhKduebKU4CvEw/source.gif A few things remain the same with the ...
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

nicolas wrote:42 | New Order | Blue Monday


This one's from 1983. Care to replace it?
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

nicolas wrote:Love that year . So eclectic.

Albums


11 | Orchestra Baobab | Vol.1 : Senegambie
22 | Orchestra Baobab | vol.2 : Ngalam


These are listed as a single album on AM. Are you happy to place the combined album at #11, or do you want me to move it elsewhere?
by Moonbeam
Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

rumpdoll wrote:@Moonbeam: Happy birthday! and thanks for your disco recommendations, they really pimped my list


Thanks! Your disco inclusions are a great birthday present!
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

I have spammed everyone who participated in the 1980 and 1981 polls who have not submitted lists for 1982. Sorry, everyone, but I want participation to be off the charts!
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Songs: 13. The Cure – Lament Woo hoo! Is this the Flexipop promo version you are voting for? The B-side version that appears on Japanese Whispers and The Walk EP is from 1983. I like the Flexipop version, but my favorite is the eerie version on "Japanese Whispers," since that was the vers...
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

jamieW wrote:Songs:

13. The Cure – Lament


Woo hoo! Is this the Flexipop promo version you are voting for? The B-side version that appears on Japanese Whispers and The Walk EP is from 1983.
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

It's my birthday and all I want is a flood of 1982 lists. Get them in, people! It's the best year ever!
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

antonius wrote:20. For the love of Money


I'm guessing this is the Defunkt song?

antonius wrote:
ALBUMS
7. Orchestra Baobab - Pirates Choice


AM lists the combined album Vol. 1: Senegambie/Vol. 2: Ngalam/Ken Dou Werente/Pirates Choice. Are you ok with your vote going toward that?
by Moonbeam
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 1708

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

GROUP PSI 1. The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano 2. The Verve | She's a Superstar 3. Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower 4. Candy Bars | Landscape GROUP OMEGA 1. Emily King | Distance 2. 1,000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song 3. Love | August 4. Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsints...
by Moonbeam
Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 4819

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng Eimear Quinn | The Voice GROUP CHI Suuns | Mirror Mirror Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky Mills Brothers | Nagasaki A bit of a down w...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 4239

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

http://24.media.tumblr.com/e72c9eda8ef04d6887c3b89e0354d922/tumblr_mkusqngzAe1qa68j2o1_500.gif Contrary to popular belief, disco didn't die at all in the 70s. Stateside, Patrick Cowley was still pumping out amazing material despite his failing health. His own Mind Warp is cowbell and synth mayhem, ...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 4239

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

Other huge genres in 1982 are synth pop and new wave, both of which were in their prime. I won't touch on the more established favorites, though I'll include some less heralded gems by some acts with more notorious songs. https://media0.giphy.com/media/rU2NpIB2O8hMY/giphy.gif A Flock of Seagulls mad...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 4239

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

Where to begin with this, the greatest of all years, IMO? There is just an abundance of riches, both well-known and unknown. I'll try to shine a light on some of the unknown wonders of this magical year, focusing on some different genres. Of course, I'll start with synth funk - what else?! https://m...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

40 | Eurythmics | Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Keep this one for 1983! 93 | The Fall | Winter (Hostel Maxi)/Winter 2 126 | Judas Priest | Hellion/Electric Eye I've already got votes for these as separate songs - the opposite problem to the Orchestra Baobab album! Do you want to keep both at thei...
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

sonofsamiam wrote:ALBUMS

13 | Orchestra Baobab | Vol. 1: Senegambie
49 | Orchestra Baobab | Vol. 2: Ngalam


These are listed as one album on AM. I've added the combined album at #13 for you, but happy to move it either way.
by Moonbeam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 12386

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Albums: 16 | Orchestra Baobab | Vol. 2: Ngalam 23 | Orchestra Baobab | Vol. 1: Senegambie These are listed as one album on AM. Maybe they shouldn't be, but that's how I've counted them so far. I've put the combined album at #16 for you, but I'm happy to move it up or down depending on what you'd li...

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