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by bonnielaurel
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 30
Views: 197

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Marina and the Diamonds - I Am Not a Robot (2010, bubbling)
by bonnielaurel
Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 26
Views: 307

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
Tom Waits - Closing Time
St. Vincent - Marry Me
Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen
by bonnielaurel
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1072

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
Pink Floyd - Animals
Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever
Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
by bonnielaurel
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 55
Views: 2284

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Top 30 Albums: Michael Jackson - Bad Whitney Houston - Whitney Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun George Michael - Faith U2 - The Joshua Tree Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing France Gall - Babacar Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine - Let It Loose Terence Trent d’Arby - Introducing the Hardline Accor...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s
Replies: 36
Views: 5559

Re: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s

1. Laura Marling
2. First Aid Kit
3. Grimes
4. Gregory Porter
5. Lana del Rey
6. GoGo Penguin
7. Janelle Monáe
8. Lindi Ortega
9. The Divine Comedy
10. Natalia Lafourcade
11. Leon Bridges
12. Anoushka Shankar
13. Robyn
14. Charli XCX
15. Michael Kiwanuka
by bonnielaurel
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 12981

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

I've replaced Talk Talk by Basia at #14, because that was a single in 1985. The rest remains the same.
by bonnielaurel
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5
Replies: 36
Views: 3354

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5

Bob Dylan - Desire
Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.
The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
by bonnielaurel
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 3521

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

Blur - 13
Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem [London Symphony Orchestra]
by bonnielaurel
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3
Replies: 26
Views: 5333

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3

Mogwai - Young Team
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
Youssou N'Dour - The Guide (Wommat)
by bonnielaurel
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2529

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)

Ma nuit chez Maud [My Night at Maud's] Anne of the Thousand Days A Boy Named Charlie Brown La Piscine [The Swimming Pool] Kes Cactus Flower Fellini - Satyricon L'Armée des ombres [Army of Shadows] The Italian Job Women in Love Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Sayat N...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Aug 03, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 12981

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Top 30 Albums: Paul Simon - Graceland Madonna - True Blue Janet Jackson - Control Astor Piazzolla - Tango: Zero Hour Peter Gabriel - So Bangles - Different Light Tina Turner - Break Every Rule Europe - The Final Countdown Giora Feidman - The Magic of the Klezmer Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses Chri...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6388

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
The Velvet Underground - VU
Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 4219

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

Grimes - Art Angels
Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt
Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32881

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Thanks for all the work, TheLastEnemy. I'm glad with the good placings for some of my favourites, like Björk, Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1968 (2019 edition)
Replies: 15
Views: 3107

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1968 (2019 edition)

Rosemary's Baby 2001: A Space Odyddey Romeo and Juliet La Mariée était en noir [The Bride Wore Black] Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell Le Gendarme se marie [The Gendarme Gets Married] Skammen [Shame] Oliver! Bandolero The Love Bug Faces Funny Girl Once Upon a Time in the West Night of the Living Dead The ...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16
Replies: 20
Views: 2152

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
2. Tom Waits - Closing Time
3. Rush - Permanent Waves
4. Hedningarna - Hippjokk
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32881

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Simple Minds are ranked 456 on AM. Did they finish outside of the top 500 here?
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32881

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

It would be cool to see a poll of artists unranked on AM. Probably popular artists that are looked down on by critics would top it. Possibly they could also be artists that sit outside the usual wheelhouse of artists that critics usually cover. I had fifteen unacclaimed artists in my top 200: 78. G...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 25965

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

Jailhouse Rock In the Ghetto Are You Lonesome Tonight Return to Sender Heartbreak Hotel (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear Such a Night (You're the) Devil in Disguise Suspicious Minds All Shook Up Little Sister Wooden Heart Surrender Love Me Tender It's Now or Never Stuck on You That's All Right Hound Dog...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 64542

Re: Songs of 2019

My song top 40 halfway through the year: Billie Eilish - Bad Guy Stella Donnelly - Tricks Dodie - If I’m Being Honest The Divine Comedy - Philip and Steve’s Furniture Removal Company Holly Herndon - Eternal Ina Forsman - Why You Gotta Be That Way Tim Hecker - That World Billie Eilish - Bury a Friend...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 207
Views: 121642

Re: Albums of 2019

Halfway through the year my album top 20 is beginning to shape up: Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs Holly Herndon - PROTO Ina Forsman - Been Meaning to Tell You The Divine Comedy - Office Politics Avril Lavigne - Head Above Water Tim Hecke...
by bonnielaurel
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32881

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Is it possible that my complete top 50 has made it into the top 500?
by bonnielaurel
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 4121

Re: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas

It's normal to have more favorite songs than albums. A great album contains at least two great songs and there are extra songs not from a studio album.
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 4121

Re: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas

150 albums, perhaps 200 songs and 80s mania.
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 4121

Re: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas

The results of 1984 are practically a carbon copy of the official critics' list. That's a pity, because I don't see the point of organizing a huge year-long poll if the results are roughly known in advance. Maybe a tournament like 80s madness would be an idea, although there are so many tournaments ...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 32881

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Glad to see my vote helped Sinéad O'Connor, Suzanne Vega, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Randy Newman and Charles Aznavour to get a spot.
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1967 (2019 edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 4951

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1967 (2019 edition)

Belle de Jour The Graduate In the Heat of the Night Barefoot in the Park Bonnie and Clyde In Cold Blood The Producers To Sir, with Love The Jungle Book Far from the Madding Crowd Wait Until Dark The Taming of the Shrew The Dirty Dozen Divorce American Style La Chinoise The War Wagon Anna Karenina Y...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 20754

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Top 30 Albums: Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston Sting - The Dream of the Blue Turtles Kate Bush - Hounds of Love The Pogues - Rum Sodomy & the Lash Simply Red - Picture Book Suzanne Vega - Suzanne Vega Chris Rea - Shamrock Diaries Tears for Fears - Songs from the Bi...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12001

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
2. Blur - Modern Life is Rubbish
3. Paramore - After Laughter
4. Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 8647

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)

Yes, it's probably better to treat it as one film for the purpose of a poll.
by bonnielaurel
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 8647

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1966 (2019 edition)

Persona La Grande Vadrouille Blow-Out Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? How to Steal a Million Penelope Torn Curtain War and Peace [Voyna i mir] The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short [De man die zijn haar kort liet knippen] The Fortune Cookie Made in U.S.A. Alfie A Man for All Seasons Harper Triple Cros...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 14484

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread

Thanks for all the work you've into this, Schaefer. I voted for nine films in the top 10, so that result looks great. I think the previous all-time poll, more than five years ago, also had "Pulp Fiction" at #1.
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13346

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

Jackson Browne - Running on Empty
Pink Floyd - Animals
Anne Clark - Changing Places
Neil Diamond - Hot August Night
by bonnielaurel
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12074

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

Gene Clark - No Other
The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle
Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
Bee Gees - Bee Gees' 1st
by bonnielaurel
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1965 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 8502

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1965 (2019 edition)

Giulietta degli Spiriti [Juliet of the Spirits] Repulsion Doctor Zhivago Pierrot le Fou [Crazy Pete] The Sound of Music Obchod na Korze [The Shop on Main Street] Le Corniaud [The Sucker] Le Bonheur [Happiness] The Spy Who Came In from the Cold Bunny Lake Is Missing A Study in Terror La Grosse Caiss...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 14484

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread

Some nice surprises: Clueless, The Spy Who Loved Me, Scarecrow...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 15930

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

Simon and Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence
George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
4 Non Blondes - Bigger, Better, Faster, More!
Kimio Eto - Koto Music
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jun 02, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 53926

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Yes, I prefer the original version, although the remix is better known. The rest of her album is worth discovering too.
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 13300

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1984 Poll

Several essential 1984 albums are unacclaimed: *Wham! - Make It Big: One of the biggest pop albums of the decade, with George Michael's first solo single Careless Whisper and the three best Wham! songs. *Alison Moyet - Alf: After leaving Yazoo she made her big solo album, which is one of the greates...
by bonnielaurel
Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 53926

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

The golden year of synthpop, music videos and sultry saxophone solos. Top 30 Albums: Sade - Diamond Life Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. Wham! - Make It Big Alison Moyet - Alf Art of Noise - Who’s Afraid of the Art of Noise Queen - The Works Madonna - Like a Virgin Prince & The Revolution - P...
by bonnielaurel
Thu May 23, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1964 (2019 edition)
Replies: 11
Views: 7731

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1964 (2019 edition)

Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez Paris - When It Sizzles The Night of the Iguana Goldfinger My Fair Lady Marnie Mary Poppins The Pink Phink [short] Diary of a Chambermaid [Le Journal d'une femme de chambre] Fantômas Dr. Strangelove Lady in a Cage Zorba the Greek [Alexis Zorbas] The Yellow Rolls-Royce Ki...
by bonnielaurel
Thu May 23, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best James Brown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 162
Views: 67884

Re: Best James Brown Songs

It's a Man's Man's Man's World (1966) Get Up (I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine) (1970) I Got You (I Feel Good) Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud (1968) I Guess I'll Have to Cry Cry Cry (1969) Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto (1968) Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (1965) Living in America (1985) ...
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 22, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final
Replies: 26
Views: 17547

Re: Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 22, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15392

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

Bob Dylan - Desire
Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex
Beyoncé - 4
Billy Joel - Piano Man
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 15, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 15040

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Metric | Gold Guns Girls
Chris Bell | You and Your Sister
Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
The Field Mice | Emma's House

David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Stevie Wonder | Do I Do
Nadine Shah | Fool
Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue
Ennio Morricone | Chi Mai
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 15, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8
Replies: 28
Views: 14063

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8

Jerry Lee Lewis - Live at the Star Club, Hamburg
Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem [London Symphony Orchestra]
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 08, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 11038

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 2

Emily King | Distance Kimio Eto | Midare Collectors | Lydia Purple Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion Noisettes | Every Now and Then Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) WITCH | Chifundo The J.B.'s | The Grunt Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Si...
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 08, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time (dealine: June 30, 2019)
Replies: 94
Views: 75093

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time (dealine: June 30, 2019)

Yes, The Entertainer only became popular in 1973 with The Sting. I can't find any recordings before that.
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 08, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 13635

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

1. Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
2. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
3. Spinners - Spinners
4. The Crocketts - The Great Brain Robbery
by bonnielaurel
Sat May 04, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll
Replies: 10
Views: 8970

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1983 Poll

Best unacclaimed albums/EPs of 1983: *Billy Joel - An Innocent Man: Tribute to popular genres of the 1950s and '60s like doo-wop and rock 'n' roll, with the close harmony of The Longest Time and Uptown Girl . *Mike Oldfield - Crises: Best album of this decade by the multi-instrumentalist, with Magg...