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by Nassim
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 1095

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

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by Nassim
Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks
Replies: 24
Views: 380

Re: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks

Well, I don't know if this is stuck because of the many obscure tracks waiting some vote, or if the "saving" format wasn't as atractive as the "elimination" one we used to have on past "Survivor" games. I bet "All My Friends" wouldn't go so far on the other f...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 101
Views: 1468

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

I'd have voted for The Jig of Life and Red Alert if I had thought about them when making my list !
by Nassim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.06
Replies: 12
Views: 327

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.06

I haven't followed much the charts this year so far, so the first song might already have been nominated, but I'll nominate :

Ought - Desire
Car Seat Headrest - Bodys
by Nassim
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 75
Views: 2601

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

Regarding Ys, I don't find Joana Newsom's voice a problem on that album, while it sometimes was in the Milk Eyed Mender (except on Peach, Plum, Pear, still her best song). Surprised to see Dear Science so high, I thought TV on the Radio's fall from grace would hurt it too. Do you overall think it is...
by Nassim
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's In Utero (1993)
Replies: 8
Views: 153

Re: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's In Utero (1993)

Not an easy album to rank, pretty consistant in quality but varying in style and intensity. Hardest one to rank is Milk It which has pretty cool parts and kinda unnecessary atonal parts too. Still, I'll wholeheartedly follow Pitchfork for the #1 pick. 02 | Scentless Apprentice 12 | All Apologies 03 ...
by Nassim
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Arctic Monkeys' Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: Rank the Tracks: Arctic Monkeys' Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006)

01 | The View from the Afternoon 03 | Fake Tales of San Francisco 11 | When the Sun Goes Down 02 | I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor 04 | Dancing Shoes 06 | Still Take You Home 05 | You Probably Couldn't See for the Lights But You Were Staring Straight at Me 10 | Perhaps Vampires Is a Bit Strong...
by Nassim
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks
Replies: 24
Views: 380

Re: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks

Big Ideas Us V. Them Get Innocuous! You Wanted a Hit Disco Infiltrator 45:33 (part 1) 45:33 (part 2) 45:33 (part 3) 45:33 (part 4) 45:33 (part 5) 45:33 (part 6) American Dream Beat Connection Black Screen Bye Bye Bayou Change Yr Mind Christmas Will Break Your Heart Emotional Haircut Freak Out/Starry...
by Nassim
Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1344

Re: Albums of 2018

Don't think I had ever listened to as many albums on their release dates, but Car Seat Headrest, Ought, US Girls and Superchunk albums are all well worth the spin !
by Nassim
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 75
Views: 2601

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

Given your penchant for hard rocking music (I seem to recall you love QOTSA), I'm guessing one of these albums is the Muse album that just appeared? I'm guessing the one he doesn't connect with but is happy it did well is "Donuts." Yes Jamie, no Nick! Actually there was a subtle clue for ...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6861

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)

If it's not too much hassle, can you put Sky Ferreira - Everything is Embarrassing at #90 on my list and move everything else down one spot ? Otherwise don't bother, it probably didn't get enough vote to make it to the final list anyway.
by Nassim
Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 75
Views: 2601

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

I don't get the (relative) lack of love from the forum for The Moon & Antarctica, but it really doesn't bode well for The Lonesome Crowded West which is way less welcoming and not as consistant (plus with 1997 being that stacked, even being in my top 30 of all time it's just my 5th favorite of t...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 126
Views: 3296

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

Post and Homogenic seem to always end up pretty much tied in our polls, but always above Debut. Still seems odd Debut is still her highest ranked album on AM.
by Nassim
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 75
Views: 2601

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

116. Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreak Score: 829.9 pts Year of Release: 2008 (#8 in year poll) AM 2000s albums rank: 153 (1087 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 2000s rank: 62 AMF 2011 2000s poll rank: Not top 100 Fans: Listyguy(9) I guess none of the Kanye disciples voted in this poll? Higher than ...
by Nassim
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 2178

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

StevieFan13 wrote:I also realize most of my top ten isn't gonna make it, which is a bummer.


You already got 4 songs from your top 10 in, and 2 other are obviously going to make the final top 10 (I'd even go for top 3) so I think you're actually pretty well off.
by Nassim
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 75
Views: 2601

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

I guess I should be happy it made it this far, but I'm still shocked by the hate for Sam's Town (besides BangJan and sonofsamiam... I'm coming to expect that). BleuPanda, 150/150 :( I ranked it 33/119 and I just re-listened to it. I don't hear an embarrassing "Are we human or are we dancer&quo...
by Nassim
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

It's still hard for me to comprehend that we can consistently praise "Paper Planes" and then leave out M.I.A.'s other work. She has such a large body of great songs off her first two albums, but even the usual #2 "Galang" didn't make this final top 150. (Similarly, how do we pla...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 389

Re: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)

07 | The Chain
08 | You Make Loving Fun
11 | Gold Dust Woman
05 | Go Your Own Way
10 | Oh Daddy
04 | Don't Stop
02 | Dreams
09 | I Don't Want to Know
01 | Second Hand News
03 | Never Going Back Again
06 | Songbird
by Nassim
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:09 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Replies: 10
Views: 240

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)

06 | I'm on Fire 11 | Dancing in the Dark 01 | Born in the U.S.A. 02 | Cover Me 07 | No Surrender 10 | Glory Days 08 | Bobby Jean 03 | Darlington County 05 | Downbound Train 04 | Working on the Highway 12 | My Hometown 09 | I'm Goin' Down Might be the force of habit that made me give #1 spot to I'm ...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (01) January 31
Replies: 9
Views: 876

Re: MCCh 2018 (01) January 31

spiritualized wrote:Wow no hip hop and just one art pop album. I'm liking 2018 already !


Shame would be ranked #39 in last year's EOY list, so I'd just consider the year is starting slow.
by Nassim
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 692

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

DaveC wrote:So the rank of "Chicago" has proven most costly to some guessers. Almost everyone over-estimated it's performance, while Toni underestimated.


For me it Will be Take Me Out, I had everything else within 3 spots.
by Nassim
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 534

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2

Caribou - Melody Day
Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing
The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town
Bill Withers - Grandma's Hands
The Kinks - Shangri-La
Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information
Passion Pit - Take a Walk
Justice - Waters of Nazareth
by Nassim
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 692

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

Viva la Vida top 20 (horrendous)? The Rip that high (great song though) ? Pyramid Song as the highest ranked Radiohead song (which was the case in 2001 but I had completely forgotten)? Well, I wouldn’t have guessed that so it doesn’t bode too well for my other predictions ! 20. Viva la Vida (wishful...
by Nassim
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017: Results
Replies: 11
Views: 355

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017: Results

I'm very surprised by the top 2 ! Especially didn't expect my pick to get that high, I was mostly hoping for it to end in the top half ! I know it had a few other big supporters, but I'm still stunned !
by Nassim
Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 46
Views: 1566

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

I'll join the chorus of thanks, AM is one of the best place on the internet and while a lot of people around here help make it so, at the core it's all thanks to you ! And I don't think the forum would die fast without updates, I've been around for more than 10 years and I'm not planning on going an...
by Nassim
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24

I figured I might as well translate the categories in the round above for those who would just want to play. Category 1 : warm-up, 20 song : 1 point for the artist, 1 point for the title Category 2 : covers : 1 point for the ORIGINAL artist, 1 point for the title Category 3 : decades : 1 point for t...
by Nassim
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24

Hey everyone, I have secured a spot for a team at the "Goûte mes Disques" music quiz on the 24th of March in Brussels. Anyone would be interested in joining the team ? You don't need to speak English, there might be some trivia part in the mix but nothing I wouldn't be able to translate. T...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1990s year and decade polls
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: 1990s year and decade polls

As contrary to the logic as it might seem, I probably would have volunteered if I had access to AM at work... but if I can't update the excel sheet and post on the forum there, it limits a lot the free time I can spend on a poll.
by Nassim
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I discovered much new music while doing these lists last year (thanks guys) but didn't think I would discover anything in the top 150 list. I was wrong, Of Montreals Grotesque Animal is a monster of a song I listened to many many times last month. You're welcome, Brad and I team up once a decade to...
by Nassim
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 3453

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

notbrianeno wrote:"Talk to Me" by RTJ charted in at #100 last year and is inelgible :(


Edited, and completed with a song I had forgotten !
by Nassim
Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 3453

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Albums : 1) LCD Soundsystem - american dream (Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 3) 2) Blanck Mass - World Eater 3) Orelsan - La Fête est Finie 4) Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory 5) Sorority Noise - You're Not As _____ As You Think 6) Lorde - Melodrama 7) Fever Ray - Plunge 8) Gang of Youths - Go Farth...
by Nassim
Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I have a real soft spot for New Born, it is one of the songs I can remember when and where I heard it for the first time. It was at a friend's 18th birthday, in a function room next to a church in Amiens, and one guy snuck that somehow within the usual party songs and went completely crazy once it k...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

126. The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So Rob : Hate to say it, but although this is a solid punk song, it also feels a bit been there, done that. I like it, because I like punk, but it doesn’t seem creative enough to quite deserve it’s high placement here or on the AM list. I don't think the Hive...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

My breakdown would be : 1 to 3 : top 10 of all time 4 to 11 : top 100 of all time 12 to 35 : top 500 of all time 36 to 65 : great songs, probably top 1000 if I ever did one 66 to 85 : other songs I really like 86 to 105 : songs I like 106 to 120 : OK songs 121 to 140 : songs that leave me cold botto...
by Nassim
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I'm not to sore about Jesus of Suburbia. I've known for some time now that it is not a forum favorite, so I'm already happy that it is there at all. There is a song I completely expected in the bottom 10 that hasn't showed up yet. Guess you might be talking about my #150 ! Relistening to Jesus of S...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 5102

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Already 2 of my top 10 out? :| Also surprised by the low placement of Impossible Germany (and that we haven't seen Lady Gaga yet). And disappointed for Shakey Dog (my #22), but that's less of a surprise. The list of voters show a fairly wide range of tastes from poptimists to folky fellas, experimen...
by Nassim
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 17
Views: 511

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8

The first 6 match ups are pretty fantastic, great picks AMers! Soulwax - NY Excuse Prefab Sprout - Faron Young Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End Sonic Youth - Youth Against Fascism Pass, 2 great discoveries Chance the Rapper - Chain Smoker (my 2 fav of the week, so I'm pretty ok with my pick losing.....
by Nassim
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6861

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

Short album list : a lot of my fav from the other 2 lists are not eligible here (as part of mixed band with mixed vocals) 1) The Knife - Silent Shout 2) Portishead - Dummy 3) Fever Ray - Fever Ray 4) Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out 5) Grimes - Art Angels 6) Sleigh Bells - Treats 7) Sleater-Kinney - The ...
by Nassim
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 27
Views: 764

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Barrington Levy - Here I Come Stone Temple Pilots - Vasoline Nina Simone - Sinnerman (Sinnerman looks like the obvious favorite for the tournament, though it will probably face one of its most serious opponents next week. The Blower's Daughter is a lovely song nonetheless) Queen - Don't Stop Me Now ...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6861

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

I posted an albums list a few days ago, and my main criteria was that the vocals on an album should clearly be predominantly delivered by a woman (or women). That's why I included A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records and excluded Silent Shout Aren’t all the vocals on Silent Shout delivered...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)
Replies: 8
Views: 381

Re: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)

Romain, are you sure Goute Mes Disques is from France? According to their Facebook page it seems they are from Bruxelles, Belgium. That’s a recurring discussion at EOY time, the team is a mix of French and Belgian but they are based in Brussels and have a specific focus on Belgian music, so yeah, s...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 18
Views: 498

Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5

Albums
The Replacements - Let It Be
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.

Songs
Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy
Tears for Fears - Shout
The Chills - Pink Frost
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
The Replacements - Unsatisfied
Queen - Radio Ga Ga
by Nassim
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"
Replies: 13
Views: 656

Re: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"

Well that’s my issue actually, the beats are very unremarkable. For Bodak Yellow add that with a terrible flow, and lame lyrics (seriously, if I want a bragging song by a female rapper involving a lot of use of the word pussy, Azealia Banks and Nicki Minaj did it way better.) XO TOUR Llif3 is at lea...
by Nassim
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 42
Views: 2029

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

So, don't compare DAMN. to TPAB. Compare it to other more traditional rap albums. In that area, I would say it's definitely a stand-out for the last few years. Let's flip this question; imagine, for whatever reason, the top album of the year was going to be hip hop. Which album would you go with th...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)
Replies: 10
Views: 722

Re: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)

Albums : 11) Lana Del Rey - Lust for Life 12) N.E.R.D. - No_One Ever Really Dies 13) Sampha - Process 14) Father John Misty - Pure Comedy 15) Fishbach - À ta merci 16) Phoenix - Ti Amo 17) Arcade Fire - Everything Now 18) Fever Ray - Plunge 19) Etienne Daho - Blitz 20) Princess Nokia - 1992 21) Aldo...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6861

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Going on holidays in 2 days so I am rushing all the polls : 1) Portishead - Roads 2) Fever Ray - I'm Not Done 3) The Knife - Silent Shout 4) Low - Especially Me 5) Arcade Fire - In the Backseat 6) Massive Attack - Teardrop 7) The Knife - Pass This On 8) Bat for Lashes - Glass 9) Sleater-Kinney - Jum...
by Nassim
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 467

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4

Metallica - Ride the Lightning Songs Prince - When Doves Cry a-ha - Take on Me Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark The Replacements - I Will Dare Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? Don Henley - The Boys of Summer
by Nassim
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)
Replies: 10
Views: 722

Re: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)

Still haven't found the full list (well, I mean I haven't bought the magazine) but here are the next 5 :
6 - Juliette Armanet - Petite amie
7 - Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
8 - Orelsan - La fête est finie
9 - Damso - Ipséité
10 - Cigarettes after Sex - Cigarettes after Sex
by Nassim
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire

I'll add the great version by Uilab (a collaboration between the post-rock bands Ui and Stereolab) to the cover section : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsaj7T7iUlU I'll like it even more than the original, which seems to be a thing about my favorite Eno songs (see Bauhaus' Third Uncle for instance).

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