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by babydoll
Fri May 26, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs that make you happier than anything
Replies: 21
Views: 4825

Re: Songs that make you happier than anything

StevieFan13 wrote:- Prince - Purple Rain
Why did I think you didn't like "Purple Rain"? :?

And to answer your question: I guess nothing makes me happier than when a song I like comes on? For me, music isn't exactly emotive, but instead, I focus on how good it is.
by babydoll
Wed May 24, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Olivia Newton-John: Appreciation
Replies: 17
Views: 4777

Re: Olivia Newton-John

Oh, dear, I thought she died when I saw this thread. So happy she didn't. While I've never been too interested in Olivia Newton-John, I must admit that I actually adore "Hopelessly Devoted to You", "Magic", and more importantly, "Physical". Guys, if you haven't seen the "Physical" video yet, you mus...
by babydoll
Tue May 23, 2017 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy
Replies: 5
Views: 1381

Re: Ariana Grande Concert Tragedy

Well, um, one of ISIS' attacks during that evening in Paris was actually at a concert. So, no, concerts aren't always a safe place. However, I cannot imagine how Ariana must be feeling right now. There's rumors already that she's concerning her concert in London that's on the 25th. I mean, the Rolli...
by babydoll
Tue May 23, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 11728

Re: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

Thank you for turning Superpan onto this thread, acroamor! I really appreciate it. I personally like his/her selection and of course, yours too. So an update, so far there is a total of 6 submissions: StevieFan13, bonnielaurel, BleuPanda, Superpan, acroamor and me, and 2 who will definitely submit ...
by babydoll
Mon May 22, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Barbara - La Solitude
Replies: 1
Views: 875

Re: 6000 Songs: Barbara - La Solitude

Interestingly enough, there is an art movie somewhat about Barbara called Barbara that just played in the Cannes Film Festival.
by babydoll
Mon May 22, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8 tiebreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 710

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8 tiebreaker

Sly & the Family Stone - Sex Machine

PJ Harvey - All or Nothing
by babydoll
Fri May 19, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork (USA) - Nina Simone: Her Art and Life in 33 Songs (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 2159

Re: Pitchfork (USA) - Nina Simone: Her Art and Life in 33 Songs (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:
Henrik wrote:YYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!
Yay! I made Henrik happy!
You made me happy. Nina is getting some love. Woo-hoo! Woo-hoo!

Okay, now it's time for Little Girl Blue and Pastel Blues to make it to the album charts.
by babydoll
Fri May 19, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/19/2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1889

Re: New Releases Week of 5/19/2017

Hey, can you do genres, Bleu? I would sincerely appreciate it.
by babydoll
Fri May 19, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 5660

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

What a shock! I think this is the first death of a major music artist in 2017 Well, definition of major artist can vary, but I'm sure we can at least all agree on Chuck Berry [cough]Chuck Berry[cough]... I forgot Chuck! Ok, second death... Yes, Chris had one of the greatest voices in Rock (not only...
by babydoll
Wed May 17, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/12/2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3445

Re: New Releases Week of 5/12/2017

BleuPanda wrote:Never would have guessed my headline album for a week would cease to exist by the end of it...
Yeah, that's what you get for not featuring Harry Styles.

Just jesting.
by babydoll
Wed May 17, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

I dislike it because it features a prominent sample of an ABBA song ("Gimme Gimme Gimme") that did the whole dance-pop/synthpop thing a LOT better. If you're going to rip off a great song, at least do it justice. It did it justice. Hell, it did it better than the original which wasn't even great by...
by babydoll
Wed May 17, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

"Hung Up" is my favorite Madonna song! How can anyone not like it? I dislike it because it features a prominent sample of an ABBA song ("Gimme Gimme Gimme") that did the whole dance-pop/synthpop thing a LOT better. If you're going to rip off a great song, at least do it justice. It did it justice. ...
by babydoll
Wed May 17, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

The thing that bothers me about him, and it's not his fault really, is that some people like for example Eric Bolling of Fox News, loves Macklemore but doesn't like Kanye. And I think that's racism. You've got to give me something else. Some people can prefer Macklemore over Kanye without it being ...
by babydoll
Tue May 16, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)

StevieFan13 wrote:Ok, I'm OK. But somebody needs to listen to more James Brown.
No, I knew it was James Brown, I just chose to ignore the "count it off" thing and I was a bit perplexed why you choose to answer me like that.
by babydoll
Tue May 16, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)

I can't believe they don't have the Beatles' "Let It Be" on that list. I don't like that song, but I feel like it had to be such a defining moment of 1970. It was the death of the Beatles, you know? But I definitely wasn't alive in the '70s so I wasn't there to tell you for sure. Take what I just s...
by babydoll
Tue May 16, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 1804

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - 20 Songs That Defined the Early Seventies (2016)

I can't believe they don't have the Beatles' "Let It Be" on that list. I don't like that song, but I feel like it had to be such a defining moment of 1970. It was the death of the Beatles, you know? But I definitely wasn't alive in the '70s so I wasn't there to tell you for sure. Take what I just sa...
by babydoll
Tue May 16, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

I don't know "Same Love" well, I've actually only heard it once or twice. (I hardly ever listen to radio.) So I'm curious why it is getting so much hate. Jeff, you wrote: "a pro-gay rights song in a genre not especially known for progressive attitudes on gender and sexuality" As far as what you wro...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (08) May 15
Replies: 15
Views: 5104

Re: MCCh 2017 (08) May 15

Last night, I listened to PWR BTTM's album and I totally thought "Answer My Text" was one of the silliest things I've ever heard. I'm a bit perplexed as to how it is a highlight.
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: TSPDT Series, #94
Replies: 3
Views: 1457

Re: TSPDT Series, #94

Once upon a time, I would have given it a 10/10. Now it's a 8/10. It's truly spectacular and great, but lately, I've come to the realization that Hiroshima mon amour does the truth-or-fiction and the playing-with-time thing much better. I still love Delphine Seyrig's outfits in this movie and the ar...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

StevieFan13 wrote:So maybe I will take it off. "Music" stays, though.
Eh, "Music" is still better than anything Green Day has done, in my opinion.
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Is this 'Worst' list or 'Most overrated list'? The former has a way of transforming into the latter on web forums no matter what the topic. People don't say what they really think is worst, just the one they hate the most relative to its reputation. To me a big component of song badness is how ofte...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Madonna | Music Okay, why don't you like this song? It's like the last truly great song she's ever done. And, yes, I do remember "Hung Up" when I write this. It's just tuneless noise to me. I don't like the beat, though I will say Madonna's voice is fine. I much prefer Don't Tell Me. I actually can...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

StevieFan13 wrote:Madonna | Music
Okay, why don't you like this song? It's like the last truly great song she's ever done. And, yes, I do remember "Hung Up" when I write this.
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Buffalo Springfield | For What It's Worth Nirvana | Smells Like Teen Spirit Queen | We Will Rock You R.E.M. | Losing My Religion Aw. How come? (And Kiss Me is my 3rd-favorite song ever, but I absolutely understand why people hate it so much). "For What It's Worth" is one of those songs that I feel ...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Okay, I should probably list my least favorite songs: Aaron Carter | Aaron's Party (I DO NOT KNOW HOW I'VE HEARD THIS!) AC/DC | Back to Black Aqua | Barbie Girl Alison Gold | Chinese Food Barenaked Ladies | One Week Barney & Friends | the theme song The Beach Boys | Kokomo The Beatles | A Day in the...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Dizzee Rascal - Fix Up, Look Sharp Laurie Anderson - O Superman James Brown - Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Working Lil Wayne - A Milli Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton Kelis - Milkshake M.I.A. - Galang Azealia Banks - 212 I like all of t...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

Kelis | Milkshake :angry-cussingblack: I KNEW one of these was gonna piss you off, I just didn't know which one. I was not selecting with the intent to piss you off, but it seems to happen an awful lot. Hey, what can I say? You've been a AMF member since January and you've posted almost 2,000 times...
by babydoll
Mon May 15, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 19048

Re: Least-favorite songs

StevieFan13 wrote:Kelis | Milkshake
:angry-cussingblack:
by babydoll
Sat May 13, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10
Replies: 27
Views: 4782

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10

My big 'Don't get' this week is Nancy & Lee. Feel like it tried to coast on charm and character and ends up feeling hokey. They are chattering to each other about the song while they are singing it, and the effect to me is making it all seem campy and stupid. Saddened that you feel this way. Like s...
by babydoll
Sat May 13, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: TSPDT Series, #95
Replies: 8
Views: 2440

Re: TSPDT Series, #95

bootsy wrote:This is some good input. I'm definitely going to rewatch this. If there is a good Blu-Ray out there as far as quality then I will definitely buy it.
It's Jaws. Of course, there's probably tons of great blu-rays out there.
by babydoll
Sat May 13, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: TSPDT Series, #95
Replies: 8
Views: 2440

Re: TSPDT Series, #95

Reading what people are saying, I feel bad about giving this the lowest score so far. I simply do not like Spielberg, but somehow I actually like this movie. The gif Bleu posted is of an absolutely iconic shot that I have never ever forgotten. In fact, it's probably is tied for first place alongside...
by babydoll
Sat May 13, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/12/2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3445

Re: New Releases Week of 5/12/2017

So, um, can I still listen to PWR BTTM's new album? :?
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New favorite songs
Replies: 9
Views: 1824

Re: New favorite songs

For "Freak Like Me", can I actually suggest the Sugababes version? It's basically the lyrics over Gary Numan's "Are 'Friends' Electric?" and it works so, so well.
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Re: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

For Lohan, she was definitely great when she was great, but I need a little more evidence. I'm sure she's done some great stuff, and she's already kind of an icon, but aside from Mean Girls I can't think of another great Lohan performance off the top of my head (and I am of the minority that likes ...
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Re: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

For Lohan, she was definitely great when she was great, but I need a little more evidence. I'm sure she's done some great stuff, and she's already kind of an icon, but aside from Mean Girls I can't think of another great Lohan performance off the top of my head (and I am of the minority that likes ...
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Re: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

Also Jennifer Lawrence wasn't even making movies by then. If this list was updated, then yeah, totally, she'd make this in a heartbeat. I am not too sure about if Ryan Reynolds would be included, though. What I meant was that she'd make the cut if they updated it. And yeah, maybe not Ryan Reynolds....
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/5/2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1871

Re: New Releases Week of 5/5/2017

I have to admit that I absolutely need to listen to Perfume Genius' new album. Actually, I still need to listen to Too Bright. I still sometimes play "Queen" and what a tune that is.
by babydoll
Thu May 11, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]
Replies: 15
Views: 4313

Re: 501 Movie Stars (2007) [as ref. for the new poll]

They remembered Robin Williams, the GOAT, and that's what's important. I think this was made before Scarlett Johansson was well-known as a dramatic actress - I would've included others like Ryan Reynolds or Jennifer Lawrence, but none of them had hit their stride yet. I was looking at this list for...
by babydoll
Wed May 10, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: TSPDT Series, #96
Replies: 3
Views: 1533

Re: TSPDT Series, #96

Jack Nicholson is fine, but his wife and son make me cringe. I agree with you about Shelley Duvall, but I thought Danny Lloyd was excellent in this movie. So much of the movie felt like it was rested on his shoulders and Kubrick is especially notorious for his repeated takes, but the quality of his...
by babydoll
Sun May 07, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 5479

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2

Thanks for the awesome list of albums to check out. (If I haven't really heard a lot of these albums, games like this gives me musical fatigue so I'm not voting.) Also I just discovered that Gwen Stefani's "Rich Girl" which also features Eve was produced by Dr. Dre! So literally "Let Me Blow Ya Mind...
by babydoll
Wed May 03, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)
Replies: 24
Views: 6572

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)

For those who are voting for both E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Gandhi, why is it so popular and why do you guys like it? I find those two pretty bad. Ben Kingsley was really great in the latter, though. Maybe I'm just missing something that's "good" about those two.
by babydoll
Wed May 03, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 6349

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

Again, I like it because it's catchy. But I probably should've said Scarborough Fair instead of The Sound of Silence, and I actually enjoy them both. There isn't really a S&G song I don't like. Paul Simon solo is a bit more iffy. I have to tell you that if you ever do a Simon & Garfunkel/Paul Simon...
by babydoll
Wed May 03, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 6349

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

This thread is listing lots of my favourite artists, song & albums. Never mind. Artists AC/DC AC/DC AC/DC Kraftwerk Beck Frank Sinatra Listen, I like all of the ones you mentioned. You like AC/DC? Goodbye. Also you prefer "Cecilia" to "The Sound of Silence"? That is the one Simon & Garfunkel song t...
by babydoll
Mon May 01, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: TSPDT Series, #97
Replies: 2
Views: 1370

Re: TSPDT Series, #97

A 10/10. One of the absolutely greatest movies ever made. Each time I watch it, I get an epiphany from it. And I've seen it almost ten times. No other movie has ever done that for me. I hope this one does very, very well in the '80s poll.
by babydoll
Mon May 01, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks
Replies: 10
Views: 2556

Re: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks

In some songs I feel he tries too hard to come across as deeply sensitive (it’s what ruins his popular Fix You for me, for example) Fix You and Paradise are crapola, though. Rob, I can see that about the first half of Fix You, but the ending is so phenomenal that I get over it. I just can't listen ...
by babydoll
Mon May 01, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks
Replies: 10
Views: 2556

Re: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks

In some songs I feel he tries too hard to come across as deeply sensitive (it’s what ruins his popular Fix You for me, for example) Fix You and Paradise are crapola, though. Rob, I can see that about the first half of Fix You, but the ending is so phenomenal that I get over it. Paradise isn't great...
by babydoll
Mon May 01, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks
Replies: 10
Views: 2556

Re: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks

I'm not huge on Coldplay, but I find their Coldplay-iest songs to be their best. Nothing will top Viva la Vida for me (one of those songs that even at the time of its release I considered seismically important), but I do actually think Clocks is very good. Fix You and Paradise are crapola, though. ...
by babydoll
Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 13
Views: 3182

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

Hey spiritualized, would it be too much trouble to post the 2017 Hall of Fame entries and 2017 #1s in the first post each week? Would other people be interested in that? I feel like I have too many albums to catch up on for the all-time poll before delving into all of this new music, but I do like ...
by babydoll
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: A list of lists from stefanocarraro
Replies: 23
Views: 11438

Re: A list of lists from stefanocarraro

Has anyone posted the winners and nominations for Best Original Song yet? Because I'll happily take care of that (and the golden globes too, if you want). But it shouldn't eligible. There's a difference between songs and records. It's not like they're saying, "Oh, Judy Garland's 'Over the Rainbow' ...