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by BobPatience
Mon May 27, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Geez Louise, BobPatience, thank you. (Have you ever seen someone defend you more than you'd defend yourself? As I looked further into the Shonen Knife song, it was looking like a bonus CD track to a 1983 release, and otherwise 1984 ... I don't usually check a band's personal website.) You're welcom...
by BobPatience
Sun May 26, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

20. Bryan Adams - Heaven I'm pretty sure that this one is from 1984, but now that you and Live in Phoenix have both just included it, I'm starting to wonder. Do either of you have a source for it being released in 1983? If not, do you mind saving it for 1984? Here's the source for '83 Heaven https:...
by BobPatience
Sat May 25, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:I've spammed everyone who had submitted a list in the previous 80s polls via PM - sorry for that!

Maybe tell them that it's your birthday again? :)
by BobPatience
Sat May 25, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 115
Views: 143363

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

StevieFan13 wrote:I sadly can’t find the song Eagle Rock by Daddy Cool or Ruby by Kaiser Chiefs anymore.
Kaiser Chiefs seems to be only available in Europe right now
Daddy Cool is everywhere except for the USA
by BobPatience
Fri May 24, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

This is kind of embarassing. I said that this year had no really big songs for me. Apparently I overlooked this one. David Sylvian and Ryuichi Sakamoto - Forbidden Colours Will be my actual #1 (Sorry Nits) (New Order will be bumped off, but probably receive it's vote in '88) I've always loved to lis...
by BobPatience
Mon May 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Thanks Akhenaten for reminding me of this song in the recommendations thread.
It's almost criminal that this isn't on AM (and that I forgot it)

I'd like to put Fiction Factory - (Feels Like) Heaven on 13
Bumping off Bowie with Let's Dance
by BobPatience
Sat May 18, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 117385

Re: Songs of 2019

I just found out that Of Monsters and Men got out a new song two weeks ago, Alligator. And man is it a departure from their previous work; they went from indie folk to basically dance rock. I'm not as much a fan of this song as I am of their other work, although I really like Nanna's vocals, and it'...
by BobPatience
Thu May 16, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

135. Childbirth – Siri, Open Tinder - 2 This song doesn't excite me at all; it all just seems very bland. I also don't generally care for lyrics, but why make a song about Tinder if you're 'swiping left' on everyone (except the 'married couple') anyway? I especially have no idea what (swiping left ...
by BobPatience
Thu May 16, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

134. Annette Peacock – Love’s Out to Lunch - 7,5 (trying not to do half grades, but I really am on the edge about this one) Way to short. This could've gone for at least half of the Traffic song earlier from last weekend as far as I am concerned. Gotta agree with Rob on the Joni Mitchell part. And i...
by BobPatience
Tue May 14, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

133. The Clovers – Fool, Fool, Fool - 6 The instrumentation is good, the vocal harmony is nice, but the overall feel of the song is just too 'low' for me. I also feel like I've already heard what I'd want out of the song halfway throughout it, which I don't think is good for just a 2,5min song. So I...
by BobPatience
Mon May 13, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Kebnekajse - Förberedelser till fest: 8 Good discovery. Yes, it's perfect when you need to clear people out of a room. Just blast this piece real loud and the room will empty out immediately! 2 I don't think that we should use this topic to insult other people's music choices. It's fair to give you...
by BobPatience
Mon May 13, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Kebnekajse - Förberedelser till fest - 9 With instrumental pieces I can easily get distracted over the lack of vocals, subconciously thinking 'less' of them. For this tune I got over that very quickly. There's a lot going on, but it still feels like one coherent piece. My favourite part starts at 0:...
by BobPatience
Sun May 12, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 33870

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Is there a concise list of all voted songs? Here is a link to the post with the link to the full list: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?p=97025#p97025 Yeah I found that one. Problem is I don't have Excel and Google Sheets says it's too big to open. So I was wondering if there a sm...
by BobPatience
Sun May 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 33870

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Is there a concise list of all voted songs?
by BobPatience
Sun May 12, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

131. Allie Wrebel & Ray Gilbert (writers), performed by James Baskett – Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah - 1 I really, really, really dislike Disney songs. Though 1 and not 0 because it's still actual music. The crediting might also be due to Disney not really crediting voice actors in the early days (although the...
by BobPatience
Sat May 11, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

130. “Traditional” – Yankee Doodle - 4 It's hard to rate such a work, especially if you don't rate the performance. My previous knowledge of the tune is through a 10+ years old Dutch flash game called 'Politiekspel', with lyrics about our then PM Balkenende. As far as the tune itself goes: It's simp...
by BobPatience
Sat May 11, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

129. Traffic – The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys - 9 I don't listen to Traffic nearly enough. This song offers so much that it's 11:41 runtime almost feels too short. I especially like the congas + additional percussion throughout the song, the choruses that really 'pop out', and the instrumental se...
by BobPatience
Fri May 10, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 33870

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Option 1
by BobPatience
Thu May 09, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

128. The Libertines – Up the Bracket - 8 I love this. 2000s post-punk/garage revival is just great. Two-and-a-half minutes of pure energy, but in the right way, it never gets too loud or messy. My favourite feature are the low harmony vocals that occur sparingly throughout the song. I'll have too se...
by BobPatience
Wed May 08, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

127. Tom Waits – Johnsburg, Illinois - 8 Short but sweet, the actual music seems to stop even earlier than the track, about 1:23 into the 1:33. A great piano and double bass (?) duet, this song really gives me the chills. The more I listen to it, the more I like it. It reminds me a lot of Japan's Ni...
by BobPatience
Tue May 07, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Hymie wrote:The Fabulous Little Richard was released in 1959 in all countries. The UK album came out in Oct 1959.
Then it confuses me why some pressings say 'recording first published 1958', was the release of the records postponed after they were already pressed?
by BobPatience
Tue May 07, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Let's try this again. 126. The Rolling Stones – Child of the Moon - 5 Not a fan of the lead vocals, even less a fan of the harmony vocals, and really not a fan of the drums. Guitars are just fine. It's main redeeming factors for me are the brass and the overall style of the song. And the fact that e...
by BobPatience
Tue May 07, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 33870

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

I like the game. I'm still planning on eventually rating all of them. But, besides those few weeks in March, I haven't really had the right mindset to sit down and listen to music, instead of just having it on as background noise all day.
by BobPatience
Mon May 06, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

For what it's worth, Wikipedia claims that the Little Richard album was released in 1958 in the UK and Canada and in 1959 in the US, though I don't know what they base that on, as they only link to the unspecific Discogs info. I looked into it. The pictures of the record on this page say 'Recording...
by BobPatience
Mon May 06, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 151669

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

125. Little Richard – Kansas City Year: 1958 It's 1959 - https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/little-richard/the-fabulous-little-richard/ 9 The record seems to have a 1958 version (But AM indeed has it as 1959 release) https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/little-richard/the-fabulous-little-ri...
by BobPatience
Mon May 06, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

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?
by BobPatience
Wed May 01, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 97238

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Not as strong of a year as the previous 80s years for me, especially regarding top 3 1) Nits - Nescio 2) Mike Oldfield feat. Maggie Reilly - Moonlight Shadow 3) Men at Work - Overkill 4) Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble - Texas Flood 5) U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday 6) The Smiths - This Charming Ma...
by BobPatience
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 69394

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Songs: 1) Donald Fagen - I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World) 2) Dire Straits - Private Investigations 3) Daryl Hall & John Oates - Maneater 4) Roxy Music - More Than This 5) Roxy Music - Avalon 6) Talk Talk - Talk Talk 7) Donald Fagen - New Frontier 8) XTC - Senses Working Overtime 9) Steve Miller Band ...
by BobPatience
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 138
Views: 110656

Re: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017

Maxwell Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite | 9.0: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/maxwell-maxwells-urban-hang-suite/ Embrya | 8.3: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/maxwell-embrya/ What's the upgrade? it's the same https://web.archive.org/web/20180930105516/https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/maxw...
by BobPatience
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 121694

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

111. The Kinks – Lavender Hill - 9

This is how I like the Kinks the best, would've fit straigth on KAtVGPS imo.
by BobPatience
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 19322

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

Tie-break: Oval - 94 Diskont vs. blink-182 - Enema of the State
by BobPatience
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 21495

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Brad wrote:Anyone want to break the tie from last week?
I will report back in 2 hours
by BobPatience
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85196

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

The choir intro is really good. I don't hear the song being played too often, but if it starts with the instrumentals it both confuses and saddens me. As for the next song: I used to mix up the intro with the on to Bowie's Ashes to Ashes. I can't imagine that now, although I wouldn't mind hearing ei...
by BobPatience
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85196

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

FWIW: It seems like 'It's All Over Now' can claim the title of highest ranking non-Stones composition now, being written by Bobby and Shirley Womack for The Valentinos.
by BobPatience
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85196

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Hymie wrote: Time to enter the top 10. Song #10 is the highest ranking song on the list that was not written nor originally done by the Rolling Stones:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFLJFl7ws_0
Is this the correct link? Afaik Wild Horses is in fact a Jagger-Richards composition
by BobPatience
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Panorama (IT) - Vasco Rossi: the 61 memorable songs
Replies: 2
Views: 5416

Re: Panorama (IT) - Vasco Rossi: the 61 memorable songs

Pierre wrote:
Kuviello wrote: 24) Incredibile romantica (1981)
44) Incredibile romantica (1981)
I've noticed this one; I don't know if there are others.
10) Ti prendo e ti porto via (2001)
33) Ti prendo e ti porto via (2001)

12) Non mi va (1987)
19) Non mi va (1987)

That's all doubles
by BobPatience
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86556

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I'd like to make a case for live renditions to count separately For example: I strongly prefer 'Slippery People' from Stop Making Sense ove Speaking in Tongues. Other examples are Lola, I Want You to Want Me and Turn the Page I'm familiar with all of these except the live version of Lola. Do you mi...
by BobPatience
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86556

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
sonofsamiam wrote: 90 | Echo and The Bunnymen | Villiers Terrace
98 | X | Johnny Hit and Run Paulene
These ones are from 1980 but I've been allowing older 80s songs to be included if there are questions about the release year.
fwiw, I'm fairly sure 36 | Elvis Costello | Clubland is a 1980 work too
by BobPatience
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86556

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I'd like to make a case for live renditions to count separately For example: I strongly prefer 'Slippery People' from Stop Making Sense ove Speaking in Tongues. Other examples are Lola, I Want You to Want Me and Turn the Page But, these are all well known examples of course. From a compiler's view i...
by BobPatience
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86556

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

17 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating 18 | Anthony Davis | Variations in Dream-Time Both of these seem to be from 1982. Care to replace them, as well as the 3 albums from 1982 that I noted? FWIW Discogs has the single Sky-Skating as a 1981 release (album still 1982) https://www.discogs.com/Annette-Pea...
by BobPatience
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85196

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Glad to see Doom and Gloom making it to the list
by BobPatience
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

74. James Brown & His Furious Flames – Tell Me What I Did Wrong - 5

Certainly not a bad song, but something about it just doesn't do it for me.
by BobPatience
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: For native French speaking members
Replies: 7
Views: 4886

Re: For native French speaking members

Well, that 'song' is just amazing, thanks for sharing
by BobPatience
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

73. Archie Shepp - Hipnosis - 2 I don't think that it's actually a bad song, but it's just really not for me. Jazz is already not really 'my jazz', and getting 26 minutes of it is a bit too much. I wouldn't have minded some more variation either. It also loses a point for the drummer whose pay seems...
by BobPatience
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

72. Os Paralamas Do Sucesso – Lanterna dos Afogados - 4

While I don't think that it's a bad song, the music does seem to be a bit on the light side and neither the horns nor the guitar solo could entice me to rate this any higher than just decent.
by BobPatience
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

71. Inglebirds - Intro - 7 Perfect length for the amount of energy that the lyrics contain. Furthermore I did enjoy the vocals, for as far as I like rap. The string backing is just a cherry on top. A full album is quite the accomplishment for only existing one year, many recent bands seem to do sing...
by BobPatience
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

70. Iron Maiden – Paschendale - 8

Iron Maiden is probably the 'loudest' band I like to listen to, and this song does not disappoint. It's got a great symphonic metal sound, despite it's length it's never boring and a nice, fitting and not too abrupt end. 10/10 would listen again.
by BobPatience
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85196

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I'm a bit confused. The story tells that the met for the very first time in 1961, but also that they were childhood playmates?

On another note: That's a damn good opener for the top 111. Looking forward to the rest of the lot.
by BobPatience
Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 247
Views: 172646

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

69. Circle Jerks – Red Tape - 3

I've heard worse, but it's still just a bunch of loud noise to me, not what I'm looking for in music.
by BobPatience
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 14808

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

P.S. This is the first week of Unacclaimed I've participated. So I got a question: the music in general this week felt pretty 'non-mainstream' (for as far as that term means anything). Is that a common occurrence or did I just 'get lucky'? I think it's relatively normal for a lot of weird and obscu...