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by hectorthebat
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Popdust - All 73 Daft Punk Songs, Ranked Worst to First (2013)
Replies: 6
Views: 2849

Re: Popdust - All 73 Daft Punk Songs, Ranked Worst to First (2013)

86 On/Off 85 Funk Ad 84 Outlands 83 Disc Wars 82 Wdpk 837 fm 81 Flynn Lives 80 Get Funky Get Down 79 Recognizer 78 Within 77 Rectifier 76 Take Me Out 75 Arrival 74 Armory 73 Assault 72 Rinzler 71 Daftendirekt 70 Beyond 69 The Brainwasher 68 The Game Has Changed 67 The Prime Time Of Your Life 66 Oh Y...
by hectorthebat
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Brit Awards?
Replies: 2
Views: 2891

Brit Awards?

I don't know whether these have previously been included? If they are eligble and not already listed, let me know and I can post. Last night was the award ceremony - winners in categories that might be usable are: MasterCard British Album of the Year David Bowie – Blackstar The 1975 – I Like It When...
by hectorthebat
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LGBT-themed Songs
Replies: 88
Views: 63180

Re: LGBT-themed Songs

1999 - Danii Minogue - Everlasting Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWyKo7y_LE8

2014 - Tonight Alive - The Edge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRDVXnACx7Y
by hectorthebat
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2994

Re: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)

If this is eligible, there are a couple of older lists on the site too that I can transcribe.
by hectorthebat
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2994

EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)

21-50 only at the moment: http://www.godisinthetvzine.co.uk/2016/12/09/giittvs-albums-poll-2016-part-one/ 21) Pet Shop Boys – Super 22) Radio Dept – Running Out Of Love 23) Conformist – Lifestyle Bible 24) Solange – A Seat At The Table 25) Pixies – Head Carrier 26) Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool 27)...
by hectorthebat
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 110241

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

"Spanish Stroll" by Mink DeVille was released in 1976, not 1977: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Stroll
by hectorthebat
Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?
Replies: 20
Views: 5089

Re: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?

Tori Amos' "Professional Widow" is far better known for the "Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix" than the original, which is more Amos' usual rock/garage than Armand Van Helden's house/electronica.
by hectorthebat
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Holiday Songs of All Time (2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 2029

Re: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Holiday Songs of All Time (2016)

And that they consider "My Favourite Things" as a Christmas song!
by hectorthebat
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 6088

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

:angry-banghead: ok, so it was meant to be "the boss ". Unfortunately, it's now the end of the week, so I'd suggest just cancelling all votes for "cc rider".
by hectorthebat
Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)
Replies: 10
Views: 3453

Re: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)

Fair enough, bad examples! Ok - for "Records that Changed the World", I can think of Thomas Edison's recording of Mary had a Little Lamb, David Hasselhoff on the Berlin Wall, Gangnam Style, Amen Brother, various charity singles, Rocket 88, My Bonny. All certainly changed the world in their own way, ...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)
Replies: 10
Views: 3453

Re: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)

Should "most influential" lists be eligible? I can think of a hypothetical case where a record is so bad, that it influences lots of other artists to change their style of music, or a record that is purely influential based on record sales or hype, rather than greatness. For example - "Cop Killer" w...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156743

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Just before Christmas, I'll be going to see James and The Charlatans.
by hectorthebat
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Acclaimed" Wedding Songs
Replies: 20
Views: 5442

Re: "Acclaimed" Wedding Songs

Our first real first dance was "Flying Without Wings" by Westlife (I know, but it's my wife's favourite song).

However, our last wedding dance was "One Day Like This" by Elbow, which everyone appreciated.
by hectorthebat
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 2016 Polaris Prize
Replies: 1
Views: 862

2016 Polaris Prize

Hi,

I don't know if we've previously included this, but it is the Canadian equivalent of the Mercury Prize, which is included.

If so, the 2016 winner is: Kaytranada - 99.9%
by hectorthebat
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 2016 Mercury Prize Shortlist
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Re: 2016 Mercury Prize Shortlist

And the winner is. .. skepta!
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 110241

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Maybe not an error, but "I Shall be Released" is credited to Bob Dylan & The Band. Have you properly separated the two versions, one by Bob Dylan, and one by The Band?
by hectorthebat
Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Guardian (UK) - The best albums of 2016 – so far
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Re: The Guardian (UK) - The best albums of 2016 – so far

Yeah, I thought something like that, which I why I didn't bother transcribing it yet. Thanks!
by hectorthebat
Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 110241

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

"Al Capone" by Prince Buster was released in 1964, not 1965: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Capone_%28song%29
by hectorthebat
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Guardian (UK): Prince: every album rated – and ranked
Replies: 13
Views: 4468

The Guardian (UK): Prince: every album rated – and ranked

I imagine we'll see a few more lists like this: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/apr/22/prince-every-album-rated-and-ranked 1 Sign O’ the Times 1987 ★★★★★ 2 Parade 1986 ★★★★★ 3 Purple Rain 1984 ★★★★★ 4 Dirty Mind 1980 ★★★★★ 5 1999 1982 ★★★★★ 6 Around The World In A Day 1985 ★★★★★ 7 Lovesexy 198...
by hectorthebat
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules March - Submissions
Replies: 17
Views: 2739

Re: Random Rules March - Submissions

Deep Purple - Mule
The Band - When You Awake
Malcolm X - No Sell Out
Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
The Everly Brothers - Like Strangers
Joy Division - Komakino
Portishead - Nylon Smile
Pink Floyd - Us and Them
The Wailers - Get Up, Stand Up
Nelly - Nellyville
by hectorthebat
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules February - Submissions
Replies: 21
Views: 4173

Re: Random Rules February - Submissions

Joy Division - Exercise One Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Ella Guru Joni Mitchell - Twisted Kylie Minogue - Tears on My Pillow Bob Dylan - Tombstone Blues Dido - My Lover's Gone Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up Carole King - Home Again OutKast - Spottieottiedopaliscious Mano Negra - Mano...
by hectorthebat
Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156743

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Sounds like a few people have caught Joanna Newsom, and now I am too - got tickets to see her in March.
by hectorthebat
Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules January - Submissions
Replies: 13
Views: 2694

Re: Random Rules January - Submissions

The Bee Gees - To Love Somebody Space - The Ballad of Tom Jones Sublime - Don't Push Gene Clark - The Virgin Beyonce/Sleepy Brown - Hip Hop Star The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Loving Feeling The La's - Timeless Melody Kriss Kross - Jump Sting - I Was Brought to My Senses Bob Dylan - Stuck...
by hectorthebat
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Top 10 Estonian classical albums of all time (2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 848

Top 10 Estonian classical albums of all time (2015)

http://news.err.ee/v/Culture/ba78f909-6052-4029-a931-33a960862b2f The public vote won't be eligible, but the "as chosen by music experts" should be. 1. Arvo Pärt - "Tabula rasa (ECM) 2. Veljo Tormis - "Forgotten Peoples" (ECM) 3. Arvo Pärt - "Te Deum" (ECM) 4. Erkki-Sven Tüür – "Crystallisatio" (ECM...
by hectorthebat
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Estonian World EOY songs 2013 (EE)
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

Estonian World EOY songs 2013 (EE)

http://estonianworld.com/culture/estonianworlds-songs-year-2013/ Liisi Koikson, “I’m the only one” Iiris, “Sapphire” Kadri Voorand, “Don’t marry the lofty” Winny Puhh, “Meiecundimees üks Korsakov läks eile Lätti” Keeris, “Öö ja päev” Dahling, “Swept” Kõrsikud, “Mälestus” Ewert and the Two Dragons, “...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 27, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FACT (UK) The 20 best Colombian records ever made (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 925

FACT (UK) The 20 best Colombian records ever made (2013)

http://www.thevinylfactory.com/vinyl-factory-releases/from-the-vaults-the-20-best-colombian-records-ever-made/ 01. ROMANCITO Y SU COMBO ‘HONOLULU’ (PHILIPS, 1970) 02. FRUKO Y SUS TESOS ‘SALSA NA MA’ (FUENTES, 1973) 03. JUANCHO VARGAS ‘VIRGENES DEL SOL’ (RCA 78, EARLY 1960s) 04. SEXTETO MIRAMAR ‘LA C...
by hectorthebat
Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 2015 Mercury Music Prize nominations
Replies: 3
Views: 1873

2015 Mercury Music Prize nominations

Slaves – Are You Satisfied Gaz Coombes – Matador Soak – Before We Forgot How to Dream Jamie xx – In Colour Benjamin Clementine – At Least for Now Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin Florence + the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful Eska – Eska C Duncan – Architect Róisín Murphy – Hairless Toy Wolf Alice...
by hectorthebat
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: imveryape.com
Replies: 3
Views: 1473

imveryape.com

Will best of lists from this site: http://imveryape.com/category/best-of-list/ be eligible? If so, I'll go through and post the eligible ones (EOY, best Canadian albums, EOD so far, etc).
by hectorthebat
Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: thebraziliansound.com Top 20 Brazilian Music Albums
Replies: 1
Views: 962

thebraziliansound.com Top 20 Brazilian Music Albums

Don't know if these lists will be eligible: http://www.thebraziliansound.com/top.htm What are your twenty favorite Brazilian albums of all time? Brazilian music specialists Chris McGowan, Ricardo Pessanha, Charles Perrone, Christopher Dunn, Bruce Gilman, Katrina Geenen, Antonio Adolfo, and Mario de ...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mojo (UK) - 15 Amazing Brazilian Songs (2014)
Replies: 2
Views: 2146

Mojo (UK) - 15 Amazing Brazilian Songs (2014)

http://www.mojo4music.com/15033/15-amazing-brazilian-songs/ 1. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - Mas Que Nada 2. Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz - The Girl from Ipanema 3. Elis Regina & Milton Nascimento - Caxanga 4. Caetano Veloso - Asa Branca 5. Gilberto Gil - Expresso 2222 6. Jorge Ben - Bebete Vaobora 7....
by hectorthebat
Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Buzzfeed (USA) 23 Classic Brazilian Songs
Replies: 1
Views: 1135

Buzzfeed (USA) 23 Classic Brazilian Songs

http://www.buzzfeed.com/gabrielakruschewsky/23-classic-brazilian-songs-you-need-to-listen-to-right-now Are these Buzzfeed-style listicles going to be eligible? 1. “Garota De Ipanema” by Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim (1962) 2. “Mas Que Nada” by Jorge Ben (1963) 3. “Baby” by Os Mutantes (1968) 4. “...
by hectorthebat
Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:46 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Triple J (Australia) Hottest 100 Australian Albums
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

Triple J (Australia) Hottest 100 Australian Albums

Hottest 100 Australian Albums of all Time (2011) http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100/alltime/11/ "We asked some of the country's top musicians and industry experts to tell us their favourite Australian albums of all time. Using a preferential voting system for this exercise only, we have compil...
by hectorthebat
Mon Sep 21, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Max (Australia) - Top 100 Best Aussie Songs Of All Time
Replies: 1
Views: 1777

Max (Australia) - Top 100 Best Aussie Songs Of All Time

http://scenestr.com.au/music/top-100-best-aussie-songs-of-all-time-max (2014) "as determined by a panel of Australia's finest musicians" 100. I Was Only 19 – Redgum 99. So Beautiful – Pete Murray 98. Horses – Daryl Braithwaite 97. Just Keep Walking ­– INXS 96. The Day You Went Away – Wendy Matthews ...
by hectorthebat
Sun Sep 13, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 100 Best Australian Albums (2010)
Replies: 6
Views: 4368

100 Best Australian Albums (2010)

Apologies if this has been posted before: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100_Best_Australian_Albums 1.Midnight Oil – Diesel and Dust (1987) 2.AC/DC – Back in Black (1980) 3.Crowded House – Woodface (1991) 4.Cold Chisel – Circus Animals (1982) 5.The Triffids – Born Sandy Devotional (1986) 6.The Easybe...
by hectorthebat
Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 228
Views: 156743

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I'm seeing Polyphonic Spree in September, and Deerhunter/Gang of Four in October!
by hectorthebat
Tue Aug 11, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AM demographics poll
Replies: 31
Views: 5624

Re: The AM demographics poll

The thing who amazed me in this site, it's the lack of English people. Guys, you made the best music in the world... where are you? Hi! I'm from Liverpool, which I think of as the world capital of music, and not just because of The Beatles. If you're ever in town, let me know, and I'll show you aro...
by hectorthebat
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guitar Player - The 56 Greatest Musical Moments
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Guitar Player - The 56 Greatest Musical Moments

Guitar Player - The 56 Greatest Musical Moments in Guitar History: http://www.guitarplayer.com/artists/1013/the-56-greatest-musical-moments-in-guitar-history--video/52666 Don't know if this will be eligible for a number of reasons, but still an interesting (chronologically ordered) list. I suppose i...
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM World Cup - Drafting Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7690

Re: AM World Cup - Drafting Thread

Sorry, didn't read the rules properly and realise I needed two teams! Ok, since they've not been taken, I'll take the Stones: 1 Time Is On My Side 2 Satisfaction 3 Beast of Burden 4 Angie 5 Wild Horses 6 You Can't Always Get What You Want 7 Paint it, Black 8 Sympathy for the Devil
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM World Cup - Drafting Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 7690

Re: AM World Cup - Drafting Thread

I'll take Kanye:

1 - Otis
2 - Stronger
3 - Gold Digger
4 - Black Skinhead
5 - Jesus Walks
6 - Monster
7 - Slow Jamz
8 - Through the Wire
by hectorthebat
Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AM Top Songs of All Time 2015 Edition
Replies: 224
Views: 83280

Re: The AM Top Songs of All Time 2015 Edition

I've chosen Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run twice. Can you replace the lower ranked entry with John B Sebastian - Rainbows All Over Your Blues?

Thanks, and apologies!
by hectorthebat
Sat May 30, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in July 2014 update - CLOSED!
Replies: 229
Views: 55695

Re: Errors in the July 2014 update v. 2

"Promised Land" by Joe Smooth may have been released in 1987, not 1988: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Smooth
by hectorthebat
Mon May 18, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Snoozer (JP) - 150 Greatest Albums of Japanese Rock 'n' Roll
Replies: 3
Views: 2705

Re: Snoozer (JP) - 150 Greatest Albums of Japanese Rock 'n'

Ok, I just looked at the "critics" list at the top of the site, and couldn't see them! No problem if they're already here, I imagine they take a lot of organising into the spreadsheet!
by hectorthebat
Mon May 18, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Snoozer (JP) - 150 Greatest Albums of Japanese Rock 'n' Roll
Replies: 3
Views: 2705

Snoozer (JP) - 150 Greatest Albums of Japanese Rock 'n' Roll

http://rateyourmusic.com/list/iyiiki/japan__the_dark_continent_of_rock/ 1.RC Succession - 楽しい夕に (Tanoshii Yuube Ni) (1972) 2.Rosa Luxemburg - II (1986) 3.Fishmans - 空中キャンプ (Kūchū Camp) (1996) 4.Murahachibu - ライブ (1973) 5.中村一義 [Kazuyoshi Nakamura] - Taiyō (1998) 6.Boredoms - Super æ (1998) 7.岡村靖幸 [Ya...
by hectorthebat
Mon May 18, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (JP) - 100 Greatest Japanese Rock Albums
Replies: 0
Views: 986

Rolling Stone (JP) - 100 Greatest Japanese Rock Albums

http://rateyourmusic.com/list/iyiiki/rolling_stone_japans_100_greatest_japanese_rock_albums_of_all_time/ 1.はっぴいえんど [Happy End] - 風街ろまん (1971) 2 . RC Succession - Rhapsody (1980) 3.The Blue Hearts - The Blue Hearts (1987) 4. Yellow Magic Orchestra - Solid State Survivor (1979) 5.Eikichi Yazawa - Gold...
by hectorthebat
Fri May 15, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in July 2014 update - CLOSED!
Replies: 229
Views: 55695

Re: Errors in the July 2014 update v. 2

The song "Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!" was released in 2007, not 2008. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dig,_Laza ... %28song%29
by hectorthebat
Fri May 15, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Nigeria Music Box (NGA) - 70 Greatest Nigerian Music Songs
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Nigeria Music Box (NGA) - 70 Greatest Nigerian Music Songs

http://nigeriamusicbox.com/100-greatest-nigerian-music-songs-of-all-time/ 1) Zombie - Fela Kuti 2). Water no Get Enemy - Fela Kuti 3) Mammy water – Sir victor Uwaifo 4) Guitar Boy - Sir Victor Uwaifo 5) Konko below – Lagbaja 6) African Style- Bright Chimezie 7) Fire in soweto – Sonny Okosun 8) Papa’...
by hectorthebat
Thu May 14, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: EOY 2015 - songs - Curious Animal
Replies: 0
Views: 2984

EOY 2015 - songs - Curious Animal

http://www.curiousanimal.com/songs-2014/ 30: Mountjoy by Morrissey 29: Beyond Illusion by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah 28: Julud by Aziza Brahim 27: Strange Tidings by Albert Hammond Jr 26: East Beat by The Callas 25: American Interior by Gruff Rhys 24: My Town by Guano Padano 23: Tiger’s Skip by Tony A...
by hectorthebat
Thu May 14, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: EOY 2014
Topic: EOY 2014 - albums - Curious Animal
Replies: 0
Views: 2697

EOY 2014 - albums - Curious Animal

http://www.curiousanimal.com/albums-2014/ 40: 9 Dead Alive by Rodrigo Y Gabriela 39: The Water(s) by Mick Jenkins 38: Turn Blue by The Black Keys 37: Landini by Aurelio 36: Carry On The Grudge by Jamie T 35: Post Tropical by James Vincent McMorrow 34: Seeds by TV On The Radio 33: Present Tense by Wi...