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by bonnielaurel
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 285596

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: 89792

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: 26
Views: 14823

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: 26
Views: 14823

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: 26
Views: 14823

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: 89792

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: 16726

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: 61903

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: 16646

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: 21734

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: 21734

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: 48268

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: 18309

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: 18695

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: 22233

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: 48268

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: 20484

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: 90829

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: 15541

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: 90829

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: 19269

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: 92816

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: 23703

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: 20473

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: 22194

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: 18899

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: 15720

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: 97606

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: 20309

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: 10574

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...
by bonnielaurel
Sat May 04, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 117357

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Top 40 Albums: U2 - War Billy Joel - An Innocent Man Cyndi Lauper - She’s So Unusual Lionel Richie - Can’t Slow Down Mike Oldfield - Crises Allan Holdsworth - Road Games Tracey Ullman - You Broke My Heart in 17 Places Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Punch the Clock Donna Summer - She Works Hard ...
by bonnielaurel
Wed May 01, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6
Replies: 26
Views: 17243

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. The xx - I See You
3. Micachu - Jewellery
4. Youssou N'Dour - The Guide (Wommat)
by bonnielaurel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 25
Views: 15245

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

GROUP PSI
The Verve | She's a Superstar
Candy Bars | Landscape
The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano
Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower

GROUP OMEGA
Emily King | Distance
Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsintskaro
1,000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song
Love | August
by bonnielaurel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 14943

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

1.1 Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana 1.2 Michael Jackson - Thriller 1.3 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 1.4 Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror 1.5 Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough 1.6 Michael Jackson - Give In to Me 1.7 Michael Jackson - Human Nature 1.8 Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal...
by bonnielaurel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 130879

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Michael Jackson Björk The Beatles Whitney Houston Stevie Wonder ABBA Queen Bob Dylan Aretha Franklin Elton John The Rolling Stones Mariah Carey Frank Sinatra Billy Joel Elvis Presley Christina Aguilera Jacques Brel Donna Summer George Michael Sting Elvis Costello U2 Blondie Sade Nina Simone Kate Bu...
by bonnielaurel
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 15895

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Crowded House - Woodface
2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
3. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
4. Peter Gabriel - Us
by bonnielaurel
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 19457

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI
Eimear Quinn | The Voice
Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng
Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams

GROUP CHI
Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
Suuns | Mirror Mirror
Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
by bonnielaurel
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 24823

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Crowded House - Crowded House
Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 18206

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU
Metric | Gold Guns Girls
Collectors | Lydia Purple
You Am I | Heavy Heart
The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly

GROUP UPSILON
Lauren Hoffman | Broken
Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
The Commodores | Zoom
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 22020

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

Some tough choices this week.

1. Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking
2. Oval - 94 Diskont
3. Enya - Shepherd Moons
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 18194

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
Deftones | Diamond Eyes
Erasure | Drama!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Foster the People | Houdini
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 22809

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Grimes - Art Angels
Janet Jackson - janet
Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
Section 25 - From the Hip
by bonnielaurel
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 24361

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1963 (2019 Edition)

8 1/2 The Birds Contempt [Le Mépris] Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow [Ieri Oggi Domani] Charade It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World The Silence [Tystnaden] Cleopatra Irma la Douce The Pink Panther From Russia with Love The Servant Lilies of the Field Winter Light [Nattvardsgästerna] Murder at the Gallop Tom...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 83520

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

My third and final attempt to vote for Da Da Da . Top 30 Albums: Michael Jackson - Thriller Donna Summer - Donna Summer Duran Duran - Rio The Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky Pat Metheny Group - Offramp Nina Hagen - Nunsexmonkrock Dire Straits - Love over Gold Billy Joel - The Nylon Curtain Don...
by bonnielaurel
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 11403

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

Three recommendations for unacclaimed albums/songs: Pat Metheny Group Album: Offramp Song: Are You Going with Me? It's a jazz album with synthesizer guitar, which you can hear because those bends and glides would be impossible on a keyboard. They attracted a Brazilian percussionist who introduced so...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 19329

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. Fiona Apple - Tidal
2. Le Tigre - Le Tigre
3. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
4. Pet Shop Boys - Concrete
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 16003

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

GROUP OMICRON
George | Special Ones
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
Bedhead | Powder
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

GROUP PI
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
by bonnielaurel
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time (dealine: June 30, 2019)
Replies: 94
Views: 97606

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time

My list of instrumentals is ready! I tried to find a good balance between jazz, instrumental pop/rock, some film music and world music. Duke Ellington - Take the "A" Train - 1941 Paco de Lucía - Almoraima - 1976 Astor Piazzolla - Milonga del Ángel - 1986 Santana - Samba Pa Ti - 1970 The Shadows - Ap...
by bonnielaurel
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 19042

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

WITCH | Chifundo
David Bowie | Dead Man Walking
Steve Perry | Strung Out
Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist

The J.B.'s | The Grunt
Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2
The Field Mice | Emma's House
The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me?