Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

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Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:40 pm

Note: the previous round has a couple hours left.



The rules are simple. After listening to each song, vote for your favorite in each match. The deadline to vote is Monday, January 1st at 10 am CST. (I'm leaving this topic open for two weeks due to the holidays).

Here is the bracket:
http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=468522

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
Underworld - Rez

Rush - The Spirit of Radio
vs.
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
vs.
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra
vs.
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
vs.
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender
vs.
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
vs.
Elvis Costello - Veronica


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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Bang Jan » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:41 pm

Patti Smith - Piss Factory

Rush - The Spirit of Radio

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love

Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra

Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender

Elvis Costello - Veronica
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:00 pm

So many songs I love that I'll have to vote against this week...that Take Me Home, Country Roads vs. This Corrosion match is brutal. At least my own nomination (Rez) is facing off against another song I love, so if it fails to move on like I expect, at least there's something I'm fine with taking its place. Like last time, there's more I'm excited about in the 2000-3000 range than the 1001-2000 range.

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby andyd1010 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:46 pm

Underworld - Rez

The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads

Beach House - Zebra

Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender

Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby bonnielaurel » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:38 pm

15. Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
14. Underworld - Rez

8. Rush - The Spirit of Radio
vs.
10. The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

16. Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
11. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

3. John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
vs.
12. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

13. Beach House - Zebra
vs.
6. Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

4. Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
vs.
9. Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

7. Blur - Tender
vs.
5. Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

2. Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
vs.
1. Elvis Costello - Veronica

Terrible draw for Bonnie Raitt.
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby slick » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:46 pm

Underworld - Rez

Rush - The Spirit of Radio

PASS

Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Blur - Tender

Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:51 pm

Underworld - Rez
Rush - The Spirit of Radio
Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Beach House - Zebra
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
Blur - Tender
Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby jamieW » Tue Dec 19, 2017 1:01 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory 10
vs.
Underworld - Rez 4

Rush - The Spirit of Radio 6
vs.
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes 7

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love 7
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day 4

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads 7
vs.
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion 8

Beach House - Zebra 5
vs.
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today 7

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much 6
vs.
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight 7

Blur - Tender 5
vs.
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia 8

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me 6
vs.
Elvis Costello - Veronica 6

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby DaveC » Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:18 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory

The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender

Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Henry » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:01 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
Underworld - Rez - pass for now

Rush - The Spirit of Radio

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day - pass for now

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads

Beach House - Zebra

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:39 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory

The Pipettes - Pull Shapes (very very very very veeeerrryyy close)

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads (which is odd, 'cuz I usually hate John Denver and enjoy what I've heard by Sisters of Mercy - including "This Corrosion" - but "Country Roads" makes me happy every time I hear it)

Beach House - Zebra (although I'm pleasantly surprised to hear a good Herman's Hermits song)

Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender (though it had a very good match)

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Neil » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:59 pm

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Beach House - Zebra
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Bruno » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:04 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory

Rush - The Spirit of Radio

Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads

Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Romain » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:07 pm

Underworld - Rez
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
Blur - Tender
Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby EmilienDelRey » Fri Dec 22, 2017 11:54 pm

Patti Smith - Piss Factory

Rush - The Spirit of Radio

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love

Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much

Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Ghost Sergio » Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:43 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
Underworld - Rez

Rush - The Spirit of Radio
vs.
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
vs.
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra
vs.
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
vs.
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender
vs.
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
vs.
Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Father2TheMan » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:06 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
Underworld - Rez...but I wouldn't honestly listen to either one by choice.

Rush - The Spirit of Radio
vs.
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes..Really liked the girl group pop meets disco vibe of the latter but "Spirit" is my favourite Rush track

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day Not a techno fan but Vile didn't make much of an impression either

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
vs.
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra
vs.
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
vs.
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight ARGH! Tasty liquid soul from Luther, largely overlooked (by the general public at least) singer/songwriter great from the Thompsons..can't I toss out the Patti Smith and vote for both? No?!? Fine...
:angry-banghead:

Blur - Tender
vs.
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia The Blur is pleasant but can't compete with one of the most soulful vocals ever recorded.

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
vs.
Elvis Costello - Veronica A snappy pop ditty from Mr. MacManus loses out to the tangible ache in Raitt's vocal.
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Krurze » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:22 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
vs.
Underworld - Rez

Rush - The Spirit of Radio
vs.
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
vs.
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day

This is it, the single fiercest match-up ever :(

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
vs.
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra
vs.
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
vs.
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender
vs.
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
vs.
Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Henrik » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:44 pm

Patti Smith - Piss Factory
Rush - The Spirit of Radio
pass
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion
(I'd say "This Corrosion" is the only Sisters of Mercy song that isn't overlooked though)
Beach House - Zebra
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby antonius » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:15 pm

Underworld - Rez
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
Frankie Knuckles - Your Love
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia
Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:51 pm

I'm pretty sure the John Denver song in the playlist is a re-recording, and this is the original:

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Rob » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:48 pm

3. Patti Smith - Piss Factory vs. 9. Underworld - Rez
Rez is a good dance track, but the poetry delivery of Patti Smith is really unique, even over forty years later.

6. Rush - The Spirit of Radio vs. 7. The Pipettes - Pull Shapes
Two good choices, but the rock fan in me wins out.

14. Frankie Knuckles - Your Love vs. 10. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day
Though Wakin on a Pretty Day overstays its welcome somewhat I get more out of it than out of Your Love.

2. John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads vs. 4. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion
A tough choice, but Take Me Home, Country Roads has been a mainstay in my personal playlists for a long time and I guess the extra memories make it hard to vote against here.

5. Beach House - Zebra vs. 8. Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
No Milk Today is fun 60's pop with a great melody, but Zebra is a good example of the beauty Beach House is capable of.

16. Luther Vandross - Never Too Much vs. 1. Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
The easiest choice of the week. Luther Vandross isn't my cup of tea, while I love the mood of I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, a personal favorite.

11. Blur - Tender vs. 12. Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia
Two decent songs, that I appreciate without feeling a deep connection. Tender seems more unique to me, although Benton does have a great voice.

15. Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me vs. 13. Elvis Costello - Veronica
Like the last matchup these are good, but not amazing to me. But I do easily prefer the rock edge of Costello to the slowness of the Bonnie Raitt track.

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Chilton » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:54 am

Patti Smith - Piss Factory vs. Underworld - Rez

Rush - The Spirit of Radio vs. The Pipettes - Pull Shapes

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love vs. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day :cry:

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads vs. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

Beach House - Zebra vs. Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much vs. Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight

Blur - Tender vs. Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me vs. Elvis Costello - Veronica

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:25 pm

Rez (such a painful matchup)
Pull Shapes
Your Love
This Corrosion
Zebra
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (thank you so much for nominating this, Neil!)
Rainy Night in Georgia
I Can't Make You Love Me
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby BleuPanda » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:36 pm

Results


Patti Smith - Piss Factory: 10
Underworld - Rez: 11

Rush - The Spirit of Radio: 11
The Pipettes - Pull Shapes: 10

Frankie Knuckles - Your Love: 8
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day: 10

John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads: 12
Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion: 9

Beach House - Zebra: 13
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today: 8

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much: 8
Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight: 13

Blur - Tender: 10
Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia: 11

Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me: 12
Elvis Costello - Veronica: 9

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 5 (open until 1/1)

Postby Neil » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:34 am

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Rez (such a painful matchup)
Pull Shapes
Your Love
This Corrosion
Zebra
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (thank you so much for nominating this, Neil!)
Rainy Night in Georgia
I Can't Make You Love Me


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