Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

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Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by ordinaryperson » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:42 am

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 6th of January at 7:00pm EST.

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The Brackets
Albums
Songs

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense vs. Cocteau Twins - Treasure
Metallica - Ride the Lightning vs. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl vs. The Style Council - Café Bleu
Sade - Diamond Life vs. Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry vs. a-ha - Take on Me
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire vs. Madonna - Like a Virgin
Prince - Purple Rain vs. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? vs. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want vs. Cocteau Twins - Aloysius
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle vs. Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Killing Joke - Eighties vs. Eurythmics - Julia
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion vs. Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten


Tiebreakers:

Albums
***TIED*** The Smiths - The Smiths vs. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. (6-6) ***NEXT VOTE WINS***
***TIED*** Wham! - Make It Big vs. Leonard Cohen - Various Positions (5-5) ***NEXT VOTE WINS***


Songs
***TIED*** Prefab Sprout - When Love Breaks Down vs. Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days (7-7) ***NEXT VOTE WINS***
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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by ordinaryperson » Sun Dec 31, 2017 2:38 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Cocteau Twins - Aloysius
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Killing Joke - Eighties
Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by jamieW » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:23 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense 6.44 vs. Cocteau Twins - Treasure 7.2
Metallica - Ride the Lightning 6 vs. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake 5.7
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl 5.5 vs. The Style Council - Café Bleu 4.35
Sade - Diamond Life 7.06 vs. Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward 6.72

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry 10 vs. a-ha - Take on Me 7
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire 7 vs. Madonna - Like a Virgin 8
Prince - Purple Rain 7 vs. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon 8
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? 9 vs. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love) 7
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want 6 vs. Cocteau Twins - Aloysius 5
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle 7 vs. Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version) 10
Killing Joke - Eighties 7 vs. Eurythmics - Julia 8
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion 10 vs. Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten 10 (Ouch!)

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by EmilienDelRey » Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:55 am

SONGS

a-ha - Take on Me

Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire

Prince - Purple Rain

The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?

Cocteau Twins - Aloysius

Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)

Killing Joke - Eighties

Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by Bang Jan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:41 am

Albums
Cocteau Twins - Treasure
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire
Prince - Purple Rain
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Cocteau Twins - Aloysius
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Eurythmics - Julia
Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by bonnielaurel » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:49 am

Albums
Cocteau Twins - Treasure
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Sade - Diamond Life

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire
Prince - Purple Rain
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
Cocteau Twins - Aloysius
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle
Eurythmics - Julia
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion
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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by DaveC » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:00 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Pass
The Style Council - Café Bleu
Sade - Diamond Life

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire
Prince - Purple Rain
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle
Eurythmics - Julia
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by Henry » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:30 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Metallica - Ride the Lightning vs. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake - pass
The Style Council - Café Bleu
Sade - Diamond Life

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Prince - Purple Rain
U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle
Killing Joke - Eighties vs. Eurythmics - Julia - pass
Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by Honorio » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:26 pm



2. Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense vs. 5. Cocteau Twins - Treasure
8. Metallica - Ride the Lightning vs. 3. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnakes
6. Pretenders - Learning to Crawl vs. 1. The Style Council - Café Bleu
4. Sade - Diamond Life vs. 7. Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward



4. Prince - When Doves Cry vs. 12. a-ha - Take on Me
13. Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire vs. 9. Madonna - Like a Virgin
2. Prince and the Revolution - Purple Rain vs. 1. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon (ouch!)
5. The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? vs. 11. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)
3. Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want) vs. 8. Cocteau Twins - Aloysius
16. Nik Kershaw - The Riddle vs. 15. Prince and the Revolution - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
14. Killing Joke - Eighties vs. 10. Eurythmics - Julia
7. Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion vs. 6. Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten (ouch again!)

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by Neil » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:50 pm

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Sade - Diamond Life

Songs
a-ha - Take on Me
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle
Killing Joke - Eighties
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by slick » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:02 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Madonna - Like a Virgin
Prince - Purple Rain
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Killing Joke - Eighties
PASS

P.S. "The Killing Moon" wins 6 of these matchups!!!

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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by madzong » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:29 am

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense
Metallica - Ride the Lightning
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl
Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire
Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version)
Eurythmics - Julia
Pass

Tiebreakers: (If you still need votes - sorry I haven't been following this too closely :)

Albums
The Smiths - The Smiths

Songs
Bruce Springsteen - Glory Days
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Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 6

Post by ordinaryperson » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:18 am

WINNERS

Albums
Talking Heads - Stop Making Sense vs. Cocteau Twins - Treasure (7-3)
Metallica - Ride the Lightning vs. Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - Rattlesnake (6-2)
Pretenders - Learning to Crawl vs. The Style Council - Café Bleu (7-3)
Sade - Diamond Life vs. Depeche Mode - Some Great Reward (6-4)

Songs
Prince - When Doves Cry vs. a-ha - Take on Me (9-2)
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire vs. Madonna - Like a Virgin (5-6)
Prince - Purple Rain vs. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon (6-5)
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? vs. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love) (8-3)
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want vs. Cocteau Twins - Aloysius (7-4)
Nik Kershaw - The Riddle vs. Prince - Computer Blue (Hallway Speech Version) (4-7)
Killing Joke - Eighties vs. Eurythmics - Julia (4-6)
Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion vs. Arvo Pärt - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten (3-6)
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