Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

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Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:08 pm

Note: the previous round has an hour left.



The rules are simple. After listening to each song, vote for your favorite in each match. The deadline to vote is Monday, January 8th at 10 am CST.

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

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces
vs.
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
vs.
Mint Royale - Don't Falter

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
vs.
Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria
vs.
GZA - 4th Chamber

Suede - So Young
vs.
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Cake - I Will Survive
vs.
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

Sia - Breathe Me
vs.
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash
vs.
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down


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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Bang Jan » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:14 pm

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World

Genesis - Firth of Fifth

GZA - 4th Chamber

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby DaveC » Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:38 am

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Mint Royale - Don't Falter

Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

Sia - Breathe Me

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby bonnielaurel » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:06 pm

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down
Mint Royale - Don't Falter
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Muse - Hysteria
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother
Sia - Breathe Me
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby luney6 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:21 pm

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World

Genesis - Firth of Fifth

GZA - 4th Chamber
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby jamieW » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:14 pm

To no surprise, my tastes are much more in sync with the forum than the critics most of the time. I figured a good comparison would be the forum's choices for overlooked songs vs. the 9825/10,000 tournament going on simultaneously.

For this week's 9825/10,000 tournament, I gave one 9, seven 7s, three 6s, three 5s and two 4s.

For the Overlooked songs, I gave two 10s, six 8s, five 7s, one 6 and two 5s (and I even find the Cake and Modest Mouse songs intriguing, they just don't work for me personally).

It makes me grateful I discovered this forum several years ago. I don't know what I'd be listening to if I hadn't, since the critics choices are really beginning to bore me (especially most of their choices for the best songs over the past couple of years).

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces 7
vs.
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down 10

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World 7
vs.
Mint Royale - Don't Falter 6

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) 8
vs.
Genesis - Firth of Fifth 8

Muse - Hysteria 7
vs.
GZA - 4th Chamber 7

Suede - So Young 7
vs.
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart 10

Cake - I Will Survive 5
vs.
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother 8

Sia - Breathe Me 8
vs.
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever 8

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash 5
vs.
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down 8

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby slick » Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:59 am

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World

Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria

Suede - So Young

Cake - I Will Survive

Sia - Breathe Me

Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby StevieFan13 » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:36 am

What a wonderfully Wu-Tangy week.

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces (although the other track was a wonderful discovery)
Mint Royale feat. Lauren Laverne - Don't Falter
Genesis - Firth of Fifth
GZA feat. RZA and Ghostface Killah - 4th Chamber
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Cake - I Will Survive
Sia - Breathe Me
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby prosecutorgodot » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:15 am

I'm back in the game!

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces
Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
GZA - 4th Chamber
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Neil » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:01 am

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down
Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Muse - Hysteria
Suede - So Young
Cake - I Will Survive
Sia - Breathe Me
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Henry » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:32 am

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces
vs.
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down - pass for now

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World

Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria

Suede - So Young
vs.
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart - pass for now

Cake - I Will Survive
vs.
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother - pass for now

Sia - Breathe Me
vs.
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever - pass for now

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash
vs.
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down - pass for now

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Gillingham » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:58 am

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) vs. Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria vs. GZA - 4th Chamber

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Rob » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:47 pm

15. Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces vs. 10. Sagittarius - My World Fell Down
In the listen of semi-forgotten songs of the sixties My World Fell Down is certainly a good one.

7. Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World vs. 12. Mint Royale - Don't Falter
Another semi-forgotten song from a much acclaimed era wins here.

4. Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) vs. 3. Genesis - Firth of Fifth
These are both way to good to lose. They are also opposites in style, what with the sparse sound of Sinatra and the everything-but-the-kitchen-sink aesthetic of Genesis. I have to give it to Firth of the Fifth, though as the piano there is stunning.

8. Muse - Hysteria vs. 13. GZA - 4th Chamber
Maybe these Wu Tang member songs work better in context, but the big drama of Hysteria gets me more when standing alone.

16. Suede - So Young vs. 1. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
My own nomination against easily the weakest track of the week. Cold Little Heart is one of those songs I can't believe was so overlooked by many end of year lists last year. It has so much going for it: great singing, wonderful music, great build-up and a terrific use of background vocals.

2. Cake - I Will Survive vs. 6. Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother
I Will Survive by Cake is a great discovery: a wonderful parody that somehow works as well as the real thing in an off-kilter way. The stilted vocals are great. To be bad for Buckley, as this is definitely one of the best and most overlooked songs on Grace.

9. Sia - Breathe Me vs. 11. The Chakachas - Jungle Fever
Jungle Fever is fun, but limited and runs a little thin after a while. I didn't know Sia did other stuff before becoming a pop star, but Breathe Me is a very solid song.

14. Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash vs. 5. Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
I don't know why I keep failing to connect with Modest Mouse, who should be right up my alley. I almost always connect with Johnny Cash though, even when he is going Biblical on us.

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Krurze » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:54 pm

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces
vs.
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
vs.
Mint Royale - Don't Falter

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
vs.
Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria
vs.
GZA - 4th Chamber

Suede - So Young
vs.
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Cake - I Will Survive
vs.
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

Sia - Breathe Me
vs.
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash
vs.
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:47 am

Incarcerated Scarfaces
Don't Falter
Firth of Fifth
4th Chamber
Cold Little Heart
I Will Survive
Breathe Me
God's Gonna Cut You Down
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Henrik » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:56 am

pass
Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
Genesis - Firth of Fifth (ouch!)
pass
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother
Sia - Breathe Me
pass
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby spiritualized » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:53 pm

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces (5.0)
vs.
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down (6.5)
Very average track from Raekwon

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World (5.5)
vs.
Mint Royale - Don't Falter (6.0)
Didn't know any of these, but Mint Royale, whilst not my style, is very catchy

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) (7.5)
vs.
Genesis - Firth of Fifth (3.0)
Oh I do like Nancy's voice and this song incarnates all I like about her. I still cannot stand Genesis though.

Muse - Hysteria (8.5)
vs.
GZA - 4th Chamber (7.5)
Classic Muse - Huge bassline, roaring guitars, Matt's voice and heavy breathing - easily a winner. GZA's track is probably one of the best of Liquid Swords, shame it had to face Muse.

Suede - So Young (7.0)
vs.
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart (8.0)
I do like So Young's musical prowess, although I really had difficulties (and still do, to a lesser extent) with Brett Anderson's voice. Kiwanuka wins it, excellent song, reminds me of Al Green in a way.

Cake - I Will Survive (7.0)
vs.
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother (9.0)
Knew both of those, I do not really much appreciate the goofy "I Will Survive", preferring the original. I was introduced to the instrumental Dream Brother on an early EP from Buckley. I love the drums, augmented by the bongos and the crystalline guitar.

Sia - Breathe Me (6.0)
vs.
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever (5.5)
Sia's wins it by a smidgeon. Didn't know this track, but it has to be better than what really is a looped musical phrase over very sexy Spanish moaning :)

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash (6.0)
vs.
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down (6.5)

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:15 pm

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down
Mint Royale - Don't Falter
Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Muse - Hysteria
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother
Sia - Breathe Me
Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby andyd1010 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:39 pm

Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

Muse - Hysteria

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

Sia - Breathe Me

Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby Chilton » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:21 pm

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces vs. Sagittarius - My World Fell Down

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World vs. Mint Royale - Don't Falter

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) vs. Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria vs. GZA - 4th Chamber

Suede - So Young vs. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Cake - I Will Survive vs. Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

Sia - Breathe Me vs. The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash vs. Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby luvulongTIM » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:54 pm

Sagittarius- My World Fell Down
Mint Royale- Don’t Falter
Nancy Sinatra- Bang Bang
Muse- Hysteria
Michael Kiwanuka- Cold Little Heart
Jeff Buckley- Dream Brother
Sia- Breath Me
Johnny Cash- God’s Gonna Cut You Down
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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby EmilienDelRey » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:42 pm

Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces

Mint Royale - Don't Falter

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

GZA - 4th Chamber

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother

The Chakachas - Jungle Fever

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash

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Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Postby BleuPanda » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:54 pm

Results


Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces: 7
Sagittarius - My World Fell Down: 11

Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World: 11
Mint Royale - Don't Falter: 9

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down): 11
Genesis - Firth of Fifth: 10

Muse - Hysteria: 11
GZA - 4th Chamber: 9

Suede - So Young: 3
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart: 15

Cake - I Will Survive: 6
Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother: 12

Sia - Breathe Me: 13
The Chakachas - Jungle Fever: 5

Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash: 4
Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down: 13


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