6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

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6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:08 pm

The way this game works is that you will be given two sets of four songs, your job is to rank each of the sets from best to worst. First place gets 4 points, second gets 3 etc.

The song with the most points in each set will advance to the semi-finals. If there is a tie for points, then the song with more first place votes will advance. If they are tied on first place votes as well, there will be a sudden death tiebreak. Also the six highest scoring non-winners in the heat stage (based off point per voter and then percentage of first place votes) will also advance to the semi-finals.

Feel free to ask any questions, deadline is next Wednesday at 15:00 UTC.

6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream

6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul

"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Honorio » Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:16 pm



2 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
3 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
7 | The War on Drugs | Pain
8 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism

1 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
4 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
5 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Nassim » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:04 pm

6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain

6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror

The first bracket is great !

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby StevieFan13 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:42 pm

1. American Dream
2. It Had to Be You
3. Pain
4. Survivalism (I do not care for Nine Inch Nails)

1. Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
2. Azul
3. All the Young Dudes
4. Duppy Conquerer (but they're all great)
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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Safetycat » Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:01 pm

The top three here are super close for me, I like all of these songs.
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You

6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Rob » Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:38 am

1 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
2 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
4 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6 | The War on Drugs | Pain


3 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
5 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
7 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
8 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:23 am

6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism

6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Krurze » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:19 pm

6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream

6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby DaveC » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:26 pm

2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
5 | The War on Drugs | Pain
7 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
8 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You

1 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
3 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
4 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
6 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby jamieW » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:03 am

LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 9
Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You 7
The War on Drugs | Pain 7
Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism 6

Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) 8
Natalia Lafourcade | Azul 7
Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror 6
David Bowie | All the Young Dudes 5

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:12 pm

Don't forget to vote!
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:29 pm

Bang Jan wrote:Don't forget to vote!
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby slick » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:10 pm

6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You

6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby CupOfDreams » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:53 pm

LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
The War on Drugs - Pain
Betty Hutton - It Had To Be You
Nine Inch Nails - Survivalism

David Bowie - All the Young Dudes
Pet Shop Boys - Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
Bob Marley & the Wailers - Duppy Conqueror
Natalia Lafourcade - Azul

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby jamieW » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:10 am

Wow, I am REALLY missing the boat with "All the Young Dudes." I love David Bowie (probably one of my top 10 artists), but this song never connected. (Neither did Mott the Hoople's "original" version. Of course, I know Bowie wrote it for them.) Since tons of people whose opinions I admire are voting it #1, I think I'm going to have to give it a few more listens...

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Krurze » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:22 am

jamieW wrote:Wow, I am REALLY missing the boat with "All the Young Dudes." I love David Bowie (probably one of my top 10 artists), but this song never connected. (Neither did Mott the Hoople's "original" version. Of course, I know Bowie wrote it for them.) Since tons of people whose opinions I admire are voting it #1, I think I'm going to have to give it a few more listens...


I actually listened to Bowie's studio demo version of the track for the first time because of this game. I like it, but may I recommend listening to the 1974 version from David Live? It's a bit slower and has more of Bowie's typical mid-70's soul going on, maybe it will help you get a new perspective on the song.


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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Henrik » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:43 pm

4 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You
6 | The War on Drugs | Pain
7 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
8 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism

1 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror
2 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
3 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes
5 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul
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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby jamieW » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:33 pm

Krurze wrote:
jamieW wrote:Wow, I am REALLY missing the boat with "All the Young Dudes." I love David Bowie (probably one of my top 10 artists), but this song never connected. (Neither did Mott the Hoople's "original" version. Of course, I know Bowie wrote it for them.) Since tons of people whose opinions I admire are voting it #1, I think I'm going to have to give it a few more listens...


I actually listened to Bowie's studio demo version of the track for the first time because of this game. I like it, but may I recommend listening to the 1974 version from David Live? It's a bit slower and has more of Bowie's typical mid-70's soul going on, maybe it will help you get a new perspective on the song.



Thanks for the recommendation, Krurze. I had heard this version before, but I gave it another listen. I think one of the issues I have is that, being a big Bowie fan, there are so many of his songs I enjoy more. It may click with me someday, though. (Years ago, I didn't care for "Starman," but it's one of my favorites now.)

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:06 pm

24 hours remain!
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:03 pm

RESULTS:

6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream | 38 | 6
6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You | 30 | 3
6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain | 27 | 1
6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism | 25 | 2

6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes | 37 | 7
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) | 31 | 2
6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul | 28 | 2
6018 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Duppy Conqueror | 24 | 1

All the Young Dudes faces Jungle Love in the semi-finals. American Dream faces four unknowns.

Repechage leaderboard:

6063 | Sonic Youth | Silver Rocket | 3.08 | 50.00%
6029 | Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad | 2.92 | 38.46%
6001 | Eddie Vedder | Hard Sun | 2.80 | 33.33%
6030 | Hank Williams | Ramblin' Man | 2.67 | 26.67%
6075 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma | 2.60 | 13.33%
6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) | 2.58 | 16.67%
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."


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