Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

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Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:44 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.

Thread for the Draw

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

GROUP PI
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter



Chemedzevana (The nominator specifically nominated this version of the song)
Anima latina
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Barry » Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:39 pm

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

GROUP PI
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby TheLastEnemy » Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:29 pm

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

GROUP PI
(1) Mylène Farmer | California
(2)France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
(3) Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
(4) Lucio Battisti | Anima latina

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby bonnielaurel » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:16 pm

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
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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby andyd1010 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:30 pm

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

GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Mylène Farmer | California
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby diezcielos » Thu Mar 28, 2019 12:46 am

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

GROUP PI
1. Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
2. France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
4. Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
6. Mylène Farmer | California

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby madzong » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:02 am

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

GROUP PI
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby DaveC » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:13 am

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

GROUP PI (Good group - tricky to rank)
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Safetycat » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:46 am

GROUP OMICRON (This group was the strong one for me, very little between all 4)
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana
Bedhead | Powder
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
George | Special Ones

GROUP PI (But my top song here blows all 7 out of the water)
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Hymie » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:02 pm

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


GROUP PI
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby acroamor » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:41 pm

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

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Bang Jan » Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:23 pm

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

GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Romain » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:09 am

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

GROUP PI
1. Mylène Farmer | California
2. France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
3. Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
8. Lucio Battisti | Anima latina

Not a strong wek for me, all songs could be interchangeable in the ranking. I almost died of having to put Mylène Farmer first :mrgreen:

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby acroamor » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:21 pm

GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
Mylène Farmer | California
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby sonofsamiam » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:23 pm

3. Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana
5. Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
6. Bedhead | Powder
8. George | Special Ones


1. Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
2. France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
4. Mylène Farmer | California
7. Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby CupOfDreams » Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:08 am

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

GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti - Anima latina
France Gall - Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer - California
Joachim Witt - Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Honorio » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:53 pm


4 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana | 1987 (studio version)
5 | Nolan Strong and The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight) | 1959
7 | George | Special Ones | 2001
8 | Bedhead | Powder | 1994

1 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina | 1974
2 | France Gall | Ella, elle l'a | 1987
3 | Mylène Farmer | California | 1995
6 | Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter | 1980

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby madzong » Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:10 pm

Romain wrote:all songs could be interchangeable in the ranking.


I couldn't agree more. This has not been the strongest week so far for me also.
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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Bang Jan » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:21 pm

Don’t forget to vote!
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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby jamieW » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:58 pm

Judging from some of the comments, looks like I'm in the minority this week. I thought all the songs were pretty solid (even if "Anima latina" was the only one I can say I loved).

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

GROUP PI
1. Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
2. France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
3. Mylène Farmer | California
8. Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Rob » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:48 am

I also think this is a solid week, jamieW!

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

Especially the first two are great. What's not to like about the jam of Chemedzevana?

GROUP PI
2. Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
4. France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
6. Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
8. Mylène Farmer | California

Ella, elle l'a is pretty well-known here and seems to pop up everywhere in the Summer months, although that could also be because of the successful 2008 cover by Kate Ryan. It gets me in a Summer mood, anyway.

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Bang Jan » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:07 pm

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

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Emerald » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:04 pm

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


GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
Mylène Farmer | California

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:49 am

1 | George | Special Ones
2 | Bedhead | Powder
3 | Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
4 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

1 | France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
2 | Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
3 | Mylène Farmer | California
4 | Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Moonbeam » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:56 am

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

GROUP PI
Mylène Farmer | California
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a

Solid week. Group Pi is perhaps my favorite group we've had since the game began! Four very enjoyable songs!

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby phil » Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:30 am

1 | George | Special Ones
3 | Bedhead | Powder
6 | Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
7 | Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

2 | Mylene Farmer | California
4 | France Gall | Ella Elle L’a
5 | Lucio Battisti | Anima Latina
8 | Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Krurze » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:14 am

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

GROUP PI
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Mylène Farmer | California

Bedhead and Lucio Battisti were great discoveries!

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Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:05 pm

RESULTS:

GROUP OMICRON
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana | 59 | 10
George | Special Ones | 57 | 7
Bedhead | Powder | 55 | 3
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight) | 49 | 2

GROUP PI
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina | 65 | 10
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a | 60 | 4
Mylène Farmer | California | 56 | 6
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter | 39 | 2

Repechage leaderboard (exactly the same as last time):

AURORA | Running with the Wolves | 2.923 | 38.46%
The J.B.'s | The Grunt | 2.840 | 28.00%
Stevie Wonder | Do I Do | 2.833 | 30.00%
The Cookies | I Never Dreamed | 2.828 | 44.83%
Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby | 2.769 | 23.08%
Woods | The Other Side | 2.767 | 36.67%
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."


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