Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

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Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by mileswide » Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:18 pm

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Thank you Colin Newman of Wire for announcing the start of our official results of our quest to find the ultimate chorus! And thank you for everyone who voted and debated through the course of our poll with special thanks to Honorio for calculating results themselves, I would be even more disorganised if it weren't for you all :mrgreen:

A few introductory notes but I won't put anything I've already mentioned in the poll thread:

1) Where there are choruses for different versions of the same song, we've calculated these as one entry with credit given to all named interpreters of the track. I can see this as not being ideal and I myself would appeal against it if this happened in an All-Time Songs poll but, due to the number of voters in this poll, we wanted to have as many multiple votes as possible (without there being a completely homogeneous consensus). Thus, if there were votes for the original version of Atrocity Exhibition and 1D's infamous cover, the entry would read "Joy Division/One Direction - Atrocity Exhibition".

2) We've divided the poll along the lines of the top 50(ish) single-vote entries and the top 200 multiple-vote entries. As you will have come to expect, the lower parts of the list should be rattled through fairly quickly but the pace will slow as we get to the business end of the chart. Please do say if you feel the rollout's going too fast or slow.

I think that's everything for now but please don't hesitate to offer advice or suggestions as I'm still a newbie to these polls! Please also feel free to add comment through this thread, hope we all enjoy the results 8-)
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Post by mileswide » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:28 pm

Firstly, I'd like to highlight the top 50 (and a bit) choruses that only one participant voted for. In a parallel universe, these would all make the main list and there are definitely some gems here if you're not familiar with all of them:

[01] REM - Imitation of Life [Wezzo #1]
[02] Bruce Springsteen - Badlands [Wezzo #2]
[02] Sky Ferreira - I Blame Myself [Jackson #2]
[02] MGMT - Little Dark Age [BobPatience #2]
[02] The Offspring - Self Esteem [Edre Peraza #2]
[02] Thrice - Words in the Water [andyd1010 #2]
[07] Post Malone - Better Now [Edre Peraza #3]
[07] Nine Inch Nails - Closer [FrankLotion #3]
[07] Jade Bird - Love Has All Been Done Before [BobPatience #3]
[07] Britney Spears - Oops! I Did It Again [Wezzo #3]
[07] The Doobie Brothers - What a Fool Believes [Nick #3]
[12] Green Day - Dry Ice [Edre Peraza #4]
[12] Wah! - The Story of the Blues [mileswide #4]
[14] Funkadelic - Can You Get to That [Jackson #5]
[14] Agnes Obel - Familiar [BobPatience #5]
[14] Radiohead - High and Dry [Edre Peraza #5]
[17] Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up [Edre Peraza #6]
[17] The Beatles - Fool on the Hill [BobPatience #6]
[17] Jain - Makeba [mileswide #6]
[17] Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy [Wezzo #6]
[17] Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You [FrankLotion #6]
[22] Queen - We Will Rock You [StevieFan13 #7]
[22] Depeche Mode - Everything Counts [Edre Peraza #7]
[22] Stevie Wonder - For Once in My Life [FrankLotion #7]
[22] Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom [Nick #7]
[22] Crystal Fighters - Plage [BobPatience #7]
[22] Father John Misty - Please Don't Die [andyd1010 #7]
[22] The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever [Honorio #7]
[22] Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) [mileswide #7]
[30] Bad Religion - American Jesus [Edre Peraza #8]
[30] Die Ärzte - Schrei nach Liebe [mileswide #8]
[30] Finch - What It Is to Burn [andyd1010 #8]
[33] The Who - The Kids Are Alright [Edre Peraza #9]
[33] Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - There She Goes, My Beautiful World [mileswide #9]
[33] Bob Seger - Turn the Page [BobPatience #9]
[33] Tool - Vicarious [andyd1010 #9]
[37] blur - Blue Jeans [Jackson #10]
[37] Sugar - If I Can't Change Your Mind [Wezzo #10]
[37] Thrice - Image of the Invisible [andyd1010 #10]
[37] The Byrds - My Back Pages [Honorio #10]
[37] Led Zeppelin - Ramble On [mileswide #10]
[37] Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message [FrankLotion #10]
[43] Social Distortion - Don't Drag Me Down [Edre Peraza #11]
[43] Fiona Apple - Never Is a Promise [andyd1010 #11]
[43] Mitski - Nobody [acroamor #11]
[43] The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon [Jackson #11]
[47] Green Day - Christie Road [Edre Peraza #12]
[47] Eddie and the Hot Rods - Do Anything You Wanna Do [mileswide #12]
[47] The Gaslight Anthem - Great Expectations [Wezzo #12]
[47] The Who - My Generation [Emerald #12]
[47] Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God) [Jackson #12]
[47] The Beatles - She's Leaving Home [BobPatience #12]
[47] Marvin Gaye - What's Going On [FrankLotion #12]

acroamor, Steviefan13 and Emerald are the participants with fewest single-votes here with 1, Edre Peraza is the single biggest voter of otherwise-unchosen choruses with a mighty 10.

Next up are the songs that just missed the cut from the top 200...
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Post by Nick » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:31 pm

I'm the only one who voted for "What a Fool Believes"????? What's wrong with you people??????

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Post by mileswide » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:52 pm

From here on in, the order will be in reverse for obvious reasons- we will start the top 200 today but before that, we have the top 10 bubbling under choruses:

[210] Run-DMC - It's Tricky [Voters: 2/7.013422819]
[209] Blondie - Heart of Glass [Voters: 3/Score: 7.135167464
[208] TLC - Waterfalls [Voters: 2/Score: 7.179054054]
[207] The Police - Every Breathe You Take [Voters: 2/Score: 7.316017316]
[206] Wilco - Jesus, Etc. [Voters: 2/Score: 7.317952415]
[205] AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long [Voters: 2/Score: 7.373508844]
[204] Donna Summer - I Feel Love [Voters: 2/Score: 7.443609023]
[203] Al Green - Let's Stay Together [Voters: 2/Score: 7.644230769]
[202] Bob Marley and the Wailers - Redemption Song [Voters: 2/Score: 7.651072125]
[201] The Isley Brothers - This Old Heart of Mine [Voters: 2/Score: 7.675977654]

Special mention should be made to Heart of Glass as it's the only entry with more than 2 voters not to reach the top 200...

Speaking of which, the top 200 will be up next in a few hours, hope that's not too long a wait!
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Post by Edre Peraza » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:05 pm

Man i didn't know I had such unpopular choices! at least some of mine got in... I hope.
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Post by mileswide » Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:22 pm

You would've had one more in the main list Edre if I'd gone for The Kids Are Alright, rather than Substitute- I was genuinely split down the middle about which one to stick with, both glorious choruses!

Anyway, time to countdown 200-190!
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Post by StevieFan13 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:08 am

I'm a little shocked that I was the only one who voted for We Will Rock You - always took that to be a pretty iconic chorus. Hopefully that means a bunch of my picks made it!
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So darling, darling...
200. Ben E. King - Stand by Me (1961)

Score: 7.745098039
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 70
Fans: mileswide (#66), StevieFan13 (#88)
Ow! I feel nice like sugar and spice
199. James Brown and the Famous Flames - I Got You (I Feel Good) (1965)

Score: 7,806324111
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 240
Fans: FrankLotion (#64), Honorio (#90)

Heyyyy yaaaa
198. Outkast - Hey Ya! (2003)

Score: 8.013422819
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 27
Fans: emerald (#48), andyd1010 (#147)

And I'm so hot 'cause I'm in hell
198. Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sitta (1997)

Score: 8.03030303
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2120
Fans: acroamor (#59), StevieFan13 (#97)

You can see all the stars as you walk down Hollywood Boulevard
196. The Kinks - Celluloid Heroes (1972)

Score: 8.054794521
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 7468
Fans: BobPatience (#48), Jackson (#144)

I still need you but I don't want you now
195. The Coral - Dreaming of You (2002)

Score: 8.134920635
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2407
Fans: Emerald (#54), mileswide (#106)

I'm not the girl you're taking home
194. Robyn - Dancing on My Own (2010)

Score: 8.250276855
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 463
Fans: FrankLotion (#62), Jackson (#84)

I'm looking to the sky to save me
193. Foo Fighters - Learn to Fly (1999)

Score: 8.361691784
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1648
Fans: StevieFan13 (#49), FrankLotion (#120)

You're mine, all of the time
192. Roy Orbison - In Dreams (1963)

Score: 8.457415128
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 824
Fans: Jackson (#67), Honorio (#71)

Where can I find a woman like that?
191. Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl (1981)

Score: 8.603896104
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 8104
Fans: Nick (#42), StevieFan13 (#166)
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Post by mileswide » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:37 am

Our first entry unranked on AM on its way and it's a good one!
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Even when you're living in color
190. Caroline Rose - Jeannie Becomes a Mom (2018)

Score: 9.042747534
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: acroamor (#44), Jackson (#117)

Well, I'll tell you my friend, one day this world's got to end
189. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus - Face Down (2006)

Score: 9.15275201
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: Edre Peraza (#47), Emerald (#97)

Stop your crying, it's alright
188. Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me (2016)

Score: 9.250474383
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 760
Fans: FrankLotion (#60), acroamor (#66)

In your head, in your heeeead
187. The Cranberries - Zombie (1994)

Score: 9.479394571
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 1364
Fans: acroamor (#56), andyd1010 (#109), StevieFan13 (#185)

I'm a little drunk
186. Lady Antebellum - Need You Now (2009)

Score: 9.523809524
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 8737
Fans: StevieFan13 (#54), acroamor (#70)

Get crazy with the Cheez Whiz!
185. Beck - Loser (1993)

Score: 9.609022556
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 59
Fans: Jackson (#36), StevieFan13 (#173)

What is it up in the air for?
184. R.E.M. - Fall on Me (1986)

Score: 9.615384615
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1176
Fans: Wezzo (#50), Jackson (#76)
And babe, don't you know it's a pity
That the days can't be like the nights
183. The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer in the City (1966)

Score: 9.6156458
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 282
Fans: Emerald (#35), StevieFan13 (#199)

I gotta have some of your attention
182. Pretenders - Brass in Pocket (1980)

Score: 9.6651446
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 300
Fans: StevieFan13 (#52), andyd1010 (#71)

Never was a cloudy day!
181. Earth, Wind & Fire - September (1978)

Score: 9.67963387
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2579
Fans: Nick (#44), StevieFan13 (#93)
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It's been a long time coming
180. Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come (1964)

Score: 9.680451128
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 40
Fans: Honorio (#36), FrankLotion (#166)

Talk this way
179. Run-DMC feat. Aerosmith - Walk This Way (1986)

Score: 9.719334719
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 108
Fans: Emerald (#37), StevieFan13 (#146)

Take my hand
178. Metallica - Enter Sandman (1991)

Score: 9.73522764
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 262
Fans: Edre Peraza (#36), StevieFan13 (#161)

Groove is in the heaaart, yeah
177. Deee-Lite - Groove Is in the Heart (1990)

Score: 9.73549503
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 336
Fans: Emerald (#66), Honorio (#90), mileswide (#146)

And I do appreciate you being 'round
176. Beatles - Help! (1965)

Score: 9.792069632
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 163
Fans: FrankLotion (#45), StevieFan (#86)

Not to put too fine a point on it
175. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul (1990)

Score: 9.885729471
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1829
Fans: Wezzo (#51), Jackson (#69)

The way you're acting like you're somebody else gets me frustrated
174. Avril Lavigne - Complicated (2002)

Score: 9.903280067
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 5744
Fans: BobPatience (#39), StevieFan13 (#114)

Where do they all come from?
173. The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby (1966)

Score: 9.94794679
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 176
Fans: Honorio (#37), andyd1010 (#131)

And it all breaks down at the first rehearsal
172. Placebo - Nancy Boy (1996)

Score: 9.970014993
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 3027
Fans: Edre Peraza (#44), mileswide (#85)

The way is long but you can make it easy on me
171. CHVRCHΞS - The Mother We Share (2012)

Score: 9.984049931
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 1587
Fans: Wezzo (#54), Jackson (#101), FrankLotion (#173)
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I don't mean
To seem like I care about material things
170. Animal Collective - My Girls (2009)

Score: 10.16823355
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 191
Fans: Nick (#41), FrankLotion (#92)

GOT THE WHOLE CLUB LOOKING AT HER
169. Flo Rida feat. T-Pain - Low (2007)

Score: 10.20242915
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: bubbling under
Fans: StevieFan13 (#36), Jackson (#128)

But everything looks perfect from far away
168. The Postal Service - Such Great Heights (2003)

Score: 10.34787736
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 417
Fans: Honorio (#51), acroamor (#62)

We kiss with dry lips when we say goodnight
167. blur - End of a Century (1994)

Score: 10.6504065
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 3945
Fans: Honorio (#39), Jackson (#88)

You've got to tolerate
All those people that you hate
166. Super Furry Animals - Juxtapozed with U (2001)

Score: 10.72796935
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 4508
Fans: Honorio (#52), Jackson (#56)

Am I just paranoid or am I stoned?
165. Green Day - Basket Case (1994)

Score: 10.95596133
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 732
Fans: acroamor (#36), StevieFan13 (#96)

For some reason, I can't explain
164. Coldplay - Viva la Vida (2008)

Score: 11.03920003
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 455
Fans: andyd1010 (#55), StevieFan13 (#89), Wezzo (#119)

And we'll all float on okay
163. Modest Mouse - Float On (2004)

Score: 11.1038961
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 410
Fans: StevieFan13 (#42), andyd1010 (#68)

Rushing, rushing, rushing around
162. The Killers - Somebody Told Me (2004)

Score: 11.21212121
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2897
Fans: Edre Peraza (#43), Emerald (#64)

Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose
161. Janis Joplin - Me and Bobby McGee (1971)

Score: 11.32305195
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 413
Fans: Honorio (#30), andyd1010 (#152)
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Possible controversy with the next 10 in that there are two songs with multiple artists' renditions!
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Glad to see my votes help Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Green Day, Placebo, and The Killers!
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Edre Peraza wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:19 pm
Glad to see my votes help Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Green Day, Placebo, and The Killers!
I'm as surprised as you are Edre but you didn't vote for Basket Case, which is the only charting Green Day song so far! Fine choice with Nancy Boy though :music-rockon:
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And I will be alone again tonight, my dear
160. Love - Alone Again Or (1967)

Score: 11.48373984
Number of votes: 2
Rank on AM: 205
Fans: Emerald (#39), FrankLotion (#70)

Let me live that fantasy
159. Lorde - Royals (2013)

Score: 11.8202765
Number of votes: 2
Rank on AM: 266
Fans: BobPatience (#29), andyd1010 (#138)

He knows not what it means
158. Nirvana/Sturgill Simpson - In Bloom (1991/2016)

Score: 11.91622532
Number of votes: 2
Songs rank on AM: 1552/unranked
Fans: [Nirvana] FrankLotion (#29), [Sturgill Simpson] andyd1010 (#132)

I can't live...
157. U2 - With or Without You (1987)

Score: 11.92982456
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 215
Fans: Emerald (#55), FrankLotion (#68), StevieFan13 (#124)

What the hell is ADD?
156. Blink-182 - What's My Age Again? (1999)

Score: 12.08406713
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 2594
Fans: Nick (#38), Jackson (#96), andyd1010 (#195)

Baby, you light up my world like nobody else
155. One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful (2011)

Score: 12.32718894
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: StevieFan13 (#26), Wezzo (#184)

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
154. The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women (1969)

Score: 12.33766234
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 147
Fans: Honorio (#54), FrankLotion (#82), andyd1010 (#86)

And you want to travel blind
153. Leonard Cohen - Suzanne (1967)

Score: 12.39382239
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 287
Fans: Honorio (#35), acroamor (#68)

Darling, won't you ease my worried mind?
152. Derek and The Dominoes - Layla (1970)

Score: 12.64771638
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 66
Fans: Emerald (#29), StevieFan (#99)

You know you got it if it makes you feel good
151. Erma Franklin/Big Brother and The Holding Company - Piece of My Heart (1967)/(1968)

Score: 12.71428571
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: bubbling under/542
Fans: [Erma Franklin] mileswide (42)/[Big Brother and The Holding Company] FrankLotion (75), StevieFan13 (#148)
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mileswide wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:23 pm
Edre Peraza wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:19 pm
Glad to see my votes help Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Green Day, Placebo, and The Killers!
I'm as surprised as you are Edre but you didn't vote for Basket Case, which is the only charting Green Day song so far! Fine choice with Nancy Boy though :music-rockon:
Well that is true lol. I did vote for 3 other pre-Dookie Green Day songs.
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mileswide wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:27 pm

He knows not what it means
158. Nirvana/Sturgill Simpson- In Bloom (1991/2016)

Score: 11.91622532
Number of votes: 2
Songs rank on AM: 1552/unranked
Fans: [Nirvana] FrankLotion (#29), [Sturgill Simpson] andyd1010 (#132)
Hell yeah, I love the Sturgill Simpson version

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We all ready for the next batch? Meant to ask everyone at the 1/4 mark if I was moving too fast or too slow...
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mileswide wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:19 pm
We all ready for the next batch? Meant to ask everyone at the 150 mark if I was moving too fast or too slow...
I'd always vote for faster, especially for a poll like this that only had a few participants.

Btw, I love Alone Again Or, Suzanne, and A Change is Gonna Come, but aren't those refrains instead of choruses?

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Post by mileswide » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:54 pm

Jackson wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:52 pm
mileswide wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:19 pm
We all ready for the next batch? Meant to ask everyone at the 150 mark if I was moving too fast or too slow...
I'd always vote for faster, especially for a poll like this that only had a few participants.

Btw, I love Alone Again Or, Suzanne, and A Change is Gonna Come, but aren't those refrains instead of choruses?
There is definitely a debate to be had that they are refrains, rather than choruses...
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'Cause I see some ladies tonight
That should be having my baby, baby
150. The Notorious B.I.G .- Big Poppa (1994)

Score: 12.77089783
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 3836
Fans: StevieFan13 (#13), FrankLotion (#74)
I will lay me down
149. Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge over Troubled Water (1970)

Score: 12.87878788
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 118
Fans: FrankLotion (#34), andyd1010 (#64)

Yeah, yeah, yeah
148. The Beatles - She Loves You (1963)

Score: 12.97745053
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 117
Fans: FrankLotion (#39), andyd1010 (#51)

Do you hear me? Do you feel me?
147. Kendrick Lamar feat. Pharrell Williams - Alright (2015)

Score: 13.03621131
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 454
Fans: mileswide (#51), acroamor (#55), FrankLotion (#140)

There's nothing I can do
146. David Bowie - Space Oddity (1969)

Score: 13.04888152
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 51
Fans: Nick (#32), acroamor (#69)

Stop making a fool out of me
145. Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse - Valerie (2007)

Score: 13.16590563
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 6237
Fans: StevieFan13 (#25), FrankLotion (#144)

Cover it all up with lies
144. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry (1979)

Score: 13.46536175
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 353
Fans: mileswide (#53), emerald (#59), Honorio (#95)

I want your love and I want your revenge
143. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance (2009)

Score: 13.88208871
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 934
Fans: andyd1010 (#37), FrankLotion (#73), Wezzo (#135)

Through the thick and thin
142. Echo and the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon (1984)

Score: 13.89663182
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 346
Fans: Jackson (#43), Honorio (#80), mileswide (#82)

My baby and I
141. Bruce Springsteen - The River (1980)

Score: 13.96078431
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 489
Fans: Honorio (#23), Wezzo (#151)
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Love the melody, come see
140. Annie - Heartbeat (2004)

Score: 14.11111111
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1726
Fans: Emerald (#25), Jackson (#98)
I don't care what they say about us anyway
139. Weezer - Buddy Holly (1994)

Score: 14.14989848
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 603
Fans: acroamor (#59), StevieFan13 (#64), andyd1010 (#103), Jackson (#162)

She's up all night to the sun
138. Daft Punk feat. Nile Rodgers and Pharrell Williams - Get Lucky (2013)

Score: 14.174747
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 106
Fans: Nick (#37), Honorio (#89), andyd1010 (#181), StevieFan13 (#192)

Take me to the place I love
137. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge (1991)

Score: 14.29512516
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 299
Fans: Emerald (#43), FrankLotion (#53), StevieFan13 (#136)

Telling my whole life with his words
136. Fugees - Killing Me Softly (1996)

Score: 14.4767184
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 1787
Fans: FrankLotion (#42), Emerald (#73), StevieFan13 (#80)

Oh, Hector
135. Morrissey - First of the Gang to Die (2004)

Score: 15.13196481
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1153
Fans: Wezzo (#29), Honorio (#53)

Run run run, run run runaway
134. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (1977)

Score: 15.32967033
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 143
Fans: Honorio (#26), StevieFan13 (#63)

The love you gave me, nothing else can save me
133. ABBA - S.O.S. (1975)

Score: 15.37046768
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1313
Fans: StevieFan13 (#20), Jackson (#171)

We can't build our dreams
132. Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds (1969)

Score: 15.44530402
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 74
Fans: Edre Peraza (#41), andyd1010 (#49), FrankLotion (#114)

I have hours, only lonely
131. The Who - Behind Blue Eyes (1971)

Score: 16.02564103
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1863
Fans: Edre Peraza (#34), FrankLotion (#37)
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Post by Honorio » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:11 am

mileswide wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:54 pm
Jackson wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:52 pm
Btw, I love Alone Again Or, Suzanne, and A Change is Gonna Come, but aren't those refrains instead of choruses?
There is definitely a debate to be had that they are refrains, rather than choruses...
We kinda agreed that refrains can be included on the poll. Anyway these are three different cases in my opinion:
- "Alone Again Or" has definitely a refrain, a phrase repeated at the end of every verse.
- "Suzanne" instead has a chorus, a four-line stanza (with slight but significant modification of the lyrics) after every verse that changes the melody line.
- "A Change Is Gonna Come" is the most debatable case. It is structured in 4 stanzas (plus a bridge) of four lines with the third and four lines repeating. These third and fourth lines can be considered either chorus or refrains, in this case I'm not absolutely sure...

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Enjoying this rollout so far, pleasingly speedy! :)

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Glad to hear, I'll only hope to speed up as I'm off work tomorrow!

Right, foot back on the accelerator :auto-camptrailer: Erm, not quite the fast-moving image I was after...
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Go, Johnny, go!
130. Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode (1958)

Score: 16.42857143
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 6
Fans: Honorio (#19), mileswide (#138)

My smile looks out of place
129. Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Tracks of My Tears (1965)

Score: 16.67531789
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 95
Fans: mileswide (#49), Jackson (#50), andyd1010 (#94), FrankLotion (#156)

There's nothing you and I won't do
128. Modern English - I Melt with You (1982)

Score: 16.78571429
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1618
Fans: StevieFan13 (#19), andyd1010 (#118)

Hey hey hey, that's what I say
127. The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (1965)

Score: 17.23944248
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 5
Fans: Emerald (#44), andyd1010 (#53), StevieFan13 (#55)

I will let you down
126. Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002)

Score: 17.55114748
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 189
Fans: Honorio (#42), acroamor (#71), andyd1010 (#75), Jackson (#108)

Can't nobody tell me nothin'
125. Lil Nas X - Old Town Road (2019)

Score: 17.89146289
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: Edre Peraza (#26), acroamor (#52), StevieFan13 (#183)

Warm enough outside
124. SZA - Drew Barrymore (2017)

Score: 18.03713528
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 3606
Fans: FrankLotion (#27), acroamor (#37)

I'm in love, ooo-oooh
123. The Monkees - I'm a Believer (1966)

Score: 18.16037736
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 363
Fans: Emerald (#22), StevieFan13 (#51)

I'm making real good bread
122. The Beach Boys - I Get Around (1964)

Score: 18.49802372
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 335
Fans: Honorio (#21), Jackson (#53)

Say it ain't so
121. Blink-182 - All the Small Things (1999)

Score: 18.53044496
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 2138
Fans: acroamor (#26), andyd1010 (#54), Wezzo (#120)
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Wow, I am pleasantly surprised by how well Old Town Road performed.
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We've got to fight the powers that be
120. Public Enemy - Fight the Power (1989)

Score: 18.72872499
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 82
Fans: Honorio (#18), FrankLotion (#134), Jackson (#195)

Cheer up, sleepy Jean
119. The Monkees - Daydream Believer (1967)

Score: 18.8961039
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1455
Fans: Nick (#18), Wezzo (#75)

Don't you put me on the backburner
118. The Killers - All These Things That I've Done (2004)

Score: 19.25313946
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 1219
Fans: Nick (#28), acroamor (#49) andyd1010 (#87)

It's all right
117. The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun (1969)

Score: 19.55068831
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM; 559
Fans: Wezzo (#17), andyd1010 (#136), StevieFan13 (#187)

Another lonely thing!
116. Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way (1977)

Score: 19.68279341
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 207
Fans: andyd1010 (#46), Emerald (#52), StevieFan13 (#67), mileswide (#83)

But will you love me tomorrow?
115. The Shirelles - Will You Love Me Tomorrow? (1960)

Score: 19.86166008
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 154
Fans: Emerald (#21), Wezzo (#42)

Watching the tide roll away
114. Otis Redding - (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay (1968)

Score: 20.10989011
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 22
Fans: FrankLotion (#24), Emerald (#33)

Your drug is a heartbreaker
113. Weezer - Say It Ain't So (1994)

Score: 20.14138737
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 812
Fans: andyd1010 (#36), Emerald (#57), acroamor (#61), FrankLotion (#123)

I'm gonna fly like a bird through the night
112. Sia - Chandelier (2014)

Score: 20.35657218
Number of votes: 5
Song rank on AM: 788
Fans: Jackson (#30), mileswide (#76), FrankLotion (#81), Wezzo (#147), andyd1010 (#197)

I have a history of losing my shirt*
or
Yesterday, you just smiled at me*
111. Barenaked Ladies - One Week (1998)

Score: 20.37037037
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 6199
Fans: mileswide (#16), acroamor (#79)

*Not trying to be contrary (don't mind debating it though!) but opinion seems to be split elsewhere on the internet as to which part of the song is the chorus. I can see the argument for either to be honest and if enough people object to one part being the chorus, I'll strike it out.
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Let all the children boogie
110. David Bowie - Starman (1972)

Score: 20.38297872
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 360
Fans: Jackson (#28), Nick (#45), StevieFan13 (#73)

All things go, all things go
109. Sufjan Stevens - Chicago (2005)

Score: 20.42597765
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 361
Fans: Jackson (#22), Nick (#46), andyd1010 (#177)

Whether you're a brother or whether you're a mother
108. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive (1977)

Score: 20.69327978
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 135
Fans: StevieFan13 (#29), Honorio (#48), FrankLotion (#95), Jackson (#154)

Ain't nothin' but a heartbreak
107. Backstreet Boys - I Want It That Way (1999)

Score: 20.71254162
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 2151
Fans: StevieFan13 (#23), Nick (#49), Wezzo (#104)

Oh, I wish I could get my things and just let go
106. Lorde - Green Light (2017)

Score: 20.77625571
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 268
Fans: andyd1010 (#16), StevieFan13 (#71)

What can make me feel this way?
105. The Temptations - My Girl (1964)

Score: 21.31138037
Number of votes: 5
Song rank on AM: 134
Fans: BobPatience (#36), Honorio (#61), Emerald (#81), FrankLotion (#101) StevieFan13 (#139)

Can I just make some more romance with you?
104. Van Morrison - Moondance (1971)

Score: 21.38687308
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 453
Fans: BobPatience (#25), acroamor (#51), mileswide (#63)

One more in the name of love
103. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love) (1984)

Score: 21.79991263
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 375
Fans: FrankLotion (#19), Emerald (#61), mileswide (#107)

Right round, round, round
102. Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) (1984)

Score: 22.12078652
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1365
Fans: Edre Peraza (#14), Jackson (#87)

She'll be the first, she'll be the last
101. The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drums (1989)

Score: 22.76621787
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1233
Fans: Nick (#17), mileswide (#41)
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:58 am

Really varied range of eras, genres and levels of critical acclaim covered with our choices so far, let's hope it continues! The first 10 of the top 100 is coming up soon, I may roll out more this session depending on whether my laptop behaves...
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I hope everyone's good with GIFs because there'll be one each entry from here on in illustrating each chorus! 100-90 is next up...
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I am really enjoying this! I love the diversity!
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Post by BobPatience » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:57 am

About 'One Week', The 'How can I help it...' part definitely feels more like a bridge to me, albeit a repeated one, and even though the other part only partly repeats.
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:48 am

BobPatience wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:57 am
About 'One Week', The 'How can I help it...' part definitely feels more like a bridge to me, albeit a repeated one, and even though the other part only partly repeats.
Am I right in understanding that you don't think 'How can I help it..' should be a chorus but you do think "It's been one week since..." should be? Sorry for being slow, my brain feels like it's taking a holiday today...

If so, is anyone opposed to keeping 'Yesterday, you just smiled at me' and losing 'I have a history of losing my shirt'?
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And now I wanna be your dog!
100. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog (1969)

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Score: 22.79562543
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 168
Fans: Emerald (#20), Honorio (#55), mileswide (#75)

They can feel it all over, baby!
99. Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke (1976)

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Score: 23.84792627
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2329
Fans: acroamor (#12), StevieFan13 (#122)

I'll be your hero and win it
98. Carly Rae Jepsen - Run Away with Me (2015)

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Score: 24.26868045
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 1723
Fans: acroamor (#15), StevieFan13 (#58), Jackson (#183)

Baby, we were born to ruuuun!
97. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run (1975)

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Score: 24.48479262
Number of votes: 5
Song rank on AM: 13
Fans: Emerald (#45), FrankLotion (#49), Wezzo (#49), acroamor (#80), StevieFan (#110)

This'll be the day that I die
96. Don McLean - American Pie (1971)

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Score: 25.51126177
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 2710
Fans: acroamor (#21), mileswide (#30), andyd1010 (#95)

Got you shackled in my embrace
95. Disclosure feat. Sam Smith - Latch (2013)

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Score: 25.71428571
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1845
Fans: FrankLotion (#18), Nick (#26)

Love will tear us apart, again
94. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart (1980)

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Score: 25.78947368
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 12
Fans: Honorio (#17), Emerald (#34), Jackson (#178)

I know I'll stay alive
93. Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive (1978)

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Score: 25.80178442
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 456
Fans: Emerald (#24), Honorio (#31), StevieFan13 (#56)

I can breathe for the first time!
92. Kelly Clarkson - Since U Been Gone (2004)

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Score: 26.25
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 457
Fans: StevieFan13 (#14), andyd1010 (#38)

No, there's nothing
91. Roxy Music - More Than This (1982)

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Score: 26.67597765
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 627
Fans: Emerald (#10), FrankLotion (#177)
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:05 am

So, we finish this batch on a high with our first top 10 placing courtesy of Emerald's 10th best chorus More Than This!

But is the rollout hitting a high? Have there been any other glaring mistakes? Are the gifs of a high enough quality? Be honest, I don't want to be giving everyone migraines...also, if the gifs do seem of poor standard, please, by all means, recommend a better site /app (I went with Imgflip, it doesn't seem bad but it's not the most user-friendly).
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Post by Wezzo » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:10 am

mileswide wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:05 am
So, we finish this batch on a high with our first top 10 placing courtesy of Emerald's 10th best chorus More Than This!

But is the rollout hitting a high? Have there been any other glaring mistakes? Are the gifs of a high enough quality? Be honest, I don't want to be giving everyone migraines...also, if the gifs do seem of poor standard, please, by all means, recommend a better site /app (I went with Imgflip, it doesn't seem bad but it's not the most user-friendly).
GIFs look fine to me :)

Really enjoying the diversity here, it's already clear that this won't come particularly close to replicating last year's song poll which is excellent to see.

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Post by BobPatience » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:24 am

mileswide wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:48 am
Am I right in understanding that you don't think 'How can I help it..' should be a chorus but you do think "It's been one week since..." should be? Sorry for being slow, my brain feels like it's taking a holiday today...

If so, is anyone opposed to keeping 'Yesterday, you just smiled at me' and losing 'I have a history of losing my shirt'?
I was just giving my view on how I personally view (hear?) them in the context of the song.
I don't think that either of them should or shouldn't be a chorus. I have no problem with keeping them both.
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:41 pm

Wezzo wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:10 am
GIFs look fine to me :)

Really enjoying the diversity here, it's already clear that this won't come particularly close to replicating last year's song poll which is excellent to see.
Great stuff, want to avoid causing headaches if I can help it!
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I was just giving my view on how I personally view (hear?) them in the context of the song.
I don't think that either of them should or shouldn't be a chorus. I have no problem with keeping them both.
My bad, I put my misreading of your comment down to needing sleep at that point! I'm still open to everyone's ideas about the One Week entry or anything else results-wise :D

So, let's go round again, more choruses on their way :happy-partydance:
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:20 pm

To call for hands of above
90. The Knife - Heartbeats (2002)

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Score: 27.02205882
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 366
Fans: FrankLotion (#30), Jackson (#32), acroamor (#32)

I am human and I need to be loved
89. The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? (1984)

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Score: 27.32142857
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 71
Fans: Emerald (#14), Jackson (#33)

Burning out his fuse up here alone
88. Elton John - Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time) (1972)

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Score: 27.62474256
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 738
Fans: FrankLotion (#14), Nick (#47), andyd1010 (#107)

You're never going to keep me down
87. Chumbawumba - Tubthumping (1997)

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Score: 27.63157895
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 2223
Fans: StevieFan13 (#10), andyd1010 (#112)

Get me out of your starry eyes
86. The Records - Starry Eyes (1978)

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Score: 27.77777778
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 3376
Fans: Jackson (#16), Wezzo (#25)

Make my wish come true!
85. Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You (1994)

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Score: 27.99188641
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: andyd1010 (#15), StevieFan13 (#27)

Just walk away, Renée
84. The Left Banke - Walk Away Renée (1966)

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Score: 28.16166884
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 749
Fans: BobPatience (#11), Wezzo (#57)

WOAH! We're halfway there
83. Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer (1986)

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Score: 28.5449431
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 601
Fans: Wezzo (#20), Nick (#25), StevieFan13 (#77)

Ever fallen in love?
82. Buzzcocks- Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)? (1978)

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Score: 28.54615972
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 210
Fans: BobPatience (#15), StevieFan13 (#50) FrankLotion (#103), Jackson (#130)

He lies on his side
81. Wire - Outdoor Miner (1978)

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Score: 28.76526459
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1049
Fans: Jackson (#9), Wezzo (#199)
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:25 pm

A couple of firsts in the lot just posted:

- Outdoor Miner's the first track in the top 100 without so much as a live performance or official video (admittedly not surprising from Wire)

- All I Want for Christmas Is You is the first unranked song in the top 100, which I couldn't believe! 9 ranked Mariah Carey songs and no Christmas, Without You or ODB remix of Fantasy? Not that I'm a fan or anything, honest :whistle:
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by StevieFan13 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:05 pm

I'm really surprised that I didn't vote for some of these songs. Did I actually miss Walk Away Renee and How Soon is Now?
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by Rob » Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:31 pm

I didn't participate, but am enjoying the results. You can kind of see that there were few voters, as the actual placement of songs seems to be a bit all-over-the-place, but they all seem to be songs with a particular memorable chorus. I loved the inclusion of Shut Up Kiss Me. Not one expected, but would be high on my list.

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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:46 pm

StevieFan13 wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:05 pm
I'm really surprised that I didn't vote for some of these songs. Did I actually miss Walk Away Renee and How Soon is Now?
I know, it's a strong list, right? How Soon Is Now would have got on my bridges list no question ("There's a club if you'd like to go"), it's up there with the classic misunderstood teenage indie middle-eights along with Atmosphere's "People like you find it easy".
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Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:31 pm
I didn't participate, but am enjoying the results. You can kind of see that there were few voters, as the actual placement of songs seems to be a bit all-over-the-place, but they all seem to be songs with a particular memorable chorus. I loved the inclusion of Shut Up Kiss Me. Not one expected, but would be high on my list.
Yeah, it was a shame you didn't vote, Rob- I hope I didn't put you off with the way I handled your question about Justice vs. Simian- but I'm pleased you're enjoying it, I get enough entertainment from your Biggest Fan thread, so it's only fair for me to pay it back in a way :D
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

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Do I love you? My oh my...
80. Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep - Mountain High (1966)

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Score: 29.28571429
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 57
Fans: Emerald (#18), mileswide (#19)

Dollar dollar bill, y'all
79. Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) (1993)

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Score: 29.44429385
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 746
Fans: FrankLotion (#15), StevieFan13 (#33), Jackson (#91)

I know it might be wrong
78. Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom (2003)

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Score: 29.50875857
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 7339
Fans: StevieFan13 (#18), andyd1010 (#24), Honorio (#99)

Going underground!
77. The Jam - Going Underground (1980)

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Score: 30.14705882
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 327
Fans: mileswide (#15), Honorio (#22)

Marry me, oh Archie
76. Alvvays - Archie, Marry Me (2014)

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Score: 30.3030303
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 1174
Fans: Nick (#16), acroamor (#20)

And the bells are ringing out for Christmas Day
75. The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York (1987)

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Score: 30.87286528
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 558
Fans: Wezzo (#15), Honorio (#28), StevieFan13 (#91)

WHEN I FEEL HEAVY METAL!
74. blur - Song 2 (1997)

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Score: 30.91486553
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 146
Fans: andyd1010 (#17), Nick (#31), FrankLotion (#85), Jackson (#114)

Waterloo sunset's fine!
73. The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset (1968)

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Score: 31.99519231
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 44
Fans: acroamor (#10), Honorio (#62), Wezzo (#128)

She says I am the one
72. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean (1982)

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Score: 32.18954248
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 18
Fans: Honorio (#16), Jackson (#25), Emerald (#66)

But let's talk about it
71. The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice? (1966)

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Score: 33.03030303
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 951
Fans: Wezzo (#8), FrankLotion (#97)
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by BobPatience » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:17 pm

Did you know that there's nothing of The Left Banke on Spotify! At least it's not as big as a tease as U.K. which has it's debut album up, but not their second (and last) album, including 'Rendez-Vous 6:02' (which, as good as it is, would be the last song I'd pick for it's refrain). -rant over

And maybe I'm nitpicking but that '-' between artist and songtitle is really irking me, having no space before it.
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:24 pm

BobPatience wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:17 pm
And maybe I'm nitpicking but that '-' between artist and songtitle is really irking me, having no space before it.
Fixed! While doing so, I found that I'd typed 'Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse' without including 'Valerie' for number 145, so you've done me a favour :D
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Post by mileswide » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:59 pm

You'll lose your mind and play
70. Pink Floyd - See Emily Play (1967)

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Score: 33.37662338
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 216
Fans: Emerald (#19), BobPatience (#20), acroamor (#53)

And there's no end in sight!
69. Arcade Fire - Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) (2010)

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Score: 33.4486166
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 914
Fans: BobPatience (#10), acroamor (#42), andyd1010 (#182)

Gonna take some time to do the things we never had!
68. Toto - Africa (1982)

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Score: 33.59415329
Number of votes: 5
Song rank on AM: 2033
Fans: acroamor (#22), Nick (#36), Jackson (#40), StevieFan13 (#65), Wezzo (#188)

Laugh along with the common people!
67. Pulp- Common People (1995)

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Score: 33.97291305
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 37
Fans: Nick (#11), Jackson (#54), andyd1010 (#93), Wezzo (#124)

I'm a weirdo
66. Radiohead- Creep (1992)

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Score: 34.05357927
Number of votes: 5
Song rank on AM: 130
Fans: Edre Peraza (#21), andyd1010 (#52), Emerald (#53), StevieFan13 (#53), Honorio (#64)

Baby, I got a plan
65. Kanye West feat. Pusha T - Runaway (2010)

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Score: 35.08474576
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: 209
Fans: FrankLotion (#8), Honorio (#57)

Do not miss your chance to blow!
64. Eminem - Lose Yourself (2002)

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Score: 35.09285413
Number of votes: 4
Song rank on AM: 276
Fans: Nick (#14), StevieFan13 (#24), Wezzo (#92), FrankLotion (#184)

Fragile lives!
63. The Offspring - The Kids Aren't Alright (1998)

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Score: 35.71428571
Number of votes: 2
Song rank on AM: unranked
Fans: Edre Peraza (#10), mileswide (#26)

I AM FOR REAL!
62. OutKast - Ms. Jackson (2000)

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Score: 35.78947368
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 249
Fans: StevieFan13 (#17), FrankLotion (#22), Emerald (#38)

It's the time of the season for loving
61. The Zombies - Time of the Season (1968)

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Score: 35.92213823
Number of votes: 3
Song rank on AM: 761
Fans: Emerald (#11), Honorio (#25), FrankLotion (#171)
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Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Post by FrankLotion » Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:55 pm

Lol while I do think it has a great chorus I don’t think I voted for Africa

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