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Post by Brad » Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:33 am

362. X - We're Desperate: 9.5 (now #582 on my all-time list)
Love the jagged melody here, love the off-kilter dual vocals, X were really cool.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:09 am

No punk today, but a track from a classic. Although this is one of the few songs from Yankee Hotel Foxtrot to not rank on AM:

363. Wilco – Radio Cure
Year: 2002
Album: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#50)

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Post by Safetycat » Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:07 pm

363. Wilco – Radio Cure - 8
I can see why this was so high on a list. Very gorgeous song from an album I really should listen to.
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Post by Hymie » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:49 pm

Rob wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:09 am
363. Wilco – Radio Cure
2

God only knows what makes this guy think he can sing.

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Post by andyd1010 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:20 pm

Wilco - Radio Cure: 8
One of my favorite songs on the album

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Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5
Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5
Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5
TV on the Radio – Golden Age: 9
KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9
Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9
Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5
Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5
Ray Charles - (The Night Time) Is the Right Time: 8.5
Prince - Free: 8.5
Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue: 8
Big Thief – Shark Smile: 8
Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar: 8
The Heavy – How You Like Me Now: 8
Elvis Costello – Hand in Hand: 8
Belle and Sebastian – I Want the World to Stop: 7.5
Big Thief – Mythological Beauty: 7.5
Radiohead - The Numbers: 7.5
Jackie Wilson – Doggin’ Around: 7.5
Dusty Springfield - Goin' Back: 7.5
The Libertines – Up the Bracket: 7.5
The Coral – In the Morning: 7.5
The Rolling Stones - Love in Vain: 7.5
Beyoncé – Pray You Catch Me: 7.5
The Band – King Harvest (Has Surely Come): 7
The National - Ada: 7
The Mills Brothers - Paper Doll: 7
Sarah McLachlan - Adia: 7
The Beatles - I've Got a Feeling: 7
Blurry - Puddle of Mudd: 7
Rush - YYZ: 7
The Rolling Stones – Soul Survivor: 7
Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.'s in Love: 6.5
Bob Dylan – To Ramona: 6.5
Orelsan – Suicide social: 6.5
Gillian Welch – Elvis Presley Blues: 6.5
Eminem - Drug Ballad: 6.5
Belle and Sebastian – The Act of the Apostle (I): 6.5
My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words: 6.5
Sturgill Simpson - Keep it Between the Lines: 6.5
Elliott Smith – Christian Brothers: 6
Green Day – In the End: 6
The Notorious B.I.G. – Suicidal Thoughts: 6
Minnie Riperton - Inside My Love: 6
Adele – Hometown Glory: 6
Otis Redding – Rock Me Baby: 6
Vampire Weekend – I Think Ur A Contra: 5.5
Muddy Waters - Good News: 5.5
JJ Cale - Magnolia: 5.5
Fiona Apple - Limp: 5
David Axelrod - Holy Thursday: 5
John Lennon - Nobody Told Me: 5
Traffic – The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys: 4.5
Fleet Foxes - Kept Woman: 4.5
Eagles - Best of My Love: 4.5
Simple Plan – Welcome to My Life: 4.5
The Jam – English Rose: 4.5
Tom Waits – Johnsburg, Illinois: 4.5
Elton John - Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock & Roll): 4
The Spaniels - Baby It's You: 4
AC/DC – Who Made Who: 4
Daniel Ceasar, featuring Kali Uchis – Get You: 4
Slick Rick – Hey Young World: 4
"Weird Al" Yankovic - Hardware Store: 3.5
Los Saicos - Demolición: 3.5
R.E.M. – Little America: 3.5
Janet Jackson - If: 3.5
Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This: 3
Queen - Good Company: 3
The Stooges - Fun House: 3
Fergie, featuring Ludacris - Glamorous: 3
Aphex Twin - On: 2

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:56 pm

Wilco – Radio Cure: 6

Believe it or not, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is among a select group of albums from the AM top 100 I have not yet heard. In fact, I haven't heard a single Wilco album, even though theoretically I should love their work. But their songs, which I have heard plenty by now, never connect with me deeply, although like today's pick they are usually fine.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by acroamor » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:17 pm

Rob wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:56 pm
Wilco – Radio Cure: 6

Believe it or not, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is among a select group of albums from the AM top 100 I have not yet heard. In fact, I haven't heard a single Wilco album, even though theoretically I should love their work. But their songs, which I have heard plenty by now, never connect with me deeply, although like today's pick they are usually fine.
The two I'd recommend to convert you are "If I Ever Was a Child" if you want a simple song and "Impossible Germany" if you want next level guitar shreddage.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:53 pm

363. Wilco - Radio Cure: 9/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am

Today’s song bubbles under on AM:

364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
Year: 2009
Album: Junior
Biggest Fan: Fred (#305)

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:19 am

acroamor wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:17 pm
Rob wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:56 pm
Wilco – Radio Cure: 6

Believe it or not, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is among a select group of albums from the AM top 100 I have not yet heard. In fact, I haven't heard a single Wilco album, even though theoretically I should love their work. But their songs, which I have heard plenty by now, never connect with me deeply, although like today's pick they are usually fine.
The two I'd recommend to convert you are "If I Ever Was a Child" if you want a simple song and "Impossible Germany" if you want next level guitar shreddage.
I know Impossible Germany quite well, as it was part of the 2000's song poll here. I usually love next level guitar shreddage, but somehow the song did little for me. The only Wilco I know that stands out for me is Jesus, Etc. I'll give them another chance in the future, through complete album listening, but it'll have to wait, because I have roughly 159 forum polls to contend with.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Henrik » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:41 am

Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am
Today’s song bubbles under on AM:

364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
Year: 2009
Album: Junior
Biggest Fan: Fred (#305)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
Time to step in again. I didn’t put this song in my top 1000 at the time of the all-time songs poll, but I see no reason to give this anything lower than 10.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:19 am

364. Röyksopp ft. Robyn - The Girl and the Robot: 8/10

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Post by Hymie » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:51 pm

Henrik wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:41 am
Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am
Today’s song bubbles under on AM:

364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
Year: 2009
Album: Junior
Biggest Fan: Fred (#305)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
Time to step in again. I didn’t put this song in my top 1000 at the time of the all-time songs poll, but I see no reason to give this anything lower than 10.
So, you have more than 1,000 tens?

I have about 450 tens.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Hymie » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:53 pm

Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Henrik » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:23 pm

Hymie wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:51 pm
Henrik wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:41 am
Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am
Today’s song bubbles under on AM:

364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
Year: 2009
Album: Junior
Biggest Fan: Fred (#305)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
Time to step in again. I didn’t put this song in my top 1000 at the time of the all-time songs poll, but I see no reason to give this anything lower than 10.
So, you have more than 1,000 tens?

I have about 450 tens.
The song would perhaps be in my top 1000 if I did it again today.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by StevieFan13 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:01 pm

My margins are much lower. I honestly could see any song I'd give at least a 7/10 a potential all-time contender.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:30 pm

Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot: 7
It seems like I like Robyn much more when she is singing with Röysköpp. I loved Monument, of which this almost sound like a sort of first try or prelude. Seriously, this one seems always on the verge of changing into the later song. As such it is very good, but I still wish I was listening to Monument instead.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Hymie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:32 am

StevieFan13 wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:01 pm
My margins are much lower. I honestly could see any song I'd give at least a 7/10 a potential all-time contender.
Without doing this on purpose, I have about twice as many 9's as 10's. and twice as many 8's as 9's, and twice as many 7's as 8's, and twice as many 6's as 7's. So it is like a pyramid. This breakdown makes perfect sense to me.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:58 am

Today the second song from The Format, from the same album. Who’d have thought?

365. The Format – Time Bomb
Year: 2006
Album: Dog Problems
Biggest Fan: Wezzo (#479)

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Akhenaten » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:05 am

356. Ray Baretto – Pastime Paradise - 3
357. Ne-Yo – Beautiful Monster - 3
358. O Rappa - Minha alma (A paz que eu não quero) - 4
359. Merle Haggard and the Strangers – Here In Frisco - 4.5
360. Gorillaz feat. London Community Gospel Choir – Don’t Get Lost in Heaven - 8.5
361. Bad Brains – I and I Survive - 6.5
362. X - We're Desperate - 5
363. Wilco - Radio Cure - 2.5
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Akhenaten » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:18 am

Hymie wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:32 am
StevieFan13 wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:01 pm
My margins are much lower. I honestly could see any song I'd give at least a 7/10 a potential all-time contender.
Without doing this on purpose, I have about twice as many 9's as 10's. and twice as many 8's as 9's, and twice as many 7's as 8's, and twice as many 6's as 7's. So it is like a pyramid. This breakdown makes perfect sense to me.
My ratings are done like this at the top end:
10 - ranked between 1-500 in my all-time list
9.5 - between 501-1000
9 - between 1001-2000
8.5 - between 2001-3500
8 - between 3501-5000
7.5 - between 5001-6500

At the lower end:
A 4 is it's OK
Above 4's I like to varying degrees
And below 4's I dislike to varying degrees.

I've voted like this for the first 363 songs.
Rating - No. of times
10 - 4
9.5 - 4
9 - 12
8.5 - 19
8 - 23
7.5 - 27
7 - 30
6.5 - 15
6 - 37
5.5 - 21
5 - 48
4.5 - 13
4 - 36
3.5 - 11
3 - 23
2.5 - 15
2 - 17
1.5 - 5
1 - 3
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:13 pm

365. The Format - Time Bomb: 5/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Live in Phoenix » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:32 pm

The Format - Time Bomb: 6/10

I didn't expect to see this song outside the confines of my post about local music lists. I especially don't have a night life anymore, but anyway it's amusing to think of power pop as having been part of the scene here (going by the one song I know by this band). It bounces along fine; the best thing by far is the piano.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:37 pm

The Format - Time Bomb: 6
As Live in Phoenix says, it bounces along fine. That's the appeal of this track, but I am not too crazy about these vocals.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by DaveC » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:37 pm

Just about keeping up with all the poll listening, but I'm determined not to fall behind

356. Ray Baretto – Pastime Paradise: 5 it is fine, but I prefer the original
357. Ne-Yo – Beautiful Monster: 6 catchy / better than I expected
358. O Rappa - Minha alma (A paz que eu não quero): 6.5 takes a few listens
359. Merle Haggard and the Strangers – Here In Frisco: 4 not my genre
360. Gorillaz – Don’t Get Lost in Heaven: 5 forgetable track from very good album
361. Bad Brains – I and I Survive: 6.5 unoriginal mellowed out roots reggae for easy listening, strangely charming
362. X – We’re Desperate: 6 better in the context of the album
363. Wilco – Radio Cure: 5 Hard to say why Wilco rarely do much for me
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot: 7.5 For some reason I like 20th century Robyn better than 21st century Robyn

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Post by mileswide » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:54 pm

Merle Haggard and the Strangers - Here in Frisco 6 I've never understood why Haggard came to be seen as more of a country outlaw in later years other than his private life (and it's not as if he didn't have competition in this respect), what I've heard of his music is purely establishment Nashville. That said, I do have a weakness for hokey country and it doesn't get much hokier than this!

Gorillaz - Don't Get Lost in Heaven 5 Completely on the same page with spiritualized as this, you're left wondering when it's supposed to start.

Bad Brains - I and I Survive 8 This is an utter genre exercise but after listening to it more, I like the details, like the hints of dub echo about halfway through and the choppy ska guitars. The drummer gives it some welly too.

X - We're Desperate 7 The vocal interplay hides the feeling that the track doesn't really go anywhere. Not that it needs to, its dingy charm goes far.

Wilco - Radio Cure 4 Jeff Tweedy's most serious case of The Bends on YHF, the reason I ranked it last on an album I've still yet to warm to.

Röyksopp feat. Robyn - The Girl and the Robot 6 Sleek, Moroder-style beat and synth line but Robyn still seems more at home when she's chronicling conventional relationship problems.

The Format - Time Bomb 5 Feels like a verse and a chorus too long for its attempts at ELO/Queen revivalism.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:24 am

Today’s song has a length of 4 minutes and 14 seconds. I thought I’d share this information with you.

366. Global Communication – 4:14
Year: 1994
Album: 76:14
Biggest Fan: Panam (#823)

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Post by Schüttelbirne » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:42 pm

366. Global Communication - 4:14: 6/10

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Post by Hymie » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:11 pm

Rob wrote:
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366. Global Communication – 4:14
3

Sounds like the soundtrack of some outer space movie.

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Post by Rob » Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:18 pm

Global Communication – 4:14: 8
Very good ambient/ IDM. Does its job as tranquil background music, but when you pay attention it is quit rich too.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:29 am

Today the first song that appears here that Wikipedia files under the genre ‘contemporary worship’. Good thing it arrives on a Sunday:

367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song
Year: 2009
Album: Kari Jobe
Biggest Fan: Live in Phoenix (#873)

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:49 pm

367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song: 4

Hardcore religious music can be a challenge to the unbeliever. If the music is outstanding I don't necessarily mind it, but Revelation Song has no other intend than, well, praising God. The melody doesn't reach all that great highs. Jobe's voice is admittedly beautiful and the only thing of worth for me here, but even that has a kind of cleanliness to it that you inevitably find when people turn saintly. And the lyrics, well, nobody pretends that they were written to please atheists.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 pm

Hymie wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:11 pm


Sounds like the soundtrack of some outer space movie.
Unless I look wrong, I don't think you have voted for The Format's Time Bomb yet.

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Post by Live in Phoenix » Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:25 pm

Not actually a believer myself, but I have been exposed to a fair amount of contemporary worship music (some of which is also on my prospective 2010s song list). I don't note live versus studio versions when ranking -- as the main site similarly doesn't really note live versions of songs -- but my ranking was based moreso on a live version I heard from YouTube. Sometimes a studio version can seem antiseptic in comparison.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:07 pm

367. Kari Jobe - Revelation Song: 4/10

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Post by Hymie » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:37 pm

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:29 am
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song
3

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Hymie » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:37 pm

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 pm
Hymie wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:11 pm


Sounds like the soundtrack of some outer space movie.
Unless I look wrong, I don't think you have voted for The Format's Time Bomb yet.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:34 am

368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better
Year: 1969
Album: Bubblegum, Lemonade &… Something for Mama
Biggest Fan: Neil (#808)

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Post by spiritualized » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:47 am

362. X – We’re Desperate: 7/10
363. Wilco – Radio Cure: 5/10
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot: 8/10
365. The Format - Time Bomb: quite cheery and bouncy, I like it 7/10
366. Global Communication – 4:14 : an excellent album - superb track too : 8/10
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song : Oh yuck : = 1/10
368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better - good song for a Monday Morning = 6.5/10

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Romain » Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:30 am

356. Ray Baretto – Pastime Paradise Funny but not memorable 4.5/10
357. Ne-Yo – Beautiful Monster Hahhahahahahahahahahahaha 1.5/10
358. O Rappa - Minha alma (A paz que eu não quero) rather pleasant, I listen to it with pleasure. 6.5/10
359. Merle Haggard and the Strangers – Here In Frisco The voice is nice but not a genre I like. 5/10
360. Gorillaz – Don’t Get Lost in Heaven Back when Gorilaz was all about the classics. This one, however, is one of the songs from the first two albums that I like the least. 6.5/10
361. Bad Brains – I and I Survive The chorus is excellent... and so is the rest. The guitar comes at the right time. A great discovery. 8/10
362. X – We’re Desperate melodic punk that's easy to listen to. 5.5/10
363. Wilco – Radio Cure the singing annoys me a bit, it's a pity, I like the chords. 5.5/10
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot Nope. 2/10
365. The Format – Time Bomb the chorus, which I think is bad, spoils the whole thing, which is still nice. 5/10
366. Global Communication – 4:14 It's not easy to rate a song like that, not unpleasant, but I feel like I've heard it 10,000 times in video games. 5/10
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation SongHmmmmm... pfffff... blrblrlblrlblrblr... mouais! 5/10
368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better6.5/10


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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Schüttelbirne » Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:49 pm

368. Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 5/10

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Post by Live in Phoenix » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:36 pm

^ I learned a little French today
Mouais is a way of expressing uncertainty in an affirmative way. It might be translated as "Yes, but I'm not sure", or "Kind of".

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

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368. Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 5/10
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by mileswide » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:06 pm

Global Communication – 4:14 6 This feels like it needs time to burrow into my psyche, which it hasn't after 3 plays. Still suitably calming.

Kari Jobe – Revelation Song, on the other hand, refuses to leave my consciousness after I tried to seek out a live version to do it justice. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3dZMBrGGmeE and https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8-Gxjtd6Wp4 are what I found. I'll opt for the second of these as it's a slightly more intimate atmosphere and you can sense how powerful the song is for the audience. Both retain the sanitised feel of the original, though, so I can't give this any more than a 4.

Mama Cass - It's Getting Better 7 This has the same warm glow of a Motown single, if not quite as timeless. The chorus is winningly hopeful as well.
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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Wezzo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:20 pm

359. Merle Haggard and the Strangers – Here In Frisco - 7
360. Gorillaz – Don’t Get Lost in Heaven - 5
361. Bad Brains – I and I Survive - 5
362. X – We’re Desperate - 5.5
363. Wilco – Radio Cure - 6
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot - 7.5
365. The Format – Time Bomb - 9.5 [from my list]
366. Global Communication – 4:14 - 6.5
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song - 4.5
368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better - 9 [close to my top 1000]

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:54 pm

Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 7
Although Mama Cass has done more powerful vocals I still like this one a lot. It just feels like pure, unfiltered sunshine and it's got a very fine melody.

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Brad » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:20 am

363. Wilco – Radio Cure: 7.5
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot: 6
365. The Format – Time Bomb: 4
366. Global Communication – 4:14: 6
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song: 6
368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better: 7

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Hymie » Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:37 am

Rob wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:54 pm
Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 7
Although Mama Cass has done more powerful vocals I still like this one a lot. It just feels like pure, unfiltered sunshine and it's got a very fine melody.
It wasn't a real big hit, but I did hear it a few times when it was current. Probably around this week below on WMCA. I don't think WABC ever played it. Those were the 2 Top 40 stations in New York then.

WMCA Radio 57 Survey for July 2, 1969

TW LW
1 6 #IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) - Zager & Evans (RCA Victor)
2 1 SPINNING WHEEL - Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia)
3 4 LOVE ME TONIGHT - Tom Jones (Parrot)
4 2 LOVE THEME FROM ROMEO & JULIET - Henry Mancini & His Orchestra (RCA
Victor)
5 5 QUENTIN’S THEME - The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)
6 3 #ONE - Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
7 11 COLOR HIM FATHER - The Winstons (Metromedia)
8 19 #CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION - Tommy James & The Shondells (Roulette)
9 7 I TURNED YOU ON - The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)
10 17 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) - Jr. Walker & The All Stars
(Soul)
11 13 #THE GIRL I’LL NEVER KNOW (Angels Never Fly This Low) - Frankie Valli
(Philips)
12 10 ISRAELITES - Desmond Dekker & The Aces (Uni)
13 18 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE - The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)
14 8 BAD MOON RISING - Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)
15 9 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE - Oliver (Jubilee)
16 29 WHERE DO I GO/BE-IN (Hare Krishna) - The Happenings (Jubilee)
17 20 #ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN - Moms Mabley (Mercury)
18 15 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have A Mother For Me) (pt. 1) - James
Brown (King)
19 28 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) - Neil Diamond (Uni)
20 23 MY CHERIE AMOUR - Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
21 25 IT’S GETTING BETTER - Mama Cass (Dunhill)
22 24 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG - Roy Clark (Dot)
23 27 CHOICE OF COLORS - The Impressions (Curtom)
24 -- RECONSIDER ME - Johnny Adams (SSS Int’l)
25 -- I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS - The Grass Roots (Dunhill)
26 -- POLK SALAD ANNIE - Tony Joe White (Monument)
27 -- #LAUGHING - The Guess Who (RCA Victor)
28 -- GOOD OLD ROCK ’N ROLL - Cat Mother & The All Night News Boys (Polydor)
29 -- ABERGAVENNY - Shannon (Heritage)
30 21 BABY, I LOVE YOU - Andy Kim (Steed)

WMCace of the Week: AGE (Where I Started Again) - Horatio (Event)

More Music
On Campus - Dickie Goodman (Cotique)
Moonflight - Vik Venus (Buddah) [Venus was actually DJ Jack Spector]
Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones (London)
So I Can Love You - The Emotions (Volt)
Break Away - The Beach Boys (Capitol)
Workin’ On A Groovy Thing - The 5th Dimension (Soul City)
I’m Free - The Who (Decca)
Clean Up Your Own Backyard - Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
Hurt So Bad - The Lettermen (Capitol)
Marrakesh Express - Crosby, Stills & Nash (Atlantic)
Muddy River - Johnny Rivers (Imperial)
Birthday - Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)
A Race To The Moon - Barry Winslow (Laurie)

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Rob » Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:51 am

Prince is at it again; courtesy of Moonbeam.

369. Prince - Bambi
Year: 1979
Album: Prince
Biggest Fan: Moonbeam (#462)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!

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Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Post by Wezzo » Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:38 pm

369. Prince - Bambi - 5

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