Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

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Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Holden » Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:35 pm

We have successfully cut our list down to 100 songs from the 200. For each round of the tournament, I am going to implement a different style. Now, we are going to be getting this list of 100 down to 32. We will be doing this using lists of five songs, which must be ranked, and the highest average positions will move on. Here are this weeks two sets of songs to be ranked.

Also, shout-out to Midnight City, Seventeen, and Avant Gardener for absolutely DESTROYING last weeks poll, all three are in the Top 5 going by average rank. For those wondering, the other two in the top 5 are Oblivion and Thinkin Bout You

Heat 11:
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

Playlist (Joanna Newsom isn't on Spotify, but should be very easy to find elsewhere)


Please rank all songs in both of these heats! Thanks! Let's see what the best song of the decade is! Deadline will be July 21st, exactly one week from the time of this post.

Current Qualifiers (AKA the Top 32% of currently ranked songs)
2 | Grimes | Oblivion (2012)
8 | M83 | Midnight City (2011)
13 | Future Islands | Seasons (Waiting on You) (2014)
18 | Frank Ocean | Thinkin Bout You (2012)
19 | Tame Impala | Let It Happen (2015)
38 | Lorde | Green Light (2017)
40 | Arctic Monkeys | Do I Wanna Know? (2013)
50 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs (2010)
65 | Kendrick Lamar | King Kunta (2015)
70 | Sharon Van Etten | Seventeen (2019)
77 | Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best (2015)
98 | The Black Keys | Lonely Boy (2011)
114 | Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi | Tightrope (2010)
141 | Courtney Barnett | Avant Gardener (2013)
184 | Grimes | REALiTi (2015)
186 | David Bowie | I Can't Give Everything Away (2016)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Nick » Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:37 pm

Heat 11:
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Schüttelbirne » Tue Jul 21, 2020 5:45 pm

Heat 11:
1 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
4 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
7 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
8 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
9 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)


Heat 12:
2 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
3 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
5 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
6 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
10 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by acroamor » Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:15 pm

78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by andyd1010 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:11 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Myself » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:35 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)

Heat 12:
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by DaveC » Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:58 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)

Heat 12:
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Safetycat » Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:09 pm

Heat 11:
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by FrankLotion » Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:11 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:57 pm

Heat 11:
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Holden » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:44 am

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Madzong » Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:59 am

78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Madzong » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:00 am

176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Romain » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:19 am

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)


Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Gillingham » Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:44 am

Heat 11:
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)

Heat 12:
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Neil » Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:42 pm

Heat 11:
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)


Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Krurze » Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:18 pm

Heat 11:
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)

Great group. Hurts me putting Bowie last

Heat 12:
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by LunarPiper » Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:25 pm

Heat 11:
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)

Heat 12:
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by prosecutorgodot » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:40 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)


Heat 12:
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)

the last group is all really good.

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Post by Jackson » Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:14 pm

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)

Heat 12:
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

Diane Young is my least favorite song out of our entire EOD top 100. I cannot for the life of me understand its appeal, but that also goes for most VW songs for me.

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Post by SL3 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:50 am

Heat 11:
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
2 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
3 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
4 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
5 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)

Heat 12:
1 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
2 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
3 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
4 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
5 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)

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Post by Akhenaten » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:33 am

Heat 11:
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)

Heat 12:
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by mileswide » Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:00 pm

There's barely a cigarette paper between my top 2, seems cruel to have them in the same group:

1. Jamie xx feat. Romy - Loud Places
2. Deerhunter - Desire Lines
3. David Bowie - Lazarus
6. Robyn - Dancing on My Own
7. James Blake - Limit to Your Love

4. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
5. Childish Gambino - This Is America
8. Fiona Apple - Every Single Night
9. James Blake - Retrograde
10. Joanna Newsom - Good Intentions Paving Company
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Post by Holden » Sun Jul 26, 2020 9:11 pm

Three days left!
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Post by Nassim » Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:36 pm

Heat 11:

148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)
1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
126 | Deerhunter | Desire Rebellion Li(n)es (2010)
78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)

Heat 12:
80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
144 | Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
93 | Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
176 | Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
26 | Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Holden » Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:49 am

mileswide wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 9:00 pm
There's barely a cigarette paper between my top 2, seems cruel to have them in the same group:
I'll take it up with RANDOM.org. :D
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Jirin » Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:20 am

I’ve always seen Hang With Me as the standout song from that album.

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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by Elder » Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:33 am

Heat 11:
| Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010)
| David Bowie | Lazarus (2015)
| James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010)
| Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010)
| Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015)

Heat 12:
| Joanna Newsom | Good Intentions Paving Company (2010)
| Fiona Apple | Every Single Night (2012)
| James Blake | Retrograde (2013)
| Childish Gambino | This Is America (2018)
| Vampire Weekend | Diane Young (2013)
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Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Post by mileswide » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:03 pm

Holden wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:49 am
I'll take it up with RANDOM.org. :D
Be sure to, this injustice cannot stand!
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