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by Rob
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Revolver Magazine (US)
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: EOY 2020 - Revolver Magazine (US)

Uhhh, the weirdest list so far For most part it makes sense since it is a heavy metal magazine and most of these albums clearly belong to that group. What makes it look weird is that somehow a handful of electronic and hiphop albums sneaked in. Not sure if that is what their readers are in for, but...
by Rob
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

686. Tina Charles – I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance)
Year: 1976
Albums: I Love to Love
Biggest Fan: bonnielaurel (#434)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

350. Sleater-Kinney – Dig Me Out Words and Guitar Dance Song ’97 The title track is the classic, but is actually not among my favorites. Give me this tribute to rock music on Words and Guitar and ehm, what was not particularly dance music in 1997 (but should have been). 341. Pink Floyd – Meddle One ...
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Today we have been doing this for a month! To celebrate I present you with 25 albums. The same as usual, but what do you expect of me? What is special though is that not one, not two, but three artists appear two times in this group, a new record. Let's here it for Brian Eno, Sleater-Kinney and Pink...
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

There were updates to the playlist and scores. Maybe you have noticed?
Schüttelbirne wrote: Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:44 pm 359. Steve Reich | Music for 18 Musicians: guess what?
Just because you are being difficult I have made decision were your vote goes to. I marked it for Music for 18 Musicians and will not change it on any request of yours.
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Grammy Nominations
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 2021 Grammy Nominations

I have to take back a little what I wrote about the Grammies being a reflection of the very mainstream. There were 3 albums here that I didn't recognize, but I took that as a sign that I'm far out of the mainstream, as usual. This time however I find that Black Pumas, Chilombo and even especially Dj...
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Grammy Nominations
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 2021 Grammy Nominations

Thanks for the explanation Schüttelbirne. I really wonder why the Grammies don't go for a more straightforward nomination process.
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Kirsty MacColl - Days: 9 I always liked the original by The Kinks a lot. Such a simple song, but very effective because of it. Kirsty MacColl's take turns out to be just as great. It misses the more jubilant nature of the original, but her quiet take gives it more of a wistfulness. If only I could s...
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Grammy Nominations
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 2021 Grammy Nominations

I can't believe neither The Weeknd nor Brittany Howard, who would have actually been in the running to win Why do you think Brittany Howard had a shot at winning? It seems unlikely to me. If she was nominated it would be more the weird-one out, like Sturgill Simpson a few years ago. Or perhaps I'm ...
by Rob
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Second Red And in a row.

685. Kirsty MacColl - Days
Year: 1989
Albums: Kite
Biggest Fan: Red Ant (#303)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Grammy Nominations
Replies: 25
Views: 402

Re: 2021 Grammy Nominations

I'm actually more surprised people expected Fetch the Bolt Cutters. The album is a critical and music nerd darling, but has no mainstream presence at all and "Album of the Year" with the Grammies is basically another spelling of "Most Mainstream Presence (in the USA) of the Year". The presence of Po...
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

375. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare Preta Pretinha Tinino Trincando Latin music rarely knows to grab me for some reason, but somehow this one did, a lot. I listened to it again today and there is so much to chose from. The vocals from Moreas Moreiro and the rhythm on Preta Pretinha are just gorgeous...
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

You ordered 25 great albums and I am happy to deliver. There are two servings of Nick Cave today, but savor them, as there will be no more of him or his bad seeds served again. We also add the longest song to the playlist today and there is nobody who can do a dang thing about it. 375. Novos Baianos...
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Yes, the scores have been updated again! I fell off in posting for this thread, but I might as well throw my hat in for this one: Feel free to throw in more of your hats! 382. Marvin Gaye – Let’s Get It On Mercy Mercy Me Inner City Blues I think you have the wrong Marvin Gaye album with 'On' in the ...
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Latin Quarter – Radio Africa: 6
A serious topic, but a pleasing sound. Not the best mixture, but at least I don't mind hearing it.
by Rob
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

684. Latin Quarter – Radio Africa
Year: 1985
Albums: Modern Times
Biggest Fan: Red Ant (#781)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

I forgot this yesterday, but here is my weekly call for votes for albums that haven't got any yet. We go for the first 400 now. If you happen to talk to people who have chosen these albums, please direct them here. 999. Phil Collins – No Jacket Required 992. Daryl Hall & Johnny Oats – Private Eyes 9...
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

387. Jefferson Airplane – Surrealistic Pillow White Rabbit Somebody to Love There are a lot of great songs here, but when I heard this for the first time I was deeply disappointed that there were only two tracks with Grace Slick as lead vocalist as I bought the album on the strength of these two voc...
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Anyway, back to business. Here are today's twenty-five. After two today of only single entries, we again have one artist with two albums, although under two different names: Parliament and Funkadelic. 400. Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove One Nation Under a Groove (3) Who Says a Funk Band Can’...
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

And FrankLotion posted before I finished the previous post, but his votes have now also been included. The Prodigy – The Fat of the Land: It’s pretty rude, but Smack My Bitch Up is still immensely fun and makes me kind of miss the high-octane rush of rave music. I don't like being precious or drag o...
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The dates have been upped, as the old folks say! 402. Yes – Close to the Edge Close to the Edge (Only voting for one track as this album only has three) It still gets two songs on the playlist, so feel free to vote for your second pick if you want. https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnhTqAkuyDycYx...
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Eurythmics – I Could Give You (A Mirror): 7

Certainly a catchy song.
by Rob
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Woops, I thought I'd posted this some hours ago. Sorry for the delay. Second appearance by Eurythmics: 683. Eurythmics – I Could Give You (A Mirror) Year: 1983 Albums: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) Biggest Fan: Moonbeam (#49) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

420. Beach House – Bloom Myth New Year Some artists end up making a song that perfectly encapsulates all they are about. Myth does that for Beach House. People who follow the Biggest Fan Songs game already know I love New Year probably more than others, but it is one of their best, believe me. 414. ...
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Not much to say or react to in my daily update, so I'll just save you all some time by going straight to today's 25 albums. It contains no artist with two entries sadly, but we do get an album whose titles do not use the letters of any alphabet, so all is right, right? 425. Blur – 13 No Distance Lef...
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Bobby Bland – Don’t Want No Woman: 6
Solid blues
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

682. Bobby Bland – Don’t Want No Woman 9 Hymie I’m really curious, have you ever rated someone else’s song a 9/10? No judgement you’re allowed to like what you like but have you ever come across someone else’s Biggest Fan song and liked it as much as the ones on your own list? He gave a 9 to Sound ...
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - February 2019
Replies: 313
Views: 262307

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - February 2019

Just so you know Holden, I'll probably not react to all your votes, but I do count them all!
by Rob
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

The Hymie renaissance is in full swing:

682. Bobby Bland – Don’t Want No Woman
Year: 1957
Released as a single (B-side to I Smell Trouble)
Biggest Fan: Hymie (#598)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Smashing Pumpkins - Down: 6
It's a fine song, but this band has done much better.

Elvis Costello – Lip Service: 7
Everything on this album is worth a listen. There are better choruses on there, but this a case were I prefer the verses anyway.
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

I got a couple of albums again today: 449. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me [Not on Spotify] Good Intentions Paving Co. In California Good Intentions Paving Co. is an obvious pick, but deservedly so, because even for Newsom this has an overload of memorable lines and melodies. In California is a welco...
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Get paid in full with today's 25 albums. Alas, there is no artist who has two entries today. 450. New York Dolls – New York Dolls Personality Crisis (1) Pills (1) 449. Joanna Newsom – Have One On Me [Not on Spotify] Good Intentions Paving Co. (2) Baby Birch (1) In California (1) Does Not Suffice (1)...
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

There have been updates. I never considered The Köln Concert to have any songs, so I'm not gonna vote for it. He stops playing sometimes and then everybody claps. It's clearly not a continuous piece. The album gets two entries on the playlist anyway. 500. Roxy Music – Roxy Music Virginia Plain (assu...
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music
Replies: 40
Views: 5920

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music

And although I'd rather talk about 10cc, I want to be ahead of astonished reactions regarding my next AM pick being Funeral. I'll go ahead and say it: I never heard it. In fact, although I heard all albums of the top 20 at least once, there are still five (!) albums from the group of 21-30 I'm unfam...
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music
Replies: 40
Views: 5920

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music

10cc – The Original Soundtrack (1975) – AM #2977 https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/515Z6G5C69L.jpg These were the albums I could choose from: 2971. The Microphones – Mount Eerie 2972. tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack 2973. Opeth – Blackwater Park 2974. Television Personalities - …And Don’t th...
by Rob
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

The third appearance by Elvis Costello and the second song from his This Year’s Model:

681. Elvis Costello – Lip Service
Year: 1978
Album: This Year’s Model
Biggest Fan: Brad (#91)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Millions Now Living Will Never Die: Glass Museum & The Taut and Tame , the tracks I picked for RYM's current poll on the best Tortoise songs + album. Are you trying to fool people into thinking people listen to this album for anything else than Djed? I am probably the biggest fan of both the album ...
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

474. John Coltrane – My Favorite Things Summertime My Favorite Things Unpopular take: John Coltrane's Summertime is the ultimate version of that song! It might be my favorite jazz piece, actually, though of course I have heard way too little. In a way My Favorite Things is even a bigger achievement,...
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Your daily dose of track picks. Today's double bill belongs to The King. No, not King , but The King ! 475. Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath Vol. 4 Supernaut (3) Snowblind (2) Tomorrow’s Dream (1) 474. John Coltrane – My Favorite Things My Favorite Things (2) Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye (1) Summertime (1...
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

There has been a update, believe it or not. 477. Todd Rundgren – Something/Anything Couldn't I Just Tell You Hello It's Me Not specifically a reaction to you, but it turns out that if you search for Something/Anything on Spotify you only get the first half of the album (the first "disc" so to say, p...
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 3 - KRS-One - KRS-One

KRS-One - KRS-One: 5 For the most part, this just isn't my cup of tea. There is no denying KRS-One's skills as an MC (even if I wish he'd stop proclaiming his greatness himself, or for that matter let other people come on just to say how great KRS is; the name KRS-One and the word MC are heard a rid...
by Rob
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

The song today was originally made for the movie Singles, but that version is not on Spotify. A shorter single cut is. That one is on the playlist for now. If fasbjd does not agree, let me know. It bubbles under on AM. 680. Smashing Pumpkins - Drown Year: 1992 Album: Singles: Original Motion Picture...
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

500. Roxy Music – Roxy Music Ladytron If There Is Something (Worth noting that Virginia Plain doesn't appear on the original album) It fits within the rule I made a little while ago that I count tracks for international versions, as long as they aren't bonus tracks and instated within five years of...
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Only one of my picks today. 493. The National – Trouble Will Find Me I Need My Girl Graceless I Need My Girl is not one of the critic's picks, but did you know it is the most streamed song by The National on Spotify? I have to give Spotify some credit here, as it is a beautiful love song, which is q...
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Are you ready for the top half of this list? No, you are never ready! Yet here it comes all the same! Today's double dipper is Big Star. 500. Roxy Music – Roxy Music If There Is Something (2) Virginia Plain (1) Re-Make/ Re-Model (1) Sea Breezes (1) Ladytron (1) 499. Robyn – Body Talk Dancing On My O...
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

There have been updates to the scores. 506. Expensive Shit Totally redundant, but you can put me down for both tracks. Thanks! Redundant votes are my favorite! (YYZ also happens to be the only song of mine that has shown up in Biggest Fan so far). This made me check your eligible songs for Biggest F...
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Kendrick Lamar, featuring Ab-Soul – Ab-Soul’s Outro: 7
Very good early Lamar, even if like the title says it is Ab-Soul's song for a long while. Both rappers are good though and I love the jazz solo at the end.
by Rob
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

679. Kendrick Lamar, featuring Ab-Soul – Ab-Soul’s Outro
Year: 2011
Album: Section.80
Biggest Fan: Prosecutorgodot (#286)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Three today: 525. Belle and Sebastian – The Life Pursuit The Blues Are Still Blue Dress Up in You Still the only Belle and Sebastian album I have heard in full... But it is a good one. They somehow manage to be able to sound twee and perhaps too soft, but getting away with it thanks to great melodie...
by Rob
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

And with this next group of 25 we are halfway down the road. To celebrate, you get two Nick Cave albums back to back! 525. Belle and Sebastian – The Life Pursuit Dress Up in You (2) The Blues Are Still Blue (2) Another Sunny Day (1) Funny Little Frog (1) 524. This Heat – Deceit Paper Hats (4) S.P.Q....