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by Madzong
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version
Replies: 63
Views: 1034

Re: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version

Gen X's "Dancing with Myself" was released in 1980, and a remixed version of the same recording was released in 1981 credited only to Billy Idol. But I'm not certain which version the critics are listing. There are also two different Billy Idol solo versions as well. The original re-recorded versio...
by Madzong
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version
Replies: 63
Views: 1034

Re: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version

Gen X's "Dancing with Myself" was released in 1980, and a remixed version of the same recording was released in 1981 credited only to Billy Idol. But I'm not certain which version the critics are listing. There are also two different Billy Idol solo versions as well. The original re-recorded versio...
by Madzong
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 17
Views: 211

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion
by Madzong
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 99
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 99

Rolling Stones - Laugh, I Nearly Died (Unranked)
by Madzong
Mon Oct 26, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

654. Haim – If I Could Change Your Mind: 8/10
by Madzong
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version
Replies: 63
Views: 1034

Re: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version

Nirvana - Aneurysm (b side) vs Aneurysm (live)
by Madzong
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version
Replies: 63
Views: 1034

Re: Songs where the first recording is not the acclaimed version

Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink (album Version) Vs. Pretty In Pink (OST version)
by Madzong
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 9
Views: 116

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light

Songs
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test
Wilco - Poor Places
David Bowie - Slip Away
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song for the Deaf
by Madzong
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

646. Tindersticks – If You Are Looking for a Way Out 6
647. Kasabian – Days Are Forgotten 7
650. Yo La Tengo – I Heard You Looking 7
by Madzong
Sat Oct 24, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 6 (FINALE)
Replies: 19
Views: 290

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 6 (FINALE)

The Beths | Jump Rope Gazers
by Madzong
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

650. Yo La Tengo – I Heard You Looking 7
by Madzong
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 840

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarter-Finals!

1. Cocteau Twins - Treasure
3. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion
by Madzong
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

645. The Gun Club - Hearts - 8
by Madzong
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 98
Replies: 13
Views: 1256

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 98

The next song on my list is Deep Purple - Highway Star (Made in Japan version) (1972). The studio version (ranked 1474 on AM) was already nominated by madzong and obtained only 6 votes on the Edition 83. Spiritualized, since it's a repeat you can use it or not, it's up to you. I was surprised to se...
by Madzong
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 98
Replies: 13
Views: 1256

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 98

Portishead - Wandering Star (unranked)
by Madzong
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

Re: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6

Songs:
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0
Queens of the Stone Age - No One Knows
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Foo Fighters - Times Like These
Interpol - PDA
by Madzong
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

Re: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 6

Albums:
Bruce Springsteen - The Rising
Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
by Madzong
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 5 (Semi-Finals)
Replies: 15
Views: 1478

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 5 (Semi-Finals)

The Beths - Jump Rope Gazers
by Madzong
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 4.2
Replies: 28
Views: 1945

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 4.2

1. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Blondie - Eat to the Beat
3. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion
4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
by Madzong
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 11
Views: 1625

Re: Music of 2002: Round 2, Week 5

Songs
Joey Ramone - What a Wonderful World
Pass
Wilco - Poor Places
Pass
Sleater-Kinney - Combat Rock
David Bowie - Slip Away
Queens of the Stone Age - A Song for the Deaf
Oasis - Stop Crying Your Heart Out
by Madzong
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

638. Small Faces - Wide Eyed Girl on the Wall: 7/10
by Madzong
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

David Bowie – Because You’re Young: 7
by Madzong
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 4 (Quarter-Finals)
Replies: 18
Views: 1887

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 4 (Quarter-Finals)

1. The Beths | Jump Rope Gazers
2. The Strokes | Ode to the Mets
by Madzong
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 1833

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3

The Strokes | Ode to the Mets
by Madzong
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 97
Replies: 13
Views: 1243

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 97

Faith No More - Ashes To Ashes (Unranked)
by Madzong
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

637. U2 – The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) 7
by Madzong
Thu Oct 08, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

636. Robert Palmer – Sailin’ Shoes: 5
by Madzong
Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

Joey Ramone’s anger (towards the Ronald Reagan incident) is palpable when he sings the last verse of Bonzo Goes To Bitburg: “If there's one thing that makes me sick It's when someone tries to hide behind politics I wish that time could go by fast Somehow they manage to make it last” Also love the fo...
by Madzong
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

ordinaryperson wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:48 pm
The final guitar solo - Deep Purple's Highway Star

Patti Smith's backing vocals - R.E.M.'s E-Bow the Letter
Love these too. Patti Smith’s vocals really make this song.
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 4.1
Replies: 22
Views: 1895

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 4.1

Cocteau Twins - Treasure
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

635. X – When Our Love Passed Out on the Couch 8.5
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

The ‘elec-tric-tric-tric-tric’ sample/vocals in Rhinestone Eyes by Gorillaz
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

Led Zeppelin "Stairway To Heaven" After the guitar solo when the lyrics start with "And as we wind on down the road..." Simon & Garfunkel "The Sound Of Silence" That song has many remarkable moments, as a matter of fact the beginning with "Hello darkness my old friend" is already great. But my favo...
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

The changes in XTC’s Dear God - from the boy’s voice to Andy’ Partridge’s And the vitriol in the last tirade which he pulls off without stopping for a breath (backed with some propulsive drumming) ‘I won't believe in Heaven and Hell No saints, no sinners, no devil as well No pearly gates, no thorny ...
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

Songs that stop and start again or fade out and come back e.g. The Stooges’ ‘T.V. Eye’, Elvis’ ‘Suspicious Minds’, Def Leppards’ ‘Animal’
by Madzong
Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moments in Music
Replies: 29
Views: 4496

Re: Best Moments in Music

The slinky bass in the Cure’s Lullaby.

The repetitive bass line and turntable sample in Portishead’s Wandering Star
by Madzong
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 1833

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3

4. The Beths | Jump Rope Gazers
by Madzong
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

633. The House of Love – I Don’t Know Why I Love You 7/10
by Madzong
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 1638

Re: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 4

Albums
Pass
Pass
Pass
Red Hot Chili Peppers - By the Way
by Madzong
Mon Oct 05, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 1638

Re: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 4

Songs
Interpol - Obstacle 1
The Roots feat. Cody Chesnutt - The Seed 2.0
Coldplay - The Scientist
Queens of the Stone Age - No One Knows
The Libertines - Time for Heroes
The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize??
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Coldplay - Clocks
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

632. Roxy Music – Still Falls the Rain 7/10
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

602. Beach House - New Year 7.5
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

605. Billy Joel – The Entertainer 7
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

607. Stereolab – Super-Electric 8/10
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

623. Herbie Hancock – Rain Dance 2/10
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

626. Pavement – No Life Singed Her: 7
628. Jason Donovan – Sealed with a Kiss: 3
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 24428

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

629. Madredeus – A cantiga do campo 2/10
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2020
Replies: 194
Views: 8995

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

630. The Beatles – Your Mother Should Know: 7
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 26
Views: 3171

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Albums 1. Pet Sounds (My 164th favorite of all time) 2. Heroes and Villains (276) 3. Sunflower (368) 4. Smiley Smile (399) 5. Today! (422) 6. Surf's Up (655) 7. All Summer Long (736) 8. Summer Days (And Summer Nights) (912) 9. Surfin' USA (1040) 10. Wild Honey (1250) BU Smile Sessions Hi Henry, Her...
by Madzong
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!
Replies: 26
Views: 3171

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - October '20 - The Beach Boys!

Holden wrote:
Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:26 am
I’ll allow the Smile Sessions if people want it!
Great news!