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Post by Brad » Tue May 10, 2016 2:03 pm

Yup Yup Yo! Welcome to another round of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7!

Vote for your favorite album in each match-up.
Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums.

Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary.
Deadline = May 17th at 10am EST.

Match-ups:
1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff


Tally-Ho!

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Post by BleuPanda » Tue May 10, 2016 2:14 pm

Beach House - Bloom
Ought - More Than Any Other Day

That second match is ridiculous. Ought has been one of my favorite recent discoveries, so I'm happy to see someone nominated it here. The Bones of What You Believe is also a classic to me.

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Post by luney6 » Tue May 10, 2016 2:58 pm

Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)

Beach House has an interesting album, but lacking in direction, and memorability. The other album is also intersting, but lacking in both style and execution. Still wins, though.

Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

Easy choice.
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Post by Bang Jan » Tue May 10, 2016 3:20 pm



Peter Gabriel (III)
Jimmy Cliff (First 11 tracks)

Tim Buckley | Lorca
Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (III)
Ought  | More than Any Other Day
Beach House | Bloom
Chvrches | The Bones of What You Believe
Jimmy Cliff | Jimmy Cliff
dEUS | In a Bar, Under the Sea
Blood Orange | Cupid Deluxe
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Post by Honorio » Tue May 10, 2016 6:51 pm

[imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/4a0b157d5fece1 ... 130381.jpg[/imgsize] [imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/9be10b7718e2f3 ... 196392.jpg[/imgsize]
1. Beach House - Bloom (2012) vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (1980)

[imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/8fc350befa4f50 ... 817130.jpg[/imgsize] [imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/4275806a3fc4f5 ... 305315.jpg[/imgsize]
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe (2013) vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day (2014)

[imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/7635a5e36c34e7 ... 952378.jpg[/imgsize] [imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/7aecd6ae8689dc ... 243720.jpg[/imgsize]
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe (2013) vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea (1996)

[imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/67e3395e15d7fa ... 047939.jpg[/imgsize] [imgsize 150x150]http://rymimg.com/lk/f/l/73faf8a2dd32ae ... 005612.jpg[/imgsize]
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca (1970) vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff (1969)

Favourite song from every album:
Myth | Games Without Frontiers | The Mother We Share | The Weather Song | Chamakay | Theme from Turnpike | Anonymous Proposition | Many Rivers to Cross

Favourite song of the week: Games Without Frontiers




As I told on week 3 we have quite a lot of female involvement on the nominated albums. Since we're half way through the Round 1 I'm going to post some pictures of those talented ladies featured so far as a little homage to them:

[imgsize 400x400]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/fdfdb6b ... cee6d0.jpg[/imgsize]
Annie

[imgsize 550x330]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/dbce51f ... 3f7041.jpg[/imgsize]
Susanne Sundfør

[imgsize 400x400]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/872704c ... 5301c1.jpg[/imgsize]
Tori Amos

[imgsize 490x330]http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/i ... 100726.jpg[/imgsize]
Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)

[imgsize 300x450]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/0a2e4d9 ... d91a6d.jpg[/imgsize]
Annie Clark (St. Vincent)

[imgsize 300x450]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/30f5cae ... 72dc9d.jpg[/imgsize]
Kaki King

[imgsize 550x366]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/3aa4b92 ... 1e6a78.jpg[/imgsize]
Alana Haim, Danielle Haim and Este Haim (HAIM)

[imgsize 437x350]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/7965702 ... 9dc1ab.jpg[/imgsize]
Norah Jones

[imgsize 284x450]http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gc/513644 ... QkuU7ZA%3D[/imgsize]
Yvonne Lanauze (Duke Ellington Orchestra)

[imgsize 463x400]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/100b443 ... 2c7493.jpg[/imgsize]
Joni Mitchell

[imgsize 480x298]http://40.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lolo8 ... o1_500.jpg[/imgsize]
Renate Knaupp (Amon Düül II)

[imgsize 300x435]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/abab9cf ... 77c562.jpg[/imgsize]
Julee Cruise

[imgsize 293x350]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/cd9572d ... 78c229.jpg[/imgsize]
Stella Vander (Magma)

[imgsize 350x449]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/567fb47 ... 92d2ba.jpg[/imgsize]
Mary J Blige

[imgsize 300x450]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/f4dde83 ... 5d7be2.jpg[/imgsize]
Chloë Alper (Pure Reason Revolution)

[imgsize 400x400]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/b414cc5 ... 7aac30.jpg[/imgsize]
Robyn

[imgsize 450x313]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/9775c73 ... 2cc774.jpg[/imgsize]
Chi Fukami Taylor, Silke Steidinger and Ninja (The Go! Team)

[imgsize 400x408]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/6317a57 ... e742f5.jpg[/imgsize]
Gal Costa

[imgsize 400x392]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/9497124 ... 00d2df.jpg[/imgsize]
Lisa Germano

[imgsize 350x422]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/fe56fe8 ... 6dfb02.jpg[/imgsize]
Kristin Hersh (Throwing Muses)

[imgsize 550x379]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/c2e5274 ... d1d984.jpg[/imgsize]
Victoria Legrand (Beach House)

[imgsize 350x492]http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/770x0/f7df25d ... 844735.jpg[/imgsize]
Lauren Mayberry (Chvrches)

[imgsize 400x400]http://www.oystermag.com/sites/default/ ... 00x501.jpg[/imgsize]
Samantha Urbani (guest of Blood Orange)

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Post by spiritualized » Tue May 10, 2016 8:45 pm

Thanks Honorio. Good topic, our female counterparts deserve a huge applause for the music they give us. It feels very male-centric in this forum (in the sense that I am not sure there are any female contributors to the forum), but I may be wrong ?

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Post by Jirin » Tue May 10, 2016 8:57 pm

Beach Hous 75-68
Ought 72-58
Jimmy Cliff 83-67

No access to In A Bar Under The Sea so far but not that big on Blood Orange.

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Post by whuntva » Tue May 10, 2016 9:53 pm

Peter Gabriel (III)

Not a bad record from Beach House, but Peter is the clear winner.

In a Bar Under the Sea

I assume positive attention for dEUS since their strong performance in Unacclaimed. Though I wonder how Instant Street would have done.

Jimmy Cliff

One of the greats. Can't be touched.
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Post by whuntva » Tue May 10, 2016 9:55 pm

spiritualized wrote:Thanks Honorio. Good topic, our female counterparts deserve a huge applause for the music they give us. It feels very male-centric in this forum (in the sense that I am not sure there are any female contributors to the forum), but I may be wrong ?
Bonnielaurel. At least her.

I'm pretty glad at female representation, too. You almost never see them on critics' lists, which is a real shame.
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Post by babydoll » Tue May 10, 2016 11:02 pm

Bang Jan, Jimmy Cliff is available on Spotify.

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Post by DaveC » Tue May 10, 2016 11:06 pm

1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

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Post by Bang Jan » Tue May 10, 2016 11:06 pm

babydoll wrote:Bang Jan, Jimmy Cliff is available on Spotify.
Not in my region I'm afraid.
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Post by babydoll » Tue May 10, 2016 11:10 pm

Bang Jan wrote:
babydoll wrote:Bang Jan, Jimmy Cliff is available on Spotify.
Not in my region I'm afraid.

Just the first 11 tracks! The rest you can forget about.

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Post by babydoll » Tue May 10, 2016 11:12 pm

babydoll wrote:
Bang Jan wrote:
babydoll wrote:Bang Jan, Jimmy Cliff is available on Spotify.
Not in my region I'm afraid.
This is the re-released version of the album retitled.

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Post by PlasticRam » Thu May 12, 2016 10:48 am

1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff
I feel like that

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Post by Nassim » Thu May 12, 2016 1:59 pm

2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day

2 of my favorite albums of recent years (I actually think I nominated both).
The Bones of What You Believe is damn catchy and much varied than one would expect, but the first 4 songs of More Than Any Other Day make the best rock stretch of the decade so far imo ; it's witty, catchy and elegant. The rest is not as good but still pretty great.

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Post by antonius » Thu May 12, 2016 5:00 pm

1. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. pass
3. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

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Post by bonnielaurel » Sat May 14, 2016 10:50 am

1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

Song of the week: Chvrches - Gun
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Post by Romain » Sat May 14, 2016 11:28 am

1. Beach House - Bloom it was a 50/50 choice!
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe
3. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

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Post by jamieW » Sat May 14, 2016 2:50 pm

Beach House - Bloom

What's odd about this one is I think nearly any other Peter Gabriel album would've beaten "Bloom," and Peter Gabriel III would've beaten any other Beach House album for me. I guess that's how it goes with random matchups...

Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe
dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff


(Also, thanks for the stunning photo gallery, Honorio! The one that struck me the most is Lisa Germano. She looks so vulnerable, which I can't help but both compare and contrast with the darkness of her album.)

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Post by sonofsamiam » Sat May 14, 2016 8:19 pm

Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
Tim Buckley - Lorca

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Post by Nassim » Sat May 14, 2016 8:35 pm

3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
Close call, really enjoyed both. Little Arithmetics is considered a classic in Belgium and dEUS is very popular among French and Belgian indie community, so it was time I listened to that album. Worst Case Scenario would have won my vote by the way !

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Post by DocBrown » Sun May 15, 2016 7:07 pm

Beach House - Bloom
Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe
dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

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Post by babydoll » Mon May 16, 2016 12:25 am

I'll probably only get one matchup in this week. If I get another in, I'll edit it in before Tuesday.

4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

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Post by Kingoftonga » Mon May 16, 2016 3:05 am

Winners in red.

1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)

Beach House is very pretty but I never really understood the massive acclaim. If I'm going to listen to something like this, why not just listen to the Cocteau Twins? On the other side of the bracket, I'd never heard this Peter Gabriel album before (or anything outside So) but I loved it. Weird, challenging, yet strangely catchy.

2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day

Speaking of catchy albums, the Chvrches are incapable of writing a song without a hook that will stay in your head for the rest of the day.

3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea

I remember Cupid Deluxe getting high acclaim a few years ago, and this is embarrassing, but I avoided listening to it because the album artwork was so utterly dreadful. I'm sorry I waited so long; this album is awesome. dEUS was solid but wasn't nearly as striking to me.

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Post by babydoll » Mon May 16, 2016 8:13 am

Honorio wrote:[imgsize 490x330]http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/i ... 100726.jpg[/imgsize]
Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
Huh. This is a bit off topic but I never realized how much '70s Stevie Nicks looked like '90s Drew Barrymore.

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Post by Brad » Mon May 16, 2016 7:06 pm

I see it babydoll - probably comparable consumption habits as well...

FYI - I will be a little late posting results tomorrow, as my wife and I just brought home our 4th (& last!) child from the hospital where he was born yesterday morning. Things are quite hectic around here, as you may imagine.

Thanks!

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Brad wrote:FYI - I will be a little late posting results tomorrow, as my wife and I just brought home our 4th (& last!) child from the hospital where he was born yesterday morning. Things are quite hectic around here, as you may imagine.

Thanks!
Congratulations, Brad! You've doubled our output (although I often tell people that our preemie son, born at just 25 wks., should count as two). Best of luck in the upcoming days (especially with sleep) and enjoy the time with your family!

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Post by Honorio » Mon May 16, 2016 7:53 pm

Congrats, Brad!

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Post by spiritualized » Mon May 16, 2016 8:23 pm

Brad wrote:I see it babydoll - probably comparable consumption habits as well...

FYI - I will be a little late posting results tomorrow, as my wife and I just brought home our 4th (& last!) child from the hospital where he was born yesterday morning. Things are quite hectic around here, as you may imagine.

Thanks!
Woah ! courageous you are, Brad. We stopped at three, and that is already a lot :) That said, I am sure that your little bundle of joy will be raised in the most amazing musical environment.

Congrats ::: :happy-partydance:

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spiritualized wrote:
Brad wrote:I see it babydoll - probably comparable consumption habits as well...

FYI - I will be a little late posting results tomorrow, as my wife and I just brought home our 4th (& last!) child from the hospital where he was born yesterday morning. Things are quite hectic around here, as you may imagine.

Thanks!
Woah ! courageous you are, Brad. We stopped at three, and that is already a lot :) That said, I am sure that your little bundle of joy will be raised in the most amazing musical environment.

Congrats ::: :happy-partydance:
Yay! Those children will be blessed with good music!

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Post by notbrianeno » Tue May 17, 2016 12:00 am

1. Beach House | Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel | Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches | The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought | More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange | Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS | In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley | Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff | Jimmy Cliff
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Post by Brad » Tue May 17, 2016 2:11 am

Thank you friends, for all the kind words!

I hope the board will appreciate the name we chose for our son: Bowie. A perhaps obvious but nonetheless respectful homage to one of the greatest artists of my lifetime. May our little guy grow up as free in spirit and as unabashed in his pursuit of happiness.

Meanwhile, here's my picks:
1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III)
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
4. Tim Buckley - Lorca vs. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff

Thanks!

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Post by luney6 » Tue May 17, 2016 2:44 am

Yes, congratulations Brad!
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Post by BleuPanda » Tue May 17, 2016 2:49 am

That's a great name, and congratulations!

(and that reminds me that someone needs to stop me from naming my child Garrus if and when that happens)

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Post by whuntva » Tue May 17, 2016 3:58 am

BleuPanda wrote:That's a great name, and congratulations!

(and that reminds me that someone needs to stop me from naming my child Garrus if and when that happens)
That's nothing. If it's a girl, I'd have to restrain myself from calling her "Danaerys Stormborn".

But Congrats Brad, and that's a great name even ignoring the reference.
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Post by GucciLittlePiggy » Tue May 17, 2016 5:45 am

2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
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Post by spiritualized » Tue May 17, 2016 6:20 am

Sorry doing this on a phone and on the road, so no fancy stuff
Beach house
Ought
Deus

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Post by Nassim » Tue May 17, 2016 8:20 am

whuntva wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:That's a great name, and congratulations!

(and that reminds me that someone needs to stop me from naming my child Garrus if and when that happens)
That's nothing. If it's a girl, I'd have to restrain myself from calling her "Danaerys Stormborn".
I can picture that :
"How cute, what's her name ?"
"Her full name is Daenerys Storm born of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Protector of the Realm, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragon. But we call her Dany for short"

And congrats to Brad of course ;)

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Post by Kingoftonga » Tue May 17, 2016 1:41 pm

Congrats, Brad!

I don't know how the parents on this forum do it. I have zero children and I'm still barely able to listen to enough music to keep up with the rest of you in these polls and tournaments. :)

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Post by spiritualized » Tue May 17, 2016 1:57 pm

Nassim wrote:
whuntva wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:That's a great name, and congratulations!

(and that reminds me that someone needs to stop me from naming my child Garrus if and when that happens)
That's nothing. If it's a girl, I'd have to restrain myself from calling her "Danaerys Stormborn".
I can picture that :
"How cute, what's her name ?"
"Her full name is Daenerys Storm born of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Protector of the Realm, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragon. But we call her Dany for short"
Or try Misah :) I do wonder however how many Daenerys are in existence today because of GOT.

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Post by spiritualized » Tue May 17, 2016 1:58 pm

Kingoftonga wrote:Congrats, Brad!

I don't know how the parents on this forum do it. I have zero children and I'm still barely able to listen to enough music to keep up with the rest of you in these polls and tournaments. :)
I have a failsafe solution : force them. But then they rebel and listen to shite like Ed Sheeran (I'm exaggerating a bit) or Sonic the Hedgehog music...But one day they WILL come back to good music. I know it ! :P

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Post by Brad » Tue May 17, 2016 1:59 pm

Nassim wrote: I can picture that :
"How cute, what's her name ?"
"Her full name is Daenerys Storm born of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Protector of the Realm, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragon. But we call her Dany for short")
That's hysterical!

I didn't realize there were so many GoT fans here!

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Post by Brad » Tue May 17, 2016 2:03 pm

spiritualized wrote:
Kingoftonga wrote:Congrats, Brad!

I don't know how the parents on this forum do it. I have zero children and I'm still barely able to listen to enough music to keep up with the rest of you in these polls and tournaments. :)
I have a failsafe solution : force them. But then they rebel and listen to shite like Ed Sheeran (I'm exaggerating a bit) or Sonic the Hedgehog music...But one day they WILL come back to good music. I know it ! :P
My 7-1/2 year old listens primarily to Meghan Trainor (and her like) and "Beach Movie" music... but I did catch her singing along with "Ticket To Ride" a couple days ago...

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8

Post by spiritualized » Tue May 17, 2016 2:23 pm

Brad wrote:
spiritualized wrote:
Kingoftonga wrote:Congrats, Brad!

I don't know how the parents on this forum do it. I have zero children and I'm still barely able to listen to enough music to keep up with the rest of you in these polls and tournaments. :)
I have a failsafe solution : force them. But then they rebel and listen to shite like Ed Sheeran (I'm exaggerating a bit) or Sonic the Hedgehog music...But one day they WILL come back to good music. I know it ! :P
My 7-1/2 year old listens primarily to Meghan Trainor (and her like) and "Beach Movie" music... but I did catch her singing along with "Ticket To Ride" a couple days ago...
You have got the basis for a good start - the Beatles are always popular with mine...but when they hit 11-12, hard to make them see the wood for the trees :)

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Post by Brad » Tue May 17, 2016 2:31 pm

21 voters this round. Very encouraged by the steady participation, as we are halfway through the first round!:
antonius
babydoll
Bang Jan
BleuPanda
bonnielaurel
Brad
DaveC
DocBrown
GucciLittlePiggy
Honorio
jamieW
Jirin
Kingoftonga
luney6
Nassim
notbrianeno
PlasticRam
Romain
sonofsamiam
spiritualized
whuntva

Match-ups:
1. Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III) 9-9 ***TIE Next Vote Wins!!!***
2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe over Ought - More than Any Other Day 9-7
3. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea over Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe 10-6
4. Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff over Tim Buckley - Lorca 12-4

We have a tie!:
Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III) 9-9 ***TIE Next Vote Wins!!!***

Next round (1.9) will be up soon!

***Edited with scores

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Post by babydoll » Tue May 17, 2016 10:14 pm

Brad wrote:
spiritualized wrote:My 7-1/2 year old listens primarily to Meghan Trainor (and her like) and "Beach Movie" music... but I did catch her singing along with "Ticket To Ride" a couple days ago...
You poor man. No one should be forced to listen to Meghan Trainor. Meghan Trainor is the antichrist of music.

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8

Post by Bang Jan » Mon May 23, 2016 9:54 pm

Brad wrote:Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III) 9-9 ***TIE Next Vote Wins!!!***
Remember this exists!
"The first word in this song is discorporate. It means to leave your body."

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8

Post by Jeff » Tue May 24, 2016 12:35 am

Bang Jan wrote:
Brad wrote:Beach House - Bloom vs. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel (III) 9-9 ***TIE Next Vote Wins!!!***
Remember this exists!
Is this still going? If so, I'll go with Peter Gabriel.

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8

Post by Brad » Tue May 24, 2016 2:39 am

Thank you Jeff!

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