Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2

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Bracket:
http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=472469

Deadline to vote is Saturday, November 30 at 12 pm noon CST

Anyone can vote as long as they have listened to both songs in a match

Matches:

Hot Chip - Flutes
vs.
Death Grips - Hacker

Charli XCX - You're the One
vs.
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

Adele - Skyfall
vs.
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
vs.
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
vs.
Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
vs.
Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says
vs.
Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire
vs.
Swans - A Little God in My Hands


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Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush
Nils Frahm - Says
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Death Grips - Hacker

Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues

Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder

Nils Frahm - Says

Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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All my votes to the left except the last... a good bunch, a shame to loose any of these songs from the competition.

Hot Chip - Flutes > Death Grips - Hacker

Charli XCX - You're the One > Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

Adele - Skyfall > My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues > David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow > Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder > Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says > Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire < Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes (light / decent 6) vs. Death Grips - Hacker (light / decent 9)

Charli XCX - You're the One (decent / strong 6) vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (light 7)

Adele - Skyfall (strong 7 / light 8) vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (strong 5)

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues (strong 6) vs. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight) (strong 5)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow (decent 9) vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter (decent 6)

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder (light 8) vs. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush (strong 7 / light 8)

Nils Frahm - Says (decent 6) vs. Clean Bandit - Rather Be (decent 6) ***PASS***

Angel Olsen - White Fire (strong 6 / light 7) vs. Swans - A Little God in My Hands (light 8)

Appreciating more: "Says"
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Charli XCX - You're the One
Adele - Skyfall
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Nils Frahm - Says
Angel Olsen - White Fire
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Death Grips - Hacker

Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow

Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says

Angel Olsen - White Fire
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Hot Chip - Flutes vs. Death Grips - Hacker

Charli XCX - You're the One vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

Adele - Skyfall vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues vs. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder vs. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says vs. Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire vs. Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow
David Bowie - The Stars Are Out Tonight
Daft Punk - Instant Crush
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Hot Chip - Flutes vs. Death Grips - Hacker

Charli XCX - You're the One vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

Adele - Skyfall vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues vs. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder vs. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says vs. Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire vs. Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Adele - Skyfall
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Angel Olsen - White Fire
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Death Grips - Hacker

Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder

Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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1. Death Grips - Hacker
2. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
3. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow
4. Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
5. Laura Marling - Master Hunter
6. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush
7. Nils Frahm - Says
8. Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Adele - Skyfall
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Daft Punk feat. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Swans - A Little God In My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes
vs.
Death Grips - Hacker

Charli XCX - You're the One
vs.
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

Adele - Skyfall
vs.
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Pass

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
vs.
Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
vs.
Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

Nils Frahm - Says
vs.
Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire
vs.
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Adele - Skyfall
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Nils Frahm - Says
Angel Olsen - White Fire
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Hot Chip - Flutes vs. Death Grips - Hacker
Charli XCX - You're the One vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (my nominee)
Adele - Skyfall vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (closer than I thought it would be...Skyfall might be Adele's best song)
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues vs. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder vs. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush
Nils Frahm - Says vs. Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Angel Olsen - White Fire vs. Swans - A Little God in My Hands

Giorgio by Moroder, Says, and A Little God in My Hands are all top 100 songs for the decade for me.
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13. Hot Chip - Flutes vs. 12. Death Grips - Hacker

14. Charli XCX - You're the One vs. 9. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

2. Adele - Skyfall vs. 15. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

3. Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues vs. 7. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

4. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. 11. Laura Marling - Master Hunter

8. Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder vs. 10. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

1. Nils Frahm - Says vs. 16. Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Extremely easy choice.

5. Angel Olsen - White Fire vs. 6. Swans - A Little God in My Hands
Difficult choice.
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9. Hot Chip - Flutes
vs.
16. Death Grips - Hacker

13. Charli XCX - You're the One
vs.
12. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

11. Adele - Skyfall
vs.
14. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

8. Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
vs.
5. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

7. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
vs.
6. Laura Marling - Master Hunter

1. Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
vs.
4. Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

2. Nils Frahm – Says
vs.
15. Clean Bandit - Rather Be

3. Angel Olsen - White Fire
vs.
10. Swans - A Little God in My Hands

Giorgio Moroder (and Narada Michael Walden) for the win!
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Hot Chip - Flutes
2 of my favorite songs of the decade. Flutes ranks too high to be toppled but Hacker is the best burst of random crazy mayhem of recent memory.

Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You

My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues)

Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush
Have I already ranted how much I dislike this album ? ;)

Clean Bandit - Rather Be

Angel Olsen - White Fire
2 great songs too, going with the great Leonard Cohen sound alike.
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Nils Frahm - Says
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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10. Hot Chip - Flutes. v. 1. Death Grips - Hacker As improbable as it seems, all I'd heard by DG before this tourney was Steroids, which is nothing more than masochism. After hearing Hacker for the first time, I had to check out the rest of The Money Store, then Exmilitary, which are both staggering, disturbing, raucous in their entirety but they don't compare with MC Ride demanding you name sandwiches after him.

8. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You v. 16. Charli XCX - You're the One

11. Adele - Skyfall v. 13. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

4. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues v. 14. David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

9. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow v. 5. Laura Marling - Master Hunter

12. Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder v. 15. Daft Punk feat. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush

6. Nils Frahm - Says v. 3. Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne - Rather Be If the masterminds behind Rockabye teamed up with the doyenne of advert soundtracks today, I'd sooner bathe my head in bleach than listen to the result. Rather Be, though, glides with a light touch, even among the violin strokes, refusing to be burdened too much by meaning yet still feeling like mature pop. This is in part owing to Glynne's voice, which here is still imbued with genuine wonder that shines through, no matter how many times you've heard it. Meanwhile, Says improved on second listen, particularly now I'm struck by resemblances of its synth line to Le vent nous portera.

7. Angel Olsen - White Fire v. 2. Swans - A Little God in My Hands Not yet warmed to the rest of To Be Kind but this junkyard blues still stands out as part of the album and on its own.
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Have the results for Round 2 Week 1 been posted?
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Hot Chip - Flutes

Charli XCX - You're the One

My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow

David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

Laura Marling - Master Hunter

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder

Nils Frahm - Says

Angel Olsen - White Fire
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Hot Chip - Flutes
Charli XCX - You're the One
Adele - Skyfall
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
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Hot Chip - Flutes (9.5)
Swans - A Little God in My Hands (9.2)
Death Grips - Hacker (9.2)
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow (9.1)
Clean Bandit - Rather Be (8.7)
Laura Marling - Master Hunter (8.5)
Angel Olsen - White Fire (8.1)
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder (8.0)
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues (7.75)
Daft Punk ft. Julian Casablancas - Instant Crush (7.5)
Charli XCX - You're the One (7.5)
Nils Frahm - Says (7.25)
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (7.25)
Adele - Skyfall (7.0)
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight) (7.0)
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (7.0)
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Results


Hot Chip - Flutes: 14
Death Grips - Hacker: 9

Charli XCX - You're the One: 5
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You: 18

Adele - Skyfall: 12
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow: 13

Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues: 14
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight): 9

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow: 12
Laura Marling - Master Hunter: 11

Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder: 18
Daft Punk - Instant Crush: 6

Nils Frahm - Says: 14
Clean Bandit - Rather Be: 8

Angel Olsen - White Fire: 9
Swans - A Little God in My Hands: 14
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