Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 3.3

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Welcome to Round 3.3 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020!

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 = September 29th at 10am EST.

Here's a link to the bracket for the entire tournament:
http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=473090

Match-ups:
1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me


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4 | The National - Alligator vs. 3 | Fugazi - Repeater
8 | Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. 1 | The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
5 | David Bowie - Heathen vs. 2 | Anna Meredith - FIBS
7 | Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. 6 | The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. THE NATIONAL - ALLIGATOR
2. THE DECEMBERISTS - THE CRANE WIFE
3. DAVID BOWIE - HEATHEN
4. THE BETHS - FUTURE ME HATES ME
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1. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina
3. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown
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1. Fugazi - Repeater
2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. Anna Meredith - FIBS
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Alligator 92 - Repeater 74
The Crane Wife 94 - Semper Femina 90
Heathen 82 - FIBS 75
Watertown 87 - Future Me Hates Me 84
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1. Fugazi - Repeater
2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen
4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. Fugazi - Repeater
2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen
4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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1. The National - Alligator
2. Pass
3. David Bowie - Heathen
4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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The National - Alligator
Laura Marling - Semper Femina
Anna Meredith - FIBS
Frank Sinatra - Watertown
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7 | The National | Alligator
4 | Fugazi | Repeater

3 | Laura Marling | Semper Femina
8 | The Decemberists | The Crane Wife

5 | David Bowie | Heathen
2 | Anna Meredith | FIBS

1 | Frank Sinatra | Watertown
6 | The Beths | Future Me Hates Me
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My picks:
1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me

Thanks!
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8. The National - Alligator (2005) vs. 6. Fugazi - Repeater (1990)
3. Laura Marling - Semper Femina (2017) vs. 1. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife (2006)
2. David Bowie - uǝɥʇɐǝɥ (2002) vs. 5. Anna Meredith - FIBS (2019)
7. Frank Sinatra - Watertown (1970) vs. 4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me (2018)
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Having Laura Marling as low as 5th shows the quality on display here:

8. The National - Alligator v. 1. Fugazi - Repeater
5. Laura Marling - Semper Femina v. 2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
6. David Bowie - uǝɥʇɐǝɥ v. 3. Anna Meredith - FIBS
7. Frank Sinatra - Watertown v. 4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me

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6. The National - Alligator vs. 4. Fugazi - Repeater
5. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. 2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
7. David Bowie - Heathen vs. 1. Anna Meredith - FIBS
8. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. 3. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me

Very good selection indeed.
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Fugazi - Repeater
The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
Anna Meredith - FIBS
Frank Sinatra - Watertown
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1. The National - Alligator vs. Fugazi - Repeater
2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
3. David Bowie - Heathen vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
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Way behind today - will catch up ASAP
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19 total voters this week:
acroamor
Bang Jan
bonnielaurel
Brad
DaveC
FrankLotion
Honorio
jaimeW
Jirin
Kingoftonga
Listyguy
LunarPiper
madzong
mileswide
Rdwdbob
Rob
rumpdoll
Schüttelbirne
spiritualized

Winners:
1. Fugazi - Repeater over The National - Alligator 11-8
2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife over Laura Marling - Semper Femina 11-7
3. Anna Meredith - FIBS over David Bowie - Heathen 11-8
4. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me over Frank Sinatra - Watertown 12-6

Round 3.4 up next!
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