Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7

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

Deadline to vote is Saturday, November 9 at 12 pm noon CST

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

Matches:

Angel Olsen - Sister
vs.
Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny

David Bowie - No Plan
vs.
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You
vs.
Mount Eerie - Real Death

Craig Finn - God in Chicago
vs.
alt-J - In Cold Blood

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
vs.
Miley Cyrus - Malibu

Alvvays - In Undertow
vs.
The Killers - The Man

Kesha - Praying
vs.
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet
vs.
The War on Drugs - Pain

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The xx - I Dare You (8.7)
Mount Eerie - Real Death (8.5)
Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny (8.3)
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program (8.2)
David Bowie - No Plan (7.9)
Angel Olsen - Sister (7.9)
Kesha - Praying (7.8)
Four Tet - Planet (7.4)
The War on Drugs - Pain (7.3)
Alvvays - In Undertow (7.3)
Craig Finn - God in Chicago (7.3)
French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable (7.0)
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom (6.0)
alt-J - In Cold Blood (6.0)
The Killers - The Man (6.0)
Miley Cyrus - Malibu (6.0)


Ack, probably the weakest week for me overall and my top two face off against each other...
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny

A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

Mount Eerie - Real Death

Pass

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Alvvays - In Undertow

Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
Mount Eerie - Real Death
alt-J - In Cold Blood
French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
The Killers - The Man
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
The War on Drugs - Pain
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1. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
2. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
3. Mount Eerie - Real Death
4. Craig Finn - God in Chicago
5. Pass
6. The Killers - The Man
7. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
8. Four Tet - Planet
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Angel Olsen - Sister
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
The xx - I Dare You
Craig Finn - God in Chicago
Miley Cyrus - Malibu
Alvvays - In Undertow
Kesha - Praying
Four Tet - Planet
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Angel Olsen - Sister vs. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny

David Bowie - No Plan vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You vs. Mount Eerie - Real Death

Craig Finn - God in Chicago vs. alt-J - In Cold Blood

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable vs. Miley Cyrus - Malibu

Alvvays - In Undertow vs. The Killers - The Man

Kesha - Praying vs. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet
vs. The War on Drugs - Pain
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Angel Olsen - Sister

A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

Mount Eerie - Real Death

Craig Finn - God in Chicago

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Alvvays - In Undertow

Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

The War on Drugs - Pain
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David Bowie - No Plan
Alt-J - In Cold Blood
The Killers - The Man
The War On Drugs - Pain
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Angel Olsen - Sister
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
The xx - I Dare You
Alt-J - I Cold Blood
French Montana feat. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
Alvvays - In Tow
Kesha - Praying
The War On Drugs - Pain
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No real time for song reviews this week, except some short comments here and there. It was a good week and a terrific one for hiphop, with which I don't always have the best relation. Makes me want to check some of these albums out.

2. Angel Olsen - Sister
vs.
3. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
Sister is a big personal favorite, from one of the great albums of the decade. But I finally want to give Atrocity Exhibition a spin now, because this song is great. I didn't expect a tight match-up here.

5. David Bowie - No Plan
vs.
4. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
Here I didn't expect a tight match-up either, even if I am familiar with the Tribe and do have a certain fondness for them. Just not as much as with Bowie. But in this case they edge out Bowie.

12. The xx - I Dare You
vs.
1. Mount Eerie - Real Death
One of the few match-ups that is not remotely close. I enjoy I Dare You, but Real Death is for me one of the great masterpieces of the decade. It was my nomination, of course.

11. Craig Finn - God in Chicago
vs.
7. alt-J - In Cold Blood
Not much to say about this group. Good lyrics from Craig Finn, but In Cold Blood did more.

16. French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
vs.
15. Miley Cyrus - Malibu
Another tight match-up, but I'll be damned if I wouldn't want to swap these with songs from the first two matches. Unforgettable is very much not my taste, whereas I can take or leave Malibu. So there you go.

6. Alvvays - In Undertow
vs.
10. The Killers - The Man

Fun from The Killers against a surprisingly sober affair - for Alvvays standards that is.

14. Kesha - Praying
vs.
13. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
Another tight one, but again two that I don't completely embrace. Praying starts strong, but before you know it Kesha thinks she is in a shouting match, something that annoys me quickly. Boredom is mild fun all the way.

9. Four Tet - Planet
vs.
8. The War on Drugs - Pain
The last match-up is again tight. I could go either way, really, but the last time I felt the Pain more.
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
David Bowie - No Plan
The xx - I Dare You
alt-J - In Cold Blood
Pass
The Killers - The Man
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
The War on Drugs - Pain
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Angel Olsen - Sister vs. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
Close matchup, didn't expect to vote for Danny Brown on this one, but that was very catchy.

David Bowie - No Plan vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You vs. Mount Eerie - Real Death

Craig Finn - God in Chicago vs. alt-J - In Cold Blood

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable vs. Miley Cyrus - Malibu

Alvvays - In Undertow vs. The Killers - The Man

Kesha - Praying vs. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet vs. The War on Drugs - Pain
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
Mount Eerie - Real Death
Craig Finn - God in Chicago
Miley Cyrus - Malibu
Alvvays - In Undertow
Kesha - Praying
The War on Drugs - Pain
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Angel Olsen - Sister
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
The xx - I Dare You
alt-J - In Cold Blood
French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
Alvvays - In Undertow
Kesha - Praying
The War on Drugs - Pain
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
Sister got me even more convinced it's time I dug in Angel Olsen discography, but I really like the best Danny Brown songs and this is one of them. I like Old better than Atrocity Exhibition (parties sound more fun than anxiety for some reason) but both are great, and I think Danny Brown and Vince Staples are the only rappers who gave Kanye and Kendrick a run for their money in term of evolution and reinvention during the 2010s (I mean I looooove me some RTJ, but the guys are just going through an awesome well worn formula)

A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
Unlike most people, I found Thank for Your Service... a bit disappointing, but the opening 2 tracks are pretty great. Late Bowie have his share of great tracks, but that one doesn't do much for me.

The xx - I Dare You

Craig Finn - God in Chicago

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Alvvays - In Undertow

Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet
At least a top 30 song of the decade for me. Four Tet's own Love Cry will compete with it for favorite electronic music song to dance to of the decade if it hadn't been released as a single in 2009.
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Angel Olsen - Sister
David Bowie - No Plan
The xx - I Dare You
alt-J - In Cold Blood
Pass
Alvvays - In Undertow
Kesha - Praying
The War on Drugs - Pain
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Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
The xx - I Dare You
Craig Finn - God in Chicago
French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
Alvvays - In Undertow
Kesha - Praying
Four Tet - Planet
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7. Angel Olsen - Sister v. 3. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
6. David Bowie - No Plan v. 11. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
1. The XX - I Dare You v. 8. Mount Eerie - Real Death
5. Craig Finn - God in Chicago v. 10. ∆ - In Cold Blood
16. French Montana feat. Swae Lee - Unforgettable v. 12. Miley Cyrus - Malibu
9. Alvvays - In Undertow v. 15. The Killers - The Man
13. Ke$ha - Praying v. 4. Tyler, the Creator feat. Rex Orange County, Anna of the North & Corinne Bailey Rae - Boredom
2. Four Tet - Planet v. 14. The War on Drugs - Pain
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Angel Olsen - Sister < Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
David Bowie - No Plan < A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
The xx - I Dare You > Mount Eerie - Real Death
Craig Finn - God in Chicago < alt-J - In Cold Blood
French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable < Miley Cyrus - Malibu
Alvvays - In Undertow < The Killers - The Man
Kesha - Praying > Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
Four Tet - Planet > The War on Drugs - Pain

Really good round. Biggest surprises were Four Tet and Danny Brown.
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Like Rob, I found every match to be extremely close.

Angel Olsen - Sister vs. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny
The beat on "Ain't It Funny" is absolutely nutso.

David Bowie - No Plan vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program
This was the most painful pick.

The xx - I Dare You vs. Mount Eerie - Real Death
"Real Death" is a song I really respect more than actually like listening to.

Craig Finn - God in Chicago vs. alt-J - In Cold Blood
This alt-J song was actually kinda interesting. But I'll give it to the bordering-on-cheese Craig Finn song.

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable vs. Miley Cyrus - Malibu
Miley's vocal performance is lame.

Alvvays - In Undertow vs. The Killers - The Man
"The Man" is so unabashed in its joy. Love that energy.

Kesha - Praying vs. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom
The vocals on "Praying" are a bit too over-the-top for me, and there are a lot of cool production choices on "Boredom."

Four Tet - Planet vs. The War on Drugs - Pain
I like the Oriental-ish sound of "Planet," while "Pain" was decent but forgettable.

Favorite discovery: ..."Unforgettable," I guess...
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Angel Olsen - Sister
vs.
Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny

David Bowie - No Plan
vs.
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You
vs.
Mount Eerie - Real Death

Craig Finn - God in Chicago
vs.
alt-J - In Cold Blood

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

vs.
Miley Cyrus - Malibu

Alvvays - In Undertow
vs.
The Killers - The Man

Kesha - Praying
vs.
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

Four Tet - Planet
vs.
The War on Drugs - Pain
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7. Angel Olsen - Sister
vs.
2. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny

14. David Bowie - No Plan
vs.
1. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

10. The xx - I Dare You
vs.
11. Mount Eerie - Real Death

8. Craig Finn - God in Chicago
vs.
9. alt-J - In Cold Blood

16. French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable
vs.
13. Miley Cyrus - Malibu

5. Alvvays - In Undertow
vs.
3. The Killers - The Man

12. Kesha - Praying
vs.
4. Tyler, the Creator - Boredom

15. Four Tet - Planet
vs.
6. The War on Drugs - Pain
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Results


Angel Olsen - Sister: 8
Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny: 13

David Bowie - No Plan: 6
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program: 16

The xx - I Dare You: 12
Mount Eerie - Real Death: 9

Craig Finn - God in Chicago: 12
alt-J - In Cold Blood: 9

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable: 10
Miley Cyrus - Malibu: 8

Alvvays - In Undertow: 15
The Killers - The Man: 7

Kesha - Praying: 9
Tyler, the Creator - Boredom: 12

Four Tet - Planet: 10
The War on Drugs - Pain: 12
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