BCB CUP 2017 - R1 M1 - Samoan faaumatia

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby T. Willy Rye » 12 Feb 2017, 18:33

A has probably shot themselves in the foot for later rounds with picks 1 and 10, but tracks 2-8 are solid.

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby dgs » 12 Feb 2017, 18:57

I preferred the variety in B in this match.

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Penk! » 12 Feb 2017, 20:36

I quite like Neil Hannon in small doses; twice on one BCB Cup list is overdoing it, really. I don't connect with much of A, though the Mink DeVille was amusing.
B is mixed, but has more variety and a better hit rate.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Darkness_Fish » 12 Feb 2017, 20:44

Well, list A is a perfect antidote to adrenaline, it's a nursing home on a Sunday afternoon. There's more life in my socks. Father Ted was cool though.

List B isn't starting off much brighter, Les McCann isn't a name that screams glamour and excitement, and he doesn't disappoint. By disappointing. You see. Jesus, this is some dreary shit. Is that Beck song Jon Anderson's "I'll Find My Way Home" played at the wrong speed?

I'm starting with an abstain. Ugh. I was looking forward to this cup, too.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Johnny Fartpants » 12 Feb 2017, 22:11

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby echolalia » 12 Feb 2017, 23:55

Joni Mitchell tries my patience but I enjoyed B much better – pretty good list in fact.

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby The Red Heifer » 13 Feb 2017, 06:15

B has more I like, and I fucking hate "Copperhead Road" with a passion.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Belle Lettre » 13 Feb 2017, 07:00

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby martha » 13 Feb 2017, 08:00

A I guess.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Fonz » 13 Feb 2017, 08:52

B for me.
I don't mind Gregory Porter-a personal favourite of my wife. But I hate that DC/NG stuff.
I liked the Del Shannon a lot.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby mission » 13 Feb 2017, 14:20

Kelis again. Why was I not notified?

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Ray K. » 13 Feb 2017, 14:45

Thinking A by a smidge.

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Nick Danger » 13 Feb 2017, 15:08

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby harvey k-tel » 13 Feb 2017, 16:01

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Count Machuki » 13 Feb 2017, 16:16

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Jumper K » 13 Feb 2017, 17:28

My lovely arse more like.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby sloopjohnc » 13 Feb 2017, 18:01

Best match yet. This cup seems like everyone is trying too hard.

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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby Polishgirl » 13 Feb 2017, 19:06

I fucking hate The Divine Comedy, and that track most of all. Sorry, A; it's pretty much impossible for me to get over that, even with some other good picks.

B is good enough.
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Re: BCB CUP 2017 - Round 1 Match 1

Postby The Dríver » 13 Feb 2017, 19:25

There is some good stuff in both these lists. I was initially put off A because of the inclusion of Gregory Porter, the BBC's fixation on and adulation of whomm I just don't get. I like the Little Feat and Joni tracks in B, and it's rounded off nicely with De La Soul, but ultimately Mink Deville and Neil Hannon (for the DC, not the Father Ted) won me over.

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