Desert Island Decades: Your Ten Essential Tracks

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Re: Desert Island Decades: Your Ten Essential Tracks

#31 Post by BlueSwan » Tue 07 Apr 2009, 7:37 pm

Drico One wrote:
BlueSwan wrote:I would love to edit my list, but it would screw up Dricos statistical project, so I won't.
Go on, edit it. dVTB has already changed his, so you might as well join in before I go too much further.

Drico.
On second thought, I'll stick to my list. Making a perfect list is impossible anyway.
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Re: Desert Island Decades: Your Ten Essential Tracks

#32 Post by BlueSwan » Tue 07 Apr 2009, 7:37 pm

Drico One wrote:
BlueSwan wrote:Brilliant! Why didn't I think of that first?
We both know the answer to that, but I'm far too polite to sneer at your mental inferiority. :wink:

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How are those lyrics coming along?
http://www.soundcloud.com/blueswan (Blue Swan tracks, my solo tracks and remixes)

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Re: Desert Island Decades: Your Ten Essential Tracks

#33 Post by Drico One » Tue 07 Apr 2009, 7:38 pm

BlueSwan wrote:
Drico One wrote:
BlueSwan wrote:Brilliant! Why didn't I think of that first?
We both know the answer to that, but I'm far too polite to sneer at your mental inferiority. :wink:

Drico.
How are those lyrics coming along?
When the advance arrives, I'll be the first to tell you.

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Re: Desert Island Decades: Your Ten Essential Tracks

#34 Post by Drico One » Tue 07 Apr 2009, 11:50 pm

Update to add everybody who has taken part so far and to compare everybody's ratios against the first two participants, Ramzy and Drico.
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What we can see so far is that Ramzy seems to have a very individual PSB preference compared to everybody else. Nobody shares more than 10 tracks in common with him. By contrast, Tenlow, Fugitive, and Lleonard Pler share 15 of my choices.

Next update will look at D.J. and Undertaker's ratios and will include any new participants that join in the meantime.

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#35 Post by boyjohn » Wed 08 Apr 2009, 1:16 am

OK i'll open myself up to ridicule, this is such a hard thing to do as there are so many more than 10 tracks per decade that i would want. Anyway, I tried not to be too predictable, but here goes.

80's
Love Comes Quickly
Why Don't We Live Together
It's A Sin
It Couldn't Happen Here
King's Cross
Always On My Mind
Left To My Own Devices
Domino Dancing
Your Funny Uncle
So Sorry, I Said

90's
Being Boring
The End Of the World
Was It Worth It?
Go West
Liberation
I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind Of Thing
Se a vida é (That's the way life is)
To Step Aside
The Survivors
You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk

00's
Birthday Boy
I Didn't Get Where I Am Today
Miracles
Positive Role Model
Minimal
Indefinite Leave To Remain
The Resurrectionist
Bright Young Things
More Than A Dream
The Way It Used To Be
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#36 Post by Vince » Wed 08 Apr 2009, 5:22 am

Me me me :)

80s
Rent
West End Girls
I'm Not Scared
Left to my own devices
What Have i done to deserve This
Heart
Suburbia
Domino Dancing
Paninaro

90s
Can You Forgive Her?
End Of The World
My October Symphony
You only tell me you love me when you're drunk
One In a Million
Different Point Of View
Closer To Heaven
Being Boring
So Hard
Dreaming of the queen

[Notice the absence of Bilingual? :P ]

00s
E-mail
Home & Dry
Between Two Islands
Love Etc
The Way It Used To Be
Twentieth Century
Luna Park
Fugitive
Flamboyant
Bright Young Things (Demo)
H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.
S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.S.

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#37 Post by SteveL » Fri 10 Apr 2009, 1:30 am

80s
West End Girls
Suburbia
Tonight Is Forever
What Have I Done To Deserve This?
Heart
It’s A Sin
Left To My Own Devices
I’m Not Scared
It’s Alright
I Get Excited (You Get Excited Too)

90s
So Hard
Miserablism
Bet She’s Not Your Girlfriend
I Wouldn’t Normally Do This Kind Of Thing
Yesterday, When I Was Mad
Shameless
Too Many People
Single
A Red Letter Day
I Don’t Know What You Want But I Can’t Give It Anymore

00s
Somebody Else’s Business
Miracles
The Sodom And Gomorrah Show
Minimal
Integral
Did You See Me Coming?
More Than A Dream
Building A Wall
The Way It Used To Be
This Used To Be The Future

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#38 Post by Pandemonium73 » Fri 10 Apr 2009, 10:09 am

Thanks for the update, Drico!

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#39 Post by JJ Naas » Fri 10 Apr 2009, 10:19 am

My list. Every song brings vivid memories to my mind.

80's
A New Life
I Want to Wake Up
West End Girls
Left to My Own Devices
Divided by Zero
A Man Could Get Arrested
Paninaro
Tonight is Forever
Suburbia
Always on My Mind

90's
Can You Forgive Her?
Liberation
Young Offender
My October Symphony
This Must Be The Place..
The View From Your Balcony
Hey Headmaster
Hit and Miss
Single-Bilingual
Silver Age

00s
Birthday Boy
Always
Between Two Islands
Samurai in Autumn
Luna Park
God Willing
Try It (I'm in Love With a Married Man) (the Peel -version)
The Resurrectionist
Minimal
The Squadron

I'm not gonna include any Yes songs here, it's too soon to evaluate.

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#40 Post by Jim » Sat 11 Apr 2009, 9:51 pm

OK, here we go...

80s
Left to my own devices
Its a sin
Don Juan
I get excited (you get excited too)
Rent
Opportunities
Two divided by zero
Its alright
Always on my mind
I want a lover

90s
Being boring
Can you forgive her?
So hard
The theatre
It always comes as a surprise
Shameless
Delusions of grandeur
Only the wind
To face the truth
Jealousy

00s
Fugitive
Flamboyant
Positive Role Model
I made my excuses and left
Casanova in hell
I'm with stupid
King of Rome
The ressurectionist
Birthday Boy
Here
We're all criminals now

Sigh...

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#41 Post by Chicago Fire » Sun 12 Apr 2009, 2:58 am

80s
West End Girls
Suburbia
Love Comes Quickly
King's Cross
It Couldn't Happen Here
Rent
Left to My Own Devices
I'm Not Scared
It's Alright
Always on My Mind

90s
Being Boring
My October Symphony
The End of the World
Was It Worth It?
I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind of Thing
Liberation
The Survivors
A Red Letter Day
Footsteps
You Only Tell Me You Love Me When You're Drunk

00s
For All of Us
Always
Birthday Boy
You Choose
Home And Dry
Between Two Islands
Miracles
The Way It Used To Be
Did You See Me Coming?
Indefinite Leave to Remain

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#42 Post by whateverman42 » Sun 12 Apr 2009, 3:55 am

80s
West End Girls
Why Don't We Live Together
Love Comes Quickly
King's Cross
Your Funny Uncle
Domino Dancing
Left to My Own Devices
I'm Not Scared
I Want To Wake Up
What Have I Done To Deserve This?

90s
Being Boring
My October Symphony
It Always Comes As a Surprise
Can You Forgive Her?
Before
A Red Letter Day
The Truck Driver and His Mate
Violence (Hacienda Version)
We All Feel Better in the Dark
It Must Be Obvious

00s
Here (Disco 3)
After All
Birthday Boy
Sexy Northerner
Home And Dry (Ambient Mix)
Between Two Islands
Flamboyant
The Way It Used To Be
Fugitive
Minimal

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#43 Post by CroMagnon » Sun 12 Apr 2009, 1:35 pm

1980s

Love Comes Quickly
Left to My Own Devices
In the Night
King's Cross
It couldn't happen here
Rent
I'm not scared
Suburbia (Single/Full Horror)
It's a sin
Do I have to?

1990s
Being boring
This must be the place I waited years to leave
HCYETBTS? (single mix)
Nervously
Jealousy
Liberation
Dreaming of the Queen
The Theatre
Discoteca
To step aside

2000s
Birthday boy
Love is a Catastrophe
Always
Flamboyant
I made my excuses and left
Minimal
Luna Park
The way it used to be
All Over The World
King Of Rome
Love comes quickly, but is a catastrophe and a bourgeois construct etc.

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#44 Post by Blogo » Sun 12 Apr 2009, 2:23 pm

Heres my list

1980's

West End Girls
Two Divided by Zero
Tonight is forever
Shopping
I'm not scared
Always on my mind
A man could get arrested (12")
Opportunites
Heart
Its a sin

1990's

This must be the place I've waited years to leave
Being Boring
A different point of view
One in a million
Falling
Up against it
The Survivors
Saturday Night Forever
Radiophonic
Footsteps

2000's

Home and dry
Sexy Northerner
Flamboyant
I'm with Stupid
Minimal
Integral
Love etc
Did you see me coming?
Pandemonium
Blue on Blue
Listen without prejudice

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#45 Post by AlfonsoPSB » Sun 12 Apr 2009, 2:59 pm

1980s

Love comes quickly
A man could get arrested
Rent
It couldn't happen here
It's a sin
Do I have to?
Always on my mind
Left to my own devices
Nothing has been proved
So sorry, I said

1990s

Being boring
Only the wind
So hard
Miserablism
Too many people
Decadence
The man who has everything
To step aside
Casting a shadow
You only tell me you love me when you're drunk

2000s

Always
Here
Somebody else's business
Miracles
After all
I made my excuses and left
Casanova in Hell
Integral
The way it used to be
This used to be the future


Extremely tough contest, especially on the 2000s!
You're being watched.

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