Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

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Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby kosi559 » Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:38 am

The winner of the Imperial Bedroom Survivor poll is...

Beyond Belief! I was kind of expecting this song to win, but it ended up being really close. Beyond Belief is a really great song with some of his best lyrics, and the performances from Bruce and Pete are just fantastic. I also love the weird melodic twists and turns during the verses. Man Out of Time is another standout track, but I don't think it's quite as strong as Beyond Belief. Thank you all for participating. One week from now, I will probably do another Survivor.

FINAL RANKING

Rank Song Votes Percentage
15th Little Savage 6/31 19.4%
14th Boy With a Problem 8/42 19.0%
13th Tears Before Bedtime 8/50 16.0%
12th ...And in Every Home 7/33 21.2%
12th Shabby Doll 7/33 21.2%
10th Kid About It 9/32 28.1%
9th The Long Honeymoon 11/35 31.4%
8th Pidgin English 11/34 32.4%
7th The Loved Ones 14/43 32.6%
6th Town Cryer 10/33 30.3%
5th Almost Blue 12/32 37.5%
4th Human Hands 17/36 47.2%
3rd You Little Fool 28/45 62.2%
2nd Man Out of Time 34/62 54.8%
1st Beyond Belief 28/62 45.2%
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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby Neil. » Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:50 am

Thank you, that was fun - though harrowing! Yes, Beyond Belief is incredible because I think it's a structureless song, yet it totally grips you without you knowing where it's heading. Amazing. And the bass drum - I swear it's like a heartbeat that's having arrhythmia. And the cymbals. And the whole thing, the whole bloody thing is amazing!

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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby kosi559 » Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:54 pm

Neil. wrote:Thank you, that was fun - though harrowing! Yes, Beyond Belief is incredible because I think it's a structureless song, yet it totally grips you without you knowing where it's heading. Amazing. And the bass drum - I swear it's like a heartbeat that's having arrhythmia. And the cymbals. And the whole thing, the whole bloody thing is amazing!

I'm glad you enjoyed. Sometime around April 21st, I'll do another Survivor
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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby jardine » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:57 pm

i may be alone, here, but could you do it a bit slower? just a bit

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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby Harry Lime » Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:07 pm

jardine wrote:i may be alone, here, but could you do it a bit slower? just a bit

It was fun, but I too wouldn't mind a little more time during the rounds.

This was a hard one because after Little Savage, I really like all the songs.Tough to see Tears Before Bedtime fall so early.
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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby Neil. » Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:44 am

Yeah, I agree that it needs to be changed at the same time every day so that we can all get to vote. I missed some of them.

One IB song I've kinda got into recently is 'Boy With A Problem' - it's mental, that. Beautiful love song and melancholy melody but the lyrics are flat-out brutal (literally, it includes a number of domestic violence references). So I doubt it'll ever get any cover versions, which is a shame, cos it's great.
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Re: Imperial Bedroom Survivor - RESULTS

Postby kosi559 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:38 am

Neil. wrote:Yeah, I agree that it needs to be changed at the same time every day so that we can all get to vote. I missed some of them.

One IB song I've kinda got into recently is 'Boy With A Problem' - it's mental, that. Beautiful love song and melancholy melody but the lyrics are flat-out brutal (literally, it includes a number of domestic violence reference). So I doubt it'll ever get any cover versions, which is a shame, cos it's great.

Thank you for the feedback. Next time, I'll do it the same time every day.
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