Top Ten EC Tracks Ever

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Top Ten EC Tracks Ever

Postby so lacklustre » Fri Jun 06, 2003 7:46 am

Let's get this board fizzing.

RULES
1. One entry each
2. No changing once you've posted
3. Include 10 tracks ONLY
4. They Have to be ordered
5. Do not include =
6. Do not list different versions, just the song will do.

POINTS
1. = 10 points
2. = 9 points
etc.

I will keep score, and will post the result at the end of June although I may post interim scores each week, if I can be arsed.

After much discussion with multiple selfs, here is mine.

1. Lipstick Vogue - 10pts
2. King Horse - 9pts
3. Possession - 8pts
4. Radio Radio - 7pts
5. Goon Squad - 6pts
6. Alibi - 5pts
7. All Grown Up - 4pts
8. Riot Act - 3pts
9. The Other Side Of Summer - 2pts
10. Party Girl - 1pt

Y'all don't need to put the pts in, I just did it to try and make the system clearer than bambooneedle's.

Happy thinking!

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Postby ReadyToHearTheWorst » Fri Jun 06, 2003 9:16 am

This sort of thing is, of course, very tricky - 26 years, 24 albums, hundreds of songs! However, before I change my mind again:

1. I Want You
2. Indoor Fireworks
3. Watching the Detectives
4. My Dark Life
5. God Give Me Strength
6. So Like Candy
7. Lipstick Vogue
8. Shipbuilding
9. Blue Chair
10. Upon A Veil of Midnight Blue

Hmmm, lot's of ballads :?
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Postby PlaythingOrPet » Fri Jun 06, 2003 11:42 am

I don't know if I really want to do this....

1. Beyond Belief
2. Lipstick Vogue
3. Man Out Of Time
4. Favourite Hour
5. New Amsterdam
6. I Want You
7. All This Useless Beauty
8. (IDWTGT) Chelsea
9. Tiny Steps
10. Brilliant Mistake
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Postby mood swung » Fri Jun 06, 2003 1:07 pm

1. Almost Blue
2. Beyond Belief
3. The Other Side of Summer
4. Riot Act
5. Indoor Fireworks
6. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
7. Battered Old Bird
8. Brilliant Mistake
9. Episode of blonde
10. Fish-n-chip Paper

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Postby LessThanZero » Fri Jun 06, 2003 2:30 pm

holy moly....


1. Lipstick Vogue
2. No Action
3. Party Girl
4. Sweet Pear
5. Miracle Man
6. Two Little Hitlers
7. The Comedians
8. The World's Great Optomist??
9. Less Than Zero
10. Temptation w/ Steve


sorry shipbuilding.... :( AND POOR FRACTURED ATLAS!!!!
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this is really a hard thing to do......

Postby girl out of time » Fri Jun 06, 2003 8:07 pm

....let´s see.......

1.deep dark truthful mirror
2.riot act
3. big tears
4.the other end of the telescope
5.almost blue
6. high fidelity
7.clowntime is over
8.poisoned rose
9.shabby doll
10. just a memory
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Postby Watching_Detectives » Sat Jun 07, 2003 10:15 am

Hit it...

1. Watching The Detectives
2. I Want You
3. Radio Radio
4. The Imposter
5. Welcome to the Working Week
6. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
7. Imagination (is a powerful deciever)
8. The Greatest Thing
9. Pony St.
10. High Fidelity
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Postby spooky girlfriend » Sat Jun 07, 2003 10:25 am

Damn, this is always hard:

1. Suit of Lights
2. American Without Tears
3. Accidents Will Happen
4. Sulky Girl
5. I Want You
6. Man Out of Time
7. Brilliant Mistake
8. You Tripped at Every Step
9. Spooky Girlfriend :wink:
10. Jacksons, Monk & Rowe

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Postby sulkygirl » Sat Jun 07, 2003 2:56 pm

Too damn hard, folks...I may just opt to abstain, lemme think about it...

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Postby Goody2Shoes » Mon Jun 09, 2003 9:37 am

I usually like to reserve the right to change my mind, or at least to veto choices made by others, but here goes nuthin':

1. Man Out Of Time
2. I Want You
3. Possession
4. Lipstick Vogue
5. Beyond Belief
6. King Horse
7. New Lace Sleeves
8. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
9. Poor Fractured Atlas
10. Couldn't Call It Unexpected #4
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Postby bambooneedle » Mon Jun 09, 2003 8:21 pm

Well, not "ever", but here is my top ten cast in pixels.

1. American Without Tears
2. New Amsterdam
3. Clubland
4. Man Out Of Time
5. All This Useless Beauty
6. God's Comic
7. Home Is Anywhere You Hang Your Head
8. New Lace Sleeves
9. Poor Fractured Atlas
10. Two Little Hitlers

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Postby costellopunk » Tue Jun 10, 2003 2:25 am

i don't really have to think about it that hard. my top ten really stays the same:

1. almost blue
2. i want you
3. human hands
4. 13 steps lead down
5. i want to vanish
6. lipstick vouge
7. motel matches
8. dust 2...
9. my dark life
10. next time 'round
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Postby SweetPear » Wed Jun 11, 2003 1:30 am

This was very hard to do. All I did was swap this song for that song until I couldn't do it any more. I came up with this but.......


1. This Years Girl
2. Beyond Belief
3. Deep, Dark Truthful Mirror
4. Sulky Girl
5. WIWC (Cruel Smile version)
6. The Other End of the Telescope
7. Big Tears
8. Radio, Radio
9. Imagination (Is A Powerful Deceiver)
10. I Wanna Be Loved


.......I would like to propose that we poll the ten LEAST favourite EC songs. A much easier task, for me, anyway. And I think that would be pretty interesting as well.

(Have you done this already?)
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Postby so lacklustre » Wed Jun 11, 2003 8:35 am

SweetPear,

Just to clarify, do you mean When I Was Cruel no.2, or the Cruel Smile version?

I may run the least favourite poll after this one is finished.

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Jun 11, 2003 10:21 am

The least favourite shouldn't be too bad - all I'd have to do is dig out The Juliet Letters - I'm sure all 10 of them are on there!

And as far as 10 favourites is concerned - no chance. By the time I compile it, the new album will be out and there'll be some new ones!
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Postby SweetPear » Wed Jun 11, 2003 5:46 pm

Oh I'm sorry! (It was very late...)

[Just to clarify, do you mean When I Was Cruel no.2, or the Cruel Smile version?quote][/quote]

I meant the Cruel Smile version. 8)




What the heck, why can't I do the quotes correctly?
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Postby so lacklustre » Thu Jun 12, 2003 3:46 am

Thanks sp. To do the quotes you need to click the quote button, paste in the text and then click the quote button again.

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Postby Gillibeanz » Thu Jun 12, 2003 12:34 pm

1. You tripped at every step
2. I'll wear it proudly
3. Shipbuilding
4. Brilliant mistake
5. Motel matches
6. Suit of lights
7. Pigeon english
8. I want you
9. Less then zero
10. I hope your happy now
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Postby so lacklustre » Fri Jun 13, 2003 3:18 pm

Top Five so far:
1. I Want You
2. Lipstick Vogue
3. Beyond Belief
4. Man Out Of Time
5.= Almost Blue & Deep Dark Truthful Mirror

That's 6.

There are still a lot of people holding back.

come on Doof you usually like these things,
Otis you gone into hiding or to Bologna or Warsaw?
Come out from under that bed Rope, just to post your ten
Scooby dooby Blue where are you?
Noise, you're quiet, are you practising for the perfect five?
Mlle BA, Sulky, pip, cbart and all you non posters come and post your ten and let's make this representative of the whole board.

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Postby sulkygirl » Sat Jun 14, 2003 11:15 pm

I think I metioned earlier...this is just too damn hard. I couldn't pick a top ten out of E.C.'s catalog to save my life!! So, I'll just content myself to check out everybody else's lists. Who knows, inspiration may yet knock...

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Postby pip_52 » Sun Jun 15, 2003 12:22 am

I guess it doesnt matter much when I do this, since Ill change my mind as soon as I hit submit . . .

1. I Want You.
2. Lipstick Vogue
3. Im Not Angry
4. Almost Blue
5. Man Out of Time
6. I Dont Want To Go To Chelsea
7. Radio Radio
8. Favourite Hour
9. So Like Candy
10. Battered Old Bird


I feel all twitchy about having left out Little Atoms, Telescope, Beyond Belief, etc, etc . . . :shock:

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Postby SweetPear » Sun Jun 15, 2003 2:57 am

Pip and Sulky......I totally agree. I hated trying to pick out ten favourite songs when there probably aren't even ten songs of Elvis' I dislike. (Actually that would be pretty easy by just saying Ana Solfie/For the Stars or whatever it was. But whatever it was, it was soooo awful.)

Maybe I could live with the top 25 favourite Elvis songs. After all the man's got an incredible catalogue.
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My Problem With Qotes

Postby SweetPear » Sun Jun 15, 2003 3:07 am

Thank you SLL for the help. (And you too Spooky)
Thanks sp. To do the quotes you need to click the quote button, paste
the text and then click the quote button again.

Blimey, I think I've gottit!
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Postby double dutchess » Mon Jun 16, 2003 11:26 pm

I've been giving this way too much thought. So here we go.

1. New Amsterdam (who saw that one comming?)
2. I Want You
3. Tramp the Dirt Down
4. Big Sister's Clothes
5. This Offer is Unrepeatable
6. Goon Squad
7. Big Tears
8. The Other Side of Summer
9. Lipstick Vogue
10. Shabby Doll

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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Thu Jun 19, 2003 5:14 am

1. Clubland
2. The Loved Ones
3. Inch by Inch
4. Human Hands
5. New Lace Sleeves
6. Riot Act
7. I'll Wear It Proudly
8. Why Can't a Man Stand Alone
9: Spooky Girlfriend
10. You'll Never Be a Man


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