ELVIS CUP RD 1 - Armed Forces v This Years Model.

Pretty self-explanatory

Armed Forces V TYM

Poll ended at Sun Sep 28, 2003 2:23 pm

Armed Forces
14
42%
This years Model
19
58%
 
Total votes: 33

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ELVIS CUP RD 1 - Armed Forces v This Years Model.

Postby Jackson Doofster » Tue Sep 23, 2003 2:23 pm

Tie if the round ?
"But they can't hold a candle to the reciprical war crimes which have plagued our policy of foriegn affairs."

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Postby BlueChair » Tue Sep 23, 2003 2:31 pm

For me, Armed Forces is more of an interesting listen. This Year's Model is great, and is a lot of fun, but I think Armed Forces has much more interesting songs on it.

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Postby Watching_Detectives » Tue Sep 23, 2003 4:59 pm

This one...this one got my mind a working. So I did the adult thing to do. Eeinie meenie meinie mo. It so happened to end on Armed Forces.

That's the way you gotta throw it down.
It nearly took a mircacle to get you to stay
It only took my little finger to blow you away.

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Postby bambooneedle » Tue Sep 23, 2003 5:56 pm

I prefer Armed Forces too. I think it is better in terms of sonic inventiveness and also writing.

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Postby the poisoner » Tue Sep 23, 2003 6:49 pm

af is the more 'listenable' album.
the lyrics are more creative . and i understand them less.
bonus points for that
oh, i useta be disgusted
now i try to be amused

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Postby Jackson Doofster » Wed Sep 24, 2003 1:18 am

Wow, this is gonna be close. Could TYM really be knocked out in the first round ?
"But they can't hold a candle to the reciprical war crimes which have plagued our policy of foriegn affairs."

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Postby so lacklustre » Wed Sep 24, 2003 4:43 am

I just voted for AF, which put it 10-9 ahead. This was the toughest decision yet, but AF was the first EC I got on release, and has always been a favourite.

Here are the track by track matches (extended versions)

Accidents v No Action is a tie, two of the best opening tracks ever ever ever
Senior Service loses to This Years Girl
Olivers Army beats the The Beat
Big Boys beats Pump It Up
Green Shirt Loses to Little Triggers
Party Girl beats You Belong To Me
Goon Squad beats Hand In Hand
Busy Bodies loses to Chelsea
Sundays's Best beats Lip Service
Moods For Moderns beats to Living In Paradise
Chemistry Class loses to Lipstick Vogue
Two Little Hitlers beats Night Rally
(wsf'b)P, L &U loses to Radio Radio

Final Score: Armed Forces 7.5 v 5.5 This Year's Model

If the bonus discs were included AF would walk away with it.
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Postby laughingcrow » Wed Sep 24, 2003 4:46 am

I took it to seeds and straws like So Lacklustre, and AF won it by a nose....

2 Little Hitler's will fight it out until....

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Postby PlaythingOrPet » Wed Sep 24, 2003 5:58 am

This was a hard one. TYM just about won.
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Postby mood swung » Wed Sep 24, 2003 7:42 am

well, I broke the tie for the time being--Armed Forces. Always. And Forever. There's my tattoo!
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Postby Poppet » Wed Sep 24, 2003 9:21 am

i chose TYM. They're both on my hard drive at work, but i find myself listening to TYM much more often at the office.

though right now i'm listening to Trust. new to me. wheeeeeeeee!
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count the cars and watch the seasons....

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Postby Uncomplicated » Wed Sep 24, 2003 10:41 am

Both great albums of course, but TYM has so much more ENERGY!
It's in your eyes..... It's in your eyes.....

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Postby Jackson Monk » Wed Sep 24, 2003 12:04 pm

ooohh it is so close.....

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Postby LessThanZero » Wed Sep 24, 2003 6:35 pm

Can the guy who made AF be the guy who made North???? UNPRECEDENTED!
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Postby bobster » Thu Sep 25, 2003 1:04 am

I have some sympathies with the pro-'Armed Forces' side -- but as long-time Bobster readers knew, TYM is the album that -- bought almost at random -- changed my musical life forever....
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Postby lipstickvogue » Thu Sep 25, 2003 2:01 am

AF is GREAT but

No Action :!:

Little Triggers :!:

Chelsea :!:

LipstickVogue :!:

Radio Radio :!:

(& Running Out of Angels)

ooooooh please this isn't even a fair poll: TYM
it's always another day after twelve o'clock's struck

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Postby PlaythingOrPet » Thu Sep 25, 2003 4:55 am

Any other day I'd go for AF just because the bonus disc is so much better, but when all is said and done TYM has always been one of my top two faves.

Close the poll! Close the poll now! TYM is winning... even if the bonus disc is rubbish!
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Postby girl out of time » Thu Sep 25, 2003 12:20 pm

TYM is MY NUMBER 1 E.C. RECORD.........
...the promise of indulgence in my confidential voice approached inmortal danger but you´ll never know how close....

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Postby girl out of time » Thu Sep 25, 2003 12:21 pm

.....or should i say my E.C N° 1 record..........
...the promise of indulgence in my confidential voice approached inmortal danger but you´ll never know how close....

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Postby spooky girlfriend » Thu Sep 25, 2003 12:25 pm

Armed Forces for me. :)

I can't say exactly why, it's just something special I feel when I listen to it. It's not KOA, but it's close.


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