ELVIS CUP Q/Final When I Was Cruel V Get Happy

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When I Was Cruel V Get Happy

Poll ended at Fri Oct 03, 2003 12:49 am

When I Was Cruel
Get Happy
Total votes: 33

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ELVIS CUP Q/Final When I Was Cruel V Get Happy

Postby Jackson Monk » Tue Sep 30, 2003 12:49 am

The battle for a place in the semi-final..

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Postby verbal gymnastics » Tue Sep 30, 2003 4:41 am


This is the toughest one of the lot. Two fantastic albums.

To my mind there isn't a duff track on Get Happy although WIWC contains two - Soul for Hire and Oh Well don't sit comfortably in my view.

After some thought I'm plumping for Get Happy. Only because I can sit right the way through it and not skip a track.

Very tough call though. It would have been different on another day...
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Postby BlueChair » Tue Sep 30, 2003 8:50 am

WIWC is good, but Get Happy!! is one of the finest records ever made.

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Postby Jackson Monk » Tue Sep 30, 2003 3:09 pm

Soul for Hire is 'Duff'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.......shorley shome mishtake!!

I love that song. I love it when he reeels off lines at speed..... and I agree with the sentiment!

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Postby mood swung » Wed Oct 01, 2003 8:04 am

I loved WIWC from the first listen, when I was thinking what the fuck is this? and my kids were yelling at me to turn it down, but I gotta Get Happy!!!!!!!
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Postby bobster » Wed Oct 01, 2003 1:48 pm

This for me is probably the single toughest call.

I finally voted for WIWC partly because I feel like there's less filler on it. (Yes, there are a coulple of silly-but-fun songs on "Get Happy" and some that sound just a little much alike for my taste.)

But I think it was mainly the idea that I don't like how all the early albums are beating the more recent ones! It's not like he's any less talented now.
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Postby Misha » Thu Oct 02, 2003 11:55 am

I went for WIWC....it is incredible!! His voice is smoky and rocky all at once....Get Happy is an incredible album, too....but WIWC recharged my Elvis batteries in a major way!!

Viva WIWC!!!! :!: :!: :!:
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Postby LessThanZero » Thu Oct 02, 2003 2:59 pm

I love Soul For Hire, but I voted for Get Happy. I don't really know why.
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Postby the poisoner » Thu Oct 02, 2003 5:39 pm

had to go with get happy.
it is a classic album. from any time . from any one.
i love wiwc, but ...this is too much
oh, i useta be disgusted
now i try to be amused

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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Fri Oct 03, 2003 7:07 am

Get Happy...no contest.

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