Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

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Which is best?

KISS
12
52%
Mighty Mighty Bosstones
11
48%
 
Total votes: 23

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Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Heston » 31 Jan 2019, 2:46pm

Ok, I just listened to the Bosstones' version and it is pitiful. The singer sounds like he's caught throat herpes from Gene Simmons' studded codpiece.

No tactical voting or using alternate accounts, I WILL find out...



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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Dr. Medulla » 31 Jan 2019, 3:50pm

I'm abstaining in this vote. I agree with Heston about the MMB version, but Stanley's voice is in over-Stanley form. Just dial it back a bit, buddy—you don't win any awards for most singing. I can abide by the song well enough, especially for KISS, but I can't say which one is best because each is problematic.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Rat Patrol » 31 Jan 2019, 5:18pm

Both options are pure herpes, but somehow Heston's still losing.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by WestwayKid » 31 Jan 2019, 5:21pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 3:50pm
I'm abstaining in this vote. I agree with Heston about the MMB version, but Stanley's voice is in over-Stanley form. Just dial it back a bit, buddy—you don't win any awards for most singing. I can abide by the song well enough, especially for KISS, but I can't say which one is best because each is problematic.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by revbob » 31 Jan 2019, 5:21pm

I'll admit Dicky's vocals on that arent the best but the horns and the breakdown at the end make up for it.

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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by WestwayKid » 31 Jan 2019, 5:24pm

Can I vote for "Beth" which was the b-side until it became more popular than "Detroit Rock City" and was re-released as a double a-side? Do it for The Catman!
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Flex » 31 Jan 2019, 5:25pm

revbob wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:21pm
I'll admit Dicky's vocals on that arent the best but the horns and the breakdown at the end make up for it.
Yeah, this. Dicky's doing a vamp of Stanley's vox style here, which may or may not work perfectly (although it's still better than the original since it's Dicky), but the band is turning the song into some barrel rolling third wave goodness, imho. Unless you're actually inclined to enjoy the Kiss house-style, it's hard for me to understand preferring the original.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Heston » 31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm

revbob wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:21pm
I'll admit Dicky's vocals on that arent the best but the horns and the breakdown at the end make up for it.
"Aren't the best?" They are fucking appalling. I like horns but they just sound tacked on.

Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by revbob » 31 Jan 2019, 5:35pm

Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm
revbob wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:21pm
I'll admit Dicky's vocals on that arent the best but the horns and the breakdown at the end make up for it.
"Aren't the best?" They are fucking appalling. I like horns but they just sound tacked on.

Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
I'm being quite honest not tactical. I listened to both, MMB first as I'd never really heard it. I am a MMB fan but I rarely listen to them these days. The horns dont sound tacked on to me, MMB always have horns.

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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Rat Patrol » 31 Jan 2019, 5:35pm

Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm
Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
You heard the man...he's ready to lose this more cruelly than ever!
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Fayney » 31 Jan 2019, 5:40pm

Both is shit but shitter is bosstones, that is bad singing guys.

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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Dr. Medulla » 31 Jan 2019, 5:49pm

Rat Patrol wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:35pm
Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm
Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
You heard the man...he's ready to lose this more cruelly than ever!
He's practically goading me into voting against him for his arrogance.
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Post by JoseUnidos » 31 Jan 2019, 5:50pm

I voted Heston.
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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Heston » 31 Jan 2019, 5:51pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:49pm
Rat Patrol wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:35pm
Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm
Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
You heard the man...he's ready to lose this more cruelly than ever!
He's practically goading me into voting against him for his arrogance.
I've just checked back on every poll I've created and I'm losing in all of them, the law of averages says I must win one day.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: Detroit Rock City Poll: KISS vs Mighty Mighty Bosstones

Post by Wolter » 31 Jan 2019, 5:56pm

Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:51pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:49pm
Rat Patrol wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:35pm
Heston wrote:
31 Jan 2019, 5:30pm
Even with the usual tactical voting I should win this comfortably.
You heard the man...he's ready to lose this more cruelly than ever!
He's practically goading me into voting against him for his arrogance.
I've just checked back on every poll I've created and I'm losing in all of them, the law of averages says I must win one day.
That’s not at all how statistics work.
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