Greatest Album of 1979 - Preliminary Round 2

Which albums deserve to move on?

Poll ended at 14 May 2021, 8:37am

Blondie, Eat to the Beat
3
3%
David Bowie, Lodger
1
1%
The Clash, London Calling
13
14%
Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Armed Forces
6
7%
Crass, Stations of the Crass
2
2%
The Cure, Three Imaginary Boys
1
1%
The Damned, Machine Gun Etiquette
4
4%
Gang of Four, Entertainment!
5
5%
The Germs, (GI)
3
3%
The Jam, Setting Sons
6
7%
Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures
5
5%
KISS, Dynasty
3
3%
Madness, One Step Beyond …
3
3%
Magazine, Secondhand Daylight
3
3%
Public Image Ltd., Metal Box
1
1%
The Ruts, The Crack
4
4%
The Skids, Scared to Dance
4
4%
The Slits, Cut
4
4%
The Specials, The Specials
9
10%
Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Material
8
9%
Talking Heads, Fear of Music
2
2%
Wire, 154
1
1%
 
Total votes: 91

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Elvis Costello
SLF
The Damned
The Jam
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KISS holding their own against some big hitters.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 5:46pm
KISS holding their own against some big hitters.
Sympathy votes perhaps? :mrgreen:
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Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 5:46pm
KISS holding their own against some big hitters.
Yeah you and that guy Notseh that only seems to show up for this kind of thing.

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Sparky wrote:
13 May 2021, 5:49pm
Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 5:46pm
KISS holding their own against some big hitters.
Sympathy votes perhaps? :mrgreen:
Symphony vote...

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Two idiots on here instead of one isn’t “holding their own.”
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Wolter wrote:
13 May 2021, 6:47pm
Two idiots on here instead of one isn’t “holding their own.”
Loud guffaw
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Ok, by my reckoning Dynasty is twice as good as Metal Box.
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Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 7:00pm
Ok, by my reckoning Dynasty is twice as good as Metal Box.
*my brain ejects out the back of my head*
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Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 7:00pm
Ok, by my reckoning Dynasty is twice as good as Metal Box.
I regret to inform that you will not be receiving your O levels in reckoning.
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wait, am I voting OUT or IN?
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tepista wrote:
13 May 2021, 7:54pm
wait, am I voting OUT or IN?
Voting for the ones you want to keep.
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Wolter wrote:
13 May 2021, 6:47pm
Two idiots on here instead of one isn’t “holding their own.”
Depends what is meant by "holding their own". ;)
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Heston wrote:
13 May 2021, 7:00pm
Ok, by my reckoning Dynasty is twice as good as Metal Box.
Tee hee. Keep taking the tablets. :mrgreen:
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tepista wrote:
13 May 2021, 7:54pm
wait, am I voting OUT or IN?
For the prelims, you're voting in because we're trying to narrow down a huge amount of albums. Once we're at 10 or so, then it switches to the survivor-style voting out.
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