ROUND 12 - Wilderness Years Non-Album Tracks - SEMIFINAL

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Vote for the song you like LEAST

Poll ended at 09 Jul 2019, 12:08pm

Evil Darling
3
17%
It's a Rockin' World
2
11%
U.S. North (w/ Mick Jones)
2
11%
Cholo Vest
11
61%
 
Total votes: 18

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We've spent a lot of time combing through Joe's weird, detour-heavy miscellaneous work. Now it's time to get it down to one track to move forward into The Finals. Good luck.
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Since I was trying to vote of Cholo Vest in the original rounds, I'll keep at it here. Rockin' World is probably my pick to advance to the finals out of this grouping - I don't know if I have super strong feelings about what order the other songs are eliminated. This looks like a really great Joe EP to me with this tracklist, really.
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Flex wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:25pm
Since I was trying to vote of Cholo Vest in the original rounds, I'll keep at it here. Rockin' World is probably my pick to advance to the finals out of this grouping - I don't know if I have super strong feelings about what order the other songs are eliminated. This looks like a really great Joe EP to me with this tracklist, really.
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
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Wolter wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:29pm
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
My case for Rockin' World is: joyous lyrics, catchy chorus, you can actually dance and bounce around to it, a pure celebration of life and music. And it doesn't sound like it was recorded underwater. I never hear that song and don't want to stand up and do a happy dance.
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Flex wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:33pm
Wolter wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:29pm
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
My case for Rockin' World is: joyous lyrics, catchy chorus, you can actually dance and bounce around to it, a pure celebration of life and music. And it doesn't sound like it was recorded underwater. I never hear that song and don't want to stand up and do a happy dance.
Its all right. It’s not bad. A fun trifle.
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Flex wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:33pm
Wolter wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:29pm
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
My case for Rockin' World is: joyous lyrics, catchy chorus, you can actually dance and bounce around to it, a pure celebration of life and music. And it doesn't sound like it was recorded underwater. I never hear that song and don't want to stand up and do a happy dance.
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Flex wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:33pm
Wolter wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:29pm
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
My case for Rockin' World is: joyous lyrics, catchy chorus, you can actually dance and bounce around to it, a pure celebration of life and music. And it doesn't sound like it was recorded underwater. I never hear that song and don't want to stand up and do a happy dance.
Given his problems with self-doubt/confidence and depression, I think that's a big reason why I'm drawn more to energetic, positive Joe songs, even if the lyrics can be a bit corny. Those songs feel more like beating back the demons, you know?
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US North is my favourite of these.
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Flex wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:33pm
Wolter wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 12:29pm
Meanwhile I’m vehemently voting for Cholo to survive as long as possible and I do not understand how Rocking World is esteemed that highly. It’s ok, I guess.
My case for Rockin' World is: joyous lyrics, catchy chorus, you can actually dance and bounce around to it, a pure celebration of life and music. And it doesn't sound like it was recorded underwater. I never hear that song and don't want to stand up and do a happy dance.
The problem I have with Rockin' World is the lyrics. He's misrepresenting bumblebees as having nothing but lazy buzzing hums.

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R.I.P. Cholo Vest, you'll be sorely missed.

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Olaf wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 2:25am
R.I.P. Cholo Vest, you'll be sorely missed.
alas, indeed + great lyrics.

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I won't think about it now.
Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control and it didn't have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realised that you either became a power or you were crushed


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Silent Majority wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 8:35am
I won't think about it now.
...

...I’ll allow it.
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