Leaving out This Is England, what is your favourite song on CTC?

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As per thread title

Dictator
1
3%
Dirty Punk
0
No votes
Are You Red...y
5
15%
We Are the Clash
2
6%
Cool Under Heat
1
3%
Movers and Shakers
2
6%
Three Card Trick
13
39%
Play To Win
0
No votes
Fingerpoppin'
0
No votes
North and South
8
24%
Life Is Wild
1
3%
 
Total votes: 33

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Marky Dread wrote:
18 Jun 2020, 3:47pm
101Walterton wrote:
18 Jun 2020, 3:45pm
Olaf wrote:
18 Jun 2020, 7:16am
101Walterton wrote:
17 Jun 2020, 9:31pm
Low Down Low wrote:
17 Jun 2020, 9:16pm
Criticisms of EW are all valid enough.

How i would assess it: Island Hopping, Shouting Street, Sleepwalk, Leopardskin, RYD - all well structured and executed tracks, you might not love them but i dont see grounds for hate. Otherwise it can get a bit wordy and clunkey in parts and there's a turkey or two in there. I think Joe's cramming too many ideas in there, overthinking it and best tracks are simple ones. I still like the likes of Gangsterville, Dizzys Goatee, Sikorsky Parts etc but can see why they're not for everyone.
Earthquake Weather better than Cut The Crap. That’s about all you can say.
You're probably correct. Still I listen to CtC more often.
I really don’t listen to either very often, why would you when there is so much good stuff.
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Had to go with Three Card Trick

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Which mad man voted for Dictator?
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:
19 Jun 2020, 11:37am
Which mad man voted for Dictator?
Tom?!? Was it you!?! Even Hoyston isn’t this crazy.
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Wolter wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 11:46am
Heston wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 11:37am
Which mad man voted for Dictator?
Tom?!? Was it you!?! Even Hoyston isn’t this crazy.
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Heston wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 11:37am
Which mad man voted for Dictator?
Probably a protest vote. :shifty:

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Heston wrote:
17 Jun 2020, 9:37pm
101Walterton wrote:
17 Jun 2020, 9:06pm
Heston wrote:
17 Jun 2020, 8:44pm
I've heard EW about 100 times and still couldn't hum some of the songs if I had a gun to my head.
And you didn’t believe me when I said that for CTC 😉
The thing is CtC is quite tuneful under the barrage of noise. The vocal melodies are mostly pretty good and well constructed. Which is surprising as Joe left to his own devices usually operated around about 3 notes. Only Shouting Street, Island Hopping and Sleepwalk have that sense of melody on EW.
I think the fact that all these covers keep turning up is further proof of this.

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I am the sole Cool Under Heat vote — great lyrics, pretty decent tune, tolerable production (the most egregious Crapification is the chorus). I also sort of enjoy Dictator... it's a glorious cacophony that suits the song's theme.

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Olaf wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 12:50pm
Heston wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 11:37am
Which mad man voted for Dictator?
Probably a protest vote. :shifty:
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Inder wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 4:30pm
I am the sole Cool Under Heat vote — great lyrics, pretty decent tune, tolerable production (the most egregious Crapification is the chorus). I also sort of enjoy Dictator... it's a glorious cacophony that suits the song's theme.
Dechorusfied i think there's quite a nice track in Cool Under Heat. Almost uniquely on the album, I'm actually quite drawn to the backing track, a couple of listenable things going on.

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Low Down Low wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 6:01pm
Inder wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 4:30pm
I am the sole Cool Under Heat vote — great lyrics, pretty decent tune, tolerable production (the most egregious Crapification is the chorus). I also sort of enjoy Dictator... it's a glorious cacophony that suits the song's theme.
Dechorusfied i think there's quite a nice track in Cool Under Heat. Almost uniquely on the album, I'm actually quite drawn to the backing track, a couple of listenable things going on.
One of the most poorly mixed songs though. Joe's vocal just disappears at certain points.
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:
19 Jun 2020, 6:21pm
Low Down Low wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 6:01pm
Inder wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 4:30pm
I am the sole Cool Under Heat vote — great lyrics, pretty decent tune, tolerable production (the most egregious Crapification is the chorus). I also sort of enjoy Dictator... it's a glorious cacophony that suits the song's theme.
Dechorusfied i think there's quite a nice track in Cool Under Heat. Almost uniquely on the album, I'm actually quite drawn to the backing track, a couple of listenable things going on.
One of the most poorly mixed songs though. Joe's vocal just disappears at certain points.
I like the busking version.
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Hoy's Dictator is the definitive version.
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Kory wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 7:04pm
Hoy's Dictator is the definitive version.
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Marky Dread wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 5:26pm
Olaf wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 12:50pm
Heston wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 11:37am
Which mad man voted for Dictator?
Probably a protest vote. :shifty:
Please put that gold Beretta down now.
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