This Is Big Audio Dynamite - Round 2

Mick Jones, Carbon/Silicon, BAD and cetera.

Vote for the song you DON'T like

Poll ended at 16 May 2019, 1:56am

Medicine Show
1
5%
E=MC2
0
No votes
The Bottom Line
1
5%
A Party
2
9%
Sudden Impact
5
23%
Stone Thames
4
18%
BAD
9
41%
 
Total votes: 22

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This Is Big Audio Dynamite - Round 2

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Being both so cheap, real phony, and a little xenophobic, Sony is OUT.
so don't complain about your useless employment
Jack it in forever tonight


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Sticking with Bad. Still don't get the xenophobia accusations I've seen thrown at Sony.
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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Switching to Sudden Impact. As I mentioned before the lyrics helped me to appreciate A Party a little more, it may get the vote next round but it slightly tops SI! Not a bad little tune, quite funky but doesn't do much for me.

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Starts getting tough now. "Stone Thames," I suppose.
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
15 May 2019, 6:23am
Starts getting tough now. "Stone Thames," I suppose.
Voting same, although quality across these tracks is quite consistent (or better)
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I broke the tie :mrgreen:
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Not playing.

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MarkyJacobs wrote:
15 May 2019, 9:54am
Not playing.
Why?
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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Yeesh, just read the lyrics to Sony. Glad it went first.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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The quality gets very similar around this point for all but the cream. I’m voting BAD, because the Don rap is one of my least favorites of his, but it’s a game of inches.

I will say this is by far the most consistent BAD album. I think the highs on Upping are a little higher on average, but the lows are much more forgettable or irritating.
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matedog wrote:
15 May 2019, 10:23am
Yeesh, just read the lyrics to Sony. Glad it went first.
Listened to it this morning and the music on that song deserves a lot better.
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the music to sony is good, and I actually rather like the vocal delivery but man those lyrics have somehow aged worse than just about anything else associated with the band, and that's saying something.

I've been spinning this album nonstop for the last 5 or so days and Im enjoying it more and more. Some real gems.
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Flex wrote:
15 May 2019, 10:50am
the music to sony is good, and I actually rather like the vocal delivery but man those lyrics have somehow aged worse than just about anything else associated with the band, and that's saying something.
I suspect if there were an extended version we'd hear the remaining 15% of known Japanese stereotypes that weren't used in the song.
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matedog wrote:
15 May 2019, 10:23am
Yeesh, just read the lyrics to Sony. Glad it went first.
There's a "dub" version which is great cos it take the lyrics out
so don't complain about your useless employment
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Silent Majority wrote:
15 May 2019, 11:34am
matedog wrote:
15 May 2019, 10:23am
Yeesh, just read the lyrics to Sony. Glad it went first.
There's a "dub" version which is great cos it take the lyrics out
Is it on a BAD Files volume? I haven’t dug those out in years, but I would like that. The music on it is SO much better than the lyrics.
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