A Tune for June (song tourney)

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  1. ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow
  2. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
    Added to my 'chill the f out' playlist..
  3. Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
    Bellisimo..
  4. The James Gang - Walk Away
    Added to my '70's' playlist..
  5. Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
    Easy listening..
  6. Wolf Alice - Blush
  7. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
    great guitar solos/transitions..
  8. Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
  9. Slipknot - Unsainted
  10. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
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It's a Bank Holiday Monday here so I'll be listening and voting on the morrow.
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A system of cells interlinked
Missed round one, but I think I will jump in for round 2!

Megadeth - Addicted to Chaos
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Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?
And off we go!!

I'll be on this evening to vote and possibly add my Round 2 nom
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1. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
2. Ludovio Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
3. Electric Youth - Tomorrow
4. Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
5. Wolf Alice - Blush
6. Martin Delray - Get Rhythm (ft. Johnny Cash)
7. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles from LA
8. The James Gang - Walk Away
9. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
10. Slipknot - Unsainted

Two good examples of "why are you trying to cover this song?" and a lot of songs that aren't really my style. I dug the top 5 songs well enough.



1. Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
2. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
3. Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
4. The James Gang - Walk Away
5. Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
6. Wolf Alice - Blush
7. ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow
8. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
9. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
10. Slipknot - Unsainted



1. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
(I think JJ either nominated or messaged me a song from this dude before, but if so the song didn't really make much of an impression on me. Well, this one certainly did. Dude has the range of a hound dog. That may not sound like a compliment, but I mean it as one. Good lyrics as well. The genuine article.)

2. Slipknot - Unsainted
(I've never really given Slipknot their due, probably because of dumb high school associations (the kids who were obsessed with them were the same ones rocking KoRn t-shirts just a couple years earlier, and the mask thing also seemed like a stupid gimmick), but I haven't been able to get enough of this song since first hearing it. I think it's time I put aside biases and dive into their back catalogue.)

3. Wolf Alice - Blush
(Vulnerable and pretty. I can see myself listening to this again. Thank God someone in the comments clarified that the person in the video isn't the actual singer, because I was very confused at first.)

4. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
(As a big fan of Dio's version, I was ready to write this cover off, but they did just enough to make it their own while still saying true to the original. Also I'm just in a metal mood at the moment. The video was also very entertaining, parodying all those nerdy, cheesy 80's metal music videos.)

5. Electric Youth - Tomorrow
(I always enjoy this nostalgic, 80's-inspired synth sound.)

6. The James Gang - Walk Away
(I've heard this song many times on the radio, but never knew who it was by.)

7. Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
(Makes me want to take piano lessons.)

8. Martin Delray ft. Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
(Much prefer Cash's original over this hillbilly stomp cover, but Cash's involvement at least keeps it close enough to the real thing.)

9. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From L.A.
(A driving song that threatens to put people asleep behind the wheel. Despite being a bit sleepy for my tastes, it's still a pleasant/chill listen.)

10. Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
(I recognize the liveliest part, around the 3-minute mark, from many shows/movies, usually as the backdrop for something comedic like a slow-motion food fight.)


Liked every song to some degree.
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Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?
The James Gang - Walk Away
Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
Slipknot - Unsainted
Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
Wolf Alice - Blush
Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow



And that rhymes with "P" and that stands for pool!
1) Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
2) Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
3) Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
4) Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
5) Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4
6) ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow
7) Wolf Alice - Blush
8) The James Gang - Walk Away
9) Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
10) Slipknot - Unsainted
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1. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
2. Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
3. Wolf Alice - Blush
4. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
5. Martin Delray ft. Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
6. Electric Youth - Tomorrow
7. Beethoven - 9th Symphony (Choral) [end of 4th movement]
8. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
9. The James Gang - Walk Away
10. Slipknot - Unsainted

Round 2 nom:
Carla Thomas - (I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over



I don't generally do these 'cos I hate feeling like I'm 'nagging' anyone .... but as there was a couple of days gap between creating this thread and the tournament starting .... just popping a reminder (in case they've not noticed) to @honeykid @MijaFrost @Derek Vinyard that voting in Round 1 ends at 10am GMT tomorrow morning



Weird is relative.
Round 1:

1. Wolf Alice - Blush

2. Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche

3. Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm

4. Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard

5. Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA

6. Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4

7. Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver

8. ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow

9. The James Gang - Walk Away

10. Slipknot - Unsainted

Round 2:

Vanic - Save Yourself (ft. Gloria Kim)



Killswitch Engage - Holy Diver
Slipknot - Unsainted
The James Gang - Walk Away
Johnny Mathis - 99 Miles From LA
Joshua Ray Walker - Lot Lizard
Wolf Alice - Blush
Ludovico Einaudi - Nuvole Bianche
Martin Delray & Johnny Cash - Get Rythm
ELECTRIC YOUTH - Tomorrow
Beethoven - Choral Symphony, End of Mvt. 4