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  1. We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
  2. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
  3. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
  4. A Perfect Day Elise (demo) - PJ Harvey
  5. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
  6. Taffy - I Love My Radio
  7. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down
  8. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream Of Me
  9. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
  10. Ennio Morricone - 'La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano'

My R2 nom:
The Adults - Nothing To Lose



Round 1

1. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
2. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
3. The Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
4. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream of Me
5. PJ Harvey - A Perfect Day Elise (Demo)
6. Taffy - I Love My Radio
7. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
8. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down
9. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
10. Ennio Morricone - La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano



1. Taffy - I Love My Radio
2. PJ Harvey - A Perfect Day Elise
3. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
4. The Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
5. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
6. Ennio Morricone - La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano
7. Gentleman's Pistols - Lady Teaser
8. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down
9. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
10. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream of Me
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The Tomb of Ligeia (Corman, 1964)



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Round 2

Lorde - Green Light
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I'll start listening to these songs on my way to work, and then vote.
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I'll start listening to these songs on my way to work, and then vote.
Or ....... you could listen to them at work and get paid to vote

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A system of cells interlinked
Or ....... you could listen to them at work and get paid to vote

(this post does not in any way endorse or condone it's content)
Personally, I would never...

Hold on a sec, boss is coming...

OK I am back. Ahem! As I was saying, I would NEVER be on MoFo at work. Nope, Not me.



I'm working at home because I was a close contact to someone who got the ole covid, so I will absolutely listen to these while I "work". brb.



1. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
2. PJ Harvey - A Perfect Day Elise (Demo)
3. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
4. Ennio Morricone
5. The Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
6. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream of Me
7. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
8. Taffy - I Love My Radio
9. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
10. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down


Taffy - I Love My Radio
- Goofy, fun music that I can't decide if I enjoy or hate with everything I have. Overstays its welcome a bit for sure.

Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
- This drove me crazy in a bad way, five minutes is a long time for this track.

Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
- This is much more my speed than the first two. There is something here that's not entirely clicking with me, but this is easier listening to me than the first two. I'm not loving the vocals tho. There is something about the way he says "something that you're gonna find" that reminds me of Jack Black, who I like, but I don't really want a serious rock song to remind me of Jack Black.

The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down
Not for me. Wicked stache and soul patch combo tho brother. I do wish I had the confidence to roll with something that scuzzy to be completely honest. I kept waiting for this guy to start performing street magic.

We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
- I love Todd Hayne's Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story. I don't guess I've ever listened to The Carpenters proper. This seemed like fine pop music, nice and produced well.

DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
- My nom. I love me some DMX. Just feel good stuff. Maybe the best singalong rappers of all-time, just make sure you are alone when you do it.

A Perfect Day Elise (demo) - PJ Harvey
- I guess I should probably listen to PJ Harvey. Or maybe just the demos, because this has a great sound. According to RYM there is plenty of demo content to go through. Hell yeah.

Steve Wariner - You Can Dream Of Me
- Non-offensive, solid 90s country music that I won't actively go out of my way to listen to, but I don't get angry when I hear it.

Ennio Morricone - 'La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano'
- While I enjoy his western output more, I can deal with some smooth piano work.

The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
- I knew of Marcus King because he apparently runs in circles that intersect with circles I pay attention to, but I had never actually paid attention to his work. If I'm in convo with a Stapleton fan, I think I'll drop this name as someone they should check out.



1. We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
2. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down
3. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
4. Meat Beast Manifesto - Mindstream
5. A Perfect Day Elise (demo) - PJ Harvey
6. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
7. Taffy - I Love My Radio
8. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
9. Ennio Morricone - 'La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano'
10. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream Of Me

I'll think of a nomination for Round 2 later today. I take it we have submit it by August 5th.



  1. Ennio Morricone - 'La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano'
  2. We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
  3. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
  4. A Perfect Day Elise (demo) - PJ Harvey
  5. Taffy - I Love My Radio
  6. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream Of Me
  7. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
  8. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
  9. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
  10. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down

R2
Lorde - Tennis Court



I started listening to the songs... first two weren't necessarily for me; third one's more my jam



That elusive hide-and-seek cow is at it again
  1. The Marcus King Band - Goodbye Carolina
    Not really my thing, but it does a good job of bridging a few styles without falling too hard into one or another.
  2. A Perfect Day Elise (demo) - PJ Harvey
  3. Gentlemans Pistols - Lady Teaser
    It's like a hybrid of QotSA and Alice in Chains (using major harmonies?), and maybe something from 80s pop.
  4. Taffy - I Love My Radio
    WOW! Great, catchy chorus and outro. Fun stuff. Classic with just a touch of nostalgic cheese. I can't complain.
  5. Ennio Morricone - 'La Leggenda Del Pianista Sull Oceano'
  6. Steve Wariner - You Can Dream Of Me
    Once you read this, you may never unhear it again: That opening guitar riff? Just add the lyrics, "Thank you for being a friend..." I mean that with love, btw. I can't help but make weird associations in things I hear.
  7. DMX - Ruff Ryder's Anthem
  8. We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
  9. Meat Beat Manifesto - Mindstream
  10. The Tea Party - Heaven Coming Down

I'll track down my R2 later tonight.
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