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Strawman
(acolyte)
09/06/05 03:52 PM
Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new  

Bowie has had no less than 34 top 20 songs in the UK charts since the initial release of Space Oddity in 1969 when it peaked at number 5 -- Below listed is the 1st Round head-to-head meetings of the 34 hit tracks (Drawn alphabetically) especially set-up for your voting pleasure EJ, usually gets a decent response to these things so here's a in the hope that this contest too might garner similar reward <Oh! There's another

1st Round:

Absolute Beginners versus Ashes To Ashes

Blue Jean versus Boys Keep Swinging

China Girl versus Dancing In The Street

Day In Day Out versus Drive In Saturday

Fame versus Fashion

Golden Years versus Hallo Spaceboy

John I'm Only Dancing versus John I'm Only Dancing (Again)

Jump They Say versus Knock On Wood

Let's Dance versus Life On Mars?

Little Wonder versus Loving The Alien

Modern Love versus Peace On Earth (Little Drummer Boy)

Rebel Rebel versus Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)

Sorrow versus Sound And Vision

Space Oddity versus Starman

The Jean Genie versus The Laughing Gnome

This Is Not America versus Thursday's Child

Under Pressure versus Young Americans



Please nominate your prefered song from each tie.

The 1st Round defeated song that receives the most nominations goes through to the 2nd Round to make even numbers for the draw.




Seriously though...

blacktropic84
(cracked actor)
09/06/05 03:59 PM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: Strawman]  

Ashes To Ashes
Boys Keep Swinging
China Girl
Drive-In Saturday
Fashion
Hallo Spaceboy
John, I'm Only Dancing (Again)
Jump They Say
Life On Mars?
Loving The Alien
Modern Love
Scary Monsters
Sound And Vision
Starman
Laughing Gnome
Thursday's Child
Young Americans

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Pablo-Picasso
(cracked actor)
09/06/05 04:00 PM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: Strawman]  

Absolute Beginners versus Ashes To Ashes - Absolute beginners

Blue Jean versus Boys Keep Swinging - Boys keep swinging

China Girl versus Dancing In The Street - China girl

Day In Day Out versus Drive In Saturday - Drive in Saturday

Fame versus Fashion - Fame

Golden Years versus Hallo Spaceboy - Golden years

John I'm Only Dancing versus John I'm Only Dancing (Again) - JIOD (A)

Jump They Say versus Knock On Wood - Jump they say

Let's Dance versus Life On Mars? - Life on Mars?

Little Wonder versus Loving The Alien - Little Wonder

Modern Love versus Peace On Earth (Little Drummer Boy) - Modern love

Rebel Rebel versus Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) - Scary monsters

Sorrow versus Sound And Vision - Sound and vision

Space Oddity versus Starman - Space Oddity

The Jean Genie versus The Laughing Gnome - Jean Genie

This Is Not America versus Thursday's Child - This is not America

Under Pressure versus Young Americans - Young Americans.

Dignity is valuable, but our lives are valuable too.


RabbitFighter
(acolyte)
09/06/05 04:04 PM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: Strawman]  

Ashes To Ashes
Blue Jean
China Girl
Drive In Saturday
Fashion
Golden Years
John I'm Only Dancing
Jump They Say
Life On Mars?
Loving The Alien
Modern Love
Rebel Rebel
Sound And Vision
Starman
Laughing Gnome
This Is Not America
Under Pressure

I'm spellbound, but a woman divides
And the hills are alive with celibate cries


fatwhiteduke
(wild eyed peoploid)
09/06/05 07:44 PM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: RabbitFighter]  

Ashes To Ashes

Boys Keep Swinging

China Girl

Day In Day Out

Fame

Golden Years

John I'm Only Dancing

Jump They Say

Life On Mars?

Loving The Alien

Modern Love

Rebel Rebel

Sorrow

Space Oddity

The Jean Genie

Thursday's Child

Under Pressure


Tough on Fame v. Fashion



MaxwellS
(mortal with potential)
09/06/05 10:40 PM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: Strawman]  

Ashes to Ashes
Boys Keep Swinging
China Girl
Drive in Saturday
Fashion
Golden Years
JIOD
Jump They Say
Life On Mars?
Little Wonder
Modern Love
Rebel Rebel
Sound and Vision
Space Oddity
The Jean Genie
Thursday's Child
Young Americans

all of us are in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars

nigelp
(crash course raver)
09/07/05 02:02 AM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: Strawman]  

Since you have picked his top 20 hits for the basis of this competition, I am going to judge each song on its own merit and not as part of an album listening experience.

Ashes To Ashes
Blue Jean
China Girl
Drive In Saturday
Fashion
Golden Years
John I'm Only Dancing (Again)
Jump They Say
Life On Mars?
Loving The Alien
Peace On Earth (Little Drummer Boy)
Rebel Rebel
Sound And Vision
Space Oddity
The Jean Genie
This Is Not America
Under Pressure


I'm invisible and dumb,
no-one will recall me


syndrome
(grinning soul)
09/07/05 02:36 AM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round new [re: nigelp]  

Ashes To Ashes

Blue Jean

China Girl

Drive In Saturday

Fashion

Golden Years
John I'm Only Dancing (Again)

Jump They Say

Life On Mars?

Loving The Alien

Modern Love

Rebel Rebel

Sorrow versus Sound And Vision

Starman

The Jean Genie

Thursday's Child

Young Americans

http://bowiepop.ytmnd.com/

Emil
(acolyte)
09/07/05 03:57 AM
fuck peer pressure, vote Dancing in the streets [re: Strawman]  

Ashes To Ashes
Boys Keep Swinging
Dancing In The Street
Day In Day Out
Fashion
Hallo Spaceboy
John I'm Only Dancing
Jump They Say
Let's Dance
Little Wonder
Modern Love
Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)
Sound And Vision
Starman
The Jean Genie
This Is Not America
Young Americans


Funnily enough I ended up picking the newer song in almost every tie! (bar three, I think.) I wouldn't have thought that.

I'm sorry I ate your fish!

Strawman
(acolyte)
09/07/05 04:08 AM
Re: Bowie Hits -- 1st Round [re: Strawman]  

Absolute Beginners - Will lose to Ashes To Ashes but deserves a bash at highest voted for losing song.

Boys Keep Swinging

China Girl

Drive In Saturday

Fashion

Golden Years

John I'm Only Dancing

Jump They Say

Life On Mars?

Loving The Alien

Modern Love

Rebel Rebel

Sound And Vision

Space Oddity

The Jean Genie

Thursday's Child

Young Americans



Seriously though...


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