Heston, Flex and Marky's Friday Top 5

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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by JennyB » 23 Mar 2012, 11:43am

Mine are pretty mainstream:

1. Suffragette City
2. Modern Love (don't judge -- I love this song)
3. Ziggy Stardust
4. Ashes to Ashes
5. Space Oddity
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 11:47am

Heston wrote:Okay, it's Bowie time...
3. Lady Stardust

5. Up the Hill Backwards
Love Lady Stardust, and love how Tom Robinson namechecks it in 2-4-6-8.

UTHB is great too.
Silent Majority wrote: 3. The Prettiest Star
great great great song
Wolter wrote: 4. TVC15
That was a coin toss for my Number 5.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by matedog » 23 Mar 2012, 11:51am

Wolt, before you get a tep boner, remember he was my lone Aerosmith defender.
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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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 11:53am

matedog wrote:Wolt, before you get a tep boner, remember he was my lone Aerosmith defender.
Heroin Aerosmith is great, Alicia Silverstone Aerosmith are clowns.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by matedog » 23 Mar 2012, 11:55am

tepista wrote:
matedog wrote:Wolt, before you get a tep boner, remember he was my lone Aerosmith defender.
Heroin Aerosmith is great, Alicia Silverstone Aerosmith are clowns.
I like both. :disshame:
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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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 11:56am

matedog wrote:
tepista wrote:
matedog wrote:Wolt, before you get a tep boner, remember he was my lone Aerosmith defender.
Heroin Aerosmith is great, Alicia Silverstone Aerosmith are clowns.
I like both. :disshame:
I'll admit I liked Pump when it came out, but no staying power.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by Silent Majority » 23 Mar 2012, 12:00pm

tepista wrote:Last Sunday I was eating in a restaurant and I told my wife I felt the vibration of "Changes" on the table and she thought I was crazy. We walked two rooms over and it was indeed playing in the bar. "Changes" is the greatest song that has ever been written and recorded by anyone. Time may change me, but I can't trace time. I said that time may change me, but I can't trace time.
That's great.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by matedog » 23 Mar 2012, 12:03pm

tepista wrote:
matedog wrote:
tepista wrote:
matedog wrote:Wolt, before you get a tep boner, remember he was my lone Aerosmith defender.
Heroin Aerosmith is great, Alicia Silverstone Aerosmith are clowns.
I like both. :disshame:
I'll admit I liked Pump when it came out, but no staying power.
I like their 80's schmaltz for what it is. Love in an Elevator and Angel are great, though horribly dated.

I fear Wolt's wrath if we continue this discussion here.

I don't know shit about it his catalog, but here's my stab at five songs:
Space Oddity
Diamond Dogs (only one listen though)
Changes
Sound and Vision
Warszawa
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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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 12:11pm

matedog wrote:
I don't know shit about it his catalog, but here's my stab at five songs:
I'm sure I gave you this vid before but here it is again.

This is what happens when a fairly decent song writer but bland performer has his material performed by a star.

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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by matedog » 23 Mar 2012, 12:14pm

tepista wrote:
matedog wrote:
I don't know shit about it his catalog, but here's my stab at five songs:
I'm sure I gave you this vid before but here it is again.

This is what happens when a fairly decent song writer but bland performer has his material performed by a star.

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Alright, Greetings era Bruce had no clue how to capture his songs on record. Live versions of that tune from 75 SMOKE. Bowie's studio version is better than Bruce's, but a proper live take from Bruce is probably equal if not better.
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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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 12:28pm

daredevil wrote:1. Putting Out Fire With Gasoline (original version)
I have no problem with this as a number one either.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by Wolter » 23 Mar 2012, 12:44pm

Goddamn, I love Bowie so fucking much.
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by Noise Inspector » 23 Mar 2012, 1:48pm

Time
Rock 'n' Roll Suicide
Station to Station
Modern Love
Ashes to Ashes

TVC 15 is great, but I find the outro a bit dull.
Also Mott's version of All the Young Dudes possibly trumps this whole list for me

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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by tepista » 23 Mar 2012, 1:49pm

Noise Inspector wrote:Time
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Re: Heston's Friday Top 5

Post by modskin » 23 Mar 2012, 2:12pm

1984
Modern Love
Rebel Rebel
Oh! You Pretty Things
Ziggy Stardust
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