B.A.D. Observations Thread

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 02 Jan 2018, 3:46am

TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
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Heston wrote:
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Heston wrote:
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Someone on Facebook is claiming there are unreleased Upping St demos with backing vocals from Joe.

TeddyB, any knowledge of this? Can't see it being likely myself.
The only song I have heard with Joe singing along is “U.S. North”. There are unreleased songs written by Joe and Mick in the 80’s that were recorded by BAD or demoed by Mick, but Joe’s voice is not heard on them. The only thing I could fathom is if there are rough mixes from the Upping Street sessions with Joe’s voice helping out before it was removed in the final mixes. Who is making the claims on Facebook?
Some bloke called Ade on the BAD Appreciation Society page. Says Joe sang on the early Upping St demos
Ade Sabini knows from whence he speaks. If he says he’s heard it, he’s heard it. I personally know of no demos from the Upping Street era except for the unreleased songs.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Kory » 03 Jan 2018, 1:59pm

Heston wrote:
02 Jan 2018, 3:46am
TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
02 Jan 2018, 3:17am
Heston wrote:
30 Dec 2017, 2:52am
TeddyB Not Logged In wrote:
29 Dec 2017, 10:16pm
Heston wrote:
20 Dec 2017, 4:04pm
Someone on Facebook is claiming there are unreleased Upping St demos with backing vocals from Joe.

TeddyB, any knowledge of this? Can't see it being likely myself.
The only song I have heard with Joe singing along is “U.S. North”. There are unreleased songs written by Joe and Mick in the 80’s that were recorded by BAD or demoed by Mick, but Joe’s voice is not heard on them. The only thing I could fathom is if there are rough mixes from the Upping Street sessions with Joe’s voice helping out before it was removed in the final mixes. Who is making the claims on Facebook?
Some bloke called Ade on the BAD Appreciation Society page. Says Joe sang on the early Upping St demos
Ade Sabini knows from whence he speaks. If he says he’s heard it, he’s heard it. I personally know of no demos from the Upping Street era except for the unreleased songs.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by dave202 » 05 Jan 2018, 11:36am

NoMoreHugh wrote:
25 Feb 2017, 9:21am
I am pretty sure that Vitamin C was inspired by Evidently Chickentown by John Cooper Clarke , sounds like it could have been sampled a little as well.
Evidently Chickentown was really inspired by Hamish Blair's 'Bloody Orkney:

Bloody Orkney
This bloody town's a bloody cuss
No bloody trains, no bloody bus,
And no one cares for bloody us
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody roads are bloody bad,
The bloody folks are bloody mad,
They'd make the brightest bloody sad,
In bloody Orkney.
All bloody clouds, and bloody rains,
No bloody kerbs, no bloody drains,
The Council's got no bloody brains,
In bloody Orkney.

Everything's so bloody dear,
A bloody bob, for bloody beer,
And is it good? - no bloody fear,
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody 'flicks' are bloody old,
The bloody seats are bloody cold,
You can't get in for bloody gold
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody dances make you smile,
The bloody band is bloody vile,
It only cramps your bloody style,
In bloody Orkney.

No bloody sport, no bloody games,
No bloody fun, the bloody dames
Won't even give their bloody names
In bloody Orkney.

Best bloody place is bloody bed,
With bloody ice on bloody head,
You might as well be bloody dead,
In bloody Orkney
There's nothing greets your bloody eye
But bloody sea and bloody sky,
'Roll on demob!' we bloody cry
In bloody Orkney.

In spent a year living and working there and had a fantastic time, unlike Blair. Still, he was there during war time and they couldn't have been too good anywwhere.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Silent Majority » 05 Jan 2018, 12:20pm

dave202 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:36am
NoMoreHugh wrote:
25 Feb 2017, 9:21am
I am pretty sure that Vitamin C was inspired by Evidently Chickentown by John Cooper Clarke , sounds like it could have been sampled a little as well.
Evidently Chickentown was really inspired by Hamish Blair's 'Bloody Orkney:

Bloody Orkney
This bloody town's a bloody cuss
No bloody trains, no bloody bus,
And no one cares for bloody us
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody roads are bloody bad,
The bloody folks are bloody mad,
They'd make the brightest bloody sad,
In bloody Orkney.
All bloody clouds, and bloody rains,
No bloody kerbs, no bloody drains,
The Council's got no bloody brains,
In bloody Orkney.

Everything's so bloody dear,
A bloody bob, for bloody beer,
And is it good? - no bloody fear,
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody 'flicks' are bloody old,
The bloody seats are bloody cold,
You can't get in for bloody gold
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody dances make you smile,
The bloody band is bloody vile,
It only cramps your bloody style,
In bloody Orkney.

No bloody sport, no bloody games,
No bloody fun, the bloody dames
Won't even give their bloody names
In bloody Orkney.

Best bloody place is bloody bed,
With bloody ice on bloody head,
You might as well be bloody dead,
In bloody Orkney
There's nothing greets your bloody eye
But bloody sea and bloody sky,
'Roll on demob!' we bloody cry
In bloody Orkney.

In spent a year living and working there and had a fantastic time, unlike Blair. Still, he was there during war time and they couldn't have been too good anywwhere.
Oh I like that. Very interesting.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by dave202 » 05 Jan 2018, 2:01pm

Silent Majority wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 12:20pm
dave202 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:36am
NoMoreHugh wrote:
25 Feb 2017, 9:21am
I am pretty sure that Vitamin C was inspired by Evidently Chickentown by John Cooper Clarke , sounds like it could have been sampled a little as well.
Evidently Chickentown was really inspired by Hamish Blair's 'Bloody Orkney:

Bloody Orkney

In spent a year living and working there and had a fantastic time, unlike Blair. Still, he was there during war time and they couldn't have been too good anywwhere.
Oh I like that. Very interesting.
There's a bogus verse written (supposedly) by a local, in the 'call and response' style that brought us Uptown Top Ranking hitting back at Three Piece Suit.
Captain Hamish 'Bloody' Blair
Isnae posted here nae mare
But no-one seems tae bloody care
In bloody Orkney.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Kory » 05 Jan 2018, 6:29pm

Silent Majority wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 12:20pm
dave202 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:36am
NoMoreHugh wrote:
25 Feb 2017, 9:21am
I am pretty sure that Vitamin C was inspired by Evidently Chickentown by John Cooper Clarke , sounds like it could have been sampled a little as well.
Evidently Chickentown was really inspired by Hamish Blair's 'Bloody Orkney:

Bloody Orkney
This bloody town's a bloody cuss
No bloody trains, no bloody bus,
And no one cares for bloody us
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody roads are bloody bad,
The bloody folks are bloody mad,
They'd make the brightest bloody sad,
In bloody Orkney.
All bloody clouds, and bloody rains,
No bloody kerbs, no bloody drains,
The Council's got no bloody brains,
In bloody Orkney.

Everything's so bloody dear,
A bloody bob, for bloody beer,
And is it good? - no bloody fear,
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody 'flicks' are bloody old,
The bloody seats are bloody cold,
You can't get in for bloody gold
In bloody Orkney.

The bloody dances make you smile,
The bloody band is bloody vile,
It only cramps your bloody style,
In bloody Orkney.

No bloody sport, no bloody games,
No bloody fun, the bloody dames
Won't even give their bloody names
In bloody Orkney.

Best bloody place is bloody bed,
With bloody ice on bloody head,
You might as well be bloody dead,
In bloody Orkney
There's nothing greets your bloody eye
But bloody sea and bloody sky,
'Roll on demob!' we bloody cry
In bloody Orkney.

In spent a year living and working there and had a fantastic time, unlike Blair. Still, he was there during war time and they couldn't have been too good anywwhere.
Oh I like that. Very interesting.
I'd call that more than inspiration.
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Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by dave202 » 07 Jan 2018, 5:35pm

Kory wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 6:29pm
Silent Majority wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 12:20pm
dave202 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 11:36am
NoMoreHugh wrote:
25 Feb 2017, 9:21am
I am pretty sure that Vitamin C was inspired by Evidently Chickentown by John Cooper Clarke , sounds like it could have been sampled a little as well.
Evidently Chickentown was really inspired by Hamish Blair's 'Bloody Orkney:

Bloody Orkney
In spent a year living and working there and had a fantastic time, unlike Blair. Still, he was there during war time and they couldn't have been too good anywwhere.
Oh I like that. Very interesting.
I'd call that more than inspiration.
Well yeah, it's hard to believe he wasn't aware of Bloody Orkney, evidently Kirkwall Town

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 13 Mar 2018, 8:44pm

"Green Grass" is a really strong Jonesy tune but it sounds like shit.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 22 Mar 2018, 4:56pm

Listening to Dial a Hitman, that electronic drum hit that goes on through the song really annoys me and puts me off the song. It doesn't even sound in time. I thought there was something wrong with my copy when I first heard it.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 22 Mar 2018, 5:02pm

Heston wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 4:56pm
Listening to Dial a Hitman, that electronic drum hit that goes on through the song really annoys me and puts me off the song. It doesn't even sound in time. I thought there was something wrong with my copy when I first heard it.
Great track but I agree it throws the song off kilter.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Heston » 22 Mar 2018, 5:08pm

Marky Dread wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 5:02pm
Heston wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 4:56pm
Listening to Dial a Hitman, that electronic drum hit that goes on through the song really annoys me and puts me off the song. It doesn't even sound in time. I thought there was something wrong with my copy when I first heard it.
Great track but I agree it throws the song off kilter.
It's mixed so damn loud as well. Good tune otherwise.
I just polished off some Low Country shrimp & grits and a mess of collards. That's a hell of a strain on the arm.

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Marky Dread » 22 Mar 2018, 5:13pm

Heston wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 5:08pm
Marky Dread wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 5:02pm
Heston wrote:
22 Mar 2018, 4:56pm
Listening to Dial a Hitman, that electronic drum hit that goes on through the song really annoys me and puts me off the song. It doesn't even sound in time. I thought there was something wrong with my copy when I first heard it.
Great track but I agree it throws the song off kilter.
It's mixed so damn loud as well. Good tune otherwise.
Yep much like you when I first heard it I thought there had been a pressing fault. Only when I bought it again on CD did I realise it's purposely placed on the track. It doesn't completely ruin the track but it is jarring and not required.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Silent Majority » 20 May 2018, 11:44am

Put the Globe on shuffle and leave out the Tea Party and you got a very strong album.
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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by MarkyJacobs » 21 May 2018, 7:04am

We are struggling to find observations to make about B.A.D.?

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Re: B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by drowninghere » 21 May 2018, 9:01am

Silent Majority wrote:
20 May 2018, 11:44am
Put the Globe on shuffle and leave out the Tea Party and you got a very strong album.
My 3rd favorite BAD album behind This Is and No. 10. A motivated/inspired Mick Jones was not be messed with.

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