B.A.D. Observations Thread

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B.A.D. Observations Thread

Post by Chuck Mangione » 30 Jun 2011, 9:18am

I think MJ and the band like closing with Rush because of the lyric "Gotta get myself right outta here..."

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Post by Heston » 30 Jun 2011, 9:38am

Electric Vandal is an ace song, and should have been on the first album.
So what does Marconi playing the mamba mean? "Marconi" is referring to the radio itself. It plays a deadly snake. The snake - the mamba - is slithering from the speakers. Ready to kill greedy corporations. Ready to free the world of all that is evil, and to leave behind only the youthful idealism encompassed by the tenets of rock and roll.

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Post by Rat Patrol » 30 Jun 2011, 9:39am

Heston wrote:Electric Vandal is an ace song, and should have been on the first album.
Observation: I concur wholeheartedly with this observation.
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Post by Chuck Mangione » 30 Jun 2011, 9:54am

Big Audio Dynamite could and should totally pull off a Clash cover live. The first few seconds/chord right into V13 from the Newcastle show sound just like as if it's the Clash striking the opening chords of Spanish Bombs, heading into the song with ease (if you ignore the radio broadcaster sampled before it starts). I guess it sounds like that because it's from Upping St. and has the extra Strummer touch. Plus, the song kind of shares a similar type of melody with Spanish Bombs, in my opinion. But anyway, BAD could definitely pull off a Clash song and serve it justice properly.

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Post by Heston » 30 Jun 2011, 10:04am

Chuck Mangione wrote:Big Audio Dynamite could and should totally pull off a Clash cover live. The first few seconds/chord right into V13 from the Newcastle show sound just like as if it's the Clash striking the opening chords of Spanish Bombs, heading into the song with ease (if you ignore the radio broadcaster sampled before it starts). I guess it sounds like that because it's from Upping St. and has the extra Strummer touch. Plus, the song kind of shares a similar type of melody with Spanish Bombs, in my opinion. But anyway, BAD could definitely pull off a Clash song and serve it justice properly.
Nah, not for me, too many great BAD songs to choose from.
So what does Marconi playing the mamba mean? "Marconi" is referring to the radio itself. It plays a deadly snake. The snake - the mamba - is slithering from the speakers. Ready to kill greedy corporations. Ready to free the world of all that is evil, and to leave behind only the youthful idealism encompassed by the tenets of rock and roll.

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Post by Wolter » 30 Jun 2011, 10:20am

Honestly, if BAD couldn't be arsed to cover the Clash back in the day, why would they bother now?

They definitely have enough songs in their back catalogue to play a full set without needing to revert to covers.
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Post by Spiff » 30 Jun 2011, 10:31am

Wolter wrote:Honestly, if BAD couldn't be arsed to cover the Clash back in the day, why would they bother now?

They definitely have enough songs in their back catalogue to play a full set without needing to revert to covers.
Yeah. I'd like to see "Couldn't Get Much Worse" get worked into the set list.
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Post by Chuck Mangione » 30 Jun 2011, 10:47am

I wasn't saying they should definitely do a Clash song, I was just saying how if they ever did, knowing how great they've been live so far, they would annihilate and do the chosen song with ease. I agree, they have enough really, really great and classic songs in their own canon and don't need to worry about it. Plus, they're too busy hopefully working up some more new tunes for us!

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Post by cockney slllaaag » 30 Jun 2011, 1:02pm

RIGHT here goes and im ready to be shot down FOR ME bad are better than the clash anyway so should definatly not play cover songs,completly diffrent sounds.dont get me wrong i loved the clash is just bad are more fun without all the political vibe

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Post by Silent Majority » 30 Jun 2011, 1:18pm

cockney slllaaag wrote:RIGHT here goes and im ready to be shot down FOR ME bad are better than the clash anyway so should definatly not play cover songs,completly diffrent sounds.dont get me wrong i loved the clash is just bad are more fun without all the political vibe
I do love Big Audio Dynamite. I can see how someone might prefer them to the Clash, but they're not quite that high up for me.
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Post by Heston » 30 Jun 2011, 1:38pm

Silent Majority wrote:
cockney slllaaag wrote:RIGHT here goes and im ready to be shot down FOR ME bad are better than the clash anyway so should definatly not play cover songs,completly diffrent sounds.dont get me wrong i loved the clash is just bad are more fun without all the political vibe
I do love Big Audio Dynamite. I can see how someone might prefer them to the Clash, but they're not quite that high up for me.
Same for me.

I do have a few mates who prefer BAD, and one who prefers the Meskies!
So what does Marconi playing the mamba mean? "Marconi" is referring to the radio itself. It plays a deadly snake. The snake - the mamba - is slithering from the speakers. Ready to kill greedy corporations. Ready to free the world of all that is evil, and to leave behind only the youthful idealism encompassed by the tenets of rock and roll.

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Post by bazarboy75 » 30 Jun 2011, 5:33pm

Nonono
I'm not for a Clash cover

Plus as heston said thay got so many great songs in their catalogue
i'm for some tunes who never played live before
Some new INDIEGROUND tracks

https://soundcloud.com/indieground

Some old tracks
http://soundcloud.com/bazarboy

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Post by Chuck Mangione » 01 Jul 2011, 12:53am

An observation:
Mauri does great covers.
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Post by bazarboy75 » 01 Jul 2011, 3:41am

Well i'm not an urge fan...
Some new INDIEGROUND tracks

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Post by Marky Dread » 01 Jul 2011, 8:26am

BAD is good.
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