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Brank_Flack Posted - 10/21/2017 : 06:52:15
Bluefinger's 10th anniversary passed by this September, and I thought it would be a good chance to take stock of the Black Francis 2.0 era by making lists of our favourite BF songs from the last decade (i'll include Christmass).

I'm going to try both 20 and 10 song lists.

20 song:

Don't Get Me Wrong
Radio Lizards
Get Away Oil
Threshold Apprehension
Captain Pasty
Fort Wayne
The Tale of Lonesome Fetter
When They Come to Murder Me
Stars
Bad News
The Flower Song
Miriam and Florian
Six Legged Man
Seal
Magdelina
What Goes Boom
Silver Snail
Classic Masher
Head Carrier
All the Saints

10 Song

Don't Get Me Wrong
Threshold Apprehension
Captain Pasty
Fort Wayne
Bad News
Six Legged Man
Seal
Magdelina
Classic Masher Edit: Virginia Reel
All the Saints

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Bedbug Posted - 11/13/2017 : 08:21:54
So that's five for Don't Get Me Wrong and Captain Pasty, and four for Bad News.
The Maharal Posted - 11/12/2017 : 12:03:04
Man

Must compile my selection when I'm less tired. Would be ridiculously tough limiting mine to ten. Heck, I can't wait - here goes:

Threshold Apprehension
Bad News
The Maharal
O Little Cloud
Angels Come To Comfort You
Oh My Tidy Sum
When They Come To Murder Me
Cinema Star
Virginia Reel
Head Carrier
Custom All The Way
Classic Masher
Captain Pasty
Indie Cindy
What Goes Boom
Baal's Back
Seven Fingers
Garbage Heap
Don't Get Me Wrong
Curse

I probably could stick in Tight Black Rubber or Lolita or Stars in there for some of the Pixies stuff but I'm mildly content with that list for now.
Bedbug Posted - 11/08/2017 : 07:32:23
Don't Get Me Wrong and Captain Pasty so far each have four votes

Bad News has three

Stevio10 Posted - 10/24/2017 : 02:51:42
All in my Mind
Curse
Um Chagga Lagga
Half Man
What Goes Boom
Six Legged Man
That Burnt Out Rock and Roll
Bill Jocko
Talent
O Little Cloud

Greens and Blues
Fort Wayne
Garbage Heap
Serious Curious
The Obedient Servant
O My Tidy Sum
Lolita
Stars
She's My Way
You Can't Break a Heart and Have it

I'd include Don't Get Me Wrong and Radio Lizards because Mark Mulcahy sings backing vocals but I've already got BF's awesome cover of Bill Jocko in there.

Don't know which top 10 I prefer :/


Bedbug Posted - 10/23/2017 : 08:53:41
quote:
Originally posted by Bedbug

I'm gonna say these 10

Don't Get Me Wrong
Threshold
Captain Pasty
Fort Wayne
Black suit
Bad news
Virginia Reel
Ghost Coming
The Seus Charles Normal
Women of War
Tenement Song
O Little Cloud

I guess that's a decent dozen



Oh man how did I forget John Frum!?

That totally would be in my top 10, maybe top 5.

And The Grindsman would be in the top 15 or so for definite
McDutchie Posted - 10/23/2017 : 08:44:05
Astaroth
Black Suit
Blue Eyed Hexe
Captain Pasty
(Do What You Want) Gyaneshwar
Garbage Heap
Head Carrier
Serious Curious
Six Legged Man
Where Is John Frum?
Bedbug Posted - 10/23/2017 : 02:34:45
quote:
Originally posted by Don Eduardo

Your Mouth Into Mine
Lolita
Garbage Heap
Half Man
Miriam And Florian
Cinema Star
When I Go Down On You
Don't Get Me Wrong
Head Carrier
Might As Well Be Gone




I like seeing everyone’s lists, the similarities and differences.


Don Eduardo it’s interesting that you put Your Mouth Into Mine at the top of your list because I never liked that song much until this very week when I started going through all Frank’s songs in reverse alphabetical order and I listened to it a bunch. It really rocks and is a lot of fun!
Don Eduardo Posted - 10/22/2017 : 20:41:05
Your Mouth Into Mine
Lolita
Garbage Heap
Half Man
Miriam And Florian
Cinema Star
When I Go Down On You
Don't Get Me Wrong
Head Carrier
Might As Well Be Gone
Sprite Posted - 10/21/2017 : 13:05:31
Oh yeah I forgot about Grand Duchy but I can never remember the song names in any case.
Sprite Posted - 10/21/2017 : 13:04:01
Don't get me wrong
Tight Black Rubber
All the Saints
When they come to murder me
Tenement Song
Women of War
Plaster of Paris
The Seus Charles Normal (dig it big time)
Polly's into me
Oona
Bedbug Posted - 10/21/2017 : 08:40:56
I'm gonna say these 10

Don't Get Me Wrong
Threshold
Captain Pasty
Fort Wayne
Black suit
Bad news
Virginia Reel
Ghost Coming
The Seus Charles Normal
Women of War
Tenement Song
O Little Cloud

I guess that's a decent dozen
Brank_Flack Posted - 10/21/2017 : 07:33:41
I forgot Virginia Reel - good call!
hammerhands Posted - 10/21/2017 : 07:25:52
This is an exercise I will try!

Which albums qualify? Extra songs.
[plus some of my favourite songs]

Bluefinger - Captain Pasty
Svn Fngrs - Garbage Heap
Love Sick EP, [I don't think I have that]
Petits Fours
The Golem - Bad News, You're Gonna Pay
NonStopErotik - Corrina
Abbabbuba - Virginia Reel, Do What You Want (Gyaneshwar)
Paley & Francis
Let The Peope Speak - Geode
Indie Cindy - Magdalena 318 [Kinda kicking myself for not going to Fargo to see the show. Ahhhhh!]
Head Carrier - Um Chagga Lagga

Then there's Women of War and the Head Carrier demos.

Look, there's 10 already, I'm not sure if those are my 10. Geode probably replaced with Miariam & Florian.

Dead Man's Curve should be in there, but it is also on early recordings...

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