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Old 09-30-2008, 11:28 AM   #1
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Desert Island V Album Game: Round 1, Match 3 (Revised)

Please vote for the playlist you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the third match of the first round for Interference Desert Island V! The premise of this game is that all of the Interferencers have been stranded on a desert island and we can only take up to 160 minutes of music with us (either as a continuous iPod playlist or two 80 minute CDs or any other format of our choosing). The object is to see which forum member can fit the most musical goodness into these 160 minutes.

For every win, each player will receive three points. If there is a tie, each player gets two points. If a player loses a match but is within three votes of the winner, that player will earn a single point.

At the beginning of each round, I will include the updated standings. Remember, the top two from each group moves on to the quarterfinals.

One final note: If you haven't listened to all the playlists, and you don't think you'll have time to get through them, I would urge everyone to at least review how each playlist is structured and, if possible, to check out the sequencing and flow of the songs. I'd also take the time to listen to a song by an artist you are unfamiliar with, or any song by an artist you usually dislike, as sometimes you may hear something you never thought you would have from that artist.

Our first match has ended, with phillyfan26 taking a convincing 14-3 victory over Zootlesque.

Next up is Group 2, with the tourist and phanan. Below are their playlists.

If you don't know the songs, or wish to hear how each playlist flows, feel free to check out the Desert Island website.

Forum name: the tourist

'Murder by Knife (or, Intimate Knowledge of My Enemy's Final Moments)'

"In keeping the story loose, here are the concepts, in chronological order, in
which they appear:

+ John and Clarissa are in love and fall asleep together.
+ John awakens the next morning to find Clarissa had gone out in the night and
has been killed.
+ John spends time alone on the bed they shared, contemplating suicide.
+ Emotion and rage build within John, a turmoil boiling to the surface.
+ John finds the Clarissa's killer and, with the killer tied down to a chair,
sharpens knives.
+ John murders Clarissa's killer, claiming revenge, and bathes in the sweet
glory of his vengeance.
+ John is discovered over the body of Clarissa's killer and is sent to prison.

espite the fact that there is pre-tagged artwork for this entry, there are no
definite sections (i.e. Q:"did they fall asleep during the Spiritualized track,
or was it during the Porcupine Tree track?" A: "Whenever you feel they've fallen asleep.")"

1. Jeremy Enigk - 'A New Beginning' - World Waits (1:27)
2. Coldplay - 'Viva la Vida' - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (4:01)
3. Gosling - 'Come Into My Room' - Here Is... (5:02)
4. George Harrison - 'Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)' - All Things
Must Pass (3:53)
5. Albert Hammond, Jr. - 'Bright Young Thing' - Yours To Keep (3:14)
6. Brothers Martin - 'The Plot That Weaves' - Brothers Martin (3:32)
7. The Cure - 'In Between Days' - The Head on the Door (2:58)
8. Starflyer 59 - 'All Done Wrong' - Easy Come Easy Go: 1994-2000 (3:27)
9. Beck - 'Think I'm In Love' - The Information (3:19)
10. Fine China - 'Skull and Crossbones' - The Jaws of Life (3:20)
11. Spiritualized - 'Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space' - Ladies and
Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space (3:41)
12. Porcupine Tree - 'Half Light' - Lazarus [Single] (6:21)
13. Mazzy Star - 'Fade Into You' - So Tonight That I Might See (4:56)
14. Airbag - 'My Colours' - Safetree (8:15)
15. Minus the Bear - 'Lotus' - Planet of Ice (8:48)
16. The Prayer Chain - 'Sun Stoned' - Mercury (8:40)
17. Pedro The Lion - 'Rejoice' - Control (3:11)
18. The Raveonettes - 'The Best Dies' - Lust Lust Lust (3:44)
19. U2 - 'Wake Up Dead Man' - Pop (4:53)
20. The Fire Theft - 'Uncle Mountain' - The Fire Theft (4:03)
21. Loudermilk - 'Ash to Ash' - The Red Record (4:32)
22. Sparta - 'The Most Vicious Crime' - Threes (6:21)
23. Mute Math - 'Break the Same' - Mute Math (6:00)
24. Myriad - 'Stuck in a Glass Elevator' - With Arrows, With Poise (3:37)
25. The Music - 'Idle' - Strength in Numbers (3:37)
26. The Beatles - 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps' - Love (3:22)
27. Vendetta Red - 'The White Nightmare' - Cut Your Noose [EP] (2:37)
28. Muse - 'Showbiz' - Showbiz (5:16)
29. Queens of the Stone Age - 'Someone's In The Wolf' - Lullabies to Paralyze
30. Ours - 'Murder' - Mercy/Dancing For The Death Of An Imaginary Enemy (5:35)
31. Thrice - 'Silver Wings' - The Alchemy Index vol. III: Air (2:11)
32. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - 'The Line' - Howl (5:07)

Forum name: phanan

Beach Sequence

1. Dire Straits – “Telegraph Road” – Love Over Gold (14:18)
2. Rush – “Red Barchetta” – Moving Pictures (6:10)
3. The Police – “Walking On The Moon” – Regatta De Blanc (5:02)
4. Chalk FarM – “Lie On Lie” – Notwithstanding (4:22)
5. Live – “Selling The Drama” – Throwing Copper (3:25)
6. The Caulfields – “Devil’s Diary” – Whirligig (3:36)
7. Oasis – “Some Might Say” – Morning Glory (5:29)
8. U2 – “Stay (Faraway, So Close)” – Zooropa (4:59)
9. Death Cab For Cutie – “Your New Twin Sized Bed” – Narrow Stairs (3:06)
10. Better Than Ezra – “Misunderstood” – Closer (3:45)
11. Editors – “The Racing Rats” – An End Has A Start (4:17)
12. Elbow – “One Day Like This” – The Seldom Seen Kid (6:34)
13. The Notwist – “Pick Up The Phone” – Neon Golden (3:55)
14. M83 – “Skin Of The Night” – Saturdays=Youth (6:12)
15. Goldfrapp – “A&E” – The Seventh Tree (3:16)
16. Dirty Vegas – “Simple Things Part 2” – Dirty Vegas (6:25)
17. The Offspring – “Intermission” – Ixnay On The Hombre (0:48)
18. Slade – “Run Runaway” – Keep Your Hands Off My Power Supply (5:00)
19. Kasabian – “Reason Is Treason” – Kasabian (4:35)
20. Led Zeppelin – “Houses Of The Holy” – Physical Graffiti (4:02)
21. Golden Earring – “Twilight Zone” – Cut (7:52)
22. Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Universally Speaking” – By The Way (4:17)
23. Okkervil River – “Unless It’s Kicks” – The Stage Names (4:36)
24. Spoon – “Rhthm & Soul” – Ga Ga Ga Ga (3:30)
25. Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Down On The Corner” – Willy And The Poorboys (2:45)
26. Elvis Presley – “Little Sister” – 2nd To None (2:32)
27. Bruce Springsteen – “Open All Night” – Nebraska (2:51)
28. The Beatles – “Hey Bulldog” – Yellow Submarine (3:11)
29. Blues Image – “Ride Captain Ride” – Open (3:45)
30. Gerry Rafferty – “Baker Street” – City To City (6:01)
31. The Shins – “Red Rabbits” – Wincing The Night Away (4:30)
32. Mute Math – “Picture” – Mute Math (5:24)
33. Bloc Party – “Ion Square” – Intimacy (6:33)

UP NEXT: Mr. V vs. KhanadaRhodes

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Old 09-30-2008, 12:38 PM   #2
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Gonna bump this up so it's separated a bit from the one I screwed up on.

Good luck tourist!

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Gotta go with Phanan here.
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Old 09-30-2008, 12:42 PM   #4
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Phanan. I just prefer his songs is all.

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Old 09-30-2008, 01:43 PM   #5
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Tourist's list was well constructed and has some surprisingly good tunes, but ultimately it didn't match up with my tastes. Phanan's did, so he gets my vote.
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This was a toss up for me. I liked the first half of both of your lists, but I kinda lost it on the second half of both as well. But Phanan, had a few tracks that I still liked, and while they both flowed well and everything, I had to go with Phanan.
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Old 09-30-2008, 06:55 PM   #7
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this is a close one ... these are two of the best. but I gotta give a slight edge to the tourist
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This is a tough one... There were some stand-out awesome tracks on tourist's list, although for me the first half wasn't really my thing. I really dug phanan's list as a cohesive whole, though... I'm going to have to go with his this time.

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