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Old 10-09-2008, 01:53 PM   #1
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Desert Island V Album Game: Round 3, Match 8

Please vote for the playlist you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the eighth and final match of the third 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.

phanan won the fourth match, beating KhanadaRhodes, 14-4.

This final match of Round 3 has RegularBonoFan going for a third win in a row against bono_212. 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: RegularBonoFan

Cosmology's Big Surprise

It's a musical journey. *ducks tomatoes* Alright, alright. It's a 7-EP trip through rock history. Pretty much speaks for itself. I will now go listen to Porcupine Tree as penance for quoting Larry Mullen, Jnr.

EP 1: Who Are You?

1. Jimi Hendrix - "All Along The Watchtower" - Electric Ladyland (4:00)
2. Dana Fuchs - "Helter Skelter" - Across The Universe (Music From The Motion Picture) (3:42)
3. Rolling Stones - "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" - Out of Our Heads (3:44)
4. The Who - "My Generation" - My Generation (3:19)
5. Them - "Gloria" - The Angry Young Them (2:38)

Total Time: 17:23

EP 2: Comfortably Numb

1. The Velvet Underground - "I'm Waiting For The Man" - The Velvet Underground And Nico (4:39)
2. David Bowie - "Space Oddity" - David Bowie (Space Oddity) (5:15)
3. Pink Floyd - "Hey You" - The Wall (4:41)
4. The Beach Boys - "Feel Flows" Surf's Up (4:44)
5. Virgin Prunes - "Pagan Lovesong" - ..If I Die, I Die (3:28)

Total Time: 22:20

EP 3: Revolution Rock

1. Sex Pistols - "Anarchy In The U.K." - Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols (3:31)
2. Ramones - "I Wanna Be Sedated" - Road To Ruin (2:29)
3. The Clash - "The Guns of Brixton" - London Calling (3:07)
4. Green Day - "Holiday" - American Idiot (3:52)
5. A.F.I. - "Miss Murder" - Decemberunderground (3:26)

Total Time: 16:25

EP 4: Hell's Bells

1. AC/DC - "Back In Black" - Back In Black (4:15)
2. Metallica - "Enter Sandman" - Metallica (5:30)
3. Ozzy Osbourne - "Crazy Train" - Blizzard of Ozz (4:56)
4. Mötley Crüe - "Dr. Feelgood" - Dr. Feelgood (4:50)
5. Guns N' Roses - "Paradise City" - Appetite For Destruction (6:46)

Total Time: 26:17

EP 5: We Will Rock You

1. Led Zeppelin - "Kashmir" - Physical Graffiti (8:28)
2. Heart - "Barracuda" - Little Queen (4:23)
3. U2 - "Bullet The Blue Sky" - The Joshua Tree (4:32)
4. Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody" - A Night At The Opera (5:54)
5. Aerosmith - "Dream On" - Aerosmith (4:27)

Total Time: 27:44

EP 6: Come As You Are

1. Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nevermind (5:01)
2. Pearl Jam - "Even Flow" - Ten (4:53)
3. Stone Temple Pilots - "Plush" - Core (5:13)
4. Foo Fighters - "DOA" - In Your Honor (4:13)
5. Smashing Pumpkins - "1979" - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (4:24)

Total Time: 23:44

EP 7: You Could Have It So Much Better

1. Franz Ferdinand - "The Dark of The Matinée" - Franz Ferdinand (4:03)
2. The Libertines - "What Became Of The Likely Lads" - The Libertines (3:15)
3. Modest Mouse - "Float On" - Good News For People Who Love Bad News (3:28)
4. Oasis - "Wonderwall" - (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (4:18)
5. The Smiths - "Cemetry Gates" - The Queen Is Dead (2:41)

Total Time: 17:43

Total runtime: 2:31:36

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This list was my attempt to REALLY make a list of songs I like. I realize I've said this about each list, but I really feel that it wasn't true for either of the previous competitions, especially DI 4, as I knowingly attempted to make a list others would like, and in turn, did not actually enjoy myself. This time I've stripped most of that away, and created a list that not only I enjoy (a
great deal) but that I also think others can find something to like about as well. There was a conscious effort however to keep the lighter tracks on one disc and the semi-heavier ones on a second, hence the split.

Also I used this list as an attempt to pay homage to some bands I've recently really begun to love, such as The Dresden Dolls and The National.

Finally, the Meat Loaf song is on there for a reason. I wanted to put songs I love on the list, and not try to do something that I'm not, like I did last time. So I picked what I hoped would be the most extreme song by him, but what also happened to be one of my favorite songs by him, as sort of a part of all that. I almost didn't do it, as I realized how much people would hate the song, but at the same time, it felt wrong to myself to leave it off, and so, please bare with its inclusion.

There's nothing else I can think to say so I just hope you can find something to like, and just generally enjoy listening. Oh! One more thing, the cover art for disc two, as well as pretty much all of the song placement were contributed/Constructed by LemonMelon, before he came along, it was one disjointed mess.

Tonight I Have To Leave It

1. Shout Out Louds - "Tonight I Have To Leave It - Our Ill Wills (3:34)
2. Bell X1 - "Rocky Took A Lover" - Flock (4:11)
3. Muse - "Starlight" - Black Holes & Revelations (4:00)
4. The Bravery - "No Breaks" - The Bravery (3:05)
5. The Dresden Dolls - "Lonesome Organist Rapes Page Turner" - No, Virginia (3:42)
6. Meat Loaf - "It's All Coming Back To Me Now" - Bat Out Of Hell III: The Monster's Loose (6:06)
7. Passengers - "Your Blue Room" - Passengers: Original Soundtracks I (5:28)
8. Aerosmith - "Dream On" - Greatest Hits (4:28)
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Otherside" - Californication (4:15)
10. Modest Mouse - "Dashboard" - We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (4:06)
11. Everclear - "Father of Mine" - So Much For The Afterglow (3:51)
12. Blue October - "She's My Ride Home" - Foiled (4:42)
13. Pure Reason Revolution - "Nimos and Tambos" - The Dark Third (3:45)
14. Crowded House - "Can't Carry On" - Crowded House (3:57)
15. Electric Light Orchestra - "Mr. Blue Sky" - Out of the Blue (5:06)
16. Traveling Wilburys - "End Of The Line" - The Traveling Wilburys Collection (3:28)
17. Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" - Pendulum (2:40)
18. Bob Dylan - "Shelter From The Storm" - Essential Bob Dylan (5:03)
19. Gordon Lightfoot - "If You Could Read My Mind" - Rhino Hi-Five: Gordon
Lightfoot (3:49)

Within You

1. The Rolling Stones - "You Can't Always Get What You Want" - Let It Bleed (7:29)
2. Arcade Fire - "Keep The Car Running" - Neon Bible (3:29)
3. Dream Theater - "Wait For Sleep" - Images And Words (2:32)
4. Peter Gabriel - "Book of Love" - Shall We Dance (3:37)
5. R.E.M. - "Nightswimming" - Automatic For The People (4:18)
6. Simon & Garfunkel - "The Sound Of Silence" - The Graduate (3:07)
7. Pink Floyd - "Comfortably Numb" - The Wall (Disc 2) (6:24)
8. The National - "Fake Empire" - Boxer (3:25)
9. Porcupine Tree - "Collapse The Light Into Earth" - In Absentia (5:53)
10. U2 - "Acrobat" - Achtung Baby (4:30)
11. The Killers - "Smile Like You Mean It" - Hot Fuss (3:55)
12. Snow Patrol - "Beginning To Get To Me" - Eyes Open (4:36)
13. David Bowie - "Within You" - Labyrinth (3:30)
14. The Smiths - "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" - The Queen Is Dead (4:03)
15. Our Lady Peace - "4 AM" - A Decade (4:16)
16. Bruce Springsteen - "Atlantic City" - The Essential Bruce Springsteen (3:57)
17. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "Insider" - Hard Promises (4:23)
18. Dire Straits - "Romeo & Juliet" - Making Movies (5:54)

Total Runtime: 2:38:13

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This was fairly close, but I like how Ashley's list went together. I think it's her best yet.

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Two more lists that I really enjoyed, but Ashley gets my vote.
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Reggo has the edge song-wise, but Ashley's list has some very nice sequencing and, yes, some awesome songs. She gets my vote.

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I voted for myself but Reggo's list has a LOT of great music on it. A lot. Good Luck.
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Wow, wasn't expecting this one to be so lopsided.
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I'll throw my vote to RBF here

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