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View Poll Results: Please vote for your FOUR FAVORITE SONGS!
In Between Days 10 76.92%
Kyoto Song 3 23.08%
The Blood 3 23.08%
Six Different Ways 1 7.69%
Push 10 76.92%
The Baby Screams 1 7.69%
Close to Me 6 46.15%
A Night Like This 13 100.00%
Screw 0 0%
Sinking 7 53.85%
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:04 AM   #1
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The Cure Survivor - The Head on the Door

PLEASE VOTE FOR YOUR FOUR FAVORITES

Wow...I really had no idea how unpopular The Top is...oh well

The three songs moving on to the second tier survivor are:

The Caterpillar - 7 votes
Shake Dog Shake - 6 votes
Dressing Up - 4 vote

They will join:
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All Cats are Grey
The Funeral Party
Play for Today
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Now it's time for what I expect to be a riveting round...it will also be the deciding factor in whether or not we do a song by song thread for Disintegration. I have a bad feeling a lot of songs on this album are going to tie, and with Disintegration having 5 songs going through, it might be easier to do a 24 hour song by song poll.

Anyways, The Head on the Door is a tier one album, so please vote for your FOUR FAVORITE SONGS!
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:06 AM   #2
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Oh, and this is a 48 hour poll. Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me will be a 72 hour poll, only because of the weekend.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:11 AM   #3
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Bestalbumeverbestalbumeverbestalbumever

1. A Night Like This
2. In Between Days
3. Push
4. Six Different Ways

5. Sinking
6. Close To Me
7. Kyoto Song
8. The Blood
9. The Baby Screams
10. Screw
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:27 AM   #4
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Ugh, this is incredibly difficult. And, unfortunately, I think I'm going to have to give the boot to "Six Different Ways"

A Night Like This
Push
In Between Days
Close to Me
Six Different Ways
Sinking
The Baby Screams
Screw
Kyoto Song
The Blood
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I thought this was going to be piss-easy, but I forgot this was somehow a tier-one album (while Faith is tier-two, WTF?). In Between Days, Push, and A Night Like This are easy picks; they are far and away the best songs here. Will have to do some listening to determine #4.

It won't be Close to Me though. I'm apparently the only person who ranks that as one of The Cure's worst songs. (Worse, I keep confusing it with Come to Me, the awesome song Robert Smith did with 65daysofstatic.)
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Initially I thought I'd abstain from casting a fourth ballot, since this album has a whole bunch of songs that do nothing for me - they're just background noise, neither interesting nor terrible. Then I got up to Sinking. It's not great like In Between Days, Push, or A Night Like This, but it's good enough to earn a vote.
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I love Sinking. The rest...eh. This may be my least favourite Cure album prior to 2000. Maybe.

EDIT: I mean as a cohesive album, that is. Some of these songs are really great pop songs, but they just don't cohere as a whole album.
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Wow...I had a vague idea that "A Night Like This" was that popular, but no clue that "Push" was as well.

It's fun to think that you know ho these things will turn out and then see how wrong you are. I assumed it would be an easy In Between Days, Push, Close to Me and Six Different Ways, but I thought Push would be close to not making it through.
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Anyone who doesn't vote for Sinking is objectively wrong about music.

/Nick

Anyway, my choices are:

Sinking
The Blood
Kyoto Song
A Night Like This

I tend to like the dark side of The Cure a lot more than the poppy side.
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How is Close To Me not doing better.
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Ha! Seems I spoke a bit too soon about "Push".

And "Close to Me" is creeping back in.


Wow, iYup, could we have more opposite opinions of this album?
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So, now I'm curious, since I was so off base here. Since no one but LeMel voted for "Six Different Ways", and it was an incredibly hard decision for me not to vote for it, how many of you would say the song just missed getting your vote?
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So, now I'm curious, since I was so off base here. Since no one but LeMel voted for "Six Different Ways", and it was an incredibly hard decision for me not to vote for it, how many of you would say the song just missed getting your vote?
Push was actually the song that I struggled most over not voting for.
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So, now I'm curious, since I was so off base here. Since no one but LeMel voted for "Six Different Ways", and it was an incredibly hard decision for me not to vote for it, how many of you would say the song just missed getting your vote?
Six Different Ways is probably my least favorite song on this album.
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I definitely didn't see that coming...

 
I totally saw that coming.
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