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Old 03-11-2007, 04:20 AM   #1
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Desert Island Game II: Qualifying Round 10

Please vote for the tracklisting you LIKE THE MOST.
Welcome to the seventh qualifying round of the Interference Desert Island Game II! 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.

In the last round, LemonMacPhisto prevailed over Fly So High! in a 18-11 victory.
This round features tracklistings by MacPhistoPT and U2VertigoFly. Below, you will find their tracklistings. If you are unfamiliar with the songs included, we can help you hear them! Just leave your e-mail address.

Reminder for contestants: if there was an error on your tracklisting on the master list thread, let me know before your qualifying round so I can post the correct tracklist!

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1. Bruce Springsteen - "Thunder Road" - Born to Run - (04:50)
2. Audioslave - "Your Time Has Come" - Out of Exile - (04:15)
3. The Beatles - "Come Together" - Abbey Road (04:20)
4. U2 - "The Fly" - Achtung Baby (04:28)
5. The Ramones - "I wanna be sedated" - The Best-of the Chrysalis Years (02:09)
6. Muse - "Citizen Erased" - Origin of symmetry (07:19)
7. Metallica - "Master of Puppets" - Master of Puppets (08:35)
8. Soundgarden - "Superunknown" - Superunknown (05:06)
9. John Lennon - "Give me some truth" - Imagine (03:16)
10. Alice in Chains - "No Excuses" - Jar of Flies (04:15)
11. Dire Straits - "Sultans of Swing" - Dire Straits (05:48)
12. Iron Maiden - "Different World" - A matter of life and death (04:18)
13. Oasis - "Half the world away" - The Masterplan (04:21)
14. My Morning Jacket - "Gideon" - Z (03:29)
15. Franz Ferdinand - "Take me out" - Franz Ferdinand (03:13)
16. Coldplay - "Don't Panic" - Parachutes (02:17)
17. Jeff Buckley - "Hallelujah" - Grace (06:43)
18. Ben Harper - "Burn One Down" - Fight for your mind (03:31)
19. The Strokes - "You Only Live Once" - First Impressions of Earth (03:06)
20. Nirvana - "Son of a Gun" - Incesticide (02:48)
21. Sonic Youth - "Teen Age Riot" - Daydream Nation (06:58)
22. Placebo - "You Don't Care About Us" - Without you I'm nothing (03:58)
23. Rage Against the Machine - "Know Your Enemy" - Rage Against the Machine (04:55)
24. Radiohead - "Fake Plastic Trees" - The Bends (04:50)
25. Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Don't Forget Me" - By The Way (04:40)
26. Temple of the Dog - "Hunger Strike" - Temple of the Dog (04:06)
27. Pearl Jam - "Porch" - Ten (03:32)
28. Queen & David Bowie - "Under Pressure" - Greatest Hits II (03:56)
29. Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Child O' Mine" - Appetite for destruction (05:55)
30. Foo Fighters - "No Way Back" - In Your Honor (03:16)
31. The Arcade Fire - "Wake Up" - Funeral (05:35)
32. Tool - "Schism" - Lateralus (06:47)
33. Pink Floyd - "High Hopes" - The Division Bell (08:32)
34. Neil Young - "Rockin in the free world" - Freedom (04:43)

U2VertigoFly
01. AC/DC - "The Razor's Edge" The Razor's Edge (4:22)
02. Robert Plant & The Strange Sensations - "Mighty Rearranger" Mighty Rearranger (4:25)
03. The Who - "Baba O'Riley" Who's Next (5:08)
04. David Bowie - "Rebel Rebel" Best of Bowie (4:31)
05. Survivor - "Burning Heart" Rocky IV (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (3:50)
06. Queen - "Radio Ga Ga" - For Classic Queen (5:49)
07. Bruce Springsteen - "Born In The U.S.A." Born In The U.S.A. (4:39)
08. Bon Jovi - "Livin' On A Prayer" Slippery When Wet (4:09)
09. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "Saving Grace" Highway Companion (3:45)
10. John Mellencamp - "Rain On The Scarecrow" - Scarecrow (3:48)
11. Cream - "Sunshine Of Your Love" The Cream Of Clapton (4:11)
12. The Police - "Message In A Bottle" The Police: Every Breath You Take: The Classics (4:51)
13. Yes - "Roundabout" The Ultimate Yes: 35th Anniversary Collection (8:32)
14. The Rolling Stones - "Start Me Up" Jump Back: The Best Of The Rolling Stones (3:34)
15. Chuck Berry - "Johnny B. Goode" The Anthology (2:44)
16. The Beach Boys - "Good Vibrations" The Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (3:37)
17. Jimmy Buffett - "Changes Of Latitudes, Changes Of Attitudes" Meet Me In Margaritaville: The Ultimate Collection (3:17)
18. The Knack - "My Sharona" My Sharona / Good Girls Don't - Single (4:56)
19. Arcade Fire - "Rebellion(Lies)" Funeral (5:10)
20. R.E.M. - "What's The Frequency, Kenneth" In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 (4:00)
21. The Clash - "Rock The Casbah" The Clash: The Singles (3:43)
22. Caesars - "Jerk It Out" 39 Minuets Of Bliss (In An Otherwise Meaningless World (3:18)
23. Arctic Monkeys - "Fake Tales Of San Francisco" Five Minuets With The Arctic Monkeys - Single (3:00)
24. The Shins - "Phantom Limb" Wincing The Night Away (4:47)
25. Oasis - "Wonderwall" (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (4:18)
26. The Killers - "Read My Mind" Sam's Town (4:06)
27. Elton John- "Tiny Dancer" Elton John: The Greatest Hits 1970-2002 (6:17)
28. Billy Joel - "Piano Man" Billy Joel: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 & 2 (5:38)
29. Led Zeppelin - "Stairway To Heaven" The Best Of Led Zeppelin: The Early Days (8:00)
30. Bob Dylan - "Like A Rolling Stone" Highway 61 Revisited (6:09)
31. Johnny Cash - "Folsom Prison Blues" Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison (Live) (2:41)
32. Don McLean - "American Pie" Rearview Mirror (8:28)
33. The Beatles - "Eleanor Rigby" 1 (2:06)
34. U2 - "Bad (Live)" Wide Awake In America (4:06)

In my playlist I tried to reach to the furthest extents of interference. I wanted to make a playlist that would be generally consisted of well know artists and songs, but sometimes I chose a song that's not necessarily the artists best or most famous but still well known, this way most people would recognize it but they may not be tired of it be fore they heard it. I kind of got into the theme of Desert Island taking it as not only you're on and island and that's the music you had with you, but I tried to convey what you would want to hear based on your feelings if say, your plane crashed on an island. It starts off pretty hard with AC/DC, then it moves on into more 80's and classic rock that you can work to. Then it goes into some music for desert island ambiance like The Beach Boys and Jimmy Buffett. Then it picks up a little bit with the alternative and a little punk stuff, form there it slows down into more chilled songs Piano Man, Tiny Dancer, and gradually builds to the violins of Eleanor Rigby and finally leaves us off with the band that brought us all to interference, with at beautiful live rendition of Bad. So I hope you all enjoy my playlist.

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Old 03-11-2007, 05:48 AM   #2
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Macphisto but vertfly had an awesome list as well! Its very hard to choose!

Uhm how do i download the competion thingy it doesn't seem to have a proper address?
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Both were great setlists. I voted for VertigoFly, he had some of my favorite stuff in there. Eleanor Rigby > Bad to end it was a great idea.
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Both has amazingly solid tracklists, but I love more of PT's stuff, which cancels out Iron Maiden.

And I would have to impale myself with a tree branch if I had to listen to Arcitic Monkeys.
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Wow, this one is hard.
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Old 03-11-2007, 11:08 AM   #9
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I had to go with Macphisto, but they're both really, really good.
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Not a single female artist on either of these lists, except in somewhat backup roles in Sonic Youth and the Arcade Fire? Come on boys--you'd never want to hear a woman's voice for the rest of your existence?

Macphisto narrowly gets my vote. U2VertigoFly had a few too many things from greatest hits compilations for my taste. And I can't in good conscience vote for a compilation that has Piano Man on it. Sorry.
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U2VertigoFly by a hair, mostly because of Rebellion (Lies) ---> What's The Frequency, Kenneth

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It was difficult because both contestants had a lot of songs I adore on their list, but eventually I went with MacPhisto PT's tracklisting - mainly due to my loathing for Bon Jovi.
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SO diffcult Can't I take both to the desert island? Anyway I'll chose MacPhisto's list...
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Yeah, this was a hard one. MacPhisto by a nose.
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