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Old 02-13-2007, 07:09 AM   #1
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Desert Island Game II: Qualifying Round 3

Please vote for the tracklisting you LIKE THE MOST.

Welcome to the third 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 second qualifying round, liamcool bore the brunt of an absolute thumping, going down 28-3 to Screwtape2. Screwtape2 is now our second qualifier for the heats, while Liam will get another chance in the repechages.

In this round, dazzlingamy and FitzChivalry will be competing for the third spot in the heats. 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.

Also, a quick appeal: there were a few errors on the master list, such as paragraphs being misplaced and overall times omitted. If your playlist was victim to some sort of error, please let me know before your round. Either PM me or post on this thread. Tell me what the mistake is and what the details should be. Thanks!


Forum name: dazzlingamy

dazzlingamy writes: I chose my playlist with a few things in mind. I wanted a broad spectrum with lots of different genre artists, giving both the cruisy mellow music I love with a few rock songs thrown in, as I like changing playlists. I added a few of my favourite aussie artists that are possibly not well known outside of Australia. They are amazing artists, so check them out if you like what you hear. I love strings, and instrumental music, so there are a few of them in there as well. Basically it's a mix bag of my favourite artists. I hope you like it!

1. The Smiths – "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want" – Hatful of Hollow (1:51)
2. U2 – "Stay (Faraway So Close" – Zooropa (4:59)
3. Stevie Wonder – "Superstition" – Talking Book (4:22)
4. Modest Mouse – "Float On" – Good News for People Who Love Bad News (3:29)
5. Stereophonics – "Dakota" – Language. Sex. Violence. Other? (4:56)
6. Joy Division – "Love Will Tear Us Apart" – Substance (3:26)
7. The Whitlams – "Made Me Hard" – Love This City (3:34)
8. Pete Murray – "Better Days" – See The Sun (3:43)
9. Pink Floyd – "Wish You Were Here" – Wish You Were Here (5:17)
10. The Cure – "Close To Me" – Staring At The Sea: The Singles (3:39)
11. John Lennon – "Instant Karma!" – The John Lennon Collection (3:23)
12. Tori Amos – "A Sorta Fairytale" – Scarlet's Walk (4:06)
13. Portishead – "Glory Box" – Dummy (5.07)
14. Ladytron – "Seventeen" – Light & Magic (4.37)
15. Sigur Ros – "Staralfur" - Agaetis Byrjun (6.47)
16. Sergei Prokofiev – "March of the Montagues and Capulets" – The Classical Suite (5.50)
17. Jackson 5 – "Blame It On The Boogie" – Destiny (3:31)
18. Blur – "Girls and Boys" – Parklife (4:15)
19. Muse – "Starlight" – Black Holes and Revelations (3:59)
20. Eskimo Joe – "From The Sea – A Song is A City (3:12)
21. The Clash – "Rock The Casbah" – Combat Rock (3:40)
22. Rufus Wainwright – "The One You Love" – Want Two (3:44)
23. Morrissey – The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get – Vauxhall and I (3.43)
24. Josh Pyke – "Silver" – Recordings from 2003 – 2005
25. Athlete – "Street Map" - Tourist ( 4.40)
26. The Beatles – "Across The Universe" – Let It Be (3:45)
27. Coldplay – "The Scientist" – A Rush of Blood To The Head (5:11)
28. Secret Garden – "Heartstrings" – Songs from a Secret Garden ( 3.25)
29. Bob Sinclair – "Love Generation" – Western Dream (2:58)

Forum name: FitzChivalry

FitzChivalry writes: This tracklist centers around the idea that, if I was trapped on a desert island, I would want to remember all the people I love and can no longer be with, and many of the good times that I've had. So the songs in my tracklist ARE NOT MY FAVORITE SONGS and are NOT necessarily BY MY FAVORITE ARTISTS (I would never include a Queensryche song on a tracklist of my favorite songs of all time, but the song on here reminds me of my very first crush who made me go all weak and wobbly, hence, it's very special to me). Each song reminds me of either a person I love or a great time I've had, thus, these songs are the memories of my life, from growing up listening to my Mom and Dad's favorites (Allman Bros., Led Zeppelin, Genesis); to The Cure's "Plainsong" - the first song that ever made me cry; to my college days (7 housemates and I on a weekend trip to San Francisco to see Oasis, getting drunk in Chinatown and stuffing ourselves into a cab and singing "Champagne Supernova" at the top of our lungs the entire way to the concert; to coming out of the closet and cutting my baby-gay teeth at club OZZ; to my friends introducing me to the beauty that is Brit-Pop. These are the songs/loved ones/memories I would take with me if I were to be stranded on a desert island.


01. The Smashing Pumpkins - "Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness" - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness (2:52)
02. The English Beat - "I Confess" - Special Beat Service (4:34)
03. Steely Dan - "Aja" - Aja (8:00)
04. The Allman Brothers Band - "In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed" - Idlewild South (6:58)
05. Led Zeppelin - "That's The Way" - Led Zeppelin III (5:37)
06. The Beatles - "Across The Universe" - Let It Be (3:48)
07. Bruce Springsteen - "Stolen Car" - The River (disc 2) (3:54)
08. Queensryche - "Silent Lucidity" - Empire (5:47)
09. Tori Amos - "Precious Things" - Little Earthquakes (4:27)
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Black Tongue" - Fever To Tell (2:57)
11. Pearl Jam - "Spin The Black Circle" - Vitalogy (2:47)
12. U2 - "An Cat Dubh/Into The Heart" - Boy (8:14)
13. Duran Duran - "New Moon On Monday" - Seven And The Ragged Tiger (4:15)
14. Morrissey - "Late Night, Maudlin Street" - Viva Hate (7:41)
15. The Cure - "Plainsong" - Disintegration (5:15)
16. Doves - "Snowden" - Some Cities (4:12)
17. Pulp - "Do You Remember The First Time?" - His 'n' Hers (4:22)
18. Oasis - "Champagne Supernova" - (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (7:27)
19. Bjork - "Army Of Me" - Post (3:54)
20. Underworld - "Moaner" - Anthology 1992-2002 (7:40)
21. The Chemical Brothers - "Song To The Siren" - Exit Planet Dust (3:16)
22. Planet Soul - "Set U Free" - Set U Free [Single] (4:16)
23. The Bucketheads - "The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)" - All In The Mind (3:23)
24. Barry Harris featuring Pepper Mashay - "Dive In The Pool" - Queer As Folk [Soundtrack] (3:55)
25. Janet Jackson - "If" - janet. (4:31)
26. Daft Punk - "One More Time" - Discovery (5:20)
27. Luke Slater - "love" - Jody-Way Out There-A Progressive DJ Mix (6:47)
28. BT - "Nectar" - ESCM (5:55)
29. Moby - "My Weakness" - Play (3:37)
30. Genesis - "The Carpet Crawlers" - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (disc 1) (5:14)
31. Depeche Mode - "Black Celebration" - Black Celebration (4:54)
32. Radiohead - "Everything In Its Right Place" - Kid A (4:11 ) (For Kris)

Total runtime: 160:00

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Old 02-13-2007, 07:13 AM   #2
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Obviously, dazzlinamy. "the scientist"

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Old 02-13-2007, 07:43 AM   #3
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Obviously, dazzling amy, (and not just cause she's from Melbourne). The presence of Eskimo Joe, Athlete, Josh Pyke and Morrissey/Smiths is too good to ignore...

Mind you, fitzchivalry's list had merit. Chem Bros, Daft Punk, Oasis, Moby......

both are really good.....
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dazzlingamy's wins for me.
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I'm gonna go with FitzChivalry - there is simply more on that list that I like.
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Fitzy's all the way.

I liked the other tracklisting, but his was definitely more my style.
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Old 02-13-2007, 10:36 AM   #7
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Both playlists are very good, and I even think I might like dazzlingamy's a bit more, but Fitz gets bonus points for his memorium-theme, so he gets my vote this round.

Oh, and you can't beat closing a playlist with Everything in its Right Place.
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Old 02-13-2007, 10:37 AM   #8
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Bjork, Chem Bros, Pulp and Radiohead seal the deal.

Dazzling's playlist was excellente as well I just found more variety in Fitz's.
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Originally posted by phanan
I'm gonna go with FitzChivalry - there is simply more on that list that I like.
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Old 02-13-2007, 12:34 PM   #10
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Wow...GREAT lists!

Hmm...I think I'll take Fitz's list. I simply appreciated the Steely Dan mention.

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I'll go with Fitz...
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This one is HARD. I like both a lot. Will have to vote later.
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This one is easy for me. Dakota and Starlight are two I should have put on mine.

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I think this will be a close one!

Both of these lists were really, really good but in the end I went with amy's - The Smiths won me over.

I hate having to vote people off, especially knowing how hard it is to make a tracklisting.
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Old 02-13-2007, 05:07 PM   #15
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Went with da - close one.

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