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Vertigo 2 3.51%
Miracle Drug 6 10.53%
Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own 8 14.04%
City of Blinding Lights 3 5.26%
A Man and a Woman 13 22.81%
Crumbs from Your Table 25 43.86%
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:16 AM   #1
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Best Song Survivor: Atomic Bomb, Round Six

Love and Peace or Else was banished in the last round; somehow, probably through some terrible black magic, Crumbs from Your Table managed to see another day. Six songs remain from How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, competing for two slots in the 2000s quarterfinal round. You have twenty-four hours to vote for your least favorite song, the next song to be eliminated from this contest. For anyone just joining us, rules may be found here.

The flailing of Hutdab continues.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
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I'll just continue on here in my corner voting for Miracle Drug.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:50 AM   #3
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It's time for Crumbs to go.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:57 AM   #4
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I'll hold on to my vote for AMAAW
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Crumbs has been clinging on for quite some time.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:31 AM   #6
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Well now, Crumbs aren't exactly easy to sweep away. There's always a few left over.
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:34 AM   #7
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Well now, Crumbs aren't exactly easy to sweep away. There's always a few left over.
Don't rats like Crumbs? (sic)
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:36 AM   #8
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Somehow it survived the cross-fire hurricane. Now it's time I frowned at the crumbs of a crust of bread.
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:07 PM   #9
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Miracle Drug is way worse than Crumbs.
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I've been defending this album around here since 2005. I love it. After 7 or so years though, I'd just be repeating myself, again.

My vote goes to Crumbs again. There was a time that AMAAW would have received my vote earlier, (and probably did in past polls) but it's been the biggest grower on the album for me.
And getting to see it performed its one and only time live was just icing on the cake.
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AMAAW is going to crack the top 5 for Bomb. Awesome.

I voted Miracle Drug because everything before the instrumental break is lame. After that, the song skyrockets, but that doesn't quite bring MD up to the level of the other 5 tracks here.
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Sometimes. Even though I'm fairly sure Crumbs will go. As long as Miracle Drug survives a little longer, I'm fine.
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Gotta vote Crumbs here. It's just not that good of a song. Terrible mixing, weak lyrics, and those awful double-tracked vocals. Also, Bono sounds like shit going for the falsetto during the chorus.

Really the only redeeming part of it is Edge doing vaguely interesting things with the guitar, but that only takes a song like that so far.
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Everyone that voted MD - change to Sometimes to save Crumbs!
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:12 PM   #15
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I sold myself out last round and voted LAPOE to save Crumbs, a top three song on the album, but this round I'm sticking to my guns. SYCMIOYO is boring and tedious and should have been ousted ages ago. Seriously, Crumbs is so much better than that snoozefest. All of the other songs in this round are.

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AMAAW is going to crack the top 5 for Bomb. Awesome.

I voted Miracle Drug because everything before the instrumental break is lame. After that, the song skyrockets, but that doesn't quite bring MD up to the level of the other 5 tracks here.
How could you vote Miracle Drug when you "found" the best version of it ever?!
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