Right Now or Back Then? SOLANGE

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Postby Wardo » Wed May 22, 2013 6:28 am

Hello game lovers! I present you a new one: it's up to you to decide, every round, if you prefer the current single from the mentioned artist or the retro hit.

So the rule is quite simple, pick only ONE. The song that's on charts (Billboard Hot 100 or UK Top 100) right now or a randomly picked single that was any time ago in the same charts.

I'll try and update two times a week with new acts.

And to start with a UKMix favorite... Mariah Carey!


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    Title: #Beautiful ft. Miguel
    Year: 2013
    Album: TBA
    Billboard peak: #24
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    Title: Never Forget You
    Year: 1994
    Album: Music Box
    Billboard peak: #3
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In this round, what's the best song: the brand new (RIGHT NOW) or the one from 1994 (BACK THEN)?
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Postby Falsetto » Wed May 22, 2013 11:15 am

I love #Beautiful - but i prefer "Never Forget You"
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Postby JSparksFan » Wed May 22, 2013 12:32 pm

"Never Forget You". As a matter of fact, I'd say that most of Music Box is better than "#Beautiful".
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Postby PosziMC2 » Wed May 22, 2013 12:38 pm

Hmm i listened to Never Forget You so long ago. lemme comeback later

BTW great thread and intersting choice for Retroriah!
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Postby Era » Wed May 22, 2013 2:51 pm

I love Mariah's voice a lot , but not that much of a fan of her songs tho !

So I've heard few outstanding songs recently ! And like Never Forget You but its not my type. It might be better than #B but I don't feel like playing it anymore, so #Beautiful !
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Postby Cless » Wed May 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Nothing beats classic Mariah to me so I'm going to be completely biased about this, so I choose "Never Forget You". "#Beautiful" was cute for a moment but I'm already over it now which is a surprise to me considering I still love Triumphlop and Almost Charted. :lol:
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Postby Jonathan » Wed May 22, 2013 3:23 pm

Never Forget You.

I'd pick anything of Music Box over the new track.
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Postby SG1401 » Wed May 22, 2013 3:24 pm

I choose beautiful as I find never forget you boring and overrated like most of the music box album
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Postby Wayne » Wed May 22, 2013 3:29 pm

Most are aware of how much more appealing I find her earlier career.

However, of these two songs - I much prefer #Beautiful
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Postby Goldmoney » Wed May 22, 2013 3:30 pm

"#Beautiful"! :D "Never Forget You" never really stood out for me.
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Postby Spiral » Wed May 22, 2013 3:35 pm

I pick " I'll never forget you. I'll never let you out of my heart. You will always be here with me. I'' hold on to the memories baby".

Anything she produced in her 90s can easily triumph her 00s singles (except for few). I was obsessed with her in the 90s. :oops: Now, i'm just a casual fan or her :lol:
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Postby taylorfan » Wed May 22, 2013 5:50 pm

#Beautiful by far ! 8-)
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Postby YaYo » Wed May 22, 2013 5:56 pm

#Beautiful, I'm not a fan of NFY even though it is a decent song.
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Postby stevyy » Thu May 23, 2013 2:53 pm

never forget you is trash. easily #beautiful.
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Postby Lorenzo » Thu May 23, 2013 2:55 pm

#Beautiful
Every now and then I drown in thoughts of yesterday. And the fools' paradise that you blew away
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Postby eddydivani » Thu May 23, 2013 3:02 pm

#beautiful all the way
The one and only MARIAH CAREY

The only artist to have 3 singles debut at #1
1st and only female artist to have her 1st 5 singles reach #1
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Postby GetBack » Thu May 23, 2013 3:06 pm

"Never Forget You" - Although this is one of her weaker 1990s songs (I don't know why this particular one was chosen), Mariah's glorious past painted her legacy.
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Thu May 23, 2013 4:16 pm

Back then, easily. She was really great in the 90's, nothing she's done lately can compare.
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Postby famelous » Thu May 23, 2013 6:45 pm

Never Forget You!
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Postby ANH » Thu May 23, 2013 6:48 pm

'#BEAUTIFUL'.
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Postby DaBoi » Fri May 24, 2013 4:06 pm

Both great songs but I have to go with the very emotional Never Forget You.
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Postby bm08 » Sat May 25, 2013 8:21 pm

I like NFY but I do prefer #Beautiful.
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Postby Wardo » Sun May 26, 2013 2:55 pm

RESULTS

Well, it was a close voting, but with two more votes, #Beautiful wins the first 'Right Now or Back Then'. Thanks for the voters!

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- Mariah Carey & Miguel - #Beautiful (2013)


Now I present you two singles of Justin Timberlake. After a 7-year hiatus, he finally released new music. Do you like it?

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    Title: Mirrors
    Year: 2013
    Album: The 20/20 Experience
    UK Singles peak: #1
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    Title: Cry Me a River
    Year: 2002
    Album: Justified
    UK Singles peak: #2
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In this round, what's the best song: the brand new (RIGHT NOW) or the one from 2002 (BACK THEN)?
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Postby samra » Sun May 26, 2013 4:02 pm

Cry Me a River

It's not even close.
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Postby SholasBoy » Sun May 26, 2013 4:06 pm

samra wrote:Cry Me a River

It's not even close.
This!

Justified is JT's best album by MIIIIILES for me!
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