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Postby Spartan » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:50 pm

ArmyOfMe wrote:
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ArmyOfMe wrote:Why you mad tho? :lol:
It’s not even in their Top 20, let alone their top 1.
I didn't say it's their best song, I said it's MY favourite :lol:
Your opinion is wrong .. j/k I do actually love the song, “dark streets only suffocated me” is a fantastic lyric.
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Postby menime123 » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:12 pm

Listened to this in the way home from work... the irony when LHS comes on and you’re walking in a snow blizzard :roll:
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Postby ArmyOfMe » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:08 am

There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
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Postby menime123 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:03 am

ArmyOfMe wrote:There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
Have you heard of Kylie? :lol:
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Postby ArmyOfMe » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:30 am

menime123 wrote:
ArmyOfMe wrote:There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
Have you heard of Kylie? :lol:
No, who's that?
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Postby Spartan » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:36 am

menime123 wrote:
ArmyOfMe wrote:There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
Have you heard of Kylie? :lol:
Jenner?
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Postby menime123 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:41 pm

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ArmyOfMe wrote:There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
Have you heard of Kylie? :lol:
Jenner?
Platt.
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Postby Spartan » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:41 pm

menime123 wrote:
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ArmyOfMe wrote:There'll never be an album as gay as this.

A masterpiece and a pillar of homosexual culture.
Have you heard of Kylie? :lol:
Jenner?
Platt.
:lol: :lol:

This is a remarkably gay album to be fair. It should be iconic.
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Postby menime123 » Sat May 05, 2018 10:08 am

My album of the day. I know it was released for Christmas, but it’s such a summer album imo.
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Postby menime123 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:19 pm

Honestly, the excitement of getting to play this in 2 weeks on repeat is killing me:

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Can’t wait to get pissed putting the tree up dancing around to this :lol:
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Postby Spartan » Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:38 pm

Nuhdeen looking like Cat Deeley in the background.

I can’t forget how bad some of their single choices were in this era.
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Postby menime123 » Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:03 pm

They were very, very poor actually.

It took me years to warm to Long Hot Summer but I do think it was a good stop gap single between eras. I know it was a victim of the time, but Biology only making #4 on the charts was criminal. I really wish Biology had been released in September when all the colleges and unis were re-opening and friends were all re-grouping together and going out clubbing - the song was made for them and instead the label wanted to try and cash in on the Christmas market.

See The Day should never have been a single. They should have released Whole Lotta History and I Wanna Kiss You So (Christmas in a Nutshell) as a double a-side single at the start of December to keep the album pushing along.

Then I’d have had Waiting or Wild Horses released in February for as an anti-Valentines Day sort of release, and then the other to coincide with the tour starting.

Chemistry deserved so much better than it got - the labels foolery meant it didn’t even go top 10 on the album charts, which is unthinkable when you consider what happened to their album sales afterwards :lol: (although I believe it had bigger first week sales than WWTNS).
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Postby menime123 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:10 pm

Their Christmas Aloud album... how I’ve longed for it all year. Now listening and it’s glorious.
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Postby Mikerocha » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:37 pm

I always wondered why See The Day was released just 5 weeks after Biology.

Was it originally planned as a double A side?
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Postby Spartan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:59 pm

menime123 wrote:Their Christmas Aloud album... how I’ve longed for it all year. Now listening and it’s glorious.
I can’t listen to it until December 1st. 1 more hour to go!
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Postby Spartan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:00 pm

Mikerocha wrote:I always wondered why See The Day was released just 5 weeks after Biology.

Was it originally planned as a double A side?
Not sure what happened here in all honesty.

I always wondered why they even bothered releasing See The Day - they should’ve released one of the Christmas songs instead.
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Postby menime123 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:26 pm

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menime123 wrote:Their Christmas Aloud album... how I’ve longed for it all year. Now listening and it’s glorious.
I can’t listen to it until December 1st. 1 more hour to go!
I agree. But I’m busy tomorrow so I’ve put my tree up tonight, so Christmas music was allowed. They were fools not releasing a single from the Christmas album.
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Postby Spartan » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:40 pm

They were spoilt for choice though, al their original songs bar Not Tonight Santa were flawless masterpieces.
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Postby menime123 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:49 pm

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Mikerocha wrote:I always wondered why See The Day was released just 5 weeks after Biology.

Was it originally planned as a double A side?
Not sure what happened here in all honesty.

I always wondered why they even bothered releasing See The Day - they should’ve released one of the Christmas songs instead.
The only reason I can think of is that the label thought Biology might not work. I mean it’s madness to think now considering it’s one of their signature songs, but in 2005 pop was a dirty word, they had no industry or public respect and the song was definitely a gamble.

Their covers always sold so I suppose they wanted a backup single that could sell in the Christmas market place. As much as I really enjoy the song, it should never have been released.

The whole Chemistry era was so messy in retrospect.
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Postby menime123 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:53 pm

Spartan wrote:They were spoilt for choice though, al their original songs bar Not Tonight Santa were flawless masterpieces.
I Wanna Kiss You So or Christmas Round At Ours could be Christmas classics by now :lol:
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Postby Spartan » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:26 am

Even my dear old Mum knows when to shout out BISH BASH BONG WOO!
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Postby Fan » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:57 am

Mikerocha wrote:I always wondered why See The Day was released just 5 weeks after Biology.

Was it originally planned as a double A side?
It was indeed a strange move, they probably thought it would be a good choice in the lead the Christmas and shift some more copies of the album. By far their dullest single release though.
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Postby ludichris » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:42 am

Spartan wrote:They were spoilt for choice though, al their original songs bar Not Tonight Santa were flawless masterpieces.
I only discovered Not Tonight Santa last year via a Tidal generated radio station of all places and it immediately went into my all time Xmas favourites, such a guilty pleasure.

The lyrics on some of the original Xmas songs are ridiculous!! :lol:
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Postby menime123 » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:17 pm

ludichris wrote:The lyrics on some of the original Xmas songs are ridiculous!! :lol:
Wash your mouth out with One True Voice’s desperation :o
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Postby Spartan » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:32 pm

I mean, the lyrics are ridiculous but in a cute Christmas, Girls Aloud fashion.

Let’s recap:

“mama sighs as everybody shouts ‘we don’t want no soggy sprouts’”
“Grandma’s has the best of all the sweets, picking toffee out her teeth”
“Uncle Bernie’s got me on his knee, chocolate fingers in his tea”
“I like the funny feeling when my bum gets cold”
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