Wet Wet Wet Survivor: Round 14

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Postby trebor » Thu May 31, 2018 2:23 pm

^ :oops:
Like their up-tempo stuff better.
I know that both are kind of British staples but I didn't feel them. Julia Says even dragged on and on; and bored me a bit.
But that's only me; both compositions have their merit.
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Postby Thriller » Thu May 31, 2018 6:12 pm

4 Julia Says
3 Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
2 Sweet Surrender
1 Step By Step
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Postby Jerz » Thu May 31, 2018 9:38 pm

4 Julia Says
3 Don't Want to Forgive Me Now
2 Sweet Surrender
1 Step by Step
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Postby Thriller » Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:44 pm



In 1992, the band released a fourth studio album, entitled High on the Happy Side, which spawned the Number 1 hit single "Goodnight Girl" - the only self-penned chart-topping single they have had to date. The song proved something of a saviour, as the previous two single releases from the album had failed in the singles charts, although the album sold well. In total, five singles were released from it. The following day saw the release of a special-edition album, Cloak & Dagger released under the alias "Maggie Pie & The Impostors". "Maggie Pie" was Marti Pellow, and the "impostors" were (on album cover, clockwise from top left) Neil Mitchell, Graeme Duffin, Tommy Cunningham, and Graeme Clark. The band's first greatest-hits package, End of Part One, was released towards the end of 1993. The eighteen-song selection included "Shed a Tear" and "Cold Cold Heart", which were recorded with Nile Rodgers in New York City especially for the album and released as singles.
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23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 6

Morning
Somewhere Somehow
All I Want
Strange

RANK FROM 4-1; 4 IS YOUR FAVOURITE
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Postby Thriller » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:30 pm

4 Strange
3 Somewhere Somehow
2 All I Want
1 Morning
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Postby matthew_dixon » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:42 pm

Almost forgot about this!

4 Somewhere Somehow
3 Strange
2 All I Want
1 Morning

Reminder to anyone else who's forgotten to vote in this survivor until now and also forgotten to vote in the Cliff survivor this weekend - I'll be updating the Cliff survivor tonight even if it's just my own vote in there ;-)
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Postby Jerz » Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:50 pm

4 Strange
3 Somewhere Somehow
2 All I Want
1 Morning
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Postby Thriller » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:53 pm

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In 1994, Wet Wet Wet had their biggest hit, a cover version of The Troggs' single "Love Is All Around", which was used on the soundtrack to the film Four Weddings and a Funeral. It was a huge international success and spent 15 weeks atop the British charts. The week before it could have equalled the record for the longest-standing number-one single, held by Bryan Adams' "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", Pellow insisted on its deletion because he wanted to focus on getting their next album, Picture This, finished. However, even after its deletion, there were still enough copies in the shops to get the song to number 2 in its 16th week, finally knocked off the top spot by Whigfield's debut single "Saturday Night". In any event, it remained in the Top 40 for the remainder of the year. "Love Is All Around" also featured on the 1995 album Picture This, their sixth, which also spawned the hit singles "Julia Says" and "Don't Want to Forgive Me Now". The album, although well received by critics, would ultimately live in the shadow of "Love Is All Around".
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21. All I Want
22. Morning
23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 7

Hold Back The River
Too Many People
Wishing I Was Lucky
Put The Light On

RANK FROM 4-1; 4 IS YOUR FAVOURITE
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Postby matthew_dixon » Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:30 pm

4 Wishing I Was Lucky
3 Hold Back The River
2 Put The Light On
1 Too Many People

Hard to choose between 3 and 2 - both are good, both ones I'd like to see go through but neither one I'm desparate to see go through.
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Postby Thriller » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:39 pm

4 Wishing I Was Lucky
3 Hold Back The River
2 Put The Light On
1 Too Many People
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Postby Jerz » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:10 am

4 Wishing I Was Lucky
3 Hold Back the River
2 Put the Light On
1 Too Many People
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Postby Thriller » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:22 pm



During the rest of the 1990s the band maintained a strong UK following, although success in the singles charts became more sporadic. Their seventh studio album, 1997's Ten, celebrated the group's decade at the top. After the tour in support of Ten, things turned sour over a dispute about royalty-sharing. Revenue from the group's songwriting had been a four-way equal split. Cunningham turned up for a routine band meeting, only to discover that the other three members wanted to revise the policy, paying the drummer a lesser amount. Cunningham instantly quit the group saying that the band had run its course and that the band was no longer a healthy place to be. In 1999 Pellow also quit the band, to focus on getting himself healthy again after succumbing to a debilitating alcohol and drug addiction. Pellow succeeded in kicking his habits, and returned to the public eye in 2001 with his debut solo album, Smile.
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19. Put The Light On
20. Too Many People
21. All I Want
22. Morning
23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 8

Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Stay With Me Heartache
This Time (Live)
If I Never See You Again

RANK FROM 4-1; 4 IS YOUR FAVOURITE
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Postby matthew_dixon » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:35 pm

4 If I Never See You Again
3 Stay With Me Heartache
2 Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
1 This Time (Live)
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Postby navi » Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:15 pm

ROUND 8
RANK FROM 4-1; 4 IS YOUR FAVOURITE

4 Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
3 Stay With Me Heartache
2 If I Never See You Again
1 This Time (Live)
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Postby Thriller » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:01 pm

4 If I Never See You Again
3 Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
2 Stay With Me Heartache
1 This Time (Live)
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Postby Jerz » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:16 pm

4 Angel Eyes (Home and Away)
3 If I Never See You Again
2 Stay with Me Heartache
1 This Time (Live)
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Postby Thriller » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:15 pm



In March 2004, the band cautiously reformed in order to work on an eighth album. A single entitled "All I Want" was released in November 2004 from the band's second Greatest Hits, released a week later. They undertook a successful tour of the UK the following month. In July 2005, Wet Wet Wet played at the Summer Weekender festival in England, and were one of the headline acts at Live 8 Edinburgh in Scotland. On 31 December 2006, Wet Wet Wet were the headline act for Aberdeen's Hogmanay celebrations when the celebrations in all other Scottish cities was held off because of strong winds and heavy rain. They performed thirteen songs in an hour-long set.
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17. Stay With Me Heartache
18. This Time (Live)
19. Put The Light On
20. Too Many People
21. All I Want
22. Morning
23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 9

Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
Goodnight Girl
Hold Back The River
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
Make It Tonight
More Than Love
Shed A Tear
Somewhere Somehow
Strange
Sweet Little Mystery
Weightless
Wishing I Was Lucky
With A Little Help From My Friends

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Postby matthew_dixon » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:20 pm

Shed A Tear
Weightless
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Postby Thriller » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:23 pm

Shed A Tear
Make It Tonight
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Postby Jerz » Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:49 am

Shed a Tear
Make It Tonight
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Postby Thriller » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:03 pm



A single, "Too Many People", was released on 5 November 2007, and its parent album, Timeless, on 12 November. These preceded a sold-out December tour, a taste of which was given at their Newmarket concert in August. In preparation for the tour, the band also announced that they will be playing two intimate dates at zavvi stores in Glasgow and London in November. "Weightless", the second single from the album, was released on 4 February and charted at Number 10, giving them their first top-ten hit in eleven years. In March 2012, it was announced that the band would perform its first concert in over five years, at Glasgow Green on 20 July, to celebrate their 25th anniversary of the release of their debut album, Popped In, Souled Out.
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15. Make It Tonight
16. Shed A Tear
17. Stay With Me Heartache
18. This Time (Live)
19. Put The Light On
20. Too Many People
21. All I Want
22. Morning
23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 10

Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
Goodnight Girl
Hold Back The River
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
More Than Love
Somewhere Somehow
Strange
Sweet Little Mystery
Weightless
Wishing I Was Lucky
With A Little Help From My Friends

SAVE 8
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Postby matthew_dixon » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:10 am

Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
Goodnight Girl
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
More Than Love
Somewhere Somehow
Wishing I Was Lucky
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Postby Thriller » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:43 pm

Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
Goodnight Girl
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
Sweet Little Mystery
Wishing I Was Lucky
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Postby Jerz » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:36 am

Angel Eyes (Home and Away)
Sweet Little Mystery
Don't Want to Forgive Now
Goodnight Girl
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
Wishing I Was Lucky
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Postby Thriller » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:00 pm



In May 2013, UK music promoter Stuart Galbraith of Kilimanjaro Live confirmed a ten date UK tour for Wet Wet Wet commencing in December 2013. On 8 October 2013, Wet Wet Wet announced via their Twitter page that they would be releasing a new Greatest Hits album, Step by Step: The Greatest Hits, on 25 November 2013. The album features three new tracks as well as songs from their back catalogue. On 28 July 2017, it was announced that Pellow had quit Wet Wet Wet to focus on his solo career.
Code: Select all
= Hold Back The River
= Strange
= Weightless
14. With A Little Help From My Friends
15. Make It Tonight
16. Shed A Tear
17. Stay With Me Heartache
18. This Time (Live)
19. Put The Light On
20. Too Many People
21. All I Want
22. Morning
23. Sweet Surrender
24. Step By Step
25. Temptation
26. Blue For You (Live)
27. Yesterday
28. Broke Away
29. Lip Service
30. Cold Cold Heart
31. She's All On My Mind
32. Maybe I'm In Love


ROUND 11

Angel Eyes (Home And Away)
Don't Want To Forgive Me Now
Goodnight Girl
If I Never See You Again
Julia Says
Love Is All Around
More Than Love
Somewhere Somehow
Sweet Little Mystery
Wishing I Was Lucky

RANK THE TOP 10 - 1 IS YOUR FAVOURITE
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