Deconstructing Leo: Lisa Loeb Top 40 Complete!

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Postby leomedar » Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:35 pm

Coldplay's TOP 30: Part 3
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10. Til' Kingdom Come (X&Y)
A nice acoustic song. I like the folk sound of it.

9. The Hardest Part (X&Y)
Beautiful video and heartbreaking song, weird together.

8. Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall (Mylo Xyloto)
There was this song here that also samples I Go To Rio. It is hard for me when this song starts not to sing "ritmo, ritmo de la noche" which is in fact the song I am talking about.

7. Trouble (Parachutes)
Beautiful song.

6. The Scientist (A Rush Of Blood To The Head)
A fantastic song and very good video. I know this trick is old and overused, but in this case it fits the song perfectly.

5. Viva La Vida (Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends)
Those violins! Great song.

4. Lost? (Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends)
I just love this lyrics

Just because I'm losing
Doesn't mean I'm lost
Doesn't mean I'll stop
Doesn't mean I'm across

You might be a big fish in a little pond
Doesn't mean you've won
'Cause along may come a bigger one


3. Fix You (X&Y)
I was about to put this @ #1. I just feel the lyrics close to my heart.

Tears stream down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace


2. Clocks (A Rush Of Blood To The Head)
Another big Coldplay's song! It will eventually turn into a classic no matter what haters say...

Am I a part of the cure?
Or am I part of the disease?


1. Green Eyes (A Rush Of Blood To The Head)
I love this folk sound. His voice fits here.

Cause I came here with a load
And it feels so much lighter since I met you
Honey, you should know
That I could never go on without you
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Postby leomedar » Wed Sep 17, 2014 1:13 am

BONUS TRACK - COLDPLAY's TOP ALBUMS

6. Mylo Xyloto (2011) - My rating: 77.7
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Their most mainstream album imo, even more than X&Y. It is a good album, but they just couldn't find themselves here.

5. Parachutes (2000) - My rating: 77.8
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Debut album, it has many interesting songs and a sound that was distinctive from them during the firts 2 albums. What I like the most about this album is how raw they sound. You can see they are very young and trying to find their place in music.

4. Ghosts Stories (2014) - My rating: 77.8
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These three albums are very similar regarding the average. In this case, the album is a nice discovery regarding thier sound and production (if we don't take into account A Sky...). The only bad thing is that there are very few songs in here.

3. Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends (2008) - My rating: 80.8
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I love the album cover. I think this album is pretty solid, with some exceptional songs. Probably this work transformed them into a big stadiums artist. I went to see them live in a 50000+ stadium sold out. It was interesting but I think it was kind of too much for them, they couldn't really handle the crowd imo.

2. X&Y (2005) - My rating: 81.0
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A very good set! A mixture of Mylo & A Rush...

1. A Rush Of Blood To The Head (2002) - My rating: 83.0
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The first half is flawless.

How I Met... Coldplay

As I stated before, it was watching a reality show here in Buenos Aires (The Bar) that I discovered this band. But probably it was watching the live Trouble video in MuchMusic that convinced me to buy the album.
I miss so much to discover new artists watching videos in MTV or MuchMusic! I Can't complain now as UKMix is the source of new music, but the thrill of listening an unkown song on your tv in the middle of the night was perfect.

It was in X&Y era that I turned into a fan, although I am not a massive one.
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Postby leomedar » Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:02 am

Diana Krall's TOP 40: Part 1
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In just a month I'll be delighted with her new album!
She is a canadian jazz singer who learnt to play piano at a very early stage in her life and by 15 was already playing jazz standards in a restaruant. She is Elvis Costello's wife and they have two kids. Many of her records were produced by Tommy LiPuma who worked with some atists such as Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole and Paul McCartney. Diana also produced Barbra Streisand's album Love Is the Answer.

40. Garden In The Rain (Love Scenes)
A cup of wine and some Diana is a very nice way to end a tough day.

39. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Steppin' Out)
From her debut album. I really like the smooth production in her songs. Her songs in general are very structured: you will find in the middle some really interesting solo pianos, which gives you the feeling they are improvising in the studio. Her live shows are really nice and relaxing.

38. I'm Just A Lucky So And So (Steppin' Out)
I am not a jazz expert. Her songs are generally covers, and probably jazz experts will consider Diana nothing special. But I reaaaaally like these songs!

37. Deed I Do (All For You: A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio)
Amazing the instrumental parts.

36. Come Dance With Me (From This Moment On)

35. As Long As I Live (Steppin' Out)
I went to see her live 2 times in Buenos Aires. I really hope she comes back one more chance. I remember her opening the show with this one during the first visit.

34. Let It Snow (Christmas Songs)
What about this obsession of northern artists to release christmas albums? I do like them, and in this particular case, I think jazz is a great genre that fits these songs perfectly.

33. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Christmas Songs)
Another christmas standard benefited by her voice and piano.

32. How Deep Is The Ocean (Love Scenes)

31. This Can't Be Love (Steppin' Out)
A great track to close this group of songs.
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Postby leomedar » Thu Sep 18, 2014 11:16 pm

Diana Krall's TOP 40: Part 2
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30. Exactly Like You (From This Moment On)

29. Wide River to Cross (Glad Rag Doll)
Fantastic song, I love the mixture of jazz and country.

28. Temptation (The Girl In The Other Room)
Wonderful cover. I love how the piano leaves the spotlight here in favour of other instruments.

27. All Or Nothing At All (Love Scenes)

26. 'S Wonderful (The Look Of Love)
I like the Bossa Nova style she added to these songs.

25. When I Grow Too Old to Dream (All For You: A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio)

24. I'm An Errand Girl For Rhythm (All For You: A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio)
Makes me move my feet!

23. You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me (Love Scenes)

22. The Girl In The Other Room (The Girl In The Other Room)
In this album Diana, for the first time, presented her own stuff. This song is one of those original ones. I think it is very interesting.

21. Peel Me A Grape (Love Scenes)
A very cool song to end this batch.
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Postby leomedar » Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:18 pm

Diana Krall's TOP 40: Part 3
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20. Hit That Jive Jack (All For You: A Dedication To The Nat King Cole Trio)
These faster songs are very catchy,

19. A Case Of You (Live In Paris)
A very beautiful song. It is a Joni Mitchell original. I don't listen to this often, but when I do I just cannot skip it.

18. When I Look In Your Eyes (When I Look In Your Eyes)
While we are still in this quiet mood here is another beautiful song.

17. Stop This World (The Girl In The Other Room)
I'd really like to know how to play the piano when I listen to these songs.

16. Lost Mind (Love Scenes)
A very sexy song.

15. Popsicle Toes (When I Look In Your Eyes)
I needed time to like this song, I don't know why. But I really like it now!

14. They Can't Take That Away From Me (Love Scenes)

13. There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth the Salt of My Tears (Glad Rag Doll)
Her last album was quite interesting, with some very different style.

12. East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon) (When I Look In Your Eyes)

11. Pick Yourself Up (When I Look In Your Eyes)
Nice song to dance a little bit with your loved one.
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Postby CrazyCrazy » Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:23 pm

She has a nice bluesy voice, I'll check some of these. Didn't know Costello was her fella! :P
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Postby leomedar » Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:46 pm

CrazyCrazy wrote:She has a nice bluesy voice, I'll check some of these. Didn't know Costello was her fella! :P
They are married and have twins. But both are very low profile.

Hope u enjoy the ones you hear!
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Postby leomedar » Sat Sep 20, 2014 7:28 pm

Diana Krall's TOP 40: Part 4
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10. I Can't Give You Anything But Love (When I Look In Your Eyes)
A short but effective snog.

9. I Don't Know Enough About You (Love Scenes)
You know I went to school and I'm nobody's fool
That is to say until I met you
I know a little bit about a lot of things
But I don't know enough about you


8. I've Got You Under My Skin (When I Look In Your Eyes)
An extremely beautiful version of this song. A little bossa nova, perfect for a romantic dinner with candles.

7. Devil May Care (When I Look In Your Eyes)

6. Love Me Like A Man (The Girl In The Other Room)
A great song, I think this bluesy songs are perfect for her.

5. Let's Fall In Love (When I Look In Your Eyes)
We might haven't meant for each other
To be or not be, let our hearts discover


4. Departure Bay (The Girl In The Other Room)
This is an original Diana song. There was a time in which I just couldn't stop listening to it. She wrote it after her mother passed away.

3. Narrow Daylight (The Girl In The Other Room)
another Diana's original, this time written alongside Elvis Cotello. Really nice track.

I stepped out in a sunlit grove
Although deep down I wished it would rain
Washing away all the sadness and tears
That will never fall so heavily again


2. Why Should I Care (When I Look In Your Eyes)
This song was written by Clint Eastwood for one of his films. It was an instant favourite of mine.

1. The Best Thing For You (When I Look In Your Eyes)
Funny and catchy song to top her rank. I just cannot stop singing this one!

I only want what's the best thing for you
And the best thing for you would be me
I've been convinced after thinking it through
That the best thing for you would be me

Everyday to myself I'd say
Point the way, what would it be?
I ask myself what's the best thing you
And myself and I seem to agree
That the best thing for you would be me

Everyday to myself I'd say
Point the way, what would it be?
I ask myself what's the best thing you
And myself and I seem to agree
That the best thing for you would be me
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Postby leomedar » Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:52 pm

BONUS TRACK - DIANA KRALL's TOP ALBUMS

11. Only Trust Your Heart (1995) - My rating: 67.5
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Her second album, first with Tommy LiPuma. Only 9 songs in the album, no outstanding ones.

10. Steppin' Out (1993) - My rating: 70.4
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First album from Diana. She was almost 30 when she released this set. I think at this stage she was still searching for her sound, which she found in her third album imo.

9. Quiet Nights (2009) - My rating: 70.6
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Her tenth album. She had a lot of bossa nova's influence in her previous work, but this time she wanted to go further. IMO it is a good album but sounds quite monotonous as a whole.

8. The Look Of Love (2001) - My rating: 71.3
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Interestingly, this was Diana's most succesfull album to date. I find it good and strong but not her best work by far. She exploded her "When I Look In Your Eyes" sound and performed a more friendly set of songs, probably that's the reason behind its success.

7. Glad Rag Doll (2012) - My rating: 71.3
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Her last album so far, not taking into account her about to be released new set Wallflower. Produced by T-Bone Burnett. It covers mainly songs from the 20s and 30s. Some of them are fantastic, I like the risk she took with this one.

6. From This Moment On (2006) - My rating: 72.5
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Her ninth album. A good set of songs but no big risk here.

5. Christmas Songs (2005) - My rating: 72.7
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I have a love/hate relationship with christmas music (here in Argentina it is not popular and also it is summer here during december so listening to songs about frostman, snow, fire etc does not make any sense). But this genre fits perfectly with christmas. This album is her first studio album with a big band

4. All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio (1996) - My rating: 73.3
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Third album by her, I think this is when she really found her own style.

3. Love Scenes (1997) - My rating: 78.7
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The printed edition of this album is fantastic. It is her fourth album and she covers some truly fantastic songs. A strong set from begining to end.

2. The Girl In The Other Room (2004) - My rating: 80.2
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For the first time, she performs songs that she co-wrote. It's the album after marrying Elvis Costello and after losing her mother, and you can see those mixed feelings across the album.
Her own songs are not completely "jazz" but they are beautiful.

1. When I Look In Your Eyes (1999) - My rating: 86.0
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It is her fifth album, and it was nominated for Grammy's Album of The Year. It was something strange, it took 26 years to have a jazz album nominated in that field.
I think this album is beautiful, with some bossa nova influene and her voice right on point.

How I Met... Diana Krall
I was very interested in jazz music and found out that an artist called Diana Krall was going to come to Buenos Aires. I decided to buy her album. Back in the day, I would buy albums without even hearing one song from the artist. This time it was a great surprise. When I Look In Your Eyes was fantastic, and so I decided to buy tickets to see her live. I went all by myself and it was a mind-blowing experience, to hear her and the band playing so many outstanding jazz numbers. I bought all her discography the day after the show.
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Postby leomedar » Mon Sep 22, 2014 2:03 am

Dido's TOP 20: Part 1
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20. Stoned (Life For Rent)
A cool song for this sunday night.

19. Sitting On The Roof Of The World (Girl Who Got Away)
I climbed a mountain
Not knowing that I had
Thought it was just a road from a to b
I took no protection
Not much of anything
Just went as I was


18. Here With Me (No Angel)
A good song to listen to while walking.

17. Day Before We Went To War (Girl Who Got Away)
I think the atmosphere around this song fits the title perfectly.

16. End Of Night (Girl Who Got Away)
Another song great to listen while walking. I conclude that Dido is a healthy choice, she makes me walk.

15. Don't Believe In Love (Safe Trip Home)
I didn't find out about this album until it was already in the record store. I was living in Santiago de Chile for 6 months without my wife as she had to stay in BA so I had PLENTY of spare time, which I mainly spent in a record store. I found it tere and was very surprised.

14. Life For Rent (Life For Rent)
I really like the honesty in her lyrics. The chorus here is just wierd... I think I don't understand it :oops: Otherwise, this song would have been higher.

13. Girl Who Got Away (Girl Who Got Away)
I love some of her bridges.

12. Quiet Times (Safe Trip Home)
Lovely song.
Dido is not a very prolific artist, only 4 albums in so many years. In general her voice and her lyrics fits my music taste.

11. My Lover's Gone (No Angel)
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Postby Carbon » Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:19 am

Yay Dido!! (I did listen to some of Diana, but jazz really isn't my thing) :)

I love all the songs here, especially Stoned and Day Before We Went to War, both of which would definitely be in my top 5. The latter gives me so many chills, I need it to be in a cool movie, because it's so atmospheric and I want more people to hear it!

I think the Life for Rent chorus is about not fully committing to anything in your life, or not being able to find solid trustworthy relationships and people, and basically passing through life as if it's not your own, but only "for rent", meaning something temporary you don't bother with much. But I've made this analysis now in a couple of minutes and did it from my memory of the lyrics, too lazy to google them, so I might be wrong. :lol:
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Postby luckyONE » Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:23 am

Oh, I absolutely love "Day Before We Went To War". It's my favorite off her latest Studio Album.

19. Sitting On The Roof Of The World (Girl Who Got Away)
18. Here With Me (No Angel)
17. Day Before We Went To War (Girl Who Got Away)
16. End Of Night (Girl Who Got Away)
15. Don't Believe In Love (Safe Trip Home)
14. Life For Rent (Life For Rent)
13. Girl Who Got Away (Girl Who Got Away)
12. Quiet Times (Safe Trip Home)

Good to see "Don't believe in love" in your Top 20. I somehow Think it's underrated, I like it a lot.
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Postby Benny » Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:44 am

18. Here With Me (No Angel)
16. End Of Night (Girl Who Got Away)
15. Don't Believe In Love (Safe Trip Home)
14. Life For Rent (Life For Rent)
11. My Lover's Gone (No Angel)

All these are great :D
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Postby leomedar » Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:30 am

mrlemonade wrote:I love all the songs here, especially Stoned and Day Before We Went to War, both of which would definitely be in my top 5. The latter gives me so many chills, I need it to be in a cool movie, because it's so atmospheric and I want more people to hear it!
I think many Dido songs are perfect for movies. They are very visual.

luckyONE wrote: Good to see "Don't believe in love" in your Top 20. I somehow Think it's underrated, I like it a lot.
Thanks for posting lucky! I think the Safe Trip Home album as a whole is underrated. It was not the success of previous albums but it was good! Maybe a little too influenced by sadness imo

Glad to see you Benny enjoy Dido!
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Postby leomedar » Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:04 pm

Dido's TOP 20: Part 2
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10. Burnin' Love (feat. Citizen Cope) (Safe Trip Home)
Great video.

9. White Flag (Life For Rent)
I find this song beautiful. I was obsessed with this one, it was a very strong debut single of her sophomore effortt. Glad she came with such a strong second album.

8. Sand In My Shoes (Life For Rent)
Beautiful song for this time of the year here in ARgetnina. Winter is over, summer is near...

7. Let Us Move On (feat. Kendrick Lamar) ()
Great song, the Kendrick part is outstanding, the music in that part specially.

6. No Freedom (Girl Who Got Away)
Love the guitars opening the song. It's like a song you can easily play along in your guitar (if only I knew how to do that)

5. See The Sun (Life For Rent)
Time ago this would have been my number 1.

4. Take My Hand (No Angel)
Love it, specially around minute 1.05

3. Thank You (No Angel)
Overplayed, overheard, over over over-.... but I still cannot get over it! Lovely lyrics. So down to earth in the lyrics that I just fall in love all over again now taht I am hearing it.

2. This Land Is Mine (Life For Rent)
My wife loves this one, so do I :wink:
When we started dating 7 years ago she was a little like the woman in this song... independent and strong, fighting to keep her spaces in a relationship. And I loved that, I applause independent women.
This was part of our wedding's soundtrack.

1. Closer (Life For Rent)
Some people hate this one, for me it is just perfect.
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Postby leomedar » Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:20 am

BONUS TRACK - DIDO's TOP ALBUMS

4. No Angel (1999) - My rating: 81.7
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A very good debut album which took too long to explode, as it was release mid 1999 but only got popular when released in Europe in 2001.

3. Girl Who Got Away (2013) - My rating: 82.0
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Great production and very sweet songs. Left me wanting more of her!

2. Safe Trip Home (2008) - My rating: 82.5
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I like that she took the risk of releasing this very clean and deep album at this stage of her career. I think it was a big risk and, probably, caused her popularity and chart success. But the reviews from critics and fans are so positive that I think she is happy with the outcome.
IMO it is VERY difficult to follow up a massive album such as LFR, which was commercial and critical success, so this was the best way to go.

1. Life For Rent (2003) - My rating: 86.7
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A great album from begining to end. Flawless, beautiful.

How I Met... Dido

Of course due to Eminem, as many others. I was in Europe. I went there for a month all by myself. A great experience from begining to end. My last week there was in London. I was staying in a cheap hotel and was watching TV after a fantastic day. There I found out that the girl in Eminem's video released an album. So the following day I entered a record store and bought it.
That album brings back so many good memories from that month.
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Postby Carbon » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:24 am

I looove your ranking!

Closer is such an underrated gem. Only a hidden track, but I love it! Also, See the Sun, This Land Is Mine, Take My Hand and No Freedom are all great!

I agree with your album rank, mine is the same. Safe Trip Home took a looooong time to grow on me, but as of this year it's climbed to my 2nd place!
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Postby luckyONE » Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:06 am

Awesome Top 10.

Burnin' Love would be my favorite of it. Good to see White Flag, Sand In My Shows, No Freedom and Thank You there, too.<3

Kinda discovered this thread way too late btw... wish I had clicked it when Alicia Keys was presented :( but glad that there are still lots of artists I like a lot to come! :D
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Postby leomedar » Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:38 am

mrlemonade wrote:I looove your ranking!

Closer is such an underrated gem. Only a hidden track, but I love it! Also, See the Sun, This Land Is Mine, Take My Hand and No Freedom are all great!

I agree with your album rank, mine is the same. Safe Trip Home took a looooong time to grow on me, but as of this year it's climbed to my 2nd place!
Thanks!

I think that it is benefited from being a hidden track. When I discovered it, being such a simple and sweet song, made me love it instantly.

Safe Trip Home took me long to appreciate too. It's nice once in a while to have an album that at first you are not very into it but with time you discover and re-discover things.

luckyONE wrote:Awesome Top 10.

Burnin' Love would be my favorite of it. Good to see White Flag, Sand In My Shows, No Freedom and Thank You there, too.<3

Kinda discovered this thread way too late btw... wish I had clicked it when Alicia Keys was presented :( but glad that there are still lots of artists I like a lot to come! :D
Thanks lucky!

If you want to share something about a previous artis feel free to do so.

doing this is kind of time demnadnig but it is great to revisit entire catalogues, rememebring so many things and rediscovering others. And it is also nice to read other members opinions.
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Postby leomedar » Tue Sep 23, 2014 11:38 pm

Elliott Smith's TOP 40: Part 1
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American singer-songwriter who gained popularity after being an Oscar contender from his Good Will Hunting song. As wikipedia states, and I think it is quite accurate, Elliott has a "distinctive vocal style, characterized by his whispery, spiderweb-thin delivery".
He suffered from depression and was a drug+alcohol addict. I am talking in a past tense as he passed away in 2003 at age 34. He was found with 2 stab wounds to the chest, and the autopsy was undefined as wether he self-inflicted the stabs. I was very sad when I found out about his death.
Here is a brief trip around his top 40 songs. Hope you enjoy it.

40. Waltz #1 (XO)

Everytime the day darkens down and goes away
pictures open in my head of me and you
silent and cliche
all the things we did and didn't say
covered by what we did and didn't do


39. Thirteen (New Moon)
Elliott is not for everyday, everymood, everybody. But in the right day, in the right mood and being the right one, he is perfect. This song is beautifully raw.

38. See You Later (New Moon)

37. Looking Over My Shoulder (New Moon)
I got nothing that I want to do
More than make another sonnet '**** You' to play


36. Fear City (New Moon)

35. Everything Reminds Me Of Her (Figure 8)
Why are you staring into outer space, crying?
Just because you came across it, and lost it


34. Everybody Cares, Everybody Understands (XO)

33. Cupid's Trick (Either/Or)
A more plugged song. This sound is so 90s.

32. Coming Up Roses (Elliott Smith)
I'm a junkyard full of false starts

31. Clementine (Elliott Smith)
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Postby leomedar » Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:19 pm

Elliott Smith's TOP 40: Part 2
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30. Ballad of Big Nothing (Either/Or)

29. Junk Bond Trader (Figure 8)
These songs have glimpses of his addictions.

28. In The Lost And Found (Honky Bach) (Figure 8)
He has some beautiful small love songs such as this one.

27. Going Nowhere (New Moon)
The old records were sitting on the floor
The ones I can't put on anymore


26. Pictures Of Me (Either/Or)

25. L.A. (Figure 8)
He has some really unplugged songs, and other are more plugged, but in general his style is kind of a singer in a band.

24. Either,Or (New Moon)
Kind of a 70s song.

One day you'll know what you're talking about
I can hardly imagine but until then I'll be


23. Almost Over (New Moon)

22. Rose Parade (Either/Or)
Great song.

21. Stupidity Tries (Figure 8)
I couldn't think of a thing
That I hope tomorrow brings


Sad he had this constant perception of life.
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Postby luckyONE » Thu Sep 25, 2014 8:08 am

Okay, so I hope it's okay if I comment on your Alicia Keys countdown? :oops:

Because I really loved your Top 30! :)

Never Felt This Way is a really great interlude, I love it a lot. Troubles is one of my favorite favorites of her debut Album.
I never really paid Attention to Like You'll Never See Me Again but last month the song really clicked with me... I love it now!

I am so glad to see If I Was Your Woman in your Top 30! :D I actually think this is one of the best Songs on her second Album... I also love the Version that is included on "Unplugged"... such a strong voice!

A Woman's Worth + Superwoman are two great Songs but I really have to be in the mood to Play them. :oops:

The Beyoncé collab was pretty nice and I was also really excited for the Video because from what we saw on Pictures, it seemed to be a good one!
Wake Up is really good and I am more than surprised to see It's On Again here! I like this track a lot. :D How It Feels To Fly is another good song from The Element Of Freedom.

I absolutely love every song from 20 - 11.
My favorites are Goodbye, Lovin' U, Karma, Try Sleeping With A broken heart and Diary.
I always thought New Day is pretty underrated, it's really catchy and I like it a lot.

YAY for Girl On Fire in your Top 10! It would also be in my AK Top 10 for sure. You Don't Know My Name is such a classic AK tune.
Tell You Something is just so beautiful... one of my favorties off AS I AM.

#6 - #1 are all pretty perfect. And so many AK classics, so good!

And I definitely agree with you on "As I Am"... I always felt this Album was a Little bit overrated among fans but I would also put it at #5...

Well, okay I wrote a Little more than I actually planned but it's really awesome and since AK became one of my favorite artists of all time within the last year, it was such a pleasure to see so many amazing Songs in your Top 30. <3
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Postby leomedar » Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:38 am

Thank you lucky! I loved your post! Alicia has a strong catalogue, many great tracks in only 5 albums.
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Postby navi » Thu Sep 25, 2014 10:51 am

Ballad of big nothing too low. :(
My year(s) in lists by Ivan (2008 - 2013)
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Postby leomedar » Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:21 am

Elliott Smith's TOP 40: Part 3
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20. Bled White (XO)
I think this is one of his most "commercial" sounds so far.

19. King's Crossing (From A Basement On The Hill)
This album was unfinished when Elliot died. This song was kind of predicting this end was going to take place. A very strangte but strong song imo.

18. Son Of Sam (Figure 8)

17. Amity (XO)
A rocker sound here.

16. Coast To Coast (From A Basement On The Hill)
Another rocker song. This album has more produced songs. Probably his first 3 albums were underproduced, but the last 3 were in a right balance.

15. Waltz #2 (XO)
Ifind this song very sad somehow.
I'm never gonna know you now, but I'm gonna love you anyhow

14. Question Mark (XO)

13. A Fond Farewell (From A Basement On The Hill)
Great guitars here. Really good song.

12. Bottle Up And Explode! (XO)

11. Alameda (Either/Or)
Fantastic song.

For your own protection over their affection
And nobody broke your heart
You broke your own
'Cause you can't finish what you start
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