What's "the" song that changed it all for you?

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Post by nebulae » Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:21 am

Ok, DKF, admit it...you were shaking your 13-year-old ass to Lionel Richie...

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Post by chagos » Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:46 am

hmmm . . .i'm a bit tipsy off Steinlager, so i might regret this in the morn but . . .

The most influential songs, or song, I can remember had to do with Duran Duran.
"Rio" was the fucking bomb track!

"Whoo . . .hey now! look at that! . . .you make me feel alive, ALIVE . . .ALIVE!!!!"

after that it would be something Skinny Puppy. LOL

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Post by DeadlyKungFu » Fri Jun 16, 2006 6:47 am

nebulae wrote:I guess that's what friends are for...
Damn man, now you're getting all Whitney Houston on us. 8O

"Were going to party
Karamu, fiesta, forever"

WTF is karuma??? I always thought he was singing "c'mon now" not karamu.

My skeletons would be like The Monkees, Huey Lewis & The News (local band!), A-Ha... There's gotta be a worse one.


edit: Karamu is a feast celebrating Kwanzaa. http://members.tripod.com/tierla/kwanzaa.html
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Post by nebulae » Fri Jun 16, 2006 1:13 pm

DeadlyKungFu wrote:
nebulae wrote:I guess that's what friends are for...
Damn man, now you're getting all Whitney Houston on us. 8O

"Were going to party
Karamu, fiesta, forever"

WTF is karuma??? I always thought he was singing "c'mon now" not karamu.

My skeletons would be like The Monkees, Huey Lewis & The News (local band!), A-Ha... There's gotta be a worse one.


edit: Karamu is a feast celebrating Kwanzaa. http://members.tripod.com/tierla/kwanzaa.html
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I actually still listen to Aha. :oops:

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Post by kennerb » Fri Jun 16, 2006 5:06 pm

The whole Funkadelic "maggot brain" album. It really went out there and stayed funky at the same time. Can You Get To That was the song that really got me on that one.

I had an old experiments in electronic music featuring John Cage and Harry Partch. That showed me that there was way more to musice than just lyrics and pop framework. The Desert was the song on that one that got me.
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Post by dhilsabeck » Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:22 pm

nebulae wrote:There comes a time in one's life when one feels like he can tell his friends a deep dark secret of which he is so ashamed that he had buried it deep inside and vowed to never reveal....

Lionel Richie's "All Night Long." The first song I remember loving. Yeah yeah, I went head long into Flock of Seagulls, Smiths, New Order, Cure, Kraftwerk, Dep Mod, etc. etc. etc. But if there was one song that started it all, it was that bastard Lionel Richie and that infectious gay groove of All Night Long (all night) that made me realize what a fucking disco fag I really was.

Ok, I'm glad I got that off my chest. Now y'all can make me feel stupid about it...

if you think loving "all night long" is shameful, please consider that there are people out there who STILL love the shit out of that song and furthermore would be so bold to proclaim "can't slow down" as one of the FINEST pop albums of the 80's.


8O


that's right, i said it.

lionel was in the ZONE when he put together that masterpiece of an album. pop/r&b craftmanship that is undeniable.

don't believe me? i'll send you my PERSONAL copy of "can't slow down" on vinyl. don't worry, i'll find another. if you don't think it's an excellent well crafted and beautifully excecuted album you are either lying or just plain HOPELESS.

plus, the picture on the inside of the unfolded album is fantastic.

cheers,
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Post by nebulae » Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:27 pm

I love you, man.

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Post by hambone1 » Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:49 pm

Doobie Brothers' "What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits". The whole album.

Damn near wore the needle through to the other side of the record.

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Post by chagos » Fri Jun 16, 2006 7:59 pm

remember "Thriller"?

damn . . . .

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Post by dhilsabeck » Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:09 pm

nebulae wrote:I love you, man.

when it comes to lionel, it's all love.


cheers,
drew

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Post by dirtystudios » Fri Jun 16, 2006 8:22 pm

Funkstorung's remix of Bjork's "All Is Full Of Love".

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Post by Machinate » Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:02 pm

dirtystudios wrote:Funkstorung's remix of Bjork's "All Is Full Of Love".

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yeah, man. Can't believe that release is 8 years old 8O
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Post by nebulae » Fri Jun 16, 2006 9:31 pm

Machinate wrote:
dirtystudios wrote:Funkstorung's remix of Bjork's "All Is Full Of Love".

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yeah, man. Can't believe that release is 8 years old 8O
LOL, just heard this song, and my first impression was, "Wow, excellent use of SoundWrecks with Beatrepeat and DblueGlitch."

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Post by cmcg37 » Sat Jun 17, 2006 6:48 am

As far as the song,

I really understood texture when I heard "Here come the warm jets" by Brian Eno.

As far as albums,

My first favorite album was Depeche Mode's "Black Celebration" that lost out to Skinny Puppy's "Vivi Sect Vi"

Now I would have to say that Negativ Land's "Helter Stupid" or Terminal Cheesecake's "King of all Space Heads" is my bag right now.

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Post by schnezzy » Sat Jun 17, 2006 12:39 pm

PLANET ROCK - don't stop. this tune made me shit my pants when it first came out!
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