Fantasy Football - Footballguys Forums
captain_amazing

What song are you listening to right now?

Recommended Posts

Newly released Oasis demo of Don't Stop.  It's supposedly their last recording in the vault.  It's not great; Noel sings instead of Liam and it goes on for about a minute too long.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

The Pretty Things - No Future (1980)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIUdJr0UJhU

A spot on parody of The Police and Sting.

The Pretty Things were a Brit rock band that had some success in the UK in the mid to late 60s, but were never able to duplicate it on this side on the pond. Undaunted, they soldiered on into the early 80s to increasing indifference until they finally disbanded in 1981.

No Future is the band ridiculing The Police and Sting, predicting that band's demise by saying: You got, no future! Ironically this turned out to the last gasp for The Pretty Things.

Edited by squistion

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)
16 minutes ago, Leroy Hoard said:

That crowd is just a little too excited.

The crowd was always somewhat indifferent at this show - even if it was a "disco" band, such as 5000 Volts performing "I'm on Fire" (although there is least some hand clapping in the audience). 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eye0mXrl_Po

Edited by squistion

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Leroy Hoard said:

That crowd is just a little too excited.

that's the majority of the youtube comments - it's somewhere in Scandinavia 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, Binky The Doormat said:

that's the majority of the youtube comments - it's somewhere in Scandinavia 

No it was a German TV show:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disco_(TV_series)

Disco is a pop music program that aired in Germany on the ZDF network from 1971 to 1982. It generally aired on the first Saturday of each month at 7:30PM, each show running 45 minutes. 133 shows were produced.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, Leroy Hoard said:

I learned something new today.  Disco was invented by the Germans in 1971.

No, not really. The Whisky A Go Go in L.A. was called a discothèque in its early years and was part of a chain that was considered the first discothèque.   

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whisky_a_Go_Go

In 1958,[2] the first Whisky a Go-Go in the United States opened in Chicago, Illinois, on the corner of Rush and Chestnut streets.[3][4][5] It has been called the first real American discothèque. A franchise was opened in 1966 on M Street in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., by restaurateur Jacques Vivien.

It owes its name to the first discothèque, the Whisky à Go-Go, established in Paris in 1947 by Paul Pacine.[6]

The Sunset Strip Whisky was founded by Elmer Valentine, Phil Tanzini, Shelly Davis, and attorney Theodore Flier and opened on January 16, 1964.[7

And for more history of the term disco:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disco

Vince Aletti was one of the first to describe disco as a sound or a music genre. He wrote the feature article "Discotheque Rock Paaaaarty" that appeared in Rolling Stone magazine in September 1973.[8][9][10]

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, JamesonSkittles said:

Children of The Revolution - T. Rex

Just stoppin' to see what condition my condition was in and saw this nugget. Instantly in my head. Yes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 hours ago, shuke said:

The crowd really into it.

While a top 10 hit in the UK, Roll Away The Stone didn't even chart in the states and perhaps did poorly in Germany as well - so the audience may have just been unfamiliar with this song. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

I was watching this last night and was struck by how old I had gotten. I had a massive nostalgia wave, remembering tuning into this MTV special as a younger college kid, who loved his punk rock and then came that other stuff. I was not an MTV fan, but this was a bit different. Green Day, Gilman St. punk stalwarts, would be playing with their newfound fame to a million screaming teeny boppers, a dynamic that ran throughout the show. Here were these kids from the trailer parks of CA playing for a bunch of well-heeled kids from the Chicago suburbs. It actually is pretty intense in the re-watching. Billie Joe is racing around, spitting, doing punk rock tropes. The crowd screams like Frank Sinatra come to life. It's weirder now than it was then, actually. 

Favorite quote of the show: "I love Green Day. We named our prom theme 'Welcome To Paradise'. It's gonna be kick-###"

You tell 'em, bopette. I loved Green Day, too.

Going to Pasalacqua

The YouTube comments point out how high Billie Joe looks, as if on meth. I don't know, maybe that's just youth? Heh. Yeah, he's totally tweaking.

Bopette at the link: https://youtu.be/5KsSpPSNWHA?t=1298

Edited by rockaction

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
34 minutes ago, Jules Winnfield said:

Killing Joke - Eighties

Killing Joke - Love Like Blood

This is my entry to "Bands or artists you discovered long after they were in their prime"

 

I was also late to the KJ party, always liked their dub versions.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6lM2qsXdNDU&list=PLstaM542SN2Siv9JPYx7cVzEZ8eH2XnS8&index=2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

Ran my errands today and while in the car I listened to some 80s

The Alarm - The Stand 

The Bangles - James   All Over the Place album was released 36 years ago and an album that I am a big fan of. BTW, Susanna Hoffs turned 61 in January

Aztec Camera - Somewhere in My Heart  Catchy tune that I haven't heard in a long time

Let's Active - Every Word Means No

Translator - Everywhere That I'm Not

Edited by Jules Winnfield
  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hard not to like this one.

This song caught my ear the other day. Thought it was new but seems that I'm late to the party.

6M views on YouTube ... posted 4 years ago. Really digging it ...

Bob Moses - Tearing Me Up

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Crush

Dave Matthews

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Everlast - Ends

IMO a better song than the more well known "What It's Like"

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.