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RedmanWasHere

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Like a prayer
Music
Frozen

La Isla Bonita.
Secret.
Hung Up.
Burning Up.
Don't Cry For Me Argentina.
Die Another Day.
Beautiful Killer.
American Life.

Music's a bit crap but the other 2 are good.

Music joins Like a Virgin and Vogue as Madonna's trifecta of crap.

Live to Tell is one I don't know where to rank it.
 

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Roobs321

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Madge's top 5 singles:
1. Justify My Love
2. Live To Tell
3. Frozen
4. Like a Virgin
5. Cherish

My Madonna album ranking:

5/5
1. Bedtime Stories
2. Erotica

4.5/5
3. True Blue
4. Ray of Light
5. Madonna

---daylight---

3.5/5
6. MDNA
7. American Life
8. Like a Prayer
9. Like a Virgin

3/5
10. Madame X
11. Hard Candy

2.5/5
12. Rebel Heart
13. Confessions on a Dancefloor
14. Music

In terms of the unpopular music opinions thread, I don't much care for Confessions & Music, but quite enjoy MDNA and American Life.
 

CliffMcTainshaw

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Just found out that Hillsong bastards now own Festival Hall.Saw some good gigs there.
I was about to post the same thing. A kick in the guts to all music lovers.
My first concert was there. Free, Manfred Mann and Deep Purple all on the one bill.
Stevie Wonder, Hall and Oates, Queen, Billy Thorpe, a very drunk Joe Cocker who was great, the Wrestling with Jack Little and quite a few stop work meetings are ones that spring to mind. Couldn't hear Queen for all the screaming teenage girls.
RIP Festival Hall.
 

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WireHawk

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To Hell with Hillsong for taking Festival Hall! Saw Frank Zappa & The Mothers in 1973 & 1975
and I will cherish those gigs forever. Also saw John McLaughlin's Mahavishnu Orchestra and later on
Public Enemy with Ice-T.

World Championship Wrestling was a highlight of my youth and I went every
week in 1969,70 &71. The memories of Abdullah The Butcher and Waldo Von Erich walking down
Dudley St. are etched onto my mind.

Bloody happy clappers tarnishing a "sacred" Melbourne place.
 

La Dispute

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What's the Frequency, Kenneth is REM's best song, and I don't understand why it doesn't get more FM radio airplay. It's a cracker.
Imitation of Life is probably my favourite, but What's The Frequency Kenneth isn't far away either.

A lot of their best singles seem to have come off their poorer albums actually, looking at it. Losing My Religion is another legitimate contender coming off a reasonably mediocre album.

Green is rated reasonably highly, and that's kind of based on the singles - otherwise it's middle of the road.

Could just be my lack of knowledge, but their better albums are mostly pretty nondescript and don't get including among some of the better indie rock albums of all time, Automatic For The People excluded.
 

DEVO

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Madge's top 5 singles:
1. Justify My Love
2. Live To Tell
3. Frozen
4. Like a Virgin
5. Cherish

My Madonna album ranking:

5/5
1. Bedtime Stories
2. Erotica

4.5/5
3. True Blue
4. Ray of Light
5. Madonna

---daylight---

3.5/5
6. MDNA
7. American Life
8. Like a Prayer
9. Like a Virgin

3/5
10. Madame X
11. Hard Candy

2.5/5
12. Rebel Heart
13. Confessions on a Dancefloor
14. Music

In terms of the unpopular music opinions thread, I don't much care for Confessions & Music, but quite enjoy MDNA and American Life.
Madonna’s last listenable song was Dress You Up. Since the late 80’s she has been mediocre and irrelevant. As has most female pop stars.
 

JackOutback

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Madonna’s last listenable song was Dress You Up. Since the late 80’s she has been mediocre and irrelevant. As has most female pop stars.
Bjork, Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, Adele, Lorde? Many more, I'm sure. I don't like all of them but reckon that's a pretty broad and incorrect statement.
 

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Bjork, Amy Winehouse, Beyonce, Adele, Lorde? Many more, I'm sure. I don't like all of them but reckon that's a pretty broad and incorrect statement.
I said MOST not all, although MOST of the names you mentioned fall into my initial statement.

I like Bjork, I can't comment on Beyonce because I haven't heard any of her songs, or I have but they weren't memorable, so perhaps I can. :)

Most of the female singers I like aren't popular known stars, at least in Australia. Carina Round, Juanita Stein, Rose Berlin, Toni Halliday, Dot Allison, Taasha Coates, Ambrosia Parsley, Sharon den Adel, Anneke van Giersbergan to name a few.
 
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JackOutback

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I said MOST not all, although MOST of the names you mentioned fall into my initial statement.

I like Bjork, I can't comment on Beyonce because I have heard any of her songs, or I have but they weren't memorable, so perhaps I can. :)

Most of the female singers I like aren't popular known stars, at least in Australia. Carina Round, Juanita Stein, Rose Berlin, Toni Halliday, Dot Allison, Taasha Coates, Ambrosia Parsley, Sharon den Adel, Anneke van Giersbergan to name a few.
Just because you or I don't like something doesn't make it bad. I don't care for Beyonce or Adele, but neither are mediocre and certainly not irrelevant.

I hate rap and hip hop, but I wouldn't suggest Jay-Z and Kanye and hacks.
 

DEVO

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Just because you or I don't like something doesn't make it bad. I don't care for Beyonce or Adele, but neither are mediocre and certainly not irrelevant.

I hate rap and hip hop, but I wouldn't suggest Jay-Z and Kanye and hacks.
Probably why my opinion is unpopular.
 

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