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Feb 21st, 2019 10:22 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

220- The ASEAN Way
Bakit Nga Ba, The Mongols


I wasn’t keen for this game, in general the quality of music from South East Asia is quite poor. I searched very hard for something resembling something of quality from europe, japan or korea to no avail. Some people have the nerve to suggest a lot of Asian music doesn’t get the success of western artists in the game, however especially European music has a lot of emphasis on quality production and songwriting. So much I saw in this game and in others from South East Asian countries is crap. There are exceptions, I was pleased with the winner, a Thai indie song, and i’d say my Filipino alt-rock song, but this game was messy as and I didn’t enjoy it at all. I believe I should’ve been placed higher, it was a unique song.

Feb 18th, 2019 09:32 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

219- Walpurgis Night
That’s All, Anja Garbarek


I was very excited for this theme because it fits ambient electeonica, one of my favourite genres, so well. I know I wanted to send something low-key and haunting, exactly what this song is, it’s very dark. I can’t remember how I found Anja, but I know I really enjoy her late 90s work, it’s like Björk without the chaos and quite muted. The flutes paired with the electronic track really inspired me in the fantasy sense of the theme. I think the distinction between Björk and Anja Garbarek is the vocals, the contrast between Björk’s chaotic guttural roaring and Anja’s soft harmonies. The mixture between natural instruments and electronica is really soothing, and I was extremely disappointed losing in the semi-final. Meanwhile tons of classical music did. Subpar classical music

Feb 18th, 2019 09:03 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

218- Post Disco
No GDM, Gina X


This was one of the worst games I think I ever played. This is the sort of trash Shvedbarilescu enjoys, and it wasn’t trash. It was garbage beyond anything possible. My song was actually alright, didn’t particularly care for it, didn’t vote so it missed out on a final (which I would’ve been in if I voted). This doesn’t deserve a GIF tbh, useless game.
Feb 18th, 2019 08:24 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

217- Hypnosis
Faded, Zhu


Me at 13-14 years old loved this kind of edm. Gaga, Skrillex and yes Zhu and particularly this song were constantly playing on my iPhone 4 on the iTube app. In retrospect edm was a terrible phase for me, it’s a trashy genre. This song endures for me, it’s more than just a a collection of sounds scrambling for dominance, it’s well thought out, sensual and sexy. Please imagine me at 14 grinding in my bed. Nowdays, I realise it’s hypnotic quality, that’s what sets it apart from edm and most of Zhu’s own music and why I chose it for this game. Really proud it got a podium finish, if it weren’t for Adam’s eternal “vulturing” as Čeda puts it, I could’ve won (even though I did give his song 12 ).

Feb 18th, 2019 08:00 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

216- Spring Awakening
Neue Luft, Clueso


Ich hatte nie ein deutsche Lied geschickt, weil die meiste ihre Musik schrecklich ist. Aber als ich dieses lied gefunden habe, wusste ich, dass ich das schicken muss. Clueso ist kein Genius, und ich mag nichts anderes von ihm, aber dieses Lied ist einfach schön und passt das Thema sehr gut. Deutsch hat den Ruf von einer hässlichen Sprache, aber hier zeigt Clueso uns die sanfte Seite von der deutsche Sprache (Hochdeutsch von Köln, ich habe nichts zu sagen über die Sprache in Bayern, Ostdeutschland, Norddeutschland und Schwabia ). Ich liebe dieses Lied, ich höre es noch ganz oft, und die rezeption hat mir gut gefallen.

Apr 22nd, 2018 07:50 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

215- Wet
Jump In The River, Sinead O’Connor


I mean does anyone think on poor Sinead apart from the atrocity that was “Nothing Compares 2 U” and her suicidal tendencies? I didn’t. And now I know, that song is definitely not representative of Sinead’s music. I think the guitar work and lyrics of this song represent Sinaed’s music and what great music she could make. Unfortunately like every alt-rock/rock submission these past couple of weeks it’s been kind of a flop


SF1- 90
Litotes 12
Whitlinger Jones 12
Shvedbarilescu 10
Adam 7
Laurent Moy. 7
The Crow 7
Histery 5
Random Run 5
Wanderer 5
Beat 4
SRBanalyst 4
Thanos 4
Alycia 3
Drg 2
John. 2
ArturJFC 1

F- 48
Whitlinger Jones 12
Litotes 10
Shvedbarilescu 8
Adam 7
The Crow 4
John. 3
Laurent Moy. 3
SilverPersian 1

Apr 22nd, 2018 07:40 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

Quote:
Originally Posted by SRB Analyst View Post
Interesting fact: Marc Lopez asked Eva Longoria which album would she listen to if she is "alone on the island for the rest of her life".
Eva responded "The Immaculate Collection by Madonna".
Unpopular opinion: The Immaculate Collection would be more immaculate if she waited until later in her career to release, also she should have never left off legit hits like Dress You Up, True Blue, Who’s That Girl, Causing a Commotion (even if they’re not as strong as the songs on TIC)
Apr 18th, 2018 03:50 PM
SRB Analyst
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

Interesting fact: Marc Lopez asked Eva Longoria which album would she listen to if she is "alone on the island for the rest of her life".
Eva responded "The Immaculate Collection by Madonna".
Apr 15th, 2018 12:19 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

213- Especially For You
I Need a Man, Eurythmics


In the end I missed out on a final by one point. The thing is, I didn’t get points where it mattered. The point of this game was to dedicate a song to another player, and my player @Wally gave me no points. I was panicing because I was struggling to come up with a song for anyone (except already sent or songs i’m holding on to for later). Initially I sent a cover of Mac Demarco’s “My Kind of Woman” by Poppy:



I chickened out though, I was undecided whether Wally or anyone else would like it as a cover, even though I really loved it. Desperate, I assumed Wally would be a Eurythmics and particularly Annie Lennox fan given his love of female fronted rock bands, and sent MY personal favourite from them. It achieved pretty good praise, and I naturally felt I was a lock in the final. Maybe it was a good thing? Especially given that my intended recipient gave it no points

Anyway here are my other choices for some other players in the game:

@TIEFSEE
Bleach Blonde Baby, Poppy


@Slazorin
Anywhere, Rita Ora


@John.
What Do I Have To Do, Kylie Minogue


@AdeyC
I Heard a Rumour, Bananarama


SF1- 106
John. 12
SRBanalyst 10
Aerosmash 8
Alycia 8
Laurent Moy. 8
Sam L 8
Leif 7
Thanos 7
AdeyC 6
Shvedbarilescu 5
Lord Choc Ice 5
Mauriac 4
DJDVD 3
histery 3
Litotes 3
Wanderer 3
MrPeanutButter 2
Random Run 2
Beat 1
The Crow 1

Mar 11th, 2018 10:20 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

212- Piano
Dancing Queen, Abba


I cannot say that piano is my favourite instrument. It’s so hard for your song not to sound corny with random solos or extremely boring. That’s why I focused on finding a dance song or a song that wasn’t centred on the piano. I stumbled across Dancing Queen, because apart from the initial few seconds, I don’t really assosciate the song with piano, and I assumed Dancing Queen was already sent. No surprise this was a real hit, but I had to settle for 2nd behind some random song idk. Would’ve been nice to have two iconic dance songs to win, also it’s been so long since my solo win. In the end I got an iconic song in my little discography, and I can’t be too disappointed with second place.

SF1- 155
AdeyC 12
DJDVD 12
John. 12
Laurent Moy 12
Litotes 12
Zvonarevarulz 12
Aerosmash 10
Mauriac 10
Sam L 10
Adam 8
Slazorin 8
SRB Analyst 8
Tiefsee 7
SilverPersian 6
Maddox 5
Matmagix 4
Whitlinger Jones 4
Drg 1
Perun 1
Wayitis 1

F- 105
AdeyC 12
Litotes 12
John. 10
Laurent Moy 10
Sam L 10
Aerosmash 7
SilverPersian 7
Tiefsee 7
Adam 5
Maddox. 5
Mauriac 5
Whitlinger Jones 3
MrPeanutButter 2

Mar 11th, 2018 09:58 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

Quote:
Originally Posted by TIEFSEE View Post
Who is Gunt

DEAD at your Gonorrhoea mention.
Gaga + **** = Gunt

Mar 11th, 2018 07:47 AM
TIEFSEE
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

Who is Gunt

DEAD at your Gonorrhoea mention.
Mar 11th, 2018 01:32 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

211- Open
Forever Young, Youth Group


This gives me memories of when I got the “Now This Is Music: Winter 2006” and this goddamn song was on it. Honestly though it’s grown on me, and I find it a sweet song, very reminiscent of the 1970s soft rock. Apart from that not much to say, it’s just sorta... there. Anyway a flop.

SF1- 72
Sam L 12
Lord Choc Ice 10
Drg 8
Slazorin 8
Zvonarevarulz 8
MrPeanutButter 7
Tiefsee 4
AdeyC 3
Adam 2
DJDVD 2
Mauriac 2
Whitlinger Jones 2
John. 1
Leif 1
Shvedbarilescu 1
SRB Analyst 1

Mar 10th, 2018 10:36 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

210- LGBTQ+
Blue Madonna, Børns


The first verse and chorus of this song is heavenly, I think Børns voice is almost as attractive as he himself is and love the instrumental components. Yummy. Bonus points for the (un)intended references to the Virgin Mary and Madonna the entertainer. However I just don’t think Lana Del Rey was necessary at all in this song, it seemed like one of those random duets like Bland Sheeran and Beyawnce. Unlike Børns, her voice definitely didn’t fit the song.

SF1- 103
Aerosmash 12
Zvonarevarulz 12
Litotes 10
TennisFan102 10
Matmagix 8
Poldo 8
Mauriac 7
Drg 6
Sam L 6
Alycia 5
Random Run 4
Beat 3
John. 3
Wanderer 3
histery 2
AdeyC 1
ArturJFC 1
Perun 1
SRB analyst 1

F- 56
Aerosmash 12
Zvonarevarulz 12
Tennisfan102 10
Litotes 7
Matmagix 7
Perun 3
Sam L 3
Maddox 1
Mauriac 1

Feb 19th, 2018 09:30 AM
Queen Vika
Re: The Immaculate Collection: QV's Career Retrospective

209- Under The Influence
Broken Whisky Bottle, Post Malone


The many nights I have been completely stoned in a hotel room eating chicken doritos and my dumbass friends put on popular rap trap songs e.g Post Malone’s other song “Rockstar”, which is easily one of the worst songs ever. What surprised me was how solid the first track off the album “Stoney” is. I mean yeah, it is still basically Post mumble rapping about prescription drugs over a mundane trap beat, but that western element especially at the intro is really cool. I’d be more interested in this kinda of music if the rappers integrated more of these innovative elements into the music. Unsurprisingly though, we’ll get a million “Gucci Gangs” this year.

SF1- 96
Thanos 12
Zvonarevarulz 10
Matmagix 8
Mauriac 8
Beat 7
Sam L 7
DJDVD 6
Tennisfan102 6
Wanderer 6
SilverPersian 5
ArturJFC 4
Alycia 3
histery 3
Poldo 3
Litotes 2
Random Run 2
The Crow 2
Perun 1
Shvedbarilescu 1

F- 75
Matmagix 8
Thanos 12
Mauriac 8
Slazorin 8
Sam L 7
Zvonarevarulz 7
DJDVD 6
Litotes 5
Aerosmash 4
Wanderer 4
Beat 1
Tennisfan102 1

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