Jan's Mad Eurocentric Music Thread

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Jan's Mad Eurocentric Music Thread

Postby Jan » Tue May 06, 2008 11:22 am

Day 1

Sandra - Maria Magdalena
1984, Michael Cretu production, Germany
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TAcF-nhmIY

Lucio Battisti - Ancora Tu
1975, self-produced, Italy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y08v2lKQSag

Jane Birkin & Sergé Gainsbourg - Je T'aime... Moi Non Plus
1969, by Gainsbourg, France
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHiMDB19Dyc

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Postby swp » Tue May 06, 2008 1:38 pm

Sandra - Maria Magdalena

brilliant stuff. just love it. been a loooooong time since I've been there, thanks for the link.
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Postby Moderator » Tue May 06, 2008 2:51 pm

Gonna have to listen to this at home, where I don't attract unnecessary "bandwidth attention".
- I love to find adventure. All I need is a change of clothes, my Nikon, an open mind and a strong cup of coffee.

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Postby FrankChurch » Tue May 06, 2008 5:07 pm

Barber works in Stalinist Russia..lol

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Postby Moderator » Tue May 06, 2008 5:14 pm

Barber works in Stalinist Russia..lol


No commente, comrade...


I just watched the videos. God, talk about the memories. I'm sure no one else will get this, but I kept wanting Hot Gossip to come out and dance during the Sandra-Maria video.
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Postby FrankChurch » Tue May 06, 2008 5:38 pm

The Gainsborough song was in Sicko.

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Postby Jan » Wed May 07, 2008 6:18 am

Franco Battiato – L’era del cinghiale bianco
1980, Italy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2QjxWtN3vg

Trio – Da da da
1981, Germany
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMikAeK8rL0

Kraftwerk – The Telephone Call
1986, Germany
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcUNO6e_9Kc

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Postby Steve Evil » Wed May 07, 2008 3:52 pm

Whatever you think about Stalinism, the Red Army could sing!

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Postby David Loftus » Wed May 07, 2008 4:03 pm

Steve Evil wrote:Whatever you think about Stalinism, the Red Army could sing!



All of them?
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off. - Karl Kraus

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Postby paul » Wed May 07, 2008 11:40 pm

Can anyone play, Jan?

Trio, man, that's taking me back years and years.

I remember in high school, the metalheads couldn't believe i listened to Prince, the goth kids couldn't believe i listened to Duran Duran, the chorus teacher couldn't believe i listened to the Meatmen, my mom couldn't believe i listened to Mozart and NO ONE could believe i listened to Kraftwerk.

Or this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8sFupDAwvo

Jan, this is a really nice idea.
The medium is the message.

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Postby Jan » Thu May 08, 2008 6:37 am

Didn't know Yello had done anything with Bassey.

France Gall – Ella, elle l’a
1987, France
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXXZxKbr0AU

Nena – Irgendwie, Irgendwo, Irgendwann
1984, Germany
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAwSnRwMdzs

Gianna Nannini – Bello e impossibile
1986, Italy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJh0JImBwnA

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Postby David Loftus » Thu May 08, 2008 8:42 am

I came of age in rural Oregon, so it wasn't even a case of being unbelievable to my classmates; they hadn't even HEARD of my favorite band, Gentle Giant, never mind some of the other bands in my LP collection -- Jade Warrior, The Nice, Atomic Rooster, Triumvirat, PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi), Perigeo, etc.
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Postby David Loftus » Thu May 08, 2008 10:13 am

... although I suppose most of my classmates might have been appalled that I possessed (and treasured) LPs by The Carpenters, The Monkees, and The Banana Splits as well.

Upstairs, I borrowed my Dad's Bartok, Ravel, Gershwin, Stravinsky, Fats Waller, Oscar Peterson, Gil Evans, and Modern Jazz Quartet albums.
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Postby Ezra Lb. » Fri May 09, 2008 7:41 am

What ? No Paul Revere & the Raiders?

My brother is the custodian of all our LPs at this point. We owned all that stuff. The Monkees were the Beatles Lite and PR&R were the Stones Lite.

Hungree for thoze gud thangs ba-bee...

David what you had for Gentle Giant I had for Yes. Fortunately I caught them early enough when they were amazing before the wheel went off the wagon with Tales From Rotoscopic Lotions...

By that time the Clash & Television & Patti Smith had kicked in and there was no going back...
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Postby Jan » Fri May 09, 2008 8:25 am

Everybody who mentions American bands here will be banned from further existence.

Best of early Kylie, when she was produced by Stock/Aitken/Waterman in London...

Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan - Especially for You
1988, UK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXZ1HiIoiUE
(shot in Sydney, she's Australian) (yes, I bought this, sue me)

Kylie Minogue - Got To Be Certain
1988, UK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zkq1FnBN0Hk
(this video has outtakes after 2:45)

Kylie Minogue - Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi
1988, UK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlJT_KDPpCg
(written in minor key)

Kylie Minogue - What Do I Have To Do
1991, UK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHcPvawqn_s

Kylie Minogue - What Kind of Fool
1992, UK
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuiE331QMn4
(beginning to grow up)


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