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08-02-2020, 13:45   #1
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Boardsies Decide.... The Best Song.... EVER

Well I guess it's time.

We've had our fun with the decades so far:

70's
80's
90's
Noughties

All of the above have been decided and voted on by Boardsies - whilst the 60's is at semi final stage currently (go vote! )

Now it's time to decide

The Best Song




EVER (As decided by Boardsies)


To save you all the effort of nominating songs that already did well in the other contests, you don't need to worry.

All quarter finalists from each contest will be automatically included and entered.

For the record those are:

60s70s80s90sNoughties
The Mamas and the Papas - California DreaminHotel California - EaglesBonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of The HeartCoolio - Gangster's ParadiseFranz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Rolling Stones - Paint it BlackDon't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster CultBruce Springsteen - Dancing In The DarkNirvana - Smells Like Teen SpiritEminem feat. Dido - Stan
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody to LoveSpace Oddity - David BowieBlondie - Call MeRed Hot Chili Peppers - Under The BridgeKylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out Of My Head
Elvis - Suspicious MindsBorn to Run - Bruce SpringsteenPet Shop Boys - West End GirlsNirvana - Come As You ArePink - Just Like A Pill
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon RisingPatti Smith - Because the NightJoy Division - Love Will Tear Us ApartNo Doubt - Don't speakGorillaz - Clint Eastwood
Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the DevilBohemian Rhapsody - QueenKim Carnes - Bette Davis EyesRage Against the Machine - Killing in the Name OfWhite Stripes - Seven Nation Army
Rolling Stones - SatisfactionDon't Stop Me Now - QueenEurthymics - Sweet DreamsThe Cranberries - ZombieThe Strokes - Last Night
Marvin Gaye - I Heard it Through the GrapevineGo Your Own Way - Fleetwood MacBelinda Carlisle - Heaven is a Place on EarthR.E.M. - Losing My ReligionEminem - Lose Yourself


So we know 40 of the songs that will be included already.

Now you can nominate 5 more of your own.

Why just 5 you ask? This is best song ever folks, not 'ah I liked that song I guess, it should be in here'

Chart requirements - None. Let's open this up to album tracks as well, you may include any song you like.


Submit your nominations to me by 9am on Saturday, 15th February and we will kick off the first round proper/qualifiers (depending on popularity) possibly Sunday 16th February.

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08-02-2020, 14:20   #2
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Update:

After some deliberation, I am also going to include the quarter finalists of the One Hit Wonder competition previously held - if they haven't already made the cut:

They are:

One Hit Wonders
Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
The Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love
Nena - 99 Luftballons
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street
Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
Eagle Eye Cherry - Save Tonight

Joy Division and Blue Oyster Cult have already qualified through the decades listed above however the other 6 will be automatically included. Some good, some bad - but all songs
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Would it not make more sense to get the finalists of all those other ones first, and pitch the finalists against each other?

Or am i missing something there?
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Would it not make more sense to get the finalists of all those other ones first, and pitch the finalists against each other?

Or am i missing something there?
That would remove the nomination element of it which, imo is half the fun.

There might be a song not on any of those lists that you really think deserves a shot at the title.
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Mozart vs Beethoven final?
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I'll have to put some serious thought into my other four
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Submitted!!!

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Surprisingly few nominations thus far.

Loads of time yet however

Saturday, 9am
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Surprisingly few nominations thus far.

Loads of time yet however

Saturday, 9am
Thanks for the reminder! Done.
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PM sent! I proposed some classics which aren't necessarily my favourite songs of all-time.
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Submissions have picked up nicely.

I have a grand total of 125 songs now for run off. Still time to enter your faves though
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I may chicken out on the submissions, not sure I can bear it any more to see my personal favourites getting no love from anyone else.
But will happily participate in voting and perhaps putting others' personal faves to the sword!
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I'll have to pass on making any nominations - it would melt my head trying to figure out which songs to nominate and which ones to leave out! Happy to vote though, so bring it on........
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