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CFNY Classics u Love to Hate

Post by LUX-man » Tue Jul 26, 2005 5:59 pm



CFNY Classics... you gotta love 'em. Or do you? At least for me, CFNY was more than the music, it was a philosophy. I put up with the songs i didn't like just because CFNY was playing them, kinda like taking one for the team. I would grit my teeth and smile as Garfield whined interminably, knowing that nobody else was playing his "tunes". It's the closest thing to masochism that i've had the, er, pleasure to experience.

How bout it, care to list your CFNY Ugly Ducklings? Here are 10 of mine:

Garfield - Missisippi Jimmie
Iggy Pop - Pumping for Jill
Blue Peter - Don't Walk on Past
Psychedelic Furs - Sister Europe
Nash the Slash - Dopes on the Water
Talk Talk - It's My Life
Payolas - Eyes of a Stranger
The Cure - Let's Go to Bed
Alison Moyet - Invisible
Waterboys - Whole of the Moon



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CFNY Classics u Love to Hate

Post by Feetpowder » Wed Jul 27, 2005 10:01 am

The majority of songs on Hardest Hits Volume #1.

Drastic Measures "Teddy Bear Picnic"

Anything by the The Extras.

Men without Hats "Pop goes the world"

Any artist that has the words "Happy Birthday" in a song lyric or title.

60% of what CFNY played in 1988.

Lords of the New Church.

I wanna be a Cowboy.

xtort

CFNY Classics u Love to Hate

Post by xtort » Wed Aug 24, 2005 6:42 am

Jane Siberry - Mimi on the Beach
Rough Trade - High School Confidential
Icicle Works - Whisper to a Scream

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CFNY Classics u Love to Hate

Post by Misery Machine » Fri Aug 26, 2005 11:10 am

I may be the only person who ever listened to the station that didn't care for "Don't you want me" by Human League or "Forever Young" by Alphaville

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Post by Glen » Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:56 pm

When In Rome - The Promise

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Post by human clone » Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:46 pm

Melt With You - Modern English
Anything by U2

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Post by admin » Tue Feb 14, 2006 1:52 pm

I find it interesting that a lot of the songs that I \"burned out\" on and ended up never wanting to hear again, I actually don't mind anymore coming back listening to them a few years later.

However, there are a few that I CAN NOT stand.

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Post by kev » Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:17 pm

Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

Thats got to be an all time worst..... :roll:
Maybe gone, but The Spirit lives on...

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Post by Lee » Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:47 am

Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Lies by The Thompson Twins, especially the 12 inch version that went on until lunchtime tomorrow in fact there were a lot of those, especially circa 1984 where even perfectly acceptable records like A New England by Kirsty Macoll ended up being an excuse to go and make a cheese sandwich or go for a 20 minute walk while it was on!

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Post by admin » Wed Feb 15, 2006 12:12 pm

Lee wrote:Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Lies by The Thompson Twins, especially the 12 inch version that went on until lunchtime tomorrow in fact there were a lot of those, especially circa 1984 where even perfectly acceptable records like A New England by Kirsty Macoll ended up being an excuse to go and make a cheese sandwich or go for a 20 minute walk while it was on!
I used to LOVE The Thompson Twins, I can no longer listen to ANY of their stuff. Other things I used to love that I can't bring myself to listen to:

Art of Noise - Moments in Love (especially the 9 minute version)
Anything by PIL
Soft Cell - Tainted Love

That's all that comes to mind at the moment, but I'm sure there are more.

Interestingly enough, I find the cure for this is to NOT LISTEN to them for a year or more, and you then seem to gain an appreciation once more for them.

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Post by Obtuse » Wed Jun 07, 2006 12:41 am

Leder Nacken-Amok

Edelweiss-Bring Me Edelweiss

Kon Kan-Harry Houdini

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Ugh, yes there were stinkers

Post by Michael Cool » Sat Jun 10, 2006 10:09 am

Anything by Parachute Club, Jane Siberry, Erasure, most Pet Shop Boys, most OMD, Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, Tragically Hip, and \"Homosapien\" by Pete Shelley. I could have done without all of the above.

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Re: Ugh, yes there were stinkers

Post by admin » Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:56 am

Michael Cool wrote:Anything by Parachute Club, Jane Siberry, Erasure, most Pet Shop Boys, most OMD, Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, Tragically Hip, and "Homosapien" by Pete Shelley. I could have done without all of the above.
You're kidding, right? Did you actually LIKE listening to CFNY? :)

However, I do have to agree with Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo and Tragically Hip. Boring Canadian acts that I couldn't stand - especially the incessant wailing of Tragically Hip.

I was just listening to Spoons "Bridges over Borders." Why can't Canada produce quality acts like that anymore?

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Thanks Obtuse

Post by Sinister Pete » Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:39 pm

I've been trying to remember who sings Amok for eight years. Gift.

You're my new special friend.

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Glad to help.

Post by Obtuse » Thu Jul 20, 2006 11:21 pm

As I recall Leder Nacken made CFNY's \"Worst\" list the year it was released.

Amok!



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