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Songs from the Supermarket #1: Bee Gees

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Barnadine
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1335 posts since 24 Mar, 2002, from Australia

Postby Barnadine; Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:49 pm Songs from the Supermarket #1: Bee Gees

The first and probably last in a series.

I was in the supermarket the other day and this old Bee Gees song came on:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR6KBXbH3EI

If you're not listening closely, it's easy to think it's pretty benign and harmless. You win! That's nice! But halfway down the cereal and biscuit aisle I started paying attention to the lyrics, and realised for the first time what a deeply screwed-up song it is. That's the wonder of pop; you can sell all sorts of sociopathic messages with a catchy tune.

Anyway, haven't had much opportunity for music this year, but I was looking for an excuse to test out a new second-hand mic, so here's a quick cover of this creepy, passive-aggressive stalker anthem. (I left out the obligatory 80s key change.)

You Win Again (Bee Gees cover)
dgalas
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Postby dgalas; Tue Nov 20, 2012 1:34 am

Nice!))) :wink:
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mellotronaut
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9983 posts since 2 Jan, 2005, from somewhere in the woods

Postby mellotronaut; Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:35 am

:clap:
"It dreamed itself along"
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folderol
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4306 posts since 5 Aug, 2006, from UK - Here!

Postby folderol; Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:04 pm

Like it!

...

Oh, and it's about time you put in an appearance again :P :lol:
It wasn't me! (well, actually, it probably was)
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seismic1
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6671 posts since 13 Mar, 2009, from UK

Postby seismic1; Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:35 pm

Great arrangement, and a nice change of pace/style in the Cafe.

Good work :)
rockstar_not
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4826 posts since 10 Aug, 2004, from Colorado Springs

Postby rockstar_not; Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:49 pm

First time ever hearing that Bee Gees song. I wonder if it got any serious radio play in the US?

Nice and snarky remake however. I'd listen to yours over the Gibb bros anytime!

-Scott
polyslax
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8036 posts since 11 Dec, 2003, from Canada

Postby polyslax; Thu Nov 22, 2012 2:33 am

Great to hear you Barnadine!

Yes, I listened before reading your post and was thinking the words were a wee bit scary underneath... socio-pop for sure.

Anyhow, lovely rendition, really enjoyed it.
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D.H. Miltz
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Postby D.H. Miltz; Thu Nov 22, 2012 6:54 pm

Better a Barnadine singing a creepy Bee Gees song than no Barnadine at all.

I enjoyed it. Thanks.
Barnadine
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1335 posts since 24 Mar, 2002, from Australia

Postby Barnadine; Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:04 pm

Cheers for listening, all. 8)

seismic1: I've been away from the Cafe for a while, so I'm not sure what the house style is these days. Still ambient death polka?

Scott: I expect the Bee Gees get more airplay here because of the Aussie connection, but I only half-knew this one. I had to go home and google what I remembered of the lyrics to find out the title.
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seismic1
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6671 posts since 13 Mar, 2009, from UK

Postby seismic1; Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:16 pm

Barnadine wrote: I've been away from the Cafe for a while, so I'm not sure what the house style is these days. Still ambient death polka?



With a liberal smattering of Bluegrass Wubhop Metastep :wink:
icedog_0
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9 posts since 17 Nov, 2012

Postby icedog_0; Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:51 am

I like that whistle in the intro! ;p
Laguna Rising
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6187 posts since 4 Apr, 2005, from Unsettled

Postby Laguna Rising; Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:09 am

Nicely done. Good job re-arranging it Barnadine-style
:tu:

Cheers
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folderol
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4306 posts since 5 Aug, 2006, from UK - Here!

Postby folderol; Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Barnadine wrote:seismic1: I've been away from the Cafe for a while, so I'm not sure what the house style is these days. Still ambient death polka?

There's a house style?

:cry: :-o Why did nobody tell me? :x :cry:
It wasn't me! (well, actually, it probably was)
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Zombie Queen
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3386 posts since 1 Aug, 2005, from where butter flies

Postby Zombie Queen; Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:24 pm

I have Bee Gees under "unlistenable" tag, thanks for recovering this song, it's lovely.
Doug1978
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1438 posts since 19 Jun, 2011, from Sendai, Japan

Postby Doug1978; Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:43 am

Very nice Barnadine.
A warm, jolly version of a song about domestic issues.

Enjoyable choice of, and timing of, your instruments too.
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