róisín murphy: OVERPOWERED poll

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this album turned 10 last month and it is absolutely fabulous and i am sick and tired of people sleeping on it!!

Poll Results

OptionVotes
You Know Me Better 11
Primitive 7
Overpowered 4
Let Me Know 4
Dear Miami 2
Footprints 2
Movie Star 2
Tell Everybody 1
Checkin' On Me 0
Cry Baby 0
Scarlet Ribbons 0
Body Language 0
Parallel Lives 0


joshywinty (josh), Friday, 10 November 2017 00:56 (six months ago) Permalink

lmao whoops, see y'all in 3 months instead of 4 days

joshywinty (josh), Friday, 10 November 2017 00:57 (six months ago) Permalink

The first two songs rank among the best one-two punches I've heard in modern music.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 10 November 2017 01:07 (six months ago) Permalink

"you know me better"

brimstead, Friday, 10 November 2017 01:26 (six months ago) Permalink

title track, too classic - dear miami a close second

Week of Wonders (Ross), Friday, 10 November 2017 01:50 (six months ago) Permalink

it'll take me three months to decide, thanks josh

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Friday, 10 November 2017 01:50 (six months ago) Permalink

Primitive

droit au butt (Euler), Friday, 10 November 2017 06:10 (six months ago) Permalink

^

plax (ico), Friday, 10 November 2017 06:40 (six months ago) Permalink

thirded

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Friday, 10 November 2017 08:42 (six months ago) Permalink

title track

i know kore-eda (or something), Friday, 10 November 2017 08:47 (six months ago) Permalink

Primitive is enourmous.

chap, Friday, 10 November 2017 12:25 (six months ago) Permalink

You Know Me Better

plp will eat itself (NickB), Friday, 10 November 2017 12:27 (six months ago) Permalink

^^^ but this whole record is astoundingly good

adam, Friday, 10 November 2017 13:16 (six months ago) Permalink

Footprints for sure.

nashwan, Friday, 10 November 2017 13:57 (six months ago) Permalink

The live videos where they do a busking performance of select tracks from this album are priceless.

Week of Wonders (Ross), Friday, 10 November 2017 14:49 (six months ago) Permalink

“Let Me Know”

michaellambert, Friday, 10 November 2017 15:38 (six months ago) Permalink

between the title track, "Let Me Know" and "Cry Baby"

sick, fucking funny, and well tasty (katherine), Friday, 10 November 2017 16:17 (six months ago) Permalink

i voted "let me know". great album

monotony, Saturday, 11 November 2017 10:06 (six months ago) Permalink

Let Me Know is the standout

ufo, Saturday, 11 November 2017 11:48 (six months ago) Permalink

Movie Star or Let Me Know but what a great album and I wish she was interested in doing stuff like this still

boxedjoy, Saturday, 11 November 2017 19:53 (six months ago) Permalink

"movie star" would be my #2, probably. goosebump inducing

brimstead, Saturday, 11 November 2017 20:20 (six months ago) Permalink

it is absolutely fabulous and i am sick and tired of people sleeping on it!!

i've always avoided this band bc their name makes them sound like a company that makes pencil erasers but i'll check it out!

sleepingbag, Saturday, 11 November 2017 20:52 (six months ago) Permalink

oh lol it's a person. well point stands

sleepingbag, Saturday, 11 November 2017 20:56 (six months ago) Permalink

I would buy Róisín Murphy pencil erasers tbqh

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Saturday, 11 November 2017 21:23 (six months ago) Permalink

i liked the last murphy record but never think to check her other stuff out. maybe it's time

imago, Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:08 (six months ago) Permalink

This album is her career peak, imo, including her Moloko years.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:16 (six months ago) Permalink

i prefer statues and ruby blue, but only slightly

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:24 (six months ago) Permalink

I'm blasting "Movie Star" at the moment.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:32 (six months ago) Permalink

dear miami is really good

johnny crunch, Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:41 (six months ago) Permalink

Mi Senti is pretty underrated

Week of Wonders (Ross), Saturday, 11 November 2017 22:43 (six months ago) Permalink

mi senti absolutely rules

brimstead, Sunday, 12 November 2017 00:22 (six months ago) Permalink

You'll be director
And I'll be a movie star

dorsalstop, Thursday, 16 November 2017 20:28 (six months ago) Permalink

For years I would have gone with the title track, but recently I've been drawn to Tell Everybody. The chorus is one of her best vocal performances and I really love those stabs of strings in the second verse. It's very early Eurythmics. Primitive is also a contender. I could pick almost anything here as this album truly is perfect.

Statues is my second favourite Murphy related record. It was ridiculously ignored when it came out.

kitchen person, Friday, 17 November 2017 05:15 (six months ago) Permalink

kitchen, i'm a big fan of that closing vocal on "Tell Everybody" - "I almost remember your face, but it's fading, it's fading fast" and how the vocals are chopped-up on the outro

Week of Wonders (Ross), Friday, 17 November 2017 05:19 (six months ago) Permalink

Statues is my favourite, followed by Hairless Toys

ufo, Friday, 17 November 2017 05:58 (six months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Saturday, 10 February 2018 00:01 (three months ago) Permalink

I think we've waited
Long enough, baby

brimstead, Saturday, 10 February 2018 00:03 (three months ago) Permalink

STRICTLY ROLLING V.I.P.

etc, Saturday, 10 February 2018 03:29 (three months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Sunday, 11 February 2018 00:01 (three months ago) Permalink

thread reminded me how good the B-sides to this are

algorithm is a dancer (katherine), Sunday, 11 February 2018 02:09 (three months ago) Permalink

Not surprised YKMB won, but impressed with Primitive's strong showing!

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 11 February 2018 03:32 (three months ago) Permalink

i totally forgot which one I voted for lmao. i think it was "Let Me Know"? but "You Know Me Better" def would've been my second choice.

joshywinty (josh), Sunday, 11 February 2018 03:34 (three months ago) Permalink


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