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    I like Imagine. I can't put my finger on it, but the first time I heard it it just sent a shiver down my spine.
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    (Original post by Zapsta)
    I like Imagine. I can't put my finger on it, but the first time I heard it it just sent a shiver down my spine.
    I liked it as well. Yet, if you listen closely to the lyrics, it does sound some what like the ideology of communism. I don't know the ins and outs of John Lennon's life, but that's what it sounds like.
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    (Original post by Woodsy)
    I liked it as well. Yet, if you listen closely to the lyrics, it does sound some what like the ideology of communism. I don't know the ins and outs of John Lennon's life, but that's what it sounds like.
    Maybe that's it! I've always found communism an intriguing and potentially brilliant concept, although one that has obviously never been employed authentically nor particularly well in the real world. Anarchy also sounds quite good.
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    (Original post by Zapsta)
    Maybe that's it! I've always found communism an intriguing and potentially brilliant concept, although one that has obviously never been employed authentically nor particularly well in the real world. Anarchy also sounds quite good.
    I've said it about ten times on this forum before. The ideology of communism is good, but it was warped and twisted by the stalinistic goverments of the 20th century. However, it is now done and dusted. There is no will for it anymore, simply because of how it has been used in the past. Anarchy is nothingness in my view.

    Socialism is more appealing. Try it.
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    (Original post by Woodsy)
    I've said it about ten times on this forum before. The ideology of communism is good, but it was warped and twisted by the stalinistic goverments of the 20th century. However, it is now done and dusted. There is no will for it anymore, simply because of how it has been used in the past. Anarchy is nothingness in my view.

    Socialism is more appealing. Try it.
    socialism is abit of a compromise between capitalism and communism, although imo, its neither
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    Kylie is definatly one,
    And i would say peter andre
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    I think Coldplay are overrated I like thier songs but they all sound the same. :rolleyes:
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    Why do people like black-eyed peas so much? Not the actual peas, I mean the band. Take that song - shut-up. I'm sorry...actually im not...but that gave me such a headache; why would someone want to listen to them chant shut-up for 3 minutes? <shudders>

    (I am now supposed to be respected)
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    Evanescence - Bring Me To Life

    It is a shame when completely bland and unoriginal music enters the charts at No. 1 and stays there for weeks. Although they'll probably go away [evanese?] in six months time so I shouldn't be complaining.

    I agree with Imagine and Candle In The Wind, especially the awful Princess Diana version.
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    (Original post by Riverz End)
    Evanescence - Bring Me To Life

    It is a shame when completely bland and unoriginal music enters the charts at No. 1 and stays there for weeks. Although they'll probably go away [evanese?] in six months time so I shouldn't be complaining.

    I agree with Imagine and Candle In The Wind, especially the awful Princess Diana version.
    Was there another version other than Princess Diana?
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    (Original post by Shaft)
    Was there another version other than Princess Diana?
    yes, Elton John or Guy Chambers rewrote some of the lyrics to make it seem more appropriate to Diana.

    eg: Goodbye England's Rose
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    (Original post by Absolution)
    yes, Elton John or Guy Chambers rewrote some of the lyrics to make it seem more appropriate to Diana.

    eg: Goodbye England's Rose
    Oh. That must have been really tacky. That is a really overated song...
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    socialism is abit of a compromise between capitalism and communism, although imo, its neither
    It edges towards communism, but is a compromise, as such. It does work though, people are motivated to work because they get paid what they deserve. They rich are not taxed to excess, but enough so that everyone gets basically the same medical, dental, eye treatment etc.
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    (Original post by Absolution)
    yes, Elton John or Guy Chambers rewrote some of the lyrics to make it seem more appropriate to Diana.

    eg: Goodbye England's Rose
    What. Your talking out of your backside. Bernie Taupin wrote the original and Diana lyrics. Elton John cant write lyrics to save his life, just fortunate that he and Bernie teamed up or his unhuman piano playing of the eaRLY 70'S wouldnt have hit the big time.

    As for candle in the wind, the original is a good song, just gets too much air play, but is after all overrated compared to some of Elton and Taupins earlier masterpieces.

    The Diana version is perhaps the most overrated song yes, for it is the highest selling single of all time. To be fair to Taupin though he had a day to re-write a song which was 25 years old at very short notice. This song will be synonamous with Princess Diana for the rest of time, I personally think he did a good job.
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    I can't honestly see why A bridge over troubled water is overrated, an alltime classic song,
    As for Imagine, i do thing it is a very powerful and great song which does i suppose get too much recognition and so people become tired of it, which is a shame.

    My vote would probably go to Blur - song 2, they recorded some excellent stuff but are too unfairly recognised by that song, the main lyrics being 'woohoo' :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Absolution)
    I can't honestly see why A bridge over troubled water is overrated, an alltime classic song,
    As for Imagine, i do thing it is a very powerful and great song which does i suppose get too much recognition and so people become tired of it, which is a shame.

    My vote would probably go to Blur - song 2, they recorded some excellent stuff but are too unfairly recognised by that song, the main lyrics being 'woohoo' :rolleyes:
    argh - not overrated - just overplayed perhaps - that was nirvana's problem with teen spirit which is what cobain hated

    As for overrated songs ...
    some stuff by U2 was overrated though i cant think which songs at the moment - REM on occasion have released overrated songs. hmm... i think that franz ferdinand are overrated
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    (Original post by Joey_Johns)
    What. Your talking out of your backside. Bernie Taupin wrote the original and Diana lyrics. Elton John cant write lyrics to save his life, just fortunate that he and Bernie teamed up or his unhuman piano playing of the eaRLY 70'S wouldnt have hit the big time.

    As for candle in the wind, the original is a good song, just gets too much air play, but is after all overrated compared to some of Elton and Taupins earlier masterpieces.

    The Diana version is perhaps the most overrated song yes, for it is the highest selling single of all time. To be fair to Taupin though he had a day to re-write a song which was 25 years old at very short notice. This song will be synonamous with Princess Diana for the rest of time, I personally think he did a good job.
    Ah yes sorry old boy, got a little mixed up between song writers there
    Guy Chambers = Robbie Williams.
    Bernie Taupin = Elton John.

    I thought that Elton himself wrote some of the lyrics, he being a friend of Lady Di, also i think i saw it mentioned on a documentary, but i'll take your word for it
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    (Original post by Joey_Johns)
    What. Your talking out of your backside. Bernie Taupin wrote the original and Diana lyrics. Elton John cant write lyrics to save his life, just fortunate that he and Bernie teamed up or his unhuman piano playing of the eaRLY 70'S wouldnt have hit the big time.

    As for candle in the wind, the original is a good song, just gets too much air play, but is after all overrated compared to some of Elton and Taupins earlier masterpieces.

    The Diana version is perhaps the most overrated song yes, for it is the highest selling single of all time. To be fair to Taupin though he had a day to re-write a song which was 25 years old at very short notice. This song will be synonamous with Princess Diana for the rest of time, I personally think he did a good job.
    Totally agree. The performance of it in Westminster Abbey was also moving, at the time like.
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    (Original post by Absolution)
    Ah yes sorry old boy, got a little mixed up between song writers there
    Guy Chambers = Robbie Williams.
    Bernie Taupin = Elton John.

    I thought that Elton himself wrote some of the lyrics, he being a friend of Lady Di, also i think i saw it mentioned on a documentary, but i'll take your word for it
    Elton does have lyirical input yes. Very little. They bounce off each other. Taupin is the mastermind behind Elton. But similar Taupin cant play an instrument or sing very well, something John is one of the best at.
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    (Original post by Woodsy)
    Totally agree. The performance of it in Westminster Abbey was also moving, at the time like.
    As someone said before 'Imagine' is a very strong song but over played too much, so it loses its edge. This I believe the say with candle in the wind. I got sick of it very quickly after Diana died. The original about Marilyn Monroe is chilling when Elton does it live with an top draw orchestra behind him.
 
 
 
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