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I am nominating "Whoa Nelly" by Nelly Furtado (2000)

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Track Listing:

1. Hey, Man!

2. ....On The Radio (Remember The Days)

3. Baby Girl

4. Legend

5. I'm Like A Bird

6. Turn Off The Light

7. Trynna Finda Way

8. Party

9. Well, Well

10. My Love Grows Deeper Part 1

11. I Will Make U Cry

12. Scared Of You

Amazon link where you can listen to song samples: listen

The well-known songs from this album are "I'm Like A Bird" "Turn Off The Light" and "S--- On The Radio (Remember The Days)". Nelly is Canadian, but of Portuguese descent, so the whole album has a world music flavor. It reminds me of summer all year long. Laid-back, smooth, exotic. Besides the three tracks mentioned, I would recommend "Party" and "Trynna Find A Way".

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How about Chicago's first album...The Chicago Transit Authority. It stayed on the charts for 171 weeks and featured the sounds that made Chicago a household name for years to come.

Terry Kath was a monster guitar player and a favorite of Jimi Hendrix. the big Chicago hits would be in their future, but this album created a high baseline for them to feed off:

Track listing

"Introduction" (Terry Kath) – 6:35

"Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" (Robert Lamm) – 4:35

"Beginnings" (Lamm) – 7:54

"Questions 67 and 68" (Lamm) – 5:03

"Listen" (Lamm) – 3:22

"Poem 58" (Lamm) – 8:35

"Free Form Guitar" (Kath) – 6:47

"South California Purples" (Lamm) – 6:11

"I'm A Man" (Jimmy Miller/Steve Winwood) – 7:43

Trivia: Chicago's versions of this song do not feature the lyrics as written, but as the band misunderstood them.

"Prologue, August 29, 1968" (James William Guercio) – 0:58

Actual field recording of protesters chanting "The whole world's watching!" during the 1968 Democratic Convention

"Someday (August 29, 1968)" (Lamm/James Pankow) – 4:11

"Liberation" (Pankow) – 14:38

A live in-studio performance with no overdubs

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Ahh excellent, once more then! :cool:

[big]A NORTHERN SOUL - The Verve[/big]

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"A New Decade" – 4:11

"This Is Music" – 3:35

"On Your Own" – 3:33

"So It Goes" – 6:11

"A Northern Soul" – 6:32

"Brainstorm Interlude" – 5:11

"Drive You Home" – 6:41

"History" – 5:26

"No Knock on My Door" – 5:11

"Life's an Ocean" – 5:43

"Stormy Clouds" – 5:34

"(Reprise)" – 6:11

Urbam Hymns is a positively brilliant album worthy of numerous :bow: s. But this one - A Northern Soul - is like the rough cut. Sure it isn't as flawless and if you listen to Urban Hymns first, it takes some getting used to. But it's their most human album. History was the first song by the Verve to make use of a string arrangement and that was a pretty successful tactic given the success of the song as well as of Bittersweet Symphony and The Drugs Don't Work on the next album. The band recorded this album completely strung out on ecstasy. Following the recording, there were some disagreements between Richard Ashcroft and Nick McCabe and they disbanded. They managed to settle their differences long enough to record Urban Hymns (phew! :bow: :bow: ) I love this album for the music and I love it for the lyrics. Not many people know of the Verve beyond Urban Hymns, but this one of theirs is definitely underrated.

I think this review from Amazon sums up the album quite well:

apart from that, the official review is:

The Verve is brilliant! :bow: :bow: :bow:

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I don't usually nominate, but, as I am ryansgirl, and Ryan Adams has never made it, I am nominating his latest-Easy Tiger. Easy Tiger is a pastiche of all Ryan's musical styles and is easily his best album so far.

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1~Goodnight Rose

2~Two

3~Everybody Knows

4~Halloween Head

5~Two hearts

6~Tears of gold

7~The sun also sets

8~Off Broadway

9~Rip Off

10~Oh My God, Whatever, Etc.

11~Pearls on a String

12~These Girls

13~I Taught Myself How to Grow Old

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I personally prefer "Heartbreaker," but "Easy Tiger" is definitely more catchy, and as such I think it will gain him more attention. I think "Halloween Head" has the potential to be a top 40 hit.

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I nominate James Morrison's "Undiscovered"

I love this cd!!!

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1. Under The Influence

2. You Give Me Something

3. Wonderful World

4. The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore

5. One Last Chance

6. Undiscovered

7. The Letter

8. Call The Police

9. This Boy

10. Better Man

11. The Last Goodbye

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Wow, I don't see any Clapton on the list or any of his groups!....So I guess this album would sum it all up....a combination of all the groups Clapton has been in, and some great tunes.....give it a listen!

The Cream Of Clapton

1. I Feel Free

2. Sunshine Of Your Love

3. White Room

4. Crossroads

5. Badge

6. Presence Of The Lord

7. Blues Power

8. After Midnight

9. Let It Rain

10. Bell Bottom Blues

11. Layla

12. I Shot The Sheriff

13. Let It Grow

14. Knockin' On Heaven's Door

15. Hello Old Friend

16. Cocaine

17. Wonderful Tonight

18. Promises

19. I Can't Stand It

Listen Hear at Amazon.com

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How about some Dead?...I'm not a real big Dead fan, but I do like this album alot...so give it a listen...can I nominate more than one album????

American Beauty ~ The Grateful Dead

1. Box Of Rain

2. Friend Of the Devil

3. Sugar Magnolia

5. Candyman

7. Brokedown Palace

8. Till the Morning Comes

9. Attics Of My Life

10. Truckin'

11. Truckin'

12. Friend Of the Devil

13. Candyman

14. Till the Morning Comes

15. Attics Of My Life

16. Truckin'

17. Bonus Track 1

18. Bonus Track 2

Listen at Amazon.com

Edited by Guest

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I see that soundtracks are also allowed :)

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Music from the Motion Picture ~ Pulp Fiction

1. "Pumpkin and Honey Bunny" (dialogue)/

"Misirlou" performed by Dick Dale & His Deltones – 2:27

2. "Royale With Cheese" (dialogue) – 1:42

3. "Jungle Boogie" performed by Kool & the Gang – 3:05

4. "Let's Stay Together" performed by Al Green – 3:15

5. "Bustin' Surfboards" performed by The Tornadoes – 2:26

6. "Lonesome Town" performed by Ricky Nelson – 2:13

7. "Son of a Preacher Man" performed by Dusty Springfield – 2:25

8. "Zed's Dead, Baby" (dialogue)/

"Bullwinkle Part II" performed by The Centurions – 2:39

9. "Jack Rabbit Slims Twist Contest" (dialogue)/

"You Never Can Tell" performed by Chuck Berry – 3:12

10. "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" performed by Urge Overkill – 3:09

11. "If Love Is a Red Dress (Hang Me in Rags)" performed by Maria McKee– 4:55

12. "Bring Out the Gimp" (dialogue)/

"Comanche" performed by The Revels– 2:10

13. "Flowers on the Wall" performed by The Statler Brothers – 2:23

14. "Personality Goes a Long Way" (dialogue) – 1:00

15. "Surf Rider" performed by The Lively Ones – 3:18

16. "Ezekiel – 25:17" (dialogue) – 0:52

The soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's darkly funny crime classic Pulp Fiction manages to re-create the film's wildly careening sense of style, violence, and humor by concentrating on the surf music that comprises the bulk of the movie's incidental music and adding a few sexy oldies integral to the film's story ("Let's Stay Together," "Son of a Preacher Man," "You Never Can Tell"). Of course, the inclusion of dialogue and Urge Overkill's seductive cover of Neil Diamond's "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" doesn't hurt either.

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"Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not"

Arctic Monkeys (2006)

Track listing

1. "A View From The Afternoon" – 3:38

2. "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor" – 2:53

3. "Fake Tales of San Francisco" – 2:57

4. "Dancing Shoes" – 2:21

5. "You Probably Couldn't See For the Lights But You Were Staring Straight at Me" – 2:10

6. "Still Take You Home" – 2:53

7. "Riot Van" – 2:14

8. "Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured" – 2:23

9. "Mardy Bum" – 2:55

10. "Perhaps Vampires Is a Bit Strong But..." – 4:28

11. "When the Sun Goes Down" – 3:20

12. "From the Ritz to the Rubble" – 3:13

13. "A Certain Romance!" – 5:31

in ten years this album will definitly be called a 'Classic' (well, some people are probably calling it a classic today, but you know what I mean ;) )

:thumbsup:

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