[Powderworks] The Worst Midnight Oil Song/Bakerman
vorrox at maxis.net.my
Thu Dec 11 04:12:35 MST 2003
Yeah - shoulda been called "Crappi-cornier" ... nyuk nyuk.
Enuf with the bash, tho ... I love ya, MO :)
Andrew Pye wrote:
> Capricornia just sounds like Eurythmics to me, that's why I don't like it!
> Hey Kev!! "Thorn in my side....." aarrrggghhh!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Greg Henderson" <vorrox at maxis.net.my>
> To: "Heidi Shenk" <nedkellytheking at hotmail.com>
> Cc: <powderworks at cs.colorado.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2003 3:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [Powderworks] The Worst Midnight Oil Song/Bakerman
> > In all fairness, I tend to agree about Bakerman. I only mentioned
> > Bakerman because it's probably the most politcally correct suggestion -
> > it's the least Oilish of all the Oils toonz, thus the least likely to
> > cause newbie backlash :) I'm a bit sensitive y'know y'know ...
> > A few people have mentioned Capricornia - I'd be more inclined to go
> > with a song like that. Capricornia seems to be the culmination of a
> > gathering lyrical rot that first appeared on Red Sails - a stiffness in
> > the way the words and music worked together, a dorky earnestness to get
> > meaning into the song. There was such an ingenious flow before Red
> > Sails, even on songs where the lyrics weren't so intelligible, they
> > invariably flowed and *sounded* cool. Something musta happened in Japan
> > ... not to say that they lost their lyricflow altogether after Red Sails
> > - certainly not - just that this other 'stiff' thing seemed to arrive.
> > Set up those gunsights in HG Wells backyard. Capricornia, for me, is the
> > culmination of this thing.
> > Yours brazenly opinionatedly ....
> > :)
> > Heidi Shenk wrote:
> > >
> > > I really don't think that there are any Oils songs that I don't like.
> > > fact, I've had other Oils fans laugh at me about this because we'll be
> > > talking about particular songs and it doesn't matter what it is, every
> > > it seems like I say, 'Oh, I love that song!!' Anyways...I like
> > > Bakerman...and I like a lot of the obscure songs just as much as the
> > > 'normal' ones (if any Oils songs are normal). I tried to ask Rob about
> > > Bakerman came about when he did that online forum a while back, because
> > > really do like the song (especially the demo version) and I know that
> > > the one that wrote it. He wouldn't answer the question though...I don't
> > > know if it was because he was embarassed by the song or what (just
> > > this might be the case since I've heard a lot of people bash it), but in
> > > opinion it's fun and it's great and I love it! :)
> > >
> > > Heidi
> > >
> > > ----Original Message Follows----
> > > From: Greg Henderson <vorrox at maxis.net.my>
> > > To: powderworks at cs.colorado.edu
> > > Subject: [Powderworks] The Worst Midnight Oil Song
> > > Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 03:57:38 +0800
> > >
> > > OK, I know it's not exactly an Oilhead's favourite subject, and being a
> > > newbie I don't know if it's been asked before, but I want to pop the
> > > question anyways.
> > >
> > > So Powderworkers, in your opinion, what is The Worst Midnight Oil song
> > > of all time?
> > >
> > > Bakerman?
> > >
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